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BREAKING NEWS: Bomb explosion near barracks in Abuja – 11 killed

At least 11 people have been killed in an explosion in a market near a barracks in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, military sources have told the BBC. Witnesses say they saw injured people being carried away after the blast. The explosion happened in the Mammy market, where people had gathered to celebrate New Year’s Eve, reports […]

Happy New Year to all Our Readers & Sponsors – New Nigerian Politics

The Management & Staff of New Nigerian Politics wishes all its readers a very happy and prosperous new year – may 2011 bring joy, successes and happiness to you and your loved ones – Thank you for making us your #1 news source in 2010, together, we shall make 2011 an even better year.  Cheers! […]

I am tired of working as housemaid-14-year-old girl

When she was taken from her village in Iyin, Oji River area of Enugu State last October, the understanding was that 14-year-old Uchechukwu Oji, an SSS 1 student of Girls High School, Iyin, would continue her education in Lagos State where she would be staying with her aunt, identified simply as Mrs. Mba. Two months […]

Borno:‘Terrorists’ move against military, kill policemen

SUSPECTED members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, who on Tuesday killed a policeman and two others in a teaching hospital in Maiduguri, Borno State, renewed their offensive on Wednesday in the state capital. Wherever they struck, either a resident or a security officer was brought down in cold bold. Embattled residents in the scenes […]

Remi Tinubu Disappoints Guests @ 50th birthday

Those who thought the 50th birthday shindig of Remi, the slim built and beautiful wife of ex-governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, would turn out as an ‘owambe’ party were highly disappointed. Instead, Remi Tinubu made it a praise event to the glory of GOD. Those who have been planning since last year […]

Finally, remains of Barrister arrives Lagos

The late Fuji maestro whose corpse would have been flown into the country for final burial according to Islamic injunction could not be flown in as a result of bad weather which has disrupted flights across Europe and America. THOUSANDS of friends, colleagues and family members on Thursday thronged the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos […]

20,000 Ijaw villagers under siege by soldiers, says group

IJAW Youths Welfare Association, IYWA, has alerted the United Nations that over 20,000 residents of 11 communities in Burutu and Bomadi Local Government Areas of Delta State have been under siege by soldiers, deployed by the Joint Task Force, JTF, on the Niger-Delta, to their homelands for upwards one month in the search for wanted […]

2 Cops Die In Accident Involving Shekarau’s Convoy

A fatal motor accident involving a 14-seater bus in an advance party convoy of Kano State governor, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau has claimed the lives of two police officers attached to the convoy. In addition to the two dead policemen, seven other persons, mostly journalists, have sustained various degrees of injuries. Three of them are currently […]

How I Joined The Nigerian Ruling (Eating) Class -A Rejoinder

By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye, Lagos, Nigeria – Dec. 31, 2010 Dear Ugochukwu, I thoroughly enjoyed myself reading the piece you published last week, captioned, “How I Became A Prominent Lady,” written by one of the  greatest and most patriotic daughters of our great nation, a highly placed and well-respected lady who, incidentally, is a very close […]

Protests mark PDP congresses in Kwara, Adamawa, Osun

Some aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State on Thursday protested what they described as the allocation of votes in the state congresses conducted on Tuesday. The PDP supporters also alleged that in some places, like Kwara Central, elections never took place but results were written by certain individuals in their private […]



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