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BREAKING NEWS: St. Rita Catholic church Badarawa, kaduna state. Explodes.

UPDATE Here is a full statement sent by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. �President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has condemned Sunday’s suicide bomb attack on a Catholic Church in Kaduna state. �The President who was extremely saddened by the explosion, described it as �barbaric, cruel and uncalled for.” ...

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My wife, a shining star � Jonathan

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday in Abuja described his wife, Patience, as a shining star in his life. This came as Patience took a retrospective look at her life, especially in the last few weeks she was believed to have spent in hospital abroad and said whatever might have happened ...

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How woman, 25, escaped from ritualists

Call it a narrow escape or a close shave with death, you are not wrong in capturing the story of 25-year old Patience Bitrus who recently escaped from suspected ritualists in Bauchi State. However, her co-traveller was not as lucky as Patience painted a gory picture of how she was ...

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Soldier’s stray bullet leaves girl battling for life

PORT HARCOURT, THIRTEEN-year-old Jennifer Innocent is battling to save her life at University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, UPTH, after being allegedly hit in the head by stray bullet from an army rifle. The incident happened Wednesday at the Mile 4 neighbourhood of Obio/Akpor locality in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, ...

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Taraba State Governor Survives ANOTHER Plane Crash

The Taraba State Governor, Danbaba Suntai, escaped death on Thursday after a plane he was flying crashed in Yola, the Adamawa State capital. The Taraba State Governor, his aide-de-camp and chief security officer, who were also in the plane that took off from Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, and three ...

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25years Old man, charged for stealing Bible

A 25-year-old unemployed man, Ade Akindele, has been arraigned before Ojo Magistrate Court in Lagos, for allegedly stealing a King James Version of the Bible valued at N1,000, from a shop. Akindele, who had no fixed residence, was said to have become dazed after allegedly removing a black purse and ...

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Thursday and friday declared public holidays by the FG

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The Federal government has declared thursday and friday, 25th and 26th of October public holidays to mark this years Eid-El kabir celebration.

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Police Defuse Bomb At Gombe University

The police yesterday successfully detonated a bomb and many improvised explosive devices planted at Gombe State University (GSU). A witness who spoke to newsmen said the bomb was concealed in a polythene bag and was planted between a faculty block and the administrative building of the university. The explosive devices ...

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LEADERS BLAME YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT, OTHERS FOR CRISES IN AFRICA

FOOD insecurity and youth unemployment have been identified as responsible for the violence and crises that have plagued most�African nations. According to leaders on the continent, the situation could remain unabated should unemployment and food insecurity persist. The opinion was reached at this year’s edition of Security Watch Africa lecture ...

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Gunmen Kill Another UNIPORT Student, Girlfriend And Ex-Corps Member

Two weeks after four students of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) were killed by a mob in Omuokiri, Aluu, tragedy struck in another host community of the institution as unknown gunmen killed another student of the school, his girlfriend and an ex-member of the National Youth Service Corps. The ...

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Chidi Mokeme Returns For Gulder Ultimate Search!! As 12 Contestants Are Revealed For This Year’s Edition

Seven years after his absence, Nollywood hunk, Chidi Mokeme, finally makes a grand return as anchor of Nigeria’s number one reality television show, the Gulder Ultimate Search. Mokeme’s return was announced at the final selection party held to unveil before the public, the 12 finalists who would make the trip ...

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The man who brought MTV to Africa

Alex Okosi left Nigeria as a young boy in the late 1980s to seek a better future in the United States. By the early 2000s, the music executive was carving a successful career with broadcasting giant MTV, holding strategic positions within the influential medial company both in the United States ...

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Minister of Aviation Stella Oduah paddles canoe in her flooded village

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The minister posted the photos on her Facebook page showing the state of her own village in Akili, Anambra State. The flood, which began in September after the Lagdo Dam in Northern Cameroon broke, has displaced over 50, 000 people and killed at least one hundred so far! President Jonathan ...

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UNIPORT shut down indefinitely as students set Omuokiri-Aluu ablaze

At least 12 houses have been set ablaze at Omuokiri-Aluu by angry Nigerian students who descended the small village in their hundreds this evening protesting the violent murder of four students. UNIPORT students were mobilised by students of other universities under the umbrella of the National Association of Nigerian Students, ...

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BREAKING NEWS!!! At Least 20 Students Killed By Unknown Gunmen In Fed Poly, Mubi

BREAKING NEWS!!! At Least 20 Students Killed By Unknown Gunmen In Fed Poly, Mubi At least 20 students have been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Mubi, north-eastern Nigeria, a police source has told the BBC. The attack happened at a student hostel away from the Federal Polytechnic Mubi campus, ...

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Nobody is more qualified to be president of Nigeria than an Igbo man � Kalu

Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has said that those dismissing Igbo’s dream of becoming president in 2015 are insulting them. He reiterated his earlier position that the best thing that would ever happen to Nigeria as a nation is for an Igbo man to take over ...

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�Jonathan wants to win Ondo governorship election for PDP” � Kuku

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The Presidential adviser on Niger Delta Affairs, Kingsley Kuku yesterday, said if there was anything President Goodluck Jonathan was passionate about at this moment, it is winning the October 20, Governorship Election in Ondo state for the candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olusola Oke. Kuku also dismissed the claim ...

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Kalu, Okonkwo, others blame Nigeria’s woes on bad leadership

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Angry Nigerians and civil society groups have described Nigeria’s 52 years after independence as a ‘journey through hell’ saying that the nation has no reason to celebrate.They blamed Nigeria’s woes on leaders who they described as being greedy. A group, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, said instead of our leadership ...

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Nigeria at 52: �Yes we can” � Jonathan, others say that Nigeria must succeed

Nigeria at 52: �Yes we can” As it marks its 52 Independence anniversary from the colonial rule, the Commander in Chief of Arm Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Goodluck Jonathan has assured Nigerians that the nation must succeed against all odds. The president gave this assurance at an interdenominational ...

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Independence message: �Our destiny is in our hands” � Senator Mark

The different challenges facing the country, notwithstanding, the Senate President, David Mark had said that Nigeria would get to the end of the tunnel if the citizens were willing to support the government, as he believed that the destiny of the nation is in the hands of its own people. ...

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