Germany and Switzerland have reported new outbreak of severe strain of bird flu, the latest in series of cases across Europe. The H5N8 virus has also been found in Austria, Hungary, Poland, the Netherlands, Denmark and Croatia. In Germany, the state of Schleswig-Holstein reported one case of bird flu confirmed at a farm where 30,000 […]
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Adamawa State government has declared support for the presidential ambition of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar. Atiku, the Turakin Adawama, clocks 70 years in two weeks. Abba Jimeta, Chief of staff to Governor Mohammed AbdullahiAbubakar, said this at the flag-off of the construction of Girei-Wuro Bokki road by Governor Muhammad Jibrilla yesterday. He said all […]
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Torched by the unfortunate fire incident that engulfed Otodo Gbame community in Lekki, Lagos, Amnesty International, has called for the immediate cause of the fire. In the meantime, Amnesty International has also called on the Lagos State Government to provide alternative accommodation to those displaced by the fire while the investigation lasts. According to Amnesty […]
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The PDP candidate in the September 28 2016 Edo state governorship election, Pastor OsagieIze-Iyamu yesterday appealed to all his supporters to remain calm, non-violent, hopeful and prayerful as he believes the Judiciary will vindicate him as the ducky elected governor of the state. Ize-Iyamu was speaking at the unveiling of the office of the Edo […]
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About 24 hours after the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta terminated the appointment of 23 members of its staff, the management has threatened to sanction all non-teaching staff of the Institution. In a circular released on Friday, which was signed by the school registrar, a copy of which was obtained by our correspondent, the management […]
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Newly sworn Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday said he would begin work immediately with a view to making the state the true heartbeat of the country. Obaseki spoke before a huge crowd that gathered at the Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, Benin City to witness his swearing in ceremony along with his deputy, Mr […]
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles defeated their Algerian counterpart 3-1 on Saturday to maintain top position in their World Cup qualifying group. Two goals from Victor Moses and one by captain John Obi Mikel helped the Nigerians defeat their opponents in the match played at the GodswillAkpabio stadium in AkwaIbom. The Algerians named a strong startlist that […]
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The Borno State House of Assembly at its 14th sitting of the second session of the 8th assembly has resolved to eulogies the bravery and gallantry efforts of late Lt. Col Mohammed Abu Ali and some officers who were killed in the war front in northern Borno by suspected members of Boko Haram sect. The […]
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Football fans have slammed FIFA after discovering they will not be allowed to drink alcohol at the Qatar World Cup. Qatari officials are banning alcohol consumption in the streets or public places in Doha, the country’s capital, where the tournament will be held in 2022. Fans set to head to Doha for the competition now […]
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A man identified as Onyemaechi was burnt alive during an outbreak of violence at the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia state. Ogbonnaya Nta, spokesman of the Abia state police command, confirmed the incident to NAN, but did not give details of how Onyemachi was killed. Nta said the deceased was […]
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As a strategy to kick polio out of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, and Nigeria, the FCT Primary Health Care Board has trained a hand-full of Fulanis and Ardos as vaccinators to participate in the on-going routine polio immunization exercise in all the Area Councils in the capital city. The Executive Secretary of the Board […]
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No fewer than 9 persons which include seven males and two females were feared dead in an auto crash which occurred along the busy Enugu/Nsukka Expressway by 9th Mile Corner, Ngwo, Enugu State. The incident, which occurred in November 7,2016, involved a Nissan bus with registration number NUJ 3. According to a release from the […]
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At least four people lost their lives in a bank robbery that took Otun community in Moba local government area of Ekiti State by storm Thursday night. Those who lost their lives include the Manager and cashier of Heritage bank, the security man at the Unity bank whose wedding is a few days from now […]
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John Obi Mikel says Nigeria have to give everything to win today’s decisive 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria. The Super Eagles began their campaign on a winning note against Zambia in Ndola, and victory against the Greens will boost their chances of qualifying for the global football showpiece in Russia. According to the national […]
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Alex Iwobi will turn down a big-money move to mighty Barcelona to stay at Arsenal because he is still learning the trade, according to his father. The 20-year-old Nigeria international has been at ‘The Gunners’ since he was six and he is now a first teamer. His father, Chuka, said his son is still developing […]
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The Bank of Industry (BoI), disbursed N36.82 billion as loans in its Large Enterprise Directorate between January and September, an official has said. Adetokunbo Akinsola, Head, SME Group of the bank, represented by Obaro Osa, gave the figure during the bank’s SME Forum held at the ongoing Lagos International Trade Fair. “BoI is positioned to […]
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* Warns Saraki against subverting the people’s wish Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose , has declared that attempt by President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to borrow $29.96 billion to finance the 2016 budget will finally depress the country’s economy,calling on Nigerians to reject the decision. Fayose, who accused the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki of […]
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The MTV Europe Music Awards has finally stripped off Nigeria’s Wizkid of the Best African Act award and given it to Ali Kiba after days of public outcry from Tanzanians. The award that was subject to a public vote became a subject of discussion after votes showed Ali Kiba was leading but the organisers gave […]
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Resident doctors attached to the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State last week protested over unpaid four months salaries owed them by the Federal Government, threatening to withdraw medical services to patients on November 15. The protesting doctors, under the Association of Resident Doctors said though they have met the management of the Federal Medical […]
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The governing council of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta late Thursday night sacked 18 staff members of the institution while five others were also relieved of their appointments by the embattled Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Professor OlusolaOyewole. The sacking was reached at the end of a meeting presided over by the Chairman of the […]
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