The Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo, disclosed this when he met with the Super Falcons before they beat the Les Lionesses of Cameroon 2-0 in the final of the African Women Championship
Many retired military personnel from different parts of the country protested in Abuja on Wednesday against the non-payment and non-harmonisation of their pension arrears since 2010.
The Niger East Senator-elect, Dr. Shem Nuhu Zagbayi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday received his Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission
The Chairman of Community Newspaper Publishers Association of Nigeria (CONPAN), Prince Valentine Adese, has called for partnership with the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) members in Plateau State to drum support for President Goodluck Jonathan.
Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan on Sunday called for support and collaboration with President Goodluck Jonathan to enable him tackle the challenges of Boko Haram.
Nigeria’s pilgrims have been called upon to pray for their country to surmount the challenges facing the Nation.
Chief Mrs Adunni Bankole, the Iyalode of Gbagura land in Ogun State, has been appointed as the grand patron of Friends of Goodluck.
Reverend father Raymond Arazu, the Anambra state born Catholic Priest is a well known and respected professor of theology who has very deep intellectual views on the scholarly understanding of the concept of exorcism which is regarded widely as one of the most exalted spiritual exercises’ of all times.
A group, Ndigbo Cultural Society of Nigeria (NCSN) has described the Australian negotiator, Stephen Davis, as lacking in depth to carry out the assignment given to him by the Federal Government.
The Oba, who was represented by his Son, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, said the kingdom had also embarked on special prayers for the continued survival of Nigeria as a geo-political entity
“I always express sadness over the insurgency in North East and the most worrisome of it is the killing of innocent school children in Yobe
Delivering Nigeria’s Statement on Peace and Security in Africa at the 22nd Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government, which opened in the Ethiopian capital on THursday, President Jonathan said that while the recent crises in South Sudan and the Central African Republic have reinforced the urgency of establishing the proposed African Capacity for Immediate Response to Crises, instruments within the current African Peace and Security Architecture must, in the interim, be activated to prevent the degeneration of conflicts into warfare
Jonathan said in the message he personally signed: “My administration will do all within its powers and abilities to ensure that the representatives of our people assemble for the forthcoming national conference next year
Second, the conferences and talks were convened by incumbent leaders who, having denied the need for, and benefits of, a Sovereign National Conference to discuss Nigeria and the fundamental issues that silently but poignantly threaten our unity, peace and progress, suddenly fell in love with the idea of convening these conferences and did a 90 degrees-turn on discovering the potentials of a conference to divert attention and legitimize their ambitions
The President, who spoke on Sunday night on Media Chat, a live television and radio programme, offered the explanation owing to the controversy surrounding whether he will seek reelection in 2015 or not
The organisation said the Abuja court lacks territorial jurisdiction over alleged politically-motivated trumped up charges and their subsequent detention at the Kuje medium security Prison in Abuja for several days after their arrest
In a congratulatory letter to the Sultan on the occasion of his 57th birthday on Saturday, President Jonathan prayed that God Almighty will grant the monarch, who is also the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, many more years of worthy service to the nation
Ukeje also said it was high time Nigeria adopted the principle of reciprocity to the fullest and to be backed by legislation. She said the Federal Government should treat foreign nationals the exact way Nigerians are treated in their country
In his remarks, Jonathan described the death of Fashola’s father as
saddening, noting that the late patriarch left at a time when he was
most needed to offer counsel that would assist to further develop the
Speaking at an audience with the outgoing Namibian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Selma Ashipala-Musavyi, Jonathan said that there was an urgent need for African leaders to move beyond declarations of support for greater intra-African trade and act in unison to overcome obstacles, which currently hinder economic relations between the nations and people of the continent