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Blasts kill 25 in Gombe, Bauchi

Blasts kill 25 in Gombe, Bauchi

At least 25 people were killed in explosions that hit a motor park and a market in Gombe and Bauchi towns respectively, officials confirmed yesterday. Read more

Jonathan, Sambo to spend N4bn on food, travels in 2015

Jonathan, Sambo to spend N4bn on food, travels in 2015

President Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo will spend over N4billion on food and travels in 2015, according to the details of the budget proposal submitted to the National... Read more

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I’m not funding APC - Amaechi

I’m not funding APC - Amaechi

Rivers State Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi yesterday denied claims made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the state finances hav...

We’ll beat Buhari for the fourth time in 2015 - PDP

We’ll beat Buhari for the fourth time in 2015 - PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it will beat the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate General Muhammadu Buhari...

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Pillars, Enyimba get CAF Champions League opponents

Pillars, Enyimba get CAF Champions League opponents

Nigeria league champions Kano Pillars Football Club and two-time CAF Champions League winners Enyimb... Read more

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Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has revealed plans to build a 20,000 housing unit estate for staff nationwide. The project will gulp N180 billion.

12.22.2014

Managing Director of Infinity Trust Mortgage Bank Plc. Mr Banjo Obaleye has identified difficulty in accessing land as the greatest challenge facing affordable housing for Nigerians.

12.22.2014

A rain-harvesting project executed by Nigeria Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) under its’ climate change initiative tagged Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP), is pumping clean rain water to ...

12.17.2014

Experts have said that over 5 trillion toxic plastic garbage weighting about 269,000 tons is floating in the world’s oceans and the bits of the garbage distributed throughout the world.

12.17.2014

Ideally, higher education ought to instill not only knowledge but moral values on students. Accordingly, tertiary institutions are meant to impart knowledge, critical and analytical skills, ...

12.18.2014

The people of Australia will forever remember Gough Whitlam as the man who gave them free university education. Whitlam’s abolition of university fees cemented him as a labour hero, though his higher ...

12.18.2014

Mrs. Saudatu Shehu Mahdi is the Secretary General of the Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA). In this interview, she speaks on the case of Asma’u  Umar,  tackling ...

12.19.2014

When parents separate, each of them usually wants to take  custody of the children, some not necessarily because they can take care of them, but as a show of power.

12.19.2014

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has cautioned the Federal Government against delay in kick starting the renegotiation of a 2009 agreement, saying further delay would ...

12.22.2014

Former President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Dauda Mohammed has tasked all state houses of assembly in the country to endorse the proposal by the National Assembly to ...

12.22.2014

From time to time we have to revisit the issue of Ebola. Although Nigeria has been declare ‘Ebola Free’ recently by World Health Organization (W.H.O), nevertheless we should not go to sleep. This is ...

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Never one to shy away from telling people what he thinks of current technology trends, Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, has now turned his attention to Google Glass and smartwatches.

12.22.2014

Experts said Nigeria is poised to be positioned as the gateway to African continent in terms of broadband development.

12.22.2014

In Nigeria, meat is an essential part of our meal; ceremonies are not complete if meat is absent. This factor has made the country one of the largest consumer of animal products such as chicken-meat, ...

12.18.2014

Farmers in Arewa Local Government Area of Kebbi State have abandoned their farmlands in search of employment with the Great Green Wall (GGW) recently launched by President Goodluck Jonathan in ...

12.18.2014

Former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has challenged the decision of an Abuja court indicting him for contempt after he allegedly defied an earlier ruling stopping him from releasing his ...

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Justice Sulaiman Kawu, son of the pioneer Chief Judge of Kwara State and one-time Justice of the Supreme Court, late Justice Saidu Kawu, has stepped into the shoes of his late father as he was ...

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A Christian once told me that Muslims believe that when a Muslim kills a non-Muslim, he will go to heaven.

12.19.2014

As part of efforts at deepening the understanding and spirituality of Muslims across the country, Muslim organisations have lined up series of activities coinciding with the schools’ annual vacations ...

12.19.2014

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 ...

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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 ...

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How insurgency weakens ties forged over 200 years

How insurgency weakens ties forged over 200 years

The ripple effects of the insurgency in the North-East manifests in Port Harcourt as a form of hate speech, occasionally hurled at members of the Hausa community.

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