Nigeria

Bird Flu: Disease now in 7 Nigerian states, 140,390 birds infected
Bird Flu Disease now in 7 Nigerian states, 140,390 birds infected

According to the Minister of Agriculture, Akinwumi Adesina cases of the disease have been recorded in Lagos, Kano, Ogun, Delta, Rivers, Edo and Plateau.

Health·22.01.2015

#2015Elections: Buhari, GEJ, others' ambitions not worth Nigerians' lives — NANS
#2015Elections Buhari, GEJ, others' ambitions not worth Nigerians' lives — NANS

NANS has urged President Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the 2015 elections are violence free. The students' body says it is imperative to ensure that a repeat of the post-2011 polls does not occur.

Student Pulse·19.01.2015

Medicine After Death: Nigerian government battles Indonesia over execution of 2 Nigerians
Medicine After Death Nigerian government battles Indonesia over execution of 2 Nigerians

The Federal Government is not happy with the execution of 2 Nigerians by Indonesia for drug trafficking.

Gist·19.01.2015

Cardinal Okogie: 'Nigerians save your country' - cleric says
Cardinal Okogie 'Nigerians save your country' - cleric says

Cardinal Okogie said none of the current politicians in the country were worth taking over governance in the country, criticizing them for what he tagged a ‘campaign of hatred’

Pulse Religion·16.01.2015

Morning Teaser: Do you agree that the office of the First Lady should be scrapped?
Morning Teaser Do you agree that the office of the First Lady should be scrapped?

Nigerian women are angry with the APC presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, who has vowed to scarp the office of the First Lady if he is voted into power.

Gist·16.01.2015

Khloe Kardashian: "My prayers are with you Nigeria"
Khloe Kardashian "My prayers are with you Nigeria"

The reality star absolutely condemns the killings, stating that all lives should matter.

Celebrities·16.01.2015

Unemployment: 50 graduates get N2.5m tools from Nasarawa NDE
Unemployment 50 graduates get N2.5m tools from Nasarawa NDE

The National Directorate of Employment has empowered 50 graduate trainees with tools worth N2.5 million in Nasarawa state.

Student Pulse·13.01.2015

Nicki Minaj, Solange Knowles: Superstars send love to Nigeria after 2000 die in Baga
Nicki Minaj, Solange Knowles Superstars send love to Nigeria after 2000 die in Baga

The stars want to know ehn and how would these killings ever stop!

Celebrities·13.01.2015

Asari Dokubo: 'Who says I am A Nigerian?'
Asari Dokubo 'Who says I am A Nigerian?'

Asari Dokubo has come out to say he is not a Nigerian.

Gist·12.01.2015

Nasarawa 2015: Ex-student Presidents donate N1.5 to Maku's guber ambition
Nasarawa 2015 Ex-student Presidents donate N1.5 to Maku's guber ambition

Former Minister of Information and governorship candidate in Nasarawa, Labaran Maku, has received a donation of N1.5 million from ex-student leaders in the state.

Student Pulse·05.01.2015

2015 Election: GEJ accelerated development of Nigerian education in 4 years — PDP
2015 Election GEJ accelerated development of Nigerian education in 4 years — PDP

The PDP says President Jonathan has engineered a rapid acceleration of education development in Nigerian.

Student Pulse·31.12.2014

T.B. Joshua: "There will be disaster in Nigeria in 2015 if..."
T.B. Joshua "There will be disaster in Nigeria in 2015 if..."

The popular televangelist made some startling revelations concerning Nigeria's situation

Pulse Religion·30.12.2014

Time For Change: Nigeria must escape 'yoke of corruption' to lead — Babcock Prof
Time For Change Nigeria must escape 'yoke of corruption' to lead — Babcock Prof

Only after successfully dealing with corruption within the country can Nigeria hope to lead other third world countries, a don has said.

Student Pulse·31.12.2014

Pastor Kumuyi: Deeper Life founder urges churches to empower the poor
Pastor Kumuyi Deeper Life founder urges churches to empower the poor

Pastor Kumuyi said that empowering the poor would help in teaching the citizens how to be their brothers’ keepers in a developing nation like Nigeria

Pulse Religion·25.12.2014

Ebola Update: Vaccine trials to hold in Nigeria in February
Ebola Update Vaccine trials to hold in Nigeria in February

The trials were expected to commence earlier but were postponed after national regulators expressed the need to gather more information.

Health·22.12.2014

Pastor Adeboye: Pray harder for Nigeria, 2015 elections
Pastor Adeboye Pray harder for Nigeria, 2015 elections

Pastor Adeboye said the citizens of Nigeria need not doubt the work of God as miracles could happen anytime

Pulse Religion·21.12.2014

TETFund Naira Rain: N.9 billion allocated to each Federal University in 2014
TETFund Naira Rain N.9 billion allocated to each Federal University in 2014

Federal government owned universities in the country were allocated nearly one billion naira each in 2014 according to Education Minister, Ibrahim Shekarau.

