Friday, 25 April 2014

Nyako Should Learn From Patriotic Leaders- NOA Boss

The Director-General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr. Mike Omeri has chided Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako over comments he made in his controversial memo to Northern State Governors (NSG) where he accused President Jonathan of committing genocide and being insensitive to the plight of Nigerians in the face of terrorism.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

FIFA Suspends Barcelona Transfer Ban

Goal.com is just reporting that Fifa has announced that the ban on Barcelona from getting new players in the transfer market has been temporarily suspended until a final decision on their appeal has been taken.

It would be recalled that world football governing body, FIFA banned the Catalan giants from signing any player for the next two transfer windows because of rule violations.
   
FIFA's disciplinary committee found the Spanish champion breached the rules 'relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18'.

Monday, 14 April 2014

Abuja Explosion: Bomb Hidden inside Volkswagen Golf Vehicle, Witness says

The explosive device that went off at Nyanya motor park killing an estimated 200 people was hidden in a volkswagen golf vehicle that was driven into the park and detonated, a witness has said.

President Jonathan Visits Scene of Today's Explosion

President Goodluck Jonathan has visited the scene of today's bomb attack, which reportedly claimed the lives of about 200 persons in Nyanya, a suburb in Nigeria's Federal Capital.
The President's Senior Special adviser on new media, Reno Omokri has just confirmed the visit...


Explosion Rocks Abuja Suburb 200 Feared Dead (Warning: Gory Pictures Attached)

More than 200 people are reported to have died in an explosion which rocked Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja, the Nigerian capital.

Thursday, 10 April 2014

10 Things Foreigners Find Odd about Nigerians

Most foreigners have misconceptions about Nigerians because they really do not understand how great we are. Being a Nigerian, I was curious about our general eccentricities and I decided to find out things foreigners find odd about us. Some of the answers I got are overwhelming and pretty hilarious.

Here are 10 things people abroad find odd about Nigerians:

Nigerian Graduate attempts suicide after 10 years of Joblessness


Whether this young man actually wanted to take his life or was merely seeking attention as a way out of his plight cannot be readily ascertained but according to the Punch Newspaper...

Police Station and Bank attacked in Jigawa, 8 Killed

Bandits on Wednesday attacked a police station, a bank, and a Sharia Court and killed eight people, including police officers, in Gwaram Town, Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa.

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Regulating Nigeria’s Power Sector: Opportunities, Challenges and Prospects, By Sam Amadi


The Journey to the Reform

Nigeria has made a major transition from a vertically integrated publicly owned electricity network to a largely privately owned unbundled electricity network. This is a significant transition.

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

National Conference Delegate Calls for Castration of Rapists in Nigeria

A delegate to the on-going National Conference, Yemi Fasominu, has called for a new law that would stipulate castration for men convicted of rape in Nigeria.

Monday, 7 April 2014

Ghana Reports First Suspected Ebola Case

Ghana’s health authorities have announced the first suspected case of the deadly Ebola disease at the country’s second biggest hospital, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, KATH, in Kumasi.

Nigerian Soldier Alleges that Army is Collaborating with Boko Haram

A Nigerian soldier says he has witnessed incidents that suggest some Nigerian military commanders are working with Boko Haram, an Islamist militant group blamed for thousands of deaths since 2009.

In an exclusive interview with VOA's Hausa service, he described how his military unit, based in the northeastern Borno State region, was ambushed by Boko Haram fighters.

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Sir Alex Ferguson Gets Teaching Job at Harvard


Sir Alex Ferguson retired from football management at the end of last season, leaving Manchester United in the hands of David Moyes and seemingly taking some much-needed time off. Idleness may not suit the Scotsman, however, as he has apparently taken a new job: teaching at Harvard.

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Federal High Court Awards Ousted CBN Governor Sanusi N50million Damages


A Federal High Court in Lagos has restrained the Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services from arresting or harassing the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

FIFA Bans Barcelona From Signing Players for the Next 2 Transfer Windows


FIFA has banned Barcelona from signing any players for the next two transfer windows because of rule violations.
   
FIFA's disciplinary committee found the Spanish champion breached the rules 'relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18'.

World football's governing body also fined Barcelona $509,000 and gave the club 90 days 'to regularise the situation of all minor players concerned'.


AlJazeera

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Protesting youth burn two churches in Katsina

Two churches were burnt on Monday afternoon at Tudun Wada, Funtua Local Government Area on Katsina State by rampaging youths, witnesses have said.