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Daily Archives: July 17, 2019

Okorocha absent as Imo APC congress holds at secret venue

Okorocha absent as Imo APC congress holds at secret venue: A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State has gone ahead to conduct the state congress of the party on Saturday despite an order by the Federal [...]

May 19, 2018 Government and politics

Police Recruitment:1,728 successful applicants to sit for CBT in Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa says 1,728 of the 4,705 applicants who passed the medical and physical fitness screening for recruitment into the Force would sit for Computer-Based Test (CBT). The command said the test would be conducted by the [...]

May 19, 2018 Military

Fashola orders contractor to complete Zik Mausoleum by October

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has ordered the contractor​ handling the Zik Mausoleum, Bouygues Construction Limited to complete and deliver the project before the end of October. Fashola gave the order on Saturday in Onitsha [...]

May 19, 2018 Government and politics

Bauchi Assembly Speaker chides Dogara, others over court action

The Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly, Alhaji Kawuwa Damuna (APC) on Saturday in Bauchi, declared that members who dragged the All Progressives Congress (APC), to court are enemies of the party. Damuna was reacting to court a injunction secured [...]

May 19, 2018 Government and politics

LIVE: Royal Wedding 2018 of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

LIVE: Royal Wedding 2018 of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle    [...]

May 19, 2018 International

Prince Harry to marry Meghan Markle as world watches

Britain’s Prince Harry and US TV star Meghan Markle tie the knot on Saturday in a globally-watched ceremony at Windsor Castle filled with traditional pomp and modern twists. Some 100,000 people were expected in picturesque Windsor, west of London, for [...]

May 19, 2018 International

Manchester United vs Chelsea: Mourinho reveals goalkeeper that will start FA Cup final

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has revealed that David de Gea will start in goal in Saturday evening’s FA Cup final against Chelsea, because Sergio Romero has only just returned after injury. Although De Gea is first choice, Romero has [...]

May 19, 2018 Sports

AMCON seizes Stella Oduah’s assets over N20bn debt

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over Sea Petroleum Oil and Gas Limited and other assets belonging the Senator representing Anambra North, Stella Oduah, over inability to clear her N20 billion debt. AMCON explained that the takeover [...]

May 19, 2018 Government and politics

Ezeonwuka speaks on Okorocha’s alleged offer of N3billion to return to APGA

Ezeonwuka gave the warning yesterday in an interview with newsmen at Oba, Anambra State. He stated that Okorocha does not deserve to come back to APGA, based on his clandestine political activities. Ezeonwuka was reacting to speculations that Okorocha might [...]

May 19, 2018 Government and politics

Police parades 13 suspected oil thieves

The Nigeria Police Force has paraded 13 suspects arrested for criminal conspiracy, pipeline vandalism and theft of product of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS. In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Jimoh Moshood, the suspects were arrested in [...]

May 19, 2018 Military

Senator Akpan sues EFCC over alleged rights abuse

The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East District in the National Assembly, Bassey Albert Akpan, on Friday said that he has filed a suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for breach of his fundamental human rights and [...]

May 19, 2018 Government and politics

Bolanle Ambode’s passion God’s heritage

According to former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr Kofi Annan, “millions of children continue to endure the dreadful indignities of poverty; hundreds of thousands suffer the effects of conflict and economic chaos; tens of thousands are maimed in wars; [...]

May 19, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari hails Nigeria-U.S. relations, prays With IGP, El-Rufai in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the current level of relationship between Nigeria and the United States (US). A statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, yesterday, said Buhari, who spoke on the [...]

May 19, 2018 Government and politics

Ambode urges christians to obtain their PVCs

The governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has called on Christians to obtain their Permanent Voters Cards (PVC) and ensure that they vote credible Nigerians in the forthcoming general elections in 2019. He admitted that the only way for Nigerians [...]

May 19, 2018 Government and politics

Ekweremadu justifies constituency project

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekwerenmadu, has said that the introduction of constituency project for the legislators at various levels in the legislative arm of government is for the development of the areas. He stated this recently at the Holy Trinity [...]

May 19, 2018 Government and politics