Thursday September 18th, 2014

Top Stories

pdp

2015 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION : PDP CANDIDATE EMERGES DEC 7

Guber flagbearers Nov 29 NEC meets today Arrangements have been concluded by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to pick its presidential candidate for the 2015 election on December 7, 2014 […]

kano

65 killed, 47 injured in Kano, Kaduna attacks

Sixty-five people were killed yesterday in Kano and Kaduna states when gunmen attacked a school and rural communities in the two states. While the police said that 15 people, including […]

emir

Sultan, Emirs bemoan insecurity, to meet Jonathan

Northern Traditional Rulers yesterday expressed concern over the worsening insecurity and wanton destruction of lives and property and the continued economic backwardness of the region. The royal fathers from the […]

Business View All →

World Bank approves $105m grant for Ebola containment

world-bank1

By   16 hours ago

The World Bank has approved a US$105 million grant to finance Ebola-containment efforts in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and help families and communities cope with the economic impact of the […]

Read More →

Bank of Africa, Orange partner on new mobile financial services

By   20 hours ago

Orange has agreed partnerships with African banks to expand its mobile money services across the region. The French telecoms group in a press release said it has struck a first […]

Read More →

Ports & Terminal Multi-services decries new duty on vehicles

By   20 hours ago

Management of the Ports & Terminal Multi-services Limited, PTML, Tin Can Island Ports Lagos, has decried the new duty regime on vehicles introduced by the Federal Government under the fiscal […]

Read More →

Power: Ondo Lawmakers tasked BEDC

By ,   20 hours ago

Ondo State House of Assembly has called on the management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC to restore power in parts of the state that have been kept in darkness […]

Read More →

FAAC: Revenue falls as FG, States, LGs share N611.77bn

By   2 days ago

Revenue available for distribution among the three tiers of governments declined by N77.171 billion in August, just as the federation recorded N42.818 billion loss in July. As a result of […]

Read More →

World hunger falls, 805m still undernourished – UN

By   2 days ago

Though the rate of hunger is said to have fallen, about 805 million people, or one in nine, across the world are still chronically undernourished, the United Nations, UN has […]

Read More →

Politics View All →

Taraba Crisis: Umar and his 2015 ambition

Garba Umar

By   17 hours ago

He can be described as a fortuitous politician, whose palm kernel was cracked by benevolent spirits. Barely three weeks after he was sworn in as deputy governor, Governor Danbaba Suntai, […]

Read More →

Dep Speaker, Majority Leader absent as House begins adjusted sitting

By   20 hours ago

As the House of Representatives begins its 10 am sitting yesterday; many of the principal officers were absent, including the Deputy Speaker, Hon Emeka Ihedioha and the Majority Leader, Hon. […]

Read More →

N2bn CBN fund: Ogun lawmakers disagree over record of proceeding

By ,   20 hours ago

Hostilities among members of Ogun State House of Assembly were reactivated during a plenary session as a section of lawmakers disagreed on the content of the recording of proceedings of […]

Read More →

Enugu: APGA dismisses PDP zoning formula

By   20 hours ago

Chief Maxi Okwu-led All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday commended the rejection of zoning formula by the Save Awgu Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state and […]

Read More →

Kalu’s campaign of calumny aimed at distorting truth – Orji’s aide

By ,   20 hours ago

Abia State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Eze Chikamnayo has said the alleged orchestrated media campaign of calumny engaged by the former governor of the state, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu […]

Read More →

A’Ibom PDP boss commends guber aspirant for loyalty

By ,   20 hours ago

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom State, Chief Paul Ekpo has commended the loyalty and love for the party so far demonstrated by a former national […]

Read More →

Transfer Gossip View All →

Fulham sack manager Felix Magath

maga

By   2 hours ago

Fulham have announced that Felix Magath has been relieved of his duties with the club languishing at the bottom of the Championship.The German replaced Rene Meulensteen at Craven Cottage in […]

Read More →

Varane extends Real Madrid contract until 2020

vara

By   6 hours ago

Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has signed a new contract that will keep him at the Santiago Bernabeu until 2020. The France international’s previous deal still had three years to run but he […]

