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  • NewMuma Gee Hosts The Ngor Okpala Women In Imo State
    Nollywood actor Prince Eke and His wife, Singer/actress, Muma Gee, were at Imo state last weekend. Muma Gee hosted the Ngor Okpala Women in Imo state, on Sunday, July 20, 2014.Muma Gee has apparently recovered from her childbirth rest. She is complet…
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  • NewMoji Olaiya, Ronke Oshodi-Oke, Others Hawk ‘Omo’ in Lagos Market
    Recently, brands in Nigeria are beginning to see the value of celebrity endorsement to a particular brand which helps to appeal to their teaming fans in a bid to lure them into using a particular product.At the unveiling of the new Omo Fast Action De…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:46pm -
  • NewAGN President, Ibinabo Fiberesima Celebrates Actress, Clarion Chukwurah @50
    Nollywood actress, Clarion Chukwurah, will always remember year 2014 which has actually been favourable for her especially in the make-believe industry.The veteran actress was full of praises for her fans that have supported her all through the years…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:27pm -
  • NewWizkid’s Girlfriend Tania Omotayo Models For 'Jewel By Lisa'
    Music artiste, Wizkids Lover, Tania Omotayo is busy making herself some money and looking beautiful at the same time.Tania Omotayo is currently modelling as the new face of Nigerian label Jewel by Lisa. She can be seen rocking a range of pieces from…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:24pm -
  • NewCelebrity Birthday: Bimbo Oshin Ibironke Is A Year Older
    Nollywood actress, Bimbo Oshin Ibironke who welcomed a new baby few weeks ago, is marking her birthday today, July 24, 2014.The actress who hails from Ondo state, Nigeria attended the University of Lagos where she studied Philosophy. Bimbo Oshin star…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:16pm -
  • NewToo Much Sleep Is Bad For Your Health - A Professor Reveals
    The general opinion we are mostly used to is that we need to sleep more to remain healthy and function right.But an expert warns that getting too much sleep could actually be bad for your health. Shawn Youngstedt, a professor has revealed that the lo…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:07pm -
  • NewBreaking News: Another Plane Gone Missing En Route from Ouagadougou
    An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said.There were few clear indications of what might have happened to the aircraft, or whether t…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:51pm -
  • NewI Dress Comfortably Because of My Short Legs……….OAP, Toolz
    When it comes to fashion and style in the media, one can sure give it to Media Mogulette, Toolz Oniru, who cant but make fans go wow.The On-Air-Personality has a wide range of collections of designers but local and foreign fabrics which makes her out…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:48pm -
  • New‘Dorobucci’ Fans Not Happy With Video [Watch]
    Barely 48hours, the hit track song by the Mavin Crew Dorobucci video was released, fans of the group have been left asking questions about the video which to some, the audio version was better than the visuals.The official video for Mavin Records hit…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:32pm -
  • NewMAVINS - DOROBUCCI ft Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, D'Prince, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Di'Ja
    MAVINS - DOROBUCCI ft Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, DPrince, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, DiJa ...
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:27pm -
  • NewInspector General Of Police Welcomes Baby Boy
    The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar and his wife, Zarah Bunu who tied the knot on Friday September 13th in Abuja has welcomed a baby boy.The couple welcomed the little patter of feet yesterday 23rd of July, 2014 in Atlanta,USA.The happ…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:10pm -
  • NewEvangelist Obey Ignores Conferment Controversies
    Former Juju maestro cum Evangelist, Ebenezer Obey, has lashed out on critics who have described his recent conferment as a professor of music at the Olabisi onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, as uncalled for and lack of merit.This is coming on the heels…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:05pm -
  • NewChurch Members Loses Focus Over Skimpy Dressing
    Indecent dressing to church is no longer news especially in our country Nigeria where moral is been taken in high esteem.Today in various churches, ladies dress the way they like in all manner of designs there by exposing either their cleavages or th…
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  • NewI Deserve To Be UN Ambassador—Solidstar Speaks
    An ambassador for the Nigerian Football Supporters Club, Solidstar, who is also a music star in Nigeria, has disclosed that he deserves the honour given to him by the United Nations last weekend as its Peace Ambassadors. The event took place at Golde…
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  • NewMaheeda Turns To God For Direction
    Self acclaimed gospel singer, Maheeda, has suddenly gone cold after some tours round some media houses in Lagos.Maheeda took to her social page to explain that she has been down for some moments, which she says its a time she wishes to communicate wi…
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  • NewHurray!!! Cossy Orjiakor Now A Proud Mum
