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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

Ojukwu’s ‘Son’ Drags Family To Court, Demands N100mn

The legal tussle within the family of the late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu shows no sign of abating with Debe Odumegwu-Ojukwu suing the family for N100 million for refusing to allow him perform the funeral rites of the Biafran war lord. Debe, [...]

June 28, 2013 Documentary

“I trust Nigeria with all my heart” – Nigerians struggle to recite the national pledge (WATCH)

Battabox headed out onto the streets of Lagos to ask Nigerians if they know their national pledge – and you may be surprised by the answers and recitals! “We are looking for that patriotic Nigerian,” says Battabox presenter, Kayode. The full [...]

June 28, 2013 Documentary
Nigeria Ruling Elite

Nigeria: The Spiritual Poverty of Nigeria’s Ruling Elite BY DOUGLAS ANELE

One fundamental point that emerges from our discourse on criticism and the growth of democracy in Nigeria is that the ruling class does not really care about the wellbeing of ordinary Nigerians who have been enduring manmade hardships occasioned by [...]

June 24, 2013 What the papers say
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STATE OF THE NATION: We must halt descent into anarchy

BY CLIFFORD NDUJIHE Several eminent Nigerians recently dissected the state of the nation and returned a grim verdict: Nigeria is on the brink of implosion and urgent actions are needed to halt the drift. Leading Nigerians who shared this view [...]

June 22, 2013 What the papers say

I’m not a fraudster, says ex-Lagos deputy gov BY GBENRO ADEOYE

Former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has maintained that she is innocent of the allegation of fraud levelled against her and her son, Samson. In a statement made available to Saturday PUNCH on Thursday, Ojikutu denied that she and Samson [...]

June 22, 2013 What the papers say

Terrorism: Boko Haram declares war on Borno and Yobe youth, kill 22 in renewed attacks

Members of the Boko Haram were reported to have come out of hiding last week to attack more people, most recently at Alau Dam, on the outskirts of Maiduguri where 13 were murdered bring the death toll in three days [...]

June 20, 2013 What the papers say

Japheth Omojuwa: Citizenship participation is a necessity in the fight against corruption

Corruption will continue to grow in size and effect as long as citizens remain detached from fighting it. I am a believer in the power of technology as a tool to fight corruption. Corruption has been with Nigeria for a [...]

June 19, 2013 What the papers say

Obasanjo To Lead Events At Afreximbank’s 20th Anniversary

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo will from June 19 to 21 lead events to mark African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) 20th anniversary in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, according to the bank. In a statement on Wednesday in LagosT, the bank said Prime Minister [...]

June 5, 2013 What the papers say
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Thisday Office Was Bombed To Appease Allah, Witness Tells Court

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, heard how alleged kingpin of the Boko Haram sect, Mustapher Umar, bombed office of Thisday Newspaper in Kaduna State with 12 camp gas cylinders in a bid to appease Allah. Justice [...]

June 5, 2013 Media representation

How Nigerian Filling Stations Cheat Customers – EXPOSED

Petroleum marketers’ have resulted to disreputable activities that are taking a toll on end-users. They have adjusted meters at the pump to show more liters than have been in fact filled in a vehicle’s tank. For instance, when a motorist [...]

June 2, 2013 What the papers say

Boko Haram must be defeated at all costs – Jonathan Goodluck

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said the excesses of the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, must be curbed, not minding what it would cost the government. [viralpullquote ]President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said the excesses of the violent Islamic sect, [...]

May 27, 2013 What the papers say

Turkey Behind Syrian Crisis –Envoy

In this interview the Charge D’ Affaires of the Republic of Syria, Dr. Abdul-Hamid Salloum, explains the relationship between Nigeria and his country, and the current crisis in Syria What is the level of bilateral relations between Nigeria and your [...]

May 27, 2013 What the papers say

Firearms shipment: 15 Russians for re-arraignment

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday fixed June 18 for the re-arraignment of 15 Russians charged with unlawful importation of arms into Nigeria. Justice James Tsoho, who took over the case from Justice Okechukwu Okeke, adjourned the [...]

May 14, 2013 What the papers say

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

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

13,000 Job Seekers Register With LASG

13,000 Job Seekers Register With LASG – No fewer than 13,116 job seekers have been registered in the Lagos State online data bank.   The program is designed to capture the details of unemployed residents of the state and their [...]

May 8, 2013 What the papers say

Osun names airport after MKO BY TUNDE ODESOLA, OSOGBO

An airport under construction in Ido-Osun, Osun State, has been named after the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola, by the Osun State Government. Commissioner for Regional Integration and Special Duties, Mr. Ajibola Basiru, stated [...]

May 3, 2013 Documentary