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NLC threatens Jonathan over new minimum wage

A week to the general election, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Tuesday, gave a strong indication of its readiness to disrupt the electoral process should President Goodluck Jonathan fail to immediately assent the N18,000 national minimum wage. To this end, the NLC, on Tuesday, gave President Jonathan a six-day ultimatum to sign the bill […]

PDP plans to rig April elections in Lagos –Fashola

THE Lagos State governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Monday,  raised an alarm, alerting people to the alleged plan  by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to forment trouble and rig the April elections in the state. The governor, who urged the people to be vigilant, also enjoined them to vote and protect their votes from marauders. […]

Return Fayose’s houses, court tells EFCC

FORMER governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has won in a suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in which he was contending the sealing off of his houses in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, by the commission. In the final ruling of a Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan over the […]

Siasia is on the right track – Kanu

Nigeria legend and Portsmouth forward Nwankwo Kanu has praised his countryman Samson Siasia for the new life he has brought into the Super Eagles since taking over in December 2010.  Nigeria have won three matches out of three under Siasia’s watch with yesterday’s 3-0 defeat of Kenya being the latest.   The Eagles players who […]

Siasia says Eagles still ‘work in progress’

Samson Siasia was pleased to see his wards chalk up 7 goals in two games, plus the additional bonus of two clean sheets, but says the team is nowhere near where he wants them to be.  The Super Eagles scored four and claimed three points against Ethiopia in Sunday’s Nations Cup qualifier, and added a […]

Why I will Vote for Ikedi Ohakim

By Kenneth Uwadi, Imo, Nigeria – Marc. 30, 2011 – The Nigerian governorship election is to be held in April . Imo State is abuzz these days with political activities and discussions over who wins the Imo governorship election. The state is divided into several political camps, each rallying supporters for their preferred candidate. The […]

A Short Note on Nigeria’s 2011 Elections

By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba, Yola, Nigeria – March 30, 2011 – Are you the Nigerian better off today than you were 12 years ago? As Nigerians go to the polls in April 2011 to choose their representatives in government, this should be the question on their mind. Nigeria has made in the past 12 […]

Nigeria can’t survive without Yoruba, says Aregbesola

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola yesterday challenged the Yoruba race on the need to sustain the nation’s democratic principles. Aregbesola, who was delivering his keynote address at an interactive forum with the theme: “Yoruba Nation: Agenda for National Politics of Development”, said the move became necessary because the Yoruba race constitutes a formidable force with […]

INEC to announce results in 48 hours

Results of the coming elections will be announced in 48 hours, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chair Prof. Attahiru Jega said yesterday. He also said that the distribution of ballot papers, which are being kept at the Central Bank of Nigeria, would be tracked to avoid being hijacked by politicians and thugs. Jega, who spoke […]

Court awards N10m damages against EFCC

A Federal High Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, yesterday awarded N10 million damages against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for sealing off the private home of former Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose. EFCC operatives swooped the on the building located in Government Reserved Area (GRA), Iyaganku Quarters, Ibadan on September 29, last year; […]

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