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Nigerian football referees advised to be updated

3 years ago /
Sports  

Nigerian football referees have been advised to keep updating their knowledge of the game, if they hope to be selected for international events.

Bomb scare at Federal Secretariat Abuja

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Secretariat complex in Abuja was thrown into a panic yesterday as news of the presence of a bomb spread across the complex.

Nyanya bomb blast: Victims share their ordeal

3 years ago /
Nation 

As victims of the bomb attack in Abuja on Monday, survive their first night in the hospitals, many of them have begun to realize the gravity of their situation.    

 

When will these bombings end?

3 years ago /
Nation 

Monday’s Nyanya bombing appears to be a sad return of the activities of terrorists to the Nation’s Capital

 

Bomb detectors to be installed in motor parks - FCT Minister

3 years ago /
Security 

Bomb detectors are to be installed in motor parks across the Federal Capital Territory to forestall a recurrence of the explosion that killed over 75 persons with many more seriously injured.

 

RATTAWU kick against giving license to rogue organisations

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union RATTAWU says rogue organizations should not be allowed to obtain broadcasting signal distribution license in Nigeria.

 

Theodore Orji launches cropping season in Abia state

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Abia state governor Theodore Orji has launched the 2014 cropping season.

 

EFCC recovers N4.3 billion from petroleum subsidy scam

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC says it has recovered the sum of N4.3 billion from suspects in the petroleum subsidy scam.

 

Chiney Ogwumike is WNBA's top overall draft pick

3 years ago /
Sports  

Nigerian born college basketball player, Chineye Ogwumike, has been drafted to the women’s NBA by the Connecticut Sun.

 

Security operatives begin combined investigation on Nyanya bomb blast

3 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s security agencies have commenced a joint investigation of Monday’s bomb blast in Nyanya that has left about 75 people dead.

 

Speaker Aminu Tambuwal visits bomb blast victims at National Hospital as death toll reaches 75

3 years ago /

The minister of health, Onyebuchi Chukwu has put the death toll in Monday’s blast at Nyanya at 75.

There was no bomb blast at Jabi park, says park officials

3 years ago /
Nation 

Some Nigerians have begun reacting to the latest bomb explosion in the Federal Capital Territory that claimed yet to be specified number of lives and left several others injured. They want the government to put in place adequate measures to beef up the security in the country.

 

Ukraine to clamp down on separatists

3 years ago /
International News 

The U.S. President urges his Russian counterpart to use his influence to make separatists in eastern Ukraine stand down as the government moves against them.

Boko Haram insurgency is temporal - President Jonathan

3 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has pleaded with Nigerians to be patient as his government is working hard to ensure that the Boko Haram menace would soon be a thing of the past. The President spoke in Nyanya a suburb of Abuja, the scene of Monday’s early morning bomb blast that claimed scores of lives. The President expressed government condolence to the families of those who suffered from the incident.

Boko Haram abducts over 100 female students in Borno

3 years ago /
Nation 

Scores of girls have been abducted in an attack on a school in North-East Nigeria, parents say. Gunmen reportedly arrived at the school in Chibok, Borno State, late last night, and ordered the hostel’s teenage residents on to four lorries.  

Rebased GDP: Nigeria still needs assistance from donor agencies - Chichi Okoye

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Oxfam’s country director Nigeria, Chidi Okoye says that the recent rebasing exercise which places Nigeria as the number one economy in Africa and the 26th in the world, does not mean it does not require assistance with poverty reduction from donor agencies. Okoye who made this know yesterday in Abuja added that Nigeria’s agricultural sector remains in dire need of assistance.  

Nyanya bomb blast: Abuja residents condemn the attack

3 years ago /
Nation 

Residents of Abuja, the Nigerian capital have condemned the bomb attack at Nyanya motor park in the early hours of Monday, in which scores of people were killed.                                 

PHCN in huge debts

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, has liabilities of over N752 billion as at the end of March 2014.           

Nyanya bomb blast: Nigerians ask for a better approach to governance and leadership

3 years ago /
Nation 

As reactions continue to pour in over the Monday morning blast in Nyanya, Abuja, some Nigerians say there is urgent need to rethink what governance and leadership is all about.

 

Nigeria Basketball league: Kano Pillars maintain unbeaten run

3 years ago /
Sports  

Nigeria/Dstv Premier Basketball men’s league champions, Kano Pillars have remained unbeaten in the 2014 season