News

British P.M Says No 'Boots' Will Be Deployed On Ground In Iraq

3 years ago /
International News 

Prime minister, David Cameron has insisted that the UK government's position on Iraq is "clear" and that it would not deploy "boots on the ground".

Pope Francis Urges Inter-Korean Reconciliation

3 years ago /
International News 

The Pope has called for reconciliation on the Korean peninsula, on the final day of his visit to South Korea.

South Korea Launch Annual Military Drills With United States

3 years ago /
International News 

South Korea and the United States have launched an annual military drill despite condemnation by North Korea.

Israeli Troops Target Palestinian Suspects

3 years ago /
International News 

Israeli soldiers have raided and demolished the homes of Palestinians suspected to have been involved in the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenage settlers, triggering clashes with locals in Hebron in the occupied west bank.

No Response To Calls For Ceasefire In Tripoli

3 years ago /
International News 

Militia factions in Libya are still trading gunfire and shells in various parts of Tripoli, ignoring international appeals for a ceasefire to end more than a month of fighting.

Nadal Pulls Out Of US Open Due To Injury

3 years ago /
Sports  

Defending champion Rafa Nadal has been forced to pull out of the US Open due to injury.    

NFF: Maigari Returns To Office, As Umeh Stays Put

3 years ago /
Sports  

Confusion at the Nigeria Football Federation’s Chairman’s office at the Glass House, in Abuja as Acting Chairman, Mike Umeh, stays put as acting chairman, while Aminu Maigari returns to resume duties following FIFA directive.

CBN Revokes Licences Of 766 BDCs

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Central Bank of Nigeria has revoked the operating licences of 766 Bureaux De Change and will no longer allow them participate in its twice-weekly sale of dollars.

Ebola: UK Universities On Alert As West African Students Resume Session

3 years ago /
Health 

Thousands of Nigerians admitted into United Kingdom universities appear sure to face tough health screening as their campuses have been placed on the alert for the danger posed   by the Ebola Virus Disease.  

Suarez Set for Barca Debut

3 years ago /
International News 

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has confirmed striker Luis Suarez will make his debut in Monday night's friendly against Mexican side Leon.

Dead British-Nigerian Being Tested For Ebola In Austria

3 years ago /
International News 

A 48-year-old British Nigerian woman is feared to have died of the deadly Ebola virus in Austria.

Breaking News: Police Arrest Boko Haram Suspect At NAMA Office In Lagos

3 years ago /
Security 

The NAMA office in Lagos was almost hit by an attempt by a suspected Boko Haram member. The supect who was arrested a few minutes ago had explosives with him that have been recovered and is currently in police custody. Details shortly...    

ONGC-Mittal Gives Up Oil Block In Nigeria

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

ONGC Mittal Energy Ltd (OMEL), a joint venture between ONGC Videsh Ltd and Mr. Lakshmi Mittal’s Mittal Investment Sarl, has relinquished an oil block in Nigeria after the federal government refused to relieve it of a $6 billion downstream investment commitment, reported Bloomberg.

5 People Killed After Building Collapses in Johannesburg

3 years ago /
International News 

 Five people died Monday when a building under construction collapsed in a South African town south of Johannesburg, emergency workers said.

Baby Factory: NSCDC Smashes Fake Clinic In Akwa Ibom State

3 years ago /
Oddities 

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Akwa Ibom State Command has smashed an organisation which operates fake clinic, where young girls are kept for men to get them pregnant and the children sold after being born.

Lai Mohammed, Three Others File N500m Suit Against DSS

3 years ago /
Politics 

The National publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Lai Mohammed and three others have instituted a N500 million suit against the Directorate of State Security (DSS) for their alleged arrest and detention by agents of the service during the just concluded governorship election in Osun State.

Passengers Sue China Airline After They Were Barred From Boarding Flight 'Because They Are HIV+'

3 years ago /
International News 

Two HIV-positive passengers are suing an airline after they were barred from boarding one of its planes.

2015 Election: Atiku Set To Declare Intention

3 years ago /
Politics 

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is set to declare his intention to contest in the 2015 presidential election.

LUTH Resident Doctors Protest Over Sack

3 years ago /
Nation 

Lagos University Teaching Hospital Resident Doctors are currently protesting over the sack of all resident doctors in the nation by the federal government according to the Punchng.com. The doctors carried placards, some of which had inscriptions like –'Poor Chukwu you are a disgrace', 'Sack Boko Haram not doctors', and 'Resident doctors have been volunteering for Ebola care'. More details to come...

Nigerian Hollywood Actress, Uzo Aduba, Wins Emmy Award

3 years ago /
Entertainment 

Hollywood actress, Uzoamaka Nwaneka Aduba, who stars in the hit series 'Orange Is The New black' picked up an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards which held on Saturday August 16th at the Nokia Theatre in L.A.