News

Dalai Lama Denied South Africa Visa For Nobel Summit

4 years ago /
International News 

The Dalai Lama has again been refused entry to South Africa, where he was scheduled to attend the 14th world summit of Nobel peace laureates, his representative has said.

Dangote Cement Cut Down Price, Launches 32.5 Grade

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Dangote Cement Plc yesterday announced that it had reviewed the price of cement in the country downwards with about N100 slashed off the original price of each 50 kilogramme bag of cement.

26,391 Persons Displaced In Bama - NEMA

4 years ago /
Nation 

26,391 internally displaced persons have been registered by the National Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday, as a result of Boko Haram militants attacks on Bama.

Alhaji Bibi Farouk Is A Great Loss To Kano - Gov. Kwankwaso

4 years ago /
Politics 

Governor Rabu'i  Kwankwaso of Kano State has described the death of former deputy governor of the state under the late Gov. Mohammed Abubakar Rimi in the Second Republic, Alhaji Bibi Farouk, as a huge loss not only to Kano, but to the entire country.

I'm Still Consulting On 2015 - Gov. Kwankwaso

4 years ago /
Politics 

Kano State Governor, Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, said he is still consulting with friends and political associates on whether to join those seeking to contest the 2015 presidential election or not.

International Coalition Against Boko Haram Pledges To Get To The Group's Sources Of Fund

4 years ago /
Security 

The International Coalition Against the Boko Haram terrorist organisation has pledged to increase efforts to address the sources of funding and supply of weapons to the group.

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Denies Adultery Accusations, Threatens To Sue Journalists

4 years ago /
Religion 

Though not denying the growing divorce scandal surrounding him, the head pastor of Christ Embassy Church, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, has threatened legal recourse against journalists publishing stories about him and his wife, Anita's divorce.

 

Over 50 Feared Dead As Bus Plunges Into Gorge In India

4 years ago /
International News 

At least 50 people were feared killed when flood waters swept a bus carrying a wedding party into a gorge in the mountainous Indian state of Kashmir on Thursday.    

CNS Challenges IOCs On Oil Theft

4 years ago /

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Usman Jubrin, has charged International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in the shores of Nigeria to do their part in the fight against oil theft and other maritime crimes or be arrested. He accused them of hoarding useful information.

Take Media To Bama, Senator Zannah Dares Borno Govt

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The senator representing Borno Central at the National Assembly, Ahmed Zannah, has challenged both the Borno State Government and military authorities to take the media to Bama to verify their claims that the state’s second largest town had not been captured by the Boko Haram insurgents.

French President's Ex-girlfriend Reveals Intimate Details In New Book

4 years ago /
International News 

Valerie Trierweiler, ex-partner of French President Francois Hollande, settles some scores in a new book detailing their relationship.

PDP Is Behind Boko Haram - APC

4 years ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s main opposition party All Progressive Congress, APC has said that Islamist jihadist Boko Haram is the making of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and that President Goodluck Jonathan can no longer shy away from the truth.    

Our Children Rape Us, Imo Christian Mothers Cry Out

4 years ago /
Security 

Christian mothers from Mgbishii, a sleepy rural community in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area in Imo State, have cried out to the Catholic Archbishop of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province, His Grace, Dr. Anthony Obinna, over alleged attrocities being committed by their sons and daughers in the area.

Attack On Somali Islamist Leader Seen Triggering Power Struggle

4 years ago /
International News  Security 

A hail of U.S. missiles aimed at the leader of Somalia's al Shabaab militants may have left a gaping hole in the group's leadership, potentially the biggest challenge to its unity since it emerged as a fighting force eight years ago.

Afghan Militants May Join ISIS Says Their Commander

4 years ago /
International News  Security 

The link-up could pose a renewed threat to an already fragile Afghanistan

US Open: Novak Djokovic Stops Andy Murray In Quarterfinal Showdown

4 years ago /
Sports  

Andy Murray bowed out of the US Open after being beaten 7-6 (7-1) 6-7 (1-7) 6-2 6-4 by Novak Djokovic in a gruelling quarter-final encounter.  

Brazil's Maternal Milk Banks Model For Globe

4 years ago /
Health  International News 

Thirty years ago, poor Brazilian women were paid to give away their breast milk, leaving their children at risk of malnourishment. Equipment at the few milk collection centers that existed was so costly it limited the country's ability to expand the program's reach.

I Will Return To Manchester United One Day - Ronaldo

4 years ago /
Sports  

Cristiano Ronaldo is 'happy' at Real Madrid but admits that returning to Manchester United is part of his plans for the future.  

New Test Can Diagnose Type 2 Diabetes Years Earlier Than Current Tests

4 years ago /
Health  International News 

A test that could diagnose diabetes years earlier than the current method is being developed by scientists.

India Girl Marries Dog To Ward Off Evil Spirits

4 years ago /
Oddities 

An 18-year-old Indian girl has married a stray dog as part of a tribal ritual designed to ward off an evil spell.