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BANGLADESH STRIKE

5 years ago /
International News 

Bangladesh's opposition-led strike entered its third day on Tuesday calling for elections to be held under a non-partisan administration.

 

CHILE MURDER

5 years ago /
International News 

The killing of Daniel Zamudio by four men horrified many in Chile.

 

AUSTRALIA: COLLAR BOMBER APPEALS COURT DECISION

5 years ago /
International News 

The man who strapped a fake collar bomb around the neck of a Sydney schoolgirl and then fled to the United States launched an appeal against his sentence in a Sydney court on Tuesday.

 

ZURICH: BALLON DOR SHORTLIST

5 years ago /
Sports  

Reigning World Footballer of the year, Lionel Messi, is on course to retaining his title after being named in a 23-man shortlist for the 2013 FIFA Ballon d’or award.

 

ODUAHGATE: NORTHERN WOMEN'S FORUM CAUTION NIGERIANS

5 years ago /
Transport  

As the debate over the cars purchased by the Ministry of Aviation intensifies, a cross section of women is asking Nigerians to allow the various committees set up to investigate the case, do their job.

 

LAWYERS REACT TO JUDGEMENT IN IBORI CASE

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Legal practitioners in Abuja are divided over the recent judgment by the Federal High court which declared that the Fifteen million dollars allegedly used by former Delta state Governor James Ibori to bribe officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC be forfeited to the Federal government.          

 

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: Senator suggests compromise

5 years ago /
Education 

The Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Education, Olushola Adeyeye has blamed the decline in the education sector on neglect and under - funding by successive governments.

 

NHRC AUDITS S/SOUTH PRISONS

5 years ago /
Nation 

The trend of prisoner abuse in the nation’s detention facilities has attracted international attention and national dispute.  

 

JONATHAN'S ENROLMENT FOR NIN SERVES AS TRIGGER

5 years ago /
Nation 

Local Council Chiefs in Nigeria say President Goodluck Jonathan’s recent enrolment for his National Identity Number, NIN, has increased grassroots participation in the current citizenship identity project.

ODUAHGATE: Minister seeks to reschedule appearance before investigating committee

5 years ago /
Transport  

The Minister of Aviation is said to have written a letter to the Committee investigating the controversial purchase of the bulet proof cars for the Minister.

BOKO HARAM: Security officials need better weapons - Governor Gaidam

5 years ago /
Security 

Following the bloodbath in the capital city of Damaturu last week, the Governor of Yobe state, Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has called for better weapons for the military to combat the insurgents with.

 

FORMER CGS, VICE ADMIRAL MIKE AKHIGBE DIES AT 68

5 years ago /
Politics 

Vice Admiral Mike Okhai Akhigbe is dead.

National Conference: Thugs disupt talks in Edo

5 years ago /
Politics 

As part of the activities of the Presidential Advisory Committee on National Conference, members of the committee paid a visit to Edo state in conformity with their plan to visit the six geo-political zones to get their input. 

PDP CRISIS: New PDP weighs its options

5 years ago /
Politics 

In a statement issued on Monday by the National Publicity Secretary of the New PDP, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze stated that Police officers allegedly invaded the Sokoto state Governor's lodge with the intention of dirupting the meeting of the factional group scheduled to hold there.

 

NIGERIA TO PARTNER WITH ISRAEL IN FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

5 years ago /
International News 

During his scheduled meeting with President Shimon Peres, Jonathan expressed his wish to partner with Israel on various sectors.

Michel Platini: World Cup should be expanded

5 years ago /
Sports  

UEFA President Michel Platini wants the World Cup expanded from 32 to 40 teams.

Sunderland vs Newcastle United 2 – 1

5 years ago /
Sports  

The Newcastle Manager, Alan Pardew expressed disappointment at the defeat of the club by Sunderland over the weekend.

Manuel Pellegrini decides against Jose Mourinho handshake

5 years ago /
Sports  

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says he "did not want to" shake hands with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho after the 2-1 defeat by the Blues.

 

FG spent N4.8 billion to educate children of Nigerian diplomats abroad - TUC

5 years ago /
Education 

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has expressed shock and anger at the cost incurred by the Federal government in 2011 on the education of the children of Nigerian diplomats abroad.

 

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: UI Chapter Condemns David Mark's statement

5 years ago /
Education 

In response to the Senate President's statement regarding the present ASUU strike, the ASUU Chapter in the Univeristy of Ibadan has demanded an apology.