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  • Chief Justice advises on decorous, as Law School graduates 5,025

    November 28, 2013 11:00 PM 9

    WorldStage Newsonline— The Nigerian Law School held its annual call-to-bar ceremony in Abuja on Thursday with a total of 5,025 new lawyers added to the growing rank of legal practitioners. Addressing the “new wigs,” the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar has advised entrants into the legal profession to maintain be decorous

  • Hostage Francis Collomp describes escape in Nigeria

    November 28, 2013 10:22 PM 18

    A French engineer kidnapped by Islamist militants in northern Nigeria has told the BBC how he managed to escape two weeks ago. Francis Collomp, 63, said he had studied the daily routine of his captors, and locked one in a bathroom as he was preparing to pray. He said he then flagged down a motorcycle taxi and asked the driver to take him to a police

  • Screening of M'fon Akpan as FIRS boss faces hurdle in Senate

    November 28, 2013 9:48 PM 20

    WorldStage Newsonline-- The nomination of Mrs. M'fon Akpan by President Goodluck Jonathan for appointment as chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) suffered a setback in the upper chamber on Thursday. Although most Northern Senators insisted that the rejection of the referral was the end of the nomination of Akpan, Chairman Senate Committee

  • Tragedy as bride loses her husband and has her leg amputated after horror crash on their way back from honeymoon

    November 28, 2013 9:10 PM 87

    Tasha Bradford and Sylvester Storey's fairy-tale romance ended just over a week after their wedding when the Florida newlyweds got into a rollover crash that killed the young husband and cost his wife a leg. Tasha and Sylvester, better known to his loved ones as a 'Buck,' tied the knot in Panama City, Florida, on October 19 and set out for their honeymoon

  • Iran sanctions eased, but pinch still felt

    November 28, 2013 8:47 PM 182

    Still, Iranians see the move as a much needed step toward a more normal economy after years of crippling inflation and job losses. “Markets operate on a psychological basis,” says Ray Takeyh, an Iran expert at the Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. State Department senior adviser. “The psychology of Iranian commerce has changed.” Rahmat Dehghani

  • PDP committee recommends expulsion of Baraje, Oyinlola, Jaja

    November 28, 2013 8:33 PM 11

    WorldStage Newsonline-- The National Disciplinary Committee set up by the leadership of the Bamanga Tukur led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has recommended the expulsion of Alhaji Abubakar Baraje, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Dr. Sam Sam Jaja. Baraje was the national chairman of the New PDP while Jaja was his deputy. Oyinlola was the national secretary

  • World Bank pledges $500m to support Agriculture in Nigeria

    November 28, 2013 7:55 PM 26

    The World Bank said on Thursday that it would commit 500 million dollars to support the Agricultural Transformation Agenda of the Federal Government of Nigeria. World Bank’s Fadama Task Team Leader, Dr Abimbola Adubi, said this in Lokoja during a visit to Kogi’s Deputy Governor, Mr Yomi Awoniyi. Adubi said the money would be spent on the provision of agriculture

  • SURE-P: I didn’t resign because of alleged missing N500bn – Kolade

    November 28, 2013 6:57 PM 29

    Dr Christopher Kolade on Thursday dismissed reports linking his resignation as Chairman of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) with the alleged missing N500 billion SURE-P funds. Kolade said in Abuja that his resignation was rather on age grounds. He said that he had explained in his letter of resignation sent to president Goodluck

  • Denis Irwin hails birthday boy Ryan Giggs

    November 28, 2013 6:47 PM 50

    The Manchester United winger reaches the latest milestone of his spectacular career tomorrow, which will be the prelude to him joining a select band of players who have appeared in the Premier League after entering their fifth decade. It goes alongside his 13 Premier League titles, four FA Cups and two Champions Leagues, the stand-out moments from a glittering

  • FG To Sack Lecturers Who Don’t Resume By December 4th

    November 28, 2013 6:40 PM 12

    The federal government has directed all vice-chancellors of federal universities currently on strike to immediately re-open for academic activities as directed by their vice-chancellors. The Minister of State for Education, Mr. Nyesom Wike who gave the directive also asked the vice-chancellors to ensure that lecturers who resume for work are provided