Sunday December 21st, 2014
Sunday December 21st, 2014
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LUTH says not responsible for patient’s death

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The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, has described as unfounded, the accusation that one of its patients, Mrs Folake Oduyoye died because of the hospital’s negligence.

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‘Jonathan an unrivalled achiever’

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President Goodluck Jonathan

Ahead of the 2015 general elections, a group, ‘Goodluck Jonathan Group of Northern Nigeria,’ has solicited support for President Jonathan as he is a “ sellable commodity.’

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Okorocha grants Imo workers 2 weeks holiday

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Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has declared Dec. 19, 2014 to Jan. 5, 2015 as public holidays for civil servants in the state.

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Naira rain at Jonathan’s re-election fund raiser

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PDP FUND From left Senate President Senator David Mark, Vice President Arc. Namadi Sambo President Goodluck Jonathan, National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party PDP Alh. Adamu Muazu, Chairman  PDP Board of Trustee Chief Tony Anineh , Deputy Speaker Chief Emeka Ihedioaha and the Party Deputy National Chairman Prince  Uche Secondus  at  for the Party Fund Raising Dinner at the State House Abuja Saturday 20th 12 2014 STATE HOUSE PHOTOS

It was a night of Naira rain, Saturday, as President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election fund raiser recorded over N21billion.

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Gen Buhari cannot operate in a free society – Muazu

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Buhari

AHEAD of 2015 presidential election, National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Adamu Muazu has warned that Nigeria will return to what he termed, combative presidency if Nigerians vote for the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari,rtd

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Stomach Infrastructure: Fayose distributes 80,000 Christmas birds, 100,000 bags of rice, cash

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Peter Ayodele Fayose distributing chicken, rice and money to the widow and aged in Ado Ekiti yesterday for the Christmas under the stomach infrastructure programme of his administration

Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, yesterday, commenced the implementation of his stomach infrastructure programme, as he distributed no fewer than 80,000 birds, 100,000 bags of rice and cash gift to the less privileged, widows and the aged in the state.

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Urhobo cautioned over 2015 polls

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A GROUP, Urhobo Strategic Movement, has called on the Urhobo people to thread cautiously while taking decisions so as not to plunge into political crisis in the 2015 elections.

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2015: Onuesoke urges Urhobo to support Jonathan, Okowa

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Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has called on the Urhobo to put the past behind them and rally support for President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term bid, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa governorship bid and other PDP candidates success in the 2015 general elections.

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Glo brings Oscars to CAF Awards

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*Keshi receiving his award

The Academy Awards, also called the Oscars, is one of the world’s most glamorous events.

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Why I will continue to respect Ogbemudia —Oshiomhole

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Oshiomhole

GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says he will continue to accord respect to former governor of old Bendel State, Dr Samuel Ogbemudia, saying he is a leader who is sincerely worried about the future of the state.

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You can’t arrest us, Omirin tells Fayose

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Wale Omirin: Emabattled Ekiti Speaker

THE Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr Adewale Omirin, has reacted to the directive by Governor Ayodele Fayose urging the Ministry of Justice to write a memo authorising the Commissioner of Police to arrest the 19 APC lawmakers that sat in a plenary last Thursday in the state capital.

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Mimiko’s defection: Ondo PDP sets up truce panel

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MEETING: Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko (right), addressing leaders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during a meeting  in Akure.

THE embattled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has set up a peace and reconciliation committee to meet with aggrieved members following the furore the defection of Governor Olusegun Mimiko to the party generated.

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APGA unveils Anambra candidates for 2015

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Victor Umeh

THE All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday in Awka unveiled its candidates for the 2015 senatorial, House of Representatives and House of Assembly elections at an impressive ceremony at the Alex Ekwueme Square in Awka.

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APC nullifies Ondo primary

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Newly Elected National  Chairman of APC  Odigie-Oyegun at APC National Convention in Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.

THE National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has nullified the primary election that produced Mr Festus Adefiranye as the candidate for Odigbo/Ileoluji/Okeigbo Federal Constituency in Ondo State.

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2015 Poll: Agbaje, cleric want INEC to repeat PVC/registration exercise in Lagos

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Jimi Agbaje

Lagos State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Jimi Agbaje, yesterday, appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to review the Permanent Voter Card (PVC)/distribution registration in the state.

