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Six Years After, Sosoliso Plane Crash Blamed on Power Failure

By Steve Dada, Chiemelie Ezeobi in Lagos and Dele Ogbodo in Abuja Six years after the Sosoliso plane crash in Port Harcourt, killing over 100 passengers, most of them children, facts emerged yesterday that power failure at the Port Harcourt Airport was responsible for the accident. Although the Federal Government is yet to make public […]

FAO Abiola Family – By Anthony A. Kila

By Anthony A. Kila | London, UK | June 15, 2012 – As we approach yet another June 12, there are some simple but important considerations that we, the people of Nigeria within and beyond the borders of the country need to continue to seriously make. Ordinarily, considerations and discussions about a Nigerian June 12 […]

Is Oshiomole Getting Too Desperate in Edo State? – By Frisky Larr

By Frisky Larr | NNP | June 15, 2012 – Within the past two months, Nigerians have witnessed not less than ten media headlines reporting the alarm raised by Governor Adams Oshiomole over impending electoral manipulations in Edo state. Each time, he is accusing the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of planning to rig the […]

4 hospitalised as Benue govt demolishes structures in Makurdi

FOUR people, mostly children, were admitted in a hospital, on Thursday, when the Benue State Urban Development Board invaded and demolished structures at the new garage area of the capital city intended to be used for recreation centre. Nigerian Tribune gathered from the scene of the incident that the affected people sustained injury from teargas […]

110,000 cases before courts —NJI

The National Judicial Institute (NJI) has expressed dismay over the high number of cases before the nation’s courts, stating that there are no fewer than 110,000 of such cases currently before the Supreme Court and other lower courts across the country.   Speaking at the opening of a multi-door court house in Katsina State, on […]

Car thieves invade Ibadan Poly •Steal 6 vehicles in one day •Police stall robbery attack in Osogbo

THERE was confusion at the North campus of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, on Thursday, as no fewer than six cars were stolen before dawn. The vehicles, according to a source, were three Honda cars, Honda CRV, Nissan Primera and Peugeot. The robbers, numbering about 12, were suspected to have arrived on the campus on […]

Lagos gives 48-hour ultimatum to commercial vehicle operators in Ikorodu

IN its determination to further ensure safety of lives and free flow of traffic, the Lagos State government has directed that with effect from Friday, June 15, 2012, all commercial bus drivers operating within Ikorodu and its environs, especially those loading and discharging passengers indiscriminately at the town’s roundabout, should desist from such an illegal […]

Corruption is a national crisis -Gov Lamido (What a revelation)

GOVERNOR Sule Lamido of Jigawa State has urged Nigerians to look beyond the allegations of bribery and corruption currently rocking the House of Representatives, saying that corruption is a national crisis that must be tackled holistically. Fielding questions from newsmen after paying a courtesy call on the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), […]

Boko Haram: We no longer practise our religion -Borno elders

Borno elders, led by a former Minister of Petroleum, Dr Shettima Monguno, has said the face-off between the aggrieved sect of the Jama’atu Ahlus Sunnah Lid da’waati Wal Jihad a.k.a Boko Haram  and  federal law enforcement agents has denied the people of the state the peace they had enjoying and almost brought the society to […]

Merger: We are ready to join ACN/CPC talks -APGA

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the North-West zone has declared its readiness to join the proposed merger of the  Action Congress of Nigeria(ACN) and the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) so as to wrest power from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).   The National Secretary of the party, Alhaji Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, told […]

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