House Of Reps. Leadership Crisis Laid To Rest

The leadership crisis which has delayed the composition of the principal officers of the House of Representatives appears to have been laid to rest as some members who were hitherto opposed to the emergence of Honorable Yakubu Dogara sheath their swords. Addressing a press conference in Abuja to announce their

Ondo Government Suspends Commercial Motorcycle Operations

The Ondo State Government has ordered the suspension of commercial motorcycle (Okada) operations in Akure metropolis effective from 12 midnight on Friday, July 24, 2015. This is as a result of the protest by commercial motorcyclists in the city on Thursday, which led to the vandalisation of government property and

Nigeria Marks One Year Since Last Polio Case

Nigeria on Friday marked one year since its last case of polio, raising hopes it will soon be taken off the list of endemic countries as the first step to being declared free of the disease. The last case was in the Sumaila district of Kano state, in the country’s

My Administration Will Uphold Press Freedom – Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has assured journalists that his administration would uphold the freedom of the press, in order to deepen the nation’s democracy. President Buhari made the promise through his Senior Special Adviser on Media, Mr Femi Adesina, at the triennial National Delegates Conference of the Nigeria Union of Journalists

NHRC Stops 40-Year-Old Man’s Marriage To A Minor

The National Human Rights Commission has stopped the planned marriage of a 40-year-old man to a 13-year-old girl who is a primary 5 pupil of POWA Primary School in Abuja. The marriage, which was billed to take place on July 24 in Abuja, was halted by the Commission after an

UEFA Fines Barcelona Over Pro-Catalan Sentiments

European football’s governing body, UEFA, has fined Barcelona 30,000 Euros after fans displayed pro-Catalan independence flags at June’s Champions League final in Berlin. UEFA says the European champions, Barca, had breached Article 16 of its regulations which prohibits religious, political or racial sentiments.

Mikel Obi Determined To Stay At Chelsea

Chelsea’s Nigerian midfielder, John Mikel Obi, says he has no intention of leaving the London club. Signed to the club in 2006 and now second only to Captain John Terry as the longest serving player in the club, Obi says Chelsea has become his home.

Yobe Police Parade Seven Robbery Suspects

The Yobe State Police Command on Thursday paraded seven robbery suspects terrorising Nguru-Kano road in the northern part of the state. Parading the suspects to newsmen at the State Police Command in Damaturu, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Marcus Danladi, said that the suspects have been carrying out various

Read What US Says About Recent Boko Haram Attacks In Nigeria And Cameroon

The United States has condemned in strong words the recent Boko Haram attacks on the central market and Barmare residential neighbourhood of Maroua, Cameroon, as well as the multiple bomb blasts at two bus stations in the northern city of Gombe in Nigeria.

Nigera: An Airtel-layered Dobox is launching very soon

An Airtel Dobox launch is impending, reliable sources have informed TechCabal When this happens, Airtel will become the third Nigerian telco to deploy Dobox in the over-the-top content play that has been building among Nigerian telcos these past years.

eTranzact Board Approves 5 Kobo Dividend for shareholders at its 11th annual AGM

eTranzact International Plc, provider of mobile banking and electronic payment services, has declared a dividend of five kobo per share to its shareholders yesterday, July 23, 2015. In a news release made available to TechCabal, the approval was given at eTranzact’s 11th annual general meeting (AGM), which took place in