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Road Accident Claim 10 Lives In Onitsha

4 years ago /
Environment 

Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State witness a fatal motor accident that claimed about 10 lives, leaving over 20 injured and relations, friends in search of their loved ones at hospitals and morgues. Some of the relations, who spoke with Nigerian Tribune, stated that some of the hospitals visited included,...

 

10,000 New Ebola Cases Expected Per Week By Xmas - WHO

4 years ago /
Health 

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned there could be 10,000 new cases of ebola per week within two months. The organisation said that 8,914 cases of ebola have now been reported in west Africa, including 4,447 deaths. WHO assistant director general Bruce Aylward told a press conference in Geneva that the...

Tomas Rosicky Adds To Arsenal Injury Crisis With Muscular Problem

4 years ago /
International News  Sports  

Tomas Rosicky has become the latest Arsenal player to suffer an injury while on international duty. The midfielder was hurt in the Czech Republic’s 2-1 win over Turkey in Istanbul last Friday and he was unable to play in his county’s 4-2 away win over Kazakhstan on Monday night. “I couldn’t...

Synagogue: TB Joshua’s Supporters Besiege Court Say Prophet Innocent As Coroner Set To Visit Site

4 years ago /
Religion 

Many supporters of the founder and General Overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet T. B. Joshua, besieged the Lagos High Court, on Monday, as the coroner making inquest into the collapsed  structure on the church premises began sitting. The sympathisers, carrying placards with various inscriptions, said the...

President Goodluck Orders Priority Status For Abuja Airport's Second Runway

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the aviation authorities in the country to give immediate top priority status to the proposed construction of the Abuja second runway, for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Aviation, Captain Shehu Usman Iyal, disclosed this to journalists yesterday...

North Korean Leader Reappears Publicly

4 years ago /
International News 

After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back, ending rumors that he was gravely ill, deposed or worse. Now, a new, albeit smaller, mystery has emerged: Why the cane? Kim, who was last seen publicly at a Sept. 3 concert, appeared in...

FG To Stem Outflow Of Public Officers Abroad For Medical Treatment

4 years ago /
Health  Nation 

Federal Government is set to initiate policies aim at stopping the outflow of government officials out of the country for medical reasons. Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, Minister of Health said the Federal Government intended achieving this through the unveiling of the first exhibition of healthcare facilities at the Nigeria Hospitals Exhibition and...

Spain's Catalonia Calls Off Independence Vote

4 years ago /
International News 

The leader of Spain's wealthy Catalonia region on Tuesday called off an independence vote but said an unofficial poll will take place next month to gauge secessionist sentiment. Artur Mas was forced to cancel the Nov. 9 referendum and replace it with a symbolic one on the same day after Spain's...

Di Maria Was Greedy - Ancelotti

4 years ago /
Sports  

Carlo Ancelotti has revealed that Real Madrid decided to cash in on Angel Di Maria this summer due to the Argentine's hefty wage demands. The versatile midfielder played a key role in Madrid's successful Champions League campaign last term as they at last won La Decima. However, Di Maria was then sold to Manchester United in a...

Police Seal Kaduna State House Of Assembly To Prevent Impeachment Of Speaker

4 years ago /
Politics  Security 

Armed security personnel have sealed the premises of the Kaduna State House of Assembly claiming security reasons; a staff of the assembly has confirmed. According to the source, the instruction to seal the complex was to prevent the likely impeachment of the Speaker of the Assembly, Shehu Tahir, who is loyal...

I Am Yet To Endorse Any Presidential Candidate - Saraki

4 years ago /
Politics 

Senator Bukola Saraki who stepped down from the presidential race yesterday has said that he is yet to endorse any candidate for the upcoming 2015 elections, putting to bed insinuations that he stepped down for General Muhammadu Buhari. This was made known via a press release Tuesday by Bamikole Omishore. The...

Weah Criticises Eagles, Queries Performance Against Sudan

4 years ago /
International News  Sports  

Former FIFA World Player of the Year and Liberia legend, George Weah, has joined the bandwagon of those criticizing the performance of the Super Eagles in the African Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Sudan last weekend. Conducting an analysis on the game for ABN Sports channel, the retired AC Milan...

Falcons To Earn $17,000 Each For AWC Title

4 years ago /
Sports  

The Super Falcons have been offered an unprecedented 16,500 dollars to win the ongoing African Women’s Championship, AWC in Namibia. Complete Sports scooped that the six times AWC champions would get 3,000 US dollars for every win in the group stage, meaning that each player will get 9,000 dollars if they...

Make Us Happy Danagogo Urges Eagles

4 years ago /
Nation  Sports  

The Sports Minister and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo has lamented the poor showing of the Super Eagles in the African Nations Cup qualifier which has placed them at the bottom of their group. This is on the heels of the superlative performance of the national female team, the...

Artur Mas: Catalonia Referendum Will Go Ahead

4 years ago /
International News 

Artur Mas, the combative president of Catalonia, has vowed to press ahead with a referendum on independence from Spain – despite an earlier declaration that the vote had been cancelled. On Tuesday morning Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish prime minister, welcomed an apparent declaration from the Catalan government that the referendum could not go...

17 Adamawa Lawmakers Set To Impeach Returnee Speaker 'Fintiri'

4 years ago /
Politics 

17 of the 25 members of the Adamawa state House of Assembly have began moves to impeach former acting governor of the state, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, who recently returned as speaker of the assembly.  Yesterday, indications emerging from the House of Assembly indicated high political scheming by the state...

Nigerian Soldier Killed In Konduga Battle By B'Haram Buried

4 years ago /
Nation 

Obinna Izuala (23), a Nigerian soldier from Ndiagbo in Enugu state lost his life in the battle of Konduga on the 25th of September, 2014 with members of the Islamist terror group, Boko Haram has been buried. Gallant officer, Obinna Izuala died to keep us safe and forever we will always...

JPMorgan Posts Profit As Legal Costs Ease

4 years ago /
Business and Economy   International News 

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) reported a third-quarter profit, as the biggest U.S. bank moved past the huge legal claims that caused it to book a rare loss in the same quarter last year, according to an apparently authentic document posted on website shareholder.com. The bank posted net income of $5.6...

Two Dead, Several Injured In Massive N12 Accident

4 years ago /
International News 

Two people were killed and about 54 injured when a petrol tanker crashed into scores of vehicles in Alberton, south east of Johannesburg, on Tuesday, paramedics said. "A petrol tanker had apparently lost control and collided with the multiple vehicles," said ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring in a statement. "When ER24 paramedics, as...

Soldiers Abuja Raid: Death Toll Rises To 5

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Victims of a military raid on a shanty community in the heart of Abuja have cried out for justice as the death toll increases to five. The incident took place Saturday night at Church Village Dagba, Durumi, Abuja. Initial reports said three people were killed in the raid and 146 others arrested...