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US freezes $458 mn stolen by Nigeria dictator Abacha

US freezes $458 mn stolen by Nigeria dictator Abacha

The United States said Wednesday it had ordered a freeze on $458 million in assets stolen by former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his accomplices ...
North East Govs beg Boko Haram

North East Govs beg Boko Haram

Alarmed by the wanton destruction of lives and property by Boko Haram insurgents, governors in the North-East zone of the country, yesterday, declared...
President Kenyatta sends moving message to Lupita Nyong’o

President Kenyatta sends moving message to Lupita Nyong’o

‘The youth in Kenya are inspired by Lupita. We hope that her trailblazing exploits continue in order to demonstrate that no barrier to human endeavor ...
‘They are plotting to eliminate me’ – Nyako Cries Out To Presidency

‘They are plotting to eliminate me’ – Nyako Cries Out To Presidency

ADAMAWA – The state governor, Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State has stated that his life is in danger, alleging that there is a plot to eliminat...
President Jonathan Sacks Minister Of Sports, Swears In New Ministers

President Jonathan Sacks Minister Of Sports, Swears In New Ministers

  President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 sacked the Minister of Sports, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi. His sack is...
Air Force Chief Leads Assault Against Boko Haram As Killings Continue

Air Force Chief Leads Assault Against Boko Haram As Killings Continue

Incensed by the rising number of deaths arising from attacks by the terrorist Boko Haram group, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Adesola Amos...
Sadiq Abacha writes Soyinka, says he is corrupt, a coward

Sadiq Abacha writes Soyinka, says he is corrupt, a coward

Here I find myself defending my father 15 years after his death because some of you have no one else to pounce on, or rather, you have chosen a dead p...
Babangida Is Evil; even God cannot forgive him -Mohammed Fawehinmi

Babangida Is Evil; even God cannot forgive him -Mohammed Fawehinmi

The son of the late human rights crusader, Gani Fawehinmi, Mohammed Fawehinmi said, Babangida had "committed so much evil (that he does not) deserve a...
DSS Parades 7 Suspects For Assassination Of Sheik Albani, Wife, And Son (PICTURED)

DSS Parades 7 Suspects For Assassination Of Sheik Albani, Wife, And Son (PICTURED)

ABUJA — The Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday, paraded seven members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect who allegedly assassinated Sheikh Auwal ...
‘I heard there is a group of homosexuals in this country’: Zimbabwe’s President Turns His Eyes On Gays

‘I heard there is a group of homosexuals in this country’: Zimbabwe’s President Turns His Eyes On Gays

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has thrown his weight behind Uganda’s draconian anti-gay laws and hinted at a crackdown on gays in his own country,...
Kutigi heads National Conference

Kutigi heads National Conference

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed former Chief Justice of the federation, Hon. Justice Idris Kutigi as chairman of the National Conference
Advocates of Nigeria’s break-up should be stoned — Yuguda

Advocates of Nigeria’s break-up should be stoned — Yuguda

As the National Conference gets underway,  Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State has suggested that advocates of Nigeria’s partitioning should be stoned...
Why I snubbed Centenary Celebration- Amaechi

Why I snubbed Centenary Celebration- Amaechi

Governor Chibuike Amaechi has said that he snubbed the 100 years centenary celebration of the nation that was organized by the federal government be...
Why I rejected centenary award — Soyinka

Why I rejected centenary award — Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, said, yesterday, he rejected his nomination for centenary award by the Federal Government because he could not...
Nigeria doomed without National Conference — Braithwaite

Nigeria doomed without National Conference — Braithwaite

A former presidential aspirant, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, says principalities and powers were out to frustrate the proposed National Conference, saying ...
Centenary: Jonathan has restored Nigeria’s peace and unity – PDP

Centenary: Jonathan has restored Nigeria’s peace and unity – PDP

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for the successful Centenary Celebrations saying the ev...
APC washes hands off kidnap, murder of PDP chiefs

APC washes hands off kidnap, murder of PDP chiefs

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State this evening reacted with outrage to the allegation by the State Chairman of the Peoples Democrati...
Fawehinmi, Fela families, Soyinka reject centenary awards

Fawehinmi, Fela families, Soyinka reject centenary awards

As the Federal Government honours 100 persons today with Centenary awards as part of Nigeria’s Centenary celebration, the families of late human right...
Gunmen Kill Two, Raze Over 120 Houses in Plateau State

Gunmen Kill Two, Raze Over 120 Houses in Plateau State

Eye witness disclosed, the attackers came into Diyam-Rim at about 2 am, raided the village for about an hour, killing the two persons and injuring two...
Boko Haram strikes again in Adamawa, kills 9, burn down churches, bank

Boko Haram strikes again in Adamawa, kills 9, burn down churches, bank

24 hours after the attack on the Federal Government college in Yobe state where 43 young students were killed, suspected men of the Islamist group yes...
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