Paraguayan authorities got a surprise when they raided a Brazilian drug lord's jail cell... and found a three-room luxury suite complete with library, kitchen, conference room and plasma TV.

A woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police, authorities said Friday.
Investigators say 59-year-old Linda Patricia Thompson told them she wanted to go back to prison.

UN International humanitarian aid has been suspended in northeast Nigeria after militants ambushed the convoy of aid personnel working with UNICEF, UNFPA and IOM.
The United Nations says the aid mission to Bama, in Borno State, is temporarily suspended until a review of the security situation is complete.

The Lagos State government has kick-started discussions on partnership for the development of agriculture with Niger State. The project is to boost food production and job creation for the two states and the country.

Pope Francis on Friday, July 29, 2016, walked alone through the notorious wrought-iron "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at Auschwitz-Birkenau, on a historic visit to the former Nazi death camp.

A High Court in Ijero Ekiti, Ekiti State has issued arrest warrant
against the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Jide
Awe, and three others, namely Faboro John Ojo, Aniramu Basiru and Falayi Busuyi have been declared wanted for their alleged involvement in the murder of two persons, Mr. Ayo Jeje and Mrs Juliana Adewumi in


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Health Workers Down Tools Nationwide Wednesday

Health workers are threatening to commence an indefinite strike on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, over alleged breach of agreements by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Budget Mess: Buhari Fires Director-General (Budget)

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday, February 15, 2016, approved the appointment of Mr. Tijjani Mohammed Abdullahi as the new Director-General (Budget), who replaces current Director-General (Budget), Mr.

Why Police Disrupted Gay Marriage In Abuja

On Saturday February 6, 2016 a popular hotel in Jiwa Community of Abuja, King’s Land Hotel, hosted two male guests who were there to celebrate their marriage, otherwise known as same-sex marriage.

Boko Haram Kills Two In Cameroon Military Convoy

A commanding officer and a soldier with Cameroon's military have died after their convoy hit a land mine as they returned from an anti-Boko Haram operation in Nigeria, officials said Monday, February 15, 2016.

Dangote Launches Rice Growers Scheme

President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, at the weekend flagged off his multi-billion Naira 8000 hectares of Rice Outgrowers Scheme in Hadejia, Jigawa State as part of his partnership with governments at all levels to reduce food imports.

How Female Circumcision Induces Prostitution, By Expert

By Valentine Amanze


The National President,

African Committee on Female Genital Mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), Professor Modupe Onadeko, has said that the various types of female gentile mutilation (circumcision) account

Benue Govt Gives Financial Support To Enterprise Development Centre

The Benue State Government has given financial approval for the completion of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Enterprise Development Centre for the North Central region which has so far trained over 4,000 entrepreneurs.

Bayelsa Governor, Dickson, Takes Oath Of Office


Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has offered an olive branch to the opposition political parties to join him in what he calls consolidation of his achievements of the first four years as Governor of the state.

Obafemi Martins Leaves Sounders For China

Nigeria striker, Obafemi Martins, has joined Chinese club, Shanghai Shenhua, in a multi-million dollar deal, BBC Sport can reveal.

It is Sounder at Heart's expectation that there will be no Allocation Money coming from the deal.

How Boko Haram Slaughtered 30 Men, Kidnapped Women On Valentine’s Eve In Maiduguri

Boko Haram militants killed at least 30 people during attacks on two villages over two days in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, local vigilante fighters and a local official told CNN on Saturday, February 13, 2016.


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