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Jonathan

President Jonathan As “Big Brother” By Chido Onumah

Typical of the Jonathan regime, it took the effort of investigative journalists – this time, the reporters at Premium Times – to alert Nigerians about the planned assault on our civil liberties. The latest deal, involving an Israeli company, Elbit Systems Ltd., is [...]

May 3, 2013 Government and politics
rat meat sold as lamb china

Rat Meat Sold As Lamb In China

If you have ordered lamb or mutton for hotpot in Shanghai over the last four years, you might have been served rat, fox or mink, the Ministry of Public Security said on Thursday. “Since 2009, the suspect, surnamed Wei, has [...]

May 3, 2013 General
Late-MKO-Abiola

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
former-Delta-State-Governor-Chief-James-Ibori

Ibori loses appeal in UK

The jailed former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, lost a legal appeal on Thursday against a 13-year prison sentence for embezzling £50m in one of Britain’s biggest money-laundering cases. Ibori, a founding member of  the Peoples Democratic Party and [...]

May 3, 2013 Law
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Thursday said it has arrested a suspected leader of a drug cloning syndicate in Lagos.

NAFDAC Destroys Fake Drugs Worth N400m

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday in Makurdi, destroyed substandard, fake and adulterated medicines and food valued at N400million. The Director General of NAFDCAD, Dr Paul Orhii, who led the destruction, vowed that [...]

May 3, 2013 Health issues
surulere_kiliing

Two Brothers, Woman Shot Dead In Surulere

About a week after a DJ was gunned down on Bank Olemoh street in Surulere, yet another gang related killing has occurred in the Shitta/Akerele area of Surulere. Two brothers (pictured above) were shot dead around 8pm last night as [...]

May 3, 2013 Incidents
Armed Robbers

3 Robbery Suspects Shot Dead In Attempt To Escape Arrest In Port-Harcourt

Rivers Police Command said its men had shot dead three armed robbery suspects who tried to escape after being arrested in the course of their operation in Eleme.  Mr Ben Ugwuegbulam, the command’s Spokesman, stated this in Port Harcourt on [...]

May 3, 2013 Crime
Jonathan

FG To Construct Ship Building Yard.

Determined to develop the ailing Nigerian shipping business and create jobs for the unemployed youths, the President Goodluck Jonathan’s government is perfecting plans to establish a shipbuilding yard in the country. The ship building yard, when completed, is expected to help [...]

May 2, 2013 Real Estate
Bayelsa-accident

Three Killed, As Jeep Plunges Into River

A Sport Utility Vehicle, Wednesday plunged into the Orashi river at Mbiama on the Rivers State end of the East-West road bordering Bayelsa in the Ahoada West local government area, killing three of its occupants. A woman who reportedly survived [...]

May 2, 2013 Incidents
Okada Rider Hanging

Okada Rider To Die By Hanging

A 25-year-old commercial motorcyclist, known in local parlance as okada rider,  Etenuwoma Oghenero, has been sentenced to death by hanging by an Isiokolo High Court of Justice, for armed robbery. The convicted armed robber who hails from Ethiope East Local [...]

May 2, 2013 Law
lawan

Court Fixes May 10 For Ruling On Rep. Lawan’s Application

An FCT High Court on Thursday fixed May 10 for ruling in an application seeking to quash charges against Farouk Lawan, former Chairman, House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy Regime Lawan is standing trial alongside his Vice [...]

May 2, 2013 Law
Naomi Oni

Nigerian Charged Over Acid Attack On Another Nigerian In London

After a young Nigerian woman, Naomi Oni’s face was left severely scarred by acid thrown on her in east London in December, police have charged another Nigerian woman, Mary Konye, over the incident. Naomi Oni, 21, was partially blinded and [...]

May 1, 2013 Law
The Federal Government has ordered the retrenchment of no fewer than 20000

FG Orders Sack Of 20,000 PHCN Workers

FG Orders Sack Of 20,000 PHCN Workers – The Federal Government has ordered the retrenchment of no fewer than 20,000 workers of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, ahead of takeover by successful bidders of its assets. The Bureau for [...]

April 29, 2013 Power
3bedroom-bungalow-house

Home ownership options for low income earners BY MAUREEN AZUH

Home ownership options – Most working class people desire to own a house but have no means of doing so, MAUREEN AZUH writes on alternatives for such people   Everyone desires to have a house of their own. But like everything else under [...]

April 27, 2013 Real Estate
Goodluck Jonathan

Oil Business Scammers using My Name. – Jonathan.

Speaking through his spokesman, Reuben Abati, Jonathan described the reported oil business as a scam, warning Nigerians to be wary of it. Addressing State House correspondents in Abuja last night, Abati said: “This is to draw attention to the reports [...]

April 26, 2013 General
Communal Conflict Claims 7 Lives In Cross River

Communal Conflict Claims 7 Lives In Cross River

Cross River – Inter communal conflict between the people of Nko in Yakkur Local Government Area and their neighbours in Oyadama in Obubra local Government Area of Cross River State started afresh last Thursday. A similar conflict, two years ago, claimed [...]

