Wednesday January 28th, 2015

Top Stories

inec

NO GOING BACK ON PVCs, INEC INSISTS

Says TVCs will aid fraudulent practices     At two separate fora in Abuja and Kaduna yesterday, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega and a Resident Electoral […]

apc

Hold APC responsible for threat to peace – FG

Federal Government has asked Nigerians to hold the All Progressives Congress, APC, responsible in the event of any breakdown of law and order during and after the general elections. The […]

Goodluck-Jonathan-stoned

Campaign: Jonathan hits Port Harcourt today

President Goodluck Jonathan will today take his campaign for the February 14 presidential election to Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Already, the President and his campaign train have hit no fewer […]

Business View All →

APC breached rules on fund raising platform – NCC

ncc

By   14 hours ago

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, said contrary to reports that the commission deliberately banned the All Progressives Congress, APC from using telecommunications service providers’ networks to raise money for the […]

Read More →

Technical fault puts off Facebook, Instagram

face

By ,   14 hours ago

Users of multiple major social networks including Facebook, Tinder, Instagram, AOL Instant Messenger, and Hipchat were yesterday unable to use the app platforms for almost an hour. The sites with […]

Read More →

FAO urges global action to address food insecurity in conflict areas

Graziano solivan

By   14 hours ago

Director-General of the Food and Agriculture, FAO, José Graziano da Silva has said that agriculture and food security must be treated as essential components of peace building and conflict resolution. […]

Read More →

Banks flex muscles over control of Naira

By   14 hours ago

WRAPPING up a monetary policy speech last week, Nigerian Central Bank governor Godwin Emefiele declared that the naira, which has crumpled to 190 to the dollar with the drop in […]

Read More →

NSE ASI gains 0.27%, as MRS, Conoil, Dangote Flour shed weight

stock

By ,   14 hours ago

TRADING on the Nigerian Stock Exchange closed on a positive note on Tuesday as the All Share Index gained 0.27 per cent to close at 29,859.06 points from 29,779.17 on […]

Read More →

First Bank partners Tristate Cardiovascular Institute

first

By ,   14 hours ago

AS part of its corporate responsibility & sustainability activities and in line with its Hope Rising Initiative designed to provide health and welfare support for indigent and disabled persons, First […]

Read More →

Politics View All →

NEDG: Stimulating voter interest in electioneering via debates

OMOLE

By   14 hours ago

The Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) was founded in 1999 to deepen Nigeria’s fledgling democracy at that time. The NEDG is a coalition of broadcast organisations, civil society organisations and […]

Read More →

Wike promises legislative, judicial autonomy

wike1

By ,   14 hours ago

The Rivers state governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party PDP, Chief Nyesom Wike, has promised that, if voted into power he will guarantee legislative and judicial financial autonomy in […]

Read More →

Shift in polls will create vacuum—Security Expert

polls

By ,   14 hours ago

A security expert, Jackson Olalekun Ojo, has said that any attempt to postpone the 2015 general elections will create a vacuum that has not been envisaged by the constitution and […]

Read More →

Ambode is part of Lagos looters – Gorge, Obanikoro

Obanikoro

By ,   15 hours ago

The chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, former vice chairman Southwest P, Chief Olabode George and former minister of State for Defense, Musliu Obanikoro have accused the All Progressives […]

Read More →

2015: PDP braving the odds in kwara

BOYEGA

By   2 days ago

AROWONA ABDULAZEEZ writes on the prospects of the Peoples Democratic Party, weathering the storm and swimming against the tide in Kwara to defeat the incumbent APC government  Since the defection […]

Read More →

Plateau would vote massively for Jonathan – Jang

JANG

By ,   2 days ago

Plateau State governor and chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) Jonah  Jang, has assured President Goodluck Jonathan that the state would vote massively for the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) […]

Read More →

Transfer Gossip View All →

Luis Figo joins race for FIFA presidency

figo

By   23 mins ago

Luis Figo has entered the race to become FIFA president determined to change an organization he describes as all too often associated with “scandal.” The former Real Madrid and Barcelona […]

Read More →

Mourinho fined £25,000

mou

By   3 hours ago

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been fined £25,000 by the Football Association for bringing the game into disrepute.The charge relates to comments he made following the Blues’ 1-1 draw with […]

