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  • NewSee John Dumelo's Childhood Girlfriend 20-years Ago (Photo)
    Handsome John Dumelo is the latest screen idol to set hearts racing amongst the Ghanaian and even Nigerian ladies. Following the frequent presence of the caramel complexion brothers on Ghanaian movie screens, John has been a breath of fresh air to em…
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  • NewJuliet Ibrahim Turns Prayer Warrior As Fear Of Ebola Grips Ghanaians
    Juliet Ibrahim is a Ghanaian actress and film producer turned singer.She is quite controversial in her own way, after divorcing her husband and father of her son, the beautiful leggy actress has been allegedly romantically linked with some top celebr…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:32pm -
  • New9ice; Forget Politics Now, Improve Your Spoken English First, By Osaremen Ehi James
    Each time I listen to Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, I tell myself this is the kind of leader we need in Nigeria, not those who dont know their bearings. By now, one would think someone like 9ice will surround himself with people who can…
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  • NewIni Edo’s Bakery Business Crumbles After Failed Marriage
    Nollywood actress, Ini Edo, might have been faced with matrimonial crisis, but that has not stopped her acting skill, which gave her fame and fortune. Shortly after her marriage to Philip Ehiagwina crashed, it was reported that she acquired an expens…
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  • NewMarriage is a Burden…..Tina Mba
    Nollywood actress, Tina Mba, has advised celebrities who are not prepared to stay married to stop giving excuses that are not valid. Speaking as a celebrity guest on Jara recently, the Delta State-born actress and single mother, explained that marria…
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  • NewCAN President Slams Politicians Who Do Rituals To Win Elections
    Before now, there have been rumours going round that some politicians visit herbalists and make sacrifices just to elections. Though none of this has been boldly proofed.Recently, CAN president, Pastor Oritsejafor admonished politicians who are engag…
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  • NewPictures: How A Woman Shave Ade Bantu's Dreadlock After 23years,
    Everyone knew Nigerian-German musician and producer, Adegoke Odukoya, popularly known as Adé Bantu for his long dreadlocks. Some would think it is artificial, but no, it is natural.The handsome young man who everyone thought would never let go off h…
    - 20 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:04pm -
  • Tonto Dikeh Remembers Late Mum In A Special Way
    Nollywood actress turned singer, Tonto Dikeh, keeps making the news either for good or bad reasons. She is not new to controversies and she has not failed to prove a point with negative news about her.But she seems not to be in the mood for any of th…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:02pm -
  • Denrele, Kennis Music Remembers Goldie Today.
    As many celebrities celebrate their long days on earth, fans and friends on late singer Goldie, have continued to mourn the youthful exist of the pop singer who passed on to glory while beginning to gain stardom in her career.The sudden death of sens…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:24am -
  • EBAH ANTI GAY LAW COURT APPLICATION DECISION BY ABUJA COURT
    Yesterday his honour Justice Abdul Kafarati finally ruled after 3 postponements on the Ebah application to have the Antigay law Same Sex marriage Prohibition Act repealed. Mr Ebah a straight ally filed the claim on the grounds that it was un…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:48am -
  • 2Face Idibia Releases New Video To Diaspora Woman Featuring Fally Ipupa
    2Face Idibias Diaspora Woman, off The Ascension album, featuring Congolese internationally acclaimed artiste, Fally Ipupa.The video directed by multi-award winning music video director, Moe Musa, was filmed in Dallas, Texas, when both artistes attend…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:19am -
  • Man, 40, Goes Into Drugs Business To Throw Lavish Wedding In December
    In order for him to throw an extravagant wedding ceremony in December, a 40-year-old patent medicine dealer tried his luck with drug business, but it was not long before officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA nabbed him, shatteri…
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  • May7ven At Loggerheads With Boyfriend Over Nigerian Men
    Oluwayemisi May Odegbami also known as May7ven, has disclosed that her Ghanaian UK-based boyfriend is not happy about her decision to return to her fatherland because he fears Nigerian men.According to the singer, she has been at loggerheads with her…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 6:17am -
  • Iyanya Wants More Waist For His 28th Birthday Party In UK
    Wave making Nigerian artiste and winner of the 2008 edition of MTN Project Fame West Africa, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk is currently having fun in all corners of UK.The singer, who is currently on a tour in the Queensland, will turn 28 on October 31, 2014 an…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 6:16am -
  • I Won’t Take Any Insult On Halima Abubakar—Ruggedman Fumes
    Nigerian rapper, Ruggedman, has urged bloggers to stop spreading falsehood about him and friend, Halima Abubakar. There have been reports online that the two celebs were seeing each other, which spurred another report that Halima said shes bigger tha…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 6:11am -
  • Folly Coker Denies Dating Tiwa Savage, Owning Mavin Records
    Recently, reports went viral that an aide to Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, Folly Coker, was having a romantic affair with married Tiwa Savage. It was also alleged that the handsome dude was the major financial of Mavin Records, which Tiw…
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  • Stop Pressurizing Me To Get Pregnant- Toke Makinwa
    On Air Personality, Toke Makinwa has called out those pressurizing her to get pregnant. The OAP who got married to her long time lover, Maje Ayida on the 6th of January 2014 is yet to have a child. Her marriage is approaching a year and her family me…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:05pm -
  • My Husband Has Not Slept With Me For 9 Years—Woman Laments
    A 30-year-old woman who has been denied action on bed by her husband has begged the court to dissolve her marriage of 18 years to her husband. The woman, simply identified as Toyin, who works as a nurse at a traditional hospital, told an Ikorodu Cust…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:35pm -
  • Jim Iyke Joins Politics Too
    Popular Nollywood bad boy, Jim Iyke has joined other entertainers who have gone into politics. But unlike his other colleagues, he isnt contesting for any political post.Iyke is now a member of newly registered Young Democratic Party as its Director…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:36pm -
  • OPINION: WHY T.B. JOSHUA’S CHURCH COLLAPSE ACTUALLY CONVINCED ME HE IS A GENUINE MAN OF GOD
    I know many will be surprised at this opinion but it is an honest and frank progression of thoughts from an open-minded individual, not emboldened by any personal bigotry, political agenda or religious connotation. T.B. Joshua is a name I was distant…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:32pm -

