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  • Kimbanguist Church where Christmas is celebrated in May
    A cow carried on a stretcher as an offering plus a choir chanting effervescent songs of praise while a brass band plays. It could only be Christmas, Congolese style, as members of the Kimbanguist church mark their annual festival in flamboyant fashion with a massive ceremony. Entering into the joyous spirit of things, some 4,000 people […]
  • Corpers forced to sleep outside as Lagos camp becomes overcrowded
    Disturbing pictures have emerged on the social media of  National Youth Service Corps members in Lagos who have been forced to sleep outside because the camp has become overcrowded. A Facebook user by the name Aniebet Anie Udo who posted some of the pictures said they were chased out by soldiers from the registration hall which made them […]
  • Police confirm arrest of IPOB, MASSOB members in Ebonyi
    The Police in Ebonyi on Saturday confirmed the arrest of some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra in various part of the state for alleged unlawful sensitization programme. The command’s spokesman, DSP Jude Madu, said on Saturday that the arrested suspects also included members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State […]
  • Burundi orders unmarried couples to legalise relationships
    In an effort to reform morals, Burundi government has ordered all unmarried couples until the end of the year to legalise their relationships. The government gave the order on Friday follows the launch of a campaign this month by President Pierre Nkurunziza “to moralise society” in the tiny nation which for two years has been […]
  • Perm Sec aspirants to write qualifying exams in Ebonyi
     Clement Nnachi  (Abakaliki) Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has directed the State Civil Service to set written examinations to evaluate the competence of all aspirants seeking appointments as Permanent Secretaries in various Ministries in the State. Umahi issued the directive on Friday on the occasion of Ministerial Score-card/Appraisal Programme, organised by the State Government as part of activities […]
  • Chaplain removal: Ambode moves Lagos@50 Thanksgiving Service to State House
    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos has directed that Sunday’s Thanksgiving Service be moved from the Chapel of Christ the Light to the Banquet Hall of the Lagos House, Alausa. The Thanksgiving Service is to commemorate the success of Lagos State’s 50th anniversary and Ambode’s second year anniversary as governor. A statement by the state Ministry […]
  • PDP will excel in Lagos LG poll – Sheriff-led faction
    The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos, Mr Segun Adewale, has expressed confidence that the party will do well in July 22 council poll. Adewale of Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff-led PDP acknowledged that internal problems within the party had caused some setbacks, but said the party would rise above its challenges for a […]
  • Robbed of justice: How police help child kidnappers, rapists’ escape
    In this concluding part of his report on crimes against Nigerian children, KUNLE FALAYI writes on how police corruption is leading to numerous unresolved cases Today, Saturday, May 27, Nigeria celebrates children’s rights to justice and protection. But more often than not, security agencies in Nigeria allow perpetrators of crimes against children to escape justice. […]
  • Power-drunk cop hangs, beats bakery worker for being stubborn
    …collects N33,000 for bail, arraigns victim for assaulting him Kunle Falayi A bakery worker, 23-year-old Sherifat Saka, was tired on the night of May 13, 2017 as she retired to bed in the room she shared with eight others on Ifelodun Street, Amukoko area of Lagos. It was an accommodation she shared with other workers […]
  • Eagles, Corsica in 1-1 stalemate
    Super Eagles fought back from a goal down on Friday to force hosts Corsica to a 1-1 draw in a friendly staged at the Stade Francois Coty in Ajaccio. The hosts scored in the second minute, when debutant Tryonne Ebuehi, handled the ball inside his box. Mandrichi put the resultant spot kick beyond goalkeeper Ikechukwu […]

