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Daily Archives: March 20, 2018

Clark reveals real reason Buhari hasn’t visited Benue, asks President to go home and rest

A foremost Ijaw leader and the convener of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, Chief Edwin Clark, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to see those asking him to seek reelection as his real enemies. Clark also said the coalition formed [...]

February 18, 2018 Government and politics

How Kogi’s govt allegedly hired crowd for APC mega rally, spent N210million for event

APC mega rally: Reports have emerged that the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello’s faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State compelled all the 21 local government Administrators in the state to rent 500 persons from each [...]

February 18, 2018 Government and politics

CAN leader reveals why politicians don’t keep promises

Many political leaders are not delivering on their electoral promises or living up to expectations because they are not humble, the President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, said yesterday. Speaking at the 2018 inter-denominational service of the Lagos [...]

February 18, 2018 Government and politics

Obasanjo performs groundbreaking ceremony for modular refinery

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday in Bayelsa State, performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the first private modular refinery in the Niger Delta region. Azikel Refinery, owned by Azikel Petroleum, a subsidiary of Azikel Group of Companies with [...]

February 18, 2018 Government and politics

FG lifts ban on Directors Administration’s promotion

Head of Service (HOS) of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, has announced the lifting of earlier ban placed on the promotion of Directors of Administration. Before now, the Directors were denied promotion, while their counterparts in professional callings were [...]

February 18, 2018 Government and politics

China pledges to strengthen bilateral relationships with Nigeria

Xuda spoke on Saturday in Abuja on the sideline of the 2018 Chinese New Year Temple Fair Festival with the theme, “Celebrating the Golden Era for China-Nigeria relations’’. Mr Li Xuda, the Cultural Counselor, the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria says [...]

February 18, 2018 International

John Odigie-Oyegun APC Chairman to Nigerians: Shun detractors of Buhari, APC

Oyegun made the call at a grand rally to welcome People’s Democratic Party (PDP) members who defected to the APC on Saturday in Lokoja. The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Saturday called on [...]

February 18, 2018 Government and politics

Cows stray onto Akure airport runway, FAAN apologises

A herd of cattle strayed onto the runway of Akure Airport this morning, preventing an Air Peace flight from Lagos from landing. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has apologised to Air Peace Airlines and its passengers for  the [...]

February 18, 2018 Environmental issues

Taraba State youths rally support for Buhari’s re-election in 2019

The Chairman of the Forum, Alhaji Murtala Maihula, who made the call in Jalingo at rally organised by the youths from the 16 Local Government Areas of the state, said that the country was better off under the leadership of [...]

February 18, 2018 Government and politics

7 JAMB coordinators who told amazing stories of missing funds

A snake swallowing N36million isn't the only moonlight story you heard from JAMB this week. Here are 6 others. For the records, Philomena Chieshe of the Makurdi office of JAMB, wasn’t the only one who regaled the nation with tales [...]

February 18, 2018 Government and politics