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Fastjet Established To Make Zambia Next African Hub

Fastjet Established To Make Zambia Next African Hub

Fastjet Established To Make Zambia Next African Hub – African affordable airline, fastjet airline, has got an Air Service Permit (ASP) from the Zambian authorities, a significant step created towards identifying Zambia its next African hub. Tanzania, a growing East [...]

November 15, 2014 Business, Economy, Transportation
Mali will try to track 343 contacts in 2nd Ebola wave

Mali will try to track 343 contacts in 2nd Ebola wave

Mali will try to track 343 contacts in 2nd Ebola wave – Mali is striving to trace as much as 343 people connected to confirmed and possible Ebola victims to help control its 2nd Ebola outbreak, said on Friday by health [...]

November 15, 2014 Health issues
Benue State gov & deputy in auto crash

Benue State gov & deputy in auto crash

Benue State gov & deputy in auto crash – Benue State Governor Gabriel Suswam and his deputy, Chief Steven Lawani, were involved in an awful road accident on Friday wherein 8 people were wounded. The accident came a day before the [...]

November 15, 2014 General
watermelon-carving

Taking sculpture to a higher level through watermelon carving

Taking sculpture to a higher level through watermelon carving –  Watermelons are not just juicy as well as delicious, apparently they can be transformed to wonderful artworks. All it takes is a sense of creativity, lots of patience and a [...]

November 15, 2014 Health issues
Guinness gets approval to cover N4.8bn dividend

Guinness gets approval to cover N4.8bn dividend

Guinness gets approval to cover N4.8bn dividend – Guinness Nigeria Plc obtained the approval of its shareholders on Thursday for the settlement of N4.8bn as dividend, which represents N3.20 per ordinary share, for the financial year ended June 30, 2014. The [...]

November 15, 2014 Economy
Kano bomb blast kills 6, injured others

Kano bomb blast killed 6, injured others

Kano bomb blast killed 6, injured others – There was panic on Friday night in Kano as a bomb blast killed no less than 6 people and others are wounded when the residents were returning home after business hours. According to [...]

November 15, 2014 General
Equatorial Guinea will host AFCON 2015

Equatorial Guinea will host AFCON 2015

Equatorial Guinea will host AFCON 2015 – The Africa Cup of Nations 2015 edition will take place in Equatorial Guinea, the Confederation of African Federations said on Friday, AFP reports. Matches will be held at four venues in Bata, Ebebiyin, Mongomo [...]

November 15, 2014 Sports
Senegal reopens borders with Ebola-hit countries

Senegal reopens borders with Ebola-hit countries

Senegal reopens borders with Ebola-hit countries – Senegal has reopened air and sea borders with Ebola-hit countries such as Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The frontiers had been closed since 21 August, but the restriction was lifted with immediate effect, Senegalese [...]

November 15, 2014 Health issues
LASTMA Men

LASTMA Men Beat Bus Driver to Death.

A commercial bus driver, Isaac Popoola, on Monday died after being allegedly assaulted by two officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority in the Oshodi area of the state. The bus conductor, Aremu Salawu, who witnessed the incident, said [...]

November 15, 2014 What the papers say
Christmas Day Bombing Averted

Christmas Day Bombing Averted

It would have been another black Christmas had it not been for the Joint Military Task Force (JTF) in Kano, who detected several bombs strategically placed to be detonated on Christmas day after conducting a house to house search in [...]

November 14, 2014 What the papers say
Oyo State confirms outbreak of lassa fever in Western Nigeria

Oyo State confirms outbreak of lassa fever in Western Nigeria

Oyo State confirms outbreak of lassa fever in Western Nigeria – Oyo State Commissioner for Overall health, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin has confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever in western Nigeria, ensuring that the government will prioritise the situation properly. Gbadegesin, who, [...]

November 14, 2014 Health issues
2015 ELECTION

Opposition Merger Faces Crises as ACN, CPC and ANPP Disagrees.

The three major opposition political parties planning to merge in 2013 are having problems agreeing on a name, symbol and other identities for the proposed mega opposition party. Latest findings show that the three parties – the Action Congress of Nigeria, [...]

November 14, 2014 What the papers say
Burkina Faso groups okayed transition plan

Burkina Faso groups okayed transition plan

Burkina Faso groups okayed transition plan – Burkina Faso's military has come to an agreement with opposition groups, civil groups as well as religious leaders for a transition to civilian rule, just 2 weeks following the ousting of President Blaise Compaore. [...]

November 14, 2014 Africa
Varsities, polytechnics refuse N7.8b research fund

Varsities, polytechnics refuse N7.8b research fund

Varsities, polytechnics refuse N7.8b research fund – Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, Minister of Education has decried the refusal of the country's universities, polytechnics as well as colleges of education to obtain the N10 billion fund allotted for researches. Shekarau noted that N7.8 [...]

November 14, 2014 Economy, Education
Doctor with Ebola being brought to Nebraska to treatment

Doctor with Ebola being brought to Nebraska for treatment

Doctor with Ebola being brought to Nebraska for treatment – A dual citizen doctor who treats patients in Sierra Leone is anticipated to be taken to specialised facility in Nebraska. A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola [...]

