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Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

Many feared killed in Lagos train accident

A train has derailed at the Abbatoir area of Agege, the outskirts of Lagos on Thursday morning. Several death have been recorded, others were seriously injured while many vehicles and propertiy were destroyed.     Confirming the incident, the state’s [...]

November 16, 2017 Incidents
You can’t fool Igbos – MASSOB speaks on Buhari’s visit

You can’t fool Igbos – MASSOB speaks on Buhari’s visit

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, ​yesterday, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the South-East​ cannot “fool” people of the region. The President was in Ebonyi State on Tuesday, from where he proceeded to Anambra [...]

November 16, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Peter Obi

Bianca lays curse on Peter Obi for betraying Ojukwu

Former Nigeria’s ambassador to Spain and widow of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, Bianca, has opened up on how the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, failed to sustain the legacies of the late Igbo leader in the All Progressives Grand [...]

November 16, 2017 Government and politics

Rohr praises Uzoho, Idowu for ‘fantastic’ debuts

Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr has singled out the duo of goalkeeper Francis Odinaka Uzoho and Brian Idowu for special praise in Nigeria’s 4-2 win over Argentina in a pre-World Cup friendly. Speaking after the game, Rohr, who handed debut [...]

November 16, 2017 Sports

Presidential crocodiles, others get N65m in 2018 budget

Presidential crocodiles, others get N65m in 2018 budget: If the 2018 budgetary estimates submitted to the National Assembly on November 7 by President Muhammadu Buhari is passed, the crocodiles, birds and other wildlife in the Presidential Villa would be entitled [...]

November 16, 2017 Government and politics
Fourteen countries have been ranked ahead of Nigeria in Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

Nigeria ranks behind Mauritius, Seychelles, 13 others in ICT development

Fourteen countries have been ranked ahead of Nigeria in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) development in Africa. The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) stated this yesterday in a report on the 2017 ICT Development Index (IDI), which measured the information society. [...]

November 16, 2017 Technology
US President Donald Trump hit back at critics of his recent Asia trip

Trump defends Asia trip, vows ‘maximum pressure’ on North Korea

US President Donald Trump hit back at critics of his recent Asia trip and vowed a global campaign of “maximum pressure” on North Korea Wednesday, warning Pyongyang will not subject the world to “nuclear blackmail.” Defending an almost two week [...]

November 16, 2017 International

Buhari orders reinstatement as Senate condemns withdrawal of Obiano’s aides

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State. The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, had on Tuesday withdrawn Obiano’s security aides on the excuse of providing level playing [...]

November 16, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria remains third most terrorised nation, says report

Nigeria remains third most terrorised nation, says report

A global report released yesterday says Nigeria remains one of the three most terrorised nations in the world. The 2017 Global Terrorism Index (GTI) also indicates that killing of innocent people by the Boko Haram insurgents in the North east [...]

November 16, 2017 Boko Haram And Terror
Nigeria monitors probe of killings in South Africa

Nigeria monitors probe of killings in South Africa

Nigeria monitors probe of killings in South Africa: The Federal Government says it is following police investigations on the death of two Nigerians in South Africa and also taking action to protect its citizens. A statement from the Ministry of [...]

November 16, 2017 Africa
Justice Kabiru Auta

Justice Auta in trouble over alleged N220m fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said it had arrested a former Kano State High Court Judge, Justice Kabiru Auta, for an alleged N220 million fraud. Spokesperson of the commission, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, disclosed this in [...]

November 16, 2017 Government and politics
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