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  1. Irresponsibility of Nigerian politicians dragged us backward - MohammedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Vanguard

    Second Republic lawmaker, Dr Junaid Mohammed, in this interview said the waywardness and irresponsibility of the Nigerian political class dragged Nigeria backward. He also said for Nigeria to make headway, there must be elite political consensus.


  2. Still on same-sex union and the stand of The Catholic Bishops'...Read the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | Nigeriaworld

    Those who oppose the same-sex union are now being perceived as 'enemies', because they do not support such a cause. It is not surprising that Most Rev Ignatius Ayau Kaigama, the Archbishop of Jos and the President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria together with his colleagues in the Conference, have been black-listed into that category of people and therefore have become the subject of attacks for their uncompromising stand on the sanctity of marriage and family life.


  3. Buhari tasks tertiary institutions on fight against corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Vanguard

    Jos-President Muhammadu Buhari has urged tertiary institutions in the country to join hands with him in the fight against corruption, so youths could imbibe the virtues of truth, honesty and trust before completing their studies. President Buhari also charged universities in the country to introduce courses that would teach moral and leadership roles to serve as standard for fighting corruption, adding that doing that would ensure perfect governance structures at all levels.


  4. Nigeria celebrates end of polio spreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | USA Today

    Nigeria celebrates end of polio spread Children receive polio vaccination in Kaduna, Nigeria, December 2012. Check out this story on Artificial led support maker Habila Haruna speaks at the Beautiful Gate Handicapped People's Center in Jos, Nigeria.


  5. NBC secures N34b fund for digital switchoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | Vanguard

    By Emeka Aginam LAGOS-Although Nigeria could not meet the June 17, 2015 deadline of transiting to digital terrestrial broadcasting set by the International Telecommunications Union, there are positive signals that the transition is possible. Reasons : The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Emeka Mba in a press conference yesterday disclosed that the Commission had secured 34 billion naira slightly less than 50% of the initial estimated budget of seventy billion naira.


  6. Mapua brings down Letran for 5th straight winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines The Mapua Institute of Technology Cardinals held off a last-minute rally by the Letran College Knights to register an 82-77 victory and rack up their fifth win in a row in the NCAA Season 91 men's basketball tournament Tuesday at the Arena in San Juan. Allwell Oraeme was a dominant force for the Cardinals as he tallied 18 points, a career-high 30 rebounds, three assists, and three blocks, while three other players scored in double-digits.


  7. 10 pupils dead after school building collapsed in NigeriaRead the original story

    Monday Sep 14 | Xinhuanet

    Ten pupils have so far been confirmed dead following the collapse of a school building in Nigeria's city of Jos, capital of the central Plateau State, local authorities said Monday. At least 21 pupils are injured and receiving treatment at a state-run specialist hospital in the Nigerian city, Mohammed Abdulsalam, a spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency, said.


  8. Nigeria: Clergy Conduct More Funerals than WeddingsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 14 | WorthyNews

    A clergyman in Plateau state, Nigeria, told protestors that during the last 15 years he has conducted more funerals than weddings, according to Morning Star News. Addressing hundreds of demonstrators at the Plateau House of Assembly on Aug. 31, the Rt.


  9. Nigeria: Jos - the Decline of Tin MiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 13 |

    Jos, popularly called the Tin City in Africa used to be one of the largest mining sites. In this report, ACHOR ABIMAJE writes that the once lucrative trade History has it that tin mining was discovered around 1700 to 1750 in Kasa bear a river channel in Jos.


  10. Making a scape goatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 6 | Vanguard

    IN seizing power from General Gowon ,the then Military ruler, General Murtala Ramat Muhammed told the nation on July 30 1975 that: "this Government will not tolerate indiscipline. The Government will not condone abuse of office".


  11. Pam, UN Investigator: How Nigeria can win anti - corruption warRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 5 | Vanguard

    I brahim James Pam, a Nigerian, educated by the British government under its Chevening Scholarship Programme at the London School of Economics, and currently works as the Resident Investigator for the United Nations in South Sudan, is an expert in the criminal justice system. He had previously worked as Chief Legal Officer with the Nigerian Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, Chief Investigator with the African Development Bank and the International Criminal Court at The Hague, helping to develop instruments for checking financial crimes in many parts of the world.


  12. Nigerian prelate backs leader's anti-corruption effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Catholic World News

    The president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, has lent his support to President Muhammadu Buhari's anti-corruption efforts. "Corruption has done us very deadly harm as a nation, and has messed up the lives of most Nigerians," said Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos.


  13. Saido Berahino threatens to go on strike after laying into Jer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Daily Star

    And the 22-year-old seemed to suggest he would down tools after being denied the chance to head for London. "Sad how I can't say exactly how the club has treated me," he tweeted.


  14. Nigeria arrests Boko Haram commander linked with suicide attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Nigeria's secret police yesterday said it had arrested notable Boko Haram suspects, including a key commander, linked with several suicide attacks across the country. The Department of State Services said in a statement that Usman Shuiabu known as Money and other frontline members of the hardline Islamist group were picked up in Lagos, Kano, Plateau, Enugu and Gombe states between July and August.


  15. Nigeria's security agency says arrested 20 suspected Boko Haram chiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    Nigeria's security agency said on Sunday it had made significant breakthroughs in the fight against Boko Haram and arrested 20 prominent members of the militant Islamist group accused of orchestrating several deadly attacks. The Department of State Services said 20 "notable commanders and frontline members" of the jihadist group had been arrested in Lagos, Kano, Plateau, Enugu and Gombe states between July 8 and Aug. 25 this year.


  16. Nigeria seeks to boost wheat exports, decrease importsRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | World-Grain

    Nigeria plans to boost its wheat output and cut imports by half by 2017 as farmers ramp up production of two new strains that thrive well in warmer climates, according to the country's Lake Chad Research Institute as reported by Bloomberg News. Two wheat varieties released to farmers since 2014 can produce from 3.5 tonnes to 6.5 tonnes per hectare and could grow with rain water or irrigation, Oluwasina Olabanji, executive director of the institute based in the Nigerian northeastern city of Maiduguri, said in an e-mailed response to questions on Aug. 24. Previous strains had maximum output per hectare of 4 tonnes for irrigated farms and 2.5 tonnes per hectare for those using rain water.


  17. Buhari's probe and the monstrosity of corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Vanguard

    FROM independence in 1960 till today, Nigeria has been turning out 99.9% corruptionists and psychotically corrupt leadership at all levels, so much so that corruption has become the domineering mantra and ingrained culture of Nigerians. Nobody is free, no, not one is free.


  18. Boko Haram killed over 8,000 members of my church -EYN PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | Vanguard

    President of Ekklisiyar Yan'uwa A Nigeria, EYN , Rev. Samuel Dali, has said that, despite the harm insurgency has done to members of his congregation in the North East zone, there is hope as the war against Boko Haram will be won.


  19. Making a scapegoatERIC TENIOLA, Lagos, NigeriaRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2015 | Nigeriaworld

    The Government will not condone abuse of office". He kept his word. He retired over ten thousand public servants including top military officers.


  20. Moala, Troy loom as top picks; Gatorade Draft onRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    With Moala Tautuaa and Troy Rosario as the consensus top two picks, the guessing game is who's going to be the No. 3 selection by Rain or Shine in the 2015 Gatorade PBA Rookie Draft on Sunday at the Robinsons Place Manila.