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
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rebuffed insinuations of crisis between President Goodluck Jonathan and the governors of the party, and insisted that members of the National Working Committee (NWC) remained solidly behind the party’s national chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, in a release made available in Abuja, said that the party remained resolute in supporting the transformation agenda of President Jonathan and the visions of its chairman. “There is no division in the leadership of our party.
A 26-year-old, Seun Bankole, was on Wednesday remanded in prison custody by an Ibadan Chief Magistrates’ Court for murder. The Prosecutor, Insp
A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a Beninoise, Kaliso Tofiko, in Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly stabbing his co-tenant to death.
Kidnapped Nollywood diva, Miss Nkeiruka Sylvanus, was forced to cough out over N8 million to regain her freedom from dare-devil kidnappers who held her hostage for six days in a hideout, the police and State Security Service, SSS have revealed. Both security agencies held a joint media briefing, yesterday, at the headquarters of the SSS, where six of the suspects, including a dismissed mobile police officer, Ndidi Cletus, 30, who led the kidnap gang, were paraded.
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...
The Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has declared the readiness of his administration to approach the State House of Assembly for a legislation that would prescribed death penalty for kidnappers in the state
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
The Campaign for Democracy (CD), South-East Region, has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr Ballah Nasarawa.
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.