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NFF board sacks Maigari

By Tony Ezimakor / Snr. Correspondent Abuja  The crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) came to a head on Thursday with the impeachment of its President, Aminu Maigari, over a…

Group urges INEC to protect materials used for Ekiti election

By Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti The Prince Adedayo Adeyeye Movement (PAAM) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to safeguard all materials used during the June 21 governorship election…

PDP plans massacre, arson to win Osun election, says APC

By Gbenga Faturoti / Osogbo Osun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has again alerted Nigerians and the international community of the alleged plot by the PDP to cause…

Don’t blame Jonathan for attack on Buhari –Ojewusi

By Akinwunmi King Snr. Reporter, Lagos A public affairs analyst, Sola Ojewusi, has said nobody should point accusing finger at President Goodluck Jonathan for the twin bomb explosions that occurred…

Impeachment: Jonathan meets Nasarawa lawmakers

By Chesa Chesa  -  Snr Correspondent, Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan, on Thursday, held closed-door meeting at the Presidential Villa with the Speaker of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Musa Mohammed,…

INEC, NYSC staff warned against aiding electoral fraud

By Gbenga Faturoti / Osogbo With just days to the Osun governorship poll, staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),…

LP candidate backs military deployment

By Gbenga Faturoti / Osogbo Osun State Gubernatorial Candidate on the platform of Labour Party (LP), Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, on Thursday observed that deployment of heavy security to the state…

APC, PDP leaders blamed over Edo Assembly crisis

By Francis Onoiribholo Bureau Chief, Benin A university lecturer, Professor Tony Afejuku, has blamed political leaders from both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for…

Anambra teachers’ new largesse begins next month

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue Reporter, Onitsha Teachers posted to rural areas, who have been promised extra 20 per cent of their basic salary as incentive for accepting their posting and working…

PDP declares Ekiti Assembly action on new councils illegal

By Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has chided the state House of Assembly for going ahead to approve the creation of new…

Boko Haram kills monarch, 11 others in Borno

•Woman dies, eight injured in Kano By Sunny Nwankwo Special Correspondent, Maiduguri Religious extremists Boko Haram sect Tuesday night invaded Garubula village of Biu Local Government Area of Borno state,…

Gates urges African countries to learn from each other

Bill Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, on Thursday has said the rise of African continent would depend on whether leaders in Africa are open to learning…

Governor hails Chevron’s relationship with govt, communities

DELTA State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, has described as exemplary the working relationship between Chevron Nigeria Limited, government, and its host communities. Speaking when the outgoing Chairman/Managing Director of Chevron, Andrew…

Insurgency: Nigeria, Cameroon, others to deploy 2,800 troops

Agency Report Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger have agreed to quickly form a new force that would comprise 2,800 soldiers to fight the Boko Haram insurgents. The defence ministers of…

UNFPA harps on increased investment in girl-child education

By Hassan  Zaggi / Abuja The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has reiterated the need for countries to place more value and also invest in girl-child education. Executive Director of…

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