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UNILAG buries VC amid re-newed protest by students against name change

By:                     GABRIEL DIKE and SAM OTTI Date: Thu, 05/31/2012 – 23:44 The remains of Prof. Adetokunbo Babatunde Sofoluwe, vice chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG) were yesterday committed to mother earth at Ikoyi Vaults and Garden, Lagos amidst wailing, eulogies and tributes from family members, staff, students and politicians. The earthly journey of former vice chancellor […]

Abductors release Italian hostage

An Italian engineer who was abducted by a group of armed men in Kwara State has been released, a spokesman for Italy’s Foreign Minister, Giulio Terzi told Reuters on Saturday. Details on his release were not immediately available, the spokesman said. In March, a Briton and an Italian abducted in Sokoto State were both killed […]

Maigari Wants Eagles to Spell Namibia! (Just like you spelled Guinea in abuja)

NFF President, Aminu Maigari     The Super Eagles had their final work out at the UJ Esuene Stadium on Saturday morning with a charge from NFF President, Aminu Maigari, to the players to go all out and not only defeat Namibia but spell the name of the country, by scoring seven unreplied goals. Maigari […]

Conduct Bureau to Charge Shekarau

  Ibrahim Shekarau   By Adebiyi Adedapo The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has revealed fresh plans to charge a former governor of Kano State and presidential candidate of the All Nigeria’s Peoples Party (ANPP) in the 2011 general election, Ibrahim Shekarau over allegations of corruption.   The bureau said it withdrew initial charges against […]

Army Moves against Terrorism (Two years late)

  Governor  Theodore Orji   By  Emmanuel Ugwu The high command of the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army has intensified capacity building of officers to adequately equip them to tackle the Boko Haram menace and other contemporary security challenges facing the nation.   To further ensure a successful triumph over terrorism the military is […]

Oyinlola Honoured in the USA

Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola     The National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has assured the international community that Nigeria will soon join the league of industrialized nations “as the country has the necessary potentials including both human and material resources to achieve this goal.” Prince Oyinlola who gave this assurance in […]

APGA for 2015 Presidential Election

  National Chairman of APGA, Victor Umeh By Charles Onyekamuo   and Onyebuchi Ezigbo The National Secretary of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Alhaji Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi says the party is strategizing and repositioning its affairs in readiness for the 2015 Presidential election.   Also Friday , the Special Adviser to the party’s National Chairman […]

More Female Permanent Secretaries for Rivers

Governor Rotimi Amaechi   Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has pledged to appoint more women as permanent secretaries in the State civil service. Governor Amaechi stated this on Thursday during an interactive session with Rivers women at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Port Harcourt.   He said the decision was in line with […]

Romney Net Worth $250M, Same as 2011

-ThsDay Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney     Presumptive GOP candidate, Mitt Romney is worth as much as $250 million, according to the candidate’s personal financial disclosure filed today with the Federal Election Commission, reports ABC News. While the forms indicate that the candidate could be worth anywhere between $83 and $255 […]

All Set For Daisy Danjuma’s 60th Birthday Bash

THE time is set and the invites are already flying to targeted destinations, as the nation expects another classy party in celebration of one of Nigeria’s finest women, Daisy Danjuma, who clocks 60 soon.   Daisy, a lawyer and former Senator, has been in the a-list since she was in her 30s, when she married […]

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