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‘Ruthless traffickers are killing Nigerians in the desert’

For many years now, there have increasing cases of Nigerians’ illegal migration to Europe via the desert as victims of human trafficking and sex slavery. Despite the fact that only a few of the thousands that embark on the journey come back to tell their stories, the misinformation and the desperation for economic empowerment which […]

Soldier kills man over masquerade dance (Bring the murderer to justice)

A 21-year-old man from Oko-Amakom in Oshimili South local government area of Delta State was allegedly shot dead yesterday by an armed soldier following a hot argument that ensued over masquerade dance. Trouble  reportedly started when some soldiers attached to an oil prospecting company in the area ran into a group of masquerade dancers. The […]

Jonathan Worries Over Indiscipline in Civil Service

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has expressed worry over what he described as lack of discipline among federal civil servants. He hinted at the possibility of initiating surprise visits to ministries, as a way of whipping the workers back to line for the smooth operation of government business. The president spoke, on Friday, in Abuja, while swearing in two […]

Edo Demolishes Ogbemudia’s Houses

Two houses belonging to two-time governor of defunct Midwest Region and later Bendel State, Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, on Friday, demolished by the Edo State Task Force Committee on Illegal Structures. The buildings, located at Number 129, Siluko Road in Benin City, the state capital, were demolished for purportedly blocking the right of way of the […]

2015: IBB Unfolds Plan • As Group Plans to Ambush Mark

Former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida,  is still keen on contesting the 2015 presidential election, sources have said. General Babangida lost out to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in the 2011 race when he joined the search for a common Northern candidate under the aegis of the Northern Political Leaders Forum(NPLF) headed by former Minister of Finance, Alhaji […]

Fears Over Gaddafi’s Forces in Nigeria

There were fears, on Friday, that some members of the regime of embattled Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi may have crossed over to some parts of Northern Nigeria. According to Hamada Radio International report, monitored in Kaduna, they were among hundreds fleeing Libya as fighters of the Transition National Council (TNC) closed in on one of Gaddafi’s strongholds, […]

Nyako, Sylva, Imoke, Wamakko for Primaries

•For Kogi primary, sale of form begins Monday Governors of Ada-mawa, Bayelsa, Cross River and Sokoto states hitherto beli-eved to be standing as candidates of their party, the Peoples Democratic Party, for the rescheduled gubernatorial elections in their states have more hurdles to cross after all. It emerged yesterday that they are to face PDP […]

Enter Prime Minister Ngozi Okonji-Iweala of Finance – By Prince Charles Dickson

The greatest lesson in life is to know that sometimes even fools are right—Winston Churchill For all my little education, my maths is very poor, my knowledge of economics relatively average, and my level of financial know-how is not more than those high-sounding words and those pages of the financial markets in newspapers and those […]

Chime begs Enugu workers

Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State has begged striking workers in the state to return to work tomorrow, saying his government was the first to implement the N18,000 minimum wage in the South-East. Chime, who spoke yesterday on the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) live radio phone-in programme, Ka Oha Malu, urged Enugu workers […]

Not Just the Terrorists are Wanted – By Anthony A. Kila

By Anthony A. Kila, London, UK – Sept. 10, 2011 – After any kind of event that renders havoc to the lives and properties of people, it is a normal and expected practice for such people to want to identify the causes and those responsible for such disasters. An individual or family affected will turn […]

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