At least 71 feared dead in Abuja bomb blast

At least 71 feared dead in Abuja bomb blast

| April 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

At least 71 people were killed on Monday when an explosion tore through a busy commuter bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria‚Äôs capital Abuja before 7am local time (0600 GMT) as hundreds of people were travelling to work, police said. At least 124 others were wounded in the attack. The blast ripped a hole […]

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Boko Haram kills 38 in Borno villages

Boko Haram kills 38 in Borno villages

| April 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

Men believed to be members of the Boko Haram sect have again invaded the Borno villages of Ngoshe and Kaigamari, in Gwoza and Konduga Local Government Areas, respectively, killing 38 people.   The insurgents also set ablaze several houses and shops in addition to destroying mobile telecommunications masts in the area. Ngoshe is located east […]

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Lagos state government deported Nigerians from a Nigerian state

Lagos state government deported Nigerians from a Nigerian state

| July 28, 2013 | Comments (0)

“Newspaper reports last week indicated that the Lagos authorities out of possibly excessive enthusiasm, and certainly out of pitiable ignorance and overreach, rounded up all manners of the city poor from the streets, sixty-seven of them, put them in a vehicle, and transported them across the bridge to Onitsha, Anambra state”. Read the full story […]

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How Thugs Invaded Rivers State House Of Assembly

Rivers State Assembly fight – The thugs in the Nigerian Government

| July 11, 2013 | Comments (1)

  These thugs, including the police and soldiers need to know the entire world is watching. The beating of a fellow lawmaker               [RSSImport display="15" truncatedescchar="" date="true" creator="true" feedurl="http://vanguardngr.disqus.com/mayhem_in_rivers_assembly_four_injured/latest.rss" displaydescriptions="true" html="true" start_items=" " end_items=" " start_item=" " end_item=" " paging="true"]

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Reaction over the shoot out between soldiers and Boko Haram insurgents in Baga, Nigeria

Reaction over the shoot out between soldiers and Boko Haram insurgents in Baga, Nigeria

| April 24, 2013 | Comments (0)

“Following the outrage that greeted the killing of nearly 200 persons in a shoot out between soldiers and Boko Haram insurgents in Baga, a fishing community in Borno State, last Friday, the military yesterday explained that six civilians, one soldier and 30 terrorists died, while 15 others were injured in an operation that was carried […]

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PEACE IS ITS OWN REWARD

PEACE IS ITS OWN REWARD

| April 16, 2013 | Comments (0)

There was an explosion in Boston and some people are rejoicing that the US is having a taste of what other countries are experiencing. Like seriously? Does that solve the problem of Boko Haram or the various “faceless sects” in our country? Does it bring back to life, those our brothers and sisters who have […]

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Who do you respect in your culture - God or gods?

Who do you respect in your culture – God or gods?

| April 15, 2013 | Comments (0)

On a very good morning, in a small village located in the heart of Edo state, I found myself eager to go to the stream. I had to make good use of my short holiday at the village, to know more about the culture of my people. When we got to the stream, I saw […]

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Corruption in Nigeria at its highest peak

Corruption in Nigeria at its highest peak

| June 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

In his article titled “Corruption on fiery rampage, holds Nigeria hostage”, Emmanuel Edukugho explained how corruption is ravaging Nigeria more than ever with no end in sight. According to him, “Corruption is killing this country [Nigeria]. From the presidency, the executive, legislature, judiciary, local governments, community, the grass-root population, private and public sectors of the […]

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