News

NBA condemns N68billion appropriation

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian bar association NBA has condemned the sixty eight billion naira appropriated for the judiciary in the 2014 budget is submitted to the national assembly. 

Oral hygiene: Experts advocate good eating habit

4 years ago /
Health 

Most oral diseases have been blamed on bad eating habits and improper use of tooth brush.

Reps to investigate the killing of Nigerians abroad

4 years ago /
Nation 

The chairperson house committee on diaspora, Abike Dabiri had in a motion drawn the attention of the lawmakers to the unnecessary maltreatment Nigerians go through.

Okon invites 40 for the Africa women championship qualifier

4 years ago /
Sports  

The super falcons of Nigeria will begin their build-up to the Africa women championship qualifier against Rwanda with an open camping programme in Abuja on April 6.

El Kanemi to play in Kano

4 years ago /
Sports  

El Kanemi warriors of Maiduguri will now play their home matches at the Kano pillars stadium in Kano after the league management company suspended matches in Borno due to security concerns in the city. 

Tiger Woods out

4 years ago /
Sports  

World number one golf player, Tiger Woods, will miss this week’s Arnold palmer invitational due to a back injury.

Pistorius trial adjourned till Monday

4 years ago /
International News 

Judge Thokozile Masipa of the north Gauteng high court in Pretoria, has adjourned the trial of Oscar Pistorius in the murder case of his girl friend Reeva Steenkamp till Monday, twenty fourth march, following a requisition by prosecutors on day thirteen of the trial. 

National Conference: Governor Elechi advocates for the creation of new states

4 years ago /
Nation 

The government of Ebonyi state southeast Nigeria wants the principle of derivation to be applied in the revenues accruing from solid minerals as the case with oil and gas.

Nigerian Navy arrests four vessels carrying twenty two Chinese

4 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Navy has arrested four vessels carrying twenty two Chinese national who allegedly entered Nigeria territorial waters without permit.

NLNG donates two billion naira to six Nigerian universities

4 years ago /
Education 

Nigeria’s Liquefied National Gas NLNG has pledged a total sum of two billion naira to support one university each in the six geo-political zones of the country.

Federal High Court fixes April 8 to hear Sanusi's suit challenging his removal

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed April 8 for the continuation of the suit filed by the sacked Governor of Central Bank, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi who is challenging his removal from office.

Human trafficking: Offenders to get five year jail term

4 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Senate says, offenders in trafficking in persons will continue to face the stiff punishment of five years imprisonment in the country.

National Conference: Ikwerre community commends President Jonathan

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Ikwerre people of Rivers State South-South Nigeria have joined in the commendation of the convocation of the on-going national conference.

President Jonathan appoints new Group Executive Directors for NNPC

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed new Group Executive Directors for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

Champions League: Robin van Persie fires Manchester United into quarter-finals

4 years ago /
Sports  

Robin van Persie netted a hat-trick as Manchester United overturned a two-goal first-leg deficit to reach the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Olympiakos.

Objects spotted in Indian Ocean may be debris from Malaysia airlines flight 370

4 years ago /
International News 

Two objects spotted in the southern Indian Ocean may be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australian authorities said Thursday.

Pistorius trial update

4 years ago /
Sports  

A key police ballistics expert is giving evidence at the murder trial of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria.

Flamingoes seeking their quarter final ticket against Columbia

4 years ago /
Sports  

After their brilliant performance against China people’s republic, Nigeria’s flamingoes will be seeking their quarter final ticket against Colombia early Thursday morning in the FIFA under-17 women’s world cup in Costa Rica.

Chealsea through to quarter-final

4 years ago /
Sports  

A magnificent display by Chelsea and a decisive victory by Real Madrid earned the two clubs their quarterfinal tickets in the 2014 UEFA champions league on Tuesday.

Italian Navy rescues over 2000 African migrants

4 years ago /
International News 

Italian naval and coastguard vessels rescued more than 2,000 migrants travelling in boats from North Africa over the past 48 hours, underlining the scale of illegal migration into southern Europe.