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  • newPFN tells Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB not to heat up polity

    PFN tells Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB not to heat up polity

    The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has advised Nnamdi Kano and Pro-Biafra groups to settle down and work on dialogue rather than engaging in activities that could continue to “heat up the polity’’.The post PFN tells Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:31am -
  • newPDP: Makarfi, Sheriff Groups tango over alliance with Labour

    PDP: Makarfi, Sheriff Groups tango over alliance with Labour

    WITH the July 22 local government election around the corner, this may not be the best of times for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos State.The post PDP: Makarfi, Sheriff Groups tango over alliance with Labour appeared first on Vanguard N…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:01am -
  • new$774m loan to complete East-West Road?
    The Fedral Government recently announced its intention to seek fresh loans amounting to $774 million from China, the rising economic power horse that is fast becoming Nigeria’s “ATM machine”. Apart from the wisdom involved in raising our debt c…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:00am -
  • new3-inch-nail victim Friday discharged against medical advice, suspect disappears

    3-inch-nail victim Friday discharged against medical advice, suspect disappears

    LAGOS—Eight-year-old Friday Paul, whose paternal uncle tortured and allegedly drove three-inch nail into his skull, has been discharged from hospital against medical advice.The post 3-inch-nail victim Friday discharged against medical advice, susp…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 5:39am -
  • newOriade group petitions Tinubu, rejects chairmanship candidate

    Oriade group petitions Tinubu, rejects chairmanship candidate

    ORIADE Progressive Group has called on the National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to look into the issue of alleged imposition of a chairmanship candidate on the party, noting that the person recognized as APC flag be…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 5:27am -
  • newCCT trial: Saraki’s Gain, FG’s Pain

    CCT trial: Saraki’s Gain, FG’s Pain

    My humble conclusion is that the defendant in this case has no case to answer and is accordingly discharged and acquittedThe post CCT trial: Saraki’s Gain, FG’s Pain appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 5:03am -
  • newEagles’ll beat Bafana Bafana in South Africa – Pinnick

    Eagles’ll beat Bafana Bafana in South Africa  – Pinnick

    The Nigerian Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has vowed to revenge Super Eagles’ 2-0 loss to Bafana Bafana in the reverse leg of the 2019 AFCON qualifying group E match in South Africa.The post Eagles’ll beat Bafana Bafana in South Af…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:49am -
  • newKidnappers release APC councillorship candidate’s daughter after father withdraws from race

    Kidnappers release APC councillorship candidate’s daughter after father withdraws from race

    All Progressives Congress, APC, councillorship candidate for Odi-Olowo Local Council Development Area, LCDA, Lagos, Bode Adeosun, has withdrawn from the race, following threat by kidnappers to abduct his children.The post Kidnappers release APC coun…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:35am -
  • newBadoo attacks 4 families, kill 3 in Ikorodu

    Badoo attacks 4 families, kill 3 in Ikorodu

    LAGOS—Suspected members of the dreaded Badoo cult struck again in Odogunyan, Ikorodu, Lagos, attacking four buildings, leaving three people dead, one missing, one seriously injured and one other escaping death by the whiskers.The post Badoo attack…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:20am -
  • newUnemployment situation in Nigeria worse than NBS report —NECA

    Unemployment situation in Nigeria worse than NBS report —NECA

    If you want to promote a green job initiative, the issue is that, when you look at the environment in Nigeria, what type of job is the Nigerian economy capable of producing now The post Unemployment situation in Nigeria worse than NBS report —NECA…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:49am -
  • newEvans sues Police, says charge me or free me, dad files 27-point affidavit in support

    Evans sues Police, says charge me or free me, dad files 27-point affidavit in support

    Kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, has dragged the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and three others before the Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged illegal detention.The post Evans sues Police, says charge me or f…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:46am -
  • newDangote seeks abolition of restrictive visa procedure in Africa

