Boko Haram – Village Head, Others Murdered in Borno Invasion

At least 30 people, in­cluding a village head (name withheld) were on Friday evening feared killed when some suspected insurgents attacked Kambari village in Kinduga Local Gov­ernment area of Borno State.

Konduga is about 40 ki­lometres from Maiduguri, the state capital, and had witnessed series of deadly attacks in the past. [Read more…]

Soldiers Barricades Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt

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Soldiers have barricaded the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt three days after Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Amaechi, said the facility couldn’t be used for President Goodluck Jonathan’s presidential campaign slated for Thursday. [Read more…]

Redeemed Member Laments ‘T.B. Joshua Lies’

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T.B. Joshua

REDEEMED MEMBER LAMENTS ‘T.B. JOSHUA LIES’

By Patience Amaka – Abuja, Nigeria – A former member of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God named Grace Venn has vented anger at church authorities for ‘deceiving her’ about controversial Nigerian Pastor T.B. Joshua.

In an impassioned rant on YouTube, Grace revealed that the strong stance of prominent leaders in The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) against T.B. Joshua had affected ‘millions’ negatively. [Read more…]

Youths Hit President Jonathan’s Convoy

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Six operatives of the Department of State Security, DSS, were hospitalised yesterday after sustaining injuries when the convoy of President Goodluck Jonathan was attacked by angry youths at a campaign rally in Bauchi.

The president met a hostile crowd armed with brooms and stones as the convoy drove to the venue of the rally from the palace of the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwan Suleiman Adamu.

However, the youths became more hostile as the President’s convoy entered the Ibrahim Babangida Square for the rally, throwing stones at the convoy. [Read more…]

Buhari’s Results – Principal Receives Death Threats For Releasing Them

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Muhammadu Buhari

Barely 24 hours after releasing Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s 1961 West African School Certificate (WASC) results, the Principal of the Government College, Katsina, Mallam Isyaku Bello, has been receiving death threats.

The source of the threats could not be ascertained last night.

The principal was summoned by his employers, the Katsina State Ministry of Education, in connection with the release of the results, sources close to Mallam Bello said last night. [Read more…]

Rivers State PDP Reports Governor Amaechi to Police

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Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State

The Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Rivers State said on Thursday that it had alerted the police and other security agencies over an alleged threat by the state Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, to mobilise against the party should it (PDP) insist on holding President Goodluck Jonathan’s state rally at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium. [Read more…]

Olamide Kidnap News is Fake – Management Debunks Rumors

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A blogger posted a fake news that rapper Olamide was kidnapped. The news quickly went viral on social media.

This is what he posted

YBNL Boss, Olamide A.k.a Badoo has been reportedly kidnapped by heavily armed gunmen, eyewitness claim.

According to reports, Olamide was on his way to a video shoot when the incident happened. The kidnappers haven’t demanded for any ramsom or called any of his relatives. [Read more…]

Army Intercepts Truck Laden With Over 3,000 Ballot Boxes

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Army personnel attached to the state special security outfit in Ogun state, OP MESA yesterday intercepted a 40-Feeter container truck laden with 3, 600 ballot boxes and other electoral materials in the Ijebu – Ode axis of Ogun state.

The trucks which registration number is yet to be ascertained was intercepted by men of OP MESA who were on regular patrol around 8a.m in the Odogbolu axis along the Sagamu – Ijebu Ode – Benin expressway. [Read more…]

Muna Obiekwe Dead : Died of Kidney Failure

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Muna Obiekwe

The death of popular Nollywood actor, Muna Obiekwe has been confirmed by respected Nollywood colleagues and allied practitioners in the industry.

The popular actor’s death was confirmed by the AGN President, Ibinabo Fiberesima today, January 18, 2015 hours after she told Newsmen earlier that she could not confirm the reports. Another equally popular actor who is said to be close to the late entertainer, Nonso Diobi however broke the news on social media minutes ago while posting a picture of the late Enugu-based actor taken in the hospital before his untimely death. [Read more…]

Man Beheads Wife, Three-year Old Daughter, Then Kills Himself

A farmer, Olubusayo Sunday, 46, on Wednesday, committed suicide after beheading his wife and daughter. [Read more…]