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26 Nov 2015
The Unofficial Christmas Party, announced today the official star studded line­up with exclusive pictures from Mania Magazine. With less than a month to go until the biggest corporate party of the year ­ this year’s artists are: Banky W, Waje, Bovi, Cobhams and DJ Jimmy Jatt. The event is taking place on 11th December at…
26 Nov 2015
NUPENG says the traffic gridlock in Apapa axis in Lagos will continue until the scarcity of petrol is resolved. It said that petrol tankers across the country were loading at Apapa depots. Mr Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of the union, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday that NNPC depots had not…
25 Nov 2015
The U.K. on Wednesday deported 50 Nigerians alleged to have committed various offences in the country. The deportees, made of 44 males and six females, were flown into Nigeria at about 6.30 a.m. in a chartered B767 aircraft belonging to PITAN Airways. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that they were received and screened…
25 Nov 2015
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said it had improved on its logistics and was ready to conduct a hitch-free governorship election in Bayelsa on Dec. 5. Mr Baritor Kpagih, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, stated this in Yenagoa in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Kpagih…
25 Nov 2015
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Solomon Dalung, on Wednesday said the ministry was not aware of any plan to shift the date for the National Sports Festival. Dalung said this at a meeting with Directors of Sports Forum on Wednesday in Abuja. The festival is scheduled to hold in Calabar in April "I…
25 Nov 2015
The Women International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), an NGO, says it has trained nearly 7,250 Nigerian women in peace-building techniques towards making the country a better place. Its National President, Mrs Joy Onyesoh, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday. Onyesoh said that women,…
25 Nov 2015
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has granted a N2.364 billion ($12 million) credit facility to Nigeria’s LAPO Microfinance Bank Ltd. The bank, in a statement e-mailed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Wednesday said that the loan agreement, signed on Nov. 17, was to support inclusive growth in Nigeria. It…
25 Nov 2015
Hajiya Ramatu Abubakar-Ajuji, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Education, on Wednesday appealed to parents/guardians to place high premium on the education of the girl child. Abubakar-Ajuji made the call during interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia. She had just inspected the construction of Federal Government Junior Girls Model Secondary School in Kwandare, Lafia…
25 Nov 2015
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) has engaged the Department of State Services (DSS) and Economic and the Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop the hoarding and diversion of petroleum products. This is contained in a statement issued by NNPC’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr Ohi Alegbe, in Abuja on Wednesday. The…
25 Nov 2015
The long queues that recently characterised most fuel stations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) eased off on Wednesday with most of the stations selling the product. A correspondent of the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) who monitored some of the fuel stations in the city centre, reports a significant reduction in cars that queued for…
25 Nov 2015
The Bauchi Government says it is willing to partner relevant organisations in promoting small and medium scale businesses in the State The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Poverty Alleviation, Alhaji Mohammed Gokaru, stated this at one day workshop by Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), in Bauchi on Wednesday. He said the…
25 Nov 2015
A 61-year-old woman, Theresa Odega, and four others, who allegedly engaged in prostitution, were on Wednesday docked bofere an Igbosere Magistrates' Court in Lagos. Other accused were: Helen Ugwu (33), Chika Okoro (40), Roseline Jebba (43) and Sandra Akomake (58). They are standing trial on a charge of prostitution. Ugwu, Okoro, Jebba and Akomake pleaded…

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The Cross River Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has inaugurated a reconciliation committee to dialogue with all aggrieved members of the party in the state.