The Italian Embassy in Nigeria has apologized to the Federal Government, over the burial of 26 girls who died on the Mediterranean Sea.
This was confirmed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa.
Nigeria earned $55.5 billion from the oil and gas sector and N55.82 billion from the solid minerals sector in 2014, the latest audit reports of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) have revealed.
A 37-year-old man, Victor Ojiaku, who allegedly stabbed his wife, a student, with a broken bottle in her private part, is on reprieve as an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court has granted him bail in the sum of N250,000.
Four Nigerian soldiers have been injured and at least 15 members of the Boko Haram sect were killed in a fresh clash in Rann town in Borno State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Endangered Species Control of International Trade and Traffic Amendment Act 2016, earlier passed by the National Assembly.
A mild drama is playing out at the Abia State House of Assembly, as barely a day after being sworn in as Speaker of the Assembly, Mr Kennedy Njoku, resigned.
The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested five people, including a `notable’ politician for allegedly killing a Chinese miner and three others in the state.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Ms. Agnes Callamard, urging her to “prevail on the Nigerian authorities to halt further killings of innocent citizens in Southern Kaduna”.
Ondo State Government says it has put all measures in place towards ensuring that Lassa Fever does not spread to the state again.