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FG sacks four PTDF directors

The appointments of four management staff of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund were terminated on Friday by the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources. A brief statement by the Head, Press…

SIEMENS: Jonathan’s declaration committee boss denies bribery allegation

The Chairman, Presidential Declaration Committee, Dr. Haliru Bello, on Friday described as false, reports making the rounds that he was indicted for allegedly receiving monetary gifts from a German telecommunication…

NHRC to investigate allegation of genocide in Taraba

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Prof. Bem Angwe, says the commission will begin full scale investigations into alleged genocide in Taraba State. Angwe spoke in Abuja…

NBA, lawyers fault withdrawal of Tambuwal’s security aides

Some lawyers in Lagos on Friday faulted the withdrawal of the security aides of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Aminu Tambuwal. The officers were withdrawn on Thursday,…

Ebola: FG flays 22 countries for stigmatizing Nigerians

The Federal Government has criticised 22 countries for stigmatizing Nigerians over the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak, which it said had been cared for, prompting the World Health Organisation to give…

NFF call back Keshi as Super Eagles coach

Stephen Keshi has been re-appointed as coach of African champions Nigeria after he was sacked earlier this month, in the latest twist in a long-running battle for control of the…

Tambuwal: APC warns against attempt to reconvene House

The All Progressives Congress has warned the Federal Government to desist from “compounding illegality” by compelling members of the House of Representatives to sign a paper seeking to reconvene the…

El-Rufai accuses FG of plot to kill Tambuwal

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory and Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress,  Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, in Kaduna on Friday said the withdrawal of the security details of…

Pellegrini: City not ready for Man United clash

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has conceded that the club is not in good health heading into the derby with Manchester United. “We are in a bad moment,” said Manchester…

Arsenal receive injury boost over Debuchy

Arsenal has received a boost with Mathieu Debuchy expected to be back before the turn of the year, according to reports. The Frenchman has been out of action after rupturing…

Continental-Re, 43 others sue FIRS over N1.15 BN excess duties

Forty four companies, including Continental Re-insurance Plc have sued the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), demanding the refund of over N1.15 billion excess stamp duties paid to the FIRS. The…

Bell University holds Convocation Play Oct 31

By Yemi Adebisi –  Acting Head, Literary/Arts   Bell University of Technology, Ota, would hold its convocation play, on Friday, October 31 by 5 p.m. within the school premises. James…

Texas varsity honours Obanikoro

By Augustine Adah  -  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   In recognition of his public service commitments, the immediate past Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has been awarded the…

Uduaghan’s aide, group flay Delta Chief Whip over failure

By Felix Igbekoyi –  Correspondent, Asaba   THE Senior Special Assistant to Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State on NDDC Matters, Ferguson Onwo, and Delta State Youth Forum for Good…

200 days after: Women Arise urges intensified efforts to rescue Chibok girls

The Women Arise Initiative, a non-governmental organisation, on Friday held a rally in Lagos to seek concerted efforts in rescuing schoolgirls abducted 200 days ago in Chibok, Borno. The News…

NSE market indices record further depreciation

Weekly activities at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended on a negative note on Friday as market indicators recorded a further depreciation of 1.13 per cent. The News Agency of Nigeria…

Rooney must show class in Manchester derby –Parker

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney must prove he is a world-class player by producing consistent performances in big games, former Old Trafford defender Paul Parker has said. Rooney returns from…

Umeh insists on paying for own senatorial nomination form

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue –  Reporter, Onitsha   National chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Victor Umeh, on Thursday, surprised chairmen of local government areas in Anambra State, who…

NAFDAC begins chemical management seminar

By Tunde Opeseitan –  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has commenced measures aimed at educating critical stakeholders on good chemical…

Tinubu has apologised to me – George

By Temidayo Akinsuyi Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Former Deputy National Chairman (South West)) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olabode George has said  former Lagos State governor and National Leader…

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