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SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS 10

5 years ago /
International News 

A bomb blast ripped a trolleybus apart in Volgograd on Monday, killing at least 10 people in the second deadly attack in the southern city in two days and raising fears of further violence as Russia prepares to host the Winter Olympics.  

ACTIVISTS, GROUPS, INDIVIDUALS CONDEMN 2014 BUDGET PROPOSAL

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The 2014 Budget proposal presented to the National Assembly by Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has greatly offended numerous Nigerians who consider the spending habits of the Federal government ridiculous.

APC demolishes opposition parties in Yobe state polls

5 years ago /
Politics 

In direct contrast to the Anambra state elections which was surrounded by controversy and allegations of rigging as well as the defeat of the APC in the gubernatorial polls, the Yobe state local government elections were conducted and results announced without raising any form of alarm so far.

FORMER FCT MINISTER, 100 OTHERS ESCAPE DEATH

5 years ago /
Transport  

Former Minister of the FCT, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai along with about a hundred passengers escaped death when a Boeing 737 plane belonging to Aero Contractors had a minor accident during landing yesterday at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, MMA, Lagos.

Nigerain military announces the death of 70 people in North east Nigeria

5 years ago /
Security 

Nigeria's military said on Tuesday it had killed 50 Islamist rebels as they tried to cross the border into Cameroon, engaging them in a fierce gun battle on Monday in which 15 of their own troops and five civilians also died.

Governor Seriake publicly questions SETRACO Contractor

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson has given December 2014 deadline for the completion of the multi-billion naira Ogbia-Nembe road in the east senatorial district of the state.

National Teachers Institute argues for better quality of teachers in schools

5 years ago /
Education 

The chairman, House Committee on MDGs, Ado Doguwa says Nigeria will pursue the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals beyond the 2015 target year.

KANO LAWMAKERS' ARRESTS; KWAKWANSO REACTS

5 years ago /
Politics 

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday swooped on the Kano state House of Assembly over allegations of financial impropriety.

APO KILLINGS: ARMY SAYS THEY CANNOT TELL IF VICTIMS WERE CRIMINALS OR NOT

5 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian army says it is not certain if Boko Haram members were among those killed in the September raid on an uncompleted building in Apo district of Abuja.

LOCUST PLAGUE HITS YEMEN

5 years ago /
International News 

Locusts swarming across Yemen have eaten up crops and made farmers suffer.

ARAB LEADERS MEET OVER PALESTINIAN-ISRAEL PEACE NEGOTIATIONS

5 years ago /
International News 

Arab Foreign Ministers kicked off an extraordinary meeting on Saturday at the Arab League's headquarters in Cairo on recent developments in Palestinian-Israeli peace negotiations.

THAILAND PROTEST UPDATE: PROTESTERS PREVENT CANDIDATES' REGISTRATION

5 years ago /
International News 

Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand yesterday surrounded the stadium where candidates were due to register to stand in February's elections. 

Tottenham appoints new Manager

5 years ago /
Sports  

Tottenham have appointed Tim Sherwood as head coach on a full-time basis.

Jose Mourinho comments on draw with Arsenal

5 years ago /
Sports  

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has described the Premier League title race as "unbelievable" with two points separating the top five teams.

Central African Republic: Protesters blame France for worsening the situation

5 years ago /
International News 

Demonstrators streamed through the streets of the Central African Republic (CAR) on Sunday to claim French peacekeepers, ostensibly trying to disarm groups of rival gunmen following a wave of killings, were actually dividing the already at-odds Muslims and Christian communities.

Tension trails Madagascar's recently concluded presidential elections

5 years ago /
International News  Politics 

European Union (EU) observers say Madagascar's recent presidential elections were free, credible and transparent.

Train Derails in Kenya

5 years ago /
International News 

A cargo train derailed in the Kibera slum district of Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday morning. The train was rolling through the area on its way to Uganda when on sunday morning, the train derailed, falling on its side and crushing dwellings built too close beside the rails.

SOUTH SUDAN CRISIS: Indian government demands justice for the two Indian soldiers

5 years ago /
International News 

The bodies of two Indian soldiers who were part of the United Nations peacekeeping force in South Sudan and were killed last week when a U.N. base in South Sudan was overrun by armed youths arrived for cremation in New Delhi on Monday.

Obasanjo reacts to Jonathan's reply

5 years ago /
Politics 

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has replied to the letter sent in response to his now by the President Goodluck Jonathan.

Kano state legislators arrested by EFCC

5 years ago /
Politics 

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested key members of the Kano State House of Assembly among whom is the Speaker, Gambo Sallau.