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FG orders return of toxic ship to UK

BY GODFREY BIVBERE & LAIDE AKINBOADE with agency report ABUJA — The Federal Government, yesterday, vowed to place heavy sanctions on the e-waste ship that was arrested on Wednesday. It also ordered that the toxic wastes laden containers on board the ship, MV Marivia Monrovia, be shipped back to the port of origin in the […]

North does not believe in Nigeria’s unity – Omo Omoruyi

BY GABRIEL ENOGHOLASE …Says Jonathan’s political agenda is cloudy Professor Omo Omoruyi, a political scientist, former Director – General of the defunct Centre for Democratic Studies (CDS) and former Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin in this interview with Vanguard Politics in Benin, spoke on a host of national issues including why fears that […]

Policeman shoots tout at Lagos airport •Gunmen kill one in Onitsha

A police corporal shot a suspected tout on Thursday night for refusing to give him N500 at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The policeman, whose identity is yet to be released by the Airport Command of the Nigerian Police Force, was said to have been shot in the stomach at the public car […]

2014: Fayemi donates vehicles to ACN leaders

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Friday donated some buses to the youth and women’s wings of the Action Congress of Nigeria in the state, in a move that suggests that he might be strategising ahead of the 2014 governorship election. The governor made the donation at the ACN secretariat on Ajilosun Street in […]

Fraud in Rivers Urban Development Ministry ACN Calls For Investigation

The Rivers State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, says the continued flagrant abuse of government offices and positions by government officials and political office holders in the state is an indication that the Peoples Democratic Part, PDP, ruling State government has lost control and should surrender before the entire state is grounded. […]

Two Katsina senators, eight Reps may lose seats

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday said the Independent National Electoral Commission lacked the power to withdraw the certificate of return issued to any candidate declared the winner of an election by its returning officer. Justice Gladys Olotu gave the judgment in a suit filed by some candidates of the Congress for Progressive […]

Oshiomhole’s allegations on Oyerinde unfounded –IG

Inspector- General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has dismissed as unfounded the allegation by Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State that the police was shielding the killers of his private secretary, Olaitan Oyerinde. The IG said on Friday that he would respond to the governor’s allegation at the appropriate time and in “due course.” During the […]

Certain Visitors to Canada, including Nigerians, Must Now Provide Biometric Data

Beginning in 2013, the Canadian government will begin requesting biometric data from some temporary visitors to the country. According to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), the biometric program will help to strengthen Canadian immigration overall, as it will provide visa officers with more extensive tools for assessing an applicant’s request for temporary residence. This data […]

Primitive Saudi begins e-tracking of women

Saudi men are now receiving automatic text messages from the government whenever their wives exit the country. It is part of a new program to electronically track women and ensure that they don’t leave the country without permission from their male “guardians”. The response from liberal feminists in the West? Silence. Saudi Arabia constitutes one […]

Opinion: Ghana: Our political system is broken

I am back in the US after campaigning in the Central and Ashanti regions of Ghana. My observations while campaigning in the villages led me to believe that we have a political system in which the electorate does not understand what they are voting for. At this time I simply want to present my observations. […]

EFCC goes after Nigerian looters hiding in Ghana

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