A man believed to be in his 40’s from Akaibute Ozalla in Igbo Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State has stabbed himself to death. The deceased, who was identified as Adolphus Nwododo, reportedly stabbed himself severally on his private part and neck with a knife in mysterious circumstances. His ... Read More »
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The Iyaloja General of Nigeria and President of association of commodity market women and men of Nig...
Obesere Molestation Saga: Victim Cries Out Over Possible Fetish Implication Of Ring Inserted In Private Part
29-year-old businesswoman, Olanike Olaiya, who was allegedly defiled by popular Fuji musician, Alhaj...
A graphic detail of the way of life in Borno and the entire North-East since the Boko Haram menace b...
A church in Ibadan, Oyo State, was thrown into a state of mourning as three worshippers were burnt t...
No fewer than 31 persons have been killed by mercenaries since the attack on Tombo settlement began ...
Nigeria’s economy will grow by 7.3 percent in 2014, up from 6.4 percent in 2013, driven by sectors outside the country’s dominant energy industry. Inflation will continue declining, said the International Monetary Fund, IMF, Friday. The growth, according to the international organization is a more optimistic outlook than Nigerian Finance ... Read More »
The Itsekiri nation trooped out in protest yesterday in Warri, Delta State expressing anger at their exclusion from the listed delegates to partake in the National Cnference proposed by President Goodluck Jonathan. Some of the placards read, “Itsekiris are the economic backbone of Nigeria”, Confab without Itsekiri meaningless, unacceptable”, “Our ... Read More »
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has written to the governors of the 19 northern states demanding that they urgently address the state of insecurity, particularly the continued massacre of people in the region by Boko Haram, while casting doubt on the combat preparedness of the military to bring the insurgency ... Read More »
The fuel scarcity being experienced all over the country is biting harder in Plateau State as fewer filling stations have fuel to sell to the public. Although most residents have had to rely on private stations who sell at between N120 and N125 per liter, some of the stations for ... Read More »
Sokoto State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has embarked on indefinite strike, following the inability of the management of the Usmanu Danfodio University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) Sokoto, to implement Skipping policy for medical and dental officers. Addressing journalists in Sokoto Friday, state Chairman of NMA, Dr. Abubakar Panti, ... Read More »
Ahead of the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the long expected second Niger Bridge by President Goodluck Jonathan, prominent political leaders in the south-east Friday expressed optimism that the project when completed will open up the zone to the rest of the country. Specifically, the National Vice chairman ... Read More »
What needs to be discussed on pants and shorts cannot be exhausted in a day’s piece, but we’ll discuss the ones we can and talk about the rest next time. Men mostly wear regular pants these days. Except you are a banker or you have a dress code at your ... Read More »
Residents of Borno State, were yesterday alerted on the increasing rate of r*pe and other s*xual abuses of minors in the State. This is contained in a statement issued by the spokesman for the command, DSP Gideon Jubrin in Maiduguri. “The command wishes to bring to the attention of the ... Read More »
An Islamic scholar and a university lecturer, Dr. Muhammed Nazeef Yunus and two others, who are standing trial for their alleged involvement in terrorism activities have been refused bail by a Federal High Court in Abuja. Yunus, a lecturer at the Department of Islamic Studies, Kogi State University, Ayingba, Salami ... Read More »
More than 534 persons, including security personnel, were killed during different ethnic clashes in Nasarawa between December 2012 and September 2013, the Justice Joseph Gbadeyan Judicial Commission of Inquiry has said. Gbadeyan is the Chairman of the Judicial Commission into the Killing of Security Personnel at Alakyo village in Lafia ... Read More »
The World Bank has pledged to support the Lagos Eko Secondary Schools project with 42 million dollars to enhance the education sector in the state. The World Bank’s pledged was contained in a statement issued in Abuja. It said that the new fund already approved by the bank’s board was ... Read More »
Department of Petroleum Resources, black market, Aliyu Halidu, Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, Abuja Environmental Protection Board, petrol, Pipelines and Products Marketing Company The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Friday said it was partnering other relevant government authorities to dismantle black market spots of petrol in Abuja. The ... Read More »
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) on Thursday repelled a dusk attack by terrorists to overrun markets in Monguno, New Marte in Borno. The information is contained in a statement signed by Maj.-Gen. Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Information and issued in Abuja on Friday. The ... Read More »
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,910 corps members to Gombe and Borno States for the 2014 batch ‘A’ Orientation Course to be hosted in Gombe state. This is contained in a press statement signed by Miss Margaret Dakama, Head, Public Relations Unit of NYSC in Gombe on ... Read More »
Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, former Vice President of the World Bank Africa, on Friday urged government at all levels including parents to increase investment in the empowerment of the girl-child. Ezekwesili stated this in Lagos at the launch of the “100 Unsung Heroines” project in commemoration of this year’s International Women’s ... Read More »
The National Population Commission (NPC) will require N17 billion to successfully conduct the 2016 national census, its chairman Mr. Eze Duru-Iheoma, has said. Duru-Iheoma said this on Thursday in Abuja when he appeared before the House of Representatives committee on Population to defend the 2014 budget of the commission. He ... Read More »
Two soldiers on Friday at the Orile Bus Stop on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway in Lagos State apprehended one Mr Assassu Ubong who paraded himself as a soldier. The soldiers, who refused to identify themselves, arrested Ubong, 27, inside a commuter bus plying CMS-Mile 2 route. The soldiers dragged Ubong down ... Read More »
Going by the spate of attacks by Boko Haram in the North East part of the country, the Federal Government on Thursday said the terrorist group deserved no pity from the international community. The new Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Aminu Wali stated this in Abuja while responding to a ... Read More »
The Northern States Governors’ Forum has enjoined Christian faithful to use the Lenten season, which began on Wednesday, to intercede on behalf of the nation especially as it grapples with socio-economic and security challenges. Chairman of the Forum and Niger State Governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, made the call on ... Read More »