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Thursday, 28th July, 2016
 

 

 African News:
Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - The leadership crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, deepened on Thursday, as the Federal High Court in Abuja, sacked the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee of...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - A former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently address the  economic and other problems ravaging Nigeria. Gowon said this...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - The Nigerian military on Wednesday announced it will launch a series of tactical drills in Enugu from weekend, days after threatening the use of force in neighbouring Niger Delta where...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - The national chairmanship hopeful of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has demonstrated that it...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - He furthered that the recently produced local rice known as the Anambra rice has been rated the best rice in Africa at an African Products Forum in Lagos. “Anambra Rice was adjudged...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - A lawyer and Ijaw youth activist, Oweilaemi Pereotubo, has condemned in strong terms the illegal and continued detention of the 10 students arrested from Gbaramatu Kingdom, Delta State,...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, on Wednesday said he agreed to a peace accord with Rotimi Amaechi, his predecessor, in the interest of the state. Addressing members of the Peoples...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - Former Governors of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja and Otunba Adebayo Alao Akala have made the list of former state governors listed to be freshly probed for fraud by the Federal...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - The wife of the president, Hajia Aisha Buhari, has said that Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State cannot hide under the cover of immunity to avoid prosecution from several alleged...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) is commending the adoption of a comprehensive new roadmap to eliminate malaria in Africa by 2030.African leaders endorsed the Catalytic Framework...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - Body of Attorneys General from the 36 states of the federation will meet in Abuja today to consider and adopt a draft National Policy on Prosecution of corrupt public officials. In...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - Alhaja Zainab Asari Dokubo, the first wife of Mujahid Dokubo Asari, is dead. She died alongside a friend in a motor accident on her way to Ibadan. Alhaji Ishaq Kunle Sanni, chairman...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has given a seven-day ultimatum to Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin to tender an unreserved apology to him and retract all allegations...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - Nigeria’s opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that after one year in office, the only project that the All Progressive Congress, APC, could commission...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - The Federal Government has confirmed that it will commence its National Home Grown School Feeding Programme in September with 5.5 million pupils nationwide. National Programme Manager,...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - Pope Francis heads to Poland on Wednesday for an international Catholic youth festival with a mission to encourage openness to migrants made tougher by a jihadist murder of a priest...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - Forgive me for my curious silence over the last few months but this was due to circumstances beyond my control. As you know I was locked up in President Buhari’s gulag and I...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - NIGER-DELTA Avengers, NDA, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was free to step up oil exploration in the North East, but should forget about export of a drop of crude oil from...
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 Business News:
Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has assured that the federal government was doing everything possible to tackle the scarcity of Aviation fuel also known as Jet...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - Efforts are under way to ensure that the Federal Government leaves no part of the country out of the planned expenditure of N6.5 trillion on infrastructural development in the country....
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, on Wednesday expressed optimism that Nigeria will emerge stronger and more prosperous from the present economic downturn. Ngige gave...
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Nigeria: (Jul 26, 2016) - The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Godwin Emefiele, has announced that the Monetary Policy Committee(MPC) voted to raise its Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) to 14%. The committee...
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Nigeria: (Jul 25, 2016) - Yahoo was once the king of the Internet, a $125 billion behemoth as big in its time as Facebook or Google are today. Now it’s being sold to Verizon for comparative...
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Nigeria: (Jul 23, 2016) - An economist, Dr Aminu Usman, has advised the Federal Government to pay contractors and award new contracts as part of short term measures to reflate the economy. Usman, a lecturer...
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Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2016) - The Central Bank of Nigeria has provided a loan to Skye Bank Plc to boost its liquidity after the lender breached requirements on capital and lending. The short-term lending facility...
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Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2016) - Dick Murianki, chief financial officer (CFO) of Kenya Airways, says it has about $4 million held up in Nigeria as it faces difficulties in repatriating funds, after $257 million yearly...
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Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2016) - Japan isn’t taking any chances when it comes to the safety of impatient fans awaiting the release of Pokemon Go in the country where the cutesy monsters were born. Tokyo has...
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Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2016) - The Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) Plc has said it plans to conclude the dematerialisation process by the end of third quarter. It also said that 98.4 per cent of shares...
