Category: The News Blog

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Isime EseneSeptember 14, 2014

Video showing moment when Synagogue Church building collapsed surfaces

by Isi Esene On Sunday 14th April 2014, Prophet T.B. Joshua played to his congregation and Emmanuel TV viewers worldwide ...

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YEditorSeptember 14, 2014

Reporter’s diary: How I got attacked at Synagogue Church

by Adedayo Ademuwagun One of the buildings inside the premises of the Synagogue Church in Lagos collapsed on Friday afternoon. ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 14, 2014

Daddy’s here: Obasanjo visits injured son in Plateau

by Akan Ido Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was yesterday in Jos, Plateau State to visit his son, Lt. Col. Adeboye Obasanjo ...

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SolaSeptember 14, 2014

Air Force jet with two pilots on board, missing

by S’ola Filani An Alpha Jet (NAF 466) belonging to the Nigerian Air Force is missing around Adamawa State. Director of ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 14, 2014

Lagos is working, debts are piling up, Fashola explains why

by Emma Chidiogo The Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, has said that the huge loans obtained by the administration ...

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SolaSeptember 14, 2014

“Evangelist” shoots father to death in Enugu

by S’ola Filani A 30-year-old man, Chukwukezi Afonogu, has been arrested by the Enugu State Police Command for killing his 65-year-old ...

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SolaSeptember 14, 2014

Brain-damaged Suntai returns to Nigeria, mixes up words

by S’ola Filani Governor Danbaba Suntai is yet to recover from the brain injury he had two years ago, after ...

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SolaSeptember 14, 2014

Oh Goodluck Jonathan! Seven bullets Soyinka shot at GEJ in his “Wages of Impunity” article (READ)

by S’ola Filani We bet President Jonathan did not see this one coming! Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has once ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 13, 2014

Jonathan directs military to institute special programme to honour fallen heroes

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the institution of a special programme that will honour officers of the ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 13, 2014

No light for one month: Federal Polytechnic students obstruct traffic, attack police over power supply

by Godwin Akanfe Students of the Federal Polytechnic of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti, took to the streets to protest against epileptic power supply ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 13, 2014

APC to INEC – We have faith in you, carry on

by Mayowa Aboah The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to ensure a free ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 13, 2014

More officers for the military as NDA graduates 114

by James Sambo President Goodluck Jonathan has called on the newly commissioned officers from the Nigerian Defence Academy, to be ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 13, 2014

Sweet victory: Army releases pictures after smashing Boko Haram in Konduga

by Isi Esene Our military has made good its promise to release pictures showing the defeat and seizure of arms belonging ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2014

Am I your father’s mate? Defence spokesman, General Olukolade lets rip on Twitter user

by Kolapo Olapoju As Nigerian troops engaged the Boko Haram militants in a firefight in Konduga, about 35 kilometres from ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 13, 2014

“If you understand the ways of God, you will know where Jonathan is coming from” || Our 10 political #QuotesOfTheWeek

by Emma Chidiogo It’s been another eventful/dramatic week in the world of politics in Nigeria. Here, we present the top 10 ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 13, 2014

ICD purchases minority stake in Dangote Cement

by Tunji Andrews   Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), the main investment arm of the Emirate of Dubai, last week ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 13, 2014

Pro-Jonathan rally spoof: Aliyu, Zagbayi + other dignitaries fall as podium caves-in

by James Sambo Pandemonium overtook the better part of a Pro-Jonathan rally at Minna Trade Fair Complex, Niger State, on Saturday ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2014

After five operations, fake officers nabbed hijacking oil trucks

by Azubuike Azikiwe A group of highway oil hijackers, which include fake military officers, has been apprehended by the operatives ...

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YEditorSeptember 13, 2014

Benjamin Adekunle is dead

by Godwin Akanfe Benjamin Adekunle, a retired Civil War hero, popularly known as ‘Black Scorpion’ is dead. According to his ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 13, 2014

Tragic: Fatal accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

by Akan Ido A fatal accident happened on the ever-busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Saturday morning. In the accident, two Mazda cars ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2014

Broad street crime: Managing director faces 10-years behind bars for stealing N12.5million shares

by Azubuike Azikiwe A Managing Director of a stock broking firm, Bioye Eluwole, has been charged with defrauding a trader ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 13, 2014

Why ‘corpers’ now have to pay N4,000 to get call-up letters – NYSC

by Isi Esene The National Youth Service Corps has defended its newly introduced policy which requires prospective corps members to ...

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SolaSeptember 13, 2014

Community places coffin in church over land dispute

by S’ola Filani For refusing to vacate the church premises, worshippers at the Mount Zion Mission, Idong-Akpentun Uquo in Esit ...

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SolaSeptember 13, 2014

Synagogue church workers damage journalists’ cameras, chase NEMA officials away

by S’ola Filani Officials of the Nigerian National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have withdrawn from the scene of the Synagogue ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 13, 2014

Battle for Borno: Military shoots Boko Haram commander in Konduga

by James Gambo As the war on insurgents rages on in Nigeria, soldiers have killed scores of Boko Haram members ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 12, 2014

WTH! Online news website, Sahara Reporters is “under attack”

by Akan Ido There are indications Sahara Reporters, a New York based online news platform focused on Nigeria is under ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 12, 2014

Nigeria look to Russian for defense helicopters

by Mayowa Aboah Russia’s sole exporter/importer of defense technologies and services, Rosoboronexport, has announced a contract with Nigeria for the supply ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 12, 2014

Nigerian troops kill over 100 militants in Borno

by Isi Esene The fear expressed by Nigerians over the rumoured advance of Boko Haram militants into Maiduguri, the capital ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Battle for Borno: Army and Boko Haram fight for the soul of Maiduguri

by Kolapo Olapoju According to reports, Nigerian forces were engaged in a firefight with Boko Haram insurgents just outside Borno, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Cocaine in the shoe sole: Nigerian man jailed in Ireland for smuggling drugs

by Chidi Okoye A Nigerian man and his Costa Rican lover have been jailed in the United Kingdom for smuggling over ...

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