Genevieve Leads Stars Into Jungle As Ultimate Search Begins

After weeks of anticipation, millions of Nigerian television viewers will from this  March, 2010 be treated to another exciting moment as the maiden edition of the Gulder Ultimate Show: Celebrity Showdown hits the airwaves. The new television reality show, which will feature 10 Nigerian celebrities chosen from the music, movie and comedy industry, will have […]

Is this Man in Nigeria?

He came in the middle of the night. But that was not strange. It was not the first time President Umaru Yar’Adua would sneak into the country at night after his numerous trips abroad for medical treatment. But this time, something strange happened. The president’s return was unusually secretive. In fact, it was so clandestinely […]

‘Australian terror suspect’ escapes from Kenya police

An Australian man of Somali origin suspected of terrorism links has escaped from police custody in Kenya, local media have reported. Immigration officers reportedly arrested him earlier this month at the Busia border post in western Kenya, suspecting he had a forged passport. But he managed to escape before the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit arrived from […]

Anxiety in Abuja over new ministers

There is mounting anxiety over the new ministerial appointment in Abuja with multiple “prospective” lists flying around, touting names of ministerial nominees. “Right here on my table, I can show you three different types of these lists” a senior state house official, who spoke on condition of anonymity last night, said. He claimed that some […]

Police strips Waziri of key staff

There is a lot of confusion within Nigeria’s anti graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), with accusations and counter accusations of corruption being flung among senior operatives, following the recent recall of some police officers from the agency. Federal authorities this weekend ordered the redeployment of the senior police officers, whose ranks […]

Nigerian Dies Shortly Before Deportation Flight

A Nigerian asylum seeker has died at Zurich Airport shortly before he was due to be sent home on a special flight to Lagos. After the incident on Wednesday, the Federal Migration Office in Bern ordered a halt to the special flights and said it regretted the man’s death. The 29-year-old man, who had been […]

North warns Jonathan

The north yesterday warned Acting President Goodluck Jonathan against planning to contest the presidential election in 2011, saying there is no way such an idea will work. It also lashed out at those plotting to remove the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Vincent Ogbulafor. It said the plot will fail and […]

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