Nigeria hope to convince Chelsea youngster
Evening StandardNigeria hope to convince Chelsea youngster Ola Aina to switch international allegiance from EnglandEvening StandardAsked after Nigeria's match with Senegal at Barnet on Thursday whether he would look to add Aina to the Super Eagles setup Rohr suggested the decision would be down to the player. "It is normal to have this situation, when we have very good player ...and more »
Posted on 25 March 2017 | 1:42 pm
Another Nollywood figure dies - Premium
Premium TimesAnother Nollywood figure diesPremium TimesIn June 2014, the deceased, president of the Scriptwriters Guild of Nigeria, had a successful kidney transplant after President Goodluck Jonathan donated N10 million for Bryan's treatment abroad. The money was given to him through the AGN President, ...
Posted on 25 March 2017 | 1:06 pm
Geologist claims oil giant hid Nigeria spill
The Philadelphia TribuneGeologist claims oil giant hid Nigeria spill dangersThe Philadelphia TribuneJOHANNESBURG — Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary “fiercely opposed” environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from a stalled cleanup of the worst oil spills in the West African ...Details on 'astonishingly high' pollution in Nigeria emerge nine years after spillMarketplace.orgShell to start cleaning up 2008 Nigeria oil spills in April, says officialReutersShell Oil Spill Led To Lingering Pollution In Nigeria—Energy JournalWall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)all 9 news articles »
Posted on 25 March 2017 | 12:30 pm
Nigeria friendly with Burkina Faso cancelled
The SunNigeria friendly with Burkina Faso cancelled after several players not allowed visas into the UKThe SunNIGERIA'S friendly with Burkina Faso in London on Monday has been cancelled after a number of the Burkina Faso players were not allowed to enter the UK. The Nigeria Football Federation have announced that “seven players in the Burkinabe contingent ...
Posted on 25 March 2017 | 10:09 am
Addax Petroleum CEO arrested over Nigeria
Premium TimesAddax Petroleum CEO arrested over Nigeria operationPremium TimesThe management of Addax Petroleum Nigeria Ltd. on Saturday confirmed that Geneva Prosecutor's Office was conducting a criminal investigation into allegations focusing primarily on the company's business in Nigeria. The company's Communications ...Switzerland arrests Addax Petroleum CEO over bribery deal linked to NigeriaTheCableall 5 news articles »
Posted on 25 March 2017 | 9:38 am
Significance Of Ban Ki-Moon’s Visit To
What do you think are the implications of Ban Ki- Moon visit to Nigeria? If you look at Nigeria in the West African sub-region, you will discover that Nigeria is playing a political and economic hegemony in the sub-region. Most importantly, in the last ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:05 am
Nigeria marks 500 days since kidnap of
A candlelit vigil is held in Nigeria’s capital city Abuja on Thursday, to mark the 500 day anniversary of the kidnap of over 270 Chibok schoolgirls by Boko Haram. Over 50 girls have escaped from the Islamist militant group since the kidnapping which took ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:31 am
How Nigeria’s university system fails in
In the wake of the expressed resolve of the Muhammadu Buhari led federal government to make public institutions more accountable and responsive to the needs of society, stakeholders are pointing out how Nigeria’s university system falls grossly short ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:03 am
Selling petrol above regulated price has
An expose has uncovered that the Nigerian fuel price is being sold above the market price of 87 naira. PHOTO: Wikipedia A CNBC Africa exposé has uncovered that Nigerian fuel is being sold above the market price of 87 naira/l or US44c, with many petrol ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:36 am
Nigeria’s D’Tigers In Afrobasket Semi
Nigeria has qualified for the semi-final of the ongoing FIBA Africa Basketball championship in Tunisia after a dominant 88-64 points victory over Gabon in the quarter finals. Nigeria will now face Senegal in the Semi Final, a step away from winning a ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:15 am