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Breaking: Danladi Umar Throw Out Saraki's Lawyer

1 year ago /
Nation 

Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has asked security to throw out Raphael Oluyede, one of the lawyers of Senate President Bukola Saraki, for talking back at him. Umar also “threw away” an application by Saraki asking him to withdraw from his trial. Speaking on the application, the...

CAF Champions League: Enyimba Progress To Second Round

1 year ago /

Nigeria Professional League champions, Enyimba FC, have qualified for the group stage of the CAF Champions League Wednesday night. Enyimba who lost 3-0 after regulation time are Nigeria’s remaining team in CAF Club competitions this season. The Nigerian side go through after defeating Tunisian side Etoile De Sahel on penalties after first...

 

Breaking: Confusion At Nnamdi Azikwe Airport As Passengers Obstruct Boarding

1 year ago /
Transport  

Passengers at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport have obstructed boarding due to delayed flights. The passengers who complained to have been left stranded by the airline say they wont allow boarding except flight to their destination iks provided.    More details to follow......

Breaking: Court Orders Saraki To Face Trial AT CCT

1 year ago /

Justice of the federal high court, Abuja, Abdul Kafarati, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to face trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The judge dismissed Saraki’s fundamental rights suit to quash the charges against him at the CCT for lacking in merit. “It appears to me all that the...

Breaking: Manchester City Draw Real Madrid In Champions League Semi Final

1 year ago /

Athletico Madrid also draw Bayern Munich

Breaking: Senate passes 2016 budget

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Wednesday, passed the 2016 Appropriation Bill sent to joint session of the national assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari, on December 22, 2015. Following a motion by Senator Danjuma Goje on Wednesday for the passage of 2016 Appropriation of N6.07trillion and seconded by Senator Andy Uba, the...

Breaking: National Insurance Commission Staff Lock Office In Protest

1 year ago /

The staff of National Insurance Commission have lock down the head office in Abuja in protest. Early Monday morning the staff of National Insurance commission (NAICOM) locked the gate to the office in Abuja in protest of what they called poor condition of service. The protesters carried placards with various messages ranging...

 

BREAKING: NAICOM Staff Embark on Peaceful Demonstration

1 year ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Members of the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) in NAICOM (National Insurance Commission) have taken to the streets this morning in protest of a myriad of challenges it has with its management. The peaceful demonstration according to the Union’s President Abdulghaniyu is...

Breaking: Kogi State Governor Puts Forestry Activities On Hold

1 year ago /
Environment 

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has directed that all forestry activities in Kogi State should be put on hold with immediate effect. The Governor's directive which was conveyed through the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Ayoade Folashade became imperative in view of the increased level of forest...

Rafael Benitez Confirmed As Newcastle's New Coach

1 year ago /
Sports  

Newcastle United has announced the appointment of Rafa Benitez as the Club's new manager. Benitez joins United on an initial three-year deal. The Club can also confirm the appointment of Fabio Pecchia, Francisco de Míguel Moreno, to form Benitez's coaching team. Paul Simpson, Alessandro Schoenmaker and Steve Black will part company with the...

Flash: Gas Explosion Not Bomb Says Central Bank

1 year ago /
Security 

Central Bank  of Nigeria confirms explosion at its Calabar branch, says it was "gas explosion" and not bomb. Many have been reported injured.    More details to follow. ...

China angered as U.S. approves frigate sale to Taiwan

1 year ago /
International News 

China expressed anger on Friday after the U.S. State Department said it had authorized the sale of two surplus U.S. Navy frigates to Taiwan for $190 million, subject to congressional approval, amid rising tension in the South China Sea. China considers self-ruled Taiwan a wayward province, to be brought under its...

BREAKING: President Buhari Appoints Peterside DG Of NIMASA

1 year ago /
Niger Delta  Security 

The Presidency this afternoon has announced the appointment of Dakuku Peterside as the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The announcement of Dakuku as the DG of NIMASA was contained in a statement signed by Yetunde Sonaike, the Director, Public Relations and Ministry of Transportation in...

BREAKING: Reps take over Kogi State Assembly

1 year ago /
Nation  Politics 

The House of Representatives on Wednesday took over the functions of the Kogi State House of Assembly over the crisis that engulfed the assembly in the last one month. This is even as it called on the Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase to immediately seal off the assembly since the...

BREAKING: Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation shut down nationwide

1 year ago /
Nation 

Oil workers all over the country have shut down the operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) throughout after the unbundling of the corporation ordered by the state minister of petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu. The members of staff and management of the corporation arrived their various offices on Wednesday morning to...

Campaign Against Shiite Extremism Launched In Lagos

1 year ago /
Nation  Religion  Security 

A group, Nigerians United Against Terrorism and a hash tag #KickAgainstShiiteExtremismTerrorism has been launched to discourage extremism in the country. The President of group, Jude Feranmi who led other members of the group to launch the campaign yesterday in Lagos and Abuja simultaneously said from what he has seen, Shiites are...

Minister Of Labour And Employment Chris Ngige Declares Monday 7th March Mourning Day For Ministry

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has declared today Monday 7th March, 2016 mourning day in the Ministry and its Parastatals as a mark of respect and honour for the late Minister of State Labour and Employment, James Enojo Ocholi (SAN), who died along with his wife...

Breaking: Yunusa Dahiru Arraigned Before Bayelsa Court

1 year ago /
Security 

The alleged abductor of 14 years old Ese Oruru, Yinusa Dahiru was today arraigned before the Federal High Court in Yenagoa on a five count charge of abduction, illicit sex and unlawful canal knowledge among others. The Nigerian Police forced last week rescued Ese Oruru after Nigerians launched a massive #FreeEseOruru...

Sharapova Banned Provisionally From Tennis After Revealing Falling Drugs Test

1 year ago /
Sports  

Maria Sharapova has been banned provisionally from tennis after she revealed on Monday she tested positive at the Australian Open for a recently banned drug that she has been taking for 10 years for health reasons. Sharapova said she had been using a drug called meldonium under the name of mildronate and...


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