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BOKO HARAM: 26 CONFIRMED DEAD IN MAIDUGURI; PRESIDENCY REACTS

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Maiduguri was once again thrown into mourning yesterday when suspected members of the Islamist Terrorist Organisation, Boko Haram struck killing no less than 26 people, 24 of whom are believed to be insurgents.

UKRAINE: PROTESTERS BLOCK GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

4 years ago /
International News 

Demonstrations in Ukraine have blocked government buildings in the capital Kiev, as they step up their campaign for the resignation of the government.

THAILAND: Protesters issue Prime Minister an ultimatum

4 years ago /
International News  Politics 

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has rejected protesters' demands that she step down, amid fresh clashes in Bangkok.

 

BRITISH PRIME MINISTER MEETS WITH CHINESE PREMIER

4 years ago /
International News 

British Prime Minister David Cameron met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Monday saying he wanted to remove trade barriers with the Asian economic giant.  

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: ASUU’S POSITION IS IN BAD FAITH – DOYIN OKUPE

4 years ago /
Education 

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs Doyin Okupe says the negative disposition of the ASUU leadership is a pre-conceived plot intended to undermine the Presidency and subvert the federal government of Nigeria.

 

PDP CRISIS: JONATHAN MEETS GOVERNORS SULE LAMIDO, BABANGIDA ALIYU

4 years ago /
Politics 

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday night held a crucial meeting with two of the aggrieved governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sule Lamido of Jigawa state and Babangida Aliyu of Niger state.

ANAMBRA ELECTION WAS A VERY CLEAN ELECTION- VICTOR UMEH

4 years ago /
Politics 

The APGA flag-bearer, Willie Obiano, being declared the winner of the very controversial Anambra state gubernatorial election was a legitimate source of celebration. During the small celebration at the Government House, Anambra, the Governor-elect took the opportunity to assure the people of Anambra state that their votes were not wasted on him.

 

BRAZIL: Stadium accident casts shadow on upcoming 2014 World cup

4 years ago /
Sports  

Amateur footage has been released of the crane collapse during work at the Sao Paolo stadium in Brazil.

 

SPORTS: Premiership matches for the weekend

4 years ago /
Sports  

The English Premier League resumes this weekend after the Champions league, as table toppers Arsenal travels to Wales to battle Cardiff city on Sunday.

 

BANGLADESH: Workers burn factory in protest of colleague's killing

4 years ago /
International News 

A huge fire has destroyed a Bangladesh garment factory supplying key western brands, in a blaze said to be sparked by workers angered over rumours of a colleague's death in police firing.

 

CHINA: About 80 wounded in Ferry accident

4 years ago /
International News 

About 80 people were injured early Friday when a high-speed ferry traveling from Hong Kong to Macau hit an unidentified object in the water

 

JAPAN/CHINA TENSION: Japan proposes dialogue

4 years ago /
International News 

Japan says it is open to dialogue after China established a new air defence zone.

 

EU SUMMIT: Ukraine's Yakunovic stands his ground

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The European Union says it will not accept a veto by Russia on the bloc ties with the former Soviet republics.

 

THAILAND: Protesters ignore Prime Minister's call for dialogue

4 years ago /
International News 

Hundreds of office workers came out during their lunch hour on Friday, blowing whistles to express their support for anti-government protesters

 

ASUU STRIKE: UNI-ILORIN Professor explains position

4 years ago /
Education 

As regards the ASUU strike, a prominent university, University of Illorin is not part of it. That is the exact situation at the University of Illorin where an irony is pointed out as regards the on-going ASUU strike.

 

Nigeria Football Federation hold Annual General Meeting

4 years ago /
Sports  

The 2013 general assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has extended the tenure of the League Management Company, LMC by one year.

 

AKWA IBOM: Goverenor Akpabio commends Civil Servants

4 years ago /
Nation  Oddities 

Akwa Ibom state Governor, Godswill Akpabio has commended federal civil servants for their professional conduct and challenged them to go a step further.

 

RIVERS: AMAECHI ON OBIO/AKPO COUNCIL

4 years ago /
Niger Delta  Politics 

Rivers state Governor, Chibuike Amaechi has dissolved the Obio/Akpor local government council re-instated by a court on Monday.

 

NIGERIA: IG orders Police officers to intensify security procedures around universities

4 years ago /
Education  Security 

The Inspector General of Police has ordered the provision of adequate security around university campuses across Nigeria

 

APC Membership: Amaechi supporters back his move

4 years ago /
Niger Delta  Politics 

As regards the joining of Gov. Amaechi to the All Progressive Congress – APC, the reaction among his supporters and indeed key officials of his administration at various levels was swift.