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ASUU STRIKE: FORMER ASUU PRESIDENT KILLED IN CAR ACCIDENT

4 years ago /
Education  Nation 

A delegation of University lecturers from the University of Benin was on Tuesday involved in a ghastly motor accident claiming the life of a former ASUU President, Professor Festus Iyayi.

NIGERIA: IMMUNIZATION AGAINST MENINGITIS ONGOING IN FCT

4 years ago /
Health  Nation 

As the immunization campaign against Meningitis  in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja enters day three on Tuesday, State Coordinator of the World Health Organization (WHO), Ebong Edang is appealing to eligible Nigerians to participate in the on-going exercise

RUSSIA: RUSSIA DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM POLAND

4 years ago /
International News 

Russia has demanded an apology from Poland on Tuesday after far-right rioters threw firecrackers at the Russian embassy in Warsaw, reviving tension between countries that have long been at odds.

War against Diabetes – Lee Maebe campaigns at Ministry of Finance

4 years ago /
Health 

Available statistics show that an estimated 6million Nigerians are living with diabetes which is expected to account for 52% of death in the country by the year 2015.

ANAMBRA POLLS: UBAH'S BUSINESS ACCOMPLISHMENTS WIN HIM SUPPORT

4 years ago /
Politics 

The labour party campaign in Anaocha Local government area, immediate constituency of incumbent Governor, Peter Obi was massively attended by members of Labour party, other party supporters and ADC. The people of Anaocha local government area said Ifeanyi Ubah stands out as the candidate with the technical know-how to industrialize the state and provide basic amenities for the people.

 

HOUSE ON NDA: FAULTY RECRUITMENT EXERCISE

4 years ago /
Nation 

The recently conducted exercise by the Nigerian Defense Academy raised many eyebrows. This called for the deliberation at the Nigeria’s House of Representatives following the motion raised by Aliyu Madaki. The Nigeria Defense Academy was however quick to debunk these allegations.

 

IRAN: NEGOTIATIONS STALL AS TEMPERS FLARE

4 years ago /
International News 

Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif rejected U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's pinning of blame on Iran for the lack of a deal on its nuclear program last week, saying splits between western powers prevented a breakthrough.

 

DISASTER: TYPHOON HAIYAN IN THE PHILLIPINES; THE AFTERMATH

4 years ago /
International News 

The UN has launched an appeal for $301m to help relief efforts in typhoon-hit areas of the Philippines.

 

NIGERIA POLIO ERADICATION: President Jonathan wants end to scourge in 2014

4 years ago /
Health 

For years, Nigeria has remained the world’s black spot for the polio disease tarnishing the image of Africa’s most populous nation. However, philanthropists such as Aliko Dangote and Bill Gates have shown commitment to the eradication of polio. Of note is the donation of 1.5 billion dollars to the cause by Bill Gates. Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan believes that such magnanimity should not go unrecognized.

 

GOVERNANCE IN AFRICA: Strengthening Democracy through the Legislature

4 years ago /
International News 

The first African Legislative Summit, organized by the National Assembly in Abuja gave rise to the expression of valid points in favour of the maximum utilisation the Legislature to help build a stronger and more resilient democracy.

 

FCT DEMOLITION: COURT DECLARES REVOCATION OF MINANUEL ESTATE UNLAWFUL

4 years ago /
Nation 

HOPE of many Nigerians was dashed following the demolition of 500 units of houses built by Minanuel Estate in Abuja. The affected persons proceeded to court to seek justice.

RIVERS: SUPREME COURT SETS DATE TO DECIDE ON ELECTION

4 years ago /
Politics 

Governor Rotimi Amaechi certainly has his plate full as he not only has the ruling party, PDP, to contend with; he also has to contend with former Governor of Rivers state, Celestine Umehia.

 

NIGERIA'S ECONOMY: GROUPS LAMENT LACK OF GROWTH BENEFITS

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The impressive growth of the nation's economy on paper with no visible impact on the lives of the Nigerian people has left Civil societies with no choice but to question excatly what ecnomic policies are being implemented by the government.

PDP CRISIS: PDP LEADERS SUSPEND OYINLOLA, BARAJE, OTHERS

4 years ago /
Politics 

 In yet another dramatic turn of events, the PDP crisis has once again evolved to an even more tangled web of power tussles and ego battles as the recently re-instated National Secretary of the PDP, former Governor of Osun state, Olagunsoye Oyinlola was suspended by the National leaders of the ruling party.  

KOGI: GUNMEN ATTACK POLICE STATION; KILL AT LEAST 4 PEOPLE

4 years ago /
Security 

Yet another gruesome attack was, yesterday carried out by no less than 20 gunmen, this time, in Kogi state.

CHIME: GOVERNOR CHIME "RELEASES" WIFE FROM ENUGU GOVERNMENT HOUSE

4 years ago /
Politics 

Following the allegations and counter-allegations surrounding the supposed detainment of  Clara Chime, wife of the Governor of Enugu state, Sullivan Chime, it has been reported that the Governor has ejected the First Lady from the Government House where it was reported she was being detained.

IRAN: Britain revives ties with Iran, two years after embassy attack

4 years ago /
International News 

 Britain said on Monday it had revived diplomatic relations with Iran and appointed a non-resident charge d'affaires, two years after an angry mob ransacked the British embassy in Tehran. The announcement reflects a thaw in Iran's relations with the West and comes after Iran and six world powers, including Britain, came close to a preliminary agreement about Tehran's nuclear program at the weekend. Britain's Foreign Office said Ajay Sharma, currently the head of the ministry's Iran department, would take up the post immediately and hoped to visit Tehran this month.

SYRIA: Opposition accepts peace talks, says Assad must go

4 years ago /
International News 

The Syrian National Coalition also demanded the release of women and children from Syrian jails and an easing of military sieges of rebel-held areas as a precondition for going to Geneva.

CORRUPTION IN EDO STATE

4 years ago /
Nation 

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomole says the church should resist  being accused of colluding with corrupt politicians and dubious business magnates each time they are celebrated for donating a little of their ill-gotten wealth.

NASSARAWA: GOVERNOR AL-MAKURA URGES TRADERS TO RELOCATE TO NEWLY COMPLETED ULTRA-MODERN MARKET

4 years ago /
Environment 

Governor Latanko Al-makura after inspecting the newly completed ultra modern market took a walk to the old Lafia market to have a one on one interaction with some traders on the need for them to move to the ultra-modern market.