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12 Jun 2015
What was the beginning of the doctrine of necessity, which you benefitted from as you were appointed Minister of FCT from the Senate? THE Doctrine of Necessity was borne out of bad legislative practice, out of responsibility of statesmanship to look at the problems and challenges of a nation like Nigeria and constituency responsibilities as…
11 Jun 2015
A Catholic Priest in Ekiti diocese, Rev. Father Emmanuel Akingbade has been kidnapped by gunmen in Ido-Ekiti, Ekiti state. It was gathered that the three-man abductors stormed the residence of the cleric, who is the Parish Priest of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Ido Ekiti, with gun on Tuesday, between 7.30 and 8pm.
11 Jun 2015
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has challenged the state governor, Abiola Ajimobi to declare his assets as he begins a second term in the spirit of change and accountability.
11 Jun 2015
Civil servants in Plateau State who have been on strike since early last month have suspended the strike. The workers, who started the strike on the May 5th following six months of non-payment of salaries by the immediate past government of Jonah David Jang, have opted to resume work in response to appeals by Governor Simon Lalong who promised to pay two months of the salary arrears of workers within this week.
11 Jun 2015
MORE questions have been thrown up about the way the plot that produced Senator Bukola Saraki and Hon. Yakubu Dogara as the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives was hatched on Tuesday.
11 Jun 2015
TO curtail activities of kidnappers in his domain, Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has announced a reward of N5 million for credible information that could lead to the apprehension of kidnappers, their associates and financiers in the state.
11 Jun 2015
A FORTNIGHT after the inauguration of All Progressive Congress, APC administration in Benue State, the party has suspended twelve of its members for anti-party activities and for refusing to withdraw their cases against candidates of the party that won the elections.
11 Jun 2015
Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kolapo Olusola has appealed to the people of Ikere-Ekiti not to allow the on going process of appointing a new Ogoga of Ikere-Ekiti cause any disaffection among them.
10 Jun 2015
THE “parliamentary coup” of yesterday that saw the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) taking over the control of the National Assembly by providing the platform for the emergence of Senator Bukola Saraki and Hon. Yakubu Dogara as Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives, despite opposition from the All Progressive Congress (APC), may have surprised many observers of Nigerian politics.
9 Jun 2015
Immediate past Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Peter Akinola, in this interview with CHARLES COFFIE GYAMFY, charged President Muhammadu Buhari to walk his talks in the fight against corruption. Excerpts: The depth of corruption in Nigeria OUR political leaders have made corruption their habit. All over the country, examples abound,…
8 Jun 2015
                NO honeymoon for this President. This conclusion predates Muhammadu Buhari’s assumption of the reins of government as 5th President of Nigeria’s Presidential democratic experience, and 4th of the current fourth democratic dispensation. It is eight days today. His first sets of official steps are attracting immense public…
7 Jun 2015
A CASUAL visitor to Government House and the Commissioners’ Quarters opposite the sprawling seat of power both in Asaba, cannot help, but notice the emptiness of the car parks, which used to be jam-packed with Delta State Government vehicles.


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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has faulted the hearing of arbitrations for the contracts entered by the Federal Government with International Organizations in the United Kingdom.
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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday confirmed the rescue of one person, and the recovery of one dead person in a two-storey building that collapsed at Freeman Road, Lagos Island...
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Five soldiers and 30 "terrorists" were killed in fighting in northern Burkina Faso after the suspected jihadists attacked a military base in large numbers on Saturday, the army said.
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Kylian Mbappe has decided to stay at Paris Saint-Germain despite weeks of speculation linking the forward to a move to Real Madrid, according to widespread reports on Saturday.
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Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne was named the Premier League's Player of the season on Saturday, with his team-mate Phil Foden....