A delegation of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) last Thursday visited the National Assembly Complex to unveil Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, as the face of health checkups in Nigeria.
Lawyer and activist Femi Falana has indicated his support for President Goodluck Jonathan’s recent declaration of a state of emergency in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States. In an interview with SaharaTV on Saturday, Mr. Falana explained his rationale for backing the decision.
A cold war has broken out at the Kaduna State Government House over a strange power show on Saturday in Abuja in which the wife of the Deputy Governor, Mrs. Naomi Nuhu Bajoga, abruptly decamped some security operatives attached to her, leaving them to return to the State capital by commercial transportation.
Slowly but surely, the resort to ethnic preservation and protection – which is a natural outcome of deep ethnic consciousness – will continue to spread in irritating spaces like Nigeria so long as leaders wilfully deploy the principle of injustice as the principal tool of governance. Without meaning to exaggerate its disadvantage, it is this undeclared but obvious adoption of immoral and unjust system of administration, consistently enforced with the backing of security agents and hired mercenaries, which always widens the crack in a society and provokes bloody violence among its people from time to time.
Over 2000 Nigerians have fled the Nigerian State of Borno following the clash between Boko Haram and Nigerian troops in Abadam local government area of Borno North Senatorial District.
Four Ghanaian churchgoers were killed in a stampede today at Pastor TB Joshua's church service in Accra, Ghana as worshippers scrambled for "Holy Water."
The Nigerian Army has reported that displaced Boko Haram terrorists are in disarray, with a large number of them heading across some borders. Fourteen of the terrorists were confirmed dead in encounters with Nigerian troops in various battles since yesterday, and three soldiers were also killed.
Four Ghanaian churchgoers were killed today during Pastor TB Joshua's church service on Sphintex Road in Accra during a stampede as worshippers scrambled for "Holy Water ".
The Edos say “Ehemwen wÿÿ iren te gua so ihuan, ren te vbe gua ku, sokpan ukpÿ iye-ÿkhÿkhÿ ÿre ÿ ma gie iren ku iku iren vbe avan”. A cockroach knows how to sing and dance, but it is the hen who prevents it from performing its art during the day. (English)
Elevating the fallacy of the false alternative to Boko Haram insurgency, Bola Tinubu, and a few others in the Action Congress of Nigeria, believes Nigerians who welcomed President Jonathan's state of emergency in three northern states— and who think 3 years of Boko Haram's heinous activity is enough — are mediocre.
A northern politician, Tanko Yakassai, and prominent Ijaw figure, Edwin Clark, at the weekend expressed divergent views on the likely candidacy of President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election. The argument between the two men took place in Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa State.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) in collaboration with the National University Commission (NUC) on Friday arrested the sole proprietor of the Richmond Open University, Enugu, “Professor” Mazi Chris Okoro, a self-appointed “professor of journalism,” for allegedly operating an illegal institution.
The stars over Washington are lining up against President Barack Obama. Dr. Damages gives you a permutation that may turn things up in favor of Nigeria when the Messiah returns home to Africa in time for the 2015 election. While men all over the globe mourn what Angelina Jolie lost in double mastectomy, Dr. Damages is shocked by what haters cry over. He wastes no time in putting the haters in their place. In a moment of personal revelation, Dr. Damages says that the termites and maggots and crickets he ate as a kid are responsible for the screwed up way his head works.
This week on Keeping It Real, Adeola features some pictures of Nigeria before and after independence, find out if the giant or Africa is progressing or regressing.
One militant says there will be war in Nigeria if Goodluck Jonathan is not re-elected, find out why Adeola thinks he's just an empty barrel making a loud noise. Meanwhile, after President Jonathan declares a state of emergency in three states of Nigeria, Boko Haram has continued to kill.
The Nigerian military in Abuja confirms it has killed 10 members Boko Haram sect and captured 65 who sneaked into Maiduguri in Borno State after fleeing various hot spots on account of military strikes.
Years after graduating from the College of Medicine of the University of Nigeria, the 2008/2009 batch of doctors can hardly call themselves doctors, as the University has inexplicably refused to issue certificates to certify the completion of their training.
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As the Cuban missile crisis raged in October 1962; the US president sat in the White House and called the leaders of the key nations that were members of the UN Security Council to get their support for American position at the UN. The world was on the brink of a nuclear holocaust. The Russians denied everything the Americans claimed and the stage was set for a monumental nuclear confrontation. Up till this point; there was no objective evidence as to who was telling the truth; Russia or America. So it was simply a game of whose report to believe.
HEDA, the Human And Environmental Development Agenda, has called on the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to investigate the claim by five oil producing communities in Delta State and their leaders who shut down the National Assembly in protest last month that the Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke and Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) limited are involved in a N58.9 trillion shady oil.
The transition committee chairman of Ughelli South local government area of Delta State, Anthony Oviri Uto, yesterday engaged the council’s secretary, Henry Tafri, in a physical brawl over the secretary’s refusal to endorse fraudulent documents with which to embezzle 73 million naira in public funds.