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House of Reps pass 2014 appropriation bill

3 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has passed the 2014 appropriation bill, voting N4.695 trillion for the fiscal year.

Senate passes bill on HIV and AIDS anti-discrimation

3 years ago /
Health 

The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill prohibiting individuals and organizations from discriminating against persons living with HIV and AIDS.

Abuja based lawyer says Governor Okorocha should be accountable

3 years ago /
Nation 

An Abuja based legal practitioner Chukwuma Nwachukwu is unhappy with the style of administration of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state.

Greek economy attracting investors after 2010 crash

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The tide is beginning to turn in Greece as the five year bond is attracting more investors than anticipated.

Mourinho fined by FA

3 years ago /
Sports  

Chelsea’s coach Jose Mourinho has been fined £8000 and warned by the English Football Association for re-entering the field of play during the defeat at Villa Park.

Lord Coe to vie for IAAF presidency next year

3 years ago /
Sports  

Vice President of the International Association of Athletics Federations, IAAF, Lord Coe, has indicated interest in vying for the presidency of the body in 2015.

UN Security Council authorises peacekeeping force for Central African Republic

3 years ago /

The U.N Security Council votes to send a 12000 strong force to the Central African Republic to help end continuing religious violence.

FG files fresh charges against Mohammed Abacha

3 years ago /
Nation 

The federal government has filed fresh charges against Mohammed Abacha, son of former Nigerian military Head of State, General Sani Abacha for allegedly receiving the sum of N447 billion stolen from government coffers in 1998.

Politicians extol the virtues of Balarabe Musa at the launch of his biography

3 years ago /
Nation 

As the build up to the 2015 election continues President Goodluck Jonathan has warned politicians against what he called politics of sentiments.

Gombe APC ward congress receive mixed reactions

3 years ago /
Nation 

Ahead of the All Progressives’ Congress, APC, local government congress billed up for Saturday, all seems not to be well with the party in Gombe state as its leaders engage in trading blames.

Federal High Court Abuja has not upturned Justice Agumagu's suspension

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has said it did not make any order upturning the swearing-in of Justice Peter Agumagu as the Chief Judge of Rivers state.

RATTAWU commends FG for disregarding Orasanye's panel report on merger

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union of Nigeria has hailed the decision of the federal government rejecting the recommendation of Oransaye’s panel to merge Nigeria Television Authority, Federal Radio Cooperation of Nigeria and the Voice Of Nigeria.

National Conference: Deliberations adjourned to Monday

3 years ago /

The national Conference has adjourned till Monday.  

Governor Mimiko calls on INEC to release bye election results

3 years ago /
Nation 

Ondo state governor, Olusegun Mimiko has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to make public the result of the election in the state into the Federal House of Representatives in the interest of its integrity and 2015 elections.

Ibrahim Skekerau believes security of the Northeast should prevail over conduct of elections

3 years ago /
Nation 

Former Kano state governor, Ibrahim Shekarau says 2015 election in the three north east states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe can only take place based on practical security situation on ground.

Reps accuse marketers of forging documents

3 years ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives has accused kerosene marketers in the country of forging documents relating to the supply and distribution of the product.  

China coach accident

3 years ago /
International News 

Eight pupils died and 30 others were injured after a coach plunged down a roadside gutter and overturned in Hainan province, south China, on Thursday morning.

Voting begins in India

3 years ago /
International News 

As third phase of India’s general election kicked off on Thursday, prominent political leaders cast their votes to decide the fate of over 1.2 billion people.

Ukraine crisis latest

3 years ago /
International News 

Ukraine has accused Russia of stirring up unrest where separatists are holding buildings in the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk. 

Human traffickers in Argentina receive sentence

3 years ago /
International News 

An Argentine court has sentenced nine people who were previously acquitted in a human trafficking case to between 10 and 22 years in jail.