NIGERIA

Truckload Of Weapons Heading For Nigeria Seized In Ghana

Truckload Of Weapons Heading For Nigeria Seized In Ghana

Ghanaian security agents on Tuesday seized a truckload of arms and ammunition believed to be on its way to Nigeria and arrested five people, a senior police officer in Accra said yesterday. “The vehicle with Coca Cola inscription was loaded with the consignment which included pump action guns, double-barrel guns and a large quantity of cartridges,” Accra Regional Police Commander Rose Bio Atinga told Agence France Presse (AFP.) Police, acting on a tip-off, arrested two Nigerians and three Ghanaians. “After a check was conducted, we realised that the vehicle with a (Nigerian) registration number, was loaded with ammunition covered by … read more

Nigeria: Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau’s Message To Jonathan

Nigeria: Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau’s Message To Jonathan

  Video of New Boko Haram Leader Imam Abubakar Shekau The leader of Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram, Imam Abubakar Shekau, in his first video of him posted online, said recent killings of Christians were justifiable revenge attacks and President Goodluck Jonathan had no power to stop the group’s insurgency. Reuters says the 15 minute video of Abubakar Shekau posted on YouTube is similar in style to messages submitted by other Islamist groups like al Qaeda, a sign of the growing influence other jihadist movements are having on the sect. “Christians, everyone knows what they have done to us and … read more

Nigeria Loses N250billion (US$1.6 billion) To Ongoing Strike – LCCI

Nigeria Loses N250billion (US$1.6 billion) To Ongoing Strike – LCCI

The Director General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, Muda Yusuf, on Wednesday said that the country is losing a whopping N82 billion daily to the on-going strike, which started since Monday. Many economic activities in the country have been crippled by the ongoing strike which has entered its third day. Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Lagos, Mr. Yusuf said he arrived at the figure based on the country’s national output. In his words, “We have an estimated national output, which is a GDP of N30 trillion. If you estimate the daily output, … read more

Occupy Nigeria: New York Protest – Pictures

Occupy Nigeria: New York Protest – Pictures

Nigerians in New York and lovers of Nigeria on Tuesday joined in solidarity to protest against the fuel subsidy removal in Nigeria. Such protest is going on across the world. Here are some of the pictures from the protest:

Nigeria: ‘Boko Haram Members Are In Government’ – Jonathan

Nigeria: ‘Boko Haram Members Are In Government’ – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has finally commented on who he thinks members of the deadly Islamic sect (Boko Haram) are, saying the group has successfully infiltrated the three arms of government at the federal level and security agencies. He revealed this on Sunday, at a remembrance church service to mark the 2012 Armed Forces Remembrance Day. He, however vowed to stem the menace shortly. In his words, “Some of them (Boko Haram sect) are in the executive arm of government, some of them are in the parliamentary/legislative arm of government, while some of them are even in the judiciary”. “Some are … read more

Nigeria: Policemen Shoot At Protesters In Kano, 30 Wounded

Nigeria: Policemen Shoot At Protesters In Kano, 30 Wounded

At least 30 protesters have been injured and 2 killed on Monday in the fuel subsidy protest in Kano as there were sporadic gunshots by policemen, said a Red Cross official. The protest across Nigeria by Country’s labour unions and civil society groups, which earlier today appeared largely peaceful have turned bloody. The paralyzing street protests across cities of the country has left about 9 people killed and 30 injured in clashes with police in Lagos and Kano. Report says the gunshots was around the Kano State Government House, which left 30 persons injured. Two have been confirmed dead. All … read more

Win 10 Tickets to the Nigerian Idol live Auditions today

Win 10 Tickets to the Nigerian Idol live Auditions today

  This is your opportunity to win one of 10  tickets to the live recording. Please answer this question: *Who is the newest judge on Nigerian Idol Season II? Please add your name and contact details. According to information from www.nigerianidol.com, the show airs on Fridays and Sundays on the following stations. AIT : Fridays 7-7.30 pm, Sundays 5.30-7pm NTA:Saturdays 6:30pm-7pm; Sundays 3:30-5pm DBN(Lagos): Fridays 9-9:30pm; Sundays 5:30-7pm Silverbird TV (Lagos): Fridays 8:30-9pm; Sundays 8:30-10pm GALAXY TV( Lagos/Ibadan): Fridays 7:10-7:40pm; Sundays 7:10- 9pm SUPERSCREEN TV: Saturdays 2:30-3pm; Sundays 9:30-11pm SALT TV(Ebonyi); Fridays 5-5:30pm; Sundays 5:30-7pm PRTV(Jos):Fridays 7-7:30pm; Sundays2:30-4pm DBS(Asaba): Fridays … read more

Ghana To Deport Nigerian Beggars

Ghana To Deport Nigerian Beggars

Don’t you, like us, sometimes wonder when this disgrace will stop? Not only are Nigerians being banged up in jails around the world, they’re also being  beaten and shot to death like animals without a shepherd – and our government maintains blindness to all this. www.nosyrosy.com Now Nigerians are being deported from Ghana! What a shame! Can it get any lower? A Circuit Court in Ghana has ordered the deportation of five Nigerian beggars. The beggars, who are said to be blind, were arrested by the Ghana Immigration Service at the Sogakope checkpoint last Monday. The five beggars were said to … read more

Angry Nigerian Children Write Jonathan Over Blasts

Angry Nigerian Children Write Jonathan Over Blasts

1-year old baby killed at the St Theresa church bombing yesterday in Madalla By Association of Conscious Nigerian Children (ACNC) Dear Mr. President: We should say Merry Christmas but we are not your goverment, we are not in the business of deception. After almost ten hours of gathering your thoughts to speak on the bomb blasts that rocked the nation yesterday, you still fell short of your own very low standards. What did you intend to say when you said Bomb Blasts are a burden we must live with? Why do you bother to budget over a trillion for security … read more

After Surviving Auto Crash, Chika Ike Shows Love To The Needy

After Surviving Auto Crash, Chika Ike Shows Love To The Needy

  Just recently, one of top Nollywood actresses, Chika Ike was miraculously saved from an auto crash while coming from a movie location. As a way of showing appreciation to the Almighty God for saving her life from the accident, the sultry and beautiful actress recently visited the National Orthopedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos, where she made donations to patients at the hospital. Chika Ike and her entourage including her mum on Tuesday December 13th visited the National Orthopedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos, where she gave her widow’s mite to the less privileged in the society. Chika was warmly welcomed by the … read more