Read More →

Eto’o joins Sampdoria

etoo

By   23 hours ago

Everton have confirmed that striker Samuel Eto’o has completed his move to Sampdoria.The Serie A side announced they were to sign the experienced striker, who was pictured holding the Italian club’s shirt, on Saturday.Eto’o […]

Read More →

FIFA investigates Real Madrid

rmd

By   1 day ago

Real Madrid could face a transfer ban, similar to the one imposed on Barcelona, after Fifa opened an investigation into the deals involving under-age players. According to reports in Spain by […]

Read More →

I’m not ready to leave Chelsea yet – Drogba

ddddd

By   1 day ago

DIDIER DROGBA says he wants to stay at Chelsea beyond the end of the season, because he wants to help inspire the future generation of Blues stars. The 36-year-old forward […]

Read More →

Casillas desires Playing in MLS

cassssss

By   1 day ago

First it was Frank Lampard . Then England captain Steven Gerrard decided to cross the pond. Now, Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas is making noises about joining the wave of European stars departing for Major […]

Read More →

Sports View All →

Not playing for Nigeria my greatest regret -Fashanu

fashenu

By   14 hours ago

The former Wimbledon striker, John Fashanu has said that he never played for the Green Eagles because his style of play was considered not good enough by the team’s former […]

Read More →

Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool (AET, agg 2-1): Ivanovic sends Blues to Wembley

Chelsea

By   14 hours ago

The Serb headed in a pinpoint Willian free-kick in the first period of extra-time to break the deadlock and secure Jose Mourinho’s first final since returning to Stamford Bridge

Read More →

Ex-Super Eagles goalkeeper, Agbonavbare passes on

willy

By   23 hours ago

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Wilfred Agbonavbare has died of cancer at the age of 48 on Tuesday morning in a hospital in Spain. Agbonavbare played professionally for Rayo Vallecano between 1990 […]

Read More →

Gyan equals Ghana’s afcon scoring record

gyan

By   2 days ago

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan’s stoppage time winner against Algeria last Friday ensured he equaled Ghana’s scoring record at the Africa Cup of Nations. The Al Ain man is now tied […]

Read More →

Mikel warns Lampard ahead Man City clash

lampard

By   2 days ago

Nigerian and Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has fired a warning shot to former teammate Frank Lampard that their friendship will have to be on hold for the 90 minutes […]

Read More →

CAF Champions League: I have no reason to fail – Emordi

pillas coach

By   2 days ago

Barely one month to the kickoff of this year’s CAF Champions League campaign, Technical Adviser of Kano Pillars Okey Emordi has declared that the management of his club has guaranteed […]

Read More →

Entertainment View All →

Muna Obiekwe to be buried Feb. 3

muna

By   20 mins ago

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has released the programme of activities to honour the late Nollywood thespian, Muna Obiekwe, who died on Jan.18 from a kidney related ailment. In […]

Read More →

Abuja StepOut Nyte returns with a bang

enter1

By   14 hours ago

With lots of fun, excitement lined-up, organisers of Abuja Step Out Nyte, Papie T Entertainment are gearing to host the first edition of the show which is billed for January […]

Read More →

South African rapper, AKA to headline today’s edition of Industry Nite

rapper

By ,   14 hours ago

Award winning South African rapper, Kiernan Jordan Forbes ‎better known as AKA‎ will headline the latest edition of Industry Nite tonight. ‎AKA will headline the weekly Industry Nite session, which […]

Read More →

Kaffy challenges dancers to step up game

kaffy

By   14 hours ago

Award winning dancer, Kaffy has said dancers should step up their game because they have the capacity the rule Nigeria’s showbiz industry someday. One of the nation’s top dancers, Kaffy […]

Read More →

Impersonation: Islamic singer, Queen Seidat cries out

haj

By ,   14 hours ago

Islamic singers Queen Seidat Almubarak is currently begging another singer, Obaidat Alubarikaobi to stop using her name to dupe people. The now messy issue of impersonation started some years back […]

Read More →

Famous Greek singer Demis Roussos dies, aged 68

greek

By   2 days ago

Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million records throughout the world, died on January 25 2015 in an Athens hospital at the age of 68. The Egyptian-born […]

Read More →