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Jonathan Orders Military Patrol of Borders

President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the Nigerian Armed Forces to take over the patrol of the nation's borders. The main thrust of the patrol is to track down criminal elements within the vicinity of border communities prone to terrorist activities. [...]

May 15, 2013 Strife and sectarian violence

2015: Northern Elders Draw Battle Line

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) yesterday said power must return to the North in 2015, warning governors in the zone to cue behind the power-for-North struggle or see themselves as anti-North. The elders also threatened to take the Federal Government [...]

May 15, 2013 Government and politics

Outrage At Syrian Rebel Shown Eating Soldier’s Heart

A new video purportedly from the Syrian battlefield appears to show a wild-eyed rebel chomping into the heart of a dead enemy soldier and delivering an animated warning to the army of President Bashar al-Assad. U.S.-based Human Rights Watch identified [...]

May 15, 2013 Uncategorized

Dangote Sugar Plans Further Acquisition To Boost Investment

The management of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has disclosed that it will be involved in various acquisitions in the next few years to boost its investment. This, according to the company, is part of efforts aimed at ensuring the success [...]

May 15, 2013 Business
Akpabio Endorses Jonathans

Akpabio Endorses Jonathan’s Declaration Of Emergency

Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum and Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Godswill Akpabio has endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan’s declaration of emergency rule in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states, saying it will go a long way to [...]

May 15, 2013 Government and politics
About 2,000 security operatives and military hardware, including fighter jets have been deployed to Maiduguri ahead of yesterday’s declaration of State of Emergency.

2,000 Soldiers, Fighter Jets Deployed To Borno

About 2,000 security operatives and military hardware, including fighter jets have been deployed to Maiduguri ahead of yesterday’s declaration of State of Emergency. In neighboring Yobe State, it is not clear how many soldiers were deployed but residents said shortly after [...]

May 15, 2013 Incidents

Abductors Of Ondo Ex-Commissioner’s Mum Demand N50m

Kidnappers of Mrs. Olufunke Olatubora, the octogenarian mother of Remi Olatubora, who is the immediate past Commissioner for Education in Ondo State, have demanded N50m ransom before they could set the aged woman free. The 80-year-old woman was on Sunday [...]

May 15, 2013 Crime
School Pupils Feared Dead In Lagos Flood

School Pupils Feared Dead In Lagos Flood

Lagos Flood – Some pupils of Ogba Primary school in Lagos were, yesterday, feared drowned while others were wounded in the flooded school premises, following heavy rainfall witnessed in some parts of Lagos. The pupils, as gathered, were released to [...]

May 15, 2013 Education
Be Careful there is a state of emergency

Be CAREFUL, There Is A State Of Emergency!

In the Nation Nigeria, it is called, a “State of Emergency”, but in practice, what was declared in the troubled states, is “Martial Law”. Martial law as a rule, “Is a temporary government and control by military authorities of a [...]

May 15, 2013 Strife and sectarian violence
Boko Haram Murder CAN Secretary

Boko Haram Kills CAN’s Borno Secretary.

About few minutes after President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in Borno State and two other states in the North East, the Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in the state, Reverend Faye Pama Musa was [...]

May 15, 2013 Strife and sectarian violence
Goodluck Jonathan Speech

President Goodluck Jonathan’s FULL Address.


May 15, 2013 Government and politics
The police in Imo State have arrested one Chimezie Osuigwe

Woman Declared Missing 10 years Ago Found In Her Son’s Wardrobe

The police in Imo State have arrested one ChimezieOsuigwe, a retired vice-principal, for the alleged murder of his 78-year-old mother in 2003. Osuigwe was arrested after the embalmed body of the septuagenarian was discovered in a cupboard at his house [...]

May 15, 2013 Incidents

Cecile Kyenge – First Black Cabinet Minister Takes Office In Italy

Italy, has long had problems with racial integration between its immigrant classes and hoped to resolve some of those issues when they appointed Cecile Kyenge as the first black Cabinet minister in their government, but they didn’t succeed. Italy has [...]

May 14, 2013 Uncategorized
Rhodes-Vivour: 100 policemen comb kidnappers’ hideouts

Rhodes-Vivour: 100 policemen comb kidnappers’ hideouts

Commissioner of Police in Edo State, Mr. Foluso Adebanjo, said the command had deployed no fewer than 1,000 police officers, consisting of anti-kidnapping, mobile units and Special Anti-Robbery Squad in suspected kidnappers’  hideouts in the state in an effort to [...]