    Controversial Nigerian celeb, Cossy Ojiakor, may not be planning to get married anytime soon or ready to adopt any child, but she is expecting to take good care of her pet dogs.She stated recently that she is expecting to be a proud mum soon, courtes…
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:58am -
  • EXCLUSIVE: 9ice Furious Over Wedding Reports
    Top Nigerian music artiste, 9ice, seems to be angry and would not want to entertain any question from the media concerning reports him getting married to another woman, after his first marriage packed up like a badly arranged cards.News making the ro…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 11:32pm -
  • Gen. Buhari Escape Assassination Attempt in Kaduna Bomb Blast | Photos
    Almost 2 hours after the first bombing which killed at least 45, a second explosion ripped through the crowd targeting the convoy of General Buhari. General Buhari was the target of the second attack which took place in Kaduna today June 23rd.One way…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 11:22pm -
  • Danger Of Celebrities Posting Pictures Of Maids Online
    It is gradually becoming a trend for Nigerian celebrities to show off their domestic staff on the internet through social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter, where they have numerous followers. This act has already been kicked against by some…
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  • I’m Not Dating Ramsey Nuoah—Ghanaian Actress Cries Out
    Fast-rising Ghanaian actress, Emmanuela Mendoza, better known as Ella Mensah, has denied speculations making the rounds that she was dumped out of Ghanaian movies by producers because she was not delivering her roles well.According to the actress, wh…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 7:45pm -
  • Security Man Commits Suicide In Akute
    A security man attached to a popular eatery in Alagbole, Akute area of Ogun State shocked the neighbourhood this morning when he reportedly took his life. According to reports, the man hanged himself inside the kitchen of the eatery before the place…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 5:54pm -
  • Iyabo Ojo ‘Abandons’ Movie Set For Graduation Party
    Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo, who has been very busy on a movie set, took some time off to show affection for her cousin and nephew who recently graduated.Iyabo was full of praises for the two boys named Niyi and Mathew. Niyi, we learnt, has finished…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:03pm -
  • Selecting A Perfect Eye Shadow For Your Makeup
    Eye shadows have been a long lasting trend amongst ladies. It does not only add colour to the face, but also curves the eye shape out uniquely. However, some ladies get confused in choosing the perfect eye shadow to match their make-ups. Eyes are con…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 11:26am -
  • US Model At War With Tania Over Wizkid
    Reports making the rounds is that a US-based Nigerian model named Caroline Ikpea is at loggerheads with Tania Omotayo, girlfriend of wave making Nigerian artiste, Wizkid. The young singer is not new to controversies. From the look of things, this new…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 11:16am -
  • Video: Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Has the Sexiest Accent in Nollywood?
    Jordan Burchette noted the 12 sexiest accents in the world for CNN Travel on November 30, 2012, and he ranked the Nigerian accent as the 5th hottest in the world.Burchette described the sexy Nigerian accent with the following words. Dignified, with j…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 9:22am -
  • Genevieve Nnaji announces 18year old aspiring actress, Bola Suru as winner of “Act The Part” online contest
    Genevieve Nnaji has announced the winner of the Act the part online contest, which kicked off three weeks ago as 18year old aspiring actress, Bola Suru. Bola, a university admission seeker exhibited undeniable acting skills which shot her to the fron…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 9:04am -
  • Van Vicker Turns Car Wash Attendant In Ghana
    Over the weekend, some Ghanaian celebrities converged at the Cahaya Car Spa, East Legon in Ghana, to bid to raise funds to fight the dreadful Hepatitis B, an infectious illness of the liver caused by the Hepatitis B Virus HBV.The event was themed Era…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 5:26am -
  • Photos: Jonathan in Close Door Meeting with Parents of Chibok Girls
    Earlier today, it was reported that thebparents of abducted Chibok girls will meet with President Jonathan on Tuesday, July 22nd. They finally the president had a meeting with parents of abducted Chibok girls and rescued girls at the State House in A…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 7:58pm -
  • Hollywood Role Excites Stephanie Okereke
    One of Nigerias finest actresses, Stephanie Okereke, is not in any rush, but taking her time to interpret her script while on location shooting alongside some Hollywood stars in a new movie. The actress has so far been able to prove that she can brea…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 7:03pm -
  • King Sunny Ade’s Pretty Daughter Weds In Style [Pictures]
    One of the beautiful daughters of Juju maestro, King Sunny Ade, also known as KSA, held her traditional marriage in Ondo State.The occasion took place over the weekend and the happy father could not hide his joy over the development. The ceremony was…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:39pm -

