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Meet the robot chef that can cook dinner

Meet the robot chef that can cook dinner

Meet the robot chef that can cook dinner – A robot that can mimic a highly regarded chef at work was revealed – and ready for sale in just 2 years. When you fantasise about your dream kitchen, what do you [...]

April 14, 2015 Technology
Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram Refuse to Be Called Victims

Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram Refuse to Be Called Victims

Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram Refuse to Be Called Victims – It's been one year since more than 200 schoolgirls was abducted by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria. They are the focus of a globally campaign, #BringBackOurGirls, calling for their release. [...]

April 14, 2015 Military
Oil-Wealthy Delta Poses Initial Huge Test for Buhari

Oil-Wealthy Delta Poses Initial Huge Test for Buhari

Oil-Wealthy Delta Poses Initial Huge Test for Buhari – An early test for Nigerian president-elect Muhammadu Buhari is just how his incoming administration will manage the unstable oil revenue-creating Delta, in which former militia commanders promised their help to Goodluck Jonathan, [...]

April 13, 2015 Business
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Patience Jonathan: ‘I Died for 7 Days; Friends Sold my Properties Hoping I won’t Return’

First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Sunday opened up on her controversial medical trip last year, admitting for the first time she ailed terribly and was close to dying. Mrs. Jonathan, who spoke at a special thanksgiving service at the Aso [...]

April 13, 2015 What the papers say
APC Consolidates Status as Ruling Party

APC Consolidates Status as Ruling Party

APC Consolidates Status as Ruling Party – Promising results of Saturday's governorship election in 29 states across the nation seemed to have confirmed the standing of opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) as Nigeria's new ruling party, following 16 years of the [...]

April 13, 2015 Business, Government and politics
NSE Apapa donates to SOS Children Village

NSE Apapa donates to SOS Children Village

NSE Apapa donates to SOS Children Village – Making step further from impacting the lives of people through technology as well as infrastructural development, the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Apapa branch, moved beyond the norm by impacting the lives of [...]

April 13, 2015 Economy
INEC Declares APC's Lalong Winner in Plateau

INEC Declares APC’s Lalong Winner in Plateau

INEC Declares APC's Lalong Winner in Plateau – The INEC's election results released in Plateau State has put the All Progressives Congress, APC gubernatorial candidate, Barr. Simon Lalong as winner. He polled a total of 564, 913 to beat his Peoples [...]

April 13, 2015 General
5 killed as church collapses in Enugu

5 killed as church collapses in Enugu

5 killed as church collapses in Enugu – No less than 5 worshippers have died after the collapse of St. Anthony Catholic Church Cathedral at Oduma in Aninri, Enugu State, South Eastern Nigeria. An eyewitness revealed in Enugu on Sunday that [...]

April 13, 2015 Incidents
INEC to set new date for pending election in Gombe State

INEC to set new date for pending election in Gombe State

INEC to set new date for pending election in Gombe State – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declares it will set a new date to conclude the Gombe State House of Assembly election in several polling units in Kwami West. [...]

April 13, 2015 Government and politics
Abuja DISCO No reduction of tariff for residential customers

Abuja DISCO: No reduction of tariff for residential customers

Abuja DISCO: No reduction of tariff for residential customers – The management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) claims that the 50 % decrease in electricity tariff by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) wouldn't impact residential consumers, most of who [...]

April 13, 2015 General
PDP wins governorship poll in Enugu

PDP wins governorship poll in Enugu

PDP wins governorship poll in Enugu – Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Enugu State, was declared winner of the April 11 governorship election in the state. Announcing the results yesterday at the state headquarters of the Independent [...]

April 13, 2015 Government and politics
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INEC Declares Al-makura As Winner In Nasarawa State

INEC Declares Al-makura As Winner In Nasarawa State – Governor Tanko Al-makura of the All Progressives Congress, was declared winner of the April 11 governorship election in Nasarawa State having 309,746 votes. Mr Al-makura emerged victorious, winning in 12 out of [...]

April 13, 2015 Government and politics
Party of Nigeria's defeated president wins landslide in Rivers State

Party of Nigeria’s defeated president wins landslide in Rivers State

Party of Nigeria's defeated president wins landslide in Rivers State – The party of Nigeria's outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan received a landslide victory in the governorship election in Rivers State, said officials on Monday. There was no immediate comment from the [...]

April 13, 2015 Government and politics
INEC Declares Abubakar Sani Bello Niger Governor-elect

INEC Declares Abubakar Sani Bello Niger Governor-elect

INEC Declares Abubakar Sani Bello Niger Governor-elect – Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, the All Progressives Congress APC Governorship candidate was declared the winner of the 2015 governorship election in Niger State . Declaring Abubakar Bello as the winner in the benefits [...]

April 13, 2015 Government and politics
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Carrington – Nigeria Will Overcome Tribal, Religious Differences

Former United States envoy to Nigeria, Ambassador Walter Carrington, on Thursday said he was optimistic about the future of Nigeria as a great nation that would rise out of Africa despite the tribal and religious differences within the country. “One [...]

April 13, 2015 What the papers say
Gunmen Kill Local Govt Leader in Rivers

How To Tackle Boko Haram – EU Envoy

How To Tackle Boko Haram – EU Envoy – Ambassador Michel Arrion, head of European Union Delegation to Nigeria and Financial Neighborhood of West African States, the other day attributed the prolonged terrorist onslaughts in northern parts the nation to the [...]

