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I’ll defeat Okorocha in 2015, says Iheanacho

The governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Imo, Emmanuel Iheanacho, said he would win the 2015 governorship election because his party’s programmes were people-friendly. More »

I don’t have anything to hide, Kashamu replies Tinubu

CHAIRMAN, Organisation and Mobilisation Committee, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West, Prince Buruji Kashamu, has reacted to a statement credited to the former governor of Lagos State More »

Okonjo-Iweala denies 1bn dollars missing from Excess Crude Acct

The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Wednesday said that there was no money missing from the Excess Crude Account as reported in some national dailies.Okonjo-Iweala More »

I won’t retire from politics – Ikuforiji

After his defeat at the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, on Wednesday pledged his total loyalty to the party saying he was still ready to serve. More »

Warships belong to NIMASA, not Tompolo, says Navy

THE Nigerian Navy has debunked claims that former Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, has bought seven decommissioned Norwegian battleships supposedly for policing of Nigerian waterways. More »

 

Abandoned by parents, rejected by welfare homes

Blessing, whose age is estimated by doctors to be 16, suffers mental and developmental impairments. Apart from being dumb, the teenager, whose ethnic identity is yet to be determined, finds it difficult to understand when other people speak to her.

I’m joining Buhari to rebuild Nigeria –Osinbajo

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The  All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday announced   Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as his running mate, thus putting to an end, days of speculations on the issue.

I don’t have anything to hide, Kashamu replies Tinubu

CHAIRMAN, Organisation and Mobilisation Committee, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West, Prince Buruji Kashamu, has reacted to a statement credited to the former governor of Lagos State, Senator Bola Tinubu, that he should travel along with him to the United States (US) if he has nothing to hide.

Court Refuses Obanikoro’s Application to Stop PDP from Presenting Agbaje to INEC

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday refused the request of former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, for an interim injunction to stop the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from submitting the name of Mr. Jimi Agbaje to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as its standard-bearer for Lagos State governorship election in 2015.

Warships belong to NIMASA, not Tompolo, says Navy

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THE Nigerian Navy has debunked claims that former Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, has bought seven decommissioned Norwegian battleships supposedly for policing of Nigerian waterways.

Mark refutes DPO’s allegation over N’Assembly police invasion

PRESIDENT of the Senate, David Mark, has warned the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) attached to the National Assembly, James Idachaba, against creating enmity between members of the Senate and House of Representatives.

I won’t retire from politics – Ikuforiji

After his defeat at the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, on Wednesday pledged his total loyalty to the party saying he was still ready to serve.

I’ll defeat Okorocha in 2015, says Iheanacho

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The governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Imo, Emmanuel Iheanacho, said he would win the 2015 governorship election because his party’s programmes were people-friendly.

Okonjo-Iweala denies 1bn dollars missing from Excess Crude Acct

The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Wednesday said that there was no money missing from the Excess Crude Account as reported in some national dailies.Okonjo-Iweala disclosed this while presenting the proposed 2015 budget in Abuja. According to her, report that one billion dollars was missing from the account was a misinformation.

54 soldiers sentenced to death by firing squad

Fifty-four Nigerian soldiers were sentenced to death by firing squad on Wednesday by a Military Court-Martial sitting in Abuja.A competent source within the military high command, who confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said five other soldiers were discharged and acquitted.

Group asks Jonathan to intervene in Lagos PDP Governorship primaries crisis

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The dust raised by allegations of electoral malpractice which dogged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in Lagos is yet to settle as a group, Concerned Lagosians, has written an open letter to President Goodluck Jonathan asking for his urgent intervention in the ensuing political crisis before it is too late.

Rivers PDP ‘congratulates’ Amaechi for losing APC’s Vice-Presidential slot

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The Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has ‘congratulated’ the Governor of the State, Rotimi Chubuike Amaechi for losing his bid to grab the Vice Presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

US and Cuba to restore ties after 50 years

The United States and Cuba have agreed to restore diplomatic ties that Washington severed more than 50 years ago, and President Barack Obama has called for an end to the long economic embargo against its old Cold War enemy.

Rodgers: Don’t blame Sterling – he’s got no world-class team-mates

The winger has come in for criticism this season, but the Reds boss says he is struggling in the absence of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge, and compared him to Alexis Sanchez.Brendan Rodgers has defended Raheem Sterling in the wake of recent criticism, but has risked causing a rift in his Liverpool squad by claiming the winger has no “world-class” attacking team-mates.

Henry was one of the greatest, but not always the most loved

COMMENT: The retired striker was a star in many nations but remains underrated in his homeland of France.Thierry Henry’s retirement from football at the age of 37 was met with glowing tributes, none more so than on this site.