Super Eagles line up today Photo credit: Reuters
After a tumultuous trip to Brazil for the FIFA Confederations Cup tournament, Nigeria’s Super Eagles was defeated Oceania champions, Tahiti, in their first match at the ongoing FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil.
By Okoronkwo Hillary
Mrs. Mercy Nathaniel Uwanuekwa Oleka was built tough and by extension, she was brawny willed. She did not have had any formal education but she was tested and graduated from the school of hard knocks with excellent leadership grades
During my time with her, she was the bread winner of the family as my grandfather’s health issues seriously diminished his abilities to work as hard as he did earlier in his life
PDP Chair, Bamanga Tukur
PDP To Fire Chairman Tukur And NWC Members
By SaharaReporters, New York
A source told SaharaRreporters that a high-powered committee, led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Anyim Pius Anyim, set up to look into the crisis in the party, has recommended that Alhaji Tukur and all National Working Committee (NWC) members should resign their positions on Thursday.
PHOTONEWS: Plateau Governor Jonah Jang Chairs “Nigeria Governors’ Forum” Meeting With 16 Governors In Attendance
Governor Jonah Jang of Plateaus State today chaired a meeting of the factionalized Nigeria’s Governors’s Forum with only sixteen state governors in attendance .
There has been so much talk recently about the growth of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product as well as economy and I am wondering where the evidence is. What does it matter if we have the highest GDP in the world and the evidence is not showing on the ordinary Nigerian? Making an illustration with cakes and all at her presentation at the ministerial platform the Finance Minister tried to let us know the importance of the GDP growth.
Mustapha Chike Obi. Photo: The Nation Online
Human and Environmental Development Agenda [HEDA Resource Centre], has threatened to drag to court and to infamy the Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) over a N22 billion largesse it illegally disbursed to selected stockbrokers on behalf of the federal government.
Less than one week after Governor Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State dismissed as a political prostitute the Peoples Democratic Party chairman (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, the chairman today ‘recalled’ the suspended governor.
Wamakko was suspended on June 5. In a communique at the end of a meeting on that day, the National Working Committee (NWC) said Governor Wamakko had ignored invitations and lawful directives of the NWC and demonstrated contempt for an organ of the party.
I finally read the book ‘There Was A Country’ by Chinua Achebe in which he documented the Nigerian civil war from the perspective of a victim. He made a carefully weighted choice to stand with the oppressed.
“Before I am accused of prescribing a way in which a writer should write, let me say that I do think that decency and civilization would insist that the writer takes sides with the powerless. Clearly there is no moral obligation to write in any particular way. But there is a moral obligation, I think, not to ally oneself with power against the powerless. ” pg 58
Since the creation of man, one question that has been a thorn in the human soul and which it eagerly desires a clear and sure answer is: “If a man die, shall he live again? It is an old, old question.”
EFCC Press Release: N.8m Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Gift Onyegam For Defrauding Blind Teacher
By Wilson Uwujaren
The accused who hails from Etche local government area of Rivers State, was working as security guard with Anti Risk Security Company in Port Harcourt, Rivers State when he and three others conspired to defraud Mary Rose Ihekanacho, a visually impaired teacher, of the sum of N830, 000 under the guise of securing a job for her son with an oil company.
By SR Sports
The 2013 FIFA Confederation opening match between the host Brazil with Japan ended in a 3- 0. The match which was played at the Maracana stadium which was flocked by the Brazillians in their yellow jersey colour in support of their team.
Politics In Kano As Ado Bayero Celebrates 50th Year As Emir
It was a day of political maneuvering in the ancient city of Kano today as Alhaji Ado Bayero celebrated his 50th anniversary as Emir of Kano, with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, current Vice President Namadi Sambo, and General Muhammadu Buhari dominating the scene.
Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) is a bank that prides itself as a foremost Nigerian financial institution that fosters a culture of openness in which healthy debate is encouraged. Over the last two decades, the bank has grown from strength to strength thus making it a preferred institution for young Nigerians who aspire to become seasoned bankers.