Your Search Returned 429 tagged news reports
The house of ex-Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo in southwestern city of Abeokuta was on Thursday damaged by a fire outbreak allegedly caused by a power surge. The inferno was brought under control, local radio station Inspiration FM said.
Abuja Nigerian authorities must immediately release two journalists who have been detained since Monday and allow a third journalist who has fled into hiding to return to his home and work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. In
Nigeria's secret police on Monday arrested two journalists after a report of alleged abuses by troops battling Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, their newspaper said. Agents of the state security service (SSS), in pre-dawn raids, picked up the
Yero sought for their support at the PDP Caucus meeting chaired by Vice President Sambo. The meeting, which was held at Hassan Usman Katsina House, was attended by Nigeria's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Dalhatu Sarki Tafida, PDP National
According to an eyewitness who pleaded anonymity, the fire emanated from some cables, which apparently melted under heat, as some welders were working at the extension of 'D' Wing of the international airport. It was learnt that airport officials in
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), yesterday called on Federal Government to relieve Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi of his job as he, in their opinion, was not qualified to head any public organisation. President of the
Uyo The 20th century Africa has been ruled by military dictators and this has slowed down parliamentary process in the continent, the Speaker, House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the
The lingering battle in the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) following the unravelling of spectrum fraud in the telecom regulatory agency has taken a sour turn with the Federal Government terminating the appointment of the agency's executive
Abuja Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, said yesterday that little or nothing could be done to effect positive changes in the country's university education system, unless there was urgent improvement
A celebrated jurist who is known for his just and moral lifestyle, Justice Eso's exploits dated back to the colonial time when he defended black miners in Jos while they were protesting the discriminatory practices of the British colonial authorities.