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So, who killed Kudirat Abiola?

This should be the question on the lips of every man and woman of conscience, considering the acquittal last week of Maj. Hamza al-Mustapha, Chief Security Officer of ex-military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha. Al-Mustapha, until his acquittal, had been in detention since 1999 for the murder of Kudirat Abiola, wife of M.KO. Abiola, winner of […]

Rivers crisis: Eight opposition govs visit Amaechi

Thousands of youths stormed the Port Harcourt International Airport in Omagwa Rivers State to receive five Action Congress of Nigeria governors who were on a solidarity visit to Governor Rotimi Amaechi. The governors – Babatunde Fashola (Lagos); Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti); Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo); Rauf Aregbesola (Osun); and Ibikunle Amosu (Ogun) – had in their company, […]

Disturbing Picture: Policeman drives against traffic, knocks down woman, baby

A police corporal, identified simply as Friday, has been accused of knocking down a teacher, Mrs. Taskirat Anjolaiya, and her baby, Ammarah. It was learnt that as a result of the incident, the mother and daughter sustained pelvic fracture, brain injury and a broken jaw among others. According to eyewitness, the policeman, who is attached […]

Akpabio meets Obasanjo over Jonathan’s ambition

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio, met behind closed doors in Abuja on Thursday to deliberate on the polarisation of the Peoples Democratic Party governors. It was gathered that at the meeting, Akpabio also solicited Obasanjo’s support for President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term bid in 2015. Akpabio, who chairs the […]

Boeing Dreamliner: Air investigators urge action over fire

Air accident investigators looking into the Boeing 787 Dreamliner fire at Heathrow last week may have identified the cause. They have asked that all Boeing 787s switch off an electrical component until further notice. In a statement, the Air Accidents Investigation Branch said a transmitter used to locate aircraft after a crash needed more “airworthiness […]

Nigeria ‘to withdraw some troops from Mali’

Nigeria is planning to withdraw some of its 1,200 soldiers from the UN peacekeeping force in Mali, Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has said. Mr Ouattara, head of the regional group Ecowas, said the troops were needed at home to tackle militant Islamists. It is not yet clear how many Nigerian troops will stay in […]

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