April 13, 2015 Military
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There Are About 2 million Ghost Workers On FG’s Payroll – Former Civil Service Director

A former director with the Federal Civil Service; Mr Gabriel Omohinmi has revealed that the recent investigation that discovered 45,000 ghost workers in the Federal Government’s payroll is just a drop in the system. According to him, if a thorough [...]

April 12, 2015 Crime
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1,300 Kaduna Teachers Fail Primary School Test BY ISMAIL MUDASHIR,

About 1300 teachers in Kaduna have failed in tests generally set for primary four pupils, Commissioner for Education Alhaji Usman Mohammed has revealed. He made the shocking disclosure at an education summit tagged “Education for all is responsibility of all”, [...]

April 12, 2015 Education
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$109 million Payout After Medicine Damaged Girl’s Brain, Left Blind and Skin Destroyed

A teenage girl has won a $109 million payout after a life-threatening reaction to children’s ibuprofen left her with brain damage, 20 per lung capacity, blindness and caused 90 per cent of her skin to fall off. $109mln Payout After [...]

April 11, 2015 Uncategorized
My Telephone Number Has Been Cloned, Cries Amaechi

My Telephone Number Has Been Cloned, Cries Amaechi

My Telephone Number Has Been Cloned, Cries Amaechi  –  Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Rivers State Governor, has claimed that his telephone numbers was cloned by unknown criminals who have been using the numbers to send out false messages, urging [...]

April 11, 2015 Technology
Governorship Poll - Nigeria Governors Caution Security Agencies Against Bias - Ask Nigerians to Protect Their Votes

Governorship Poll – Nigeria Governors Caution Security Agencies Against Bias – Ask Nigerians to Protect Their Votes

Governorship Poll – Nigeria Governors Caution Security Agencies Against Bias – Ask Nigerians to Protect Their Votes – The Nigeria Governors' Forum has requested the Independent National Electoral Commission to investigate and prosecute anyone found sabotaging or violating the electoral procedure, [...]

April 11, 2015 Government and politics
Fashola on Beggars

No Hiding Place For Beggars – Fashola

The war against begging in Lagos rages on as Governor Babatunde Fashola has vowed to eradicate all forms of begging in the state. The governor stated that the law against begging must be enforced to ensure that beggars were stamped [...]

April 11, 2015 Economy
Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Lagos

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Lagos

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Lagos –  A helicopter of the Nigerian Air Force has crashed in Lagos. Dele Alonge, Air Force spokesperson, in a statement said the helicopter was a on a training mission in Lagos at about [...]

April 10, 2015 Incidents, Military
Africa Infrastructure Summit Holds in SA

Africa Infrastructure Summit Holds in SA

Africa Infrastructure Summit Holds in SA – Africa Investor (Ai), the leading international investment and communications group, has declared that African pension and sovereign wealth fund leaders will talk about co-investment opportunities as well as receive presentations from a number of [...]

April 10, 2015 Africa
Russian man volunteers for world's first human head transplant surgery

Russian man volunteers for world’s first human head transplant surgery

Russian man volunteers for world's first human head transplant surgery – A crictally ill Russian man may be the first person to undergo controversial head transplant surgery. Computer scientist Valery Spiridonov, 30, who suffers from a rare muscle-wasting disease called Werdnig-Hoffmann [...]

April 10, 2015 International
Kidnapper Nanny Demands N15m Ransom For Abducted Lagos Children

Kidnapper Nanny Demands N15m Ransom For Abducted Lagos Children

Kidnapper Nanny Demands N15m Ransom For Abducted Lagos Children –  Mary Akinloye, a nanny, who allegedly kidnapped 3 kids in the Surulere, Lagos State has demanded N15m from the parent of the victims. Our correspondent learnt that the family was [...]

April 10, 2015 General
Boko Haram Storms Borno Village, Kills 20

Boko Haram Storms Borno Village, Kills 20

Boko Haram Storms Borno Village, Kills 20 – Suspected Boko Haram members, on Thursday, stormed a remote village near Askira Uba, Borno State, killing no less than 20 people. Narrating their tale of survival, some lucky escapees said the insurgents invaded [...]

April 10, 2015 Military
Customs asks for implementation of new tariff measures

Customs asks for implementation of new tariff measures

Customs asks for implementation of new tariff measures – Dikko Inde Abdullahi, the Comptroller-General of Customs, has instructed speedy enforcement of the tariff provisions of the Economic Community of West African States Common External Tariff (CET) 2015-2019. He urged all stakeholders [...]

April 10, 2015 Economy
CBN to Post New List of Bank Debtors

CBN to Post New List of Bank Debtors

CBN to Post New List of Bank Debtors – In order to prevent another accumulation of non-performing loans (NPLs) in the banking industry, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and also deposit money banks (DMBs) in the nation yesterday revealed plans [...]

April 10, 2015 Business, Economy
Military Set To Destroy Boko Haram

Military Set To Destroy Boko Haram

Military Set To Destroy Boko Haram – The Nigerian military declares it's on the verge of completely wiping out the Boko Haram terrorist group from the north-east. A spokesman for the Defence Headquarters, Major General Chris Olukolade, gave the assurance on [...]

April 10, 2015 Military