Business

  • Kimbanguist Church where Christmas is celebrated in May
    A cow carried on a stretcher as an offering plus a choir chanting effervescent songs of praise while a brass band plays. It could only be Christmas, Congolese style, as members of the Kimbanguist church mark their annual festival in flamboyant fashion with a massive ceremony. Entering into the joyous spirit of things, some 4,000 people […]
  • Corpers forced to sleep outside as Lagos camp becomes overcrowded
    Disturbing pictures have emerged on the social media of  National Youth Service Corps members in Lagos who have been forced to sleep outside because the camp has become overcrowded. A Facebook user by the name Aniebet Anie Udo who posted some of the pictures said they were chased out by soldiers from the registration hall which made them […]
  • Police confirm arrest of IPOB, MASSOB members in Ebonyi
    The Police in Ebonyi on Saturday confirmed the arrest of some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra in various part of the state for alleged unlawful sensitization programme. The command’s spokesman, DSP Jude Madu, said on Saturday that the arrested suspects also included members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State […]
  • Burundi orders unmarried couples to legalise relationships
    In an effort to reform morals, Burundi government has ordered all unmarried couples until the end of the year to legalise their relationships. The government gave the order on Friday follows the launch of a campaign this month by President Pierre Nkurunziza “to moralise society” in the tiny nation which for two years has been […]
  • Perm Sec aspirants to write qualifying exams in Ebonyi
     Clement Nnachi  (Abakaliki) Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has directed the State Civil Service to set written examinations to evaluate the competence of all aspirants seeking appointments as Permanent Secretaries in various Ministries in the State. Umahi issued the directive on Friday on the occasion of Ministerial Score-card/Appraisal Programme, organised by the State Government as part of activities […]
  • Chaplain removal: Ambode moves Lagos@50 Thanksgiving Service to State House
    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos has directed that Sunday’s Thanksgiving Service be moved from the Chapel of Christ the Light to the Banquet Hall of the Lagos House, Alausa. The Thanksgiving Service is to commemorate the success of Lagos State’s 50th anniversary and Ambode’s second year anniversary as governor. A statement by the state Ministry […]
  • PDP will excel in Lagos LG poll – Sheriff-led faction
    The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos, Mr Segun Adewale, has expressed confidence that the party will do well in July 22 council poll. Adewale of Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff-led PDP acknowledged that internal problems within the party had caused some setbacks, but said the party would rise above its challenges for a […]
  • Robbed of justice: How police help child kidnappers, rapists’ escape
    In this concluding part of his report on crimes against Nigerian children, KUNLE FALAYI writes on how police corruption is leading to numerous unresolved cases Today, Saturday, May 27, Nigeria celebrates children’s rights to justice and protection. But more often than not, security agencies in Nigeria allow perpetrators of crimes against children to escape justice. […]
  • Power-drunk cop hangs, beats bakery worker for being stubborn
    …collects N33,000 for bail, arraigns victim for assaulting him Kunle Falayi A bakery worker, 23-year-old Sherifat Saka, was tired on the night of May 13, 2017 as she retired to bed in the room she shared with eight others on Ifelodun Street, Amukoko area of Lagos. It was an accommodation she shared with other workers […]
  • Eagles, Corsica in 1-1 stalemate
    Super Eagles fought back from a goal down on Friday to force hosts Corsica to a 1-1 draw in a friendly staged at the Stade Francois Coty in Ajaccio. The hosts scored in the second minute, when debutant Tryonne Ebuehi, handled the ball inside his box. Mandrichi put the resultant spot kick beyond goalkeeper Ikechukwu […]

Topix

  • Nigeria: Govt Bans Repatriation of Bodies to Stem Ebola Scourge

    The Federal Government has banned the repatriation of human remains into the country in a bid to prevent the importation of infectious ailments following the recent outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo . The embargo was placed yesterday on the heels of the transportation into the country by an airline, Kenya Airways, of a dead Nigerian from Kinshasha.

  • Nigeria police promotes 7 senior officers

    The Nigeria Police on Friday promoted and decorated seven senior officers with their new ranks at the Zone 2 Police Command in Lagos. Cross section of Armoured Personnel Carriera distributed to the State Mobile Police Force by the Administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola.

  • Equatorial Guinea lauds Nigeria's role in joining OPEC

    Mr Gabriel Lima, the Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, has lauded Nigeria's role in its recent admittance into the Organisation of Petroleum Countries . Lima said this in a statement released in Abuja on Friday by the Director, Press, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mr Idang Alibi.

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