Monthly Archives: December 2015

PDP’s Darius Ishaku Defeats APC’s Mama Taraba at Appeal

As expected by many pundits, the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has validated the election of Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Governor of Taraba State. In its verdict on Thursday, upturned the earlier judgment of the election tribunal and ruled that the method of nomination of a candidate should not be one of the grounds ...

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Dasuki Re-arrested by DSS

Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col Sambo Dasuki has been rearrested yesterday in Abuja by the Department of State Security. Dasuki met bail conditions and was granted bail from incarceration in Kuje prison.  As he savored his freedom, the DSS made a grab for him again and took him to custody. It would be recalled that Dasuki is standing trial ...

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Groups Accuse Faleke of Plotting Violence in Kogi

A social right group, Kogi United for Justice said it has uncovered plan by James Faleke and his supporters to throw Kogi State into chaos ahead of the January 27, 2016 swearing-in ceremony in the state. In a statement made available to press men in Lokoja, Sunday, the group called on security agencies in the state to ensure the safety ...

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NLC Plans Mass Action Over Proposed N86 Per Litre ‘Propaganda’

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has accused the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, of plotting to deregulate the prices of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) through propaganda. NLC said such move would be resisted by all means, as affiliate unions under it were already being mobilised against the planned deregulation. The Petroleum Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) in Nigeria ...

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Alleged Illegal Seizure of Made in Nigeria Goods: Rights Group Petitions Buhari, Customs Boss, NASS, Others

A human rights group, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) has petitioned  the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS) over illegal seizure of made in Nigeria Goods and some bags of rice  belonging to one Mr. Chinedu Ekeze  by the  Customs officials led by  a Comptroller  of  the Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’, Ikeja, Lagos-State, after the ...

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Macaulay Commends Ogor, Commissions Orphanage Dormitory

Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay during the Christmas celebration commissioned a 150 bed sitter capacity dormitory for Human Welfare for Empowerment and Development Initiative (HWEDI) under the Assertion of Grace Global Outreach built by the Minority Leader of the Federal House of Representatives and member representing Isoko Federal Constituency Hon Leo Ogor. The dormitory which is located along Aviara road, Irri, Isoko ...

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Ending Insurgency: Multiple Explosions Kill 31 in Borno 3 Days To Deadline

About three days to December 31, 2015 deadline issued by President Muhammadu Buhari to wipe out the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents, multiple explosions in Borno State capital, Maiduguri have left about 31 persons injured, leaving others wounded. The blasts followed a failed attack on the city by the Islamic Sect. Members of the sect were reported to had detonated explosion ...

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How 100 Were Burnt To Death In Nnewi

Industrial town of Nnewi, Anambra State, South-East Nigeria was thrown into mourning when an Industrial Gas Plant suddenly exploded with over 100 persons burnt to death. The explosion rocked the Inter Corp Oil limited (LPG Gas Plant), an subsidiary of Chikason Group.According to an eye-witness, the fire incident which started at about 11am, was caused by an explosion when a ...

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Activist Blasts Information Minister, Sagay Over Jonathan

*Says Buhari’s Government a Failure A renowned human rights activist, Comrade Adeniyi Alimi Sulaiman has tackled the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Muhammed for  blaming  the immediate past President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as the cause of the current Petroleum crisis after seven months of leaving office, which made the Nigeria to ...

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#NnamdiKanu: Umeh Tackles South-East Lawmakers Over Silence

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh has taken on National Assembly members from the South-East geo-political zone for keeping silent over the continued incarceration of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (POB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu by the Department of State Services (DSS). Recall that a Federal High Court in Abuja had ...

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