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Desmond Tutu Vows Not to Vote for ANC Anymore

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says he will not vote for the Africa National Congress (ANC) again in future elections in the country. Mr. Tutu who wrote an opinion page in the Mail-Guardian newspapers on Friday that he had in the [...]

May 10, 2013 Africa
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Ferguson Quit Due To Stress — Capello

Alex Ferguson retired as Manchester United manager because of stress, according to former England boss Fabio Capello. Fergie called it quits on Wednesday after nearly 27 years in charge at Old Trafford, where he won an incredible 38 trophies. Everton [...]

May 10, 2013 Sports
Stone Crushing Business

Stone Crushing Business Booms In Jigawa

Stone Crushing Business Booms In Jigawa – Hundreds of youths in Dutse, the Jigawa capital, are getting involved in stone crushing business to make a living as the rate of unemployment in the state soars. The business is becoming popular [...]

May 10, 2013 Business
Accident

Family of four killed in auto crash By Dayo Johnson Akure

Family of four killed in auto crash By Dayo Johnson Akure – AT least four members of the same family reportedly lost their lives in an auto crash in Akure, the Ondo State capital Friday when officials of the Federal [...]

May 10, 2013 Incidents
My Pickin Teething Syrup

My Pikin teething syrup: Court to deliver judgement May 16

My Pikin teething syrup: Court to deliver judgement May 16 – A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday reserved judgement till May 16, in a suit filed against Barewa Pharmaceutical Company Ltd, charged with the production of alleged killer syrup, “My Pikin”. The company was [...]

May 9, 2013 Law
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Presidential Committee Meets Kabiru Sokoto, 39 Other Boko Haram Suspects

Presidential Committee Meets Kabiru Sokoto, 39 Other Boko Haram Suspects – As part of its consultations with stakeholders in the country over the violence engineered by insurgents, the Presidential Committee on Dialogue and Peaceful Resolution of Security Challenges in the [...]

May 9, 2013 Return to democracy
Mark pleads with international community for understanding

Insecurity: Mark pleads with international community for understanding

Insecurity: Mark pleads with international community for understanding – President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has pleaded with the International Community to show understanding to the peculiarity of the Nigerian problems and help her out rather than wishing her [...]

May 9, 2013 General
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House of Representatives Summon JAMB Registrar Over Mass Failure

The House of Representatives Thursday summoned the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof Dibu Ojerinde, over  mass failure by candidates  in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The recently released result of the examination showed [...]

May 9, 2013 Education
Imo State Police Command recorded another success in its renewed fight against crime and criminals, following the bursting of child trafficking and baby factory syndicate in the state.

Imo Police Rescues 17 Pregnant Teenagers

Imo State Police Command recorded another success in its renewed fight against crime and criminals, following the bursting of child trafficking and baby factory syndicate in the state. Disclosing this to newsmen Thursday evening, at the State Police Headquarters, Owerri, [...]

May 9, 2013 Crime
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99 Suspected Hoodlums Arrested In Oshodi, Including Teenage Lovers

99 hoodlums have been arrested by officials of the Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit in Oshodi area of Lagos. Just last week, the taskforce arrested 183 hoodlums and suspected criminals in Oshodi and charged them [...]

May 9, 2013 Crime
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Couple Found Embracing In A Factory Building That Collapsed Killing Over 900 People

Touching image of couple found embracing in the rubble of collapsed factory is shared around the world. A Haunting image has emerged of a couple who perished in the Bangladesh factory collapse – clutching each other as they died. With [...]

May 9, 2013 Incidents
University of Calabar

Sacked Calabar Varsity Lecturers Won’t Return- VC

Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Professor James Epoke, said Tuesday that the six lecturers sacked from the university about three months ago over alleged plagiarism will not be reinstated. Epoke said in an interview in Calabar that the [...]

May 9, 2013 Education
Ibori

Appeal Court Strikes Out Ibori’s Case Over $15m Bribe

The Court of Appeal, Abuja yesterday threw out an appeal seeking to stop hearing of the federal government case on the controversial $15m James Ibori bribe money. Justice Amiru Sanusi leading two other justices struck out the motion for being [...]

May 9, 2013 Law
nigerian currency

90% Of Bank Deposits Owned By 10% Of Nigerians

Ninety per cent of deposits in Nigerian financial institutions belong to 10 percent of the citizens, the Director Legal Services of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Alheri Nyako has said. Nyako said this yesterday during the NDIC conference on [...]

May 9, 2013 Business
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OKONJO-IWEALA Has Hijacked Govt From Jonathan – Reps.

THE leadership of the House of Representatives led by Honourable Aminu Tambuwal on Wednesday opened up on perceived hostility between the House and the executive arm of government with claim that some of his ministers had hijacked government from President [...]

May 9, 2013 Government and politics
Alhaji Asari

Arrest Me If You Can, Alhaji Asari To IG, House of Reps And Others.

