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Jan 1966 Coup: Ironsi detained me over Balewa's, Okotie-Eboh's...
Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Babankowa, in his late '70s, was a police commissioner. In this interview, Babankowa recounts how he led an operation during the January 1966 coup to discover the bodies of the Prime Minister, Sir Tafawa Balewa, his Finance Minister, Chief Okotie Eboh, and other members of the federal cabinet who the coup makers had taken to ... (more)
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Ghana and Nigeria trade union forge unity
Ghana and Nigeria trade unions in the construction industry have decided to jointly adopt a strategy to develop the skills of their members for increased productivity and also pursue their rights.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
In Nigeria, Miracles Compete With Modern Medicine
An assistant pastor at Celestial Church of Christ leads the congregation in a bout of "deliverance"-prayer against spiritual attacks.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
At 80, the voyage continues for J.P. Clark
Notable Nigerians trouped out en-masse last week to celebrate one of their own, a literary giant whose works have contributed immensely to the development of Nigeria and beyond, in the person of Emeritus Professor JP Clark-Bekederemo who turned 80. Prof.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
West African Universities Hold Speech Competition On Money Laundering
The maiden inter-universities speech contest on Impact of Money Laundering/Terrorist Financing on Economics of West Africa, organized by the Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa , was held last week in Accra.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Firm Plans Expansion of Internet Service to Ibadan, Kaduna, Kano
"The experience of the consumers have been very exciting; the speed that the consumer is getting, the reliability of service that is available and the experience on the devices that the consumer is having are all really very satisfactory and quite good," Ojha noted in his statement.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Ile-Ife existed before birth of Jesus Christ, Oyo town - Ooni of Ife
Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade said yesterday in Ibadan that Ile-Ife had been in existed over 10,000 years before the birth of Jesus Christ, and even before Oyo town, warning people against distortion of history.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
I Never Dreamt Of Seeing People In Hell - Pastor Adeboye
General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, yesterday, rubbished stories he had a dream and saw some people in hell, saying he never had such dream.
My encounter with the 'devil', by CAC Pastor Adeniyi
By Olasunkanmi Arowolo Pastor Augustine Afolabi Adeniyi is the General Overseer of Christ Apostolic Church, Egbe, Ikotun, Lagos.
NBA Chairman wants life imprisonment for rapists
Mr Oluseun Abimbola, the Chairman of Ibadan chapter of the Nigeria Bar Association , has advocated life imprisonment for rapists.
Ooni: 'It's Better For Our Children To Attend Private University Than Govt-Owned Institutions'
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade Olubuse II, was among dignitaries conferred with honorary doctorate degrees on Friday by private university, Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Former Nigerian President Obasanjo's Letter to President Goodluck Jonathan
Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo and the People's Democratic Party's vice presidential candidate Goodluck Jonathan speak during a PDP presidential campaign rally in Ibadan, March 8, 2007.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Alaafin, Arisekola endorse Ajimobi for second term
The coast is becoming clearer for the second term bid of Governor Abiola Ajimobi as the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and the business tycoon, Alhaji Abdul Azeez Arisekola-Alao have given their support to the governor.
Nigeria's Jonathan told not to stand in 2015 by mentor Obasanjo
In this 2007 file photo, Nigeria's then President Olusegun Obasanjo and the People's Democratic Party's vice presidential candidate Goodluck Jonathan speaks during a PDP presidential campaign rally in Ibadan REUTERS/Sunday Aghaeze ABUJA, Dec 12 - One of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's predecessors and mentors has turned against him, penning ... (more)
Nigeria: Govt, ASUU Sign MOU to End Five-Month Strike
The federal government and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will end the over five-month-old face-off between both parties.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
CONFAB resolutions must be based on concensus, not voting
Yesterday the participants stated that the modalities for the national dialogue must originate from the communities.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Five babies delivered at ongoing Holy Ghost Congress
Mrs. Ruth Kehinde Posu, 25, leaves at New Site around Festac Town in Lagos. She is a member of Living Faith Ministry aka Winners Chapel and was particularly keen on going the current convention of the church at Ota because there was no money for such a venture.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
It's Overflow time at RCCG Congress
THE Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has perfected plans to host the most exciting Holy Spirit-charged festival that will feature exhilarating music ministration, seminars and teachings often laced with loads of miracles and life-imparting prophecies.
2015: JP Clark to Jonathan's Opponents: Produce one-term agreement with Mr. President
WHEN erudite and iconic poet, Professor JP Clark, came downstairs into his expansive sitting room that could pass for an arts-gallery, on Thursday evening, for an interview with Sunday Vanguard, he could have been mistaken for a 60-year old man.