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8 Killed as Bombers Target Jang’s Church

By  Seriki Adinoyi , Ahamefula Ogbu   and Michael Olugbode At least eight persons died Sunday following a suicide bomb attack on the headquarters of Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN), Jos, Plateau State, during the church’s first service at 7.15am. Governor David Jonah Jang normally attends the second service which starts at 9am. An eye […]

Confidence Soars as Eagles Round off Kigali Game Plan

Keshi addressing Super Eagles players before training started on Monday   The Nigerian national football team; styled the Super Eagles rounded off their training sessions in Nigeria for the Nations Cup qualifier against the Rwanda national team, mid-Monday with a resolve to approach the encounter in Kigali with all the seriousness it deserves. As expected […]

Battle of Kigali: Aiyegbeni Asks Nigerians to Forget the Past (How can we?)

Yakubu Aiyegbeni   By Olawale Ajimotokan Yakubu Aiyegbeni Monday pleaded with Nigerians to stop dwelling on his World Cup 2010 misadventure where his failure to convert a goal from an open scoring position resulted in his subsequent exclusion from the national team. The Blackburn striker is one of the players expected to fly to Kigali […]

Ijaw Council Upbeat as US Begins Trial of 2010 BP Oil Spill Today

By Paul Ohia with agency report A number of Nigerians, particularly those of the Niger Delta extraction and the civil society groups, are upbeat as billions of dollars are on the line when a United States federal trial opens today over the reams of litigation spawned by the worst offshore oil disaster in US history, […]

Ogoni Killings: US S’Court Hears Suit against Shell

By Chika Amanze-Nwachuku with agency report The United States’ Supreme Court will tomorrow hear arguments on whether or not Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) can be held liable for complicity in human rights abuses outside the country (US). Specifically, the suit was filed by the widow of one of the nine Ogoni indigenes executed in […]

London Court: Ibori Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering

Reports out of London are indicating that former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori has pleaded guilty Monday to 10 counts of money laundering and conspiracy to defraud in his UK trial. Initially the former number one citizen of Delta State had been insisting that he was innocent of the charges and was ready to […]

Imoke crushes ACN, ANPP, others… Returns as Cross River gov

For the third time running, Senator Liyel Imoke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has emerged winner of the February 25 governorship election in Cross River State even as the ACN, HDP and CPC have rejected the result alleging electoral malpractices. Imoke scored 451, 544 votes, which was 90.11 per cent of total votes cast, […]

MASSOB holds roadshow in Onitsha

From EMMANUEL UZOR, Onitsha Monday February 27, 2012 Photo: The Sun Publishing More Stories on This Section Over 200 members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) yesterday took over major roads and streets of the commercial city of Onitsha in a roadshow as part of the burial rites […]

Man somersaults to death…During sex bout with married woman

There was pandemonium in Ajegunle, a Lagos suburb, at the weekend after suspected native thunderbolt popularly known as magun in the local parlance, struck a man during sex romp with an alleged married woman, in a hotel. The victim, Alaska (not real name) was alleged to have lodged in a hotel in the Aiyetoro area […]

Jonathan congratulates Shagari at 87

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated former President Shehu Shagari on his attainment of the age of 87. In a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, Jonathan described the former president as ‘an elder statesman who has continued to make his wisdom and vast experience available to […]

Gov. Udom Emmanuel reappoints Nollywood star, Ini Edo

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