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Fresh crisis hit Eggon local government in Nasarawa

3 years ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-Makura has condemned the fresh communal crisis in Nasarawa Eggon local government area of the state between the Eggons and Gwadara ethnic groups, which has killed dozens and destroyed property worth millions of naira.  

FG calls on ASUP, COEASU to end strike

3 years ago /
Education 

The federal government has again pleaded with striking polytechnic and colleges of education lecturers to call off their strikes in the interest of suffering students and the system.  

France to play the Davis cup semi-final at Roland Garros

3 years ago /
Sports  

France will play the Davis cup semi-final against defending champion, Czech Republic at Roland Garros, home of the French open.  

NGF meets to discuss crisis in Taraba

3 years ago /
Nation 

Restoring the peace among warring groups in Taraba state was one of the issues that dominated discussion at the just concluded meeting of the Northern Governors’ Forum.    

Super Eagles to face Bafana Bafana in the qualifiers for 2015 AFCON

3 years ago /
Sports  

Reigning African champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn in Group A of the qualifiers for the 2015 Africa cup of nations, Afcon in Morocco.

NLC President blames politicians for the insecurity in the nation

3 years ago /
Nation 

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC Abdulwaheed Omar says the Nigerian political class should be hold responsible for the challenges of insecurity in the country.  

Vice President Namadi Sambo loses brother in autocrash

3 years ago /
Nation 

Vice president Namadi Sambo has lost his brother Captain Sambo Sambo in a car crash.  

UN to access performance of Delta state's economy

3 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta state says the just concluded preparatory workshop for the United Nations assessment of key sectors of the state economy is in furtherance of attaining the MDGs deadline.                                                  

Experts suggest the use of ADR over traditional courts

3 years ago /
Nation 

Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR, mechanism will greatly help in decongesting the courts in Nigeria because of the multi-door access to justice it provides.

Education stakeholders call for end to strike

3 years ago /
Education 

Academic Staff Unions of Colleges of Education and Polytechnics have been told to reconcile their differences with the federal government to end the lingering strike in their citadels of learning.  

ASUP and COEASU to stage protest in Abuja tomorrow

3 years ago /
Education 

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics and the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union will on Tuesday state a peaceful protest in Abuja to sensitize Nigerians about their plight and refusal to honour agreements.

 

ASUP calls on government to end ten-month strike

4 years ago /
Education 

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic ASUP has again pleaded with the federal government to be sensitive to the plight and pains of students who have been at home for ten months.    

SON uncovers warehouse for substandard phones in Lagos

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The standard organization of Nigeria, SON has sealed up Chinese mobile phone warehouse in Lagos for noncompliance with standard.    

Oil subsidy aiding corruption, says RMAFC

4 years ago /
Nation 

The removal of oil subsidy and the passage of the petroleum industry bill, PIB, will speed up economic development and improve the lives of Nigerians.  

Eradicating Malaria in Nigeria

4 years ago /
Health 

Sub-Saharan Africa seems to be loosing the very gains it has made in the fight against malaria.                            

National Conference: Delegates want politicians to be united

4 years ago /

Some delegates at the National Conference have asked chieftain of the political parties in Nigeria to emulate delegates conduct by adopting bipartisan approach in finding solutions to critical national problems.    

Insecurity: When will the buck passing end?

4 years ago /
Security 

The allegation by the presidency that some personalities in the country are sabotaging the efforts of the Jonathan administration to deliver the dividends of democracy has raised fundamental leadership questions about the capacity of the Nigerian leadership.      

Nyanya bomb blast: Affected seven-year-old victim may lose leg

4 years ago /
Nation 

A seven-year-old victim of the April 14 bomb blast in Nyanya, Elizabeth Ailaboje may lose her left leg following the failure of the government to fund her medical treatment.

Catholic Church calls for consideration of six years single tenure

4 years ago /
Politics 

The human rights arm of the Catholic Church in Nigeria, the Justice Development and Peace Commission has called on Federal and State lawmakers to reconsider the six-year single tenure for the President and State Governors.

Delta state police command denies having a hand in the death of two assassinated lawyers

4 years ago /
Security 

The Delta state police command says it has no hand in the assassination of two members of the Warri branch of the Nigeria Bar Association who were murdered on their way to court along Ughelli-Oleh road