Saturday, April 19, 2014
Abuja explosion: Egypt condoles with Nigerians

Abuja explosion: Egypt condoles with Nigerians

April 18, 2014

 Egypt said it would continue to support Nigeria in the fight against terrorism.…... read more

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14 more kidnapped female students escape, 44 now accounted for – Borno Commissioner

14 more kidnapped female students escape, 44 now accounted for – Borno Commissioner

April 18, 2014

Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima Eighty-five of the students are yet to be accounted for.…... read more

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Nigerian Police arrest Nigerien in possession of 1,000 passport photographs of young boys

Nigerian Police arrest Nigerien in possession of 1,000 passport photographs of young boys

April 18, 2014

The suspect was arrested in Ogijo, Ogun State.…... read more

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Akwa Ibom journalists honour police summons

Akwa Ibom journalists honour police summons

April 18, 2014

Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom The Council Chairman described the meeting as “refreshing” and “rewarding”.…... read more

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Easter: Fayose, Fayemi, Bamidele sue for peace

Easter: Fayose, Fayemi, Bamidele sue for peace

April 18, 2014

Ayo Fayose The three candidates prayed for peace in the state.…... read more

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Governor Fayemi to start lecturing in Ekiti University October

Governor Fayemi to start lecturing in Ekiti University October

April 18, 2014

Kayode Fayemi The governor also said he intended to reduce the current N50,000 fees payable per student to the barest minimum.…... read more

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Bauchi, Yobe, Borno record 82 crashes, 86 deaths in 2014 – FRSC

Bauchi, Yobe, Borno record 82 crashes, 86 deaths in 2014 – FRSC

April 18, 2014

“The Easter period attracts heavy traffic on highways and we are worried over the rate of deaths and injuries caused by the road crashes.”…... read more

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Egypt’s Caretaker Government rejects call to pardon activists

Egypt’s Caretaker Government rejects call to pardon activists

April 18, 2014

Mubarak is standing trail for the death of protesters during the Arab Spring. Members of the National Council for Human Rights made the call at... read more

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Death toll in Wukari, Taraba violence hits 24 – Police

Death toll in Wukari, Taraba violence hits 24 – Police

and April 18, 2014

Mr. Kwaji, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, said 34 persons were injured while 99 houses were burnt during the crisis.…... read more

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Yobo ruled out of Liverpool clash

Yobo ruled out of Liverpool clash

April 18, 2014

Yobo has a calf injury.…... read more

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APC accuses Jonathan, PDP of politicizing Nigeria’s security situation

APC accuses Jonathan, PDP of politicizing Nigeria’s security situation

April 18, 2014

APC governors  ”It is now clear that despite their inability to protect lives and property and to stop the terrorists attacks in the country, the... read more

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Dancing on the graves of the Nyanya bomb victims, By Babayola Toungo

Dancing on the graves of the Nyanya bomb victims, By Babayola Toungo

April 18, 2014

“My conclusion therefore, is that Jonathan doesn’t give a hoot about the lives of Nigerians and may even not be averse to dancing on their... read more

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AU prepared to lift Guinea Bissau sanctions

AU prepared to lift Guinea Bissau sanctions

April 18, 2014

The AU suspended Guinea Bissau from its membership after a coup in the world’s known transit point for narcotics.…... read more

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Nigeria U20: Manu Garba sacks three players

Nigeria U20: Manu Garba sacks three players

April 18, 2014

Flying Eagles Coach, Garba Manu The players affected are midfielders, Uche Okereke and Fidelix Irene, as well as goalkeeper Zaradeen Usman.…... read more

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Abduction of school girls, setback for girl-child education, says Foundation

Abduction of school girls, setback for girl-child education, says Foundation

April 18, 2014

“It is our belief that schools are exceptionally different from every other public place and must be provided with adequate security so as to remain... read more

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Youth unemployment in a rebased economy, By Chido Onumah

Youth unemployment in a rebased economy, By Chido Onumah

April 18, 2014

Chido Onumah “So bad is it that today, we import everything from toothpick to matches and export nothing except crude oil which we buy back... read more

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PDP insists APC governors shunned Jonathan’s security meeting

PDP insists APC governors shunned Jonathan’s security meeting

April 18, 2014

The PDP is making the claim despite the comments attributed to the leader of the PDP governor’s forum, Goodswill Akpabio, that the APC governors were... read more

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WAEC parades 20-year-old student nabbed for allegedly swindling candidates

WAEC parades 20-year-old student nabbed for allegedly swindling candidates

April 17, 2014

The suspect designed a fraudulent website where he claimed to supply solutions to examination questions. The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Thursday paraded a... read more

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Abuja explosion: Nigeria releases names, details of injured victims

Abuja explosion: Nigeria releases names, details of injured victims

April 17, 2014

Some of the victims have been discharged from hospitals. The Nigerian government on Thursday released a list of 126 victims admitted in various hospitals after... read more

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Nigeria recommends 2020 target for Africa to attain Universal Health Coverage

Nigeria recommends 2020 target for Africa to attain Universal Health Coverage

April 17, 2014

“If year 2020 is set as a dateline many countries will work hard to implement it.” Nigeria on Thursday proposed the year 2020 as target... read more

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31 die in Lagos auto crashes in 3 months – FRSC

31 die in Lagos auto crashes in 3 months – FRSC

April 17, 2014

“Also during the period, no fewer than 160 people were also injured.” No fewer than 31 persons died in 87 road accidents in Lagos State... read more

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Nigerian Army denies killing APC member

Nigerian Army denies killing APC member

April 17, 2014

“The death of Mr. Adams is one extra-judicial killing too many in Edo State. Human life is sacred and so, should not be taken by... read more

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Why Jonathan attended political rally while Nigerians mourned Abuja bomb victims- Maku

Why Jonathan attended political rally while Nigerians mourned Abuja bomb victims- Maku

April 17, 2014

Picture by Sani Danja “I think going to Kano was a statement, a loud statement that terrorism will not stop the administration of this country”.…... read more

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Nigerian military says it frees 107 kidnapped female students, 8 still missing

Nigerian military says it frees 107 kidnapped female students, 8 still missing

and April 16, 2014

“With this development, the Principal of the School confirmed that only 8 of the students are still missing.”…... read more

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Nyanya explosion: Traders lament closure of “Wednesday Weekly market”

Nyanya explosion: Traders lament closure of “Wednesday Weekly market”

April 16, 2014

“The only thing that threatens the continuation of the market was what happened on Monday; it is ungodly for terrorists to use poor people like... read more

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