Passengers on Flight 8501 knew they were going to their doom: Search pilots reveal victims had time to put on life-jackets before jet crashed - and two were found holding hands in the Java Sea
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
northern states in the country have pledged to
support the All Progressives Congress (APC)
presidential candidate, Gen. Mohammadu
Buhari’s campaign in the 2015 general elections
with N5 billion.
methamphetamine. He was arrested with the drugs at KL International Airport (KLIA), Sepang in 2011.
The announcement was made by the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, on behalf of the government.
The Federal Government is set to increase import duty on second-hand cars by another 35% from Thursday January 1, 2015 in fulfillment of its so-called National Automotive Policy. This increase is the second phase after it increased by 35% in February 2014. This now brings the tariff to 70% in a little under one year for poor Nigerians who cannot afford to buy brand new cars
A 12-year-old boy, Samson Egunje, has been accused of killing his friend, Samuel Igbekele , in the Ikotun area of Lagos State.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
I have tried to give the Nigerian Army the benefit of the doubt.
When satellite images released by Human Rights Watch showed the destruction in Bama last year after soldiers razed over 2000 homes, I still gave the benefit of the doubt. “What if we are wrong? Let’s support our military!” I told people.
Exorbitant Call Rates Charged by network operators
Subscribers to the telecommunications service provider,
MTN Nigeria will, as from Today have
the opportunity to recharge their phones for as low as
This is just as he charged the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, to defend his reputation by conducting a free, fair and credible election next year.
It therefore challenged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to tell Nigerians where such presidents had resigned during war time.
Friday, November 7, 2014
The incident, which started at the APC secretariat, occurred at about 1pm.
They now join Iwuanyanwu Nationale (now Heartland) and Enyimba as the only Nigerian clubs to have won the premier division three times on the bounce.
Monday, November 3, 2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014
- Bisi Adewale
Many Ladies are known to base their marital decisions on things that will not endure a life-time. These have led many of them into wrong marriages and life time bondage. We need to identify and deal with them:
1) HEIGHT: Every girl’s dream is to marry a tall, dark guy with a baritone voice; I wonder where they got the idea that tall guys are better in marriage. Hey Girls, tall guy can give you tall problems; it is not the height that matters but the depth of the guy in God and in character.
down nine universities in Nigeria for operating without legal licenses. The publication of the affected institutions was published in the NUC weekly bulletin.
Report says the Prof. Julius Okojie, the NUC’s executive secretary, signed the publication. He stated that the universities have been in existence for years and have just being extorting money from students who were given fake certificates.
Nigeria (ASCSN) has suspended the 4 weeks
oldstrike action in the Federal Ministry of
Education just as it called for the removal of
the Permanent Secretary, Mr. MacJohn
An Ikeja High Court on Friday upheld the ban on the wearing of Hijab (Muslim head scarf) in public primary and secondary schools in Lagos state.
Friday, October 17, 2014
more than 200 girls abducted six months ago and negotiate a cease-fire to a deadly
insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
hear an appeal challenging the adoption
of President Goodluck Jonathan as the
consensus presidential candidate of
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead
of next year’s general election. The
application was filed by a former PDP
governorship aspirant in Adamawa
State, Dr. Umar Ardo, who has
indicated interest in contesting the
presidential election on the platform of
Answer: Mary the mother of Jesus was described by God as "highly favoured" (Luke 1:28). The phrase "highly favoured" comes from a single Greek word, which essentially means "much grace." Mary received God’s grace.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Former Mrs. Ehiagwina, mentioned that “irreconcilable differences” is the major reason for her divorce and denied claims that she had cheated on her husband.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has said that the true heroes behind Nigeria’s success in curtailing the spread of Ebola Virus Disease are not those campaigning across the country.
When searching for a new job, it’s important to find one you’ll enjoy and a boss who is a pleasure to work for. While it’s not always easy to have the best of both worlds, there are a few warning signs of a bad boss you can spot during a job interview:
Volkswagen is in talks with the Nigerian government to establish an auto-assembly plant in Nigeria in December. At least 22 vehicle companies are discussing setting up operations in Africa’s largest economy. This comes after Nigeria introduced an automotive policy which increases duties on imported vehicles. Eleni Giokos speaks to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Olusegun Aganga.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Being an ex-international footballer is an advantage to get people's attention but it seemed like people were more interested in taking his pics than listening to the word of God)
Friday, September 26, 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
On Friday, September, 19th 2014, in the cosmopolitan city of Calabar, Nigeria, two young male kidnappers met with bitter waterloo just as they failed in their attempt to Kidnap a young lady supposed to be a student of the University of Calabar between the hours of 3:30-4:30pm.
