Blair pelted with eggs at Dublin book signing – Reuters

Three people were arrested after protesters threw eggs and shoes at former British Prime Minister Tony Blair when he arrived to sign copies of his memoir at a bookshop in Dublin on Saturday, national broadcaster RTE said. No injuries were reported and the missiles did not hit Blair. Some of the 200 activists who had […]

Islam and Terrorism

One of the unfortunate characteristics of the times we live in is the overwhelming presence of violence in our societies. Whether it is a bomb going off in a tube station, or the hijacking of an aircraft where innocent people are held at ransom to achieve political ends, we live in an age, where the […]

North Warns Jonathan Against Use of EFCC

THE Adamu Ciroma Northern Political Leaders Forum (NPLF), otherwise known the “G15” has warned President Goodluck Jonathan against his alleged plan to use the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to hound state governors who are perceived to be opposed to his ambition to remain in office. They posited that such attitide suggested a desperation […]

FG Takes Over LAUTECH

FOLLOWING the management crisis that had rocked the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, for about four months, the proprietors, Oyo and Osun State governments, have said they can no longer continue to own the university as a joint venture. Accordingly, the Federal Government is to take over the management of the university. Already, […]

NAFDAC nabs illegal Cameroonian ‘medical team’ in P/Harcourt

Five illegal Cameroonian immigrants have been nabbed by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) for allegedly operating illegal clinics in churches and other unregistered premises in Port Harcourt. The arrested persons were identified as Mr. Cyril Monye, Margaret Onguene, Mr. Henry Eki Bsong, Awana Marc, Tedio Mana and Nyong Virgile. […]

Nigeria Becomes Africa’s Largest Online Audience And 10th Largest In The World

Nigeria is the largest online audience on the African Continent and the 10th largest in the world. This was disclosed by Idaresit managing Director of Wild Fusion, while answering questions on the way forward for digital marketing in Nigeria, he disclosed that a new statistics as posted by the International Telecoms Union (ITU), shows that […]

ANAMBRA ELECTION TRIBUNAL DISQUALIFIES SELF

The Anambra State Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka, yesterday, disqualified itself from further hearing on petitions arising from the February 6, 2010 governorship polls in the state. This is sequel to the application brought before it by the governorship candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the poll, Dr. Chris Ngige. Urging […]

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