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Breaking News: Seven People Show Signs Of Ebola Symptoms - Jide Idris

4 years ago /
Health 

Health Commissioner of Lagos State, Jide Idris says 7 people have Ebola Symptoms and are in quarantine after primary contact with the man who flew to Lagos and died of the disease last month.

Enugu Chief Judge Inaugurates Panel To Probe Deputy Governor, Onyebuchi

4 years ago /
Nation 

According to Daily-post’s report, the Chief Judge of Enugu State, Hon. Innocent Umezulike, Tuesday morning, inaugurated a 7-man panel to probe the embattled Deputy Governor of the State, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi. Chairman of the panel, Oraekeyi Uche Franklin said their proceedings would be guided by the rules of the Enugu State House of Assembly. The panel resumes sitting tomorrow, August 6. More details later.........

Breaking News: Lagos State Doctor 'Contracts' Ebola

4 years ago /
Health 

Nigerian authorities say they have confirmed a second case of Ebola in Africa's most populous country, an alarming development after a man who flew by plane to the country died of Ebola.

BREAKING: Jonathan Sacks NNPC Boss, Appoints Replacement.

4 years ago /
Nation 

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASEPRESIDENT JONATHAN APPOINTS NEW CEOs FOR NNPC AND NPDC

El-Rufai Loses Son In Abuja Autocrash

4 years ago /
Nation 

Former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has lost his son to a car crash.Hamza El-Rufai died this morning in Abuja. The father of the deceased broke the news on his faceboook page at about 8:00 am Tuesday morning. The post read thus, “From Allah we came and to Him we shall return. Please join our family in praying for the repose of the soul of my son Hamza El-Rufai who died this morning in a motor accident in Abuja.”

Breaking News: Another Bomb Blast Hits Kano This Morning

4 years ago /
Security 

Barely 24 hours after an explosion claimed five lives at a Catholic chuch in Sabon gari, Kano state, the Nigeria Police Force announced that another bomb blast occurred this morning at NNPC mega station along Maiduguri road in Kano state. Details later...

Bomb Explosion Rocks Sabongari Area Of Kano

4 years ago /
Security 

A blast has been reported in the Sabongari area of Kano city, but details of casualties are still hazy. The explosive device was said to have been hidden in a bag close to the Eldorado cinema. More Details Later.......

NFF President Aminu Maigari Impeached

4 years ago /
Sports  

It is finally over for the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aminu Maigari. The embattled Bauchi-born administrator has been on tenterhooks since the end of the World Cup in Brazil.

Breaking News: Algerian Plane Disappears From Radar

4 years ago /
International News 

An Algerian passenger plane has reportedly disappeared from radar while flying from Burkina Faso. A commercial jetliner disappeared over western Africa after losing contact with air traffic controllers, Algeria's state-run news agency reported Thursday. Authorities lost contact with the Air Algerie aircraft about 50 minutes after it took off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, while flying to the Algiers, according to the Algerian Press Service. The news service gave no extra details other than the flight number AH5017.  It said the company initiated an "emergency plan" in the search for flight AH5017, which flies the four-hour passenger route four times a week. A company source told AFP that the missing aircraft was a DC-9, which can seat up to some 135 passengers, chartered from a Portuguese firm. According to a source within Air Algerie, some 110 people are listed as being on board the flight. Source: AFP   

Breaking News: 51 Die, 8 Injured In Emergency Landing In Taiwan

4 years ago /
International News 

As many as 51 passengers of a TransAsia Airways flight died as it made an emergency landing in Penghu Wednesday evening, officials said.    

Breaking News: Explosion Rocks Kaduna Killing Several People

4 years ago /
Nation 

An explosion on a busy commercial road in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna killed several people on Wednesday, witnesses said. The blast scattered debris and dead bodies on the Alkali Road in the city, witness Muhammad Danfulani told Reuters by telephone. The bomb targeted moderate Islamic cleric, Dahiru Bauchi who had been travelling in the area, police added.  He escaped unhurt. It is unclear who was behind the blast. Militant Islamist group Boko Haram has carried out a wave of bombings and assassinations in Nigeria since it launched a brutal insurgency in 2009 to create an Islamic state. It often targets Muslim leaders who condemn its militant ideology. A trader, Yusuf Suleiman, said that he had counted 15 bodies in a police van after the explosion. Source: Reuters

Breaking News: Osita Chidoka Named Aviation Minister

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has named Osita Chidoka, the former Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, as the new Aviation Minister.

Ebonyi State Speaker Impeached

4 years ago /
Politics 

18 out of the 24 members of the Assembly reportedly voted out the Speaker. The members lifted the suspension of the three members before impeaching Nwazunku.

Berlusconi Sex Conviction Overruled, Lifetime Ban Tossed

4 years ago /
International News 

Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi wins appeal against his conviction for paying for sex with an underage prostitute.

Breaking: Malaysian Airline With 295 Passengers Crashes In Ukraine

4 years ago /
International News 

A Malaysian passenger plane has crashed in Ukraine, according to aviation sources cited by the Russian news agency Interfax. The airliner, which was travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur with 295 people on board, is thought to have come down close to the border with Russia. A spokesman for Malaysian Airlines has confirmed "an incident" on board one of its flights and is expected to release a statement shortly. More follows...

Embattled Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, Has Been Impeached

4 years ago /
Politics 

The governor was removed a while ago as the state House of Assembly deliberated on the report of an investigative panel that probed allegations of financial misconducts against him.

Breaking News: President Jonathan In Crucial Meeting With Council Of State

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan is currently presiding over a meeting of the Council of State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Breaking News: Football Legend Alfredo Di Stefano Dies

4 years ago /
Sports  

Real Madrid legend Alfredo Di Stefano has died after suffering a heart attack on Saturday. More follows...  

Breaking News: Bomb Blast Rocks Maiduguri Market

4 years ago /
Security 

A bomb has exploded at the busy Monday Market in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. Unconfirmed reports say that the blast occured this morning during the busy morning activities at the market.

Breaking: Kaka Leaves AC Milan

4 years ago /
Sports  

AC Milan have announced that Kaka will leave the club after agreeing to a mutual termination of his contract.