Friday, April 18, 2014

Don’t scrap paper pencil test, group urges JAMB

April 15, 2014

Some candidates in the rural areas do not have access to computers, while majority of students even in the urban cities also lack the knowledge... read more

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Court to hear certificate forgery case against Nigerian senator June 4

April 15, 2014

Phillip Agbese, an activist from Benue, had sued Mr. Akume, now a senator, in 2013, accusing him of forging his WAEC certificate.…... read more

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Boko Haram ‘will not stop Nigeria from moving’ – Jonathan

April 15, 2014

Photo: saharareporters.com “Let me emphasise that terror will not stop Nigeria from moving. The terrorists and those sponsoring them will not stop this country from... read more

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Boko Haram: Confusion deepens in Abuja as government evacuates workers from secretariat

April 15, 2014

Federal Secretariat Abuja Security has been heightened in the city.…... read more

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Abuja explosion: Life back to ‘normal’ around blast scene

April 15, 2014

Photo: Saharareporters.com An explosive device went off on Monday killing at least 71 persons.…... read more

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Nigerian government confirms abduction of scores of female students by Boko Haram

April 15, 2014

A soldier and a policeman were also killed during the attack.…... read more

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Kano Rally: Jonathan attacks Kwakwanso, accuses governor of maladministration

April 15, 2014

Mr. Jonathan said the Kano government under Mr. Kwakwanso has received over N255 billion as local government funds since 2011.…... read more

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Boko Haram abducts 200 school girls in Borno

April 15, 2014

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader Some girls escaped through the back of a lorry.…... read more

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Nigerian National Assembly evacuated over bomb scare

April 15, 2014

 A car bomb killed over 70 people on Monday in Nyanya, Abuja.…... read more

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Prosecutor wraps up Pistorius’ grilling in murder trial

April 15, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Pistorius insists he killed the 29-year-old law graduate and model accidentally after mistaking her for an intruder hiding behind a closed toilet door.…... read more

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UN Security Council condemns Abuja explosion

April 15, 2014

“The members of the Security Council underlined the need to bring perpetrators, organisers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice,’’ the... read more

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Nigeria to host African Internet Forum

April 15, 2014

The forum is part of a global 10-year review of the World Summit on the Information Society, WSIS+10.…... read more

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Ex-White House aide to speak at AUN ceremony

April 15, 2014

Arts Sciences Building, AUN Mr. Simon will be the sixth speaker at the University’s annual graduation since the inaugural class of 2009.…... read more

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Ebola: Lagos Assembly calls for public sensitisation

April 15, 2014

“We want the federal government to commence urgent public enlightenment to prevent the outbreak of the virus in the country”.…... read more

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Alleged N25.7 billion theft: Atuche’s trial stalled

April 15, 2014

Francis Atuche Mr. Atuche and his wife, Elizabeth, are standing trial for allegedly stealing N25.7 billion belonging to former Bank PHB.…... read more

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You must face trial for corruption, Appeal Court tells Alao-Akala

April 15, 2014

The EFCC had arraigned the appellants before the Court on an 11-count charge bordering on conspiracy, contract awards without budgetary provisions, and obtaining by false... read more

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Insecurity: Gusau calls for closer collaboration among armed forces

April 15, 2014

Defence Minister, Aliyu Gusau  “I have not known of any Air Force in the world that is as versatile as our Nigerian Air Force which... read more

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Senate wants fixed tariff for Nigerian ports operators

April 15, 2014

Mr. Obadara said a fixed tariff regime would result in a raise in the revenue profile of the organisation.…... read more

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EXCLUSIVE: Gang-Raped Girl, Gang-Raped Justice: How Nigeria Police Forced Victim To Free ‘Rapists’

April 15, 2014

The shop opposite Hawawu’s house on Isanmi street where she learnt tailoring and where the boys came to call her. Four boys raped her. Yet,... read more

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Outrage after deadly Abuja blast kills over 71

April 15, 2014

Shocked Nigerians fume over deadly Abuja blast that killed 71. Anger reverberated across Nigeria Monday after an early morning blast, which triggered further explosions, killed... read more

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Fire outbreak at PDP headquarters

April 14, 2014

Mr. Metuh said the fire was caused by some electrical faults at about 8:15 p.m. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said the fire accident which... read more

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U.K. condemns Abuja bomb attack, issues travel alert to Britons

April 14, 2014

The U.K. foreign secretary reiterated that Britain would continue to work closely with the Nigerian government to help tackle the threat from terrorism. The U.K.... read more

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Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge judgment: Court rules on Lagos’ application April 25

April 14, 2014

“The action of the respondents creates an impression in the minds of Nigerians that there was no court order.” A Federal High Court in Lagos... read more

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Obasanjo loyalists pledge to remain in PDP

April 14, 2014

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo “We have not gone to APC. Baba (Obasanjo) did not say go to APC.” A faction of Ogun State Peoples Democratic... read more

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Journalist accuses Nigerian Army chief of threat

April 14, 2014

The Military Joint Task Force patrolling the streets in search of Boko Haram extremists The journalist says he is being haunted for objectively reporting the... read more

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