Daily Archives: August 26, 2013
[Vanguard]Abuja -The leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, may have died a traumatic death.
[PR Newswire]Geneva -The displacement resulting from continuing violence in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, north-eastern Nigeria, is having a significant humanitarian impact in Nigeria and neighbouring countries. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement remain geared up to provide aid for the displaced.
Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman told Nigerian media that President Goodluck Jonathan and President Barack Obama would meet in Washington, DC in September, on the margins of the UN General Assembly. The Nigerian media quotes her as saying …
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“When dog bites a man, it is not the news. But when man bites a dog … India (63,974), China (86,000), Russia (87,157) and USA (244,792). Bearing in mind that until a couple of years ago Nigeria was totally railway immobile, the resumption of aggressive …
South African construction and airport workers have gone on strike to demand higher wages, dealing another blow to the troubled economy.
According to BBC News Africa, all Liberian students failed University admission test for the upcoming session.
Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, said in Abuja on Monday that Tony Nwoye is the party’s candidate for the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election.
In the most anticipated game of the English Premier League, Manchester United and Chelsea could only settle for a less entertaining 0-0 draw at Old Trafford.
With speculation mounting over the future of Wayne Rooney,there was no surprise that the build-up to the game centred on the England international.
Jose Mourinho started the game without any striker,in what was interpreted as a lack of faith in his strikers.
Both teams were cagey and cautious not to let each other in,which explained the…
In a bid to step up the management of waste in the State, the Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA has unveiled plans to construct 20 Transfer Loading Stations, TLS to serve 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas across the state. Tis was disclosed by the acting managing director of the authority, Mrs Abimbola Jijho-Ogun during the second “Waste to Food” initiative programme, an annual event that seeks to imbibe the culture of waste sorting and recycling in children and…
Professor Chinedu Nebo, the Minister of Power stated the investment in the power sector would dwarf the investment recorded in the telecommunication sector once the on-going reforms in the sector is completed.
According to the Nation, Chief Willie Obiano has emerged winner in the primaries elections of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) held in Awka, Anambra on Monday.
On the top ten performing stocks last week were Jos International Breweries Plc, JIB, Vono Products Plc, Thomas Wyatt Nig. Plc, Ikeja Hotels Plc, John Holt Plc and Academy Press. Others are Nigeria Aviation handling Company, NAHCo, Flour Mills Nig. Plc, Paints and Coating Manufacturers Plc and Aiico Insurance Plc.