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OPINION: APC'S CONGRESSES: IF IT WERE PDP

Friday, April 25, 2014
Recently, the self-styled party of âchangeâ, the All Progressives Congress APC, held its states and local government congresses. What is of concern here is how the information filtering from almost all the centres of the congresses have shown that the APC is anything but democratic. Ordinarily, one would have ignored the exercise since it ... Read more

OPINION: SECURITY: NORTH ASKS FOR REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR HEAD OF SECURITY

Friday, April 25, 2014
There is a total lack of trust in the current Jonathan led administrationâs ability to handle the deadly terror situation in Nigeria, most especially amongst northern dwellers, the exclusive victims of Boko Haram carnage. This titanic trust void can no longer be denied or ignored. The northern governors informed the US government of this problem ... Read more

OPINION: MRS. IZINYON: A REFLECTION ON DEATH

Friday, April 25, 2014
In my first ever published work in the year 2003 while still working for The Guardian in the nationâs capital, a good friend lost his father which compelled me to dedicate the last chapter of that book to reflect on the concept of death. By then the postulations by philosophers were predominantly focused on the sacred fact that in life, human ... Read more

OPINION: THE STEALING IS KILLING! THE CABAL MUST GO NOW FOR NIGERIA TO BE FREE

Friday, April 25, 2014
Nigeria 2014 is scoring the highest number of violent related deaths of any nation in the entire world, including those embroiled in full war. The state of insecurity and criminality has reached unprecedented proportions. Bandits are in power and by them, the nation has been cursed with free flow of terror, Gbomo-gbomo ritualism, kidnapping, oil va ... Read more

Security Meeting: Jonathan, Governors, Security Chiefs Agree On Military Intervention

Friday, April 25, 2014
Nyako, Media CautionedBEVERLY HILLS, CA, April 24, THEWILL â An enlarged Council of State on Security, comprising of President Goodluck Jonathan, the 36 state governors, top security chiefs and the leaders of the Christian and Muslim faiths met at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja on Thursday. The meeting, THEWILL gathered from knowledgeable s ... Read more

Shettima, Wakil Mourn As Borno Chief Imam Passes Away In Egypt

Thursday, April 24, 2014
âBurial Fixed For Friday SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, THEWILL âÂThe death of the longest serving Chief Imam of Borno State, Imam Ibrahim Ahmed, has been announced. A family statement signed by Alhaji Zannah Laisu Imam, on Thursday, said the Chief Imam, died on Wednesday in Egypt , at the age of 90, following a protracted illness . He will ... Read more

Three Americans Killed In Kabul Hospital Attack

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Three Americans were killed on Thursday when a security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital funded by a U.S. Christian charity, the latest in a spate of attacks on foreign civilians in Afghanistan. Attacks on security forces, Afghan civilians and Westerners have been on the rise since the beginning of the year as Western forces prepare to lea ... Read more

World Book Capital 2014: APC Hails Amaechi's Visionary Leadership

Thursday, April 24, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, THEWILL â The River State chapter of the All Progressives Congress APC has described the crowning of Port Harcourt as World Book Capital 2014 as yet another evidence of the visionary and focused leadership being provided by the State Governor, Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. Port Harcourtâs reign as World Book Cap ... Read more

Ekiti/Osun Elections: INEC Distributes Permanent Voter Cards, Embarks On Continuous Voter Registration

Thursday, April 24, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, THEWILL â In preparation for the governorship election in Ekiti State scheduled for June 21 and that in Osun State fixed for August 9, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC said on Thursday that it has started distributing the Permanent Voter Cards PVCs of voters duly registered in 2011 even as it is al ... Read more

Israel Suspends Peace Talks After Palestinian Unity Bid

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Israel on Thursday suspended U.S.-sponsored peace talks with the Palestinians in response to President Mahmoud Abbass unexpected unity pact with the rival Islamist Hamas group. The negotiations had appeared to be heading nowhere even before Wednesdays reconciliation agreement between the Palestinian groups plunged them deeper into crisis. The ... Read more

President Jonathan Assures Participants In World Economic Forum Of Safety In Abuja

Thursday, April 24, 2014
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Thursday reassured the global community of the safety of all participants in next monthâs World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja. Speaking at an audience with Chinaâs new Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Gu Xiaojie, who presented his letters of credence to him at the Presidential Villa, President Jonathan said t ... Read more

Missing School Girls: APC Urges President Jonathan To Cancel Adamawa Rally, Others

Thursday, April 24, 2014
The All Progressives Congress APC has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to cancel the political rally being planned for him by the Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for Tuesday, saying the President cannot and should not be celebrating when over 200 school girls are still missing. We hope and pray that our daughters ... Read more

National Confab: Youth Delegates Allege Marginalisation, Protest Exclusion From Committees' Leadership

Thursday, April 24, 2014
The youth delegates to the ongoing National Conference in Abuja on Thursday alleged marginalisation in the composition of not only the members of the Conference but the leadership of the committees as well. They made the allegation at a media briefing addressed by the Head of the Youth Delegation, Comrade Ben Duntoye, to express their opinion o ... Read more

Nigerian Rapist To Be Stoned To Death In Kano

Thursday, April 24, 2014
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria has sentenced a man of 63 to death by stoning for raping a girl of 10 and infecting her with HIV. Ubale Saidu Dotsa admitted raping the girl but said he had incited by the Devil, reports the AP news agency. His two wives have reportedly died from Aids-related diseases. Several people have been sente ... Read more

Ukraine Forces Kill Up To Five Rebels, Russia Starts Drill Near Border

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow rebels on Thursday as they closed in on the separatists military stronghold in the east and Russia launched army drills near the border in response, raising fears its troops would invade. Under an international accord signed in Geneva last week, illegal armed groups in Ukraine, including the rebels ... Read more
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