capetown: naked cycling protest People now use all manners of tactics to gain attention for sundry causes. In South Africa, people take part in the 3rd annual Cape Town Naked Bike Ride yesterday 9 March. This event is a protest against car culture and to raise awareness of cycling as an environmentally friendly option
All the nine federal Universities established in Nigeria in 2011 have fully commenced operations, Prof Rugayyatu Rufai, the Education Minister, has said. Rufai disclosed this on Thursday in London during a curtesy visit on Dr Dalhatu Tafida, Nigaria's High Commissioner to the UK
With the spate of bombings and terrorists attacks ravishing the northern parts of the country, it is no surprise that a study released yesterday by MasterCard has ranked Kano, Abidjan and Khartoum respectively as cities with the least growth potentials over the next five years in Africa out of 19 cities surveyed. Lagos and Abuja came 13th and 14th on the index. Accra, Lusaka and Luanda, the capital cities of Ghana, Zambia and Angola respectively, were identified as the Sub-Saharan African cities that have the highest potential for growth according to the MasterCard African Cities...
MTNFootball.com has specially gathered that striker Ikechukwu Uche will start for Nigeria on Tuesday as they go for goals against Ethiopia. Nigeria are tied on two points apiece with Zambia, while Burkina Faso are the surprise leaders on four points. Ethiopia have a point.
Gov. Theodore Orji of Abia, said he has no plan to print and paste posters of any presidential aspirant, because the 2015 presidential election is still far from now This is contained in a press statement made available to newsmen in Umuahia on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Ugochukwu Emezue. Orji said that some of his political opponents were in the fore front of peddling the rumour in order to over hit the polity.
Togo’s 2-0 victory over Algeria was another sign that the team had come together following a recent turbulent history with the Africa Cup of Nations, striker Emmanuel Adebayor said. Adebayor was on target in Rustenburg on Saturday as Togo’s campaign got back on track after they suffered a late 2-1 defeat in their opener against group D leaders Ivory Coast. The Tottenham striker said that the first match had already shown that the team is intact
Some journalists and military personnel from Nigeria are currently in Stuttgart, Germany, for a one-week familiarisation tour of the U.S. African Command (AFRICOM)
Governor Murtala Nyako may soon rejig his cabinet to weed out members accused of double standards in the recent crisis that rocked the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Gov. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers, says the Super Eagles will progress in the ongoing AFCON, in spite of drawing its first two matches
Football stakeholders in Ilorin have advised Coach Stephen Keshi to reinforce the Super Eagles attack, ahead of the team's make-or-mar encounter with the Walya Antelopes of Ethiopia on Tuesday. Scores of football fans, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Saturday, said that the team had so far performed poorly.
Football fans on Saturday called on the technical bench of the Super Eagles to improve on their quality of play to ensure a win against Ethiopia on Jan. 29. Nigeria played a 1-1 draw in their second Group C match against Zambia at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Jan