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Tuesday 23rd July 2019,
Hope for Nigeria

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

Appeal Court Strikes Out Ibori’s Case Over $15m Bribe

The Court of Appeal, Abuja yesterday threw out an appeal seeking to stop hearing of the federal government case on the controversial $15m James Ibori bribe money. Justice Amiru Sanusi leading two other justices struck out the motion for being [...]

May 9, 2013 Law
nigerian currency

90% Of Bank Deposits Owned By 10% Of Nigerians

Ninety per cent of deposits in Nigerian financial institutions belong to 10 percent of the citizens, the Director Legal Services of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Alheri Nyako has said. Nyako said this yesterday during the NDIC conference on [...]

May 9, 2013 Business
Finance Minister and FG

OKONJO-IWEALA Has Hijacked Govt From Jonathan – Reps.

THE leadership of the House of Representatives led by Honourable Aminu Tambuwal on Wednesday opened up on perceived hostility between the House and the executive arm of government with claim that some of his ministers had hijacked government from President [...]

May 9, 2013 Government and politics
Alhaji Asari

Arrest Me If You Can, Alhaji Asari To IG, House of Reps And Others.

Angered by the arrest calls that trailed his comment, Monday, that peace will elude Nigeria if President Goodluck Jonathan is not returned in 2015, the Niger Delta frontline Activist and Leader of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji [...]

May 9, 2013 Government and politics, Language
Kebi State

WIPE Out The Whole N/Delta For Peace To Reign. – Hon Bala Ibn Na’Allah of Kebi State.

As part of the effort to resolve the trouble in the Niger Delta region, a member of the National Assembly who was against Amnesty, suggested that the JTF should attack them and wipe out the whole N/Delta region for peace [...]

May 9, 2013 General
militia group at Alakyo

23 Policemen Murdered In Nasarawa.

The Nigerian Police suffered a heavy casualty yesterday when 23 of a 60-man Mobile Police squad deployed to raid a suspected armoury belonging to a militia group at Alakyo in Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State were murdered. It [...]

May 9, 2013 Incidents
Boko haram incident

Boko Haram Attacked Bama With Army Uniform.

The insurgents usually wear military uniforms to attack homes, shops and business premises… “Instead of people to appreciate our efforts they always condemn us, now let the human right organizations come to Bama and see the genocide committed by the [...]

May 9, 2013 Incidents