Fashola to endorse new Lagos traffic law Thursday 0

Global Reportes Vienna Motorists seek adequate public enlightenment BARRING last minute change of plans, Governor Babatunde Fashola will on Thursday sign Lagos State’s new traffic bill into law. The bill, which was sponsored by the Chairman House Committee on Transport, Bisi

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Turai Yar’adua rejects new land offers – By Iferi Etuk 0

Global Reporters Vienna An out of court settlement attempt hits the rocks The tussle between first lady, Patience Jonathan, and her predecessor, Turai Yar’adua, over a piece of land located in the Central Business District of Abuja, may be far

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Nigeria needs brand new peoples’ constitution, not constitutional review – PRONACO 0

Global Reporters Vienna The Pro National Conference Organization (PRONACO) on Monday in Lagos cautioned the National Assembly not to supplant the overwhelming yearnings of the Nigerian stakeholders for brand new peoples’ constitution and self-determination through its current review of the

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Tales from Nigerian prisons you’d never heard – By Thomas Abimbola 0

Global Reporters Vienna Female Prisoners For men and women who are able, Nigerian prisons have been described as hell on earth. ABIMBOLA THOMAS takes a peek into the world of women and children behind bars over the last three months. JOY James

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Tales from Nigerian prisons you’d never heard (2) – By Abimbola Thomas 0

Global Reporters Vienna Female prisoners ‘ Incarcerating a child with the mother only creates a new generation of criminals’ Nigerian Prisons authorities insist that female prisoners in Kirikiri, Lagos, are well treated and even luckier than their counterparts in other

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Ogoni on the path of enforcing full independence 0

Global Reporters Vienna Sets up Native Court SystemThe Ogoni Kingdom, Rivers State, is no longer waiting for further political intervention to enforce its autonomy within the Nigerian nation-state. The kingdom under no defined political authority, last weekend, was said to

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Kanu’s exit excites Portsmouth 0

Global Reporters Vienna Portsmouth administrator Trevor Birch says he has been “encouraged” by the progress the club have made in their attempts to avoid liquidation following the exit of Kanu from Fratton Park. Birch has given the club until August

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Swiss player booted out of Olympics for racist tweet 0

Switzerland footballer Michel Morganella has been sent home from the Olympics after racially abusing South Korea’s players on Twitter, team officials confirmed on Monday. Morganella had directed an offensive jibe at South Korea’s players after Switzerland’s 2-1 defeat to the

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Planned demolition of 19 Abuja towns creates panic – By Adelani Adepegba 0

Global Reporters Vienna Planned demolition of houses in 19 satellite town of the Federal Capital Territory has created panic among Abuja residents. Already, the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council has marked structures to be pulled down in Mpape near highbrow Maitama

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Lagos: Still at the mercy of danfo drivers 0

Global Reporters Vienna * Danfo buses in Lagos…can they be phased out? By LEKE ADESERI, South West Regional Editor, EVELYN USMAN & EBUN SESSOU OF all the problems facing Lagos, the worst might be traffic. Chaotic traffic in Lagos is

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Bank driver arrested with 19 ATM cards, N652,000 – Eniola Akinkuotu 0

Global Reporters Vienna Oladujoye and items recovered from him.credits: Eniola Akinkuotu The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Dare Oladujoye, a driver with Zenith Bank, for allegedly being in possession of 19 Guaranty Trust Bank ATM cards and the sum

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Gunmen attack Sambo’s house, police stations 0

Globa Reporters Vienna Ad A suicide bomber attacked and damaged Police Zonal Headquarters in Sokoto Photo: Abdallah el-Kurebe/ By KINGSLEY OMONOBI, Inalegwu Shaibu, Luka Binniyat & Abdallah el-KurebeABUJA— Gunmen, yesterday, attacked a house under construction belonging to the Vice President,

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Falana blames Obasanjo, IBB for nation’s woes – By Ade Adesomoju 0

Global Reporters Vienna Lagos lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, on Monday blamed the current woes confronting the country on two former heads of state Generals Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida. Falana critisised the two former leaders in a statement on Monday

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The Art of Complicating Simple Things By Okey Ndibe 0

Global Reporters Vienna Okey Ndibe Last week, at a book party in Atlanta, Georgia I had an interesting conversation with another Nigerian about (what else?) the perplexities of Nigeria. The other man had just returned to the US after he

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Lagos horror: Devil led us to kill our brother – Suspect 0

Global Reporters Vienna Omotola and Toye kneeling before the decomposed body of Akinbuyi By:   MATTHEW DIKE One of the two brothers arrested in connection with the murder of their brother in FESTAC, Lagos, last Thursday, may have confessed to the crime. Omotola

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Subsidy scam: Two more oil marketers docked, detained – By Abdulwahab Abdulah & Micheal Oladepo 0

Global Reporters Vienna EFCC ARRAIGNS SUBSIDY SCAM SUSPECTS—Mr. Habila Theck, (left); Mr Oluwaseun Ogunbambo, (3rd left), Fuel Subsidy scam suspects and Economic and financial Crimes Commission’s, officials during arraignments of the suspects at Ikeja High court, Lagos by EFCC .

