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Defeating insurgency, long road ahead –Jonathan

Defeating insurgency,  long road ahead –Jonathan

•Calls for more actions against terrorism •APC accuses Presidency of sustaining Boko Haram for 2015 •50 killed in fresh Taraba violence By Joe Nwankwo Asst Editor, Abuja   President Goodluck…

Nigerians want new ATM charges reversed

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos   Nigerians have called on Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, to urgently reverse the new policy on ATM withdrawal charges.…

WHO raises hope on control of Ebola

•Virus may shoot up food prices, FAO warns •Obasanjo, Machel, Akon, others call for more actions By Yinka Shokunbi, Onche Odeh, Ejikeme Omenazu (Lagos), Daniel Abia (Port Harcourt), Yemi Akintomide…

Anambra passes N13.8b supplementary budget

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue REPORTER, Onitsha   Anambra State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a supplementary budget of N13,769,000,000 to enable Governor Willie Obiano meet obligations of government for the…

Oyo PDP guber aspirants to pay N16m nomination fee

By Oladele Ogunsola Correspondent, Ibadan It emerged on Tuesday that each of the gubernatorial aspirants on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform in Oyo State for the 2015 general election…

Residency training of doctors failed to achieve target – FG

By Hassan Zaggi Correspondent, Abuja As the Federal Government is putting fishing touches on its proposed reappraisal of the residency training for doctors in tertiary hospitals, it has regretted that…

Atiku to declare presidential ambition September 24

Barring any last minute change of mind, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar will, on September 24, formally declare his intention to contest the 2015 presidential election on the platform of…

Praises as IBEDC reconnects 10 communities in Ibadan

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos Residents of 10 communities in Ona-Ara, Ibadan, were full of praises to the management of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) for rehabilitating the vandalised…

Stop playing big brother to African countries, Nigeria told

By Dele Moses Reporter, Ilorin A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dele Belgore, has advised that Nigeria should stop being brothers’ keeper to some of its African neighbours…

Alao-Akala to declare guber ambition on Thursday

By Oladele Ogunsola Correspondent, Ibadan In what looks like mother of all governorship declarations, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant in Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, will, on Thursday, lead his…

‘FG committed to stimulating economy through law reforms’

By Joe Nwankwo  Assistant Editor, Abuja As part of efforts aimed at boosting trade and investment, the Federal Government has commenced the reform of the 120 years old Sale of…

Blame APC if Niger-east supplementary turns violent-Niger govt

By Chinwendu Nnadozie  Snr Correspondent, Minna Against threats to go violent should the outcome of the Niger-east senatorial by-election turns out not in their favour, Niger state government says it…

Jonathan gets 61% performance rating for August

By Obas Esiedesa Senior Reporter, Abuja Sixty one percent of adult Nigerians last month backed President Goodluck Jonathan’s handling of the country’s affairs, a survey by NOI Polls has revealed.…

Jega, INEC sabotaging 2015 polls, says S’East group

By Joe Nwankwo Assistant Editor, Abuja The South East Revival Group (SERG) has accused the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, of setting up the 2015…

Nurses protest discrimination, vow to down tool if…

By Hassan Zaggi Correspondent, Abuja The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has staged a protest and criticised the Nursing Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) for displaying high-level…

Benue Assembly suspends council boss over fraud

By Tor Vande-Acka  Correspondent, Makurdi The legislative council of Okpokwu Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State has urged anti-graft agencies to investigate the twenty-month tenure of the chairman of…

Fayose to replicate Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda in Ekiti

By Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado Ekiti   The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has pledged to implement the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan-led government to facilitate radical development…

Ekiti Town overcomes crisis, appoints Regent

By Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado Ekiti   After few days of brick-batting on who should ascend the throne as Regent of Ogoga of Ikere Ekiti, Princess Ayooye Adegboye Oyinlola on…

Mimiko orders recruitment of 2,000 teachers in Ondo

By Yemi Akintomide Correspondent, Akure   Ondo State Government has directed the immediate recruitment of 2,000 teachers into its teaching service. Briefing newsmen on the development on Tuesday, the state…

Osemawe becomes Chairman, Ondo Council of Obas

By Yemi Akintomide  Correspondent, Akure   The Ondo State Government has named the Osemawe of Ondo, Oba Victor Kiladejo, as the new chairman of the state’s Council of Obas. He…

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