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National Conference: Delegates express deep optimism

3 years ago /

Some committees set up by the National Conference that are meeting outside the National Judicial Council settled down to work yesterday with most of the delegates raising hopes to resolve all contentious national issues.                       

National Conference: Committees begin deliberations

3 years ago /

The National Conference committee on political restructuring and forms of government is pushing for a review of the current governance structure in Nigeria to reflect the make up of a true federal state.

 

Man shot at U.S. court

3 years ago /
International News 

A man accused of robbery and assault was shot and killed in a Salt Lake City court after he lunged at a witness giving evidence.  

 

Joe Biden calls on Russia to match words with actions

3 years ago /
International News 

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has told Russia to match its word with action to reduce tensions in Ukraine adding that the U.S. stands with Kiev’s new leaders .

 

South Sudan rebels refute reports of killing over 100 civilians

3 years ago /

Rebels in South Sudan have denied a UN report that they killed hundreds of civilians after taking control of the oil hub, Bentiu, last week.

Death toll in South Korean ferry mishap reaches 108

3 years ago /
International News 

The confirmed death toll from the South Korean ferry that capsized last week has reached 108, as divers recovered more bodies from the sunken hull.

 

Brazilians await arrival of Super Eagles

3 years ago /
Sports  

Brazilian football fans are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Super Eagles at the 2014 Fifa World Cup, from June 12.

 

Saudi health minister axed

3 years ago /
International News 

The Saudi Health Minister has been sacked without explanation, as the MERS coronavirus death toll climbed to 81.

North Korea increase nuclear testing - South Korea

3 years ago /
International News 

South Korea says activity has increased at North Korea’s nuclear test site, ahead of a visit by US President Barack Obama to the region.             

 

Cyclone scuttles search for missing Malaysian plane

3 years ago /
International News 

A tropical cyclone halted the aerial search for a missing Malaysia airlines plane on Tuesday.

African economy increases by 2.4% - World Bank

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Africa’s economic growth rate has doubled in the last two decades and this growth is investment driven rather than consumption driven.

Delta state to house $16 billion federal government gas city project

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Preparations have begun for the groundbreaking ceremony of the $16 billion federal government gas city project located at Igidigbien in Warri Southwest local government area of Delta state.

Kalabari kingdom to develop a master plan for its people

3 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The people of Kalabari kingdom in Rivers state say they are worried by the underdevelopment in their area in spite of their contribution to Nigeria’s national development.

Jukun women cry out over crisis in Wukari, Taraba state

3 years ago /
Nation 

Jukun women from Taraba based in Abuja have called on the Nigerian government to intervene in the crisis rocking the southern part of the state.  

 

Household of God Church celebrates Easter in a grandstyle

3 years ago /
Religion 

Pastor of the Household of God Church, Reverend Chris Okotie has advised Nigerians to key into the resurrection power of Jesus Christ in order to overcome the numerous challenges facing the nation.

Acting Taraba state governor worried over violence in Wukari

3 years ago /
Security 

The Acting Governor of Taraba state Garba Umar has expressed concern over the degree of destruction and loss of lives in the current violence in Wukari area of the state.

Nyanya bomb blast: Residents table security challenges before God

3 years ago /
Security 

Outside Nigeria’s federal capital and its environs, little was known about Nyanya until the April 14 terror attack which catapulted the area to global headlines.

 

Manchester United sack manager David Moyes

3 years ago /
Sports  

Manchester United has confirmed the departure of manager David Moyes, bringing a rapid end to a shortlived and unhappy reign at the Premier League champions.

 

Insecurity and Politics: Who is winning the war?

3 years ago /
Security 

In the last four years, hundreds of people have been killed by insurgents in many parts of Nigeria. The seeming unending bloody bath has compelled many Nigerians to put the political leadership in the country under pressure to end the killings.

Senators pay condolence visit to Nyanya bomb explosion victims

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Chairman, Senate committee on FCT, Smart Adeyemi and the Senator representing the Federal Capital Territory, Philip Aduda have embarked on a fact finding mission to ascertain the level of welfare accorded victims of the bomb explosion at Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja.