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Opinion: Saving Nigerians from their airlines

Last Wednesday, I left Abuja city for the airport, to catch a scheduled 7pm Arik Air flight to Lagos. I got to the airport at 6pm, got my boarding pass, and waited for the boarding announcement. I expected we would depart sometime between 7pm and 8pm. At 7pm, an announcement came that our flight was […]

Court jails man eight years for raping girl, 12

The Ado Ekiti High Court has sentenced a middle-aged man, Innocent Eze, to eight years imprisonment for assaulting and raping a 12-year-old girl. Justice Adekanye Ogunmoye in the judgment delivered on Friday held that Eze was guilty of indecent assault and defilement. The convict was jailed one year for the first count and seven years […]

Fayose disrespecting Jonathan – Aspirant

A governorship aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State, Mr. Dayo Adeyeye, has described the rejection of the consensus arrangement proposed by President Goodluck Jonathan to select the party’s governorship candidate in 2014 election as gross indiscipline. Adeyeye said this in a statement issued on his behalf by the Director-General of his campaign […]

Tension in Edo as JTF invades ex-militant’s home

Anxiety has enveloped Ajakurama in Ovia South West Local Government of Edo State as operatives of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta stormed the community demanding the whereabouts of a repentant militant, Ojuemi Perediseghabofa. The security operatives, who reportedly stormed the community at about 1am on July 18, 2013, took away Perediseghabofa’s wife […]

Presidency to govs: Jonathan alone can’t sack Tukur

The Presidency on Sunday dismissed the reported insistence of five northern governors on the sack of the Peoples Democratic Party National Chairman, Dr. Bamanga Tukur. The governors — Muritala Nyako (Adamawa), Rabiu Kwankanso (Kano), Babangida Aliyu (Niger), Sule Lamido (Jigawa), and Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto) —had on Saturday met with President Goodluck Jonathan on issues that […]

UK visa: Nigerians begin payment of £3,000 bond Nov

OUTCRY against its £3,000 tourists visa bond notwithstanding, Britain will commence the scheme in the six listed Commonwealth countries in November, Financial Times report quoted the Home Office as saying. The Commonwealth countries to be affected by the policy which was announced in June are Nigeria, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The affected […]

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