Bayelsa State Commissioner for Sports, Daniel Igali, has urged the Federal Government to budget huge amount of money for the upliftment of sports from the grassroots to a higher level for excellence.
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, on Saturday night won the Sportsville Governor of the Year Award in recognition of the state’s performance in sports in the last three years of his administration.
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Former Sierra Leone president reported to police in Freetown on Friday to be questioned over what the government has called an attempted coup at the end of November, an AFP journalist said. Koroma, who led the West African nation for 11 years until 2018, arrived at around 10:00 am local time (1000 GMT) at the…
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Dangote Oil Refinery on Friday confirmed the arrival of the first one million barrels of crude shipment so as to commence fuel production.
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N-Power beneficiaries announce nationwide protest over nine-month unpaid stipends
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The Nigerian Army on Friday announced it will hold the COAS Annual Conference 2023 for seven days in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State.
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French President Emmanuel Macron felt compelled Friday to justify allowing a Jewish ritual at the Elysee palace after critics accused him of failing to respect France's secular traditions. During an award ceremony on Thursday -- at which Macron was handed a prize for his stance against anti-Semitism -- France's Chief Rabbi Haim Korsia lit the…
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The Ministry of Works has said that preliminary works will begin on the proposed Abuja-Lagos Superhighway in the year 2024.
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All four members of BLACKPINK have renewed their contracts with their longtime agency, YG Entertainment. This comes after months of speculation and uncertainty surrounding their future with the company. The news was confirmed by YG Entertainment in a regulatory filing, sending their stock prices soaring by nearly 30%. Fans erupted in celebration online, expressing their…
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The Federal Government, on Friday, given palliatives to 80 cattle farmers affected by the 2022 flood disaster in Oyo State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the palliatives were given to the beneficiaries on behalf of the federal government by Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (FMAFS) at Moore Plantation, Apata, Ibadan,…
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Entertainment Week Lagos (EWL), Africa's premier entertainment convergence, has unveiled a stellar lineup of speakers made up of prominent figures in the entertainment and creatives industries across Africa for its second edition scheduled to hold from December 13 to 20, 2023, at the Livespot Entertarium, Lagos.
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Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa on Friday presented N225.8 billion Appropriation Bill to the state House of Assembly for 2024 fiscal year. The budget is higher than N175 billion approved for 2023. Presenting the budget tagged: “Budget of Re-engineering”, Fintiri said it would focus on the development of critical infrastructure in the state. He said…