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NIGERIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION EMBARKS ON 5 DAY WARNING STRIKE

5 years ago /
Health 

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA says it will on Wednesday embark on a nationwide industrial action to protest what it terms the Federal Ministry of Health’s unserious attitude towards their demands.

SPORTS: JACK WILSHIRE CHARGED BY FA

5 years ago /
Sports  

The English Football Association has charged Arsenalís Jack Wilshire with improper conduct over an alleged obscene gesture during their loss against Manchester City at the weekend in the Etihad stadium.

SPORTS: LEAGUE CUP RESULTS

5 years ago /
Sports  

Manchester City continued their impressive form with a three-one victory over Championship club, Leicester city in the Capital one cup, Tuesday in England.

SPORTS: Bayern Munich through to finals

5 years ago /
Sports  

European champions, Bayern Munich are through to the final of the FIFA club world cup.

IYABO OBASANJO DENIES WRITING ILL-WORDED LETTER TO HER FATHER

5 years ago /
Oddities 

The letter-writing trend that has taken over the polity took a different dimension on Wednesday when an 11-page letter allegedly written by daughter of former President Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo hit the news.

TAMBUWAL LAMBASTS PRESIDENCY, FINANCE MINISTRY; DEMANDS MORE FUNDING FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Speaker of the house of Representatives appears to have more to say over the inefficiencies of the federal government. On Tuesday, the Speaker spoke against the failure of the federal government to fund capital projects crucial to the nation’s infrastructural development.

PENGASSAN PLANS NEW YEAR'S GIFT FOR NIGERIA

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

In  what can only be a terrible New Year’s gift to Nigerians, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Employees on Tuesday threatened to commence stoke action on the 1st of January, 2014.

Jonathan's administrations is better than previous administrations - NIGER DELTA GROUP

5 years ago /
Niger Delta  Politics 

Niger Delta Leaders Assembly, NDLA, has taken a stand against the recent criticism of the Jonathan-led administration. The group also used the opportunity to warn any and all groups  individuals and / or regions to stop attempting to intimidate the President from running come 2015.

NIGERIA: PRESIDENT JONATHAN UNVEILS FIRST INDIGENOUS UAV (DRONE)

5 years ago /
Security 

Nigerians were given a reason to be proud yesterday when President Good luck Jonathan unveiled the first Nigerian - made unmanned aerial vehicle, UAV, built by the Nigerian Air force in Kaduna. The President expressed pride over the accomplishment and stated that it was a sign of better things to come.

AZAZI'S DEATH: Mourners remember the victims of the helicopter crash

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

One year after the naval helicopter crash in Bayelsa state which killed former Kaduna state governor, Patrick Yakowa, general Owoeye Azazi and their aides, the people of Okoroba community in Ogbia local government area, where the crash occurred appear yet to have recover from the tragedy.

Murray wins BBC award

5 years ago /
Sports  

World number four tennis player, Andy Murray has been named BBC sports personality of the year at the first direct arena in Leeds.

Tottenham search for replacement

5 years ago /
Sports  

Former Tottenham coach Glenn Hoddle has been tipped to take up managerial responsibility at the London club following the sacking of Andre Villas boas.

BOXING CHAMPION DECLARES INTENTION TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT IN 2015

5 years ago /
International News 

World heavy weight boxing champion, Vitali Klitscho, has given up his World Boxing Council, WBC title for politics in Ukraine.

CAF CONFEDERATION CUP UPDATE

5 years ago /
Sports  

Bayelsa United and Warri wolves have drawn bye in the 2014 CAF confederation cup.They will begin their campaign from the round of 32 after being exempted from the preliminary round. 

 

PRO CHANCELLOR OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA SUSPENDED

5 years ago /
Education 

Reports coming in say the Chairman and Pro chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka governing council Dr. Emeka Enejere has been suspended with immediate effect.

NIGERIA: Civil Servants shut down Ministry of Environment

5 years ago /
Nation 

Staff of the Federal Ministry of Environment shut down the ministry on Monday, over what they describe as the high handedness of the Permanent Secretary, Taiye Haruna, and his failure to release funds to improve the welfare and capacity of the staff as well as funds to buy stationeries to run the ministry.

ASUU PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES SUSPENSION OF 5-MONTH STRIKE

5 years ago /
Education 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has announced the suspension of the strike that has shut down government-owned tertiary institutions for over 5 months now

At least another 26 killed in South Sudan crisis

5 years ago /
International News 

Gunfire erupted again in South Sudan's capital Juba on Tuesday, a day after President Salva Kiir said security forces had put down an attempted coup by supporters of his former deputy Riek Machar.

MESSI IS GOING NOWHERE - Barcelona Chief

5 years ago /
Sports  

Lionel Messi will be going nowhere as long as Sandro Rosell is in charge at Barcelona, the Catalans’ president said Thursday.

SPORTS: UEFA Champions League draws

5 years ago /
Sports  

Barcelona was drawn Monday to face Manchester City and its strong contingent of Spanish internationals in the last 16 of the Champions League.