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Ibori appeals UK court conviction

Delta State former Governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, has filed an appeal in the British Court of Appeal against his 2012 conviction.

How four died in Borno suicide bombing

Four people were killed on Saturday evening when suicide bombers blew themselves up in a village on the outskirts of Maiduguri city in northeastern Nigeria, police said.

Baton Relay team arrives Nigeria in April

The Queen’s Baton Relay will commence in Lagos from April 1-5, 2017.

Wike and the Spirit of Rivers Development

By Simeon Nwakaudu


Publicise new environment law, groups tell Lagos govt

By Dallas Onyema



Civil society and grassroots stakeholders in Lagos have demanded that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode make public the controversial new environment law which he signed on March 1, 2017.

NIMASA, UK want sea time for 400 Nigerians

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in partnership with the South Shield Marine School at the South Tyneside College, South Shield, Newcastle in the United Kingdom, is to provide sea time opportunities for about 400 cadets of NIMASA’s sponsored Nigerian Seafarers Devel

Boko Haram raids Nigeria town, loot food supplies

Boko Haram Islamists have raided a town in restive northeast Nigeria, looting food supplies and burning homes after overwhelming troops, residents told AFP on Thursday.

APC ex-members visit Emeh, declare for PDP

Former members of All progressives Congress (APC)  in Ward 6 of the Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State visited Chief Emeh Gory Emeh on Monday in Port Harcourt to announce their exit from the APC and declaring support and loyalty for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Hunger: Embrace farming, Niger govt advises workers

By Ummi Ismaeel,


Niger State government has advised civil servants to embrace farming to boost agriculture in the state.

Rallying support for Catholic Bishop of Awka

By Val Obienyem


I wrote this article on the 13th of February, but unlike me I noticed the reluctance to publish it. I have the feeling that it might be misunderstood. What do I do? I am increasingly persuaded that I have a message to pass and therefore have decided to go on.