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INEC Chairman rebuffs critics

6 years ago /
Politics 

The chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega says the time table for the 2015 general election recently announced by INEC was informed by rational and logical consideration, not sentiment or ulterior motive.

The reason behind Atiku's defection to the APC

6 years ago /
Politics 

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has defected from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the All Progressives Congress, APC.

NDDC offices in Imo to undergo renovation

6 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The executive director, projects, on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Tuoyo Omatsuli has advised contractors handling projects in the region to avoid undue delays and discrepancies by liaising with the commission’s state offices. 

RTEAN announces that thuggery in motor parks will soon be history

6 years ago /
Transport  

President of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, Musa Shehu said the issue of thuggery at the motor packs will soon be a thing of the past. 

 

WHO says Nigeria is not doing enough on the issue of HIV/AIDS

6 years ago /
Health 

The Nigerian government needs to do more on issues of HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in the country. 

FG promises to make necessary amendments to the SURE-P initiative

6 years ago /
Nation 

Speaking through the Minister of Labor and Productivity Emeka Wogu, President Jonathan said his administration is determined to impact positively on the infrastructural needs of the country. He urged the national assembly to expedite action on the 2014 budget stressing that the introduction of SURE-P is to mitigate the suffering of Nigerians.

Details of upcoming national conference

6 years ago /
Nation 

Four hundred and ninety-two delegates are expected to attend the national conference and they will deliberate on everything except the unity of Nigeria.

Senators hail the appointment of the new service chiefs

6 years ago /
Politics 

Following the drama which ensued in the Nigerian senate over the failure of the deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, to read the letter of defection of 11 PDP Senators as was constitutionally demanded on the floor of the red chamber, the Senators went back to work, confirming quickly the appointment of the new service chiefs.

Why Ekweremadu refused to read the letter of defection of Senator Saraki, others

6 years ago /
Politics 

Attempts by eleven Senators from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to have their letter of defection to the main opposition All Progressives Congress read on the floor of the Senate was turned down on Thursday at the red chamber of the National Assembly.

CHAN 2014 LATEST

6 years ago /
Sports  

The black stars of Ghana Wednesday qualified for the final of the 2014 African Nations Championship in South Africa.

National Human Rights Commission to use Nigerian celebrities as human rights ambassadors

6 years ago /
Nation 

The National Human Rights Commission is using its celebrity ambassador to further sensitize Nigerians on their fundamental human rights.

House Committee on Defense speaks on the responsibilities of the service chiefs

6 years ago /
Security 

The chairman house committee on defence, Bashir Adamu has challenged the new service chiefs nominated by President Goodluck Jonathan to improve security operations in the country.

Head of Civil service calls on all government parastatals to cooperate in the fight against insecurity

6 years ago /
Security 

As the challenge of insecurity in Nigeria continues, the head of the Federal Civil Service, Bukar Aji, has  tasked civil servants on the need to be vigilant.

National Assembly moves to stop the illegal sale of police/army uniforms

6 years ago /
Nation 

A bill for an act to prohibit the illegal sale and use of uniforms of the armed forces, police, paramilitary and other government security services has scaled the second reading in Nigeria’s House of Representatives.

Northern Elders group caution politicians over inciting statements

6 years ago /
Politics 

An emerging northern interest group, the Northern Elders Council on Wednesday cautioned leadership at all levels of  the  Nigerian society  against creating  hate and suspicion among Nigerian people.

PDP leaders deny knowledge of the defection of 11 PDP Senators to APC

6 years ago /
Politics 

Leader of the Senate, Victor Ndoma-Egba has said that no member of Nigeria’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has notified the upper chamber of the national assembly of intention to defect from the party to the main opposition APC.

Kano state lawmakers declare their loyalty to APC, not Shekarau

6 years ago /
Politics 

The Kano state APC caucus has declared that it will not follow its leader, the former governor Ibrahim Shekarau to the PDP.

APC MEMBERS MOVE TO STOP SOME PARTS OF THE 2014 BUDGET

6 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress caucus has said that it intends to obey the directive by its party to stop executive bills and some aspects of the 2014 budget.

PDP Leaders intensify efforts to woo decamped Governors, Reps, back into the fold

6 years ago /
Politics 

Key PDP members, yesterday, stormed the National Assembly complex at about 10pm on Tuesday and did not leave until the early hours of Wednesday.

Jonathan announces the reason why he appointed new Chief of Defense staff

6 years ago /
Security 

President Goodluck Jonathan says he will not accept any form of rivalry among service chiefs.