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Gov. Amaechi escapes death as suspicious vehicle rams into his convoy

Governor Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi early this evening miraculously escaped unhurt as a suspicious vehicle rammed into his convoy along Igwuruta road on the Governor’s way to the Port Harcourt International Airport. According to eyewitness account, the accident was caused by the intrusion of a Toyota Avensis with registration number AAA 767 AQ that rammed […]

Nelson Mandela: The global citizen

Since the winter of 2011 when he was hospitalised for respiratory infection, South African legend Nelson Mandela has been in and out of the hospital a couple of times. Sadly, his health took a turn for the worse during the first week of June 2013 – prompting the global community to collectively pray for his […]

Man arrested for raping seven-year-old girl in Calabar

A 35-year-old man, identified as Bassey Ekpo-Efiok, has been arrested by the Cross River State Police Command for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl (name withheld) in Calabar. Father of the victim, Mr. Patrick Eyo-Ita, said the incident happened around 10pm on June 17 at Effanga Offiong Street in the Edibe-Edibe area of Calabar South. He […]

Jonathan promises Fairness in sharing of N5. 7B election violence funds to victims

President Goodluck Jonathan has promised that the Federal Government will closely monitor the disbursement of the N5.7 billion which it recently approved for victims of the 2011 post- election violence in nine states to ensure fairness and equity. Speaking at a meeting with leaders and representatives of the Middle Belt Forum, President Jonathan said that […]

15-year-old son of Nigerian Diplomat drowns in US

We suspect foul play -Family The son of a Nigerian diplomat, Hafis Kareem 15, was confirmed dead by Police on Early Sunday morning after being drowned at the New Mark Commons community pool in Rockville, Maryland, USA PSN gathered that Kareem and some other kids jumped over the fence to get into the pool area […]

Amaechi names N4.3bn college after Yobo

RIVERS State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, has named a street and a N4.3bn football college after Super Eagles captain and Fenerbahce defender, Joseph Yobo. Amaechi named the street leading to Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state after Yobo to honour the Eagles star for leading the national team to victorious outing […]

Our colleague was slaughtered by B’Haram members – Survivor

Corpses of the 10 traders murdered in Mugunu, Borno State by suspected Boko Haram members arrived at the Bodija Market in Ibadan North Local Government of Oyo State on Tuesday. Their remains were first received by the executive of market union at about 2pm at the toll gate before being taken to the tension-filled market. […]

Aliyu faults support for cleric with 86 wives

NIGER State Governor Babangida Aliyu has carpeted human rights activists and organisations defending a Bida-based Islamic scholar, Mohammed Masaba, said to be married to 86 women. The defence put up for Masaba by the groups, the governor said, was morally wrong and unjustified. Aliyu spoke on Tuesday while swearing-in the first female Chief Judge in […]

Nigeria is due for revolution – Tambuwal – (Indeed, but it will consume you first)

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has said a revolution is due in Nigeria because of endemic corruption in the country, coupled with the general disaffection of the people with the ruling elite. He said the kind of conditions that must subsist in order for any talk of revolution to be taken seriously […]

Wedding Dress Controversy: Deeper Life suspends Kumuyi’s son over wife’s wedding dress

The Deeper Christian Life Ministry has suspended John Kumuyi, the second son of its General-Superintendent, Pastor William Kumuyi, over his controversial wedding in Jamaica. The report was contained in an online video on Tuesday. John was suspended on account of his bride, who flouted the church’s rules by using make-up and other flashy ensemble that […]

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