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 Entertainment News:
Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - From the moment Iyanya hinted about floating his own record label on July 11, 2016, it was clear that he had finalised plans to part ways with Ubi Franklin‘s MMMG. Though...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - Actress Princess Shyngle seems to be having a lot of fun in Nigeria. She just shared some shots while on set for a new movie titled The Engagement, produced by film maker Uche Nnambunabo. She...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - \ Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar has decided not to keep quiet over the excessive sexual harassment that comes from producers and directors when it comes to giving roles to actresses...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - When Mzbel’s friendship with Afia Schwarzenegger hit the rocks, a lot of eyebrows were raised and, questions were asked. A reason was that these two used to be the best of friends...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - Oh my God, Nollywood stunt gone wrong as an actor gets burnt while on movie set recently after fire extinguisher failed and he now needs the prayers of everyone.  The ugly ordeal...
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Ghana: (Jul 27, 2016) - This year’s general election is just around the corner so few entertainers who want their voices to be heard have started commenting on political issues. John Dumelo, Tracey...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - PMB’s idea was put to an abrupt end when Kallywood rejected his offer to invest in their industry.  That amount is a huge sum enough to change the face of an industry if...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - The young woman shared her rather unbelievable tale on social media telling her stunned audience about her obsession with $pérm’. According to her, the $pérm’...
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 Sports News:
Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - The final journey home for late Super Eagles chief coach and renowned football tactician, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, began on Thursday in Benin City, Edo State. The funeral rites began...
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Nigeria: (Jul 26, 2016) - Wikki Tourists head coach, Abdu Maikaba has charged his boys to go for a win against Crown FC and should forget about their 2-0 home win over Abia Warriors in Bauchi which saw...
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Nigeria: (Jul 26, 2016) - Enugu Rangers have restated that their first Premier League title in 32 years is not in danger despite a home draw against Lobi Stars at the weekend which saw the Coal City Flying Antelopes...
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Nigeria: (Jul 26, 2016) - Tottenham forward Clinton N’Jie is waiting for the renewal of his working visa as he prepares to join Marseille. According to Sky Sports, Tottenham Hotspur forward Clinton N’Jie...
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Nigeria: (Jul 25, 2016) - Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Monday received FIFA President, Gianni Infantino. Infantino who arrived Nigeria yesterday was accompanied by FIFA Secretary General, Fatma Samoura.   See...
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Nigeria: (Jul 25, 2016) - President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said his administration will pay keen interest to accountability and transparency to fast-track football development in the country. Receiving...
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Nigeria: (Jul 24, 2016) - Ex-international Emeka Ezeogu has led protest at the Transcorp Hotel asking for the resignation of the NFF boss citing his many failings following the arrival of Fifa president Gianni...
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Nigeria: (Jul 24, 2016) - FIFA President Gianni Infantino, accompanied by Secretary General Fatma Samoura, on Sunday arrived in Abuja on a two-day visit.    ...
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 World News:
Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) -   Pope Francis fell over as he arrived at the Jasna Gora shrine in front of millions of people watching around the world. The 79-year-old Pontiff who arrived in Poland on Wednesday...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday “firmly” rejected calls to reverse her welcoming stance toward refugees following a series of brutal attacks in the country. Merkel...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - MTN Nigeria on Thursday appointed Stanbic IBTC Capital Limited and its affiliates as transaction advisers to undertake the spade work on its proposed listing of its shares on the Nigerian...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America’s future and offered full-throated support for Hillary Clinton’s bid to defeat Republican Donald Trump in...
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Nigeria: (Jul 28, 2016) - A woman triggered a false bomb alert at the airport in Geneva because she wanted to prevent her husband from flying away, Swiss prosecutors said on Wednesday. According to a statement...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - US President Barack Obama steps onto the Democratic convention stage Wednesday to champion former political foe Hillary Clinton, defend his own legacy and bury Donald Trump’s...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) - Iran’s Guardian Council announced Wednesday that next year’s presidential election will take place on May 19 with embattled incumbent Hassan Rouhani expected to run for...
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Nigeria: (Jul 27, 2016) -  Hillary Clinton on Tuesday became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party on a historic night during which her campaign also sought to reintroduce...
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