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Failed attack: 110 Boko Haram insurgents killed in Borno

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No fewer than110 Boko Haram insurgents were, at the weekend, killed in a gun battle in Damboa, the headquarters of Damboa local government area of Borno State in an attack repelled by men of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army.

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N15BN Compensation: Fresh trouble in Odi over 1999 military attack

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Gallant Nigerian soldiers

Angry youths from Odi community in Kolokuma-Opokuma council area of Bayelsa State, yesterday, reportedly, attacked a prominent chief and other indigenes of the community over their alleged involvement in alleged discrepancies in the sharing of the N15 bn compensation paid by the Federal Government for the 1999 military invasion of the community.

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Vote against LGA autonomy bad omen for nation’s democracy — Owie

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Sen. Owie

A former Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Rowland Owie, yesterday, described the vote against local government autonomy by 23 state assemblies as a bad omen for the nation’s democracy.

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Edo monarch hails Oshiomhole, salutes Tinubu

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Following the commissioning of the ultra modern Clara Oshiomhole General Hospital, Ewohimi, in Esan South East local government area of Edo State, indigenes of the town, led by its paramount ruler, Lord Peter Ojeifo, rose up in appreciation as they hailed the governor for what they termed his unparallelled commitment to the development of the town.

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2015: APC candidate raises alarm over plan to substitute him

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ABAKALIKI — THE winner of the last House of Assembly primary election for Ezza North West state constituency conducted by the All Progressives Congress, APC in the state,Unigwe Arinze, weekend, raised alarm over plot by some executive of the party to substitute his name with that of a serving House of Assembly.

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No one can ‘intimidate or isolate’ Russia – Putin

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President Vladimir Putin said Saturday no country can “intimidate” or “isolate” Russia, after the West imposed new sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis.

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Over 110 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Damboa

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BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI No fewer than110 Boko Haram insurgents were yesterday killed in gun battle in Damboa, the headquarters of Damboa local government area of Borno State  in a failed attack which was repelled by men of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army. Damboa,is about 95km from Maiduguri, the state capital and was the first

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Ebola: Liberia holds long-delayed Senate vote

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Liberians voted Saturday in long-delayed Senate elections in the Ebola-ravaged west African nation as UN chief Ban Ki-moon wound up a regional tour to assess the fight against the epidemic.

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Fayose distributes rice, fowls, money to Ado-Ekiti residents

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Peter Ayodele Fayose distributing chicken, rice and money to the widow and aged in Ado Ekiti yesterday for the Christmas under the stomach infrastructure programme of his administration

Ado Ekiti – Ekiti State Governor,Mr Ayo Fayose Saturday, commenced the implementation of his stomach infrastructure programme ,as he distributed no fewer than 80,000 birds, 100,000 bags of rice and cash gift to the less privileged, widows and aged ones in the state.

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Troops, Islamists clash near site of latest kidnap

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Nigerian troops have repelled a Boko Haram attack near the village where 185 people were kidnapped last week, killing several insurgents, soldiers and witnesses said Saturday.

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APC decries intolerance by Gombe Governor, calls for caution

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly condemned the acts of intolerance by Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, who has been working hard to obliterate the APC presence and also victimize the party’s members in the state. In a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the

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Insurgency: UN scribe expresses solidarity with Nigeria

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has expressed solidarity with the governments and people of Nigeria, Pakistan and Yemen in their fight against terrorism.

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U.S. restates collaboration with FG to defeat Boko Haram, rescue Chibok girls

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United States said on Friday in Abuja that it remained committed to helping the Federal Government in tackling the threat of Boko Haram and other extremist organisations to the country.

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Sombre mood in Chibok for first Christmas since abductions

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The northeast Nigeria town of Chibok used to fill up before Christmas as people returned home to visit their families, but with the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram still missing, few feel like celebrating this year.

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Lagos gives 15% salary bonus to workers

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The Lagos State Government will pay its workers 15 per cent bonus in the December salary as an end of the year gift, the State Head of Service, Mrs Oluseyi Williams, said on Friday.

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Man charged with stabbing co-tenant over bathroom usage

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A 48-year-old businessman, Kassim Raheem, who allegedly stabbed a co-tenant for trying to outsmart him by dashing into their residence’s only bathroom, on Friday. He appeared in court in Lagos.

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Why salaries of some civil servants are delayed – FG

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Federal Government yesterday debunked reports making round that salaries of civil servants have not been paid.

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