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Why I supported Dogara to become Speaker – Tambuwal

By Our Reporter on August 11, 2015 National From Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto Sokoto State governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has said his unflinching support for the Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, was not based on sentiment and personal relations. The former Speaker said he supported the Dogara project against the candidature of his main […]

Man, 45, rapes 14-year-old girl in Lagos

By Our Reporter on August 11, 2015 Trending An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded 45-year-old Santana Obend, charged with rape of a minor, at Kirikiri Maximum Prison in Lagos. The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, ordered the remand of the accused in prison pending the determination of his bail application on September 18, […]

FIFA Presidency: Those backing me are great minds – Kalu (Want to embezzle there as well?)

0 By Our Reporter on August 11, 2015 COVER, Sports As the call from de cream de la cream in the football world for Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia State, to join the race for the presidency of the Federation of International Football Associations, FIFA, intensifies, Kalu has said that in the […]

Revival of Igbo language: Taking a cue from Imo House of Assembly and some Lagos-based private schools

  Our Reporter Tuesday, August 11, 2015   Revival of Igbo language: Taking a cue from Imo House of Assembly and some Lagos-based private schools   advertisement     TOP HEADLINES Jonathan surrounded himself with ‘unsavoury characters’and Ribadu later realised Obasanjo was using him -Soyinka Nigerian student emerges youngest First Class graduate in London Banks […]

Sokoto plans registration of 25,000 job seekers

The Sokoto State Government has started the process of documenting all unemployed youths with a view to properly streamlining government policies for planning purposes. The initial phase of the policy will see government register up to 25,000 unemployed within a two-year time frame. This was contained in a statement to commemorate the United Nation’s International […]

Trial of looters begins soon – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the prosecution of persons found to have stolen national resources would begin in a matter of weeks. A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, quoted the President as speaking while granting audience to members of the National Peace Committee led by […]

[UPATED] Abdusalami panel meets Buhari, advocates fairness in anti-graft war

  A former military Head of State, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar | credits: File copy Members of the National Peace Committee for the 2015 General Elections led by a former Head of State, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar (retd.), on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari with an appeal to him to ensure that his administration follows due […]

Terrorism: NIS bars 4,916 from travelling abroad

  Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, David Shikfu Parradang | credits: http://www.immigration.gov.ng The Nigeria Immigration Service said it barred no fewer than 4,916 Nigerians from travelling out of the country between January and March, 2015. The Nigerians were suspected to be on their way to join international terrorist organisations, including the Islamic State of Syria […]

Opinion: The randy UNILAG lecturer

Bayo Olupohunda Before I begin my thought today, let me sound a caveat that neither the title of today’s piece nor the views I am going to express subsequently should be construed as an indictment of the University of Lagos lecturer at the centre of an alleged rape case. I strongly believe that accused persons […]

Ribadu later realised Obasanjo was using him –Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka | credits: File copy Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, said that former President Goodluck Jonathan was becoming authoritarian while in office. Soyinka also said that the pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu admitted to him in the UK that he (Ribadu) realised late that […]

Sowore not leaving Kuje Prison quickly, court grants harsh bail conditions

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