Ten month-old Enioluwa Odegbaike who went missing two weeks ago from his parents' home in Magodo, Lagos has been found.
According to a member of the Odegbaike family, he was found this morning in the border town of Badagry in Lagos.
"Yes he has been found. He is fine and he is in good health," he said.
A female member of the family, who identified herself as Ibukun, confirmed that the baby has been reunited with his family.
"Our dearest baby and now… Continue
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The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, as well as Non Academic Staff Union of the University of Benin protested today and shut down the university.
They closed all the gates leading into the university. The protest resulted in a heavy traffic jam on the Lagos-Benin highway.
The protesters sang songs demanding for the implementation of the salary increase approved by the Federal… Continue
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Students are protesting violently in Ife (Obafemi Awolowo University - OAU) and the university has been shut down indefinitely for now.
The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria has closed down the institution indefinitely following persistent violent demonstration by the students which had paralyzed academic activities.… Continue
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Texas varsities to allow students to carry guns on campus
USA- Universities in Texas are set to be forced to allow students and academics to carry guns on campus, in a victory for a firearms lobby unbowed after last month's massacre in Arizona, the Telegraph reports.
A new law that looks certain to pass through the Texas legislature would mean that its 38 public colleges, which are attended by half a million students, must permit concealed… Continue
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President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the immediate evacuation of Nigerians stranded in Libya. Amid criticism that the government has responded slowly to the crisis, Vice President Namadi Sambo said that evacuation plans have commenced in the north African country. Libya has a high number of Nigerians who…
Added by 9jabook.com on February 24, 2011 at 8:12am —
Libya protests: 140 'massacred' as Gaddafi sends in snipers to crush dissent
Women and children leapt from bridges to their deaths as they tried to escape a ruthless crackdown by Libyan forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.
Snipers shot protesters, artillery and helicopter gunships were used against crowds of demonstrators, and thugs armed with hammers and swords attacked families in their homes as the…
Added by 9jabook.com on February 20, 2011 at 12:23pm —
Fola Adeola , Ex-MD,GTBank Plc
By Olawale Olaleye
Barring any last minute changes, Mr. Afolabi Tajudeen Adeola, former Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, former… Continue
Added by 9jabook.com on February 20, 2011 at 11:53am —
For the nation’s 50th year anniversary celebrations the president’s wife, Patience Jonathan, decided to share bags of rice to “alleviate the poverty” of local women – and did this in the crudest, most elementary way possible – by calling people together and throwing them bags of rice like beggars.… Continue
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Cesc Fábregas. It must be nice to be wanted. Photograph: Tony O'Brien/Action Images
This tie has got a bigger build-up than the impending royal wedding and, happily,…
Added by 9jabook.com on February 17, 2011 at 9:37am —
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Libya Wednesday in the first sign that the unrest which toppled governments in neighboring Tunisia and Egypt has spread to the North African nation. Continue
Witnesses said protesters in the eastern port city of Benghazi chanted slogans demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi.
The Associated Press said that the crowds did not appear to direct their anger at Moammar Gadhafi, who is Africa's longest-serving leader.…
Added by 9jabook.com on February 17, 2011 at 7:10am —
For 125 years, Coke's secret recipe has remained one of the most heavily guarded trade secrets in the world. Now a group of accidental soda sleuths say they've stumbled across a list of its ingredients.
Producers of the radio program This American Life came across an article on the history of Coca-Cola in an old copy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Coca-Cola's hometown newspaper. Published on page 2B on February 18, 1979, the… Continue
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A London woman who sent her teenage son to their native Nigeria because she disapproved of his lifestyle has been jailed for eight months, the BBC reported.… Continue
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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan yesterday made history when he ordered that henceforth, females interested in becoming combatant officers for the Nigerian armed forces should be admitted into the Nigeria Defence Academy. Continue
Minister of Defence, Adetokumbo Kayode who made the disclosure at a media briefing in Abuja, said, though the issue had been under consideration by the military high command for sometime, President Jonathan…
Added by 9jabook.com on February 16, 2011 at 8:08am —
Hope you're doing great. There's only 8 hours left in this worldwide competition to send a writer with an expedition to the North Pole and I'm currently in the Top 5 (where I need to be, but the competition is heating up). Continue
I sincerely need you to please spread the word to fellow Nigerians through 9jabook - http://www.lolagoesnorth.com/
Every single vote counts and I sincerely need fellow Nigerians supporting…
Added by 9jabook.com on February 15, 2011 at 11:50am —
With $70 billion, Mubarak is world’s richest dictator Continue
With anti-government protests entering the 13th day yesterday in the North African country, the embattled 82-year-old Egyptian strongman, Hosni Mubarak, has been revealed as the world’s richest dictator.
Last week, RepublicReport broke the news that Mubarak stole between $20 and $40 billion from…
Added by 9jabook.com on February 11, 2011 at 10:06am —
AGOS — GENERAL Overseer of the Redeem Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has warned those who will be seeking political office in 2011 general elections with the aim to entrench corruption, to drop the idea, saying God would frustrate anyone who may be contesting to embezzle public funds.
He said any politician seeking political office to steal public funds to enrich himself must be frustrated by God through one way or the other, but assured those with genuine… Continue
Added by 9jabook.com on February 11, 2011 at 10:01am —
People tell lies on your online community. They tell lies to get around your policies. They tell white lies that probably don’t hurt anyone. And then they tell lies that can.
Katie Baker, a contributor over at Gawker Media sports blog Deadspin, recently penned a fascinating piece on her experience using hockey-themed Usenet groups as a teenage girl in the late 90s. The title?… Continue
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It was a narrow escape for Miss Christiana Enechejo Paul, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, after she was mistaken for an antelope and shot at by her landlord in the village of Mbube, Ogoja in northern Cross River State.
•Miss ‘Antelope’ Enechejo on her hospital bed.
P.M.NEWS gathered yesterday that Miss Enechejo, a graduate of Auchi Polytechnic serving at Comprehensive College, Mbube, was posted to Bepeh,… Continue
Added by 9jabook.com on February 10, 2011 at 8:26am —
One dead, two BRT buses burnt, as LASTMA, Okada riders clash
Some say the Fear of LASTMA is the beginning of wisdom but to okada is not erring alone but human.
As two elephants fight while lagosians suffer .
By Olasunkanmi Akoni, Evelyn Usman, Daniel Eteghe & Monsur Olowoopejo… Continue
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