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Voters who change addresses’ll vote – INEC

INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega | credits: File copy Registered voters who change their residential addresses before 2015 have been assured they will vote. According to the Independent National Electoral Commission,  Section 13 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) has made provisions to enable such voters to exercise their franchise in their new location. […]

UNILAG alumni join N’Assembly in suit against FG

The University of Lagos Alumni Association has joined the National Assembly in the suit filed against the Federal Government for renaming the university the Moshood Abiola University. The decision was taken after its extra-ordinary general meeting penultimate Sunday. The association had filed a suit seeking to restrain the Federal Government from renaming UNILAG at the […]

Dana didn’t heed my warning – Akpabio

AKWA Ibom State Governor Godswill Akpabio on Sunday said he had earlier lodged a complaint with the management of Dana Air before the unfortunate plane crashed at Iju-Ishaga, Lagos on June 3. The governor regretted that his warning was not heeded. Akpabio told reporters at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, that he intimated the […]

Oyo sacks 3,000 workers for forgery

June 11, 2012 by Akinwale Aboluwade, Ibadan  Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi | credits: Oyo State Government said on Sunday that it had sacked 3,000 workers over certificate forgery and age falsification among other offences. In  a statement,  the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media, Dr. Festus Adedayo,  said the workers were sacked to […]

Bomber, gunmen kill 12 in Jos, Biu churches

June 11, 2012 by Jude Owuamanam and Adelani Adepegba  large crowd gathered at the rubble of Lord’s Chosen Church in Jos on Sunday. | credits: No fewer than 12 persons were  killed in separate  attacks on churches in Jos, Plateau State and in Biu, Borno State, on Sunday. The  Christ’s Chosen Church  of God building […]

Crash: Victims’ families reject ‘joint burial’

Families of victims of last Sunday’s Dana flight 992 crash have rejected a Lagos State proposal to give the victims a joint burial. The state had reportedly said that if the families agreed to a joint burial in a dedicated cemetery, the families would be allowed to exhume the corpses if they wished to identify […]

Fresh threat of violence as ex-militants demand N3bn

Fresh violence may erupt in the crisis-prone Niger Delta following threats from ex-militants  to return to the creeks  and resume hostilities in about two weeks. The ex-militants are demanding a total of N3bn compensation from the Federal Government for the  killing one of their leaders, John Togo, and allegedly destroying two coastal communities in Delta […]

Police rescue Obodo from kidnappers

The Nigeria Police in Delta State, on Sunday night confirmed that they have rescued Super Eagles player, Christian Obodo from the abductors who snatched him at gun point. The midfielder who has not played for the Eagles in recent years was early Saturday kidnapped by four unidentified gunmen in Warri, Delta State. The state Police […]

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