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What Proponents of Zoning in Anambra State Fail to Understand – By Emeka Oraetoka

By Emeka Oraetoke | Abuja, Nigeria | Jan. 19, 2013 “The only injustice recorded in Anambra State since Nigeria embraced democracy in 1999 was the removal of Andy Uba from office after winning 2007 governorship election in the State. He suffered personal loss, just as the people of his zone, as well as his local […]

Press Release: New Fiction series for ‘Generation Y’

New Fiction series for ‘Generation Y’ We are happy to announce the launch of a new fiction series for young adults for the Nigerian market. To be called ‘G-Y ’, the series is targeted at the ‘Generation Y’ – young adults who grew up in the era of flat screen TVs, Internet, Blackberry and Facebook. […]

Press Release: Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on subsidy payment

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE News Release. January 8, 2013 SUBSIDY PAYMENTS: FINANCE MINISTRY RELEASES N161 BILLION TO CBN The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has refuted media reports which allege that the Federal Ministry of Finance is blocking verified payments to marketers. According to the Minister, the Finance […]

Pictures: 4 killed as gunmen attack Emir of Kano

By Bashir Adefaka, AbdulSalam Muhammad, Kano Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, escaped death, yesterday, as gunmen, operating on motocycle (Okada), opened fired on his convoy. The incident occurred when the monarch was leaving Masalacin Murtala area of the Kano metropolis where he had gone to attend a Qur’anic graduation ceremony. His driver and three […]

POLICE COLLEGE SURPRISE VISIT: ‘Why are you treating people like poultry…’ – Jonathan

By Jide Ajani Apparently embarrassed by what he saw at Nigeria’s Police College, on last Friday, President Goodluck Jonathan could not but lament openly, asking why people were being subjected to a treatment fit for chickens in the poultry. The unscheduled visit by Jonathan was a rare one and it afforded the nation’s number one […]

Odi community in Bayelsa sues FG for N20 billion (Only N20b?).

For the destruction and losses it suffered in 2000 when federal troops attacked it, Odi community in Kolokuma/Opokuma council area of Bayelsa State has sued the Federal Government, demanding N20 billion compensation and other reliefs. Explaining the reason for the demands during a resumed hearing at the Federal High court, Port Harcourt, on Friday, counsels […]

AFCON: Favourites afraid of Nigeria – Kanu

Former Super Eagles skipper Nwankwo Kanu has stated that the team under Stephen Keshi deserve much more respect from Nigerians. Nigerians have raised some fears over the team after some less than convincing displays in the build-up to the 2013 Nations Cup as they laboured to draw with both Cape Verde and a Catalonia selected […]

FG releases N490m for Eagles (Please don’t embezzle it)

The Federal Government has released N490 million to the Super Eagles to participate in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The money, which was released to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), was part of the funds approved for the team to participate in the competition. Julius Ogunro, the Special Assistant (Media) to Sports Minister […]

Ban on same sex marriage irrevocable – Mark

THE pressure is both surreptitious and overt. It is all aimed at scuttling at birth a law banning same-sex marriage in the country. The international community and human rights activists are at the campaign for Nigeria to reconsider any plan to enact the law. But Senate President David Mark has stirred the anxiety of these […]

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