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  • FG paid 2million euros for release of Chibok girls

    May 20, 2017 1:38 PM 15

    A report by the BBC has revealed that the federal government of Nigeria paid 2 million euros to Boko Haram to secure the release of the 82 Chibok girls who regained their freedom last week. This is addition to the five Boko Haram commanders who were also released in exchange for the girls. The BBC noted that: “The release of the 82 came with a price

  • Jonathan defeated Boko Haram, Buhari mopped up – Perry Brimah reveals

    May 20, 2017 1:03 PM 19

    Perry Brimah, a popular columnists and convener of ENDS [Every Nigerian Do Something], has ​declared that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan defeated Boko Haram while President Muhammadu Buhari ​only mopped up. Brimah in a ​lengthy expose on Saturday, which he said was to reveal the real truth, revealed all that Jonathan did despite alleged obstruction by the North

  • Fayose, Others Pay Tribute To General Adebayo

    May 20, 2017 12:21 PM 20

    Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, and other prominent Nigerians have paid tribute to the former military governor of the old Western Region, Major-General Adeyinka Adebayo. “Baba in his lifetime did his best. He was a symbol of hope for the present generation, the coming one and the one yet unborn.” Fayose called on Ekiti populace to pray to God to grant

  • Freed Chibok girls parents arrive Abuja to identify their daughters

    May 20, 2017 12:00 PM 17

    - The parents are in the Federal Capital Territory to reunite with the girls, two weeks after they regained their freedom. Parents of the 82 Chibok Girls recently freed by Boko Haram have arrived in Abuja to reunite with the girls, two weeks after they regained their freedom after negotiations with the Islamist group, Boko Haram. The girls have been in the Department

  • Ramadan: Clerics urges Muslims to prayer for peace, progress of Nigeria

    May 20, 2017 11:14 AM 11

    Muslims in the country have been urged to reflect on the significance of the Ramadan period to offer prayers for the nation’s peace, development and economic recovery. In an interview with the newsmen, Alhaji Sodiq Afolayan, the Chief Imam of Omu-Aran Central Mosque described Ramadan as a sacred period for prayers and devotion. He said: “It is in the light

  • Man challenges police officer, asks why he should be called ‘Oh boy’

    May 20, 2017 11:11 AM 22

    Despite the order from the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris to dismantle all illegal roadblocks in Nigeria by special X- Squad team, newsmen gathered that some police officers still mount roadblock in some strategic places in the country, perhaps to collect money from individuals or beef up security in the country. The reason for their

  • Fayose 'outshines' Melaye again as he shows off drumming skills at General Adebayo’s burial (photos)

    May 20, 2017 9:46 AM 8

    Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, is one of Nigeria's most dramatic governors. Some Nigerians are so in love with this man that never ceases to give them something to talk about. There is hardly a week that goes by without the governor being in the news. If Fayose is not attacking President Muhammadu Buhari, he is giving out freebies to the people

  • Army opens ‘Fort Buhari’ in President’s hometown

    May 20, 2017 9:18 AM 20

    The Nigerian Army has opened a new base named after President Muhammadu Buhari at his hometown, Daura, in Katsina State. The new unit is named “Fort Muhammadu Buhari Forward Operation Base”, the army said in a statement Friday. It said the unit was set up “to further enhance security in parts of 1 Division Nigerian Army’s area of responsibility

  • La Liga: Real Madrid, Barcelona in last-day fight for title

    May 20, 2017 8:05 AM 20

    The winners of this year’s La Liga title, will be confirmed on the last day of the season. Real Madrid are in pole position to win it for the first time in five years, after they crushed Celta Vigo 4-1 in their outstanding game played in midweek. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to take Zinedine Zidane’s men to within a point of the La Liga title

  • Biafra: How Obasanjo, Nigerian government prevented Biafrans from honouring their heroes – Col. Achuzia

    May 20, 2017 6:51 AM 28

    Biafran war lord, Col. Joe Achuzia, rtd., also known as ‘Air raid’ has revealed how former President, Olusegun Obasanjo frustrated plans to bury the dead in the Civil War. Achuzia, also called the Hannibal, said this when he played host to the Senior Special Assistant on political matters to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state, Hon. Arinzechukwu