Tag: NAN

Bernard DayoJanuary 11, 2019

The Late 5: NNPC to reduce price of cooking gas; MC Oluomo may be flown abroad for further treatment | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversations today. NNPC to reduce price of cooking gas The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 29, 2017

ASUU denies statement on hike in varsity fees

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter, Deji Omole, has called for investigation into an ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 25, 2017

Soldiers allegedly storm SUG election, injure students (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Men of the Nigerian army, on Wednesday, allegedly stormed the Bauchi College of Education, Kangere, injuring students who were having ...

AzeezApril 22, 2017

Author of ‘Eze goes to School’, Onuora Nzekwu dies at 89

The founding General Manager of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Chief Onuora Nzekwu has died at the age of 89. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 5, 2016

Jonathan’s ex-media aide joins APC

A former media aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Ima Niboro has joined the All Progressives Congress, APC. Niboro, a ...

ToluSeptember 11, 2016

Reality Check: What we found out about Bayo Onanuga’s infamous claim

Managing Director of the  News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Bayo Onanuga shared a Facebook post where he explicitly opined that the ...

Isime EseneJune 13, 2016

SPECIAL REPORT: Nigerians are making a big bet

by Mazi Emeka The Bet9ja betting shop at Ojuelegba bus stop, Surulere, Lagos is a relatively small space made even ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 4, 2015

Kidnappers demand N5m ransom for NAN journalist

A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria in Imo State, Chidi Opara, has been kidnapped. Opara was kidnapped on ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 29, 2014

Sports commission boss says he didn’t want to pay athletes ’cause “it will distract them” (READ)

by Mark Bassey Nigerian athletes at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, UK, have been received six days competition allowances ...

January 19, 2014

Cross-border robbery kingpin, Hamani Tijani dies in prison

The 42-year- old Hamani Tijani, a suspected cross-border robbery kingpin, died on Sunday after suffering partial stroke for nine months ...

January 15, 2014

Terrible: Jonathan’s official photographer shot by unknown gunmen in Abuja

by ‘Jola Sotubo The official photographer to President Goodluck Jonathan was on Monday attacked by unidentified gunmen. Callistus Ewelike, who ...

January 12, 2014

Terrible: Parts of Benue commissioner’s residence burnt down

by Oge Okonkwo Benue Commissioner for Lands and Survey, John Tondo said a rest room in his Makurdi residence was ...

January 12, 2014

‘It’s not true, Magnus Abe was not shot’ – Police deny shooting senator

by Oge Okonkwo The Rivers State Police Command has denied allegations that an operative shot and wounded a member of ...

November 17, 2013

How soldiers saved election officials from armed robbers in Anambra

  Soldiers arrived early to save the officials. No fewer than 20 election officials returning from the Anambra state governorship poll ...

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