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Amaechi, The End Matters Most – Odimegwu Onwumere

By Odimegwu Onwumere, Rivers State, Nigeria – Nov. 30, 2011 – Crying Out Loud (COL), Rivers State is falling into a serious environmental chaos, even though that the residents are calm and peace loving. The state is falling into chaos because utopia has been refused to be achieved. What’s happening with the Ada-George Wimpey road? […]

No more ecological grants to states – FG

By Henry Umoru & Inalegwu Shaibu ABUJA — THE Federal Government disclosed, yesterday, that it has resolved to stop ecological grants to state governments, giving lack of proper accountability and mismanagement as reason for the action. Speaking in Abuja when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Special Duties, Permanent Secretary in charge of Ecological […]

Are these players Nigerians?

By Tony Ubani in Morocco The legends of Nigerian football are here in Morocco at the on-going U-23 Olympic soccer qualifier. Current coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, Peter Rufai as co-ordinator of the U-23 team, Austin Eguavoen, coach of the U-23 team, Ben Iroha, assistant coach of the team and Aloy Agu who is the goalkeeper’s […]

Alleged N3bn fraud: You can’t try us, Onyuike, others tell court

BY ABDULWAHAB ABDULLAH LAGOS—A Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere was yesterday told that it lacked the jurisdiction to compel the appearance of the former Director-General of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, Dr (Mrs.) Ndi Okereke-Onyuike, before it to answer for alleged conspiracy and stealing. Okereke-Onyuike, who was expected to appear before Justice Christopher Balogun […]

Robberies, sharp practices in banks: The insiders’ connection

By Taye Obateru Jos — The increasing cases of robbery and other sharp practices linked to the collusion of bank workers is now a source of concern to bank customers in Plateau State. Vanguard investigations revealed many cases of robbery or attack on customers by hoodlums in circumstances that point to the fact that the […]

Shekarau set to dump ANPP for PDP

BY TINA AKANNAM Dutse -There are strong indications that former governor of Kano State and presidential candidate of All Nigeria Peoples’ Party, ANPP, in the last April election, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, will soon decamp from the party and join the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP. Shekarau confirmed the speculations about his secret romance with PDP […]

Foreign account charge: Code of Conduct Tribunal Discharges Tinubu of all charges

By IKECHUKWU NNOCHIRI ABUJA—THE Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, yesterday, quashed the entire 3-count criminal charge that was preferred against the erstwhile governor of Lagos state and leader of the opposition Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu by the federal government. The former governor was charged to court on […]

FG extradites 25 illegal Chinese

BY INALEGWU SHAIBU ABUJA—Federal Government has deported 25 Chinese from the country as it emerged that 300,000 foreigners living in Nigeria were registered by the Nigerian Immigration Service Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Mrs. Rose Uzoma, who said this during an oversight visit by the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs, however, […]

77,324 workers now on Delta govt pay roll — HOS

THE staff strength of Delta State public service now stands at 77,324, with primary school teachers topping the list with 22,957. Secondary schools parade a total of 22,000 teachers, while the civil service has 16,481, and the hospital management board has 4,644 staff. Delta State Head of Service, Mr Okechukwu Ofili, who disclosed this while briefing journalists […]

Reps probe sale of FG landed properties

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, put machinery in motion to probe the sale of Federal Government landed properties and the proceeds from the sales. To this end, the House mandated its Committee on Housing and Habitat to direct the Presidential Implementation Committee (PIC) on the sale of government property to furnish it with details of […]

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