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6 Feb 2016
CHAIRMAN of the Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Dino Melaye, ‎has alleged that former President Goodluck Jonathan was allocated a plot of land within an area in Maitama district of Abuja that was reserved as green zone. Melaye, during a budget defence meeting between his committee and FCT Minister, Muhammed Bello,…
6 Feb 2016
THE All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday stated that its candidate for the Anambra Central Senatorial seat, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, was still very much in the race for election billed to hold on March 5, this year. A statement by party’s National Secretary, Mallam Mai Mala Buni, said the clarification was sequel to reports in the…
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6 Feb 2016
THE Senate Committee on Labour and Employment yesterday expressed dissatisfaction over conflicting figures and errors in this year’s budget proposal presented by the Ministry of Labour and Employment. At a budget defence session with the Committee, the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Ilo Clement, gave conflicting figures when confronted with questions on discrepancies in the personnel cost…
6 Feb 2016
THE National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has scheduled a meeting of its National Executive Committee (NEC) to hold next Wednesday. A statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Chief Olisa Metuh, yesterday also made it clear that‎ the meeting of the National Caucus of the party would…
6 Feb 2016
POPULAR lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) from Adamawa State, Rickey Tarfa, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and was being detained in Lagos for obstruction. A reliable source at the commission's headquarters in Abuja told The Guardian last night that Tarfa had allegedly obstructed officers of the commission…
6 Feb 2016
THE Minister for Transport, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi has said that unproven allegations of corruption against by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) when he was Governor of Rivers State, put him into lots of suffering. Amaechi stated this yesterday while delivering a lecture titled “Legislature and Executive Partnership for Effective Performance” at a retreat…
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6 Feb 2016
THE national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has agreed to accept the apology of the Chairman of DAAR Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, and settle out of court with him in a libel suit he filed against Daar Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT). Tinubu took the decision to…
6 Feb 2016
ASSET Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) yesterday stated that it has dissolved the Board of Aero Contractors and appointed a manager over the affairs of the airline. According to AMCON, it is in furtherance of the statutory responsibility of acquiring eligible bank assets and putting them to economic use in a profitable manner. It added…
6 Feb 2016
A PROSECUTION witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Emeka Emenalo yesterday told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that his company was used as a channel to siphon about N72 million from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The witness, who introduced himself as sole proprietor of O2 Services Plus…
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6 Feb 2016
THE Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Enugu branch has decried the deteriorating condition of the radiotherapy centre at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH). Its Chairman, Dr. George Ugwu who was speaking during the 2016 World Cancer Day yesterday in Enugu said that the centre had been out of service for over one year, stressing that…
6 Feb 2016
THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammdu Buhari, and wives of state governors have formed a strategic partnership to end the practice of female genital mutilation and cutting in Nigeria. Officials said the partnership is part of activities marking the 2016 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation.…
6 Feb 2016
THE Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said that cancer is one of the major causes of mortalities globally and his ministry is poised to reduce the number of preventable deaths by raising awareness among the general public...

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