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Leaving Immunity Clause Will Promote Impunity - Maduka Part 2
Leaving Immunity Clause Will Promote Impunity - Maduka Part 2A public affairs analyst, Chris Maduka, has condemned the decision of the Senate to leave the immunity clause that covers the President, Vice President Governors and their deputies fro…
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Leaving Immunity Clause Will Promote Impunity - Maduka Part 1
Leaving Immunity Clause Will Promote Impunity - Maduka Part 1A public affairs analyst, Chris Maduka, has condemned the decision of the Senate to leave the immunity clause that covers the President, Vice President Governors and their deputies fro…
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News@10: NFF Appeals Against Court Ruling As Crisis Resurfaces
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  • NewSouth Sudan: 24 Dead, 7 Wounded in Fresh Lakes State Clashes
    [Sudan Tribune]Rumbek -At least 15 South Sudan army soldiers were killed when they clashed with pastoralists in Lakes state's Rumbek North county, police officials told Sudan Tribune.
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  • NewLiberia: Liberia's Graft Agency Submits Top Dogs for Prosecution
    [FrontPageAfrica]Recommendations for prosecution of officials of government has now become a cliché with several reports from the Ministry of Justice, General Auditing Commission, the Liberia Anti Corruption Commission all stockpiled and awaiting ac…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:31am -
  • NewZimbabwe: University of Zimbabwe Bans Kissing and Sex
    [Capital FM]The Zimbabwe students’ union on Thursday made war not love over a new code of conduct banning students from kissing on campus at the country’s top university.
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  • NewNigeria: Minimum Wage - Labour Vows to Resist Removal From Exclusive List
    [This Day]Abuja -Nigeria's labour movement has vowed to resist the decision of the Senate to remove the minimum wage from the Exclusive list to the Concurrent legislative list, saying such move would create more economic hardship for Nigerian workers…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:02am -
  • NewMozambique: More Evidence of Ballot Box Stuffing
    [Mozambique Political Process Bulletin]Reports of impossibly high turnouts are providing more evidence of ballot box stuffing. Turnouts of more than 80% of registered voters are highly unlikely in Mozambique, especially in rural areas where people ha…
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  • NewBotswana: Voting Underway in Tight Presidential Elections
    [AEP]Voting is currently ongoing in Botswana as they elect a president and parliament to rule the country for the next five years in an election expected to be the most competitive in the country's history. The atmosphere is calm and peaceful so far.
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:25am -
  • NewSouth Africa: Court Orders Suspension of Broadcaster's COO
    [SAPA]Johannesburg -The Western Cape High Court ordered on Friday that SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng be suspended with immediate effect, the DA said.
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:23am -
  • NewLibya: Benghazi Welcomes Libyan Army
    [Magharebia]Benghazi -Libyan army forces on Wednesday (October 22nd) entered Sidi Khalifa in the eastern suburbs of Benghazi with little resistance from Shura Revolutionary Council fighters.
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:09am -
  • NewTunisia: Tunisia On High Alert Ahead of Election
    [Magharebia]Tunis -Tunisian security forces, working alongside the army, plan to mobilise all of their resources to secure election day, Interior Ministry Spokesman Mohamed Ali Aroui told Magharebia.
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:09am -
  • NewSouth Sudan: Women Propose Sex Ban Until Peace Restored
    [Sudan Tribune]Juba -A group of female South Sudanese peace activists have appealed to women across the country and in diaspora to consider denying their husbands sex until the conflict is resolved.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 9:03am -
  • NewZambia: Celebrating 50 Years, With an Acting President
    [Zambia Reports]Zambia today celebrates its Golden jubilee in the absence of President Michael Sata who is away in London receiving medical treatment.
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  • NewAfrica: How Maths and Malaria Meet
    [SciDev.Net]Bangkok -One major difficulty in the fight against infectious diseases is to identify the right interventions and the best way to combine them. Mathematical models allow predictions to be made about the likely impact of various strategies…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:24am -
  • NewSudan: Bread Crisis Enters Third Day
    [Radio Dabanga]Port Sudan -Port Sudan is facing a shortage of bread since three days. Hundreds of people have to wait each day in long queues in front of the bakeries to obtain some piece of bread. Some bakeries closed their doors.
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  • NewAfrica: Continent Urged to Use Its Low Carbon Economy
    [IPS]Marrakech -By leveraging knowledge about climate change, through adopting improved agriculture technologies and using water and energy more effectively, Africa can accelerate its march towards sustainable development.
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  • NewAfrica: Nations Pledge 1,600 Volunteer Ebola Workers
