News

Victoria Azarenka suffers shocking defeat in Australian Open

3 years ago /
Sports  

Another top seed has fallen by the wayside in the Australian Open.

Court case against Inspector General of Police suffers setback

3 years ago /
Security 

The contempt charge leveled against the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar by a human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN) was stalled on Tuesday by the absence of the trial judge, Justice Ibrahim Auta.

Nigerian Immigration Service procures equipments for effective border security

3 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Immigration has secured forty Abell radios that would assist the effective patrolling of the borders through out the country.

Tukur assigned new post, National Population Commission receives new leader

3 years ago /
Nation 

On Tuesday, President Goodluck Jonathan announced the appointment of immediate past national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bamanga Tukur as chairman of the board of the Nigerian Railway Corporation. 

Full list of Ministerial nominees submitted to the Senate by President Jonathan

3 years ago /
Politics 

President Goodluck Jonathan has nominated former National Security Adviser, Aliyu Gusau; former senator from Lagos, Musiliu Obanikoro and former Adamawa state governor, Boni Haruna as ministers of the federal republic

Nigeria carries the day at Junior Tennis competition

3 years ago /
Sports  

The West and Central Africa junior tennis qualifiers has ended in Abuja with Nigeria emerging overall winner.

Thai government declares 60-day state of emergency

3 years ago /

The Thai government has imposed a 60-day state of emergency in the capital, Bangkok, and the surrounding provinces, from Wednesday, to cope with unrest.

United Nations succumbs to threat, withdraws invitation to Iran

3 years ago /
International News 

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon withdrew a last-minute invitation to Iran to attend peace talks on Syria on Monday after the syrian opposition threatened to boycott this week's conference if President Bashar Al-Assad's main sponsor took part.

Inspector General of Police orders investigation into allegations of torture in Lagos Police Command

3 years ago /
Security 

The Inspector General of police, Mohammed Ababukar, has ordered the Force Criminal Investigation Department, FCID, to immediately take over the investigation of alleged torture of Ejigbo market women from the Lagos Police command.

South Korean national kidnapped in Libya

3 years ago /

The head of South Korea's trade mission in Libya, Mr Han Seo-Woo has been abducted in the capital Tripoli.

South Africa's Mining union to declares indefinite strike

3 years ago /

The biggest union in South Africa's platinum sector plans to embark on a strike over pay, potentially, to halt production at the world's top three producers.

C.A.R swear in new President

3 years ago /

Bangui Mayor Catherine Samba-Panza, has been elected interim president of the Central African Republic, making her the first woman to hold the post.

Bafana Bafana to be fully rebranded following 3-1 loss to Nigeria

3 years ago /

The three-one defeat handed down to Bafana Bafana by the Super Eagles on Sunday is to force drastic changes in the South African national team.

CHAN 2014 fixtures and results

3 years ago /

Morocco defeated Uganda three-one on Monday to finish top of Group B ahead of Zimbabwe in the African Nations Championship.

Six illegal drugs production laboratories discovered by the NDLEA

3 years ago /
Health 

The Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is pushing for more research into drug trafficking and has raised the alarm  that proceeds from illicit drugs might be going into financing  of politics and terrorism.

Amaechi challenges gunmen to shoot him during Save Rivers rally

3 years ago /
Security 

A shooting took place at Bori local government area where the Save Rivers movement went for a rally. 

REPS' DEFECTION: PDP may have judicial precedents on its side

3 years ago /
Politics 

With the many defections from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to the main opposition, All Progressive Congress, expectations are  that fundamental changes in the composition and structure of the legislature will  ruffle the assembly.

Health care professionals to embark on three-day warning strike

3 years ago /
Health 

The joint health workers union and health care professionals will embark on a three- day warning strike from Thursday to protest the failure of the  federal government to respond to their demands.

Inspector General of Police may spend up to 2 years in prison

3 years ago /
Security 

The Federal High court  has summoned the Inspector General of police, Mohammed Abubakar in a contempt charge seeking his committal to two years imprisonment for non-compliance with court orders.

"Can Adamu Muazu handle the leadership of the PDP?", politicians analyze

3 years ago /
Politics 

Former governor of Bauchi state, Adamu Muazu is stepping into the  highly  influential office of the National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party at a time when the PDP is said to be witnessing its biggest internal crisis ever.