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  • Kano Pillars' Jonathan Zikiye targeting NPFL title By
    The Sai Masu Gida defender believes clinching points on the road can prove vital to their title hopes this season Kano Pillars may be close to the top of the NPFL log and Zikiye has maintained that Masu Gida are still targeting number one spot.…
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  • Kano Pillars must maintain their current form, says Ganaru
    The Sai Masu Gida tactician wants his side to keep the drive as they face the Owena Waves on Sunday Masu Gida recorded a 6-0 victory at home to Shooting Stars and are eyeing a win at the Akure Township Stadium. We will try our best, because we…
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  • KANO PILLARS WINNING
    Kano Pillars put up an awesome display at the Sani Abacha stadium in Kano where they recorded a crushing 6-0 win over Shooting Stars in their Match Day 13 tie. Emmanuel Edmund got a hat-trick for Pillars while the trio of Ifeanyi Matthew, Adamu Mo…
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  • Ronaldo Miracle Takes Madrid Into Semifinal
    Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick to lead Real Madrid into the Champions League semifinals with a 3-0 victory over Wolfsburg, overturning a two-goal aggregate deficit. Two Ronaldo goals in as many minutes brought Madrid back level inside 20 minute…
    - 20 days ago 13 Apr 16, 3:09pm -
  • Manchester City Makes To Semifinal For The First Time
    Kevin De Bruyne was once again the hero as Manchester City advanced to the semifinals of the Champions League by beating PSG 1-0 at the Etihad, and 3-2 on aggregate. City started well, but it was PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic who first tested th…
    - 20 days ago 13 Apr 16, 3:09pm -
  • #CHAMPIONTHEMATCH: Join Clarence Seedorf Live As Real Madrid Hosts Wolfsburg In The UEFA Champions League Tonight
    Clarence Seedorf, one of the most successful players in Champions League history will tonight ChampionTheMatch between Real Madrid CFC and VFL Wolfsburg. The highly decorated ex-international who holds the record as the only player to win the UEF…
    - 20 days ago 12 Apr 16, 5:40pm -
  • Manchester City, PSG In Pulsating Level Pegging Game
    Goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Fernandinho helped Manchester City secure a 2-2 draw at Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League quarterfinal first-leg tie on Wednesday. The Premier League side, who have never advanced this deep into Europe 39;s…
    - 26 days ago 7 Apr 16, 10:48am -
  • Kpakor thumbs up Kano Pillars, Sunshine Stars
    Former Super Eagles star, Moses Kpakor has said Kano Pillars and Sunshine Stars are among the clubs that have impressed him the most in the Nigeria Professional Football League. Speaking to SHOT , the former captain of the once dreaded BCC Lions o…
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  • Renewables in Africa: The future could be bright
    It is surprising how many people still believe that renewable energy (RE) is too expensive to be a viable option for power generation.…The post Renewables in Africa: The future could be bright appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • Minister Bouchouareb confirms next step for cementing Algeria-UK economic ties
    The Algeria-UK Investment Forum 2016 is highest-profile event in Algeria, to date, to focus on economic relations with the United Kingdom and will take place in Algiers, on May 22nd. …The post Minister Bouchouareb confirms next step for cementin…
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  • African development prospects after COP21
    During the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development, President Jacques Chirac of France opened his official address with the following words, “Our house is burning down and we are blind to it.” He was, of course, talking about the earth.…T…
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  • Hatz Press kit Bauma 2016
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  • South Africa arms probe fires a blank
    A long awaited probe into South Africa’s multi-billion rand 1999 arms deal has found no evidence of corruption or fraud, astonishing long-standing critics.…The post South Africa arms probe fires a blank appeared first on African Business Magazin…
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  • Ethiopia’s drought response: success or anguish?
    Inside a health clinic in the north Ethiopian region of Tigray, a nurse wraps a special tape measure around the upper arm of nine-month-old Aixiet cradled in her mother’s arms.…The post Ethiopia’s drought response: success or anguish? appeared…
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  • The feminisation of migration in Ghana
    Each year, many women and girls in Ghana join the millions across Africa who are migrating from rural to urban centres in search of economic opportunities in some of the country’s southern commercial centres.…The post The feminisation of migrati…
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  • Beyond the megacity
    Africa’s cities are undergoing unprecedented change.…The post Beyond the megacity appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • A force for stability or volatility in Africa?
    How Africa adapts to the coming revolution in new technology will determine its future.…The post A force for stability or volatility in Africa? appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • Rwanda: a development model?
    Deep in the farming country that stretches along Rwanda’s southern frontier with Burundi, a vast project is taking root amid the scattered cassava and banana plots that locals have tended for generations.…The post Rwanda: a development model? ap…
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The Nation

