In thousands, they filed out Monday to various fun spots and stadia to savour their day. They were the guests of top political office holders, including President Goodluck Jonathan and governors who hosted them as part of their state duties for the day.
Abuja—Former Federal Commissioner for Information and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to, as a matter of urgency, declare state of emergency on corruption, saying he must put in place more drastic measures to tackle it.
As Africa's 54 leaders regrouped in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity, the dream of uniting the resource rich continent remains as remote as ever.
Lagos — Policemen attached to Ilemba Hausa division in Lagos State have arrested a couple and two others who allegedly specialized in abducting children between ages one and four years and selling them to barren women and motherless homes in the eastern part of the country.
LAGOS—Emotions ran high, Tuesday, at Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, following startling revelations by suspected members of three syndicates, who specialised in selling human parts to herbalists and persons suspected to be clerics.