Today is world refugee day.The Federal Commissioner of the National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Sadiya Umar Farouq has urged state governments and other stakeholders in the humanitarian environment to be strategic and coordinated in efforts to assist refugees in Nigeria.
Russia has warned the US-led coalition fighting in Syria that it will treat its aircraft, including planes and drones operating west of the Euphrates River as targets.
Ahmed Abdullahi Abdi, the Somali soldier who shot dead a cabinet minister last month has been sentenced to death by firing squad. The military court which sentenced the soldier said he can appeal.
Rivers United Technical Manager, Stanley Eguma, has said that today's CAF Confederations Cup match against Ugandan league champions KCCA is a 'do or die' for The Pride of Rivers.
The Federal Government is about to release the first tranche of N350bn to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government for implementation of the 2017 budget.
The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has said it will deploy 25,000 regular and special marshals on special nationwide patrol during the forthcoming Sallah from June 22 and 28th.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has unveiled a Nigeria Housing Finance Scheme to provide low and affordable housing for all Nigerians, especially the low income owners.
The federal government has said it plans to use a portion of the looted funds recovered so far to finance part of the 2017 budget. Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, disclosed this at the 2017 budget breakdown in Abuja.