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Gunmen kidnap ex-gov Sylva’s uncle

By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA — Unknown armed men have kidnapped the 86-year-old uncle of Chief Timipre Sylva, the immediate past governor of Bayelsa State. The victim, identified as Chief Benson Ayerite Adigio-Eseni, a retired army major, it was learnt, was seized in the wee hours of yesterday in his country home at Okpoama, Brass Local […]

Ambassador, 3 ECOWAS staff, 55 others had contact with Lagos Ebola victim — Idris

No Nigerian infected .Nigerians should stop eating bats .Domestic animals not carrier of the virus By Chioma Obinna, Olasunkanmi Akoni, Lawani Mikairu & Daniel Eteghe The Lagos State Government disclosed, yesterday, that the Nigerian Ambassador to Liberia, Chigozie Obi Nnadozie, three staff of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, and 55 others had […]

We’re still angry over last population census —Niger govt

Says State was grossly under counted By Wole Masadomi Minna—Niger State government has said that it is still angry over the outcome of the last national population census in the country, saying that the state was grossly under counted. It, therefore, said it had taken the necessary steps to ensure that the people were adequately […]

Fueling the Culture of Impunity – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | July 28, 2014 – Long ago, that relentless nonconformist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, in one of his many sad songs, Sorrow, Tears and Blood, lamented official brutality in Nigeria. He sang about people running and scattering and confusion was everywhere because the police and the soldiers were coming. And […]

N’Delta leaders committed to region’s devt— MINISTER

By Chioma Onuegbu UYO— MINISTER of Niger Delta Affairs, Dr. Steve Oru, has said that the leaders of the Niger Delta region have always remained committed to the even development and promotion of peace in the region. Oru spoke in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, where he was awarded Paul Harris Fellow emblem and […]

Brazil president condemns Israel’s ‘massacre’ in Gaza

BRASILIA(AFP) – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff condemned Israel’s offensive in Gaza as a “massacre” on Monday, joining international calls for a halt to the bloodshed. “What’s happening in Gaza is dangerous. I don’t think it’s a genocide, but I think it’s a massacre,” Rousseff said at a forum organized by newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo, […]

Breaking News: Nigeria’s Okagbare wins women’s 100m Gold medal in Commonwealth games

GLASGOW (AFP) – Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare won women’s 100m gold at the Commonwealth Games on Monday. Okagbare, who won long jump silver and 200m bronze at the 2013 world championships, clocked a Games record of 10.85sec. Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare celebrates winning the women’s 100m athletics event at Hampden Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in […]

Impeachment: Ebonyi founding fathers meet Assembly members

By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—Founding fathers of Ebonyi State yesterday met with members of the State House of Assembly over the impeachment crisis that had trailed the legislature in the last one week. The meeting, which lasted over four hours, was held in efforts by the founding fathers to broker peace in the House. All members […]

Ella- Genevieve Lesbianism Saga: Everyone now calls me Genny’s wife back home – Ella Martins

The story that Beninoise actress/musician, Ella Martins and Nollywood superstar, Genevieve Nnaji, are lesbians was actually broken by an online magazine last year and it created a big buzz. Though both Ella Martins and Geneiveve reportedly, swiftly reacted to squash it all but it would seem the echoes are still being heard as Ella revealed […]

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