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North-South rivalry stops progress of petroleum bill

  The age-long mutual suspicion between the northern and southern parts of the country over the nation’s economic resources came to the fore again at the House of Representatives on Thursday, stalling the consideration of the report on the Petroleum Industry Bill. The House boiled as a lawmaker from Zamfara State, Sani Takori, and his […]

UNIJOS produces first set of first class graduates

  For the first time in its history, the University of Jos, has produced seven first class graduates. They are part of the 3,850 students that will be conferred with degrees at the university’s convocation ceremony on Saturday. Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Sonni Tyoden, who said this on Thursday at a pre convocation […]

How ACN plans to rig in S’West — PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party has raised the alarm that the Action Congress of Nigeria is planning to rig elections in the South-West. The PDP, in a statement by a member of the PDP Integrity Vanguard, Mr. Adamu Gwazuwang, accused some leaders of ACN of planning to rig polls by replicating the voter register through […]

ACN faults plans to pardon Bode George

  The Action Congress of Nigeria has raised the alarm that the Federal Government has promised the former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, a state pardon if he wins Lagos State for the PDP. George was recently freed from prison where he was incarcerated for two years for abuse […]

ICPC arraigns Oyo commissioner, wife

  The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission is set to arraign the Oyo State Commissioner for Commerce and Cooperative, Dr. Kola Balogun, and his wife, Gbonjubola, for corruption. The couple has since 2007 initiated a legal battle to prevent their trial by the body. According to a statement signed by the ICPC’s […]

Israel offers to assist Nigeria fight terrorism

  Four days after the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta threatened to launch fresh attacks on oil installations and political gatherings in the country, Israeli Minister of Public Security, Mr. Itshak Aharonouvich, said on Thursday that his country was ready to collaborate with Nigeria in the fight against terrorism and terrorism financing. […]

Arrest Tinubu, ruin credibility of April polls, ACN warns FG

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has warned that arresting its leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as the Federal Government plans to do in the run up to next month’s general elections, would signal the death knell for President Goodluck Jonathan’s much-voiced pledge to make the elections free, fair and credible. “If the Asiwaju is […]

You’ll go to jail if…. Olurin warns Daniel

The Ogun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), General Adetunji Olurin (retd), has warned Governor Gbenga Daniel to refrain from spending public funds recklessly or risk going to jail. Olurin who spoke during the flag-off of his campaign at Ilaro in Yewaland, yesterday stated that any moves by Daniel to fund the […]

April polls: Army, Air Force to provide support in crisis areas

The Nigerian Army is one of the bodies committed to the success of the April elections. Last week, members of the 73 Battalion, (Janguza), Nigerian Army demonstrated their preparedness ahead of the 2011 April polls, during an in- house training code named Sabon Magana. Sabon Magana was framed in line with the Chief of Army […]

2011: Why I dumped IBB for Jonathan –Dabo

Chairman Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Move Nigeria Project (MNP), Dr. Godwin Akpenlamen Dabo Adzuana on Wednesday explained that he sacrificed his 49-year relationship with former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida for President Goodluck Jonathan in the overall interest of the country. He however, called on Babangida to support Jonathan and vice president Namadi […]



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