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Breaking: Supreme Court Sacked The Acting Governor Of Taraba State

4 years ago /
Nation 

Breaking News: Supreme court sacked the acting governor of Taraba state. The former Deputy Governor has been asked to take over. The Supreme Court has ordered the immediate reinstatement of Deputy Governor of Taraba State, Alhaji Sanni Danladi, who was impeached by the state House of Assembly in October 2012.   In a unanimous...

Breaking: Tambuwal, Others Prevented From Entering National Assembly Premises.

4 years ago /
Nation 

Confusion reigns at National Assembly as security forces teargas lawmakers, prevent Speaker Aminu Tambuwal from accessing House of Reps chambers. Speaker Aminu Tambuwal, others force their way through security barricade to enter national assembly.According to reports reaching us, the National Assembly complex earlier on Thursday was sealed up by security forces comprised...

Speaker Suspends Presidential Ambition

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Tuesday announced the jettisoning of his earlier stated political ambition to contest for the presidency of the country, citing personal reasons of ‘sacrifice’ and his decision to avoid seeking any political office. This was contained in a speech by the...

Rosetta Space Mission: After 10 Years Of Waiting, The European Space Agency Just Landed On A Comet

4 years ago /
Science and Tech 

It was audacious, it was bold, but it was a success. For the first time, humanity has a physical presence on the icy surface of a passing comet – cosmic objects that have both fascinated and terrified human beings since the dawn of history. The presence comes in the shape of...

Heartbreak As 47 Students Are Killed In Savage Attack

4 years ago /
Nation 

Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, has expressed heartbreak over Monday’s bomb attack at a secondary school in Potiskum, even as he condemned the emergency rule in the state, saying it has increased terrorist attacks rather than reducing them. Barely one week after a suicide bomber detonated a bomb during a...

Boko Haram Steals Dynamite From Lafarge Nigeria Plant

4 years ago /
Security 

Suspected Boko Haram Islamist militants raided a cement factory owned by Lafarge subsidiary Ashaka Cement and seized dynamite from a quarry, witnesses and a security source said on Thursday. Lafarge Africa said the plant "was the target of an intrusion by people who were strangers to the plant", but it added...

Explosion Rocks Yobe As Suicide Bomber Strikes

4 years ago /
Security 

A bomb attack has reportedly occurred in Potiskum, Yobe state. Witnesses say a suicide bomber targeting members of the Shiite group, Islamic Brotherhood of Nigeria, detonated his explosive vest, killing many instantly. A resident of the town, Adamu Mohammed, told PREMIUM TIMES over the telephone that nearly 20 persons were killed and...

 

Chinese Military Joins Anti-Ebola Aid

4 years ago /
Health 

The Spokesman of the Chinese Ministry of Defence, Yang Yujun, said on Thursday in Beijing that the military had joined the government's efforts to help African countries' fight against the Ebola virus. "As arranged by the government, the Chinese military is playing an active role in aiding West African countries in...

Breaking: Tambuwal Finally Defects To APC

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has finally defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP). Tambuwal in a short message he personally read at the end of plenary today said he was leaving the PDP due to the political developments in...

Boko Haram: FG Meets With Sect Representatives In Chad

4 years ago /
Security 

Ambassador Hassan Tukur, The Principal Private Secretary to the President, Danladi Ahmadu who was representing the Boko Haram sect in N’Djamena, Chad have both met with Chadian Government Officials to ensure the safe release of the Chibok girls. Report says an agreement of a ceasefire has taken place. The health of...

Breaking: Obanikoro, Maku, Wike, 4 Others Resign As Ministers

4 years ago /
Politics 

Seven ministers in President Goodluck Jonathan’s cabinet have resigned their positions. Those who resigned are Ministers of Information, Labaran Maku; Trade and Industry, Samuel Ortom; State for Education, Nyesom Wike; and State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro. Others are Ministers of Labour, Emeka Wogu; Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu; State for Niger Delta, Dairus...

Abducted TASUED Deputy Vice Chancellor, Olusoga Olusanya, Freed

4 years ago /
Security 

The abducted Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Tai Solarin University of Education [TASUED], Ijebu-Ode, Olusoga Olusanya, has regained his freedom. The Ogun State Police Command confirmed Mr. Olusanya’s release late Tuesday night, adding that the deputy vice chancellor has since been re-united with his family. However, the spokesperson for the Ogun Police Command,...

Breaking News: Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko Decamps To PDP In Aso Rock Presidential Villa

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko Decamps To PDP In  Aso Rock Presidential Villa  More Details Soon........

Breaking News:Boko Haram Leader Dismisses Claims Of His Death In New Video

4 years ago /
Security 

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau dismissed Nigerian military claims of his death in a new video obtained by AFP on Thursday and said the militants had implemented strict Islamic law in captured towns. "Here I am, alive. I will only die the day Allah takes my breath," Shekau said, adding that...

Breaking: Five Killed In Dei Dei, Abuja Riot

4 years ago /
Nation 

No fewer than five persons have been killed and over 35 vehicles destroyed in an ongoing riot caused by a minor motorcycle accident in Dei Dei, Abuja. An eyewitness narrating the cause of the riot to our correspondent said the riot started after a motorcyclist knocked down a woman by the...

PDP NEC May Suspend Tambuwal For Anti-party Activities

4 years ago /
Politics 

The leadership of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may at its 63rd National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting scheduled to hold tomorrow at its National Headquarters, Abuja suspend the speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Tambuwal.Hon Tambuwal who represents Tambuwal federal constituency in the House of Representatives is...

Michael Schumacher Leaves Hospital

4 years ago /
Sports  

Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has left a Swiss hospital to continue his recovery at home. Schumacher's manager, Sabine Kehm, says the seven-time champion from Germany has made "progress" since a skiing accident in December put him in a coma. Kehm says progress has been made over recent weeks and months but Schumacher still has "a long and difficult road ahead." Schumacher has been hospitalized in Lausanne since June, after six months at a hospital in France. He lives in Gland, near Geneva.

Breaking: Enugu Assembly Clears New Deputy Governor

4 years ago /
Politics 

Enugu State House of Assembly this morning confirmed a new Deputy Governor for the state. He is Rev. Ralph Ifeanyichukwu Nwoye from Isiogbo Nara in Nkanu East local government area of the state. Until his nomination and clearance, Nwoye was the Bishop in charge of Christ Ascension Church, Ugwuaji, Enugu. Nwoye served as a Deputy chairman of Nkanu East council and also served as Commissioner for Environment under Governor Chimaraoke Nnamani. Rev Ralph Ifeanyichukwu Nwoye replaced the Impeached Deputy Governor Sunday Onyeabuchi  details soon.......

Breaking News: Police Arrest Boko Haram Suspect At NAMA Office In Lagos

4 years ago /
Security 

The NAMA office in Lagos was almost hit by an attempt by a suspected Boko Haram member. The supect who was arrested a few minutes ago had explosives with him that have been recovered and is currently in police custody. Details shortly...    

Breaking: NMA Rejects Doctors Sack Letter

4 years ago /
Health 

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has told all resident doctors to reject their termination letters. More to follow.........


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