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JTF arrests suspected Yoruba Boko Haram leader

 15 Comments The Joint Security Task Force, on Friday, arrested a middle-aged man suspected to be a leader of the Boko Haram Islamic sect at Farawa Babban Layi, Maiduguri Road, Kano. A source close to the JTF gave the suspect’s name as Mohammed Sulaiman. He is believed to be a native of Ogbomoso Oyo State. […]

Driver dies after making passes at club girl

While many football fans in Nigerians were rejoicing over the outcome of the English Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City on the night of March 21, 2012, it was different strokes for Bolaji Jimoh. Unknown to Jimoh, who was said to be a private driver to a man simply known as Babatunde, tragedy […]

Female politicians may soon overthrow men –Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday predicted that almost all political offices in the country would be occupied by women in the next 15 to 20 years.  He said although the process of empowering women politically might be currently difficult, it would become real very soon. This formed part of Jonathan’s speech at the plenary session […]

Women, minorities give Obama edge in latest poll

May 12, 2012 by Agency reporter Leave a Comment President Barack Obama’s popularity among women, minorities and independents is giving him an early edge over his likely GOP rival, Mitt Romney, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. The Democratic president also earns strong marks on empathy, sincerity, likeability and social issues. But Americans are […]

Robbers steal N20m from govt vault

May 12, 2012 by Segun Olatunji, Abeokuta  The office of the Ogun State Internal Revenue Service was in the early hours of Friday burgled by hoodlums who made away with N20m. The robbers were said to have broken in through the windows of the Parastatal Building headquarters of the Ogun IRS at about 2am on […]

Constitution amendment: North, South clash imminent

nd David Attah, Kaduna 2 Comments Senate President, David Mark and Speaker, House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal | credits: File copy As the National Assembly prepares for the amendment to the 1999 Constitution, a clash is imminent between the North and the South over the nature of the country’s federalism. While the northern socio-political group, […]

Lagos evicts sacked doctors

Last minute effort to resolve the feud between Lagos State government and medical doctors in its service failed yesterday as a meeting held by the national body of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the state officials in a bid to find a lasting solution to the feud ended in a deadlock. The stalemate is […]

Jonathan may reinstate Salami as A’Court President

   May 12, 2012 by Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan may formally reinstate the suspended President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami, next week following the recommendation of the National Judicial Council. A Presidency source, however, said the step would only be taken after the President must have received an official correspondence […]

FG must empower North –Azazi

The National Security Adviser (NSA), Gen. Andrew Owoye Azazi, said yesterday economic empowerment of the North remains a viable solution to Boko Haram insurgency. This, he said, could be done through dialogue. He said that without such empowerment, President Goodluck Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda would remain a dream. Boko Haram, the Islamist sect, had rendered the […]

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