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Waziri bags doctorate degree award

As a mark of recognition and appreciation of her sterling roles in combating the menace of economic and financial crimes in Nigeria, the Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mrs. Farida Waziri, has been nominated for an award of an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc) by the Michael Okpara […]

Nigeria’s External Debt Put at $4.78b

As agitations continue to trail the federal government’s penchant for borrowing, after the exit from the London and Paris clubs’ debts, Debt Management Office (DMO) yesterday put the external debt portfolio of Nigeria at $4.78 billion as at December 2010. In an interactive session with the Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria (FICAN) in Abuja, the […]

Araraume, Okorocha Can’t Beat Ohakim – Nzeribe

The Oguta-born strong   politician and a three-time senator of Federal Republic of Nigeria,  Senator  Francis Arthur   Nzeribe   has boasted that Senator Ifeanyi  Ararume  and Owelle  Rochas  Okorocha, the governorship  candidates  of Action   Congress  of Nigeria (ACN) and  All Progressive  Grand   Alliance (APGA) respectively, lack  the political  capacity to  defeat  the […]

PDP Must Win 2011 Election – Shagari

Sokoto State deputy governor, Muktari Shagari, has said that the PDP must, within the confines of the law, win the 2011 elections. He told LAWAL SABO IBRAHIM in Abuja why he believes so. He also spoke on his relationship with his boss as well as other national issues. The PDP presidential primary election has come […]

PDP Accuses INEC of Interference

After  due  consultation  with  major  stakeholders  over  its  rescheduled  primaries,  the  leadership  of  the  ruling  Peoples’  Democratic  Party  yesterday  accused  the  Independent  National  Electoral  Commission  of  interfering  in  its  intra- party  business. The  party  said  that  it  would  still  go  ahead  with  its  rescheduled  primaries  in  some  states  of  the  federation,  insisting  that  it  is […]

N7.4b Fraud: Dariye’s Trial Stalled

An Abuja High Court could not continue with the trial of the former governor of Plateau State, Mr. Joshua Dariye, yesterday as counsel to the accused, Mr. Chris Umar informed the court that an appeal had been filed at the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Appeal Court returning Dariye to the trial court. […]

90% Of My Senate Pay Will Go To My People – Akunyili

Former Minister of Information and Communications, Prof. Dora Akunyili, recently picked the All Progressives Grant Alliance (APGA) ticket for Anambra Central Senatorial Zone. In this interview with Uchenna Awom, she reveals her burning desire to give unrivalled representation to her people if they give her their mandate We will like to find out why you […]

Voter registration: Senate summons Jega

The Senate has summoned the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, to appear before it on Wednesday (today) over the poor conduct of the ongoing voter registration. It also voted to amend the Electoral Act 2010 to provide for an extended time for INEC to continue the conduct of the exercise […]

Uche Okafor was murdered – FBI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation believes former Super Eagles defender Uche Okafor was murdered. On Tuesday the FBI said the former Kansas City Wizards player, who was found dead in an upstairs hallway in his United States home on January 7, might not have killed himself as believed. His family and the Nigerian community in […]

INEC discovers four centres inside thick forest

The Independent National Electoral Commission has discovered four voter registration centres in a thick forest in Anambra State. The centres were found six kilometres deep into the Nziko forest at Nteje, Oyi Local Government Area. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. Chukwuemeka Onukogu, led a team that included the state’s Deputy Governor, Mr. Emeka Sibeudu, to […]

Gov. Udom Emmanuel reappoints Nollywood star, Ini Edo

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