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NCC threatens to sanction telecom operators

NCC says it will punish erring telecoms that do not improve their services by the September deadline

Don Jazzy, Tonto Dikeh, Rukky Sanda donate to cancer victim

Nollywood actresses, Tonto Dikeh and Rukky Sanda have both donated the sum of N1M to cancer patient Funmi Lawal, whose plight was recently brought to the fore after it was published online. Their gesture comes a day after Marvin Records boss, Don Jazzy parted with N2million for the same cause. Although the producer made a […]

Tega and Edward evicted from MTN Project Fame 2012

Christabel Abiodun Tega Apochi and Edward Wright have become the first set of contestants to be evicted from the on-going, Project Fame reality show. They were both chosen after an elimination show held on Sunday, which began with group performances from all the participants. While the Female contestants performed an ensemble of En Vogue’s Don’t Let […]

Jonathan hits hard at Nigerian media, says they’re unreliable, politicised

By Ini Ekott President Goodluck Jonathan issued a damning verdict on the Nigerian media Wednesday, portraying the industry as a highly politicized and unreliable establishment that has lost his administration’s trust as an independent and fair assessor of government’s performance. Mr. Jonathan’s blistering remarks came at the signing of a new performance assessment procedure for […]

I am in Nigeria to propose to Goldie-Prezzo

Big Brother contestant, Prezzo proclaims unflinching and eternal love for Goldie.

Robbers raid traditional ruler’s palace in Ogun

On the eve of Eid El Fitri, the traditional ruler of Akinale town in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State was robbed.

The JTF said if they car had reached its targets destination, the casualties would have been high.

JTF intercept ‘deadliest’ bomb laden vehicle in Maiduguri

The JTF said if they car had reached its targets destination, the casualties would have been high.

Ocean surge: Tourists boycott Lagos beaches

The Bar Beach, usually full on public holidays, was a shadow of itself

Burst water pipe kills two in South Africa

Eight hundred people have been evacuated from the affected shanty

11 year old girl diagnosed with breast cancer

It is a fact that older women are more susceptible to cancer, however the illness could be diagnosed at any age.

Aregbesola’s free rail transportation grounded our businesses- Commercial drivers

Ironically, the governor of Osun State’s effort at goodwill stalls the livelihood of commercial drivers in the state.

IG names new CPs for 8 states

Mohammed Abubakar announced that 18 policemen have been given new postings.

Kuramo Beach Lagos ocean surge

Atlantic Ocean surge: Tourists boycott Lagos beaches

The Bar Beach, usually full on public holidays, was a shadow of itself.

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi, dies of infection

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi, who led the East African nation for more than 20 years, has died after months of illness, the government says. Mr. Meles died in a hospital abroad where he was treated for an undisclosed infection, the country’s council of ministers said in statement on Tuesday. He was 57 years old. He is the […]


Environment Ministry predicts more flood in 23 states, in seven days

There will be heavy rainfall which might cause flooding in 23 states across the country.

Nigeria’s $5bn external debt not hurting economy – Maku

Labaran Maku, Nigeria’s information minister holds that Nigeria’s economy is unshaken by its foreign debts.

Falconets begins world cup campaign well, beat Korea 2-0

Nigeria’s U-20 Women National Team, the Falconets, on Sunday defeated Korea Republic 2-0 to start its World Cup campaign. This is contained in a statement signed by the Media Officer, Ejiro Femi-Babafemi, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta. It said that the two goals in both halves from Ngozi Okobi and […]


The Contribution of Muslim Leaders to Insecurity in Nigeria By Aliyu U. Tilde

At a joint meeting between the Special Task Force (STF) and representatives of Muslim communities of Jos and Barikin Ladi in Plateau State, the Muslims yielded to the appeal by the STF not to pray at their usual Eid praying ground at Barikin Ladi. A day earlier, the Izala group has also acquiesced to pressure […]

Annual Badagry festival begins

A Badagry High Chief asks Nigerians to return to their traditional religion

Song joins Barcelona

The Cameroonian will play for Barcelona in the 2012/2013 season.

Breaking News

One dead, 15 missing as Atlantic Ocean surge sack Lagos beach

One person has been confirmed dead after the Atlantic Ocean charged into Kuramo Beach in Lagos. The National Emergency Management Agency confirmed the death, saying 15 others are still missing in the incident. More details to follow.

At 66, Pakistan stays ahead of Nigeria in growth and troubles

With a number of key Nigerian officials in attendance, Pakistanis in this country popped wine and clinked glasses on Tuesday, celebrating the Asian country’s 66th Independence anniversary.

NUC lifts ban on Caritas University

The University Commission says Caritas University can now operate all its accredited programmes.

Sins of the Past, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

A Review of Ugochi Chienyenwa Oshai’s Bumps of Life.


Kidnapped Delta Judge regains freedom

Gangs earn a huge living kidnapping high net worth individuals in the area.