  • NewEFCC traces Diezani’s $115m bribe to stolen oil
    Ex-minister, others to face trial INEC chiefs’ accounts frozen WHO GOT WHAT? •Mrs Gesila Khan (for collecting  N185, 842,000 out of a N681m bribe) •Fidelia Omoile (Electoral Officer in Isoko-South Local Government Area of Delta State) —N112,…
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  • NewSuspected killers of Gen. Shuwa held
    The Army confirmed yesterday the arrest of suspected killers of Civil War hero Gen. Mohammed Shuwa (rtd). The first General Officer Commanding (GOC)  1 Division, which he also commanded during the war, was shot dead in Maiduguri on November 2, 2012.…
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  • New‘$15b lost to fraud in security purchases under Jonathan’
    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that Nigeria lost about $15 billion to fraud in security equipment spending during the Dr. Goodluck Jonathan administration. He assured that the government would generate 7,000 megawatts of electricity in t…
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  • NewFidelity Bank appoints Balarabe Acting MD
    Fidelity Bank Plc yesterday appointed an Acting Managing Director, Alhaji Mohammed Lawal Balarabe in place of its troubled Chief Executive Officer, Nnamdi Okonkwo. The bank’s Board of Directors which approved the appointment, said the development f…
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  • NewFed Govt subsidises petrol with N12.88 per litre
    The Federal Government has said it would pay subsidy on petrol from the recoveries made in the first quarter of this year. This is contained in the latest Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) template released in Abuja. It said  betwe…
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  • NewTroops begin ‘Operation Crackdown’ in Sambisa
    Military chiefs yesterday met in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to reappraise the ongoing anti-insurgency war in Sambisa Forest —believed to be the last stronghold of the Boko Haram insurgents. Yesterday’s meeting was presided over by Chief…
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  • NewFETHI CMD: dead doctors didn’t get okay to travel
    •Accuses protesters of terrorising hospital The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the Federal Teaching Hospital (FETH), Ido-Ekiti, Dr Lawrence Ayodele, said the three FETHI doctors, who were among the seven doctors who died in an accident, did not ta…
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  • NewWorkers seek not yet repose
    With virtually all socio-economic indices showing red, it was expected that this year’s Workers Day celebration would be a particularly sombre one. At a time some 24 or so of the 36 states are in arrears of payment of salaries to their workers, and…
    - 6 hours ago 2 May 16, 11:03pm -
  • NewWar and love
    War and Peace, Russian novelist, Leo Tolstoy, entitled his historical classic. It called to the honour, and the glory and the folly of war in Czarist Russia; with the young and vain Czar Alexander locked in mortal combat with peacocky French Emperor,…
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  • NewPower challenges
    •Fed Govt should give light, not excuses EXCUSES by functionaries of the Buhari administration for failure to light up homes and supply energy to the industries are unacceptable. After 11 months in office, the administration last week said it had b…
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The Punch

