Nigeria-India Trade Hits U.S.$10 Billion-Envoy

Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Mahesh Sachdev has said that bilateral trade between Nigeria and India has hit $10 billion. He put the Indian investment in the country at $6.6 billion. The… Continue reading

Civilian JTF, Boko Haram Engage in Gun Duel

Members of  the Civilian JTF, a vigilante group in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, and those of the outlawed Boko Haram sect, Wednesday  clashed, resulting in the death of unspecified number of people.… Continue reading

N1.1bn subsidy fraud: Alao, others used forged documents – Witness

A witness in the ongoing trial of three oil marketers, Abdullahi Alao, Opeyemi Ajuyah and Olarenwaju Olalusi, who are facing trial for being culpable in a N1.1 billion fuel subsidy fraud on Wednesday,… Continue reading

Controversial wedding: Deeper Life suspends John Kumuyi

As condemnation continues to greet the recent controversial wedding of John Kumuyi, the second son of the General-Superintendent of Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi, the church has finally suspended the groom.… Continue reading

Real Reasons Tope Alabi, Prophet Ajanaku Parted Ways

It’s no longer news that the father-daughter relationship between popular female gospel singer, Tope Alabi and her spiritual father, Prophet Ireti Ajanaku of Christ Victory Chapel International, Ayobo, Lagos has gone sour over… Continue reading

Under-20 World Cup: Nigeria 1-2 Uruguay

Nigeria’s hopes of lifting a first ever Under-20 World Cup were ended by Uruguay in the last 16 of the tournament in Turkey. The Flying Eagles were reduced to 10-men just before half-time… Continue reading

EFCC arrests woman over fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one Mrs. Ekaete Ime Sam for alleged criminal conspiracy, breach of trust, forgery and obtaining money by false pretence. Ekaete is alleged to have collected N830, 000… Continue reading

Keshi rules out Osaze, Martins, others’ return

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has for the umpteenth time ruled out the return of the likes of Osaze Odemwingie, Obafemi Martins, Ike Uche and Yakubu Aiyegbeni as he negotiates his crucial  World… Continue reading

CHAN Game: Keshi Banks On Experience

Ahead of Saturday’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against Cote D’Ivoire in Kaduna, the Super Eagles handler, Stephen Keshi has said that the experience acquired by his players in the FIFA Confederations Cup… Continue reading

Keshi plans meeting with Anichebe

The Nigeria trainer wants to bring back the Everton forward back into the national team after the player asked to be allowed time off to concentrate on club duties Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is making plans… Continue reading

‘For best results, NFF should allow Keshi a free hand’

SUPPORT aplenty appears to be coming to Head Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi, from his professional colleagues, who are vehemently opposed to him having his team list vetted by his employers,… Continue reading

Nigeria CHAN preparations progressing

The Super Eagles have been working hard as they welcome the Elephants to Kaduna for the first leg qualifier of the second tier national team competition on Saturday Nigeria are in earnest preparations for… Continue reading

Politics divide Christians, Muslims in Gwoza- [Nigerian Tribune]

IT took the intervention of the Borno State deputy governor, Zannah Mustapha to avert the clash between Christians and Muslims living in Barawa town of Gwoza Local Government council of Borno State. Nigerian… Continue reading

State of the nation address bill: Uproar in Senate •Senators in near fistifcuffs

WHAT could have been a major brawl between two senators was averted, on Wednesday, as the Senate had a heated debate over observations raised by President Goodluck Jonathan on the State of the… Continue reading

NGF crisis: Court orders Fashola, Aliyu, others to file affidavits

The lingering crisis in the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, NGF, assumed a new dimension yesterday as a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, ordered Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola and his Niger State counterpart,… Continue reading

Langtang Crisis: We’ve Killed Over 100 Attackers – STF

The Commander of the Special Task Force (STF) in Plateau State, Major General Henry Ayioola said in a chat with newsmen in his office in Jos, yesterday that about 100 of the attackers… Continue reading

Tinubu Endorses Fayemi For Second, Tell Bamidele To Shelve Ambition

The national leadership of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has endorsed the candidacy of Governor Kayode Fayemi for the 2014 governorship election in Ekiti State. The ACN national leaders also told a… Continue reading

Zinox Technologies to supply card readers to INEC

Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N459 million for INEC to procure 17,000 customised and configured smart card readers to authenticate voters during elections. The contract for the procurement was awarded to… Continue reading

Less than 20% of teachers in northern Nigeria are qualified -Official

Director General (DG) of the National Teachers Institute (NTI), Kaduna, Dr. Aminu Ladan Sharehu said Wednesday said that less than 20 percent of teachers in the northern Nigeria are qualified to teach while… Continue reading

NDLEA nabs 3 clearing agents for drug trafficking at Lagos airport

The Chairman /Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade, has called on passengers to be cautious while accepting packages and bags from people as they will be held… Continue reading