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JONATHAN TO BOKO HARAM; “YOU WILL PAY”

President Goodluck Jonathan for once jettisoned his cool mien and wore a tough toga as he promised that his government will make sure Boko Haram insurgents pay dearly for all the lives they have taken. Speaking at the 4th Annual Presidential Breakfast Parayer held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Asokoro, Abuja the President stated And, of course, no matter ... Read More »

OSAZE, MARTINS IN, YOBO OUT OF KESHI’S PROVISIONAL WORLD CUP LIST

OSAZE, MARTINS IN, YOBO OUT OF KESHI’S PROVISIONAL WORLD CUP LIST In the last few days, all manner of lists of  Nigerian players have been bandied by the sporting press as having emanated from Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical Committee, but the authentic list is now here. We now have what is certainly ... Read More »

Cross River: 8 feared dead in communal clash

Barley a week after about 15 persons were reportedly killed in a clash between Ediba and Usumutong communities in Abi, eight persons are again feared dead while about 15 are reported to have suffered gunshotwounds in Obudu local government of Cross River over the ownership for a parcel of farm land. For two years now, the Okworotong and Kutia communities ... Read More »

Feuding P-Square Reconcile, Back Together Again

AFTER weeks of rumours of their imminent split which left hordes of their fans wondering what was amiss, one of Nigeria’s, nay Africa’s musical icons, P-Square (Peter and Paul Okoye), and their elder brother/manager, Jude ‘Engees’ Okoye, have reconciled. In a series of messages on social media, twitter, the award-winning musical duo Friday announced an end to the hostilities that ... Read More »

Court approves continued tolling on Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge

Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has granted a stay of execution of his earlier judgment declaring tolling on the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge as illegal. Justice Saidu, in a ruling on Friday, granted the application for stay of execution of the judgment pending the determination of an appeal already filed by the Lagos State Government against the ... Read More »

EMERGENCY RULE HAS FAILED-SENATOR NDUME

Since the Boko Haram insurgency began, Senator Ali Ndume, Representing Borno South, has not known peace. The situation has troubled him like it has done to all Nigerian and in this interview with  Reuben Buhari, Ndume said the Federal Government doesn’t need Emergency Rule in a state before it can successfully tackle Boko Haram   How bad is the security ... Read More »

INSIDE DETAILS OF TIWA SAVAGE AND TUNJI BALOGUN’s WEDDING IN DUBAI

Lagos, Nigeria’s entertainment capital will certainly relocate this weekend to far away Dubai, UAE as velvety-voiced singer, Tiwa Savage officially marries her Manager and sweetheart, Tunji “Tee Billz” Balogun. Going by what happened at the Engagement ceremony in Lagos last November, this one will be grand and exclusive, at least, according to fillers dropped by the Best Man, Banky W ... Read More »

BOKO HARAM: 40 TERRORISTS KILLED, RING LEADERS CAPTURED

BOKO HARAM: 40 TERRORISTS KILLED, RING LEADERS CAPTURED It is now an all-out war between the Boko Haram terrorists and Nigeria’s security agencies-and as reported by Defence Headquarters another battle  ensued on Thursday night that led to the killing of 40 insurgents, 4 soldiers and the capture of those described as leaders of the terrorist organisation.  A statement signed by the ... Read More »

RUN JONATHAN RUN-OBA OF BENIN URGES PRESIDENT

Barely three weeks after the elders and people of the South South zone endorsed him for another term, Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has got another supporter and this time is the very influential Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa. The wishes of the revered Oba to Mr president was delivered by his son and heir, Prince Eheneden ... Read More »

Chris Brown Thrown Back Into Jail

Singer Chris Brown’s trial on an assault charge was put on hold for months Wednesday after prosecutors declined to grant immunity to his bodyguard, who would be a key witness in the case. Brown will remain in custody for the near future after a Los Angeles judge denied a request by the Grammy-winning singer’s attorney to release him from custody ... Read More »