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Technology Revolution: Digital Part Of Every Leader's DNA-- John Momoh
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APC Accuses INEC, PDP Of Sharp Practices Ahead Of Osun Elections
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Police Shoot Pro Al-Makura Protesters In Lafiya
Police Shoot Pro Al-Makura Protesters In LafiyaNasarawa-Governor-Tanko-Al-MakuraThe plot by Nasarawa state lawmakers to impeach governor Al-makura, went bloody as the Nigerian police shot two of the Leave Al-makura Alone protesters. Activities...…
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2014 Commonwealth Games: Nigeria Wins Bronze Medal In Weightlifting pt2
2014 Commonwealth Games: Nigeria Wins Bronze Medal In Weightlifting pt2It is all about the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Nigeria wins her first medal of the games in Weightlifting winning Bronze. Nkechi Opara wins Bronze in Women…
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  • NewAfrica: Communities Must Remain At the Forefront of HIV Response
    [Key Correspondents]Governments and policymakers are failing to involve communities in HIV and TB programmes, turning instead to researchers and experts to make key decisions. This issue has triggered debate at the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne,…
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  • NewEthiopia: Wildlife Protection Makes Economic and Climate Sense
    [AlertNet]Addis Ababa -Ethiopia may not be known internationally for its wildlife, unlike neighbouring Kenya, but the government has launched a plan both to protect and promote wildlife areas, while helping tackle climate change at the same time.
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:31pm -
  • NewKenya: Creating a Slum Within a Slum
    [IPS]Nairobi -At the eastern edge of Nairobi's Kibera slum, children gather with large yellow jerry cans to collect water dripping out of an exposed pipe. The high-rise grey and beige Soweto East settlement towers above them. A girl lifts the can on…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:27pm -
  • NewGhana: Thousands Protest Against Cost of Living
    [CAJ News]Accra -Thousands of workers have heeded the call by Ghana's organised labour to protest against the worsening economic conditions in the country.
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  • NewUganda: Student Forced Into Porn Now Under Threat
    [RNW Africa]A Ugandan university student who was trafficked and forced to act in porn films vows to continue with the campaign against human trafficking in spite of threats.
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:21am -
  • NewSudan: Woman, Arrested for Converting, Flies to Italy
    [VOA]A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence for converting from Islam to Christianity, and then barred from leaving Sudan, was due to arrive in Italy on Thursday, an Italian government official said.
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  • NewAlgeria: Air Algerie Flight Goes Missing
    [VOA]An Air Algerie flight has gone missing during a trip from Burkina Faso to Algiers. Spanish airline Swiftair said its plane, which was being operated by Air Algerie, did not arrive at its destination Thursday and that no contact with the aircraft…
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  • NewLibya: Tunisia Recalls Diplomats From Libya
    [Magharebia]Tunis -Tunisia is taking steps to protect citizens from the security chaos across the border in Libya.
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  • NewTunisia: Tunisia Defies Terrorists Through Music
    [Magharebia]Najjar in Tunis -Tunisia ended its three-day mourning period for the soldiers slain at Jebel Chaambi, allowing the Carthage International Festival to resume on Monday (July 21st).
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  • NewLiberia: Man Sets Health Ministry Ablaze in 'Ebola Vengeance'
    [FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -What seemed an unprecedented form of protest against the Liberian government's handling of the deadly Ebola virus erupted on Wednesday when a Liberian man identified as Edward Wellington Dellay set the conference room at th…
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  • NewAfrica: Dispelling the Myths of Ebola
    [IDS]The Ebola outbreak in Guinea and its spread to other areas of West Africa has caused global alarm. As one of the world's most infectious and deadly diseases, with no cure, the level of fear surrounding Ebola is to an extent expected. However, mu…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:40am -
  • NewCentral African Republic: Rebel Ceasefires 'Not Respected for Long'
    [Deutsche Welle]Rebels in the Central African Republic were due to sign a cease-fire agreement on Wednesday (23.07.2014). David Smith says even if the Seleka rebels drop their call for partition, the country is de facto split in half.
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:47am -
  • NewAfrica: In Speech to Ethiopian Students, Bill Gates Urges African Countries to Continue to Learn From Each Other
    [Gates Foundation]Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today set out why he is optimistic for Africa's future, stating that "the rise of this continent will depend on whether leaders – here in Ethiopia and all across Africa…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:39am -
  • NewEthiopia: Bill Gates Finally Gets His College Degree
    [Gates Foundation]Bill Gates is no stranger to honorary degrees. In 2007 he even got an honorary doctorate from Harvard, where he had dropped out as an undergraduate years three decades earlier. But he seems especially touched by the degree bestowed…
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  • NewZimbabwe: Police Summon Minister Over 'Baba Jukwa'
    [New Zimbabwe]INFORMATION Minister Jonathan Moyo has reportedly been summoned by the police over the ongoing Baba Jukwa saga.
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:03am -
  • NewNigeria: Students Kidnapped in Ukraine
    [VOA]A Ukrainian official says negotiations are underway to free nine Nigerian students taken captive by separatists in the eastern city of Luhansk.
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:28am -
  • NewSomalia: Lawmaker and Singer Saado Ali Warsame Assassinated
    [Sabahi]Prominent Somali singer-songwriter and lawmaker Saado Ali Warsame was assassinated Wednesday (July 23rd) in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu.
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  • NewNigeria: Buhari Escapes Death in Kaduna Bomb Blast
    [Vanguard]Kaduna -At least 82 persons were killed yesterday, and several others injured in two bomb blasts in Kaduna, targeted at former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) and an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi. Both men, however, esc…
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  • NewAfrica: U.S.-Africa Summit Must Listen to Voices of the People
    [allAfrica]In a guest column for AllAfrica, E. Gyimah Boadi of Ghana's Center for Democratic Development says the vast majority of Africans who prefer democracy over authoritarian regimes deserve to be heard at the forthcoming U.S.-Africa Summit conv…
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:41am -
  • NewSouth Africa: Govt Unveils Lifelong ARVs for Pregnant Women
    [Health-e]All pregnant, HIV positive women will go onto lifelong antiretroviral treatment from January, Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi announced in his health budget vote yesterday.
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:38am -

