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Breaking: Fierce battle between Nigerian troops and Boko Haram ongoing in Konduga

Breaking: Fierce battle between Nigerian troops and Boko Haram ongoing in Kondug…

Fighting is ongoing between hundreds of Boko Haram insurgents who stormed Konduga town in Borno State today. Security sources said the insurgents were “on a revenge mission after the heavy casualty... Read more

Again, Reps shun Jonathan's $1bn loan request

Again, Reps shun Jonathan's $1bn loan request

As the House of Representatives resumed today from their 2-months annual recess, there was no mention of the President Goodluck Jonathan's $1 billion loan request on the lawmakers' opening day... Read more

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What is your take on Nuhu Ribadu's defection from APC to PDP?


Buhari, others won’t get automatic tickets - APC

Buhari, others won’t get automatic tickets - APC

The All Progressives Congress(APC) yesterday said it has no plans to give automatic ticket to  any of its presidential aspirants.

How Atiku’s candidate lost Adamawa APC ticket

How Atiku’s candidate lost Adamawa APC ticket

Atiku’s favoured candidate in the Adamawa APC guber primaries, Ibrahim Mijinyawa, lost in circumstances many find hard to believe. Our corre...


NFF holds Congress next Saturday

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has disclosed that it will hold an Extra-Ordinary General Assembly... Read more

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Tunji Tolani is the Managing Director of StockCrop Property Limited. In this interview, he gives an insight into the challenges and prospects of real estate sector in Nigeria. Excerpts:


Fifty-nine new home owners emerged in Lagos at the 7th Draw of the Lagos Home Ownership Mortgage Scheme (LagosHOMS), with the State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola, stating that the scheme is ...


A surge in atmospheric CO2 saw levels of greenhouse gases reach record levels in 2013, according to new figures.


Environmental Management Association of Nigeria (EMAN) has called on the National Assembly to discontinue action on the bill for an Act to establish the Institute of Environmental Practitioners of ...


Security, across the world, has recently become one of the most important issues, seemingly because of its indispensability in achieving peace and prosperity of nations, states and any form of ...


Following the decision of the last meeting of the Nasarawa State University Governing Council, the position of the university’s Vice Chancellor has been announced vacant for suitable and qualified ...


Some 550 female secondary students were recently trained in Abuja, Lagos and Rivers on entrepreneurship skills, computer appreciation and artistry.


The sour relationship  between domestic servants and their employers or guardians came to the fore again recently in Abuja when a 14-year-old girl was allegedly forced by her guardian to sit on ...


The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged the federal government to take necessary measures to safeguard the territorial integrity of the country.


The Federal Government is set to restructure the nation’s national productivity system so as to evaluate and monitor resources invested in the economy to ensure maximum performance and service ...


This is rather a shocking question that begs for answer from our own Honourable Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu who reportedly has rejected the current Nigeria’s Maternal Mortality ...

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I need to know the difference between these two words and what are the risks and health burden for a man who is obese?
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Microsoft has expressed dissatisfaction over the unbridled influx of fake and substandard mobiles into Nigeria, saying that complaints about the purchase of such devices by unsuspecting buyers were ...


Mrs. Onajite Regha is the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the E-Payment Providers Association of Nigeria, E-PPAN which was engaged by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as the body ...


Just last week, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture released the Guaranteed Minimum Price (GMP) of some crops that include maize, sorghum, millet, soya beans and paddy rice, garri and high quality ...


Most wheat farmers in Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Kebbi states said they are abandoning wheat cultivation for other crops because wheat has of recent become a major source of misfortune to them due ...


The Kebbi chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), last week, passed a vote of no confidence on its caretaker executives.

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A highly respected British magazine, ‘’Newsweek’’ of April 8-15, 2013 edition named the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar, as one of the ‘’125 women of impact’’ in the ...

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Many people have written about Hajj: what to expect, how to prepare, what to take, and how to perform the rituals, etc. What follows are tweaks on how you may approach or perceive your Hajj journey.


Also, the WHO and various health officials have warned that people avoid travelling to infected areas, while those already affected were isolated and restricted, and leading to some counties closing ...


The place of women in a nation’s economy is very important because it enhances their participation in development which is essential not only in achieving social justice but also in reducing ...


Dry cleaning and laundry business sprang up to offer services to those who might be too busy to take care of their clothings or to relieve them of the stress involved in washing thereby paying for ...



‘The world’s most perilous migration route’

‘The world’s most perilous migration route’

It was October 2010 and Solomon’s sprint across the lunar landscape of northern Eritrea, marked the start of a three-year odyssey to Britain that would see him chased by traffickers,...

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