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MADRID'S CASSILLAS CONSIDERS ARSENAL SWITCH

3 years ago /
Sports  

Iker Casillas is considering a move to Arsenal if his playing opportunities don’t improve at Real Madrid.

NASIR EL-RUFAI EXONERATED BY ABUJA HIGH COURT

3 years ago /
Nation 

Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasir El-Rufai has been cleared of charges of abuse of power by an Abuja High court.

BODE GEORGE'S CONVICTION OVERTURNED

3 years ago /
Nation 

The controversial Supreme court judge, John Afolabi Fabiyi JSC has reversed the conviction of the former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George on the grounds that the crime the PDP Chieftain was convicted over, contract splitting, was not known legally recognized.

OBJ LETTER: NIGERIANS REACT

3 years ago /
Politics 

The “Obasanjo letter” has succeeded in kicking up dust which seems to never settle as the letter has set in motion a chain reaction of events across the polity. Rumours already abound that other national leaders have begun plans to follow in General Obasanjo’s footsteps. There however remains two sides to the situation. While some commend the former President for raising crucial national issues, others question his timing and motive.

OBJ LETTER: President's cabinet prepare for battle

3 years ago /
Politics 

The wheels have begun to turn in the Presidential villa as the President’s cabinet prepare to fire back at former President Obasanjo for the controversial letter he wrote to the President. 

George Bush asks Nigerian leaders to fight corruption

3 years ago /
Nation 

Former President of the United States, George W. Bush, on Thursday asked Nigerian leaders to take a firm stand against corruption. He made his position on the matter known while speaking at the Access Leadership Conference 2013.

"JONATHAN WILL RETURN IN 2015" - Tukur and Alamieyeseigha.

3 years ago /
Politics 

Yet another declaration has been made by third parties as to the political ambition of President Goodluck Jonathan.

PDP Fights for the impeachment of the G5 Governors

3 years ago /
Politics 

It appears that the crisis which has been rocking the Peoples Democratic Party has once again been taken to judicial quarters by one side to gain validation. The National Chaoirman of the Ruling party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur has sought the endorsement of the Judicial arm to facilitate  the removal of the G5 Governors from office.

SPORTS: UEFA Champions League Qualifying teams

3 years ago /
Sports  

All the qualifying teams for the UEFA Champions league round of sixteen are now known.

NATIONAL CONFAB: "We must contest the Presidency in 2015." - IGBO STATESMEN

3 years ago /
Politics 

As the preparation for the national dialogue gathers momentum the people of south east Nigeria under the aegis of the South East Peoples Development Associations have met in Enugu to articulate the views of the Igbos.

APGA DEFENDS INEC; REBUFFS APC

3 years ago /
Politics 

Following the hiccups observed in the conduct of the just concluded Anambra governorship election, the national leadership of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to exercise caution in the recruitment of ad-hoc staff for the conduct of future polls in Nigeria.

SAMBO RAISES ALARM OVER RATE OF OIL THEFT IN THE COUNTRY

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian government says the menace of oil theft is undermining efforts at delivering its pledge to transform the country.

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: ASUU TO RESUME WITHIN THE WEEK

3 years ago /
Education 

The Federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Wednesday finally signed a resolution that will bring to an end the five month old strike by ASUU. ASUU had insisted on signing the resolution which contains the four issues the union had raised before the strike will be suspended.

OBASANJO'S LETTER: ABATI FIRES BACK

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Presidency, yesterday confirmed that the President did, in fact receive the "provocative" letter sent by former Head of State and President, General Olusegun Obasanjo (rtd). The President, through, Dr. Reuben Abati expressed dismay as to why an elder statesman like Obasanjo would choose to make public a letter which some may interprete to be an attack on the office of the Presidency.

Champions League fixtures and results

3 years ago /
Sports  

The final group stage matches of the UEFA Champions league continues Wednesday as Chelsea welcomes Steaua Bucharest at Stamford bridge, needing victory to secure their position at the top in Group E.

Americans react to Obama's handshake with Castro

3 years ago /
International News 

President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro's handshake at Nelson Mandela's memorial service was unplanned, the White House has said.

MANDELA LIES IN STATE

3 years ago /

Family members and South African President Jacob Zuma were among the first to bid a final farewell to Nelson Mandela.

Manchester United can still win the Premier League - David Moyes

3 years ago /
Sports  

Manchester United boss David Moyes believes his side remain in the Premier League title race despite slumping to their fifth defeat of the campaign.

ARSENAL IS READY FOR NAPOLI MATCH - ARSENE WENGER

3 years ago /
Sports  

Arsene Wenger has insisted there is no danger of Arsenal becoming complacent against Napoli as they look to tie up UEFA Champions League qualification. The Gunners have travelled to Italy for Wednesday's match with a three-point lead at the top of Group F, knowing a draw would be good enough to secure first place.

MANDELA: THOUSANDS QUEUE TO PAY THEIR RESPECTS

3 years ago /

Thousands of people queued on Wednesday to say goodbye to Nelson Mandela, whose body was lying in state in Pretoria in the building where the anti-apartheid hero was inaugurated in 1994 as South Africa's first black president.