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A Bayelsa Special Security Task Force known as 'Operation Doo Akpor' has claimed credit for the arrest of members of a two-man gang for the ghastly attack on a 26-year old corps member, Folakemi Akinbode.

Community Youths Round Up Two Suspected Cultists Over Attack On Female NYSC member In Bayelsa

A Bayelsa Special Security Task Force known as ‘Operation Doo Akpor' has claimed credit for the arrest of members of a two-man gang for the ghastly attack on a 26-year old corps member, Folakemi Akinbode. Sources say, however, that the [...]

August 9, 2013 Incidents
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Many Displaced As Lekki Beach Overflows Banks BY EUGENE AGHA

A yet to be ascertained number of families have been displaced by the recent ocean surge at Lekki, Lagos.   This came barely 10 weeks after a university don, Dr. Dupe. Olayinka, raised doubts as to the safety of the [...]

August 9, 2013 Incidents
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Sokoto Offers Jobs To 541 Graduates

No fewer than 541 graduates of Sokoto State origin are sure of employment by the state government this month.   The beneficiaries would include first degree, master and doctorate degree holders. Governor Aliyu Wamakko said this on Thursday while on [...]

August 9, 2013 General
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ATTENTION: Lagos Govt Alerts on Ocean Surge

The Lagos State Government yesterday alerted its residents on ocean surges in Lekki beaches, saying danger looms in the beaches and their environs. General Manager/CEO, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, (LASEMA), Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who disclosed this to journalists, warned [...]

August 9, 2013 Incidents
Why Are The Lebanese Teror Suspects Getting VIP Treatment And We Are Not - Boko Haram Suspects Cry Out

Why Are The Lebanese Terror Suspects Getting VIP Treatment And We Are Not – Boko Haram Suspects Cry Out

Protest broke out at the Kuje Prisons near Abuja on Thursday over alleged preferential treatment of three Lebanese inmates by officials of the facility.   The protest took place just as the Defence Headquarters said that over 1,000 suspected members [...]

August 9, 2013 Uncategorized
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Billions being used to help Nigeria join the space race despite the criticism

By JACK DOYLE Oil-rich country has accepted £300million in aid this year alone Plans for Nigerian astronauts to join missions within next two years But 70 per cent of the country live below the poverty line of £1.29 a day Row [...]

August 9, 2013 Technology
Nigeria army arrests 1,000 Boko Haram suspects

Nigeria army arrests 1,000 Boko Haram suspects

Nigerian army says it has arrested about 1,000 suspected members of the Boko Harams Islamist sect half way its operations in north east of the country.The suspects were arrested in three north-eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe during three [...]

August 9, 2013 Uncategorized
Why Nigeria Can't Disintegrate - Jonathan

Why Nigeria Can’t Disintegrate – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday frowned at those predicting the disintegration of Nigeria by 2015, saying such people or organisations would be disappointed.   Mr. Jonathan said this when Vice President Namadi Sambo and other Muslim faithful, paid him Sallah [...]

August 9, 2013 General
Nigeria's Population 2045

By 2045, US’ Population Will Be Overtaken By Nigeria’s

According to the latest World Bank data, Nigeria had a population of 168,833,776 in 2012, compared with a population of 313,914,040 in the United States. In 30 years, the world will likely look very different. “Secular population trends still favor Emerging [...]

August 9, 2013 Societal issues
Jonathan to Mugabe - Allow Lawful Redress of Your Election

Jonathan to Mugabe – Allow Lawful Redress of Your Election

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated President Robert Mugabe on his victory in last week's presidential elections in Zimbabwe at the weekend.   Jonathan, in a statement yesterday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati asked Mugabe not [...]

August 8, 2013 Africa
'Boko Haram Moving to Lagos, Ogun, Rivers'

‘Boko Haram Moving to Lagos, Ogun, Rivers’ – Senator Babafemi Ojodu

The Boko Haram is gradually moving down south to Lagos, Ogun, and Rivers a state, following the extensive military onslaught against it in the North-East geo-political zone, Senator Babafemi Ojodu (ACN Ekiti) has disclosed.   The senator spoke at a [...]

August 8, 2013 General
Why Nigeria Imports N1bn Rice Daily

Why Nigeria Imports N1bn Rice Daily

BY SHEHU ABUBAKAR   A major rice farmer and merchant, Alhaji Haruna Ibrahim Jega, has described the large importation of rice by Nigeria, to the tune of N1 billion daily, as madness, unnecessary and waste of resources, saying if government [...]

August 8, 2013 General
Kano Shuts Down 68 Private Schools

Nigeria: Kano Shuts Down 68 Private Schools

The Kano state Task Force on private schools has suspended 50 private schools until they appear before the committee for clearance, while 18 were shut down indefinitely In a press conference held at Gidan Murtala, Kano, the chairman of the [...]

August 8, 2013 General
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US to make visa application process easier for Nigerians

The US Consul-General, Mr Jeffery Hawkins, on Wednesday, said that the American government was determined to make visa application process easier for Nigerians.   Hawkins said this in a paper he presented at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), [...]

