Outrage as Jonathan’s visit shuts Benin- Asaba road 0

Global Reporters Vienna By Sola Adebayo and Nwabueze Okonkwo President Goodluck Jonathan Emotions ran high among motorists on the Benin-Asaba Highway yesterday following the closure of the strategic road due to the visit of President Goodluck Jonathan to Anambra State.

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ASUU in solidarity strike, grounds varsities 0

Global Reporters Vienna  From Muyiwa Adeyemi (Ado-Ekiti), Isa Abdulsalami (Jos), Lawrence Njoku (Enugu), Willie Etim (Yenagoa) and Joseph Wantu (Makurdi) MEMBERS of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in several universities across the country observed yesterday as a work-free

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Should God punish Gov Ajimobi? By Wale Ojo-Lanre 0

Global Reporters Vienna Governor Isiaq Abiola Ajimobi Allah, the Almighty, the most beneficent and the merciful may punish the Governor of Oyo State, Nigeria, Senator Isiaq Abiola Ajimobi.Not because he has done something grievous against the general public, but this

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Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu at 70 – Ethelbert Okere 0

Global Reporters Vienna I first heard of the name, Iwuanyanwu (I mean Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu) during my undergraduates days (in the Second Republic); a day after a certain event organized by the Imo State government, then headed by the late Sam

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Nnaji didn’t commit any offence –Jonathan 0

Global Reporters Vienna …Anambrarians urge President to re-contest in 2015 •Promises to deliver 2nd Niger Bridge From EMMANUEL UZOR, Onitsha Stakeholders from Anambra State yesterday urged the President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, to re-present himself for the 2015 presidential election.

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Ukadike: I disobeyed my parents to play football, now I regret everything by Mercy Jacob 0

Global Reporters Vienna Nicholas Ukadike Nicholas Ukadike played football to the highest level. He started his career in 1973 with Academicals before he played for the senior national team, the Green Eagles in 1983. For his club football, he played

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We invested our money to save Nigerians from suffering 0

Global Reporters Vienna Olowore, Onyeka and Abiodun Vanguard Conference Hall panelists and discussants in this second and concluding part ask what is difficult in setting up refineries in Nigeria LET us get one thing clear; even if we produce locally,

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Falconets qualify for semi-finals 0

Global Reporters Vienna Falconets qualify for semi-finals Nigeria’s U-20 women team the Falconets on Thursday beat Mexico 1-0 on Desire Oparanozie’s extra time goal to advance to the semi-finals of the women’s Under-20 World Cup holding in Japan. Nigeria dominated

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SSS agents’ secret data leaked online by Ayo Olesi 0

Global Reporters Vienna …names, addresses, bank details exposed Spokeswoman for the State Security Service, Mrs Marylin Ogar   The names and other personal details of former and serving members of the State Security Service, SSS, have been leaked online according to

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Why Oguta Member-elect Swearing-in was Stopped by Amby Uneze 0

Global Reporters Vienna Governor Rochas Okorocha Fresh facts Wednesday emerged on why the Imo State House of Assembly stopped the swearing-in of the member-elect for Oguta State Constituency, Prince Eugene Dibiagwu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) into the Assembly.

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Warning: Smoking can kill you’ 0

Global Reporters Vienna Warning: Smoking can kill you’ Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Around 400,000 people die each year from smoking, which cuts lives short on average about 13 years. And that

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Admission for Sale in IMSU Chinedu Opara, Owerri 0

Global Reporters Vienna . . . Law, Medicine N600,000. . . Others N300,000 Hope of thousands of candidates who applied for admission into the Imo State University (IMSU) Owerri, hangs precariously in the air, following the commercialization of admission vacancies

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Better Obasanjo Denies Lamido And Amaechi By Odimegwu Onwumere 0

Global Reporters Vienna Everywhere in this country of ours are distracters and distractions. Some persons want selfish sacrifice even when they need the people’s support. They want to use the sensibility of the general people and hardly remember where several

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The Sword On RIVPOLY By Odimegwu Onwumere 0

Global Reporters Vienna Let us agree that he will assist the school. But is it not bad that somebody is calling a dog and still holds a stick in the hand? Would the dog come? Is it not also very

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Pea Plant Grows Inside Man’s Lung – Thisday 0

Global Reporters Vienna Pea pods A Massachusetts man who was rushed to hospital with a collapsed lung came home with an unusual diagnosis: a pea plant was growing in his lung. Ron Sveden had been battling emphysema for months when

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Adamawa: 15 bodies recovered from River Benue 0