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  • Alhaji (Dr.) Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar: A Prudent and Far-sighted Administrator

    Alhaji (Dr.) Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar: A Prudent and Far-sighted Administrator

    Tweet Alhaji (Dr.) Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar, the Executive Governor of Zamfara State has dedicated himself to completing structures started by the past administration, an oppo…
    - 43 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 1:17pm -
  • Kwara: Three Years of Sustained Prosperity

    Kwara: Three Years of Sustained Prosperity

    Tweet If impact is the measure of good governance, then Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has excelled since becoming the sixth Executive Governor of Kwara State in 2011. From roads, ed…
    - 44 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 12:21pm -
  • Creating Awareness For Cerebral Palsy

    Creating Awareness For Cerebral Palsy

    Tweet Femi Gbadebo, retired Air Vice Marshall and Chairman/CEO of Benola Cerebral Palsy initiative has urged the media in Nigeria to join in the campaign and awareness for cerebral palsy.This was disc…
    - 44 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 11:32am -
  • Police Did Not shoot Anyone on Sunday - Victor Babayemi, PPRO, Ekiti State command

    Police Did Not shoot Anyone on Sunday - Victor Babayemi, PPRO, Ekiti State command

    Tweet The Ekiti State Police Command of the Nigerian Police Force has denied allegations that it killed a supporter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, during the political party's rally, which was…
    - 44 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • Jonathan appoints Rufa’i Alkali as political adviser

    Jonathan appoints Rufa’i Alkali as political adviser

    Tweet President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Rufa’i Alkali, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as his Special Adviser on Political Affairs. Reuben Abati,…
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  • NIGERIA LOSSES TRILLIONS OF NAIRA FROM NON-PASSAGE OF PIB – NLC

    NIGERIA LOSSES TRILLIONS OF NAIRA FROM NON-PASSAGE OF PIB – NLC

    Tweet   The Nigeria Labour Congress NLC, on Wednesday, June 4, lamented that the non-passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill,  PIB by the National Assembly is making the country loose trillions of…
    - 49 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 6:16pm -
  • "Jonathan Runs the Most Corrupt Government in Nigeria's History" -Dino Melaye