    Dangote seeks abolition of restrictive visa procedure in  Africa

    PRESIDENT of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has called on African governments to review their respective visa procedures and tariff regimes to enable the continent attract the required investment into its key sectors and achieve economic integrati…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:29am -
  • newLAGOS SCHOOL KIDNAP DAY 36: Parents, others contribute N285,000 towards ransom balance
    Apparently disturbed by the delay in the release of the six abducted students of Lagos Model College, Igbonla, Epe, some parents have contributed their widow’s mite to shore-up the ransom of N10 million already paid.The post LAGOS SCHOOL KIDNAP DA…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:27am -
  • newAPC aspirants spoil for war

    APC aspirants spoil for war

    APC chairmanship aspirants in Surulere are putting aside their alleged imposition of a favoured nominee of the party leader in the area and House Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, as the vice-chairmanship candidate of the APC. The post APC aspiran…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:27am -
  • newPreparing security/collateral for bank loan: Assignment of Contractor Proceeds and Assignment of Book Debts
    AS stated last week, this is the concluding part of this long series on how to prepare security/ collateral for business loan. We also stated that in this concluding part we will be lumping three inter-related elements of security/collateral, viz, Do…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:15am -
  • newHow to become a successful entrepreneur and business owner
    So you want to become self-employed? Are you prepared for the challenges involved? Are you prepared to give your project all it requires to succeed? Are you mentally prepared to become your own boss?The post How to become a successful entrepreneur a…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:15am -
  • newEdo APC suspends Special Adviser, five others

    Edo APC suspends Special Adviser, five others

    NEWLY appointed Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Agriculture and Food Security Programme, Prince Joe Okojie and five others have been suspended by the Esan North East Local Government chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Ed…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 2:50am -
  • newOnyekuru to earn N16m a week

    Onyekuru to earn N16m a week

    Nigeria youngster, Henry Onyekuru, is now smiling to the bank as he will receive a weekly wage of £40,000 as a player of Everton.The post Onyekuru to earn N16m a week appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 2:49am -
  • newI don’t believe in restructuring of Nigeria, says Nnamdi Kanu

    I don’t believe in restructuring of Nigeria, says Nnamdi Kanu

    SEVEN pro-Biafra groups, yesterday, agreed to work together under the leadership of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, with the aim of achieving faster, their quest for referendum that will lead to the formation of the Republic…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 2:46am -
  • newHope rises as varsity empowers pre-release Kirikiri female inmates

    Hope rises as varsity empowers pre-release Kirikiri female inmates

    We can improve the prisons service by improved funding that is one of our major constraints. We have gone to developed countries to see how prisons are efficiently runThe post Hope rises as varsity empowers pre-release Kirikiri female inmates appear…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 2:34am -

