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Ex militants on the rampage in Bayelsa

NO fewer than 10 vehicles had their windscreens smashed and one car razed in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on Tuesday, as over 400 ex-militants of the “Third Phase Amnesty” protested over a controversy on the proposed slots to be allocated to them. The former militants also looted shops on Otiotio road and Mbiama-Yenagoa road at Yenezuegene […]

N5 million governor’s gift tears church apart

Crisis is brewing at St. Paul’s Millennium Anglican Church, Odo Owa Ekiti, Ekiti State as some members allegedly picketed it last Sunday. It was learnt that the members sealed all entrances to the church and prevented worshippers from going in for service. The tension was said to have been caused by the alleged demotion of […]

Nigerian Breweries declare N55.6 billion profit for 2012 (At the expense of drunken Nigerians)

LAGOS — Nigerian Breweries Plc has declared a profit of N55.6 billion for the 2012 financial year. The unaudited and provisional result released, weekend, showed that the company made a turnover of N252.6 billion as against N211 billion declared for the previous year. A statement by the board revealed that the company maintained its leadership […]

FG urged to prosecute those that destroyed and murdered Odi residents

BY Dotun Ibiwoye Access to Justice, a civil society group, has said that the perpetrators of the genocide committed against the people of Odi in Bayelsa State in 1999 should be brought to justice, in spite of the recent court judgment. It will be recalled that Justice Lambo Akanbi of a Federal High Court, Port […]

Female hostel at Rivers State University of Science & Tech destroyed by fire

advertisement By EGUFE YAFUGBORHI PORT HARCOURT— Some female students of Rivers State University of Science and Technology, RSUST, Port Harcourt, have been displaced, following a dawn fire, which razed one of the female hostels on campus. The fire consumed the entire Hostel A2 bungalow, displacing official residents and several squatters in over 30 rooms with […]

My sack letter was ready 4 months ago – Keshi

My sack letter was ready 4 months ago – Keshi Written by Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has revealed that his sack letter was ready by October and it was not from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Keshi said on Supersport Monday Night Football programme that his dismissal letter was already prepared […]

Anenih re-elected as PDP BoT chairman

Former Minister of Works, Chief Tony Anenih, has emerged as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was elected at a meeting of the board at the Presidential Villa which ended at about 12.45am on Tuesday. Anenih was former Chairman of the party’s BoT until 2007. Anenih told […]

How Jonathan threatened PDP governors

President insists Amaechi must go Akpabio: we’ll kick out ‘Judases’ Fresh facts emerged yesterday on the President’s stormy meeting with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors at the Villa. President Goodluck Jonathan, who pointedly told the governors to ensure Rivers State Governor Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi’s removal as the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) chairman, threatened to deploy […]

France won’t negotiate with Boko Haram

France will not negotiate with Boko Haram gunmen who have taken a French family of seven hostage, the country’s Defence Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, said yesterday. The three adults and four children were kidnapped in Cameroon’s far north, near the Nigerian border in Borno State, last week. In a video posted online on Monday, the […]

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