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Gov's visit to Trad. Rulers Council

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State R, being welcomed to the newly built magnificent Bayelsa State Traditional Rulers Council Secretariat, by the Chairman of the State Traditional Rulers Council, HRM King Godwin Igodo 2nd L, while the Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral John Jonah Rtd 2nd R, and the Vice Chairman of the Council, HRM King Ge ... Read more

Uduaghan swears in HOS, Special Advisers, Perm Secs

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan yesterday sworn in a new Head for the State Civil Service HOS, three special advisers and 12 permanent secretaries. Mr. Patrick Origho took oath of office as the HOS, while Chief Uche Ugbomah, Mrs. Georgina Evah and Mrs. Lilian Ofili were sworn in as special advisers to the Governor . Governor ... Read more

Police chief armourer in Kaduna kills self

Saturday, November 01, 2014
A Chief Armourer with the Kaduna State Police Command, Nambol Audu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, committed suicide in the early hours of Friday, the police authorities said. Audu was arrested on Monday for allegedly stealing firearms and attempted selling them to criminals. He was reported to have shot himself on the chest while in ... Read more

Ebola: FG condemns 22 countries for discriminating against Nigeria

Saturday, November 01, 2014
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali, on Friday, protested the continued discrimination and profiling of Nigerians by some countries over the outbreak of the Ebola disease in West Africa. At an interactive session with members of the diplomatic corps, Wali named 22 countries that had targeted and discriminated against Niger ... Read more

Fuel scarcity looms as oil workers issue 14-day strike warning

Saturday, November 01, 2014
The two major oil workers union sin the country, the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers NUPENG and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria PENGASSAN yesterday in Abuja threatened to shut down the oil and gas industry in Nigeria if the constant victimisation of its leaders is not stopped forthwith. ... Read more

FG sacks four PTDF directors

Saturday, November 01, 2014
The appointments of four management staff of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund were terminated on Friday by the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources. A brief statement by the Head, Press and External Relations, PTDF, Mr. Kalu Otisi, said the affected persons were managers and the termination directive was given by the ministry. ... Read more

Gombe blast: Death toll rises to 30

Saturday, November 01, 2014
The number of persons feared killed on Friday when a bomb was detonated by some suspected Boko Haram insurgents at a bus terminus in Gombe has risen to 30. The blast which was said by an eye witness, occurred at about 9am when the bus terminus was full with travellers. An eyewitness, Ibrahim Issa who spoke with journalists at the scene of ... Read more

Withdrawal of security aides: Tambuwal fights back, sues FG, six others

Saturday, November 01, 2014
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has prayed the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to stop the Peoples Democratic Party and six others from removing him from office. The six other respondents in the suit are the PDP National Chairman, Adamu Muazu; the House of Representatives, the Deputy Speaker of the House, the ... Read more

Boko Haram in new video denies ceasefire, says Chibok girls have converted to Islam, married off

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Boko Haram denied that they had agreed to a ceasefire in a new video obtained on Friday by AFP, describing the Nigerian government claims as a lie and apparently ruling out future talks. The groups leader, Abubakar Shekau, also claimed the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped from the remote northeast town of Chibok, in Borno state, in April had convert ... Read more

CRESCENT VARSITY APPOINTS GBAJABIAMILA AS NEW VICE CHANCELLOR

Saturday, November 01, 2014
The former Deputy Vice Chancellor, Crescent University, Abeokuta Prof. Ibraheem Gbajabiamila has been appointed the new vice chancellor of the institution.Gbajabiamila took over from the former helmsman, Prof. Kehinde Okeleye who assumed the position of the institutions vice chancellor about four years ago.An information release by ... Read more

Ekiti Govt Pays Workers October Salary

Saturday, November 01, 2014
October, 2014 salary of civil servants, teachers, pensioners and other government workers in Ekiti State has been released.Special Assistant to the State Governor, Dr Ayodele Fayose on Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo said cheques and warrants for payment of the October salary were released today.He said other outstanding arrears of August ... Read more

'FG’ll not ban Okada’ – Transport Ministry

Friday, October 31, 2014
The ministry of transport has refuted claims in the media on the federal governments plan to ban the use of commercial motorcycle nationwide. In a statement made available to newsmen on Friday, the ministry described the report as not only misleading, but inaccurate. It was reported that the need to ban the use of motorcycles as commerci ... Read more

8 dead as bomb explodes in Gombe park

Friday, October 31, 2014
No fewer than eight persons are reported dead in An early mornibg bomb explosion in Gombe, Gombe State on Friday has claimed not fever than eight lives, an eye witness say. The bomb exploded at a motor park known as Gombe Line which owned by the Gombe State Government. At the time of filling this report, emergency teams were doing their b ... Read more

Jang suspends Plateau Varsity VC

Friday, October 31, 2014
Plateau State Governor, Mr. Jonah Jang, has suspended Prof. Danjuma Sheni, the Vice Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Bokkos, recently rechristened Solomon Lar University. Our correspondent gathered that Sheni was suspended because of what the governor described as an inappropriate behaviour. A statement from the office of t ... Read more

Zenith Bank grows Q3 profit by 5.6%

Friday, October 31, 2014
Zenith Bank Plc has announced that its Profit after Tax PAT increased by 5.6 per cent to N71.1 billion in the nine months period ended September 30, 2014, from N67.3 billion in the same period of 2013. This was disclosed in the banks result filed to the Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE.\ On the other hand, pre-tax profit went down 18.3 pe ... Read more
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Obiano Does Not Need To Be Distract

Sunday, October 26, 2014

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