Student Pulse·19.12.2014

Pathetic: Soldier sentenced to death cries out to Nigerians
Pathetic Soldier sentenced to death cries out to Nigerians

A young Nigerian soldier who was one of the 54 sentenced to death has sent a passionate appeal to Nigerian.

Gist·21.12.2014

COPA Lagos Fashion Show: Ladi Balogun, Dolapo Oni, Lanre DaSilva, Onobello, Others were spotted on beach
COPA Lagos Fashion Show Ladi Balogun, Dolapo Oni, Lanre DaSilva, Onobello, Others were spotted on beach

The 2014 Copa Lagos came to an end on Sunday 14 December 2014, at the Eko Atlantic City with a Fashion Show

Events·17.12.2014· Gallery

18th NIPOGA: YABATECH wins Bida 2014 with 17 gold medals
18th NIPOGA YABATECH wins Bida 2014 with 17 gold medals

Yaba College of Technology won the 18th edition of the Nigeria Polytechnic Games (NIPOGA) with a 34 medal haul.

Student Pulse·15.12.2014

Pulse Nigeria Poll: Readers agree that it's God that has been keeping the country united
Pulse Nigeria Poll Readers agree that it's God that has been keeping the country united

Pulse Nigeria Poll voters vote unanimously that God is the only factor keeping the country together.

Gist·15.12.2014

No Dulling: Nigeria ranks among countries with highest number of criminals in the UK
No Dulling Nigeria ranks among countries with highest number of criminals in the UK

The Uk Home Office has ranked Nigeria as the African country with the highest number of criminals in the UK.

Gist·11.12.2014

2015 JAMB: Jigawa govt buys N16M UTME scratch cards for 3,000 students
2015 JAMB Jigawa govt buys N16M UTME scratch cards for 3,000 students

3,000 JAMB scratch cards have been purchased by the Jigawa state governments for its students as the 2015 draws near.

Student Pulse·10.12.2014

Nigeria’s Next Top Model: Nubian Diamonds storms Lagos to ignite students' modelling dreams
Nigeria’s Next Top Model Nubian Diamonds storms Lagos to ignite students' modelling dreams

Nubian Diamonds Modelling Agency will hold three auditions in Lagos from the 12th to the 14th of December as it seeks to create new faces.

Student Pulse·10.12.2014

Morning Teaser: What is the major factor uniting Nigeria?
Morning Teaser What is the major factor uniting Nigeria?

What would you attribute to be the factor that still unifies Nigeria?

Gist·10.12.2014

Money People: 3,988 graduate from Nigerian College of Accountancy
Money People 3,988 graduate from Nigerian College of Accountancy

Another 3,988 accountants have been awarded Professional Post-Graduate Diploma in Accountancy at the 6th convocation of the Nigerian College of Accountancy (NCA).

Student Pulse·09.12.2014

Morning Teaser: Do you agree that Nigerian politicians should go for psychiatric test?
Morning Teaser Do you agree that Nigerian politicians should go for psychiatric test?

Dr Kayode Obembe, the President of the Nigeria Medical Association, believes Nigerian politicians should be made to undergo psychiatric tests.

Gist·09.12.2014

Canada 2015: USA, Sweden, Australia, no threats to Nigeria – Falcons Star
Canada 2015 USA, Sweden, Australia, no threats to Nigeria – Falcons Star

Nigeria has never beaten USA in the senior FIFA Women World Cup whilst Sweden and Australia remian strong oppositions

Football·08.12.2014

Pulse VIP Blogger: Back to University of Ghetto - Uzor Ngoladi
Pulse VIP Blogger Back to University of Ghetto - Uzor Ngoladi

Pulse VIP blogger Uzor Ngoladi takes a look at the decaying educational structures and the falling standard of education in the country.

Gist·06.12.2014

Nigerian Education: Polytechnics deserve 50% of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, NBTE says
Nigerian Education Polytechnics deserve 50% of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, NBTE says

Dr. Adamu Kazaure believes polytechnics should be given a fair share of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) because of their important role.

Student Pulse·10.12.2014

Pulse VIP Blogger: Olumide Holloway: Reducing unemployment and illiteracy through Spoken Word Poetry
Pulse VIP Blogger: Olumide Holloway Reducing unemployment and illiteracy through Spoken Word Poetry

With the growing popularity of this art form, Spoken Word, it can be used to reduce unemployment rate, increase the level of literacy and possibly eradicate poverty. How is this possible?

