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  • Ekiti Polls: Police IG restricts movement in and out of the state  

    June 19, 2014 6:05 PM 11

    Published on June 19, 2014 by pmnews   ·   No Comments In a bid to ensure maximum security, ensure proper coordination of security operations and organise a hitch-free election, devoid of electoral fraud in Ekiti State, Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, has restricted movement in Ekiti state. Abubakar has also deployed an Assistant Inspector-General

  • Arisekola Alao: Oyo declares 7 days of mourning

    June 19, 2014 4:34 PM 27

    Dr Festus Adedayo, the Senior Special Adviser on Media to Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, made the disclosure late night on Wednesday in Ibadan. He said “the Oyo State Government has declared seven days mourning for the Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji AbdulAzeez Arisekola-Alao. “The state government has also declared Friday, June 20, 2014 a public

  • Nyako faces impeachment

    June 19, 2014 4:29 PM 16

    Adamawa State House of Assembly yesterday di­rected the Clerk to im­mediately issue Governor Murtala Nyako and his Deputy, Bala James Ngilari, with impeach­ment notice, for alleged gross mis­conduct. The Nyako administra­tion was accused of squander­ing N4,805,216,538.32 and N7,114,995,590.85 through the Of­fice of the Secretary to the State Gov­ernment

  • Council on Foreign Relations

    June 19, 2014 4:14 PM 15

    Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan and his administration have been subject to withering criticism at home and abroad over the government’s response to the Boko Haram kidnapping of some three hundred schoolgirls from Chibok. There are ongoing demonstrations in Nigeria by women, united across ethnic and religious boundaries, calling for greater government

  • Late Aare Musulumi is an exemplary Islamic cleric

    June 19, 2014 3:58 PM 12

    Niger State Governor, Babangida Aliyu on Friday expressed shock over the death of the Aare of Musulumi of Yoruba land, Alhaji Abdulazeez Arisekola Alao who passed on at the age of 69 years. Aliyu who described the late Aare Musulumi as an exemplary Islamic cleric, successful businessman, astute politician and avowed philanthropist, called on Nigerians

  • Plan to bomb Abuja revealed

    June 19, 2014 3:27 PM 20

    The National Information Centre (NIC) yesterday alerted Nigerians of a plot by Boko Haram to bomb the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), using petrol tankers. Coordinator of the centre, Mike Omeri, who made this known at a media briefing in Abuja, spoke of how the insurgents were planning to seize petrol tankers, plant Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

  • Court Restrains House From Summoning Allison-Madueke Till July 7

    June 19, 2014 3:26 PM 15

    A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the House of Representatives to refrain from inviting the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke to appear before it for the purpose of investigation or probe until the third of July when the court is expected to hear the substantive suit filed by the minister. At the resumed hearing

  • Bayelsa begins N35bn stadium, ready in 2018

    June 19, 2014 2:48 PM 19

    Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has approved N35bn stadium to be sited at Elebele in Ogbia Local Government Area of the state. This was one of the major resolutions reached at the 40th session of the Bayelsa State Executive Council meeting presided over by Dickson in Government House, Yenagoa, a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson

  • Nigerians Hold Memorial Service For Late Singer, Kefee In California, USA

    June 19, 2014 2:13 PM 14

    Friends and family of the late Nigerian singer, Irikefe Obareki, popularly known as Kefee, have concluded plans to hold a memorial service and a celebration of life for the Kokoroko crooner on Thursday, 19 June, 2014. Friends and family of the late Nigerian singer, Irikefe Obareki, popularly known as Kefee, have concluded plans to hold a memorial service

  • Ekiti 2014: Exposed!!! Fayose’s Campaign Rice Kept In A Grave Yard For Seven Days Before Distribution, To Be Used As A Spiritual Weapon – Details

    June 19, 2014 2:13 PM 14

    “The bags of rice are not good for the spiritual well-being of Ekiti people. The rice is harmful. Fayose brought these bags of rice to destroy the lives of young people in Ekiti state. They must be careful so that they do not become zombies after eating Fayose’s rice.” Akintunde alleged that some herbalists had told Fayose to use the rice as a kind of sacrifice