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Unknown Gunmen Destroy APC Governorship Campaign Venue With Explosives In Rivers

The National School Field, venue of an All Progressives Congress, APC, rally set to hold in Okrika Local Government area of Rivers State has been ... Full story

Lawmakers vow to fight poll shift

Members of the National Assembly on Friday kicked against the call by the National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), that the February 14 general ... Full story

I am the most prepared presidential candidate –NCP candidate, Onovo

The Presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party, Mr. Martin Onovo, tells GBENRO ADEOYE about his political aspiration and why he is confident of winning ... Full story

We don’t want to die before FG pays our severance package –Ex-PHCN workers

More than 17 months after the Bureau of Public Enterprises began the payment of severance package to ex-workers of the defunt Power Holding Company of ... Full story

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly Brutalised

Guardian Arrested For Brutalising 15yr Old Mrs. Ugochukwu Ebere, the guardian of a 15-year-old girl who was allegedly assaulted, has been arrested by the Lagos ...

Bauchi campaign President attacked security injured

Bauchi - Angry youths on Thursday attacked President Goodluck Jonathan and his entourage on their way to the  Bauchi airport after campaigning in the state, ... Full story

Some forces unhappy with the issuance of results to Gen. Buhari

Death Threats For Government College Principal There are reports that the Principal of the Government College, Katsina, Mallam Isyaku Bello, may have been receiving death threats ...

The residence of filmmaker Ola Balogun in Sabo area of Yaba Lagos was razed by fire

The residence of popular playwright and filmmaker, Ola Balogun in Sabo area of Yaba, Lagos, was yesterday razed by fire. A nearby three-storey building housing ...

Alaba International Market Trader Nabbed For Bank Robbery

Alaba International Market Trader Nabbed For Bank Robbery ...

Five policemen have been put in detention for allegedly taking a bribe of N150, 000

Five Cops Held For Taking Bribe Of N150,000 Five policemen attached to the Anti-Robbery Squad of the Area M Police Command have been put in detention ...

Four suspected car snatchers Nabbed By Police

Suspected Car Snatchers Nabbed By Police, Sells Stolen Cars In 'Cotonou' Four suspected car snatchers, who are now in the custody of the Lagos State Police ...

Man shot dead while struggling to share the money dashed out by a politician

Youth Shot Dead While Struggling For Campaign Money A 25-year-old man, Kingsley Ughala, has been shot dead while struggling to share the money dashed out by ...

A woman has been arrested for allegedly sold her neighbour’s baby for the sum of N250,000

Baby Sold For N250,000 In Delta A woman in  Akwukwu-Igbo community, Delta State has been arrested after she allegedly sold her neighbour’s baby for the sum ...

Ex- militants of Bayelsa State warned Patience Jonathan not to accompanying her husband to the presidential rally

Yenagoa—Youths suspected to be ex- militants from the creeks of Bayelsa State, yesterday, warned Dame Patience, wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, against accompanying her husband ...

144 Battalion Soldiers Abia State have rescued 14 pregnant teenagers and eight children

Soldiers from 144 Battalion, Asa, in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State have rescued 14 pregnant teenagers and eight children from a motherless ...

Permanent Voters Cards PVCs something must be done urgently -Sultan of Sokoto

….Says millions of Nigerians may be disenfranchised ….Condemns religious colouration of campaigns Abuja — The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Sa’ad Abubakar III, has expressed fears that ...

Cameroon army has freed 24 hostages kidnapped during a cross-border attack by suspected Boko Haram fighters

LAGOS — Cameroon’s army has freed 24 hostages kidnapped during a cross-border attack by suspected Boko Haram fighters, government officials said. File: Cameroonian soldiers patrol In their ...

Pastor's wife got pregnant for Okada man

Lagos—A pastor, Chris Onyekachi-Madu, 45, has told an Igando Customary Court to dissolve his 18-year marriage to his estranged wife, Augusta Madu, who got pregnant ...

A 57 year old man allegedly stabbed to death by his friend over sachet of dry gin

As Police raid community, arrest over 30 LAGOS — The Lagos State Police are currently investigating the death of a 57-year-old man allegedly stabbed to death ...

Suspected members of Boko Haram sect attacked Dzagula village in Gombi Local Government Adamawa State.

Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect have attacked Dzagula village in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State. An eyewitness in the ...

Federal Government announced the reduction of fuel price

THE Federal Government  last night announced a reduction in the price of premium motor spirit  (petrol)from N97 to N87 per litre. The reduction follows the crash ...

A suicide bomber killed at least five people and wounded 11

A suicide bomber killed at least five people and wounded 11 on Friday near a marketplace in northeastern Nigeria, an emergency services official told AFP. “It ...

The tragedy struck as 46year old man killed his wife daughter and committed suicide.

A46-year-old man Olubusayo Sunday reportedly killed his wife, daughter and committed suicide. The tragedy struck on Wednesday at Onigbedu town in Ewekoro Local Government of the ...

A 65 years old woman has been hospitalized having been attacked by two rams

A 65 years old woman popularly called ‘Iya Oyo’ has been hospitalized having been attacked by two rams in Ado Ekiti, a development that led ...

3 Nigerians Nabbed In Pakistan For fraudulent acts

3 Nigerians Nabbed In Pakistan For Internet Fraud Fraudsters are still to learn that it is time to let go of fraudulent acts and utilize the ...

A mild drama occurred at the Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration

A mild drama occurred at the Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebrations yesterday as a member of the elite Guards Brigade caused a minor stir during ...

