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Tunisia coastguard sinks migrant vessel with 120 onboard

Djerba – Eight Tunisian migrants who attempted to cross by sea to Italy accused Tunisia’s coast guard on Monday of having rammed their boat, killing five people and leaving 30 missing. Survivors told AFP that the Tunisian coast guard ship had “rammed” their boat and split it in half on Friday as it carried 120 […]

Rascals in govt: Jonathan a drunk fisherman -Tinubu

Former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has totally denied reports making the rounds that he and the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN’s) presidential flag bearer, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu were on collision course. He said the reports were from cunningly creative writers who, not only wanted to hatch a conflict between them, but preferred […]

Ngige joins senatorial race

Speculations that had been rife in Anambra State since primaries of the various political parties were conducted came to pass yesterday as the former governor of the state, Dr. Chris Ngige, finally filed his papers to contest the senate seat for Anambra Central on the platform of Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN. Ngige contested the […]

PDP, ANPP supporters clash in Zamfara •9 people injured

t least nine people sustained injuries in a  fresh political crisis that erupted on Tuesday in Gusau and Tsafe local council headquarters of Zamfara State between supporters of All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Addressing journalists on the development, on Tuesday, at the state police command, the state Commissioner of Police, […]

P/Harcourt tragedy: Witnesses blame presidential security

Witnesses who testified before the presidential panel on the stampede which killed 11 persons in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, have blamed security men deployed from Abuja, the nation’s capital for the tragedy. Testifying before the panel on Tuesday, Mr. Nmehielle James, Manager of Liberation Stadium, Elekahia, Port Harcourt, said men of Police Mobile […]

Adeboye’s wife charges Christians against fear of little beginning

THE wife of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Mrs Folu Adeboye, has told Christians not to be fearful of or despise the days of little beginning but to trust in God who is able to do all things in the infinite benevolence. Mrs Adeboye, popularly addressed as Mummy G.O, […]

Jonathan has insulted S/West again – Tinubu

DESPITE President Goodluck Jonathan’s clarifications of the statement he made about the South-West geopolitical zone, on Monday, Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) chieftain, Senator Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday, fired back at the president, saying with his statement, that he had only insulted the South-West. While Jonathan had mentioned on the Facebook that people from the […]

A Case for Senator Ayogu Eze

By Clarius Ugwuoha, NNP- Feb. 15, 2011 – It is disheartening that democratic representation in Nigeria is still governed by the whims and caprices of a chosen few. What played out in Enugu State a few month ago, the ripples of which still unsettle the polity in that state, is instructive. Very phenomenal changes are […]

How security agents caused Rivers stampede, by witnesses

WITNESSES at the presidential panel of inquiry into the causes of the last weekend stampede at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rally in Port Harcourt, Rivers State have blamed security operatives from the presidency for the tragic incident in which about 12 persons lost their lives. Meanwhile, the Delta State government has pledged to cater […]

Jos monarch relocates from palace as 12 die in violence

IT was a meal he loved dearly but did not live to prepare and savour its rich taste yesterday. When he left his house in Jos metropolis for shopping in a nearby market, the victim, a policeman, never knew that it would be his last outing. And yesterday, this Anti-Bomb Squad Mobile policeman deployed in […]

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