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The Catholic Church Has Not Endorsed Anybody

The President of the Bishops Conference of Nigeria, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has said that contrary to insinuations, the church has not endorsed any presidential candidate or anybody seeking elective position at every level in the 2015 general elections. Kaigama, who is also the Catholic Archbishop of Jos, said that rather the church would continue to demand good governance and ... Read More »

PVC Distribution Hits 76 Percent

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the number of people that have collected their Permanent Voter Cards has risen to 52,419,495. The Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Mr. Kayode Idowu, who stated this in an interview with our correspondent in Abuja on Sunday, said the figure represented 76.15 per cent of 68,833,476 registered voters. INEC had ... Read More »

Jonathan Not Signing Anything With Yoruba Leaders-FG

There were indications on Sunday that President Goodluck Jonathan might not sign an agreement with Yoruba leaders on   the forthcoming elections. It was gathered in Abuja that while the President was ready to specify positions he would give the South-West if he emerges victorious on March 28, he would not go to the extent of signing a pact with the ... Read More »

Nigeria’s Power Generating Capacity Now 5,500mw

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday inaugurated the rehabilitated Unit 6 and the overhauled Unit 4 of the Egbin Power Station in Lagos, which effectively added 240 megawatts to the national grid and also restored the power plant to its full capacity of 1,320 megawatts. With the completion of the projects, the country’s power generation capacity now stands at 5,500 megawatts for ... Read More »

Bravo Weekly Publisher, Dada Eriye for Burial in Lagos

The remains of the late Publisher of Bravo Weekly, Victor Dada Eriye, who died of an unfortunate cardiac arrest, will be committed to mother earth on Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at the Atan Cemetery, Lagos. The late journalist who died on the 18th of February 2015 will start his journey home with a service of songs which will hold on ... Read More »

Helicopters Drop Boko Haram Flyers In Adamawa

Locals in the central parts of Adamawa state have disclosed seeing helicopters dropping pamphlets and flyers whose content indicated regrets by atoned members of the Boko Haram sect, confessing that they were brainwashed by some leaders of the sect to loot, destroy properties and kill innocent Nigerians. The pamphlets were written in English, Hausa and Arabic languages but the contradiction ... Read More »

France, Cameroun Tussle Over Captured Boko Haram Fighters

Following the capture of eight French nationals who are members of the terror group Boko Haram, a diplomatic spat has ensued between France and Cameroun, which has insisted on trying the terror suspects. A top Nigerian intelligence source opened up on the brewing diplomatic tensions between France and one of her Francophone allies in the sub-region following the shocking discovery ... Read More »

I Have Fulfilled My Promise On Power-Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan said on Friday in Lagos that victory for the Peoples Democratic Party in the upcoming general elections would free Lagos residents from oppression. He stated this when the leaders of market women groups, known as Iyalojas, in Lagos and environs, paid him a solidarity visit at the State House, Marina, Lagos. Jonathan, who was reacting to the ... Read More »

Senator Ojodu raises alarm on Tenure Extension

Journalist and serving Senator from Ekiti State, Babafemi Ojudu has raised alarm over plans by the Government to shift the elections and foist tenure extension on Nigerians. Ojudu revealed that the plot which has been in the works is now gathering steam and it being championed by persons in the e executive and legislative arms of government. According to hin ... Read More »

We Will Still Campaign In Okrika-APC

APC

Despite the attack unleashed on the members of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  and their supporters on Tuesday at Okrika, the APC has said it would still campaign in the town. State chairman Dr Davies Ikanya yesterday insisted that Okrika  is part of Rivers State and the party cannot be barred from going there to campaign. Ikanya urged the Independent ... Read More »