Five MASSOB members and two policemen killed during protests in Asaba

Staff, (Punch) - According to a Police Public Relations Officer, the protesters turned violent and attacked the policemen deployed to monitor the protest, killed two and injured two others. A pregnant woman was hit by a stray bullet during the fracas.


N23bn Diezani bribe: 11 INEC officials admit receiving N120m

Staff, (Punch) - The revelation comes about a month after the EFCC arrested a former Resident Electoral Commissioner in Rivers State, Mrs. Gesila Khan, and other top INEC officials in the South-South for allegedly receiving N675.1m from Diezani.

US students sponsor Nigerian classmate mum's visit for graduation

Staff, (Vanguard) - Senior students of The John Carroll School in Bel Air surprised their Nigerian classmate by sponsoring his motherís visit for his graduation. Mike Tertsea left Nigeria four years ago to study at The John Carroll School in Bel Air, hence his mum had not seen him him for four years.

UK, Australia deport 40 Nigerians, for the second time in a month

Shola Adekola, (Tribune) - According to a source, some of the deportees were violent when officers of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) attached to the international wing of the airport attempted to collect their fingerprints for data purpose.

Forex: CBN throws Naira into open market, nullifies N197/$ exchange rate

Staff, (Vanguard) - With this action, the CBN has nullified the official exchange rate regime of N197/dollar. The CBN took the measure following severe pressures on external reserve and foreign exchange supply crisis. ...It means that round tripping and arbitrage have been curtailed.

University 'Sex-for-Grades' prohibition bill passes in Senate

Staff, (Daily Sun) - However, Dino Melaye, a senator from Kogi west, while making his contribution, said that sexual harassment was a two-way traffic. He argued that some students willfully seduce their lecturers with the aim of getting academic favours.

Pastor gives out 16 SUVs, 16 cars, millions of Naira to celebrate birthday

Staff, (Vanguard) - The Senior Pastor of Champions Royal Assembly, Kubwa, Abuja, Joshua Iginla on Sunday, gave out 32 cars out of which were 16 SUVs to celebrate his birthday.

Adultery scandal rocks Pastor Sunday Adelaja's church, one of Europe's largest

Bayo Akinloye, (Punch) - Popular Nigerian pastor, Sunday Adelaja's church is currently enmeshed in an adultery scandal following allegations that he had extramarital affairs with at least 20 women in his church.

Second Chibok girl, Serah Luka, pastor's daughter, No.157 on missing girls list, rescued

Staff, (Guardian) - Two days after the rescue of the first girl, Amina Ali Darsha Nkeki, and her four-month-old baby, the Nigerian Army yesterday said it has rescued a second Chibok girl, Miss Serah Luka.