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CHINA: Biden expresses anger at the treatment of American and British jounalists in China

4 years ago /
International News 

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says his country and China have "profound disagreements" over the treatment of American journalists in the country.

 

THAILAND: MONARCH ADDRESSES THE PEOPLE

4 years ago /
International News 

Thailand’s Monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej has called on the people to support each other for the sake of the country.

 

UKRAINE: Protests intensify as protesters call for Yanukovich's resignation

4 years ago /
International News 

Thousands of Ukrainians continued to demonstrate their anger at the regime of President Viktor Yanukovich on Thursday for a 15th day following his decision to forgo an association agreement with the European Union and a subsequent police crackdown on protesters.

French Army set to intervene in Central African Republic conflict

4 years ago /
International News 

French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius said a U.N. resolution to be voted later in the day would allow France to use force in Central African Republic.

SPORTS: Nigeria prepares for Brazil

4 years ago /
Sports  

All registered clubs in the Nigeria National League, NNL, have arrived Abuja ahead of the annual General Assembly billed for Thursday.

SPORTS; KANO STATE GOVERNMENT REWARDS GOLDEN EAGLETS

4 years ago /
Sports  

Kano state Governor, Rabiu Kwakwanso has rewarded the Golden Eaglets with a sum of 9.8 million naira for winning a record fourth FIFA Under-17 World cup.

SPORTS; ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE UPDATES

4 years ago /
Sports  

It was a four goals thriller for Luiz Suarez Wednesday night at Anfield as Liverpool spanked Norwich city five-one in the English Premier League week  fourteen fixture.

ASUU STRIKE: OKUPE REPLIES ASUU

4 years ago /
Education  Nation 

The Nigerian government says it has complied with the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities as precondition for calling off the five month old strike embarked by the union.

NIGERIA: REFORMS TO HIT THE PRISONS SYSTEM

4 years ago /
Nation  Oddities 

The Nigerian Prison Service Case Management System Unit has been established to aid decongestion of prisons across the country to reduce the work load for officers and enhance the administration of criminal justice. The unit is saddled with the responsibility of collecting all necessary information about an inmate from the point of admission to the point of release.  

PDP WILL OVERCOME - BAMANGA TUKUR, DAVID MARK

4 years ago /
Politics 

Singing a totally different tune, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party,  Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, on Wednesday claimed ignorance of the defection of the G5 Governors from the Ruling PDP.

Tai Solarin University of Education will not resume until. . . . - TASUED ASUU Chairman

4 years ago /
Education 

The ASUU chapter of the Tai Solarin University of Education headed by Dr. Adebayo Akinsanya paid respect to the Late Professor Festus Iyayi who dies on his way to a meeting set up to resolve the ongoing face off between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Unversities, ASUU.

Festus Iyayi's Death: Femi Falana vows to get justice

4 years ago /
Education  Oddities 

The burial ceremony of the former ASUU Chairman, Late Professor Festus Iyayi began on Wednesday in his the Edo state capital. There was a solidarity march by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU from various universities and other Civil Society Groups.

 

ASUU STRIKE: University of Benin defies ASUU, Federal government deadline extension

4 years ago /
Education 

The governing council of University of Benin has directed that all academic activities commence immediately.

GOVERNOR AMAECHI CALLS OUT DR. NGOZI IWEALA

4 years ago /
Business and Economy   Niger Delta 

Rivers state Governor Chibuike Amaechi is seeking the intervention of the National Assembly to enable the state access a loan facility from the World Bank and the African Development Bank for the provision of portable water in the state.

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: Federal government explains deadline extension

4 years ago /
Education 

Striking university lecturers now have up till December 9th 2013 to resume work or be fired.

 

NIGERIA AND GHANA CLINCH THE FIRST TWO POSITIONS IN WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL COMPETITION

4 years ago /
Sports  

GHANA AND NIGERIA Women’s volleyball teams have clinched their tickets to the final phase of the 2014 FIVB Women’s World Championship after they finished in the top two positions in Zone 3 of the African qualifier held at the Forum de L’Universite de Cocody in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

SPORTS: WORLD CUP DRAW

4 years ago /
Sports  

FIFA has revealed the pots to be used for Friday’s 2014 World Cup draw ceremony.

CORRUPTION CASE AGAINST TIMPIRE SYLVA STALLS

4 years ago /
Nation  Niger Delta 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has brought a fresh charge against former Bayelsa state Governor, Timipre Sylva at a Federal High Court in Abuja.

SPORTS: English Premier League fixtures for the day

4 years ago /
Sports  

Week fourteen matches will be played tonight as the busy December fixtures in the English Premier League gets underway.

 

ITALY: European Union bemoans Italy's debt refund schedule

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn said in an interview that Italy is not reducing its debt quickly enough and has no room for maneuver on structural deficit reduction.