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Cambodia celebrates anniversary in style

5 years ago /
International News 

Thousands of survivors of Cambodia's Khmer rouge "killing fields" marked the 35th anniversary of the fall of the ultra-maoist regime with music and dancing.

Young girl forced to wear suicide vest in Afghanistan

5 years ago /
International News 

Afghan police said they have detained a girl believed to have been forced to wear a suicide vest, by her brother who is a Taliban commander.

Ethiopia resumes talks with south Sudan to end fighting

5 years ago /
Security 

South Sudan's government and rebel negotiators began talks on Tuesday to end three weeks of fighting.

Good samaritan walks long distance to donate money to widow

5 years ago /
Oddities 

A pensioner with Rubber Research of Nigeria, Andrew Chimekwene, had to walk a distance to Daar Communications, Benin to donate the sum of N5,000 to the family of the Onuigbo, the man who set himself ablaze in Gwarinpa, Abuja.

Nigerians react to the luxurious lifestyles of Nigerian pastors

5 years ago /
Religion 

Recently, an American based publishing outfit, Forbes and a website Nairaland released  the names of the world’s ten richest pastors.

Governor Akpabio asks Tambuwal to effect the return of the 37 Reps who defected to APC

5 years ago /
Politics 

Akwa State Governor, Goodswill Akpabio has called on the speaker of the House of representatives, Honorable Aminu Tambuwal, to do all that is within his power to prevent further defection of PDP members to the opposition party.         

Jonathan celebrates growing relations with China

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday, in Abuja, applauded the growing bilateral relations between Nigeria and China, which has resulted in a  phenomenal increase in trade between both countries.

Nigerians urge Jonathan to redeem promise to end terrorism

5 years ago /
Security 

The President’s promise to end the Boko Haram menace very soon will not be the first of such promises. It may, in fact be the third

JONATHAN PROMISES NIGERIANS 18 HOURS/DAY ELECTRICITY SUPPLY: NIGERIANS REACT

5 years ago /
Nation 

Electricity supply is essential for development and constant availability enhances growth across the social strata. President Goodluck Jonathan appears to be conscious of the central role electricity supply has to play in economic growth and development hence his making the provision of electricity a crucial part of his new year message.

2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS: AKWA IBOM STATE PDP PASSES VOTE OF CONFIDENCE ON JONATHAN, GOVERNOR AKPABIO

5 years ago /
Politics 

Over 600 major stakeholders and potential statutory delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom state, were in attendance including members of the State Executive Council, National and State Assembly members, past and present Local government Chairmen, Ward Chairmen and others and even the National Deputy Chairman of the Party, Uche Sekondus.

"Nyesom Wike fingered for Ahaodi High Court bombing

5 years ago /
Nation 

The incidents that have rocked the Rivers State’s Judicial institution did nothing to appease the political tension that has been the climate in the state for almost a year now. If anything, the bombing of the Ahaoda High court has presented warring factions with the opportunity to once again declare their undying distrust for one another.

"There was no bomb blast in Okehi" - Rivers state government

5 years ago /
Security 

Pandemonium erupted in Rivers state yesterday when reports of two explosions filled the airwaves. 

Full script of Edwin Clark's letter to Obasanjo

5 years ago /
Politics 

My Dear Chief Olusegun Obasanjo,                                                   LET THE TRUTH BE TOLD BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE

FA CUP FIXTURES AND RESULTS

5 years ago /
Sports  

The English FA Cup third round matches played at the weekend saw league leaders Arsenal defeat their North London rivals, Totteham Hotspur two nil at the Emirate stadium to book their fourth round ticket against championship side Coventry city.

Acting Governor of Taraba state honored in Gombe state

5 years ago /
Oddities 

A traditional title meaning War Commander was conferred on Acting Governor Garba Umar of Taraba state by the Ako Emirate Council in Kumo Local government area of Gombe state. 

Nigerian Christians say Nigeria will not disintegrate

5 years ago /
Religion 

When the news of the kidnap of the former Primate of the Anglican church, Jasper Akinola filtered in, not  a few Nigerians were worried because of his stand on societal ills.

Security in Plateau state

5 years ago /
Security 

Plateau state has had its own fair share of civil unrest which in recent years kept its people in fear of the unknown. However, various measures put in place at all levels has seen the gradual return of peace to the state.

ONUIGBO SUICIDE: Full story behind the suicide by fire of a Father of 7

5 years ago /
Oddities 

Fred Onuigbo was leading a useful and content life in Nigeria's capital, Abuja. For several years, he was a successful taxi driver, Suddenly, setbacks set in. The cab he was driving broke down beyond repairs and the owner was unwilling to replace it.

Federal workers accuse Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of lying

5 years ago /
Nation 

In reaction to the statement by the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala that all federal workers have been paid their December salaries, the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria released a statement countering the Minister’s claims.

Ferrari fans to hold vigil for Schumacher outside French hospital

5 years ago /
Sports  

Ferrari fans will hold a silent 45th birthday tribute to Michael Schumacher outside his French hospital on Friday with the seven times Formula One world champion in a coma and fighting for his life after a skiing accident.