In our series of letters from African journalists, writer and novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at the online battle hotting up ahead of next year's elections in Nigeria.
Monday, September 22, 2014
reconstruction and expansion of the Lagos-Badagry
Expressway, the Minister of Works, Mr Mike
Onolememen, said on Monday.
The minister said this in Lagos during a slide
presentation of work on the Oshodi-Apapa
Expressway by Julius Berger Plc.
The presentation took place at the company’s
office complex in Ijora.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
today September 18th, hosted some Ebola
survivors at his office at the state
Secretariat in Alausa, Ikeja. Speaking with
the survivors, the governor commended
them for coming forward to share their
experiences, saying that they are proof that
the disease is not a death sentence.
Wizkid’s 2nd album “Ayo”, which was released on iTunes yesterday amidst debate as to weather it was leaked or a surprise release has made it to the number one spot in the world music category in less than 24 hours of its release.
Resting comfortably at the top spot 3 places above P-Square’s Double Trouble album in the world music chart, Ayo has also made its way to the 99th slot in the top 100 albums for all categories at the time of this report.
Former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala of Oyo State and an aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday collected the nomination form for the 2015 governorship election.
President Goodluck Jonathan has arrived the
site of the collapsed six storey guest house
belonging to the Synagogue Church of All
Nations in Ikotun Area of Lagos State, south
Thursday, September 18, 2014
1. Assumed to be a player- Women assume you're a player for no reason. They'll take you less seriously and question your motives the whole time. Its like infidelity is written all over you. Ladies make sentences like “who are you sleeping with now?”
Sunday, September 14, 2014
"Beware of the coming! Be on the look out in this area. Property owners are coming anytime from now. The gate men you have are not our problem. Our problem is how many resources do you have for us? August visitor must visit whether you like it or not. So expect August visitor when you did not expect. Surely August visitor shall visit just like the second coming of Jesus. It is turn by turn."In the last line of the letter which is not clear, the armed robbers listed names of the street they plan to attack. They are Oseni street, Nkanna street, Odogbolu street, Ibiwoye Oba and Bode Thomas street.
Some residents in the area immediately contacted police and they sent some of their men to guard the streets for a few hours yesterday. The residents say they are so scared.
move. As soon as the guy breaks their heart, the
next thing is to delete his number. But you know
what’s annoying about this? It doesn’t change
anything because we still have the ex’s phone
number stored up in our brains. Ask them in five
years, they still remember!
Friday, September 12, 2014
The President of the association, Dr Jibril Muhammad, gave the directive while briefing newsmen in Kano on Wednesday.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Maku made this known to newsmen after PDP stakeholders’ consultative forum in Akwanga, Nasarawa State.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
phones to make calls in the first five months of the year, spanning January to
May, New Telegraph investigations have revealed.
Following the appearance of #BringBackGoodluck2015 campaign banners and billboard in parts of Abuja, FCT, and the subsequent backlash and criticism of the President by Nigerians across board, his spokesperson, Reuben Abati, has released a statement condemning the billboard and distancing the presidency from the campaign.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The FBI and CDC are investigating an attack on a federal air marshal who was injected with a syringe full of an unknown substance inside the Lagos, Nigeria airport on Sunday, according to a Situational Awareness notice obtained by FoxNews.com.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Vaccinated monkeys have developed "long-term" immunity to the Ebola virus, raising a prospect
of successful human trials, say scientists.The experiments by the US National Institutes of Health showed immunity could last at least 10 months.
(U.S. Operation Likely From New U.S. Drone Base in Niger Republic)
--Attorney Patryk Utulu
continually groped her around the house.
Deborah from Hull in England said the horny ghost plagued her and attempted to drive a wedge between her and husband Kevin, the Mirror reports.
