The #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group had stated that the pledged made by President Muhammedu Buhari at the European Parliament to not rest until the 219 Chibok girls were rescued have reignite hope for the parents of the abducted girls, the BBOGÂ andÂ Nigerians. In a press release signed by the leaders of the group, Dr Oby...
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The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Monday declared a public health emergency of international concern on Zika virus which is â€œspreading explosivelyâ€ through the Americas and may lead to as many as four million cases across the world before the year runs out. Conversely, the federal ministry of health merely issued travel restriction on Nigerian...
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Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Rivers South East senatorial district, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has condemned the statement credited to Governor Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike that officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) coming to conduct rerun elections in the state should write their will. The governor had while addressing civil servants...
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The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraignedÂ a former rector of Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, Prof. Edwin Onyeneje, and three others before Hon. Justice Dugbo Oghoghorie at the Federal High Court, Enugu on a seven count charge of fraudulently aiding and obtaining money from the coffers of...
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Justice Hussein Baba – Yusuf of an Abuja High Court yesterday fixed February 8, 2016 to rule on whether to discharge former national security adviser, (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki from the criminal charges brought against him by the Federal Government. The court fixed the date after counsels to both Dasuki, and the federal government had...
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The Newspaper Proprietorsâ€™ Association of Nigeria (NPAN) yesterday restated its determination to assist the federal government in the fight against corruption in the country. The President of the NPAN, Mr. Nduka , Obaigbena, who gave the assurance when the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed paid a courtesy call on the association at...
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A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has told Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja that he refunded the N25m the national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh gave him for publicity work for the party. The witness, an ex aide to former Vice...
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By Gbenga Adeleke Malam Rabiu, 47 years (not real name) was completely over whelmed by hellish rage and gnashing of teeth when narrating his ordeal to the Herald two weeks ago. Inflamed by the pain of the wounds he sustained which was yet to be healed, he vowed eternal hatred and vengeance for any robber...
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The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has emphatically stated that the planned licensing of five additional Infrastructure Companies known as InfraCos, in addition to the two previously licensed for the North Central and Lagos zones, is not a solution to the myriad of challenges bedeviling the sector. Chairman of ALTON, Mr. Gbenga […]
NCC, ALTON differ on InfraCos survivability
The Ogun State Government has urged transport unions operating in the state to embrace its â€˜Welfare Insurance Policy,â€™ saying the scheme avails them the opportunity to save for the rainy day. The General Manager, Ogun State Parks and Garages Development Board, Alhaji Ayo Ogunsolu, gave the advice in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, during a
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The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, has approved the appointment of Mr. Amusat Jimoh as the new KAI Marshal General. Jimoh, who is a retired Chief Superintendent of Police, was sworn in on Thursday by the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Babatunde Adejare, on behalf of the governor. A statement by KAI on Thursday
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As part of efforts to diagnose factors that have continued to hinder the profitability of Aero Contractors, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) said it has appointed forensic auditors to look into the activities of the airline. Managing Director of AMCON, Mr. Ahmed Kuru, who said this in an exclusive interview with THISDAY in […]
AMCON engages forensic auditors for Aero Contractors
The Lagos State Government has asked residents who just returned from the pilgrimage to Jerusalem to exhibit godly lifestyle, saying it will make the state a better place for everyone to live in. The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Home Affairs, Mrs. Grace Oladimeji, stated this on Thursday during the thanksgiving service for 2015
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A day after the revenue target for the fiscal year was unveiled, the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, wednesday handed down the marching orders to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to deliver on the N4.957 trillion tax target for 2016 and said failure was not an option. Adeosunâ€™s riot act to the nationâ€™s […]
No excuses on N5tn revenue target – Adeosun warns FIRS
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed that Nigeria has for the first time in the history of her electricity generation profile, generated about 5,074 megawatts (MW) of electricity. The TCN, through its System Operator department, announced this new milestone on Wednesday in Abuja. It stated in a statement from its Deputy General Manager, […]
Nigeria hits 5,000MW power generation mark
It took an unscheduled visit by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to the Artistsâ€™ Village at the National Arts Theatre, Lagos on Monday to bring hope to the resident artists and smiles to their faces after a gruelling week of agitation and protests. The minister achieved this feat when he pledged
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That Evangelist Ebenezer Obeyâ€™s brand of juju music is like a fine wine that gets better with age has never been in doubt. This was again reinforced on Tuesday in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The music maestro performed grandly at the presidential luncheon party as part of activities marking the 40th anniversary celebration of the creation
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It was like the deep calling to the deep recently when elder statesman, Mr. Akintola Williams, paid Prince Adelusi-Adeluyi a visit, AKEEM LASISI reports It was a show of unique camaraderie recently, when the founder of Akintola William Deloitte, Pa Akintola Williams, paid the Chairman of Juli Pharmacy Plc, Prince Adelusi-Adeluyi, and his wife, Julia,
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If you spend six hours daily watching television, doctors say you may be at risk of dying five years sooner than those who spend their time on other energy-demanding activities. Experts at the University of Queensland, Australia, warned that every hour spent watching television shortens the viewerâ€™s life by 22 minutes. Maybe you had thought
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The strength of the human-animal bond has been known for a long time. Scientific evidence about how it works was first published about 30 years ago when a psychologist, Alan Beck of Purdue University, and a psychiatrist, Aaron Kutcher of the University of Pennsylvania, discovered that interacting with a friendly and familiar pet, lowered signs
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