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Police Issues Controversial Report on Assassination Attempt on Ekweremadu

Police Issues Controversial Report on Assassination Attempt on Ekweremadu

  The Nigeria Police has declared that the incident that occurred in the early hours of Tuesday at the residence of the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, was a case of burglary and not an assassination attempt as reported. But the South East Governors’ Forum on Wednesday rejected the claim, dismissing it as

Many Injured as Bus summersaults on Third Mainland Bridge

  Several persons yesterday sustained various degrees of injuries when a commercial bus somersaulted on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. According to eyewitness account, the accident occurred because the driver was said to be speeding beyond the limit. Meanwhile, no casualty was immediately recorded, but concerned authorities made effort to bring the situation under

Ekweremadu, Wife and Son Escape Assassination Attempt

By Abimbola Adedolapo. Unidentified armed men in the early hours of Tuesday invaded the Abuja residence of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. The attack was described as an assassination attempt by his Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu. In a statement issued on Tuesday morning, he said: “the Deputy Senate President and his family,

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Hope for The Girl-Child

The United States Consul General in Nigeria, F. John Bray has called for increased investment in the education of the girl-child and greater political participation by women in Nigeria. He made this statement while addressing the women on the second day of the 17th Annual Conference of Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ),

Minimum Wage: Strike Suspended As Govt Endorses N30,000

The federal government, following a protracted negotiation, has agreed to pay the N30,000 earlier agreed at the tripartite committee meeting chaired by Amma Pepple.  The agreement reached late Monday has softened the hard stance by government which got an injunction restraining labour from embarking on the strike planned strike. Therefore the initial stand of the

Minimum Wage Strike Will Be Total – NLC

The Nigerian Labour Congress has restated its determination to go on strike come Tuesday, November 6th. This was revealed in a communiqué presented after a consolidated meeting of central working committee of all registered trade unions in Nigeria held on Friday, at the Airport Hotel, Lagos. The committee consists of presidents, general secretaries, and treasurers

The Shiites Time Bomb

No retreat; no surrender. That is the resolve of the Shiites Muslim Sect under the name: Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, as their protests for the continued detention of their leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, continue in Abuja and its environs. Their spokesman, Shauibu Musa, affirmed on a radio programme in Abuja that they would not stop

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