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Jimi Agbaje, Musiliu Obanikoro pick PDP governorship form

Only three aspirants have so far shown seriousness in the race for the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State. Speaking to sources on Sunday, state chairman of the party, Tunji Shelle, said the three aspirants are Adegbola Dominic, a medical practitioner, Jimi Agbaje, a renowned pharmacist, and former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro. ... Read More »

Again!: Boko Haram Kidnaps 30 Boys and Girls in New Attack

No fewer than 30 boys and girls were at the weekend abducted in a Borno State village as BokoHaram continued to violate the “ceasefire” it allegedly reached with the government. Some government officials had a discussion with some Boko Haram representatives in Saudi Arabia two weeks ago after which a ceasefire was pronounced by Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief ... Read More »

Presidency Warns Gov. Amaechi Over Negative Comnent

The Presidency has described the scathing criticism by Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi as baseless lies aimed at inciting the prople against the federal government. It further warned that there are dire consequences for some of the Governor’s comments once he loses his immunity. In a strongly worded statement, Presidential Spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati stated “Governor Rotimi Amaechi took his ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal Ends Season After Shock Loss to Teenager, Coric in Basel

Current World Number 3, Rafael Nadal has called it quits for this season and will be heading for surgery on November 3, 2014 after he was beaten by 17 year-old  Croatian, Borna Coric. Coric achieved the biggest win of his career, taking advantage of a rare, off day in their Swiss Indoors Basel quarter-final on Friday. The World No. 3, ... Read More »

APC Bigwigs Shun Ambode’s Declaration

Many have started calling him the next Governor of Lagos but with the evidence of what unfolded at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos yesterday, it is obvious that Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode still has many rivers to cross as his formal declaration was shunned by many APC bigwigs. Though the atmosphere was carnival like and the stadium near-full, it was the absence ... Read More »

Delta 2015: Tony Obuh’s Campaign Train Hits Roadblock as Uduaghan, Ibori Settle Rift

It is not yet a done deal for Tony Chuks Obuh, the immediate past Permanent Secretary, Government House and Protocol in Delta as regards becoming the successor to Governor Emmanual Uduaghan of Delta State Come 2015. The soft-talking Mr. Obuh who is seen as the anointed candidate is back-tracking following reports that former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori was ... Read More »

Terrorist Attack Foiled

The Akwa Ibom State Command of the Nigeria Police Force on Thursday stated that it had foiled an attempted terrorist attack on Itu Head Bridge. Itu Bridge provides the only link between Akwa Ibom and Cross River States in the South-South Nigeria. Briefing newsmen at the Police Headquarters, the State Commissioner of Police, Gaibrel Achong, said the Command was able ... Read More »

Finally, Jonathan Declares Interest In Re-Election

Crisis Update: Jonathan meets NPDP governors Aliyu and Lamido

After months of speculations, President Goodluck Jonathan  Thursday signified his intention to seek for re-election in 2015. The president made his intention known when he met the leadership of his party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Presidential Villa. The president was said to have intimated the PDP leadership that he would beat the deadline for the procurement of the ... Read More »

I Will Beat Messi To Champions League Record

Cristiano Ronaldo remains confident he will pip Lionel Messi to the Champions League goalscoring record after edging closer to Raul’s mark in Real Madrid’s 3-0 win at Liverpool on Wednesday. Ronaldo moved within one of the former Madrid striker by grabbing his 70th strike in the competition at Anfield, one more than Barca star Messi. The Portuguese had numerous chances ... Read More »

‘I am a living testimony of thanksgiving’- Uduaghan Gushes As He Marks 60th Birthday

Gov. Emmanuel Uduaghan

Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, on Wednesday said his persistent gratitude to God through a series of thanksgiving services was prompted by the fact that God had lifted him from grass to grace. At a special thanksgiving service at the Baptist Church Warri to mark his 60th birthday celebration, Uduaghan said although it was practically impossible for him to ... Read More »