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Murray wins BBC award

4 years ago /
Sports  

World number four tennis player, Andy Murray has been named BBC sports personality of the year at the first direct arena in Leeds.

Tottenham search for replacement

4 years ago /
Sports  

Former Tottenham coach Glenn Hoddle has been tipped to take up managerial responsibility at the London club following the sacking of Andre Villas boas.

BOXING CHAMPION DECLARES INTENTION TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT IN 2015

4 years ago /
International News 

World heavy weight boxing champion, Vitali Klitscho, has given up his World Boxing Council, WBC title for politics in Ukraine.

CAF CONFEDERATION CUP UPDATE

4 years ago /
Sports  

Bayelsa United and Warri wolves have drawn bye in the 2014 CAF confederation cup.They will begin their campaign from the round of 32 after being exempted from the preliminary round. 

 

PRO CHANCELLOR OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA SUSPENDED

4 years ago /
Education 

Reports coming in say the Chairman and Pro chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka governing council Dr. Emeka Enejere has been suspended with immediate effect.

NIGERIA: Civil Servants shut down Ministry of Environment

4 years ago /
Nation 

Staff of the Federal Ministry of Environment shut down the ministry on Monday, over what they describe as the high handedness of the Permanent Secretary, Taiye Haruna, and his failure to release funds to improve the welfare and capacity of the staff as well as funds to buy stationeries to run the ministry.

ASUU PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES SUSPENSION OF 5-MONTH STRIKE

4 years ago /
Education 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has announced the suspension of the strike that has shut down government-owned tertiary institutions for over 5 months now

At least another 26 killed in South Sudan crisis

4 years ago /
International News 

Gunfire erupted again in South Sudan's capital Juba on Tuesday, a day after President Salva Kiir said security forces had put down an attempted coup by supporters of his former deputy Riek Machar.

MESSI IS GOING NOWHERE - Barcelona Chief

4 years ago /
Sports  

Lionel Messi will be going nowhere as long as Sandro Rosell is in charge at Barcelona, the Catalans’ president said Thursday.

SPORTS: UEFA Champions League draws

4 years ago /
Sports  

Barcelona was drawn Monday to face Manchester City and its strong contingent of Spanish internationals in the last 16 of the Champions League.

UKRAINE: Yanukovych seeks to obtain loan from Russia's Putin

4 years ago /
International News 

Ukraine's president could secure loans from Russia on Tuesday when he meets Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin - money that could help fend off economic crisis but may fuel anti-government protests in Kiev.

2015 ELECTIONS MAY NOT HOLD IN YOBE, BORNO AND ADAMAWA - JEGA

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent  National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced that it is to spend N93 billion for the 2015 general elections. The Electoral body went on to state that elections may not hold in the North-eastern states under emergency rule.

Scores killed in Iraq ahead of Shi'ite Holy Day

4 years ago /
International News 

Al Qaeda-linked Sunni Muslim militants have intensified attacks on the security forces, civilians and anyone seen as supporting the Shi'ite-led government in Baghdad, tipping Iraq back into its deadliest levels of violence in five years.

China and U.S relations: Leaders attempt to ease tensions

4 years ago /
International News 

Chinese vice Premier Wang Yang will host U.S secretary of commerce Penny Pritzker and trade representative Michael Froman for the Joint Commission On Commerce And Trade (JCCT) on December 19-20.

Bangladesh executes Islamist leader

4 years ago /
Religion 

Bangladesh has executed the Islamism leader Abdul Kader Mullah, who was convicted of atrocities committed during the 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.

North Korean President orders execution of Uncle for treason

4 years ago /
Politics 

The once-powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been executed after being purged for "acts of treachery".

Central African Republic conflict intensifies

4 years ago /
Security 

The base for French forces in Central African Republic, Bangui airport which has been one of the safest places in town is now also home to around 30,000 civilians who have fled fighting between Christian and Muslim militia.

GUINEA POLITICS: A SENSE OF CALM SETS OVER THE COUNTRY

4 years ago /
Politics 

Opposition parties in Guinea said on Thursday they would take their seats in the National assembly, ending a period of uncertainty that began when the Supreme Court rejected their challenge to September’s election results.

Robin Van Persie off the pitch for a month

4 years ago /
Sports  

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has been ruled out of action for a month with a thigh strain.

HIGHEST EARNING ENGLISH FOOTBALLERS

4 years ago /
Sports  

His Manchester United team may be floundering in ninth in the Premier League table, but star striker Wayne Rooney tops the rich list for English footballers.