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Govt paid N20m ransom to free Delta hostages Wikileaks cable obtained by NEXT shows how government helped kidnappers to collect money from victims. To read more click here Wikileaks CABLE: 20 million naira ransom State Security Service (SSS) Director(name withheld) told Walker on February 5 that Governor Ibori has decided to conclude the hostage negotiations […]

Eagles must qualify for Nations Cup –Enyeama

Nigeria’s Footballer of the Year, Vincent Enyeama, is already looking forward to the Super Eagles qualification for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations championship to be co-hosted by Gabon and Equatorial Guinea after receiving his AIT Award on Tuesday in Port Harcourt. Elated Enyeama who, arrived late to the venue, Hotel Presidential, for the award […]

16 dead, 6 injured in Edo, P/H accidents

No fewer that 14 persons lost their lives on Tuesday night along the Benin-Ore federal highway. Five others who sustained serious injuries are in hospital. In another accident, a car knocked down three primary school children yesterday in Port Harcourt. Two of the children-a boy and a girl- died on the spot while the third […]

Kalu’s senatorial ambition, the people’s wish – PPA chieftain

The entry of the former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu into the Abia North Senatorial race on the platform of the Peoples Progressive Alliance (PPA) has been described as not only the people’s wish but also that which would ensure equity and stabilise the polity in the senatorial zone. Speaking on Kalu’s […]

Mark after my life –Onoja

Gubernatorial candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Benue State, Prof. Steve Ugbah has said the party would not be deterred in its efforts to win the hearts of the Benue people despite attacks on General Lawrence Onoja and others. Onoja who is the Benue South Senatorial candidate of the party was attacked […]

NFF begs Rivers, Taraba govts to fund F/Eagles’ camping

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is relying on state governors to bankroll the extended camping for the Flying Eagles players and officials, following the indefinite extension of the African Youth Championship (AYC) formerly billed to hold in the crisis-hit Libya. Disclosing this to Daily Sunsports in Abuja, the chief media official of the FA, Ademola Olajire, […]

Arewa denies mobilising generals for Buhari

Disturbed by news report that retired military generals of Northern extraction would soon meet in Kaduna at the instance of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) to discuss issues about the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari, and the 2011 general election, chieftains of the ACF, on Wednesday, in Kaduna said the […]

INEC moves to halt 5 govs’ tenure elongation •I didn’t stop sequence of elections -Justice Auta

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday, prayed a Federal High Court in Abuja to stop the execution of the judgment that extended the tenure of five governors to 2012. In a motion for stay filed by the counsel for the electoral body, Carol Ajie, INEC asked the court for an interim order stopping […]

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