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Seven suspects arrested over attempt to bomb church in Bauchi

By Suzan Edeh BAUCHI — Seven persons have been arrested by the police in Bauchi State for attempting to attack Church of Christ in Nigeria, a COCIN LCC, church with weapons and locally-made explosives in Miya Barkatai village in Toro Local Government Area of the state. The suspected bombers are Lamba Goma, Filibus Danasa, Joshua […]

NBA sets up c’ttee to probe corruption in judiciary

By Innocent Anaba LAGOS — Following the earlier position of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, on the incidences of corruption in the justice delivery system and the fact that some lawyers and judges were involved in the perilous conduct, the association has set up a committee to identify those involved in the unwholesome practice, investigate […]

15 countries eye Nigeria’s small arms production sector (Don’t we have enough problems already?)

IT is an unforeseen spinoff from the current spate of violence and insecurity in the country. Several groups of arms manufacturers from 15 countries are due to arrive in Nigeria soon to explore the possibility of producing arms and ammunition. Director General, Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), Maj.-Gen. Sule Labaran, disclosed this at the weekend […]

Subsidy Removal and Jonathan’s Half Truths – By Raheem ‘MOSHOESHOE’ Oluwafunminiyi

By Raheem ‘MOSHOESHOE’ Oluwafunminiyi, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria, Feb. 26, 2012 – When President Goodluck Jonathan alonside his economic shenanigans led by the former World Bank magician, Mrs Okonjo Iweala, the 100 million naira valentine gift giving Central Bank Governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA argued that the amount […]

Boko Haram: Symptom of Crisis in our Nation-Building Project (1) + – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe, London, UK, Feb. 26, 2012 – Virtually everything about Boko Haram is contested – including the reasons for its radicalisation after some seven years of being a peaceful group, whether all the atrocities said to be perpetrated by the sect were indeed carried out by it and who its sponsors are.  […]

Rage in Jos as suicide bomber strikes

Three die, 38 injured, 30 vehicles damaged President reacts to ‘odious acts’ THE rage that followed suicide bomber attack on a church in Jos, Plateau State yesterday, was spontaneous. As soon as the news of the early morning suicide bombing spread in the metropolis, some angry youths promptly mobilised and struck at homes and shops […]

Ojukwu to be buried in American gold casket –Bianca

The late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu would be buried in an American gold mixed with bronze casket, Saturday Sun can authoritatively reveal. Ojukwu’s widow, Bianca, who is in London to begin preparations for bringing back the corpse of the departed Biafran warlord told Saturday Sun that the make-up of the casket was to depict […]

Apathy Mars C/River Guber Poll

No Election In Bakassi GOVERNORSHIP election held yesterday in Cross River State without the returnees of the crisis-torn Bakassi Council participating. A high court injunction, issued after close of work on Friday, eve of the election, shut the people of Bakassi out of the election. Consequently, the people, led by former Senator Ita-Giwa, protested their […]

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