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Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuwade Dies At 85

Ooni of Ife: passes on

Kazeem Ugbodaga The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade has passed on. He died on Tuesday evening at the age of 85. The monarch, who was installed almost 35 years ago, died in St. Mary Hospital in London, where he was flown about five days ago. Sources in Osun State said the Oba was flown […]

Boko Haram bombs Damaturu, scores killed

FILE PHOTO: People gather at the site of suicide bomb attack at Redeem Christian church in Potiskum, Nigeria, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Adamu Adamu)

Boko Haram has bombed the North east Nigerian town of Damaturu, capital of Yobe state Scores of people have died and many injured, according to a report by the TVC news network. The incident came in the wake of double blasts in a main market in Gombe on Thursday. Over 50 people were killed. On […]

New service chiefs unveiled, Buratai heads army

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Service Chiefs and National Security Adviser, NSA, to replace former Service Chiefs who were sacked earlier today. Acccording to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), the following are the newly appointed Service Chiefs: Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin – […]

Bomb blast: Jos church worshippers escape death

Scene of Christmas day bomb blast at Madalla, Niger State. Churches in the North have become targets of attack by Boko Haram.

By Our Reporter There was no casualty in the explosion reported this morning at the ECWA Church in Tudunwada Area of Jos, Plateau state today. Witnesses said the explosion heard was when church members threw out a package that looked like an improvised bomb, which was found in the church’s toilet. The bomb exploded, creating […]

Bomb blast rocks ECWA Church in Jos

FILE PHOTO: People gather at the site of suicide bomb attack at Redeem Christian church in Potiskum, Nigeria, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Adamu Adamu)

The Boko Haram bombers have hit Jos in Plateau state, again. Right in the middle of service, a bomb blast ripped through an ECWA Church in Tudunwada, Angwan Yashi, near the Federal Secretariat, in Jos. Casualty figures may be high. Last week, two bombs, believed planted by Boko Haram exploded in the city, killing 44 […]

Breaking News: Coroners Court Indicts Contractor, SCOAN

Members of TB Joshua's Church this morning  in court

Henry Ojelu The Coroners Court investigating the building collapse within the premises of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, today recommended that the contractor who built the guest house should be investigated and tried for criminal negligence. The coroner also amongst other things recommended that the church be investigated and tried for not obtaining […]

Zaria rocked by bomb blast

A bomb blast has occurred in the university town of Zaria, in Kaduna state, the latest in the terrorist attacks in recent days in Nigeria. The latest blast occurred in Sabongari area of the city, where non-indigenous settlers live. The extent of casualties or damage yet unknown. On Monday night, a teenage female suicide bomber […]



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