The Punch

  • newNigeria’s Agah reappointed as Deputy DG of WTO
    Nigeria’s Yuonov Frederick Agah has been reappointed as Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for another four-year term. Agah, who hails from Benue state, was first appointed as Deputy Director-General of WTO in 2013 for a…
    - 18 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 8:55am -
  • newFour reasons a blog doesn’t grow as expected
    Most blogs out there don’t get the kind of traffic or attention they desire, and this is mainly because there are a couple of vital things about blogging that their owners  are not aware of. Once this awareness is there, it will be easier to achie…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jun 17, 7:45am -
  • newKidnap kingpin, Evans, sues police, demands release or arraignment
    Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, on Wednesday filed a fundamental rights enforcement action before the Lagos Federal High Court in Lagos, urging the court to order the police to charge him to court or release h…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jun 17, 7:44am -
  • newAbolish difficult visa procedures, Dangote urges African leaders
    Akinpelu Dada For the African continent to attract the required investment into key sectors and achieve economic integration, the President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has urged leaders to review their visa procedures and tariff regimes. The…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jun 17, 7:43am -
  • newPeace Corps legal, engaging in illegal activities –AGF, IGP, DSS
    Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami; the police, the Department of State Services, and others, on Wednesday, admitted that the Peace Corps of Nigeria was a legally registered organi…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:37am -
  • newTrouble brews in APC over suspended SGF Lawal’s replacement
    John Alechenu, Abuja Trouble is brewing in the National Working Committee the All Progressives Congress following disagreements over who should replace the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal. Lawal, until his appo…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:37am -
  • newAmosu diverted NAF’s funds to build diagnostic centre – EFCC
      Oladimeji Ramon An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Tosin Owobo, narrated on Wednesday how the anti-graft agency discovered a multi-million naira diagnostic centre established with funds allegedly looted by a former…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:36am -
  • newGunmen shoot EFCC official investigating judges
    Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja An official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Austin Okwor, has been hospitalised after sustaining gunshot wounds, the EFCC has said. The EFCC said in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, that Okwo…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:36am -
  • newBedridden ex-gov Suntai dies in US at 56
    Leke Baiyewu A former governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai, who was involved in a plane crash in October 2012, is dead. He died in Houston, Florida, in the United States on Wednesday. Mr. Emmanuel Bello, the Senior Special Assistant to Governor D…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:35am -
  • newLegal perspectives on taxing churches, mosques, NGOs
    One of the cardinal principles of every tax system is equity. By this it means the taxpayers, who are subject to the authorities of the state contribute to its upkeep in proportion to their income and ability. By extension, the principle of equity po…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:35am -
  • newLagos pupil expelled for putting acid in classmate’s bottle
    Samson Folarin A Junior Secondary School pupil I of the Lekki British International School, Lekki, Lagos, has been expelled for allegedly putting sulphuric acid and ethanol in the water bottle of his classmate. PUNCH Metro gathered that the 12-year-o…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:34am -
  • newNaira closes at 367/dollar, CBN sells $195m
    Oyetunji Abioye The naira recorded a marginal gain on Wednesday, closing at 367 per United States dollar, up from 368 on Tuesday. The local currency has been hovering between 363/dollar and 370/dollar as the Central Bank of Nigeria continues to suppl…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:34am -
  • newKaduna policemen torture undergraduate, dump corpse in bush
    Samson Folarin Some policemen attached to the Sabon Gari Police Division, Kaduna State Police Command, have been accused of torturing a 27-year-old undergraduate of the Kaduna State Polytechnic, Kaduna, Benjamin Wankaa, to death. The victim, who was…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:27am -
  • newPolice arraign traditional ruler for destroying FG’s property
    Peter Dada, Akure  The Ondo State Police Command on Wednesday arraigned the Olugele of Ugele community in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Clement Aladegbaye, at an Akure Magistrate’s Court for allegedly sponsoring the dest…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:25am -
  • newICPC, DSS raid ex-Vice-President Sambo’s Kaduna home
    Eniola Akinkuotu and Godwin Isenyo A combined team of policemen, officials of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission and some officials of the Department of State Services, on Wednesday, raided the 1 Alimi Road reside…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:23am -
  • newBadoo kills Lagos couple, two kids in fresh attack
    Afeez Hanafi Suspected ritual cult, Badoo, terrorising Ikorodu and environs in Lagos State has struck again, killing a couple and two of their three children at Olopomeji, Odogunyan. The family – Ike David, 50; Margret David, 28; Ike David (Jnr), 5…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:11am -
  • newNLC attacks Umahi over N56,000 new minimum wage
    Ifeanyi Onuba and Olaleye Aluko The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has faulted the demand by the Nigeria Labour Congress for an increase in the minimum wage from the current N18,000 to N56,000 monthly. Umahi faulted the NLC demand in an inter…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:11am -
