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  • Okorocha tells NTA to provide a level play ground for political parties

    July 22, 2014 4:27 PM 9

    The Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) has been urged to provide a level play ground for all political parties and their candidates to air their views, programmes and vision come 2015 general election. The Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha who made the call, when the management led by the General Manager of NTA Channel 12 Owerri, Mr. Leyi Nwinyode

  • Chibok Girls: Why We Briefly Arrested #BringBackOurGirls Campaign Activist – DSS, Ezekwesili At War

    July 22, 2014 2:31 PM 4

    Responding to the arrest late Monday, the SSS accused the former minister of arrogance and display of “unnecessary self-importance”. “I don’t know why some people will sometimes arrogate to themselves unnecessary importance when we have serious security challenges in our hands,” a spokesperson for the department, Marilyn Ogar, said. “Government has asked

  • Impeachment In Enugu: Governor Secretly Plotting The Removal of His Deputy – Details!

    July 22, 2014 2:31 PM 13

    According to sources, the governor of the state, Sullivan Chime has perfected an underground plan to remove Mr. Onyebuchi. It was gathered that Governor Sullivan Chime had recently given Onyebuchi the option of tendering his resignation or face impeachment by members of the Enugu State House of Assembly. A group in the state raised the alarm over the grand

  • UN, EU Hold Training To Strengthen Nigeria’s Political Leaders

    July 22, 2014 2:24 PM 12

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in conjunction with the European Union have held a leadership course for Nigeria’s youth leaders of political parties aimed at strengthening their capacity as they look forward to becoming key pillars of democratic policy. The training, organised under the UNDP’s Democratic Governance for Development Project

  • Aregbesola Hopes For Victory In August 9 Poll

    July 22, 2014 1:51 PM 13

    Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola and his Oyo State Counterpart, Senator Abiola Ajimobi have expressed confidence that their political party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), will win the governorship election, as the party has delivered on its promises to the people. Addressing the crowd at the Rally ground in Ejigbo Federal Constituency in Ejigbo

  • Atiku Lambast PDP: PDP is a failure

    July 22, 2014 1:32 PM 7

    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar Sunday said the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is trying very hard to create bad image for the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) as a means of covering up its (PDP) poor performance in government. Atiku made the observation in a statement issued by his Media office in Abuja on Sunday. The former Vice President

  • One Pilot Survives NAF Ill-fated MI-35 Crash

    July 22, 2014 12:26 PM 9

    One of the pilots on board of the Nigerian Air Force ill-fated Mi-35 which crashed yesterday in Bama survives while two others on board with him died. “One of the pilots of the crashed Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter on a training mission earlier reported, have been recovered alive while the second one as well as the technician on board the 3-member

  • Jonathan Meets With Parents Of Abducted Chibok Girls

    July 22, 2014 12:24 PM 11

    A meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and parents of the over 200 girls abducted from their school’s dormitory in Chibok, Borno State, is ongoing in the Presidential Villa under very strict security. Fifty-one of the girls who escaped from the terrorist group, Boko Haram, were on Tuesday morning brought to the presidential villa alongside the parents

  • At least two die in Nigeria Air Force’s helicopter crash

    July 22, 2014 11:32 AM 30

    Nigeria on Tuesday confirmed that two people died in Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter which crashed while on a training mission in Bama, Borno State, on Monday.According to the government, one of the pilots has been recovered alive but the co-pilot as well as the technician on board the 3-member crew flight died. Bama is in the heart of the troubled area where

  • Fashola probes military rage in Lagos

    July 22, 2014 11:02 AM 11

    LAGOS State government, on Monday, promised to unearth issues surrounding the military rage on Ikorodu road, which led to the destruction of several BRT buses, as well as the death of the soldier that precipitated the crisis. Governor Babatunde Fashola inaugurated a tribunal of inquiry, on Monday, with a mandate that covers the crisis and how to prevent