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2015-01-25 Boko Haram Releases Hostages
[Daily Trust]The Boko Haram members yesterday released 192 out of the 218 people abducted at Katarko town, Gujba local government area of Yobe state.

2015-01-25 Ini Edo Steps Out With New Man
[Independent (Lagos)]It is no longer news that actress, Ini-Edo's marriage has hit the rock. In fact, she and her estranged ex-husband, Philip Ehiagwina, had issued statements confirming that they no longer have anything to do with each other. The marriage did not last two years and there are no children between the two.

2015-01-25 Another Nollywood Marriage Crashes
[Independent (Lagos)]Just when we are still simmering down on the divorce of actress, Ini Edo, another actress has confirmed the break-up of her marriage. Though there have been stories that actress, Georgina Onuoha Igwegbe's marriage is over, there had been no confirmation to that effects.

2015-01-25 INEC Sticks to Election Time-Table As Prominent Lawyers Say They Can Constitutionally Postpone It
[This Day]The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, on Friday dismissed calls for the postponement of the February 14 presidential election and the February 28 governorship election, stating that the commission would implement the elections guidelines to the letter.

2015-01-25 FG Will Prosecute Those Using Children As Suicide Bombers, Says Adoke
[This Day]The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister for Justice, Mohammed Adoke, SAN, has said that the Federal Government would prosecute members of Boko Haram for using female children as suicide bombers.

2015-01-25 Attacks On Jonathan in Katsina, Bauchi - This Nonsense Must Stop, Says Presidency
[This Day]Following the recent attacks on the convoy of President Goodluck Jonathan and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina and Bauchi states by suspected supporters of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), the Presidency on Friday reacted angrily, saying, "this nonsense must stop" and called on the opposition party to caution its supporters.

2015-01-25 UPN Disowns Soluade Over Adoption of Ogun Gov Candidate
[Independent (Lagos)]Abeokuta -The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) has disowned Femi Soluade, the former pro tem chairman of the party, over his role in the adoption of the Ogun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Gboyega Isiaka, by five opposition political parties in the state ahead of the February 28 election.

2015-01-25 100 Youths Benefit From NDE Vocational Training
[Independent (Lagos)]Abuja -A total of 100 youths have been empowered by Vocational Skill Development department of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), FCT chapter.

2015-01-25 Time Magazine Bends for Nigerian TV Star
[Independent (Lagos)]Very few Nigerians have made it to the pages of Time Magazine. Most times when Nigeria is mentioned, it is for negative things. However, in recent times, the nation's booming entertainment industry has made international media to take us more seriously. Many articles about Nollywood have appeared on Time magazine. Actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, even made the list of Time Magazine's most influential people. Another actress, Kiki Omeili, recently made it to the magazine, but the story became sour.

2015-01-25 Toyin Aimaku Blasts Celebrities Flaunting Money
[Independent (Lagos)]Actress, Toyin Aimaku, has condemned her colleagues who show off their wealth on social media.

2015-01-25 Enugu Gov Candidates for Debate Monday
[Independent (Lagos)]Enugu -The two frontline governorship candidates in Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Okechukwu Ezea of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are billed to appear before the business community on Monday for a debate.

2015-01-25 We Did Not Authorise Any Advert Using Fela's Picture - Yeni Kuti
[Independent (Lagos)]The Anikulapo-Kuti family has frowned at a recent advertisement on some national dailes using the picture of Fela Anikulapo Kuti to score a political point.

2015-01-25 CMD Urges Health Workers to End Strike
[Independent (Lagos)]Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital (UUTH), Akwa Ibom State, Prof. Etete Peters, has appealed to striking medical workers to heed the federal government's pleas and negotiation so far to return to work in respect to the sanctity of life.

2015-01-25 Ibori Destined for Greatness Despite Travails - Ayodele
[Independent (Lagos)]Prominent seer and founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Ayodele Elijah Babatunde, has said a great future lies ahead of former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori, despite his travails.

2015-01-25 Unesco, Nuj Advise Journalists On Safety
[Independent (Lagos)]Saturday -Media professionals have been advised to adhere to safety standards in order to enhance their profession.

2015-01-25 Alum Ikaka Estates Launches Nationwide Housing Lottery
[Independent (Lagos)]Contributing its quota in assisting the housing policy of the Federal Government in meeting the housing needs of the teeming Nigerian populace, Alum Ikaka Estates Limited, recently launched its nationwide housing development lottery.

2015-01-25 Rangers May Lose Captain to Dolphins
[Independent (Lagos)]One of Nigeria's representatives at next season's CAF Confederation Cup, Dolphins is closing in on a move for Rangers centre-back, Cyril Oriaku.

2015-01-25 Ekiti Federal Varsity Shut Over Plan to Sack Workers
[Independent (Lagos)]Ado-Ekiti -The Federal University, Oye Ekiti, has been shut down over unresolved workers' crisis, thus becoming the second federal institution to be closed down in Ekiti State in less than one week .

2015-01-25 I'll Create 50,000 Jobs in Three Years - Ladoja
[Independent (Lagos)]Ibadan -Governorship candidate of the Accord Party in Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, has promised that he would provide more than 50,000 jobs in the first three years, if he were elected governor.

2015-01-25 Yoruba Youths Want Politicians to Take Oath in Shrines
[Independent (Lagos)]Judging by the failure of elected politicians to deliver dividends of democracy as promised, the Yoruba Youth Council President, Comrade Eric Oluwole, has advocated a situation where politicians from South-west are made to take oath in Ogun or Sango shrines.

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