Thursday, 31 October 2013

Women Demand end to Corruption Allegations against Aviation Minister Stella Oduah

A women group have gathered at the Federal Secretariat complex in Abuja calling for the immediate end to corruption allegations against the Minister of Aviation, Ms. Stella Oduah.

More Photos after the cut...

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Nigeria Finally Signs Bilateral Air Services Agreement With Israel

Nigeria and the State of Israel in Jerusalem on Monday signed a Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) to pave way for direct flights between them.

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

French coach Bruno Metsu buried in Senegal

Metsu's widow Viviane Dieye Metsu

The BBC reports that the burial of Bruno Metsu took place in Senegal on Monday, with President Macky Sall among a host of people who paid tribute to the Frenchman.

Another scandal rocks Nigeria's aviation ministry

A new SaharaReporters investigation reveals that the National Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), another agency under the Ministry of Aviation, also purchased four Toyota Tundra vehicles for the Minister, Mrs. Stella Oduah.

Friday, 18 October 2013

Abuja: Nigeria's unfinished capital built on 'stolen' land

An interesting analysis on Abuja by a BBC reporter: Please Read...

VIDEO: when can an African Woman divorce her husband?

On what grounds should a lady divorce her husband, take a look at some interesting responses.

Police bust sham wedding in London between Nigerian and Portuguese Lady

Illegal immigrants will do anything to remain in their location of greener pastures, one of them is arranging sham marriages in order to regularise their stay.

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Aviation Ministry confirms purchase of 2 BMW bullet proof cars worth $1.6 million

The Ministry of Aviation has confirmed that the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority bought two bulletproof vehicles worth $1.6m  about N255 million  for the Minister of Aviation, Mrs. Stella Oduah.

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

How Aviation Minister Stella Oduah Forced Cash-Strapped Aviation Agency To Spend $1.6 Million On 2 BMW Armored Cars For Her

This is a Sahara Reporters Exclusive...

APC condemns First Lady's acquisition of "Doctorate Degree" in South Korea while Nigerian Universities remain shut

The All Progressives Congress APC has described as the height of insensitivity the decision by First Lady Patience Jonathan to receive an Honorary Doctorate award in far away South Korea, even as Nigeria's public universities have remained shut for many months under the watch of her husband.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Former Senegal coach Bruno Metsu is dead

French Coach Bruno Metsu, who inspired Senegal’s 2002 World Cup historic performance has died after a long illness diagnosed as stomach cancer.

President Jonathan's Eld-el-Kabir Message to Nigerian Muslims


Monday, 14 October 2013

Nigeria set to sign BASA agreement with Israel

President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to sign a bilateral air services agreement BASA with officials of the state of Israel while leading 30,000 Christian pilgrims to Israel for this year’s pilgrimage.

No African leader worthy of the Mo Ibrahim prize for good governance

The world's most valuable individual prize - the Mo Ibrahim prize for good governance in Africa - has gone unclaimed yet again.

Another air crash averted

An IRS Fokker 100 aircraft with 92 passengers on board nearly crashed upon approach to the Kaduna international airport earlier Yesterday.
Sahara reporters reports that the aircraft was carrying passengers from Lagos to Kaduna when it suddenly developed a hydraulic fault which forced the pilot to activate an emergency landing around 11:00 AM Nigerian time.

Friday, 11 October 2013

89% of Corps Members Can’t Write Good Application, Lack Communication Skills

The Kano State Coordinator of  the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Sanusi Abdulrasheed, has said that about 89 per cent of corps members could not write good application or communicate effectively in English Language, rather they prefer to communicate in “broken English.”

Mozambique deports Portugese coach for calling Mozambicans "thieves"

For calling Mozambicans thieves, coach of Costa do Sol football club in Maputo has been ordered to leave the country, latest Saturday, for what the Mozambican government described as lack of respect for the country.

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

PHCN Labour and “Meganormous” Opportunities... By Kande Daniel

As we begin the gradual winding down of PHCN successor companies, against the backdrop of a successful privatisation exercise, it is delightful to observe that the relationship between Labour and Government has been one of constant dialogue. This relationship has been anchored on identifying issues, talking about them, resolving them amicably one after the other, and steadily moving on with a shared determination to keep the national/common interest in the forefront.

Hope rises for malaria vaccine by 2015

 With the arrival of this vaccine, it is hoped that the billions of dollars spent by developing countries in procuring malaria drugs will be cut down.

Monday, 7 October 2013

The Chinese "last supper" painting that sold for over 23 million dollars

I have  looked over and over at this Chinese painting and am still wondering why it could sell at such a huge amount of money, except that it is a mockecry of the last supper Christ had with his disciples.

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Corpse of late former Ogun state governor and other survivors recovered after plane crash

Following search and recovery operations at the site of the Associated airlines plane crash which occured  earlier today, the body of the  late former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Agagu is reported to have been recovered.

Various figures from six, eleven, fifteen and twenty have also been reported by various media as casualty rate.

Its been confirmed that Agagu’s body had been  taken to the Airforce Base, Ikeja.

Daily Trust Online reports that
the management of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has released some names of some survivors and dead persons involved in the crash. 
They are:
1. Agagu  Feyi - Survivor
2. Akintunde Taiwo - Survivor
3. Akintunde Akeem - Survivor
4. Akinsanya Femi - Survivor
5. Unknown male - Survivor
6. Chijoke Duru - Dead
7. Unknown male adult - Dead

VIDEO: President Goodluck Jonathan wants to Kill me- Chibuike Amaechi

In this no-holds-barred interviw with Sahara TV in New York, Rivers state Governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi declares that his life is in danger as the disagreement between him and the first family continues to boil over, please take a look after the cut...

BREAKING: Plane crash in Lagos airport about 20 feared dead

This Day online is reporting that the plane involved in the crash is an aircraft belonging to Associated Airline at the domestic wing of the Murtala Muhammad Airport (MMA2) in Lagos.

The plane said to have been carrying 20 passengers to Akure from Lagos Thursday morning, crashed immediately after take off on the joint users fuel hydrant, which supplies aviation fuel to airline operators.

It has been difficult to ascertain the number of casualties, but eyewitnesses said that when the plane crashed it was engulfed in fire and that nobody may have survived the crash.

It also believed that most of the passengers on board were on their way to the burial of the former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Agagu.

More to follow...

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Presidency names members of National conference advisory committee

The Presidency Tuesday night released names of 13 distinguished Nigerians to midwife the proposed national conference as earlier announced in a nationwide independence anniversary broadcast by President Goodluck Jonathan.

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Sights of Nigeria's 53rd Independence Anniversary

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President Jonathan to set up National Conference committee

Events in the country seem to have overwhelmed the current administration as it has now towed the line of a National Conference to seek  answers to the country's numerous problems.

In his Independence day broadcast, President Goodluck Jonathan  announced the setting up of an Advisory Committee to establish modalities for a national conference aimed at resolving issues that currently cause conflicts in the country.