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POST 2015: MDGs BOSS CALLS FOR RENEWED EFFORTS AGAINST POVERTY

Friday, August 01, 2014
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on the Millennium Development Goals, Dr Precious Kalamba Gbeneol has called for renewed and concerted efforts to mitigate impacts of poverty, especially in developing countries which, according to her, have been at the receiving end of economic and social advancements that have been witnessed across the ... Read more

Amosun as failed in Ogun; Jonathan is best candidate for 2015 -Gbenga Daniel

Friday, August 01, 2014
A former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has again dismissed accusations that he committed fraudulent acts during his eight years tenure.I, Otunba Gbenga Daniel did not steal one kobo from the accounts of Ogun State. I call on anyone with evidence that I did to come forward, he told newsmen in an interview.According to him, t ... Read more

Anambra: Obiano to employ doctors, increase nurses' salaries

Thursday, July 31, 2014
In line with his commitment and avowed bid to revolutionise healthcare delivery system in the state and sustain the provision of free maternal and child healthcare delivery, Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has given an assurance that he would employ more doctors to double their number in public hospitals and increase the salari ... Read more

FG launches support fund for Boko Haram victims

Thursday, July 31, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he expected the private sector and friends of the country in the international community to donate generously to the Victims Support Fund which will be formally launched today to provide succour for all those who have been adversely affected by terrorism and insurgency in the country.Speaking at separ ... Read more

Nigeria will break up soon: Asari-Dokubo

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
For the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force NDPVF, Alhaji Mujahid? Asari-Dokubo, it is just a matter of time before Nigeria will break up. He said that the country will soon go the way of Soviet Union and the rest that have broken up. Asari-Dokubo is not alone in that thinking, as may just be echoing a prognostic report of U ... Read more

Gov. Okorocha dismisses impeachment threat

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday debunked media reports that he was under impeachment threat by lawmakers in the state.The governors Senior Special Assistant on Media, Sam Onwuemeodo, in a statement, described various allegations raised in the publications as untrue. He said the government was not aware of any move by the sta ... Read more

Impeachment plot: I'll remain Nasarawa governor, says Al-Makura

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, on Tuesday, told the 20 lawmakers pushing for his removal in office through impeachment procedure that no one could tamper with his mandate.The governor, who promised to make himself available before the seven-man probe panel to clear all the indictments, stated this while receiving variou ... Read more

FG denies N100m cash gift to Chibok parents

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The Presidency has denied giving the sum ofN100 million to parents of the abducted school girls, who metPresident Goodluck Jonathan on July 22 at the Presidential Villa.In a text message yesterday, Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, who noted that the government only took care of the p ... Read more

Gov. Shettima Encourages Displaced Victims Of Terrorist Attacks

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state has sympathised with displaced victims of Damboa, Marte, Konduga, Biu, Bama and others who have been sacked from their communities by Boko Haram sect and could not celebrate the Eid- Eil Fitr in their homes but at different refugee camps.Shettima also sympathized with thousands people of Maiduguri ... Read more

Osun Poll: State Economy Will Receive ''Boost'' From Presidency—Hon Makinde

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
I am utterly abashed by the feelers currently emanating from State of Osun ahead of the August 9, 2014 guber poll. I found it most ridiculous and also as slap on our revered and cherished traditional institution as we were told that plans are already hatched by the PDP aspirant with the support of presidency to induce over 200 Obas with million ... Read more

M.K.O Abiola Resurrects In Rivers As Okocha, Obio-Akpor CTC Empower 250 More Women

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
It was a harvest of donations of skill acquisition materials to women of Rivers State as Chief Tony Okocha, the Chief of Staff to Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, in conjunction with the Caretaker Committee of Obio-Akpor Local Government donated materials worth millions of naira to over 250 women trained in baking, bead-making, hat-making and c ... Read more

Why I believe Jonathan govt not behind bomb attack on Buhari: Col. Umar

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Former Governor of Kaduna State ,Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar rtd has come out strongly defend President Goodluck Jonathans administration over allegations that it might have a hand in last weeks bomb attack on former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari, a key leader of the opposition All Progressives Congress,APC survived a bo ... Read more

Imo gov faces impeachment

Monday, July 28, 2014
Barely two weeks after the impeachment of Adamawa State Governor Murtala Nyako and the sack notice given to Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura a week ago, both of the opposition All Progressives Congress APC, their colleague in Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha is being threatened to be removed by the state lawmakers.In Al-Makuras case ... Read more

Chief Peter Obi Is Worthy Of Emulation—Nigeria Computer Society

Sunday, July 27, 2014
The Nigeria Computer Society, made up of many affiliate computer organizations, has singled the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi as the man to be emulated by those in authorities if they are serious in making Nigeria ICT compliant.They made this known through their President, Professor David O. Adewunmi, during their 25th ... Read more

Gov Orji Sympathizes With Victims Of Generator Fumes In Aba

Sunday, July 27, 2014
Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has sympathized with the worshippers of the Young Peoples Christian Fellowship at 8, Eziukwu Road, Aba, who became unconscious as a result of the inhalation of carbon monoxide poison from a generator set packed inside the church.In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Ajunwa, Gov ... Read more
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Buhari attack: Military arrests suspected bomber  disguised as woman Saturday, July 26, 2014

The military operatives have arrested a man believed to be behind the bomb attac ...
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Boko Haram: FG orders 40 helicopter

Boko Haram: FG orders 40 helicopters from US, Russia Saturday, July 26, 2014

The Federal Government has ordered for 40 helicopters from the United States and ...
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Don't negotiate for Chibok girls, M

Don’t negotiate for Chibok girls, Muslims tell Sultan Sunday, July 27, 2014

The Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has warned the Sultan of Sokoto, ...
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Nigeria will break up soon: Asari-

Nigeria will break up soon:  Asari-Dokubo Wednesday, July 30, 2014

For the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujahi ...
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Suleiman Abba may be named new IG t

Suleiman Abba may be named new IG today Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  The Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 7, Mr. Suleiman Abba may be ...
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El-zakzaky's son, 10 others killed

El-zakzaky’s son, 10 others killed in Zaria Saturday, July 26, 2014

Son of Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim El-zakzaky, who is the leader of Shiite se ...
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