Minister of Defence retired Brigadier-General Mansur Dan-Ali has said the military recorded the highest casualty in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency and Niger Delta militancy in the last two years.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced the redeployment of national association secretaries with the Nigeria Football Federation scribe, Mohammed Sanusi and his boxing counterpart Chimezie Asiegbu retaining their seats.
DR Congo and Morocco advanced into the quarter-finals of AFCON 2017 after both teams won their last Group C match against Togo and defending champions Côte d'Ivoire.
At least fourteen people were killed when fighters from Somalia's al Shabaab group rammed a car bomb into the gate of a hotel in the capital Mogadishu and stormed the building, where politicians often stay.
Senate President, Bukola Saraki has called for more partnership between the United Nations and the Nigerian Senate for greater relief, economic recovery and rehabilitation of lives.
US President Donald Trump has announced plans to build a wall on the border between the US and Mexico, saying a big day is planned on national security. Building a 2,000-mile wall along the Mexican border was one of his key proposals during the presidential election campaign.
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has launched new guidelines that would reveal the real owners of oil, gas and mining companies in Nigeria.
Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has restated the present administration’s determination to end the frustration people face in doing business with government agencies.
Osinbajo said this at the media launch of Medium, Small, and Micro Enterprises, MSME clinics at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The federal government says the committee for review of the minimum wage will be inaugurated in February.
This was made known by the Special Assistant to the Minister of Labour and Employment on Media, Nwachukwu Obidiwe.
Algeria's Belgian coach Georges Leekens has quit his job after the side crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations.Algeria was one of the pre-tournament favourites for the competition in Gabon but failed to win a game in their opening group.