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My story as God-man at 67 –Guru Maharaj Ji

My story as God-man at 67 –Guru Maharaj Ji

By Ajibola Abayomi,  News Editor   Every 20th December, Sat Guru Maharaj Ji adds a year. This year, the vegetarian clocks 67 and has stories to tell. One thing he…

Calabar Carnival: Going! going! …

Calabar Carnival: Going! going! …

By Nkasiobi Oluikpe Correspondent, Lagos The annual Calabar Carnival, though not an initiative of the former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, gained international recognition during his tenure. It…

How SARS unravel rice truckload theft in Lagos

How SARS unravel rice truckload theft in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos Following a complaint by Mr. Jerry Kalu, a transporter at Iddo Motor Park, in respect of a case of conspiracy and armed robbery to the…

Two Fulani herdsmen in polce net over armed robbery

Two Fulani herdsmen in polce net over armed robbery

By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of Lagos State Police Command is currently quizzing two Fulani herdsmen over alleged armed robbery. The suspects are Mohammed Umaru…

When military, media met on security

When military, media met on  security

By Emmanuel Udom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos   Recently the Nigerian Army organised a workshop where the military and media practitioners sat at a roundtable to discuss the gains and pains…

Umunze: A community in search of peace

Umunze: A community in search of peace

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   Ndikpa Community, a clan in Ugwulano Village, Umunze Orumba South L.G.A of Anambra State has for some time attracted negative media publicity as a…

167 blind students, others benefit from MTN Foundation scholarship

167 blind students, others benefit from MTN Foundation scholarship

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   167 blind undergraduate students were among over 1,000 other students that benefited from a scholarship by the MTN Foundation to pursue various courses in…

UNILAG alumni honours Registrar, Bursar, SSANU Chairman, others

UNILAG alumni honours Registrar, Bursar, SSANU Chairman, others

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   The University of Lagos Alumni Association, Lagos State Branch, has honoured some Principal Officers, management staff and Heads of various departments among other distinguished…

‘No local government can fund basic education effectively’

‘No local government can fund basic education effectively’

Comrade Segun Raheem is the Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Lagos State chapter. In this interview with our REPORTER, Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase, he speaks on the proposed autonomy…

SUBEB rewards teachers, workers for outstanding performance

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   It was a period of pay back as the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) rewarded some of its teachers and workers in…

Oladunjoye calls for teaching of cultural values in child upbringing

Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye has enjoined parents and guardians to establish and moderate the life styles of their children and wards with cultural values for preservation.…

Faith based university students most guilty of illicit drug use

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   Coordinator of a Christian non government Organisation, called Christ Against Drug Abuse (CADAM), Dr. Dokun Adedeji has described students of faith based universities as…

Combating HIV/AIDS stigmatisation

Combating HIV/AIDS stigmatisation

By Hassan Zaggi  / Correspondent, Abuja   This year’s celebration of World AIDS Day on December 1 provided another opportunity for people globally to lend their voices to the fight against…

As National Disability Bill becomes law

As National Disability Bill becomes law

By Chibuzor Emejor Correspondent, Abuja On December 3, 2014, Nigeria joined the rest of the world to commemorate International Day of Persons with Disabilities. It is a day set aside by…

RECDOT Centre: Uplifting the lives of PLWDs

By Emeka Odogwu Emeka Special Correspondent, Awka   The Rehabilitation Centre for the Disabled, Old and Tramps (RECDOT) in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra State, houses over 160 PLWDs…

Nwobodo: Untold story of a divided family

Nwobodo: Untold story of a divided family

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu, Correspondent, Enugu   On Friday, December 5, the Amechi Awkunanaw country home of former governor of old Anambra State, Senator Jim Ifeanyichukwu Nwobodo, was filled with eminent Nigerians…

ATMs outside banks’ premises: Exposing customers to criminals

ATMs outside banks’ premises: Exposing customers to criminals

By Nkasiobi Oluikpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   In 1989, the defunct Societe Generale Bank introduced Automated Teller Machine (ATM) into Nigeria. This technological innovation had been in the Western world long…

My female friends sponsor  me –robbery suspect

My female friends sponsor  me –robbery suspect

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Seun Kolawole, who was arrested recently for sponsoring armed robbers and receiving stolen vehicles, has declared that his girlfriends were his sponsors in the…

Addressing the plight of Nigeria’s out of school children

Addressing the plight of Nigeria’s out of school children

By Hassan Zaggi / Correspondent, Abuja   The plight of children like five-year old Hafsat, who is of school age but are not in school, has been a recurring debate among…

How the law caught up with Agidi, kidnap kingpin

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Anthony Agidi, a suspected kidnap kingpin has been notorious not only in Lagos but other parts of the country including Delta and Edo States.…

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