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Word is reaching us that fire has broken out at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos. All workers and passengers have been evacuated and fire fighters are on the scene. The cause of the fire is yet to be confirmed though some reports have it as electrical and it's...
There has been so much controversy over the gender of Gold medalist Caster Semenya ever since she won the 800m sprint by a large margin in the World Championships on thursday. The Parents of the sprinter have protested such accusation, with her dad saying "That is my little girl." Her...
A lot of girls bleach. some men do too, and a lot of them deny it, but it's very obvious that skin bleaching is a problem in Africa, and as pertains to us, Nigeria. BattaBox (the folks that brought you the "how many boyfriends can a girl have" video) run...
Multiple sources have it that Boko Haram, the deadly sect waging an insurgency against the state have killed 32 people in Borno State, and kidnapped an additional 185 women and children.   Boko Haram kidnapped 185 women and children, killed 32 people in raid this week, Nigerians say. http://t.co/d4Wnlq9oPZ — CNN Breaking...
Another explosion has occurred at a church in Jos, Plateau State. This being the second bomb in less than two weeks occurred at an ECWA Church branch in Tudun Wada, Angwan yashi. The church is however not far from the Federal secretariat in Jos. According to an eye witness, the bomb...
CRISA has urged the youth to stop abusing alcohol and drugs. Read statement from CRISA here: The perceived hardships in in our todays realities may be responsible for the abuse of psychoactive substances such as cocaine, heroin and cannabis ( Indian hemp). More popular in recent times usage are pharmaceutical substances...
What have you lost? Text Flood to 35388 to help with the Flood Relief and Rehabilitation Process. You would have lost 3seconds and N100. Let's loose N100 to help a flood victim. Text now.
A lot of Nigerians do not know that Nigeria is a secular state and they are also not aware that the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria does not require that Buhari take his oath of office by swearing with the Quran. The drafters of the constitution made...
In the latest video from Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, who the Nigerian govt had said was dead, speaks on the alleged ceasefire with the government, and also talks about the abducted girls from Chibok. The missing girls have now been gone for almost 7 months. Speaking in his native Hausa,...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is prepared to declare ex-Borno state governor, Ali-Modu Sheriff wanted for failing to honour the commission’s invitation. Mr. Sheriff who was to appear before the anti-graft agency for questioning on allegations of “misappropriation, embezzlement of funds and abuse of office while he...
The Nigerian army are winning the war against Boko Haram as the troops arrested a suspected financier of the extremist sect, as reported by the Army on Tuesday. In a statement released by the Nigerian army spokesperson, Col. Sani Usman, he said; “The suspect a native of Ngurosoye came from Shuari...
It always almost seems like when these sort of rankings are published,Nigeria is on the tail end of it. Either the poorest country, or worst place to live, it's a reoccurring theme for Nigeria. The Economic Intelligence Unit, a sister company of The Economist magazine recently released results of its...
2014 starts off with controversy for the Aso Rock as a Kenyan journalist has stated that the president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan arrived in Kenya with 7 private jets. Yes, 7 private jets. Here is the video clip of the journalist saying it. In the clip she stated "We were...
In a news report by Punch Nigeria, airstrikes against Boko Haram commenced in Sambisa forest on Monday. The Nigeria military action started with Nigerian Air Force pilots carrying out airstrikes on the dreaded forest. The report read; "The military has started the operation in the Sambisa Forest; the operation started on...
the 31-year-old striker Emmanuel Adebayor was in the news last year for allegedly calling his mother a witch and kicking her out of his house and his other family members also accused him of not taking care of them. The footballer took time to carefully reveal all that happened...

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