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Opinion: Nigerian Marriages in US and Their Native Country!

I am no marriage counselor or sex therapist. But one common behavior/conduct/practice in Nigeria marriages, the men have a sense of ownership of their spouse, behaving in a manner of ordering them, demanding whatever they want, and if his ruling/kingdom is not obeyed, [may] use force – BEATING, KICKING and SLAPPING. It’s an animal kingdom […]

Ogun ex-deputy gov candidate, ex-lawmaker jailed for contempt

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered that three leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State be remanded for six months in prison for their continued violation of an order contained in a May 2, 2012 judgment of the court. The development added a new twist to the crisis within the […]

Teenager released four years after phone theft (While IBB, others, walk free)

July 5, 2012 by Eniola Akinkuotu  A Lagos High Court on Wednesday ordered the release of Blessing Effiong, a 19-year-old girl, who had spent nearly four years in Kirikiri Prison for alleged phone theft. In the case titled People of Lagos State vs Blessing Effiong, the teenager, whose plea was taken for the first time, […]

Tight security as 2,500 corps members report in Kano

NO fewer than 2,500 corps members out of the 2,650 posted in Kano state have reported to camp for their mandatory orientation. The security is tighter with soldiers and policemen everywhere. Security sources told our correspondent that over 50 soldiers, several policemen, officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps and local security operatives […]

Why NASS should impeach Jonathan–Melaye (Can the kettle impeach the pot?)

A former member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Dino Melaye, on Wednesday in Abuja called on the National Assembly to commence processes for the impeachment of President Goodluck Jonathan over the fuel subsidy scam. According to him, the delay in the prosecution of the suspended Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on fuel […]

I did not insult Reps – Otedola

CHAIRMAN, Zenon Petroleum, Mr. Femi Otedola, has denied insulting members of the House of Representatives Committee on Ethics and Privileges on Tuesday. In a statement by his lawyer, Mr. Babajide Koku, on Wednesday, the businessman equally debunked reports that he refused to testify before the commitee. The statement read, “Mr. Femi Otedola, CON at the […]

NYSC trains corpers in martial arts

Corps members deployed by the National Youth Service Corps in Anambra and Ogun states are being subjected to intensive training in martial arts. Anambra Coordinator of the scheme, Mrs. Inyang Ekpe, and her Ogun counterpart, Mrs. Theresa Anosike, said this on Wednesday at the swearing-in of the 2012 Batch B corps members at NYSC orientation […]

Lawan must resign, face criminal trial – Keyamo

July 5, 2012 by Ade Adesomoju Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo, on Wednesday said the suspended Chairman, House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy Regime, Mr. Farouk Lawan, must resign and face criminal trial for allegedly collecting money from the Chairman of Zenon Oil, Mr. Femi Otedola, to influence his committee’s report. Keyamo […]

Boko Haram:NYSC stops posting of 14,850 graduates to North

At last, the National Youth Service Corps has bowed to pressure and rescinded the decision to post 14,850 corps members to troubled northern states. It has directed the affected corps members to report at the NYSC headquarters for redeployment to states considered safe. A statement by the Director-General of the NYSC, Brig.-General Nnamdi Okore-Affia, in […]

Nigeria rise in FIFA ranking

Nigeria has moved two places up to number 58 in the latest FIFA World Ranking. The latest ranking comes as a relief to the Super Eagles after the team emerged undefeated in three competitive games in June. Nigeria are now ranked 10th best team in Africa. The Eagles defeated Rwanda 2-0 to book a place […]

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