Nigeria

By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has announced the success recorded by its men in aborting the scheme by some aggrieved ex-militants to blow up the Calabar-Itu Bridge. The arrest of the mastermind of the plot, Boronyefa Olorogun, alias General Bofa, was carried out through a link from two suspects:...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, says the essence of providing model schools for pupils and students in the state was to embolden and give them a sense of belonging. Governor Orji stated this while commissioning the Ndume Otuka and Afugiri Model Primary Schools in Umuahia North Local Governm...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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The governorship ambition of the immediate past Minister of State for Education, Nyesom Wike, received a major boost yesterday as the First Lady, Patience Jonathan endorsed his ambition, saying the former Minister is ripe to lead Rivers State. Mrs. Jonathan, who paid a solidarity visit to Wike at his...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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The House of Representatives on Thursday in Abuja passed for second reading a bill seeking an improved welfare package for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The bill seeks to amend the NYSC Act No 51 of 1993 by making provisions to enhance the welfare of corps members, encourage acq...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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The Ondo State Chairman of the Labour Party, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, has declared that there is no faction in the party ahead of its October 11 convention in Akure. Abdulsalam, while speaking with newsmen in Abuja, on Thursday frowned at the report that there was crisis in the party following the rece...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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The Board of Diamond Bank Plc, has announced the appointment of Mr. Uzoma Dozie as its new Group Managing Director/CEO following the voluntary retirement of the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Alex Otti. Mr. Dozie’s appointment is subject to the approval of Central Bank of ...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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NBA President confirms release The abducted immediate past President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Okey Wali (SAN) has been released by his  kidnappers. Wali was said to have been released  at about 11pm on Thursday, October 23 by his abductors after keeping him for about 12 days. ...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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Whatever is left of the hopes of the “ceasefire” between the Federal Government and Boko Haram insurgents have been shattered. More women are being abducted, men killed and homes burnt in Borno and Adamawa states. Besides, a bomb went off Wednesday night in Azare, Bauchi State. Five peopl...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday lifted the veil off his unannounced but widely known interest to run in February’s presidential election. He told leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Villa yesterday that he had accepted his adoption by all the organs of the party to be pre...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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The First Lady has waved a final bye to her controversial appointment as a “Super” Permanent Secretary in the Bayelsa State Civil Service. Mrs Patience Jonathan was said to have resigned following the collapse of her relationship with Governor Seriake Dickson. Mrs. Jonathan is said to be ...