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N10m consignment

Pastor, Customs PRO disagree over N10m consignment

A UK-based priest, Rev. Stanley Anyanwu, has accused the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Customs Service, Tin Can Island Port, Apapa, Lagos State, Mr. Chris Osunkwo, of withholding a N10.1m consignment he sent to Nigeria.   Anyanwu, a native [...]

December 2, 2014 General, What the papers say
Former Fidentia Boss Sentenced 'Appropriately'

Former Fidentia Boss Sentenced ‘Appropriately’

Former Fidentia Boss Sentenced ‘Appropriately' – The imprisonment of ex- Fidentia boss J Arthur Brown was welcomed on Monday by the Economic Services Board (FSB). FSB executive officer Dube Tshidi said the Supreme Court of Appeal's decision to overturn Brown's previous sentence [...]

December 2, 2014 General

A question for Nigerians | Is Impunity Dwarfing Constitutionality?

The proponents of democratic system of governance are proud exhibitors of the positive fruits it bestows on a society that is founded by genuine statesmen of supreme pedigree. The flimsiness of the positivity notwithstanding, they relish every opportunity to flaunt [...]

December 2, 2014 Government and politics
Aliyu disagree with local government's autonomy

Aliyu disagree with local government’s autonomy

Aliyu disagree with local government's autonomy – Babangida Aliyu, the Governor of Niger State, on Monday mentioned if financial and administrative autonomy will be granted to the legislative arm of government it helps to end recurrent harassment of Governors by [...]

December 2, 2014 Government and politics
FG must serve local industries - Adesina - Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the Minister of Agriculture, has said the Federal Government is ‘desperate’ to expand and improve good quality of cassava products to supply the demands of the current industries in Nigeria.

FG must serve local industries – Adesina

FG must serve local industries – Adesina –  Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the Minister of Agriculture, has said the Federal Government is ‘desperate’ to expand and improve good quality of cassava products to supply the demands of the current industries in [...]

December 2, 2014 Agriculture, Economy, What the papers say
HIV Prevention Is Declining Young South African Women

HIV Prevention – Declining Young South African Women

 HIV Prevention – Declining Young South African Women – When she found out she had human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Thabisile Mkhize (not her real name) was afraid. She knew little about the virus that had been living in her body since [...]

December 1, 2014 Africa, Health issues
2 UI undergraduates receive automatic employment

2 UI undergraduates receive automatic employment

2 UI undergraduates receive automatic employment – Seest thou a man diligent in his organization? He shall stand before kings he shall not stand ahead of mean men. (Proverbs 22:29) Such was the case of two undergraduate students of the [...]

December 1, 2014 Economy, Education, Employment
‘A very good neighbourhood is great for your heart’

‘A very good neighbourhood is great for your heart’

‘A very good neighbourhood is great for your heart’ -There’s no place like home, regarding cardiovascular health. New investigation suggests that living in an inclusive neighborhood with helpful and friendly neighbors could minimize the risk of heart attack. Neighborhood How [...]

December 1, 2014 Health issues
South Africa Attempts to Set Up New HIV Testing World Record

South Africa Attempts to Set Up New HIV Testing World Record

South Africa Attempts to Set Up New HIV Testing World Record – Tshwane health solutions set up an ambitious goal to check over 10,000 people in one day ahead of Globe AIDS Day and break the international globe record. Free HIV [...]

December 1, 2014 Africa, Health issues
Jonathan Goodluck

Nigeria Will Pull Down Its Walls Of Jericho – Jonathan Goodluck

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said that Nigeria would overcome its current security and developmental challenges and pulled do wn its walls of Jericho.The President, who spoke at the annual Holy Ghost Congress organised by the Redeemed Christian Church of God [...]

December 1, 2014 Government and politics
Cancer Probably to Increase As Folks With HIV Live Longer

Cancer Probably to Increase As Folks With HIV Live Longer

Cancer Probably to Increase As Folks With HIV Live Longer – People with HIV are at greater danger of developing cancer and with far more than six million people living with HIV in the nation, South Africa faces the threat of [...]

December 1, 2014 Africa, Health issues
TETFund bags Most Outstanding Public Institution award, says N23,842bn dedicated to library resources

TETFund bags Most Outstanding Public Institution award

TETFund bags Most Outstanding Public Institution award – Professor Suleiman Bogoro, the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, has restated the dedication of the agency to continue to help the growth and improvement of Nigerian universities to allow them [...]

December 1, 2014 Economy, Education
2 Car Snatchers Nabbed With Arms

2 Car Snatchers Nabbed With Arms

2 Car Snatchers Nabbed With Arms – Lagos State police command have got arrested 2 alleged members of an automobile snatching syndicate who specialise in dispossessing motorists of their cars. The suspects, Sunday John and Oshonu Onyekachi have been arrested by [...]

December 1, 2014 General
NAMA to start 24hr airspace service throughout Nigeria

NAMA to start 24hr airspace service throughout Nigeria

NAMA to start 24hr airspace service throughout Nigeria – The Managing Director of NAMA Engr. Ibrahim Abdusalam who unveiled this in Enugu at the 32nd annual general meeting/election of the National Association of Air Traffic Engineers (NAAE) mentioned the proposal for [...]

December 1, 2014 Economy
The annual cultural cum tourism programme 2014 edition of the Ondo State Government, Mare Festival, has been set for the 11th to 13th of December.

