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24 Jul 2015
RUMOURS that Arthur Nzeribe was terminally ill and that his wife has abandoned him are “mischievous and arrant nonsense,” the former senator said. According to his Special Aide, Collins Ughala, who spoke on Wednesday in Abuja, “all he experienced was a domestic accident which resulted in some pains in his hip region, and he had…
24 Jul 2015
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari’s recent appointments, especially of the service chiefs, are not reason enough to conclude that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government is marginalising the Ndigbo, the Special Assistant to Imo State Governor and Lagos Liaison Officer, Alfred Ononugbo, has said. Ononugbo, who addressed the media yesterday in Lagos on a planned solidarity rally…
24 Jul 2015
THE Abia State Government yesterday disowned the report credited to its Media Assistant to the Governor, Ugochukwu Emezue, that it has received from the Federal Government its share “of about N3 billion” from the bailout fund. Emezue, while speaking at the weekend in Umuahia on the state’s efforts to pay workers’ salaries, had been quoted to…
24 Jul 2015
A THIRTY SEVEN years old man, Mr. Obi Okoye, has been rescued by the police in Delta State, a day after he was abducted by five armed hoodlums. Okoye, according to Delta State Police spokeswoman, Mrs. Celestina Kalu, was abducted in Asaba by the gunmen who stormed his residence in a red Audi 80 car…
24 Jul 2015
MIDWESTERN Oil and Gas, has assured its host community of Umusadege, in Kwale, Delta State that it has not only stopped the smoky gas flare which arose from a newly drilled well in the area, but that it would ultimately stop flaring entirely in its exploration processes. The assurance came on the heels of the…
24 Jul 2015
TROUBLE is brewing in the Niger Delta, as administrative lull in the Amnesty Office stalls disbursement of funds for ex-militants.
24 Jul 2015
Members of the National Assembly from Rivers State have faulted the Department of State Services (DSS) invitation to the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mrs. Gesila Khan, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials, and the panels handling petitions arising from the conduct of the 2015 elections in their state. The lawmakers accused the DSS of partisanship…
24 Jul 2015
FORMER Minister, National Planning and currently, Chairman, Susman & Associates Limited, Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman, has stated the benefits Nigeria would gain from President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the United States of America. Usman spoke yesterday at a two-day programme: “Train-the-Trainers Course” on ‘Design and Implementation of a Comprehensive Performance Monitoring and Evaluation System in Lagos…
24 Jul 2015
THE out-going United States (U.S.) Public Diplomacy Officer at the country’s Consulate in Lagos, Rhonda Watson, has said that she belongs to Africa and she will be back to the continent. Speaking at a retirement party organised for her by the U.S. Consulate General, Lagos, Watson said that although she felt accomplished in her career,…
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24 Jul 2015
MEDICAL services at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) have been paralysed following an indefinite strike embarked by resident doctors, which has lasted five weeks. When The Guardian visited the hospital yesterday, the atmosphere was dull, though other medical workers on ground were seen offering skeletal services. However, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of LUTH,…
24 Jul 2015
• Bodies yet to be evacuated, says NEMA • Fresh explosion in Ogun, one dead, others injured • Civil Defence arraigns suspected vandals in court THE relative stability enjoyed from the recent fuel supply crises across the country may have been worsened by the Arepo pipeline explosion on the system 2B that allegedly claimed over…
24 Jul 2015
THE Vice Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba, is looking forward to showcasing “lots of materials” from the institution’s Science and Tech Park, which he noted, “have set UNN apart as a foremost university.” The forum for the display will be the sixth African Regional Conference of Vice Chancellors…

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