Sunday, 13 July 2014 13:03
SOLDIERS in Abia State recently arrested the chief imam of Aba Central Mosque Alhaji Bashir Idris and two teachers from the New Horizon Academy in the city over a package of chemical materials found at the school.
Sunday, 13 July 2014 12:26
NIGERIA'S delegation which recently went to Brazil to negotiate with Fifa is expected back in the country tomorrow to brief sports minister Tammy Danagogo on whether it succeeded in getting the country's suspension overturned.
Sunday, 13 July 2014 11:33
MEMBERS of the Northern Delegates’ Forum (NDF) at Nigeria's ongoing National Conference have warned that proposals by the Committee on Devolution of Power on the ownership and control of mineral resources may split the country in two.
Sunday, 13 July 2014 10:27
PAKISTANI schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban Malala Yousafzai is due to arrive in Abuja today to participate in the campaign to help free the over 200 Government Girls Secondary School Chibok pupils abducted by Boko Haram.
Saturday, 12 July 2014 14:58
NIGERIA is losing about N2trn (£7.2bn) a year to crude oil theft due to poor security on its coastline according to the latest report by the United Kingdom Chamber of Shipping (UKCS).
Saturday, 12 July 2014 13:12
DRUG smugglers have devised an innovative new way of smuggling narcotics across borders involving the use of plastic bananas that has recently been uncovered by UK Customs officers who intercepted a £25m haul from Colombia.
Saturday, 12 July 2014 12:27
NIGER Delta delegates to Nigeria's ongoing National Conference have been told that the region will not accept anything less than 50% derivation from oil earnings after the summit proposed allowing northern states to receive 5%.
Saturday, 12 July 2014 12:02
MILITARY authorities have been shocked with the level of Boko Haram's sophistication after they discovered that the terrorist sect maintained an underground armoury in Balmo Forest which was recently overran by Nigerian soldiers.
Friday, 11 July 2014 14:14
ABIA State commissioner for agriculture and natural resources Dr Kenneth Nwosu is battling for his life in hospital after being shot by unknown gunmen thought to be hired assassins on his way back from work.
Friday, 11 July 2014 13:31
NIGERIANS planning to travel abroad over the summer face the prospect of astronomical price rises as airlines are planning to increase the costs of tickets by as much as double to cash in on increased demand.
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