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‘Religion Will Determine Political Loyalties in 2015’ – Chekwas Okorie

‘Religion Will Determine Political Loyalties in 2015’ – Chekwas Okorie

Chekwas Okorie, National Leader of the United People’s Party has said that religious affiliations will play significant roles in determining political loyalty and support in the 2015 general elections. Okorie who made the statement today in an exclusive interview with TELL said, “Religion will determine political loyalties in the 2015 election. In 2015, I can

Keshi Returns to Work As Eagles Coach

Stephen Keshi, Super Eagles Coach has agreed to resume work with the team preparatory to the forthcoming qualifying matches for the 2015 Africa Nations Cup against Congo and South Africa on September 6. The decision was based on the intervention of Tammy Danagogo, Sports Minister/Chairman, National Sports Commission, following the prolonged negotiation between the Nigeria

Fashola Challenges FG To Justify Revenue Allocation

By: Opeoluwa Adeniji Babatunde Fashola, Lagos State governor has challenged the Federal Government to defend how it spends the 52 percent revenue allocation it gets on a monthly basis from the federation account. The governor made the inquiry while speaking at the flag-off of the expanded Lagos State Economic and Empowerment Programme, EEP, held at the Adeyemi Bero Auditorium,

Ebola: Okonjo-Iweala Commends Nigerian Medical Professionals

By: Opeoluwa Adeniji Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the coordinating minister for the economy and minister of finance, has commended the courage of Nigerian medical professionals over their response to the feared Ebola virus disease in spite of the risk to their lives. She said the commitment of the health workers was an actual embodiment of the Nigerian

Indian State Bans Alcohol

By: Opeoluwa Adeniji A ban on alcohol has been announced in Kerala, a state in India as part of measures to tackle a growing abuse problem in the southern Indian state that is also a popular tourist destination. The state government warned that alcohol abuse was becoming a danger to society as it unveiled a

Flight MH17: Malaysia Observes A Minute Silence

By: Opeoluwa Adeniji   Malaysians on Friday, observed a moment of silence following the arrival in Kuala Lumpur of the bodies of 20 Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine in July. A specially chartered plane took off from Amsterdam and landed around 10:00 local time (02:00 GMT). National flags are flying at

Ebola: FG releases N200m to Lagos, Requests TKM Ebola drug

Onyebuchi Chukwu, Minister of Health, on Wednesday disclosed that President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the immediate release of N200m to the Lagos State Government as Federal Government’s direct support to the state in its efforts aimed at containing the spread of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease. He added that he had written to a Canadian

Verissimo Launches Atmosphere Poetry Workshop

Jumoke Verissimo, author of the celebrated poetry collection, ‘I am Memory’ has begun a poetry workshop in collaboration with WriteHouse Collective.The workshop is a monthly project supported by PEN Nigeria Centre. The maiden edition of the workshop was held Saturday, August 16 at the NuStreams Conference Centre, Ibadan, Oyo State. Verissimo is interested in improving

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