My degree is better than yours, By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
Many Nigerian students want to school abroad, but their return can cause tensions in the workplace.
Police recover bodies of NNPC engineers killed by pipeline vandals
The Police on Sunday announced the recovery of bodies of the three NNPC engineers killed by suspected vandals in Arepo, Ogun on Sept. 8, as they were effecting repairs on a pipeline. Addressing newsmen in Lagos, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Friday Ibadin, who heads the Special Task Force on Anti-Pipeline Vandalism, said the slain officials were a Deputy […]
Nassarawa polytechnic expels 59 students for examination malpractice
Students who engaged in examination malpractice have been expelled from the Federal Polytechnic in Nassarawa State.
Flood ravages Otuoke, President Jonathan’s hometown
As the incursion of flood into some parts of Nigeria, especially the Niger-Delta region, continues to spread, leaving several communities submerged, one of the roads leading to Otuoke, the host community of the new Federal University Otuoke in Bayelsa State, has received its own share of the devastation. Otuoke is also the hometown of President […]
Deportation: Tambuwal-led FG delegation leaves for Saudi Arabia today
The delegation will meet with the authorities in Saudi Arabia to explore ways of resolving the hajj impasse
Police begin investigation into murder of three men in Port Harcout
The Rivers Police Command said on Saturday that it had commenced investigation into the lynching of three men at Aluu village, near University of Port Harcourt. A spokesman for the command, Mr Ben Ugwuegbulam, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt, that the victims were lynched on Friday. “We have deposited their bodies […]
The Guardian new editor, Martins Oloja, to grow paper’s online platform
The Guardian new editor, Martins Oloja, does not see his new career assignment as extraordinary, but merely “more work, rewarding hard work”. But for all it’s worth, if vital changes must come to this newspaper, seen by many as conformist, new and digital media, a staple of the twenty first century readers, must be the […]
Women defy rain to vote in Plateau North by-election
The election is to fill the vacant post of a Senator for Plateau North senatorial district.
Yobe’s ecological sanctuary dies as climate change chases birds away
The reasons migrant birds and the tourists they attract stay away from Yobe’s wetlands are climatic change and terrorism.
UN wants Nigeria to administer Bakassi Peninsula for 20 years
The UN proposes that Nigeria administers the Bakassi Peninsula for not more than 20 years before handing it over to neighbouring Cameroon
Family of three slaughtered in new style Maiduguri killing
Residents believe the killing was done by members of the Boko Haram.
Oil workers threaten strike over killing of members by vandals
PENGASSAN accuse petroleum minister of being insensitive over the plight of oil workers.
Police consolidate charges against Cynthia’s alleged killers
The trial of the alleged murderers of Cynthia Osokogu’s has been adjourned to November 5.
Voters card now sufficient for bank identification- CBN
The voters’ registration cards will now become an acceptable form of identification in banking halls.
Bayelsa Speaker, others collected N78 million conference estacode without attending, police say
The fraud rocking the Bayelsa State Houe of Assembly is yet to be resolved as the police have confirmed that the Speaker of the Assembly and some other lawmakers collected money for a conference in South Africa without actually attending the conference. The Police Special Fraud Unit say an interim investigation has shown that the […]
EFCC officials jailed five years each for receiving bribe
The EFCC officials have been sentenced to five years imprisonment.