News

Japan and Australia keep on search for MH370 airline

5 years ago /
International News 

Japanese and Australian search planes departed from Pearce Airbase in Perth on Friday joining the hunt for missing Malaysian jetliner in the southern Indian Ocean.

China continues search for missing Malaysia airline

5 years ago /
International News 

China said on Friday that it will protect the interests of families of passengers aboard the missing Malaysia airline plane presumed crashed in the southern Indian Ocean and called for more information from Malaysia.

Gas explosion rocks shopping complex in Abuja

5 years ago /
Nation 

Authorities of the Federal capital Territory dispelled rumours that there was a bomb explosion in the capital. In a statement yesterday, FCT Minister confirmed that there was a gas explosion at a shop located at Shagari Plaza opposite the ever busy Area 1 shopping complex in the Garki district of Abuja.

NANS calls for an end to the ongoing strikes in polytechnics and colleges of education

5 years ago /
Education 

The National association of Nigerian Students, NANS, is again pleading with the Federal Government to find an end to the on going strikes by lecturers in polytechnics and colleges of education.

Senate probe on Immigration Service recruitment begins

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Senate Committee on Interior on Thursday began its probe into the circumstances surrounding the botched recruitment into the Immigration Service with revelations indicting the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro.

NJC suspends Rivers Chief Judge

5 years ago /
Nation 

The National Judicial Council NJC has suspended the chief judge of Rivers State Justice Peter Agumagu as a judicial officer with immediate effect.

EFCC to beam its searchlight on the judiciary

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC says assets and proceeds of crimes recovered from former Bayelsa state governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha have been hande over to the state.

Police corporal kills wife, five others and self in Abeokuta

5 years ago /
Nation 

Tragedy struck on Thursday at Akingbala area of Eleweran, Abeokuta, Ogun State when a police corporal, Sunkanmi Ogunbiyi went berserk and shot dead his wife Corporal Oluwatosin Faremi, a commercial motorcyclist and five other members of a family, killing himself.

Japanese man freed after 45 years on death row as court orders retrial

5 years ago /
International News 

A man who has been on death row for more than four decades has been granted a retrial by a Japanese court.

Power sector investment: Nigeria and China to improve electricity chain

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Abdulkadir Musa, says the relationship between Nigeria and China needs to be sustained, as both countries have been consistent in their bilateral and investment relationship.

American couple jailed in Qatar

5 years ago /
International News 

A court in Qatar has sentenced an American couple to three years in prison over the death of their eight-year-old adopted daughter.

Barack Obama pays visit to Pope Francis

5 years ago /
International News 

US President Barack Obama says it was a "great honour" to meet Pope Francis for the first time during a European tour dominated by the crisis in Ukraine.

Yulia Tymoshenko declares interest in Ukrainian Presidency

5 years ago /
International News 

Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has declared her interest  to run for country’s  presidential elections in may elections.

Doctors threaten to resume strike

5 years ago /
Nation 

Resident Doctors in Public Health Institutes want the Federal Government to implement without any delay the agreement reached on their salaries. 

Field Marshal Al-Sisi resigns in order to contest for Egyptian Presidency

5 years ago /
International News 

Field Marshal Abdul Fattah Al-sisi has resigned as Egypt's military chief in order to stand for the presidency. 

United States to forfeit Abacha's loot

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke has applauded the decision of the United States government to forfeit the sum of five hundred and fifty million dollars and almost ninety six million pounds in ten accounts in the state.

FCT teams battle for spots in NPFL

5 years ago /
Sports  

Teams representing the Federal Capital Territory in the Nigerian National League have been encouraged to put in more effort as they battle to gain promotion to the Nigerian Professional Football League.

Islamic body meets Jonathan

5 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has reassured the Muslim community in Nigeria that as a committed Christian, he will not be unjust to others.

First Deep Water and First Bank dominate in Women basketball

5 years ago /
Sports  

Defending champions of Nigeria Basketball Women’s League, First Deep Water of Lagos have continued to sink other teams at the phase one of the 2014 edition in Abuja.

Immigration Stampede: Committee given 12 weeks

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Immigration Service will have new officers in its ranks by the end of June 2014.