News

Tributes pour in for Pakistani teenager who tackled suicide bomber

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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?

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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.

Court sets date for trial of INEC official found wanting during Anambra elections

3 years ago /
Politics 

The magistrate court sitting in Abuja has fixed February 13 for  continuation of trial of the Independent National Electoral Commission official, Chukwujeku Okeke who was arrested for alleged misconduct during the November 16 governorship election in Anambra state.

PDP loses majority seat in Sokoto state House of assembly

3 years ago /
Politics 

Twenty-seven out of thirty members of the Sokoto state House of Assembly have defected from the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Syria starts the transportation of chemical weapons out of the country

3 years ago /
International News 

Syria has started moving chemical weapon materials out of the country in a crucial phase of an internationally backed disarmament program that has been delayed by war and technical problems.

26 people killed in battle over Lubumbashi in Congo

3 years ago /

At least 26 people have been killed in an eight-hour battle between government and rebel forces in the democratic republic of Congo's second city Lubumbashi.

 

NLC goes in strike in Nasarrawa state

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nasarawa state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress has declared a trade dispute with the state government over demands for promotion and payment of benefits of its deserving members.

EGYPT: Morsi's trial faces hiccups

3 years ago /
International News 

The trial of Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi has been adjourned after officials said bad weather had stopped his helicopter from taking off.

USA Weather worsens

3 years ago /
International News 

A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving energy prices higher and overwhelming shelters for homeless people.

STATE OF ABUJA-LOKOJA HIGHWAY

3 years ago /
Nation  Oddities 

Traveling along the strategic Abuja-Lokoja highway has over the years been a nightmare for commuters and motorists.

Governor Al-Makura inaugurates Governing Council

3 years ago /
Education 

Governor Tanko Al-Makura has inaugurated a governing council in a bid to restructure the education sector in the state.