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Babalakin, three other SANs to defend Fani-Kayode of N230mn corruption charges

The former Nigerian Minister is accused of money laundering.

President Jonathan meets British PM, Cameron

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday met with British Prime Minister, David Cameron, the News Agency of Nigeria has reported. The Nigerian president solicited Mr. Cameron and the European Union’s support for the war against oil bunkering in Nigeria. Details later…

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Super Eagles’ victory confirms new era in Nigeria- PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the victory of the Super Eagles at the African Cup of Nations, AFCON, as a confirmation of its earlier declaration that Nigeria has entered a new era of possibilities and will surmount its challenges under the current dispensation. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, in a statement […]

Five killed in Plateau morning attack

At least five persons were killed on Monday morning in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State. Three of the dead were killed on their farms when gunmen attacked them. The attack caught the attention of  officials of the Special Task Force, STF,  who stormed the area. A gun battle ensued between the Task […]

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Nigeria Institute graduates first batch of Dangote graduate drivers

About 96 drivers trained under the Dangote Graduate Drivers Training Scheme, DGDTS, have graduated from the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology, NITT, Zaria. The graduands are in the first batch of 2000 prospective beneficiaries that applied to participate in the scheme inaugurated in November 2012 as part of arrangements by the  Dangote Group to help […]

Update: Pope Benedict resigns due to ill health

The head of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict the XVI, Monday, announced his resignation from office citing ill health. The Pope said his health had deteriorated so much so he could no longer fulfill his duties as the head of the Church. “However, in today’s world, subject to so many rapid changes and shaken by […]

EFCC arraigns Fani-Kayode over N230m money laundering allegation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday arraigned a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, on money laundering charges. Mr. Fani-Kayode is accused of laundering N230 million by the commission. This is the third time he will be arraigned on the charges.   Details later

Super Eagles fans have plenty to look forward to

Nigeria’s triumph at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in the perfect example of how a team can improve through a tournament with the confidence that wins bring.

NORTHERN GOVERNORS IN ABUJA

Northern Governors condemn killing of health workers in Kano, Yobe

The Northern States Governors Forum has condemned the killing of nine health workers who were administering polio vaccinations in two separate attacks in Kano on Friday. The forum also expressed sadness at the killing of three North Korean doctors in Potiskum, Yobe State, on Sunday. Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Niger State, Babangida […]

Kaduna to honour Super Eagles- Governor Yero

The Kaduna State Government has said it will honour the Super Eagles for making Nigeria proud by winning the African Cup of Nations in South Africa. Governor Ramalan Yero made the announcement shortly after the final whistle on Sunday. The governor who watched the match alongside many residents of the state at the Nigerian Union […]

More troubles for Babalakin as AMCON confiscates property over N13.5b debt

The embattled Chairman of Bi-Courtney Group of Companies, Wale Babalakin, is set to lose a string of property in Lagos and Port Harcourt as a Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to confiscate them over a N13.5 billion debt. Last Friday, court bailiffs and policemen who had […]

Police IG orders special security for health workers after murder of three Korean doctors in Yobe

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, has ordered special security for all medical personnel involved in the ongoing routine immunization hours after unknown assailants gruesomely murdered three North Korean doctors attached to a local hospital in Potiskum, Yobe State. The attack came a day after unidentified gunmen Friday morning shot dead nine female health workers in two […]

The fabulous goal that won the Nations Cup for Nigeria

The great goal that won the Nations Cup for Nigeria

PPA predicts APC failure, as opposition canvasses more membership

More reaction trail the merger of opposition political parties. The National Chairman of the Progressive People’s Alliance, Sam Nkire, has predicted a collapse of the merger announced last week by four Nigerian opposition political parties. Mr. Nkire said a preferred and workable arrangement would have been for the parties involved to keep their structures, but […]

Nigeria’s largest NIPP power plant to be launched in March

The Calabar plant can add 563 megawatt to the national grid

All hail the Super Eagles! Nigeria wins third African nations cup

After 19 years, Nigeria’s Super Eagles, on Sunday regained its leadership of African football, defeating Burkina Faso in a well-fought final of the African Nations Cup in South Africa. The Eagles stayed through with a first-half goal from midfielder, Sunday Mba, frustrating advances from the Stallions of Burkina Faso, and never giving up trying for […]

Obasanjo launches foundation, targets Africa’s socio-economic problems

Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has launched a new foundation which he said is aimed at tackling Africa’s socio-economic security problems. At a formal launching in London on Saturday, Mr. Obasanjo said the “Obasanjo Foundation” will provide the platform to tackle critical problems underlying Africa’s human security, particularly in the areas of food, economy, health, […]

Nigerian Army arrests seven “bombers” in Kaduna

One of those arrested is a woman

Ex-militants arrest oil thieves in Ondo coastal area

The suspects are to be charged to court

Nigeria conquers Africa again in historic African Cup win

An underrated team cheers up Nigerians in the face of widespread corruption and poverty

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Ondo commissioner arrested over acid attack on Labour party chief

The Ondo State Commissioner for Natural Resources, Oluboyo Lateef Oluboyo, has been questioned by the police over an alleged role in an acid attack on a chieftain of the Labour Party. Mr. Oluboyo was arrested alongside four others weekend amid allegations he was behind the attack on Adetute Ajisafe. Mr. Ajisafe was bathed with acid […]

El-Rufai’s Retweet, And CAN’s Misrepresentation of a Moral Point, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“Therefore putting away falsehood, speak the truth, each one to his neighbor, for we are members of one another. Be angry, but do not sin; do not let the sun set on your anger…The thief must no longer steal, but rather labor, doing honest work with his (own) hands, so that he may have something […]

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Breaking News: Three foreign doctors killed in Yobe

The doctors were allegedly killed on Sunday morning.

Femi Aribisala, Ph.D

Article of Faith: God Does Not Know Who Will Be Saved, By Femi Aribisala

The salvation of God is not predetermined.  Neither is it discretional nor based on God’s unmerited grace.  Jesus’ teaching reveals that God has made a sovereign decision not to know the heirs of salvation beforehand.  He knows few will be saved but refuses to know who will be saved. This means the salvation of God […]

Man shoots wife dead over food in Akure

The deceased was a staffer of the Nigerian University in Akure, FUTA.