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Chibok girls: Traditionalists blame Islam, Christianity

IBADAN—IFA priests across the country yesterday converged on Ibadan and put the blame of Boko Haram insurgents on both Christianity and Islamic religion. The Ifa adherents, who came from Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa, Edo and others offered prayers in their own ways for the release of the abducted Chibok girls. The prayers were said by Chief Yemi Elebuibon, Chief Udenta Chikeebere, ... Read More »

Devastating attacks show reach of Boko Haram – CNN

A large part of northern and central Nigeria is now at the mercy of intensified attacks by Boko Haram, and the group seems to be embarking on a new phase of its campaign against the Nigerian state — piling further pressure on the government of President Goodluck Jonathan. The last four days have seen devastating bomb attacks in Jos, in ... Read More »

Toba Falode’s murder: What’s the worth of a Nigerian’s life?

The killing recently of Oluwadamilola Oloruntoba Falode, son of popular television broadcaster, Aisha Falode in Dubai, United Arab Emirate has once again raised concern over the attitude of the Nigerian government towards the security and welfare of Nigerians living in Diaspora. The 19-year-old Falode before his murder on February 15, 2014 was a student of SAE Institute in Dubai. The ... Read More »

Northern Governors To FG: Expose Sponsors Of Boko Haram

The chairman of the  Northern  States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) and  governor of Niger State, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu, has said that it was uncharitable to blame northern governors for the insurgence, even as he asked why the government was reluctant to reveal the sponsors of Boko Haram. Aliyu, who spoke yesterday in Minna at a federal and state security administrators’ ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: SUNBORN YACHT NOW IN SOUTH AFRICA

If you are one of those who have trying to figure out where the famous Sunborn Yacht Hotel, which suddenly disappeared from the Marina, where it was docked since its arrival, well we can inform you that it is now in South Africa. We have it on good authority that the  estimated N8billion Yacht which became a major embarrassment to ... Read More »

PDP/ APC TRADE WORDS OVER EKITI RALLY

The ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) have gone for each other’s jugular following the massive held yesterday in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti by APC in support of its Gubernatorial Candidate, Governor Kayode Fayemi. PDP speaking through its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh described the APC rally as the celebration of terrorism in the ... Read More »

UNIBEN VC DYING, RUSHED ABROAD OVER FOOD POISONING

hese are not the best of times for Professor Osauki Godwin Oshodin, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin. After months of suffering following suspected food poisoning he has been reportedly flown abroad early this week for treatment. Sources revealed to thelightnews.com that Professor Oshodin,  who is married to Mrs. Otasowie Oshodin a Deputy Registrar in the same university ... Read More »

CHIBOK GIRLS LATEST: OBAMA SENDS 80 ARMED FORCES PERSONNEL TO CHAD -READ FULL TEXT OF HIS LETTER TO CONGRESS

In a bold move to search for and rescue the abducted school girls of Chibok, US President, Barack Obama has given the order for the deployment of 80 Armed Forces personnel to Chad, Nigeria’s neighbouring country for the specific role to #bringbackourgirls The deployment which was made public following a letter President Obama sent to the US Congress yesterday was ... Read More »

N5bn property theft: Court grants ex-Chevron accountant N5m bail

An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday granted bail to Michael Adenuga, 50, a former accountant with Chevron Nigeria Ltd. charged with N5 billion property theft. Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya granted Adenuga bail in sum of N5 million, with two sureties in like sum. The judge directed that the sureties must be Lagos State residents and one of them must be a ... Read More »

5 animals with insanely long life spans.

Nature never stops to amaze us. Every now and then we find something fascinating as regards to nature and in today’s article we will present 5 animals that have a pretty long life span. 5. Galapagos Tortoise (177 years): 4. Red Sea Urchin (200 years): 3. Rougheye Rockfish (205 years): 2. Bowhead Whale (211 years): 1. Ocean Quahog (400 years): Read More »