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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
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