News

NCPC Calls For The Unconditional Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls

3 years ago /
Religion 

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission has lent its voice to the condemnation of the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok Borno state about a month ago.                   

House Of Reps To Debate Today On Extension Of State Of Emergency

3 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives will today debate whether or not to approve extension of the state of emergency in the three Northeastern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa.    

Senators Debate On Extension Of State Of Emergency In Three Northeastern States; Eulogise Late Justice Oputa

3 years ago /
Nation 

Some senators from the northeast of the country have reacted to the proposed re-extension of the emergency rule in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states.  

Governor Oshiomole Warns Nigerians Against Blame Game In Fight Against Terrorism

3 years ago /
Nation 

Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole says all hands must be on deck if Nigeria must overcome its current security challenges.  

Governor Shettima Insists Military Is Ill Equipped; 54 Girls Identified In Released Video

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Borno state governor Northeast Nigeria Kashim Shettima has stuck to his guns insisting that the Nigeria military is ill equipped and lacks motivation to tackle the Boko Haram terrorists.    

Brendan Rodgers Wins Manager Of The Year

3 years ago /
Sports  

The League Managers Association, LMA in England, has named Liverpool’s boss Brendan Rodgers as manager of the year.    

Man Arrested In China For Fabricated Posts On A Foreign News Site

3 years ago /
International News 

Chinese authorities say they have detained a man who posted "fabricated information" on a foreign news site.    

Ukraine's Election Will Be Crucial In Bringing The Country Out Of Crisis - German Foreign Minister

3 years ago /
International News 

German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said Ukraine's 25 may presidential vote will be "crucial" in bringing the country out of its crisis.

Female Politician In Spain Shot Dead In Public

3 years ago /
International News 

A top female politician in northern Spain has been shot dead in public. Isabel Carrasco, head of the provincial government in Leon and a member of the governing people's party were shot as she crossed a footbridge.

Bomb Blast Leaves At Least 25 Dead And 80 Injured In Baghdad

3 years ago /
International News 

A series of car bomb attacks has killed at least 25 people and wounded 80 in Iraq's capital, Baghdad

President Jonathan Inaugurates Committee On Industrial Revolution Plan

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday inaugurated advisory committee on industrial revolution plan with the mandate to address the issues that have held back the Nigerian non–oil sector.

Former Prime Minister Sentenced To 6 Years For Bribery In Israel

3 years ago /
International News 

A court in Israel has sentenced former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to 6 years in prison for bribery and fined him 1m Shekels that is $290,000.

Prosecution In Pistorius Case Requests That He Undergoes Mental Observation

3 years ago /
International News 

The prosecution in the trial of south African athlete Oscar Pistorius has formally requested that he undergo a mental observation.

Job Creation: President Jonathan's Administration In Retrospect

3 years ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

Since President Goodluck Jonathan assumed office in 2011, the creation of sustainable jobs, especially for the nation’s teaming youths through his administration’s transformation programme has continued to receive attention each fiscal y

Grassroots Football Competition In Kogi State Helps Foster Peace And Unity

3 years ago /
Sports  

A paramount ruler in Kogi state, north central Nigeria, his royal highness Abdul Razaq Sani Isakoto, the Emir of Koton Karfe, has called on the youths of Koto in particular and those of the country in general to embrace peace and unity.

Stakeholders In Weightlifting Converge In Akure

3 years ago /
Sports  

The Nigeria Weight Lifting Federation has vowed to make grass root development its priority to identify and groom more lifters for Nigeria at international competitions.  

FG To Support 'Protect The Goal' HIV/AIDS Campaign

3 years ago /
Sports  

The Nigerian government says it will support the global campaign against HIV/AIDS using football as a veritable means for the purpose.  

NDDC Calls For Commitment From Key Stakeholders On The Niger Delta Regional Master Plan

3 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Key stakeholders in the Niger Delta region have been enjoined to unite to fast track the implementation of the Niger Delta regional master plan.  

Sanusi Lamido Wins Suit Against FRCN In Federal High Court, Lagos

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Lagos Monday held that the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria lacks legal backing to probe suspended Central Bank governor of Nigeria Sanusi Lamido.  

CBN Tasks West African Countries to Improve Legislature To Tackle Money Laundering

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, calls on West African countries to ensure that good criminal legislative structures are in place and properly reviewed to counter issues of money laundering in the region.