News

RICE SMUGGLING: TRADERS AND MILLERS CRY OUT

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Rice from neighbouring country Benin has continued to dominate Nigerian markets in recent years and this is having adverse effects on the sale of Nigerian brands.  

LAWYER FILES SUIT TO STOP CONFAB

3 years ago /
Nation 

Controversial civil rights lawyer Tunji Abayomi has filed a case seeking to stop the proposed national conference put in place by President Goodluck Jonathan.

PUTIN SPEAKS ON CRIMEA

3 years ago /
International News 

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday defended Russia's actions in Crimea and said he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort, easing fears that east-west tension over the former soviet republic could lead to war.

COURT UPHOLDS CPC’S POWER ON UNWHOLESOME PRODUCTS

3 years ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has upheld the power of the Consumer Protection Council to confiscate cigarettes considered harmful to Nigerians.

LEBRON JAMES SCORES CAREER HIGH

3 years ago /
Sports  

Miami heat’s Lebron James scored a career-high sixty-one points in his team’s one hundred and twenty four- one hundred and seven points victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday night.

NIGERIA VS MEXICO

3 years ago /
Sports  

The Super Eagles held their first training session on Tuesday ahead of Thursday’s international friendly against the El-tri of Mexico in Atlanta.

SENATE TO CONSIDER ELECTRONIC VOTING

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate is planning to lift the embargo on electronic voting through the on-going constitutional amendment.

REEVA STEENKAMP’S MOTHER FORGIVES OSCAR PISTORIUS

3 years ago /
International News  Sports  

Reeva Steenkamp's mother revealed yesterday that she has forgiven Oscar Pistorius after he shot her daughter.  

PRESIDENT JONATHAN BANS OVER-SEAS TRAINING FOR CIVIL SERVANTS

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Civil service while defending their 2014 budget yesterday announced that President Goodluck Jonathan has placed a ban on overseas training for civil servants.

SENATE COMMITTEE ALLEGES CORRUPTION IN MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES

3 years ago /
Environment  Nation 

The chairman senate committee on water resources Heineken Lokpobiri has alleged sharp practices in the awards of contracts in the ministry of water resources and threatens persecution of those found guilty.

BAMANGA TUKUR TO PROMOTE PRESIDENT'S JONATHAN TRANSFORMATION AGENDA IN RAILWAY SECTOR

3 years ago /
Transport  

The Federal Government has promised to invest more in the development of the Nigerian railway as part of the reforms in the transport sector.

JONATHAN SACKS HEADS OF MAJOR PARASTATALS IN THE AVIATION SECTOR

3 years ago /
Nation 

In what appears to be a follow up of the sack of former Aviation Minister Stella Oduah, President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday fired four heads of parastatals of the Aviation Ministry in a major shake up. 

PRESIDENT JONATHAN APPROVES SUSPENSION OF TWO JUDGES

3 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the compulsory retirement of Justices Gladys Olotu and U. A. Inyang of the Federal High Court and FCT High Court respectively with effect from February 3 2014.

YOBO RULED OF MEXICO FRIENDLY

3 years ago /
Sports  

Returnee Super Eagles’ skipper, Joseph Yobo, has been ruled out of the international friendly match between Nigeria and Mexico in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

SOYINKA'S REJECTION OF CENTENARY AWARD SPARKS REACTION

3 years ago /
Nation 

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka at the weekend said his rejection of the centenary award to him is because late Head of State, General Sani Abacha was also on the list of awardees.

NNPC SUPPLIES 33 MILLION LITERS OF FUEL TO MAJOR MARKETS IN NIGERIA

3 years ago /
Nation 

Determined to ease the discomfort being experienced by motorists and commuters in Lagos and its environs, the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC on Monday supplied an additional volume of 33 million litres of premium motor spirits to the major oil marketers association of Nigeria

MADONNA UNIVERSITY'S MEDICAL SCHOOL RECEIVES FULL ACCREDITATION

3 years ago /
Education 

The Medical and Dental council of Nigeria has given full reaccreditation to Madonna University Nigeria, to train medical doctors for the next five years.

LABOUR PARTY CHAIRMAN SPEAKS ON BOKO HARAM

3 years ago /
Nation  Politics  Security 

National Chairman of Labour Party, Dan Iwuanyanwu has joined other Nigerians in condemning the serial killings in the North-eastern part of the country

FLAMINGOES RECORD AN EMPHATIC WIN

3 years ago /
Sports  

Nigeria’s under-17 women’s team, the flamingoes recorded an emphatic five-one victory over a Portuguese women’s clubside, clube futebol benifica, in an international friendly match ahead of the FIFA under-17 women’s world cup in Costa Rica.  

KANU NWANKWO UNDERGOES ANOTHER HEART SURGERY

3 years ago /
Sports  

Former super eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu had a second successful heart surgery at the Cleveland hospital, Ohio, U.S.A.