[African Arguments] With a cluster of hotly-contested election re-runs coming up and low oil prices squeezing budgets, the next six months will be pivotal for the Nigerian government.
[Independent (Lagos)] Kano Pillars defeated DSS of Kaduna 1-0 in its second game of the on-going pre-season tournament organised by Kaduna State Football Association at the Ranchers Bees Stadium on Thursday.
[Independent (Lagos)] Wydad Casablanca have announced the capture of Home-Based Eagles striker Chisom Chikatara from Nigerian side Abia Warriors, NaijaSportsXtra can report.
[Daily Trust] A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday dismissed the bail application by Nnamdi Kanu who has been in detention since October 14, 2005.
[Daily Trust] Yola -A boy on Friday detonated a suicide vest at a crowded market in Gombi town in Adamawa State, Killing many according to witnesses.
[Daily Trust] Osogbo -Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said former President Goodluck Jonathan was not immune from prosecution in the arms deal scandal if found wanting.
[Guardian] FORMER Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, is in "love" with something different- books.Oby said she loves books and would stop at nothing to get any that catches her fancy.
[Guardian] Benue State Government plans to domesticate the Public Procurement Act as a tool in fighting corruption in the civil service, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Targema Takema, has said.
[Guardian] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says four passengers lost their lives in another boat mishap in Lagos on Saturday morning.
[Guardian] The Enugu State Waste Management Agency (ESWAMA) has urged residents to bag their refuse before putting them in waste containers as preventive measure against Lassa fever and other diseases
[Guardian] Candidates vying for chairmanship position in the Kuje Area Council elections, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have called on their supporters to shun violence.
[Guardian] Some residents of Osogbo in Osun, on Saturday urged the state government to ensure proper evacuation of refuse cleared after the monthly sanitation exercise.
[Guardian] The Western Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) destroyed 350 cartons of poultry products valued at N1.1 million.
[Independent (Lagos)] Abuja -The Food and Agriculture Organization[FAO] of the United Nations has supported Federal Government's on-going response to control and curtail the spread of Bird Flu by donating some disease surveillance and containment materials to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
[Independent (Lagos)] Asaba -Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has warned political office holders that appointments are not positions for them to enrich themselves.
[Independent (Lagos)] Poised to ensure unity among monarchs in Yoruba land, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on Friday visited to the Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona.
[Independent (Lagos)] Senator Andy Emmanuel Uba representing Anambra South Senatorial District today (Thursday) urged members of the public, particularly the people of Anambra State to disregard insinuations that the verdict of the Supreme Court delivered today in the case of Ejike Oguebego and other Versus People's Democratic Party (PDP) and other, affected his seat in the National Assembly.
[Guardian] FORMER African Footballer of the Year, Victor Ikpeba, and Super Eagles' former captain, Peter Rufai, have predicted that newly promoted Ikorodu United FC would rule Nigerian football if the players remained focus.
[Guardian] I WISH I had followed my initial instincts not to watch any part of CHAN 2016 and not have any negative comments to pass on it beyond my misgivings the moment Rwanda were announced as hosts.
[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria will fully redeem its pledge of 100 million dollars for the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) to enhance the operations of the Task Force against Boko Haram.