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PDP Presidential Primaries: The Die Is Cast

This  Thursday, at  the  Eagle  square  in  Abuja,  the  Peoples’  Democratic  Party (PDP)  delegates  will  at  its  special  national  convention,  elect  the  party’s  presidential  flag-bearer  for  this  year’s  presidential election  in  April.  Barring  any  last minute  developments,  Thursday’s  contest  will  be  between  incumbent  President  Goodluck  Jonathan  and  former  Vice-President  Atiku  Abubakar. Since  the  registration  of  […]

Teacher Arrested For Having Sex With 16-Yr-Old Student

A 27-year-old teacher has been arrested for allegedly having sex with one of her own teenage students. The boy of 16 told police their relationship, which officers believe may have gone on for over a month, blossomed in her car. Ashley Blumenshine was arrested behind a department store in Plainfield, Illinois, after police caught her […]

PDP Presidential Primaries: Police To Deploy Anti-Terrorist Squad

Delegate lobbying shifts to hotels ||  Aminu Wali chairs screening Panel  ||  Determined  to  ensure security in  Abuja as the ruling  Peoples  Democratic  Party (PDP) holds its special  national  convention,  the  Nigeria  Police  Force will  deploy  its  anti-terrorist  squad  to  the  Eagle  Square,  venue  of  the convention  where  the  party’s  presidential  candidate  for  this  April  […]

PICTURE: The Americans that speak Yoruba

Americans who speak Yoruba It seems like a page out of a fiction novel to see five white American youths conversing in fluent Yoruba. But this is not fiction, as these Americans currently reside in the University of Ibadan studying one of the indigenous Nigerian languages, Yoruba. Tobiloba Fademi reports When SUNDAY PUNCH called to […]

North Has No Link With Terrorists – Arewa

Worried by alleged link to terrorist acts in some parts of the country in recent times, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has said that anybody who said  the North was behind the spate of bomb explosions in the country was being irrational. The ACF specifically pointed fingers at President Goodluck Jonathan and alleged that “Federal […]

Presidency Denies Blaming North Over Bombings

THE Presidency, yesterday denied allegations by Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) that President  Jonathan blamed the North for the spate of bombings across the country. The ACF had on Friday accused the President of linking the North with the series of bomb blasts across the country.                  Presidential Spokesman, Ima Niboro, said in Abuja that President […]

US-based Columnist, Prof Okey Ndibe, Arrested at Lagos Airport

Saharareporters just learnt minutes ago that the SSS at MMIA in Lagos arrested Okey Ndibe and detained, a   columnist and US professor. Mr. Ndibe arrived on Turkish airlines at 9:31 PM (Nigerian Time). An Immigration officer handed his passport to an State Security Service (SSS) who instructed him to get his luggage and come with […]

Abati: The Jonathan Presidency (6)

Reuben Abati, Lagos,Nigeria – Jan 8. 2011 – THE various forces that had resisted Dr Goodluck Jonathan’s emergence as Acting President showed their hands fully with the return of President Umaru Yar’Adua. This included to start with, the protest by the Northern political establishment, prompted obviously by the Yar’Adua cabal, that allowing a Jonathan Acting Presidency […]

Jos erupts in violence again, 5 killed

Jos, Plateau State capital, was again thrown into confusion  as two separate incidents degenerated into violence resulting in the death of at least five people. A disagreement among members of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) over their ward congress held yesterday was said to have turned violent and was allegedly hijacked by some people who […]

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