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Nigerian passenger dies at Lagos airport

Akunne Osei, a Nigerian passenger, living in Accra that arrived in Lagos for business transactions aboard an Arik Air flight on Monday slumped and passed away at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, on his way back to Accra. [...]

August 12, 2014 General

How A Married Woman Almost Seduced Pastor Adeboye

During the sermon of Pastor Enoch Adeboye's on Thursday evening at the on-going 62nd yearly convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Adeboye told that a high profile lady who had been an executive of the West African [...]

August 12, 2014 General

August 12 is World Elephant Day

The day aspires to boost awareness about protecting Asian as well as African elephants. These kinds of huge animals have a threat from illegal poaching, environment loss as well as poor care treatment. An increasing number of tour operators are [...]

August 12, 2014 Environmental issues, General

African Leaders plan to end poverty and hunger, by year 2025

African leaders have got decided to stop hunger as well as reduce poverty by 2025 using the signing of the Malabo declaration at the 23rd regular session of the assembly of the African Union heads of state and also government. [...]

August 12, 2014 Economy

Man kills wife because he was infected by her HIV

Phillip Katongu was arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stabbing his wife to death. Katongu, who lives in Wamba, Nasarawa State, was arrested by agents of the Department of Criminal Investigations, Yaba, Lagos. The police said the [...]

August 12, 2014 General

16 Female Suicide Bombers Arrested along with Boko Haram Master Trainer

A person who is regarded as the master trainer of female suicide bombers of Boko Haram was arrested by the Joint Task Force in Kano. He was arrested with 16 females who were reportedly training for suicide operations. According to This [...]

August 12, 2014 Environmental issues, General, Military

Hyundai Cars Made-in-nigeria Hit the Market

The Stallion Group management announced on Sunday that the made-in-Nigeria selection of Hyundai automobiles manufactured as well as assembled locally are set for sale on reasonable prices. This is coming one month after the Stallion Group, which operates a multivehicle [...]

August 12, 2014 Business, Economy, Technology

Honeywell Flour Mills Profit Grows to N3.5bn

Honeywell Flour Mills Plc (HFMP) has got reported a profit after tax (PAT) of around N3.5 billion for the year ended March 31, 2014, exhibiting a growth of 18 % from the recorded N2.8 billion in 2013. According to the [...]

August 12, 2014 Business, Economy

Funds for 2nd Niger Bridge Released

Today, the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) managers of the nation’s sovereign fund, will release funds in its equity stake in the 2nd Niger bridge, at the same time it says it attained N2.5 billion in profits by the end [...]

August 12, 2014 Business, Economy

Mortgage project in Nigeria gets $630m increase

According to the media report on Monday, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria has got disbursed $630 million for constructing projects under the National Housing Fund (NHF).The Fund had been set up by the Federal Government Act 3 1992 in [...]

August 12, 2014 Economy, Real Estate

US Approves the Request of Liberia To Send Untested Ebola Drug

Liberia has stated it will get doses of Ebola experimental drug to deal with infected physicians in the West African country. A report, published on the website of Liberian presidency on Monday, said the United States got approved the Liberia's [...]

August 12, 2014 Health issues

The Federal Republic of Nigeria

  Nigeria, officially known as the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is usually a federal constitutional republic composed of 36 states and one Federal Capital Territory. The country is situated in West Africa and shares land borders along with the Republic [...]

August 11, 2014 Video

The Abia State Workers Secretariat

  Abia State has not built an organised secretariat for its Employees. The latest one that was visited had been built by the federal government being a gift to the new Abian State in 1991. However, there is really a [...]

August 11, 2014 Video

Many churches have stopped handshakes during communion because of Ebola

Nigeria Catholic churches throughout Lagos have stopped the ‘sign of peace' in which the congregations shake hands while in mass. Some Anglican churches have stopped handshakes during communion because of the spread of Ebola. The Archbishop of Lagos Adewale Martins [...]

August 11, 2014 Health issues

NNPC shuts its Victoria Island clinic following a patient is diagnosed having Ebola Virus

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has declared the long closure of the clinic in Victoria Island in Lagos State after a suspected case of Ebola virus. Research indicates a woman, that had delivered a baby at the First Consultant Hospital, [...]

August 11, 2014 Health issues

Airtel rides on Cornerstone, MicroEnsure to offer Nigerians free insurance plan

Airtel Nigeria, the leading telecoms services supplier, is operating on the back of 2 insurance providers, Cornerstone Insurance plc as well as MicroEnsure to offer Nigerians free covers for hospitalisation and for life. With this cover, Airtel customers by recharging [...]

