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  • REVEALED: Newspaper, latest explosive

    June 9, 2014 7:51 AM 2

    THERE is more to the military’s clamp down on newspapers than it disclosed in an obviously hurried statement that failed to notice the contradictions in the defence it provided. According to Defence Headquarters, newspaper circulation vans were stopped based on security reports that they were to be used to ferry bombs from the North East to other parts

  • ‘Woman hid explosives under robes’

    June 9, 2014 6:49 AM 5

    Abuja/Maiduguri, Nigeria - A female suicide bomber killed herself and a soldier outside an army barracks in Nigeria's north-eastern city of Gombe on Sunday, the military said, as local leaders reported the death count from a string of earlier militant attacks had reached 110. No one claimed responsibility for the blast or last week's assaults but Islamist

  • DHQ explains Gombe suicide bombing  

    June 9, 2014 6:25 AM 9

    Published on June 9, 2014 by pmnews   ·   No Comments The Defence Headquarters has explained the circumstances surrounding Sunday’s suicide bombing at the 301 Battalion, Gombe. The Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, said in a statement issued in Abuja that troops at a security check-point at the entrance to the barracks had intercepted

  • Jonathan Fighting A Battle He Can’t Win – APC | Nigerian News from Leadership Newspapers

    June 9, 2014 6:16 AM 6

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the unreasonable siege on newspapers across the country by security agencies, warning that the Jonathan administration, by tampering with press freedom, has taken on a battle it cannot win. In a statement issued in Lagos yesterday by its interim national publicity secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party

  • Lagos begins placement test into public schools

    June 9, 2014 5:18 AM 4

    LAGOS—Lagos State government has said henceforth, admission of pupil into its public secondary schools will be through a placement examination to be conducted throughout the state. Already, the government has set Saturday, July 5 for the placement test for admission into the state public secondary schools for the 2014/15 academic session

  • Two killed in Nigeria bomb attack

    June 9, 2014 5:09 AM 3

    At least two people have been killed in an explosion outside army barracks in northeastern Nigeria, the country’s military says. The attack was carried out in the city of Gombe on Sunday when soldiers stopped a woman who was trying to enter the barracks with a hidden explosive vest. The device went off, killing the woman and a soldier searching her. “I heard

  • “Our women have become the targets of all manners of intrigues…,” alleged Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama

    June 9, 2014 5:04 AM 2

    The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), yesterday, alleged that some Nigerian women now sell their private parts, wombs, ovaries and human eggs as commodities in the global bio‑technology market. President of CBCN and Archbishop of Jos, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, disclosed this during the International Family and Pro‑Life Conference tagged

  • OGUN: Nothing can make me dump APC — Osoba insists

    June 9, 2014 4:13 AM 20

    A former governor of Ogun State and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Osoba, weekend said his faction of APC in the state would not dump the party for either the Unity Party of Nigeria, UPN or any other political party. A former governor of Ogun State and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Osoba, weekend

  • Bamidele’s ambition is selfish, say kinsmen

    June 9, 2014 3:33 AM 3

    SOME eminent politicians from Iyin-Ekiti have described the ambition of the Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate, Opeyemi Bamidele as “selfish.” Bamidele’s kinsmen who addressed a press conference at the weekend said he did not consult them before declaring his ambition, the reason he accused the monarch of the town for not supporting him. Their

  • Tinubu Chides Jonathan Over Comment In Ekiti Development

    June 9, 2014 3:14 AM 18

    The Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, has chided President Goodluck Jonathan for saying that his government would develop Ekiti State once a PDP governor is elected in that state. Speaking at a press parley to mark her third year anniversary in the Senate in Lagos yesterday, Tinubu urged the president to rise above