Category Archives: Breaking

Emeka Anyaoku Rejects IPOB’s Appointment As Representative

Chief Emeka Anyaoku, a former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, has rejected his nomination as one of the representatives to negotiate and discuss on behalf of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). IPOB had on Wednesday listed Anyaoku as one of the “credible Igbo elders” that would represent it in “negotiations” and “discussions”. In a statement…

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Lagos State Government Says It Will No Longer Sponsor Pilgrims To Jerusalem & Mecca

Lagos State Government has said it will no longer sponsor pilgrims to Jerusalem and Mecca. This step was taken to ensure prudency in this harsh economic situation being faced in the country, Abdulateef Abdulhakeem, State Commissioner for Home Affairs, disclosed. He made this declaration when members of the Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on…

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Tinubu’s Daughter, Folasade Decries The Non-Inclusion Of Market Women & Men In Buhari’s Government

The Iyaloja General of Nigeria, Chief Folasade Tinubu-Ojo, has led market women to protest the non-inclusion of market women in President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress administration. Tinubu-Ojo who is also the daughter of the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, in Abuja on Thursday, said that the market women yearned to be…

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Buhari Appoints Rivers State APC Governorship Candidate, Peterside As NIMASA Director

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Rivers State in the last general election, Dr. Warisenibo Dakuku Adolphus Peterside as the Director General/CEO of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Peterside replaces Mr. Haruna Baba Jauro who until Thursday March 10, 2016 superintended the Agency…

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PENGASSAN, NUPENG Call Off Nationwide Strike

 Ibe Kachikwu  Nigerian oil workers unions under the aegis of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have called off their 1-day-old strike. The workers had gone on strike yesterday following the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu’s announcement on…

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FRSC Says Ocholi’s Driver Didn’t Have A Driver’s License, To Be Prosecuted For Over-speeding

 Late James Ocholi   The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, has disclosed that the driver of late Minister of State for Labour, Mr. James Ocholi, would be prosecuted for over-speeding, following the ghastly road crash that claimed the lives of the minister, his wife and son last Sunday. Read…

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Ondo Assembly Reverses Speaker, Deputy’s Impeachment

 Hon. Jumoke Akindele  The Ondo State House of Assembly yesterday reversed the impeachment of the speaker and deputy speaker of the Assembly carried out on Tuesday night by some lawmakers, reports The Guardian.  The reversal came on the heels of the intervention by the state governor, Olusegun Mimiko and other leaders of the Peoples Democratic…

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