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NBA elects Wali as new President

July 18, 2012 by Ihuoma Chiedozie, Abuja  Okey Wali | credits: dailyindependentnig.com A Senior Advocate of Nigeria,  Mr. Okey Wali, was on Tuesday elected President of the Nigerian Bar Association. His election coincided with the naming of the new NBA secretariat in Abuja after Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN,  a former President of the body. Port […]

Reps seek additional senatorial districts, constituencies

House of Representatives on Tuesday endorsed a resolution seeking to create additional senatorial districts and federal constituencies in the country. There are 109 senatorial districts and 360 federal constituencies across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory at the moment. The creation of additional senatorial districts and federal constituencies will translate to more senators […]

Gunman attacks school, widow, children killed in Jos

July 18, 2012 by Jude Owuamanam, Jos 65 Comments acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar | credits: A widow and her three children were hacked to death on  Tuesday when gunmen invaded their residence at Sabon Gida Kanap,  Bukuru, Jos South Local Government,  Plateau State. Our correspondent learnt  that the attack took place  at […]

NEC accepts Obasanjo’s resignation

July 18, 2012 by Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo | credits: Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s resignation as Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees has been accepted. The Secretary of the Board, Senator Walid Jubril, confirmed this at the party’s secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday. Jibril said the resignation was accepted […]

Edo election, a hard lesson for PDP – Mark

July 18, 2012 by Oluwole Josiah, Olusola Fabiyi and Fidelis Soriwei   President of the Senate, David Mark | credits: President of the Senate, David Mark, said on Tuesday that the outcome of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State was a hard lesson for the Peoples Democratic Party.  Mark, who spoke at the confirmation of three […]

‘Obasanjo would have stopped Boko Haram’ – Tella

July 18, 2012 by Simon Utebor Former President Olusegun Obasanjo | credits: Founder, Ifeoluwa Mission, Rev. Tela Tella, said on Tuesday that Boko Haram assumed the monster it had become because President Goodluck Jonathan failed to apply the ruthlessness of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. At a news conference, Tella, said the level the dreaded sect […]

Deportation: 2 Nigerian illegal immigrants strip naked in protest

Two Nigerians illegal immigrants have reportedly stripped themselves naked to protest arrest by the Italian police. The incident occurred recently following threats by the Italian government to deport the two immigrants to Nigeria, after they were allegedly arrested for constituting nuisance in their neighborhood. An account of the incident by our correspondent said the duo, one […]

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