No students march past on Oct 1 in Lagos — NUT

Posted by - September 30, 2014

The Lagos State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, has said there will be no march past by students on Independence Day anniversary celebration on October 1. Chairman of NUT, Mr Olusegun Raheem, made this known in an interview in Lagos yesterday.Raheem said the decision was because the union had not received any

2015: Why I’m running for president again — Buhari opens up

Posted by - September 30, 2014

A former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday said he would contest the 2015 presidential election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. He said he decided to run because the Peoples Democratic Party-led federal administrations from 1999 till date were purposeless and that there appears not to be a government in

3 Boko Haram members jailed for 75 years

Posted by - September 30, 2014

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday convicted three persons for participating in acts of terrorism and being members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect. The convicts – Ali Mohammed, Adamu Karumi and Ibrahim Usman – will collectively spend 75 years in jail. The trio were among the 17 suspected insurgents arraigned before

Ph.D in Theology will deepen my knowledge of God and help me serve him better – Obasanjo

Posted by - September 30, 2014

A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, who enrolled Tuesday for a Master/PhD in theology at the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, said he took on the course to deepen his knowledge of God and serve Him better and not because he aspired to become a pastor. Mr. Obasanjo, who was speaking after completing his registration

First Ebola case diagnosed in the United States

Posted by - September 30, 2014

U.S. health officials said on Tuesday the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus had been diagnosed in the country after flying from Liberia to Texas, in a new sign of how the outbreak ravaging West Africa can spread globally. The patient sought treatment six days after arriving in Texas on Sept. 20, Dr.

Amaju Pinnick wins NFF presidential election

Posted by - September 30, 2014

Mr Amaju Pinnick, Executive Chairman, Delta State Sports Commission, has been elected as new Nigeria Football Association president. Pinnick replaces embattled Aminu Maigari’s after an election at the Golden Tulip hotel in Warri, Delta state. Pinnick  won the election by 32 votes after it went into a re-run. In the first round of the election,

I don’t want to live up to 100 – Pastor Adeboye

Posted by - September 30, 2014

If the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has his way, he will not want to live up to hundred years. The 72 year old preacher doesn’t mind to live up to 90, but being hundred for him, is not necessary.Pastor Adeboye gave an indication of his view

The Headies 2014 | View Nominees List

Posted by - September 30, 2014

“Nigeria’s biggest and innovative awards, The Headies have revealed this year’s nominees. The unveil which premiered on HipTV today, Tuesday, September 30, 2014 was also revealed at a press briefing at the HipTV office in Allen, Lagos with some of the nominees and senior media representatives in attendance. “This year’s nominees have shown that hard