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Anger as Gunmen Kill 40 Students in a Night Attack in Yobe


IGP, Mohammed Abubakar

Anger Sunday trailed the killing of 40 students of College of Agriculture, Gujba, Yobe State, by gunmen suspected to belong to the outlawed Boko Haram sect.

Scores of others were also injured in the early morning raid on the college by the gunmen who attacked the institution while their victims were sleeping. (more…)


Apple overtakes Coca-cola as the most valuable brand in the world


Valuable: Apple, whose latest product launch this month is pictured, has been named the world’s top brand

Apple has overtaken Coca-Cola to become the world’s most valuable brand, according to a report released today. (more…)

Baghdad hit by wave of deadly car bombs


A series of car bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 36 people and injured more than 100, officials say.

Police say the blasts targeted markets and car parks in mainly Shia Muslim districts of the city.  (more…)

Fresh Strike: Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) declares nationwide strike

ASUPThe Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has declared a fresh nationwide strike. (more…)

Terry strike gives Chelsea draw at Tottenham as Torres gets red card

Head boy: Terry nodded in Juan Mata’s free kick to cancel out Gylfi Sigurdsson’s opener for Tottenham

TOTTENHAM 1 CHELSEA 1: John Terry ensured Jose Mourinho was not upstaged by his apprentice Andre Villas-Boas with a second-half header to earn Chelsea a share of the spoils were shared at White Hart Lane. (more…)

Lionel Messi appears in Spanish court over tax fraud

Messi dad

Lionel Messi’s father Jorge (centre) arrived at the courthouse before his son

Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi and his father have arrived at a Spanish court to face tax fraud allegations.

The 26-year-old Argentine, four times Fifa World Player of the Year, and his father Jorge Messi are accused of defrauding the authorities of more than 4m euros ($5.4m; £3.4m). (more…)



  • Lionel Messi and his father appear in Spanish court over tax fraud allegations.
  • Lawmaker suspended in Delta Assembly over misconduct
  • Edo High court Judge kidnapped few weeks after Mike Ozekhomhe’s release
  • Fashola tenders apologies over relocation of Igbos to Onitsha (more…)

2015:Ihedioha to be Imo governor

IhediohaThe Mbaise nation of Imo State has called on the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, to throw his hat in the race for governorship in 2015 without further delay. (more…)

Gunmen attack monarch, abduct wife in Enugu

kingWife of the traditional ruler of Abba- Igogoro in Igbo Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, Igwe Omale Nwogbo, Adiza, has been kidnapped by unknown persons who invaded her home. The woman was kidnapped days after some armed men invaded the palace and inflicted machete cuts on her husband before shooting at three other persons with him in his palace at about 8pm. (more…)



  • Jonathan rules out governors’ ministerial nominees
  • Senate summons Okonjo-Iweala, Ngama to explain budget performance
  • Bolt ‘would only do 200m’ in Glasgow –  Usain Bolt says he would probably only run the 200m if he decides to compete at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next year. (more…)
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