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CORRUPTION IN EDO STATE

6 years ago /
Nation 

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomole says the church should resist  being accused of colluding with corrupt politicians and dubious business magnates each time they are celebrated for donating a little of their ill-gotten wealth.

NASSARAWA: GOVERNOR AL-MAKURA URGES TRADERS TO RELOCATE TO NEWLY COMPLETED ULTRA-MODERN MARKET

6 years ago /
Environment 

Governor Latanko Al-makura after inspecting the newly completed ultra modern market took a walk to the old Lafia market to have a one on one interaction with some traders on the need for them to move to the ultra-modern market.

 

CATHOLIC CHURCH: KUGBO HARVEST

6 years ago /
Religion 

With a special permission from the Bishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of the Catholic Eminence John, Cardinal Onaiyekan, St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Kugbo Abuja held its 2013 Harvest and Thanksgiving last two Sundays – November 3, 2013.

UNESCO COMMENDS PRESIDENT JONATHAN'S ADMINISTRATION

6 years ago /
Education  Nation 

Director-General of the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, Irina Bokova has commended the Jonathan administration for progressively improving the funding of the education sector.  

CANADA: MAYOR OF TORONTO APOLOGISES FOR THREATENING TO COMMIT MURDER

6 years ago /
International News 

Embattled Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford has apologised for a video of him making threats to commit "first-degree murder" against an unknown person.

U.S.A: OBAMA APOLOGISES OVER HEALTH LAW ISSUES

6 years ago /
Health  International News 

U.S President Barack Obama has apologised to Americans whose health insurance plans have been cancelled as a result of his signature health law.

IRAN: JOHN KERRY STEPS IN

6 years ago /

U.S Secretary of State, John Kerry is to fly to join negotiations in Geneva on Iran's nuclear programme, amid rising expectation of a breakthrough.

 

PAKISTAN: Taliban plan wave of revenge attacks in Pakistan

6 years ago /
International News  Politics 

 The Pakistani Taliban announced on Friday they would orchestrate a wave of revenge attacks against the government after naming hardline commander Mullah Fazlullah as their new leader.

 

PHILLIPINES: Super typhoon Haiyan slams into Philippines, at least three dead

6 years ago /
International News 

The strongest typhoon in the world this year and possibly the most powerful ever to hit land battered the Philippines on Friday, forcing more than a million people to flee, cutting power lines and blowing apart houses.

Exclusive: Snowden persuaded other NSA workers to give up passwords

6 years ago /
International News 

Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden used login credentials and passwords provided unwittingly by colleagues at a spy base in Hawaii to access some of the classified material he leaked to the media, sources said.

61 HOUSES, 45 PLOTS OF LAND IN FCT SEIZED FROM NSCDC OFFICER - ICPC

6 years ago /
Nation 

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Crimes Commission (ICPC), acting  on a tip volunteered by Commandant-General of the NSCDC, Dr Ade Abolurin, has uncovered numerous properties illegally gotten by NSCDC officials.

 

HOUSE DIVIDES OVER JONATHAN'S 2014 BUDGET PRESENTATION

6 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Tempers flared at the National Assembly yesterday when Honourable Ali Madaki, PDP, Dala Constituency, Kano state, demanded that the President be prevented from presenting the 2014 budget estimate next week Tuesday  until a thorough account on the performance of the 2013 budget was tendered.

 

SPORTS: NFF TO BORROW TO FUND NIGERIA - ETHIOPIA MATCH

6 years ago /
Sports  

It has been disclosed that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will have to borrow in order to cover costs for the upcoming match between Nigeria and Ethiopia next weekend, 16th of November.

SPORTS: IMOKE, OTHERS HEAD TO UAE TO SUPPORT GOLDEN EAGLETS

6 years ago /
Sports  

Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River state left for UAE last night with a promise to return with the Golden Eaglets and the trophy. He  was accompanied by Commissioner for Sports, Patrick Ugbe who also displayed confidence that the Eaglets would win the cup.

 

ODUAHGATE: COMMITTEE ON AVIATION SUBMITS REPORT TO HOUSE

6 years ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has received the report of its Aviation Committee on the controversial bullet-proof cars for the Minister.

NIGERIA: HOUSE TO VETO PRESIDENT

6 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is considering vetoing the President’s assent on about thirty-six bills that have been pending for months now.

BOKO HARAM: SENATE GRANTS JONATHAN'S REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF EMERGENCY RULE

6 years ago /
Nation 

In a unanimous decision, The Nigerian Senate granted the request of President Goodluck Jonathan, to extend the emergency rule in the troubled states of Yobe, Adamawa and Borno in the North-eastern region of Nigeria.

TOLL POLICY: Why the Federal Government is bringing back Tolls

6 years ago /
Nation 

In a bid to implement a lasting solution to the problems facing Nigerian road networks, the Federal govrnment has proposed the return of the toll policy to the country.

ENUGU: FEMI FALANA PROMISES LEGAL ACTION AGAINST GOVERNOR CHIME

6 years ago /
Nation 

Following the release of the petition allegedly written by the First Lady of Enugu state, Clara Chime.

ENUGU: GOVERNOR CHIME RESPONDS ON ALLEGATIONS OF FORCEFUL RESTRICTION OF HIS WIFE

6 years ago /

The people of Enugu state and the country at large were shell-shocked when the news of alleged abuse of the First Lady of Enugu state by her husband broke.