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Ramadan: Jonathan Hosts Northern Traditional Rulers

…. Meet Sanusi At Last President Goodluck Jonathan and the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, on Wednesday met at last since his emergence as Emir at... Read More...
Eid-el-fitri: FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday, July 28, and Tuesday, July 29, 2014 as public holidays to mark the Eid-el-fitri. A statement in Abuja on Wednesday... Read More...
NAF Crashed Helicopter Engineer Declared Missing Found Alive

The engineer crew member of the crashed Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter earlier declared missing has been found alive. The crew member, who was declared... Read More...
New FRSC Boss, Oyeyemi, Says Tougher Days Ahead For Reckless Drivers

The new Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi on Wednesday warned reckless drivers to change their attitude or face... Read More...
Chibok Girls: North East Minority Ethnic Groups Cautions Nigerians Over Agitation For Release

Representatives of minority ethnic groups from the northeastern part of the country on Wednesday appealed to Nigerians to be cautious with their agitations... Read More...
Keyamo Urges Jonathan To Bring Back Ngilari As Adamawa Gov

Lagos lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo, has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure that Mr. Bala Ngilari is sworn in as the governor of Adamawa State. In his... Read More...
Buhari, Islamic Cleric Target Of Kaduna Bombers – DSS

Popular Islamic cleric based in Kaduna, Shehu Dahiru Bauchi, and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Head of State, retired Major... Read More...
Buhari Escapes Kaduna Explosion, 70 Die

….Governor Declares 24 Hr Curfew There was pandemonium in Kaduna State on Wednesday as twin bomb blasts rocked the city, killing more than 70 persons. A... Read More...
Nasarawa Assembly Directs State Chief Judge to Set-up Panel Over Gov. Al-Makura’s Impeachment

Members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Wednesday directed the state Chief Judge of the state, Justice Suleiman Dikko, to set up a seven-man panel... Read More...
2015: Ngor Okpala Rejects Ihedioha

...Boos Him Over Zoning Arrangement The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, was embarrassed last weekend as he was... Read More...


The President, Academic Staff Union of Nigeria Universities (ASUU), Mr. Nasir Fegge has criticised the review of the 1999 constitution saying it is not the solution to Nigeria’s problems.

Nigeria’s National Assembly has set itself the task of reviewing the constitution insisting that the process is to correct some inadequacies in the constitution.

Members of the Constitution Review Committee are expected to go round 336 constituencies in the country.

According to Mr. Fegge, rather than review the 1999 constitution, a new constitution should be drawn up for the country because the old one was a making of the military.

His words:"an alternative constitution should be made for Nigeria. The 1999 constitution is faulty in so many ways."

But speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal put dismissed the call for a referendum by some Nigerians insisting that a referendum was not an option that was been considered by the House since it is unconstitutional.

According to Mr. Tambuwal, "I consider it imperative, both in my capacity as the Speaker and head of the institution to midwife the Constitutional Review process and also as a Legal Practitioner, to offer opinion on our preference for the peoples public Sessions rather than referendum".

Sambo Decries Commercial Banks' High Lending Rates To SMEs

Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo on Wednesday decried the high rate at which commercial banks charge interests which hamper access to financing by small... Read More...
KEDC Invests N500m In Facilities Upgrade

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Sahelian Power SPV Limited, owners of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDC), Dr. Jamil I. Gwamna, has... Read More...
BlackBerry Restructures, Battles Mobile Phone Ecosystem With Z3

To regain its lead position in the smart phone ecosystem, the Canadian mobile phone maker is restructuring for growth and profitability. Just last week, the... Read More...
EDITORIAL: Sunday's Attempted Jailbreak, Matters Arising

Sunday March 30, 2014 cannot be forgotten in a hurry in Abuja as a day that the Department of State Security (DSS) headquarters in the precinct of the Three... Read More...
EDITORIAL: The Uduaghan’s Heroic Stand Against Same Sex Marriage

The recent comments by the Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan in Dublin, Ireland on the signing of the law prohibiting gay marriage in Nigeria by... Read More...
EDITORIAL: Political Coalition: Time For Nigerians To Scale Down Hopes

The recent events in the country's political landscape prompted us in FrontiersNews to x-ray if really those who abandoned the ruling People’s Democratic... Read More...

‘Alleged Witch’ Beaten To Death In India

Villagers in a rural part of eastern India have beaten to death a woman whom they accused of being a witch, police said on Tuesday. The woman's husband said... Read More...
Death Toll In Libya Airport Battle Hits 47

Islamist-led militiamen have stepped up their assault on Libya’s main airport, controlled by rival fighters, which the health ministry said Monday had left... Read More...
MH17 Plane Crash: Dutch Experts Examine Bodies

Three Dutch investigators have examined bodies from the crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane, which are being kept on a train in east Ukraine. The... Read More...
Towards Reducing Housing Deficit In Nigeria

By Benjamin Orisemeke With a population of about 170 million people, Housing in Nigeria has continued to be a major issue that successive government have... Read More...
FEATURES: How Feasible Is Mu’azu Quest For A United PDP?

  By Fafowora Eniola-Ben   It is often said that when things fall apart, the centre cannot hold itself. The recent moves by the National Chairman of... Read More...
FEATURES: Daunting Task Before Mu’azu

  By Fafowora Eniola-Ben   It is no longer news that the former Bauchi State Governor Adamu Muazu who held sway in as governor in the North Eastern... Read More...
GEJ Remarks At The Inauguration of the Committee On Victim Support Fund, July 16

I welcome you all to this very important event, the inauguration of the Victims Support Fund Committee. Our gathering here today is to kick-start the process... Read More...
Remarks By President Jonathan At The Commissioning Of OLAM Rice Mills In Nasarawa July 14

I am very pleased to be here today for the commissioning of the OLAM Integrated Rice Mill. I congratulate OLAM for its investment in Nigerian agriculture... Read More...


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2014 FIFA World Cup FIXTURES (GMT)
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