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Breaking: Jonathan to run in 2015, Bello Haliru heads declaration c’ttee

Breaking: Jonathan to run in 2015, Bello Haliru heads declaration c’ttee

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday finally declared interest in contesting the 2015 presidential election. He told his party leaders Peoples Democratic Party at the State House in Abuja today during... Read more

Blast kills five in Azare, 12 injured

Blast kills five in Azare, 12 injured

A bomb blast at a motor park in Azare, Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State killed five people and injured 12 on Wednesday, police authorities confirmed. Spokesman of the Bauchi... Read more

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Hearing on appeal may delay Jonathan from declaring

Hearing on appeal may delay Jonathan from declaring

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has fixed October 29 for hearing on motion for Dr. Umar Ardo to be joined in an appeal filed by Mr...

APC: Why Kwankwaso will not step down for Buhari

APC: Why Kwankwaso will not step down for Buhari

Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State has said he is not stepping down for anybody in the race for the APC presidential ticket. Our co...

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Oshoala’s brace sends Falcons to AWC final

Oshoala’s brace sends Falcons to AWC final

The Super Falcon of Nigeria yesterday defeated South Africa 2-1 in the first semi-final of the ongoi... Read more

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Umar Abdullahi is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Brains & Hammers, a fast growing real estate development company with headquarters in Abuja. In this interview he speaks on an upcoming ...

10.20.2014

The governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime will on Thursday commission the eastern regional office of the Platinum Mortgage Bank Limited.

10.20.2014

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has embarked on a sensitisation campaign aimed at reducing the adverse effects of the use of pesticides that are harmful to the environment.

10.22.2014

The use of firewood is one of the most common methods of cooking in Nigeria, which has been in practice for ages in most homes.  In many parts of the country, cooking with firewood both indoor ...

10.22.2014

Students of King Sejong Institute run by Korean Cultural Centre Nigeria (KCCN) have celebrated Hanguel Day in a colorful way.

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It baffles many students in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, that they have portal which only functions during payments of school fees and course registration.

15 hrs 53 mins ago

Reports   from the 2013 National Demographic Health Survey (NDHS) conducted by the National Populations Commission (NPopC)  with the support of the United States Agency for ...

10.17.2014

Women have always played significant roles in the society. The travails of women are often connected to the ignorance of men towards the needs of women.

10.17.2014

In this interview, Comrade Joe Ajaero, a deputy president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), speaks on his quest to reposition the labour movement and why Nigerians should not sell their votes if ...

10.20.2014

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) at the weekend accused the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Bello Adoke, of choosing court orders to obey and those to ignore.

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10.13.2014

There are growing concerns about the effect of Ebola not only on its victims but on the entire health system. 

10.21.2014

My big sister has been diagnosed in Germany with ‘Dementia’. She is on drugs now in the hospital. I am confused about this disease. Please provide simple and useful information on this condition.

10.21.2014

MainOne has joined government agencies, maritime bodies and other stakeholders with responsibilities in seabed use to clamour for the protection of submarine cables and other critical IT ...

10.20.2014

A consumer goods manufacturing company, Procter & Gamble (P&G) Nigeria has struck a partnership with University of Ibadan (UI) in a deal that would ensure transfer of technological skills and ...

10.20.2014

The Enugu State Government will distribute a total of 19,700 improvedpalm seedlings free to farmers in the state, Commissioner forAgriculture, Mr. Mike Eneh, has said.

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Meet Elizabeth Omoayena is a horticulture farmer who deals in flowers, fruit trees and owns the All-Green Garden. In this interview in Jos, she says the horticulture sector which could employ many ...

15 hrs 53 mins ago

Lottery, like other ideas we borrowed from other jurisdictions is a creation of statute.

10.21.2014

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Mr. Austin Alegeh SAN has called off his trip to attend the ongoing International Bar Association (IBA) conference in Tokyo, Japan.

10.21.2014

The usage of the word Hijab nowadays tends to immediately conjure up imagery on Islamic clothing obligations for women, the jilbab, niqab, abaya, headscarf etc. and the uphill battle many Muslim ...

10.17.2014

An Abuja-based Islamic cleric, Ustaz Aliyy Shuaib, has identified some rewarding actions through which every worshiper of Allah (swt) can earn His love.

10.10.2014

The place of women in a nation’s economy is very important because it enhances their participation in development which is essential not only in achieving social justice but also in reducing ...

05.06.2013

Dry cleaning and laundry business sprang up to offer services to those who might be too busy to take care of their clothings or to relieve them of the stress involved in washing thereby paying for ...

02.04.2013

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Osogbo: Thinking of the aged

Osogbo: Thinking of the aged

Effort are on in Osogbo to bring some joy and love into the daily life of elderly citizens.

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