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Flood displaces 1,220 families, destroys 4,501 farms in Cross River »

More than 1,220 families have been displaced and 4,501 farms destroyed by flood in some coastline communities in Cross River, an official has said. Mr Vincent Aquah, the Director General…

October 8, 2015, 4:55 pm / No Comment / Read More »
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Edo communities hold BEDC hostage »

Jethro Ibileke/Benin ‎Hundreds of youths, women and men of Ogbenogbo, Ogbegbuya and Goodwill/Trade Fair communities in Benin City, capital of Edo state, southern Nigeria, Thursday morning held workers of Benin…

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State

Provide credit facilities to farmers, Okowa urges financial institutions »

Jethro Ibileke/Asaba Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has challenged financial institutions to introduce robust credit policies on agriculture with a view to making the diversification of Nigerian economy a…

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Lagos warns residents: Prepare for heavy rainfall »

File Photo: A flooded town in Nigeria

Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government has warned residents of the state to prepare for heavy rainfall and advised those…

October 8, 2015, 6:29 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Ogun Assembly approves Amosun’s commissioners »

Otunba Bimbo Ashiru, former Commissioner for Commerce and Industry being screened Wednesday by Ogun State House of Assembly members in Abeokuta. Photo: Abiodun Onafuye

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Ogun State House of Assembly Thursday approved the request of the Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun to appoint 18…

October 8, 2015, 6:01 pm / No Comment / Read More »

APC lauds Ambode on dialogue with Lagosians »

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has lauded Governor Akinwumi Ambode for setting one week aside…

October 8, 2015, 4:35 pm / No Comment / Read More »

AP count from Saudi hajj disaster shows over 1,250 killed »

Saudi emergency personnel and Hajj pilgrims stand near bodies covered in sheets where at least 450 were killed and hundreds wounded in a stampede in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, at the annual hajj in Saudi Arabia on September 24, 2015 (AFP Photo/)

An Associated Press count shows that at least 1,254 pilgrims were killed in a crush and stampede during the hajj…

October 8, 2015, 4:30 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Tribunal upholds Rep. Soba’s victory »


Femi Adi/Kaduna The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kaduna Thursday affirmed the election of Barrister Mohammed Musa Soba…

October 8, 2015, 4:21 pm / No Comment / Read More »

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Mixed reactions trail Enyeama’s resignation »

Vincent Enyeama

Mixed reactions have trailed the resignation of Nigeria’s long serving captain of the Super Eagles, Vincent Enyeama. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Enyeama announced his decision to quit the national team after an altercation with Coach Sunday Oliseh at the team’s camp…

October 8, 2015, 4:11 pm / No Comment / Read More »

I am FIFA president, says Issa Hayatou »

Issa Hayatou, now FIFA president

Cameroonian football official Issa Hayatou has just released a statement confirming that he is the new Fifa boss, following the suspension of Sepp Blatter. “I will serve only on an interim basis,” he said. “A new president will be chosen by the Extraordinary Congress on…

October 8, 2015, 3:23 pm / No Comment / Read More »

N1.3bn scam: Lulu, 3 other ex-NFF officials file no-case-submission »

Sanni Lulu

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday fixed Nov.15 to determine the no-case-submission filed by former president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Sani Lulu and three others accused of mismanaging N1.3 billion. The others are Amanze Uchegbulam, a former first vice president, Taiwo…

October 8, 2015, 1:39 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Blatter says FIFA ethics committee did not follow code on suspension »

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FIFA President Joseph Blatter on Thursday said he was not given an opportunity to be heard by the organisation’s Ethics Committee before it provisionally suspended him for 90 days. “Blatter is disappointed the Ethics Committee did not follow the Code of Ethics and Disciplinary Code,…

October 8, 2015, 1:27 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Enyeama quits »

•SOBER...Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama in sober mood, probably thinking of Nigeria's poor position in the world at the moment.

Goalkeeper of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Vincent Enyeama has quit international football. The embattled Enyeama announced his decision through his twitter handle on Thursday. In the tweet, Enyeama said: “I have fought a good fight for more than 13 years. I have finished my course, I…

October 8, 2015, 1:04 pm / 6 Comments / Read More »



the frustrated teachers outside the stadium

Tayo Ogunbiyi The 2015 World Teachers’ Day celebration has come and gone. Expectedly, across the country, the day was marked with long speeches, processions and…

October 8, 2015, 5:24 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Fulani Herdsmen And Food Security In Nigeria »

Chief Olu Falae

BILKIS BAKARE The recurring issue of clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in some parts of Nigeria remains one of the major threats to food…

October 7, 2015, 12:38 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »

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National President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

Why improving national security remains our topmost priority – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Abuja that significant improvements in national security remains the topmost priority of his administration because other socio-economic initiatives cannot be successfully implemented without adequate security in the country. Speaking at…

October 8, 2015, 5:46 pm / Read More »
World President Barack Obama of United States

Over 90% of Russian strikes in Syria not targeting IS or Al-Qaeda – US

AFP – A large majority of Russia’s military strikes in Syria have not been aimed at the Islamic State group or jihadists tied to Al-Qaeda, and have instead targeted the moderate Syrian opposition, the State Department…

October 8, 2015, 12:18 pm / Read More »
Editorial Consumers protesting against crazy billing at IKEDC office in Ikeja, Lagos, recently.

Crazy Billing: Between IKEDC And Abuja DISCO

Consumers under Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKEDC, are groaning under crazy bills slammed on them recently by the company. The bills have been rising astronomically in recent months, with non users of pre-paid meters bearing the…

October 2, 2015, 1:38 pm / Read More »
2015 Election Buruji Kashamu

Kashamu, Adebutu, others know fate Friday

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Senator Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East Senatorial District will Friday know his fate as the National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, western Nigeria, delivers judgment…

October 8, 2015, 9:51 am / Read More »
Body Confidence by Sharon J. Akinyemi Sharon Jane Akinyemi


By Sharon Jane Akinyemi Is that all Mummy? “Oh yes. That is all my dear daughter”. That was actually the end of a very interesting discussion between my daughter and I . She has been eating…

September 23, 2015, 11:08 am / Read More »
Entertainment Davido

Davido to premiere five new videos on MTV Base

Funsho Arogundade With just a few weeks to the release of his sophomore album, ‘Baddest’, multiple award winning popstar, Davido is set to premiere five fresh videos off his debut album, OBO Genesis on Africa’s biggest…

October 7, 2015, 4:16 pm / Read More »
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South East leaders in South Africa promote Igbo culture

    South-eastern Nigerians resident in South Africa have taken advantage of the bi-national cooperation between the two countries to begin cultural exchanges with major ethnic groups in that country. One of their leaders, Chief Martin…

October 5, 2015, 7:52 pm / Read More »
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Be.Television excites Startimes subscribers

Subscribers of Pay TV provider, Startimes have expressed delight at the inclusion of Be.Television on its network. The TV station which was launched on 15 May is also enjoying rave reviews from entertainment writers. The brain…

October 2, 2015, 11:04 am / Read More »

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