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President Jonathan Takes Break From Campaigns To Participate In Late Sister’s Burial Tomorrow

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President Goodluck Jonathan’s younger sister, Mrs. Nancy Jonathan-Olei, who passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2015 is to be buried tomorrow, Friday, in Otuoke, Bayelsa State, the Presidency has announced. According to a statement signed by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati on Thursday, a ... Read More »

Collect Your PVCs, Get Free Medi-care, Other Social Services – Mrs. Imoke Tells C/River Women, Youth

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The wife of Cross River State governor, Lady Obioma Liyel Imoke, has urged people of the state to ensure that they collect their permanent voters’ card, saying that would guarantee them access to free medical services, insurance for their children and employment. Mrs Imoke spoke at Itighidi, home town of ... Read More »

Buhari Qualified To Run For President, Says Constitutional Lawyer

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A constitutional lawyer, Tunji Abayomi, on Wednesday in Abuja said that Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Party, APC, presidential candidate, had fulfilled the constitutional requirements to contest for the office of President. Mr. Abayomi, who stated this in an interview said the logic of Section 131(d) of the Nigerian 1999 ... Read More »

Catholic Bishop Urges Nigerians To Vote According To Their Conscience

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The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, on Wednesday, urged Nigerian electorate to vote according to their conscience in the forthcoming general elections. He made the call at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Awba-Ofemili in Awka North Local Council Area when he paid his second official visit to ... Read More »

Jega Dismisses DSS Allegations, Says Nobody Can Hack Into INEC Database

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has stated that its database cannot be hacked into by anybody. The commission, however, stated that if that were to happen, it would involve connivance with an insider. The chairman of INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, said this on Wednesday during a programme, ‘Straight Talk ... Read More »

Lagos Will Not Tolerate Mbu’s “Indecorous Notoriety” – APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Wednesday, expressed the hope that Mr. Joseph Mbu, the controversial Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, was not redeployed to Zone 2 to play the role of a hatchet man for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in the February elections. In a statement signed by the Lagos State ... Read More »

Buy Now, Pay Later; First Of Its Kind Partnership With Jumia And FirstBank

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Those days of saving up all you had only to buy one single product are over. Jumia Nigeria in partnership with Nigeria’s best banking brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited again brings more convenience to Nigerian shoppers with a first of its kind partnership in the history of e-commerce in Nigeria. Shopping ... Read More »

IGP Launches Book On Operational Guidelines During Polls, Vows To Deal With Errant Officers

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Ahead of the February general elections, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, has warned officers and men of the Nigeria Police to beware of partisanship or face the wrath of the law. The IG gave the warning yesterday during the official launch of a 28-page pocket handbook, titled, ... Read More »

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NHRC To Sanction Fayose Over ‘Life And Death’ Advert

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), yesterday, reviewed the controversial advert placed in some major national newspapers in the country by Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose and concluded that the material amounted to “hate speech.” http://www.newbalanceshoesinc.com new balance 1223 This emerged at a stakeholders’ roundtable organised by the NHRC for ... Read More »

INEC, NYSC Promise Adequate Protection For Corps Members During Elections

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have assured NYSC members, who would be participating in the 2015 general elections of their safety during and after the elections. Speaking with newsmen, the Director General of the NYSC scheme, Brigadier General Johnson Olawumi, said provision ... Read More »

Jonathan’s Campaign Team Blames APC, Buhari Over Katsina Attack

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and President Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation have accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) of allegedly masterminding the attack on President Goodluck Jonathan in Katsina State on Tuesday. http://www.nikefreerunshoesplus.com nike free 4.0 review Director, Media and Publicity, PDP ... Read More »

Attack On Jonathan’s Convoy In Katsina Will Have Consequences – Dokubo-Asari

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Violence is brewing in Nigeria ahead of the 2015 general elections following an attack on the convoy of the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) President Goodluck Jonathan in Katsina, the state of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in the forthcoming election, Muhammadu Buhari, during a ... Read More »

How Government Plans To End Pipeline Vandalism In Nigeria – Nebo

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Nigeria loses about 150,000 barrels of crude oil to pipeline vandalism every day. With the current oil prices (As at January 21, 2015, the price of OPEC basket of twelve crudes stood at $43.04 per barrel), it means Nigeria is losing $6.5 million daily to vandalism. http://www.newbalanceshoesinc.com new balance 811 ... Read More »

Northerners Not Supporting Buhari Are Being Threatened – Lamido

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Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido has expressed disgust over what he described as the level of threat some northerners were facing for not supporting the presidential ambition of the former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) “The fear of Buhari is the beginning of leadership failure; therefore Nigerians and ... Read More »

Nobody Can Stop Tinubu From Visiting Niger-Delta – Group

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A Civil Society Coalition, the Niger Delta Alliance Against Impunity, has berated the United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy (UNDEDSS) over its scatting criticism of a former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, following his recent comments on oil theft in the Niger Delta. http://www.airmaxfreedom.com pink nike air max ... Read More »

FCT Minister Pleads For Increment In Corps Members’ Allowances

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Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, has called for an increase in the allowances of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members. http://www.newbalanceshoesinc.com new balance 1123 The corps members are presently paid N19, 800 monthly by the Federal Government. But the minister pleaded with President Goodluck Jonathan to look ... Read More »

Insecurity: Postpone Polls In Adamawa Till April – Ngilari Tells INEC

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Gov. Bala Ngilari of Adamawa has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the conduct of the February elections in the state until April due to insecurity. Ngilari made the call in Abuja on Tuesday at a stakeholders’ workshop on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and 2015 general ... Read More »

Inter-Communal Clash: Aregbesola Directs Security Agencies To Conduct House-To-House Search For Weapons

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Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has tasked police and other security agencies in the state to mop up arms and ammunition reportedly stockpiled by some members of Ipetumodu and Ashipa communities, who are engaged in violent struggle over land. Aregbesola said this while holding a peace meeting with leaders ... Read More »

Buhari’s Academic Records Released By School

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The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) today moved to lay to rest controversies over his education, as he broke the silence earlier today. To further lay credence to Buhari’s speech, his academic credentials have been made public by the Government College, Katsina, where ... Read More »