Atiku: My Father Was Imprisoned For Not Sending Me To School

 Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has revealed how local authorities imprisoned his father for refusing to send him to school. According to LEADERSHIP, Atiku said this in Lagos during a special reunion to mark the 80th anniversary of Ford Foundation. The newspaper quoted him as saying like many parents of his generation, his father needed his…

Ritualists pluck out man’s eyes in Bauchi

Hussain Emmanuel 19-year-old Hussain Emmanuel, from Bauchi State says his eyes were removed by people who wanted to use them for ritual purposes. According to Hussain Emmanuel, who is being treated in hospital in Bauchi city, the attack happened two weeks ago in his village in the remote Tafawa Balewa area. He said he was…

Ritualists remove teenager’s eyes in Bauchi

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, acting Inspector General of Police A 19-year old man in the northern Nigerian state of Bauchi says his eyes were removed by people who wanted to use them for ritual purposes. Human body parts for use in suspected witchcraft or for charms are mostly taken from children in Nigeria – it is…

What is President Buhari doing with the economy?

By Garba Shehu Let me start by asking an important question: who wants to kill racy introspection? There is a cacophony of voices telling the Muhammadu Buhari administration to close its eyes to the past; that given the enormous tasks that lie ahead, history and its consequences for our nation should be the least of…

Garba Shehu: What is President Buhari doing with the economy?

LET me start by asking an important question: who wants to kill racy introspection? There is a cacophony of voices telling the Muhammadu Buhari administration to close its eyes to the past; that given the enormous tasks that lie ahead, history and its consequences for our nation should be the least of the government’s preoccupation…

Dangers In The Act of Eating While Driving

Eating while driving comes with its own dangers of causing road accidents. The Federal Road Safety Corps pointed the importance of understand the dangers associated with eating while driving. The FRSC gave three common types of distractions that impair drivers’ abilities to safely operate their vehicles and avoid crashes. The first is, visual distractions that…

September (Not) To Remember

It was the first day of September; Nike adjusted the collar of Kola’s white shirt and gently touched the golden tie clip with a diamond stud. She looked up into his eyes – full of fear and anxiety. She understood his fear. For seven years, the love of her life has being trying to strike…

How friends lured man to bush, plucked eyes out in Bauchi [PHOTO]

A 27-year-old man, Emmanuel Husseini, has cried out for justice over the inhuman treatment meted on him by some persons alleged to be his friends in Bauchi State. His friends, who are reportedly on the run, were said to have lured him to a bush in a village, Marti Local, Tafawa Balewa in the state…

Lagos, Anambra, Kano, Delta, others witness sun eclipse

By Sam Otti, Lagos, Paul Osuyi, Asaba and  Magnus Eze, Abuja Some Nigerians, yesterday, relished the occurrence of an eclipse of the sun as different states across the country witnessed the incident in different proportions. While residents in the northern parts of the country, particularly, Kano, Zamfara and Plateau states witnessed the eclipse, some parts…

18- year old job seeker’s eyes plucked out by friend in Bauchi

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi A 18 year old job seeker, who was deceived to be offered a job has ended up with his eyes plucked out for ritual purpose in Bauchi state. Our correspondent gathered that the victim, identified as Hussein Emmanuel and an indigene of Sara village in Tafawa Balewa local government was deceived…