Senate Consider Bill to End Discrimination between HND and Degree (BSc)

A Bill to abolish and prohibit dichotomy and discrimination between first degrees and the higher national diploma in the same profession/field on Wednesday scaled the crucial second reading in the Senate. Senators almost unanimously agreed and pushed for the merging of polytechnics with universities so that they can be degree-awarding institutions. They believe that if… Read More »

Explosion in Bauchi Bus Station Kills 5 People, Injures 12

Police authorities have confirmed that an explosion at a bus station in Azare town, Bauchi has killed 5 people, leaving about 12 with various degrees of injury. Incident occurred at 9.45 pm according to reports. Sources say the source of the explosion was a bomb planted in a parked car, which was detonated remotely. Boko… Read More »

MTN Who Called and Notify Me: Know who called you and when unavailable number becomes available

Ever wondered how you can know people that called you when your phone was switch off or out of service? You can do that with MTN Who Called and Notify Me, MTN keeps you up to speed with calls you missed while your phone was switched off or unreachable while also sending you an SMS… Read More »

Chelsea, FC Bayern, Shaktar Donesk and Co Break Champions League Goal Record in One Night

Last night the UEFA Champions League witnessed a new goals record as the teams playing scored a record 40 goals in one eight game night. The likes of Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Shakhtar Donesk scored goals for fun. Bayern Munich humbled AS Roma 7-1, Chelsea beat Maribor 6-0, and Shakhtar enjoyed a 7-0 win at… Read More »

Christophe de Margerie Total CEO Dies in Plane Crash

The chief executive of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, has been killed in an accident when his private jet collided with a snow plough as it was taking off from Moscow’s Vnukovo airport on Monday night. De Margerie’s death leaves a void at the top of one of the world’s biggest listed oil… Read More »

South African Olympic Sprinter Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Jail over Shooting of Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in jail for the culpable homicide – or manslaughter – of Reeva Steenkamp. Reports from Belfast Telegraph state Pistorius, 27, was also given three years suspended for five years for a firearms offence. The judge handed down an immediate prison term for the charge of culpable homicide,… Read More »

How to Stop Your Glo Line from Deducting Your Airtime for Internet Usage (for Smartphone Users)

If you use globacom network on your smartphone you may have noticed the even though you subscribed to a data plan and have the the proper GloFlat APN configuration on your device, you are still being billed for internet usage from your airtime. So what to do to stop your airtime wasting away when you… Read More »

4 Most Popularly Used Scams in Nigeria you Should Avoid this Christmas/Ember months

The year is running to an end and so scammers and con artists are even becoming more aggressive on ways to scam and cheat people of their money. Already we have seen and heard reports from several persons on how they lost money to these scammers. So after some research we bring to you this… Read More »

Impeached Enugu Deputy Governor Challenges His Removal in Court

The impeached deputy governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, has instituted a legal action before an Enugu State High Court, asking it to declare illegal, null and void his removal from office. Mr. Onyebuchi, through his five-man team of lawyers led by Femi Falana, in the suit filed on September 30, 2014, is requesting… Read More »

Comedian Julius Agwu Says his 2015 Governorship Ambition is not ‘a Joke’

Okay we can forgive anyone who thinks he is joking when Julius Agwu declared interest in running for governor of Rivers state in 2015. After all he is a comedian and jokes around a lot. Popular comedian, Julius Agwu has reiterated his commitment towards contesting for the Rivers state Governorship seat come 2015. According to… Read More »

See List of 9 Fake Universities Shut Down by National University Commission (NUC)

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has shut down nine universities in Nigeria for operating with fake licenses. The publication of the affected institutions was published in the NUC weekly bulletin. Report says the Prof. Julius Okojie, the NUC’s executive secretary, signed the publication. He stated that the universities have been in existence for years and… Read More »

Nigerian Football Federation Shopping for a Sound Foreign Coach for Super Eagles – Amaju Pinnick

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick says the federation is looking for a top foreign manager to manage the Super Eagles. Stephen Keshi was sacked last week, and the NFF brought in Amodu Shaibu on an interim basis to manage the Super Eagles. However, the long term plan by the NFF… Read More »

World Health Organisation (WHO) Declare Nigeria and Senegal Ebole -free Zones

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is set to announce that Nigeria and Senegal are Ebola free countries after the expiration of a 42-day period with no new cases detected. Senegal was declared Ebola free on Friday while WHO will today announce Nigeria as also Ebola free. A diplomat Patrick Sawyer from Liberia triggered an outbreak… Read More »

How Twitter Saved a Man Trapped in London Bookstore

A man trapped inside the London branch of Waterstones bookstore for hours on Thursday night had to resort to tweeting at the official twitter handle of the bookstore to beg for his freedom. ITV in their report stated the man, David Willis worked into the Trafalgar square branch shortly before 9pm and did not notice… Read More »

Nigeria had 62 Million Internet Users in 2013, More than the United Kingdom – Survey

A survey by the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSPRP) of the British Council has revealed that there were 62 million people using the internet in Nigeria as at 2013. This was more than internet users in the UK with which was 57 million. The NSRP Project Manager, Ukoha Ukiwo, disclosed this on Wednesday in… Read More »

Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Confirms Sale of Enterprise Bank

According to reports from the Tribune the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has confirmed it has received payments from a buyer for the purchase of Enterprise Bank. Enterprise Bank is one of the bridge banks created after AMCON took over the assets and management of some banks who were under the threat of collapse… Read More »

Federal Government Roads in Nigeria Worth N7 Trillion – Minister

Nigeria’s Minister for Works Mike Onolememen stated the total value of federal government road networks across the country is N7 trillion and the cumulative cost of ongoing work on the roads stood at about N1.765 trillion. The Works Minister made this assertion in Asaba, during the 21st National Council of Works. According to him, Federal… Read More »