  • NewEconomics of buying a house
    Many first-time homeowners face the dilemma of choosing between buying an already built property and going through the process of buying land to construct. At times, the choice can be made easily but when you crunch the numbers and examine other fact…
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  • NewVote out PDP, Boroffice urges Ondo workers
    Toluwani Eniola The senator representing Ondo-North senatorial district, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, has asked the leaders of labour unions in Ondo State to be courageous in fighting for the interests of workers. Boroffice, in a statement issued by his me…
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  • NewFayose is an ingrate, says Bode George
    Toluwani Eniola and Ramon Oladimeji A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, has described Governor Ayodele Fayose as an ingrate for saying that he would not support him (George) to become the national cha…
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  • NewAnisulowo: Police promise N5m reward for information
    Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The Ogun State Police Command has promised to pay a N5m reward to any informant  who can offer useful information that will lead to the rescue of the abducted former Minister of State for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo.…
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  • NewOgun PDP crisis deepens, chairman, secretary suspended
    Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The crisis rocking the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party took a new turn on Monday as its chairman, Chief Adebayo Dayo, and secretary, Alhaji Semiu Sodipo, were suspended from office indefinitely. They were…
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  • NewSix feared dead as customs, smugglers clash
    Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta No fewer than six persons were feared dead on Sunday after the men of the Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun State Command, and smugglers clashed at Oke-Odan, in the Yewa South Local Government Area of the state. The victims were…
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  • NewFilling station accuses police of blackmail
    Samson Folarin The Manager of the Oando Filling Station on the Otedola Bridge end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Mr. Rasak Fakayode, and the Director of the station, Mr. David Adegbite, have accused the police of blackmail. Fakayode said the Divisio…
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  • NewPoliceman rides seized tricycle, hits mother, baby
    Olaleye Aluko An eight-month-old baby, Jamiu Oniyemi, is currently admitted to a hospital after a policeman allegedly hit him and his mother, while riding a seized tricycle in the Isheri Oshun area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that the police…
    - 4 hours ago 3 May 16, 1:13am -
  • NewOgun policemen torture father of six to death
    Afeez Hanafi A mason, Adeshina Adewuyi, has been tortured to death by a team of policemen who raided his community in Itoki, Ogun State. It was learnt that the policemen, numbering about seven and attached to the Agbado division, picked up the deceas…
    - 4 hours ago 3 May 16, 1:09am -
  • NewBudget: N’Assembly concluding work on clean copy
    John Ameh and Sunday Aborisade There were indications on Monday that the Reconciliation Committee of the National Assembly on the 2016 budget was rounding off work to produce a clean copy of the document to be submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari…
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Daily Post

  • NewLeicester City win 2015/2016 Premier League title

    Leicester City win 2015/2016 Premier League title

    Leicester City has won the Premier League title with two games left, following Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on Monday night. Mauricio Pochettino’s men, who needed all three points, to take the fight for the title i…
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  • NewPresidential Advisory Committee pledges commitment to anti-corruption fight

    Presidential Advisory Committee pledges commitment to anti-corruption fight

      In pursuit of collaborative efforts towards fight against corruption in Nigeria, the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption, and Civil Society Organizations has pledged to establish a robust partnership in tackling the menace. This for…
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  • NewPolice recruitment: 843,000 applications received, may reach 1million by deadline

    Police recruitment: 843,000 applications received, may reach 1million by deadline

    The Police Service Commission (PSC) said it received 843,008 applications as at 1.00p.m May 2 from applicants seeking enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force. This is contained in an update issued by Mr Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relation…
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  • NewMay Day: Enugu workers delighted as Ugwuanyi assures on new salary chart

    May Day: Enugu workers delighted as Ugwuanyi assures on new salary chart

    Workers of Enugu State have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his commitment to their well-being and other developmental strides in the state which have impacted positively on the lives of the people. The workers made the commendation during a…
    - 9 hours ago 2 May 16, 7:32pm -
  • New500 people did not dump PDP in Ondo – Mimiko’s aide

    500 people did not dump PDP in Ondo – Mimiko’s aide

    Mr. John Paul, an aide to Ondo State governor, Olusegun Mimiko has laughed off a recent media report, which claimed that over 5000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Reports had it recently t…
    - 9 hours ago 2 May 16, 7:30pm -
  • NewBoko Haram: Troops clear more Villages in Borno

    Boko Haram: Troops clear more Villages in Borno

    The theatre commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Leo Irabor, disclosed on Monday that troops have recovered 8 industrial gas cylinders and 5 regular gas cylinders at a primary school being used for bomb making by the Boko Haram terrorists.…
    - 9 hours ago 2 May 16, 7:28pm -
  • NewFG to pay subsidy on fuel for first quarter

    FG to pay subsidy on fuel for first quarter

    The Federal Government said it would pay subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit from the recoveries made in the first quarter of 2016. This is contained in the latest Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) template released in Abuja. It said th…
    - 9 hours ago 2 May 16, 7:24pm -
  • NewBe like your father – Oshiomhole tells Benin crowned prince
    Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo has condoled with the crowned Prince of Benin Kingdom, Eheneden Eradiauwa, on the demise of his father, Oba Erediauwa, Uku Akpolokpolo. Oshiomhole, who condoled with the crowned prince during a visit at Uselu on Monday, u…
    - 10 hours ago 2 May 16, 7:21pm -
  • NewEl-Rufa’i vows to uncover district head’s killers

