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Man forces wife to drink petrol, sets her ablaze ‘…No, she killed herself’

Pandemonium broke out in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State at the weekend when a man set his wife ablaze for complaining to her sister-in-law on phone about the husband’s alleged maltreatment . The suspect later reported himself to the police. The man, whose name was given as Ndubuisi Okafor, a trailer driver, who […]

Suicide bombers kill 11 in military church in Kaduna

• 30 others injured, vehicles destroyed IT was presumed an unlikely victim of bombing. It was supposed to be a security hub that is immune to the recurrent violence outside it. Yet suicide bombers Sunday penetrated the Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC), Jaji in Kaduna and attacked the St. Andrews Military Protestant Church. […]

Gov. Elechi suspends three commissioners

PAST misdeeds rather than improper dressing might have been the major reasons Ebonyi State Governor Martins Elechi suspended three members of his cabinet from office for three months recently. Governor Elechi had through a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Dr. Onyekachi Eni, suspended the Commissioners for Works and Transport, Chukwuma Nwandugo; Justice and Attorney […]

Victims of Kaduna bombings died in service to Nigeria – Northern governors

Alhaji Mu’azu Babangida AliyuArmed Forces Command And Staff CollegeChannels TVGovernor Of Niger StateKaduna StateNorthern States Governors ForumNSGF The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has described the bomb attacks on the Saint Andrews Protestant Church, in a military barracks of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, in Jaji, Kaduna state, as “cruel and wicked.” The […]

I’m not ashamed to own a plane- Oritsejafor – Says I had no idea how the jet came about

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, spoke with PASCHAL OKEKE shortly after the celebration of his 40 years in ministration. The cleric explained some knotty issues, particularly those relating to his new jet. Excerpts: RATHER than preaching repentance, it is prosperity that most clerics preach these days. Why is it […]

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi says powers temporary; calls for dialogue

CAIRO: Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi on Sunday tried to reach out to a concerned citizenry, insisting that the sweeping powers he had assumed were temporary and aimed at ensuring a smooth transition to an elected parliament, as mounting unrest claimed the life of a Brotherhood member. In a statement issued on Sunday, Mursi’s office also […]

Why ACN is afraid of PDP –Publicity Secretary

Ekiti State Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has said that it has received information of plans by the Ekiti State Action Congress of Nigeria(ACN) to embark on campaign of calumny to smear the image of some of its governorship aspirants and also to lure unwilling youths with money to humiliate PDP leaders. Speaking with journalists in Ado […]

Breaking News: Car bomb rocks church in Nigerian military barracks

(Reuters) – A car bomb was detonated at a church inside military barracks in Jaji in Nigeria’s Kaduna state on Sunday, two military sources said. “A car drove into the church premises … then detonated the bomb,” one of the military officers told Reuters, asking not to be named. The National Emergency Agency confirmed there […]

Governor Yakowa’ s Convoy Kills Poor Orange Seller in Kaduna

A roadside orange seller was killed on Thursday by a high-speed convoy belonging to Kaduna State governor, Patrick Yakowa, the victim of a car carrying one of his commissioners. And despite efforts to kill the story in the Nigerian media, an angry Kaduna resident who called SaharaReporters confirmed that the governor’s convoy not only killed […]

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