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Saturday, 12-27-14, 10:19Protesters March for Abducted Chibok Girls[Daily Trust]The #BBOG group yesterday reiterated their demand that the Chibok schoolgirls be rescued as they staged a peaceful march around Abuja city. read more...
Friday, 12-26-14, 5:07Passengers Stranded After Christmas Fare Hikes[Premium Times]Hundreds of passengers were on Thursday stranded at the two domestic Lagos airports over hike in fares by airline operators. read more...
Thursday, 12-25-14, 15:17Suicide Bomber Blames Her Father[Premium Times]A 13-year-old female suicide bomber, arrested after failing to detonate her deadly belt as two of her colleagues did at Kano's Kwari textile market two weeks ago, has narrated how she was handed by her father to suspected Boko Haram jihadists, who indoctrinated her and others to carry out mass killings. read more...
Thursday, 12-25-14, 15:13Borno, Yobe Impose Travel Bans Over Boko Haram[Independent (Lagos)]Abuja -All vehicular movement in Nigeria's North-eastern state of Borno has been banned from Christmas eve to Sunday morning to prevent attacks by militant Islamists, the army has said. read more...
Wednesday, 12-24-14, 12:21Xmas - FG's Workers Worry Over Unpaid December Salary[Daily Trust]Less than 24 hours to the Christmas, majority of civil servants are yet to receive their December salaries, Daily Trust findings showed last night. read more...
Wednesday, 12-24-14, 10:11FG - ISIS in Nigeria to Recruit Fighters[This Day]Abuja -The federal government has warned that agents of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are scouting in the country to recruit Nigerian youths as fighters for the terrorist group. read more...
Tuesday, 12-23-14, 11:15Former Army Chief Sues Over Boko Haram Sponsorship Claim[Premium Times]A former Chief of Army Staff, Azubuike Ihejirika, has instituted a suit at the Abuja High Court against the Australian hostage negotiator, Stephen Davies, who accused him of sponsoring Boko Haram insurgency in the North East Nigeria. read more...
Tuesday, 12-23-14, 6:09How to Lose the Presidential Elections Four Times[Premium Times]If one were to decode the guiding principle of Muhammadu Buhari's presidential ambitions, it would be this: "If at first you don't succeed, don't give up until you have failed three more times on the trot." Nigerians don't want Muhammadu Buhari to be our president. We have said this repeatedly since 1999. But Buhari simply refuses to take "No" for an answer. When is he finally going to get the message that an overwhelming majority of Nigerians don't want him? read more...
Tuesday, 12-23-14, 5:09Jonathan Vs Buhari - May the Best Man for 21st Century Nigeria Win[Vanguard]First and foremost, what do I mean by 21st century Nigeria? The word 21st century is now ubiquitous and superfluous in any political and economic dialogue but its significance have not diminished nor become pliable. read more...
Monday, 12-22-14, 13:13Bitter Truths About Economy the Govt Doesn't Want You to Know[Premium Times]As is well known, available figures, statistics and ratings show that the Nigerian economy has consistently maintained an unprecedented growth rate of 6-7 per cent under the Jonathan administration. They also show that the Nigerian economy is now the leading economy in Africa and the 26th largest in the world, with a gross domestic product of over $500 billion per annum. read more...


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