Today I really had so much to think about. A lot of issues came up and I had to face the truth as bitter as it was. Getting to know what people think about you is a very revealing process and it becomes quite scary when people actually criticize you. We smile and giggle when people shower us with praises and laud our efforts but trust me, criticisms are a bitter pill to swallow. Read more
Isabella Ayuk, Miss Cross River, has been announced the winner of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2012. She was a Miss Nigeria contestant in 2004.
She was announced after Miss Kaduna, the 3rd runner up; Miss Abuja the 2nd runner up; and Miss Rivers the 1st runner up. Read more
That provoking title evokes the dusty memory of adultery of one of evangelical overlords. The notorious king Herod. Herod was the insatiable philandering king. He stole the wife of his brother. The wife of Philip. I suspect a secret consent. Herodias the un-heroically smitten woman had her greatest desire. She became thequeen. Her first act of evil was to consort with her daughter and had John the Baptist murdered. Read more
It seems the last has not been heard of threats from the radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram. Earlier this week, the group made a threat to attack the offices and staff of some media houses via YouTube. It threatened to attack Punch, Daily Sun, Vanguard, Guardian, Nation, Tribune, and National Accord soon and warned Leadership, Daily Trust, Peoples Daily and RFI(Radio France international) to be careful in order to prevent an attack. Read more
(Reuters) – Malian fighters from the Ansar Dine Islamist group attacked and burned the tomb of one of the town’s saints, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, residents and a regional official said on Saturday. Read more
The chief prosecutor at a UN-backed tribunal, Brenda Hollis has said that the convicted, former president of Liberia, Charles Taylor, should be punished with a sentence of 80 years for committing atrocities in west Africa. In a submission to the special court this week, the prosecutor argued that: “Taylor was not a simple weapons procurer or financier who sat on the sidelines of a civil war raging in a neighbouring country. Read more
Here is a great story to demonstrate how. . .
During a hot summer, many years ago, a poor young man was hiking through a rural area in the Eastern United States. For days he trudged past farms and woodlands, looking for work in town after town. He was determined to pay his college tuition. Read more
The Director-General of the State Security Services, Mr. Ekpeyong Itah has described the new number plate project as a catalyst in the collective push to combat terrorism and other national security challenges facing the country. Read more
NOTE: As the former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva is expected to appear before the Court of Law in Abuja on May 8th, 2012 on financial charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), he has written an open letter to President Goodluck Jonathan demanding for his protection before he can appear before the court. the letter is contained below: Read more
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), has said that all those indicted in the fuel subsidy report would not be prosecuted until the result of the findings is made available to the Federal Executive council for deliberation and consideration. Read more
Sudan has vowed to end its hostilities with South Sudan in compliance with a UN Security Council resolution asking both countries to end the fighting or face sanctions. Read more
This is a message from the public awareness department of the Jamatu Ahlis sunnah lil daawati wal jihad, a group engaged in jihad in Nigeria.
We wish to explain about the attack we carried out on Thisday Newspapers. Some of the reasons why we decided to attack some Media Houses, especially Thisday, is because the paper was used in dishonouring our prophet, Mohammad (SAW) during a beauty pageant in Kaduna in November 2002. Read more