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Independence Day bombing: Court insists on trial of Okah, others

  Justice Gabriel Kolawole of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday dismissed an application filed by the suspected terrorists believed to be behind the October 1, 2010 Independence Day bombing in Abuja. The suspects Charles Okah, Edmund Ebiware, Obi Nwabueze and Tiemkemfa Osuwo (aka General Gbokos) – had requested the court to stay […]

Subsidy protest- The real reason why it was aborted

Saturday January 21, 2012 • Photo: Sun News Publishing More Stories on This Section   The battle over the removal of fuel subsidy, which raged for almost a week all over the nation may, have come and gone, but the last is definitely yet to be heard on the intrigues and the behind-the-scene manoeuvres that […]

Multiple bombs rock Kano• SSS, police headquarters, other stations attacked

The ancient city of Kano yesterday came under heavy attack, as persons suspected to be members of the dreaded Boko Haram Islamic sect launched a simultaneous offensive, killing an unspecified number of persons, including police officers. Several others were injured. The multiple bomb blasts, which rocked the state capital after the Friday Jumat prayers, occurred […]

Picture: Marriage took me away from Nollywood. Now I’m back – Obey Etuk

For lovers of television drama, Super Story, a particular episode, No Pain, No Gain remains a blockbuster as they would never forget the scintillating performance of the central female character, Sandra. In real life, however, the face behind the Sandra character is Obey Etuk, a graduate of Theatre Arts from Imo State University. But after […]

Lagos govt denies deploying soldiers…Slams police over attack on protesters

Lagos State government yesterday refuted claims by the military authorities that the deployment of soldiers in the streets was on its request. The state government also carpeted the police for using tear gas on eminent Nigerians protesting the deployment of soldiers in the state. Speaking at a press briefing on the issue, the Lagos State […]

Boko Haram out to end 1914 amalgamation, install Islamic govt —Sanusi (Please end it and go your way)

The Boko Haram and its activities are now a serious national concern. Today, it would seem that the Nigerian security agencies are getting overwhelmed and lacking in capacity and ability to checkmate it and stultify its activities. With its serial bomb blasts and promise to do much more, critical stakeholders have not stopped talking about […]

‘No excuse to rape a woman, even if she is naked’

Mrs. Queen Ezeanochie Okonkwo is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Anambra State University, Igbariam, Nigeria. She also holds a Diploma in Law from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. She is so passionate about the family system, the role women play in establishing the home. She opens up on her book, To be a Woman […]

Nigeria missing as African party begins•Equatorial Guinea, Libya set tune in Bata

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will be conspicuously missing at the 28th edition of the (Orange) Africa Cup of Nations that gets underway later this afternoon in the city of Bata with co-host, Equatorial Guinea and Libya setting the tune. It will be the first time in 16 years that Nigeria would not feature at the greatest […]

Boko Haram suspect’s escape latest: FG probes Ringim – Knows fate next week

The Federal Government has constituted an investigative panel to look into the circumstances surrounding the escape of Kabiru Sokoto, the mastermind of last Christmas Day bomb blast at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Madalla, Niger State. According to Minister of Police Affairs, Navy Captain Caleb Olubolade (retd), the committee, which was set up by the office […]

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