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UniAbuja shut indefinitely over students’ protest – Second semester exams stopped – As hooligans hijack protest

THE authorities of the University of Abuja, on Tuesday, closed down the university indefinitely, over students’ rampage that prevented the conduct of the second semester examinations. The exams were billed to commence on 19th of November, but could not hold because of the two-day protest that led to the shutdown of the institution by the […]

Christian leaders exchange words over ownership of private jet

Some concerned Christians of Northern Nigeria extraction have cautioned their counterparts in the Northern Christian Elders Committee of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to stop criticising the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Hassan Kukah, who spoke against the acquisition of private jets by clergymen. In a statement signed by their leader, Yahuda Peter, they […]

Plateau: Gunmen shoot 12 Fulani herdsmen, kill 12 cows

A group of notorious gunmen in Barakin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State on Monday night waylaid Fulani herdsmen at Bisichi village and opened fire on them, killing 12 cows while 12 of them were also hit by the assailants’ bullets. According to a statement issued by the Special Task Force (STF) in charge […]

Feeding: N1.3bn not enough for presidency in 2013 – Perm Sec

THE presidency has rejected the sum of N1,305,292,050  budgeted to cover the cost of its meals, refreshment and other miscellaneous expenses in 2013, saying it is grossly insufficient.   The State House Permanent Secretary, Emmanuel Ogbile, said on Tuesday that the amount was not enough for the 2013 fiscal year. He said this when he […]

Reuters withdraws video on Nigerian soldiers •Says it’s fake

THE international wired service, Reuters, on Tuesday, said it has withdrawn the video purporting to have shown Nigerian troops shooting some captured villains after discovering it was fake.   A news item posted on the site of the news agency said it had since discovered that the video was staged. The Nigerian Army had, on […]

Picture: Guys jostle to win heart of MTN N64m winner

  Essien-Garricks | credits: Winner of an airplane at the MTN Ultimate Wonder promo, Ebube Essien-Garricks, speaks with MAUREEN AZUH on how she became the lucky millionaire and her plans Stories of a rise from grass to grace, to many people, may be a case of a happy ending in movies and works of fiction. […]

Eminent Nigerians meet over nation’s decline (The same that ruined the country)

At least, 50 eminent southern and northern Nigerian  leaders  met  in Abuja on Tuesday on the state of the nation During the closed-door meeting at the Yar’Adua Centre, they  resolved  to meet with President Goodluck Jonathan and the leadership of the National Assembly. The leaders met under the aegis of Project Nigeria,  chaired by Prof. […]

Jonathan’s brother dies on President’s 55th birthday

  Chief Meni Jonathan | credits: thestreetjournal.org President Goodluck Jonathan has announced the death on Tuesday of his younger brother, Chief Meni Jonathan. The death coincided with the President’s 55th birthday. Meni passed away at the National Hospital, Abuja, after a brief illness. A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and […]

Advertising guru, Nzeribe, dies

Advertising guru, Dr. May Nzeribe, died in London on Monday, while receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment. Nzeribe, who was one of the brains behind the formation of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, was also a civil war veteran. He served as a Major in the Biafran Army and an Aide-de-Camp to the Biafran […]

Picture: In London, Nigerian gospel artiste jailed for defrauding online lovers of £120,000

A NIGERIAN gospel singer, Oluwamayowa Ajayi, who fleeced four American women he met on the internet dating site, Match.com, of over £120,000  was  jailed for six and a half years on Friday evening  at Snakesbrook Crown Court in East London. Ajayi, 31,  who is an overstayer  in Britain, looked blank and and showed no outward […]

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