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Soyinka, a global achiever, says Amaechi
Soyinka, a global achiever, says Amaechi
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Soyinka gave Nigeria good name amidst bad news—Amaechi
Soyinka gave Nigeria good name amidst bad news—Amaechi
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Shooting victim files lawsuit against Indian River State College

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JUST a week for Osun to decide- Why Aregbesola ‘ll Win…More facts emerge

JUST a week for Osun to decide- Why Aregbesola ‘ll Win…More facts emerge

Friday, May 24, 2013, 35 governors gathered to vote for the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF). With the initial postponement and intrigues that surrounded it, it was going to be a night of long knives. With the Presidency interested in the outcome and with Governor Rotimi Amaechi determined to give it another shot […]

Soyinka, a global achiever, says Amaechi

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Soyinka gave Nigeria good name amidst bad news—Amaechi

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Soyinka declined many requests to host his 80th birthday, says Amaechi

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Other States News

Kumuyi Commends Imoke On Development, Prays for God-Fearing Successor

THE General Overseer, Deeper Life Christian Bible Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi, has commended Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross Rivers State for what he described as his visionary leadership in transforming the state. Kumuyi, who is in Calabar for a three-day Special Retreat, disclosed this when he led other senior pastors of the church on a […]

Nigeria Politics APGA National Chairman Denies Recieving $2million Bribe from …

National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Victor Umeh, has denied receiving $2 million from Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha; VANGUARD reported. The bribe is said to be payment to let Governor Okorocha back into APGA. Addressing newsmen after the commissioning of Abia state APGA office, Umeh said, “Such things cannot be touted with […]

NHIS plot seen as threat to operations of HMOs

The smooth operation of registered Health Management Organisations (HMOs) in Nigeria’s healthcare system appears threatened by subterranean moves by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), the industry regulator, to take over their responsibilities. BusinessDay learnt that NHIS is asking all organisations operating in Imo State to register all their staff in the state in its […]

Ebola Scare in Anambra as State Govt Seals off Hospital

Ebola spray Charles Onyekamuo                      Fears that the dreaded Ebola virus may have crept into Anambra state emerged Thursday following the discovery of the corpse of a citizen of the state brought in a cargo from Liberia and deposited in the morgue of one Apex hospital in Nkwelle Ezunaka, Oyi council Area of the state. The […]

Politics of Impeachment

One of the most interesting talking points today in the United States of America is the call for the impeachment of President Barack Hussein Obama by some Republicans. “There is only one remedy for a president who commits high crimes and misdemeanors, and it is impeachment”, former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah […]

Sports

Sports Minister Threatens Sanctions Against Coaches, Officials Over Banned …

Sports Minister Dr. Tammy Danagogo has expressed sadness over the reported drug-test failure by Chika Amalaha, Team Nigeria’s first gold medalist at the ongoing 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Convinced that Amalaha is innocent, the minister warned that officials as well as coaches who are found to have aided or condoned cheating would face […]

Herve Renard back in Africa as new Ivory Coast coach

Herve Renard has been appointed as the new coach of the Ivory Coast national team on a two-year deal. The 45-year old Frenchman will be succeeding Sabri Lamouchi who stepped down after the 2014 World Cup for failing to take The Elephants past the group stage of the tournament. Renard has had coaching stints in […]

Nigeria Sports By 2016 Nigeria can go head to head with Jamaica – Athletics …

Nigeria Sports By 2016 Nigeria can go head to head with Jamaica – Athletics …

Following Nigeria’s impressive showing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow,Scotland, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria(AFN)believes that their developmental programmes is now paying off. Technical Director of the AFN,Navy Commodore Omatseye Nesiama said that the federation is now reaping the dividends of the developmental framework that has been put in place since 2012. Nesiama noted […]

I still want to serve Nigeria – Stephen Keshi

Stephen Keshi has once again reiterated his willingness to continue as the Super Eagles coach. A new deal is yet to be reached with the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) but there are concrete talks to have Keshi’s contract renewed following its expiration after the 2014 World Cup tournament. Only on Wednesday,reports emerged that the NFF are […]

NFF have not paid my salary since 2012- Super Falcons’ coach

The Head Coach of the Super Falcons of Nigeria, Okon Edwin, has lamented the failure of the Nigeria Football Federation to pay his salary for a period of two years. Okon told journalists in Abuja on Thursday that he has not been paid since he returned back from the under-20 World Cup, where the Falconets […]

Africa News

Nigeria: ‘How Presidency Shared Money to Chibok Parents, Girls’

Representatives of Chibok people resident in Abuja yesterday said the Presidency gave monetary gifts directly to the parents of the kidnapped Chibok girls when they visited President Jonathan recently. Presidential spokesman Rueben Abati had said on Tuesday that no money was given to the parents and the girls when they met with the President last […]

