Tanker Accident Kills 5, Injures 6 in Kebbi

As Nigeria battles increasing tanker;induced accidents, a fully-loaded petrol tanker on Saturday exploded at Dabi in Kebbi State, killing five people and injuring six others. TheStreetReporters.com gathred that the tanker was heading to Mahuta in Kebbi before the driver lost control of the vehicle on hilly Dabai junction, which resulted in its fall and subsequent … Continue reading Tanker Accident Kills 5, Injures 6 in Kebbi

Meet Young Nigerian Student Who Built Solar Powered Car

A young Nigerian student doing his last year in electronic and electrical engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has built a car operating on solar power. She student, Segun Oyeyiola explains that his car uses both wind and solar energy for the functioning, The Net reports. Moreover, the man developed an application for its installation … Continue reading Meet Young Nigerian Student Who Built Solar Powered Car

Youth Groups To APC: Remove 52-Year-Old Youth Leader Or Face Massive Protest

The Progressive Forum for Youth Civil Organisations (PFYC) and some non-governmental organisations have issued a two-week ultimatum to the All Progressives Congress (APC) within which to reconsider the election of an alleged 52-year old Dasuki Ibrahim Jalo as its national youth leader. The coalition suggested that the youth leader should resign his position honourably in … Continue reading Youth Groups To APC: Remove 52-Year-Old Youth Leader Or Face Massive Protest

Coach Keshi Set to Dumps Eagles, Signs Deal with South Africa

The Super Eagles Manager, Stephen Keshi, is set to South Africa Soccer Federation on a two-year deal on a coaching job. Keshi will be the country’s senior national team, the Bafana Bafana, immediately after the ongoing Brazil 2014 World Cup. It was learnt that Keshi would cease to be the Super Eagles manager after the … Continue reading Coach Keshi Set to Dumps Eagles, Signs Deal with South Africa

CRACK IN APC: Full Text of Chief Tom Ikimi’s Official Reaction To Just Concluded APC National Convention

ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) CONVENTION 13TH JUNE 2014 1. On 1st of May 2014, I wrote to the then APC National Interim Executive Council Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande reporting to him the overwhelming unfavorable report I had received from across the Country on the status of our Party. I informed him that I had spoken … Continue reading CRACK IN APC: Full Text of Chief Tom Ikimi’s Official Reaction To Just Concluded APC National Convention

Plateau PDP Chairman Suspended, Police Seal Party Secretariat

The crisis rocking the Plateau State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reached a crescendo with the suspension of its chairman, Haruna Dabin. Mr. Dabin’s suspension was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of the State Executive Committee meeting of the party, which held at the Government House, Rayfield, Jos. The meeting … Continue reading Plateau PDP Chairman Suspended, Police Seal Party Secretariat

Akunyili’s Body Arrives Abuja

The remains of the immediate-past Minister of Information and Communications and member of the National Conference, Prof. Dora Akunyili, were received at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Wednesday evening by a few family members and political associates. The reception team was led by the immediate-past Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, who assured that … Continue reading Akunyili’s Body Arrives Abuja

Media Clampdown Will Continue –Army

The Nigerian Army has said that its routine security operation that led to the ongoing clampdown on the media will continue until it is satisfied. The Director, Defence Information, Maj.Gen. Chris Olukolade, said this on Tuesday while featuring on a programme, entitled Focus Nigeria on the African Independent Television, AIT. While admitting that the exercise … Continue reading Media Clampdown Will Continue –Army

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi Emerges New Emir of Kano Amid Protest

Former CBN governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has emerged as the new Emir of Kano. Secretary to the Kano State Government, Rabiu Sulaiman confirmed this to newsmen on Sunday, just as supporters of Sanusi Ado Bayero, the son of the late Emir of Kano, who was defeated by Lamido Sanusi to emerge the emir of the … Continue reading Sanusi Lamido Sanusi Emerges New Emir of Kano Amid Protest

REVEALED: How Babangida Started Religious Crises In Nigeria – Confab Delegate

Former Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida has been accused of starting religious crises in Nigeria. This accusation was made today by DR Maryam Abdullahi, a delegate representing Civil Society Organisation, CSO, while making her contribution to the debate on the report of the conference Committee on Religion, during plenary at the on-going National Conference … Continue reading REVEALED: How Babangida Started Religious Crises In Nigeria – Confab Delegate

