Monthly Archives: November 2013

Sokoto to spend N1bn on Nigeria-Niger Republic road

The Sokoto State Government has awarded contract for the construction of the 15km Sabon-Birni-Tsululu-Gidan-Alkali Road at the cost of N1 billion. The Chairman of Sabon-Birni Local Government, Alhaji Idris Gobir, made the disclosure at the maiden African Conference of Gobirawa … Continue reading

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I have no anointed candidate – Buhari

A former military Head of State, retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has said that he has no anointed candidate for any political position in the country. Buhari, a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, said this on Saturday in Kano at … Continue reading

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Benin arrested me over alleged Boko Haram link -Dokubo

The Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force and former President of Ijaw Youth Council, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, said he was arrested at the Republic of Benin over an allegation from Nigeria that he was a member of the … Continue reading

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The rumoured “$5 billion ECA withdrawal” and selective amnesia

Courtesy of the usually garrulous Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Nigerians now know that nearly one trillion of the country’s hard earned cash is either missing or somewhere in the accounts of the 36 state governments; or, simply … Continue reading

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Government Threat to Federal Lecturers Empty — ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has dispelled with a wave of the hand, yesterday’s  Federal Government order that lecturers in federal universities should resume their jobs by 4th December 2013 else their offices would be declared vacant and advertised. … Continue reading

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I’ll resign if Jonathan doesn’t seek re-election -Gulak

The Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Political Affairs, Alhaji Ahmed Gulak, has threatened to resign his appointment “if the President refuses to make himself available for the 2015 presidential election.” The President has repeatedly warned anyone against starting … Continue reading

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Terrorism: Abuja court sentences Lebanese to life imprisonment

A Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, has sentenced a Lebanese, Tahal Roda, to life imprisonment on terrorism charges. Roda was charged to court by the Department of State Security Services on with terrorism. The court, presided over by Justice … Continue reading

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