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Self and Safe Defence – By C.V. Akuta

By C.V. Akuta | NNP | July 7, 2013 – If ever, you have never been worried or disturbed about the security situation in Nigeria, now is the time to get seriously concerned, about the deplorable state of affairs, especially high level of insecurity. First let me start with the most recent been, the Ombatse, […]

Champagne Nigeriana – By Prince Charles Dickson

By Prince Charles Dickson | Jos, Nigeria | July 7, 2013 – A ninth-grade teacher wanted to demonstrate the evils of liquor to his young students. He produced a glass of water, a glass of vodka, and two worms. “Now class, observe closely,” he said as he dropped one of the worms into the glass […]

Professor Charles Thurstan Shaw – A Tribute (1914-2013) – By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi

By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi | Ibadan, Nigeria | July 7, 2013 – The name Charles Thurstan Shaw may not strike a resemblance of an important personality to the current generation of Nigerians, but in the world of archaeology, the name is highly venerated. This assertion stems from the fact that Prof. Shaw from the 50s single […]

Nigeria and the 2015 Deadline – By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba

By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba | Yola, Nigeria | July 7, 2013 – In 2010 when the drumbeats for the 2011 general elections in Nigeria grew louder, a group of elders in Northern Nigeria, called the Northern Elders Forum, made very threatening noises and insisted on having a Nigerian from the North emerge as the […]

Opinion: Fighting for Nigeria

WE cannot remember the Senate breaking into a fight over anything, not even when there were threats to their juicy allowances. The House of Representatives is more famous for fights, including the 2007 one that claimed the life of Dr. Aminu Safana from Katsina State who died as opponents and proponents of Mrs Patricia Etteh, […]

Rape in Church: The devil used me – Bishop

BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME MANY found it hard to believe. They made calls to confirm if those close to the bishop had heard the story. But the ‘man of God’ himself told the story before journalists at the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Bishop Chibuike Nwabueze narrated the story of how he […]

JTF moves to eliminate illegal bunkering in N/Delta

By JIMITOTA ONOYUME PORT HARCOURT — JOINT Task Force, JTF, has stepped up its crusade against illegal oil bunkering in the Niger Delta region. Commander of the task force, Major General Beita Debiro, while on patrol of waterways in Rivers State said that the JTF was set to eliminate illegal oil bunkering activities in the […]

CPC berates FG over varsity strike, funding

Congress for Progressive Change has accused the Presidency of lacking “needed direction and patriotism” to turn things around in the education sector. The party also wondered why the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, which voted N4bn for the First Lady’s pet-project and increased budget for Vice President’s new home from N9bn to N16bn, could not […]

Taiwo joins Turkish club

Out-of-favour Nigeria defender Taye Taiwo has completed his move to Turkish side Bursaspor from AC Milan. Taiwo, who played on loan at Ukrainian club Dynamo Kiev last season, passed a medical before finalising his three-year contract on Saturday. The 28-year-old joined Milan from Marseille in the summer of 2011, but struggled for a regular first-team […]

Seven die as gunmen raid hotel in Lagos

Some gunmen stormed a hotel in Ajah area of Lagos State on Sunday, 04 Hotel, killing the owner, identified as Olanrewaju Subair, and three others. The police authorities said one of the gunmen was killed in the operation which lasted for about an hour. However, two people died from a fire outbreak that was caused […]

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