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Buhari-politics
26 Feb 2015
• PDP decries his preference for London speech to debate • Party lauds Jonathan for visit to troubled spots FOR the umpteenth time, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Maj-Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) yesterday assured that any person found indulging in corrupt practices would not be tolerated in his administration.   In an…
man
25 Feb 2015
  • Warn of looming job losses, accuse NERC of giving preferential lower rates to some firms • Commission to introduce micro-grids power generation model for industrial clusters CITING lopsidedness, the Steel Manufacturing Group of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) yesterday warned that the new tariff order Multi Year Tariff Order (MYTO 2.1) which…
Scene-of-Kano-blast-motor-park
24 Feb 2015
•Army cautions over parking of campaign vehicles   •Reps, APC, others laud military’s onslaught against insurgents   THE fragile peace in Kano was yesterday punctured as an explosion rocked the busiest motor parks in the city, killing about 12 and injuring others, including the two bombers. The blast occurred at Kano Line, located at Naibawa…
Agbaje-Ambode-360x239
24 Feb 2015
• Change in Abuja vs change in Lagos  • Actors in campaigns difficult to track  • Lagos settlers as critical factors  • Will Lagos Godfather abandon ex-capital for Abuja?  • Lagos vs Abuja: Why they always hate each other IT is getting curiouser and curiouser in Lagos as there have been early warning signals that…
AMADI
22 Feb 2015
• Citizens to take priority over foreigners • Firms to give first consideration to made in Nigeria goods in contracts award • Utilities to submit yearly localisation plan A NEW era is set to unfold in the electricity power sector as the country finally gets a local content law with far-reaching provisions for prioritisation of employment of Nigerian…
Gaidam-Yobe-State-governor
22 Feb 2015
BARELY a week after a female suicide bomber killed 15 people in Damaturu, Yobe State, another suspected female suicide bomber has blown herself up at a Potiskum Global Mobile Communication System (GSM) and killed five other persons.    About 48 people were said to have been injured in the incident that occurred at 1.15pm Sunday.…
Ayo-Oritsejafor
20 Feb 2015
THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has debunked media reports (not The Guardian) alleging that its leadership was given N7 billion by President Goodluck Jonathan to campaign for his re-election.    The association, therefore, called on security agencies to commence investigation into the activities of the Voice of Northern Christian Movement and Musa Dikwa who…
B.-HARAM
19 Feb 2015
• Jonathan commissions four new warships in Lagos THERE may be no hiding place for Boko Haram terrorists soon as the multi-national military offensives succeed daily in flushing the insurgents from their hideouts and captured territories.   Troops of 7 Division of Nigerian Army, in a coordinated ground and aerial bombardments, yesterday cleared many terrorists…
Olukolade-DDI
18 Feb 2015
• Boko Haram threatens to disrupt polls  IN a major boost in the war against terror, the military in a well-coordinated attack from the air has recaptured 11 communities from terrorists in the Northeast. Two soldiers died, while more than 300 Boko Haram fighters were killed in the last two days, according to information from…
JEGA
17 Feb 2015
• Mark cautions against interim govt • Opposition lawmakers insist on card readers • Tambuwal foils move to remove Majority Leader, others • Ihedioha presents report on constitution for free education, health THE Senate which yesterday reconvened from the botched election break has summoned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, on…
--Obasanjo
16 Feb 2015
• He was expelled, won’t be missed, says party  •DHQ berates ex-Head of State FORMER President, Olusegun Obasanjo said yesterday that he left the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) so as to remain an elder statesman.   Speaking to journalists in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, he further maintained that he was not prepared to join…
GEJ-1
15 Feb 2015
• President may soon expose ex-Head of State’s alleged personal demands, says PDP • Ruling party’s candidate likely to win, U.S. ex-envoy  predicts   INDICATIONS emerged yesterday that the face- off between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan may be far from abating as the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that the latter…

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