Friday, 4 April 2014
Rev Okono Joseph of St Peter’s Parish of Owerri Catholic Diocese in Imo State, was arrested with 20 others for buying two boys (three and four years) at N900,000.The children he sold ranged from N450,000 to N750,000 depending on the sex of the child. A male child attracted higher prices.The Rev said he was involved in only two deals which fetched him only N46,000 interest
Come October 4th 2014, River State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi will bestow on four nollywood Thespians, a special recognition award for their immense achievement in nollywood industry. This recognition will be giving to Liz Benson-Ameye, Adebayo Salami, Nobert Young and Kasimu Yero
The Alaafin of Oyo in Oyo State, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi (III), has said it takes courageous men like eminent businessman and former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu to step on toes, and powerful ones at that.
Wednesday, 2 April 2014
As part of its commitment to creating agro-allied jobs and wealth through value chain management, Kwara State Government yesterday disbursed N215 million loan to 172 farmers who will service as change agents in their various communities.
United Arab Emirate-owned telecommunications firm, Etisalat Nigeria on Friday laid off over 2,000 permanent staff across the country.
In the clip, Bisi is seen completely naked, dancing and twerking with her fully clothed roommate who goes by the name MhiZ Jacklyn on Twitter.
There may be spiritual approach to uncovering the where about of the commercial motorcyclist who blew the lid open on the Soka forest of horror.
The Okada man and eight others are believed to still be in the den of the kidnappers and ritualists.
Lagos State Government has offered to help any new student of the State’s University who stands the risk of losing his/her admission as a result of indigene and any current student who may have problem coping with the fees due to the same reason.
Monday, 31 March 2014
The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, at the weekend stressed the need for the various ethnic groups in the country to forge a common front towards making Nigeria a great a prosperous nation.
Besides, Uduaghan disclosed that the state government would soon tackle the traffic and sanitation problems in some part of the state.
When Miss Rita Onwuli, a 300 level Economics student of the Lagos State University (LASU), left home last Tuesday, probably for school, she had no inkling of what cruel fate had in stock for her. For three days, her friends, colleagues and family members searched for her to no avail. On the third day, Thursday, they received urgent calls to come and see her. But it was shock that awaited them.
Troops from the One Division of the Nigerian Army Kaduna Sunday arrested about 18 people and recovered several arms in Laduga village, a Fulani settlement in Kachia local government area in the southern part of Kaduna state.
Last week, two major events happened that signposted further that law and order have given way to the rule of brute force. The first was the police repression of the protest peacefully staged by Ibadan, Oyo State residents, who were angered by the seeming collapse of the law enforcement capacity of the Nigeria Police Force, which enabled the men of the underworld to run a ritual shrine in a forest not too far away from the residences of law abiding citizens.
Sunday, 30 March 2014
A final year student of Ibadan poly was said to have died on Thursday as a result of the school's inability to provide adequate medical care
According to reports from close friend of the diseased, the late Ahmed Gbenga had earlier on Thursday morning complained to the that he wasn't feeling too well.
Barely one week after corpses and virtually dead victims were uncovered in a kidnappers den in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, a man described as a Muslim cleric, Isa Salaudeen, was, allegedly, caught slaughtering a woman, identified as Chiwendu Nkwocha, in his room at Ori Eru, Idikan area of the city.
Reports reaching us indicate there was shooting in the vicinity of Nigeria's Presidential palace and the headquarters of the Department of State Services in the Asokoro District of Abuja. The expansive headquarters of the State Security Service, popularly known as Yellow House, is adjacent to one of the remote gates of the Presidential villa.