May 14, 2013 Crime

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
Bomb detectors

Bomb detectors installed at Lagos motor parks

Bomb and metal detectors are being installed at public motor parks in Lagos State for screening of vehicles going into the parks. Passengers using any of the public motor parks, especially those for inter-state travels, will also have their luggage [...]

May 14, 2013 Strife and sectarian violence

Nasarawa Gives N1m Cheque Each to Widows of Slain Policemen

The Nasarawa State Government on Monday issued cheques of N1 million each to the widows of policemen killed at Alakyo, Lafia Local Government Area by the Ombatse militia group. Presenting the cheques to the widows at the State Police Command [...]

May 14, 2013 Government and politics
My Oga at the Top

My Oga At The Top Resumes as NSCDC Oyo State Boss

The former Lagos State Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Mr. Shem Obafaye, who postulated the “My Oga at the top” mantra has finally resumed duty as Oyo State Commandant of the security agency. Obafaye was replaced [...]

May 13, 2013 General

Navy Destroys Eight Illegal Refineries, Arrests Two Suspects in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy in Port Harcourt said on Monday that it had discovered and destroyed eight illegal crude oil refineries and arrested two suspected oil thieves. The Navy gave the information in a statement signed by Abdulsalam Sani, Spokesman for [...]

May 13, 2013 Crime
Nigeria Air Force Releases Report of Preliminary Investigation into Crashed Helicopter

Nigeria Air Force Releases Report of Preliminary Investigation into Crashed Helicopter

The Nigerian Air Force on Monday released the preliminary report on the investigation into the crashed Mi-24B helicopter, which occurred on May 9 at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Port Harcourt. This was stated on Monday by Yusuf Anas, the [...]

May 13, 2013 Transportation
More than 45 persons including some unidentified security operatives have been killed by suspected armed Fulani herdsmen in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue state. The killing occurred when armed men numbering about seven hundred invaded the community. They reportedly killed 38 persons on Sunday while the others were murdered in another fresh heinous attack in the early hours of today. Thousands of people including fishermen and government workers were displaced, even as majority of the victims of the attack had fled to Ogbokpo, the headquarters of Agatu LGA and to some neighboring Igala villages in Kogi state. The entire clans of Agatu LGA, churches, market places, schools and government offices were completely closed down, just as workers could not go to work for fear of being killed by the herdsmen. -

Fulani Herdsmen Kills 45 In Agatu, Benue State.

Fulani Herdsmen  – More than 45 persons including some unidentified security operatives have been killed by suspected armed Fulani herdsmen in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue state. The killing occurred when armed men numbering about seven hundred invaded the community. [...]

May 13, 2013 Incidents
Bola Tinubu

Tinubu May be Heading To Jail Over Certificate Forgery.

The federal high court ikoyi Lagos has reserved the ruling on the suit filed by Dr Adegbola Dominic against inspector general of police and commissioner of police Lagos state to June 4th, 2013. Dr Dominic took the duo to court [...]

May 13, 2013 Government and politics
Iranian to Jail for Arms Smuggling

Court Jails Iranian For Smuggling Arms Into Nigeria

Mr Azim Aghajani, a member of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has been found guilty of smuggling weapons into Lagos and sentenced to five years in prison by a Federal High Court in the city. A Nigerian, Ali Jega was also convicted [...]

May 13, 2013 Law
Alhaji Mamman Abubakar Danmusa

I am Disappointed in Gen. Buhari…CPC Has No Structure – CPC Chief, Mamman Danmusa.

Alhaji Mamman Abubakar Danmusa – A chieftain of the Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, Alhaji Mamman Abubakar Danmusa has said that the Hausa-Fulani ethnic groups should not look at the person of Retired General Muhammadu Buhari as a source of their [...]

May 13, 2013 Government and politics

Corruption: 157 LASTMA Officers Dismissed

The Lagos State Government has sacked 157 officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA over cases of gross misconduct. The names of 100 LASTMA officers sacked in April were published in the in-house newspaper of the state government, [...]

May 13, 2013 Incidents

Article Of Faith: The Value Of God, By Femi Aribisala

Is God only worthy of a tithe of our income? David says: “The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.” (Psalm 24:1). How then can we insist only a tithe of [...]

May 13, 2013 Religion
Patience Jonathan

Cyber Security: Patience Jonathan Appointed To Lead Global Campaign

The Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union, Dr. Hamadoun Touré, has appointed the wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, as the union’s Online Protection Champion. The union said it believed in the President wife’s ability to spread the cyber security message [...]

May 13, 2013 Technology

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