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Why we couldn’t trust Ikimi with APC chairmanship - Tinubu

Why we couldn’t trust Ikimi with APC chairmanship - Tinubu

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has explained why him and other leaders of the party did not sup...

Kwara 2015 and southern agitation

Kwara 2015 and southern agitation

Ahead of the 2015 elections, the agitation for zoning among the three Senatorial districts of Kwara State may pitch the zones against one an...

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An estate developer, Engr. Emmanuel Madu, who is Managing Director of Shungrila Estates Ltd, is not comfortable with the way land is managed in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He says building ...

09.01.2014

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has released its counterpart fund of N100 million in its partnership with the World Bank for the provision of infrastructure in the rural areas of ...

09.01.2014

Many Nigerians defecate in the open because there are no good toilet facilities or conveniences within their reach, the Head of Department of Microbiology, Kaduna State University, Dr. Bimbo ...

39 mins 50 secs ago

With a few months to the 2015 deadline set for the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), some observers are of the view that Nigeria is off-track in efforts to meet some of the ...

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Unity is essential in any society aspiring to develop and guarantee the welfare of its people. It is only with unity that collective decisions can be taken for the betterment of the society and be ...

08.28.2014

No fewer than 12,750 candidates sat for the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

08.28.2014

Mrs Nkoyo Toyo represents Cross River State (Calabar Municipality/Odukpani federal constituency) in the House of Representatives. Empowerment and integration of Nigerian women in socio-economic and ...

08.29.2014

Ramatu Muhammad is in her late 40s. She said for over two years now she and her husband have been battling to sustain their marriage because of what she called her partner’s inability to satisfy her ...

08.29.2014

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria(TUC) has advised the new Inspector General of Police,  Suleiman Abba, to curb the excesses of his men and ensure that they conform to the government’s agenda ...

09.01.2014

The Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) has implored the federal government to implement the 33.3percent increase in pension for ex-workers.

09.01.2014

Black mothers are less likely than white moms to breast-feed their babies, and here’s one possible reason why: Hospitals in neighborhoods with many black residents do less to promote nursing than ...

39 mins 50 secs ago

Being born at a low birth weight puts black women at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

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SingTel, in collaboration with Samsung and Ericsson, has broken new ground in the mobile industry by unveiling the world’s first commercial 300Mbps 4G LTE-Advanced service for smartphones.

09.01.2014

Continental Transfer Technique Limited (CONTEC), a biometric technology and secured system organization, has won the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS)’s most prestigious award, the NIS Recognition Of ...

09.01.2014

In this interview, Dr. Maji Alhassan, a rice breeder with the National Cereal Research Institute, Badegi, Niger State, who also doubles as the leader of rice research and officer in charge of seed ...

08.28.2014

A former member of the House of Representatives,  Gbenga Makanjola has been commended for the establishment of agro-processing plant for Gari and Cassava flour in Omu-Aran Irepodun Local ...

08.28.2014

The reins of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), was Friday, officially handed over to the president- elect, Austin Alege (SAN) as the 27th president of the association.

09.02.2014

An Abuja-based civil rights lawyer, Michael Enahoro-Ebah, has said restriction of persons diagnosed of the deadly Ebola Virus Diseases (EVD) is not a violation of their fundamental rights to liberty.

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09.02.2014

As narrated by Abu Hurairah (R.A),the Prophet (saw) said: “There is no disease that Allah has created except that He also has created its treatment.” (Bukhari).

08.29.2014

Day One:  
Before the 8th of Dhul-Hijjah, a person who wants to perform Hajj pronounces the intention to perform Umrah while approaching the Miqat. A second intention for the actual Hajj is ...

08.29.2014

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 ...

05.06.2013

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 ...

02.04.2013

Feature

Brazil 2014: A people’s passion for the beautiful game

Brazil 2014: A people’s passion for the beautiful game

After three weeks of criss-crossing the country to cover the 2014 FIFA World Cup, our reporter captures the unquenchable hunger for  football shown by people from a country which has...

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