News

Gerrard Retires From International Football

3 years ago /
Sports  

England captain, Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international football.    

Doctors Strike: Casualties Increase As Patients Desert Hospitals

3 years ago /
Health  Nation 

A number of deaths have been recorded in public hospitals across the Federal Capital Territory with patients now deserting the hospitals as the strike by medical doctors enters its fourth week crippling health services.        

House Of Representatives, NMA Meeting Ends In Deadlock

3 years ago /
Health  Politics 

Hopes of an end to the three-week-old doctors strike vanished on Monday as meeting between the doctors union, the minister of labour and members of the House of Representatives ended in deadlock.

Labour Unions Accuse NMA Of Not Being Sensitive To Plight Of People

3 years ago /
Health  Nation 

As the ongoing nationwide doctors strike enters its fourth week, residents of Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital and other health workers Labour Unions have accused the Nigeria medical association of not being sensitive to the plight of the people.

Colleges Of Education In Lagos Suspend Strike

3 years ago /
Education 

Campuses of Nigeria’s colleges of education returned to life on Monday as students returned to school following the suspension of the seven month old strike embarked upon by the lecturers.

Flight MH17 Crash: Ukraine Government Solicits Nigeria's Aid

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Ukrainian government is soliciting the assistance of Nigeria in bringing to book perpetrators of the July 17 downing of the Malaysian airliner, MH17 on the border between Ukraine and Russia.    

French Envoy Urges Nigeria To Invest Hugely In Agricultural And Industrial Sectors

3 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The ambassador of France to Nigeria, Jacques Champagne Delabrile says the only tool to sustainable and enviable economic growth in Nigeria is huge investment in the agricultural and industrial sectors.

Strike Paralyses Judiciary In The FCT

3 years ago /

The federal capital territory judicial workers have joined the nation wide strike by judiciary staff union of Nigeria (JUSUN).

CBN Challenges Ogun State Government To Reduce Its Financial Inclusion Index

3 years ago /
Nation 

Head coordinating office of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Joseph Attah has challenged the Ogun state government to accelerate ways of reducing the state financial inclusion index.

NHRC Kicks Against Federal High Court Ruling On Apo Killings

3 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the chairman of its governing council Chidi Odinkalu has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside its order stopping the execution of the commission’s decision on the killing of eight squatters at the national assembly quarters in Apo.

Ban Ki Moon To Speak With BringBackOurGirls Campaigners

3 years ago /
Nation  Politics  Security 

The attention of the world will be on Nigeria’s capital Abuja on Wednesday as the United Nations, Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon speaks to the BringBackOurGirls campaigners on the 100th day of the abduction of the Chibok girls.

National Security Council Stops Registration And Deportation Of Non-Indigenes

3 years ago /
Nation 

The National Security Council has frowned at the practices of state governments who force non-indigenes to register or are allegedly deported from their places of residence.

We Wouldn't Concede Any Portion Of Nigeria To Terrorists - MAJ. GEN. Olukolade

3 years ago /
Security 

Nigerian army says it will not concede any part of the country to the Boko Haram terrorists or any group that threatens to undermine the territorial integrity of Nigeria.    

Press Statement: PDP To Atiku, Don’t Allow Your Media Managers Destroy Your Legacy Says APC Is ‘One Chance Bus’

3 years ago /
Politics 

Our attention has been drawn to a statement purportedly signed and issued by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar against the PDP and the Presidency. The PDP does not wish to join issues with Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, one of the founding fathers of our great party and two-time former Vice President. However, we want to caution his media managers to desist from associating him with propaganda, political mudslinging and character assassination that the APC has become notorious for.

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes

3 years ago /
Security 

1. A Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter on a training mission this afternoon, crashed due to technical fault at a location South of Bama. Investigation has commenced to unravel the circumstances that led to the accident. Meanwhile, it is established that the crash is not as a result of any...

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Borno

3 years ago /
Nation  Security  Transport  

A Nigeria Air Force Helicopter crashed this afternoon in Bama, Borno State

Uproar In Indian Parliament Over Supreme Court Judge's Corruption Allegations

3 years ago /
International News 

There has been uproar in the Indian parliament over a former Supreme Court judge's allegations of corruption in the judiciary.

IOC Calls Russia And Ukraine To Resolve Conflict After MH17 Crash

3 years ago /
International News 

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has reiterated his call on Russia and Ukraine to try to resolve their current conflict after 298 people were killed aboard the Malaysia airlines flight that was shot down last week.    

Trains Collide Causing 5,000 Gallons Of Diesel To Spill

3 years ago /
International News 

Two trains collided in southeastern Wisconsin on Sunday Night, causing 5,000 gallons of diesel to spill.

Kenyan Islamic Cleric Shot Dead In Mombasa

3 years ago /
International News 

Gunmen on a motorcycle have killed at least four people and injured several others in the Kenyan city of Mombasa.