    El-Rufa’i vows to uncover district head’s killers

    Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday vowed to ensure the arrest and prosecution of those behind the death of the District Head of Fadan Karshi, Mr Bala Madaki. The district head and his 18-year-old nephew, Emmanuel Tanko, were killed by unkn…
    - 10 hours ago 2 May 16, 7:14pm -
  • NewBurnley promoted to Premier League

    Burnley promoted to Premier League

    Burnley have won promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking. They beat Queens Park Rangers 1-0 at Turf Moor on Monday evening, to confirm their place in the topflight next season. They will be crowned winners of the Championship…
    - 10 hours ago 2 May 16, 6:51pm -
  • NewOndo University ASUU embarks on strike over non-compliance with demands

    Ondo University ASUU embarks on strike over non-compliance with demands

    Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State has threatened to embark on strike action if the management refused to meet their demands. The union is demanding 70 year old retireme…
    - 10 hours ago 2 May 16, 6:42pm -
  • New10 companies sealed off in Port Harcourt over non-payment of taxes

    10 companies sealed off in Port Harcourt over non-payment of taxes

    About ten business premises have been sealed off by the Federal Inland Revenue Service due to the companies’ failure to remit their taxes to the Federal Government. The state coordinator of the FIRS in Rivers, Edo and Delta states, Joel-Onowakpo Th…
    - 10 hours ago 2 May 16, 6:35pm -
  • NewSack your workers and stop asking for bailout – Okupe charges Governors

    Sack your workers and stop asking for bailout – Okupe charges Governors

    Ex-Senior Special Assistant to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has called on governors to reduce workers under their payroll instead of begging for bailouts from the Federal Government. He said it became clearer each day that pas…
    - 10 hours ago 2 May 16, 6:31pm -
  • NewPolice IG deploys homicide investigators to Rivers state over violence, killings

    Police IG deploys homicide investigators to Rivers state over violence, killings

    The Nigerian Police has dispatched a team of homicide personnel to Rivers State to carry-out thorough investigation into the killings in the state. Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase disclosed this while answering questions from newsmen on hi…
    - 11 hours ago 2 May 16, 5:57pm -
  • NewElectricity supply to Lekki, Ikoyi, VI plunges as Eko Disco announces upgrade

    Electricity supply to Lekki, Ikoyi, VI plunges as Eko Disco announces upgrade

    The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Monday announced that beginning from May 3, there will be power rationing in Lekki, Ikoyi, Victoria Island and some parts of Ajah. This is contained in a statement by the General Manag…
    - 11 hours ago 2 May 16, 5:51pm -
  • NewFuel hits N300 in Akwa Ibom as DPR condemns strike by tanker drivers

    Fuel hits N300 in Akwa Ibom as DPR condemns strike by tanker drivers

    The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket office, has decried the strike by Petroleum Tankers Driver’s (PTD), as fuel price moves between N250 and N300 per litre in Akwa Ibom. Mr Bassey Nkanga said this in an interview with the News Agency…
    - 11 hours ago 2 May 16, 5:24pm -
  • NewEnugu massacre: Igbo group wants government to compensate victims’ families

    Enugu massacre: Igbo group wants government to compensate victims’ families

    The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF) has called on the Federal and the Enugu State governments to compensate the families that lost their loved ones in the April 25 invasion of Nimbo community in Enugu State. The President of the forum, Augustine Chukwudum,…
    - 12 hours ago 2 May 16, 5:17pm -
  • NewMilitary arrests killer of Civil War Army Commander, General Shuwa

    Military arrests killer of Civil War Army Commander, General Shuwa

    Officials of the Nigerian military intelligence have arrested a suspected killer of Major General Mohammed Shuwa (rtd). Mohammed Shuwa was murdered in his residence in Maiduguri, Borno State by suspected Boko Haram sect members on November 2, 2012. T…
    - 12 hours ago 2 May 16, 5:11pm -
  • NewOshiomhole took politics too far by increasing minimum wage – PDP

