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FG says ex-militants did not bomb hotel in Delta

  The Federal Government has defended ex-militants who allegedly bombed Lawfab Hotel, Osubi, in Delta State on Monday. Some suspected ex-militants, receiving training under the Amnesty Programme, had reportedly bombed a hotel where they had been accommodated by the Federal Government with high calibre dynamite. Sources told journalists that what the ex-militants simply wanted was […]

NDLEA moves to stop actor Baba Suwe’ s N25m court ordered compensation

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has moved to stop the payment of N25m compensation awarded by a Lagos High Court in favour of the Nollywood actor, Mr. Babatunde Omidina, popularly called Baba Suwe. The anti-drug law agency on Wednesday asked the court for a stay of execution, pending the determination of its appeal against the judgment […]

Ogun PDP chieftain flays Okupe’s attack on Obasanjo

mate of the Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) governorship candidate in last year’s elections, Mr. Tunde Oladunjoye, yesterday flayed former Presidential Spokesman Dr. Doyin Okupe’s criticism of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. He was reacting to Okupe’s statements during a factional meeting of the state party in Ijebu-Igbo on Monday, where the former presidential spokesman blamed […]

If You Ask Me About Nigeria…? – By Prince Charles Dickson

By Prince Charles  Dickson, Jos, Nigeria, Feb. 8, 2012 – If you ask me; na who I go ask? The matter wey we see so, e tay wey e start. No be me go talk am, e heavy for mouth. If you ask me…The matter for ground…Eh! Na who I go ask? Omawumi If you […]

So What Next…After The Mother of All Protests? – By Akintokunbo A. Adejumo

By Akintokunbo A. Adejumo, London, UK, Feb. 8, 2012 – I am almost afraid and weary to write this article. This is probably because of my penchant to dwell very long on issues that are very close to my heart, but don’t want to bore the reader with a long treatise. Unfortunately, however, the problem […]

How Old is Peter Esele? – By Anthony A. Kila

By Anthony A. Kila, London, UK, Feb 8, 2012 – There is a new generation of Nigerians rearing their dynamic heads and determined to put their mark on their country. Age is an important element that unites them, for they are young and indeed they define themselves as young, there are also a lot other […]

Who Doesn’t Wish Obasanjo Back as President? – By Frisky Larr

By Frisky Larr, NNP, Feb. 8, 2012 – Putting all jokes aside, I can assure whoever takes time to read this essay that the number of people who quietly wish to have Olusegun Obasanjo back as President may be growing by the day if a frank and earnest statistic is taken. I will come back […]

We did it, Sokoto is next –Boko Haram Sect

From TIMOTHY OLA, Maiduguri The Jama’atu Ahlis Sunnati Lidda’awati Wal Jihad otherwise known as Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the series of attacks in Kaduna, Kano and Maiduguri this week, including the bombing of Air force base in Kaduna, warning that more attacks were underway. It gave the indication that Sokoto may be the […]

Boko Haram: 5 killed in Kano shoot-out

From Desmond Mgboh, Kano The joint security team, which battled with the members of the Boko Haram sect in Mariri in Kano State on Monday night, may have deployed a rocket propeller to finally end the confrontation, a security source said in Kano yesterday. Throwing insight into the operation, which lasted several hours until the […]

Murder of banker wife: I saw husband’s blood-soaked hand –Co-tenant

A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of a man who allegedly killed his banker wife yesterday told a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja that he saw blood on the hands of the husband as at the time the incident occurred. At the resumed hearing on the matter before Justice Lateefat Okunnu, a co-tenant […]

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