Bandits raided three villages in northern Nigeria’s Zamfara State last Saturday, leaving seven people dead and seven in hospital, an official said. The area sees frequent clashes between criminal gangs and vigilance groups. “A group of gunmen launched coordinated attacks on neighbouring Makera,
Daily Archives: January 7, 2013
No fewer than 15 persons lost their lives in a multiple auto crash along Ogbomoso-Oyo-Ibadan road on Sunday morning. The accident which specifically occurred at Odo-Oba village few kilometres to Ogbomoso, according to eyewitnesses involved a fully loaded petroleum tanker coming from
In a bid to abridge the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s autonomy, the House of Representatives is planning to hand down banks’ supervisory function to the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. This move was disclosed by the Chairman, House Committee on Banking and Currency, Mr. Jones
The last set of players arrived Faro, Portugal camp of the national team early yesterday and some of them even trained with the other members of the squad same day as the naming of the list of 23 players that will make the Afcon 2013 championshipis imminent.
It is the passion for his profession that has kept Captain Fola Akinkuotu glued to the aviation sector for 42 uninterrupted years, and still counting. Capt Akinkuotu who is, today, the Rector/Chief Executive of the International Aviation College (IAC), Ilorin, Kwara State, started as a flight engineer, and later
Chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will tomorrow meet at the Presidential Villa in a historic session to pick a new chairman to preside over the affairs of the advisory organ of the party. Whoever emerges tomorrow will administer the Board for a single term of five years.
When last week Nigerians ushered in the 2013 fiscal year, a key imperative the nation’s organized private sector believed would lift the industrial sector was for President Goodluck Jonathan administration to enthrone a more conducive operating environment to make them as competitive as
Since 1970 when he relocated to Nigeria, flutist, Tee Mac Omatsola Iseli has constantly been in the news. A one-time PMAN president, philanthropist and businessman, he remains very active in music circles in the country.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has approved the immediate retirement of the Permanent Secretary in the state Ministry of Environment and Public Utilities, Mr. H. A. Ikhelowa for dereliction of duty. The governor also ordered the immediate sealing off the museum in the state capital and arrest
Ashowdown is imminent between the Presidency and the National Assembly over the N100 billion constituency projects of federal lawmakers not incorporated in the 2013 Appropriation Bill. The projects are reportedly incorporated in the N1. 34 trillion capital projects of the 2012 budget.