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

The Nigeria Olympic Committee, in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports formally commenced an awareness programme to herald the arrival of the the Queen’s Baton Relay team in Nigeria at a media briefing in Abuja.


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.

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 Development Programme (NSDP).

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.

The attack late on Wednesday happened in Magumeri, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) northwest of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri.

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).


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Sex crime that shocked a nation

Last spring I was sexually assaulted in broad daylight in Mexico City. It nearly destroyed my career, forced me to flee the country, and alienated me from society.



Father kills 16-year-old twin daughters

 Twin 16-year-old sisters and their father were shot and killed in what appears to be a murder-suicide inside their St. Charles, Illinois, home, according to reports.

Rivers govt to construct Isiokpo roads

Rivers State Government has awarded contract  for the construction of the internal roads of Isiokpo, the ancient headquarters of Ikwerre Local Government Area.

 The measure is to improve the economy of the area. 

Riv ers governor to review classification of traditional chieftaincy stools

. Constitutes panel of inquiry


By Dallas Onyema


Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has constituted an Administrative Panel of Inquiry to review the classification of traditional chieftaincy stools in the state.

How I had sex with 1,000 men – Teenager

The Roosevelt Inn in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, faces a civil lawsuit from a teenage girl who said that she was a victim of sex trafficking.


How I had sex with 1,000 men – Teenager

The Roosevelt Inn in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, faces a civil lawsuit from a teenage girl who said that she was a victim of sex trafficking.


Manchester United hit by striker crisis

 . Rooney, Martial, Rashford ruled out of Chelsea tie


Jose Mourinho's preparations for Manchester United's FA Cup quarter final against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Monday night have been plunged into chaos with his entire strike force ruled out of the game. 

Wade into UPU leadership crisis, youths beg Ibori

Urhobo youths under the eagis of Urhobo Youth Leaders Association, at the weekend urged former Delta State Governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, to wade into the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) leadership crisis.

UAE officials arrest couple over pregnancy

On January 29, a 27-year-old Ukrainian woman living in the United Arab Emirates went to the doctor after experiencing stomach cramps. What came next: a pregnancy diagnosis—and her arrest for unmarried sex, which is illegal in the UAE.


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