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25 Jul 2015
RIPPLES of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) invitation to the wife of the Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki to appear before it remained unsettled, as senators elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Friday warned against alleged unleashing the anti-graft agency on members of the National Assembly.
24 Jul 2015
The newly elected Governor of Rotary District 9125, Asokoro, Abuja, Dr. Mike Omotosho has promised to build a modern Rotary Centre that would increase the district’s activities and contributions to Rotary Foundation, encourage more country development projects. Meanwhile, all arrangements have been concluded for a formal inaugural of Dr. Omotosho as the newly elected governor,…
24 Jul 2015
Sequel to petition against the Director General of the Nigerian Agency For Food and Drug Administration (NAFDAC), Dr. Paul Orhii, alleging acts of corruption and financial mismanagement, a coalition of 14 civil societies has risen against what it described as false allegations and fifth columnists. The civil societies that came under the aegis of African…
24 Jul 2015
VICE-CHANCELLOR of the University of Ilorin, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali has canvassed for the establishment of ministry of peace and reconciliation in Nigeria towards dousing frequent ethno-religious clashes among the people. Besides, Ambali in a chat with reporters in Ilorin said each of the nation’s Universities should make the issue of conflicts resolution a compulsory course…
24 Jul 2015
• Lalong pledges to eradicate segregated areas • APC, PDP bicker over dissolution of councils THERE was tension in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State Wednesday following attacks and reprisals among the youths communities in the area. One person was killed while two persons sustained injuries when a group of youths alleged to…
24 Jul 2015
THE Governor of Taraba State, Darius Dickson Ishaku, has called on parents whose child or children have been reportedly missing to, as a matter of urgency, come to Jalingo, the state capital, for verification and claim of their wards. The call, which was made by the governor through a press statement, was as a result…
24 Jul 2015
THE Yobe State Police Command has recovered six units of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from an unmarked Highlander Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) used to attack a police checkpoint at the entry gate of Damaturu, the state capital. Addressing a news conference in Damaturu on Monday’s suicide bombings, the Police Commissioner Mr. Markus Danladi, said the…
24 Jul 2015
OFFICIALS of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) and armed security operatives raided dealers of pirated copyright works in Kaduna metropolis on Wednesday, leading to the arrest of 13 persons while goods worth over N5 million were seized. The suspects were arrested at different locations with pirated copyright works such as films, books, software among others,…
24 Jul 2015
WORKERS employed by the Kaduna State government have cautioned against alleged plans to brand them as ghosts workers in the ongoing verification exercise ordered by the state Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai. The workers who were from various ministries, departments and agencies protested at the secretariat of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Kaduna, accusing organisers…
Osinbajo
24 Jul 2015
VICE President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday raised the alarm that Boko Haram members were planning to attack very important personalities (VIPs).
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…

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