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750 West Africans stranded in Nigeria evacuated

More than 750 foreigners from eight west African countries, stranded in the southeastern Nigerian port of Calabar since Christmas after their ferry broke down, left by road Saturday, a statement said. The 758 people were onboard a ship making stopovers along the coast of west Africa “when their passenger vessel… made an emergency berthing” after […]

Visit B’Haram zones, Lai Mohammed dares Fayose

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed Tunde Odesola       The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has indirectly challenged Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, to visit the north-eastern parts of Nigeria where the war on terror is ongoing. Mohammed, who spoke in an interactive session with journalists on Wednesday, in Ikeja, […]

Picture: Cleric unveils Africa’s tallest statue of Jesus in Imo State

NAN The Bishop of Orlu Catholic Diocese, Most Rev. Augustine Ukwuoma on Friday unveiled the African tallest statue of Jesus Christ weighing 8.5metres (28ft) at St. Aloysius Catholic Parish, Abajah, Imo. The statue made of marble is bigger than the 20 metres (66 foot) Ramesses II Abusimbel statue in Egypt. Ukwuoma Performed the ceremony shortly […]

CHAN: Oliseh names 23 players, as squad leaves for S’Africa

NAN The Nigeria Football Federation on Saturday in Abuja said Head Coach Sunday Oliseh has named the Super Eagles B squad for the 2016 African Nations Championship in Rwanda. The Federation, in a statement by its Assistant Director (Communications), Ademola Olajire, said the coach released the team’s final list of 23 players for the championship. […]

Saudi Arabia executes top Shiite cleric, 46 others in one day

Saudi Arabia on Saturday executed a prominent Shiite cleric behind anti-government protests along with 46 other men, drawing angry condemnation from Iran and Iraq , according to AFP report. The execution of Nimr al-Nimr and the others, including Shiite activists and Sunnis accused of involvement in deadly Al-Qaeda attacks, was announced by the Saudi interior […]

There’re plans to kill Buhari – Fr. Mbaka

Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu Fiery Enugu Catholic priest, and founder, Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, in a New Year sermon on Friday said there are plans by unnamed people to assassinate President Muhammadu Buhari. He said many people are plotting to kill the President because of his campaign against corruption. He said, “I am not […]

Why I am slow – Buhari

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday responded to criticisms on the alleged slow nature of his administration, saying he adopted the style deliberately so that he would not make mistakes. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, the President gave the explanation while receiving […]

Biafra: Kanu’s handwritten statement apologising to Buhari, Jonathan

Biafra: Kanu’s handwritten statement apologising to Buhari, Jonathan Simon Ejembi   advertisement     TOP HEADLINES     Leader of the Independent People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, wrote the letter in which he apologised for unsavory remarks he made about President Muhammadu Buhari, ex-president Goodluck Jonathan and Igbo leaders, contrary to claims by IPOB and […]

A Note of Advice to The Nigerian Police on Kidnap Speech in Public – By Dr. John E. Oshodi

By Dr. John E. Oshodi | Florida, USA | January 2, 2016 – The news of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae, coming home alive was good news to all of us, as it is not unusual to hear that kidnappers have killed their victims even when ransom is paid.   The […]

Buhari: Seven Months After – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe | London, UK | January 2, 2016 – It is almost seven months since Buhari was inaugurated as President and about ten months since he defeated President Jonathan in the March 28 presidential election. It is also more than a month since the retired army general inaugurated his ministers – after […]

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