Nigeria To Shut Borders Before Regional Polls

(LinkkMoment). YAHOO: Abuja (AFP) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the closure of all land borders ahead of this weekend's regional elections, after a similar move was made before national polls last month, a statement said Wednesday. The closure will take effect from midnight (2300 GMT) on Wednesday until 12:00 pm on Sunday following the governorship and state assembly elections,...

A missionary pastor who gave his life for impoverished northern children

(TheCable) “All my 400 children in the school will not understand but tie their shoes lace and gently rub their hairs. Tell them Papa Joshua has been called up.” These were the closing words of Henry Ayanfe, a follower of the late Joshua Adah, in an emotional tribute. Rev. Adah and his many children In this rat race called life,...

Church razed, pastor’s daughter killed in Kano

VANGUARD: ABUJA—At least one person died, Monday, as irate youths set ablaze Baptist Church at Gidan Maso village in Rogo Local Government Area of Kano State, while the residence of the pastor, Rev Habila Garba, was also burnt. This came barely a week after unidentified arsonists attacked a branch of Living Faith Church, popularly called Winners Chapel, at Giwa...

Two Nigerian Boys of Igbo Extraction Tops the World

EKEH: Not only did Harold Ekeh get into every University he applied to, but he got into ALL eight Ivy League schools. That would be Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Brown, Penn, Dartmouth and Cornell. Harold Ekeh arrived in the United States from Nigeria at age 8 and spoke very little English.…/long-island-whiz-kid-accepte…/ OKAFOR: Led his team to win the NCAA Basket...

President-Elect Buhari Tells Nigerians Not To Expect ‘Miracles’

NPR: Nigerians have elected a former military strongman to be their next president. Muhammadu Buhari, who insists he's a changed man, says his first order of business will be to crush Boko Haram militants. READ MORE

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