News

Israel approves detention without charges for African migrants

3 years ago /
International News 

Israel's parliament has moved to ensure African migrants who enter the country illegally can be held without charge, despite a Supreme Court ruling that had struck down a previous detention law.

AT LEAST 48 BILLION DOLLARS FEARED MISSING FROM NIGERIA'S FEDERATION ACCOUNT

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

In yet another controversy surrounding the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, the Central bank Governor has taken decisive measures to ensure that proper investigations be carried out into the activities of the organization.

PDP CRISIS:"WE WILL NEVER RETURN TO PDP" - G5 GOVERNORS

3 years ago /
Politics 

The meeting which held on Sunday between the Peoples Democratic Party Governors and President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan failed to achieve its aim of an amicable resolution.

"YOU ARE CORRUPT!" - TAMBUWAL TELLS EFCC

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, yesterday, spoke words that sent shivers up the spine of all those who have in one way or another engaged in corrupt practices in the country. The Honorable Speaker bluntly accused the executive arm of government of paying lip service to the fight against corruption.

2013 CAF Shortlists announced

3 years ago /
Sports  

The Confederation of Africa football, CAF, has included four Nigerian players in the shortlists for the 2013 African footballer of the year.

Abuja: Jonathan on Mandela

3 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan says former South African icon, Nelson Mandela will be missed by those who cherish love, peace and freedom.

RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT REPLIES OKONO-IWEALA; DEMANDS ACCOUNTABILITY

3 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The River's state government has issued a statement listing its demands and explaining its position to the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Nigerian people following accusations and counter-accusations from both parties. In response to the latest statement by the Minister, the Rivers state government issued the followinfg statement which describes as unnecessary and unwarranted the insults being thrown on the Rivers state Governor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi.

Nelson Mandela dies at 95

3 years ago /
International News 

The revered icon who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has passed away.

CHINA: Biden expresses anger at the treatment of American and British jounalists in China

3 years ago /
International News 

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says his country and China have "profound disagreements" over the treatment of American journalists in the country.

 

THAILAND: MONARCH ADDRESSES THE PEOPLE

3 years ago /
International News 

Thailand’s Monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej has called on the people to support each other for the sake of the country.

 

UKRAINE: Protests intensify as protesters call for Yanukovich's resignation

3 years ago /
International News 

Thousands of Ukrainians continued to demonstrate their anger at the regime of President Viktor Yanukovich on Thursday for a 15th day following his decision to forgo an association agreement with the European Union and a subsequent police crackdown on protesters.

French Army set to intervene in Central African Republic conflict

3 years ago /
International News 

French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius said a U.N. resolution to be voted later in the day would allow France to use force in Central African Republic.

SPORTS: Nigeria prepares for Brazil

3 years ago /
Sports  

All registered clubs in the Nigeria National League, NNL, have arrived Abuja ahead of the annual General Assembly billed for Thursday.

SPORTS; KANO STATE GOVERNMENT REWARDS GOLDEN EAGLETS

3 years ago /
Sports  

Kano state Governor, Rabiu Kwakwanso has rewarded the Golden Eaglets with a sum of 9.8 million naira for winning a record fourth FIFA Under-17 World cup.

SPORTS; ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE UPDATES

3 years ago /
Sports  

It was a four goals thriller for Luiz Suarez Wednesday night at Anfield as Liverpool spanked Norwich city five-one in the English Premier League week  fourteen fixture.

ASUU STRIKE: OKUPE REPLIES ASUU

3 years ago /
Education  Nation 

The Nigerian government says it has complied with the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities as precondition for calling off the five month old strike embarked by the union.

NIGERIA: REFORMS TO HIT THE PRISONS SYSTEM

3 years ago /
Nation  Oddities 

The Nigerian Prison Service Case Management System Unit has been established to aid decongestion of prisons across the country to reduce the work load for officers and enhance the administration of criminal justice. The unit is saddled with the responsibility of collecting all necessary information about an inmate from the point of admission to the point of release.  

PDP WILL OVERCOME - BAMANGA TUKUR, DAVID MARK

3 years ago /
Politics 

Singing a totally different tune, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party,  Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, on Wednesday claimed ignorance of the defection of the G5 Governors from the Ruling PDP.

Tai Solarin University of Education will not resume until. . . . - TASUED ASUU Chairman

3 years ago /
Education 

The ASUU chapter of the Tai Solarin University of Education headed by Dr. Adebayo Akinsanya paid respect to the Late Professor Festus Iyayi who dies on his way to a meeting set up to resolve the ongoing face off between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Unversities, ASUU.

Festus Iyayi's Death: Femi Falana vows to get justice

3 years ago /
Education  Oddities 

The burial ceremony of the former ASUU Chairman, Late Professor Festus Iyayi began on Wednesday in his the Edo state capital. There was a solidarity march by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU from various universities and other Civil Society Groups.