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Monthly Archives: January 2014

2014 Will Be Better If President Jonathan…

A former Secretary to the Plateau State Government, Mr. Ezekiel Gomos, has urged President Jonathan to translate the promises contained in his New year message into reality saying that with that things would get better in 2014. He said  that aspects of the speech were an admission of some problems …

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PHOTOS: SEE What This Popular Model Is Wearing, Flaunts bosoms

Actress/Model, Kendra Etufunwa sure knows how to be in the news as she has shared yet another photos of herself in her bikini. This top Nigerian model is obviously proud of what she’s got and doesn’t hesitate to flaunt  

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BUDGETS: FG, 34 States To Spend N10.67trn

Barring adjustments by the legislature and supplementary appropriations, Federal Government and 34 of the 36 states of the federation will spend at least N10.67 trillion this year. In other words, they will be spending at least N889.231 billion a month or N29.235 billion a day. The hefty sum is the …

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TRAGEDY: Woman Slumps And Dies While Testifying In Church On New Year Day

Tragedy struck in Umuogwuta, Ndegwu, Owerri West local council area of Imo State, as a lady who was giving her testimony during the New Year service suddenly collapsed and died. A villager, who spoke on ground of anonymity, said: “The Lagos-based lady, Ifeoma Anozie, collapsed and died while giving her …

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BREAKING NEWS: Rivers Assembly Majority Leader, Chidi Lloyd, Arrested For Murder

The Rivers State Police Command said it had arrested the Leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Mr. Chidi Lloyd, for the alleged murder of his kinsman, Mr. Kingsley Ejeuo and a police sergeant, Urang Obediah. A statement made on Thursday night indicated that Lloyd was purportedly arrested on …

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Dangote Shuns Saraki, Ribadu, Others

Barely 72 hours after Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, joined the micro-blogging service, Twitter, thousands of Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora have extended a hand of fellowship to him by subscribing to his tweets. As at 5pm on Thursday, the President/Chief Executive of the pan-African conglomerate, the Dangote …

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Why APC Will Lose Even In 2019 – Senator Reveals

Chief Victor Ndoma-Egba, leader of the Senate, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) has not set up structures that are required of a political party to win elections and therefore will not win in 2015 and even 2019. He said APC still lacks party secretariats in most states of …

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Okonjo-Iweala Shuns House Deadline

Is the economy healthy? There seems to be no answer to this knotty question, with Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s seeming refusal to clear the air. The House of Representatives Finance Committee gave the minister 50 questions on the state of the economy. She was to answer in two weeks. …

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PDP Ready To Flush APC Out Of Lagos – Obanikoro

Ambassador Musiliu Obanikoro, a former Senator, who contested the 2007 governorship election in Lagos State and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Industrial Training Fund(ITF) in a recent interview said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is already making plans ahead the 2015 poll. Obanikoro said the PDP, …

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Amaechi Has A Message For Rivers People About PDP, SEE What He Said

Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State has called on supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC to get ready to mobilise so as to vote out the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. Amaechi made this call during a New Year visit to inaugurate 100 motorcycles to  begin the registration …

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“I Didn’t Travel To Kenya With 7 Jets” – Presidency

It was reported yesterday that President Goodluck Jonathan got on the wrong side of the Kenyans when he allegedly visited the country with a fleet of 7 aircraft for Kenya Independence celebrations. A Kenyan woman in her reports, was bemused as to why one president will need 7 jets just to pay a …

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Jonathan Makes U-Turn, Says No Plan To Sell Four Refineries

President Goodluck Jonathan has said his administration has no plan sell the four refineries in the country, contrary to widespread reports that the move has received his blessings. President Jonathan, who made this known through his spokesman, Reuben Abati, was reacting yesterday to reports that he had given the go-ahead …

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APC Hails Yobe Governor, Voters On Successful Conduct Of Council Polls

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has commended Yobe State governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Geidam as well as the entire people of the state for the peaceful and hitch-free conduct of the state’s local government election penultimate weekend. The party which gave the commendation in a statement in Lagos, Thursday, by its Interim …

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APGA Lawmakers Deny Being Courted By PDP To Break APC Dominance Of House Of Reps

Moves by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to break the dominance of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives suffered a huge blow as the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) members of the lower chamber have declared they are not joining the PDP. Following the defection of 37 …

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Trader In Court For Obtaining N368,000 Under False Pretence

A trader, Ogonna Ezeafulukwe, was yesterday arraigned in Lagos for allegedly collecting goods worth N368,000 under false pretences. 32-year-old Ezeafulukwe, who resides at the Maza Maza area of Lagos, is standing trial on a five-count charge bordering on stealing, false presentation, assault, conspiracy and threat to life at an Apapa …

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Edo: 3 Killed In Renewed Cult Clash

Renewed cult war between the Eiye confraternity and the Black Axe in Benin, Edo State has led to the death of three persons. The cult war was said to have started near Oba market over issues of ticketing between members of a task force alleged to have been engaged by …

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CAR Violence: NEMA Begins Evacuation Of Over 2,000 Stranded Nigerians Today

The evacuation of Nigerians trapped in the Central African Republic will begin today, the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has said. It said that all arrangements for the airlift of Nigerians from the troubled country have been concluded. Sectarian violence broke out in the CAR with Muslims and Christians engaging …

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Minna Residents Groan As Ban On Okada Comes Into Effect

Many commuters in Minna, Niger, were on Thursday stranded following the enforcement of the ban on commercial motorcycle operators, popularly known as Okada. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that most people in the city had a difficult time accessing the buses and the tricycles provided by the state government to cushion the effects of the ban. The …

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Federal Civil Servants Slam Okonjo-Iweala, AGF Over Non-Payment Of Dec. Salary

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria on Thursday took the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Jonah Otunla to the cleaners over their claims that all federal workers had been paid their December 2013 salary, describing the statement as incorrect and …

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Doctors’ Strike: Jonathan Agrees To Appoint Nigeria’s First Ever Surgeon-General

President Goodluck Jonathan may have saved Nigerians from having to experience another agonizing round of strike action by doctors in public hospitals as he has acceded to demands by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) to appoint a surgeon-general of the federation. He has also reportedly agreed to the association’s demand …

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