    Oshiomhole took politics too far by increasing minimum wage – PDP

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo state has asserted that the state governor, Adams Oshiomhole took politics too far when he announced a minimum wage increase for civil servants from N18, 000 to N25, 000. The party insisted that the real chal…
    - 12 hours ago 2 May 16, 5:06pm -
  • NewAnambra police arrest man who killed brother, buried him [PHOTO]

    Anambra police arrest man who killed brother, buried him [PHOTO]

    One Chukwudi Mmaduakor has been arrested by the Anambra State Police Command for allegedly killing his younger brother, Chinecherem Mmaduakor and burying his remains in a bush to cover his act. Chukwudi was arrested by officers attached to the Umuchu…
    - 13 hours ago 2 May 16, 4:11pm -
  • NewInvestigate Enugu herdsmen attack – Ugwuanyi tells NHRC

    Investigate Enugu herdsmen attack – Ugwuanyi tells NHRC

    Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Monday urged the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, and other rights groups to investigate all the issues surrounding herdsmen attack in Nimbo, Uzo-Uwani council area of the State. The Governor, who sp…
    - 13 hours ago 2 May 16, 3:42pm -
  • NewBoko Haram terrorists now hide in fox holes – Army

    Boko Haram terrorists now hide in fox holes – Army

    Some remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists have resorted to taking refuge in fox holes to escape coming under the hammer of the Nigerian forces as well as the harsh environment created around them. Terrorists, who have been hibernating and terrorizin…
    - 13 hours ago 2 May 16, 3:36pm -
  • NewLagos police arrest gang leader, two others who specialize in buying stolen phones

    Lagos police arrest gang leader, two others who specialize in buying stolen phones

    A 42-year-old man identified as Kazeem Bamidele, has been arrested by the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command for specializing in buying stolen phones. The suspect, fondly called ‘Elewure,’ was arrested at the weekend in…
    - 13 hours ago 2 May 16, 3:28pm -
  • NewGunmen murder district head in Kaduna

    Gunmen murder district head in Kaduna

    Gunmen on Sunday night killed Mr Bala Madaki, District Head of Fadan Karshi in Numana Chiefdom of Sanga Local Government Area. Madaki was killed alongside his nephew, Emmanuel Tanko, 19, at his residence in Fadan Karshi. The Sanga Interim Management…
    - 14 hours ago 2 May 16, 3:22pm -
  • NewI love Jonathan, but he shouldn’t have run in 2015 – Fayose

    I love Jonathan, but he shouldn’t have run in 2015 – Fayose

    Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has declared that the immediate past president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan should not have participated in the 2015 presidential election. It would be recalled that in the build up to the epic election, Fayose was a…
    - 15 hours ago 2 May 16, 2:03pm -
  • NewAPGA chieftain tasks Governor Bello over insecurity

    APGA chieftain tasks Governor Bello over insecurity

    Chieftain of the Kogi State All Progressives Grand Alliance, Dr. Goodman Akwu has described as nonchalance, and the height of lip service to the good people of Kogi State, who deserve nothing less than protection of their lives and property, but have…
    - 15 hours ago 2 May 16, 1:53pm -
  • NewGovernor Ayade stuns Cross River workers by paying May salary

    Governor Ayade stuns Cross River workers by paying May salary

    In an unprecedented move, Cross River state civil servants received their May salaries on the first day of the month. Making this announcement at the U.J. Eusene Stadium, venue of the May Day rally, the state Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade promised the wo…
    - 16 hours ago 2 May 16, 12:56pm -
  • NewVardy voted FWA Footballer of the Year

    Vardy voted FWA Footballer of the Year

    Jamie Vardy has been named Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association. FWA chairman, Andy Dunn, announced the award on Sky Sports News on Monday morning. The Leicester City striker, topped the poll after a sensational season with t…
    - 18 hours ago 2 May 16, 10:58am -
  • NewIt’s absurd to blame Fulani herdsmen for Benue, Enugu attacks – JNI

    It’s absurd to blame Fulani herdsmen for Benue, Enugu attacks – JNI

    The umbrella body for all Nigerian Muslims, Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has followed in the footsteps of Northern States Governors’ Forum, NSGF, by declaring that it was absurd to blame Fulani herdsmen for the brutal slaughter of innocent village…
    - 18 hours ago 2 May 16, 10:53am -
  • NewFG working hard to give prominence to Nigerian festivals – Lai Mohammed

