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ROBBERY, RAPE, KIDNAPPING, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, MURDER AND THEFT OF MOBILE PHONES ARE NOW PREVALENT CRIMES IN NIGERIA.

3 years ago /
Entertainment 

According to the most recent Crime and Safety survey carried out in the country, Robbery, Rape, Kidnapping, Domestic violence and the theft of mobile phones are the prevalent crimes in Nigeria.

ODUAH: EFCC and Femi Falana turn up the heat

3 years ago /
Transport  

The controversial purchase of armoured cars worth N225million naira for the Avaiation Minister has been a source of uproar in the country with many asking for an immediate investigation into the matter by the EFCC.

ANAMBRA POLLS: INEC accused of plan to rig elections in favour of PDP

3 years ago /
Politics 

During a press conference in Awka, the former Anambra state Commissioner for Information, Chief Maja Umeh accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of plotting to manipulate the upcoming gubernatorial elections in the state to favour the PDP.

FG CALLS FOR NATIONAL CONFERENCE

3 years ago /
Politics 

Ethnic nationalities in Nigeria have, for decades now campaigned for a Sovereign National Conference (SNC) to discuss the basis or peaceful co-existence in the country.

 

SUBSTANDARD STRUCTURES IN NIGERIA: ICPC set to take on fake engineers

3 years ago /
Environment 

In the bid to prevent further collapse of buildings and roads in Nigeria, the regulatory body for Engineers in the country, COREN, is seeking the support of Independent Corrupt Practices, and other related matters, Commission to fish out quack and unqualified engineers.

MDG EDUCATION: Anambra State Governor Distribute 500 Buses for All Secondary Schools

3 years ago /
Education 

In all, 500 buses are to be distributed to all the Secondary Schools in the state.

SOLOMON LAR: More tribute to an Iconic Leader

3 years ago /
Politics 

A week after his death, sympathizers have continued to visit the home of Nigeria’s frontline politician, Solomon Lar.

ASUU STRIKE: Can the government afford the demand of ASUU? - Young academicians

3 years ago /
Education 

A group of young academicians who have become wary of the nearly 4-month old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the implementation of the 2009 re-negotiated agreement have expressed disappointment due to the conitnued strike.

RIVERS: GOVERNOR ROTIMI AMAECHI DECLARES RIVERS STATE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR OPEN TO INVESTORS

3 years ago /
Business and Economy   Niger Delta 

A multi-billion naira plantation in Rivers state has provided the litmus test of growing investors’ confidence in the efforts of the Governor Amaechi administration in boosting the agricultural sector in the state.  

Syria: Reported fatwa allows the hungry to eat cats and dogs

3 years ago /
International News 

Muslims throughout the world have been marking Eid al-Adha, but in war-torn Syria there is little to celebrate as most people struggle to meet their basic needs: food, water, and shelter.

 

Suicide truck bomber kills 15 in northern Iraq

3 years ago /
International News 

A suicide bomber driving a truck packed with explosives blew himself up in a village in northern Iraq, killing at least 15 members of the country's Shabak minority early on Thursday, police said.

We didn’t anticipate anything like this will happen – Hon. Nkiruka Onyejeocha on the Lagos Plane crash

3 years ago /
Transport  

The House committee on Aviation visited the site of the Lagos plane crash which claimed the lives of over a dozen people this past week.  

CONSTITUTION REVIEW: Teachers protest against relying on Local governments for funds

3 years ago /
Education 

Nigerian teachers say in spite of the role they play in grooming people for national development, they have nothing to show for it.

NATIONAL DIALOGUE: WHERE JONATHAN STANDS

3 years ago /
Politics 

Mixed reactions have trailed President Jonathan’s proposition of a dialogue and more recently, a lot of criticism and scrutiny has been laid on his Advisory Council.

EDUCATION: NECO convenes summit; Wants improved performance

3 years ago /
Education 

The National Examination Council (NECO), has had to grapple with many challenges including those of popular acceptability and restoration of sanity in examination administration, the primary reason for its creation. 

SECURITY: SSS Operatives foil kidnap attempt of Late President Yar'adua's daughter

3 years ago /
Politics 

The SSS thwarted a plan to kidnap one of the daughters of Late Umar Musa Yar’adua at a construction site in Kado

 

INEC begins constituency delineation

3 years ago /
Politics 

After almost 17years, a fresh delineation of constituencies is to be carried out by the central electoral body, the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC).

ECONOMY: Central bank reverts to paper notes, to stop production of polymer notes

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian naira was first introduced in paper form. It had its strengths and weaknesses.  

ASUU STRIKE: Governing council UNN, urges members nationwide to go back to the classroom

3 years ago /
Education 

The governing council of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka led by its Chairman, Dr. Emeka Enejere invited all the unions in the institution to a round-table discussion on the various challenges facing the institution

The Nigerian Senate enters into partnership with Nollywood

3 years ago /
Entertainment 

The Nigerian Senate and Nollywood cement ties to regulate and speedily develop the money-spilling industry to boost the nation’s economy. There was a show of solidarity by the Nigerian senators at the Assembly on the proposed motion pictures bill.