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FG sells NITEL, MTEL for $252m

Friday, December 19, 2014
The National Council on Privatisation NCP on Thursday approved the sale of the liquidated Nigeria Telecommunication Plc. and its subsidiary, MTEL, to NATCOM Consortium for 252million. The Chairman of NCPs Technical Committee, Mr Atedo Peterside, told State House correspondents in Abuja that the approval was one of the decisions taken at a ... Read more

Reps to probe Tompolo warships purchase

Friday, December 19, 2014
The House of Representatives said on Thursday that it would investigate the circumstances surrounding the six warships said to have been procured by an ex-militant leader, Mr. Government Ekpemupolo, a.k.a, Tompolo. The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mr. Zakari Mohammed, who disclosed this in Abuja on ... Read more

INEC shifts submission date for guber, State Assembly candidates' lists

Friday, December 19, 2014
Ahead of the 2015 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has shifted the deadline for the submission of political parties candidates list for governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections from December 25 to December 26, 2014. The commission, however, declined to comment on the number of political parti ... Read more

Jonathan calls for national unity, says there's no 'Northern or Southern' citizen

Friday, December 19, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan, on Thursday urged Nigerians not to see themselves as Northern or Southern citizens, but as people and a race bound by the same history and constitution. Jonathan gave the advice in Abuja at the annual National Migration Dialogue, organised by the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and internally Displac ... Read more

APGA Holds Colourful Special Convention, Lays Foundation For Anambra Headquarters

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Aside the much applauded APGA Special National Convention held at Awka yesterday during which the party ratified Gov. Willie Obiano as the BoT Chairman and adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as the partys candidate for the 2015 presidential election, history was made as the party laid the foundation stone for its State Headquarters.Pre ... Read more

No missing $1bn from Excess Crude Account, says Okonjo-Iweala

Thursday, December 18, 2014
The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Wednesday said that there was no money missing from the Excess Crude Account ECA as reported in the media. Okonjo-Iweala disclosed this while presenting the proposed 2015 budget in Abuja. According to the Minister, the report that one billion dollars was missing from the account was a ... Read more

Govt to privatise railways, inland waterways, others in 2015

Thursday, December 18, 2014
The Federal Government has concluded plans to privatise eight new entities in some sectors of the economy by 2015. These sectors include: Railway; Inland waterways; Road Authority; Roads Funds; National Transport Commission; Ports amp; Harbour reform; Federal Competition and Consumer Protection and Postal bill. Mr. Benjamin Dikki, the Di ... Read more

FG awards N58bn for road contracts, ports construction

Thursday, December 18, 2014
The Federal government on Wednesday approved the awards of roads contracts worth over N57 billion and construction of ports berth in Lagos. At the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan, the Supervising Minister of Information, Dr. Nurudeen Muhammed alongside Minister of Industry, Trade and I ... Read more

Governor Obiano presents artificial limbs to the physically-challenged.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
The human nature of the present administration in Anambra State came to the fore with the flag-off of the presentation of 1,000 Prosthetic Limbs Fittings to physically-challenged persons in the State, Tuesday December 2014 at the Women Development Centre Awka.The Prosthetic Limbs Fittings partnership gesture which had 270 initial beneficiari ... Read more

AGN LAGOS CHAIRMAN DRUMS SUPPORT FOR DESMOND ELLIOT

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Hardworking chairman of the Lagos State Chapter of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Don Pedro Aganbi has drummed support for handsome silver screen star Desmond Olusola Elliot on his Victory at the recently conducted primaries of the All Progressive CongressIn a statement the AGN Chairman said Without doubt Desmond has made Nollywood proud, he has ... Read more

APGA Ratifies Obiano’s Appointment As Leader, BOT Chairman

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA has ratified the appointment of the governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano as the Leader and Board of Trustees Chairman of the Party at a Special National Convention of the Party, held Wednesday, at the Women Development Center, Awka.The ratification of Obianos appointment followed a ... Read more

Tambuwal: Senate begins investigation into NASS invasion

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Senate Adhoc Committee investigating the invasion of the National Assembly has began its hearing as the committee summoned the FCT Commissioner of Police, Mr Wilson Inalegwu, to explain why he ordered the National Assembly Divisional Police Officer to invade the complex. On November 20th, the police stormed the National Assembly firing tea ... Read more

Jonathan presents 2015 budget today

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan will today present the 2015 budget proposal of N4, 357.96 trillion to the National Assembly. President Jonathan in a letter to both the Senate and the House of Representatives which was read on the floor of the two chambers also showed a revision of the oil benchmark from the initial 73 per barrel to 65 per barrel ... Read more

APGA Holds Special National Convention

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
As part of its strategy to build on recent gains in the form of increasing membership across the South East and parts of the country and the successful primaries in readiness for the next elections, ?the All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA is set to hold its Special National Convention on December 17, 2014 in Awka, Anambra State.Inf ... Read more

Fayose presents N80.774b budget

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose has presented an appropriation bill of N80.774b to the states House of Assembly for the 2015 fiscal year. The budget, tagged Budget of Reality represents 77.7 percent of the 2014 budget of N103.8billion of former Governor Kayode Fayemi. But lawmakers on the platform of the opposition, All Progressives C ... Read more
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Boko Haram: Shekau threatens Emir o

Thursday, December 18, 2014

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Tinubu delays Buhari's decision on

Sunday, December 14, 2014

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Why I endorsed Wike —Patience Jonat

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Ahead of the 2015 governorship election, First Lady of the nation, Dame Patience ...
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Ex-militant, Tompolo, buys six wars

Saturday, December 13, 2014

A former Niger Delta militant, Mr. Government Ekpemupolo, alia Tompolo, has boug ...
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Kwankwaso eyes Senatorial seat

Saturday, December 13, 2014

The Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has reportedly said that he might c ...
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Police arrest 13-yr-old girl with e

Saturday, December 13, 2014

The police in Kano State have arrested a 13-year-old girl with a suicide vest pa ...
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