Nigeria: 10 Year Old, Two Other Would-Be Bombers Nabbed in Funtua

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. The incident happened in Tudun Wada, Funtua local government area of Katsina State at about 10.30 pm. The suspects, a male and two […]

Liberia: Sirleaf Off to Conakry for a Three-Nation Summit on Ebola

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf departs the country early Friday morning, August 1, 2014 to participate in a one-day Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Mano River Union (MRU) in the Guinean capital, Conakry. According to an Executive Mansion release, President Sirleaf, Sierra Leonean President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma and host President, Dr. […]

Uganda: We’ll Have Anti-Gay Law Struck Down At the Constitutional Court, Lawyer

Ugandan activists began their fight on Wednesday at the constitutional court in Kampala to have the country’s controversial anti-gay laws overturned. Besides the right to be free from discrimination, one of the key arguments of the petitioners is that the law was passed without the necessary quorum of MPs in parliament. Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni […]

Africa: Education Is Missing a Trick On Industry, Says OECD

Developing and emerging countries should more closely link up education and technology policies to produce the technical skills needed to boost their economies and “close the income gap with advanced countries”, according to a report by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). The report, Perspectives on Global Development 2014 launched this month in […]

Entertainment

Nollywood Stars Light Up Garden City, As BON Unveils Nominees Today

AHEAD of this year’s Best of Nollywood Award (BON) billed for October 4, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, top rated Nollywood stars will today storm the garden City for the formal unveiling of nominees for the award project. Conceived as a glamorous evening with celebrities, the event will also be broadcast live on select […]

‘It scares the Jesus outta me’: Outrage as Nigerian ‘Nollywood’ star posts …

‘It scares the Jesus outta me’: Outrage as Nigerian ‘Nollywood’ star posts …

Jim Iyke shared picture of himself wearing Ebola mask on Instagram page Actor was sitting in the luxurious first class lounge at Monrovia airport He captioned image saying he was not ashamed to admit Ebola scares him 600 people have already died in Liberia after being infected with the disease Twitter users expressed anger saying […]

Please Help’ – Dying Nollywood actress Cries Out!

Please Help’ – Dying Nollywood actress Cries Out!

class=”eliadunit” For some time now, popular Yoruba actress, Omotunde Ogundimu, has been off the movie scene. But if you think she has found another passion, then, you are wrong. At the moment, the mother of three is battling a debilitating ailment that has since removed the shine from her acting career. In this interview with […]

Remember Her from 2Face’s “African Queen”? See Nollywood Starlet Yvonne …

Remember Her from 2Face’s “African Queen”? See Nollywood Starlet Yvonne …

Check her out! We were all introduced to Yvonne Jegede when she starred as one of the 3 beautiful ladies in 2Face Idibia‘s “African Queen” in 2004 and ever since then, she has been on many must watch lists. The Edo state beauty has since become an actress, starring in several TV series including “Blaze […]

Obazele Plans Big for Legends of Nollywood

L;agos — The third edition of “Legends Of Nollywood”, an annual award ceremony aimed at recognizing and honouring great individuals that have shaped the Nigerian movie industry is scheduled to hold on December 6th 2014, at the Banquet hall of National Arts. Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos. The Legends of Nollywood (LON) has become one of the […]

Health

Research: Kolanut Does Not Cure Ebola,Yet

On August 5,1995, BBC published an article titled, “Ebola cure Hope”. The article centered on research by Nigeria’s former INEC Chairman, Dr Maurice Iwu who believed that Kolanut may hold the key to Ebola treatment. According to the article, an active compound in Kolanut has been found to halt the deadly Ebola virus in its […]

Maku Claims There is No Fresh Case of Ebola in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, says the has not recorded any case of Ebola after the death of a 40-year-old Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, on July 25 in Lagos. Maku, who made this known at a news conference on Thursday in Abuja on Thursday, said the Federal Government was intensifying surveillance to curtail possible spread […]

Ebola: Health Specialist Says Nigeria Is Not Yet Safe

Ebola: Health Specialist Says Nigeria Is Not Yet Safe

A Public Health Specialist, Simbo Davidson, says that Nigeria cannot yet categorically say that it has no cases of the Ebola virus disease in Nigeria. Speaking on the Friday edition of Channels Television’s Sunrsie Daily, she said that the declaration of the health authorities that there had been no cases yet was as it concerned […]

Two Americans infected with Ebola in West Africa as Nigeria death shows it can spread by air travel

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Rising Ebola cases strain health workers

Rising Ebola cases strain health workers

Follow @{0} COMMENT EMAIL PRINT EASY READ SHAREKENEMA/KAILAHUN/FREETOWN/MONROVIA, 31 July 2014 (IRIN) – A shortage of trained health workers in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea who can treat Ebola victims and prevent further spread of the deadly disease is hampering response efforts, say Health Ministry and NGO staff, who say their efforts are at “breaking […]