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President Goodluck Jonathan’s younger brother is dead

President Goodluck Jonathan’s younger brother Meni Jonathan has died at the Aso Rock clinic Abuja today. Medical sources told SaharaReporters that Mr. Meni was flown in from Bayelsa last week to receive medical treatment at the Villa. The cause of death has not been revealed. Mr. Meni is President Jonathan’s ...

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Tragic end: Landlord’s son hacks pastor to death


If he had exercised restraint instead� of complaining about the smoking of Indian hemp by his landlord’s son and his friends in his rented apartment, perhaps Akinyemi Oguntula’s life would not have ended so tragically. If only he had ignored and endured the inconvenience caused by the smoking of the ...

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Edo Community On Fire: Youths Declare War On Police, Traditional Ruler

Information reaching NaijaVibe from Okpela, a settlement in Auchi Local Government Area of Edo State, indicates that the community is currently on fire.�The crisis erupted between the youth, traditional ruler of the land and the police over job employment. According to a resident, the crisis brewed some months back when ...

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Boko Haram Dispatches Snipers to Kano, Kaduna, Bauchi, Abuja

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The Nigerian intelligence community appears unravelled by the latest maneuverings of the Boko Haram. Sources close to the Nigerian intelligence community reveal�there are strong indications that agents of Boko Haram recently dispatched snipers to the North East region of Nigeria � with a changed focus towards targeted killings and/or assassinations ...

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Abuja University Shut Down

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The University of Abuja has been ordered shut down by its authorities. The University was shut Monday morning following students� unrest. Reports reaching Vibesngists.com from Gwagwalada, where the University is situated, said trouble started when some students of the Faculty of Engineering protested the inability of the school authority to ...

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Soldiers Watched As Gen. Shuwa Was Killed

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A relation of General Muhammed Shuwa, who was killed 2 November by gunmen believed to be members of the Boko Haram has revealed how the General died. The story he related is different materially from the one given by Lt. Colonel Sagir Musa, spokesman of the Joint Task Force, in ...

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Breaking News: Gunmen kill Kano lawmaker

Gunmen riding on motorcycles have killed a prominent politician in Nigeria�s second city of Kano, officials said Sunday amid a wave of similar shootings blamed on a radical Islamist group. Boko Haram insurgents have attacked scores of political leaders and other symbols of authority in Nigeria�s restive north. A police ...

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Chaos In Yola After Muslim Was Killed In Illegal Checkpoint


A local official says at least four people have died in riots that erupted in central Nigeria after a Muslim was killed at an illegal checkpoint. Local government chairman Isiaku Adamu said rioters burned houses and shops Sunday in Ibi, about 140 miles (230 kilometers) from the Taraba state capital ...

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Banker shot five times by a police officer


An employee of Access Bank, Femi Badejo, who was allegedly shot alongside a security guard, Joshua Musa, by policemen on Saturday at Ikota, Lagos, still has a bullet lodged in his wrist as the doctors say the bullet cannot be removed at the moment �I’m still in pain from the ...

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Is Nigeria’s First Lady Still Sick?

Despite her return to Nigeria in pomp and circumstance about one month ago, First Lady Patience Jonathan is still sick. Shortly after the public relations exercise that attended her return, she retired into a medically-induced bed rest that has her kept her away from the public, unable to attend to ...

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BOKO HARAM: OBJ blames Jonathan

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, blamed the incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan for allowing the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, to grow into a monster that is now uncontrollable by his failure to act on a report submitted to the government. The former president who spoke at a lecture delivered by Professor ...

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NCC bans all telecoms promos and Lotteries with immediate effect


The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday November 12th banned all promotions and lotteries being run by telecoms companies with immediate effect. Do you support this ban? Meanwhile find a statement NCC released after the cut… Ban of all promotions and lotteries by telecommunications operators The Commission has, in recent times ...

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Prof Rahamon Bello appointed UNILAG VC

After the death of UNILAG former VC Prof Adetokunbo Sofoluwe six months ago, a new vice Chancellor has been appointed. The new vice chancellor was before now the deputy vice chancellor and acting VC of the University. Professor Adisa bello whose appointment is for five years starts from today Monday ...

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Former Oyo State Governor Lam Adesina dies at 73


A former governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Lamidi Adesina, has died at the age of 73. Adesina, who died at St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, after a protracted illness, would have celebrated his 74th birthday next January. Gov. Abiola Ajimobi, who announced the death in Ibadan on Sunday, said Adesina, was ...

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The President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has now joined the elite league of Nigerian clergies, who own a private jet. This was affirmed on Saturday as members of The Word of Life Bible Church, in Ajamimogha, Warri, Delta state, presented the Pastor with a private ...

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BIZZARE: An Austrian man was arrested by cops for having séx with a statue.

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An Austrian man was arrested by cops after he was found having séx with a statue. Matthias Maier, 24, was caught bónking a bronze statue lion in the Bulgarian city of Russe. He was discovered by two policemen with his trousers around his ankles. Maier was arrested and charged with ...

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Four people left injured after two trains collide in Lagos

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Many passengers escaped death when two trains collided in Lagos on Wednesday. Four people were however injured. It was learnt that the accident was due to the absence of signal operator at the Mushin Station terminus in Lagos. An eyewitness, who identified herself simply as Bisi, said when one of ...

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Four Nigerian teenage girls develop a urine powered generator

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Possibly one of the more unexpected products at Maker Faire Africa this year in Lagos is a urine powered generator, created by four girls. The girls are Duro-Aina Adebola (14), Akindele Abiola (14), Faleke Oluwatoyin (14) and Bello Eniola (15). The generator is on display at an exhibition in Lagos ...

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UNILAG Student Hospitalised After Outing With Facebook Friend

A 21-year-old student has been hospitalised, after she was allegedly pushed down from the third floor of a building in Lagos, following a disagreement with a man she met on the social network, Facebook. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Akabugu Nkiruka sustained multiple injuries, including a pelvis fracture, ...

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Barack Obama wins election for second term as president

President Barack Obama handily defeated Gov. Mitt Romney and won himself a second term Tuesday after a bitter and historically expensive race that was primarily fought in just a handful of battleground states. Obama beat Romney after nabbing almost every one of the crucial battleground states. Romney conceded in Boston ...

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