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Workers Take Full Control Of Labour Party, Receive Certificate Of Registration

Friday, July 31, 2015
A former National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Chief Dan Nwanyanwu Thursday returned the certificate of registration of the party to the workers' unions. Nwanyanwu while handing over the certificate through the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said it was imperative for him to return the certificate, as he was no longer a member of the party. ... Read more

Senate Asks FG To Revoke All Import Waivers On Rice, Agricultural Products

Thursday, July 30, 2015
The Senate on Thursday passed a resolution urging the Federal Government to revoke all import waivers on rice and other agricultural products and ensure all outstanding revenues are collected. In a two-prayer motion moved by Sen. Rafui Ibrahim (APC Kwara South), the Senate set up a 9-man committee to look into all waivers, concessions and grants ... Read more

“I’ll Be There For You,” ---- Obiano Assures Anambra Workers

Friday, July 31, 2015
The governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has reiterated his commitment to Anambra workers assuring them that he would do everything within his power to give them a new lease of life. Speaking at a special event held to mark the Civil Service Day in Awka, Governor Obiano described the state civil servants as the cornerston ... Read more

Break The Silence Campaign Ends On A High Note

Thursday, July 30, 2015
The BreakTheSilence pictorial campaign which was kick started four weeks ago has reached its final week The campaign has seen various entertainers, influencers and socialites unite to create awareness about social violence and encourage survivors to speak out. ... Read more

No Country Can Succeed Alone In The War Against Terror – President Buhari

Thursday, July 30, 2015
BEVERLY HILLS, July 30, (THEWILL) President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria and neighbouring countries must stand together to defeat and degrade Boko Haram terrorists in the sub-region. Speaking late Wednesday at a state dinner at the Unity Palace in Yaounde, during his two-day working visit to Cameroon, President Buhari said countries i ... Read more

2face, MI Abaga, Yemi Alade, Run Town To Perform At Makurdi #StarMusicTrek This Saturday

Thursday, July 30, 2015
The 2015 Star Music Trek is back for the second time this year and it rsquo;s bringing the country rsquo;s largest and most popular annual music festival to the city of Makurdi. The concert, which is sponsored by Nigeria rsquo;s favorite beer, STAR will feature blockbuster performances by some of the biggest names in Nigerian music such as 2 ... Read more

Tompolo Hails Buhari Over Boroh's Appointment As Amnesty Programme Coordinator

Thursday, July 30, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, (THEWILL) Former Niger Delta militant warlord, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing someone with a military background as coordinator of Presidential Amnesty Programme against those he described as 8216;political jobbers 8217; who have been lobbying for ... Read more

NUPENG Threatens Strike Over Chevron's Failure To Pay Sacked Workers' Entitlements

Thursday, July 30, 2015
BEVERLY HILLS, July 30, (THEWILL) The alleged failure by Chevron Nigeria Limited to pay severance entitlements and pension to its displaced contract staff may spark off an industrial action as the Warri Zone of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) on Wednesday warned of an impending major workers strike in the zone. Warri z ... Read more

US Official: Plane Debris In Indian Ocean Same Type As MH370

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Air safety investigators have a 8220;high degree of confidence 8221; that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said Wednesday. Air safety investigators one of them a Boeing investigator have identi ... Read more

Some States Lost Bailout Money To Bank Loans – NGF Chairman

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Abdulazeez Yari of Zamfara has said that some indebted state governments lost their bailout money to servicing outstanding loans they had obtained from banks. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the money was sourced from the revenue paid to the Federation Account by the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG). Yari, who was fielding ... Read more

Delta EXCO Approves Reconstruction Of Nnebisi Road, Technical Colleges, Etc

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
BEVERLY HILLS, July 29, (THEWILL) The Delta State Government has approved the reconstruction of a key road in the state capital as well as the reconstruction and upgrade of Technical Colleges in Agbor, Ofagbe and Sapele. The government also approved the construction of a modern market complex in Orerokpe in order to boost commerce in the area. ... Read more

Effurun Boils As Okowa's Men Take Over NURTW Leadership

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, (THEWILL) The crisis rocking Uvwie Central Motor Park chapter of National Union of Road Transport Workers, (NURTW) in Delta State turned bloody on Wednesday as a faction purportedly loyal to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa overthrew the incumbent chairman of the park, leading to exchange of gunfire in the area. The development w ... Read more

Palace Insists Ooni Is Alive Despite Confirmation Of Death By Deceased Monarch's Son

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, (THEWILL) The Royal Traditional Secretary of Ooni 8217;s Palace, Ile-Ife, High Chief Adetoye Odewole, on Wednesday debunked media reports of the demise of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, despite confirmation of death by one of the senior sons of the now deceased traditional ruler. Sijuwade died in London on Tues ... Read more

Buhari Appoints New Coordinator For Amnesty Programme

Thursday, July 30, 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Brigadier-General P. T. Boroh (retd.) as the coordinator of the Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants. Brig. Boroh, whose appointment takes immediate effect, is to take over the responsibilities of Kingsley Kuku, former special adviser to President Goodluck Jonat ... Read more

Afghanistan Investigating Reports Of Taliban Leader's Death

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Afghanistan said on Wednesday it was investigating reports that Mullah Omar, leader of the militant Taliban movement behind an escalating insurgency, was dead. The elusive Omar has not been seen in public since fleeing when the Taliban was toppled from power by a U.S.-led coalition in 2001, and there has been speculation for years among militant ... Read more
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Army Raids Tompolo's Meeting Venue

Saturday, July 25, 2015

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FG Intervenes In JAMB Cut-Off Mark

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, (THEWILL) – The federal government has intervened in the ...
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JAMB To Re-distribute Candidates Wi

Monday, July 27, 2015

BEVERLY HILLS, July 26, (THEWILL) – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ...
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No Borno Territory Under Boko Haram

Monday, July 27, 2015

BEVERLY HILLS, July 26, (THEWILL) – Contrary to the news that some local governm ...
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Mrs. Saraki Quizzed By EFCC Investi

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Tuesday interrogated Mrs. To ...
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