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WORLD NEWS: White House Releases Bin Laden Documents

A selection from more than 6,000 pages documents seized during the May 1, 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden have been released on Thursday by West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center on the orders of the White House, giving the public a...
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ACN To PDP: Stop Using Religion To Destabilise South-West

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has warned the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) against playing the religious card in its desperate attempt to destabilise the South-west, saying the consequences of such a misadventure would be too grave...
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Niger Releases 161 Anti-Fuel Subsidy Rioters From Prison After 3 Months

After over three months incarceration, the Niger State Government has announced the release of 161 persons arrested and charged  in connection with the January 2012 fuel subsidy induced riots in the state. The Attorney General and Commissioner...

Fuel Subsidy Scam: We’ll Prosecute Culprits Through Due Process

The Federal Government yesterday restated that it would prosecute those found culpable in the report of the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy scam. In a press statement signed by the attorney-general of the federation...
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Malian Troops Hold Nigerian Footballers Hostage

Players and officials of Sunshine Stars of Akure got the shock of their lives when Malian soldiers stormed their hotel room in Bamako under the guise of searching for rebels. Some players of the CAF Champions League representatives were said...
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The Secret Cure To Baldness, Grey Hair

It may not be the most handsome of creatures. But this mouse – or more specifically its bristly tuft of hair – could hold the remedy for baldness and going grey, scientists claim. They have worked out how to use stem cells to create pigmented...
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Governor Oshiomhole’s Private Secretary Assassinated In Benin

Comrade Olaitan Oyerinde, the Principal Private Secretary to Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, was Thursday night trailed by gunmen and shot dead at his residence in Benin. A statement from the Special Adviser on media affairs to the governor,...
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NYSC tasks corps members on security in Taraba

AUTHORITIES of the National Youth Services Corps (NYSC) in Taraba State yesterday asked all corps members serving in the state to keep away from their places of primary assignments and stay indoors. In a text message sent to all corps members...
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Court fixes July 5 for ruling in EFCC’s suit against Lagos Speaker

JUDGE Okechukwu Okeke of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division, yesterday fixed July 5 to determine whether or not the Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, will be let off the hook over corruption charges...
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‘Nigerian women, young girls are in dire straits’

BRITISH Council Nigeria has presented the ‘Gender in Nigeria Report 2012’, highlighting the worrisome plights of about 80.2 million women and adolescent girls in the country. The report, which focused on issues and policies aimed at improving...