  • newYam export won’t affect availability locally – FG
    Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The commencement of yam export from Nigeria will not result in the depletion of the commodity domestically, the Federal Government has said. Last week, the government announced that a consignment of 72 metric tonnes of yam wou…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:05am -
  • newIgbo won’t leave Kano – Ganduje
    John Alechenu, Abuja Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has said the Igbo living in the state will not leave Kano which they have called home for decades over the quit notice given by a group of northern youths. He said this in an interview with…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 5:51am -
  • newStop attacking Kanu, IPOB tells S’East govs
    Tony Okafor, Awka The Indigenous People of Biafra on Wednesday attacked the All Progressives Grand Alliance for calling its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, a maximum emperor. IPOB said it was saddening that Biafrans were rewarded with victimisation after campai…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 5:47am -
  • newDeconstructing Buhari’s Hausa Sallah message
    As the day goes by, honest Nigerians must own up to the fact that our leaders are some of the luckiest in the world. I do not know of many other countries where leaders get away with so much careless disregard for the people and the essence of nation…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 5:44am -
  • newConfederation Cup: Mexico wary of youthful Germany
    Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio warned against underestimating a youthful Germany in Thursday’s Confederations Cup semi-final because of the wealth of experience many of them had already gained, AFP reports. Of the eight teams at the tournament the…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 5:43am -
  • new‘Terminal upgrade cause of leaking roof at MMIA’
    Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has attributed the reports of a leaking roof at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos to the ongoing works at the terminal. FAAN said in a statement signed by its acting Gene…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 5:42am -
  • newWanted: A mind commission for Nigeria
    I believe in quality leadership not a system of governance. In better governance, not different and new governance. I see policy somersaults by new administrators everywhere in Nigeria against the old, environments that are snafu-ridden, the US Versu…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 5:39am -
  • newPolice arraign traditional ruler for destroying FG’s property
    Peter Dada, Akure  The Ondo State Police Command on Wednesday arraigned the Olugele of Ugele community in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Clement Aladegbaye, at an Akure Magistrate’s Court for allegedly sponsoring the dest…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 5:37am -
  • newAnother UNIOSUN final year student goes missing
    Femi Makinde, Osogbo Barely nine months after two 400-level students of the Osun State University, Osogbo campus, disappeared, another 400-level student of the Microbiology Department of the university, Oluwafemi Shonibare, has gone missing. Shonibar…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 5:29am -
  • newDoes National Assembly have powers to alter the budget?
    Chief Sebastine Hon (Senior Advocate of Nigeria) The word “laid” in section 81(1) of the Constitution, if read; subject to the legislative powers of the National under Section 59, has given the National Assembly some level of powers over the esti…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:22am -
  • newApapa gridlock: NIWA says no plans for water transportation
     Anna Okon As cargo owners continue to groan under the yoke of the Apapa gridlock, it appears there will be no quick respite while the construction of the road by the Federal Government and other stakeholders lasts, as the use of the inland waterway…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:15am -
  • newNPA MD tasks MDAs on transparency, efficiency
    The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Usman, has advised heads of government parastatals to imbibe the culture of transparency in the conduct of their business and in dealing with members of the public. Usman stated this during the…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:13am -
  • newNigeria can become Africa’s solar capital–Vortman
    The Chief Executive Officer/Co-founder, Lumos Global, Mr. Davidi Vortman, speaks to TOBI AWORINDE about the electricity challenge facing Nigeria on the sidelines of the 2017 African Development Bank Annual Meetings Can you highlight the challenges re…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:09am -
  • newSickle cell and your diet
    If there is a question that I get asked a lot, it is about what people with sickle cell should eat in order to stay strong and healthy  especially when they have just been discharged from the hospital. My answer remains the same.With sickle cell, it…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:08am -
  • newNigeria, Kenya to introduce new HIV drug
    Bukola Adebayo The generic version of the most advanced drug against HIV has been introduced in Kenya, a first in Africa where more than 25 million have the disease, an NGO,Unitaid,said on  Wednesday. The drug will also be rolled out in Nigeria and…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:06am -
  • newPsychologists not psychiatrists should evaluate traffic offenders –NACP
    Tobi Aworinde The Nigerian Association of Clinical Psychologists has said that its members are qualified to conduct psychological evaluation for dangerous drivers. Its President, Prof. Benedicta Oladimeji, in a statement made available to our corresp…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:05am -
  • newFMC health workers demand salary arrears from management
