The bomb has finally hit Biafraland, see Enugu market on fire following Boko Haram’s explosion.

Enugu Market Explosion. A one-year-old baby was feared dead and many others wounded following an explosion which occurred at Eke Ozi market in Igboeze North Local Government area of Enugu State, on Friday. The incident which occurred at about 2:00p.m few meters to the divisional police headquarters at Ogrute was suspected to be bomb blast making the market women and traders run for safety. Reports revealed that the baby was trampled upon, while

Again scores feared killed in Borno Boko Haram terrorists attack

Unspecified number of people of Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State were feared dead when some gunmen suspected to be members of dreaded Boko Haram launched another attack on Friday.It is exactly two week ago when some terrorists invaded Damboa town leaving several people dead, including the Commanding Officer of 195 Battalion and the Divisional Police Officer, DPO as well as 15 soldiers and 6 policemen.

The Zoo Nigeria ranks low in Global Innovation Index

Nigeria was placed in the 110th position out of the 143 countries polled in the Global Innovation Index report released in Sydney, Australia yesterday. Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Sweden topped this year’s Global Innovation Index in annual rankings published by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization.No African country made the first 39 spot in the ranking while Mauritius, which tops the African countries in the ranking, came a distant 40th position, followed by South Africa at 53 and Tunisa at the 78th position.

Abuja no longer the same

The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory Command, Joseph Mbu gave a bizarre order  last week: henceforth, any resident of Abuja who wishes to refill his gas cylinder would have to obtain a permit from the police as movement of gas cylinders from one place to another in the Federal Capital Territory has been banned!For a country where gas is not piped into individual houses, Mbu’s order is as bizarre as it is absurd as the logistics of the more than five hundred thousand Abuja residents that use gas cylinders queuing up to obtain police permit to refill their gas are simply unimaginable.But commissioner Mbu’s order represents the general frustration of most residents of the Federal Capital Territory as they brace up to the bomb attacks by

Reject Jonathan’s $1bn loan request, Falana tells N’Assembly

by Olusola Fabiyi, Adelani Adepegba, Everest Amaefule and Ade AdesomojuA National Conference delegate, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, has asked the National Assembly to reject the request made by President Goodluck Jonathan, asking for the Assembly’s approval for a $1bn loan to aid the war against the Islamic sects, Boko Haram.Falana said the President must explain…

Nigeria holds great hope for Africa – Akpabio

Governor Godswiill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State has said Nigeria holds great hope for Africa and called for unity among the people despite their political and religious differences.Akpabio made the observation after the ground-breaking ceremony of the state’s permanent headquarters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at Atan Offot in Uyo performed by the National Chairman…

Bill Clinton’s Visit To Bayelsa State: A Blessing Or Curse? By Fortune Godsson Alfred

The Bayelsa Social Media scene has been buzzing with the reports from the Government’s Social Media players that Ex U.S. President, Bill Clinton is billed to deliver the keynote address titled “unlocking Bayelsa State’s economic potential: Opportunities and challenges,” on July 16, 2014, at the state’s two-day maiden Investment and Economic Forum, which will hold…

Igbo group slams ACF’s position on civil war reparation to Ndigbo

BY NWABUEZE OKONKWOONITSHA—Ndigbo Unity Forum, NUF, has said that the objection being raised by Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, against the demand by Ohanaeze Ndigbo that the federal government pay N2.6 trillion to Ndigbo as civil war reparation was sabotage against national unity.NUF also said it was absurd that the northerners who seemed to be clamouring…