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Disturbing Picture: Parents of slain 20-year-old to demand justice

The parents of Lucy Ukpong who was reportedly shot dead by policemen in Abuja on Friday will on Monday (today) visit the Federal Capital Territory Police Command to demand justice for the killing of their daughter. The Ukpongs,  who reside in Akwa-Ibom State, were scheduled to arrive in Abuja on Sunday to meet with their […]

Widow battles Nollywood actor, Osuofia, over land

A secondary school teacher, Mrs. Gloria Ayogu, on Sunday said she would consider legal actions against Nollywood actor, Nkem Owoh, popularly known as Osuofia, if he failed to pay damages for allegedly demolishing her house in Enugu State. Ayogu, a widow and an employee of Federal Government College, Enugu, has since 2008 been at war […]

UNIPORT killings: Lloyd’s father accuses Aluu of cover-up

Father of one of the students murdered by a mob at Aluu, River State, Mr. Mike Toku, has described as a deliberate cover-up the continued denial by members of the community that they had no hand in the killing of his son, Lloyd Toku insisted that his son and three other students of the University […]

Foyanmu, popular Yoruba musician, is dead

A popular Yoruba musician, Ogundare Foyan-mu, is dead. The Ijala composer, aged 80, died on Saturday morning at his residence at Taraa, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, having spent about 67 years on the stage. Foyanmu became famous for his dexterity in Ijala and produced his first album in 1956. Before his demise, he had already produced about 20 […]

Patience Jonathan’s Health: Anything Hidden? – By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi

By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi | Ibadan, Nigeria | October 15, 2012 – It is a well known fact that Africans guard the individual self (problem) jealously with most matters of the heart not known to be spoken with even family members, unless perhaps such matters had gotten out of hand. It is therefore, understandable why the […]

Brave Malala, 14, who survived attempted assassination by the Taliban for going to school, comes to UK

  Targeted: Malala Yousafzai, 14, spoke out about suffering under the Taliban regime THE schoolgirl shot in the head and neck by the Taliban is being brought to the UK for treatment. A British medical team has flown to Pakistan to help doctors looking after 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai and will now transfer her to the UK for […]

NYSC workers threaten indefinite strike

WORKERS of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) across the country have issued a 21-day ultimatum to the management, within which to effect improvement in their conditions of service or, in the alternative, down tool. This was part of the agreement reached at the just-concluded meeting of the NYSC national coordinating committee of the Amalgamated Union of […]

$620,000 bribery allegation: Pressure, intrigues stall prosecution

THE last may not have been heard about the prosecution of the erstwhile fuel subsidy regime chairman, Farouk Lawan, over the $620,000 bribery allegation. Impeccable police sources disclosed to the Nigerian Tribune that intrigues, power play and pressure are now mounting on the police to stop the prosecution of the embattled chairman of the former House of […]

11 Ministers, 8 Governors converge in Washington DC

No fewer than 11 key sector Ministers and 8 Nigerian governors are expected to attend a two-day US-Nigeria infrastructure conference which opens today Wednesday October 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. The conference which is titled “Building the Infrastructure for Nigeria’s Vision 20:2020” would provide opportunity for each minister to showcase potentials of their ministries before […]

22 persons killed in Kaduna Gun Attack -Police

The Police in Kaduna have confirmed the killing of 22 persons following attack by a notorious gang on Dogon-Dawa village in Kaduna State, North-Central Nigeria. The state Commissioner of Police Olufemi  Adenaike who confirmed the incident, disclosed that gunmen suspected to be armed bandits attacked their victims who were returning from the mosque after early […]

Kogi Deputy Gov. Onoja blasts Sowore over comment on daughter

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