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ANAMBRA ELECTION: TMG ANNOUNCES ELECTION MONITORING RESULTS

6 years ago /
Politics 

The Transition Monitoring Group has opined that the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) still has a lot to do to boost public confidence in electoral processes ahead of the 2015 General elections

AFRO-ARAB SUMMIT: SAMBO ARRIVES KUWAIT

6 years ago /
International News 

Vice President Namadi Sambo on Monday arrived Kuwait for the third Africa-Arab summit.

Anambra elections: PDP accuses APC of Blackmail to discredit polls

6 years ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed concern over what it has described as the “antics” of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the conduct of Anambra gubernatorial elections.

ABUJA INFRASTRUCTURES: MOTORISTS LAMENT TRAFFIC SITUATION ON APO ROAD

6 years ago /
Environment 

The recent state of traffic on the Apo road in Abuja could only be compared to Lagos traffic on a bad day. The traffic situation has caused motorists to express frustration at the situation and demand immediate attention to the road.

HEALTH: NIGERIAN HOSPITAL PERFORMS 3 KIDNEY TRANSPLANTS IN 24 HOURS

6 years ago /
Health 

For decades now, Nigerians have been left with no other viable alternative but to seek medical attention in foreign countries for our more serious illnesses like kidney transplants and cancer treatments. A breakthrough was, however, made in the Nigerian health sector over the weekend when three successful kidney transplants were carried out in the Garki General Hospital in Abuja.

 

NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT APPROVES $1BILLION FROM EXCESS CRUDE ACCOUNT

6 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The Nigerian government has approved the sum of $1billion (one   billion dollars) from the excess crude account as augmentation for allocation to the three tiers of government for the month of October

SPORTS: WORLD CUP PLAYOFFS UPDATE

6 years ago /
Sports  

Uruguay and Mexico moved a step closer to qualifying for the 2014 World cup in Brazil after both football super powers won comfortably in the first leg of their play offs.

 

ANAMBRA POLLS: SUSPECTED ELECTION MERCENARIES CAPTURED IN IMO STATE

6 years ago /
Politics  Security 

Imo state Police Command says about 200 and eighty-one suspected mercenaries are currently in Imo state on their way to Anambra state for Saturday’s Governorship election.

 

TARABA CRISIS: Civil societies issue note of warning

6 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Some civil rights activists have warned that if the  crisis between the Taraba state governor, Danbaba Suntai and his Deputy Garba Umar   is not amicably resolved it  may plunge the state into anarchy.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: NORWEGIAN GOVERNMENT ASSURES EBONYI STATE GOVERNMENT OF ASSISTANCE

6 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Norwegian government is to assist Ebonyi state government South-East Nigeria in its economic development drive.

 

ODUAHGATE: Stella Oduah to appear before the Senate Committee on Aviation, not the plenary

6 years ago /
Nation  Transport  

The Senate has resolved that the Minister of Aviation should appear before its Committee on Aviation instead of appearing at the plenary. Chairman Senate Committee on aviation, Uzodinma, assured that the committee will do everything within its power to unravel the mystery in the aviation sector.

NIGERIA POLICE REFORM: SENATE TO INVESTIGATE N130Bn SPENT BETWEEN 2011 TO 2013

6 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Senate says restructuring the police force will cost about N1.3billion (one point three trillion naira).

NIGERIAN IMMIGRATION EMPLOYMENT: INTERIOIR MINISTER SAYS ONE THOUSAND NAIRA FEE FOR CONSULTANTS

6 years ago /
Nation 

Giving the order by the House Joint Committee on Public Service Matters to stop collecting the N1000 charged applicants as recruitment fee, the Minister of Interior, Aba Moro was invited to explain what the charge is all about.

NIGERIA IMMUNISATION: GOVT LAUNCHES NEW PLAN TO ACHIEVE 87% COVERAGE

6 years ago /
Health 

The National Immunization Routine Strategic Plan being launched today, will allow Nigeria to achieve its aim amidst numerous challenges facing the county’s immunization system.

WORLD DIABETES DAY: LEE MAEBA FOUNDATION TO FUND RESEARCH TO FIND DIABETES CURE

6 years ago /
Health 

DIABETES IS FAST BECOMING A GLOBAL EPIDEMIC with an estimated one death from the disease in every 10 seconds. Former Nigerian Senator Lee Maeba lost his father and elder brother to diabetes. Now, he is helping Nigerians especially the rural poor to manage their diabetic condition

Anambra Decides: Ngige calls on INEC to ensure votes count

6 years ago /
Politics 

The APC Governorship aspirant briefed newsmen through his campaign Director General, George Moghalu urging the relevant agencies to put the necessary machineries in place to achieve a free, fair and credible election. He also made a passionate plea to the general public to ensure that the will of the people was protected at all cost.

HIV/AIDS: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ASKED TO PROVIDE MORE FUNDS

6 years ago /
Health 

Speaker at the public lecture and the Country Director of John Sower USA, Iyeme Efem who spoke on the theme “HIV/AIDS: Coping with and curbing the pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa” reeled up disturbing statistics and urged carriers to strive to combat increase of their viral load.

DISRUPTION OF G-7 GOVERNORS MEETING: IG CLAIMS INNOCENCE

6 years ago /
Politics 

Following the controversy that has surrounded the disruption of the meetings between the members of the New PDP, the House of Representative summoned the Inspector General of Police to inquire about whose orders the DPO of Asokoro was acting on when he disrupted the last meeting between the Governors at the Kano state Governor’s Lodge.

PENSIONERS BENEFIT: RETIREES CAUTION GOVERNMENT ON USE OF PENSION FUNDS, THREATEN TO SHUTDOWN NIPOST

6 years ago /
Nation 

It is no longer news that retirees in Nigeria are owed several month of their benefit and entitlement. To this end, the leadership of the pensioners plans to use the influence of the Nigerian Labor Congress, NLC to address the plight of the retirees of the Nigerian Postal service.

NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE: REAR ADMIRAL AGHOLOR RESUMES AS 14TH COMMANDANT

6 years ago /
Education  Nation 

That presentation of flag and other insignia of office as well as the signing of hand over note, signal the change of guards at Nigeria’s National Defense College (NDC). While Admiral General Thomas Lokoson has stepped aside as the Commandant of the College, Rear Admiral Ndidi Agholor steps in as the 14th Commandant of the College.