An official of the dreaded Lagos State Traffic Management Agency was forced to act in a tragic drama on Thursday. The setting of the drama is the Third Mainland Bridge while the playwright
is an expatriate whose appearance suggested he was an Asian. Photo:Recent Unfortunate lastma official battered by Navy .
At the Obalende end of the bridge, some LASTMA officials were stopping and passing some… Continue
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I think he should have built the biggest hospital in America .As if they dont have enough hospitals in America.
Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State has commissioned one of
the biggest hospitals in Brooklyn built by a Nigerian, Photo Dr Ifeanyi Obiakor. and Peter Obi
He called on other Nigerians in Diaspora to think home and help in the development of the country.
A statement by Obi’s Special Adviser on Media, Val… Continue
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Maybe they should have invited Fifty Cent to make it all fifty
President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday launched the redesigned N50 commemorative note and non-circulating coins to mark the 50 years of Nigeria as an independent state.
The ceremony took place during the Federal Executive Council's special session at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
The President commended the Central Bank of Nigeria for its efforts at… Continue
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Seven former U.S. Air Force personnel gathered in Washington Monday to recount UFO sightings over nuclear weapons facilities in decades past – accounts that a UFO researcher says show extraterrestrial beings are
interested in the world’s nuclear arms race and may be sending humans a
At a news conference at the National Press Club, the six former officers and one ex-enlisted man recalled either personal sightings or reports from subordinates and others of… Continue
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True Or False ? Did a Taxi Driver Hit Jonathan’s Car
Ekene Ezechukwu, Abuja .A taxi driver who rammed into the car conveying President Goodluck Jonathan on his official duty may have experienced hell on earth, in the hands of law enforcement officers who detained him for several months and charged him to court for what they termed attempted murder..
Mr. Ameh Onyeke, a taxi driver within the FCT, was dragged to a Gwagwalada… Continue
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A 21 year old man, Elijah Adisa, who was .accused of sodomising teenagers for ritual purposes., narrowly escaped being lynched by a mob at Amai Street, Amukoko, on Thursday morning.… Continue
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Brimming with life, playful and illustrative, Nigerian Pidgin English lends itself well to creativity, evolving quickly and readily borrowing from current events.
A World Cup blunder by Nigerian player Sani Kaita briefly spawned the word "Kaitalistic" to mean catastrophic and the frequent acts of kidnapping in Nigeria has popularized the term "Colombia people" to describe the perpetrators on Nigeria's first pidgin station Wazobia 95.1 FM.
"American Presido say time don… Continue
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Unknown gunmen, suspected to be hired assassins, on Sunday, killed a medical doctor, Stanley Uche, the proprietor of… Continue
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Death of telecom engineers worsens security challenges
The BTS sites in Aba, Abia State where six personnel staff were killed. Photo courtesy: MTN
Professionals in the telecommunication sector have frowned at the killing of six staff of MTN Nigeria at the firm’s Base Transceiver Station (BTS) site… Continue
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The Independent National Electoral Commission said yesterday that it will need more time to conduct next year’s elections. The Commission has for a while bemoaned the fact that the new electoral act does not give it adequate time to arrange for credible polls.Photo:Inec Boss
After a two-day retreat in Calabar, Cross River State, the commission said it shall explore legal ways to get the additional time it required. A statement by Paul… Continue
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ATIKU,UTOMI,OKOTIE, who else?: Interesting analysis..lol..enjoy Continue
WHY AFRICA IS 25 YEARS BEHIND THE DEVELOPED WORLD.....
Abdulai Wade 83year
Hosni Mubarak ( Egypt ) age 82
Robert Mugabe ( Zimbabwe ) age 86
Hifikepunye Pohamba ( Namibia ) age 74
Rupiah Banda ( Zambia age 73
Mwai Kibaki ( Kenya age 71
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ( Liberia ) age…
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Many years ago, I found myself in Nsugbe as a student of the community’s famous College of Education. By the way, Nsugbe is a quiet town in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State. As an agrarian community, the people love farming.
They also do a little of fishing because of their proximity to the River Niger. I still feel the warmth of those good days anytime I remember the Otite Yam Festival which holds around this time every year. Usually, people would come from far… Continue
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Residents of Mfensi-Adankwaame in the Atwima Nwabiagya District of the Ashanti region were shocked on the dawn of Sunday August 1, 2010, when a man allegedly killed his wife..
Kwabena Gyamfi, a hunter, allegedly shot and killed his: wife, Linda Osei aka 'Madwoa', in their room with a locally-manufactured gun.Photo:Left African Hunter with Gun and kids looking on
,Late Osei Linda… Continue
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Story From Next
: Photo a sorry looking "confesssed" Own Family Murderere Baba … Continue
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The youngest child of late reggae star Bob Marley has pleaded guilty to a drug charge after police caught her growing marijuana in her Pennsylvania home, her lawyer said.
Makeda Marley pleaded guilty on Tuesday to two charges, including manufacture of a controlled substance, after police were called to her West Chester, Continue
Pennsylvania home for a dispute two years ago and discovered almost a
dozen marijuana plants in the basement, her lawyer Thomas…
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Nigerian billionaire businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has donated $2 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help the survivors of the devastating floods in Pakistan.
The aid was made through the Dangote Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dangote Industries Limited, West Africa's leading manufacturing conglomerate.
“The Dangote Foundation and the entire management and staff of Dangote Industries Limited feel a real need to make a modest contribution to… Continue
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Suspected members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, yesterday evening attacked the Bauchi central prison and set the place ablaze and freed members of the sect who were jailed there following last year’s unrest. Other prisoners were also reportedly released by the sect members.
The prison is close to the palace, and the emir of Bauchi, Muhammadu Rilwanu Suleyman Adamu, reportedly went into hiding shortly after the start of the exchange of gunfire between the assailants, men of… Continue
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Carlos Slim Helu (Carlos Slim), a telecom tycoon and billionaire with well-known frugal tendencies, has a net worth of $60.6 billion, according to Forbes. Assuming no changes in his net worth, he could spend $1,150 a minute for the next 100 years before he ran out of money. To put this in perspective, he could spend in 13 minutes what a minimum-wage earner brings home after an entire year of the daily grind.
Granted, the world's billionaires (all 1,011 of them) are in the… Continue
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