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Academic Activities Crippled In Colleges of Education As Lecturers’ Strike Enters 4th Week.

3 years ago /
Education 

For four weeks now, academic activities in Colleges of Education in Nigeria have been paralyzed following an indefinite strike by the Academic Staff union. 

 

200 ILLEGAL GOLD MINERS REPORTEDLY TRAPPED IN A PIT

3 years ago /

Illegal gold miners trapped in an abandoned shaft near Johannesburg have begun to emerge, a day after they were caught in a collapse pit.

 

EU set to block an Independent Scotland's inclusion in the Union

3 years ago /
International News 

European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso has said it would be extremely difficult, if not impossible" for an independent Scotland to join the European Union.

 

Cost of doing business in the United States to increase

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Foreign banks are set to win only minor concessions when the Federal Reserve signs off on new capital rules next week, as they become increasingly resigned to the fact that the cost of doing business in the United States will go up.

 

REACTIONS TRAIL KANO PILLAR'S DEFEAT

3 years ago /
Sports  

National president of the Nigerian Sports Writers Association, Saidu Abubakar, says the elimination of Kano pillars from the 2013/2014 CAF champions league is a wake up call for those administering the league in Nigeria.

 

Enyimba now Nigeria's sole flag bearer in the CAF Champions League

3 years ago /
Sports  

Enyimba international of Aba have qualified for the next phase of the 2013/2014 CAF Champions league.

 

FCT MINISTER ANGRILY DISPELS RUMOURS ABOUT FIRST LADY'S HEALTH

3 years ago /
Nation 

The first lady was on a condolence visit to the F.C.T. Minister, Senator Bala Muhammed who lost his elder brother and district head of Duguri in his home state of Bauchi in North-East Nigeria.

 

Jonathan calls on Nigerians to pray for the nation

3 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has called on Nigerians to continue to pray for the peace and unity of the country.

 

"Nigeria will not break up in 2015" - America reverses stance on Nigeria's future

3 years ago /
Nation 

The U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, James Emtwistle has dismissed as untenable fears being expressed by some persons that Nigeria may soon disintegrate as a result of political and ethnic differences.

Federal government approves N3.6billion for mechanised farming

3 years ago /
Nation 

Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Akinwunmi Adesina says the ministry has approved the sum of Three  point six billion intervention fund for mechanised farming in the country. 

Jonathan calls on Northern states' governors to also sponsor pilgrimages for Christians

3 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has advised state governments to give opportunities to every religion when considering sponsorship of pilgrimage. 

Status of the 2014 budget deliberation in the House of Reps

3 years ago /
Nation 

Debate on the 2014 budget continued on Thursday in the House of Representatives as law makers canvassed the increase in allocation to critical sectors of the economy especially agriculture. 

NIGERIAN YOUTHS REPLY EDWIN CLARK

3 years ago /
Nation 

While youths from the South-South region say the ‘Stop Dokpesi campaign’ by Ijaw activist Edwin Clark against the possible appointment of High Chief Raymond Dokpesi as Chief of Staff to President Goodluck Jonathan is driven by self interest and hypocrisy. 

BAYELSA STATE GOVERNMENT TO HOST FIRST NIGERIAN BROADCASTERS AWARDS

3 years ago /
Nation 

Rewarding Broadcasting excellence is one sure way of encouraging journalists to maintain ethical broadcasting standards as members of the fourth estate of the realm

President Goodluck Jonathan commissions 270 housing units in Abuja

3 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday while commissioning the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Aviation village Abuja reaffirms his administration’s commitment in consolidating reforms in the housing sector in a bid to address the huge deficit in the nation’s housing sector.

Niger-Delta traditional rulers demand the payment of N600billion from the FG

3 years ago /
Nation 

Traditional rulers from communities that produce oil minerals have expressed their displeasure to the Federal Government over the Six Hundred billion naira allegedly being owed the NDDC.

Senate Committee quizzes Ministerial nominee over the killing of Chief Bola Ige

3 years ago /
Politics 

The screening of the Ministerial nominees by the Senate continued on Thursday as some controversial allegations were raised during the process.

NIGERIANS PROTEST LATEST FIFA RANKINGS

3 years ago /
Sports  

The latest FIFA rankings list released on Thursday has thrown up more debate amongst followers of Nigerian football. The stakeholders of the game have apparently lost interest in the process.

NFF DISMISSES "FOREIGN TECHNICAL ASSISTANT" RUMOURS

3 years ago /
Sports  

President of Nigerian Football Federation, Aminu Maigari, in response to rumours circulating about the possible employment of a foreign technical assistant to Head Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi, has announced that the body took no such decision.

NIGERIA’S CRICKET TEAM APPEALS FOR MORE SUPPORT

3 years ago /
Sports  

Members of Nigeria’s National Cricket Team have appealed to the National Sports Commission, NSC, to come to their aid ahead of the World Cricket Division 5 tournament, Malaysia