Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «nigeria»

February 22, 2018 9:20 AM Dana Air: NCAA, AIB probe aircraft’s overshoot of runway

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has commenced investigation into how Dana Air plane overshot the runway at Port Harcourt International Airport. The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, according to its spokesman, Mr Tunji Oketumbi, has also dispatched some of its men to Port Harcourt for the investigation. The incident involving a Dana Air Boeing 13

February 22, 2018 8:15 AM Trump, CAN, PFN react to Billy Graham’s death

Prior to his death, he was a Christian evangelist whose worldwide crusades and role as adviser to decades of U.S. presidents made him one of the best known religious figures of his time. Graham, who had been ill for a number of years, was regularly listed in polls as one of the “Ten Most Admired Men in the World.” Trump reacting on his official twitter 13

February 22, 2018 8:02 AM Sagay reveals those working against Buhari’s anti-corruption war

Professor Itse Sagay, the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption (PACAC) says some Senior Advocates of Nigeria are working against the war against corruption by the Buhari government. The former Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Benin (UNIBEN) said this in a chat with Vanguard. “The Senior Advocates really are the most major 12

February 22, 2018 7:18 AM NPFL clubs progress in CAF competitions

Plateau United, MFM FC and Akwa United all secured wins in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup on Wednesday. The victories ensured all of Nigeria’s three representatives progressed. Plateau United beat Eding Sport 1-0 in Cameroon, to progress to the next round of the CAF Champions League with a 4-0 aggregate win. Chijioke Akuneto’s 83rd-minute 11

February 22, 2018 6:58 AM Coalition of political parties, groups to be revealed soon – Agbakoba

The National Intervention Movement (NIM) Leader Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) has stated that a “super coalition” of political groups and parties would soon be unveiled. He said he met with Nigerians in the diaspora and global leaders and had nationwide consultations towards actualising the partnership. Agbakoba said the coalition was in accordance with the NIM push for “a revolution 10

February 22, 2018 6:52 AM Jonathan’s aide mocks AU over Buhari’s anti-corruption war

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has mocked the anti-corruption war being embarked upon by Buhari’s government. Omokri accused the African Union of supporting Buhari who he described as a a man under corruption. This is in reaction to a new report by Global anti-corruption watchdog, Transparency International (TI), where Nigeria 10

February 22, 2018 2:01 AM Nigeria ready to host FIFA events – Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has assured world football –governing body, FIFA that the country is ready, able and willing to host any major football program, on or off the field. The NFF supremo made this known on Tuesday, at the press conference that followed immediately on the heels of the FIFA Executive Football 18

February 22, 2018 1:08 AM Ways to control, reduce childhood cancer

Cancer is no respecter of age. This dangerous disease attacks adults, adolescents and babies. A lot of efforts are being made to tackle cancer, which is becoming a social and health menace. This is why February 15 is celebrated annually as world childhood cancer day. Globally, childhood and adolescent cancer is threatening to overtake infectious diseases 15

February 21, 2018 7:04 PM How Prisons squad, Police foiled attempt to free inmates

An attack on a Prisons duty vehicle conveying 18 awaiting trial persons from Sokoto prison to court has been foiled by men of the Prisons Armed squad and the Police. This is contained in a statement by ASP Bello Umar Farouk, spokesman of the Sokoto Prisons command. He said armed hoodlums armed with machetes and other dangerous weapons attempted to free the inmates 18

February 21, 2018 5:45 PM Over 9,000 Police Officers Retire, Die Annually – IGP

The Inspector General of Police ( IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris says the Nigeria Police Force loses 9,028 officers to death, dismissal and retirement annually. Idris made the disclosure at the monthly meeting with Commissioners of Police and above on Wednesday in Abuja. The IGP said that the development had seriously affected the manpower of the force. He noted 20