The Wife of Ekiti Governor, Mrs Feyisetan Fayose, on Tuesday said that gifts for her 51st birthday will be shared among all the homes and centres for the less privileged in the state. Fayose said this in a statement issued by her Press Officer, Mrs Tolulope Ayo-Ajayi, in Ado-Ekiti. She advised anyone who wanted to...
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FIFA Vice President Prince Ali bin Al Hussein on Tuesday threw down the gauntlet to incumbent Sepp Blatter for the leadership of football's scandal-tainted world governing body.The post Jordan Prince to challenge Blatter for FIFA presidency appeared first on Vanguard News.
The first tenure (though some say second) of the presidency of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan gradually winds to a close and the nation prepares for another round of elections, Nigerians have become characteristically vociferous in voicing their disapproval of his administration and what has famously become known as his cluelessness. There is no doubting the fact […]Timothy Enietan-Matthews: Understanding the psychology of the Goodluck Jonathan Presidency
Borno State Governor, Kashim Shetima, has said that the 2015 general elections must hold in the north eastern part of Nigeria despite the security threat on the people. That is the outcome of an emergency security meeting which took place in Abuja today between President Goodluck Jonathan and Security Chiefs. The focus of the meeting […]
The Wife of Ekiti Governor, Mrs Feyisetan Fayose, on Tuesday said that gifts for her 51st birthday will be shared among all the homes and centres for the less privileged in the state.The post Mrs Fayose turns 51, Solicits support for less privileged appeared first on Vanguard News.
Prosecutors in the US have charged two men with conspiring to overthrow the government of Gambia, in the latest fallout from last week’s failed coup attempt in the small West African nation. Papa Faal, a US-Gambian dual national, and Cherno Njie, a US resident, were arrested in the US after they returned from Gambia, where ...
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NAN STORY The Federal Government has promised that there will be more funds for health programmes in 2015. The Supervising Minister of Health, Dr Halliru Alhassan, made the pledge in Sokoto on Tuesday at a news conference. He said â€œthere will be more money in the current year for all the key and sundry health […]FG pledges more funds for health programmes in 2015
World number four Stanislas Wawrinka on Monday played down expectations of repeating his sensational form of last season in the new year, saying he was not taking success at the top for granted. The 29-year-old enjoyed a memorable run in 2014, which began with victory in the Australian Open for his first Grand Slam title […]
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The controversy surrounding the cost of the construction of the new Ekiti government house continues, as the state governor,Â Ayo FayoseÂ has faulted former Governor, Kayode Fayemi’s claim that the Government ouse cost the state N2.1 billion. Fayose, in a statement released by his Special Assistant on Public Communication and New Media, Lere Olyinka, cautioned Fayemi to […]Fayose slams Fayemi again over new Government House
Tougher times await Nigeria’s oil and gas industry in 2015 as uncertainties trail what is likely to be a closely fought presidential election in February as well as concerns over the non-passage of the PIB in addition to oil prices dwindling further. Oil production and prices remain the cornerstone of the Nigerian economy. Now prices [...]
The Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Police Command, DSP Haruna Mohammed, has said the command has arrested a man, 25, for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl. Mohammed, who gave the name of the suspect as Auwalu Abdullahi, said the suspect was arrested by police detectives from Toro division on Sunday. He said, “On January... [Read More...]
The Brisbane International has claimed yet another big name, with former world number one Victoria Azarenka dumped from the tournament by rising Czech star Karolina Pliskova. The 22-year-old, who last year rose from number 63 in the world to sit just outside the top 20, punished a rusty Azarenka, winning a 4-6 7-6 (9-7) 6-4 […]
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the PDP as a victim of self-inflicted paranoia following the ruling partyâ€™s panic reaction to a yet to be conducted opinion poll. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the PDP has only succeeded in committing […]
The time limit allowed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the submission of nomination forms for Presidential and National Assembly candidates ends today. According to the timetable and guidelines of INEC, the last day for submission of nomination forms for Presidential and National Assembly elections by parties is slated for January 6, 2015. […]Submission of Presidential, National Assembly candidates ends today
The E-payment Providers Association of Nigeria (E-PPAN), has urged all Nigerian to be security conscious especially at this season where a lot of transactions takes place with the use of various payment instrument. Be it shopping physically at merchant outlets using the Point of Sale (POS) terminal; mobile Banking/Payment; online transactions or even at the […]
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The Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, on Tuesday confirmed that Niger Republic and the Republic of Chad had withdrawn their troops from the Multinational Joint Task Force base following increase in the activities of the Boko Haram sect. The countries’ decision to withdraw their troops followed the attack carried out by... [Read More...]
NAN STORY The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Presidential Candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to work toward winning followers genuinely instead of applying cheap diversionary tactics. The advice is contained in a statement issued by Mr Olisa Metuh, the party`s National Publicity Secretary on Monday in Abuja. The […]PDP advises APC to focus on issues
A group, the Coalition of Civil Society Group for Transparency and Good Governance, has challenged the Federal Government to expedite action on the planned taxation of luxury goods and services. The group stated that the move would generate more revenue, strengthen the economy and also improve the lot of the poor masses. In a statement... [Read More...]
Search teams including divers took advantage of a let-up in bad weather on Tuesday to try to reach the wreckage of an AirAsia jet, but nine days after the plane crashed officials said there was still no sign of the crucial black box flight recorders. Indonesian officials believe they may have located the tail and ...
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