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Boko Haram attacks FCE kano, kills dozen

Boko Haram attacks FCE kano, kills dozen

Dozen of students and a senior lecturer were this afternoon killed when Boko Haram members attacked the Federal College of Education(FCE), Kano. Our correspondents gathered that the insurgents stormed the new... Read more

Military crushes insurgents in Konduga-DHQ

Military crushes insurgents in Konduga-DHQ

The Defence headquarters (DHQ) says troops fighting Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state have crushed an attempt by terrorists to overrun Konduga about 50 kilometers to Maiduguri. A statement on the... Read more

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

Good move - 20.5%
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The voting for this poll has ended on: 17 Sep 2014 - 15:32

Politics

Adamawa: APC, PDP candidates pick running mates

Adamawa: APC, PDP candidates pick running mates

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri and his All Progressives Congress (APC) opponent for the October 11 go...

Ribadu’s  defection gamble and his 2015 ambition

Ribadu’s defection gamble and his 2015 ambition

It appears that Malam Nuhu Ribadu was better off politically as an opposition figure than in the ruling party. Our correspondent explains wh...

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Tasty duels as NPL resumes

Tasty duels as NPL resumes

Action resumes in the Nigeria Premier League today with week 26 matches billed for venues across the... 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:

09.15.2014

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 ...

09.15.2014

Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw, has donated loads of sanitation materials and equipment to Calabar Urban Development Agency.

09.17.2014

Mr Bai Mass Taal is the Executive Secretary of the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW). He spoke to Daily Trust on the mission of AMCOW which includes provision of political leadership, policy ...

09.17.2014

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 ...

09.11.2014

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 ...

09.11.2014

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

09.12.2014

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 ...

09.12.2014

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

09.15.2014

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 ...

09.15.2014

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 ...

09.16.2014

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09.16.2014

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 ...

09.15.2014

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 ...

09.15.2014

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 ...

09.11.2014

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 ...

09.11.2014

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

09.16.2014

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 ...

09.16.2014

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.

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09.12.2014

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 ...

09.05.2014

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

Women of Mali tell their stories

Women of Mali tell their stories

There are no beds in the small concrete home Madame Gassamba shares with her four teenage daughters. When night falls, cushions pushed against the spotted walls serve as makeshift beds....

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