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Counter terrorism: NPF signs on training with US Department of state

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Press release from the Nigeria Police Force. Read more… As part of comprehensive measures geared towards tackling emerging crimes, strengthening the criminal justice system and improving the capacity of officers in the area of technologies, new policing concepts and practices and effectively addressing the issues of insurgency confronting the nation ... Read More »

Bomb blast in Kaduna this afternoon leaves at least 25 people dead

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A bomb concealed in a red Volkswagen golf car one went off this afternoon July 23rd along Alkali road which leads to the popular Murtala Square in Central Kaduna killing at least 15 people. According to eyewitnesses, the bomb went off as a prominent Islamic cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi, drove ... Read More »

Bomb blast in Kaduna this afternoon leaves at least 25 people dead

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A bomb concealed in a red Volkswagen golf car one went off this afternoon July 23rd along Alkali road which leads to the popular Murtala Square in Central Kaduna killing at least 15 people. According to eyewitnesses, the bomb went off as a prominent Islamic cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi, drove ... Read More »

Not again! 51 die as TransAsia Airways crash lands in Taiwan

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Over 50 people have been reported dead after a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed on one of Taiwan’s Penghu islands today Wednesday July 23rd. According to Taiwan’s Central News Agency, at least 9 other people were injured in the crash of the twin-engine turboprop plane, which happened outside Magong airport ... Read More »

SHOCKER: Security man commits suicide at popular fast food joint in Akute

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One of the security men at a popular fast food joint in Alagbole, Akute, a Lagos/Ogun suburb committed suicide in the early hours of today, Wednesday July 23rd. The security man whose name the company management chose not to disclose, hanged himself inside the kitchen of the fast food joint ... Read More »

(Photos) Beauty Without indecency: Chimamanda Adichie Poses For Riposte Magazine

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Award winning writer Chimamanda Adichie photographed by one of Nigeria’s best photographers Lakin Ogunbanwo for Riposte Magazine. See more photos below… Read More »

Fire At Kano Airport, Fire Brigade Avert Tragedy

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A fuel tanker feeding a Turkish airlines aircraft at the Aminu Kano International Airport was allegedly caught on fire last night, July 22/23. Premium Times reports with reference to an eye witness that but for the quick interference of the fire brigade, the place would have been hit by the ... Read More »

(Photos) Beauty Without indecency: Chimamanda Adichie Poses For Riposte Magazine

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Award winning writer Chimamanda Adichie photographed by one of Nigeria’s best photographers Lakin Ogunbanwo for Riposte Magazine. See more photos below… Read More »

Teenage American Accused Of Molesting Kenyan Children while on ‘missionary’ work

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Matthew Lane Durham, a 19-year-old missionary from Oklahoma, has been accused of sexually abusing up to 10 African orphans while volunteering at the shelter where they lived in Nairobi, Kenya. The teenager was arrested last Thursday, 17 July at his parents’ home in Edmond, Oklahoma, after he fled Kenya when ... Read More »

Asari-Dokubo’s Group Warns Northerners To Vacate The South

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The Mujahid Dokubo-Asari-led Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Front, NDPSF has warned Northerners living in the South to leave the region. This is coming on the heels of a 2-week ultimatum given by a group of Northern youths under the aegis of Arewa Youth Development Foundation (AYDF), to Southerners currently living ... Read More »

Ex-Governor Jakande Reacts To His 85th Birthday Celebrations

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First civilian governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, has expressed shocks over his 85th birthday celebrations. P.M NEWS reports that Jakande told guests at an event to commemorate his 85th birthday on Monday, 22 July, 2014, that he never thought he could attain the age of 85. According ... Read More »

15 Houses, Properties Worth Millions of Naira Destroyed After High Tension Wire Fall in Lagos

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A high tension wire that fell on top of several houses caused extensive fire catastrophe in Ejigbo area of Lagos State, western Nigeria, last night. The incident occurred at about 11 p.m. when a heavy rainstorm started sweeping away everything in its path including high tension wire that have fallen off ... Read More »

Official Video Premiere! Dorobucci! Don Jazzy & Mavin artists

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Don Jazzy is finally here. The Hip video is set in South Africa and stars the hit making Mavin crew; Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr Sid, D Prince, Korede Bello, DiJa and Reekado Banks. #ChoMavinSuperFan winner Natalie Pitswe also appears in the video. Enjoy…   Read More »

First Bank Partners PayPal to Expand E-Commerce Access in Nigeria

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Once upon a time it was virtually impossible to buy goods online or pay for any service on the web if you were in Nigeria.   As Nigerians woke up to the development of e-commerce, various payment options began to emerge to make things easier but we still didn’t have ... Read More »

Over 50 Feared Dead As Passenger Plane Crashes in Taiwan

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Over 50 were killed after a plane crash landed in Taiwan, according to Taiwanese media reports. Seven people were reportedly injured in the crash. According to Taiwan’s Civil aeronautics Administration Shen Chi, 51 people are dead and seven people injured. While the local fire chief put death toll at 45. ... Read More »

Van Gaal: United Squad Raring to Impress

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New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has expressed delights about his players’ commitment and response to his tactics three days into the tour of the United States of America. The Premier League club are scheduled to play at least four pre-season friendlies; beginning with tonight’s clash with Major League ... Read More »

Millionaire Orji Kalu Says Jonathan May Become Nigeria’s Last President

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Orji Uzor Kalu, one of the wealthiest men in Nigeria, in an interview with Forbes said Goodluck Jonathan could become Nigeria’s the last president if not to solve problem with terrorism. The owner of one of West Africa’s largest companies, Slok Holding, believes that Nigeria could disintegrate like the Union ... Read More »

Late Prophet Ajanaku’s Wife Writes Emotional Tribute

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Wife of Prophet Iretiola Elijah Ajanaku of Christ Revival Victory Chapel International who was finally laid to rest on July 17th after eleven months of his death gave an emotional tribute during his burial. The late pastor Ajanaku died in August 2013 after a brief illness in his country home ... Read More »

When He Ordered His Men To Stone Us, No One Talked, Al-Makura Will Be Impeached — Nasarawa Assembly

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The Nasarawa state House of Assembly, yesterday revealed that they won’t stop their impeachment processes against their state governor, Tanko Al-Makura despite firm protests from citizens of the state. The House Committee on Information Chairman, Baba Ibaku told Vanguard that they will make sure the impeachment was carried out so ... Read More »

Boko Haram Insurgency Forced Two Million People Into Bauchi

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Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda, on Tuesday revealed that the activities of the dreaded terrorist group, Boko Haram in the Northern part of the country have forced about two million displaced poeple into the state.   The governor made the revelation while speaking to Daily Trust reporter after President Goodluck ... Read More »

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