Striking varsity unions: No deal, no UTME

Striking non-academic staff of universities threaten to disrupt UTME from 9 March. Above File Photo: UTME exam in session By Joan Nwagwu The striking non-teaching staff of the Nigerian universities have threatened to disrupt the 2018 Joint Admission and Matriculation Board’s (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), which will hold from March 9. Mr Samson […]

Dangote loses N2b monthly to Apapa traffic jam

Aliko Dangote: his companies lose N2billion monthly to Apapa traffic gridlock By Henry Oladele The Management of Dangote Group says its sugar and salt companies lose about N2 billion monthly to the perennial traffic gridlocks on Apapa Port roads  every month. The company’s traffic Manager, Mr  Mohammadu Rabiu, revealed this at a stakeholders meeting called […]

1.9 billion people overweight, 650m obese: FAO chief

A fantastically obese person Mexican Juan Pedro Franco: FAO says 1.9b people overweight, 650m obese globally By Prudence Arobani/New York The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said almost 1.9 billion people are overweight and some 650 million people are obese globally. FAO Director-General Jose da Silva said at the opening of a regional conference in Montego […]

Senate clears the way for NFIU autonomy

Senate President Bukola Saraki with deputy Senate President,  Ekweremadu. NFIU autonomy bill passed By Ikenna Uwadileke The Senate on Wednesday joined the House of Representatives and approved the conference committee report on a bill that will grant autonomy to Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU). This followed the consideration of clauses of the harmonised report by […]

Juventus, Man City roll into UEFA quarter-finals, Tottenham out

Juventus strikers Hugain and Dybala- ruin Tottenham Hotspur in London Juventus qualified for the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday after a 2-1 win away to Tottenham Hotspur in their last 16 second leg. Son Heung-Min had put Spurs ahead on the night, six minutes before half-time at Wembley, after the clubs drew 2-2 in the […]

2010 Independence Day Bombing: Charles Okah sentenced to life imprisonment

Charles Okah has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the 2010 Independence Day bombing in Abuja. Charles, the younger brother of Henry Okah, was sentenced by the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday evening. He was sentenced alongside Obi Nwabueze, his co-accused for the crime. The elder Okah had been sentenced […]

Shin da gaske Buhari zai taimakawa Ghana yakar cin hanci?

Hakkin mallakar hotoBASHIR AHMADImage captionShugaban Najeriya Muhammadu Buhari tare da Shugaban Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo Batun cewa Najeriya za ta taimakawa Ghana yakar cin hanci da rashawa a jawabin shugaba Buhari ya janyo cece-kuce a shafukan sadarwa na Intanet. A ranar Talata ne shugaban Najeriya Muhammadu Buhari ya ziyarci bikin cika shekara 61 da samun ‘yancin […]

Dan Nigeria ya zama Sanata a Italiya a karon farko

Hakkin mallakar hotoTONY IWOBI TWITTER Wani dan gudun hijira dan Najeriya ya zama dan majalisa bakin fata na farko a kasar Italiya bayan zaben da aka yi a ranar Lahadi – bayan da ya tsaya takara a jam’iyyar da ke adawa da ‘yan ci-rani. Toni Iwobi ya bayyana nasarar da ya samu a shafin sada […]

Dr. Aminu Gamawa Tweeted: Malam Abba Kyari, @NGRPresident Buhari’s Chief of Staff talking about the accomplishments of the @MBuhari Administration.