    "Jonathan Runs the Most Corrupt Government in Nigeria's History" -Dino Melaye

    Tweet  Dino Melaye, former member of the House of Representatives, has described the present administration under the leadership of Goodluck Jonathan as the worst the country has ever had.Melaye sta…
    - 49 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 6:13pm -
  • 14 Escape Death in Lagos Accident

    14 Escape Death in Lagos Accident

    Tweet Not less than 14 persons narrowly escaped death in the morning hours of Friday as a car rammed into a commercial bus around the Seliat bus stop area, along Egbeda-Idimu road, Lagos State. The…
    - 55 days ago, 30 May 14, 5:10pm -
  • Boko Haram Kidnaps Two Traditional rulers In Borno

    Boko Haram Kidnaps Two Traditional rulers In Borno

    Tweet Gunmen suspected to be members of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist sect have kidnapped two prominent Emirs in the troubled Northeastern State of Borno, report says. Ismaila Mamza, Emir of Uba,…
    - 55 days ago, 30 May 14, 2:29pm -

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The Nation

  • NewOgun APC sure of victory in 2015, says chairman
    Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday assured members and supporters that it will control the state in 2015. The party said it would allow a level-playing field for all aspirants. Its Chairman, Chief Roqeeb Adeniji, spok…
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  • NewMan petitions IGP over son’s death
    A father, Chief Raheem Badmus, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police(IGP), Mohammed Abubakar, for the alleged killing of his son, Oluwatobi at ‘B’ Division Police Station in Akure, the Ondo state capital. In the petition by his lawyer, B…
    - 9 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:23am -
  • NewJonathan advised to allow free, fair poll
    A member of the Aregbesola Campaign Organisation (ACO), Prince Solagbade Amodeni, has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to allow free and fair election on August 9. He observed that the desperation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to capture Osu…
    - 13 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:19am -
  • NewDon’t trust politicians, SDP candidate tells civil servants
    Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate in Osun State, Mr. Olusegun Akinwusi, has stated that civil servants are better managers of men and resources than professional politicians. Akinwusi spoke during an interaction with a group of ret…
    - 16 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:16am -
  • NewLP to voters: be wary of ‘rice-sharing-politicians’
    The Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate in Osun State, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, has warned voters to be wary of politicians, who are distributing rice. Akinbade said the trend was a cheap way of manipulating the people’s mind, warning that if t…
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  • NewODA: politicians don’t turn Osun into a theatre of war
    The Osun Development Association (ODA) has called on politicians, especially those vying in the August 9 governorship election, not to turn the state into a theatre of war. The association’s Chairman, Prof. Olu Aina and Secretary, Mr. Ademola Fabu…
    - 22 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:10am -
  • NewSuspected case of Ebola found in Lagos
    A Liberian suspected to have the Ebola virus is being kept in a Lagos hospital, the government said yesterday. The 40-year-old Liberian arrived in Lagos from Monrovia last Sunday, Special Adviser to Governor Babatunde Fashola on Public Health, Dr Yew…
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  • NewPolice arrest 12 for alleged visa fraud
    The Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) has arrested 12 Nigerians at the United States of America (USA) Embassy for their alleged involvement in visa fraud. The suspects are: Oloni Olufemi Olawale, Olugbenga Akinlade, Motunrayo Adeniyi, Samuel Ojo, Ogun…
    - 30 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:02am -
  • NewAlleged robbery: Seven bankers, six policemen held
    Four cashiers, three security guards and six policemen have been held in connection with Wednesday’s robbery at the Okokomaiko, Alaba, Lagos branch of the Fidelity Bank. The suspects were arrested following investigations by the Special Anti-Robber…
    - 33 mins ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:59pm -
  • NewCouncil chiefs, cleric seek peace
    The Chairman, Ojodu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State, Hon. Olumuyiwa Oloro; his Oto-Awori counterpart, Hon. Bolaji Robert and popular Islamic cleric, Alhaji Muyideen Bello, have urged more prayers for the country. Oloro, who mad…
    - 36 mins ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:56pm -

The Punch

  • NewLiberian undergoes test for Ebola in Lagos

    Liberian undergoes test for Ebola in Lagos

    The Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Health, Dr. Yewande Adeshina, has said the suspected case of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in a Liberian man is being investigated. Adeshina, at a press briefing by the state’s Ministry of Health in La…
    - 11 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:21am -
  • NewBuhari’s target, a dangerous security dimension –Atiku

