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Nigerian Businessmen Prepare Offer to Buy Newcastle United

Written on September 26th, 2008 by
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The Nigerian businessmen interested in taking over at Newcastle say they are finalising their bid to buy the club. The consortium is reported to have a £350m takeover fund to buy the Magpies from owner Mike Ashley, but they may need another... Read More | Share

Nigerian Novelist, Edgy Violinist Win MacArthur `Genius Grants'

Written on September 23rd, 2008 by
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A Nigerian-born writer who chronicled her homeland's wrenching conflicts, a saxophonist known for his brazen approach to Latin music and a violinist who ignores boundaries are among the winners of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's... Read More | Share

SA's Mbeki says he will step down

Written on September 20th, 2008 by
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South African President Thabo Mbeki will accept a call to resign by the governing African National Congress (ANC), his spokesman has said.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/7626646.stm... Read More | Share

Williams sisters confirm visit to Nigeria

Written on September 19th, 2008 by
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Tennis stars - Serena and Venus Williams - have confirmed their visit to Nigeria to motivate the youths. The Americans, who have won three of the four Grand Slam titles, are expected to be in Lagos from November 10 to 12. According to the Director of... Read More | Share

I am not quitting, says Nigeria president

Written on September 17th, 2008 by
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Nigerian President Umaru Yar... Read More | Share

Positive signs at Zimbabwe talks

Written on September 13th, 2008 by
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai have both spoken positively about their talks in Harare on sharing power. After two days of discussions in a hotel, the two men both said they hoped to address the outstanding... Read More | Share

'Big Bang' experiment starts well

Written on September 11th, 2008 by
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Scientists have hailed a successful switch-on for an enormous experiment which will recreate the conditions a few moments after the Big Bang.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7604293.stm... Read More | Share

Cameroon-Nigeria: Bakassi returnees overwhelm authorities

Written on September 11th, 2008 by
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ABUJA , 11 September 2008 (IRIN) - Up to 100,000 Nigerians displaced from Bakassi in southern Nigeria are sheltering in makeshift camps 10 kilometres away in the state of Akwa Ibom. More keep arriving according to the Nigerian Red Cross, leading local... Read More | Share

Crisis in stock market may persist – As banks shun CBN

Written on September 9th, 2008 by
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WITH the recent Federal Government intervention in the capital market meltdown, depreciation in the prices of stocks in the market may not stop soon as banks have continued to shun the Central Bank of Nigeria... Read More | Share

Call for truth on Nigeria leader

Written on September 5th, 2008 by
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A Nigerian opposition party has called for the government to be open about any problems with President Umaru Yar'Adua's health. The president has been in Saudi Arabia for two weeks receiving medical treatment for a long-standing illness. When he left... Read More | Share

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