MASSIVE rape in Uni-Osun; many injured.

Uni-OsunArmed  hoodlums, yesterday, invaded the hostel of students of the Osun State  University main campus in Osogbo and allegedly raped some female  students while some male students were injured.The hoodlums, according to sources, stormed the hostel located at Oke  Bale area outside the university campus in the evening and stole some  property belonging to the…

Tension as child traffickers invade Onitsha

From EMMANUEL UZOR, OnitshaUneasy calm reigns in  Onitsha, Anambra State as child theft has  assumed a dangerous dimension in the commercial city with the emergence  of a syndicate that allegedly steals  children from Calabar, Cross River  State and uses  Onitsha as its sales point.However, luck ran out on two suspected female members of the  syndicate…

President Jonathan Nigeria’s amalgamation not a mistake

Being a national broadcast by President Goodluck Jonathan on the centenary celebration, last night, I extend warm greetings and felicitations to all Nigerians as we celebrate our nation’s centenary, a significant milestone in our journey to Nationhood.One hundred years ago, on the 1st of January 1914, the British Colonial authorities amalgamated the Southern and Northern Protectorates, giving birth to the single geo-political entity called Nigeria which has become our home, our hope, and our heritage.I have often expressed the conviction that our amalgamation was not a mistake. While our union may have been inspired by considerations

Senate orders army chief to relocate to Maiduguri

The Senate Committee on Defence and Army yesterday directed the Chief of Army Staff to temporarily relocate to the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri and take appropriate steps to quell the ongoing orgy of violence in the North East.The directive followed the unabated killings by the Boko Haram sect in Borno and Yobe states.The committee, in a resolution passed yesterday after an emergency sitting to review Tuesday’s incident, which led to the killing of 43 students of the Federal Government College, Buni Yadi, in Yobe State by members of the sect, also directed that all schools and health

Nigerian Army has taking over Ohore village. All the houses where marked for demolition

UGHELLI—THE Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom, HRM Emmanuel Abe 1, has condemned the planned demolition of buildings in Ohore village, Uvwie Local Government Area, Delta State by men of the Nigerian Army, describing it as oppressive.The monarch, who addressed women of the kingdom, who embarked on a protest against the alleged harassment and dispossession of land belonging to Ohore community by soldiers, lamented that the “village is on the verge of being thrown away.”