News

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON SPORTS IMPRESSED WITH NFF AND NSC

5 years ago /
Sports  

Four agencies of government under the Sports Ministry yesterday appeared before the House Committee on Sports to defend their budget. They include, National Sports Commission, Nigeria Football Federation, the National Institute for Sports and the Nigeria Lottery Commission

KIEV APPEALS FOR NIGERIA’S SUPPORT IN UKRAINIAN CRISIS

5 years ago /
Nation 

Ukraine wants Nigeria to use its position as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council to stop imminent Russian aggression on its territory.

PRESIDENT JONATHAN APPOINTS KABO USMAN AS DIRECTOR GENERAL OF CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

5 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Kabir  Kabo Usman as the Director General of Centre for Management Development, CMD.

STAKEHOLDERS ON CONSUMER RIGHTS MEET TO DISCUSS ABOUT POOR TELECOMS SERVICE DELIVERY

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Nigerians dissatisfaction with telecoms service providers in the country is increasing by the day.

TERRORISM CHARGE: COURT TO RULE ON NAZEEF'S REQUEST FOR CLOSED TRIAL ON MARCH 18.

5 years ago /
Security 

A federal prosecutor has requested the court to exclude the public from the trial of Mohammed Nazeef a lecturer with Kogi state university accused of links with Boko Haram. 

NORTHERN ELDERS URGED TO GENUINELY WORK WITH GOVERNMENT TO END BOKO HARAM INSURGENCY

5 years ago /
Security 

A former assistant Inspector-general of Police, Felix Ogbaudu has blamed the continued Boko Haram insurgency in the country's northeast on insincerity of some of the northern elders. 

MALAYSIAN AIRCRAFT LATEST: STOLEN PASSPORTS NOT LINKED TO TERRORISM

5 years ago /
International News  Transport  

A man travelling on a stolen passport on a missing Malaysian jet was a young Iranian who is not believed to have terrorist links, Malaysian police say.

OSCAR PISTORIUS TRIAL: RUNNER VOMITS AS DEAD GIRLFRIEND'S AUTOPSY IS GRAPHICALLY READ

5 years ago /
International News 

Pretoria High Court heard how the model and law graduate suffered a gunshot wound to her skull, which penetrated her brain and was “almost, instantly fatal”

JUDICIAL MISCONDUCT: SUSPENDED JUDGE SEEKS JUSTICE, CLAIMS PUNISHMENT IS UNFAIR

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal high court Judge, Justice Gladys Olotu has asked the court to restrain the president from giving effect to the recommendation of NJC on her compulsory retirement.

EL SALVADOR RUN-OFF ELECTION TOO CLOSE TO CALL

5 years ago /
International News 

A former Marxist guerrilla leader and his conservative rival were locked in an unexpectedly tight race in El Salvador's presidential election run-off on Sunday with the contest too close to call.

COLOMBIANS GO TO THE POLLS

5 years ago /
International News 

Colombians voted on Sunday for a new congress that will tackle legislation for the next president and play an historic role in creating laws to end five decades of conflict if peace is reached with Marxist Farc rebels.

MISSING AIRCRAFT: SHARES OF MALAYSIA AIRLINES FALL

5 years ago /
Business and Economy   International News 

Shares in Malaysia Airlines fell 18% to a record low as the search for a missing jet continued for a third day.

SOUTH- SOUTH COMMUNITY ENDORSES PRESIDENT JONATHAN’S SECOND TERM AMBITION

5 years ago /
Politics 

In a meeting of the south-south communities in the nations capital Abuja, the south-south communities endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan for a second term in the upcoming 2015 general elections.  

CHINA OFFERS ASSISTANCE TO HELP FIND MISSING MALAYSIAN PLANE

5 years ago /
International News 

China sent a joint work team on Monday morning to Kuala Lumpur to assist with the investigation into the disappearance of Malaysian airlines flight mh370.

VENEZUELA CRISIS: PROTESTERS CLASH WITH NATIONAL GUARD

5 years ago /
International News 

Small groups of anti-government protesters clashed with National Guard troops on Sunday in Caracas.

UKRAINE'S CRISIS DEEPENS

5 years ago /
International News 

Ukraine's cabinet met on Sunday as Russian forces tightened their grip on Crimea despite a U.S. warning to Moscow that annexing the southern Ukrainian region would close the door to diplomacy in a tense east-west stand-off.

SEARCH FOR MISSING MALAYSIAN AIRCRAFT WITH 239 PASSENGERS CONTINUES

5 years ago /
International News  Transport  

The disappearance of a Malaysian airliner about an hour into a flight to Beijing is an "unprecedented mystery", the civil aviation chief said on Monday, as a massive air and sea search now in its third day failed to find any trace of the plane or 239 people on board.

BROADCASTERS CHARGED TO CONTRIBUTE TO SUCCESS OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE

5 years ago /
Nation 

Broadcasters at the 60th general assembly of the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria, BON held in Calabar, Cross Rivers state were charged to contribute to the success of the upcoming National Conference. 

MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION TEACHERS NEED TRAINING AND RE-TRAINING; SAYS DG, NATIONAL TEACHERS INSTITUTE

5 years ago /
Education 

The Director General of the National Teachers Institute, Kaduna, Ladan Sharehu wants teachers of science and mathematics education in Nigeria to undergo continuous training and re-training.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PARTNER WITH THE CATHOLIC CHURCH TO IMPROVE EDUCATION

5 years ago /
Education  Nation  Religion 

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to collaborate with religious leaders to check the deteriorating standard of education in the country.