Student Pulse·10.12.2014

Ebola Outbreak: 250 Nigerian volunteers to leave for Liberia, others
Ebola Outbreak 250 Nigerian volunteers to leave for Liberia, others

The volunteers are expected to depart today, December 3, and will be sent off at a formal ceremony attended by the Supervising Minister of Health, Dr Khaliru Alhassan and other top government officials.

News·03.12.2014

FIFA Rankings: Nigeria Maintains number 42 in November World football ratings
FIFA Rankings Nigeria Maintains number 42 in November World football ratings

Africa's top ten reflects upward movement for team that made it to AFCON 2015, except for Nigeria which did not go up or down

Football·28.11.2014

Halting Brain Drain: Mimiko to establish Medical Science University in Ondo
Halting Brain Drain Mimiko to establish Medical Science University in Ondo

Ondo state is planning a Medical Science University as it aims at halting brain drain in the state's health sector.

Student Pulse·24.11.2014

They Need Support: Nigerian youth can excel with 'proper' support — Jonathan
They Need Support Nigerian youth can excel with 'proper' support — Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has said he has hope in Nigerian youth, adding that they can achieve anything with proper support.

Student Pulse·24.11.2014

Rewarding Excellence: 17% Of Our Students Are On Scholarship — Nile University VC
Rewarding Excellence 17% Of Our Students Are On Scholarship — Nile University VC

At least 119 students of the Nigerian Turkish Nile University are on scholarships sponsored by the institution and some state governments.

Student Pulse·23.11.2014

Untouchable: One-Eyed 'Cultist' Lecturer Stabs UNICAL Student In The Eye
Untouchable One-Eyed 'Cultist' Lecturer Stabs UNICAL Student In The Eye

A one-eyed lecturer at the University of Calabar has allegedly stabbed a student of the institution in the eye.

Student Pulse·24.11.2014

Still The Best: 2 UNILORIN Students Win CIPM Essay Competition, Beat 200 Others
Still The Best 2 UNILORIN Students Win CIPM Essay Competition, Beat 200 Others

Two students of UNILORIN came first and second to win N125,000 and N100,000 respectively in the CIPM National Essay competition.

Student Pulse·20.11.2014

Political Bribe? Governorship Aspirant Feeds 5000 Abia Abia Students
Political Bribe? Governorship Aspirant Feeds 5000 Abia Abia Students

Dr Ogah, an aspirant for the governorship of Abia state, has given free food to students of the state. Many will see his move as a political stunt.

Student Pulse·20.11.2014

AFCON 2015: Bafana Bafana Coach Shakes Mashaba Dreams Final For South Africa
AFCON 2015 Bafana Bafana Coach Shakes Mashaba Dreams Final For South Africa

Shakes Mashaba dreams of leading the Bafana Bafana of South Africa to the final of the African Cup of Nations, 16 years after it lost 2-0 to Egypt in Burkina Faso 98

Football·20.11.2014

AFCON 2015: Super Eagles Ouster, A Blessing In Disguise - NFF President
AFCON 2015 Super Eagles Ouster, A Blessing In Disguise - NFF President

NFF President, Amaju Pinnick admits that it was a disappointment the Super Eagles did not qualify for AFCON 2015, though choosing to see the result as a blessing in disguise, quoting Romans 8:28 as reference.

Football·20.11.2014

Giving Back To Society: 60 Students Awarded Etisalat Merit Awards Scholarships
Giving Back To Society 60 Students Awarded Etisalat Merit Awards Scholarships

Etisalat has awarded scholarships to 60 high performing students drawn from six partner institutions.

Student Pulse·18.11.2014

NFF President: Amaju Pinnick Advises Nigeria Not To Get Complacent Against South Africa
NFF President Amaju Pinnick Advises Nigeria Not To Get Complacent Against South Africa

Against the game in Akwa Ibom on Wednesday, NFF President Amaju Pinnick cautions Super Eagles not to be complacent

Football·18.11.2014

Corruption, Development: GEJ, Governors, Leaders Need Statistics Education — UI Don
Corruption, Development GEJ, Governors, Leaders Need Statistics Education — UI Don

Getting proper statistics education will help President Jonathan and other leaders ...

Student Pulse·18.11.2014

Bells University Tragedy! 300-Level Student Dies After Asthma Attack ...Negligence Alleged
Bells University Tragedy! 300-Level Student Dies After Asthma Attack ...Negligence Alleged

Some of her colleagues feel she might have survived but for medical negligence.

Student Pulse·17.11.2014

Tunde Bakare: Obasanjo Responsible For Nigeria's Problems
Tunde Bakare Obasanjo Responsible For Nigeria's Problems

Pastor Bakare said the truth was necessary before the nation collapses on Chief Obasanjo, whom he said was responsible for the current numerous problems of Nigeria

Pulse Religion·17.11.2014