April 24, 2014
Bow down, commoners! Lol. Queen Bey is on the cover of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People issue. She tops this year’s list of the 100 Most Influential people in the world, joining heads of states and civil activists.Nigeria’s Minister of Finan…
Boko Haram men have threatened to kill the school girls they abducted in the early hours of April 15th if the search for them continues. This is after some Borno women under the auspices of BAOBAB Women’s Right said they are planning to storm the Sambisa forest where the abducted girls are believed to be held.
The women said since efforts by the military to rescue the girls haven’t worked so far, it was time for them to take matters into their hands as concerned mothers.
The Spokesperson for the group, Professor Hauwa Biu, told newsmen
“We are ready to go into the forest and search for the girls. In fact, we are prepared to risk our lives and get up to Boko Haram camp and appeal to them to release the children to us so that they can re unite with their parents. There is nothing extraordinary in our quest to enter the dangerous forest. We learnt that some men in Chibok had earlier embarked on such mission, which later turned out to be fruitless. We felt that as mothers, we are in a better position to have the sympathy and concern over the fate of the missing girls. Our target is not to fight the abductors, but we want to beg them to release the girls in the name of the God that we all worship.”
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said on Thursday that 10 persons lost their lives in 26 road accidents recorded in different parts of Kogi during the Easter holiday. The Kogi Sector Commander, Mr Godwin Omiko, told newsmen in Lokoja that the dead included nine male adults and a female adult. Omiko said 120 people, comprising […]
One of the leading educational advisory organizations in Nigeria, the United Kingdom Education Advisory Service (UKEAS) is set to bring representatives from over 50 UK Universities and colleges to Nigeria and Ghana for an International Education fair this April and May. The Fair will hold on the 29th of April in Abuja and on the […]
An expanded meeting of the National Security Council is underway at the Presidential Villa with President Goodluck Jonathan, state governors, heads of the various security agencies and para-military organizations in attendance. The meeting which began at about 12:10 pm also had in attendance, the President of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs in Nigeria and […]
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The Imo Government has announced plans to revive three moribund industries established by the first civilian administration of the late Chief Sam Mbakwe about thirty-three years ago. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Mbakwe who ruled Imo from 1979 to 1983, established more than 10 industries across the old Imo which included the present Imo, Abia and part […]
The National Association of Micro Finance Banks (NAMB) has commended the efforts of the Rural Finance Institution Building programme (RUFIN) in the registration of Micro Finance Banks (MFBs) in the Mix market. MIX market is the leading business information provider dedicated to strengthening the micro finance sector. The organisation’s core focus is to provide objective […]
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As Peter’s wife replies fans The last may not have been heard of the widely reported crisis rocking the duo of Peter and Paul Okoye, popularly known as P-Square, as the telecommunications giant, Globalcom Nigeria Limited may be forced to review its four-year contract with the pop twins. A source close to the telecoms operator […]
ABUJA: In its efforts to reduce the pressure on kerosene consumption, the Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has concluded plans to increase the domestic consumption of the cooking gas across the country. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Engr. Andrew Yakubu, who revealed this while, delivering a key note address at the […]
The attack was provocative — PDP •It’s mere fabrication — LP THE All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of allegedly unleashing terror on Egbe-Ekiti community in Gbonyin Local Council during a campaign rally of the party’s gubernatorial candidate, Ayo Fayose, on Monday. Fayemi, Fayose and Bamidele The party also […]
The Nigeria Democratic Liberty Forum (NDLF) yesterday called on President Goodluck Jonathan to “step up or quit” office if he is unable to eliminate Boko Haram. In a statement released in New York and signed by its Executive Director, Mr. Bukola Oreofe, the group charged that the Jonathan administration has demonstrated […]
NOBEL Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to ensure the release of 230 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, who were abducted by members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram. Professor Soyinka made the call on a day a coalition of women’s rights in Borno expressed their readiness […]
Ex-international, Mike Obiku is not worried with the group opponents of the Super Eagles in the World Cup as he said that the Eagles have no reason not to fly into the second round in a group that has Argentina, Iran and Bosnia Herzogovina. ‘’I’m not losing sleep in the group matches because Nigeria and […]
LAGOS — The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Umar Manko, yesterday, assured Nigerians that the panel investigating the alleged rape of a mother of three by a Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in Lagos was working hard to unravel the truth behind the claims. This is just as the command has debunked reports that the […]
Chairman of the House Committee on Diaspora Affairs, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, yesterday, asked President Goodluck Jonathan to apologise to families of victims of Nyanya bomb blast and parents of the 234 students abducted at Government Girls College in Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents. She also urged the Federal Government to seek internal and external […]
IBADAN—FORMER Lagos State Governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, yesterday threatened fire and brimstone over any plan to rig the forthcoming governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states fixed for this year’s June and August, warning that “It will be rig and roast.” He spoke at his investiture […]
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