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POLICE WARNS RESIDENTS AS LION ESCAPES FROM IMO ZOO

The Police has issued a warning to residents in Imo State, especially those who live around Nekede area to be very vigilant and careful as a Lion had been declared missing from a zoo. The Zoo located along  Old Nekede Road in Owerri, the Imo State capital was noticed out of its cage on Monday night and no trace has been ... Read More »

Are Hashtags Just Enough To Solve Everything???

More than 1 million people — including first lady Michelle Obama — have tweeted the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. But whether they’re helping the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria or hopping on some kind of first-world digital bandwagon depends, frankly, on whom you ask. We’ve heard this debate before — first over “slacktivism” in the ’90s, then over “clicktivism” in ... Read More »

Nigeria: Poverty Amongst Riches

In April this year, the Federal Government stirred controversy when the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released the rebased gross domestic product figures of the country, indicating that Nigeria’s economy has grown to become the largest in Africa and 26th in the world.  The NBS report released on April 7 by the Minister of Finance and Coordinating minister of the ... Read More »

Nasri out of France’s provisional World Cup squad

The midfielder has, as expected, been omitted by Didier Deschamps, with Franck Ribery, Karim Benzema and Patrice Evra all included Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has been left out of France’s provisional World Cup squad. Nasri was widely expected to be omitted by coach Didier Deschamps, who has handed somewhat surprising places to Raphael Varane – who has been struggling ... Read More »

Obasanjo Supports Lamido’s Presidential Bid

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday threw his weight behind the speculated presidential ambition of governor of Jigawa State, Malam Sule Lamido describing the governor as qualified to led the country. Chief Obasanjo stated this yesterday while fielding question from newsmen in Dutse Jigawa state during his one day visit to the state. He said  going by Sule Lamido’s record ... Read More »

Solange Knowles Literally Hits Out At Jay Z in New Video

Beyonce’s sister Solange may have a serious problem with the pop singer’s husband, Jay-Z. A video, posted by TMZ, allegedly shows Solange Knowles attacking Jay-Z in an elevator at an after party following last week’s Met Gala. The violent vid, captured by a surveillance camera, shows a woman TMZ identifies as Solange entering the elevator with a man in a ... Read More »

US SENDS TOP GENERAL, SURVELLIANCE DRONES TO NIGERIA

Foreign military experts including a top United States General David Rodriguez have arrived in Nigeria to assist the Federal Government in the rescue of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. In addition, insiders revealed that the US Government has also sent surveillance planes better known as drones to help in the search for the missing Chibok Girls. The purpose of the manned ... Read More »

FROM AUGUST 17, SMOKE IN PUBLIC IN LAGOS AND GO TO JAIL

With effect from 17 August, 2014, anybody caught smoking in public places in Lagos State will be arrested and prosecuted, says the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA. General Manager, LASEPA, Engr. Rasheed Shabi stated that his agency will begin enforcement on 17 August, 2014, reiterating  that government did not ban smoking in Lagos, but banned smokers from smoking in ... Read More »

BEHOLD THE FACES OF ABUJA BOMBERS!….HOW MASTERMIND WAS LEFT OFF THE HOOK

BEHOLD THE FACES OF ABUJA BOMBERS!….HOW MASTERMIND WAS LEFT OFF THE HOOK DSS paraded 5 suspects and announced a N25 million reward for information on masterminds. Look carefully at each of the five men whose photograph appears above, they are the men according to The Department of State Security who masterminded the Nyanya Bomb blast in Abuja. Apart from these ... Read More »

England Announce World Cup Squad

England manager Roy Hodgson has taken a gamble on the fitness of Arsenal duo Jack Wilshere and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and named the pair in his 23-man World Cup squad. Wilshere made his comeback from his latest setback at Norwich on Sunday having been out since early March after he injured his ankle on international duty in a collision with Liverpool’s ... Read More »