October 02

  • Nigeria: 2015 - Group Insists on Okadigbo's Adoption

    Daily Trust

    The Coalition of Anambra-North Youth Leaders has said that its decision to adopt Senator Margery Chuba Okadigbo as sole candidate for the 2015 senatorial election for the district... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Fulanis are Not Terrorists - Bodejo

    Daily Trust

    The National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a Fulani socio-cultural association, Alhaji Bello Abdullahi Bodejo, has urged Nigerians to see Fulanis as peace-loving people... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Remi Oyo Dies At 62

    Daily Independent

    The Oyo family has announced the death of a Former Managing Director of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Dame Felicia Oluwaremilekun Oyo, in London on Wednesday. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Delta First Lady Lauded for Support to Husband

    Daily Independent

    The Delta State First Lady, Roli Uduaghan, has been lauded for her support to her husband, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, in the management of the affairs of the state. Read more »

  • Nigeria: My Successor to Emerge Through Consensus, Says Elechi

    Daily Independent

    While politicians and observers of the Ebonyi State polity are waiting on the state governor, Chief Martin Elechi, to indicate his choice of successor in 2015, the governor... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Oyo PJAN Loses Pioneer Member

    Daily Independent

    A retired photojournalist and the Oyo State founding Chairman of Photo-Journalists Association of Nigeria (PJAN), Dada Osasona, is dead. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Enoh Eyes Ndoma-Egba's Senate Seat

    Daily Independent

    A three-term member of the House of Representatives representing Etung/Obubra Federal Constituency in Cross River State, Owan Enoh, says he would rather be contesting for the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Group Urges Govt to Review International Airlines Multiple Entries

    Daily Independent

    The Aviation Round Table (ART), an aviation pressure group has called on the Federal Government to urgently review the multiple entries granted international airlines operating... Read more »

  • Gambia: 22nd July Marathon Set for October 15

    Daily Observer

    The Sports Committee of the July 22nd Marathon has finally set October 15th the date for the race. The marathon will serve as part of activities, marking the weeklong celebrations... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Borno Can Tasks Leaders on Good Conduct

    Daily Trust

    The Borno chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) yesterday advised political and religious leaders in the country to examine their conduct and lead with the fear of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Mimiko Urges Unity, Grants 15 Prisoners Amnesty

    Daily Trust

    Ondo State Governor Dr Olusegun Mimiko yesterday called for payers and unity among Nigerians to enable the nation overcome her challenges as he granted amnesty to 15 prisoners... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Govt Comitted to Training of Seafarers - NIMASA DG

    Daily Trust

    Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Patrick Akpobolokemi, has stated the commitment of the federal government to the training... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Mohammed Happy With ITF Juniors Performance

    Daily Trust

    Nigeria junior tennis star, Mohammed Mohammed has expressed satisfaction with his performance at the just concluded International Tennis Federation Junior Classics in Lome, Togo. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Eid - Grand Towers Urges Nigerians to Be Patriotic

    Daily Trust

    Grand Towers Plc has said that as Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid-el-Kabir, the people should join hands for the continued peaceful coexistence of Nigeria in the face of the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigeria at 54 - Leaders Urged to Improve Country's Image

    Daily Trust

    Nigerians in diaspora have implored leaders in the country to redeem its image at home and abroad by regarding the interest of the nation first. Read more »

  • Nigeria: NFF Polls - I Lost to Money Bags in Warri - Iorfa

    Daily Trust

    Former international, Mr. Dominic Iorfa has said he lost in Tuesday's Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) presidential election in Warri because he did not have money to distribute... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Budget - Court Workers Insist On Legislative Approval

    Daily Trust

    The Association of Court Registrars and Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has directed both the federal and state judiciaries to henceforth submit their budget proposals to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'U.S.$9.3 Million Arms Scandal Will Soon Be Swept Under Carpet' [interview]

    Daily Trust

    Rep Pally Iriase represents Owan East/West Federal Constituency of Edo State in the House of Representatives. In this interview, he bares his mind on the botched $9.3m arms deal,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Katsina Is a PDP State, Says Kuraye

    Daily Trust

    Katsina State cannot be said to be an All Progressives Congress (APC) state because the APC has majority representation at the National Assembly, a House of Representatives... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Soldier's Stray Bullet Hits Nine-Year-Old

    Daily Trust

    A stray bullet hit a girl in the leg at a Quranic school in Yola when soldiers shot into the air yesterday, our correspondent gathered. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ekiti Crisis - PDP Accuses CJ of Bias

    Daily Trust

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has accused the state's Chief Judge, Justice Ayodeji Daramola, of bias in the crisis rocking the state. The party alleged that the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Rep Donates to Constituents

    Daily Trust

    A member of the House of Representatives, Moshood Mustapha, in Kwara State, yesterday distributed empowerment materials worth about N250 million to his constituents. Read more »

  • Nigeria: NFF Elections - I Will Not Go to Jail - Danagogo

    Daily Trust

    Nigeria's Minister of Sports, Tammy Danagogo has said he will not go to jail for not acting on a purported Court Order that instructed Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to halt all... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigeria at 54 - Ex-Minister Blames Military Over Stunted Growth

    Daily Trust

    Former Minister of Sports, Professor Taoheed Adedoja, has blamed what he called Nigeria's stunted growth at 54, on military incursion into the political and socio-economic life of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Freedom, Cash for Inmates in Borno

    Daily Trust

    As part of activities to commemorate Nigeria's 54th Independence Anniversary, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State yesterday visited the Maiduguri Maximum Prison where he set... Read more »

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