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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 […]

Jimoh Ibrahim sacks Ray Ekpu, Dan Agbese, others from Newswatch Board

Monday Ateboh Controversial businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim, has announced the removal of the founding editors of Newswatch – Ray Ekpu, Dan Agbese, Yakubu Mohammed and Soji Akinrinade – from the Board of Directors of the company. Mr. Ibrahim said in a statement Mr. Ekpu and his colleagues were no longer eligible to sit on the board […]

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How we raped, killed Cynthia, suspects in murder of General’s daughter confess

Ben Ezeamalu The Lagos State Police, Wednesday, paraded two suspects who allegedly murdered, Cynthia Osokogu, a 25 year old lady they met through social media. Ms. Osokogu, a postgraduate student at the Nassarawa State University, was strangled in her hotel room in Festac Town, Lagos. The suspects, Ezekiel Eloka, 23, and Echezona Nwabufor, 33; while narrating how […]

Fuel Scarcity: NUPENG in bed with saboteurs, PDP says

PDP asks Nigerians to support the federal government against NUPENG. By Sani Tukur   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed dismay at the decision of oil workers to embark on a nationwide strike over the non–payment of subsidy claims to oil marketers. PDP accuses the worker’s union, the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas […]

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 […]

Boko Haram denies dialogue with govt

The Boko Haram sect has again denied negotiation talks with the federal government.

I am in Nigeria to propose to Goldie-Prezzo

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

No plan to sack non performing ministers, says President Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan sets parameters to measure the performance of serving ministers.

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.

Two killed as flood wreaks havoc in Adamawa

In Adamawa State, the heavy rainfalls caused floods that killed two people and ravaged properties worth millions of naira.

STF denies attack on motorists along Abuja-Jos highway

Security outfits in Plateau State deny that Jos-Abuja highway is unsafe.

South African farmhand jailed for life for Terre’blanche murder 

South African farmhand jailed for life for Terre’blanche murder 

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.

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Fuel strike: FG to meet NUPENG today

The FG says the workers are being instigated to strike by indicted oil marketers

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Niger Delta militants storm Abuja, demand inclusion in amnesty programme

Militants from Nigeria’s restive Niger Delta region early this morning stormed the Federal Secretariat in the centre of the nation’s capital to press for inclusion in the Federal Government’s amnesty programme. The militants, our sources said, travelled overnight by bus, arriving Abuja in the early hours of Wednesday. They then converged on the secretariat, which […]

Suspects in Okene church killings die in police custody

Police arrest eight new suspects, discover bomb factories. But two of the suspects died in custody

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.

London 2012: Nigerians call for Sports Minister’s resignation

Nigeria’s inability to win any medal at the Olympics leads to calls for Mr. Abdullahi’s exit.

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Lagos council rules out compensation for Kuramo beach traders

The Chairman of Iru/Victoria Island council in Lagos State advised the former traders at Kuramo Beach to dust the Kuramo mishap off their shoulder and move on with life as government will not compensate them

One in every 55 people living with HIV/AIDS in Cross River – SACA DG

SACA in Cross River has about 80 support groups of people living with the virus, with a minimum of 25 persons in each group.