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Thursday, 07-31-14, 11:1710 Year Old, Two Other Would-Be Bombers Nabbed in Funtua[Daily Trust]Katsina/Abuja -The Police foiled a bomb attack in Katsina State on Tuesday night and arrested three persons among whom was a 10 year old girl with explosives tied to her waist. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 13:58A Blessing in Disguise - Okagbare's Journey to Commonwealth Gold[Daily Maverick]Blessing Okagbare, who stormed to gold in the Commonwealth Games 100 metres on Monday, only took up sprinting in 2009. She is one of many West African sprinters who are clear evidence that the sporting talent in the region needs to be looked after better. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 12:00No to Anti-Insurgency External Borrowing[Guardian]PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan's letter to the National Assembly seeking approval to borrow US$1 billion from abroad as a result of the "urgent need to upgrade the equipment, training and logistics of our Armed Forces and Security Services to enable them more forcefully confront this serious threat" reveals the Jonathan administration's narrow notion of, and ad hoc awakening to the country's security needs. Government has the duty to eliminate any insurgencies in the land. Nevertheless, the National Assembly read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 11:25Nigerians Divided on Jonathan's 'Unity Rallies'[Independent]Some groups and individuals have expressed divergent views on the “zonal unity rallies” currently being conducted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) across the country. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 8:46Child Abductors in Akwa Ibom State to Face Death Sentence[This Day]Henceforth, any person who abducts a child in Akwa Ibom State will face death sentence like a kidnapper under the state child's rights and anti-terrorism law. read more...
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 10:5320 Million Infected With Hepatitis - Expert[Independent]Benin -A medical expert and former Chairman of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Edo State chapter, Philip Ugbodaga, on Monday, declared that about 20 million (12 per cent) Nigerians are currently infected with hepatitis B and C. read more...
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 7:42Govt Allays Fear of Ebola Outbreak[Guardian]Lagos and Abuja -The Federal Ministry of Health and the Lagos State Government Monday allayed fear of Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the country. read more...
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 6:08Okagbare Storms to Gold, Sets Games Record[This Day]Africa's fastest female sprinter, Blessing Okagbare, last night stormed to the 100m gold and a new Commonwealth Games record. The gold medal is the third to be won by Team Nigeria at the ongoing edition of the Games in Glasgow, Scotland. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 13:54Panic in Kano as Second Blast Hits[Premium Times]The Nigeria Police say a second explosion has rocked the ancient city of Kano. read more...
Sunday, 07-27-14, 10:34Eid-El-Fitri - Military Bans Vehicular Movement in Maiduguri for 3 Days[This Day]Maiduguri/Abuja -Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Niger raise joint force against terrorism read more...

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