    FG working hard to give prominence to Nigerian festivals – Lai Mohammed

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to supporting and elevating the nation’s numerous festivals to enable them to contribute their quota to national development, while also…
    - 18 hours ago 2 May 16, 10:48am -
  • NewGiggs’ wife dumps United assistant coach after fling with waitress

    Giggs’ wife dumps United assistant coach after fling with waitress

    Ryan Giggs’ wife, Stacey, has finally ended her marriage to the Manchester United assistant coach, after he reportedly had an affair with one of the waitresses at his restaurant. According to a report in the UK Sun, Stacey decided to dump the 42-ye…
    - 18 hours ago 2 May 16, 10:44am -
  • NewMy endorsement by WAFG ends Assemblies of God crisis – Okoroafor

    My endorsement by WAFG ends Assemblies of God crisis – Okoroafor

    One of the contending parties in the leadership crisis rocking the Assemblies of God Church, Nigeria, Rev. Chidi Okoroafor has insisted that his endorsement by the World Assemblies of God Fellowship (WAGF) led by its global leader, Rev. George Wood,…
    - 18 hours ago 2 May 16, 10:35am -
  • NewEkweremadu denies NASS is considering grazing reserves for Fulani herdsmen

    Ekweremadu denies NASS is considering grazing reserves for Fulani herdsmen

    Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Sunday denied reports that the National Assembly was considering a bill on the creation of grazing reserves across the country. Speaking with reporters after a meeting with the South East governors and Stak…
    - 19 hours ago 2 May 16, 9:58am -
  • NewPolice reportedly torture 19-year-old boy to death in Lagos

    Police reportedly torture 19-year-old boy to death in Lagos

    A 19-year-old boy identified as Gafar Ayoola, has bee reportedly tortured to death while in detention at Denton Police Station, Lagos. It was gathered that Ayoola, who was a barber at Okoafo, Badagry Area, was arrested Friday morning by a policeman a…
    - 19 hours ago 2 May 16, 9:54am -
  • NewHow family of six escaped being burnt to death in Port Harcourt [PHOTO]

    How family of six escaped being burnt to death in Port Harcourt [PHOTO]

    Tragedy was averted on Sunday as a family of six narrowly escaped death after the Mercedes Benz 190 car they were about to travel in, suddenly caught fire in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The inferno occurred after an unnamed substance all…
    - 19 hours ago 2 May 16, 9:39am -
  • NewTompolo distances self from Niger Delta Avengers, blames pipeline attacks on oil firms

    Tompolo distances self from Niger Delta Avengers, blames pipeline attacks on oil firms

    The former Niger Delta militant commander, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, better known as Tompolo, at the weekend, denied being a member of the Niger Delta Avengers that have vowed to bomb more oil installations in the region. He told President Muhamma…
    - 20 hours ago 2 May 16, 9:15am -
  • NewCharles Ibekwe: ICC, Nigeria’s hidden wars and the quest for justice

    Charles Ibekwe: ICC, Nigeria’s hidden wars and the quest for justice

    Since publishing its “Situation in Nigeria Report: Article 5” in 2013, the International Criminal Court has received more complaints and petitions to act in Nigeria. Citizens and interested parties have reported cases, mostly those that have draw…
    - 20 hours ago 2 May 16, 9:09am -
  • NewJonathan’s ex-aide, Gulak denies hijacking Adamawa PDP congress

    Jonathan’s ex-aide, Gulak denies hijacking Adamawa PDP congress

      A PDP chieftain, Mr Ahmed Gulak, has denied allegations that he hijacked the party congress materials meant for Adamawa State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the PDP Chairman in Adamawa, Chief Joel Madaki, had accused Gulak of illeg…
    - 20 hours ago 2 May 16, 9:01am -
  • NewSamson Atekojo Usman: NASS Leadership – G-77 Senators and conspiracy of wise men from the East

    Samson Atekojo Usman: NASS Leadership – G-77 Senators and conspiracy of wise men from the East

    The recent emergence of G-77 group of Senators headed by Senator Godswill Akpabio (PDP) was no surprise to those conversant with high level politicking in the National Assembly. The group comprising the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and PDP…
    - 20 hours ago 2 May 16, 8:54am -
  • NewBuhari blames Obasanjo, Yar Adua, Jonathan for current economy troubles

