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Super Falcons beat South Africa to reach AWC final

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Nigerias Super Falcons beat South Africas Banyana Banyana 2-1 on Wednesday in Windhoek, Namibia to qualify for the final match of the 9th African Women Championship AWC. In the semi-final match played at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, Asisat Oshoala scored twice in the first half to keep the six-times African champions in the driving seat. T ... Read more

Anambra First Lady Lauds Local Government Service Commission

Thursday, October 23, 2014
First lady of Anambra State Chief Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano has commended Anambra State Local Service Commission for its programme of reform, sanitization and transformation of the Local Government system in the state within four months of the inauguration of the board. Chief Mrs Obiano made the commendation when members of the Commission led by i ... Read more

OHANEZE NDIGBO BACKS IKIOGHA FOR REPS

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Bayelsa State Chapter of Ohaneze Ndigbo has backed Chief Diekivie Bovie Ikiogha for the 2015 House of Representatives election, to represent Yenagoa/Kolokuma/Opokuma Federal Constituency.Media Aide to the aspirant, Mr. Etete Enideneze, said the organisation declared its total support to Chief Ikiogha, yesterday, when it paid him a solidarity v ... Read more

Ebola drug trials to start in W'Africa -WHO

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Head of Health Information of WHO, Marie Kieny, said Ebola drug trials and collection of survivors blood for treating patients would get underway in West Africa within weeks. Kieny said in Geneva on Wednesday that WHO and partner organisations were currently selecting treatment centres in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to conduct trials of ... Read more

Chime appoints new chief of staff

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Enugu State Governor, Sullivan Chime, has appointed Mr. Victor Nnanna Atuonwu as his new Chief of Staff. The appointment follows the resignation of the former Chief of Staff, Mrs Ifeoma Nwobodo, who is seeking the seat of the Enugu East Senatorial District at the Senate. A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. ... Read more

IG orders audit of police arms stores

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has ordered a thorough check and audit of Police armouries nationwide. A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, on Wednesday in Abuja, said the exercise, which has already commenced, would cover all police commands, formations, stations and units across the count ... Read more

Jonathan makes minor cabinet reshuffle

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday directed theMinister of State I, Foreign Affairs, Prof. Viola Onwuliri, to take over as the substantive Minister of State, Education following Mr. Nyesom Wikes resignation. While the Minister of State II, for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Nurudeen Mohammed, was asked to take over as the Supervising M ... Read more

Green Peace Nigeria Independence Walk For Peace And Environmental

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Green Peace Nigeria; an initiative borne to promote peaceful coexistence and environmental preservation held a peace walk in Ikeja on October 1st in support of the world peace day and the International day of non-violence.This walk is very timely as it also lends its voice to the recent worldattention on environmental preservation and ... Read more

Enugu 2015: Group defends Ugwuanyi on party loyalty

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Enugu Regeneration Group ERG, a socio-political organization based in Enugu and Lagos, has described Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as a loyal member of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP and has condemned what it described as desperate attempts by frustrated PDP vote losers to malign the character of the partys consensus candidate for the state go ... Read more

Hyundai unveils Made-in-Nigeria car

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Stallion Motors has introduced another made-in-Nigeria vehicle to the market; it is the Hyundai Grand i10, a car built for the family. The unveiling of the Hyundai model at an interactive session with motoring journalists in Lagos on Friday came a few months after the firms presentation of locally assembled Nissan Patrol vehicles to President ... Read more

Automotive policy: South African bank offers finance to Nigerians to buy locally-assembled vehicles

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Nigerian automotive industry has received a boost with WesBank of South Africa offering a vehicle finance scheme to retail and corporate purchasers of the nations locally assembled vehicles. WesBank is a division of FirstRand Bank Limited. Already, the National Automotive Council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the South ... Read more

Govt'll not reimburse states on airport construction —Jonathan

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the Federal Government would only support the state-government constructed airporst and not reimburse generally, as governors were expecting. The president made this disclosure yesterday, in Dutse, the capital city of Jigawa State, while commissioning the Dutse International Airport adding that there ... Read more

Pistorius jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa, issuing the ruling in court in Pretoria, also gave Pistorius a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms charge. Pistorius has been taken to the cells. The prosecution had called for a minimum 10-year ... Read more

AWC: Super Falcons face South Africa in S/final tie …kick-off time is 4pm

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Super Falcons will play Bayana Bayana of South Africa in todays African Womens Championship AWC semi-final tie with the aim of revenging the 1-0 semi-final loss to the team in 2012. What is also at stake in todays encounter is the 2015 FIFA Womens World Cup ticket as the two finalists and the third best team in the championship will repr ... Read more

Newswatch files notice of appeal against judgement

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Newswatch Communications Limited yesterday filed notice of appeal against the judgement of Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos, which declared sales of the majority shareholding in Newswatch invalid. The company, in its notice of appeal filed by Chief Bolaji Ayorinde, SAN, is challenging the decision of Justice Buba on the gr ... Read more
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TO MR. TEMITOPE B. JOSHUA OF SYNAGO

Friday, October 17, 2014

“Let the nations be roused; let them advance into the Valley of Jehoshaphat, fo ...
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Leave Nigeria alone, Ebute Counsels

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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Open Letter to Northern Elders

Friday, October 17, 2014

1. During the Yar Adua’s administration, militants’ activities in Niger Delta ...
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Apple's New iPads Sport Modest Upgr

Friday, October 17, 2014

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IBB's son joins Niger gov race

Friday, October 17, 2014

Mohammed Babangida, son of former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, ma ...
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