Category: The News Blog

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SolaSeptember 12, 2014

Woman arrested for faking pregnancy to deceive residents in Ikeja

by S’ola Filani A 29-year-old woman has been arrested by the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 12, 2014

This Nigerian ‘abducted and repeatedly raped woman’ in the US

by Akan Ido Samuel Okorie, a 29-year-old Nigerian living in Brookline, Pennsylvania, has been arrested by the police for assaulting ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 11, 2014

Anambra State University renamed Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University

by Akan Ido The Anambra House of Assembly has passed a bill changing the name of the state-owned university, Anambra State ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 11, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: 150 days and still counting…

by Mayowa Aboah It has been 150 days since over 200 girls from Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Chibok, were kidnapped, ...

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YEditorSeptember 11, 2014

Jonathan promises not to hamper any inquisition into Modu Sherriff’s activities

by Laila Ibrahim The Presidency has clarified the status regarding whether former Borno state governor, Modu Sheriff accompanied President Goodluck ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 11, 2014

Customs made a lot of money at Seme border in August

by Jewel Stephen The Seme Border Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated N781.7 million revenue in August. Speaking ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

#Ebola: South African woman quarantined in Lagos after showing Ebola symptoms

by Azubuike Azikiwe A female South African national is being held by Nigerian health authorities after showing potential symptoms of ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 11, 2014

@Omojuwa demolishes #30PercentOrNothing campaign in a few tweets

by Emma Chidiogo There has been a lot of buzz on social media because a group of Nigerian youths have started a ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 11, 2014

Suswam makes up with Akume

by Aper Draonel Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, has called on George Akume, the former governor of the state for ...

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SolaSeptember 11, 2014

Boko Haram to swap 30 Chibok girls for 18 detained members

by S’ola Filani A  report in the Nation newspaper claims that Boko Haram has agreed to swap some of the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

This is why we are charging N4,000 for call-up letters – NYSC explains itself

by Damilola Jagun Following reports that it is charging prospective youth corps members the sum of N4,000 to print call-up ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

#Ebola: OAU management say female student tests negative for virus

by Azubuike Azikiwe The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has announced that the female student of the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

Civilians on rampage: Scores of Boko Haram killed by local youths and hunters

by James Sambo Youths, local hunters and vigilante group members have reportedly killed scores of Boko Haram insurgents who had been terrorising ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

Good news: 18-month-old baby tests negative for Ebola virus disease

by Kolapo Olapoju An 18-month-old baby has tested negative for the Ebola disease, after being suspected to have contracted the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

“We will be worse than Boko Haram” – Retired soldiers threaten guerrilla warfare

by Azubuike Azikiwe Many retired soldiers are angry with the Federal Government, and they have threatened to carry up arms ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

“He beats me everyday with belt” || “I have no apology” – 26-year-old woman saved from abusive marriage

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 26-year-old resident of Ilorin, Zainab Usman, has successfully gotten out of a physically-abusive marriage. On Wednesday, ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 11, 2014

Tragic: 18 people killed in Kebbi auto crash

by Isi Esene Several passengers lost their lives this morning as a Sokoto bound 18-seater bus with registration number, BUD 291 ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 10, 2014

“She starves me of sex” || “He does it everytime” – Couple end their marriage over sex

by Azubuike Azikiwe A Customs agent, Musiliu Abdul, has seen his 7-year-old marriage dissolved by an Igando customary court in ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 10, 2014

NECO releases results, candidates improve in Maths & English

by Isi Esene There has been a significant improvement in the performance of candidates in the just released June/July National ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 10, 2014

Homo rape: 37-year-old man detained for defiling 14-year-old boy

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 37-year-old man has been remanded in prison for defiling his ward, a 14-year-old boy. On Wednesday, Yakubu ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 10, 2014

Ebola: FG does not want to go back on September 22 school resumption date

by Laila Ibrahim The Federal Government will not go back on it’s decision for the resumption of schools on the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 10, 2014

Are we still part of Nigeria? ‘Concerned Bama Indigenes’ want to know

by James Sambo Contrary to the Nigerian military’s claims that it has recaptured the town of Bama, Borno, from the ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 10, 2014

Fear of Ebola: US not happy with Nigeria over alleged attack of its air marshal

by Jewel Stephen Claims by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that one of its marshals was attacked with a ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 10, 2014

President Jonathan is in the spotlight again!…the APC is angry with him

by Emma Chidiogo The All Progressives Congress (APC) have expressed disdain over the decision by President Goodluck Jonathan to embark ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 10, 2014

Remember Pastor Sign Fireman? He will be performing miracles in the U.S today [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Ofuche Ukoha, popularly known as Dr. Sign Fireman, is the much-maligned general overseer of ‘Perfect Christianity Ministries, ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 10, 2014

Battle for Adamawa leaves many displaced

by James Sambo At least 1,300 refugees have been registered at the Adamawa Internally Displaced Persons Camp, the camp Commandant, ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 10, 2014

It won’t go away – Tweeps continue reacting to El Rufai naming Jonathan, Oritsejafor as Boko Haram sponsors

by Emma Chidiogo Amidst curiosity that has left many Nigerians in a puzzled state over the possible sponsors of the ...

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SolaSeptember 10, 2014

Ponmo was there for us when beef was not affordable | Ponmo Activists kick off #BringBackOurPonmo campaign on twitter

by S’ola Filani Yesterday, the Minister of Agriculture announced that the Federal Government is concluding plans to ban the sale ...

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SolaSeptember 10, 2014

Human flesh is tastier than that of animals | Aged grandma and co. kill & eat 9-year-old boy in Minna

by S’ola Filani An unusual cult group which specializes in eating roasted human flesh in Kuso Village in Lavun Local ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 10, 2014

ASUP on the warpath again – not happy with some polytechnic policies

by Godwin Akanfe The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said that it is dissatisfied with the conduct in which ...

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