News

NDDC Tasks Contractors To Brace Up Or Risk Termination

4 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Banks and contractors doing business with the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC have been told to brace up or risk termination of their contracts.    

NCC Urges Youths To Use The Internet For Economic Empowerment

4 years ago /
Science and Tech 

Youths in Nigeria have been urged to make judicious use of the Internet for their economic empowerment.    

Nigerian Parents Decry High Cost Of Education

4 years ago /
Education 

Nigerian parents and students have again decried what they describe as the arbitrary increase in fees charged not only in private schools but also in public institutions.

Abuja High Court Stops Police From Banning Protests

4 years ago /
Nation 

An Abuja High Court ruled that the Nigerian Police cannot prevent or stop rallies and processions held in connection with the abducted Chibok girls.

Governor Seriake Dickson Wants Improved Relationship Amongst Commonwealth Nations

4 years ago /
Environment 

Governor Seriake Dickson has advocated greater cooperation among Commonwealth nations to address major challenges confronting them such as environmental degradation and access to quality education.   

Aliyu Gusau Wants Nigerians To Cooperate With Security Operatives To End Insurgency

4 years ago /
Security 

The Minister of Defence, Aliyu Gusau has called on Nigerians to support the nation’s security agencies to stem the tide of insecurity in the country.    

Nigerians Demand Public Apology From Joseph Mbu For Ban On Protests

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigerians have demanded an unreserved apology from the FCT Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mbu over the controversy that trailed his earlier public pronouncement of ban on protest on the missing Chibok girls in Abuja the Nigerian capital.  

Normalcy Returns To Edo State House Of Assembly

4 years ago /
Politics 

Pandemonium again reigned supreme for the second day running at the Anthony Enahoro complex of the Edo State House of Assembly as legislators cutting across the two rival parties had a free for all.  

NOC President, Sani Ndanusa Says Preparation For The 2014 Commonwealth Games Is On Course

4 years ago /
Sports  

President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, says preparation of athletes representing the country at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow is on course.  

Daniel Igali Tasks Wrestlers To Be Focused On Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

4 years ago /
Sports  

The President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali has charged Nigerian wrestlers selected to represent Nigeria at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, to be focused on the task ahead.  

China Dismiss Japan's Protest Concerning 'Comfort Women'

4 years ago /
International News 

China on Wednesday dismissed Japan’s protest against Beijing’s application for the inclusion of the 1937 Nanjing massacre and the "comfort women" forced to work in wartime military brothels in a UNESCO programme as unreasonable.

Police Service Commission Approves Promotion Of Two Commissioners And The Dismissal Of Four Officers

4 years ago /
Nation 

The police service commission has approved the promotion of two commissioners of police to assistant inspectors-general of police and dismissed four officers.

Former Sports Minister, Samaila Sambawa Tasks Super Eagles To Defeat Iran

4 years ago /
Sports  

Nigeria's former sports minister, Samaila Sambawa has charged the Super Eagles to go all out for victory against Iran in their first group match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.    

Dolphins Of Port Harcourt Say They Won't Honour Rescheduled Match Fixture Against Kano Pillars

4 years ago /
Nation  Sports  

Nigeria professional football league side, Dolphins of Port Harcourt, say they will not honour the rescheduled match day 19 fixture against defending champions, Kano pillars.

Taxi Drivers Go On Strike In France

4 years ago /
International News 

Angry taxi drivers scuffled with unlicensed taxi drivers on Wednesday at a protest against car hire services in France.

Vice President Sambo Commissions 1000 Units Police Housing Estate

4 years ago /
Nation 

The federal government says it will continue to support the Nigeria police in its quest for a better service delivery.  

Ukraine Rejects Russian Proposal

4 years ago /
International News 

Ukraine said on Wednesday it had rejected a Russian proposal that would reduce the price it pays Moscow for natural gas by more than 20 percent and ruled out paying its gas debts until a pricing deal is reached.

China Dismisses Vietnamese Accusations Over Warships Being Sent To Guard Its Oil Rigs In Areas Of Disputed Territory

4 years ago /
International News 

China on Wednesday dismissed as "completely incorrect" Vietnamese accusations that it had sent warships to guard its oil rig at the centre of an increasingly bitter territorial dispute in the south China sea which Hanoi said appeared to be on the move again.

Egypt Court Sentences Prominent Pro-Democracy Activist, Alaa Abdul Fattah For Illegal Protest

4 years ago /
International News 

A court in Egypt has sentenced one of the country's most prominent pro-democracy activist, Alaa Abdul Fattah, to fifteen years in jail for illegal protest and attacking a police officer

Australia And Japan Hold Meetings To Talk Defense And Procurement Of Japanese Submarines

4 years ago /
International News 

Australia's foreign and defense ministers have met with Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, in Tokyo on Wednesday as the two countries hold meetings to talk defense cooperation and Australia's procurement of Japanese submarines.