Rotimi Akeredolu was on Friday sworn in as Governor of Ondo State. He took the oath of office as administered by the Chief Judge of Ondo state, Justice Temitayo Osoba.
The naira rose steadily against the U.S dollar at the parallel market in the past three days, as external reserves rise by $3.2bn following CBN's new policy.
The Consulate General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, has released hotlines for Nigerians in South Africa to contact when they come under xenophobic attack.
"My French Film Festival", being the first french cultural event to hold in Nigeria, has made its first debut on Thursday night at the French Cultural Centre (Institut franacais) in Abuja.
Haunted by indelibly painful memories, deprived of schooling, for former child soldiers returning to normal life is often as tough as being in combat.
CBN has approved a new banking policy which makes deposit and withdrawal of N500,000 and above to attract bank charges between 1.5 percent and 7.5 percent.
Israel will stop issuing work visas to Human Rights Watch staff, the NGO said Friday, with the Jewish state accusing the group of being "fundamentally biased" against it.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it has given its president, Amaju Pinnick, the mandate to vote for a candidate of his choice in the Confederation of African Football (Caf) presidential election.
Islamic State jihadists are forcing children and disabled people into explosives-laden trucks and making them drive at Iraqi security forces in Mosul, a general from the US-led coalition has said.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced the discovery of seven exoplanets, three of which it said can support human habitation.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government is making arrangements to inaugurate the first African Sovereign Green Bonds to address climate change and environmental projects.
Tottenham have crashed out of the Europa League following a 3-2 aggregate defeat by Gent in the round of 32. The north Londoners, who trailed 1-0 after the first leg, were held 2-2 at packed Wembley.
The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) on Thursday said there would be a partial Solar eclipse across the country on 26 February.
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong's fight against a $100m (£79m) lawsuit by the US government has been fixed for a trial starting in Washington on 6 November.
WHO, in a report, stated that some 800,000 people kill themselves every year, a significant number of them young adults between the ages of 15 and 29.
The Christian Association of Nigeria has reminded Christians that they have a duty to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari and other leaders of the country.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has summoned the Inspector-General of Police over the kidnap of two German archaeologists, Prof. Peter Breunig and Johannes Behringer, in Kaduna State, north-west Nigeria.
The House of Representatives Committee investigating the alleged stolen 17 billion dollars oil and gas sales has summoned the CBN governor to appear before it or risk arrest.
The Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory has given directive to security outfits in Abuja to clear the city of beggars, hawkers and commercial sex workers.
US officials have promised Mexico no "mass deportations" or use of military force to expel immigrants, a move aimed at calming tensions between both countries.
Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State on Thursday in Akure formally handed over government to Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) as the new governor of the state.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has given all South African companies in Nigeria 48 hours to relocate over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have warned individuals and groups against indulging in acts capable of resulting in destruction of property and cause a breakdown of law and order.
The Nigerian government has reassured foreign airline operators of the readiness of the Kaduna airport to accommodate traffic diversion from Abuja airport as it has invited them to inspect the airport ahead of the closure of Abuja airport on March 8.
The Nigerian government has called on its South African counterpart to put in place measures to end the incessant xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in that country.
The Nigerian community in South Africa is reported to have called on the Nigerian Mission in that country to provide cover for women and children, ahead of Friday's planned demonstration by South Africans.