Monthly Archives: June 2014

HIIC urges FG to disseminate information on anti-terror fight

The Baroness Lynda Chalker-led Honourary International Investors’ Council on Monday emphasised the need for the Federal Government to ensure that the right information on efforts aimed at tackling security challenges in parts of the country was communicated to the public. This … Continue reading

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France knock out Eagles from World Cup

France reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup as Paul Pogba’s header and Joseph Yobo’s own goal knocked out Nigeria in Brasilia. Nigeria’s Emmanuel Emenike had a first-half goal ruled out for offside before Vincent Enyeama saved Pogba’s volley. Victor … Continue reading

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Adamawa Assembly rejects commissioner-nominee

The Adamawa State House of Assembly on Monday rejected Gov. Murtala Nyako’s commissioner-nominee, Mr Phineas Elisha. The rejection followed an observation by some members that Girei Local Government, where the nominee hailed from, had two commissioners, and that giving it … Continue reading

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FG denies knowledge of Chibok attack warning letter

The Coordinator, National Information Centre, Mike Omeri, has said the Federal Government was not aware of the threat by Boko Haram to attack communities around Chibok town. Omeri, who said this on Monday while responding to questions on the preventive … Continue reading

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Fayose asks court to dismiss impeachment against him

Ekiti State Governor-elect, Mr. Ayo Fayose, on Monday asked an Ekiti High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, to strike out a case seeking to stop him from contesting the June 21 governorship election already won by him. The Peoples Democratic Party’s … Continue reading

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Fear of Boko Haram attack hits conference

The fear of possible attack of members of the national conference by Boko Haram enveloped the conference on Monday when a delegate, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) said he received a message on his telephone of a possible attack by members … Continue reading

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Cynthia Osokogu: Court admits video as evidence

Justice Olabisi Akinlade of the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere, on Monday admitted in evidence, a video containing confessional statements of the alleged killers of Facebook lover, Cynthia Osokogu. The defendants, Okwumo Nwabufo 34; Olisaeloka Ezike, 24; Orji Osita, … Continue reading

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