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FG Signs Ceasefire With Boko Haram

BREAKING NEWS: FG Signs Ceasefire With Boko Haram

The Federal Government has announced  signing of ceasefire deal with Jama’atu Ahlul Sunnah Lidda’awati wal Jihad, popularly known as Boko Haram. The major breakthrough is coming on the eve of  the Muslim Holy month due to commence Tuesday throughout the country. The minister of Special [...]

July 8, 2013 General
divorce decree

“I Want To Divorce My Wife Because She Talks Too Much”

Rasheed Idowu of Olorunsogo area of Ilorin on Monday told an Area Court in the city that he wanted to end his marriage to his wife, Ganiyat, because she was a talkative. The 45-year-old man told the court that his [...]

July 8, 2013 Law

50 Dead As Runaway Train Derails And Explodes (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Musi-Cafe, a popular live music hangout in the town of Lac-Megantic, was hit by blasts “like an atom bomb” after an oil tanker train derailed on a bend on the nearby rail track in the small hours of Saturday [...]

July 8, 2013 Uncategorized


The quest by some politicians to become state Governors and Senators gives rise to this outrageous demand for 60 additional states to the 36 we have at this moment. **South South demanded 17 New states, North Central want 13 News [...]

July 7, 2013 Geography, Government and politics
Ogun Vigilante Service Kills a Student and MTN Staff

BREAKING: Ogun Vigilante Service Kills a Student and MTN Staff

Vigilante Service of Ogun State (VSO) men allegedly shot dead a student of Moshod Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta; Moruf Raji, 29, and a staff of MTN, Akeem Usman ,32, while chasing suspected armed robbers.    The incident occurred at Adigbe, Abeokuta [...]

July 7, 2013 Incidents

Bolivia becomes latest country to offer Edward Snowden asylum

Evo Morales, the Bolivian president, has said he would grant asylum, if requested, to Edward Snowden, the fugitive US whistleblower.   On Saturday, Bolivia became the third country to say it would grant Mr Snowden asylum, if requested, with President Evo Morales [...]

July 6, 2013 Uncategorized


A Boeing 777 operated by Asiana Airlines crashed while landing Saturday at San Francisco International Airport Flight 214 had flown from Seoul, South Korea. Fire trucks were on site, while first responders could be seen walking outside the aircraft. Evacuation [...]

July 6, 2013 Uncategorized
freedom of Press

Independence Of Nigerians Will Cease Without The Media – Amuka

Publisher of Vanguard Newspapers, Mr. Sam Amuka, yesterday said unless drastic action is taken by stakeholders in the media industry, the freedom of Nigerians may be curtailed due to government censorship.   Speaking as distinguished chairman at a programme organised [...]

July 6, 2013 What the papers say

Boko Haram Kill 42, Mostly Students In Yobe School Attack

Gunmen believed to be Islamists from Nigeria’s Boko Haram insurgent group killed 42 people, mostly students, and an English teacher Mohammed Musa was shot in the chest in an overnight attack on a secondary school in restive Yobe state, a [...]

July 6, 2013 Incidents

Gunmen Kill Policemen In Taraba

Unidentified gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in the early hours of Saturday attacked the Divisional Police Station and an old generation bank in Karim Lamido Local Government Area of Taraba state. Three policemen on duty were gunned down and [...]

July 6, 2013 Incidents
147 Illegal Immigrants Nabbed In Ondo

147 Illegal Immigrants Nabbed In Ondo

Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, in Ondo State Friday paraded 147 persons from Niger and Chad, who entered the state without valid travelling documents. However, there was a mild drama as two of the illegal immigrants attacked and injured some immigration [...]

July 6, 2013 Incidents

$40m Spying Contract: Presidency, N’Assembly Set For Showdown

The Presidency and the National Assembly are set for a showdown over the controversial $40m Internet surveillance contract awarded by the Federal Government to an Israeli firm, Elbit Systems.   The Federal Government had reportedly awarded the contract to the [...]

July 6, 2013 Government and politics
The Nigeria Police on Friday refuted claims made in a recent National Human Rights Commission report that it indicted the Joint Task Force

Nigeria Police Did Not Accuse JTF on Baga Killings – Spokesperson

The Nigeria Police on Friday refuted claims made in a recent National Human Rights Commission report that it indicted the Joint Task Force, JTF, on Baga killings. About 200 civilians were reportedly killed and hundreds of houses burnt in Baga [...]

July 5, 2013 Incidents
Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden Places 6 More Asylum Applications

Secret-spilling website WikiLeaks says NSA leaker Edward Snowden has put in asylum applications to six new countries as his effort to find refuge from American prosecution falters. Snowden is believed to be stuck in a Moscow airport transit area and [...]

July 5, 2013 Uncategorized
University of Lagos

Youth Group Threatens Mass Protest over ASUU Strike

The Association of Northern Youths for the Advancement of Peace Harmony & Development, ANYPAD, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to resolve the lingering crisis between Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and the Ministry of Education or face protest [...]