LASU Students Occupy Fashola’s Office Over Fee Hike

Angry students of the Lagos State University (LASU) on Thursday staged another protest at the Government House, Ikeja, over what they called government’s reluctance to reduce their hiked tuition fees. The students in their numbers stormed the governor’s office in three high-capacity buses at about 4.30p.m., demanding the reduction of the fees. They came with … Continue reading LASU Students Occupy Fashola’s Office Over Fee Hike

Emir Of Kano Dies

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero is dead. Sources said he died on Friday morning after suffering a stroke. The burial ceremony in accordance with Islamic rites will be held later today, by 4 pm. It was learnt that the Emir returned from a medical check up abroad less than a fortnight ago. The … Continue reading Emir Of Kano Dies

Tribunal Judgment Will Halt Tension in APGA – Umeh

The national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Chief Sir Victor Umeh has said that the dismissal of Dr Chike Obidigbo’s petition by the Anambra governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Awka will halt squabbles and internal tension in the party. He said that the judgment of the three-man panel was a very … Continue reading Tribunal Judgment Will Halt Tension in APGA – Umeh

Pro-Biafra Group Attacks Enugu Radio Station, Two Dead

Members of Biafra Zionist Movement, BZM, a Pro-Biafra group, led by Barrister Benjamin Onwuka have launched another attack in Enugu in attempt to take over radio station. No fewer than 20 members of the group on Thursday, at about 6a.m., launched an attack on the Enugu State Broadcasting Service, ESBS, attempting to make a live … Continue reading Pro-Biafra Group Attacks Enugu Radio Station, Two Dead

Massive Explosion Rocks Gombe State Government House

Reports say, Thursday, a massive explosion has rocked the Gombe State Government House. The Police, Fire Department and Military men are already at the scene and no group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet, even as eyewitnesses say the bomb blast could be heard all over the northern city. A senior security source told … Continue reading Massive Explosion Rocks Gombe State Government House

Anambra Tribunal Dismisses Ngige, Nwoye’s Petition; Upholds Obiano’s Victory

The Anambra State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Awka on Wednesday upheld Governor Willie Obiano’s election and dismissed four petitions filed against him by other candidates. Mr. Obiano was the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in the election; with the major challenges being the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic … Continue reading Anambra Tribunal Dismisses Ngige, Nwoye’s Petition; Upholds Obiano’s Victory

Anger Over Insurgency: Villagers Arrest Boko Haram gunmen, Kill Scores

Residents of Kalabalge village in Borno State displayed gallantry on Tuesday when they foiled another deadly attack by Boko Haram by killing many of the attackers. The villagers captured ten of the terrorists alive, witnesses and security officials told DailyPost. It was learnt that the gunmen had in their usual manner attempted to attack Kalabalge … Continue reading Anger Over Insurgency: Villagers Arrest Boko Haram gunmen, Kill Scores

Witchcraft: Prophetess Sets 9-Year-Old Daughter Ablaze

A prophetess with a Celestial Church of Christ in Epe, Lagos State, western Nigeria, has been arrested by the police in Epe Division, Lagos for allegedly setting her 9–year old daughter on fire in a bid to deliver her from witchcraft. The girl was rescued by the police and was taken to Epe General Hospital … Continue reading Witchcraft: Prophetess Sets 9-Year-Old Daughter Ablaze

Ekiti 2014: APGA Kicks INEC Rejects Its Candidate’s Form

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has condemned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for allegedly rejecting the nomination form of its governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Dr. Gbenga Afeni. In a statement issued by the National Organising Secretary of the party, who is also the party’s flagbearer in the state, the party said: “It’s … Continue reading Ekiti 2014: APGA Kicks INEC Rejects Its Candidate’s Form

Dokubo Asari Begins #AntiBringBackOurGirls Campaign, Insists Chibok Abduction is Fake

Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, the founder of the militant Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force, which gave birth to era of armed struggle against the Nigerian state in the oil-rich South-southern region, has flagged off #AntiBringBackOurGirls Campaign. The acclaimed freedom fight has consistently maintained that the abduction of Government Girls Secondary School girls, Chibok in Borno State, … Continue reading Dokubo Asari Begins #AntiBringBackOurGirls Campaign, Insists Chibok Abduction is Fake