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Mar 9th, 2014
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Former Kwara State Governor Bukola Saraki has urged President Goodluck Jonathan not to stifle opposition states. Jonathan last week, while hosting outgoing Anambra State Governor Peter Obi, warned opposition state governors to stop abusing him and the Federal Government or they would lose many things...
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Mar 9th, 2014
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) reference to its Road Map as a product of ‘Janjaweed Ideology’ is a thinly-veiled religious blackmail, which is in furtherance of its (PDP’s) ongoing campaign to pigeon-hole the APC as an Islamic...
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Mar 9th, 2014
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The Federal Government has secured $1 billion Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to provide agriculture infrastructures in Staple Crop Processing Zones (SCPZ) across the country, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said. Adesina spoke with reporters at the weeken...
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Mar 9th, 2014
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The Constitution talks a lot about accountability. People have to take responsibility for their actions. They have to stand up and say, ‘I was responsible, it was me, and this is why it happened.’ The same holds true for organisations and political parties more generally. It’s the a...
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More than 1,300 people have died in the past two months as an insurgent Islamist group, Boko Haram, wages a rebellion rooted in poverty, corruption, religion and geography, writes The Guardian of London Zakari Matazu had just got home when a deafening sound filled his ears and part of his wall cracke...
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Mar 9th, 2014
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The National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, is a prince of the Sokoto Caliphate… you hardly hear him or see him throw his weight around…” -Ochereome Nnanna, Vanguard Columnist. Within a week, last week to be precise (March1-7, 2014), th...
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The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, yesterday attributed the petrol scarcity nationwide to diversion of the commodity by some marketers. She spoke after an inspection of 15 filling stations in Surulere, Ikoyi, Ajah and Iponri areas of Lagos. The minister said: “We ...
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Mar 9th, 2014
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Anambra State people are excited over the planned ground breaking ceremony for the Second Niger Bridge, slated for tomorrow by President Goodluck Jonathan. The Vice-Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Senator Margery Okadigbo, who spoke at a news briefing in Abuja, said it was obvious that the Seco...
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Mar 9th, 2014
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Lagos lawyer Femi Falana (SAN), has given the auditor-general of the federation till March 17 to audit the accounts of the federation and those of offices and courts. He said he would begin proceedings against the auditor-general if he failed to meet his demand. “Take notice that if you fail or...
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Mar 9th, 2014
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Published on March 10, 2014 by pmnews   ·   No Comments Stephen Oni/ Ilorin An Ilorin High Court Judge, Justice Mahmud AbdulGafar, has sentenced two kidnappers, Ajadi Oba AbdulRasheed and Ayeni Abayomi, to different years of imprisonment for criminal conspiracy to commit ki...