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Boko Haram Threatens Jihad in Borno

Claims responsibility for killings  || They’re our biggest headache – IGP  || The dreaded Boko Haram has threatened Jihad against the government, even as it  claimed responsibility for the killing of prominent citizens of the Borno State among whom were the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) governorship candidate of the state, Alhaji Modu Fannami Gubio […]

N1.3b Fraud: How Ex-Gov Nyame Diverted N24m

The trial of former Governor of Taraba State, Rev. Jolly Nyame, continued yesterday at a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Gudu, Abuja  with more shocking revelations from a prosecution witness who narrated how the accused allegedly diverted state funds for personal use. Nyame is facing a 41-count charge instituted against him by the Economic and […]

Egypt Crisis: Returnees Hail Jonathan

About 520 Nigerians who were stranded in Egypt, following the political crisis in that country returned home yesterday in a wild jubilation as they were reunited with their family members in an evacuation exercise jointly carried out by National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As early as 3: 45 am of […]

Kaduna: 7 Burnt to Death After Voter Registration

At last LEADERSHIP investigation yesterday revealed that seven persons along with a driver  got roasted to death beyond recognition earlier in the week in a remote area of Kaduna State. The story was confirmed following traces to the sight of the accident at Samban-Kwoi Road in Jaba Local Government, and as well the mass grave […]

Facebook causes stir in Jigawa

Authorities in Jigawa State have withdrawn a court case instituted against one Mukhtar Ibrahim Aminu, for allegedly defaming the state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, on a social networking site, Facebook. According to a report by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Hausa Service, monitored in Kaduna on Thursday, Aminu was arrested and handed over to the […]

(Lawlessness) Police beat landlord for ejecting brother

A 49-year-old landlord, Mr Sunday Afuwape, got a shock of his life on Wednesday as he was battered by two policemen for ejecting their brother, a tenant, Ahmed, from his house, at Ikorodu, Lagos State. According to Afuwape, the tenant, Ahmed, was issued a quit notice because he always came home late in the night […]

533 Stranded Nigerians Back From Egypt

The Federal Government has made good its promise to airlift stranded Nigerians in Egypt following the anti- government protests that have rocked the Arab nation in the last one week. President Goodluck Jonathan had Tuesday directed both the Foreign Affairs Minister,Odein Ajumogobia and the National Security Adviser,Lt. General Owoye Asazi[rtd] to ensure that the evacuation […]

Sarah Jibril: My One Vote’ll Continue to Haunt Women

A  presidential aspirant during the January 13 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary, Mrs. Sarah Jubril, has said the “one vote” she recorded during the party’s presidential primary will continue to haunt Nigerian women. Speaking with journalists at the Federal High Court in Abuja Thursday, Jubril denied filing any case against the emergence of President […]

I’m ready for talks –Atiku

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar has said that his group is amenable to dialogue. Atiku spoke against the background of what he termed “relentless pressure and blackmail in the media by busy bodies” over his alleged reluctance to congratulate President Goodluck Jonathan on the outcome of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primaries held on […]

Robbers cart away N56.7m in Rivers – Kill 2 policemen, wound 2 others

Not less than N56.7 million has been carted away by armed robbers who attacked a van belonging to a company in Port Harcourt. The robbers also killed a policeman in the van and wounded the driver and the company’s accountant. It was gathered that the money was being conveyed to a commercial bank for lodgment […]

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