    Buhari’s target, a dangerous security dimension –Atiku

    A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has called on the Federal Government to urgently take steps to halt the escalating security challenges in the country, which he said has reached an embarrassing proportion. Reacting to the twin blasts in Kadun…
    - 29 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:03am -
  • NewAnger as nine-year-old pupil dies in soakaway

    Anger as nine-year-old pupil dies in soakaway

    There was anger on Thursday morning on the Apata Street, Somolu area of Lagos after a nine-year-old child, identified as Riliwan, fell into a soakaway and died. Riliwan, a primary six pupil of a primary school in the area, was to attend his graduatio…
    - 33 mins ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:59pm -
  • NewI’ve been managing diabetes since 1996

    I’ve been managing diabetes since 1996

    JAYNE AUGOYE captures emotional moments at the inauguration of a health insurance programme for entertainers in Lagos At the Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Lecture Series, held at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, on Tuesday, some…
    - 45 mins ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:47pm -
  • NewProject Fame 7.0 begins in style

    Project Fame 7.0 begins in style

    MTN Project Fame West Africa Season 7.0 kicked off in grand style with the opening gala on Saturday. The event, which also served as the audition finals for the 18 contestants, unfolded with Kaffy and her Imagneto Dance Company thrilling the crowd wi…
    - 46 mins ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:46pm -
  • NewNaija Street Champ winner emerges on Saturday

    Naija Street Champ winner emerges on Saturday

    Winner of the Naija Street Champ is expected to emerge in Lagos on Saturday. At the grand finale holding at the LTV Studios in Agidingbi, Sulaimon Idris, Shanuolu Adesola, Rodney Edemhanria and Abimbola Olugbenga will compete for the grand prize –…
    - 52 mins ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:40pm -
  • NewRivers PDP, APC bicker over Amaechi’s LG tour

    Rivers PDP, APC bicker over Amaechi’s LG tour

    THE Rivers State chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress are currently at daggers drawn over the ongoing tour of local government areas by the state Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi. While the state PDP described Amaech…
    - 53 mins ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:39pm -
  • NewWhy reading culture is necessary among youths –Ifowodo

    Why reading culture is necessary among youths –Ifowodo

    Award-winning writer and lawyer, Dr. Ogaga Ifowodo, took time off his usually tight schedule last Friday to address the staff and pupils of Chemline Academy on why a reading culture must thrive among the youth in Nigeria, during the maiden Annual Spe…
    - 53 mins ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:39pm -
  • NewDapo Adeniyi’s 17-year romance with Ake

    Dapo Adeniyi’s 17-year romance with Ake

    Writer and publisher of Position magazine, Dapo Adeniyi, speaks on his experience while adapting Wole Soyinka’s autobiography, Ake: The Years of Childhood, into a film, CHUX Ohai writes. A brief conversation between writer, journalist and now filmm…
    - 54 mins ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:38pm -
  • NewHalf of a Yellow Sun screened in Calabar

    Half of a Yellow Sun screened in Calabar

    The Biyi Bandele-directed film, Half of a Yellow Sun, has been screened in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. The movie based on a civil war novel of same title by Chimamanda Adichie was screened on Wednesday at the Film House Cinema located in…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:31pm -
  • NewSledje defects to afro beat camp

    Sledje defects to afro beat camp

    After a long romance with hip hop, R&B and other related genres, more Nigerian artistes appear to be rediscovering the goldmine in afro music. Pundits believe that there is still much to reap from the afro beat, highlife and juju traditions that the…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:30pm -
  • NewWorkers’ strike stalls judgment in Ogbulafor’s alleged N170m fraud

    Workers’ strike stalls judgment in Ogbulafor’s alleged N170m fraud

    A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Maitama, Abuja, was on Thursday unable to deliver judgment as scheduled in the case of the N170m fraud charge preferred against a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Vincent Ogbul…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:26pm -
  • NewSenator boosts welfare, health

    Senator boosts welfare, health

    The Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Gbenga Ashafa, has celebrated his birthday with the needy and the less privileged. The senator was said to have moved across the state, beyond the senatorial distri…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:26pm -
  • NewSecurity guard hanged himself with belt ─ Police

