Extend state of emergency to Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, others, monarch tells Jonathan
By Emma Amaize WARRI- FORMER national chairman of the Traditional Rulers of Oil Minerals Producing Communities of Nigeria, TROMPCON, HRM Charles Ayemi-Botu, has said declaration of state of emergency by President Goodluck Jonathan in only three Northern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa was not enough.
Fri May 17, 2013
Nigeria: Gunmen attack police station
Kano - Gunmen stormed a police station and a bank in a town in Nigeria's northwest, beyond a region covered by a military crackdown on an Islamist insurgency, a sign the offensive could provoke violence by smaller militant cells across the north.
Wed May 15, 2013
Follow Africa's Richest Man Into One of the Best Profit Opportunities on Earth
The 56-year old native of Kano, Nigeria is a self-made business magnate, with a net worth of more than $16 billion.
Tue May 14, 2013
Read Full Text of Jonathan's Declaration of Emergency Rule
These unfortunate events have led to needless loss of lives and property of many innocent Nigerians including members of our security forces.
Boko Haram attacks hit school attendance in Borno State
KANO, NIGERIA, 14 May 2013 - Around 15,000 children in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria, have stopped attending classes since February 2013, according to a Borno State Ministry of Education official who preferred anonymity, as Boko Haram extremists continue a wave of attacks on state schools.
Mon May 13, 2013
Electronic transactions hit N80b daily, says CBN
TOTAL value of daily electronic funds transfer in the country has risen to N80 billion, the Central Bank of Nigeria said, attributing it to the introduction of the cash-less policy and indicating the growing acceptance of the policy by Nigerians.
New Nigeria Islamist video claims attacks
Three Emiratis arrested in Tanzania after a deadly attack on a church there a week ago have been freed and are back home, a report says.
Sun May 12, 2013
Nigeria: Jonathan's Transformation Agenda Has Destroyed Nigeria - Buhari
A former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, declared on Saturday that the Federal Government lacks the competence to address the security challenges confronting the nation, noting that it is hopelessly adrift.
Sat May 11, 2013
Police service commission: Nigerians set agenda for Okiro
The appointment of former Inspector-General of Police, Sir. Mike Mbama Okiro, as the Chairman of Police Service Commission was received with excitement by Nigerians who have been clamoring for positive changes in the administration of the embattled Nigeria Police.
The agony of a mother on her cerebral palsy child
For 17 years, Mrs. Alaba Gbadebo was in agony, as she struggled to care for her son, Olaoulwa, suffering from cerebral palsy.
Fri May 10, 2013
League: Nigeria's football structure terrible - Onigbinde
With chairmen of football clubs having a running battle with the League Management Company, LMC, former Head Coach of the Super Eagles, Adegboye Onigbinde, has said that the only way football could thrive unhindered in the country was through a viable administrative structure.
Thu May 09, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
In fight against insurgents, Nigerian Army cracks down on civilians
A security man walks pass the charred remains of buses after explosions at a bus park in the northern Nigerian city of Kano March 19, 2013.
Reps summon JAMB Registrar over mass failure
BY OKEY NDIRIBE The House of Representatives Thursday summoned the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board , Prof Dibu Ojerinde, over mass failure by candidates in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination .
Gunmen from Nigeria cult kill 23 police in ambush
KANO, Nigeria: Gunmen from a shadowy cult ambushed a group of police officers in central Nigeria, killing 23 of them and then setting fire to their bodies, the state's police chief said Thursday.
Mon May 06, 2013
Students in Kano protest mass UTME failure
Hundreds of students, who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination on Monday in Kano staged a peaceful demonstration against mass failure and withholding of their results.
Sun May 05, 2013
Nigeria's Ben Enwonu holds a 'mirror' to African art at Bonhams sale in London
These seven sculptures by Ben Enwonwu, M.B.E , are estimated to sell for A 80,000 to A 120,000. Each of the signed sculptures features a figure holding a newspaper.
The Daily Star
Nigerians in violence-hit town protest curfew-induced hunger
A soldier stands on April 30, 2013 beside a house burnt during during the clash between Islamist insurgents and soldiers on April 25, 2013 in the remote northeast town of Baga, Borno State.
Sat May 04, 2013
Resolve LMC, league clubs row now, Usman tells NFF
Former Nigeria Football League, NFL board-member, Sani Usman has called on the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF to quickly resolve niggling conflict between clubs and the Nigeria League management Company.
20 killed in sectarian violence in Nigeria
KANO, Nigeria: At least 20 people were killed in violent clashes between Christian and Muslim mobs in central Nigeria's Taraba state on Friday, prompting a round-the-clock curfew, an aid worker has told AFP.
Fri May 03, 2013
Rangers will score in Angola, says Emordi
Despite the likely absence of Sunday Mba and Emeka Ezeh in today's CAF Champions League tie between Enugu Rangers and Club Recreativo Libolo in Luanda, coach Okey Emordi stated that his wards are capable of turning the tables against the Angolan side.