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

Politics

Claims and counter-claims over Imo PDP guber ticket

Claims and counter-claims over Imo PDP guber ticket

The December 8  governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Owerri, the capital of Imo State, is not yet over as ...

Jime, Waku, others reject Ortom as Benue APC guber candidate

Jime, Waku, others reject Ortom as Benue APC guber candidate

Four governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State have rejected the emergence of former minister of trade an...

Sports

Nigeria drop to 43 in FIFA ranking

Nigeria drop to 43 in FIFA ranking

Nigeria’s dismal outing in the just concluded qualifiers for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equat... Read more

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With the induction of 263 newly registered Quantity Surveyors and 34 practicing firms of quantity surveyors at a ceremony held in Abuja on Thursday, the total number of registered quantity surveyors ...

12.15.2014

Nigeria is to benefit from N89bn investment in gypsum block as alternative to the conventional cement block.

12.15.2014

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 ...

7 hrs 57 mins ago

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.

7 hrs 57 mins ago

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has called on the Federal Government to immediately establish a ministry for pension affairs and the aged so as to streamline activities of pensioners in the ...

12.15.2014

The Federal Government should not charge workers percentages to own a house in any part of the country, Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Abuja chapter, Comrade Abdullahi Denja Yahaya ...

12.15.2014

The story immediately went viral online when it was communicated that the national health bill was signed into law by the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr. GoodluckEbele Jonathan on ...

12.16.2014

The fight for the National Health Bill switched to questions about how to implement the resulting law only hours after President Goodluck Jonathan assented to the bill on Tuesday.

12.16.2014

Chairman of Zinox Group, Chief Leo Stan Ekeh, has urged entrepreneurs to embrace the concept of re-tooling as a fundamental tool for sustaining their entrepreneurial drive and corporate relevance in ...

12.15.2014

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) last week clamped down on seven telecoms operators in Lagos for tapping illegally from 5.4GHz frequency band.

12.15.2014

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

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abuja branch, on Friday elected Agada Elachi as its new chairman through electronic voting system.

12.16.2014

Former Chief Judge of Lagos State Justice Ayo Philips and her successor Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade, both of them siblings, were celebrated by the state government at the weekend.

12.16.2014

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

7 hrs 57 mins ago

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 ...

7 hrs 57 mins ago

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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Suleja: A golden hour for women

Suleja: A golden hour for women

There was joy recently when the Emir of Zazzau Suleja crowned a new Sarauniya for the Emirate.

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