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20 Feb 2015
THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that contrary to subjective reactions that the postponement of the February election dates was injurious to the nation’s democracy, unfolding events, especially the prevalent huge deficit in the distribution of the Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) have shown that the development rather saved the nation and the Independent National…
20 Feb 2015
THE Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has petitioned the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) alleging the state governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, was sponsoring political violence in the state.  In a letter dated February 16, this year, and titled ‘In the Matter of State Sponsored Pre -Election Violence in Ekiti State’, the…
20 Feb 2015
GOVERNOR Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has urged residents to always be security conscious by being “extra-vigilant” in monitoring the movement of groups of people and individuals in their environments in order to curb insurgency in the state.    He stressed that doing so would enable the people to spot any potential troublemaker before he/she…
20 Feb 2015
EKITI State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose Friday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, General Mohammadu Buhari (rtd) who travelled to the United Kingdom (UK) was being attended to at a London hospital, saying the trip was a vindication of his earlier stand that Buhari was sick and lacked the required capacity to rule Nigeria.…
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20 Feb 2015
NPHDA To Immunise Borno IDP’s Children At Camps IMPRESSED by the key successes recorded in the lives of children, women, and the elderly who constitute a larger percentage group in Delta State, the Commissioner for Finance, Olorogun Kenneth Okpara reiterated the commitment of the state government in ensuring the prompt release of the Government Counterpart…
COURT-LOGO
20 Feb 2015
JUSTICE Lateefa Okunnu of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja Friday set aside March 3, as the day to deliver ruling on the prohibition suit, instituted by the Registered Trustees of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), alongside its founder, Prophet Temitope Joshua. The judge fixed this date after lead counsel to SCOAN,…
GEJ-OK
20 Feb 2015
• Urge Jumai-Alhassan To Drop Ambition CITING the appointment of no fewer than thirteen females out of the 42 Ministers, women in Taraba state have collectively resolved to throw their weights in support of the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan. The women, who thronged out Friday in their numbers, believed President Jonathan government “ is…
SHEKARAU-OK
20 Feb 2015
THE Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University Lokoja, Prof. Abdulmumini Hassan Rafindadi, has promised to raise the bar in the dwindling culture of reading among students in secondary schools in Kogi State by organising an annual competition for schools. The competition, which shall be in phases, shall be rounded off at the university for its semi-final…
WADA-GOV
20 Feb 2015
THE Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Samuel Adeyemi Ogumjemilusi, has given commercial motorcyclists under the Motorcycles Riders   Association in the state a 30-day grace to   get registered or face   the wrath of the law.   Ogumjemilusi gave the ultimatum during familiarisation meeting with the association at the police headquarters in Lokoja Friday…
20 Feb 2015
GUNMEN in Adikpo, the headquarter of Kwande Local Government Area, Friday had shot and damaged three vehicles on the convoy of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom,  during the funeral of the late Dr Samson Sambe, disrupting the funeral ceremony.  Dr. Ortom who was delivering funeral…
20 Feb 2015
TO educate the public on the performances of President Goodluck Jonathan and the need to be re-elected, a group, Citizens Network for Peace and Development in Nigeria, has put together the economic achievements of the administration in a book.   Addressing journalists Friday, the Director General of the Organisation, Comrade Preye Dressman, said the achievements,…
20 Feb 2015
SIR: The movie “Fifty Shades of Grey” was shown in Nigerian cinemas (Genesis deluxe cinemas and Silverbird cinemas across all their branches) precisely from Friday 13 to Thursday 19. The movie is based on the first installment of a trilogy by a British writer E.L. James, which has topped best-seller lists all over the world,…

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Former Deputy Governor of Imo State and chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Chief Jude Agbaso has given reasons he would vote the Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi in 2023 presidential election. This was as he flayed the All Progressive Congress, APC for failing to field its presidential candidates from the South East…
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Iran insisted Thursday that a revived nuclear agreement with major powers remains achievable despite a negative US assessment of two-way talks in Qatar intended to reboot the stalled negotiations. The US State Department said the EU-brokered proximity talks in the Qatari capital Doha had concluded late Wednesday with "no progress made". But Iranian Foreign Minister…
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Two Sudanese demonstrators were killed Thursday by "bullets to the chest", pro-democracy medics reported, as thousands of anti-coup protesters took to the streets demanding an end to military rule, AFP correspondents said. "Even if we die, the military will not rule us," protesters chanted, urging the reversal of an October military coup by army chief…
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The media aide to Peter Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate, has denied reports that his principal is a religious bigot and a hater of people of northern Nigerian extraction. Valentin Obienyem, in a statement on Thursday, said some faceless groups, sponsored by political opponents, are responsible for spreading falsehood about Obi due to his…