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T.Y Danjuma’s Aide In Court For Stealing N2bn

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A special assistant to former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Y. Danjuma (retd), Manasseh Zorto, was on Friday brought before a Federal High Court in Lagos State for allegedly defrauding his boss of N2bn. The suspect, who was said to be at large, could not be arraigned before Justice ... Read More »

Stop Claiming Credit For Oyinlola’s Emergence As Governor In 2003 – Okuku Youths Tell Omisore


Members of Okuku Progressive Youths Forum, OPYF, have asked the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in the August 9 governorship election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore and his associates to stop claiming credits for the emergence of Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola as governor of the state in 2003. Oyinlola hails ... Read More »

Northern Groups Warn Dokubo Over Uncomplimentary Utterances


Two Northern groups, the Arewa Citizens Action for Change (ACAC) and the Arewa Youth Development Foundation (AYDF) have warned former Niger Delta warlord, Mujaheed Asari Dokubo to desist from making uncomplimentary remarks against northern leaders, its elders and people. In a statement signed by the Director, Action and mMobilisation of ... Read More »

Over 1,000 Igbo Corpses Await FG Clearance In Lagos Mortuaries – Ohanaeze


At least 1,000 corpses of Igbo people are awaiting clearance in various morgues across Lagos State, the President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo in the state, Chief Fabian Onwughalu, has said. He blamed the development on the Federal Government’s ban on inter-state movement of corpses in the country following the outbreak of ... Read More »

TAN’s Rally For Jonathan, Untimely, Health Risk – Rivers APC, Ikwerre Citizens

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The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC) and Ikwerre Citizens for Democratic Movement (ICDM), have declared their opposition to a pro-Jonathan rally scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt, the state capital today. The Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN), a group dedicated to highlighting the achievements of the Goodluck ... Read More »

FG Wades Into Anambra, Kogi Border Clashes


The Federal Government Friday waded into the bloody clashes between oil rich border communities of Anambra and Kogi States, which has led to the death of several people and destruction of property. Towards resolving the dispute, Vice President Namadi Sambo presided over a meeting behind closed-doors and attended by representatives ... Read More »

Communal Clash: PDP Sues For Peace In Nasarawa


The Nasarawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has decried the renewed communal clash that has engulfed the South and North senatorial district of the state. In a statement signed by the state chairman, Yunana Iliya, PDP urged the warring groups to sheathe their swords and embrace peace ... Read More »

Nigerians Should Expect Stable Power Supply From Early October – Minister


The Federal Government on Friday promised that power supply will be stable in the country by October this year. The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, who disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of a meeting on power chaired by Vice President Namadi Sambo at the State ... Read More »

Ogun: Osoba’s My Leader, I’m Not In Competition With Him, Says Amosun


Ahead of the 2015 general election, Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, on Friday said he would do everything within his power to settle the rift between him and a former governor of the state, Aremo Olusegun Osoba. He also appealed to the elders and people of Ogun State to ... Read More »

Ribadu, Marwa, Gundiri Get PDP Waiver, To Be Screened Today For Adamawa Poll


The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has granted waiver to the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu; former Lagos military administrator, Buba Marwa; and a former Adamawa governorship candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, Marcus Gundiri. The waiver ... Read More »

Nigerians To Enjoy Steady Power By October – FG

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The Federal Government, Friday, assured Nigerians that they will start enjoying steady supply of electricity by October 2014 as plans have been put in place to ensure this. Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo, who briefed State House Correspondents in Abuja said government has made efforts to ensure constant availability ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Prove To Us That You Are Not A Weak President, Cleric Challenges Jonathan

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Bishop Francis Wale Oke has said President Goodluck Jonathan should prove to Nigerians that they do not have a weakling as leader by dealing decisively with the Islamic sect, Boko Haram for declaring a caliphate in Gwoza. Presiding Bishop of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Oke said it was ... Read More »

MASSOB Falling Apart As Information Director Warns Members Against Attending Uwazurike’s Meeting


Leader of the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazurike may be losing his place, as the organization’s director of information, Mr. Uchenna Madu warned members against attending the meeting convened by him in Owerri today, describing it as an evil plan to sacrifice the blood ... Read More »

Fifa Rejects August 26 NFF Poll, Warns Nigeria Toy With Another Ban


Fifa has again warned Nigeria to move in time to avoid successive suspensions in less than two months. In a letter dated Friday, August 29 and signed by Fifa secretary general, Jerome Valcke, Fifa said it do not recognise the election of Tuesday, August 26, which ushered a Chris Giwa-led ... Read More »

Siblings Arrested For Having S*x In Church After Watching Movie

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A brother and sister in the US are behind bars after allegedly having s*x in a tractor trailer parked in a church parking lot. Police say Christopher Buckner, 20, and her half-brother Timothy Savoy, 25, admitted to committing inc*st three times after watching the Ryan Gosling romance The Notebook. Police ... Read More »

Putin Tells Ukraine To Talk To Pro-Russia Rebels


Vladimir Putin insists that Kiev must enter substantial talks with pro-Russian rebels amid a dramatic escalation of the fighting in Ukraine. “It is necessary to make the Ukrainian authorities start substantial talks,” the Russian President told youths at a pro-Kremlin summer camp in central Russia on Friday. “It is necessary ... Read More »

Islamic State: UK Says Terror Threat Severe As Jihadists May Return Home


Britain has raised its terror threat risk level to “severe” because of fears over the situation in Iraq and Syria, meaning an attack is thought to be “highly likely”. Friday’s move follows the killing of US journalist James Foley, apparently by a man speaking with an English accent who belonged ... Read More »

Torres joins Milan


Chelsea’s hit-man Fernando Torres has joined AC Milan on a two-year loan deal. Information Nigeria understands. The former Atletico Madrid and Liverpool striker joined the Stamford Bridge outfit in 2011, for a then-British record of £50M, that has recently been broken by Di Maria’s transfer to Manchester United. Torres,30, scored ... Read More »

Boko Haram Takes Over Catholic Church In Adamawa Town


The Catholic Church has complained that Boko Haram insurgents have taken over the parish rectory of its church and other houses of Christians following last week’s attack on Madagali in Adamawa State, Northeast Nigeria. The church, in an electronic press statement by the Director, Catholic Social Communications in-charge of the ... Read More »

Ebola: 160 Now Under Surveillance In Rivers


Rivers State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Samson Parker, has given an insight to how the dreaded Ebola virus crept into the state and claimed its first victim, Dr. Iyke Samuel Enemuo, a medical doctor. Giving an update on the ebola virus disease in the state Friday, Parker said the late ... Read More »

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