    Gibson Achonu, Owerri The Joint Health Sector Union of the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri Chapter, has demanded for the payment of the November 2015, November 2016, January 2017 and February 2017 salaries to the workers. This is just as the union als…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:03am -
  • newJudges must enforce arbitration clause – CJN
    Oladimeji Ramon The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has called on judges in the various high courts to always resist the temptation of assuming jurisdiction over commercial disputes where the parties have an arbitration clause in t…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:02am -
  • newArbitration practice Nigeria can copy from UK – Searle
    An English arbitrator and consultant to the Association of Young Arbitrators in Nigeria, Nathan Searle, says Nigeria, like the United Kingdom, needs to design a system to limit the possibility of appealing outcomes of arbitral proceedings. This, he s…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • newLaw school class of 1977 celebrates 40th anniversary
    Members of the 1977 class of the Nigerian Law School will on Friday converge on the Lagos campus of the institution to celebrate their 40 years of being called to Bar as barristers and solicitors of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. According to a statem…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:58am -
  • newCSR-in-Action, NEITI, others to examine extractive industries
    ’Femi Asu CSR-in-Action and the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, in partnership with the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, and other stakeholders are set to discuss critical issues in t…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:54am -
  • newC’River to build 26MW power plant in Tinapa
    ’Femi Asu The Cross River State government has expressed its readiness to commence the construction of another power plant in addition to an ongoing 21 megawatts plant in the state. Funded by the Export-Import Bank of India and the Cross River Stat…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:52am -
  • newJapan outlaws restrictions on resale of LNG cargoes
    Japan has outlawed restrictions stopping customers from reselling cargoes of liquefied natural gas, in its latest move to liberalise a market where Japanese utilities have long been the biggest buyers. The Japan Fair Trade Commission, concluding an i…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:50am -
  • newEquities rebound, banking stocks lead N185bn gain
     Stanley Opara  The Nigerian equities market appreciated by N185bn at the close of trading on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday. The NSE banking index recorded the highest gain, as it appreciated by 3.16 per cent. This was follo…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:49am -
  • newASEA, CFA Institute sign agreement on standards
    The African Securities Exchanges Association has signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding with CFA Institute to increase access to the professional education programmes and standards of professionalism within the ASEA community’s jurisdictions…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:46am -
  • new250 golfers set for Ilorin championship
    No fewer than 250 golfers are to converge on  Ilorin for a six-day  golf tournament, according to the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The Captain of the Ilorin Golf Club, Layi Maliki, said at a news conference in Ilorin on Wednesday the Kwara State…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:45am -
  • newWimbledon: Murray named top seed ahead of Federer, Nadal
    Britain’s defending champion Andy Murray has been named top seed as the ‘big four’ in men’s tennis head the rankings for Wimbledon, BBC Sport reports. Novak Djokovic is second, Roger Federer third and Rafael Nadal fourth seed. It is the first…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:41am -
  • newOshaniwa quits Hearts
    Nigeria left-back Juwon Oshaniwa has left Hearts by mutual consent a year before his contract was due to expire, BBC Sport reports. Oshaniwa, 26, joined the Tynecastle club on a three-year deal in 2015 but made only 25 appearances and none in season…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:39am -
  • newEx-police chiefs face criminal charges over Hillsborough disaster
    Prosecutors on Wednesday announced criminal charges against six people including ex-police chiefs over the 1989 Hillsborough soccer stadium crush in which 96 fans died, Britain’s worst sporting disaster, Reuters reports. The victims, all Liverpool…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:38am -
  • newInvesting in ceramic glaze materials’ production
    Ceramic glaze material is the finishing glassy coat in a typical ceramic production. They are hard, smooth and impervious to liquids, steam, weak acids, alkalis, and are insoluble in water. Glazes are applied to ceramic products to give them strength…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:37am -
  • newStandard Chartered advises firms on budget
    Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria has held a customer engagement forum for its select clients to provide insight on aspects of the budget and its impact on companies in the country. The lender, in a statement on Wednesday, said the development followed…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:32am -
  • newFCMB boosts youth banking initiative
    The First City Monument Bank Limited has opened a Flexx Hub at the University of Benin in Edo State. The hub is a mini branch where basic banking transactions can be carried out, while also serving as an exclusive banking arena for the FCMB’s custo…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:30am -
  • newNo concession approval for refineries, says Kachikwu
    Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on Monday stated that the country’s three refineries were embroiled in confusion, but added that there was no approval to sell the plants or give them out to priva…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:28am -

