Tag: News

January 17, 2013

Mali conflict: Nigerian troops lead West African contingent

France has increased its troop strength in Mali to 1,400 to help fight militant Islamists in the north, the French ...

January 16, 2013

Cleaner steals a TRAIN and crashes it into a house at high speed (PHOTOS)

    A cleaner has been arrested after stealing a train before it crashed at high speed into a house, ...

January 7, 2013

Eko for show: Lagos is Nigeria’s richest state, while Sokoto is the poorest – NBS

by Rachel Ogbu Information obtained on the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) website reveals that Sokoto is the poorest state in ...

January 1, 2013

President Jonathan visits Idris Wada in Abuja hospital, shuns journalists (SNAPSHOT)

President Goodluck Jonathan Monday  visited Kogi State governor, Idris Wada, at the Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja, where he was receiving treatment ...

December 29, 2012

No plan for any increase in fuel price- Presidency

by Rachel Ogbu Nigerians can drop their pitch forks and torches set for January 2013 fuel hike as the president ...

December 24, 2012

News in a New Media Age: Even the New York Times got it wrong

by Margaret Sullivan “I always said that if I read it in The Times, it must be right,” she said. But ...

December 20, 2012

Yakowa’s widow, 6 others in the running to become Kaduna’s deputy governor

by Rachel Ogbu No fewer than seven people are in the running to succeed Yakowa’s deputy, Alhaji Ramalan Yero, who was sworn ...

December 16, 2012

6 brutal reasons why you are not yet married

by Tracy McMillan   You want to get married. It’s taken a while to admit it. Saying it out loud ...

November 30, 2012

African City Monopoly Games comes to Lagos this December

by Rachel Ogbu Bestman Games prepares to launch the first African city edition of the game Monopoly. Bestman Games said come December ...

November 28, 2012

“No amount is too much”: Police to spend N2 billion to fight terrorism next year

by Rachel Ogbu Caleb Olubolade, minister of police affairs announced new year plans to fight terrorism in Nigeria, recently he ...

November 28, 2012

Boko Haram: NYSC redeploys 800 corps members from Kano due to insecurity

by Rachel Ogbu The Kano State co-ordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Alhaji Bashir Yakassai, announced that 800 ...

November 11, 2012

#SoFarSoGood: Dangote led Presidential Flood Relief Committee raises N11bn for flood victims

by Rachel Ogbu Aliko Dangote, co-chairman of the Dangote-Agbakoba Presidential Committee on Flood Relief and the Federal Government has donated ...

May 24, 2012

Get rid of the cultists: President Jonathan says all unqualified UNIABUJA Students must be expelled

by Chi Ibe “The long legs have been cut short”- this was basically President Goodluck Jonathan’s message yesterday, 23 May, ...

April 23, 2012

Another committee releases report: Nigerians hate books – All in last week’s news… with a pinch of salt

Books hate Nigerians A committee set up by government to look into the immediate and remote causes of any problem ...

OluwapelumiJuly 19, 2011

Heard of the new ‘Skinny Jeans’ tax in Lagos? We present the news… upside down!

by Stanley Azuakola This week’s news, with a pinch of salt! Lagos to Introduce New Taxes The Lagos state governor, ...

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