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  • LATE UMAR DIKKO: The Media Gave A Wrong Impression Of Him, Says Gowon

    July 2, 2014 4:53 PM 9

    A former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd) said that the media gave a wrong impression of the man, once regarded as the de-factor president, during the regime of Shagari. Gowon who spoke in Kaduna said: “I have known him in our school days in the 1950s. He was part of the Zaria Boys Association. I was the Chairman and he was my deputy. So you can see how long we have known

  • Health Group Urges Jonathan To Sign National Health Bill

    July 2, 2014 4:40 PM 16

    Health workers under the aegis of Health Sector Reform Coalition have appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to transform the health status of Nigerians by speedily accenting to the recently passed National Health Bill. At a news conference in Abuja, the Executive Secretary of the coalition, Dr Muhammed Lecky said the signing into law of the bill by President

  • Uduaghan Mourns Umaru Dikko, Says He Was A True Nationalist

    July 2, 2014 4:37 PM 8

    Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has expressed deep condolences to the people and Government of Kaduna State on the passing away of elder statesman and one time Minister of Transport, Alhaji Umaru Dikko. In a statement signed by Mr Felix Ofou, his Press Secretary, the Governor described the late minister as a nationalist who lived and was willing

  • 56 Dead in Nigeria Market Blast

    July 2, 2014 4:36 PM 10

    Maiduguri: A civilian patrol group says a car bomb in a marketplace in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri has killed at least 56 people. Sadiq Abba Tijjani, leader of the Civilian Joint Task Force, said his group recovered at least 56 dead bodies at the blast site today, although many were in parts or burnt beyond recognition. Other witnesses also estimated

  • Edo House Of Assembly Impeach Deputy Speaker, Festus Ebea

    July 2, 2014 4:31 PM 9

    The Edo State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, impeached the Deputy Speaker of the House – Festus Ebea – on allegations of misconduct and misdemeanour and elected Victor Edoror to replace him. This act thickens an on-going crisis which began after four members of the House were suspended on allegation of misconduct. After their suspension, the four lawmakers

  • Senate screens Shekarau, other new ministers today

    July 2, 2014 3:18 PM 7

    Senate will, today, screen and confirm President Goodluck Jonathan’s new ministerial nominees, including former Kano State governor, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau. The other ministerial nominees are Prince Adedayo Adeyeye (Ekiti), Dr. Stephen Orhu (Delta) and Dr. Abdul Bulama (Yobe). Also today, Senate will discuss the latest policy by the Imo State Government

  • Police Say Explosion In Ile-Ife Was Dynamite Diffusion

    July 2, 2014 2:53 PM 8

    The Nigeria police say the reported bomb explosion in Ile-Ife, Osun state as dynamite diffusion and not Bomb explosion as earlier perceived. Osun State Police Command investigating the cause of the explosion said it was not a bomb as thought by people. The Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Maishanu, told Channels Television’s in Osogbo, the state capital

  • Oshiomhole Blasts Ize-Iyamu, Warns Edo People Against Political ‘Pastors’

    July 2, 2014 2:40 PM 38

    Edo State governor Adams Oshiomhole yesterday asked Edo people to be wary of those who parade themselves as pastors to gain political relevance ahead of the 2015 and 2016 elections in the state, just as he challenged former secretary to the state government during Mr Lucky Igbinedion’s tenure, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to give account of his stewardship

  • Group Lauds Jega, INEC Over Akeju’s Redeployment

    July 2, 2014 1:24 PM 22

    As new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Osun State, Mr Segun Agbaje, resumed work in the state yesterday ahead of the forthcoming governorship election, a human rights group, the Centre for Human Rights and social Justice (CHRSJ) has commended the Professor Attairu Jega-led Independent National Electoral (INEC) over the removal of the controversial

  • Scores Cheat Death In Police Barracks | Nigerian News from Leadership Newspapers

    July 2, 2014 12:12 PM 16

    Scores of people escaped death by the whiskers in Lagos yesterday when a two-story building collapsed at the Police Barrack, Pedro area of the state. Our correspondent gathered that the two-story building, comprising 27 flats collapsed because it was already dilapidated. Residents said part of the building caved – in and collapsed and became rubble