Monthly Archives: January 2015

YABATECH declares 22-day holiday for elections

The Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, has directed its full-time and part-time students to proceed on a 22-day holiday to enable them to exercise their civic rights during next month’s general elections. This was contained in a bulletin by Head, … Continue reading

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Poor turnout as Jonathan takes campaign to Kaduna

A half-filled stadium marked the presidential campaign rally of President Goodluck Jonathan  at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna, as the President rounded off his re-election campaign in the North-West zone of the country on Saturday. The 25,000 capacity stadium was … Continue reading

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Serena beats Sharapova, wins 6th Australian Open title

Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova with a 6-3, 7-6 (5) win on Saturday. After celebrating prematurely on her third match point, letting her … Continue reading

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No petition on ex-militants war threat -Police

The police have said they are still studying the threat by some ex-militants to declare war against the nation, if President Goodluck Jonathan does not win the forthcoming presidential election. The Force stated that it would take appropriate action at … Continue reading

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Teeming supporters occupy Bauchi streets awaiting Buhari

Security operatives are having a tough time controlling thousands of lovers and supporters of All Progressive Congress’ Presidential flagbearer, General Muhammadu Buhari, as they patiently await his arrival at the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Square in Bauchi. Buhari is billed to … Continue reading

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UN backs regional troops against Boko Haram

The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has expressed support for the establishment of a Multi-National Joint Task Force to fight Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria’s North-East region. Ban made the expression while addressing newsmen on Saturday, on the sidelines of ongoing … Continue reading

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Power: FG deploys electronic monitors to check vandalism

The Minister of State, Power, Mr. Mohammed Wakil, on Saturday said the Federal Government had started installing electronic monitors to check vandalism of gas pipelines as part of measures aimed at ensuring regular power supply. Sounding confident that the recent … Continue reading

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