November 14, 2014 Health issues
FG Focuses on 51m MT Cassava Production by 2017

FG Focuses on 51m MT Cassava Production by 2017

FG Focuses on 51m MT Cassava Production by 2017 – Mr. Akinwunmi Adeshina, the Minister of Agriculture, has revealed that the federal government aims 51m metric tonnes of cassava production in 2017 up from the 38m metric tonnes of cassava produced [...]

November 14, 2014 Agriculture, Economy
Dangote, Elumelu Demand More Local Involvement in the Oil and Gas Sector

Dangote, Elumelu Demand More Local Involvement in the Oil and Gas Sector

Dangote, Elumelu Demand More Local Involvement in the Oil and Gas Sector – Two of the biggest entrepreneurs in Nigeria, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the President, Dangote Group and Mr. Tony O. Elumelu, the Chairman of Heirs Holdings have given their voices [...]

November 14, 2014 Business, Economy, Oil & Gas
Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation, Mr. Umaru Ibrahim

NDIC calls case corporate organisations to help less privileged

NDIC calls case corporate organisations to help less privileged – The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation, Managing Director, Mr. Umaru Ibrahim, has called on corporate organisations as well as philanthropists to help the less privileged and individuals suffering from disabilities throughout Nigeria. [...]

November 14, 2014 Economy
World's shortest man meets world's tallest man in London

World’s shortest man meets world’s tallest man in London

World's shortest man meets world's tallest man in London – For the first time, 2 record-breakers at both end of the height range have got met – the world's smallest man meets the world's tallest in London. Chandra Bahadur Dangi, from [...]

November 14, 2014 General
Kenya to extradite alleged drug traffickers to US

Kenya to extradite alleged drug traffickers to US

Kenya to extradite alleged drug traffickers to US – A Kenyan court on Thursday ordered police to process the extradition of 4 alleged drug traffickers to the United States, among concerns of east Africa`s rising importance being a smuggling hub. The [...]

November 14, 2014 Economy
NERDC introduces 39 new subjects for secondary schools

39 new subjects for secondary schools cause concerns

 39 new subjects for secondary schools cause concerns – The Nigerian Educational Analysis and Development Council (NERDC) lately introduced a new curriculum for secondary schools. According to the council, the old curriculum would stop being operational starting with September 2014. [...]

November 14, 2014 Education
UI produced affordable floating fish feeds

UI produced affordable floating fish feeds

UI produced affordable floating fish feeds – Professor Bamidele Omitoyin is the Head of Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management of the University of Ibadan, and in this interview with FEMI IBIROGBA, he sheds more like on catfish production, processing [...]

November 13, 2014 Agriculture, Economy
Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan’s Christmas Message To Nigerians

Dear friends, I want to seize this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a merry Christmas and a happy New Year in advance. I feel the pains of Nigerians and that is why this yuletide period I have [...]

November 13, 2014 Media representation
Imo Film Academy Official

Imo Film Academy Official Starts Nov. 14, Nkiru Silvanus Resumes As Director General

Imo Film Academy Official Starts Nov. 14, Nkiru Silvanus Resumes As Director General – Nkeiruka Silvanus, Brilliant Nollywood actress was lately appointed as the Director General of The Imo State Film Academy(IFACA), and she will resume duty. Her appointment came following [...]

November 13, 2014 Nollywood
More than 100 Youths Taken Advantage Of SME, UNDP Training In Niger

More than 100 Youths Take Advantage Of SME, UNDP Training In Niger

More than 100 Youths Take Advantage Of SME, UNDP Training In Niger – More than 100 youths on entrepreneurship skills development, was trained by the Small Medium Enterprises (SME) as well as Micro Finance Agency throughout Niger State. Director General of [...]

November 13, 2014 Economy, Education
President Goodluck Jonathan brings out new N100 commemorative notes

President Goodluck Jonathan brings out new N100 commemorative notes

President Goodluck Jonathan brings out new N100 commemorative notes – President Goodluck Jonathan unveiled the new N100 commemorative notes on Wednesday in Abuja.Discussing at a brief ceremony to mark the event, Jonathan praised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for creating [...]

November 13, 2014 Economy
Minister urges FAAN workers on efficiency

Minister urges FAAN workers on efficiency

Minister urges FAAN workers on efficiency –  Osita Chidoka, the Minister of Aviation has told staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to often consider how their own actions would improve the value of the aviation sector making [...]

November 13, 2014 Economy
FEC approves N100bn road & water supply agreements

FEC approves N100bn road & water supply agreements

FEC approves N100bn road & water supply agreements – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday okayed contracts totaling N100,234,252,930.53 for several road projects within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Niger Delta region and for the supply of potable water [...]

November 13, 2014 General
Kenyan Police Arrest 10 Alleged Militants Planning Attack

Kenyan Police Arrest 10 Alleged Militants Planning Attack

Kenyan Police Arrest 10 Alleged Militants Planning Attack – Kenyan authorities arrested 10 suspected al-Shabaab militants, which include 2 women, that they presume were planning suicide bombings within the East African nation, said by spokeswoman Zipporah Mboroki. The suspects “recently returned [...]

November 13, 2014 Africa
Lady Suicide Bomber Attacks College in Niger

Lady Suicide Bomber Attacks College in Niger

Lady Suicide Bomber Attacks College in Niger – A couple of days after a suicide bomb attack wiped out about 50 secondary school students in Potiskum, Yobe State, one more female suicide bomber yesterday, attacked another school, the Federal College of [...]

November 13, 2014 General
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