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Malawi insults Nigeria ahead of weekend’s crucial World Cup qualifier in Blantyre, Malawi

Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa By Olawale Ajimotokan Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa has vowed that Nigeria will be fired up by the disrespectful comments ascribed to Malawi coach, Kinnah Phiri, ahead of weekend’s World Cup 2014 qualifying match in Blantyre. The Flames coach, Phiri appeared to have raised the stakes ahead of Nigeria’s visit […]

Dana Air Crash Victim, Ayoola Somolu, died exactly three months to her wedding along with eight of her family members

By Bose Adelaja, Prisca Sam-Duru & Vera Samuel Anyagafu LAGOS—THE Somolu family in Lekki area of Lagos and the authorities of  a private school in Mafoluku, Laureates College and Kiddies’ Kingdom Private School, are in deep mourning and inconsolable. Last Sunday’s Dana Airplane crash in Iju-Ishaga, Lagos, which claimed over 150 lives dealt them a […]

In Defense of Buhari’s Democracy – By Muhammad Ajah

By Muhammad Ajah | Abuja, Nigeria | June 7, 2012 – Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails and where society becomes an organized conspiracy to oppress, neither persons nor property will be safe” Patrick Douglas (1886). What is the problem with Nigeria’s democratic rule that worries General Muhammadu Buhari so […]

A Word on the Latest Nigeria Air Mishap – By Dr. Philip A. Ikomi

Dear Editor: I would like to first of all send my heart-felt condolences to all whose loved ones lost their lives in both the air cargo accident in Ghana and the Dana flight in the suburbs of Lagos. On Saturday, June 2, 2012 a Nigerian registered cargo plane operated by Allied Air ploughed through the […]

Too Easy to Blame Just Jonathan – By Anthony A. Kila

By Anthony A. Kila | London, UK | June 7, 2012 – With his recent declaration intent to change the name of University of Lagos in honor of the winner of June 12 1993 presidential elections, Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has again confirmed what many of us of think of him and his administration: […]

Burial of crash victims to wait for two weeks

None of the dead victims of Sunday’s Dana plane crash will be buried until another two weeks. The Lagos State Government said on Wednesday that it would need the period to validate the identity of the dead victims and conduct an autopsy. Though 103 of the victims were said to have been burnt beyond recognition, […]

Airline operators fault FG over suspension of Dana

The Airline Operators of Nigeria has faulted the Federal Government’s suspension of the operations of Dana Air following the crash of its Boeing aircraft in Lagos on Sunday. In a telephone interview with our correspondent in Abuja on Wednesday, the Secretary General, AON, Captain Mohammed Joji, said it was wrong for the Senate to have […]

Dana Air Crash: Black boxes to leave Nigeria for US today

•L-R: Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, and Chairman, House Committee on Aviation, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, at the scene of the Dana Airline crash in Iju, Lagos … on Monday. | credits: Stanley Ogidi Minister of Aviation, Mrs Stella Oduah, on Wednesday said the black boxes retrieved from the ill-fated Dana Air flight that killed over 153 persons […]

62-year-old grandpa remanded for raping girl, 10

For allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl (name withheld), a 62-year-old, Mr. John Osunade, has been remanded in prison custody by an Osogbo Magistrate’s Court. The charge sheet read in court on Tuesday accused Osunade of perpetrating the act on May 27, 2012, at his residence in Tonkere village, Gbongan town in Ayedaade Local Government Area, […]

Dana Air Crash: Jonathan Vows to punish anyone found wanting

In view of many speculations about probable causes of the tragic crash of Dana Airlines flight 0992 in Lagos, President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians not to “rush to judgment” but to wait for the outcome of government’s investigation on the incident. The president further pledged that the investigation would not   just be another […]

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