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Third Mainland Bridge: FEC Approves Contract For Comprehensive Underwater Inspection


The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a contract of N290.745 million for a comprehensive underwater inspection of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. The Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the council’s meeting presided over by President ... Read More »

Why Youth Minister Was Sacked – Abati


The sack of Alhaji Inuwa Abdulkadir as Minister of Youth Development has attributed to his ‘mishandling’ of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN elections in Makurdi and Minna. NYCN, the umbrella body for Nigerian Youths had been polarized since its election in May to produce a new president ended ... Read More »

Arewa Youths Hail Jonathan’s Sack Of Youth Development Minister As Long Over-Due


The removal from office of Minister of Youth Development, Alhaji Inuwa Abdulkadir by President Goodluck Jonathan has been hailed as a ‘welcome development’ by northern youths. It will be recalled that the former minister was unceremoniously shown the exit door by President Jonathan on Monday while he was busy on ... Read More »

2015: Only Constitution, Not Secret Pact With Govs Can Stop Jonathan – Clark


Elder statesman and prominent Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has declared that only the constitution can stop President Goodluck Jonathan from seeking a second term in 2015. Clark discarded the purported single term pact between Mr. Jonathan and some governors on the platform of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ... Read More »

Igbo Youth Movement Warns South East Politicians Against Accepting Vice Presidency Slot


The Igbo Youth Movement, IYM has told South East politicians in very clear terms not to accept the slot of vice-president on the platform of any political party. The group also advised Igbo politicians to exercise patience in their bid to contest for the position of president. The IYM’s position ... Read More »

Anioma People Of Delta Back Jonathan’s 2015 Ambition


Leaders of Anioma in Delta said on Monday that their people would support President Goodluck Jonathan, if he seek for a second term in office in 2015. The leaders under the aegis of Anioma People’s Congress said this in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting with Jonathan ... Read More »

Nigerians’ll Soon Feel The Effects Of Power Sector Privatization – Jonathan


President Goodluck Jonathan said Monday in Abuja with the successful conclusion of the sale of the country’s power generation and distribution companies, Nigerians will soon begin to enjoy the positive benefits of the privatization of the sector. The president, who was speaking when a delegation of the Anioma Peoples’ Congress led by ... Read More »

11 Power Plants To Come On Stream By 2014 – Maku


The Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, said all the 11 power plants being constructed by the Federal Government would be completed before the end of the first quarter of 2014. Mr. Maku stated this on Monday while fielding questions from journalists after the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders’ meeting in ... Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Jonathan Sacks Minister Of Youth Development [UPDATED]


President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked the Minister Of Youth Development, Alhajui Inuwa Abdulkadir. Details later. ***UPDATE*** The sack of the minister, who was appointed last year to replace former Minister of Sports, Alhaji Yusuf Sulieman, who resigned his ministerial appointment to enable him contest the Sokoto State gubernatorial election then, was ... Read More »

2015: PDP Women Leader Tasks Women On Seeking Larger Political Roles


The acting Peoples Democratic Party, Women Leader, Mrs Oyibo Ahaneku-Nwaneri, has challenged women to break all barriers and seek elective positions in 2015 general elections. She told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday that the era of using women for voting and dumping them must stop. “Women constitute 50 ... Read More »

Impeachment: Presidency Attempting To Cause ‘Havoc’ In Nasarawa State – Commissioner


The presidency has been told in very clear terms by the Nasarawa State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Innocent Lagi, to steer clear of the state’s politics and instead focus on the provision of basic and social amenities to Nigerians. “The PDP government should blame itself for the failure ... Read More »

Political Appointments: Jonathan’s Anti-Yoruba, Will Not Get Support From Southwest In 2015 – Group


President Goodluck Jonathan might have to look beyond the southwest for votes in 2015, if the words of the National Coordinator of Yoruba Youth Alliance (YYA), Jackson Ojo, are to be taken seriously. Speaking at a press conference in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, Ojo described President Jonathan as the ... Read More »

Jonathan’s Visionless Administration A Harvest Of Sorrow And Blood – APC


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the Presidency’s criticism of its manifesto which was unveiled last week Wednesday in Abuja, saying the ‘visionless’ administration of President Goodluck Jonathan had only brought about a harvest of ‘sorrow and blood’ for Nigerians. Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, ... Read More »

PDP’s Nigeria’s Biggest Problem, Says el-Rufai


Former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and current deputy national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Malam Nasir el-Rufai and former speaker of the House of Representatives and current deputy national chairman (North) of APC, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, have launched a two-pronged attack on the administration ... Read More »

APC Manifesto: ‘Nigerians Are Not Fools’, Presidency Tells Opposition


The Presidency has torn to shreds the manifesto of the newly-registered All Progressives’ Congress (APC), saying it cannot take Nigeria to the next level of development. The APC had on Wednesday in Abuja unfolded a seven-point cardinal programme which included a holistic approach to tackling corruption, food security, integrated transport network, ... Read More »

Praises For Jonathan As First International Flight Takes Off From Enugu Airport


It was jubilation galore in Enugu on Saturday as the first international flight from Akanu Ibiam International Airport took off to Addis Ababa with 153 passengers on board. The flight was by Ethiopian Airline Boeing 737-800, which took off to Addis Ababa by 2.20p.m. The event was witnessed by four ... Read More »

This Is The Era Of Transformation – Jonathan

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Yesterday, President Goodluck Jonathan on his Facebook wall reiterated his determination to spread developmental projects across all the zones in the country. He spoke on the backdrop of the first international commercial flight from the South-East geo-political zone via the recently remodeled and upgraded Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, in ... Read More »

President Jonathan Hails Sultan’s Efforts At Promoting Peace, Unity And National Development


President Goodluck Jonathan has hailed the untiring efforts of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji (Dr.) Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III to promote and advance the cause of peace, unity and positive development in all parts of the country. This was contained in a congratulatory letter issued by the Special Adviser to the President on ... Read More »

Jonathan Condoles With Jambo Family Over Saleh’s Death


President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday said that it was with sadness that he received news of the death of Nigerian businessman and politician, Alhaji Saleh Mohammed Jambo in Abuja. In a statement signed by his special adviser on media and publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, the president prayed Almighty Allah to ... Read More »

Ibibio Youth Pledge Support For Jonathan’s Re-Election, Carpet Akpabio


President Goodluck Jonathan has received the unwavering support of the Ibibio Youth Federation just as the IYF cautioned Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State against fanning the embers of hatred between the Ibibios and the President. In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by the group’s leader Mike ... Read More »

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