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By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba, Yola, Nigeria – Feb. 9, 2011 – In the wake of several assassinations of black civil rights leaders and children in USA in his day, the indefatigable Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., said, “The unforgivable default of our society has been its failure to apprehend the assassins. It is a […]

Lagos to Pay N18,780 Minimum Wage

Lagos State Government has approved the sum of N18,780 as monthly minimum wage for its  public servants  per month . This was revealed after a parley between the Commissioner for Establishment, Training & Pensions Mr. Jide Sanwo-Olu, the state Head of Service, Mr. Adesegun Ogunlewe and the leaders of the 14 approved labour unions  who […]

Buhari Dines With Pastor Adeboye

The Presidential Candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) Gen. Muhammadu Buhari said last night that his party will take over Aso rock come May 29. Buhari who stated this at a special dinner with Pastor E A Adeboye at the International Conference Centre (ICC) organized by Christ the Redeemer’s Friends Universal (CRFU) adds […]

INEC Can’t Impose Abacha on Us – CPC

Gov Chime, Masari names missing ln INEC list  ||  The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has challenged the right of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to replace the name of Col Ja’afaru Isa, which was submitted to the commission, with that of Muhammed Abacha, as the party’s governorship candidate in Kano State. The names […]

Jonathan seeks confirmation of 25 ambassadors, NDIC MD

  President Goodluck Jonathan has forwarded the name of Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim to the Senate for confirmation as managing director of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation. Jonathan also sent a list of 25 career ambassadors for the Senate’s confirmation. He also nominated Mr. Aghatise Erediauwa as Executive Director (Operations) in the NDIC. President of the […]

Siasia wins first match

Samson Siasia began his job as Super Eagles coach on a bright note on Wednesday when he led the senior national team to a 2-1 win over Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in a friendly match played at a packed Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Marseille left-back Taye Taiwo converted an early penalty after Denmark-based striker […]

Ondo donates N1bn vehicles, equipment to police

  Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, on Wednesday presented 36 fully equipped security vehicles, 10 High Velocity Motorcycles and 500 bullet-proof jackets for the use of policemen in the state. The cost of the vehicles and security equipment distributed by Mimiko to the police and other security agencies in the state was put at […]

Ex-US envoy advises Nigerian parties on ideology

  A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. John Campbell, has said that the fundamental problem facing Nigerian political parties is lack of ideology. Campbell, a senior fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations, said this at a lecture entitled, ‘Political realities and the mechanics of voting in Nigeria,’ in London. The event was […]

Jonathan gives ministers rules on political campaigns

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan yesterday issued guidelines for the participation of members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) in the ongoing zonal and state campaigns of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) towards the April polls, saying that the business of government should not grind to a halt because of electioneering. He directed that ministers who are not […]

10 die as suspected Fulani herdsmen invade Benue community

NO fewer than 10 persons have been reported dead after armed Fulani herdsmen invaded Tyotegh council ward in Gwer-West Local Council of Benue State to carry out reprisal attacks in retaliation of their cattle allegedly killed by indigenes of the area. The rampaging herdsmen, who rode on horses and motorcycles, were said to have arrived […]



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