Thursday, April 24, 2014
Nigeria secures N24.3 billion ADB loan for Agriculture

Nigeria secures N24.3 billion ADB loan for Agriculture

April 23, 2014

Minister of Agric, Akin Adeshina “The facility will support infrastructure development, production facility, irrigation infrastructure, social infrastructure in particular, rural roads, potable water, sanitation, health... read more

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Court frees facebook lover of attempted rape

Court frees facebook lover of attempted rape

April 23, 2014

The man allegedly lied he was a councillor in Lagos State in the bid to lure his Facebook lover.…... read more

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PDP condemns Nyako over memo to Northern Governors

PDP condemns Nyako over memo to Northern Governors

April 23, 2014

Atiku Abubakar , Governor Abdullazeez Yari, Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State, Hon Ikira Bilbis at an APC rally and reception for Hon. Bilibis’ decamp... read more

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Obasanjo-led South Sudan Commission in Juba amidst renewed violence

Obasanjo-led South Sudan Commission in Juba amidst renewed violence

April 23, 2014

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo The commission was established by the AUC Chairperson, Dlamini Zuma, on March 6.…... read more

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Borno women condemn abduction of school girls

Borno women condemn abduction of school girls

April 23, 2014

Nigerian army search for missing schoolgirls The women say the abduction violates the girls’ human rights. Some women in Borno State and the Borno chapter... read more

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Keshi gives Super Eagles players May 27 deadline for Scotland friendly

Keshi gives Super Eagles players May 27 deadline for Scotland friendly

April 23, 2014

The match against Scotland will take place at the Craven Cottage in Fulham, England on May 28. The Head Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen... read more

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Suspected kidnapper burnt to death

Suspected kidnapper burnt to death

April 23, 2014

The incident occurred in Saje/Kugba area of Abeokuta. A suspected kidnapper was on Tuesday set ablaze by a mob in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.... read more

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The Nigerian Senate And Its Obsession For Regime Protection, By Garba Shehu

The Nigerian Senate And Its Obsession For Regime Protection, By Garba Shehu

April 23, 2014

Garba Shehu That David Mark’s Senate has given this country something that is very important: it is a Senate imbued with reassuring maturity that has... read more

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Our rich heritage and the danger of foreign values, By Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u

Our rich heritage and the danger of foreign values, By Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u

April 23, 2014

Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u Today’s tsaraba will start with an apology for the unannounced absence of this column in the past weeks just as it was... read more

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Amaechi will not return to PDP, APC says

Amaechi will not return to PDP, APC says

April 22, 2014

The party says it will win next year’s governorship election in the state.…... read more

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Retrenched workers protest unpaid entitlements

Retrenched workers protest unpaid entitlements

April 22, 2014

Governor Rotimi Amaechi The workers say they were laid off after Governor Chibuike Amechi sold the company to an Indian firm without settling workers entitlements.…... read more

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D’banj visits Nyanya blast victims

D’banj visits Nyanya blast victims

April 22, 2014

D-banj urged Nigerian youth to shun violence…... read more

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National Conference establishes sub-committees

National Conference establishes sub-committees

April 22, 2014

Most of the committees set up sub-committees to deliberate on issues ranging from the economy, religion, politics and governance, to devolution of power, restructuring and... read more

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Teacher rapes 12-year-old, impregnates her, police say

Teacher rapes 12-year-old, impregnates her, police say

April 22, 2014

The teacher threatened to deal with the girl if she told anyone he raped her.…... read more

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Lagos Assembly refuses to screen Fashola’s nominee

Lagos Assembly refuses to screen Fashola’s nominee

April 22, 2014

Babatunde Raji Fashola, Governor of Lagos State Tunde Ipaye also said he had not collected his WAEC certificate since he finished from Odogbolu Grammar School... read more

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Nigerian government keeps mum on requests to prove alleged 1.6 million jobs

Nigerian government keeps mum on requests to prove alleged 1.6 million jobs

April 22, 2014

Immigration Test Centre, Abuja ….. Photo: Courtesy unidentified reader “Despite the delay, we shall not relent in our pursuit of independent verification of the statistical... read more

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National Conference locks out journalists from Committee sittings

National Conference locks out journalists from Committee sittings

April 22, 2014

National Conference in plenary Journalists covering the National Conference were on Tuesday barred from attending the proceedings of most of its Committees at the National... read more

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Cameroonian leads goal chart in Nigerian League

Cameroonian leads goal chart in Nigerian League

April 22, 2014

The Akwa United skipper tops the scorers chart with seven goals.…... read more

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Kaduna Airport fire: Minister rules out sabotage

Kaduna Airport fire: Minister rules out sabotage

April 22, 2014

Fire incident at Kaduna Airport “It is purely a technical problem that led to the fire and we will ensure that it does not happen... read more

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ECOWAS court frowns at non-enforcement of decisions by member states

ECOWAS court frowns at non-enforcement of decisions by member states

April 22, 2014

“There is a provision in our law that once decisions are given, they must be implemented in the member states.”…... read more

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Boko Haram will not defeat us – Gov. Shettima

Boko Haram will not defeat us – Gov. Shettima

April 22, 2014

Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima “We are going to survive and rebuild our lives because truth will always triumph over falsehood.”…... read more

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Man accusing ‘X-Men’ director of sex abuse sues more Hollywood execs

Man accusing ‘X-Men’ director of sex abuse sues more Hollywood execs

April 22, 2014

“Going through this and being attacked, you see why victims don’t come forward. It doesn’t make it a very pleasant thing to stand up to.”…... read more

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Man kills friend, steals his motorcycle, police say

Man kills friend, steals his motorcycle, police say

April 22, 2014

The police spokesperson said the suspect confessed to the crime.…... read more

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Junior Defence Minister, Musiliu Obanikoro, lies about own annual pay

Junior Defence Minister, Musiliu Obanikoro, lies about own annual pay

April 22, 2014

Minister of State, Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro The Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro’s claim on a television programme Monday that he draws N4 million... read more

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Exam Malpractice Is Destroying Nigeria’s Future (I), By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú 

Exam Malpractice Is Destroying Nigeria’s Future (I), By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú 

Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú Schooling and the education system that supports it, was developed as an instrument to equip children from early childhood to adulthood so they... read more

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