News

SOUTH-WEST PDP SHUNS KASHAMU

6 years ago /
Politics 

RICHARD AKINJIDE (SAN), member of the PDP Board of Trustees, in is reaction to another source of concern in the PDP crisis, appeared to agree with the concerns raised by the former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the fitness of Buruji Kashamu to lead the south-west PDP.

APGA sweeps votes at Anambra Local government elections

6 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, has won all the twenty chairmanship positions declared by the Anambra state Independent Electoral Commission, ANSIEC, during Saturday’s local government polls.

Super Falcons through to next round

6 years ago /
Sports  

Nigeria’s super falcons are through to the final round of qualifiers for the 2014 Africa Women’s Championship, AWC in Namibia.

Details of the GLO-CAF Awards in Lagos

6 years ago /
Sports  

The Confederation of African Football, CAF  has awarded  the African player of the year 2013 to Yaya Toure of Cote D’ivoire for the third time.

Jonathan challenges his critics; says they criticize without thinking

6 years ago /
Politics 

President Jonathan who said his administration agenda has registered remarkable achievements told the visiting delegation that his administration does not treat the safety and welfare of Nigerians lightly.

Nigerian government signs prisoner transfer deal with the United Kingdom

6 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government of Nigeria, represented by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke (SAN), yesterday signed a prisoners’ transfer agreement with the United Kingdom. 

Japan and China struggle over Africa

6 years ago /
International News 

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will visit Africa and the middle east this week, bearing development cash pledges as Tokyo pushes back against growing Chinese influence in the resource-rich region.

Pakistani court insists Musharraf must attend next court sitting

6 years ago /
International News 

A Pakistani court has ruled that ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf must attend his next court hearing, despite his lawyers' arguments that he is in poor health.

Afghanistan government to return 10-year old suicide bomber to family

6 years ago /
International News 

The Afghan authorities say a girl whose brother allegedly sent her on a suicide mission may be returned to her family, despite her plea for a new home.

Tributes pour in for Pakistani teenager who tackled suicide bomber

6 years ago /
International News 

Tributes have been pouring for a Pakistani teenager who was killed on Monday when he tackled a suicide bomber targeting his school in the Hangu area.

Russia defends Syria yet again

6 years ago /
International News 

Russia has blocked a UN security council statement condemning the Syrian government's use of air strikes against civilians in the city of Aleppo.

South Sudan Crisis: Rebels strengthen stronghold

6 years ago /
Security 

South Sudan's rebels are strengthening their defences in the key city of Bentiu in anticipation of a government offensive to recapture it as peace talks have stalled.

C.A.R Crisis: African leaders to ask Leader to step down

6 years ago /
Security 

Central African Republic (CAR) interim leader Michel Djotodia is expected to face pressure to step down as a regional summit begins on Thursday to address the growing genocide in the country.

How good are Mikel's chances in winning the award?

6 years ago /
Sports  

The president of the Confederation of Africa Football, CAF, Issa Hayatou has arrived Lagos for the 2013 Glo-CAF awards on Thursday.

ONUIGBO SUICIDE UPDATE: Enugu state government reaches out

6 years ago /
Oddities 

Better days lie ahead for the Onuigbos, the widow and seven children left behind by Frederick Onuigbo, who committed suicide in Abuja towards the end of last year.

SOKU OIL WELL: Bayelsa state government warns Amaechi not to play politics with the issue

6 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The Bayelsa state government has been speaking on the position of the Rivers state government on the disputed Soku oil wells.

SPECIAL REPORT:A comparison of the PDP and the APC manifestoes

6 years ago /
Politics 

In the older and ordered  democracies, political parties are formed with certain values and commitments which underly their existence.

Legal minds discuss the legality of the Rivers state 2014 budget

6 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Reactions have begun to trail the action of Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers state over the presentation of 2014 Rivers state budget outside the  National Assembly chamber.

NBA cautions that the report of the proposed National Conference must be subject to referendum

6 years ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says the report of the proposed national conference must be subjected to a referendum to make it valid.

CBN DEPUTY GOVERNOR SET TO RETIRE

6 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Deputy Governor in charge of the operations directorate, Central Bank of Nigeria Babatunde Olakunle Lemo, is set to retire from the apex bank on Friday, January 10, 2014.