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Feb 26th, 2014
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President Goodluck Jonathan will tonight make a broadcast to the nation by 9 pm on Nigeria’s centenary. According to a statement issued on Wednesday by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, the broadcast will be relayed on the network services of the Nigerian Television ...
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Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday declined an ex-parte application filed by the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Lamido Sanusi. Sanusi had in the application, sought to reverse his suspension by President Goodluck Jonathan, pending the det...
By Tony Akowe
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Feb 26th, 2014
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The new leadership of the Pan northern socio-political organization, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), on Wednesday warned that no harm should befall the Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, over his comment on the strength of soldiers fighting the Boko Haram insurgency in the north eastern part of t...
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A fresh $22.8 billion undisclosed proceeds not reflected in the books of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, has been revealed by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. This disclosure was made known on Wednesday at the Hon. Muraino Ajibola- headed House of Representatives...
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned Tuesday’s killing of 43 pupils of the Federal Government College, Buni Yadi in Yobe State by the Boko Haram insurgents. In a statement on Wednesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, the party described the attack and killing...
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One of the aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the June 21 Ekiti State governorship election, Navy Capt. Caleb Olubolade (rtd), has declared his support for the consensus option to pick the party’s flag bearer. The aspirants are currently meeting with the national leadership of t...
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The weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting did not hold in Abuja on Wednesday. No official reason was given for the cancellation of the meeting. Some ministers who were not aware of the cancellation turned up early for the meeting that didn’t hold. Journalists were also in their numbers...
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Senate President David Mark on Wednesday condemned the gruesome murder in cold blood of students of the Federal Government College, Buni, Yadi, in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. Mark in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Paul Mumeh, in Abuja lamented that the insurgents have...
By Kelvin Osa Okunbor
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Feb 26th, 2014
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Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested two foreigners with narcotic drugs just as suspected drug barons allegedly shifted their attentions to Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA) Enugu. The two suspected drug traffickers were caught during inward and outward ...
By Osagie Otabor
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Feb 26th, 2014
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Thieves have stolen an Opel saloon car belonging to a retired journalist, Wilfred Igunbor. The car was parked inside the premises of St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church along Sapele Road, Benin City, where Igunbor is a parishioner. Igunbor, who worked with the defunct Daily Times, had gone to t...