The national economic council has asked the federal government to use $1bn from the excess crude account for the fight against insurgency in the north-east.
The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse held its final sitting marking the end of a five-year inquiry.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is saying that United Nations Security Council resolutions regarding North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs need to be fully implemented by Pyongyang and other countries.
The Federation of International Basketball Associations has extended its deadline for the resolution of the leadership crisis in the Nigeria Basketball Federation till February 28th.
Australian Jeff Horn has retained his World Boxing Organisation welterweight title with an 11th round TKO win over English challenger Gary Corcoran in Brisbane.
The British Boxing Board has announced that Tyson Fury could have his boxing licence reinstated when they meet next month.
As Republicans seek to assess their loss in one of the most conservative states, Alabama, Democrats are reveling in their U.S. Senate victory and they are thinking that it is a sign of a good omen which could lead to a sweeping comeback for the party in 2018 elections.
The Federal Executive Council meeting has approved the sum of N3bn (three billion naira) for the Ikorodu lighter terminal project, and also the sum of N16bn (sixteen billion naira) for the completion of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC building.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has announced that it is expecting up to five ships, each filled with 50 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, in the country in the next three days.