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Punish masterminds of unprovoked killings –Soyinka urges Jonathan

Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to urgently address critical issues bordering on the Nigerian state, so as not to jeopardize the continuity of the federation. He said multifarious problems buffeting the nation must be addressed comprehensively, without which, an ominous fear and uncertainty would continue to loom over the […]

Babangida Aliyu lambasts Buhari

Newly re-elected Governor of Niger State, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu yesterday asserted that Nigeria had become so politically sophisticated that sectional leaders and religious bigots would not ascend to the presidency of the country. According to him, any politician aspiring to the position of president of Nigeria must be one who has been able to […]

Imo boils over guber election stalemate

Riot broke out yesterday evening at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office, Port-Harcourt Road, Owerri, Imo State over the stalemated governorship poll results. They literally laid a siege on the INEC office and prevented free movement in and out of the office. The youths urged INEC to declare the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) […]

In Pictures: Siasia, Eagles players mourn as Super Eagles defender Olubayo Adefemi is laid to rest

It was tears and eulogies when the body of late Super Eagles player, Olubayo Adefemi lied in state at the Indoor Sports hall of the  national stadium, Lagos Thursday. Members of the Nigeria Football Federation, led by its first vice president, Chief Mike Umeh, chairman of the NFF technical committee, Barrister Chris Green, national team […]

Anambra: Candidate asks Jega to probe N150m alleged bribery

  Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the botched Aguata House of Representatives election, Mr. Chike Anyaonu, has called on the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, to investigate the N150m bribery allegation leveled against the Electoral Officer for Aguata Local Government Area. Anyaonu stated this in a petition to […]

Akwa Ibom: Compulsory education: Govt. to enforce compliance

  The Akwa Ibom State Government plans to enforce strict compliance with its free and compulsory education, according to Special Assistant to Akwa Ibom Governor on Education, Mr Ita Udoh. Udoh told the News Agency of Nigeria in Eket on Wednesday that government would adopt persuasion rather than force in enforcing compliance with the policy. […]

Delta: Police confirm shooting of lawmaker, driver’s death

  The police on Wednesday confirmed the attack on a Delta State House of Assembly member, Patience Ajudua. The attack led to the death of Ajudua’s driver. The Police spokesman in the state, Mr. Charles Muka, told the News Agency of Nigeria that some political thugs shot Ajudua during Tuesday’s governorship and House of Assembly […]

Lagos: PDP, NCP allege irregularities, head for court

  The Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State said on Wednesday that it would challenge the result of the just-concluded state governorship election in court. Also, the National Conscience Party governorship candidate, Mr. Ayodele Akele, rejected the result. The Lagos State Secretary of PDP, Chief Tunji Shelle, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the […]

Photo #13 – Soldiers prepare to escort NYSC members in Abuja to their elections duties – April 26, 2011

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Photo #12 – Voters in Southwest Nigeria celebrate opposition party (ACN) win in guber elections – April 26, 2011

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