    [Deutsche Welle]The African Union says member states have promised to send more than 1,600 volunteer health workers to Ebola-affected countries. The continent's slow response to help the stricken nations has come under criticism.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:09am -
  • NewNigeria: Rape Survivors Besiege National Assembly
    [This Day]Abuja -It was a grievous moment for female senators and their counterparts in the House of Representatives on Thursday when traumatised rape victims besieged the National Assembly to narrate their agonising experiences in the hands of rapis…
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  • NewMali: Mali Confirms Ebola Case
    [Deutsche Welle]Mali has reported its first confirmed case of Ebola, making it the sixth West African country to be affected. Health officials in New York have said a doctor who had worked in Africa is being tested for the virus.
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  • NewBotswana: Botswana Votes in Climate of Fear and Intimidation
    [Daily Maverick]So much for Africa's model democracy. As Botswana votes on Friday, it does so in an unprecedented climate of fear and intimidation. The incumbent, President Ian Khama, will probably win again - but what has he sacrificed to prolong hi…
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  • NewCentral African Republic: Bemba's Lawyer, Aides Released
    [Bemba Trial Website]Today, Jean Pierre Bemba's former lead defense lawyer and two associates were released from International Criminal Court (ICC) detention. The trio, along with another former lawyer to the Congolese opposition leader, had been hel…
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  • NewUganda: Activists Fear 'Nonsensical' HIV Law Increases Infection of Children
    [Key Correspondents]Medical experts and HIV activists fear Uganda's HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Act is having the opposite effect and causing people to shy away from seeking treatment.
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  • NewZimbabwe: Rise of Grace Mugabe Adds New Twist to Succession Question
    [The Daily Vox]Bulawayo -Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe makes her grand entrance into politics following her recent nomination as national secretary of the ruling party's Women's League through a sensational two week-long crusade around the count…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 6:46am -
  • NewAfrica: Situating Economic Partnership Agreements in Africa's Evolving Trade Landscape
    [The Trade Beat]While EPAs are finally being concluded, the global and African landscapes are being fundamentally reshaped by the connected phenomena of mega-regional trade negotiations and China's rapid expansion into the continent. How can the majo…
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  • NewNigeria: Rights Abuse Allegations Against Military 'Exaggerated' - Jonathan
    [Vanguard]Abuja -President Goodluck Jonathan declared yesterday that the perceived human rights abuses by the military and other security agencies currently battling terrorism and other emergent threats in the country were exaggerated and should be p…
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  • NewAfrica: Towards Politically Smart, Locally Led Development
    [African Arguments]Last year, Diana Cammack and I concluded our book on Governance for Development in Africa with the thought that more aid for development should be delivered by organisations that are not donor agencies. Successful facilitation of i…
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  • NewSouth Africa: Budget Fails to Balance Fiscal, Social Responsibility
    [SACSIS]Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's Inaugural Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement Has Failed the Innovation Test
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:26am -
  • NewKenya: ICC Judges Guilty of Gross Rome Statute Violation - Govt
    [The Star]Kenya has sought the help of the Assembly of States Parties over what she terms gross violation of the Rome Statute by the ICC in the prosecution of the twin Kenyan cases.
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:21am -
  • NewZimbabwe: Why Can't I Become President? - Grace Mugabe
    [New Zimbabwe]President Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, on Thursday issued an ultimatum to Vice-President Joice Mujuru to either resign or face unspecified action from the masses.
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  • NewNigeria: Boko Haram Kidnaps More Girls
    [Deutsche Welle]According to reports from Nigeria, Boko Haram Islamists have kidnapped dozens of women and girls. The events throw further doubt on talks supposed to result in the freedom of 200 other young women taken in April.
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  • NewLesotho: Top Basotho Security Chiefs Step Down
    [allAfrica]Cape Town -Three top Basotho military and police commanders implicated in recent political turmoil in the country will step aside to help create a climate in which new elections can be held.
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  • NewSomalia: The State of State-Building
    [IRIN]Nairobi -A fence-mending deal signed this month by Somalia and Puntland has variously been hailed as a blueprint for stability and state-building in the wake of decades of civil war, and dismissed as a recipe for renewed inter-clan violence.
    - 22 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:08pm -

