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FG to issue 5-year visa to foreign investors

Friday, October 31, 2014
As part of efforts of the President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration to attract foreign investors into Nigeria in large numbers, to speed economic development of the country, the Federal Government, henceforth, has approved a five-year visa for each genuine investor in the country. The Ambassador of Nigeria to Ireland, Dr Mrs Bolere Kete ... Read more

2015: Jonathan promises FCT indigenes ministerial, Perm Sec slots

Thursday, October 30, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday in Abuja promised indigenes of the Federal Capital Territory FCT a ministerial slot in the next administration. Jonathan made the pledge when a delegation of traditional rulers from the FCT paid him a courtesy visit at the Presidential Villa. The President also promised the territory a permanent ... Read more

Defection: Tambuwal remains Speaker - Reps confirm

Thursday, October 30, 2014
The House of Representatives on Wednesday reacted to condemnations trailing the defection of its Speaker, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, from the Peoples Democratic Party PDP to the All Progressives Congress APC, and insisted that he retains his position. The National leadership of PDP and party satlwarts had condemned the defection of Tambuwal wi ... Read more

NIGER DELTA YOUTH MISSION (NDYM) ELOGIZES JONATHAN.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Recently the president of Niger Delta Youth Mission NDYM clocked 30 and as a result celebrated his 30th birthday at his home town Orsu in Oguta L.G.A and at the same time used the opportunity to organize a well-attended get-together, inviting all the youth groups from Imo state extraction. It was indeed a celebration galore for all the invite ... Read more

Chibok: Govt, Boko Haram negotiations on course – AGF

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
In spite of serial violation of the ceasefire agreement between the Boko Haram sect and the Federal government, the Federal Government insisted yesterday that negotiations were still ongoing between it and the Boko Haram sect on the release of abducted Chibok schoolgirls. The Attorney General of the Federation AGF and Minister of Justice, Mr ... Read more

New Constitution: NASS transmits amendment documents to state assemblies

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The National Assembly yesterday formally transmitted the documents containing the fourth alteration of the 1999 Constitution to the 36 state Houses of Assembly for their input to the document. The ceremony, which took place at the National Assembly and presided over by Senate President David Mark, was attended by the Speakers of the 36 state H ... Read more

Gov Orji Commissions Ultra Modern 100 Bed Ward, Administrative Block, Others at Specialist Hospital Amachara

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has commissioned four projects completed by his administration at the Amachara annex of the Abia State specialist and Diagnostic centre,Umuahia.The projects include the Administrative block, house officers hostel, one 100 bed ward housing an intensive care unit, a cardiac centre and a modern laboratory ... Read more

PENTECOSTAL BISHOP ENDORSES GOVERNOR OKOROCHA, MADUMERE FOR 2015

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
A Pentecostal Bishop, Rt. Rev. Dr. Innocent Erimujor, has made case for the return of Rescue Mission Government come 2015.This statement was made last Sunday during a fund raising dinner at Mayfair Suit, Owerri, Imo State, organized by the Prelate of Church of God in Christ Rt. Rev. Dr. Innocent Erimujor with a view to empowering the less pri ... Read more

Obiano's achievements more than Obi, says Umeh

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Chief Victor Umeh, has praise the Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, saying he has done better in all ramifications than his predecessor, Peter Obi. Umeh, who said this during an interview with our correspondent, said Obiano has provided security in Anambra, which he said Obi ... Read more

Itauma Condemns Attack On Senator Esuene, Calls for Police Investigation.

Monday, October 27, 2014
Right activist and charity worker, Mr. Sam Ikpe Itauma has described the attack on Senator Helen Esuene in Essien Udim Local Government by some political thugs as a huge disgrace to the Akwa Ibom people. In a press release early this week, Itauma the attack was unnecessary and called on the Police, the State Security Services SSS to investigate ... Read more

NCC donates computers to schools, others

Monday, October 27, 2014
The Nigerian Communications Commission has donated over 200 sets of computers, including laptops to two tertiary institutions, students and lecturers. The NCC said the gesture, which is under the Advanced Digital Awareness Programme for Tertiary Institutions, was part of efforts aimed at facilitating the acquisition of more skills and knowledg ... Read more

Fayose disowns Fake Facebook Accounts

Sunday, October 26, 2014
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Ayodele Fayose has alerted members of the public on activities of some fraudsters, operating fake facebook accounts in his name, and using the fake accounts to dupe unsuspecting people.Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, in a statement issued on Sunday, warned members of the pub ... Read more

Obiano Does Not Need To Be Distracted—Peter Obi’s Media Aide

Sunday, October 26, 2014
National Chairman of APGA, Chief Victor Umeh described the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi as an empty bag.Obis aide, Mr. Valentine Obienyem was in town with his Boss and he meet the Press on some pressing matters ,when it is obvious that his Boss will not be available to address the press.Welcome back to Anambra Stat ... Read more

Orji Has Performed Beyond Expectation—Says Governor's Aide

Sunday, October 26, 2014
Chief Press Secretary to Abia State Governor, Mr. Charles Ajunwa, has faulted an assertion by one faceless group masquerading as Save Abia Group which in a recent media publication alleged that Abia is the least developed state in Nigeria.He dismissed the groups claims as a cheap blackmail aimed at ridiculing the governors efforts ... Read more

2015: Jonathan's Former Adviser Assures Drainage In Yenagoa

Friday, October 24, 2014
Chief Diekivie Ikiogha, former Special Adviser on Oil and Gas to Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, then Governor of Bayelsa State, says he will lobby for drainage of Yenagoa Capital City, from the Federal Government, when voted into the National Assembly to represent Yenagoa/Kolokuma/Opokuma Federal Constituency.Chief Ikiogha gave the assurance ... Read more
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Obiano Does Not Need To Be Distract

Sunday, October 26, 2014

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