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FORMER FCT MINISTER, 100 OTHERS ESCAPE DEATH

4 years ago /
Transport  

Former Minister of the FCT, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai along with about a hundred passengers escaped death when a Boeing 737 plane belonging to Aero Contractors had a minor accident during landing yesterday at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, MMA, Lagos.

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

"JONATHAN WILL CONTEST IN 2015" - LABARAN MAKU

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, yesterday, declared that President Goodluck Jonathan will be contesting in 2015. He bluntly announced that the North should stop agitating for a Northern Presidency as Jonathan is in need of another term to fully implement his transformation agenda.t

CRISTIANO RONALDO SETS YET ANOTHER RECORD IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

4 years ago /
Sports  

Real Madrid put the seal on a fine Champions League group-stage campaign as they won 2-0 at FC Copenhagen on Tuesday - even if Cristiano Ronaldo did miss a penalty in the process.   Carlo Ancelotti's men have topped Group B by some distance and finish with 16 points from 18 after a record-breaking night.

"NO REASON FOR STRIKE TO CONTINUE" - DOYIN OKUPE

4 years ago /
Education 

In, perhaps one of the most shocking developments in the 5-month old ASUU strike, the Federal Government, yesterday, redacted the ultimatum given to the Academic Staff Union of Universities to resume on the 9th of December or face mass sack. The excuse given for this rather stunning reversal was that substantial compliance was recorded from members of the union, therefore rendering any strict action on the part of the Federal government unfair. 

SPORTS: David Moyes admits Manchester United has been inconsistent

4 years ago /
Sports  

Manager David Moyes says he takes "complete responsibility" for Manchester United's recent defeats but is confident the devils will improve.

SPORTS: GUARDIOLA EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER BAYERN'S MATCH AGAINST MAN-CITY

4 years ago /
Sports  

In one of the most anticipated matches of the week, Bayern Munich will be facing the English team, Manchester United on Tuesday.  the highly anticipated match has both parties expressing concern as neither side can be considered a walk over for the other.

USA: RESIDENTS BLOCK GOOGLE INC BUS IN PROTEST AGAINST INFLUX OF GOOGLE EMPLOYEES

4 years ago /
International News 

 A Google Inc commuter bus was blocked in San Francisco's Mission district for about a half hour Monday morning, highlighting many residents' growing concern that an influx of affluent technology workers is driving up costs in the city.

UKRAINE: PRESIDENT AGRESS TO TALKS WITH OPPOSITION

4 years ago /
International News 

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich backed a call for talks with the opposition on Monday to end weeks of protests in Kiev, but tension was high with pro-Europe demonstrators barricading their protest camp in preparation for police intervention.

Thailand Protest Update: Thai Prime Minister pleads with protesters as her eyes well up in tears

4 years ago /
International News 

Her eyes welling with tears, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pleaded on Tuesday for anti-government protesters to clear the streets after she called a snap election, but protests leaders said she should step down within 24 hours.

Israel approves detention without charges for African migrants

4 years ago /
International News 

Israel's parliament has moved to ensure African migrants who enter the country illegally can be held without charge, despite a Supreme Court ruling that had struck down a previous detention law.

AT LEAST 48 BILLION DOLLARS FEARED MISSING FROM NIGERIA'S FEDERATION ACCOUNT

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

In yet another controversy surrounding the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, the Central bank Governor has taken decisive measures to ensure that proper investigations be carried out into the activities of the organization.

PDP CRISIS:"WE WILL NEVER RETURN TO PDP" - G5 GOVERNORS

4 years ago /
Politics 

The meeting which held on Sunday between the Peoples Democratic Party Governors and President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan failed to achieve its aim of an amicable resolution.

"YOU ARE CORRUPT!" - TAMBUWAL TELLS EFCC

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, yesterday, spoke words that sent shivers up the spine of all those who have in one way or another engaged in corrupt practices in the country. The Honorable Speaker bluntly accused the executive arm of government of paying lip service to the fight against corruption.

RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT REPLIES OKONO-IWEALA; DEMANDS ACCOUNTABILITY

4 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The River's state government has issued a statement listing its demands and explaining its position to the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Nigerian people following accusations and counter-accusations from both parties. In response to the latest statement by the Minister, the Rivers state government issued the followinfg statement which describes as unnecessary and unwarranted the insults being thrown on the Rivers state Governor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi.

Nelson Mandela dies at 95

4 years ago /
International News 

The revered icon who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has passed away.

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; 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.