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Why Nigeria can’t disintegrate — Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday frowned at those predicting the disintegration of Nigeria by 2015, saying such people or organisations would be disappointed. Mr. Jonathan said this when Vice President Namadi Sambo and other Muslim faithful, paid him Sallah homage at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to him, some of the problems the country is […]

Nuhu Ribadu, former Chairman, EFCC

Imbibe the lessons of Ramadan, Ribadu admonishes Muslims

Muslims have just completed the one month long Ramadan fast.

Babangida denies shunning Jonathan’s breakfast invitation

The former president said he was never invited.

Nigeria Muslims pray to mark end of Ramadan

Eid-el-Fitri: Jonathan, northern governors, Fashola, others preach peace, unity, love

Muslims worldwide mark the end of the Ramadan fast with a festival.

Eat vegetables in moderation to prevent kidney stones, says urologist

The urologist recommended the consumption of a lot of water.

PDP mocks APC over call for Jonathan to join opposition party

The ruling party accused the opposition of lacking a presidential material.

FEC shelves weekly meeting for Islamic festival

Thursday is the Eid-el-Fitri celebration across Nigeria.

NANS urges FG to meet ASUU demands to end strike

ASUU has been on strike for six weeks now. The South-West zone of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Wednesday called on the Federal government to meet the demands of striking university lecturers to save undergraduates’ future. The zonal Coordinator, Tunde Adeyemo, made the call while addressing a news conference in Lagos. Mr. […]

Scholars, students, others honour Ropo Sekoni at 70

The event was attended by top political office holders and other Nigerians.

Nigeria Muslims pray to mark end of Ramadan

Fashola urges peace, love, unity among Nigerians as Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Fitri

The Lagos governor urged Muslims to imbibe the lessons of Ramadan.

Eid-el-Fitri: Jonathan felicitates with Muslims

The president pledged to deliver on his promise of good governance. President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Nigerian Muslims for the successful completion of the month-long Ramadan fast. Mr. Jonathan also thanked all Muslims in the country who responded to his calls and that of other leaders for special prayers during the Ramadan for greater peace, […]

Boko Haram was part of al Qaeda “conference call” that sparked U.S. embassy closures

The report appears to show how far Boko Haram has reached. Leaders of a Nigerian terror group, Boko Haram, were among participants in an extensive “conference call” organised by al Qaeda to plan massive attacks, before the meeting was intercepted by U.S. intelligence, triggering the closure of several American embassies, U.S. media reported Wednesday. The […]

Community leader seeks formation of Pakistan-Nigeria trade forum

Trade is low between Nigeria and Pakistan. A former President of the Yoruba Community of Nigeria in Pakistan, Khalifa Babs, has said that the community fully supports Nigeria’s Ambassador, Dauda Danladi’s decision to contribute significantly to the establishment of Pakistan- Nigeria Trade Forum to meet the socio-economic needs of both countries. Mr. Khalifa who spoke […]

Nigerian Muslims to celebrate Eid-el-Fitri Thursday as new moon is sighted

The Islamic month of Shawwal has started. Millions of Nigerian Muslims will celebrate the Eid-el-Fitri on Thursday. This follows the announcement by the Sultan of Sokoto and head of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs that the new moon has been cited in Sokoto and Maiduguri, the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, reports. The new […]

Boko Haram moves into Lagos, Ogun, Rivers states, says Senator

Nigeria’s violent Islamist sect, Boko Haram, is gradually moving down south to Lagos, Ogun, and Rivers States, following the extensive military onslaught against it in the North-East geopolitical zone, Babafemi Ojodu, a senator, said on Wednesday. The senator spoke at a lecture organized to commemorate the 70th birthday of Ropo Sekoni, a retired Professor of […]

Anambra governorship poll: PDP panel disqualifies four aspirants over tax issues

PDP now has 13 aspirants for the Anambra election.

WAEC releases results for May/June 2013 exams, withholds 112, 865 results

WAEC released 1.54 million results.

APC’s invitation of Jonathan confirms president’s leadership qualities- Presidency

The APC extended an invitation to Mr. Jonathan.

Chidi Lloyd appearing in court

Detained Rivers Assembly Leader gets bail

A Port Harcourt High Court on Wednesday granted bail to Chidi Lloyd, the detained Majority Leader of the Rivers House of Assembly. Mr. Lloyd was arraigned before the court over a six-count charge of attempted murder, conspiracy, wounding, assault, and malicious damage. Justice Latan Nyordee granted Mr. Lloyd bail in the sum of N10 million […]

Man sets six people ablaze for smoking Indian hemp

The Ogun Police are investigating the incident.

Obama cancels meeting with Russia’s Putin over Snowden asylum, others

The decision reflects US anger over Russia’s decision to give Snowden asylum.

Military judge cuts potential sentence for U.S. soldier, Manning, who leaked files to WikiLeaks

Manning’s possible sentence was cut from 136 to 90 years.

Again, ASUU, FG yet to agree as meeting postponed to next week

The lecturers strike is in ita sixth week.

Girl with strange medical condition has no anus

Fatima will need N1.2 m for an operation that will allow her relieve herself the right way. Ndama Abubakar

Crescent moon

NSCIA asks Muslims to look out for new moon to end Ramadan

The Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) on Tuesday night asked Muslims to look out for new moon on Wednesday night to mark the end of the ongoing Ramadan fast. In a statement entitled: Termination of Ramadan Fast 1434/2013 by its Secretary General, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, the NSCIA reminded Muslims of the importance of […]