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Governor Uduaghan Submits Form For Delta Senatorial Seat

4 years ago /
Politics 

Uduaghan, who obtained the form on October 17 courtesy of some of his political associates at the national secretariat of the PDP in Abuja, expressed appreciation to all PDP faithful and Deltans for their love and support. He said, “History is in the making and I have to heed the calls...

Defection: PDP Chieftain Commends Mimiko

4 years ago /
Politics 

Mr Michael Adeyeye, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, on Thursday hailed Gov. Olusegun Mimiko for retracing his steps back to the party. Mimiko who won a second term of office on the platform of Labour Party, recently defected to the PDP with the members of...

Pay More Attention To Groundnut – Farmers Urge FG

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Groundnut farmers in the country have appealed to the Federal Government to pay more attention to the groundnut value chain programme to boost the nation’s economy and create employment opportunities. The farmers, who spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that if groundnut was properly harnessed,...

 

Experts Call For Speedy Passage Of The Criminal Justice Reforms Bill

4 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Muhammed Adoke says his office is waiting eagerly for the passage of the administration of criminal justice bill to commence full implementation of reforms in the nation’s criminal justice sector. The submission was made while endorsing the Justice Belgore model of criminal justice reforms...

Osun Election Tribunal: PDP Aspirant Gets More Valid Votes : Retraction And Apology

4 years ago /
Nation 

The management of DAAR Communications wishes to retract and apologise for a news story posted earlier today on our website at www.aitonline.tv titled 'Osun Election Tribunal: PDP Aspirant Gets More Valid Votes'. Members of the tribunal set up to examine the veracity of the result obtained during the last governorship election...

NPA: Ships Arrive Lagos Ports With Petroleum Products

4 years ago /
Nation 

Ten ships containing petroleum products have arrived at the Lagos ports and are waiting to berth, according to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). This is contained in the daily publication -Shipping Position- made available by the NPA to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos. The NPA said five...

 

David Cameron Attacked In The Street By Member Of The Public

4 years ago /
International News 

David Cameron was attacked by a member of the public this morning in a shocking lapse of security. The Prime Minister was in Leeds to promote the Government's proposed high speed three railway line cutting travelling times between northern cities. As he came out of the city's Civic Hall a protester ran...

Lamido's Ex-Chief Of Staff Pick Guber Form Today

4 years ago /
Politics 

Alhaji Aminu Ringim, former Chief of Staff to Governor Sule Lamido who resigned his appointment last week has concluded plans to pick nomination form today to contest the forthcoming PDP gubernatorial primaries in the state. This was disclosed to Daily Trust by immediate past State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Alhaji...

Israel To Construct 1,000 Settler Housing Units In East Jerusalem

4 years ago /
International News 

The Israeli government is to advance construction plans for 1,000 housing units to be built in parts of Jerusalem that Palestinians demand for their future state. The move, briefed to journalists by prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s office, is the first in what is expected to be a series of announcements this...

 

Arsène Wenger Looks To Reinforcements After Arsenal Punish Sunderland

4 years ago /
International News  Sports  

Arsène Wenger has devoted much of his career to the tricky art of turning theory into practice. Few peers have been quite as successful at transforming appealing football philosophy into thrilling reality but even Wenger is painfully aware that visions can be horribly fragile things to implement. It explains why he...

Honey Can Be WORSE For You Than Sugar

4 years ago /
Health 

Honey; it's a sweetener that's been around since the time of cavemen, but recently it's barely been out of the news. First there was the announcement that, after six decades of being called Sugar Puffs, the breakfast cereal will now be called Honey Monster Puffs - seemingly to get away from...

President Jonathan To Formally Declare For Re-election November 11

4 years ago /
Politics 

President Goodluck Jonathan is set to formally declare his intention to seek re-election in 2015 on November 11. Chairman of the Presidential Declaration Committee, Dr. Haliru Bello, disclosed this on Friday when he spoke to State House correspondents at the end of the committee's inaugural meeting held at the Banquet Hall...

First Confirmed Ebola Patient In Mali Dies

4 years ago /
Health 

The first confirmed Ebola patient in Mali has died, according to state TV reports, citing government health officials. The victim, a 2-year-old girl, had traveled to the country with her grandmother from Guinea -- one of the three countries hardest hit during the recent Ebola outbreak. Earlier on Friday, the World Health...

Biography Of High Chief Raymond Dokpesi; Chairman Daar Communications

4 years ago /
Oddities 

HIGH CHIEF RAYMOND ALEOGHO DOKPESI, PhD, OFR a Marine Transport Engineer was born in Ibadan, Oyo State on 25th of October 1951. He hails from Agenebode in Etsako East Local Government Area in Edo State of Nigeria. He attended Ebenezer African Church School, Ibadan, Loyola College, Ibadan and Immaculate Conception...

Chris Giwa Takes Over NFF

4 years ago /
Sports  

The Chris Giwa-led board of Nigeria Football Federation has taken charge as ruled by the judiciary, a member of the board, Yahaya Adama, said on Friday in Abuja. Adama told newsmen at the Glass House secretariat of the NFF the board has returned to power as demanded by the court and was...

Teachers In Plateau State Protest Non-payment Of Salaries For 7 Months

4 years ago /
Education 

Teachers in Plateau on Friday in Jos staged a protest rally over alleged non-payment of their seven months salaries by the state government. The state government says the delay is due to the on-going bio-metric data capturing of the teachers. An official of the government, Mr Nanle Dashe, told the News Agency...

SAN Tasks Female Judges To Restore Faith In Judiciary

4 years ago /
Nation 

Mrs Folake Solanke, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) on Friday in Abuja charged female judges on the need to restore public faith in the administration of justice in Nigeria. Solanke gave the charge in a lecture titled: “Women as Catalysts to Development ‘’at the 2014 Annual National Conference and National...

Adamu Aliero To Vie For Senate

4 years ago /
Politics 

The former Kebbi Governor, Alhaji Adamu Aleiro, on Friday declared interest to contest the Kebbi Central Senatorial District in 2015 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Aliero, represented by Alhaji Kabiru Giant, obtained the senatorial nomination form in Birnin Kebbi. He enjoined the members of PDP to unite towards...

 

12 HIV-Free Babies Have Been Born To Positive Mothers In Awka

4 years ago /
Health 

No fewer than 12 HIV negative babies have been born to 12 HIV positive women attending antenatal health care at Saint Faith Hospital and Maternity, Awka, Anambra. Mrs Chisom Ezulike, Matron of the hospital, disclosed this to Journalists Alliance for Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV in Nigeria (JAPiN),...

 

17 Ships Containing Rice, Palm Oil Expected At Lagos Ports

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Seventeen ships carrying food items like rice, crude palm oil, bulk wheat, bulk sugar, frozen fish, bulk soya bean and bulk salt are expected at the Lagos ports. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said this in its daily publication – the Shipping Position – made available to the News Agency of...