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National Conference: Delegates Eulogise Late Dora Akunyili

4 years ago /

The National Conference has paid glowing tributes to one of its delegates and former Nigeria’s Information Minister, Dora Akunyili, who died over the weekend in India.  

Ministry Of Aviation Denies Acquiring Chinese Loan Without Due Process

4 years ago /
Transport  

Supervising Minister of Aviation, Samuel Ortom has debunked allegations making the rounds that the $500 million Chinese loan acquired for the remodeling of four international airports in Nigeria did not follow due process.  

Senator Ita Enang Says The Senate Will Work On PIB

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Chairman Senate Committee on rules and business Ita Enang says the senate will work on the Petroleum Industry Bill as soon as the report is submitted.    

INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega Promises A Better 2015 Election Than That Of 2011

4 years ago /
Politics 

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega has assured Nigerians that the 2015 general elections will be far better than that of the 2011.  

Independence Day Bombing: Charles Okah To Face Trial Despite Illness

4 years ago /
Security 

Four years after the Independence Day bombing in Abuja by suspected members of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta MEND, the two remaining suspects Charles Okah and Obi Nwabueze are set to go on trial.     

Nigerian Troops Kill 50 Insurgents In Raid

4 years ago /
Security 

At least fifty members of the Boko Haram terror group were killed over the weekend when military troops averted an attack on villages in Borno and Adamawa states.    

China Slams Vietnam and Philippines For Playing Games on Dispute Island

4 years ago /
International News 

China had harsh words for Vietnam and the Philippines on Monday for getting together on a disputed island in the South China Sea to play soccer and volleyball, calling it "a clumsy farce" and demanded both countries stop causing trouble.

At Least 30 People Have Been Killed In a Double Bombing In Iraqi Town Of Tuz Khurmato

4 years ago /
International News 

At least 30 people were killed in a double bombing targeting the offices of a Kurdish political party in the northern Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmato on Monday.

Afghan’s Defence Ministry Increase Security To Ensure Peaceful Election

4 years ago /
International News 

Afghanistan’s Defence Ministry says it has increased security to ensure the country's presidential election run-off on June 14 is conducted smoothly.

Two Police Officers Shot Dead On Sunday In Las Vegas

4 years ago /
International News 

Two Las Vegas policemen were shot and killed on Sunday during an ambush while eating lunch in a pizza parlor.

New Auto Policy: How Far Can It Go?

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian government on October second 2013 introduced a new automotive policy which was greeted with mixed reactions.    

Five Men Sentenced For the Death Of Russian Journalist, Anna Politovkaya

4 years ago /
International News 

Five men received long jail terms on Monday for the killing of prominent Kremlin critic, Anna Politkovskaya after a trial that did not reveal who had masterminded the Russian journalist's murder.

Airline Operators Told To Be Cautious To Avoid Crashes

4 years ago /
Transport  

Operators in the aviation sector have been urged to be safety cautions as this will help reduce air disasters in the country.    

Volker Finke: Cameroun Settles Bonus Issue

4 years ago /
International News  Sports  

Indomitable Lions of Cameroun have put aside disagreements over the trip to Brazil ahead of the kick off of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.    

3 Inmates Escape From Jail In Quebec By Helicopter

4 years ago /
International News 

Three detainees have escaped from a jail in Quebec province by helicopter.

Honourable Akpan Micah Umoh Calls For Local Government Autonomy

4 years ago /
Politics 

Member, representing Ikot Abasi federal constituency in the National Assembly, Akpan Micah Umoh, has called on Nigerians and all state Houses of Assembly to support local government autonomy.

Malaysia Missing Plane: Relatives Raise Funds To Seek Information

4 years ago /
International News 

Relatives of passengers of the missing Malaysian plane have launched a fund-raising campaign to seek information on flight mh370.  

Martin Luther King III Calls For The Release Of Abducted Chibok Girls

4 years ago /
Security 

Son of slain African American human rights activist, Martin Luther King III, has called on the abductors of the Chibok schoolgirls to listen to the cries of the world and release them to their grief-stricken parents.  

Fattah Al-Sisi Sworn In As Egypt's President

4 years ago /
International News 

Former Egyptian Army Chief, Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi has taken oath of office as new President after he won elections in May by a landslide.

Female Suicide Bomber Attacks Military CheckPoint In Gombe

4 years ago /
Security 

A female suicide bomber on a motorcycle on Sunday detonated a bomb at a military checkpoint in Gombe the Gombe state capital.