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President Jonathan launches NFF Headquarters

A new chapter is crafted in Nigeria football history as President Goodluck Jonathan (GCFR) will on Thursday inaugurate the brand-new Football House, headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation. The ceremony at the gorgeous facility inside the Package B of the National Stadium, Abuja will mark the first time that the Nigeria Football Federation, founded in […]

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Lagos Water Board Reveals Temporary Disruption of Water Supply

The Lagos State Water Corporation has announced that there will be temporary disruption of water supply in some parts of Lagos between Wednesday July 10 and Thursday July 11. The Group Managing Director, Engr. Shayo Holloway, stated that the disruption is due to on-going rehabilitation works at Iju intake and Headworks. He enjoined residents likely […]

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Chinese Company to Deliver 4 International Airport airport terminals

Promising that the quality of work it will do in Nigeria will be of the highest international standard comparable to similar projects executed by the company in other parts of the world, the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, (CCECC) said it will deliver Nigeria’s four new International Airport terminals within 20 months. According to a […]

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China, Nigeria sign 5 Cooperation Agreements

President, Goodluck Jonathan, and President Xi Jinping of China Wednesday presided over the signing of five agreements in Beijing to boost financial, trade, economic, technical and cultural relations between their two countries, according to a press statement from the Nigerian presidency here. The statement said the agreements, signed after bilateral talks between the two leaders […]

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Teachers suspend strike in Edo

Teachers under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Teachers in Edo State who embarked on a strike on June 1, this year, to press home their demand for the full implementation of the 27.5% Teachers’ Special Allowance (TSA) from the 17% which the state Government currently offers, yesterday called off the strike action. NUT […]

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Visa bond Nigeria: Britain reconsiders £3,000 Visa bond

British Prime Minister David Cameron has halted the controversial plan by his country to demand a £3,000 bond from each visa applicant from ‘high risk countries’. Under the proposal canvassed by Britain’s Home Secretary, Theresa May, as part of efforts to cut immigration and abuses of the system, first time visitors from Nigeria, Bangladesh, Sri […]

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Mandela is a “hero for the world” – Obama

US President Barack Obama said Thursday that Nelson Mandela was a “hero for the world” whose legacy will live on throughout the ages. Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid hero lay critically ill in hospital. “He is a personal hero. “I think he is a hero for the world, and if and when he passes from this […]

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Fresh attack claims 33 in Plateau

At least 33 people including secondary school students have been reportedly killied after gunmen, suspected to be Fulani assailants, invaded Bolgan, Karkashi, and Magama villages in Langtang South Local Government Area of Plateau State on Wednesday night. The Police in Plateau say they are yet to get the full details of the attack. The police […]

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Nigeria tops in Africa for second year on FDI

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNTAD) yesterday ranked Nigeria Africa’s number one destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Africa for the second time in two years. The latest UNCTAD report, entitled, “Global Value Chains: Investment and Trade for Development”, put Nigeria’s FDI inflows at $7.03billion while South Africa recorded $4.572bn; Ghana, […]

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Nigeria Governors’ Forum crisis threat to 2015 polls – Holland

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria has said that the crisis rocking the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) is capable of posing a big threat to the 2015 elections if not addressed by the stakeholders . The first secretary of The Netherland Embassy, Ms Anique Claessen, expressed the view in Abuja during […]

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Amaechi leads 31 Govs to Jonathan’s dinner

Amaechi leads 31 govs to Jonathan’s dinnerRivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi yesterday led 31 governors, mostly those in his own faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), to a dinner launch of the book on President Goodluck Jonathan’s mid-term report held at the banquet hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. When asked by curious State […]

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NGF: Amaechi was duly returned chairman – Gov Aliyu

The chairman of the Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) and Niger State governor, Babangida Aliyu, has for the first time since the leadership saga rocked the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) said that Rivers State governor Rotimi Amaechi was duly elected as NGF chairman. Governor Aliyu spoke yesterday at the turbaning of his deputy, Hon. Ahmed […]