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Pirates kill oil worker in Tarabora creek, Bayelsa 0

Global Reporters Vienna An oil worker with Italian energy firm Eni, has been killed by pirates along the Tarabaora creek in Bayelsa state. The worker was on a boat belonging to the firm’s local subsidiary, Agip in the state, the

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I didn’t love my husband at first- Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde – By Jayne Augoye B 0

Globa Reportes Vienna Omosexy Anytime Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde speaks about her husband, her face lights up in a smile. And then, no question about the sort of relationship they both share is complete without the shapely actress saying, “If

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Suspect rapes 94-year-old woman 0

Global Reporters Vienna Suspect rapes 94-year-old woman Johannesburg – A man who benefited from President Jacob Zuma’s special remissions programme appeared in court on Thursday for allegedly raping a 94-year-old grandmother. Spokesman of South African Police Service (SAPS), Col. Vincent

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SSS: Northern Communities Shielding Boko Haram 0

Global Reporters Vienna Yemi Akinsuyi in Abuja          The Director of the Department of State Security Service (SSS), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, Mr. John Okojie, has said that the menace of the militant Islamic sect, Boko Haram, has proven intractable because

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Shocking: A Nigerian In Austria Brutalised By The Police, Now On Crutch. To Lose His €80,000 Flats and His €73.360 Cash To His Bank 11

Global Reporters Vienna Nosa IgbinobaPhoto: Uzoma Ahamefule “One of my lawyers threatened me that I would see because here is Austria” “My current lawyer called me a slave and deceptively offered to buy my flats” “My two life insurances and

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Subsidy Fraud: Names of 25 Indicted Companies Revealed 0

Global Reporters Vienna Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede Ejiofor Alike Fresh facts have emerged that 25 oil-marketing and trading companies (OM&Ts) were recommended for criminal investigations by the Presidential Committee on Verification and Reconciliation of Subsidy Payments and not 21 as earlier

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Husband Deprives Wife Of Sex For Five Years – Jamiu Yisa 0

Global Reporters Vienna A female robot as sex partner A sex-starved house wife, Mrs. Modupe Falola, stunned the audience at an Agege Grade A Customary Court, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, when she narrated to the court how her husband, Mr. Falilu

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HORROR IN LAGOS:Brothers kill brother – By Philip Nwosu, Mathew, Dike and Gilbert Ekezie 0

Global Reporters Vienna 2 brothers caught with body parts of dead brother Omotola and Toye kneeling before the decomposed body of Akinbuyi The entire Festival Town, commonly called FESTAC in Lagos was thrown into pandemonium on Thursday evening as a

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Subsidy fraud suspects docked, granted bail 0

Global Reporters Vienna SUSPECTS—From right: Fuel subsidy scam suspects, Mahmud Tukur, Abdulahi Alao, Mamman Nassir Ali and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) official, during the suspects’ arraignment at the Ikeja High Court, Lagos, yesterday. Photo: Bunmi Azeez. By Abdulwahab

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Alleged subsidy fraud: EFCC arraigns Tukur’s son, others 0

Global Reporters Vienna Mahmud Tukur and Mamman Nasir Ali The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday arraigned Mahmud Tukur, son of the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, and four others for their alleged complicity in

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Sex workers protest in India against AIDS summit 0

Global Reporters Vienna In response to US visa restrictions that prevent them travelling to the international aids conference in Washington, sex workers have organised a week-long summit and protest in India. The sex workers from more than 40 countries are

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Man arrested for refusing to leave the prison 0

Global Reporters Vienna Rodney Dwayne Valentine on Saturday morning was granted freedom at the Rockingham County jail in northern North Carolina, but when he refused to leave the prison the police arrested him for trespassing and sent him back to

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Army donates anti-bombing device to Churches, Mosques 0

Global Reporters Vienna The Nigerian Army, Thursday, unveiled and presented vehicle stoppers to some Churches and Mosques, as part of its corporate social responsibility in curtailing the spate of suicide bombing at worship centres across the country. Presenting the device

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The Excuses (For Failure) Are Hereby Made By Okey Ndibe 0

Global Reporters Vienna I had a remarkable telephone conversation with a Nigerian editor a few weeks before Nigeria’s 2011 general elections. The man, a strong supporter of Goodluck Jonathan’s, rang specifically to whip up my enthusiasm for Mr. Jonathan’s candidacy

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