News

 

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.

 

ANAMBRA ELECTIONS ON HOLD

3 years ago /
Politics 

Less than one hour after the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party inaugurated a sixty six-man Committee headed by Vice President Namadi Sambo for the campaign in Anambra state, the Supreme Court has urged the party to put all activities on hold pending Monday’s hearing on who its candidate is.  

 

APGA LEAVES ROCHAS OKOROCHA

3 years ago /
Politics 

The All-Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA has left the Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha to his fate following its withdrawal from Okorocha’s appeal over the supplementary Governorship election of May six, 2011.

 

KADUNA UNITED CLUB OWNERS DO NOT SUPPORT DECISION OVER LMC

3 years ago /
Sports  

Meanwhile, Kaduna United, a club in the Nigeria Professional Football League has dissociated itself from the decisions reached by the club owners regarding the LMC.

 

FOOTBALL: NIGERIAN CLUB OWNERS CALL FOR IMMEDIATE STEPDOWN OF LMC

3 years ago /
Sports  

Nigeria Professional Football League Club Chairmen and Managers, also known as the Club owners, have asked the League Management Company, LMC to handover the administration of the League to the secretariat as their tenure has expired.

 

PIRACY: FG DECLARES WAR ON PIRACY

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal government has expressed its determination to enact a law against piracy in the Nation’s maritime domain through a Bill to the National Assembly.

 

IMO: POLICE RESCUES 6 PREGNANT GIRLS DURING BABY FACTORY RAID

3 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Police have uncovered and shut down a baby factory in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

 

ISRAELI ATTACK: 21 YEAR-OLD PALESTINIAN SHOT DEAD BY ISRAELI SOLDIER

3 years ago /
International News 

Palestinian witnesses and Medical officials say Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian during a clash in the occupied West Bank on Thursday. An Israeli military spokeswoman said the soldiers had been on an overnight raid in a village near the city of Jenin, when about fifty Palestinians started hurling rocks at them.

 

LIBYA EMIGRANTS: 84 EMIGRANTS RESCUED BY THE NAVY

3 years ago /
International News 

In Libya, some eighty-four emigrants were in luck as the Navy rescued them from a boat that was foundering off its coast.

 

NIGER MIGRANTS: 87 PEOPLE DIE OF THIRST

3 years ago /
International News 

Rescue workers in Niger say they have found the bodies of 87 people who died of thirst after their vehicles broke down as they tried to cross the Sahara.

 

KENYA GANG RAPE: People demand justice for teenage victim

3 years ago /
International News 

Hundreds of protesters in Kenya have handed over a petition to Police, demanding justice for a teenager who was gang-raped.

 

CYCLING: RYDER ADMITS PAST DOPING

3 years ago /
Sports  

Canadian Cyclist, Ryder Hesjedal, winner of the 2012 Giro d’italia has admitted doping more than ten years after winning the event.

 

UEFA BANS CSKA MOSCOW FOR THE RACIAL ABUSE OF YAYA TOURE

3 years ago /
Sports  

UEFA has ordered the partial closure of CSKA’s Stadium arena, Khimki for the club’s UEFA Champions league fixture against defending champions, Bayern Munich in November.

 

NHRC TO COMMENCE PUBLIC HEARING ON DEMOLITION AND FORCED EVICTION

3 years ago /
Nation 

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will next month commence a Public hearing on the very many cases of demolition and forced eviction that have occurred in different places in Nigeria.

 

ODUAHGATE: FAAN ALLEGEDLY BOUGHT TWO LIMOUSINES FOR ODUAH

3 years ago /
Nation  Transport  

In developing news on the controversial purchase of 2 armoured vehicles for the Minister of Aviation, FAAN has confirmed that it purchsed 202 cars to the Senate Committee on Aviation.

 

GOVERNOR OSHIOMOLE FIRES BACK AT COLONEL NYIAM (RTD)

3 years ago /
Nation 

Governor Adams Oshiomole has responded to the excuses with which Rtd. Colonel Nyiam defended his behaviour at the National conference meeting in Edo state. The actions of the Colonel had led to the abrupt halt of the proceedings to prevent an outbreak of violence.

 

ONDO STATE COMMENDED ON MDG PROJECTS

3 years ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives' Committee on Millenium Development Goals has commended the Ondo state government for the implementation of the MDG projects in the state.

 

GOVERNOR IMOKE BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF CALABAR MEGA HOSPITAL

3 years ago /
Health 

The construction of the anticipated 105-bed Specialist hospital in Calabar has begun!

 

ASUU STRIKE WILL SOON BE OVER - NLC

3 years ago /
Education 

The NLC President, Abdulwaheeb Omar is of the opinion that the ASUU strike will soon be a thing of the past.

 

KENYA: WESTGATE LATEST

3 years ago /
International News 

Two Kenyan soldiers have been sacked and jailed for looting during last month's attack on the Westgate shopping centre.