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Northern govs. advise Jonathan to listen to northern elders on insecurity

-Vanguard ABUJA— GOVERNORS of the Northern states, weekend, said if there must be an end to cases of bloodletting and bombings in the north, President Goodluck Jonathan must treat with seriousness the position paper submitted to him by the Northern Elders last week Wednesday. Answering questions from journalists in Gombe during the wedding ceremony of […]

Namibian coach mocks Nigerian press

Agbakwuru, Calabar Head Coach of the Brave Warriors of Namibia, Benard Kaanjuka has expressed disappointment over the low goal margin in yesterday’s match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Namibia played  at the U.J. Esuene stadium, Calabar, Cross River State. Kaanjuka in an interview said that it was speculated that the Eagles were going […]

LAGOS PLANE CRASH: Family of 7, 3 Generals, NNPC spokesman, 142 others dead

  NIGERIA was on Sunday thrown into a national tragedy when a commercial plane belonging to a domestic carrier, DANA Air crashed into the densely populated residential area of Iju/Ishaga killing all the 153 passengers on board. The ill-fated plane was said to have crashed into an electric pole before crashing into buildings. The development came […]

World Cup qualifier: Nigeria beat Namibia 1-0

-Kickoffnigeria.com Ike Uche scored 10 minutes from time as the Super Eagles ground out a 1-0 win over Namibia in Sunday’s World Cup qualifier. The striker showed ice-cold nerves to ram home from six yards after buying himself space with some fancy nit of ball juggling. Stephen Keshi’s second competitive game saw the former Nigeria […]

Dana plane crash – List of passengers

PoorBest  ONYEKA Anyene; Hurria Lawal; Maimuna Anyene; Bakisumiadi Yindadi; Ebuka Enuma; Oluchi Onyeyiri; Sunday Enuma; George Moses; Ogechi Njoku; Noah Anyene; Kamsiyona Anyene; Stanford Obrutse; Kaiyenotochi Anyene; Okeke Hope; Rev. Ayodeji Cole; Ngozi Cole; Ailende Ehi; Oluwasegun Funmi Abiodun; Shehu Sahad Usman. Alade Martins; Onita Jennifer (Mrs); Onita Josephine; Ike Ochonogo; Joy Alison; John Ahmadu; […]

Breaking News: Dana Passenger plane crashes in Lagos residential suburb, 147 passengers feared dead

A Dana Airline passenger plane, carrying 147 passengers, has crashed into a residential suburb of Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos. The plane coming from Abuja, crashed into three buildings, one of them a newly built storey building. It burst into flames. The crash happened at about 3 p.m Nigerian time. There are no survivors as […]

Tragedy Again On Lagos/Ibadan Expressway: Tanker fire burns 24 vehicles

By Daud Olatunji It was another tragic day on Lagos-Ibadan expressway, yesterday, as 24 vehicles were burnt after an articulated vehicle carrying fuel fell and caught fire. In the resultant gridlock, thousands of passengers, including the wife of the governor of Oyo State, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, and a former deputy speaker of Ogun State House […]

Extra-judicial killings in the North: We didn’t do it, JTF tells Elders

By NDAHI MARAMA THE Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno State Operation Restore Order took on Northern Elders, yesterday, over the claim that the military outfit, raised to curb insurgency, engaged in extra-judicial killings. The JTF denied the allegation as well as claims of genocide, arson, illegal arrest and detention made against it. It said […]

Police stop APGA rally

By VINCENT UJUMADU POLICE, Saturday, stopped a rally organized by a faction of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, led by Chief Sylvester Nwobu Alor, and chased away those already gathered at the popular Aroma junction in Awka for the event. Alor, who is a special adviser to Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State,  is leading […]

Atta Mills visits Ghana plane crash victims

Email1 ACCRA  (AFP) – Grieving family members gathered at a morgue in Ghana’s capital Accra on Sunday after a cargo plane overshot an airport runway and crashed into a passenger bus, killing at least 10 people. The four crew members from the Boeing 727 Allied Air cargo plane survived Saturday night’s accident, and Ghanaian President […]

Gov. Udom Emmanuel reappoints Nollywood star, Ini Edo

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