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Reject Jonathan’s $1bn loan request, Falana tells N’Assembly

A National Conference delegate, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, has asked the National Assembly to reject the request made by President Goodluck Jonathan, asking for the ...

Doris Simeon, Grand Komanda to host Crystal Awards

Doris Simeon| credits: File copy Nollywood actress, Doris Simeon, and funnyman, Grand Komanda, will anchor the second edition of the Crystal Awards tagged, ‘Take Over’, which ...

Ogun teachers protest, lock up TESCOM workers

Scores of secondary school teachers in Ogun State on Thursday stormed the office of the Chairman of the State Teaching Service Commission at Oke Mosan, ...

Invest in education check terrorism – Gillard tells FG

The international community will be asked for $3.5bn next month to help provide access to education for some of the world’s poorest children. The Global Partnership ...

‘Serena going through difficult period’

World No.1 Serena Williams is going through a “difficult period”, her coach Patrick Mouratoglou has admitted, ESPN reports. She has struggled in grand slams this year, ...

FIFA ban: Nigeria beats deadline

A Jos High court on Thursday vacated an order which restrained the Nigeria Football Federation from functioning pending the hearing of a suit challenging the ...

Real, Barca top rich list

Spain may have been embarrassingly dethroned as World Cup holders, but Real Madrid and Barcelona are still champions at making money after they were named ...

Ozil donates World Cup bonus to children

Ozil After helping Germany lift the World Cup midfilder Mesut Ozil has captured the hearts of Brazilian youngsters, after revealing he has donated around £350,000 of ...

Bonus row didn’t cause France defeat –Oshaniwa

Juwon Oshaniwa| credits: www.soccerladuma.co.za Super Eagles left-back, Juwon Oshaniwa, says a clash between officials and players at the 2014 World Cup over money issues was not ...

Post-UTME fraud

Charles Ubi, Opeloyeru Street, Egbe, Lagos State. Universities in Nigeria have been publishing their post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination dates and methods of application for those candidates ...

Dayo Adeneye opens hotel in Lagos (SEE PHOTOS)

Primetime Africa co-owner, Dayo Adeneye, popularly known as D1 has opened a multimillion naira hotel called D&C Bar and Suites at 19-23, Oke Awo Street, ...

Alariwo of Afrika shot by armed robbers in Oyo (PHOTO)

The Croosover King, Alariwo of Afrika was reportedly shot by men suspected to be armed robbers in Ibadan, Oyo State on Monday, July 14, 2014.According ...

Please Advise: My Husband’s brother Raped Me Twice

I am in my mid 30′s successful, happily married with 2 kids, my husband loves me so much in fact I don’t think there’s any ...

Psquare's Elder Brother Jude Okoye's Traditional Wedding (SEE PHOTOS)

Jude Engees Okoye today married his beautiful bride Ify Umeokeke the traditional way at Nnewi, Anambra State.The traditional wedding was star-studded irrespective of the fact ...

Malaysia Airline crashes in east Ukraine

Malaysia Airlines said on Thursday it had "lost contact" with one of its passenger planes whose last known position was over eastern Ukraine, amid speculation ...

Impeachment Saga: Buhari Blasts Jonathan

Former military Head of State and leader of opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has lambasted President Goodluck Jonathan over the gale ...

ASUP demands are genuine, says Mark

Senate President, David Mark, on Thursday reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment towards addressing the ills in the education sector including the demands by the Academic ...

Uganda police abuse street children, says HRW

| credits: HRW Street children in Uganda face constant abuse from police and other government officials, a human rights group says. Police beat children with whips and ...

Don’t focus on oil wealth alone, Jonathan tells Bayelsa

President Goodluck Jonathan has advised the Seriake Dickson administration in Bayelsa State not to focus on its oil wealth alone but to diversify its economic ...

Court vacates order against NFF

A Jos High Court on Thursday vacated an order, which restrained the Nigeria Football Federation from functioning pending the hearing of a suit challenging the ...