Global Reporters Vienna From DAVID MOLOMO, Adamawa Corpses of 15 persons swept away by flood, which followed heavy rains and unexpected release of water from Lagdo Dam in the Republic of Cameroon, have been recovered from River Benue in Adamawa

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Where Are The Prophets? By Isaac Asabor 0

Global Reporters Vienna The question, “Where Are The Prophets?” which a Nigerian reggae musician, Peterside Ottong, asked in his music album in 1989 is still begging for an answer. The question, after more than twenty years, is yet to be

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Son dies pursuing father’s alleged kidnappers by Vincent Ujumadu 0

Global Reporters Vienna AWKA—A YOUNG man in his early twenties, Mr. Junior Egbunike, was, yesterday, confirmed dead following injuries sustained while pursuing his father’s kidnappers at the commercial town of Onitsha. Mr. Amulunanma Egbunike was returning home with his wife

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Is Lagos world’s 3rd worst city?•ACN, PDP, others disagree over EIU rating 0

Global Reporters Vienna Written by Soji Ajibola, Lagos The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) liveability survey for August 2012 rated Lagos, Nigeria’s economic capital, as the world’s third worst city. Soji Ajibola writes on the controversy which the rating has generated

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N5,000 banknote ‘ll worsen economy, say NLC, ACN by Onyedi Ojiabor, Sanni Onogu, Abuja and Tony Akowe 0

Global Reporters Vienna Omar and Lai Mohammed Opposition mounted yesterday against the planned introduction of N5,000 note by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Nigeria Labour Congress accused the CBN of trying to legitimise further devaluation of the nation’s

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FG confirms dialogue with Boko Haram via “back channel” 0

Global Reporters Vienna The federal government has confirmed that it is in dialogue with the fundamentalist sect Boko Haram, which has been raging insurgency across states in Northern Nigeria, claiming hundreds of lives. The dialogue with the sect is said

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AFCON: Mikel opted out of Liberia clash —Coaching crew

CHELSEA midfielder Mikel Obi opted out of next month’s 2013 AFCON clash in Liberia because of the astro turf pitch in Monrovia. However, with the Liberians now shifting the game from an artificial pitch stadium to one with natural grass,

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Cynthia’s killers demanded N20million – Parents 0

Global Reporters Vienna The Mother of the late Cynthia Osokogu, who was murdered by her Facebook friends, Mrs Joyrita Osokogu, has said that the killers of her daughter earlier demanded N20million from her. She disclosed this at the ECWA Staff new GRA

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Kidnappers storm Owerri, shoot two bY CHIDI NKWOPARA, OWERRI. 0

Global Reporters Vienna The menace of armed hoodlums resurfaced in Owerri again Sunday morning as two persons were shot by a gang believed to be kidnappers that stormed the municipality in Jeep. Vanguard investigations revealed that a man and his

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Tiger escapes, kills keeper in German zoo 0

Global Reporters Vienna A male tiger, escaped its enclosure at Cologne Zoo in western Germany on Saturday and killed a female keeper before being shot dead by the zoo’s director, police said. The tiger, managed to get from the enclosure

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MASSOB smashes robbery gang in Onitsha 0

Global Reporters Vienna By Emmanuel Uzor, Onitsha   Members of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) yesterday smashed a five-man armed robbery gang in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State. The gang was alleged

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Nigeria: The family disease of messiahs? 0

Global Reporters Vienna Dr. Tunji Abayomi is one constitutional law expert, who merits the epithet. On a recent Channels TV interview, he was insightful on a number of matters, including the vexed issue of new constitution. And when it came

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The Death of Citizen Clifford Orji – Global Reporters Vienna 0

 Global Reporters Vienna The Verdict according to Olusegun Adeniyi. Email, olusegun.adeniyi@thisdaylive.com Olusegun-Adeniyi We have actually flown 120 feet. Will be home for Christmas”. That was the message contained in the telegraph sent by the Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) to

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Two former victims identify alleged killers of General’s daughter 0

Global Reporters Vienna Written by Eniola Akinkuotu The suspects. Inset: Items recovered from them. credits: Eniola Akinkuotu Two women have reported to the Area E Police Command, FESTAC, Lagos claiming that they were also drugged and raped by the suspects arrested

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Nigeria Governors’ meeting ends in a stalemate 0

Global Reporters Vienna Governor Rotimi Amaechi The meeting of the Nigeria Governors` Forum (NGF) on Wednesday in Abuja ended in a stalemate without the usual media briefing by its Chairman, Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers. The meeting which was to

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