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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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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,…
    - 5 Jun 14, 6:20pm -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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,…
    - 30 May 14, 2:29pm -

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  • NewJoint border posts will check terror, other crimes – Jonathan
    President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday maintained that creation of joint border posts will go a long way in checking terrorism and other trans-border crimes. He made the remark during the foundation laying stone and re-launching of the construction of…
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  • NewJonathan to Falcons: Bring back the AWC trophy
    President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday congratulated the Super Falcons for reaching the final of the 2014 African Women’s Football Championship in Windhoek, Namibia. The President also commended the team for securing a ticket to represent Africa at…
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  • NewMali records first Ebola case
    Mali confirmed its first case of Ebola on Thursday, becoming the sixth West African country to be touched by the worst outbreak on record of the haemorrhagic fever, which has killed nearly 4,900 people. Mali’s Health Minister Ousmane Kone told stat…
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  • NewEbola: Enyeama seeks AFCON 2015 postponement
    Nigeria skipper Vincent Enyeama has said next year’s African Cup of Nations be shifted because it may be too risky to stage the competition on account of the deadly Ebola disease, africanFootball.com reports. Hosts Morocco had asked the Confederati…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:15am -
  • NewMexican governor quits over missing students
    The governor of Mexico’s southern Guerrero state – where 43 students went missing after clashing with police last month – has said he is standing down. Angel Aguirre said he hoped the move would create “a more favourable political climate to…
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  • NewAbducted ex-NBA President Wali freed
    NBA President confirms release The abducted immediate past President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Okey Wali (SAN) has been released by his  kidnappers. Wali was said to have been released  at about 11pm on Thursday, October 23 by his abdu…
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  • NewBoko Haram: Abductions, bomb kill ceasefire hopes
    Whatever is left of the hopes of the “ceasefire” between the Federal Government and Boko Haram insurgents have been shattered. More women are being abducted, men killed and homes burnt in Borno and Adamawa states. Besides, a bomb went off Wednesd…
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  • NewJonathan: I’ll seek re-election
    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday lifted the veil off his unannounced but widely known interest to run in February’s presidential election. He told leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Villa yesterday that he had accepted his ad…
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  • NewFirst Lady resigns as Bayelsa Perm Sec
    The First Lady has waved a final bye to her controversial appointment as a “Super” Permanent Secretary in the Bayelsa State Civil Service. Mrs Patience Jonathan was said to have resigned following the collapse of her relationship with Governor Se…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 4:29am -
  • NewPresident off to Israel on pilgrimage
    President Goodluck Jonathan will today depart for Israel on pilgrimage. A statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, said Dr. Jonathan will be accompanied by the Chaplain of the Presidential Villa, Venerable Obioma Onw…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 4:26am -

