Insecurity Mars Bayelsa Investment Forum As Pirates Kill 2

An investment forum organized by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State hit a snag on Friday when news filtered into the state capital, Yenagoa, that pirates had killed two persons, including an aide to a former state commissioner. The disturbing news came as the participants at the Bayelsa Investment and Economic Forum, held in Yenagoa,… [Continue Reading]

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Ebonyi State Assembly Impeach Speaker

Speaker of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Impeached Speaker, Chukwuma NwazunkuEbonyionlinehas been impeached. Nwazunku was impeached on Monday morning after a motion moved by Chris Usulor (Ezza South), which was seconded by  Enyi C. Enyi (Ezza North-West). Three members of the assembly (Frank Onwe, Eni Uduma Chime and, Blaise Orji who is Deputy Speaker) had… [Continue Reading]

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Nigerian Artist “Alariwo Of Africa” Shot By Suspected Robbers In Ibadan

Nigerian musician ”Alariwo of Africa” is recuperating in a hospital at Ibadan, Oyo State where he is being treated for wounds he had from gun shots in the city few days ago. The musician was said to be on his way to a friend’s birthday at Candlewood Hotel in the city when he was attacked… [Continue Reading]

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Oby Ezekwesili arrested, quizzed and released

Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, was Monday morning arrested by security agents at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,  Abuja, as she tried to travel to London for a scheduled engagement. The operatives confiscated her travelling documents as well. She was however released after the government came under intense pressure as news of her arrest… [Continue Reading]

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Bloodiest day in Israel, Hamas conflict: 100 killed

At least 100 people- including 87 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers- were killed Sunday, the bloodiest day yet since fighting broke out 13 days ago between Israel and Palestinian militant group, Hamas. Reports say 67 of the victims were killed in one location. Israel suffered its worst death toll since the latest conflict began nearly… [Continue Reading]

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Rilwanu Lukman Former Petroleum Minister dies in Austria

A former Minister of Petroleum Resources and erstwhile Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, Rilwanu Lukman, is dead. Born on August 26, 1938, he died about a month to his 76th birthday. Family sourcesconfirmed that he died early Monday in Vienna, Austria. Also, a source at the OPEC headquarters in Vienna,… [Continue Reading]

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Askira villagers flee homes as Boko Haram hoists flag, takes over Damboa

The extremist Boko Haram sect on Saturday mounted its flags in Damboa town of Borno state, declaring the area its exclusive territory, security sources and witnesses have said. Damboa local government shares a boundary with the dreaded Sambisa forest the terrorists have converted to ‎a formidable hideout. The Boko Haram gunmen had in the early… [Continue Reading]

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The Miraculous Deliverance Of Oga Jona By Chimamanda Adichie

As soon as he opened his eyes, he felt it. A strange peace, a calm clarity. He stretched. Even his limbs were stronger and surer. He looked at his phone. Thirty-seven new text messages – and all while he was asleep. With one click, he deleted them. The empty screen buoyed him. Then he got… [Continue Reading]

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President Jonathan To Meet Families Of Kidnapped Chibok Girls Next Tuesday

Parents of some of the abducted girls as well as escaped Chibok girls who earlier turned down an opportunity to meet President Goodluck Jonathan are now ready to meet with the president after they received a formal invitation from the Nigerian presidency. According to National Chairman of the community, Dr Pogu Bitrus, a letter requesting… [Continue Reading]

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From the Valleys of Swat to the Forests of Sambisa by Zainab Jaji

Exactly a year ago, I wrote an article titled ‘Dear Malala’ for this same column. I was filled with hope for the future of young girls with role models like Malala Yousafzai. So many identified with her fight struggle and courage. The world stood up and took notice. Last week again we looked up to… [Continue Reading]

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POLITICS

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Adamawa Acting governor dissolve Nyako’s cabinet and SPPU’s

The decision of the state government was contained in a press release signed by Solomon Kumangar, director, press and public affairs, Government House, Yola. The acting governor directed the head of service to retrieve all government property in the custody of the unit immediately. According to the acting governor, SPPU, an ad-hoc body, has been […]

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Insecurity Mars Bayelsa Investment Forum As Pirates Kill 2

An investment forum organized by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State hit a snag on Friday when news filtered into the state capital, Yenagoa, that pirates had killed two persons, including an aide to a former state commissioner. The disturbing news came as the participants at the Bayelsa Investment and Economic Forum, held in Yenagoa, […]

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Insecurity Mars Bayelsa Investment Forum As Pirates Kill 2

An investment forum organized by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State hit a snag on Friday when news filtered into the state capital, Yenagoa, that pirates had killed two persons, including an aide to a former state commissioner. The disturbing news came as the participants at the Bayelsa Investment and Economic Forum, held in Yenagoa, […]

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Nigerian Artist “Alariwo Of Africa” Shot By Suspected Robbers In Ibadan

Nigerian musician ”Alariwo of Africa” is recuperating in a hospital at Ibadan, Oyo State where he is being treated for wounds he had from gun shots in the city few days ago. The musician was said to be on his way to a friend’s birthday at Candlewood Hotel in the city when he was attacked […]

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West Brom break bank for Nigeria’s Super Eagles striker, Brown Ideye in a deal worth £10 million

Returning English Premier League side, West Bromwich Albion, have announced the signing of Nigeria international Brown Ideye for a fee believed to be around £10m. The Baggies announced the arrival of the 25-year-old Dynamo Kiev player on Friday, saying they had broken the club’s record. Ideye, who missed the final cut for Super Eagles squad […]

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Daunting photos of Angelina Jolie as a drug addict released by Drug dealer

I don’t think anything can hurt Angelina’s image at this point, because she’s admitted many times in the past that she was a drug addict, describing it as a ‘dark’ and ‘dangerous’ period of her life which she was lucky to survive but I have a feeling she won’t want her kids to see these […]

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A CRY FOR PATRIOTISM by Sunny Okoro

Good day Nigerians I will want to start this little write up with a sincere word of encouragement to us all as we keep faith together in this turbulent time in our nation’s history. I will like to endure us to keep the flag of unity and hope flying at all times and at all […]

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From the Valleys of Swat to the Forests of Sambisa by Zainab Jaji

Exactly a year ago, I wrote an article titled ‘Dear Malala’ for this same column. I was filled with hope for the future of young girls with role models like Malala Yousafzai. So many identified with her fight struggle and courage. The world stood up and took notice. Last week again we looked up to […]

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