Widow petitions IG over son’s kidnap

A 59-year-old widow, Mrs. Enoh Maurice-Enang, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, to take over the investigation of the kidnap of her ...

Imoke advocates more funding for security agencies

Cross River State Governor, Liyel Imoke, has advocated more funding for security agencies in order to curb the problem of insurgency. He made this known on ...

FG considers special tribunal for consumer-related row

The Federal Government has unveiled plans to formulate a national policy that would help to encourage competition in the domestic market as well as maximise ...

B’Haram: Jonathan okays more funds for military equipment

Determined to win the war against terrorism in the country, President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the release of more funds for the procurement of military ...

Explore more minerals to grow economy, NIM urges FG

President of the Nigerian Institute of Management, Mr. Nelson Uwaga, on Thursday advised the Federal Government to intensify efforts at exploring more solid minerals to ...

FRSC inaugurates 20,000-capacity number plate plant in Abuja

Corps Marshal of the FRSC, Osita Chidoka, commends President Jonathan for his support to make Nigerian Number Plate of international standard, says FRSC can now ...

US actress jailed 18 years for posting poisoned letters

Shannon Richardson| credits: bbc An actress who posted ricin-laced letters to US President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been given an 18-year ...

Staff members rape six-year-old girl in India school

| credits: AFP A six-year-old schoolgirl has been allegedly raped by two staff members at a prominent school in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, police ...

Philippines Typhoon death toll hits 38

The death toll from typhoon Rammasun (local name: Glenda) rose to 38, the local disaster agency said Thursday. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council ...

Ukraine crisis: Russia accused of shooting down jet

A Ukrainian security spokesman has accused Russia’s air force of shooting down one of its jets while it was on a mission over Ukrainian territory. Andriy ...

Taliban attack outside Kabul airport ends

A Taliban attack near Kabul International Airport ended Thursday morning with all six insurgents dead, the Afghan interior ministry said. The gunmen had taken over a ...

Kogi Assembly approves 15 commissioner-nominees

The Kogi House of Assembly on Wednesday approved the nomination of 15 from the 17 persons whose names were forwarded to it for approval by ...

Russia denies reopening of Cuba spy base

Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied reports that he made a deal with Cuba to reopen an electronic listening post on the Caribbean island. The Lourdes ...

Terrorists having upper hand – Danjuma

Former Defence Minister, Lt General Theophilus Danjuma (Rtd.), yesterday, lamented that insurgents appear to be having an upper hand in the country at the moment ...

Police nab robber with aid of ATM camera

The picture of a suspected armed robber captured during a cash transaction on the Automated Teller Machine in Pansia, Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, ...

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa commissioner’s 77-yr-old mother

Mother of Bayelsa State Commissioner for Lands and Survey, Mr Furoebi Akene, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.The incident, the latest in the series of ...

Osun belongs to PDP - Jonathan

AHEAD of August 9 Osun State gubernatorial election, President Goodluck Jonathan vowed yesterday that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP would win the election, saying the ...

REVEALED: How Adamawa’s Deputy Gov was tricked into resigning

Forty-eight hours after Governor Murtala Nyako was removed from office, details of how the game plan was hatched and implemented by the House of Assembly ...

I'm too old to contest the 2015 governorship election - Fola Adeola

A former Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Mr. Fola Adeola, has said that at 60 he is too old to contest the 2015 ...

#Bringbackourgirls: Michelle Obama hails Malala

Two days after ending her three-day visit to Nigeria, Pakistani girls’ education campaigner, Malala Yousafzai, has launched a petition seeking international intervention for the release ...

One-third of Nigerians are hypertensive — Consultant

PROFESSOR Olumuyiwa Odusanya, a Consultant Public Health Physician, Lagos State University College of Medicine, Ikeja, yesterday said one-third of Nigerians were hypertensive.Odusanya said this at ...

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