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Police rescue 96-yr-old woman from suspected kidnappers in Enugu

By TONY EDIKE ENUGU—THE anti-kidnap squad of Enugu State Police Command has rescued a 96-year-old Mrs. Theresa Okafor, who was abducted from her Imezi Owa village in Ezeagu local government area of Enugu State last Wednesday. The victim, who is the mother of a retired Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, Dr. Anthony Okafor, was […]

Identify Boko Haram members, Clark tells northern govs

Prominent Ijaw leader and First Republic Minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, has called on the governors of the 19 northern states to identify the leaders of the Boko Haram sect for negotiation. Clark said it was the responsibility of the governors of the North to also identify the grievances of the members of the […]

Armed robbers attack passenger bus, rape girls

May 30, 2012 by Sodiq Oyeleke 17 Comments Some of the workers of the transport company at their Jibowu office, Lagos, after the robbery. | credits: Sodiq Oyeleke Two females in a bus conveying passengers from Lagos to Abuja were last Tuesday raped by armed robbers who attacked their bus at Sagamu area of Ogun […]

It’s a surprise – Ag. VC

The Acting Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Rahmon Bello, on Tuesday described as a surprise the Federal Government’s decision to rename the institution as Moshood Abiola University. Bello made the remark while addressing protesting students of the institution, who took to major streets in the metropolis following the announcement. Bello said the decision did […]

Protests as FG renames UNILAG after Abiola

Anger and protest on Tuesday greeted the decision of President Goodluck Jonathan to rename the 50-year-old University of Lagos after the acclaimed winner of the 1993 presidential election, the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola. The renaming of UNILAG, now Moshood Abiola University, Lagos, after the late business mogul, came 14 years after the citizens […]

Ex-education minister, Obaji, endorses renaming of UNILAG, others call for a rethink

Follow Us on Twitter @NewNigerianPoli Lagos – Stakeholders in the education have continued to react to the renaming of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) as Moshood Abiola University (MAU) by President Goodluck Jonathan. The president had in his Democracy Day broadcast on Tuesday named the institution after the late Chief MKO Abiola for his contributions […]

Nigeria’s democracy, 13 years of hardship —Opposition, Labour, lawyers

Follow Us on Twitter @NewNigerianPoli May 29, 2012 by Niyi Odebode, Olusola Fabiyi, Fidelis Soriwei and Ihuoma Chiedozie Political parties and eminent Nigerians on Sunday assessed 13 years of democracy in Nigeria. They came up with the verdict that it was full of failures and hardships. But the ruling Peoples Democratic Party disagreed, saying democracy […]

ACN, ANPP, CPC forge ahead with merger talks

Follow Us on Twitter @NewNigerianPoli May 29, 2012 by Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja  If President Goodluck Jonathan changes his mind to contest the 2015 poll, he will be meeting a joint candidate of the three leading opposition parties in the country. The Action Congress of Nigeria, the All Nigeria Peoples Party and the Congress for Progressive […]

Celebrating Adeboye with a biography

Follow Us on Twitter @NewNigerianPoli The life and times of the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, was recently revisited in Lagos. It was the public presentation of his biography titled Enoch Adejare Adeboye at 70: The Story Behind the Glory, edited by a Professor of History, Modupeolu Faseke. […]

South Africa beat Nigeria 1-0 in a 8 Nation Tournament

Follow Us on Twitter @NewNigerianPoli It was a game dominated by South Africa, who missed a lot of opportunities, until Jerry Mxabo put one away at the end. Give Amajita your messages of good luck on our Facebook page HERE! The early stages of the game were tight with neither team able to gain the upper-hand. […]

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