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Anambra debunks human parts-selling restaurant story

Friday, May 22, 2015
The Anambra State Government has condemned what it described as 'a false and malicious' report circulating on social media over the purported closure by the Nigeria Police of a restaurant selling human flesh in Anambra state. According a statement signed by Dr. Mrs Mary Imelda Nwogu, Commissioner for Information, Culture amp; Tourism on Thusday ... Read more

Gov. Chime inaugurates new governor's office for Ugwuanyi

Friday, May 22, 2015
Gov. Sullivan Chime of Enugu State on Thursday inaugurated a multi-billion naira governor's office for his successor, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi at Government House, Enugu. Commissioning the edifice, Chime said it was constructed to ease the work and operations of the incoming administration. He said the building would also create conducive envir ... Read more

FBN Holdings Plc gets merchant banking licence

Friday, May 22, 2015
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved a merchant banking licence for First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) Holdings Plc, through its subsidiary, the Kakawa Discount House Limited. Mr Bello Maccido, FBN Holdings Group Chief Executive Officer, made the announcement at the company 8217;s third Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Lagos. He said ... Read more

Adamawa: Nyako loses bid to quash impeachment

Friday, May 22, 2015
The impeached governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, on Thursday lost his bid to be reinstated as the governor of the state when a Federal High Court sitting in Yola, The Adamawa State capital, dismissed the suit he brought asking the court to quash the impeachment. The trial judge, Justice Bilikus Aliyu, dismissed the suit, saying the case w ... Read more

Fayose declares dusk-to-dawn curfew in Ekiti

Friday, May 22, 2015
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Ado Ekiti to prevent the raging fight between transport workers and Hausa traders from spreading to other parts of the state. The governor, while addressing the Hausa Community in the Atikankan area of Ado Ekiti, said the curfew, starting from 6pm and ending at 6am, woul ... Read more

May 29: No facts from Jonathan on fuel crisis, others - Buhari

Friday, May 22, 2015
The president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, lamented that the out-going administration of President Goodluck Jonathan has failed to provide the in-coming government with all the necessary information needed for a smooth take-off next week, particularly on how to tackle the current fuel scarcity in the country. General Buhari, who s ... Read more

Workers set for strike in 18 states over unpaid salaries

Friday, May 22, 2015
There are strong indications that workers in 18 states may start an indefinite strike on Monday over unpaid salaries. The General Secretary of the NLC, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, in a telephone interview with our correspondent on Thursday in Abuja, said that the congress had sent its task force team to various geo-political zones of the country. Acc ... Read more

Diezani Alison-Madueke deserves commendation, not condemnation

Thursday, May 21, 2015
The much awaited Price Waterhouse Cooper (PWC) forensic audit of NNPC and its subsidiaries has finally been laid bare for all to see. One must commend President Goodluck Jonathan for ordering the release of the report. But as usual, the release of the report has brought the Minister of Petroleum Mrs Diezani Alison Madueke into the spotlight as if s ... Read more

Buhari Receives Interim Report Of Transition Committee

Thursday, May 21, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, (THEWILL) President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday received the interim report of the Transition Committee set up to assist the newly-elected President to transit smoothly to the Presidency. The committee was led by its Chairman, Alhaji Ahmed Joda. In his opening remarks before the presentation, Alhaji Joda said th ... Read more

Fayose declares dusk-to-dawn curfew in Ekiti

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Ado Ekiti to prevent the raging fight between transport workers and Hausa traders from spreading to other parts of the state. The governor, while addressing the Hausa Community in the Atikankan area of Ado Ekiti, said the curfew, starting from 6pm and ending at 6am, woul ... Read more

President Jonathan Mourns Passage Of Femi Robinson aka The Village Headmaster

Thursday, May 21, 2015
BEVERLY HILLS, May 21, (THEWILL) President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of the veteran actor and broadcaster, Mr. Femi Robinson, who has passed away at the age of 75. The President equally commiserated with all members of the creative and broadcast industry in Nigeria on the death of the popular a ... Read more

Again, Court Adjourns Sacked EFCC Staff, Ibekaku, Nzekwe's Suit

Thursday, May 21, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, (THEWILL) The alleged case of wrongful dismissal brought against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, by two of its former employees: Juliet Ibekaku, former assistant director, Legal and prosecution and Michael Nzekwe, prosecutor in Legal and Prosecution Department, before Justice Babatunde A. Adejumo of the ... Read more

Court orders Enugu judicial workers to resume work

Thursday, May 21, 2015
The National Industrial Court sitting in Enugu yesterday ordered striking judiciary workers in the state to suspend the action and return to their offices. The Court presided over by Hon. Justice A. Ibrahim handed down the order while hearing a suit filed by the Attorney General of Enugu State, Anthony Ani SAN against the Judiciary Staff Union o ... Read more

Anambra debunks human parts-selling restaurant story

Thursday, May 21, 2015
According a state signed by Dr. Mrs Mary Imelda Nwogu, Commissioner for Information, Culture amp; Tourism on Thusday, it said the story being reprehensible and false as it is, was also published by a national daily which has since retracted it and apologised, having found it to be untrue. 8220;The government of Anambra State having investigat ... Read more

Malaysia Orders Rescue Of Migrant Boats, Thailand Says No To Shelters

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday he had ordered the navy to conduct search and rescue missions for thousands of migrants adrift at sea as Thailand 8217;s prime minister said his country would not provide shelter. Southeast Asia is battling a migrant crisis that has seen hundreds of 8220;boat people 8221;, mostly Rohingya ... Read more
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Saturday, May 16, 2015

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Pastor, 69 Christians 'murdered in

Sunday, May 17, 2015

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Delta 2015: Card Reader Exposes Oko

Sunday, May 17, 2015

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Buhari May Be Impeached!

Sunday, May 17, 2015

[B]It is one thing to rejoice at Buhari's election and thank God for grantin ...
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