South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday has sentenced the leader of the Movement of the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, Henry Okah, to 24 years in prison.
On 21 January, Okah was found guilty on 13 counts of terrorism, including engaging in terrorist activities, conspiracy to engage in terrorist activities, and delivering, placing, and detonating an explosive device.
By Joel Brinkley
Just outside President Goodluck Jonathan’s office sat 17 ambulances, just in case he or one of his aides fell ill. They were seldom if ever used.
No actual health-care facility nationwide had as many, and in fact a few still have none at all. But as soon as a Nigerian newspaper took a photo of the ambulances and published a story about them, they suddenly Continue reading
the internationally celebrated Nigerian author, statesman and dissident who gave literary birth to modern Africa with Things Fall Apart, has died. He was 82.
Achebe died following a brief illness, said his agent, Andrew Wylie. “He was also a beloved husband, father, uncle and grandfather, whose wisdom and courage are an inspiration to all who knew him,” Wylie said.
For decades, Achebe penned novels, stories and Continue reading
US President Barack Obama’s limousines has broken down in Israel.
The black, heavily guarded limousine experienced mechanical problems in Tel Aviv before Continue reading
Football’s world governing body Fifa has written to the Nigerian Football Association over claims lesbians are now banned from playing in the national women league.
what is the world turning into, will fifa overrule our constittution which is against homosexual and lesbianism
While the celebration of the Golden jubilee Convocation was on, the University was hit by an unpleasant news of her demotion in the latest Webometric rankings.
The University of Lagos ranked Number one in Nigeria and 16th in Africa up until early February this year currently sits at number thirty eight (38th) in Continue reading
In recent days, the University of Lagos, Akoka campus is faced with bad internet connectivity. A problem which can be traced to lapses in the operations of the CITS who controls and manage internet connections in the school.
This latest development affects both undergraduates and postgraduates students who Continue reading
Less than five years after Nigeria-only gay church, House of Rainbow, was attacked by some Lagos residents and consequently closed down in Nigeria, the church has returned to the country with three secret groups in the African most populous nation.
With this development, Nigeria appears to Continue reading