Monthly Archives: August 2015

Akpabio discharged after hours of treatment

Senator Godswill Akpabio who was involved in an accident on Monday morning, has been discharged from the hospital in Abuja. Reports said the former Akwa Ibom state governor and now senate minority leader was given the all clear this evening ...

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Kidnap of Dornu Kogbara underscores breakdown of security – APC

By Nwaorgu Faustinus The All Progressives Congress, APC, Rivers State chapter says it is in great pains following the abduction of renowned essayist/columnist, Ms Dornu Kogbara last Sunday in Port Harcourt by unknown gun men. The APC who made its ...

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Akpabio injured in Abuja auto crash, as his convey disobeyed traffic light

Senator Godswill Akpabio, the immediate past governor of Akwa Ibom State was involved in a motor accident this morning, as he escaped death by a whisker. The siren-blaring convoy of the former governor was said to have crashed into other ...

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Nigerian dies in Saudi residential estate fire

Reports have confirmed that a Nigerian was among the 10 people that died in a fire that engulfed parts of a residential compound in the Saudi Arabia’s oil-rich east, a Saudi official said. The Nigerian has not been identified. The ...

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Orderlies attached to Governors trimmed from 150 to 62


The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has reduced the numbers of Policemen attached to Governors, from 150 to 62. Arase, who spoke in Lagos at the weekend, said the Police were worried that too many of their officers and men were ...

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President Buhari to swear in SGF, NSA, SA MEDIA and others

President Muhammadu Buhari will today, August 31, 2015, preside over the swearing-in-ceremony of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, National Security Adviser and Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. Engineer Babachir David Lawal is the new SFG, General ...

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Ambassador Adefuye: A Dedicated, Sterling Patriot

By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala I received the news of the passing of Ambassador Ade Adefuye with great sadness. He and my husband developed a warm friendship in Washington. He was a very dedicated and hardworking man who represented the country with ...

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flood engulf 7 villages in Adamawa

Seven communities were on Sunday flooded in Demsa and Numan local government areas of Adamawa, following heavy flow of water from Kiri dam in the state. Kiri dam is in Guyuk Local Government Area. The dam, from the Gongola River, ...

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12 Boko Haram suspects arrested in Lagos DSS

Thus far, twelve Boko Haram suspects have been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Securities  in Lagos since July when the first arrest was made. Here is a list of the arrests, as provided by the DSS: Bakura ...

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Al-Bashir ignores ICC again, heads to China

Defying the International Criminal Court arrest warrants once again, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will travel Monday to the Chinese capital Beijing on an official four-day visit to China, according to Sudanese Foreign Ministry spokesman. “The president will leave Monday for ...

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