Daily Archives: November 11, 2012


Rt. Rev. Peter Adebiyi may be seen as a cleric, but beneath the general mien around him as the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Lagos West, overseeing about 300 churches, is a man who is an activist and an advocate for good governance and issues that will foster the interest of the

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Kaduna State governor, Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa yesterday said that he sacked over 4,000 primary and secondary schools teachers in a move to ensure quality and vibrant education sector in the State. In a speech delivered at the joint national graduation and award ceremony of the

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You probably have heard countless stories about baby factories across the country. Well, it is a fad that has refused to go out of whim. Often, the stories of teenage girls kept in pens to bear and forfeit their babies are part of the touching stories. Some of the centres have been raided by the

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President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, yesterday, celebrated 40 years on the pulpit, even as he joined the league of Nigerian pastors who own private jets. Oritsejafor’s jet marked N431CB, was announced to the congregation during the

Sports Mikel-chelsea

The racism row between Mikel Obi and referee, Mark Clattenburg, has taken a more controversial dimension following revelation by his Chelsea teammate, Juan Mata that he did not hear the referee saying anything during Chelsea’s 3-2 home loss to Manchester United.

Politics Shuluwa

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Benue State and former member of the Revenue and Fiscal Mobilization Commission (RFMC), Chief Abu King Shuluwa, says the Federal Government should accept the dialogue move by the Boko Haram sect in the interest of peace in

Oriental News crushed Okada

These are certainly not pleasant times for commercial motorcyclists otherwise called okada, especially for those operating in Lagos. “Be prepared”, the motto of the Boys Scout, has become the watchword for any okada rider still plying his trade on the roads of Lagos, else he finds himself under the might of the law.