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NIGERIA IS BIGGEST IMPORTER OF KEROSENE FROM UNITED STATES

Nigeria, the world’s eighth largest exporter of crude oil and Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria, is now the biggest importer of kerosene from the United States, a new data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), a division of US Department of Energy that deals with statistics has revealed. Nigeria imported its largest kerosene cargo of 292,000 barrels in February 2014, ... Read More »

INTERVIEW WITH ANDRE SCHURRLE

Andre Schurrle’s reputation in Germany was pretty undisputed when he packed his bags forEngland in July 2013. He had dazzled as he helped Mainz to a UEFA Europa League finish while still only 20, then last season was one of the driving forces behind Bayer Leverkusen finishing within a point of second-place and making the cut for the UEFA Champions League. However the now 23-year-old attack-minded ... Read More »

SUPER EAGLES OPPONENTS, BOSNIA NAMES WORLD CUP SQUAD

Bosnia & Herzegovina coach Safet Susic has named his provisional squad for the World Cup finals, but he has just one player to leave out after naming only 24 players. Susic was expected to name his full squad for Brazil, but has called up an extra player due to an injury concern over right-back Mensur Mujdza. Stoke City’s Asmir Begovic ... Read More »

As Shekau Claims Responsibility: 2 Abducted Schoolgirls Die

An intermediary of Boko Haram has claimed that two of the girls abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, have died from snakebite while 20 others are critically ill, The Associated Press (AP) reports. This shocking news has come as a blow to millions of Nigerians and people from around the world who have joined the BringBackOurGirls movement, demanding ... Read More »

ONI DUMPS PDP CHOOSES FAYEMI FOR GOVERNOR

Former Governor Oni, 3rd right, Fayemi & APC Members There have been speculations in the media for weeks but yesterday former Governor of Ekiti State Dr. Segun Oni, has finally dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for the All Progressives Congress (APC) and has also pledged to work for the success of the APC candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi, in the ... Read More »

JONATHAN PROMISES MORE ACTION TO FIND CHIBOK GIRLS

Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan has promised that the missing Chibok school girls will be found and returned safely to their parents. Speaking during his Presidential Media Chat yesterday, President Jonathan who dismissed the insinuation that his government was negotiating with the girls because Boko Haram are faceless people stated that the incident has been painful for him. According to him ... Read More »

SSS STOPS SANUSI FROM TRAVELLING

The war of attrition between suspended CBN Governor, MallamSanusi Lamido Sanusi has not subsided one bit as operatives of the State Security Service(SSS) over the weekend stopped him from travelling. Sources said that Sanusi was stopped at the Mallam Aminu International Airport (MAKIA) on his way to France for workshop. It was gathered that Sanusi was about to board a ... Read More »

CHARLY BOY’S FATHER,JUSTICE CHUKWUDIFU OPUTA DIES AT 96

February this year, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy, the popular son of respected former Supreme Court Justice Chukwdifu Oputa had announced that his father had been hit by a stroke and called for prayers. Yesterday, despite being declared well again, it seemed the after effects from the stroke had done its worst, the revered Justice breathed is no more. He ... Read More »

CBN HAMMERS HUGE BANK DEBTORS

If you owed any of the closed banks up to N250m, the CBN has announced that you would not be able to access any new facility going forward. The clarification of the CBN’s position was made by the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, Mr. Umaru Ibrahim in Lagos of the 2014 Bank Examiners’ Conference. He revealed that ... Read More »

REAL, ATLETICO, BARCA SLIP AS TITLE RACE TIGHTENS

Atletico Madrid, Barcelona and Real Madrid both slipped up in the Spanish league on Sunday to tighten a compelling title race even further. Atletico’s march toward its first title since 1996 hit a bump when it lost 2-0 at Levante, although its city rival failed to make up much ground as Madrid needed a spectacular injury-time equalizer from Cristiano Ronaldo ... Read More »