Angered by the arrest calls that trailed his comment, Monday, that peace will elude Nigeria if President Goodluck Jonathan is not returned in 2015, the Niger Delta frontline Activist and Leader of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji [...]

May 9, 2013 Government and politics, Language
Kebi State

WIPE Out The Whole N/Delta For Peace To Reign. – Hon Bala Ibn Na’Allah of Kebi State.

As part of the effort to resolve the trouble in the Niger Delta region, a member of the National Assembly who was against Amnesty, suggested that the JTF should attack them and wipe out the whole N/Delta region for peace [...]

May 9, 2013 General
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23 Policemen Murdered In Nasarawa.

The Nigerian Police suffered a heavy casualty yesterday when 23 of a 60-man Mobile Police squad deployed to raid a suspected armoury belonging to a militia group at Alakyo in Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State were murdered. It [...]

May 9, 2013 Incidents
Boko haram incident

Boko Haram Attacked Bama With Army Uniform.

The insurgents usually wear military uniforms to attack homes, shops and business premises… “Instead of people to appreciate our efforts they always condemn us, now let the human right organizations come to Bama and see the genocide committed by the [...]

May 9, 2013 Incidents
Jonathan on Boko Haram

“Abuse Dialogue Option and I will Use All Forces Available To Crush Boko Haram”. – President Jonathan.

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday reacted angrily on the mindless attacks by members of the Islamic terror group, Boko Haram in Bama Town, Borno state. He deplored the terror attacks on the community and described it as Callous. According to Jonathan, [...]

May 9, 2013 Incidents
How Boko Haram Attacked Bama Nigerian Army

How Boko Haram Attacked Bama – Nigerian Army.

How Boko Haram Attacked Bama – Nigerian Army. – A Graphic account of how members of the Islamic terror group, Boko Haram attacked Bama in Borno State and killed about 55 people was given by the Nigerian Army Thursday. The [...]

May 9, 2013 General
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Dangote Gets N670bn Loan to Construct Nigeria’s Biggest Refinery

Dangote Gets N670bn Loan to Construct Nigeria’s Biggest Refinery – One of Africa’s richest men, Aliko Dangote, intends to build a petroleum refinery in Nigeria. The Chairman, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, said on Wednesday that the 400,000 barrels per day [...]

May 8, 2013 Business
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MOYES VS MOURINHO: Who do you want as replacement for retiring Manchester United, boss Ferguson?

MOYES VS MOURINHO – Sir Alex Ferguson's decision to step down as Manchester United manager has led to plenty speculations regarding his potential successor, with David Moyes and Jose Mourinho featuring highly among the candidates to take over at Old Trafford. [...]

May 8, 2013 Sports
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Water Yam Slows down Ageing Process

Water Yam Slows down Ageing Process – Water yam can slow down the ageing process and boost the immune system, a nutritionist, Hajiya Jummai Abdul, has said. Abdul said water yam was good for diabetic patients because it contained fibre, [...]

May 8, 2013 Health issues
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What My Husband Told Me Before His Death – Turai Yar’Adua

What My Husband Told Me Before His Death – Turai Yar’Adua – Hajiya Turai Umaru Musa Yar’adua has revealed how her husband, former President Umaru Musa Yar’adua once told her that his relatives would quarrel with her after his death [...]

May 8, 2013 Government and politics
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Redeemed Church Lost 46 Branches To Crises In North – Pastor Adeboye

Redeemed Church Lost 46 Branches To Crises In North – Pastor Adeboye – General overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has said that the church lost over 46 branches in crises that occurred in various [...]

May 8, 2013 Religion
Nigerian Muslims Appeal To Boko Haram To Stop Killings Accept Amnesty

Jonathan Appoints New Secretary For EFCC

Jonathan Appoints New Secretary For EFCC -Nigerian Muslims Appeal To Boko Haram To Stop Killings, Accept Amnesty – The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has called on the Boko Haram insurgents to accept the amnesty that may be [...]

May 8, 2013 Incidents
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Jonathan Appoints New Secretary For EFCC

Jonathan Appoints New Secretary For EFCC – President Goodluck Jonathan has dropped Adesojo Olaoba-Efuntayo as the proposed secretary of the board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The president had submitted Mr. Olaoba-Efuntayo’s name to the Senate for [...]

May 8, 2013 General
YouTube To Start Charging Users To Watch Videos

YouTube To Start Charging Users To Watch Videos

YouTube To Start Charging Users To Watch Videos – The website is to launch a subscription service this week, charging users to view content on some of its specialist channels. YouTube users may soon have to pay to watch videos. [...]

May 8, 2013 Business
Multiple Auto Crash Disrupts Traffic On Eko Bridge In Lagos

Multiple Auto Crash Disrupts Traffic On Eko Bridge In Lagos

Multiple Auto Crash Disrupts Traffic On Eko Bridge In Lagos – A multiple automobile accident on the Eko Bridge in Lagos caused a gridlock on the ever-busy bridge on Wednesday.An official of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, Awodehinde Lawal, [...]

May 8, 2013 General
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