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Fayose swears in Judge who headed his impeachment panel

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Ekiti State Gover-nor, Mr Ayo Fayose yesterday stunned the people of the state when he swore in as a judge of the state the man who in 2006 headed his impeachment panel.Fayose equally announced the promotion of an official of the state Ministry of Justice,Mr Lawrence Ojo who signed his warrant of arrest papers at Ikoyi Prisons during his murder ca ... Read more

I don't mind dating a younger man now -Ara

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Now single drummer girl, Ara, has said she is ready to give marriage another shot now that she and her once Iceland-based hubby have divorced. In an exclusive chat with Saturday Beats recently, Ara said she wouldnt even mind going for a younger guy if he comes around her. When I meet the right person and fall in love, I will consider ma ... Read more

Giwa takes over NFF office

Friday, October 24, 2014
The Chris Giwa-led board of Nigeria Football Federationhas taken charge as ruled by the judiciary, a member of the board, Yahaya Adama, said on Friday in Abuja. Adama told newsmen at the Glass House secretariat of the NFF the board has returned to power as demanded by the court and was ready to save the Nigerian game. The News Agency o ... Read more

My vision is to create prosperous Lagos - Ambode

Friday, October 24, 2014
Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, a Lagos State governorship aspirant, on Friday promised to create a clean, secure and prosperous state, if elected. Ambode made the promise at Onikan, Lagos Island, where he declared to run for governorship of the state on the platform of the All Progressive Congress. I make this declaration with the highest sense of ... Read more

Many injured in US school shooting

Friday, October 24, 2014
Investigators were responding Friday to a reported school shooting in Marysville, Washington, a spokeswoman for the Washington State Patrol has said. The shooting began in the cafeteria of Marysville-Pilchuck High School, a student locked down inside a classroom told CNN by phone. The student, whose name is being withheld, said when the ... Read more

Millions of Ebola vaccines’ in 2015

Friday, October 24, 2014
Millions of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced. It said 8220;several hundred thousand8221; would be produced in the first half of the year. And vaccines could be offered to health workers on the frontline in West Africa as soon as December 2014. Ho ... Read more

Two US Ebola nurses free of virus

Friday, October 24, 2014
Two nurses infected with Ebola while caring for a dying patient in Dallas have been declared free of the virus. One of them, Nina Pham, had a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House, hours after being discharged. The news comes one day after a doctor returning from Guinea tested positive for Ebola in New York City. Mor ... Read more

IPMAN To Call Off Strike As Government Warns Marketers To Stop Exploiting Consumers

Friday, October 24, 2014
The warning strike embarked upon by the Independent Petroleum Marketers IPMAN in Anambra State on Thursday October 23, 2014 is expected to be called off today, Friday October 24, 2014 following the resolution of the immediate concerns raised by the marketers at a meeting held earlier today at the Government House, Awka.However, Anambra ... Read more

Gov. Orji Commissions Umuahia Bus Terminal, 1.5km Ring Road At Ohiya Mechanic Village

Friday, October 24, 2014
Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has begun the commissioning of some of the legacy projects completed by his government.Flagging off the commissioning at the Umuahia Bus Terminal, the Governor said that henceforth, he would be spending more time in the field commissioning projects scattered in the state.Among the projects co ... Read more

Synagogue Building Collapse: T.B. Joshua to testify on Nov. 5

Friday, October 24, 2014
Prophet Temitope Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, will on Nov. 5 appear before a coroners inquest investigating the recent collapse of its guest house. The Lagos State Coroner, Mr Oyetade Komolafe, announced Joshuas appearance on Friday at the resumption of the inquest at an Ikeja High Court. The inquest was i ... Read more

Uzoma Dozie appointed Diamond bank MD as Otti steps down

Friday, October 24, 2014
Uzoma Dozie, the first son of the founder of Diamond bank plc, Mr. Pascal Dozie has been appointed theGroup Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Bank following the resignation of Dr. Alex Otti. It was gathered that Otti resigned from the bank in order to pursue his political ambition of becoming the governor of Abia State in 201 ... Read more

Kidnappers release ex-NBA President, Okey Wali, as Diezani’s younger sister abducted

Friday, October 24, 2014
Kidnappers have released the immediate past President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Mr. Okey Wali SAN.The incumbent president of the NBA, Mr. Augustine Alegeh SAN, said in a statement that Wali was released at about 11pm on Thursday. Similarly, an unconfirmed report says that the younger sister to the Minister of Petroleum Resourc ... Read more

Jonathan to declare on November 11 – Bello

Friday, October 24, 2014
âThe Chairman of the Presidential Declaration Committee, Dr. Haliru Bello,on Friday announced that President Goodluck Jonathan will declare on November 11th, to run for the 2015 presidential elections. Speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the committee8217;s inaugural meeting at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa ... Read more

Oduah targets Anambra North senatorial seat

Friday, October 24, 2014
The former Minister of Aviation, Ms Stella Oduah, has begun mobilisation of the stakeholders support for her ambition to contest the Anambra North Senatorial District seat in the 2015 general elections. Addressing supporters in Onitsha on Friday, Oduah said she would provide effective representation and credible voice for the zone. The z ... Read more

Sudanese Ambassador to Nigeria dies in Abuja

Friday, October 24, 2014
The Sudanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Tagelsir Ali, is dead, the countrys embassy confirmed on Friday in Abuja. The Media Advisor to the embassy, Mr Mohammed Abdulrahman, told the News Agency of Nigeria NAN that Ali, 66, died at about 1a.m. on Friday at the National Hospital, Abuja. He had malaria; there were some complications and h ... Read more
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Friday, October 24, 2014

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Fire Outbreak At Murtala Muhammed A

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Senate, on Tuesday, passed a bill seeking to promote development  at the nat ...
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