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FIFA bans Barcelona

3 years ago /
Sports  

The disciplinary committee of the world football governing body, FIFA, has sanctioned the Spanish football federation and FC Barcelona for breaches to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18.

There's no outbreak of Ebola in Nigeria, says ministry of health

3 years ago /
Health 

The Federal Ministry of Health says there is no outbreak of the Ebola virus in Nigeria.

Fresh Democratic Party accuses INEC of dishonouring ruling in its favour

3 years ago /

Fresh Democratic Party has again called the attention of relevant democratic institutions to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and its officials to obey lawful court orders.

AU and EU leaders meet to tackle Central Afican Republic's crisis

3 years ago /
International News 

African and European leaders hope to tackle the conflict in the Central African Republic at a special meeting on the sidelines of a summit in Brussels on Wednesday.

NDDC board to put personal interest aside for the development of the region

3 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Members of the governing board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, have resolved to put aside their personal interests and differences and work to ensure effective service delivery to the people.

Ibibios reject Godswill Akpabio’s attempt to impose a governor on them

3 years ago /
Nation 

Leaders of the Ibibio ethnic group from Akwa Ibom state say they will resist attempts by any individual or group to impose a governor on the state against their wishes in 2015.

National Conference: Delegates commend President Goodluck Jonathan’s inaugural speech.

3 years ago /

Delegates to the ongoing National Conference have commended President Goodluck Jonathan for what they describe as his courage in convening a platform for Nigerians to chat a way forward on the country.

Ondo state governor, Olusegun Mimiko signs Land Use Charge Bill into law

3 years ago /
Environment 

Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state has appealed to the people of the state to embrace his Land Use Charge Bill, recently signed into law.

SMEDAN to increase partnership with UNIDO

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The federal government says it intends to harness opportunities that the United Nations Industrial Development Office, UNIDO is offering in supporting and developing small-scale entrepreneurs grow their ventures.

Arewa youths accuse northern governors of misappropriating SURE-P funds

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Arewa youth accuse northern governors of misappropriation of funds.

Fulani herdsmen and farmers agree to lay down their arms

3 years ago /
Security 

Rival groups in the bloody conflict between Fulani herdsmen and farmers have agreed to an immediate cessation of hostilities.

Ibadan ritual den: Police to intensify efforts to catch perpetrators

3 years ago /
Nation 

As the uproar over the discovery of a kidnappers den at Soka community in Oluyole Local Government Area of Ibadan the Oyo State capital southwest Nigeria is yet to die down, the state police command has confirmed the arrest of thirteen suspected ritual killers in connection with the gruesome act.

Bayelsa United to face Sewe FC of Cote D'Ivoire in CAF confederation cup

3 years ago /
Sports  

Nigeria’s surviving representative in the 2014 CAF confederation cup, Bayelsa United, has been drawn to take on Sewe FC of Cote D’Ivoire in the playoff for the quarter final.

Russian, Ukrainian boxing teams put aside tensions

3 years ago /
Sports  

The current political tension that has persisted between Russia and Ukraine, did not play out at the high-profile world series of boxing quarter final clash between Russian and Ukrainian amateur boxers in Moscow on Monday.

Senate gives its nod to electronic voting

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate reconvened on Tuesday completely silent on a Federal High Court order restraining lawmakers from the Peoples’ Democratic Party who have or wish to defect to the All Progressives’ Congress from altering the leadership of the National Assembly.

NSCDC discovers illegal refinery in Abia

3 years ago /
Security 

The Abia state command of the Nigeria security and Civil Defence corps says it has arrested three suspected operators of illegal refinery in the state.

APC says Justice Ademola erred on defecting lawmakers

3 years ago /
Nation 

The thirty-seven lawmakers who decamped from the Peoples’ Democratic Party to the All Progressives’ Congress have appealed Monday’s ruling by Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court in Abuja, barring them from contributing to any motion to change the leadership of Nigeria’s House of Representatives.

 

21 killed in Boko Haram suicide attack

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Defence headquarters says four terrorists believed to be suicide bombers have died in four improved explosive devise laden vehicles in Maiduguri.

US Secretary of State John Kerry departs the Middle East

3 years ago /
International News 

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry left the Middle East after meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the second time in less than 12 hours on Tuesday in an effort to salvage the stalled peace talks with the Palestinians.

Ebola outbreak in Guinea kills 78

3 years ago /
International News 

International Medical Charity Medicines says Guinea faces an ebola epidemic on an unprecedented scale as it battles to contain confirmed cases now scattered across several locations that are far apart.