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Ribadu De-camps

A former presidential candidate of Action Congress of Nigeria and ex-chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Nuhu Ribadu, has defected from All Progressives Congress to the Proples Democratic Party. It was gathered that Ribadu’s siblings registered for him at his Makama Ward in Yola South and sent the registration card to him in Abuja to enable him pick ... Read More »

FAMILY QUARREL OVER BURIAL PLANS FOR STELLA OBASANJO BROTHER, HENRY ABEBE -HOW HE REALLY DIED

Following the shocking death of Henry Abebe, Popular Socialite and brother of late former First Lady, Stella Obasanjo, his immediate family are at war over the nature and venue of the burial. An insider revealed that in the past few weeks there have been serious quarrel in-house. While his only surviving brother, Dr. John Abebe and their dad wants him ... Read More »

Doctors Reject Jonathan’s Sack

The Nigerian Medical Association has rejected the sack of resident doctors by the Federal Govt which happened on Wednesday August 13th. At a press briefing today in Abuja, the president of the NMA, Dr Kayode Obembe asked the federal government to withdraw its circular on the sack of the resident doctors and also reverse the directive “NMA demands immediate withdrawal of ... Read More »

Fashola commissions Tejuosho market

Lagos State, Governor Babatunde Fashola, has commissioned the first phase of the popular Tejuosho Market, gutted by fire seven years ago. The commissioning is coming six years after the reconstruction of the market started under a 25-year Build, Operate and Transfer, BOT lease agreement. The reconstructed Tejuosho Market which now has over 4,000 shop space with lock up and K-Clamp ... Read More »

Peter Obi Steps Down as APGA BoT Chairman

In a letter addressed to the National Secretary of the APGA at their Abuja annex yesterday, The former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has said that he would be resigning as leader and BoT chairman into which he was appointed in January. According to him, the appointment was yet to be ratified by a Convention of the party ... Read More »

Osun Elections: DSS Reveal Bribery Attempt

The Department of State Service (DSS) has alleged that it was offered N14 million by an unnamed political party to influence the Osun State gubernatorial election last Saturday. At a media briefing in Abuja yesterday, the Deputy Director Public Affair of DSS, Marilyn Ogar, said the organisation was offered the amount by a “certain political party”, adding that the bribe ... Read More »

Ebola: Another Victim Dies

The protocol officer, Mr. Jatto Asihu Abdulqudir, who picked up the index case, Patrick Sawyer, from the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos, has died from the deadly Ebola virus, bringing the total number of persons who have succumbed to the disease in Nigeria to three. Sawyer, the Liberian national who flew into Lagos with the virus, died on July 24, ... Read More »

WHO Approves Test Drug for Ebola

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has endorsed the use of untested drugs to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus. WHO said the use was ethical in light of the scale of the outbreak and high number of deaths from the dreaded Ebola virus disease (EVD). Over 1,000 people have died of the disease in West Africa since it broke ... Read More »

Chibok Girls: Northern Elders Spit Fire

President Goodluck Jonathan got yesterday an ultimatum  from the North – bring back the Chibok girls and stop Boko Haram or forget 2015. The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) issued a deadline – October- for the conditions to be met. For over three months, more than 200 girls abducted by the fundamentalist Boko Haram sect have been in captivity. Eleven of ... Read More »

Outstanding Failure As WAEC Release Results

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Monday released the May/June diet of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), recording 31.28 per cent pass. A total of 1,705,976 candidates registered for the examination out of which 1,692,435 candidates consisting of 929,075 male and 763,360 female candidates sat for the examination. Addressing newsmen at the head office of WAEC ... Read More »