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Governor Kashim Shettima Urges Voters To Open Their Eyes And Remain Awake

Friday, November 21, 2014
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state has appealed to the people of the state not to be carried away by Abuja politicians who only come when they need their votes but do not care about the lives of the the people and how they are fairing at other times.Shettima made the call at the flag off ceremony for the distribution of relief mat ... Read more

No individual or group can hold nation to ransom - President Jonathan

Friday, November 21, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan has declared that âno individual or group can hold the nation to ransom. Speaking at at a Communion service at his residence to mark his 57th birthday, on Thursday, which was witnessed by his wife, Mrs. Patience Jonathan and mother, Madam Eunice Jonathan family members, relatives, close friends and some president ... Read more

Insurgency: Reps reject emergency rule extension in troubled states

Friday, November 21, 2014
The House of Representatives yesterday rejected the request by President Goodluck Jonathan to extend emergency rule in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa for the third time. At a briefing on Thursday, the Chairman of the House committee on Media and Public Affairs, Zakari Mohammed, gave reasons why lawmakers rejected the proposed extension. He said, ... Read more

Crude oil price drop: FG to increase taxes, other revenues

Friday, November 21, 2014
The federal government on Thursday disclosed that it had mapped out strategies to increase taxes and other internally generated revenues IGR in the country as a result of the downward slide in the price of crude oil on the international market. The Deputy Governor of Lagos state, Victoria Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, stated this when she brief ... Read more

Reaction to Governor Adams Oshiomhole's Comment on Gov Ayodele Fayose

Friday, November 21, 2014
It is unfortunate that we are in a country where people who should naturally bury their heads in shame still speak.Aides of a supposed Comrade Governor, who looked a hapless widow in the eyes and told her to go and die ought to know that they lack moral rights to speak in a saner clime.However, because we are in a Nigeria where anything g ... Read more

Fayose replies Tunji Abayomi, says he's a hypocrite

Friday, November 21, 2014
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described self-acclaimed human rights lawyer, Dr Tunji Abayomi as a hypocrite not worthy of the attention sane minds.The governor said; Nigerians should ask Tunji Abayomi where he was when former Governor Kayode Fayemi used 12 Action Congress of Nigeria ACN lawmakers to confirm the appointment of L ... Read more

State governors seek $2bn from ECA to finance projects

Thursday, November 20, 2014
The 36 state governors have made a proposal to President Goodluck Jonathan for the withdrawal of 2bn from the foreign Excess Crude Account to finance their different state projects. The Chairman, FAAC Commissioners Forum, Mr. Timothy Odaah while briefing journalists on Tuesday, shortly after the allocation committee meeting held in Abuja said ... Read more

Senate again declines approval for extension of emergency rule …invites Service Chiefs for inputs

Thursday, November 20, 2014
After over two hours closed door session, the Senate emerged to announce its inability to conclude debate on President Goodluck Jonathans request for further extension of emergency rule in three North East states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe. Debate on the Presidential request started on Tuesday with most northern Senators stoutly opposed to an ... Read more

FG cuts 2015 budget to N4.661tn, pegs dollar at N162

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Owing to the steep decline in oil earnings, the Federal Government yesterday cut an earlier projected N4.724 trillion 2015 budget to N4.661 trillion as the new Appropriation Bill for next year. In a November 18, 2014 covering letter sent to Senate President David Mark on Wednesday, President Jonathan noted that although he has earlier t ... Read more

CBN settles PHCN legacy debts to gas suppliers

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, offset the N36.9 billon legacy debt owed to gas suppliers by the power sector under the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, over the last few years. This debt settled through the CBN was part of the N213 billion intervention funds initiated by the Federal Government to address the hiccup ... Read more

Emergency Rule: House reconvenes tomorrow

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has called for the reconvening of the lower chamber on Thursday to consider the request of President Goodluck Jonathan to extend emergency rule in the beleaguered North-East states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe. A notification by the office of the Speaker issued on Tuesday by his ... Read more

Jonathan, Senate leadership in closed door meeting …lawmakers disagree on emergency rule

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan and theleadership of the Senate, led by the Senate President, David Mark, on Tuesdaymet behind closed doors in the Presidential Villa. Others in the meeting included the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu; Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba; Deputy Leader, Abdul Ningi; and the Minority Leader, George Aku ... Read more

Ekiti Debt: Fayose Stops Payment Of Political Office Holders’ Running Grant

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
As a result of paucity of fund in Ekiti State owing to the huge debt it was plunged to by the immediate past All Progressives Congress APC government of Dr Kayode Fayemi, the State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has directed the immediate stoppage of payment of running grant and other allowances to all political office holders in the State, pendi ... Read more

Obiano And The Challenge Of Growing APGA

Monday, November 17, 2014
It is remarkable that in the course of the recent bashing of the All Progressives Grand Alliance by some defecting, notable members of the party and other sundry detractors, Anambra State Governor and by extension, leader of the party, Chief Willie Obiano, largely stood aloof from the fray. It seemed the case that Obiano chose not to utter a wor ... Read more

As Obiano’s Magic Touch Spreads to APGA…

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Michelangelo, the most famous artist of the Italian Renaissance once said that the the greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it. Two important events in Anambra State last week remind us, in vivid colours, of the dangers of low aim. They are - the visit of Dr. Alex Otti, ... Read more
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APC accuses Fayose of awarding N200

Monday, November 17, 2014

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Ex-military Chiefs to FG: Block Bok

Sunday, November 16, 2014

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