Terrorism should end by December – Council of State

Posted by - July 31, 2014

Members of the Council of State rose from an emergency meeting on Thursday with a resolution to support President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure that the current spate of terrorism in parts of the country ends before December. They also resolved to put an end to all discriminatory practices in states including the registration and “deportation”

Boko Haram burns 5 churches, issues threat letter

Posted by - July 31, 2014

No fewer than five churches in Kwajaffa, Tashan Alade and other communities in Hawul Local Government Area of Borno were on Wednesday set ablaze by suspected Boko Haram terrorists. Hawul, a predominantly Christian community in southern part of the state also shares local boundary with Garkida town of Adamawa state which came under attack by

Jonathan names Abba new Inspector-General of police

Posted by - July 31, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday named an Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, the new Inspector-General of Police. Abba, who until his appointment, was the AIG in charge of Zone 7, takes over from Muhammed Abubakar, who proceeded on statutory retirement on Thursday. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati,

15 feared killed as gunmen sack Rivers communities

Posted by - July 31, 2014

No fewer than 15 persons were feared killed in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State by some rampaging gunmen. The gunmen, numbering about 12, stormed seven communities in the local government area and opened fire on unsuspecting persons. It was gathered that the assailants, who were all armed with AK-47 rifles, rode into the

Four arrested over Senator mother’s kidnap

Posted by - July 31, 2014

Four suspects have been arrested by the police in Bayelsa State in connection with the abduction ofMadam Fiorentina, the 90-year-old mother of Senator Emmanuel Paulker. It was learnt that some of the suspects had confessed to the crime and were helping security agencies to track the whereabouts of the nonagenarian. The Bayelsa State Government on

Blessing Okagbare wins Commonwealth women 200m gold

Posted by - July 31, 2014

Nigeria’s sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare yesterday won the women 200m gold at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. She clocked 22.25 seconds to confirm forecasts that the sprints medals were hers for the taking. She had earlier on Monday won the gold in the women 100m with 10.85 seconds, setting games record while beating

Gaza school attack by Israel is unacceptable – US

Posted by - July 31, 2014

The US has said the shelling of a UN shelter in Gaza is “totally unacceptable and totally indefensible”. In its strongest criticism yet of Israel’s offensive in the Palestinian territory, the US – Israel’s closest ally – also said the civilian casualties were “too high”. It urged Israel to do more to protect civilian life.

Sony’s profits jump on sales of PS4

Posted by - July 31, 2014

 Sony has reported better-than-expected profit for the first quarter, helped by robust sales of its PS4 gaming console and a weak Japanese currency. Net profit was 25.7bn yen ($250m; £148m) in the three months to June 30, up from 3.1bn yen a year ago. Sales at its gaming console division rose almost 96 per cent during the

2Face and Juliet Ibrahim Caught on Camera

Posted by - July 31, 2014

In as much as 2Face is ‘feared’ around ladies, he did not marry secretly. And when Juliet Ibrahim released the statement on her divorce, many had been on alert to see who the cap will fit. Speculation on the other hand indicates that 2Face could be wearing the cap following a comment @Julietibrahim on instagram:

Find That Woman and Set Her Free… Tourism ambassador, Tarmar Awobotu Begs

Posted by - July 31, 2014

International model, Tourism ambassador, Miss tourism ogun state 2004, and Winner Top model worldwide 2012, Tarmar Awobotu, has taken to her page to give words of solace to the down trodden in the society. According to her, no matter what anybody goes through in life, they should always remember there is someone they can always