Monthly Archives: November 2015

CCT Adjourns Hearing on Case Against Orubebe

The Code of Conduct Tribunal this afternoon adjourned hearing of matter against former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Godsday Peter Orubebe on account of disagreement on amendment of count 2, 3 & 4, in the charge. Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal ruled that the application must come by motion to enable the Defence to have opportunity to come ...

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NEMA DElivers Relief to Dikwa IDPs

In continuation of efforts to bring succour to distressed inhabitants of liberated communities affected by insurgency in the North east, the Zonal Coordinator of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Maiduguri Mohammed Kanar has led a team of emergency workers and other stakeholders to deliver relief materials in Dikwa Local Government Council of Borno State. The items distributed to the ...

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What Igbos Are Planning as Obama Set to Deport Gowon’s Son, Musa

The son of Nigeria’s former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, Mr. Musa Gowon allegedly released three weeks ago from California Prisons in the United States, (U.S) will soon be deported to Nigeria by President Barak Obama administration. This is even as a group, the Igbo Mandate Congress (IMC) has revealed its plans to accord Musa Gowon a rousing welcome. The ...

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Bayelsa Governorship: Why APC Has No Candidate in December 5 Election by Fred Amakom

Chief Timipre Sylva has been nominated as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming December 5th 2015 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa state. Chief Timipre Sylva had previously been elected twice as governor of Bayelsa State namely in 2007 & 2008. The 2007 election was nullified by the court of appeal and chief Timipre Sylva contest and ...

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Biafra Protests: MASSOB Rejects Southeast Stakeholders’ Resolutions, Insists Kanu’s Release

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, (MASSOB) on Wednesday rejected resolutions reached by South East governors and stakeholders towards ending the on-going protests by MASSOB members and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the continued detention of the Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra activists. Speaking to reporters on behalf of ...

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Senate Begins Probe of AGF’s Failure to Prosecute CCT Chairman

The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has commenced investigation into circunstances surrounding the alleged failure of the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) to prosecute the Chairman of Code of Conduct Tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar, on corruption allegation against him. A petition alleging corrupt practices against the CCT chairman was dated November 5. The petition ...

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Biafra: South East Has Highest Number of Unemployed Youths – President, Association of Eze Ndigbo

*Calls for Dialogue The President of the Association of Eze Ndigbo in diaspora, Eze Nwabueze Ohazulike, has said that the South Eastern Nigeria is the zone with the highest number of uneployed youths in Nigeria. Eze Nwabueze, who is the Eze Ndigbo Lagos State, blamed the neglect of the South East on the recent outbreak of protests and agitations for ...

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Education Stakeholders: Imperatives Of Read Campaign Reiterated

Stakeholders in the Education Sector have reiterated the significant importance of Read Campaign being promoted by Federal Ministry of Education as a strategic step towards addressing the challenges of poor reading culture among students and indeed the general public. This was a consensus position of various speakers at a workshop marking the 2015 Awareness Campaign on Reading jointly organized by ...

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Senators Divided Over Fuel Scarcity, Petroleum Minister Summons

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator from Abia state, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, has asked the upper chambers of the National Assembly to summon President Muhammadu Buhari to explain the current scarcity of petrol across the country. The lawmaker argued that since President Buhari doubles as the “senior minister of petroleum”, he should be called upon to explain the cause of ...

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Delta Speaker Bags Excellence Award

For his numerous achievements and laudable contributions in enhancing the growth and prosperity of Deltans, the Government College Ughelli Old Boys Association (GCUOBA), Sapele branch has honoured, Delta State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya with the prestigious Award of Excellence. “It is our privilege to honour this worthy ambassador of Sapele Local Government Area in the House, ...

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