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How I Became A ‘Prominent’ Lady

By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye, Lagos, Nigeria – Dec. 29, 2010 Dear Ugochukwu, I was sufficiently provoked by your recent column captioned, “Criminalisation Of Poverty,” to share my great and exciting success story with your numerous readers. Let me start by proudly informing you that I am a prominent, highly-placed lady, a distinguished member of the nation’s […]

Jos Bombings Targetted At PDP Congresses – Jang

Plateau state governor Jonah Jang said Friday bombers’ objective was to stop the congresses that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state was planning to conduct. The governor stated this yesterday while receiving the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Muhammad Sani Sidi, who was on a tour to the […]

2011: Buhari Woos Gov. Saraki of Kwara

The presidential aspirant of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Major-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), yesterday held a closed-door meeting with the Second Republic Senate Leader and strongman of Kwara politics, Dr. Olusola Saraki, in Ilorin, Kwara State. The meeting, which was held at the Ilofa country-home of the statesman in Ilorin, was well attended by […]

Jonathan lauded over location of varsity in Yobe

  President Goodluck Jonathan has been commended for approving the location of one of the proposed federal universities in Yobe State. The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Senator Ahmed Lawan, who represents Yobe North under the platform of the ANPP, said on Tuesday in Abuja that the establishment of the institution would […]

Mark tackles Aregbesola over plot to destabilise Osun

President of the Senate, David Mark, has debunked allegations made by Osun State Govenor, Rauf Aregbesola, that he and others were trying to destabilise the state. A statement by Mark’s Chief Press Secretary, Paul Mumeh, on Tuesday described Aregbesola’s allegation as spurious and unnecessary. Mark also demanded that the governor issued an unreserved apology for […]

Police avert fresh bloodbath in Jos

Tension heightened in Jos, Plateau State on Tuesday as youths mobilised to protest the killings of two of their colleagues by soldiers . At Jenta Mangoro area of the city where one of killings took place, the police averted a bloodbath by dispersing the youths. But in Gada Biu, where the second killing allegedly occurred, […]

Adeboye meets with Bode George in Kirikiri prisons

The former Deputy National Chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, on Tuesday conferred with the General Overseer, The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison, Lagos. George, who looked trim and well fed, was dressed in a white kaftan with brown sandals. He held a […]

Lawmakers’ jumbo pay, criminal – DFPF

  The Democratic Front for Peoples Federation, a political party formed by the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has described the fat salaries and allowances paid to the members of the National Assembly as criminal. The South-South Deputy National Chairman of the party, Mr. James Ebri, in a statement made available to our correspondent in […]

In Osaze we Trust

West Brom coach, Roberto Di Matteo spoke up for his Nigerian import, Peter Odemwingie after the   striker was the main culprit in a wasteful Baggies performance at Bolton Sunday. The visitors were the better side at the Reebok Stadium but failed to take advantage of a number of golden chances and fell to a disappointing […]

Enyeama to decide future at Israeli club

Nigeria goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, could make a decision on his career at Israeli side, Hapoel Tel Aviv, at the end of the season. Vincent Enyeama,  The 28_year_old goalkeeper’s contract is expected to run out at the end of this season. Enyeama, who joined Hapoel Tel Aviv from Bnei Yehuda in 2007, is said to have […]

Gov. Udom Emmanuel reappoints Nollywood star, Ini Edo

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