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Troops kill suicide bomber in Gombe

Troops kill suicide bomber in Gombe

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said a suicide bomber who rammed into a military check point in Bajoga, Gombe State on Tuesday failed to achieve his mission. This information is... Read more

Aliyu to INEC: Shelve permanent voter cards for 2015

Aliyu to INEC: Shelve permanent voter cards for 2015

Former miltary president Ibrahim Babangida, former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar and Niger state governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu are yet to get their permanent voter cards, it was revealed... Read more

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NIGERIA: In the 2015 elections, are you more likely to vote for a presidential team that:

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Tambuwal, el- Rufai, Masari, others pick running mates

Tambuwal, el- Rufai, Masari, others pick running mates

Speaker of the House of Representatives and All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Sokoto State Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has ...

Fallout of APC, PDP guber primaries in Kano

Fallout of APC, PDP guber primaries in Kano

The winds of controversies trailing the conduct of governorship primaries in Kano State have waned in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) whi...

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Nigeria now to play Cote d’Ivoire and Sudan

Nigeria now to play Cote d’Ivoire and Sudan

Nigeria's national football team, Super Eagles will now play Cote d’Ivoire and Sudan in  internati... 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

Whereas it ought to be fun when anyone travels on water whether by speed or flying boat or ship yet it has rather gradually become one unchecked route where increasing number of people end their ...

12.24.2014

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources has commenced the national water supply and sanitation data survey as part of government’s effort to enhance the performance tracking system for the water ...

12.24.2014

The 18th edition of NIPOGA Games tagged: “NIPOGA: BIDA-2014”, ended successfully with a beautiful closing ceremony that left both participants and spectators entertained.  

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The graduating students of the Faculty of Pharmacy at University of Benin in collaboration with the Students Union Government (SUG) has organised a one-day sensitisation workshop on the challenges ...

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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 ...

12.23.2014

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12.23.2014

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

Youth farmers at the Youth Farm settlement, Oke-Oyi, Kwara State, have decried seasonal food wastages, saying it is caused by the inability to access modern post-harvest equipment to timely process ...

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With the yuletide season of festivities already here, farmers and operators of agribusiness in Abuja are taking the opportunity to earn more money.

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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 ...

12.23.2014

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 ...

12.23.2014

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 ...

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

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Africa’s long wait for another FIFA Ballon d’Or winner

Africa’s long wait for another FIFA Ballon d’Or winner

The 2014 World Cup has come and gone but the month-long soccer event offered important lessons for football administrators in Africa, and also gave insight into why African players hardly...

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