By Hardball
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Feb 11th, 2014
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How, before you accuse Hardball of reveling in a repast of mischief let us lay out the matter and put it in proper context first. Chief Martin Elechi is the septuagenarian governor of the southeast state of Ebonyi. He is a second-term governor in that less regarded state of the east having won electi...
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The Oyo State Police Command has intervened in the alleged shooting and use of thugs to harass residents of Omi-Adio and 25 other communities by Alhaji Olanlokun Odejobi. Odejobi allegedly harrassed the residents because of a land dispute. Officers of the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID)...
By Our Reporter
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Feb 11th, 2014
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THE Ogun State government has raised two committees to begin a comprehensive audit of pending applications for building approvals and Certificate of Occupancy (C of O). This is to determine how many of such applications are with the Ministry of Urban and Physical Planning and the Bureau of Lands and ...
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A doctor, Adekunle Abayomi, has been kidnapped in Ekiti State. He was abducted on Monday morning between Ado-Ekiti and Ido-Ekiti. Sources said Abayomi recently relocated to Ekiti from Yola, Adamawa State, because of the insurgency in the North. Abayomi’s colleague, who pleaded for anonymity, sa...
By Oziegbe OKOEKI
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Feb 11th, 2014
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The Lagos State House of Assembly has set up a five-man committee to probe a petition accusing the Onigbanko of Irede in Oriade Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Oba Babatunde Lawal, of the abuse of power. The committee is headed by the Deputy Whip, Rotimi Abiru. Members are Omowunmi Olatunji-Ed...
By Okwy Iroegbu-Chikezie
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Feb 11th, 2014
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The Lagos State government has debunked rumours that it has jettisoned the plan to construct the Fourth Mainland Bridge. Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure Kadri Obafemi Hamzat said the plan was in progress. He told The Nation in his Office at Alausa Ikeja that in spite of the encumbrances exi...
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Feb 11th, 2014
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There seems to be disquiet at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s claim that $20 billion oil money is missing. The bank’s deputy governors, The Nation learnt, are not happy with their boss’ handling of the matter. Sources said they feel Sanusi was ...
By Our Reporter
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Feb 11th, 2014
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As part of efforts to further popularise and make his brand of music more accessible to his fans across the globe, Nigerian pop star Olu Maintain has signed a worldwide distribution deal with Dej Jam. Dej Jam, an American label predominantly into hip hop and urban music, is owned by Universal Music G...
By IAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2014
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned yesterday a businessman, Sayyu Zakari, before a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, for allegedly defrauding a distributor of N18 million worth of Dangote Noodles. The businessman was arraigned with his company, Alrander Ltd, before the cou...
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A cocktail party to mark the 2014 Lithuania National Day in Nigeria will be hosted by the Honorary Consul of Republic of Lithuania in Nigeria, Mr Goodie Ibru, on Sunday, at the Federal Palace Hotel and Casino, Victoria Island, Lagos. The yearly event will attract captains of industry, diplomats and o...