April 15, 2013 Strife and sectarian violence
sheik_gumi

Destination Of All Suicide Bombers Is Hell, Sheik Gumi Says

Sheik Gumi – Hell is the destination of all suicide bombers, fearless cleric Sheik Ahmad Mahmud Gumi warned today in a sermon SaharaReporters monitored in New York. He pointed out that while young men commit suicide, they ought to reflect that [...]

April 15, 2013 Strife and sectarian violence
Lamido Sanusi Advocates Drug Test

Lamido Sanusi advocates drug test for political office seekers

Lamido Sanusi advocates drug test for political office seekers – Lamido Sanusi – The Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi, on Saturday advocated for drug test for all those seeking elective political office, to ascertain that they are not drug addicts. Mr. [...]

April 14, 2013 Health issues
Cynthia Osokogu

Pathologist Describes Shocking Details Of Cynthia Osokogu’s Murder In Court

The post-mortem examination of the body of the late Cynthia Osokogu revealed that she died from asphyxia – absence of Oxygen supply to the body, a pathologist told the court on Friday. Ms. Osokogu, 24, was allegedly drugged and murdered [...]

April 12, 2013 Crime
Why Nigerian Graduates Are Not Employable

“Why Nigerian Graduates Are Not Employable” – Prof. Julius Okojie

“Why Nigerian Graduates Are Not Employable” – Prof. Julius Okojie – National Universities Commission has blamed Nigerian Universities for producing graduates that are not suitable for available jobs. NUC Executive Secretary, Prof. Julius Okojie, said the quality and focus of [...]

April 12, 2013 Education
Sir Robert Edwards

Test-tube baby pioneer Sir Robert Edwards dies

Test-tube baby pioneer Sir Robert Edwards dies – Sir Robert Edwards The world’s first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, has led the tributes to the pioneer of IVF, who has died aged 87. [covertplayersinglevideo trvideoid=”FnWfW2bK0j0″ trdisplaytype=”5″ trnumbervideosdisplay=”” trvideoperpage=”36″ trthumbnailwidth=”155″ trthumbnailheight=”100″ trpopupwidth=”500″ trpopupheight=”350″ [...]

April 10, 2013 General
Lady Killed by Ritualist Jos

Lady Killed By Ritualists, Found Dead Without Eyes & Tongue

Lady Killed By Ritualists, Found Dead Without Eyes & Tongue – Lady Killed By Ritualists – Ritual killers on Monday struck in Jos, killing and removing the eyes and tongue of a young lady in Twanchit Village at Tudun Wada in [...]

April 9, 2013 Incidents
Made In Togo Juju

Made In Togo Juju

Togo Juju – Advance Fee Fraud, popularly known as “419” in Nigeria, is not news to an average countryman. However, what many are unaware of is the deeper dimensions it has taken in some parts of the country. While the Economic [...]

April 7, 2013 General
Yam production

Setting up one hectare seed yam farm

Setting up one hectare seed yam farm – Seed yam otherwise called yam-planting material is the most essential input of yam tubers production. It is important in terms of its quantity and quality. The quantitative aspect rests on the fact that [...]

March 30, 2013 Agriculture
How to Drastically Reduce Unemployment

How to Drastically Reduce Unemployment – SULEIMAN HARUNA

Unemployment – One of the most critical questions facing any government today is how it could reduce the spate of unemployment among its citizens. No country, whether big or small can deny this problem. Instead of employment however, what is becoming [...]

March 29, 2013 Key sectors
life and love

Important ‘A’ Words That Strengthen Relationships – Love & Life by Aidy Thomas.

We can never be tired of looking for ways to make life and living a better experience. The level of your innovative/creative ability will go a long way to actually enhance the quality of your relationships. This may involve trying [...]

March 10, 2013 General
With a net worth of $16.1bn as of March 2013With a net worth of $16.1bn as of March 2013

Dangote Now World’s 43rd Richest Man | Top 21 Richest Nigerian Billionaires

Dangote Now World’s 43rd Richest Man | Top 21 Richest Nigerian Billionaires – With a net worth of $16.1bn as of March 2013, the President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has moved up in the latest world richest ranking to [...]

March 5, 2013 Business
LASU More Students May Get Killed

LASU: Why More Students May Be Killed

LASU: Why More Students May Be Killed – Not a few Nigerians were jolted by the news of the murder of a fast rising hip hop artiste, Damola Olaniyan aka Damouche at the gate of the Lagos State University, Ojo [...]

March 5, 2013 Strife and sectarian violence
Mr. Tobechukwu Enyinna Onwuhara,

Mr. Tobechukwu Enyinna Onwuhara Nigerian Scammer On FBI Most Wanted List Captured

Mr. Tobechukwu Enyinna Onwuhara, A notorious US born Nigerian fraudster who was placed on the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ‘Most Wanted list’ has been captured after eluding authorities for over four years. Mr. Tobechukwu Enyinna Onwuhara, 33, described [...]

February 25, 2013 General
Policemen attached to Ilemba Hausa division have arrested a 30-year-old man who allegedly stabbed his brother, a Merchant Navy to death while he was asleep.

Jealous Brother Hacks sibling to Death.

Jealous Brother Hacks sibling to Death – Policemen attached to Ilemba Hausa division have arrested a 30-year-old man who allegedly stabbed his brother, a Merchant Navy to death while he was asleep. The incident, occurred at the early hours of Wednesday [...]

February 23, 2013 Crime