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Institute To Train Over 5,000 Engineers, Craftsmen For Power Sector

The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN), Abuja, says that the Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has directed it to train over 5,000 engineers and craftsmen for the power sector. Mr Reuben Okeke, the Director-General of NAPTIN, told the News Agency ofNigeria in Abuja on Sunday that the training programme, which would run for the next [...]

May 13, 2013 Education

Private jets used to smuggle cash, fugitives – FG BY OYETUNJI ABIOYE

The Federal Government on Sunday said illegal consignments and cash in local and foreign currencies were being smuggled on daily basis in and out of the country aboard private jets. It also said some persons that securities agencies had declared [...]

May 13, 2013 What the papers say
Ritual Murder of 4-Year-Old Boy

Enugu Community in Turmoil Over Suspected Ritual Murder of 4-Year-Old Boy BY TONY ADIBE, ENUGU

Reverend Pastor Charles Nwachukwu Ejim of All Nations for Christ Bible Church, Akpugo, Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State and his wife, Charity, have given a graphic and pathetic detail of how their last child, four-year-old Marvelous Ugochukwu [...]

May 12, 2013 Incidents
62 Illegal Patent Medicine Stores Sealed in Lagos Since February

62 Illegal Patent Medicine Stores Sealed in Lagos Since February, PSN

The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Olumide Akintayo, on Saturday said at least 62 illegal patent medicine stores had been sealed in Lagos State since February. Mr. Akintayo said that the stores were sealed during raids by [...]

May 12, 2013 Health issues

The National Orientation Agency Decries Killing of Security Operatives

The National Orientation Agency on Friday condemned the killing of policemen and other security operatives in Nasarawa State, describing the incident as gory. The Director-General of the agency, Mr. Mike Omeri, said this in a statement made available to the [...]

May 12, 2013 Incidents
Mob Kills University Of Calabar Undergraduate Student Over Alleged Phone Theft

Mob Kills University Of Calabar Undergraduate Student Over Alleged Phone Theft

A SUSPECTED phone snatcher said to be an undergraduate of the University of Calabar, was killedby a mob at about 9 p.m, Wednesday, for allegedly snatching a phone and a lady’s handbag. The undergraduate said to be operating with someone at large [...]

May 12, 2013 Incidents
Maj Gen Muhammadu Buhari

FG Lacks Sense of Good Governance – Maj Gen Buhari.

Former Military President and the defeated presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive change (CPC), Maj Gen Muhammadu Buhari, has described the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan as lacking the sense of good governance, noting that anarchy is on the [...]

May 12, 2013 Government and politics

Taxi driver causes stir on P’Harcourt highway BY CHUKWUDI AKASIKE

There was drama along the Port Harcourt-Aba Road when a taxi driver refused to allow officials of the Rivers State Traffic Management Authority popular known as TIMARIV, to impound his vehicle. The taxi driver (name withheld) decided to stay under [...]

May 12, 2013 Incidents
Sen Zanna

BOKO HARAM Controls 23 OF 27 LGAs In Borno – Sen Zanna.

Senator Khalifa Ahmed Zanna, the Senator representing Borno Central Senatorial Zone, who was arrested and questioned after a high profile Boko Haram commander was arrested in his house has in an interview earlier today astonished Nigerians when he said that [...]

May 12, 2013 Strife and sectarian violence

Asari On President Goodluck Jonathan.

Alhaji Asari Dokubo has wondered why people are accusing President Jonathan for the decay in our infrastructure and he queried that if the past government from Gowon to Obansonjo has performed Nigerian will have nothing to cry about. “A lot [...]

May 12, 2013 Government and politics
Richard Hargreave

I Want Nigeria To Become Largest Supplier Of Tomatoes – Hargrave

Richard Hargrave is the Managing Director, Dizengoff West Africa (Nigeria) Limited. He shares his views on trends in the Nigerian economy. How long have you been in Nigeria? I first came to Lagos in 1978; from 1978 to 1982 we [...]

May 12, 2013 Agriculture
Korean Woman Disfigured

Woman who injected COOKING OIL into her own face after doctors refused to give her any more plastic surgery By BECKY EVANS

Hang Mioku was obsessed with silicone injections as she wanted ‘soft' skin Doctors told her she had psychological issue and refused more treatments Korean resorted to injecting cooking oil leaving her permanently disfigured A plastic surgery addict injected cooking oil [...]

May 12, 2013 Health issues
oprah winfrey

Must Read – Oprah Winfrey’s Advice To Women On Relationship

One of the world’s most powerful women has a lot to say to women who are in love, married or in relationships…From the book “Oprah In her own words” by Tuchy Palmieri….Read and decide if she’s right.. Oprah says… If a man [...]

May 12, 2013 Literature

UNILAG girls preferred me to boys with sight – Blind banker BY BOSEDEOLUSOLA-OBASA

Head Operations, Switch Board, First Bank of Nigeria Plc and National President, National Association of the Blind, David Okon, shares his inspiring story of profitable living with BOSEDEOLUSOLA-OBASA How would you describe the way you have been accepted in the [...]

May 12, 2013 Documentary

Pastor Okotie’s Lawyer Fumes About Online Reports As Judge Rejects Church Pianist’s Request

A Lagos magistrate court rejected a plea byan ex-pianist at Reverend Chris Okotie’s Ikeja-based Household of God Church to summon the controversial pastor for submission of a closed circuit TV recording of an alleged assault by the pianist. The accused, [...]

May 12, 2013 Law, What the papers say
World Economic Forum

Nigeria To Host 2014 World Economic Forum On Africa

Nigeria is to host the 24th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa in Abuja next year. The Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, made the announcement at the close of the [...]

May 11, 2013 Uncategorized
52 year old father of twins

Communication Mast Crushes 52-Year-Old Father Of Twins In Lagos

Sympathizers thronged Marina Car Park, Lagos Island, where a communication mast crashed on a father of twins, 52-year-old Adeolu Adeleke, yesterday killing him instantly. The deceased, popularly known as Baba Ibeji (Father of twins), according to eye witnesses and his [...]

May 11, 2013 Incidents

Kidnappers Snatch Wife, Daughter And Driver Of Supreme Court Justice Rhodes-Vivour In Edo

Kidnappers in Nigeria yesterday night snatched the wife, daughter and driver of Supreme Court  Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour in Benin Edo State. The gunmen reportedly waylaid the woman, her daughter and their driver at gunpoint as they were driving to Benin, [...]

May 11, 2013 Incidents

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

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

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

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

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

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

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