The Punch

  • NewGovs reject autonomy for councils

    Govs reject autonomy for councils

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  • NewFor children with autism, opening a door to dental care

    For children with autism, opening a door to dental care

    Like many parents of children with autism, Nicole Brown feared she might never find a dentist willing and able to care for her daughter, Camryn Cunningham, now a lanky 13-year-old who uses words sparingly. Finishing a basic cleaning was a colossal ch…
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  • NewHealth and fitness news

    Health and fitness news

    A threat is seen in pumas’ isolation The isolating effects of human development are causing a sharp decline in genetic diversity among mountain lions in Southern California, a new study says. Researchers from the University of California, Davis, co…
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  • NewPresidential bid: Falana knocks Buhari for taking N27.5m loan

    Presidential bid: Falana knocks Buhari for taking N27.5m loan

    A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, has criticised the All Progressives Congress presidential aspirant, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for obtaining a loan of N27.5m to procure his party’s expression of interest and nomination form…
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  • NewRape victims storm N’Assemby, seek life jail for rapists

    Rape victims storm N’Assemby, seek life jail for rapists

    Female federal lawmakers fought back tears on Thursday as they listened to the painful stories of rape victims who besieged the National Assembly to share their agonising experiences in the hands of rapists. The victims, mostly young ladies, were at…
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  • NewJonathan embarks on pilgrimage to Israel

    Jonathan embarks on pilgrimage to Israel

    President Goodluck Jonathan will on Friday embark on what the Presidency called a brief pilgrimage to Israel. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, the President, who will depart the country from La…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:35am -
  • NewPDP govs to APC: FG not secretly funding us

    PDP govs to APC: FG not secretly funding us

    Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State and Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State on Thursday faulted the claim credited to the Progressives Governors’ Forum that the Federal Government was starving the All Progressives Congress governments of fund.…
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  • NewEbola: FG sends 250 experts to Liberia, others

    Ebola: FG sends 250 experts to Liberia, others

    President Goodluck Jonathan has given approval for the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control to support Ebola-ravaged countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone to build local capacity of health workers to enhance response to the fight against Ebola…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:12am -
  • NewHow to keep pupils, schools safe

    How to keep pupils, schools safe

    It is the right of a child to feel safe at school, but often, the reverse is the case. In many schools, pupils face over-crowded classrooms because of poor planning, lack of safety standard, old equipment, crumbling buildings and unsafe teaching prac…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:10am -
  • NewJonathan doesn’t give us money the way you think – Fiberisima

    Jonathan doesn’t give us money the way you think – Fiberisima

    Fresh from her re-election as President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria for a second term, Ibinabo Fiberisima says she is determined to improve on her previous achievements. She says, in an interview with our correspondent, that the welfare of members…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • NewAregbesola backs Jihad, opposes B’Haram

    Aregbesola backs Jihad, opposes B’Haram

    The Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has said that there is nothing wrong with Jihad, which he described as an Islamic concept that seeks to promote the establishment of a personal relationship with Allah by Muslims. The governor, who said t…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:57pm -
  • NewTeachers oppose deregulation of minimum wage

    Teachers oppose deregulation of minimum wage

    The Nigeria Union of Teachers has kicked against the decision of the National Assembly to move workers’ minimum wage from the Exclusive to the Concurrent List, without doing the same to that of political office holders. The union described the acti…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:51pm -
  • NewBritish MP urges Nigerian lawmakers to fear God

    British MP urges Nigerian lawmakers to fear God

    A member of the British Parliament, Lord Paul Boateng, on Thursday, urged his Nigerian counterparts to be guided by the fear of God while discharging their constitutional responsibilities. Boateng, a Peer in the British House of Lords, said this in A…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:45pm -
  • NewRescue our abducted wives, husbands tell Jonathan

