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NEW YEAR 2014: Governor Oshiomhole Addresses Edo State

A New Year message from Edo State Governor Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole.  In the address, signed by his Chief Press Secretary Peter Okhiria, the Governor described the outgoing year as a successful one for the state, and encouraged his fellow countrymen to look forward to [...]

January 3, 2014 General

Emulate Jesus On Peace, Unity – Yuguda

Bauchi — Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State has called for peaceful coexistence among people of his state. He said yesterday in a good will message to mark the Christmas that mutual understanding and peaceful coexis-tence has become very necessary [...]

January 3, 2014 General
Gorvernor Peter Obi

New Year Speech By Governor Peter Obi

The Governor Elect of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has described the New Year as a year of Healing and Reconciliation for all Anambrarians across the world. In a New Year Message titled A Year of Healing and Reconciliation, the [...]

January 2, 2014 Government and politics
Godswill Akpabio

Message To Akwa Ibomite State – Gov. Godswill Akpabio – 25 Dec 2013

My wife, Ekaette Unoma Godswill Akpabio, and I send our warmest greetings and best wishes for a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all residents of our dear state, Akwa Ibom State. We recognize the sense of love, [...]

January 2, 2014 General
Theodore Orji

New Year speech to Abia State – Theodore Orji

MY GOOD PEOPLE OF ABIA STATE! I have the pleasure to usher-in the year 2014 and to wish all Abians ‘a very happy and prosperous new year. The year 2014 is our year of hope and great expectations, when our [...]

January 1, 2014 General
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

President Goodluck Jonathan’s New Year’s Message

Dear Compatriots, I greet and felicitate with you all as we enter the year 2014 which promises to be a momentous one for our country for several reasons, including the fact that it is also the year of our great [...]

January 1, 2014 Government and politics
New Year Prayer

Happy New Year Prayer 2014

God Thank You for allowing me to live to see another day, another New Year. With all that is within me I say, Thank You Lord Jesus. I praise You. I bless Your Holy name. You are the reason that [...]

December 31, 2013 General
Covenant University

Nigeria’s Best Performing Higher Institution – 2013

The Centre for Democratic Governance in Africa has proclaimed Covenant University as Nigeria’s Best Performing Higher Institution for the year 2013. The Chairman of the Centre, Dafe Okpocha, who spoke at the award ceremony, said the university’s emulation of good [...]

December 30, 2013 Education
Edo State Govt

Greed Of A Father And An Agent, Iheanacho

Our elders say that a dog destined to die ignores the whistle of the hunter while a hunter that chases two games at the same time may end up not catching any.   That is the true position of Golden [...]

December 29, 2013 General
Okogie and Okotie

Okogie Flays Okotie’s Attack On Catholics

A retired Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Okogie, has warned the Pastor of the Household of God Church International, Chris Okotie, against talking out of ignorance or else he will be digraced.   The cardinal was reacting to the [...]

December 29, 2013 Religion
Sheikh Gunmi


An outspoken Kaduna-based Islamic preacher Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Mahmud Gumi has posted a message via his Facebook account regarding the raging conflict in South Sudan, and muses on how it might be of a lesson to Nigeria. Read the full [...]

December 29, 2013 Religion
blessing okagbare

Top Breakthroughs In 2013 Eagles, Eaglets, Okagbare

Super Eagles Fly high at AFCON 2013 Super Eagles, unarguably one of the most feared and flamboyant side in Africa opened the year on a positive note by reclaiming the African Cup of Nations in South Africa after a nineteen [...]

December 29, 2013 Sports

Arik Introduces Mobile Booking App – Official

Arik Airlines says it has introduced a mobile and tablet booking app through which passengers can book and pay for its tickets. A statement released in Lagos on Thursday by the airline's spokesperson, Ola Adebanji, said the app would present [...]

December 28, 2013 Technology

Nigeria – Top Ten Hit Songs That Made 2013

Picking ten best songs that rocked any year is like searching for ten slightly longer hays from evenly cut hays in a hay sack; long story short, this is not an easy task. With up and coming acts giving the [...]

December 28, 2013 Music and film

Beyonce Not All Flawless – a Commentary On Her Latest Album

It took three listens for Beyonce's Beyonce to grow on me. On the first listen, only XO stood out. Its pop rock vibe appealed to an adult contemporary/pop-rock/rock/punk head like me. It brought out all the ‘feels' in me and [...]

December 28, 2013 Music and film

Soldiers Kill Student in Katsina

Military personnel on a routine stop-and-search mission, yesterday, shot dead a man identified as Umar Ali Dodo, a 22-year-old Student of Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina. The deceased, LEDARESHIP Friday gathered, fell to the bullets of one of the soldiers [...]

