News

HOUSE OF REPS TO REMOVE IMMUNITY CLAUSE FROM THE CONSTITUTION

5 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s house of representatives has made alterations in seventy-one sections of the 1999 constitution.

JOURNALISTS DEMAND THE RELEASE OF COLLEAGUES DETAINED IN EGYPT

5 years ago /
International News  Nation 

Abuja, the Nigerian capital was the venue of protests against the detention of eleven journalists currently being detained in Egypt.

WORLD BANK POSTPONES $90M UGANDA LOAN OVER ANTI-GAY LAW

5 years ago /
International News 

The World Bank has postponed a $90m loan to Uganda following the new anti-gay law signed by the government.    

CAMPBELL CLEARED TO RACE

5 years ago /
Sports  

The Court of Arbitration for Sports, CAS, has announced that two-time Olympic two hundred metres champion. Veronica Campbell-Brown has been cleared of doping violation and she is free to compete.

CLOSE DOWN ALL UNITY SCHOOLS IN TROUBLED STATES: OLD STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION DEMAND

5 years ago /
Education  Nation  Security 

Old students of Unity Schools in the country have called for the closure of all the eight Federal Unity Colleges in the three states under emergency rule in North–East Nigeria.

UKRAINE WARNING

5 years ago /
International News 

Ukraine says it will regard any movements by Russian military in Crimea outside the Russian black sea fleet's base in Sevastopol as an act of aggression.

YOBE KILLINGS: CITIZENS CALL ON GOVERNMENT TO ACT

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigerians have again pleaded with the Federal Government to do everything within its means to ensure the safety and protection of defenseless Nigerian students especially in the country’s North East

ORGANIZED LABOUR ON FUEL SCARCITY

5 years ago /
Nation 

The organized Labour has described the emergence of long queues at filling stations in Port Harcourt, Abuja and other states in Nigeria as an artificial creation meant to rip off consumers.

NIGERIAN STOCK DEPRECIATES

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigeria equities market closed today on a negative note as the all share index depreciated by 0.76%.

HOUSE OF REPS TASKS DEFENCE AGENCIES

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria, DICON, has been told to invest more in intelligence gathering and training as a strategy to help tackle the nation’s security challenges

FOREX RESERVES: TAIWAN’S CHEST GROWS TO $416.8 BILLION DOLLARS

5 years ago /
International News 

The Taiwan Central Bank says its foreign exchange reserve experienced an increase of four hundred and sixteen point eight billion dollars in the month of December 2013.

CORRUPTION IN OIL AND GAS SECTOR: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT BLAMED FOR ENCOURAGING IMPUNITY

5 years ago /
International News 

A public affairs analyst and executive director of the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), David Ugolor has blamed the lack of political will by the Nigerian government to carry out decisive actions on probe reports on the oil and gas sector as the major reason why corruption still thrives in the sector.

NEITI ACCUSES NNPC OF CONNIVING WITH FOREIGNERS TO DEFRAUD NIGERIA

5 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, yesterday debunked claims credited to the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) that there was no truth in the allegation that the corporation connived with some Swiss oil dealers to defraud the country of $6.8 Billion.

GLOBAL TRADE: AFRICA UNDERPERFOMS, CONTRIBUTES 3.5% IN 2012

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Africa has continued to underperform its growth and development potentials, parity due to its low trade volumes.

SECURITY EXPERTS REACT TO BOKO HARAM KILLINGS

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigerians have continued to condemn Tuesday’s killing of scores of secondary school students in Yobe by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.

READ PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN'S ADDRESS TO THE NATION

5 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday did an assessment of Nigeria’s existence in 100 years and concluded that the most populous black nation is still at its infancy with potentials to become great.

NHRC ON YOBE ATTACK

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

In its reaction, Nigeria’s National Human Rights Commission says the dastardly act is a clear demonstration that the perpetrators clearly do not wish Nigeria well.

PDP ON YOBE ATTACK

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it has been grief-stricken since it received with grief the news of the gruesome killing of over 55 students in a Federal Government college Buniyadi in Yobe state.

APC ON YOBE ATTACK

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has unreservedly condemned Monday night's horrific attack on the Federal Government College in Yobe state, in which over 40 students were reported to have been brutally murdered by blood-thirsty insurgents.

UN ON YOBE ATTACK

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

United Nation Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has condemned in very strong terms Tuesday’s brutal slaying of dozens of students at the Federal Government College, Buniyadi in Yobe state, north-eastern Nigeria by unidentified gunmen.