Naira may depreciate further this year as CBN continues to defend it -DLM

Oyetunji Abioye, (Punch) - Odukoya, while reviewing the performance of the economy in the first quarter, said recent pressure on the naira was showing that the currency might not retain its current value throughout the year.




20 Nations issue travel warnings against Nigeria

Laolu Akande, (Guardian) - Nigeria's failing security situation is causing a global sense of frustration and there is fear of possible isolation, judging from western nations' responses to the increasing wave of terror attacks in the country.

Abducted Borno schoolgirls: The mistake I made, by principal

Staff, (Nigerian Tribune) - "It was only as the armed men were leaving, and started shooting, that she realised her mistake. The militants killed a soldier and a police officer guarding the school," she said.

Hunters, soldiers, others, pursue Boko Haram, rescue 80 abducted Borno school girls • Gunmen kill monarch, 19 others

Akinlolu Oluwamuyiwa, (Guardian) - A glimmer of hope appeared on the horizon for the abducted students of Government Girls' Secondary School in Chibok Local Council of Borno State as 80 of them were reportedly rescued Wednesday morning by a vigilance group, local hunters and soldiers.

Monday's bombing of Nyanya Motor Park in Abuja linked to UK White Widow

Uduma Kalu, (Vanguard) - British international terrorist, 'White Widow,' real name Samantha Lewthwaite, may be the mastermind behind the horrific Monday attack in Nyanya, near Abuja.

Promotion: Rank and file of the Nigeria Police, including inspectors, threate strike

Chris Agbambu, (Nigerian Tribune) - THE rank and file of the Nigeria Police, including inspectors, have threatened to embark on strike, beginning from May 15, if their request for promotion is not granted. Reacting, the Deputy Force Public Relation Officer, CSP Abayomi Shogunle, said that those who wrote the petition are not policemen.

Shocking discoveries of how fake lawyers, fake agents dupe desperate visa seekers in Lagos

AYOMIDE OWONIBI, (Nigerian Tribune) - Ayomide Owonibi posed like a desperate visa-seeking Nigerian to uncover the dirty deals at Ikeja office of the British High Commission over the issuance of visa. SYNERGY House (popularly known as UK Visa building) located at number 16, Billings Way, Oregun, Lagos, houses the visa processing offices for the United Kingdom and South Africa High Commission.