December 28, 2013 General
Edo State Govt

Statement by Edo Govt: Governor Oshiomhole In Horrible Road Accident

The incident occurred at about 9.45am at Ewu, in Edo Central Senatorial District, when a Peugeot J5 Bus filled with tomatoes and plantains apparently lost control and rammed into the Governor’s Flag Car from the opposite direction before swerving into [...]

December 28, 2013 Incidents

50 Feared Dead As Boat Capsizes in Benue

A boat conveying passengers has capsized in River Buruku in Buruku local government area of Benue State. 50 persons are feared dead; many are missing. River Buruku is a tributary of the River Benue and flows along a beach where [...]

December 28, 2013 General

Man detained for 2 months for criticising Bayelsa governor on Facebook

Where lies the the ‘Freedom of speech entrenched in Nigeria’s constitution? The current trend of autocratic democracy being exhibited my men in power calls for serious concern. It was reported that a businessman, Tonye Okio, spent his Christmas and will [...]

December 27, 2013 General

Stem Cells Are Able to Cure Deadly Skin Disease: Research

According to a latest research, now people who are prone to develop skin blisters or have chances of developing skin tumors genetically, can solve their problem with the help of a new stem cell-based gene therapy. It has been revealed [...]

December 27, 2013 Health issues

We’re Winning War Against Terrorism — Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan said, yesterday, that the war against terror can be won and that the government was winning the war. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, in a statement to debunk media reports [...]

December 27, 2013 Security

How This Banker Withdrew N50m From Customers’ Accounts

The Special Fraud Unit, Ikoyi, Lagos State, has arrested an account officer with Guaranty Trust Homes, Adeola Olokojobi, in connection with a N50m fraud at the financial institution. Prior to his arrest, Olokojobi was said to be working at the [...]

December 27, 2013 General

McDonald’s shuts much-mocked worker advice site

McDonald's Corp. has pulled the plug on its “McResource” website, an informational and budget-assistance website for employees that has become a target of derision from a group seeking higher pay for hourly workers. The group, Low Pay Is Not OK, has [...]

December 27, 2013 Business, Health issues
Merry Christmas

What Paul Enenche Has To Say About Referring To Christmas As Xmas

The senior pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul Enenche has warned his members to desist from referring to Christmas as ‘Xmas'. He gave this warning in his Christmas message on Wednesday. He took to his facebook wall to [...]

December 27, 2013 Education
TRAGIC Why N1,5m Did Not Save Kidnapped Nurse

TRAGIC: Why N1,5m Did Not Save Kidnapped Nurse

A 43-year-old nurse, Bridget Osawaru, who was abducted on December 10th, has been found dead in Edo State after her kidnappers collected ransom. Bridget Osawaru was abducted at her residence along Sapele road in Benin City on December 10th. Her [...]

December 27, 2013 Incidents
Zachery Tims

Mega Church Pastor, Father Of 4, Dies Of Drug Overdose

This information was provided by the New York Medical Examiner’s Office on Thursday after a drawn-out legal battle by the Apopka preacher’s mother, Madeline Tims, to keep the cause sealed. According to the report, pastor died of “acute intoxication by [...]

December 27, 2013 Religion

Peanuts during pregnancy lowers baby’s allergy risk

Pregnant women who are not allergic to nuts and eat more of them during pregnancy may reduce the risk of their children developing an allergy to peanuts and tree nuts, concludes a study published in JAMA Pediatrics. Peanut or tree nut [...]

December 27, 2013 Health issues

Nigeria – Edo to Boost Agric Investment in 2014

Benin — Edo State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with 8 international investors who will invest heavily in the agricultural sector to create employment for youths in 2014. Secretary to Edo State Government, SSG, Prof. Julius Ihonvbere, [...]

December 27, 2013 Agriculture, Economy
Alice and GEJ

Case of Pregnant Factory Worker Beaten by Lebanese Boss

President Jonathan took under personal control the investigation of the case of pregnant factory worker being beaten by Lebanese boss and losing her pregnancy in the result of this. This decision was contained in the Tweets by the Special Presidential [...]

December 27, 2013 Incidents
TOP 10 Most “Lashed” Nigerian Personalities in 2013

TOP 10 Most “Lashed” Nigerian Personalities in 2013

As we approach the final days of the year 2013 – bring to you the top 10 personalities that have been lashed at in the course of the year – typically on Facebook , Twitter, blogs …etc…   1. Tonto [...]

December 25, 2013 General