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UN recognises gay marriage for workers

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon | credits: File copy UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced that the United Nations is recognizing the gay marriages of all its staff. Previously, the United Nations only recognized the unions of staffers who came from countries where gay marriage is legal, UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said Monday. […]

Jonathan shouldn’t have more than 15 ministers —Sagay

  Prof. Itse Sagay Constitutional lawyer, Prof. Itse Sagay, has supported the recommendation made by the National Conference to reduce the number of ministers in the federal cabinet. However, Sagay said the maximum number of ministers President Goodluck Jonathan should have should be 15 instead of the 18 recommended by the conference. The conference had […]

FAAN to close Abuja airport runway again

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria on Tuesday announced that the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport will be closed again for another 30 hours in order to rehabilitate its remaining section.This is coming as the authority also announced the re-opening of the runway which was closed for 30 hours between last Saturday night […]

Why Oduduwa State must be created -Traditional rulers (So the new governor can begin stealing public funds)

Some traditional rulers from Osun State have given reasons why Oduduwa State must be listed among the 19 states recommended by the National Conference for creation by the Federal Government. The proposed states listed by the conference to be created are Aba, from the present Abia State, Katagum from Bauchi State, Ijebu from Ogun State, […]

Police arrest Ekiti APC leader, others for robbery

The suspects (far right, Odeyemi). | credits: Olaleye Aluko The Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force, Adeniji-Adele Street, Lagos, on Monday paraded a chief of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Itunnu Odeyemi, and eight others, saying they were notorious for snatching exotic cars in the country. The police said Odeyemi […]

Impeachment: Probe panel defies Nyako, begins sitting

Despite the public holiday declared by the Adamawa State Governor, Admiral Murtala Nyako (retd.), the seven-man panel set up by the outgoing Acting Chief Judge, Justice Ambrose Mammadi, began sitting in Yola on Monday. Though the public holiday announced by Nyako was to cover Monday and Tuesday (today), but members of the panel commenced sitting […]

We’ve taken over Boko Haram base, says military

[print] Boko Haram 5 | credits: @DefenceInfoNG Troops have cleared and taken over Balmo Forest in a military operation that lasted throughout the weekend, the Defence Headquarters has said. Prior to the operation, Balmo Forest, which stretches from Bauchi through Jigawa states with links to the fringes of the Sambisa Forest, was used by terrorists […]

Bank manager commits suicide in Ogun

Policemen attached to the Ibafo Police Division of Ogun State, on Saturday recovered the decomposed body of the manager of a commercial bank, Mr. Habeeb Olatunde, at an uncompleted building at Arepo. PUNCH Metro learnt that Olatunde, who had been declared missing since June 18, allegedly committed suicide. The policemen, led by the Divisional Police […]

Confab: Delegates bicker over creation of new states

STERN-looking security operatives were on Monday deployed in the entrance to the venue of the ongoing National Conference, apparently to forestall unsavoury occurrence as delegates expressed anger over the confab’s recommendation for creating new states. The National Conference had on Thursday endorsed the carving out of 19 new states from the existing ones but some […]

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