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Boko Haram denies kidnap of 7 French nationals

Abu Muhammad Ibn Abdulazeez, commander of the Boko Haram sect in charge of southern and northern Borno who has been speaking for the sect in recent times appeared again yesterday at a press conference with journalists in Maiduguri and absolved the Islamic militant sect of involvement in the kidnap of seven French nationals in the […]

Power: Presidency takes on Christiane Amanpour, CNN

…Christiane Amanpour and our Stockholm Syndrome By Reno Omokri As we approach 2014, the year in which Nigeria attains her centenary, it may probably begin to enter the consciousness of Nigerians that this nation has been in existence for much longer than many had previously thought. Alongside this realization, would be a dawning that many […]

Mali conflict: US deploys 100 troops to neighbour Niger

The US has deployed 100 troops to Niger to assist French forces in neighbouring Mali, the US president has said. The armed troops will provide intelligence support, President Barack Obama informed Congress on Friday. France deployed troops to Mali in January to counter al-Qaeda-linked Islamist militants. The US and Niger signed a status of forces […]

Nse Ikpe-Etim’s life after marriage

One of the many changes that will not occur in the life of Nse Ikpe-Etim after her marriage to Mr. Clifford Sule is the change of name. Nollywood Now can authoritatively confirm that the actress will not be adding ‘Sule’ or ‘Clifford’ to her already compounded name on screen. Another change that will not happen […]

5 killed, 300 houses burnt in Taraba crisis

From JOHN MKOM, Jalingo No fewer than five people were killed and about 300 houses set ablaze yesterday in early morning religious crisis that engulfed Wukari, headquarters of Wukari Local Government in Taraba State. A House of Assembly member representing Wukari II State Constituency in Taraba State, Ishaya Gani, who confirmed the incident to Sunday […]

Ojukwu’s library attacked

From EMMANUEL UZOR, Onitsha Some vandals suspected to be hired thugs have invaded the Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Library/ International Conference centre under construction in Owerri and pulled some parts of it down. The leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, who is constructing the […]

Mother, son to die by hanging for murder

From GEORGE ONYEJIUWA, Owerri An Owerri High Court, presided over by Justice Ngozi Opara, has sentenced a middle-aged woman, Mrs. Felicia Uzoma and her 23-year-old son, Mr. Kelvin Uzoma, of Umuozu Ngugo community, in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, to death by hanging for the murder of nine-year-old Kasarachi Oforji, who was beheaded […]

Nigerian drug suspect bites Indian cop’s finger

Published on February 23, 2013 by pmnews · 3 Comments Three Nigerians have been arrested in Mumbai, India by agents of the country’s Anti-Narcotic Cell (ANC), after they recovered 100gms of cocaine on one of the Nigerians. On the streets, the drug is worth about $11,000. During interrogation, the men identified themselves as Okoye Chukwansonso […]

Nations Cup success: Chelsea want Omeruo back in London

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omueruo is set to rejoin Chelsea in the summer after his superlative outing at the 2013 African Nations Cup where he help the Eagles to win the trophy. He was sent on loan to ADO Den Haag to develop his skills, but Chelsea on the look out for replacement for aging […]

100 opposition parties cannot defeat PDP (Because it always rigs?)

By HENRY UMORU ABUJA— WIFE of President Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience Jonathan Thursday boasted that 100 political parties put together can never defeat the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, come 2015 presidential election. Also Thursday aspirations of some politicians to the most exalted position in the land may have been dashed as the PDP through the […]

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