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Nigerian Youth, ‘Shine Your Eyes’ – By Carllista Ejinkeonye

  By Carllister Ejinkeonye | Lagos, Nigeria | March 25, 2015 – The rescheduled elections will soon be here with us. An opportunity to exercise one’s democratic rights by helping to decide in whose hands the affairs of the country should be in the next couple of years ought to be an exciting period totally devoid […]

U.S. set for post-election violence, stations marines in Ghana to evacuate citizens in Nigeria should the need arise

The United States is preparing for a likely crisis in Nigeria after Saturday’s elections. United States Secretary of State John Kerry has visited Nigeria, preaching peace, ahead of the elections. Vice President Joe Biden has spoken on the need for  violence-free elections. And President Barack Obama has urged Nigerians to keep this country united – […]

Obasanjo warns against plot to hand over to military

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday warned against handing over the reins of government to the military. Obasanjo said the speculation that the government was planning an Interim Government had been substituted by speculations that President Goodluck Jonathan was plotting to hand over to the military. He said that doing so […]

Eagles face Cranes as Enyeama grabs 100th cap

Vincent Enyeama Goalkeeper and team captain, Vincent Enyeama, will win his 100th cap when Nigeria host Uganda in a friendly match today (Wednesday) at the Akwa Ibom State International Stadium in Uyo. The Lille goalkeeper has been a regular for Nigeria since making his debut at the 2002 World Cup. In a football system where […]

150 feared killed after Germanwings airliner crashes in the French Alps

A Germanwings plane carrying 150 people has crashed in the French Alps on its way from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, the British Broadcasting Corporation reports. The Airbus A320 – flight 4U 9525 – went down between Digne and Barcelonnette. None of the 144 passengers or six crew, is expected to have survived. The plane crashed after […]

11 embassies, 96 others to monitor polls – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Tuesday said it had accredited 107 domestic and international observers to monitor the   general elections slated for March 28 and April 11, 2015. Among the accredited observers are embassies of 11 foreign nations of the United States of America, Switzerland, Britain, Germany, France, Japan, Canada, Ireland, Australia, Ghana and […]

Anxiety as judge adjourns suit to stop Buhari till today

Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd) | credits: nairaland.com There was anxiety in the camp of the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday as a Federal High Court in Abuja fixed Wednesday (today) for further proceedings in one of the suits challenging the eligibility of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari(retd.), to […]

Buhari planning to build prisons —Patience Jonathan (Why are you so worried about prison?)

Mrs. Patience Jonathan Wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, has warned women against voting for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, saying the retired soldier was planning to build prisons if elected into power. Speaking at a rally organised by the women wing of the Peoples Democratic Party, in Akure, […]

B’Haram kidnaps 400 women in Damask (Where was the military once again?)

Nigeria Defence spokesman, Major General Chris Olukolade Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 400 women and children from the northern Nigerian town of Damasak that was freed this month by troops from Niger and Chad, Reuters quoted residents as saying on Tuesday. There was no immediate official confirmation of the figure, but the Islamist […]

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