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PVC Collection: Kwara Residents Complain

4 years ago /
Nation 

The three days issuance of permanent voters registration cards by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ended in Kwara but not without complaints.    

Barcelona To Serve Two Year Transfer Ban As FIFA Rejects Appeal

4 years ago /
Sports  

The FIFA Appeal Committee has decided to reject the appeals lodged by Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF) and to confirm in their entirety the decisions rendered by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee in the respective cases relating to the protection of minors.    

Modric's Signs 4-Year Contract Extension With Real Madrid

4 years ago /
Sports  

Real Madrid have announced on their official website that they have reached an agreement with Luka Modric over a contract extension until the summer of 2018.

Breaking News: NFF Headquarters On Fire

4 years ago /
Sports  

Reports reaching AIT says that the Nigeria Football Federation secretariat building popularly known as the Glass House is on fire. The fire repotedly stated from the 3rd floor which hosts the office of the Chairman of the Federation, Aminu Maigari. The NFF secretariat is situated in Zone 7, Abuja. More details later.

INEC Creates Additional 30000 Polling Units As Residents Call For Extension Of PVC Collection

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has created an additional 30000 polling units. Bringing the total number to 150000 polling centres nationwide.  

Japanese 111-Year-Old Becomes World's Oldest Man

4 years ago /
Oddities 

A Japanese man born months before the Wright brothers carried out the first human flight was recognised Wednesday as the world's oldest male at the age of 111.  

Nigerian Graduate Holds Up Sign Advertising Himself At Train Station And Gets A Job Interview

4 years ago /
Oddities 

A graduate has been inundated with offers of interviews after taking a radical approach to job hunting.

Twitter 'To Remove Photos Of Dead People'

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Twitter says it will remove images and videos of dead people at the request of immediate family members.  

Islamic State Terrorist Who Beheaded US Journalist Is British, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond Reveals

4 years ago /
International News 

The brutal Islamic State terrorist filmed beheading American journalist James Foley ‘appears to be British’, the Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said this morning.

Manchester United Agree Rojo Deal As Nani Goes On Season Long Loan

4 years ago /
Sports  

Manchester United have confirmed they have reached an agreement with Sporting Lisbon to sign Marcos Rojo, with Nani returning to his former club on a season-long loan.    

Israeli Strike In Gaza Hits Family Of Hamas Military Commander

4 years ago /
International News 

Hamas said Wednesday that an Israeli air strike killed the wife and child of its Gaza military chief, as a temporary ceasefire went up in smoke and Cairo truce talks froze.

Iraqi Foreign Minister Calls For Global Support Against Islamic State

4 years ago /
International News 

Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari urged the world on Wednesday to back his country against Islamic State militants after the al Qaeda offshoot released a video purportedly showing the beheading of a U.S. journalist kidnapped in Syria. Zebari told Reuters that Islamic State was a threat to the world, not just to Iraq's minority ethnic groups whose members it has killed in its latest sweep through the north.

NFF Release Super Eagles List For Nations Cup Qualifying Matches

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Football Federation has called up 23 players for next month’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Red Devils of Congo and South Africa’s Bafana Bafana. 

North Korea Calls John Kerry A Wolf With A 'Hideous Lantern Jaw'

4 years ago /
International News 

In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wolf with a "hideous lantern jaw."

At Least 27 Killed And Other Injured After Landslide In Japan

4 years ago /
International News 

At least 27 people have been killed and 13 others are declared missing after a landslide triggered by heavy rains struck Hiroshima in southern Japan on Wednesday.

Ebola: Doctor Who Treated Nigeria's Index Case Dies

4 years ago /
Health 

Another patient infected with the Ebola virus is said to have died on Tuesday evening in Lagos which has brought the number of deaths from the deadly virus to five.

Cameroon Closes Borders With Nigeria To Halt Ebola Spread

4 years ago /
International News 

Cameroon closes all borders with Nigeria in bid to halt spread of Ebola virus.

Pope Francis Lifts Ban On Beatification Of Murdered Archbishop

4 years ago /
International News 

Pope Francis has lifted a ban on the beatification of murdered Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero.

Security Tightens As Protesters To March On Islamabad Secure Red Zone

4 years ago /
International News 

Security has been tightened in the secure zone of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, after protest leader Imran khan called on marchers to enter it.

Ferguson Unrest: New Clashes As Obama Urges Calm

4 years ago /
International News 

U.S police say they have arrested 31 people during another night of angry protests in the town of Ferguson in the state of Missouri.