Taraba State government has refuted reports in some national dailies that the stateâ€™s Acting Governor, Alhaji Garba Umar, has set up a campaign committee ahead of the 2015 general elections.
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adamawa State chapter yesterday lauded the stateâ€™ s Acting Governor, Alhaji Umaru Ahmadu Fintiri, for his decision to purchase nomination form for the partyâ€™s primary preparatory to the October 11 governorship by-election .
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Nasarawa State House of Assembly has urged the National Judicial Council (NJC) to investigate the state Chief Judge, Justice Umaru Dikko, for allegedly conniving with the executive in violating the 1999 Constitution as amended.
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The Minister of State for Works, Prince Adedayo Adeyeye said yesterday that the fear of losing Lagos State to the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in the 2015 general election forced Governor Babatunde Fashola to reverse the tuition fees at Lagos State University (LASU).
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Days after winning the August 9 governorship election in Osun State, the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) of the state in the West Senatorial District has commenced consultations towards finding an acceptable candidate to succeed the incumbent Governor, Rauf Aregbesola in 2018.
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In keeping with his promise to stimulate productivity in the workforce of Anambra State by raising the morale of workers, the state Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has directed the commencement of the contributory pension scheme in the state.
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The Igbo World Union, an Igbo socio-political organisation, has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to run for the 2015 presidential race, saying it is for the good of the Igbo. The group made the call at the weekend during a rally of the South-East zone in Lagos.
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Imo State Council of Elders (IMSCE) has accused chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state of engaging in security breaches. Consequently, it appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to call them to order to avoid a breakdown of law and order in the state.
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The immediate past governor of Imo State, Dr. Ikedi Ohakim, has appealed to governorship aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to eschew rancour and mudslinging in their bid for the office. Ohakim, himself a governorship
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Despite the directives by world football governing body, FIFA and the sports minister that Aminu Maigari should return to office, the crisis in the NFF appears to be long drawn with two factions emerging. Some members are reportedly backing Maigari, another faction is supporting the continued stay of the Vice
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The secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was like a battle ground yesterday, when reinstated President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari returned to the Glass House at exactly 11.30 am in convoy of seven cars fully armed.
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The President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Aminu Maigari has opened up on his impeachment and reinstatement, assuring that he would do everything possible to ensure that the game do not suffer.Speaking yesterday,
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If there is one team that has been particularly hasty about scoring goals at this U-20 Womenâ€™s World Cup, it is Nigeria. During the group stages, the Falconets scored against Korea Republic after just 18.071 seconds, the fastest goal in the tournamentâ€™s history, before getting off to a similarly brisk start against New Zealand.
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There were seven minutes remaining of Nigeriaâ€™s FIFA U-20 Womenâ€™s World Cup, Canada 2014 quarter-final with New Zealand on Sunday, when Super Falconetsâ€™ Coach, Peter Dedevbo decided to freshen up his front line. Though 2-0 up and well in control,
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Sterling Bank says it will take its giant strides in the development of the education sector in Nigeria a step further when it takes its education product offerings to the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Lagos, venue of the six-day student fair tagged, â€˜â€™BonMarcheFairstivalâ€ under its â€œOne Educationâ€ initiative.
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Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ordered banks to attain â€œHighly Secured Online Funds Transferâ€ status by December 31, 2014. The CBN, in a circular signed by Director, Banking & Payments System Department, Mr. Dipo Fatokun, released yesterday, titled
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Deposit money banks may have lost a whooping N20billion to electronic fraudsters in the first quarter of 2014.
The Central Bank of Nigeriaâ€™s Director of Banking and Payments Systems, Mr. Dipo Fatokun, who spoke at the Nigerian Electronic Fraud Forum held
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President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday stated that his administration was taking proactive steps to stem the challenges that keep children out of school in some part of the country.
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Etisalat Nigeria has disclosed that it is investing a whopping sum of $300 million (about N5 billion), in 2014 on infrastructure upgrade that will propel growth and boost quality of service (QoS).
This was disclosed at the weekend by the companyâ€™s Chief Executive Office (CEO), Mr. Mathew Wilsher, at a briefing in Lagos.
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United States Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, has said his country could not meet Nigeriaâ€™s request for experimental Ebola virus disease (EVD) drug, ZMapp, because the drug was not produced in sufficient quantity.
The envoy offered the explanation yesterday during his visit to the Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu in Abuja.
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