August 11, 2014 Business, Economy, Telecomms

Nigeria’s fashion business value around $10bn

Lagos State Coordinator of the Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria (FADAN), Kuddus Kolawole, says the country's fashion industry is worth around 10 billion dollars (N1.55 trillion) and must bring in investors “because it is juicy”. Speaking with NAN in Lagos [...]

August 11, 2014 Business, Economy

Future entrepreneurs to enhance production of local ceramics

Epina Technologies Limited experts, the management and engineering combined solutions provider throughout Africa is placed to train young Nigerian entrepreneurs regarding how to use locally available raw materials to create ceramics tiles, floor tiles, floral vases, spark plugs as well [...]

August 11, 2014 Business, Economy

Lagos Airport – Air France Makes Emergency Landing

The scheduled Air France service coming from Paris – Lagos having 178 people aboard yesterday announced an emergency on way of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport,Lagos. The general manager public affairs, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Mr Fan Ndubuoke in [...]

August 11, 2014 Economy, Technology, Transportation

FG Vows To Close Illegal Mining Operations

With its bid to make sure rigid compliance to rules and regulations leading mining operations nationwide, the federal government has promised to close any mining/quarry company not operating depending on the Nigerian Minerals and Metals Act of 2007, Mining Regulations [...]

August 11, 2014 Economy

5 Edo residents died of gas emmission

No less than 5 individuals have died in Gelegele community in the Ovia North-East Municipality Area of Edo State, after the emission of gas from the private oil firm in the region, residents of the local community have stated. The [...]

August 11, 2014 Health issues

$14bn project: US, Nigeria team up on infrastructure funding

Nigeria as well as the United States have got began plans to influence on US President Barack Obama’s $14bn investment promise to Africa for an efficient financing framework for infrastructure in the country. The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, [...]

August 11, 2014 Economy

Forte Oil’s Quarter 2 pretax revenue increases by 152%

Forte Oil Plc has stated its profit prior to tax for the 2nd quarter of 2014 is N4.192bn, which represents a 152 % increase on the N1.664bn this declared for the corresponding period of 2013. The company’s interim consolidated statement [...]

August 11, 2014 Business, Economy

Christians hide in mountains as Boko Haram conquers town

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) was informed that Gwoza residents in north eastern Nigeria remain in hiding in close by mountains following their town was overrun by the group Boko Haram on 6 August. According to local sources, after being repulsed [...]

August 9, 2014 Environmental issues, General, Military era

South Africa, ready for woman president – Zuma

According to President Jacob Zuma, South Africa is ready for a female president. Zuma made the comments during a briefing with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Friday. Bachelet is currently on a state visit to Pretoria.The president’s comments echoed a similar [...]

August 9, 2014 General

Ebola stops work at Liberia mine

ArcelorMittal on Friday stated it had stopped work to extend its iron ore mines throughout Liberia right after workers were evacuated because of worries regarding the Ebola epidemic in the country. The mining giant said contractors working to expand its [...]

August 9, 2014 Economy, Health issues

IMF ready to help Ghana deal with its economic issues

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will assist Ghana deal with its present economic issues, after having a formal request with the West African nation to start talks for the assistance program, the fund director said on Friday. Ghanaian President John [...]

August 9, 2014 Economy

Startimes wants to improve Cultural Exchanges between Nigeria and China

The Beijing Ministry of News & Publishing together with StarTimes has released the Beijing TV broadcasting season throughout Nigeria and several African countries to enhance cultural exchanges among China as well as the continent. Speaking in Abuja at the launch [...]

August 9, 2014 Economy

New Mercedes-Benz C-Class is at its Peak in Nigeria

The Mercedes-Benz authorised general distributor in Nigeria, Weststar Associates Ltd as well as dealerships have got delivered the brand new 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the latest addition of the fashionable as well as luxurious selection of Mercedes-Benz cars to Nigeria. A [...]

August 9, 2014 Economy, Technology

Hyundai Nigeria Offers Reasonable Price for Genesis

Hyundai Genesis, as stated in a report by Hyundai Motors Nigeria is about to change the exclusive trend loved by those some other carmakers with the Korean Hyundai car maker repositioning as being the brand new kid-on-the-block. According to Hyundai [...]

August 9, 2014 Economy, Transportation