Ondo State Government Announces Dec 11 for Mare Festival

Ondo State Government Announces Dec 11 for Mare Festival –  The annual cultural cum tourism programme 2014 edition of the Ondo State Government, Mare Festival, has been set for the 11th to 13th of December. The state’s Commissioner for Information,  [...]

December 1, 2014 Culture
FG to Give Blood to Kano Hospitals

FG to Give Blood to Kano Hospitals

FG to Give Blood to Kano Hospitals – The Federal Government has assured to supply Kano hospitals with blood to save the victims of Friday's bomb blast that shocked the city. Several victims of the attack were admitted at various hospitals [...]

December 1, 2014 Health issues
Imo State Film Academy Building Collapsed

Imo State Film Academy Building Collapsed

Imo State Film Academy Building Collapsed – The Imo State film academy has collapsed just days after its commission. Headed by actress Nkiru Sylvanus, the academy’s building reportedly collapsed because of the use of substandard materials in its construction. The state’s [...]

December 1, 2014 General, Music and film
Professor Okunjo

A Narrative of How Professor Okunjo was Rescued from Kidnappers

The Delta Police Command has countered the earlier report that the Octogenarian was dumped by the daredevil abductors at the popular Kwale Junction; from where the police picked her up, the police have claimed that she was rescued from the [...]

December 1, 2014 Crime
UI, WU team up over study on CASSAVITA effects

UI, WU team up over study on CASSAVITA effects

UI, WU team up over study on CASSAVITA effects – Wageningen University (WU), the Netherlands, and University of Ibadan, Nigeria, have inaugurated a stakeholders’ meeting to start a study on outcomes of bio-fortified cassava (Vitamin A cassava) on deficient population. The [...]

November 30, 2014 Agriculture, Economy
Children Must Encourage On Formal & Non-Formal Education - Emir

Children Must Encourage On Formal & Non-Formal Education – Emir

Children Must Encourage On Formal & Non-Formal Education – Emir – The Emir of Jiwa in the FCT, Alhaji Idris Musa, has referred to as on parents to encourage their young children to go for both formal and non-formal education. [...]

November 30, 2014 Economy, Education
2015 elections

The Northern Obstacles to Presidency In 2015. – Malam Sani

THE Leader of the Northern Civil Society Coalition, Mallam Shehu Sani has said that the north can only produce a president for the country if they are united and if they jettison the old order of rallying round Arewa leaders [...]

November 30, 2014 Return to democracy
Cocoa - a good revenue earner to farmers

Cocoa – a good revenue earner to farmers

Cocoa – a good revenue earner to farmers – Cocoa is a good income earner to all African nations. It can explore to deal with challenges involving shortage of sources, Dr Peter Aikpopodion, group leader of Cocoa Development Enhancement Scheme (CGES) [...]

November 30, 2014 Agriculture, Economy
11 year old girl

11 year old girl and pupil of Ikorenim Primary School in Calabar, Cross River State – Pregnant

IT was a shocking story to the parents and neighbours of an 11 year old girl and pupil of Ikorenim Primary School in Calabar, Cross River State, Ekamen Asuquo, when a pregnancy test that was conducted on her at the [...]

November 30, 2014 Incidents
Nigeria can survive without oil if...NLNG boss

Nigeria can survive without oil if…NLNG boss

Nigeria can survive without oil if…NLNG boss – Nigeria had approximately 182 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of established natural gas reserves since January 2013, generating 9th largest natural gas reserve holder throughout the globe as well as the biggest in Africa. [...]

November 30, 2014 Economy, Oil & Gas
Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela Remains Hospitalized One Week After He Was Admitted

Nelson Mandela remains hospitalized one week after he was admitted to hospital with a recurring lung infection. However, the condition and location of Mandela remain unclear after government officials seemed to contradict one another. Mandela, the elderly patriarch of South [...]

November 29, 2014 General
Nigeria starts gas flare tracking system

Nigeria starts gas flare tracking system

Nigeria starts gas flare tracking system – The Nigerian Government has introduced a gas flare tracking system that can help regulators keep track of the quantity of gas flared by oil firms operating in Nigeria. Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Mrs. Laurentia [...]

November 29, 2014 Economy, Oil & Gas
UBA wins Bank of the Year in Africa award

UBA wins Bank of the Year in Africa award

UBA wins Bank of the Year in Africa award – Nigeria’s United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has received the remarkably coveted “Bank of the Year in Africa” award for 2014 pan-African bank brands. UBA, which is one of Africa’s largest [...]

November 29, 2014 Business, Economy
GFA declare new competition

GFA declare new competition

GFA declare new competition – Ghana have a new football event to keep teams busy while a lawsuit continues. The nation's football association announced the decision after its Executive Committee agreed to a report filed by a three-member panel to look [...]

November 29, 2014 Sports
Obesity linked to 10 common cancers

Obesity linked to 10 common cancers

Obesity linked to 10 common cancers – Being overweight and obese put people at probabilities of developing 10 of the very most common cancers, based on analysis within the Lancet healthcare journal. Scientists calculated men and women carrying this added [...]

November 29, 2014 Health issues
29,000 persons hired by Edo state govt - Oshiomhole

29,000 persons hired by Edo state govt – Oshiomhole

29,000 persons hired by Edo state govt – Oshiomhole –  Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Edo State Governor, yesterday said that more than 29,000 persons cutting throughout the 18 local government areas, were hired by his administration . He said 25, 000 [...]

November 29, 2014 Economy, Employment
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