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Tinubu: Boko Haram greatest enemy of Nigeria

Chief Akande, Tinubu, Buhari and Abubakar Atiku

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared Boko Haram the greatest enemy of Nigeria, saying his party abhorred it as any right-thinking Nigeria should. He spoke at his investiture as the chancellor of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, the occasion at which he was also conferred with […]

Let Jonathan rescue abducted school girls now, says Soyinka

Soyinka, Obi Ezekwezili at the book event

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka,has lashed out at President Goodluck Jonathan administration for its inability to rescue the 234 female students abducted from a secondary school in Chibok, Borno State by Boko Haram. Soyinka also criticised President Goodluck Jonathan for participating and dancing at the Kano political rally barely a few hours […]

Nigerian writer,Ben Okri to be honoured by South African varsity

Ben Okri

Ben Okri, the famous Nigerian author of ‘Famished Road’ will receive an honorary doctorate at the University of Pretoria’s Autumn Graduation Ceremony in South Africa on Friday, the university said. In addition to the thousands of degrees which the university will bestow on its students, it will also honour some of the world’s foremost contributors […]

In Video: Lagos Easter Carnival 2014 edition

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Just sit back and be ready to join in the fun.

South Sudan rebels slaughter hundreds

White Army: a rebel force in South Sudan

JUBA(AFP) – Rebel gunmen in South Sudan massacred “hundreds” of civilians because of their ethnicity when they captured a key oil town last week, the UN said Monday, calling for a probe into one of the worst reported atrocities in the war-torn nation. In the main mosque alone, “more than 200 civilians were reportedly killed […]

Boko Haram: Abducted school girls jump to 234

Girls of a school in Bauchi state

The number of secondary school girls still under Boko Haram captivity is more than the figure widely circulated. There are 234 of them missing from the northeast Nigerian girls secondary school attacked last week by the Islamic extremists, significantly more than the 85 reported by education officials. Parents of the girls gave the revised figure […]

Election by consensus has yielded good candidates, says APC chief

APC Logo 2

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe,Alhaji Sani Fema, said the party’s election by consensus in the ward and local government congresses had produced most popular and acceptable officials Fema said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu on Monday. He said efforts were in place […]

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