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UNILAG renaming: Belgore: Right procedure not followed by Fed Govt

  Belgore   Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Mr Dele Belgore (SAN) yesterday said President Goodluck Jonathan did not follow due process in  renaming University of Lagos (UNILAG) Moshood Abiola University, Lagos.   Belgore said Jonathan got it absolutely wrong, adding that it is a desecration of a national institution. He noted that the President has […]

UNILAG: New name in nation’s interest -FG • No Bill to change name before us –Senate

May 31, 2012 by Segun Olugbile, Olalekan Adetayo, Josiah Oluwole, Motunrayo Aboderin and Temitayo Famutimi 30 Comments Students of University of Lagos in a hijacked LAGBUS bus, during a protest against the renaming of the institution in Lagos… on Wednesday. | credits: Goke Famadewa. The Senate of the University of Lagos on Wednesday shut down […]

Suspected drug trafficker excretes 58 wraps of cocaine

A suspected drug trafficker, Mrs. Sekinatu Adaba, has allegedly excreted 58 wraps of substance suspected to be cocaine. Abada, who allegedly excreted the substance under the close watch of officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, was arrested at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State. The NDLEA Commander, Port Harcourt International Airport, Mr. […]

Don’t expect goals rain, says Enyeama

May 31, 2012 by Mudiaga Affe, Calabar  Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has said Nigerians should not expect goals rain when the national team play Namibia’s Brave Warriors in a 2014 World Cup qualifier at the UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar, on Sunday. The Eagles need three points against the Brave Warriors on Sunday to brighten […]

Senate tasks Jonathan on unsigned bills

National Assembly has insisted that it will create agencies through legislation when necessary despite the failure of the executive to sign some bills passed by the legislature. While declaring open the public hearing on the Erosion Control and Prevention Commission Bill, Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, said agencies would be created if they […]

UNILAG Renaming: It’s arbitrary, an act of disrespect –Soyinka

May 31, 2012 by Agency Reporter  Professor Wole Soyinka | credits: File copy This is one gift horse which, contrary to traditional saying, must be inspected thoroughly in the mouth. Primary from all of us must be a plea to the MKO Abiola family not to misconstrue the protests against the naming of the University […]

ICPC granted leave to assemble witnesses against Ogbulafor

May 31, 2012 by Agency Reporter Leave a Comment Chief Vincent Ogbulafor | credits: File copy Justice Ishaq Bello of an Abuja High Court has granted the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission leave to assemble materials and witnesses in the suit against Chief Vincent Ogbulafor, a former National Chairman of Peoples Democratic […]

Supreme Court evicts Jang from Govt House

 May 31, 2012 by Jude Owuamanam  Plateau State Governor Jonah Jang vacated the newly-renovated Governor Lodge and Office, Jishe, Jos because the March 23 Supreme Court ruling had declared Nasarawa State the owner of the property, investigation has revealed. The governor’s sudden relocation from the property recently sparked rumours he might have fled because of […]

INEC’s N35bn DDC machines rotting away

May 31, 2012 by John Alechenu  INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega | credits: File copy A number of the N35bn Direct Data Capture Machines procured by the Independent National Electoral Commission for the 2011 general elections are rotting away due to the absence of proper storage facilities, it has been revealed. But the Chairman of […]

Nigeria–Leadership, Pep Guardiola, Clarkism & 2015 – By Prince Charles Dickson

By Prince Charles Dickson | Jos, Nigeria | May 30, 2012 – Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes. Peter Drucker. It’s almost stale that a Nigerian died after the Champions league final match in which Chelsea downed FC Bayern in Munich, or that in […]



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