The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga, has said that the country’s industrial potential has remained largely untapped despite its advancement from being the third largest economy in Africa to the number one position. More »
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Kenneth Minimah yesterday in Enugu, hinted that firing squad awaits soldiers found to have conspired with members of Boko Haram in the North-East zone of the country. More »
BRITAIN’s Royal Air Force plans to send three fighter jets to help in locating the more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents on April 14 this year.The RAF Tornado GR4s equipped with surveillance facilities, according to Daily Mail on Wednesday, will undertake “reconnaissance missions” over the Sambissa Forest where the girls are
On May 7, 2015, a Nigerian, Chuka Umunna, could make history by becoming the first black Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Born in London in 1978, Chuka was bred in the UK. His late father, Bennett, hailed from Anambra State while his Irish mother, Patricia, is a solicitor.
The Lagos State Government yesterday disclosed that its contact tracing team had discovered five additional suspected cases of Ebola virus, which were brought in on Tuesday, adding that it had not foreclosed new cases.
First vice president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Mike Umeh has called for a security investigation into the strange fire that gutted some offices of the football house insisting that the development was surprising because it happened during the office hour when members of staff were on duty.
Several bush meat sellers, yesterday, proved to sellers and buyers at the popular Aleshinloye market in Ibadan that their wares (bush meat) were not infected with Ebola virus as they ate pieces in public to dismiss the claim.
THE prospect of the 2011 presidential candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, contesting the forthcoming gubernatorial primaries of the Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was in jeopardy, yesterday, following the failure of the PDP’s National Working Committee, NWC, to discuss a waiver for
When you see Funmi Iyanda, you may not believe that she can do all those party dance moves, she is an award winning broadcaster, journalist, columnist and blogger in Nigeria.
Recently, Funmi clocked 43 and her friends decided to surprise her with a party, her birthday was actually in July.
Director General, Debt Management Office (DMO), Dr Abraham Nwankwo, yesterday put Nigeria’s domestic debt at N8.9 trillion while the external debt stock has risen to $9.3billion.Speaking at a one-day seminar organised for the Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria (FICAN) in Abuja, Nwankwo said that the country was not at risk with the
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Kenneth Minimah yesterday in Enugu, hinted that firing squad awaits soldiers found to have conspired with members of Boko Haram in the North-East zone of the country.
A grandfather, Paul Setonji, and five other suspects, who gang-raped a 20-year-old hawker, have been sentenced to 10 years in prison.The men were said to have tricked the victim into a primary school at Yansiwhe in the Makoko area of Lagos State and took turns to illegally have carnal knowledge of her.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, has directed that the suspected suicide bomber arrested near the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, on Monday be moved to Abuja.
A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Gali Na’Abba, on Tuesday said he had been searching for job since he left the House in 2003.Na’Abba, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, represented the Kano Municipal Federal Constituency of Kano State from 1999 to 2003 during the former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man, identified simply as Julius, for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl (names withheld), damaging her private parts and distorting her urination.