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Bayelsa Re-Run Polls: TMG Deploys 99 Observers

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has deployed 99 observers for the supplementary governorship election in Bayelsa scheduled for Saturday.

The supplementary vote is expected to hold in Southern Ijaw Local Government as well as in other polling units where elections were cancelled on Decembe [...]

Fri, 08 January 2016


Court Grants Ex-PDP Chair, Son Bail In Sum N300m Each

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to a former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Haliru Mohammed Bello and his son, Abba Bello at N300m and two sureties each.

Justice Ahmed Mohammed, in a ruling on their bail applications, said, in view of the applicants’ health [...]

Fri, 08 January 2016


INEC To Conduct 78 Re-Run Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to conduct seventy-eight re-run elections this year.

A breakdown of the elections indicates that the Commission will conduct 10 Senatorial elections, 12 State Constituency elections and 37 State Assembly elections.

Others are 17 fed [...]

Fri, 08 January 2016


FCT perm sec embarks on office assessment, staff absent

The Permanent Secretary in the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Dr. Babatope Ajakaiye, was stunned Thursday as he met empty offices when he embarked on office assessment to ascertain the punctuality and seriousness of public servants of the administration. 

The visit is coming bar [...]

Fri, 08 January 2016


Self-determination and Thirty Pieces of Silver

“I have learned to hate all traitors, and there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery.”      -  Aeschylus, a Greek Poet (525 BC TO 456 BC)

The anti- abortion coalition in the United States of America came out with a [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


Minister suspends officials, investigates Turkish Airline fiasco

Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has ordered the suspension of three top officials of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, over a recent incident involving Turkish Airline at the airport.

Sirika further disclosed that he has ordered thorough investigation to ascertain t [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


Don stresses need for female counselling centre

A university don, Dr. Sherifat Hussain-Abubakar, has called for the establishment of female family counselling centre to reduce anti-social behavior amongst female youths in the county.

Abubakar of the Department of Islamic, Christian and Comparative Religious Studies at the Kwara State Univers [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


We will involve EFCC, DSS in prosecution of pipeline vandals - Ogbue

Managing Director, Petroleum Products and Marketing Company (PPMC), Mrs Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, says the Federal Government will involve some security agencies in prosecuting pipeline vandals.

Ogbue disclosed this on Sunday during a visit to Mosinmi Depot and Ajebo pipeline in Obafemi Owode local [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


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