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Heroic Nigerian Troops Arrest Another Boko haram Kingpin (Photo)

Heroic Nigerian troops have today captured the economic important and strategic town of Banki town in Borno State which is equally noted for fishing. It is important to note that major economic and trading activities Between Nigeria, Cameroon and Central African countries takes place in the town. The gallant troops have completed exploiting through the town and terrorists’ famous Boko ... Read More »

Something More Dangerous Than Boko Haram Now In Nigeria

Ikechukwu Aduba, former Delta state police commissioner, has insisted there is something more dangerous than the dreaded Boko Haram sect in Nigeria. The retired police officer raised alarm over the illegal activities of Fulani cattle rearers and urged the man incharge of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari to address the situation before it is too late. Ex-CP Aduba explained why ... Read More »

No Nigerian Died In Mecca Mosque Tragedy, But 3 Were Wounded

Luckily for Nigerian Pilgrims currently in Mecca, only 3 Nigerians were affected in yesterday’s disaster that happened in a Mecca mosque when a crane crashed into a praying crowd. The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria disclosed this to journalists but said the names of the victims will not be made public. He only gave a clue that two were from ... Read More »

Five Nigerian Pilgrims Die In Saudi Arabia

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) yesterday said five Nigerian pilgrims had died in the holy land of Saudi Arabia. The Head of Madinah Operations of NAHCON, Bello Tambuwal, disclosed this to journalists in Madinah, saying four of the deceased died in Madinah and one in Mecca. According to him, the National Hajj Commission had established two clinics in ... Read More »

70% Of Nigerian Musicians Are Illiterates – #Ogalawya

I am not in support of how 2Face once appeared to justify the lack of university education, particularly since many look up to him as a role model but I am also not going to make a big deal about any need, perceived or otherwise, for popular musicians and creative people to go get a university education or engage in ... Read More »

Mikel Weeps, Begs Nigerian Football Federation For Snubbing Oliseh

CONTRARY to his public show of bravado when he shunned Super Eagles coach and the NFF in London, Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi has reached out to officials of the federation to plead for forgiveness. According to SportingSun findings, Mikel called officials of the NFF from the northern part of the country where he spoke in Hausa language appalling to them ... Read More »

Nigerian Singer, Yemi Alade, Escapes Death In London

Nigerian afro-pop singer, Yemi Alade narrowly escapes death in London in the early hours of Friday. The MAMA award winner and Jonny crooner who was in Wembley to thrill fans today, took to her instagram in the early hours of today to announced to her fans about a fire she and her team narrowly escaped, confirming no body was hurt. ... Read More »

Nigerian Army Denounces Fake Online Recruitment

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its attention had been drawn to the activities of a syndicate extorting money from unsuspecting members of the public under the guise of enlisting them into the army. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Acting Director of army Public Relations, Sani Usman, a colonel, in Abuja. Mr. Usman said the fraud ... Read More »

See The LIST of 46 Bills Nigerian Senate Passed in 10 Minutes Yesterday

Here’s a list of the 46 bills passed: 1. Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Establishment etc) Act (Amendment), 2015; 2. Office of the Nigerian Financial Ombudsman Bill; 3. Institute of Chartered Trustees of Nigeria Bill; 4. National Convicts and Criminal Records (Registry) Bill, 2015; 5. Community Service Bill; 6. People’s Bank of Nigeria Act (Repeal) Bill 7. Nigerian Bank for Commerce ... Read More »

Nigerian Major-General Becomes Leader Of Reorganized Regional Force

Major General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has been appointed the force commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) tasked among other things, with fighting Boko Haram insurgency which has threatened to become a regional malaise. The appointment was made public today by Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters via a post on its official website. “The reorganised MNJTF arrangement is in line with ... Read More »

U-20 World Cup: FIFA, LOC To Receive Nigerian Delegation Today

A group consisting of officials of world football-governing body, FIFA and members of the local organizing committee of the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup will receive the U-20 National Team, Flying Eagles, in New Plymouth today when they berth in New Zealand for FIFA’s cadet world championship. The Nigeria delegation flew out of Germany (where they had a three-week final ... Read More »