Hodgson submits Euro 2012 final list

Hodgson submits Euro 2012 final list

Roy Hodgson has submitted his final 23-man squad for England’s UEFA Euro 2012 campaign, with Liverpool forward Andy Carroll handed the No9 shirt. There are no late surprises as Scott Parker, Danny Welbeck and Glen Johnson retained their places despite recent injury scares, fifa.com reports. And Carroll, who struggled for large periods with Liverpool this […]

Fashola opens traffic radio in Lagos

Fashola opens traffic radio in Lagos

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola on Tuesday opened the first traffic radio station in Nigeria. The radio station is owned by the state government and will help to rid the state of traffic jams. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Fashola said it was a demonstration of efforts by his administration to provide motorists with useful […]

ACN describes Jonathan's first year in office as disappointing

ACN describes Jonathan's first year in office as disappointing

The Action Congress of Nigeria on Tuesday described President Goodluck Jonathan’s first year in office as “a monument to insecurity and scandals of historic proportions, a far cry from the transformation he promised Nigerians at his inauguration.” In a statement issued in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party […]

Excessive internet usage, sign of depression – Study

Excessive internet usage, sign of depression – Study

A new study conducted on Internet users by researchers from the Missouri University of Science & Technology revealed that the time spent surfing the web can be used to gauge stress levels and identify depression in a person. Very few things have impacted our lives in the recent years like the internet. At any given […]

Police defuse bombs in Kaduna

Police defuse bombs in Kaduna

A bloody Democracy Day was averted in Kaduna on Tuesday following the discovery and successful defusing of two bombs on Katsina Road area of Kaduna, the Kaduna State capital. The first bomb was discovered on Tuesday morning in a polythene bag at the old terminus of Kaduna State Transport Augency on Katsina Road while the […]

40 killed, village head beheaded in Cross River/Akwa Ibom communal clash

40 killed, village head beheaded in Cross River/Akwa Ibom communal clash

No fewer than 40 persons were killed in a communal clash between Ntan Obu-Ukpe in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State and Ikpanya Community in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State while 40 others, including women, mobile policemen and children, have been reported missing. The situation was confirmed to newsmen […]

UNILAG students reject renaming of institution

UNILAG students reject renaming of institution

University of Lagos students on Tuesday morning trooped to the streets in protest at the renaming of their institution after the late Chief Moshood Abiola. The students trooped to the streets in large numbers after news went round that President Goodluck Jonathan had renamed the school as Moshood Abiola University. The development angered students and […]

Nigeria won't break up – Jonathan

Nigeria won't break up – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan, has said that Nigeria would not break-up but that instead it would continue to remain one indivisible country notwithstanding the many challenges facing her as a nation. President Jonathan said this on Sunday at an inter-denominational church service to mark his one year of his administration in Abuja. “I want assure all […]

CPC carpets Jonathan, says he has failed

CPC carpets Jonathan, says he has failed

As President Goodluck Jonathan gets set to mark the first anniversary of his presidency on May 29, Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), has carpeted the administration, saying that there is nothing to cheer. The CPC in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Engr. Rotimi Fashakin, said that apart from the grandstanding and rhetoric, there […]