    Rescue our abducted wives, husbands tell Jonathan

    Relations and spouses of the recently abducted 50 young ladies and women of Madagali and Michika in Local Government Area of Adamawa State have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to rescue the abductees from the hands of the insurgents. Some of th…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:37pm -
  • NewReps ask IGP to probe Ekiti judiciary attacks

    Reps ask IGP to probe Ekiti judiciary attacks

    The House of Representatives on Thursday asked the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, to investigate the September 22 invasion of an Ado-Ekiti High Court by “thugs.” In a resolution in Abuja, the House called for the arrest of the su…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:34pm -
  • NewAmaechi made me minister to reduce my influence —Wike

    Amaechi made me minister to reduce my influence —Wike

    THE immediate-past Minister of State for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Thursday alleged that the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, made him a minister in order to whittle down his influence in the state. Wike, who is seeking to become the…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:32pm -
  • New$8.4m fraud: Court to try Ajudua, registrar separately

    $8.4m fraud: Court to try Ajudua, registrar separately

    A Lagos State High Court in Ikeja has granted an application seeking separate trial for a court registrar, Mrs. Oluronke Rosulu, who was alleged to have aided Fred Ajudua in defrauding a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (retd.), of…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:25pm -
  • NewLASG tells residents to report defective buildings

    LASG tells residents to report defective buildings

    The General Manager of the Lagos Building and Control Agency, LASBCA, Mrs Ambimbola Animashaun, has charged residents not to keep quiet when they observe defective buildings in their areas in order to reduce frequent cases of collapsed buildings in t…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:22pm -
  • NewCart pushers contribute to flooding —Govt

    Cart pushers contribute to flooding —Govt

    The Lagos State Government has warned residents not to patronise cart pushers, adding that they usually empty their solid waste into canals which lead to flooding. The Ministry of Environment said this in a statement on Thursday as the residents prep…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:21pm -
  • NewOyo PDP fails to agree on consensus candidate

    Oyo PDP fails to agree on consensus candidate

    A former Governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, and other governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state have failed to agree on a consensus candidate that will fly the party’s flag in 2015. The aspirants met in Abuja on Tu…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:19pm -

PM News

  • NewNew York confirms first Ebola case

    New York confirms first Ebola case

    New York confirmed the first case of Ebola in the largest city in the United States as the EU dramatically ramped up aid Friday to contain the killer epidemic ravaging west Africa. The EU announcement of one billion euros ($1.3 billion) for the worst…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:26am -
  • NewWamakko visits Niger Republic for bilateral talks

    Wamakko visits Niger Republic for bilateral talks

    Governor Aliyu Wammakko of Sokoto State on Thursday arrived in Niamey, Niger Republic, for a two-day official visit. This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Assistant to Wamakko on Information, Communications and Technology ( ICT), Al…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:20am -
  • New17 ships containing rice, palm oil expected at Lagos ports

    17 ships containing rice, palm oil expected at Lagos ports

    Seventeen ships carrying food items like rice, crude palm oil, bulk wheat, bulk sugar, frozen fish, bulk soya bean and bulk salt are expected at the Lagos ports. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said this in its daily publication – the Shipping P…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:16am -
  • NewAPC inaugurates 18-man committee for convention

    APC inaugurates 18-man committee for convention

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated an 18-man committee for its mini convention scheduled to take place in Abuja on 29 October. Chief John oyegun, National Chairman of the APC who inaugurated the committee, urged memb…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:12am -
  • NewRevenue Allocation: Amaechi accuses Okonjo-Iweala, FG of massive corruption

    Revenue Allocation: Amaechi accuses Okonjo-Iweala, FG of massive corruption

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Rivers state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, has accused the federal government of massive corruption and inability to draw the line of difference between funds meant for the public and those for private pockets. He said the…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:41am -
  • NewAlison-Madueke’s sister kidnapped in Port Harcourt

    Alison-Madueke’s sister kidnapped in Port Harcourt

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Rivers State Police command has confirmed the kidnap a woman known as Osio Agama while returning from Church in Port Harcourt on Tuesday night but are yet to establish whether she is related to the Minister of Petroleum,…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:00am -
  • NewEx-NBA President Okey Wali Released

    Ex-NBA President Okey Wali Released

    Former NBA President Okey Wali has been released by his abductors in Port Harcourt today. In a press statement issued by Austin Alegeh, President of NBA this morning, Okey was released at about 11:00 p.m. on Thursday. More to follow…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 9:57am -
  • NewIn Pictures: Fayose showcases Glitzy life of ex-governor Fayemi