August 8, 2013 General
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Regional examination body releases results of 1.68mn Nigerian candidates

WAEC releases results, 53% makes six credits THE West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Wednesday released the results of this year’s May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).   Though the actual number of candidates who made five effective credits [...]

August 8, 2013 General
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Man set 6 gamblers ablaze in Abeokuta, arrested

Six boys were set ablaze by a middle-aged man Tuesday night in Ago- Oko area of Abeokuta, capital of Ogun State, in western Nigeria. A witness told our correspondent that the victims who were said to be gamblers were in [...]

August 8, 2013 General
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Jonathan Queries Sanusi Lamido Over N1b Donation to Political Party.

In a move that has surprised many, President Goodluck Jonathan has queried the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, over various infractions detected in the apex bank’s 2012 audited account. The query, which covered 22 [...]

August 8, 2013 General
Why I Became a Deadly Robber – Revelation by Godogodo

Why I Became a Deadly Robber – Revelation by Godogodo

The infamous robbery tsar from South-West, Abiodun Ogunjobi, a.k.a., Godogodo, has revealed that lack of parental care was one of the main reasons why he became a deadly robber. Godogodo was responsible for terrorising the zone for over 14 years; [...]

August 8, 2013 General
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Leader, Three Members of MASSOB Arrested in Delta

Mr. Emeka Okafor, the leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Anioma/Ndokwa East region of Delta State, and three other members were arrested by the state police.   The 52-year old MASSOB coordinator [...]

August 8, 2013 General
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Army Releases GSM Numbers, E-mails to Battle Terrorism

The Nigerian Army has released several GSM numbers and e-mail addresses that will enable the citizens to reach out to the force in the ongoing campaign against terrorism.   The Directors of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, who stated [...]

August 8, 2013 General
Nigerian policeman caught extorting money on camera is sacked

Nigerian policeman caught extorting money on camera is sacked

    * Motorist secretly films policeman extorting $160 * Dismissal a rarity in corruption-plagued Nigeria * Racketeering goes up police chain of command, analysts say * Spokesman dismisses policeman as lone wolf By Tim Cocks LAGOS, Aug 8 (Reuters) [...]

August 8, 2013 Crime
Sallah Tragedy Auto Accidents Took Lives of 12

Sallah Tragedy: Auto Accidents Took Lives of 12

Yesterday, at the very end of Ramadan (Eid-el-Fitri) at least 10 people died yesterday while 24 others were injured in multiple accidents along major roads leading to Gusau, Zamfara State capital. At the same time two people were killed in another [...]

August 8, 2013 Incidents
Obama Cancels Meeting With Putin

SNOWDEN ASYLUM: Obama Cancels Meeting With Putin

US President Barack Obama has cancelled a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin after Russia's decision to grant asylum to intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, the White House said.   But Mr Obama will still attend the G20 economic talks in [...]

August 8, 2013 General
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Ramadan Reflection Day 30: A Final Ramadan Reflection

By Imam Khalid Latif   This morning, I was blessed to attend the bris service of the newborn son of my dear friend Rabbi Yehuda Sarna. Earlier this evening, my wife's friends surprised her with a cake and other sweets [...]

August 8, 2013 Religion
Nigerian Muslims to Celebrate Eid-el-Fitri Thursday as New Moon Is Sighted

Nigerian Muslims to Celebrate Eid-el-Fitri Thursday as New Moon Is Sighted

Millions of Nigerian Muslims will celebrate the Eid-el-Fitri on Thursday. This follows the announcement by the Sultan of Sokoto and head of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs that the new moon has been cited in Sokoto and Maiduguri, [...]

August 8, 2013 Religion
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Boko Haram Insurgency Would Not Expand Beyond Northeast – Lt. Gen. Ihejirika

The Nigerian Army declared that sufficient efforts are being made to prevent Boko Haram insurgency from expanding to other parts of the country. This statement has been made in Abuja by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Azubuike [...]

August 8, 2013 Military
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Cultists Machete Female NYSC Member In Bayelsa

A 26-year-old National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member serving in Bayelsa State, Miss Folakemi Akinbode, is now struggling for her life at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri, following a brutal attack from suspected cultists   The incident occurred, [...]

August 6, 2013 Incidents
New rules, products lay groundwork for Nigeria Islamic finance sector

New rules, products lay groundwork for Nigeria Islamic finance sector

Nigeria is gradually opening up to Islamic finance, a move that could bring non-interest banking to over 80 million Muslims and develop one of Africa’s fastest-growing consumer and corporate banking sectors.   Home to the largest Muslim population in sub-Saharan [...]

August 6, 2013 Finance
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Moringa tea bags production

Moringa is a food, medicine and forage crop. Moringa cultivation is gaining popularity in Nigeria in recent times. Ghana (a West African Country) has benefited immensely from cultivation and utilisation of Moringa. Many Nigerians are now establishing Moringa plantations, and [...]

August 6, 2013 Business
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‘Poor access to ICTs hinders SME development’

Gem Consulting is a company based in Lagos, with strong focus on providing the best management and technology services to enterprises in Nigeria. Joy Abuda, training consultant in this interview with BEN UZOR, talks about the need to sensitise businesses [...]

August 6, 2013 Business
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