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INEC sets up 15 standing committees for general elections

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Abuja – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has set up 15 Standing Committees to ensure the success of the general elections in 2015. This is contained in the commission’s bulletin issued in Abuja on Friday. The committees include: Appointments, Promotion and Discipline, Board of Survey and Technical Equipment Acquisition, Board of Electoral Institute and […]

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Media creating false impression about insurgency – Jonathan

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Abuja – President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday in London said that the media was blowing the security situation in the north eastern part of the country out of proportion. This is contained in a statement issued by Dr Reuben Abati, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. Jonathan said this at the opening of the […]

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APC has lost credibility in Oyo, S/ West – PDP guber aspirant

By ,   /  November 22, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Former Deputy Governor of Oyo State and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Hazeem Gbolarumi has said that the All Progressives Congress APC government had betrayed the trust which the People of Oyo State and entire South West reposed on them; hence, their defeat by the Peoples Democratic Party in the zone […]

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We’re winning war against terror – Jonathan

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

President Goodluck Jonathan said yesterday in London that the Federal Government, the Nigerian Armed Forces and security agencies are working very hard to ensure that the ability of Boko Haram to capture and hold any Nigerian territory is ended very soon. Speaking at the opening of the meeting of Nigeria’s Honorary International Investors’ Council, HIIC, […]

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Danladi,Taraba Acting Governor, appoints SSG

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Jalingo, Nov. 22, 2014 (NAN) The Acting Governor of Taraba, Alhaji Abubakar Danladi, has appointed, Mr Timothy Kataps, as the Secretary to the State Government. This is contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary, Government House, Alhaji Hassan Mijinyawa, in Jalingo on Saturday. Mijinyawa said that Kataps, a former Attorney-General and Commissioner […]

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VP Sambo meets IGP over NASS fracas

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Following the closure of the National Assembly complex on Thursday by the police operatives, Vice President Namadi Sambo has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba. Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force had invaded the National Assembly, preventing Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, and some of his loyalists from entering the […]

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Why I went to the Green Chamber – Mark

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Senate President, Senator David Mark, yesterday explained his visit to the Green Chamber of the House of Representatives in the heat of the pandemonium that occurred in the National Assembly on Thursday. Already, Speaker Aminu Tambuwal and Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger state have appealed to the President of the Senate to tamper justice with […]

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Don’t dare impeach Mr. President – Ex -militants warn APC Reps

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Former militants in the Niger Delta have warned members of the House of Representatives to forget about any moves to impeach the President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, as that will amount to a direct attack on the people of the Niger Delta. President of the Leadership, Peace and Cultural Development Initiative, a body of former leaders […]

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Obasanjo not dead

By ,   /  November 22, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

The news making the round that the former president Olusegun Obasanjo was dead following an alleged attack by armed robbers has been confirmed by Nigerian Pilot Saturday to be false. Our Correspondent, who visited the Hilltop Mansion of the former President in Abeokuta the Ogun State capital yesterday, confirmed that the former Board of Trustees […]

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UNIDO to address challenges of skills devt in Nigeria

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

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United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO has disclosed plan to establish an Investment and Technology Promotion Office in Nigeria to serve the entire Economic Community of West African Countries, ECOWAS countries. Country Representative/Director, Regional Office of UNIDO in Nigeria, Dr. Patrick Kormawa dropped the hint yesterday while presenting a keynote address at the inaugural lecture/induction […]

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