    Security guard hanged himself with belt ─ Police

    The Ogun State Police have said a 46-year-old security guard, Bolaji Akinrounwi, who worked with a popular fast food restaurant in Alagbole, Akute, hanged himself with his belt. The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, told PUNC…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:24pm -
  • NewBayelsa demolishes structures of night club

    Bayelsa demolishes structures of night club

    Bayelsa State Capital City Development Authority has demolished some structures of a popular night club, Bolex. During the operation, which lasted for some hours, the CCDA officials destroyed over six car ports, perimeter fence, chairs, erected concr…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:23pm -
  • NewDetectives arrest bank workers, policemen for N24m robbery

    Detectives arrest bank workers, policemen for N24m robbery

    Four employees of the Fidelity Bank, three security guards and six policemen have been arrested in connection with the robbery of Fidelity Bank cash office in Alaba, Lagos. It was learnt that the suspects were arrested by the Special Anti-Robbery Squ…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:22pm -
  • NewPolice arrest fake ex-soldier while buying pistols

    Police arrest fake ex-soldier while buying pistols

    The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested a suspected fake ex-soldier, Benjamin Ifada, who allegedly contacted a police division to buy two pistols for the sum of N300,000. PUNCH Metro learnt that 54-year-old Ifada…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:19pm -
  • NewPolice identify victim of customs, smugglers clash

    Police identify victim of customs, smugglers clash

    The Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ambrose Aisabor, has identified the man that was killed on Tuesday during a clash at Sawmill Garage, Ilorin, between some customs officials and some suspected smugglers, as Usman Lasoju. Aisaibor on Thursda…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:18pm -
  • NewBlasts: Security beef up at FCT motor parks

    Blasts: Security beef up at FCT motor parks

    The volumes of passengers at motor parks in the Federal Capital Territory have reduced, following the introduction of various security measures by park operators and workers. The screening of passengers and scanning of vehicles with electronic scanne…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:17pm -
  • NewInsurgents kill 12 in Borno

    Insurgents kill 12 in Borno

    Suspected members of the deadly Boko Haram sect, on Wednesday night, laid a siege to Garubula village in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State and killed the District Head, Alhaji Ibrahim Dawi and 11 others. A resident of the area, Mallam Idrisa G…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:11pm -

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  • NewCAN condemns Kaduna, Kano explosions

    CAN condemns Kaduna, Kano explosions

    The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed shock and sadness at the explosions that rocked the cities of Kaduna and Kano on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. The President of CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, stated this in a statement in…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:46pm -
  • NewOver 50 UK Catholic priests defrocked for sex abuse

    Over 50 UK Catholic priests defrocked for sex abuse

    More than 50 Roman Catholic priests in England and Wales have been defrocked for sex abuse since 2001, the Church’s child protection watchdog revealed on Thursday. Some 52 priests have been laicised, or stripped of their ministry, the National Cath…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:28pm -
  • NewOyegun advises politicians against unguarded utterances

    Oyegun advises politicians against unguarded utterances

    Chief Odigie Oyegun, National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised politicians to shun utterances that could disrupt peaceful co-existence among the different ethnic nationalities in the country. Oyegun gave the advice in Abuja on T…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:17pm -
  • NewCastro daughter alive and well, after Air Algerie name mix-up

    Castro daughter alive and well, after Air Algerie name mix-up

    The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro assured journalists Thursday that she is alive and well, contradicting reports that she had been onboard the Air Algerie plane that went missing in Mali. Mariela Castro, a sexologist and gay-rights activist…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:59pm -
  • NewJTF, Police repel pirates’ attack in Bayelsa

    JTF, Police repel pirates’ attack in Bayelsa

    The Joint Task Force (JTF) and Police in Niger Delta said on Thursday it repelled attack by suspected pirates on a flow station at Ogboinbiri in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Marine…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:50pm -
  • NewGaza toll hits 798 as 15 killed at UN shelter

    Gaza toll hits 798 as 15 killed at UN shelter

    Fifteen people were killed Thursday when Israeli fire hit a UN shelter in Gaza, as the Palestinian toll in the 17-day conflict rose to 798, medics said. Emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said at least 15 people had been killed and 200 woun…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:28pm -
  • NewJonathan wants Nigeria, OPEC nations to strengthen ties