Ebola Outbreak in West Africa appears to be slowing down- United Nations

The United Nations special envoy on Ebola has said the outbreak of the disease in West Africa appears to be slowing down. However, he added ...

Jonathan pay a surprise visit to the troubled northeast

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday made a surprise visit to the troubled northeast, which is in the grip of escalating Boko Haram violence that ...

Boko Haram terrorists killed in military onslaught

ABUJA— Military authorities, yesterday, said 78 Boko Haram insurgents were killed during the two-hour gun battle with the insurgents who tried to capture a military ...

General Mohammadu Buhari (rtd) and President Goodluck Jonathan shared brotherly hug

Definitely, this is the Nigeria we all want, and it all happened in Abuja yesterday as opposing parties APC and PDP came together at the ...

Jonathan ask Armed Forces officers to ensure early detection of traitors in the military

President Goodluck Jonathan has asked officers of the Armed Forces to ensure early detection of traitors in the military to avoid betrayal during military operations.Jonathan ...

A group of concerned youths has warn Patience Jonathan

A group of concerned youths in Bayelsa State under the auspices of Bayelsa Youth Vanguard has threatened to disrupt the re-election rally of President Goodluck ...

A woman killed during labour by Boko Haram fighters

Boko Haram fighters killed a woman as she was in labour during what is feared could be the deadliest attack in the militants’ six-year insurgency, ...

A woman being stranded in the hospital after child delivery

Three months after Babatunde Williams’s wife, Chinwe, gave birth to a baby boy through a caesarean section; the couple has remained stranded in a private ... Full story

Armed robbers raided bank leaving 11 persons dead.

The ancient city of Ikare Akoko in Ondo State was on Tuesday rattled by armed robbers, who raided a bank, leaving 11 persons dead. An eyewitness ... Full story

11 persons dead due to Armed robbers bank raid

The ancient city of Ikare Akoko in Ondo State was on Tuesday rattled by armed robbers, who raided a bank, leaving 11 persons dead. An eyewitness ... Full story

Mr. Babatunde Fashola told Jonathan to accept responsibility

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said President Goodluck Jonathan’s comment that his generation had failed Nigerians was personal to him. He told ... Full story

Federal Government has marked out 13 national strategic export products.

THE Federal Government has marked out 13 national strategic export products, meant to replace petroleum products, the prices of which have continued to tumble at ...

President Goodluck Jonathan call on Nigerians to support security service

Abuja – President Goodluck Jonathan has called on Nigerians to be steadfast in their prayers for members of the Armed Forces and their families for ...

A 57 year old woman allegedly died in her lover’s apartment

LAGOS—Controversy has continued to trail the death of a 57-year- old woman, identified as Bonu Fiaret, in Salu area of Badagry, an outskirt of Lagos ...

President Goodluck Jonathan’s Campaign Organisation accused INEC

President Goodluck Jonathan’s Campaign Organisation, accused Professor Attahiru Jega’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of conniving with General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress, ...

Nigeria: the battle of Waterloo is being planned for next year

The great surge of marchers in Paris on Sunday was impressive and very moving but what was it for? We know what it was against: ...

Goods worth 5 millions were destroyed at Balogun Market

Goods worth millions of Naira were on Monday destroyed at the popular Balogun Market on the Lagos Island. The fire which was said to have started ...

Mr. Osagie Okunbor,has been appointed as a new Managing Director for Shell

A new Managing Director has been appointed for Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National ...

Jonathan visit former President Olusegun Obasanjo

Barring any last minute change in plan, President Goodluck Jonathan will on Monday (today), visit former President Olusegun Obasanjo in his Abeokuta, Ogun State residence. The ...

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Boko haram releases 192 hostage in Yobe

BY NDAHI MARAMA AND BALA AJIYA, DAMATURUBoko haram members Sunday released 192 out of the 218 people abducted at Katarko town, Gujba local government area ...

Six skiers killed in avalanche in French Alps – police

Rescue workers on sound the bodies of six skiers who went missing a day earlier after being carried away by an avalanche during a trek ...

BOKO HARAM: Curfew slammed on Maiduguri, 24 hours after president Jonathan's visit

Nigerian troops appeared to have repelled Sunday morning assault on Maiduguri by Boko Haram fighters as the Defence Headquarters in an update said troops are ...

Borno boils as Boko Haram launches attack in bid to take over state capital, Maiduguri

Soldiers of the Nigerian army and Boko Haram terrorists are currently engaged in a fierce exchange of fire since Saturday night as insurgents, in their ...

For Buhari’s supporters, no wait is too long

Aliyu Abdulrazhi had been on his feet since 6:00 am but had no intention of leaving Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential campaign rally in Kaduna, northern Nigeria. Jonathan ...

Boko Haram attacks: Military imposes curfew as Maiduguri boils

The Nigeria military has imposed curfew on Maiduguri on Sunday following a fierce battle in the city. “Troops are repelling a simultaneous attack on Monguno and ...

Breaking: Boko Haram attack Maiduguri again

Boko Haram terrorists, in the early hours of this morning, Sunday 25th January 2015, attacked some communities in Maiduguri and Monguno. The Defence HQ tweeted ...

Jonathan and Amaechi fight over Rivers stadium

President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State locked horns again on Saturday over the use of the Rivers State stadium for a ...

Postpone elections and risk military takeover in Nigeria - Ex Generals

Some retired senior military officers have warned against the postponement of the February general elections to avoid military takeover of the administration of the country.They ...

Nigeria will never change if PDP wins again - Buhari

The presidential candidate of the APC, Gen Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, warned that if the ruling People Democratic Party (PDP) should win the February 14 election, ...