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Outrage Over Adeboye’s 3-km Long Church Auditorium-PM News, Lagos

By Simon Ateba The announcement last Saturday that the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, would build a three kilometre long auditorium in Nigeria has triggered outrage among Nigerians who call the humongous investment a waste and another cofirmation that Nigerian churches are veering off the teachings of Jesus Christ. The General Overseer of RCCG, […]

44 worshippers shoot dead in Borno mosque

Suspected Islamist extremists have shot dead 44 worshippers in an attack on a mosque in Nigeria’s restive northeast, a senior government official said on Monday. “Gunmen believed to be Boko Haram members entered the mosque and opened fire on Muslim worshippers, killing 44,” the official said on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised […]

Eagles in Durban, ready for Bafana Bafana

Only three players, John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Fegor Ogude are expected on Tuesday morning in Durban on time for Wednesday prestige Mandela Challenge friendly against Bafana Bafana at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, South Africa. The Eagles arrived Durban from Johannesburg on Monday morning after a six hour over night flight from […]

Oil firms lie over crude production – Tompolo, Ex-militant Leader

  EX-MILITANT leader and founder of the non-operational Movement for the Emancipation of Niger-Delta, MEND, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, has accused oil multinationals of telling lies and deceiving the Federal Government on the actual quantity of crude oil they produce daily. Tompolo, who spoke to Vanguard through the Executive Secretary of Tompolo Foundation, […]

2015: We’re unaware of Jonathan’s offer to Al-Mustapha to join party – PDP

By SONI DANIEL, REGIONAL EDITOR, NORTH &, HENRY UMORU Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it is unaware of any offer by President Goodluck Jonathan, to erstwhile Chief Security Officer, CSO, to the late Sani Abacha, Major Al-Mustapha, to join the party. An online publication  reported that the President had indeed wooed Al-Mustapha, freed by […]

Buhari, El-Rufai missing when we fought for democracy – Lamido

Forget NGF crisis, when it comes to money govs ‘re united Governor Sule Lamido is arguably the most socialist inclined of the country’s 36 governors. In his six years in office as governor of Jigawa State, he has in several ways sought to give the imprint of the Talakawa ideology he inherited from his one […]

NGF: Jang faction meets, seeks peace

THERE are indications that the faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum led by Plateau State Governor Jonah Jang is already in search of peace in the Forum. “We need to settle down and settle our differences. It is not portraying us in good light before Nigerians and the international community. We need to put a […]

Private jet owners barred from govt terminal

The reform of the nation’s aviation sector is gathering momentum. However, the directive by the Federal Government that private jet owners should no longer operate from the international wing of the Lagos airport is unsettling the operators, OYETUNJI ABIOYE writes   The last has not been heard of the Federal Government’s reforms of the aviation […]

Ibori: UK fines GTBank for inadequate money laundering checks

The United Kingdom-based Financial Conduct Authority has fined the UK subsidiary of the Guaranty Trust Bank over £500,000 for failing to do thorough anti-money laundering checks on its potential clients from high-risk countries. The FCA said on Friday that between May 2008 and July 2010, the bank had failed to assess potential money-laundering risks, screen […]

Jonathan to Akande: Respect your age

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday told the interim Chairman of the newly-registered All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, to respect his age.  The President’s  admonition was in reaction to Akande’s description of Jonathan as an unserious-minded person  running a kindergarten  government. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, […]

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