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Debating the Nigerian Economy – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe | London, UK | March 11, 2016 – Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, who has become a sort of deity to several functionaries of the APC-led federal government, raised the stakes when he called for an “emergency economic conference” to find ways of fixing the economy. During a visit to the Minister […]

Nigeria Today! The Naira, the Dollar and the Heat in our Houses- By Leke Ademo

By Leke Ademo | NNP | March 11, 2016 – I grew up in Nigeria at a time when Nigeria was still in its early developmental stage, certain areas seem to have been on a decline. It didn’t start today, it has been declining for years, but we did little about it until it became […]

I will jail you in absentia, court warns DSS operatives

Chief Ifeanyichukwu Nwokoye 1517 Tony Okafor, Awka An Anambra State High Court presided over by Justice R.O Onunkwo on Thursday gave four officials of the Department of State Services in the state who were involved in a battery matter two months to appear before it or risk being sentenced in absentia. The court order was […]

Housewife defies doctor’s order, gives birth to triplets at home

Mrs. Etoor and the triplets at home 246 Chukwudi Akasike A housewife, Mrs. Blessing Etoor, defied doctor’s instruction that she would be delivered of her babies by Caesarean section. Mrs. Etoor, an indigene of Eleme in Rivers State by marriage, who now has 10 children (six girls and four boys) through multiple births, eventually gave […]

S’African special forces to train Nigerian soldiers – Minister

S’African special forces to train Nigerian soldiers – Minister       advertisement     TOP HEADLINES     Fidelis Soriwei   The Ministry of Defence has said Nigeria is not asking South Africa to deploy its special forces to assist in the fight against Boko Haram.   Reports on Tuesday had said the Minister […]

172 Nigerian migrants flown home from Libya

The formalities for their departure were organised by the Libyan authorities and the mission of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). Before embarking, their personal belongings, which were confiscated at the time of their arrest, were returned alongside a boarding pass. / AFP / MAHMUD TURKIA The International Organization for Migration flew 172 Nigerian migrants […]

Explosion rocks CBN office in Calabar

Mudiaga Affe, Calabar Eighteen persons have been injured, while two others are on critical condition, after a gas cylinder exploded in the Central Bank of Nigeria’s office in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. The explosion, which happened at about 11am on Friday, shattered the CBN banking hall and caused traffic jam on roads around […]

Manslaughter: A’Court affirms five years imprisonment for Nollywood star, IbinaboFiberesima

Ibinabo Fiberesima 1097 Ramon Oladimeji The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has upheld the judgment of a Lagos State High Court sentencing an ex-beauty queen, Ibinabo Fiberesima, to five years imprisonment for manslaughter. The lower court presided over by Justice Deborah Oluwayemi had convicted Fiberesima of manslaughter, ruling that the actress’ reckless driving […]

Picture: Police arrest Lekki Gardens MD for collapsed building

Scenes of the collapsed building. Photos: Sodiq Adelakun 16482 The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens, Mr. Richard Nyong, for the collapse of a five-storeyed building under construction on Kushenla Road, Ikate Elegushi, Lagos State, which killed no fewer than 35 persons. It was learnt that 34-year-old […]

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