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Breaking News: Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko Decamps To PDP In Aso Rock Presidential Villa

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko Decamps To PDP In  Aso Rock Presidential Villa  More Details Soon........

Breaking News:Boko Haram Leader Dismisses Claims Of His Death In New Video

4 years ago /
Security 

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau dismissed Nigerian military claims of his death in a new video obtained by AFP on Thursday and said the militants had implemented strict Islamic law in captured towns. "Here I am, alive. I will only die the day Allah takes my breath," Shekau said, adding that...

Breaking: Five Killed In Dei Dei, Abuja Riot

4 years ago /
Nation 

No fewer than five persons have been killed and over 35 vehicles destroyed in an ongoing riot caused by a minor motorcycle accident in Dei Dei, Abuja. An eyewitness narrating the cause of the riot to our correspondent said the riot started after a motorcyclist knocked down a woman by the...

PDP NEC May Suspend Tambuwal For Anti-party Activities

4 years ago /
Politics 

The leadership of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may at its 63rd National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting scheduled to hold tomorrow at its National Headquarters, Abuja suspend the speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Tambuwal.Hon Tambuwal who represents Tambuwal federal constituency in the House of Representatives is...

Michael Schumacher Leaves Hospital

4 years ago /
Sports  

Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has left a Swiss hospital to continue his recovery at home. Schumacher's manager, Sabine Kehm, says the seven-time champion from Germany has made "progress" since a skiing accident in December put him in a coma. Kehm says progress has been made over recent weeks and months but Schumacher still has "a long and difficult road ahead." Schumacher has been hospitalized in Lausanne since June, after six months at a hospital in France. He lives in Gland, near Geneva.

Breaking: Enugu Assembly Clears New Deputy Governor

4 years ago /
Politics 

Enugu State House of Assembly this morning confirmed a new Deputy Governor for the state. He is Rev. Ralph Ifeanyichukwu Nwoye from Isiogbo Nara in Nkanu East local government area of the state. Until his nomination and clearance, Nwoye was the Bishop in charge of Christ Ascension Church, Ugwuaji, Enugu. Nwoye served as a Deputy chairman of Nkanu East council and also served as Commissioner for Environment under Governor Chimaraoke Nnamani. Rev Ralph Ifeanyichukwu Nwoye replaced the Impeached Deputy Governor Sunday Onyeabuchi  details soon.......

Breaking News: Police Arrest Boko Haram Suspect At NAMA Office In Lagos

4 years ago /
Security 

The NAMA office in Lagos was almost hit by an attempt by a suspected Boko Haram member. The supect who was arrested a few minutes ago had explosives with him that have been recovered and is currently in police custody. Details shortly...    

Breaking: NMA Rejects Doctors Sack Letter

4 years ago /
Health 

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has told all resident doctors to reject their termination letters. More to follow.........

Breaking News: Ogun State Government Orders Attack On Protesting Students

4 years ago /
Education 

Pandemonium broke out in the course of the protest being conducted by students across all the tertiary institutions in Ogun State due to what they described as the state government epidemic educational policies.

Ebola: 21 Quarantined In Enugu, As Nurse Who Had Contact With Liberian Victim Leaves Quarantine

4 years ago /
Health 

The Federal Government has confirmed further spread of Ebola virus in the country, saying 21 persons are being currently quarantined in Enugu State.

 

President Jonathan Appoints Danladi Kifasi As New Head Of Service

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Jonathan has appointed Mr Danladi Irmiya Kifasi new Head of Service of the Federation as Mallam Bukar Goni Aji retires. Danladi Kifasi, the new Head of Service of the Federation was, until this appointment, Perm Sec. Min. Of Petroleum Resources. The announcement of this appointment was made known by Presidential Spokesman, Reuben Abati

Ebola: Another Case Confirmed In Nigeria

4 years ago /
Health 

The Nigerian ministry of health has confirmed the discovery of one more Ebola victim, bringing the total number of cases of the virus recorded in the country to 10 according to The cable. Details soon....

Aregbesola Won Osun 2014 Governorship Election

4 years ago /
Politics 

In the result announced early this morning by the returning officer who is also the VC Obafemi Awolowo University OAU Ile-Ife, Professor Bamitale Omole, Aregbesola won majority of the poll with 394,684 votes against Senator Iyiola Omisore of PDP who polled 292,747 votes.

Russia Extends Edward Snowden Asylum By 3 Years

4 years ago /
International News  Security 

Fugitive US intelligence operative Edward Snowden has been granted a three-year residence permit in Russia, his Russian lawyer said at a press conference Thursday (Aug 7).    

Breaking: Nyako’s Deputy Goes To Court, Asks To Be Sworn In As Adamawa Governor

4 years ago /
Politics 

A constitutional crisis is brewing in Adamawa State as Mr. James Ngilari, the deputy to the impeached governor, has asked a court to direct that he be sworn in. Ngilari is claiming that he did not resign before Murtala Nyako’s impeachment and he should, by law, be sworn in as governor after the removal of the governor.The Cable Details shortly…

Breaking News: Nigeria Requests For Ebola Drugs From U.S.

4 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria has requested for ZMapp, the trial drug for the Ebola virus, from the US to treat affected persons in the country. More details to follow....

Breaking News: Nurse Dies Of Ebola In Lagos

4 years ago /
Health 

Nigeria's health minister says a nurse died of Ebola and the country has five additional confirmed cases of the disease. Onyebuchi Chukwu said Wednesday that all the Ebola cases are being treated in isolation in Lagos, sub-Saharan Africa's largest city with 21 million people. He said the nurse had treated the man who traveled from Liberia and died of Ebola in Lagos last month. The five other confirmed cases are believed to be health workers who treated Liberian-American Patrick Sawyer who was sick when he flew into Lagos and died days later on July 25.  

Official: Lampard Joins Manchester City On Loan

4 years ago /
Sports  

Manchester City have confirmed that former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has joined the club on loan.   

Breaking News: Seven People Show Signs Of Ebola Symptoms - Jide Idris

4 years ago /
Health 

Health Commissioner of Lagos State, Jide Idris says 7 people have Ebola Symptoms and are in quarantine after primary contact with the man who flew to Lagos and died of the disease last month.

Enugu Chief Judge Inaugurates Panel To Probe Deputy Governor, Onyebuchi

4 years ago /
Nation 

According to Daily-post’s report, the Chief Judge of Enugu State, Hon. Innocent Umezulike, Tuesday morning, inaugurated a 7-man panel to probe the embattled Deputy Governor of the State, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi. Chairman of the panel, Oraekeyi Uche Franklin said their proceedings would be guided by the rules of the Enugu State House of Assembly. The panel resumes sitting tomorrow, August 6. More details later.........