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NIGERIA EMERGES WINNER IN INTERNATIONAL BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP

4 years ago /
Sports  

Nigeria Badminton Federation team has emerged winners of the 2014 International Badminton Championship which ended over the weekend in Uganda.

SISTER OF ABDUCTED CHIEF INENGITE NITABAI PLEADS FOR RELEASE OF HER BROTHER

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The sister of Chief Inengite Nitabai who was abducted on Sunday night has pleaded with his abductors to show mercy and release him.

INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE ASKS FOR INCREASED APPROPRIATION

4 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has said it could be difficult for the police to be able to continue to pay salaries fully if adjustments are not made on what is provided for as personnel cost in the 2014 budget appropriation for the police.

KENYA TO HOST CHAN 2018

4 years ago /
Sports  

Confederation of African Football, CAF, has announced Kenya as host of the 2018 African Nations Championships CHAN.

MAYWEATHER PICKS MAIDANA OVER KHAN

4 years ago /
Sports  

The undefeated WBC welterweight boxing champion of the world, Floyd Mayweather Junior

NASSARAWA GOVERNMENT BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF 3 MODEL HOSPITALS

4 years ago /
Health  Politics 

The Nasarawa state Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura was at a stone laying ceremony yesterday for the 3 model hospitals to be built in Nasarawa state. 

NIGERIANS CALL FOR CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN INTELLIGENCE GATHERING

4 years ago /
Security 

Despite the aggressive crackdown insurgents, violence in northeastern Nigeria has yet to abate.

KADUNA RESIDENTS BEMOAN SCARCITY OF FUEL

4 years ago /
Nation 

Before now motorists could drive into any filling station to get fuel in no time. On the contrary the situation is different today as fuel scarcity has hit motorists in the state as some spend hours in queues waiting to buy the commodity while those who do not have the luxury of time opt for the ‘black market’ even when the price is on the high side. The situation is biting hard on everyone.

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN REACTS TO YOBE KILLINGS

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the brutal killings of students by terrorists in Yobe state in the early hours of Tuesday.

AMAECHI-LED GOVERNORS FORUM REACTS TO THE YOBE KILLINGS

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Amaechi-led faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) met behind closed doors at the Rivers State governor’s lodge at the highbrow Asokoro district of Abuja for no less than four hours.

EJIGBO THREE: POLICE PARADE SUSPECTS

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Following the public outcry that greeted the release of the video which surfaced on the internet showing the torture of three women

LASU RESUMPTION: FINAL YEAR STUDENTS RETURN TO CLASSES AMIDST TIGHT SECURITY

4 years ago /
Education 

The students of Lagos State University were asked by the school authority to resume studies following the protest in January which caused the school to close down.

BOKO HARAM STRIKES AGAIN; OVER 40 CHILDREN SLAUGHTERED

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Boko Haram Insurgents killed over 40 pupils on Tuesday when they attacked the Federal Government College in Buni Yadi, Yobe State.

IG’S WIFE COMMISSIONS CLASSROOM BLOCKS

4 years ago /
Education 

The arrival of Ikechukwu Aduba as the Commissioner of Police in Delta State has brought smiles to parents and pupils of Police Children’s School, Asaba who have been subjected to studying in dilapidated classroom blocks having leaking roofs for the past years. 

Jonathan calls on Boko Haram to surrender

4 years ago /
Security 

President Goodluck Jonathan has renewed calls to Boko Haram insurgents to lay down their arms and engage government in constructive dialogue to address their grievances.

Sanusi's security detail withdrawn

4 years ago /
Nation 

According to reports, not long after the presidential media chat during which President Jonathan insisted that the suspended CBN Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi still remains the Governor of the Apex Bank, the State Security Service was said to have recalled its agents who were assigned the protection of the controversial CBN Governor.

 

Boko Haram unleashes terror on students in boarding house

4 years ago /
Security 

Gunmen from the Boko Haram terrorist group attacked a boarding school overnight in Yobe State, killing 29 pupils, many of whom died in flames as the school was burned to the ground, police and the military said on Tuesday.

 

Nigeria's House of Reps summons NNPC over alleged non-remmittance of funds

4 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives committee on finance has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, the Ministry of Solid Minerals and the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation to appear before it within twenty four hours to answer to alleged charge of non-remittance of revenue into the federation account.

 

"I have the authority to suspend Sanusi" - Goodluck Jonathan

4 years ago /
Politics 

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says he possesses the authority to suspend the governor of the Central Bank as he did last Thursday. 

 

Jonathan receives strong criticisms from the Catholic church over his church tour

4 years ago /
Religion 

In recent weeks, President Goodluck Jonathan has been visiting different churches in Abuja the nation’s capital.