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Fashola recalls all sacked doctors

[ChannelsTV] The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it has recalled all the 788 doctors sacked earlier this month for allegedly participating on what it termed illegal strike action. The government’s decision to recall the sacked doctors was disclosed by Hakeem Bello, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Lagos State governor, Babatunde … Continue reading

Supreme Court evicts Jang from Govt House

[Punch] Plateau State Governor Jonah Jang vacated the newly-renovated Governor Lodge and Office, Jishe, Jos because the March 23 Supreme Court ruling had declared Nasarawa State the owner of the property, investigation has revealed. The governor’s sudden relocation from the property recently sparked rumours he might have fled because of the new security fears in … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Police confirm death of kidnapped German

[Daily Trust] The Commissioner of Police, Kano state, Mr. Philemon I. Leha,  has confirmed to journalists that he has been made aware of the death of the kidnapped German national, Raufach Edgar during a JTF raid this morning. A top security source had told Daily Trust earlier this morning that Raufach Edgar, who was kidnapped … Continue reading

Trailer load of arms, ammunition intercepted in Onitsha

[Vanguard] THE Anambra State branch of  Importers Association of Nigeria and the National Task Force against illegal importation of firearms and ammunition said yesterday that they had intercepted a trailer load of dangerous arms and ammunition in the commercial city of Onitsha. Briefing newmen, Chairman of the Association, Chief Emma Nwosu, said the weapons had … Continue reading

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NNS ANDONI, first locally-made warship constructed by Nigerian Navy engineers, to be commissioned by President Goodluck Jonathan, at the Nigerian Naval Dockyard, Victoria Island, Lagos, tomorrow. [Vanguard] History will be made tomorrow when President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan commissions the first locally made warship, NNS ANDONI, constructed by Nigerian Navy engineers.…

Nigerian student emerges best in Africa at World Science contest

[Vanguard] All African countries  stood still for  Oluwaseun Alamu when he emerged best science student in Africa during UNICEF World Science Day 2012 competition. Seun, 16 who represented Rainbow College, Ogun State, came first in Africa and was awarded a trophy and certificate for excellence. With this feat, he has made a bold statement that … Continue reading

Leadership failure responsible for North’s poverty Gov Shettima

[Daily Trust] Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State is one of the governors who have just spent one year in office. In this interview, he bares his mind on developmental challenges confronting Northern Nigeria; the Boko Haram uprising and the efforts he has made to change things around in the last one year. Excerpts: Recently, … Continue reading

Boko Haram: Nigeria signs military deals with 17 countries

[VOA] ABUJA, Nigeria – While some Nigerian politicians are talking about negotiating with Boko Haram, the military is preparing for battle with the militant group.  Seventeen countries have signed on to help Nigeria increase security. The Nigerian military is acquiring new boats and helicopters and is fixing up fighter jets. In a speech in Abuja, … Continue reading

CPC crisis deepens as faction elects caretaker committee

[National Mirror] There seems to be no end in sight in the crisis within the ranks of the Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, as a faction, at the weekend constituted a new caretaker committee to oversee the activities of the party pending the reconstitution of a new executive. A statement by the protem State Chairmen … Continue reading

NASS set to create 6 additional states – Ekwunife

[Daily Trust] The National Assembly is to create six additional states to bring the geo-political zones at par, according to Mrs Uche Ekwunife, who represents Anaocha/Njikoka/Dunukofia Federal Constituency of Anambra. Ekwunife told newsmen in Awka on Tuesday that the South East geo political zone, which currently has fives states, will get two more states while … Continue reading

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