The Nation Nigeria

  • newGet Up To £5,000 Worth Of Scholarship AT University Of Dundee, United Kingdom. Admissions Still Open

    Get Up To £5,000 Worth Of Scholarship AT University Of Dundee, United Kingdom. Admissions Still Open

    Meet Professor McEleavy and Jenny Cook from University of Dundee in Lagos, Ibadan and Abuja. Places are still open in September 2017 at University of Dundee. Professor Peter McEleavy, Professor of Law and Jenny Cook, Senior International Officer for…
    - 16 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 8:57am -
  • newSouth Africa culls 260,000 birds to contain bird flu

    South Africa culls 260,000 birds to contain bird flu

    South Africa has culled 260,000 birds so far to contain an H5N8 bird flu outbreak, Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana told a news briefing on Thursday. South Africa has confirmed outbreaks of avian flu, which is often transmitted by wild birds, on…
    - 25 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 8:48am -
  • newRelief as Avengers calls off attach plan on oil facilities

    Relief as Avengers calls off attach plan on oil facilities

    There was relief in Delta State Thursday morning following news that the militant group, New Delta Avenger, had called off its plan to cripple oil production in the state through attacks on oil facilities.   The group had threatened to resume hostil…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jun 17, 7:46am -
  • newMy wife embarrassed me in front of her friends due of my small manhood size and releasing too quick during sex

    My wife embarrassed me in front of her friends due of my small manhood size and releasing too quick during sex

    It was on a very quiet afternoon, that I was on a one month leave or vacation from work that my wife friend came visiting. You know all the normal women talk and gossiping. My wife and her friend was sited at the dinning and they were discussing abou…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 5:00am -
  • newGunmen shoot detective probing judges, others

    Gunmen shoot detective probing judges, others

    EFCC investigator receives treatment for gunshot wounds Gunmen have shot a top Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigator,  Mr. Austin Okwor. The victim was said to be handling some “sensitive” cases, including those of some ju…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 11:07pm -
  • newCBN lifts forex market with $195m

    CBN lifts forex market with $195m

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday intervened in the foreign exchange (forex) market with a  $195 injection into key segments of the economy. The forex inflow, which came on the first day of business after the Eid-el-Fitr celebration, went…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 11:06pm -
  • newTeachers protest against planned return of pay to local govts

    Teachers protest against planned return of pay to local govts

    More than 500 teachers protested in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital yesterday against against any plan to grant autonomy to the local government. The teachers said their salary should not be ceded to the councils. The teachers, who are members of the O…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 11:05pm -
  • newEx-Governor Suntai dies five years after surviving plane crash

    Ex-Governor Suntai dies five years after surviving plane crash

    Two days to his 56th birthday, a former Taraba State Governor Danbaba Danfulani Suntai died yesterday in Orlando, Florida, United States. He had been in and out of hospital in Europe and the U.S. in the last five years, after surviving a plane crash…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 11:04pm -
  • newEvans asks court to order his release or arraigned

    Evans asks court to order his release or arraigned

    Suspected kidnapper Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, has sued the Inspector-General of Police at the Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged violation of his fundamental rights. He is praying the court to compel the police to charge him to cou…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 11:03pm -
  • newICPC raids ex-VP Sambo’s home

    ICPC raids ex-VP Sambo’s home

    Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) operatives yesterday raided the Kaduna home of former Vice President Namadi Sambo. They had a search warrant and a bullion van. It was learnt that the operatives of the anti-g…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 11:02pm -
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