July 5, 2013 Education
The 38th Annual Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant

The 38th Annual Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant – Nigeria’s Most Beautiful Lady to be Chosen

The 38th Annual Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant/Charity Ball will take place on Saturday July 6th at Intercontinental Hotel, in Victoria Island. The show would support a cause for charity “Education, A Salvation for Kids”. It promises to be entertaining, electrifying [...]

July 5, 2013 Culture

U.S. Has Nothing to Say About 10-Year-Old Killed in Drone Strike

Officials refused to comment on a June 9 drone strike in Yemen that allegedly killed a 10-year-old boy. On June 9, a U.S. drone fired on a vehicle in a remote province of Yemen and killed several militants, according to [...]

July 5, 2013 Uncategorized

15 Years Jail Term for Spreading False News

In an unprecedented move, members of the National Assembly yesterday amended the Information and Communications Act 2009, stipulating a 15-year-jail term or a fine of D3 million, or both fine and imprisonment, on any person who spreads false news against [...]

July 5, 2013 Law

First African Marine University to Open in Imo State – Okorocha

The Imo State Government is embarking on the building of the first Marine University in Africa at the Ose – Motor location in Oguta Local Government Area of the State. The State Governor, Rochas Okorocha told the media in his [...]

July 5, 2013 Military

Nigerian Children Risk Early Death From Malnourishment – UNICEF

Thousands of Nigerian children below the age of five are at risk of death as a result of suffering from acute malnourishment which kills faster than the dreaded HIV/AIDS. The revelation was made by United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) during [...]

July 4, 2013 Africa, Health issues
India Now Nigeria’s Biggest Crude Oil Buyer

India Now Nigeria’s Biggest Crude Oil Buyer

INDIA High Commissioner in Nigeria, Mr Mahesh Sachdev, on Wednesday, said that the Indian government now leads the United States in the purchase of crude oil from Nigeria. He disclosed this during a courtesy call on Niger State Governor, Babangida [...]

July 4, 2013 Oil & Gas
Kidney Disease Picture

Kidney Disease Is Expensive, Avoid It

It is gradually becoming norm these days to have programmes interrupted for a few minutes, for purposes of funds' solicitation. Nigerians are now familiar with gaunt figures lying critically sick on the bed and plugged to dialysis machine begging for [...]

July 4, 2013 Health issues
Adenike Ogunbe

Renowned Makeup Artist And CEO Of Ewar Make-Over Is Dead

Popular Make up artist, beauty Blogger and the brain behind Makeup outfit Ewar Makeovers, Adenike Ogunbe has passed away. Mrs Adenike who is based in Lagos is said to have died in a hospital in Abeokuta, Ogun State from complications [...]

July 4, 2013 Incidents
Egypt army deployed amid Cairo tension

Egypt army deployed amid Cairo tension

The Egyptian military has moved into key sites in Cairo hours after its ultimatum passed for President Mohammed Morsi to resolve a political crisis. Tens of thousands of pro- and anti-Morsi protesters have gathered in areas of the capital, as [...]

July 3, 2013 Africa
Fire Guts Visafone Office

Fire Guts Visafone Office In Lagos (Photo)

Hell seemed let lose, Tuesday at Saka Tinubu, Victoria Island, Lagos, when fire broke out at the national sales office of Visafone Communications Limited. No life was lost, recharge cards and equipment, said to be worth millions of naira, were [...]

July 3, 2013 Incidents

Price Of Cooking Gas Rises by 16.6 Percent

The price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas) has risen by about 16.6 per cent at most retail outlets in Lagos and Ogun State, sequel to the face-off between the major supplier of the product in the country, Nigerian NLG [...]

July 3, 2013 Oil & Gas
The National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)

VIDEO: Why We Went on Strike – ASUU President

The National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Nasir Issa-Fagee explained that the union went on the indefinite strike on Monday because the Federal Government has implemented only two of the nine issues agreed on since 2009. He said that [...]

July 3, 2013 Education

Fifa Makes Changes To Offside Rule

If you thought the managerial merry-go-round and potential big-money player arrivals made the new Premier League season interesting enough, there’s yet more intrigue afoot: FIFA have amended the offside rule! The tweak by the governing body comes into effect on [...]

July 3, 2013 Sports
Increased Marital Challenges Are Causing More Women Mental Depression

Increased Marital Challenges Are Causing More Women Mental Depression – Psychiatrist

More women are falling into mental depression due to increased marital challenges, Biodun Idowu, a psychiatrist at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital, Osogbo said on Saturday. Idowu made the assertion while speaking in Osogbo. He said there [...]

July 3, 2013 Health issues

Nigeria To Recruit More Graduates Into Police- Minister

The Police Affairs Minister, Caleb Olubolade said on Tuesday that to combat the recent challenges of insecurity, terrorism, and kidnapping in the country, the Nigeria Police is set to be professionalized. Mr. Olubolade, who stated this while presenting the ministry’s [...]

July 3, 2013 General