    In Pictures: Fayose showcases Glitzy life of ex-governor Fayemi

    Governor Ayodele Fayose has opened the interior of the new Ekiti Government House to the cameras, to show the world the ‘expensive’ taste of his predecessor, Kayode Fayemi. Among the items on show were the beds for the ex-governor and his wife th…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:12am -
  • NewIS attack on Kobane stalls amid US air assault

    IS attack on Kobane stalls amid US air assault

    A bid by Islamic State fighters to seize the flashpoint Syrian border town of Kobane has stalled, American officials said, with the help of air strikes reported to have killed over 500 jihadists. US and allied aircraft have flown nearly 6,600 sorties…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:34am -
  • NewLamela wonder goal sparks Spurs win, Everton held by Lille

    Lamela wonder goal sparks Spurs win, Everton held by Lille

    Argentina star Erik Lamela scored a memorable wonder goal while Harry Kane grabbed a hat-trick before taking over in goal as Tottenham beat Asteras Tripolis 5-1 in the Europa League Thursday. The 22-year-old Lamela, who has struggled to settle at Whi…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:08am -
  • NewGov. Fashola #BringBackOurHijab

    Gov. Fashola #BringBackOurHijab

    I was sad when I first heard that Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos state has banned wearing of Hijab (Islamic veil) in all schools of the state. Been a lawyer and a politician, Fashola is undoubtedly aware of right to religion and personal life. I…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 4:54am -
  • New2015: Ogun Monarchs Endorse Amosun for Second Term

    2015: Ogun Monarchs Endorse Amosun for Second Term

    Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state today got royal support from all the traditional rulers in Egbaland as the project assessment tour of local governments across the state which began about a month ago came to an end. The…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 4:33am -
  • NewNigeria risks new FIFA ban after court voids FA vote

    Nigeria risks new FIFA ban after court voids FA vote

    Nigeria is at risk of another FIFA ban after a court declared the elections that ushered in Amaju Pinnick as president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) illegal. World football governing body FIFA have warned that should anything hinder the ne…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:30pm -
  • NewMicrosoft co-founder pledges $100 mn to Ebola fight

    Microsoft co-founder pledges $100 mn to Ebola fight

    Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen said Thursday he was boosting his donations to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to $100 million. Allen, who has made earlier donations to the health effort, said his latest pledge would inclu…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:23pm -
  • NewFraud: Government takes over female banker’s property

    Fraud: Government takes over female banker’s property

    Eromosele Ebhomele Nigeria’s anti-graft organisation, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it has secured an order of the Federal High Court, Kano for forfeiture of the properties of one Ms Yagana Ibrahim Bukar, a female banker,…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:10pm -
  • NewDana Air rewards guests with iPhones

    Dana Air rewards guests with iPhones

    By Simon Ateba Three loyal passengers of Dana Air have won iPhone 5s, the airline said in a statement on Thursday. Dana said the reward is part of initiatives by the airline to consistently reward its guests. “The emergence of the winners is sequel…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:57pm -
  • NewYoruba group angry at Kwara governor

    Yoruba group angry at Kwara governor

    Eromosele Ebhomele The Afenifere Renewal Group, ARG, a Yoruba a socio-cultural group operating in the western part of Nigeria, has threatened to carry out a protest to vote against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state in 2015 for allege…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:46pm -
  • NewRivers PDP Chairman Commends Aspirants For Complying With Directives

    Rivers PDP Chairman Commends Aspirants For Complying With Directives

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rivers State chapter, Felix Obuah has given kudos to all aspirants wishing to contest the 2015 general elections on the platform of the party for successfully collecting…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:40pm -
  • NewINEC to distribute PVC in Edo, Lagos, others

    INEC to distribute PVC in Edo, Lagos, others

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced that the third phase of the distribution of Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) and continuous voters’ registration exercise would in two week’s time. Edo State…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:23pm -
  • NewCoup in Rivers NLC: Vice sacks chairman with thugs, takes over

    Coup in Rivers NLC: Vice sacks chairman with thugs, takes over

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt In what could be akin to a coup, vice chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in Rivers state, Williams Adda sacked the chairman, Chris Oruge with thugs and as since assumed the position of the acting Chairman less than 2…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:15pm -

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