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Nigerian wins gold at Paralympics, breaks world record

The athletes got little or no recognition from the Government and corporate sponsors

Direct your sermons to Nigerian leaders, Oba of Lagos tells clerics

Religious leaders gathered for a peace meeting organised by the National Orientation Agency.

Keyamo faults FG’s claim on Ibori’s $15million bribe

The Lagos lawyer says both the Federal and State Governments are wrong for claiming the $15 million dollar bribe money.

Edo loses N1.2m to illegal tax collectors weekly – Traders Union

The traders union in Edo State says phony task force personnel steal the money collected from street traders

Iniesta named Europe’s best

Barcelona playmaker Andreas Iniesta has been named the European player of the year.

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Alarming levels of drug-resistant tuberculosis found worldwide

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Mohammed Morsi

Egypt’s President in Iran, condemns Syrian Government

President Morsi has become the first Egyptian president to visit Iran in over 30 years.

Nigeria wins gold in Paralympics

Nigeria has won her first gold medal in the ongoing London 2012 Paralympics. Yakubu Adesokan won gold in powelifting on Thursday. The gold medal is a sharp contrast from the London 2012 Olympic Games where Nigeria got no medal. Mr. Adesokan’s gold is the first by an African country in the London 2012 Paralympics, which started […]

Ojukwu honoured in Anambra, as Jonathan commission’s statue

A stature in honour of the late Biafra leader has been erected at a strategic entry point into the south eastern part of the country.

Sambo in Tehran for Non-Aligned Movement summit

The Vice President is in Tehran with other members of the Non-Aligned Movement to discuss the issue of global peace.

Tanzania, S/Leone, seek tertiary education funds from Nigeria

Despite cries of poor funding, Nigerian tertiary education is still a model for some African countries.

Eight public facilities that have gone extinct in Abuja

Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, is deteriorating and the meagre infrastructure are going extinct.

80% of Bakassi indigenes are from Akwa Ibom- Gov. Akpabio

Abstract: The Governor of Akwa Ibom insists that Bakassi was wrongfully ceded to Cameroon by the International Court of Justice.

The Nigerian U-20 women beat a hard fighting Mexican team to qualify for the semi-final of the world cup.

Falconets qualify for Semi-Final

The Nigerian U-20 women beat a hard fighting Mexican team to qualify for the semi-final of the world cup.

FCT Area Councils share N1.78b revenue, SURE-P allocations

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Wednesday shared the sum of N1.786 billion among its six Area Councils being funds received from the Federation Account Allocation Committee and the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P). The six FCT Area Councils are also expected to share $1,597,048.73 from the Excess Crude Account. The Minister of […]

Anambra governor, Peter Obi, in brewery ownership scandal

Critics ask the governor to step down for allegedly cornering shares in a company own by his state

Nigeria, China collaborate in marine science research

Nigeria and China have embarked on a major marine research.

Stop giving Boko Haram money, JTF warns Maiduguri residents

Traders in Maiduguri pay the Boko Haram for arms seized by the JTF.

Soyinka to grace re-opening of universities in Cote d’Ivoire

Wole Soyinka will join other eminent persons at the re-opening of schools that have been shut since 2010 in the war torn country.

Police arrest ‘700-year-old ‘Spirit’ in Kano

A man poses as a 700 year old spirit to dupe people in Kano.

External reserve rises to $38.4billion, CBN says

CBN says the nation’s external reserve witnessed a 3.7 per cent growth on August 27.

Kano to spend 12 million dollars on 500 students

Kano state takes strides to develop education in the state.

FG asks Adamawa to relocate persons living in flood prone areas

The Federal Government says the flood victims are obstinate and have refused to leave the flood prone areas.

CBN

Bankers oppose CBN’s N5000 note issuance plan

Senior staff of financial institutions warn that proposed currency restructuring and the issuance of N5000 note might devalue Nigeria’s currency.

Sanusi must convince us of N5000 note-Reps

The House of Representatives says it will consider poor Nigerians and the Nation’s inflation rate before endorsing the new currency denominations