Read More →

Solskjaer resigns as Cardiff City manager

ole

By   7 hours ago

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down after less than nine months in charge. The announcement was made after Solskjaer, 41, held talks with chairman Mehmet Dalman. The […]

Read More →

Juventus join Pedro hunt

pedro

By   9 hours ago

Juventus have joined the race for Barcelona winger Pedro, putting Liverpool and Arsenal’s pursuit of the 27-year-old into doubt. The Premier League duo were confident of snapping up Pedro in […]

Read More →

Barca to rename their training ground after late Vilanova

tito

By   1 day ago

Barcelona have announced that they will rename their training ground after the late Tito Vilanova, their former coach who sadly died earlier this year aged just 45. Vilanova’s death brought […]

Read More →

Gervinho extends contract until 2018

gerv

By   1 day ago

Roma forward Gervinho has extended his contract with the Serie A club by a year, tying him to the Stadio Olimpico until 2018. Roma said Monday the Ivory Coast international’s […]

Read More →

Sports View All →

NNL debunks match-fixing allegation

settin

By   15 hours ago

The Nigeria National League, NNL, has condemned the media campaign of the management of TEAPS Football Club where it made unsubstantiated allegation of inducement of their players by an unnamed […]

Read More →

No Nigerian referee for 2014 AWC

refree

By   15 hours ago

A total of 27 referees from 19 countries have been appointed to officiate at the African Women Championship (AWC) in Namibia but no Nigerian will be on duty when the […]

Read More →

NFF electoral system faulty, says Odegbami

Odegbami

By   16 hours ago

Ex-Nigeria international Segun Odegbami has lamented the sorry state the Nigeria Football Federation has found itself in the past weeks which led to the world football governing body threatening to […]

Read More →

Martins scores as Sounders win US Open Cup

By   20 hours ago

Nigerian striker, Obafemi Martins, continued his good exploits in America on Tuesday night as he led Seattle Sounders to a 3-1 win over Philadelphia Union in the final of the […]

Read More →

Three Nigerian youngsters help Chelsea beat Schalke

By   20 hours ago

Chelsea’s U-19 team won their first UEFA Youth League match when they walloped Schalke 04 4-1 on Wednesday in London. And on the score sheet for the Blues were Izzy […]

Read More →

Eaglets return to full training in Calabar

By   20 hours ago

Nigeria’s Under-17 team, Golden Eaglets, resumed training at their base in Calabar yesterday barely hours after they returned to the country from Libreville where they lost 2-1 to their Gabonese […]

Read More →

Entertainment View All →

Plot to steal Black Revrendz’s yet to be released latest single uncovered

Adams and Wesley

By   2 days ago

The Nigerian music industry was over the weekend jolted by the purported attempt to steal the yet to be released latest single of the Ayangba Girlz crooners, Black Reverendz. It […]

Read More →

Tiwa Savage acquires gold plated microphone

microphone

By   5 days ago

Tiwa Savage is surely excited about her new acquisition, a brand new 24-carat gold plated microphone. The golden piece, a sapphire microphone was delivered to her by Tonto Dike’s designer […]

Read More →

Miracle Huan Uhembe: Celebrating an investment in the beauty and fashion industry

Miracle Huan

By   5 days ago

“Don’t give up on whatever brings you happiness and fulfilment. Things will be hard at first but it’s only the determined who laugh last. Maximise the little resources you have […]

Read More →

Ogene, Ekwe, Oja and traditional folk music

By   5 days ago

Before the advent of contemporary musical instruments such as the Piano, Guitar, Saxophone Nigerians used indigenous musical instruments such as the Ogene, Ekwe, Oja, Igba, Udu, Kora, Talking Drum and […]

Read More →

AFRIFF to sponsor 10 students to American university

By ,   5 days ago

As part of its developmental agenda for the film sector in Nigeria, the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, has concluded plans to take 10 Nigerian students to the United States […]

Read More →

BON to hold lecture on piracy

By   5 days ago

Management of the Best of Nollywood, BON, has engaged the presence of the Director General of the Nigeria Copyright Commission, Afam Ezekude, for a keynote address with theme, “Piracy: Reality […]

Read More →