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Eid-el-Fitri: Lagos offers free bus ride to residents

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Lagos State Government is to provide free bus ride to residents on Saturday, October 4, 2014 as part of measures to ease movement of commuters during the Eid-el-Fitri celebration across the state. Managing Director of the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, LAMATA, Dr. Dayo Mobereola, in a statement, yesterday, said that commuters alo ... Read more

Microsoft unveils Windows 10

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Microsoft is to put some numerical distance between its poorly received Windows 8 operating system and its replacement by calling the new version Windows 10. The new operating system, expected to be released next year, comes three years after the launch of Windows 8. It was announced at an event aimed at business users in Seattle. Window ... Read more

Health authorities confirm first Ebola case in US

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
The patient is a man who became infected in Liberia and flew to Texas, where he is now being treated in hospital, a CDCspokesman told the AFP news agency. He is not a healthcare worker, the spokesman added. The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said earlier it had placed a person in strict isolation based on their 8220;symptoms ... Read more

Senate confirms Anohu-Amazu as PENCOM DG

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
The Senate has confirmed Chinelo Anohu-Amazu as Director General of the National Pension Commission PENCOM. The Director General was recently nominated by President Goodluck Jonathan in a letter to Senate President, David Mark, asking the upper chamber to confirm her appointment. In the letter, President Jonathan had said the appointmen ... Read more

GSM subscriber base hits 130mn – NCC

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
The Nigerian Communications Commission NCC yesterday said subscribers figures in the country has now reached 130 million. Its Executive Vice Chairman, Dr Eugene Juwah, who spoke in Abuja, said the growth has been phenomenal and significant. Juwah who was represented by the Commissions Director, Public Affairs, Tony Ojobo, said the sec ... Read more

2015: Buhari confirms interest in presidential race

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
A former Head of State, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari retd., has finally declared his interest in contesting the Presidency in 2015. Addressing volunteers and representatives of the Buhari Support Groups, in Abuja on Tuesday, he said the most important task before members of the All Progressives Congress APC was to snatch power from the Peopl ... Read more

Senate Directs Jega To Halt Creation Of Additional 30,000 Polling Units

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, September 30, THEWILL -The Senate on Tuesday directed the National Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof Attahiru Jega, to immediately halt his plan to create additional 30,000 new polling units. Senates action, which also contained a stern warning, came against the backdrop of the raging controv ... Read more

CDC: First Diagnosed Case Of Ebola In The U.S.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
A patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday. Several other Americans were diagnosed in West Africa and then brought to the United States for treatment.The CDC is expected to provide more details on the cas ... Read more

Rivers 2015 : Run, Andoni Chiefs, Elders Tell Anyanya

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
BEVERLY HILLS, September 30, THEWILL -As political calculations for the 2015 Rivers State governorship race begin in earnest, Andoni traditional rulers and Chiefs Tuesday at the Delta Hotels, Port Harcourt, the state capital, rallied support for one of their own, Major Lancelot Anyanya rtd, urging him to take a shot at the 2015 governorship el ... Read more

Amaju Pinnick, Delta FA Boss, emerges as new NFA President

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Mr Amaju Pinnick, Chairman , Delta Football Association, has been elected as the new President of the Nigeria Football Association.The News Agency of Nigeria NAN reports that Pinnick scored a total of 32 votes, after second round of voting to emerge as President in the election, held at Warri, Delta on Tuesday.Mr Sampson Ebomhe, chairman of the ... Read more

Obasanjo seeks more knowledge, registers for PhD programme at NOUN

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday formally registered for a Master of Arts MA and PhD degrees at the National Open University of Nigeria NOUN.Obasanjo, 77, registered to study Christian Theology in the School of Arts and Social Sciences of the university.The former president was among students, who graduated at the institutions f ... Read more

Nigeria at 54: Military rule slowed down Nigeria’s progress -Yuguda

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda â has said that Nigeria could have done better in its 54 years of independence ifnot for military interventions and some other challenges that bedevilled her. Yuguda made this known to the State House correspondentsafter a closed door meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Villa, ... Read more

Senate Confirms Anohu-Amazu As Pencom Boss

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Usman As DG-NCAA The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Dr. Chinelo Anohu- Amazu as Director General of the Pension Commission. It also confirmed the appointment of Captain Muhktar Usman as Director General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority NCAA. President Goodluck Jonathan had in July forwarded Anohu-Amazu name via ... Read more

Boko Haram: Shettima Charges Borno Residents On Unity

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
BEVERLY HILLS, September 30, THEWILL -Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has urged residents of the state to be united in the face of the common enemy - Boko Haram, saying this is no time for disunity. Warning that the state was almost on the brink , the governor said all religious and political differences must be set aside in order to ... Read more

Energy, Manufacturing To Lead Obama, Modi Talks

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama and new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday plan to discuss issues ranging from manufacturing to sanitation as the two leaders aim to deepen ties. Obama and Modi were scheduled to meet at the White House at 10:55 a.m. 1455 GMT during Modis first visit to the United States since taking office in May, par ... Read more
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Nigeria: Boko Haram Frees One Chibo

Thursday, September 25, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, September 25, (THEWILL) - The terrorist group Boko Haram has rele ...
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10 Nigerian pilgrims die in S'Arabi

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Ten Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia have died , according to the Coordinator o ...
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Borno: Pastor, 19 Others Killed As

Thursday, September 25, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, September 25, (THEWILL) - Rampaging Boko Haram gunmen Wednesday k ...
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Lagos Court delivers judgment on pu

Friday, September 26, 2014

An Ikeja High Court in Lagos will on Friday (today) deliver judgment on whether ...
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Violence Erupts As Fayose's Staunch

Friday, September 26, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, September 26, (THEWILL) - The Ekiti State governor-elect, Mr. Ayo ...
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Airlines cleared for mobile phone u

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The European Aviation Safety Agency says electronic devices such as mobile phone ...
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