An official of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Zamfara State office, Bello Abdullahi Kaura, who was declared missing, has been found dead in the state.His decomposed body was discovered after about three months intensive search in and around the state.
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A Plateau State High Court has adjourned till October 23, 2014 a case of culpable homicide brought against eight youths. The offence was allegedly committed during the Jos bomb blast on Saturday, May 24, this year, when some youths attacked a vehicle on transit from Gombe to Nasarawa State.
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Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso may shift ground on a consensus arrangement for picking the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and settle, instead, for primaries.
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Journalists covering the General Court Martial (GCM), set up by the Nigerian Army to try its erring personnel were yesterday barred from covering proceedings of the court sitting at the conference hall of the Mogadishu cantonment.
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Â …As shareholders get N2.4bn dividend Paterson Zochonis Cussons, popularly known as PZ CusÂsons, has declared a total dividend of N2.4 billion and 61 kobo per share from a profit after tax of N5,082,747. Making the declaration in Abuja, its Chairman, Prof. Emmanuel Edozien, said the 61 kobo per share is beside the interim diviÂdend of
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Nigeria will play host to the rest of the conÂtinent for the premier downstream oil and gas event popularly called the Oil Trading and Logistics Ex po. The Expo, now in its eighth year, is organised in collaboration with the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) and is the principal business and showcase event for
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Deputy Speaker of the House of RepresenÂtatives, Emeka IheÂdioha and Senator Anyanwu Chris Anyanwu yesÂterday swelled the ranks of asÂpirants for the PDP governorÂship ticket in Imo State. Recall that Senator Ifeanyi Araraume has also formally signified his intention in the race. The Deputy Speaker and Senator Anyanwu separately picked the party Expression of Interest
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Hon Chijioke Edeoga, presiÂdential aide on National Assembly was the spokesÂperson of the House of Representatives. In this interÂview, he hailed the endorsement of Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 governorÂship election. What do you make of the polariÂsation of the Enugu State chapter of the
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Consensus, according to the Merriam-Webmaster, the web dictionary, is a general agreement about something; an idea or opinion that is shared by all the people in a group. It also defines the word, as group solidarity in sentiÂment and belief. Last Sunday, one of the national papers ran a report on the recent adoption of
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The governor of DelÂta State, Dr. EmÂmanuel Uduaghan has said contrary to reports in some national dailies, he did not submit anybodyâ€™s name to PresiÂdent Goodluck Jonathan for the governorship elecÂtion in the state. In a statement signed by a Senior Special Assistant to the governor, Sunny Areh, he said the governor did not submit
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Governor WilÂlie Obiano of Anambra State has described the defection of his preÂdecessor, Peter Obi to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a non-issue. He said the former governor came to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) alone and had left alone. This was just as a PDP stalÂwart in Nnewi South Council Area yesterday
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He sat on a dark couch in his exÂpansive office, casually attired in a light green T-shirt and dark trousers. His vivacious mien and calm, tranquil demeanour painted the picÂture of a man at his ease, his mind plagued with neither pain nor perturbation. But that was scarcely so. For Prince Buruji Kashamu, businessman and
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For Mr. Abegunde Sunday, an ex-member of the National Youth SerÂvice Corps (NYSC), who recently finished his mandatory one-year national service in Anambra State, his joy as a graduate with amazing future has been severely punctured. Few days to his completion of the national youth service programme, he was shot in the thigh at a
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Kwara State GovÂernor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, yesterday said government is ready to return missionary schools to the owners as beÂing demanded by Christian denominations. Ahmed disclosed this against the backdrop of protest by some Christians who demÂonstrated in Ilorin demanding that government should return schools to them. According to Ahmed, govÂernment had reached out to the
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Â â€¢ Stakeholders harp on self-identity as Anambra communities showcase uniqueness Anaocha indigenes in Lagos and lovÂers of culture were recently treated to a feast of Igbo culture at a gathÂering that also featured various competitions in Igbo language. The event was the maiden edition of the Association of Indigenes of Anaocha Local Government, Lagos, Cultural
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On September 10, 2014, Imeko in Imeko-Afon LoÂcal Government Area, a border town about 12 kilometers from the Nigeria-Benin border and about 60 km to the West of Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, was agog. Eminent personalities from all walks of life had converged to celebrate the coronation of the new Onimeko of Imeko, Oba (Pastor)
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Primary and secondary school chilÂdren in the country are now back in their schools following the exÂtension of their end-of-session holiday by some weeks on account of the Ebora Virus Disease (EVD) that was brought into the country from Liberia on July 20. A new school year should have taken off on September 22, but
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The Super Eagles yesterday won their first match since defeating Bosnia Herzegovina 1-0 at the World Cup after struggling to beat a deÂtermined Sudanese side 3-1 in the Match Day 4 of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. It now put an end to a five match winless streak, it was the first time the
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Following the Super Eagles win over Sudan last night, thousands of fans, who stormed the Abuja National Stadium were divided over the future of Stephen Keshi as the teamâ€™s coach. While some fans carried placard demanding for his sack, others demonstrated in favour of his continued stay. Before the game got under way, the fans
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The Executive Board of the Nigeria Olympic CommitÂtee, NOC, yesÂterday approved Asaba, capital of Delta State as the venue for its Annual General Meeting and elections, as well as a Merit Award Night. The election will hold on NoÂvember 20, 2014. Asaba was voted for after President Sani M Ndanusa announced that the State Governor,
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