HORRIFIC: Unidentified Man Hangs Himself In Oyo State
A man was said to have committed suicide at Alalubosa GRA, Ibadan in Oyo State. The yet-to-be identified man was seen hanging from a mango tree on an undeveloped piece of land along railway line at Alalubosa.
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Wed Feb 26, 2014
Basketball in Africa
NIGERIA : Oluyole Warriors, Police Baton to Kick-Start League Season
Oluyole Warriors of Ibadan and Police Baton of Lagos are scheduled to kick-start the 2013/ 2014 DStv Men's Basketball Premier League season on February 28. Matches are also billed to continue across the Atlantic and Savannah conferences on March 7 in various centres in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano, Gombe and Kwara.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Nigeria: Boko Haram - Don't Remove Borno Gov, Apc Warns FG
The All Progressives Congress has warned the federal government against going ahead with its reported plan to remove the elected Governor of Borno and appoint a military administrator to oversee the affairs of the state, under the guise of intensifying the fight against Boko Haram.
APC Chieftains Meet In Ibadan, Brainstorm On Unemployment, Insecurity
Former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari; Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi; Oyo State Governor, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi and former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu yesterday decried the unemployment situation in the country.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Nigeria: Jonathan May Reveal Re-Election Bid Today
During a presidential media chat tonight, Jonathan is billed to respond to questions from a panel of journalists on current national issues and developments.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Sanusi's suspension bad omen to investors, says Tambuwal
House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Waziri Tambuwal spoke yesterday on Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi's suspension, saying it would send "wrong signal to investors".
Ige's son: ministerial nominee Adesiyan has questions to answer on ex-minister's death
He said he had no hand in the murder of former Attorney-General and Justice Minister Bola Ige as he had been widely accused.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
National Conference: Our agenda, by Igbo, Yoruba, North, S/South
AFTER initial discordant tunes in some quarters, all sections and segments of the polity are now poised for the forthcoming National Conference.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
FEEDBACK: "Jonathan didn't shun Olubadan" says Presidency
The Presidency on Thursday said President Goodluck Jonathan did not shun the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Odulana Odugade, in his last weekend's visit to the South West, saying a visit to the monarch was not on his itinerary.
Nigerian leader sacks reformist Central Bank chief
In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March, 19, 2013, Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan, speaks during a summit on enabling and implementing transformation, in Lagos, Nigeria.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Confab: Yoruba leaders chart common course
Many would have been shocked at the sight of some of the most politically opposed Yoruba leaders chatting last Monday.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Confab: Yoruba committee applauds Ogun parley, insists on regionalism
The Secretary-General of Yoruba Agenda Committee on the proposed constitutional conference, Dr. Kunle Olajide said yesterday in Ibadan that the zone would not go back on Yoruba agenda hinged on regionalism.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
At 80, I do not regret any of my decisions or actions
C ome March 9 th 2014, Otunba . Michael Olasubomi Michael Balogun will be 80 years on planet earth.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
2015: Jonathan in consultations with Emir of Kano, Ooni, Alaafin, Akiolu
President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, launched into what was believed to be consultations with some prominent monarchs in the North and the South-west ahead of his purported re-election bid next year.
Anti-gay law not infringement on human rights
A cleric, Pastor Johnson Olabisi, said on Saturday that it was wrong to consider the law against same sex marriage as an infringement on the human rights of some people.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Some politicians who left PDP are coming back - Gov Shema
Governor Ibrahim Shehu Shema of Katsina State is a lawyer, Administrator, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and a member of PDP National Executive Committee, NEC.
Rotimi Makinde Gets Baby Girl As Val Presen
Sponsors Men in Labour Room BillIt was a boon Valentine day celebration for the family of the lawmaker representing Ife federal constituency, Hon.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Early career women scientists from developing countries honored for research
Five chemists are being honored with Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, each for research that looks to nature for ways to address cancer, malaria and other medical problems.
Massive shake-up in Armed Forces as 8 new GOCs, FOCs are appointed
FOLLOWING the appointment of a new Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, and other service chiefs, Chief of Army Staff, Lt.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Yoruba opt for regionalism at mock confab
REGIONALISM yesterday topped the demands of sons and daughters of Yoruba that converged at the House of Chiefs, Ibadan to brainstorm on demands of the zone in the proposed national conference.