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SOCCER: UCL MATCH DAY FOUR

3 years ago /
Sports  

Match day four in the lucrative UEFA Champions league continues Wednesday with actions shifting to Groups E to H

FOOTBALL: NIGERIA VERSUS ETHIOPIA PLAY-OFFS

3 years ago /
Sports  

World football governing body, FIFA has appointed Gambian referee Bakary Gassama to take charge of the Nigeria versus Ethiopia of the 2014 FIFA World cup return leg play off in Calabar.

DAVID MARK SALUTES GOLDEN EAGLETS

3 years ago /
Sports  

President of the Nigerian Senate, David Mark has congratulated the Golden Eaglets for their victory over their Swedish opponent in the semi final of the FIFA Under – 17 World cup in the United Arab Emirate.

 

NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT CALLS FOR THE REFORMATION OF ICC

3 years ago /
International News  Nation 

The Nigerian government has called for the reformation of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE

3 years ago /

Hopes of Nigerian Universities reopening soon is still uncertain as a team of Academic Staff Union of Universities which met with the Federal Government on Monday said they would take President Jonathan’s message to the University Lecturers for consideration.

PDP CRISIS: RIVERS PDP APPEAL

3 years ago /
Politics 

The bid by the pro-Governor Amaechi Executive of the PDP to regain control of the party at the state level after its sack by a court suffered another hitch on Tuesday at the Court of appeal.

 

BOKO HARAM: 40 DEAD, COUNTLESS HOUSES BURNT

3 years ago /
Nation  Security 

In what could only be described as horrific, 70 gunmen believed to be members of the terrorist group, Boko haram invaded the town of Bama in Borno state in a convoy of trucks and motorcycles.

GOVERNOR SULLIVAN CHIME'S WIFE BEGS FOR FREEDOM

3 years ago /
Nation 

In a petition written by the First Lady to the National Human Rights Commission, Mrs. Chime accused the Governor of abuse which has ultimately led to her state of depression. She also claimed that the Governor had cut her off from her four-year old son as well as family and friends.

PDP CRISIS: G7 GOVERNORS MEET WITH OBASANJO IN ABEOKUTA

3 years ago /
Politics 

Following the disruption of the meeting of members of the New PDP by police officers led by the DPO of the Asokoro Police Station, 5 of the Governors travelled to the Ogun State capital for a closed-door meeting with two-time leader of this nation, President Olusegun Obasanjo.

 

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: PRESIDENT JONATHAN MEETS WITH UNION MEMBERS

3 years ago /
Education  Nation 

In a bid to bring a speedy end to the 4-month strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), President Jonathan, on Monday took over the reins of negotiation with the Union. The meeting was said to have started at 2:40pm. A 15-minute recess was taken sometime around 7pm after which the meeting was re-convened. The meeting was said to have continued till early hours of Tuesday morning.

 

I AM JUSTIFIED - Edward Snowden

3 years ago /
International News 

Fugitive U.S. Intelligence contractor Edward Snowden says calls for more oversight of government intelligence agencies showed he was justified in revealing the methods and targets of the U.S. secret service.

 

JOHN KERRY'S SHUTTLE

3 years ago /
International News 

U.S. Secretary of state, John Kerry said on Sunday that there are indications Egypt's Generals intend to restore democracy, after an army takeover that prompted Washington to freeze some aid to its long-standing ally.

 

POLICE DISRUPT NEW PDP MEETING IN ABUJA

3 years ago /
Politics 

The meeting between members of the factional PDP group, New PDP, at the Kano State Governor’s Lodge was on Sunday disrupted by a group of policemen led the Divisional Police Officer of the Asokoro Division.

 

" ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: We are calling on Mr President to toe the path of honour and respect the 2009 Agreement.”- ASUU

3 years ago /
Education 

With the ASUU strike nearing 4months, the Union has described allegations that the Federal government will re-open Universities with or without ASUU as a sure way to further complicate an already complicated situation.

 

ANAMBRA STAMPEDE: PANEL OF INQUIRY TO INVESTIGATE CAUSE

3 years ago /
Nation 

Not less than 27 persons were trampled to death on Saturday in Anambra state.

 

ANAMBRA STAMPEDE: GOVERNOR ORJI EXTENDS HIS CONDOLENCES TO THE ANAMBRA STATE GOVERNMENT

3 years ago /
Nation 

Governor Orji has offered his condolences to Governor Peter Obi and the people of Anambra state over the loss of 27 worshippers last Saturday at a crusade organised by Reverend Father Emmanuel Obinma of the Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry.

 

MASSACRE IN BORNO STATE

3 years ago /
Security 

Gunmen in North-eastern Nigeria have killed more than 30 people in an attack on a wedding convoy at a notoriously dangerous stretch of road between Bama and Banki in Borno state.

 

AL-MAKURA DENIES AMNESTY TO OMBATSE

3 years ago /
Security 

Nasarawa state Governor Tanko Al-Makura has denied a report in some media that his administration is considering granting amnesty for the outlawed Ombatse militia of the Eggon ethnic group.

 

SAPELE POWER PLANT

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has extended by three months time for the preferred bidders for Sapele power plant Phase one to complete payment.

 

POWER SECTOR HANDOVER

3 years ago /
Nation 

Workers of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) have assured of a peaceful physical handover of power assets to private investors this Friday.