    Jonathan wants Nigeria, OPEC nations to strengthen ties

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday, called for closer ties between Nigeria and other members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Jonathan made the call at a meeting with the new ambassadors of Qatar and the United Arab E…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:24pm -
  • NewBoko Haram displaced over 500 people in Damboa – NEMA

    Boko Haram displaced over 500 people in Damboa – NEMA

    The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Thursday that said over 500 indigenes of Damboa in Borno state had fled to Gombe following insurgents attack in the area. This was contained in a statement signed by Sani Datti, NEMA’s Senior…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:13pm -
  • NewOver 83 groups benefit from Oyo govt. Ramadan largesse

    Over 83 groups benefit from Oyo govt. Ramadan largesse

    Over 83 groups in Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State on Thursday benefited from the state government’s Ramadan gifts. NAN reports that the groups were made up of artisans, civil servants, students, pensioners and the elderly. Speaking in Ise…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:01pm -
  • NewAir Algerie flight seen ‘falling’ in northern Mali

    Air Algerie flight seen ‘falling’ in northern Mali

    A missing Air Algerie plane with 116 people on board was seen “falling” in the region of Gossi, in northern Mali, the head of the emergency investigation into the flight said on Thursday. “A witness informed us they had seen the plane falling a…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:51pm -
  • NewEid-El-Fitr: Lagos Police to intensify motorised patrol

    Eid-El-Fitr: Lagos Police to intensify motorised patrol

    The Lagos Police Command said on Thursday it would adopt an intensive motorised patrol and undercover spies to ensure the security of lives and property during the Eid-El-Fitr celebration. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, DS…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:44pm -
  • NewPDP expresses gratitude to God for saving Buhari’s life

    PDP expresses gratitude to God for saving Buhari’s life

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed gratitude to God for saving the lives of General Muhammadu Buhari and Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi whose convoys were affected in the 23 July bombings in Kaduna. The ruling party’s position was contained in…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:34pm -
  • NewN5M frozen food seized at Seme Border

    N5M frozen food seized at Seme Border

    By Simon Ateba The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, on Wednesday seized prohibited frozen poultry products worth N5million in the bush paths of Seme border, the Service said in a statement. “The seizure ostensibly being brought into the country from t…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:25pm -
  • NewCanadian gets 10 years for trying to join terror group

    Canadian gets 10 years for trying to join terror group

    The only Canadian ever to be convicted of seeking to join an overseas terrorist group was sentenced in a Toronto area courtroom Thursday to 10 years in prison. Mohamed Hersi, 28, was arrested at Toronto airport in 2011 as he tried to board a plane to…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:33pm -
  • NewLampard signs for New York City FC

    Lampard signs for New York City FC

    Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has completed his move to MLS side New York City FC after he was unveiled on Thursday. The 36-year old left Chelsea at the end of last season after 13 seasons and a club record 211 goals. The English midfielder becomes Ne…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:30pm -
  • NewEbola Virus Hits Lagos

    Ebola Virus Hits Lagos

    By Kazeem Ugbodaga The deadly Ebola Virus Disease which has killed over over 500 people in West Africa has hit Lagos, the Lagos state government says. Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, presently, has no cure and is ravaging neighbouring West African countrie…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:40pm -
  • NewNFF To Renew Keshi’s Contract

    NFF To Renew Keshi’s Contract

    Taiwo Adelu The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has mandated its technical subcommittee to open discussion with the Chief Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi on a possible renewal of his contract which expired after the…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:25pm -
  • NewFour Killed In Kano Park Blast

    Four Killed In Kano Park Blast

    MADUABUCHI NMERIBEH/Kano At least four people lost their lives at the New Road Luxury Park, Sabon Gari, Kano, northwest Nigeria Thursday afternoon when a low-profile Improvised Explosive Device, IED, exploded. When P.M.NEWS Correspondent visited the…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:18pm -
  • NewSudanese Christian woman spared death sentence arrives in Italy

    Sudanese Christian woman spared death sentence arrives in Italy

    A Sudanese Christian woman who was sentenced to death for renouncing Islam, then acquitted after intense international pressure, arrived on Thursday in Italy with her family en route to the United States. Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag was greeted in Rom…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:59pm -
  • New2 Men Electrocuted

    2 Men Electrocuted

    Stephen Oni/Ilorin Two middle-aged men have been electrocuted in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, northcentral Nigeria. The incident, which occurred in Oyun area of Ilorin, was reported to have resulted in another man sustaining injuries. The dead vi…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:40pm -

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