"Fighting Ebola must be done in a manner that doesn't fuel isolation or lead to the stigmatisation of victims, communities and countries," AU commission chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, speaking at the opening of the
"Fighting Ebola must be done in a manner that doesn't fuel isolation or lead to the stigmatisation of victims, communities and countries," AU commission chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, speaking at the opening of the
Minna - Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu has dismissed reports that he has endorsed
his Jigawa State counterpart, Sule Lamido for the 2015 Presidential election, reports Leadership.
The governor who was reacting to
newspapers’ reports that said he had endorsed Lamido said he was quoted out of context.
He described the report as false and a ploy to cause confusion and ignite tension between him and the party at the national level.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Abeokuta - Former Speaker of House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole has told the leaders of Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in
Ogun State that he has no governorship ambition for now contrary to rumours making the rounds, reports Premium Times.
Bankole who was speaking to party members at the party’s Secretariat, in Abeokuta, said his primary concern for now is to fashion ways of resolving the party’s prolonged
He said the purpose of his unification drive was not only to bring all aggrieved members of the party back to the fold, but to as well
give the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC good run for their money in the 2015 election.
He said the PDP stands a better chance in Ogun State than it did in 2011.
Defence headquarters spokesperson, Major General Chris Olukolade, declined to comment
on Boko Haram seizure of more towns in the region.
Residents of Gulak became apprehensive when troops drove into the town in vans, trucks and
armoured cars firing shots in the air in retreat after they were overpowered by the militants
in Madagali, 20 kilometres away, said Ayuba Daniel, a Gulak resident.
"Around 17:00 (1600GMT) yesterday [Friday] we started seeing hordes of soldiers in vans,
trucks and armoured cars driving through Gulak firing shots in the air and soon afterwards people from Madagali started trooping in telling us Boko Haram were on
their way," Daniel said.
"This forced us to flee to Mubi and nearby mountains to escape Boko Haram attack," he said.
Residents of Mubi, 200km from the state capital, Yola, said the town was "flooded" with people from Michika, Gulak and Madagali.
Kano - Thousands of fear-stricken residents in several towns and villages in Adamawa state have fled their homes after troops failed to retake a major town seized by Boko Haram militants, residents said on Saturday.
Residents of Madagali, Gulak and Michika towns and nearby villages fled their homes on Friday through Saturday following a Boko Haram advance after repelling a military offensive to retake Madagali town, seized by the militants last month.
"All the residents of Madagali, Gulak and Michika have fled their homes to the mountains and Mubi town after soldiers retreated from Madagali where they made a failed attempt to push out the insurgents and the recapture the town," said Bello Alaramma who also ran away from Gulak to Mubi, 76km away.
"Boko Haram are now in control of Gulak," headquarters of Madagali local government (municipality) in Adamawa state, Alaramma
Saturday, September 6, 2014
10. United States, 61.3
The United States’ access to basic knowledge index is 61.3, with a (relatively) extremely high secondary school enrollment at 89.5, an adult literacy index of 57.5, and a primary school enrollment index of 52.6. The United States’ federal structure is decentralized, meaning that every state handles its affairs individually.
war ,deploys warplanes
on september 06, 2014 at 9:50 am in headlines
He states that he used to be forced to consume alcohol or try out different medicines so it can boost his sexual stamina.
The divorce was granted as the wife failed to appear in court to contest the matter.
Florida - A 14-year-old girl set her home on fire in the early hours while her family was still sleeping using rum and bleach, DailyMail
The teenager had reportedly been reading a book online on how to kill people after she had a fight with her mother the previous
night about doing household chores.
Her mother and younger brother were awakened by an alarm that went off because of the smoke and rushed out to safety.
Freetown - A Sierra Leone doctor warns that health care in the West African nation's capital has "crumbled" because of the Ebola
Speaking at the launch of a public education programme, Dr Kwame O'Neil warned that patients suffering from all kinds of ailments
were dying for lack of treatment.
He said in some cases patients were too afraid of contracting the deadly Ebola disease to seek professional care, while some doctors had refused to treat patients.
Geneva - More than 2 000 people have died in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the World Health Organisation said on Friday, out of
about 4 000 patients thought to have been infected in the three countries worst hit by the
The death toll in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone totalled 2 097 as at 5 September, out of 3 944 cases, a WHO document said.
Port Harcourt - The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Friday explained that doctors were assisting Ebola virus patients by replacing their lost fluid to get well quick.
“The electrolyte you have lost is replaced. We need to ensure that if you need blood, we give you blood transfusion.
