Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Aregbesola, Fayemi get APC governorship tickets

April 13, 2014

Governors Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state and Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti have been declared winners of the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) governorship primaries in their... read more

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Nigeria Police say no JAMB candidate killed in Borno

April 13, 2014

The Commissioner of Police in Borno State, Lawal Tanko, said no  candidate for the JAMB examination that held nationwide on Saturday was killed in the state. Mr.... read more

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Female kidnap suspect lynched in llorin

April 11, 2014

A woman suspected to have abducted eight children was lynched by mob in llorin on Friday. The incident took place on Emir Road when the suspect... read more

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Anambra Governor, Obiano swears in 19 commissioners, 10 special assistants

April 11, 2014

Willie Obiano Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra on Friday in Awka sworn in 19 commissioners and 10 Special Advisers. The commissioners are: Chinedu Emeka, Water... read more

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I am proud to be Nigerian, says Hollywood actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor

April 11, 2014

Chiwetel Ejiofor… Picture Credits: gigismeanderings A London-born Nigerian Hollywood star, Chiwetel Ejiofor, on Friday said he was proud to be identified as a Nigerian. Mr.... read more

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Nigerian military to investigate Amnesty International’s revelation on killings

and April 4, 2014

Chris Olukolade DHQ insists that Amnesty International report is not consistent with “actual situation on ground” in the North East.…... read more

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NLC pickets Jos Electricity Distribution Company

and April 2, 2014

NLC says the Jos Electric Distribution Company reneged on its earlier agreement with the workers. The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Wednesday picketed the Jos... read more

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Court orders arrest of ‘abducted’ The Sun newspapers’ editor for alleged contempt of court

and April 1, 2014

John Ukpai also ordered the arrest of Chuks Onuoha, the Abia correspondent of The Sun Newspapers. A Chief Magistrate at an Umuahia Magistrate Court in... read more

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Blocked by police, desperate Attorney General scales fence to serve injunction on state Assembly

March 26, 2014

Tanko Almakura, Nassarawa State Governor The Nasarawa State House Assembly has called on Governor Umaru Al-Makura to immediately sack the state Attorney -General and Commissioner... read more

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N10 Billion Private Jet: NNPC defends Alison-Madueke

and March 24, 2014

The NNPC says it has the authorisation to own and charter aircraft for its officials The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, hastened Monday, to the... read more

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CAF Confederation Cup: Warri Wolves in home goalless draw with Tunisia’s CA Bizerte

March 23, 2014

Warri Wolves Football Club Warri Wolves Football Club on Sunday played a goalless draw with Club Athletic Bizerte of Tunisia at the Warri Township Stadium... read more

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Former Sokoto Governor, Bafarawa, pays N5.2m registration fees for 153 university students

March 23, 2014

Former Governor Attahiru Bafarawa Attahiru Bafarawa, a former governor of Sokoto State, has paid a total of N5.2 million in registration fees for 153 students... read more

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No missing fund during Femi Fani-Kayode’s tenure, says EFCC witness

March 20, 2014

Femi Fani-Kayode A prosecution witness, Bashir Abdullahi, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that investigations by the EFCC had showed that there... read more

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Despite Boko Haram challenge at home, Nigeria deploys 700 soldiers to Liberia on peace mission

and March 20, 2014

The soldiers will depart for Liberia on Friday.…... read more

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Witness says no report was made on Fani-Kayode’s account statement

March 20, 2014

Femi Fani-Kayode A prosecution witness, Elonna Ezelo, on Tuesday, told a Federal High Court in Lagos, that no formal report was made to any authority... read more

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Nigerian military captures Boko Haram’s armoury around Lake Chad–Defence Headquarters

March 15, 2014

Arms the military says it captures from the Boko Haram sect The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Saturday in Abuja said that troops, operating in the... read more

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Hypocrisy of Nigeria’s ruling class fuelling corruption- Ribadu, Prof. Oyebode

and March 15, 2014

Akin Oyebode Picture: Courtesy theagleonline.com Corruption still exists because the authorities in Nigeria are not sincere. A renowned professor of law at the University of... read more

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PDP best for Nigeria, APC chameleonic, untrustworthy, says Jonathan

March 8, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan has appealed to Nigerians to continue to trust the PDP in their choice of candidates for elective offices. “We know PDP is... read more

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Sokoto Govt. sets the pace, abolishes indigene/non-indigene dichotomy

March 8, 2014

Sokoto Governor, Aliyu Wammako The Sokoto State Government has abolished the indigene and non-indigene dichotomy, the state Commissioner for Information, Danladi Bako, has said. The... read more

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One killed, 3 injured as 50 armed men attack Enugu Govt. House

March 8, 2014

Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu No fewer than 50 armed men attacked  the Enugu State Government House in the early hours of  Saturday, the Chief... read more

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Boko Haram: I won’t reply presidency – Governor Shettima

and February 19, 2014

Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima The governor briefed the president on the Bama attack.…... read more

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INVESTIGATION: How misgovernance caused cholera epidemic in Benue, leaving several dead

February 18, 2014

The Benue State government refused to pay the water-works contractor, triggering a strike.…... read more

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Hijacked Ethiopian Airline: Swiss authorities detain co-pilot

February 17, 2014

Swiss authorities is holding the co-pilot of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that was hijacked and forced to land at Geneva’s international airport early on Monday... read more

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Boko Haram forces 6,000 Nigerians to flee to Cameroon, Niger in last 10 days – UN

and January 25, 2014

Suspected Boko Haram members in Kano Some of the villages were burned to the ground.…... read more

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Enyimba defeats Bayelsa United, Kano Pillars lose to Warri Wolves

and January 24, 2014

Enyimba FC of Aba Bashir Abdulrahman of Enyimba scored a hat-trick.…... read more

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