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KENYA GANG RAPE: People demand justice for teenage victim

4 years ago /
International News 

Hundreds of protesters in Kenya have handed over a petition to Police, demanding justice for a teenager who was gang-raped.

 

CYCLING: RYDER ADMITS PAST DOPING

4 years ago /
Sports  

Canadian Cyclist, Ryder Hesjedal, winner of the 2012 Giro d’italia has admitted doping more than ten years after winning the event.

 

UEFA BANS CSKA MOSCOW FOR THE RACIAL ABUSE OF YAYA TOURE

4 years ago /
Sports  

UEFA has ordered the partial closure of CSKA’s Stadium arena, Khimki for the club’s UEFA Champions league fixture against defending champions, Bayern Munich in November.

 

NHRC TO COMMENCE PUBLIC HEARING ON DEMOLITION AND FORCED EVICTION

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will next month commence a Public hearing on the very many cases of demolition and forced eviction that have occurred in different places in Nigeria.

 

ODUAHGATE: FAAN ALLEGEDLY BOUGHT TWO LIMOUSINES FOR ODUAH

4 years ago /
Nation  Transport  

In developing news on the controversial purchase of 2 armoured vehicles for the Minister of Aviation, FAAN has confirmed that it purchsed 202 cars to the Senate Committee on Aviation.

 

GOVERNOR OSHIOMOLE FIRES BACK AT COLONEL NYIAM (RTD)

4 years ago /
Nation 

Governor Adams Oshiomole has responded to the excuses with which Rtd. Colonel Nyiam defended his behaviour at the National conference meeting in Edo state. The actions of the Colonel had led to the abrupt halt of the proceedings to prevent an outbreak of violence.

 

ONDO STATE COMMENDED ON MDG PROJECTS

4 years ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives' Committee on Millenium Development Goals has commended the Ondo state government for the implementation of the MDG projects in the state.

 

GOVERNOR IMOKE BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF CALABAR MEGA HOSPITAL

4 years ago /
Health 

The construction of the anticipated 105-bed Specialist hospital in Calabar has begun!

 

ASUU STRIKE WILL SOON BE OVER - NLC

4 years ago /
Education 

The NLC President, Abdulwaheeb Omar is of the opinion that the ASUU strike will soon be a thing of the past.

 

KENYA: WESTGATE LATEST

4 years ago /
International News 

Two Kenyan soldiers have been sacked and jailed for looting during last month's attack on the Westgate shopping centre.

 

BANGLADESH STRIKE

4 years ago /
International News 

Bangladesh's opposition-led strike entered its third day on Tuesday calling for elections to be held under a non-partisan administration.

 

CHILE MURDER

4 years ago /
International News 

The killing of Daniel Zamudio by four men horrified many in Chile.

 

AUSTRALIA: COLLAR BOMBER APPEALS COURT DECISION

4 years ago /
International News 

The man who strapped a fake collar bomb around the neck of a Sydney schoolgirl and then fled to the United States launched an appeal against his sentence in a Sydney court on Tuesday.

 

ZURICH: BALLON DOR SHORTLIST

4 years ago /
Sports  

Reigning World Footballer of the year, Lionel Messi, is on course to retaining his title after being named in a 23-man shortlist for the 2013 FIFA Ballon d’or award.

 

ODUAHGATE: NORTHERN WOMEN'S FORUM CAUTION NIGERIANS

4 years ago /
Transport  

As the debate over the cars purchased by the Ministry of Aviation intensifies, a cross section of women is asking Nigerians to allow the various committees set up to investigate the case, do their job.

 

LAWYERS REACT TO JUDGEMENT IN IBORI CASE

4 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Legal practitioners in Abuja are divided over the recent judgment by the Federal High court which declared that the Fifteen million dollars allegedly used by former Delta state Governor James Ibori to bribe officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC be forfeited to the Federal government.          

 

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: Senator suggests compromise

4 years ago /
Education 

The Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Education, Olushola Adeyeye has blamed the decline in the education sector on neglect and under - funding by successive governments.

 

NHRC AUDITS S/SOUTH PRISONS

4 years ago /
Nation 

The trend of prisoner abuse in the nation’s detention facilities has attracted international attention and national dispute.  

 

JONATHAN'S ENROLMENT FOR NIN SERVES AS TRIGGER

4 years ago /
Nation 

Local Council Chiefs in Nigeria say President Goodluck Jonathan’s recent enrolment for his National Identity Number, NIN, has increased grassroots participation in the current citizenship identity project.

ODUAHGATE: Minister seeks to reschedule appearance before investigating committee

4 years ago /
Transport  

The Minister of Aviation is said to have written a letter to the Committee investigating the controversial purchase of the bulet proof cars for the Minister.