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  • 2014 will determine destinies of people, families, nations, Says Pastor Adeboye

    December 10, 2013 4:50 PM 5

    About 20 days to go into the New Year, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has said that the much-expected 2014 will be the determining factor of the destinies of people, families and nations. This is just as he told Nigerians to intensify their prayers everywhere they go as 2013 gradually

  • Hassan Adamu, Babayo Sheu, 5 others in contention to replace Tukur •As Presidency considers ambassadorial role for him

    December 10, 2013 10:10 AM 62

    THE move by some aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the leadership of its chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, may have heightened, as no fewer than seven chieftains of PDP from the North East had been penciled in as possible replacements of the national chairman. Those shortlisted for the PDP chairmanship post included Alhaji

  • PDP BoT member resigns; joins APC

    December 10, 2013 5:39 AM 8

    A member of the Board of Trustee (BOT), of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Benjamin Apugo, says he has resigned his membership of the Board and joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). Explaining to journalists his reason for dumping the PDP and renouncing his membership of the BOT at the Sam Mbakwe International cargo airport yesterday

  • 217 foreigners receive citizenship certificates

    December 10, 2013 2:55 AM 2

    Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, has presented certificates of citizenship to 217 foreigners with a call on them to abide by national ethics and code of conduct as Nigerians. Moro said the 217 foreign nationals, comprising 129 who naturalised and 88 who became Nigerians by registration, were conferred citizenship after they were recommended to President

  • Nigeria Deserves Recognition for Role in Ending Apartheid- Fashola

    December 10, 2013 1:25 AM 8

    Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Monday said that Nigeria deserved respect for the leading role it played in ending the apartheid regime in South Africa. Addressing newsmen on the death of Nelson Mandela, Fashola said the country made huge sacrifices to free South Africa from the pangs of apartheid. He said it was ironical that Nigerians faced

  • ICPC Set to Arraign 156 Companies for Sabotaging Due Process

    December 10, 2013 12:24 AM 3

    The Independence Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC) has said it is now set to arraign 156 companies for debasing due process, under the nation's procurement laws. This was disclosed by the ICPC Chairman, Ekpo Nta on Monday at the public presentation of the final monitoring and inspection reports for the Federal Government's

  • Ensure Welfare of Nigerians, Minister tells Ambassadors-Designate

    December 10, 2013 12:01 AM 6

    The acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Viola Onwuliri, on Monday in Abuja directed nine ambassador-designates to make the welfare and protection of Nigerians in Diaspora a `top priority'. Onwuliri, who is the Minister of State I for Foreign Affairs, gave the directive at the opening of a week-long induction course for newly appointed ambassadors

  • I Did Not Call Pres. Jonathan the Mandela of Nigeria Says Doyin Okupe

    December 9, 2013 11:00 PM 9

    The special assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe has refuted the story floating online that he called Pres. Jonathan the Mandela of Nigeria. He made it known in a SaharaTV interview conducted over the weekend. Dr. Okupe said the AIT television program he appeared on was recorded a day before Mandela died so he could

  • BREAKING : Abuja workers protest against their Minister Bala Mohammed

    December 9, 2013 11:00 PM 1

    Scores of workers of the Abuja Administration on Monday protested against unpaid allowances. The workers barricaded the entrance of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCDA, secretariat in Wuse 2 area of Abuja. The workers sang solidarity songs and called for the removal of the FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed. Dozens of armed police officers have been deployed

  • Gov Ahmed, Saraki advocate state of emergency on unemployment

    December 9, 2013 8:54 PM 3

    The Federal government has been urged to declare a state of emergency on unemployment among youths to further enhance peace and security in the country. Making the call in Ilorin at a one day technical youth summit organised by the ABS Senatorial constituency office for unemployed youths in Kwara State entitled: "Youths Unemployment in Kwara State, The Way Forward"