Ebola virus can be managed. It is not a death sentence.’’
Kano - The Elders’ Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano has endorsed the 2015 presidential ambition of the Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso,
In endorsing Kwankwaso, members of the committee said with the rising wave of insecurity and the myriads of problems
currently undermining the nation, only a firm, competent and detribalized leader like
Kwankwaso could save the country.
In a communiqué signed at the end of its meeting in Kano on Thursday, the elders said
the nation required a capable hand to rescue it from imminent collapse.
They said their decision to support the governor was unanimously reached in consideration of the country’s need for better and more dynamic leaders.
Washington - Around 120 million girls around the world, close to one in 10, have been raped or sexually assaulted by the time they turn 20,
a new UN report has found.
Drawing on data from 190 countries, the global report by child welfare agency UNICEF
is billed as the largest-ever study of violence against children.
Entitled "Hidden in Plain Sight" it also revealed that one fifth of all murder victims are children and teens, with homicide the leading
cause of death among male youths in Latin American countries including Venezuela, Colombia, Panama and Brazil.
Source/Read more: m.news24.com/nigeria/World/News/One-in-10-girls-sexually-abused-worldwide-UN-20140906-2
The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has described Governor Rauf Aregbesola as the best performing governor in the country.The commission noted that his people oriented policies and transparency in governance have given him much edge far above others.
Ebola should be used to treat others,
the World Health Organization has
Friday, September 5, 2014
A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, and seven other governorship aspirants in Adamawa State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, have been asked to shelve their ambition till 2015.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar said on Friday he would contest for the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 presidential election.
One of Islam’s most revered holy sites – the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad – could be destroyed and his body removed to an anonymous grave under plans which threaten to spark discord across the Muslim world.
Uzor Emmanuel, a 45-year old married man with three kids played a fast one on a 42-year old lady, Victoria Adeleye at the Ikoyi Marriage Registry Lagos state, Southwest Nigeria.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Former Borno State Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff has denied claims by Australian negotiator, Rev. Stephen Davis that he is one of the major sponsors of the sect.
THE reported suspension of two electoral
officers of the Independent National
Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun State
over alleged electoral fraud during the
August 9, governorship poll assumed a
newdimension on Wednesday, when the
umpire said that one of the affected officers
was suspended for administrative lapses.
“The attention of our client, Rev. Chris Oyakhilome, and the church has been drawn to the wave of false, malicious and fabricated stories being published in the print and electronic media about his person, the church and a matrimonial cause between him and his wife," his attorney stated.
Abia State Government has said that it will declare a manhunt for all the Ebola suspects that may have sneaked into the state from neighbouring Rivers State.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
In the wake of the divorce proceedings between Chris and Anita Oykahilome, there have various reports by church members of the Christ Embassy International. The latest is from a founding church member, Cyla Simpson who took to the controversial Facebook page to talk about the Anita Oyakhilome. According to her, ” I am writing this toeveryone with a heavy heart. It is heart wrenching to see the way people are referring to Rev Anita and how uncultured people are while talking.
In what looked like a move to reinforce the troops fighting Boko Haram terrorists in North-eastern Nigeria, the Nigerian army Monday night deployed over 30 armoured tanks to Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States that were recently ordered by the federal government to crush the insurgency.
The Borno youth vigilantes popularly known as civilian JTF Tuesday dispelled the rumor that the Boko Haram insurgents have taken over the control of Bama town.
Hamburger (you can use boneless beef and crush it with knife if you no wan buy am),
Burger Cheese (you can even use the laughing cow, Kiri) Bridel cheddar cheese for burger is good
Tomato (UTC tomato those strong ones or Cotonou but if you have some change lying around 4 pieces is about 200 at Shoprite or better still use ketchup).
No fewer than 1,000 corpses of Igbo people are awaiting clearance in various mortuaries in Lagos State, the President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo in the state, Chief Fabian Onwughalu, has said.
The suspended officers according to reliable sources are messres Fabunmi F.T and Esinoye A.O who were said to have allegedly colluded with the All Progressive Congress APC to manipulate electoral process in favour of the party in Osogbo and Obokun local government councils respectively.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, said on Monday there was no case of the Ebola Virus Disease in the Federal Capital Territory as being speculated.
ENUGU—Enugu State government has re-deployed impeached deputy governor, Sunday Onyebuchi, to the state civil service.