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Another Dasukigate looms: If I open up, Nigeria will burn, says Jonathan's ex-ADC

Friday, February 12, 2016
Former aide-de-camp to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Ojogbane Adegbe has said another Dasukigate may be imminent if he reveals what transpired in that administration. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) picked up Adegbe on Wednesday in Lagos where he was interrogated before he was flown to Abuja yesterday. It was ga ... Read more

Russia makes proposals for Syria ceasefire, awaits reaction from US

Friday, February 12, 2016
Russia has made 'specific proposals' on a ceasefire in Syria and is waiting for a reaction from the US, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said. 'We made proposals on implementing a ceasefire, quite specific ones,' Lavrov said. 'We are waiting for a US response before putting them before the International Syria Support Group.' Lavrov ... Read more

Man Utd happy with van Gaal as speculations grow over Mourinho

Friday, February 12, 2016
Manchester United are happy with Louis van Gaal as their manager, according to Sky sources. Reports in Thursday 8217;s national newspapers claimed Jose Mourinho is set to land a three-year deal to replace Van Gaal as Manchester United boss at a salary of 15m-a-year. It has also been claimed Mourinho is keen to bring in Atletico Madrid sport ... Read more

Enugu: Micro Finance Co-operative moves to establish processing plants to create employment

Friday, February 12, 2016
A micro finance co-operative organization in Enugu has embarked on establishment of various processing plants in the state to generate employment for women and youths in the area. In a speech on the occasion of a courtesy call to the wife of the Enugu State governor, Mrs. Monica Ugwuanyi at the Government House, Enugu, the Managing Director of t ... Read more

Authorities shut down YABATECH for 4 weeks over protests

Friday, February 12, 2016
The management of the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) has suspended academic activities in the school for four weeks as students continued protesting against the death of a final year student of the institution, Comfort Dazan, on Thursday. It was reported that the angry students went on the rampage in the college, shutting all its e ... Read more

Biafra agitators activate right to self-defence

Friday, February 12, 2016
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has announced pro-Biafrans have 'activated' their right to self-defence following alleged prolonged violence by Nigerian forces against peaceful protesters. Pro-Biafrans call for the independence of the Biafran territories forcibly annexed to Nigeria during the British colonisation, which ended in 1960. Cli ... Read more

Wema Bank bags two ISO certifications

Friday, February 12, 2016
Wema Bank, the longest surviving indigenous Bank in Nigeria has added more feathers to its cap with the award of two International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Certifications by the British Standard Institute (BSI), a leading organization in Audit Management Systems and Processes. The Certifications are the world's highest accreditatio ... Read more

BoI reiterates commitment to enhance manufacturers' production capacities

Friday, February 12, 2016
The Bank of Industry (BoI) has reiterated its commitment to enhance the production capacity of manufacturers through increased developmental financing of the real sector, to stimulate economic growth in the country. This is contained in a statement by the Managing Director of the Bank, Mr Rasheed Olaoluwa, made available to newsmen on Thursday i ... Read more

721 customs officers collect assets declaration form in Kano

Friday, February 12, 2016
No fewer than 721 Nigeria Customs Service officers in Kano State have collected assets declaration form from the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB. This was in line with the Comptroller-General of the Service, Hameed Ali, had recently directive saying all customs officers to declare their assets within two weeks. Umar Saulawa the Director of the CC ... Read more

BE DEDICATED AND COMMITTED TO CLEAN AND SAFE ENVIRONMENT- Amina Mohammed

Friday, February 12, 2016
The Federal Government is committed to protecting and providing clean and safe environment particularly now the Lassa fever, Zika virus, Ebola and other diseases are threatening human existence. The Honourable Minister of Environment Mrs Amina Mohammed stated this while signing the 2016 Environmental Health Officers Registrations Council of Nige ... Read more

ELECTRICITY IS A PRODUCT AND SHOULD BE RIGHTLY PRICED

Friday, February 12, 2016
The Ag. Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) Dr Anthony Akah, mni, said that electricity must be priced rightly. He reiterated this when he paid a courtesy call on the Director General, National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) as part of the Commission rsquo;s engage ... Read more

Obong University To Hold 9th Matriculation On February 19th

Thursday, February 11, 2016
The 9th Matriculation Ceremony of Obong University, Obong Ntak, Etim Ekpo Local Government area, will hold by Friday next week. According to a release signed by the Registrar and Secretary to the Senate of Obong University, Mr Imo Akpanudo, the event which will serve as a platform for formally welcoming all freshmen admitted into Obong Un ... Read more

100,000 Nigerians live abroad as refugees

Thursday, February 11, 2016
The U.S. Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Ms Linda Thomas-Greenfield, on Thursday said that about 100,000 Nigerians were currently living outside Nigeria as refugees in neighbouring countries. Thomas-Linda, who announced this to journalists from across Africa in a tele-press conference, said that Boko Haram attacks had forced more than o ... Read more

BoI reiterates commitment to enhance manufacturers' production capacities

Thursday, February 11, 2016
The Bank of Industry (BoI) has reiterated its commitment to enhance the production capacity of manufacturers through increased developmental financing of the real sector, to stimulate economic growth in the country. This is contained in a statement by the Managing Director of the Bank, Mr Rasheed Olaoluwa, made available to newsmen on Thursday i ... Read more

AFCON qualifier: NFF confirms Kaduna as venue for Eagles, Pharoahs clash

Thursday, February 11, 2016
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has cleared Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna as venue for the Nigeria-Egypt African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier on March 23. The approval for the use of the stadium was given after an assessment of its facilities by a two-man NFF delegation led by its General-Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi on Thursday. Sa ... Read more
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Monday, February 8, 2016

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Sunday, February 7, 2016

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Biafra: Drama as Kanu arrives court

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, and operator of Radio Biafra, ...
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