An encounter with a BlackBerry babe

What’s your BB pin?”, she asked conceitedly, raising her BlackBerry screen-glazed eyes. Her fake Yankee accent was drowned by rancorous voices and the din of

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Nigerian Weddings Getting Too Extravagant

Weddings in Nigeria are colorful, creative and extravagant productions, with guest lists of up to 2,000 people considered standard. "In England, if


Parable of old witch’s cry

IN African folklore, countless myths are surely evoked at the mention of an old witch. The wailing of this dark creature is, for instance,


Proposed Electricity Tariff Through The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

For some time now, the move by the Federal Government to increase electricity tariff from June 1, 2012, through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory


Only The Elite Can Afford Nigerian Christian Universities

Our religious leaders have certainly established the fact that education is a solid building block for a stable and successful future in a


Deportation of Nigerians by United Kingdom Government

Recently, media reports were awash with the story of the deportation of about 120 Nigerians by the United Kingdom (UK). The affected Nigerians


Ini Edo and Phillip Ehiagwina's Wedding Pictures...

Check out pictures of Ini-Edo and Phillip Ehiagwina's wedding, which took place on Saturday Feb 28th 2010 in Houston Texas.


AIDS And HIV Prevalence In Nigeria

In Nigeria, an estimated 3.6 percent of the population are living with HIV and AIDS. 1. Although HIV prevalence is much lower in Nigeria than in


Richest Nigerian Pastors

God is good, especially if you’re a Nigerian pastor with some business savvy. These days, millions of souls, desperate for financial breakthroughs, miracles and healing,


Richest Nigerians In The 60's

Along with pride in status and problems of self-government, independence for the 31 nations of black Africa means the emergence of black businessmen. A few


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Nigerian Education Malaise

Nigerian Education Malaise

"John Bull my son, I sent you to school, you don’t know how to spell your name...” Old nursery rhyme. Over the week, I could not... Full story comments
The rising rate of poverty in Nigeria

The rising rate of poverty in Nigeria

The recent report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that a staggering 112.519 million Nigerians live in relative poverty conditions is alarming.... Full story comments
Infiltration of illegal weapons into Nigeria

Infiltration of illegal weapons into Nigeria

The recent news report that some weapons looted in Libya have infiltrated Nigeria is distressing. It portends great danger and should worry those... Full story comments
Rape of 41 teenage schoolgirls

Rape of 41 teenage schoolgirls

It is quite unfortunate that some young schoolgirls travelling from Enugu to Lagos for the Easter holiday were attacked, robbed and subsequently raped... Full story comments

Richest Nigerian Pastors

Chris Okotie

Chris Okotie (born 16 June 1958) is a leading Nigerian televangelist and the pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries, a Pentecostal congregation ... Full story


Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo sprung to global fame after collaborating with Paul Simon on his multi award-winning album, "Graceland." The South African choral group have since ... Full story


Mr. Rep

Genres: Christian/Gospel Label: Rep's Republik Management: Austen tiino Udoh Part singer, song writter, vocal arranger & choreographer. A tripple threat with a unique repertoire and a Godly ...


Alleluya Akporobome

He is a stand-up comedian extraordinary. His admirers know him as Ali Baba, the humour merchant. But his real name is Alleluya Atunyota Akporobome.Since the ... Full story

Notable Nigerians

Umaru Musa Yar'Adua

Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (16 August 1951 – 5 May 2010) was the President of Nigeria and the 13th Head of State. He served as governor ... Full story

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Weird facts

Some weird facts I bet you didn't know.    A rat can last longer without water than a camel.    Your stomach has to produce a new ... Full story

Nigerian Churches

Synagogue Church of All Nation (SCOAN)

In 1989, T. B. Joshua allegedly fasted and prayed for 40 days and 40 nights. He wrote that in a heavenly vision, he had received ... Full story

Breaking News

Indicted Companies, Their Owners

Many highly placed Nigerians who own some of the companies indicted for fuel subsidy offences are likely to be arraigned in court this week The stage ...

Still a Killing Field

Fear and grief take the centre stage again in Jos after another round of crisis leading to the death of more than140 persons including two ...

Battle to Save LGs

A presidential committee headed by retired Justice Alfa Belgore suggests ways to salvage the nation’s local governments from the over bearing influence of state governors The ...

Twist in the Akpabio’s Murder Case

The family of the murdered Akpabio brothers rejects the setting up of a security committee to investigate the multiple murder incident and demands explanation for ...

Akwa Ibom Triumphs

Cross River State loses its bid to reclaim 76 oil wells which it lost through its declassification as a littoral state For Godswill Akpabio, governor of ...

Danger at the Door

Fear of religious war looms as Boko Haram sect targets churches and Christians for attacks T he   ordination   ceremony of Matthew Hassan Kukah as the Catholic ...

Danger at the Door

Fear of religious war looms as Boko Haram sect targets churches and Christians for attacks T he   ordination   ceremony of Matthew Hassan Kukah as the Catholic ...

Christians Have a Right to Defend Themselves

Gabriel Osu, monsignor and director of communications, Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, speaks to Anthony Akaeze, assistant editor, on a number of issues relating to the ...

It’s Not a War Against Christians

Lateef Adegbite, secretary general, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, speaks to Dike Onwuamaeze, principal staff writer, and Ishaya Ibrahim, staff writer, on Boko Haram. Excerpts: Newswatch: ...

On the Rise Again

Cases of kidnapping are again on the increase in Imo State There is an upsurge in kidnapping in Imo State. The cases are much more than ...