Category Archives: Breaking

16 Political Parties, 5 Presidential Candidates Want Elections Delayed To Enable INEC Distribute PVCs

According to reports by TheWill Nigeria, sixteen political parties and five presidential candidates have called for the elections to be delayed to give the electoral commission more time to distribute voters cards to eligible voters. Some of the parties are Labour Party (LP), United Democratic Party (UDP), Citizen Peoples Party (CPP), Peoples Party of Nigeria…

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Jordan Executes Two Prisoners After ISIS Video Shows Pilot Being Burned Alive

Moaz al-Kassasbeh Jordan has executed two death-row prisoners after vowing an “earth-shattering” response to avenge the burning alive of one of its fighter pilots by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group. According to reports by Aljazeera, would-be Iraqi female suicide bomber Sajida al-Rishawi and Iraqi al-Qaeda member Ziad al-Karboli were hanged at…

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Fashola, Atiku Family & Other Prominent Nigerians Mourn Molade Okoya-Thomas Who Died At 79

Close family members, employees, the Nigerian manufacturing industry and the nation in general, on Monday mourned the Chancellor of the Lagos State University, Chief MoladeOkoya-Thomas. According to family sources, Okoya-Thomas passed away on Sunday, February 1. He was 79. His daughter, Jumoke, told a Punch correspondent on the telephone that the industrialist was ill sometime…

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Buhari To Ban Importation Of Rice & Tomato If Elected, Will Tackle Security & Corruption

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday said if elected on February 14, he would ban the importation of basic items like rice and tomato in order to enhance local production of the products. According to Punch, he also said his administration would focus on agriculture, mining, infrastructure…

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PWC Submits Forensic Audited Report Of NNPC’s Finances To President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan Monday received the long-awaited forensic audited report of the finances of state owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) from PriceWaterhouseCoopers, the professional auditing firm contracted by government to look into the books of the oil giant. According to TheWill Nigeria, the report was submitted to the President at the presidential villa, Abuja,…

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Update Gombe Bomb Blast: Female Suicide Bomber Responsible

Yesterday, we brought you breaking reports on how President Jonathan narrowly escaped a bomb blast in Pantami International Stadium, Gombe where the presidential campaign rally was held, click here if to read. We have received reports that a female suicide bomber was responsible for the blast. According to TheWill Nigeria, the explosion which went off barely…

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Abuja Court Orders Buhari & INEC To Be Served Documents Over Disqualify Suit

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen MohammaduBuhari, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been ordered to be served documents of notice in a suit seeking to among others, stop Buhari from participating in the February 14 election. According to reports by TheWill Nigeria, a Federal High Court sitting in…

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Fresh Move To Put February Election On Hold, INEC Dragged To Court Over PVC Distribution

As widespread condemnation continues to greet the call for the postponement of the February general elections in some quarters, a fresh move has been made to put the election on hold. According to TheWill Nigeria, this came as some aggrieved plaintiffs, Monday, dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before a Federal High court sitting…

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President Jonathan Narrowly Escapes Bomb Blast In Gombe

According to The Will Nigeria, A bomb blast has occurred outside the main Pantami stadium in Gombe State minutes after a campaign rally for President Goodluck Jonathan ended late this afternoon. President Jonathan had left the area when the blast occurred. Casualty figures were sketchy as at the time of writing this report.   Photo: Reuters…

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