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Amazing grace

In the darkest corners of the world, Christian missionaries are still saving lives<p>Last week, Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo, aka ‘The Master’, was finally caught and shot by the Nigerian army. Oyawerikumo and his Egbesu Boys had styled themselves as local Robin Hoods, taking riches from oil companies in …

Doctors Without Borders

560 Nigerian returnees from Libya arrive Port Harcourt

The third batch of 560 Nigerian returnees from Libya have arrived Port Harcourt.<p>Mr Martins Ejike, the South-South Zonal Coordinator, National …

Nigeria

Nigeria:Fuel Scarcity Persists Amid High Prices Across Nigeria

(Photo: The Guardian)Barely a week after the fuel scarcity across Nigeria subsided in major cities, long queues of motorists have resurfaced at …

Alternative Fuel

2nd AFN Golden League 2018 moves to Port Harcourt – AthleticsAfrica

<b>The 2nd leg of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Golden League meeting, which was originally scheduled to hold in Lagos from 26-27 January 2018,</b> …

Athletics

Evacuation of Nigerians from Libya: The facts, challenges, realities - The Nation Nigeria

<i>On January 7, the Federal Government’s fact-finding delegation began the evacuation of over 5,000 trapped Nigerians in Libya. NORTHERN OPERATION</i> …

Nigeria

Nigeria:16,387 Nigerians Deported in 2017 - Govt

(Photo: Premium Times)The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service Muhammadu Babandede has disclosed that a total of 16,387 Nigerians …

Nigeria

Nigeria Launches Roadmap 2030 On Science, Technology, Innovation

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has launched the South-South Sensitisation Programme on Science, Technology and Innovation …

Nigeria

OR Tambo's pilfering baggage handlers make global news

Just released is 2017’s annual survey of the World’s Best and Worst Airports compiled by Sleepinginairports.net, which asks travellers to rate …

Nigeria

The mother and father of fuel prices - Henry Boyo

NIGERIANS were probably jolted by the Petroleum Minister, Ibe Kachikwu’s confirmation to a National Assembly Committee, last week (4/1/18), that the …

Nigeria

Nigeria:Army Set to Display Body of Notorious Kidnapper, Don Wane

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -The 6 Division of the Nigeria Army, Port Harcourt is set to display the body of a notorious kidnapper, Don Wane.

Nigeria

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has reportedly commissioned about 50 Rivers State youths with N40,000 to downplay the intensity of Rivers State Security Crisis and launch series of smear campaigns on perceived political opponents of the governor on social media.

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has reportedly commissioned about 50 Rivers State youths with N40,000 to downplay the intensity of Rivers State …

Citizen Journalism

Abuja is Taking Boko Haram Seriously

A seemingly resurgent Boko Haram has accelerated its attacks and is creeping back into villages it once occupied. Some internally displaced persons …

Nigeria

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has approved new weather minima for Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Port Harcourt and 10 other airports in the country.

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has approved new weather minima for Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Port Harcourt and 10 other airports in the …

Aviation

Africa Live: Israel orders migrants to leave, SportPesa scraps sports sponsorship - BBC News

Live Reporting<p>Getty Images<p>President Yoweri Museveni has led Uganda for more than 30 years<p>Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has approved a controversial law which abolishes presidential age limits - a move which the opposition says is intended to pave the way for him to seek an unprecedented sixth …

Africa

2017 turbulent for PR, influencer marketing to normalize in 2018 — Practitioners

…Personal branding thought leadership to growBy Princewill EkwujuruDespite expectation for a better business environment in 2017, the year has been …

Nigeria

Gunmen storm church in southern Nigeria, killing at least 17

There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack<p>A Nigerian official says gunmen shot dead at least 17 worshippers who had attended a church …

Nigeria

Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers in Nigeria shooting

Gunmen killed at least 14 churchgoers returning from a midnight service on Monday in Nigeria's Rivers State, a police source told AFP, the latest …

Nigeria

At least 16 Nigerian Christians killed in attack following New Year’s church service

Gunmen ambushed and killed at least 16 Christians following a New Year’s Day service in southern Nigeria early Monday, according to authorities.<p>What happened?<p>The attack happened in the town of Omuku, about 50 miles from the state capital Port Harcourt, an oil-rich region of Rivers state, BBC News …

Conservative View

14 dead and 12 injured after gunmen open fire on churchgoers in Nigeria's Rivers State

<b>Warri:</b> Gunmen killed at least 14 churchgoers returning from a midnight service on Monday in Nigeria's Rivers State, a police source said, the latest …

Nigeria

Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers in Nigeria shooting

FILE: "Fourteen persons died on the spot, while 12 who sustained gunshot wounds were rushed to the hospital and are receiving medical attention," …

Nigeria

Nigerians killed in New Year attack on Rivers church

<b>At least 16 people have been killed by gunmen in southern Nigeria after a New Year's Day church service, police say.</b><p>The group had attended a midnight service before they were ambushed in the early hours of Monday, police told the BBC.<p>The incident, which happened in the oil-rich region of Rivers …

News

Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers in Nigeria shooting - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Gunmen killed at least 14 churchgoers returning from a midnight service on Monday in Nigeria’s Rivers State, a police source told <i>AFP</i>, the latest …

Africa

Africa Live: Israel orders migrants to leave, SportPesa scraps sports sponsorship - BBC News

Live Reporting<p>BBC Monitoring reports that the internet and text messaging has been unblocked in the Democratic Republic of Congo:<p>The internet and SMS text services were shut down on Saturday for reasons related to state security, telecommunications minister Emery Okundji told Reuters news agency.<p>It …

Nigeria

Nigeria:Buhari's Ministers' Scorecard After Two Years

(Photo: MBuhari/Twitter)November 2017 marked two years that most of the ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet assumed office.PREMIUM …

Nigeria

Nigeria: 9 Things Buhari Promised Nigerians in 2018

@kennysous — Buhari's speech provides hope for development - Nigerians<p>President Muhammadu Buhari's 2018 New Year Address<p>Restructuring: Nigerians very …

Nigeria

Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers in Nigeria

Gunmen killed at least 14 churchgoers returning from a midnight service on Monday in Nigeria‘s Rivers State, a police source told AFP, the latest …

Nigeria

Nigeria: How Our Push of Long-Pending Infrastructural Projects Is Paying Off - - Buhari

<i>In his address to Nigerians to mark the New Year, President Muhammadu Buhari, spoke extensively about how his administration's aggressive push of</i> …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Over Two Years of Buhari Govt, Nigerian Refineries Still in Terrible Shape

Oil refinery<p>Nigerian refineries are not doing any better than they did in their woeful past despite renewed government pledge to fix them, and that …

Nigeria

Nigeria: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Air Travel Sector in 2017

Year 2017 in the aviation sector will perhaps go down as one with the most defining moments but with very little to show for real growth. WOLE …

Aviation

George Weah and the ease of leadership

As George Oppong Weah prepares to transition from football player to president, there will be many stories told and written of his ascent to the …

Soccer