    Buhari blames Obasanjo, Yar Adua, Jonathan for current economy troubles

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday blamed the previous administrations for the current bad economic situation in the country. Buhari while addressing workers during the May Day celebration at the Eagle Square, Abuja said the emergence of the All Pr…
    - 20 hours ago 2 May 16, 8:47am -
  • NewNigerians losing faith in Buhari’s change – Labour

    Nigerians losing faith in Buhari’s change – Labour

    Organised Labour has stated that Nigerians are gradually losing faith in the change mantra championed by President Muhammadu Buhari. The workforce at yesterday’s May Day celebration, told President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerians were yet to see th…
    - 20 hours ago 2 May 16, 8:41am -
  • NewHamzat Ahmadu, Perm Sec to Ironsi, Gowon dies at 92

    Hamzat Ahmadu, Perm Sec to Ironsi, Gowon dies at 92

    Death has occurred of a veteran diplomat and former permanent secretary Alahji Hamzat Ahmadu. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant, Media to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Imam Imam, Ahmadu, who held the traditional title of Walin Sokotod,…
    - 20 hours ago 2 May 16, 8:29am -
  • NewAnglican Primate blasts Labour for demanding N56,000 minimum wage

    Anglican Primate blasts Labour for demanding N56,000 minimum wage

    Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, Primate of All Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and Bishop of Abuja, has expressed disagreement with labour’s demand for N56,000 new minimum wage in the country. Okoh made expresed his view at the dedication of St Peter’s Ang…
    - 20 hours ago 2 May 16, 8:26am -
  • NewBuhari alone cannot turn around Nigeria’s fortunes – Atiku

    Buhari alone cannot turn around Nigeria’s fortunes – Atiku

    A former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari alone cannot change Nigeria’s fortunes overnight. He said this in his May Day message to Nigerian workers. The Turakin Adamawa explained that notwithstanding the hug…
    - 21 hours ago 2 May 16, 8:20am -
  • NewDollar scarcity: Agencies now buy air ticket abroad for intending travellers

    Dollar scarcity: Agencies now buy air ticket abroad for intending travellers

    The Nigerian aviation industry, travel agencies are devising creative ways of remaining in business as the scarcity of dollar keep affecting their daily operations. The agencies are now partnering with their counterparts in China, United States of Am…
    - 21 hours ago 2 May 16, 7:42am -
  • NewBoko Haram: Army will never forget soldiers killed in battle – Buratai vows

    Boko Haram: Army will never forget soldiers killed in battle – Buratai vows

    Gallant officers and men of the Nigerian Army who paid the supreme sacrifice in the course of prosecuting the ongoing war on terror or in any theatre of operation are not and will never be forgotten. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai gave…
    - 22 hours ago 2 May 16, 7:13am -
  • NewZaria massacre: Shiites attacked my convoy with petrol bombs – Buratai

    Zaria massacre: Shiites attacked my convoy with petrol bombs – Buratai

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has revealed that members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, who belong to the Shiites movement, attacked his convoy with petrol bombs in Zaria, Kaduna State in December 2015. Buratai made th…
    - 22 hours ago 2 May 16, 7:09am -
  • NewTUC lambasts FG for recruiting Perm Secs from outside civil service

    TUC lambasts FG for recruiting Perm Secs from outside civil service

    The Nigeria Labour Movement on Sunday in Abuja decried the recent recruitment of Permanent Secretaries from outside the civil service. Mr Bobbio Kaigama, The President of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), made his view known at the 2016 May Day…
    - 22 hours ago 2 May 16, 7:05am -
  • NewPellegrini praises Iheanacho after double against Southampton

    Pellegrini praises Iheanacho after double against Southampton

    Manchester City manager, Manuel Pellegrini, has heaped praise on Kelechi Iheanacho, after his brace against Southampton in a 4-2 loss at Southampton on Sunday. The former English champions rested players ahead of their Champions League semi-final sec…
    - 22 hours ago 2 May 16, 6:59am -
  • NewGiwa FC risk expulsion from NPFL

    Giwa FC risk expulsion from NPFL

    Giwa FC are just one match away from being expelled from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The Jos team failed to show up in Ilorin for Sunday’s fixture against Wikki Tourists, which meant the home team conducted a walkover. Giwa FC…
    - 22 hours ago 2 May 16, 6:55am -

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