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Tukur to be appointed Defence Minister

By KINGSLEY OMONOBIABUJA — Strong indications have emerged in Abuja that ousted former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has been penciled down by President Goodluck Jonathan as the next Minister of Defence.*TukurWhile announcing Tukur’s retirement and displaying the envelope containing the letter last week, President Jonathan, who is the leader […]

CHAN: Home-based Eagles send host South Africa out of tournament with a 3-1 defeat – qualify for q/finals

CAPE TOWN – Nigeria smashed South Africa’s dreams of progressing beyond the group stages of the African Nations Championship Sunday, beating the hosts 3-1 and ensuring Nigeria joined Group A winners Mali in the next round. Nigeria needed to win to progress, and win they did, opening the scoring in the 21st minute. After some […]

Anti-gay law: Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, cancels Jonathan’s state visit

Homosexuality will not advance us—Gulak *Jonathan must not be intimidated — Prelate By Victoria Ojeme LAGOS—The furore arising from President Goodluck Jonathan’s assent to the bill prohibiting homosexual marriage reverberated on the diplomatic circles, yesterday, as it emerged that Canada has cancelled a scheduled state visit to that country by President Jonathan. The cancellation was […]

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