Governor Jonah Jang challenged residents of Plateau State, especially the youths, to form vigilantes in their villages and defend their people against intruders and attackers who come in slaughter them while asleep at night.
The governor made the call at the weekend while speaking on the security challenges of the state during the inaugural ceremony of his Redemption Campaign team at Korinjoh House, Dogon Karfe, Jos.
He said: “Go back to the villages and organise yourselves and start the neigbourhood watch against those coming to attack you in the night.”
I suppose we'll never see a MySpace Smith or a Quora Doe (unless it's in a first-person sci-fi shooter on a gaming console), but Facebook can now add yet another "first" to its already impressive series of accomplishments: First child.
Facebook didn't have a baby. Rather, the Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram is reporting that 20-something Jamal Ibrahim has decided to name his daughter "Facebook" Jamal Ibrahim in honor of the service that helped anti-government protests overthrow Egyptian dictator Muhammad Hosni Sayyid Mubarak.
Multiple award winner, Tuface Idibia, has said that he is tired of having children, even though he is not married to any of his girlfriends yet.
Speaking at the formal presentation of “New Milo” by Nestle Nigeria Plc at the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, recently, Idibia, who was the guest star, told the audience which comprised students and their mothers in pidgin English that “I no dey give belle again” meaning he does not wish to impregnate any girl any more.
President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday admitted that the initial presence of former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida (IBB) in the presidential race gave him a cause for worry. Jonathan who stated this at his presidential campaign rally in Minna, noted that IBB commanded a good political followership across the country and would have given him a good run for his money if he had forged ahead with his ambition.
The Inner London Crown Court has sentenced a Nigerian immigrant, Olaide Taiwo, to eight-and-a-half years imprisonment for stealing the identities of 350 people to claim £1.3m in bogus tax credits.
In what was described as the largest benefit scam of its kind, Taiwo 35 was said to have hijacked the identities while working as a security guard for a number of large national companies, Daily Mail reported on Thursday.
Its becoming clearer by the day that all Kelly Handsome wants is just "BEEF". After recording the song titled "NoiseMakers", in which he dissed some music artistes, Kelly Handsome decided to take the beef thing outside the studio, but this time not with a fellow artist, but with a club management.
This was as a result of a fight in which Kelly Handsome was involved at a night club he attended in Abuja.
Its a Friday, and we know Friday nights has gat its own swag.
Amebor talk unleashes FridayNightmix 1.0, by Dj Ziggy.
Fresh and straight from the Wheels of Steel.
If dey party hard......amebortalk would party harder.......
THERE have been several cases of kidnapping across the country in recent time. These range from the kidnapping of expatriates, business moguls, bankers and even school children and members of the Fourth Estate of the Realm.
In each of these cases, the kidnappers had one major motive: that is to milk their victims through forceful payment of ransoms.
With the February 27 deadline looming and just a week left for wannabe entrants to submit their entries for BIG BROTHER AFRICA 6, M-Net has made an exciting announcement for all those people who have left it too late to enter!
With a vast amount of entries streaming in from across the 14 participating countries, M-Net has confirmed that it will also run open auditions in the different countries so that those people who didn't submit a paper entry, still get one last chance to try out for the new season.
The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Osun State, yesterday shut down the institution indefinitely, following three days of violent protests by the students.
The students are protesting an increase in the acceptance fee for fresh students and health insurance fees. It started on Monday, with the students boycotting lectures.
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