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Prof Niyi Osundare

Jonathan honors Osundare with NNOM Award

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday, in Abuja, decorated Professor Niyi Osundare, poet, essayist, dramatist, academic and public affairs commentator with the Nigerian National Order of Merit, NNOM, award. He was presented with a medal and certificate while the award also has N10 million cash reward, which the President said would be made available to the

Nigeria Terminates US Military Training

The Federal government of Nigeria has cancelled the military training arrangement it had with the United States. The cancelled training was to be the third in a series of training programs the US military was handling with its Nigerian counterpart. In a statement released on Monday through its Information Office in Abuja, the US Embassy

Alison Madueke

‘FG Ready For Ogoniland Clean-up’- Alison Madueke

The Federal government has said that the restoration of Ogoniland will begin in the first quarter of 2015 in line with recommendations of the United Nations Environmental Programme, UNEP report. This was contained in a statement signed by Ohi Alegbe, Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC on Tuesday.

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Carnival At Ogbe Stadium As Oshiomhole Marks 6th Anniversary

Although Governor Adams Oshiomhole is still being awaited, it is a carnival of sorts at the Ogbe Stadium, Benin, Edo State, venue of the 6th anniversary celebration of the Oshiomhole administration in Edo State. Aside from the fact that the entrance of the stadium famous for being the match venues of great football teams such


Jonathan Finally Declares for Presidency

President Goodluck Jonathan has formally declared his intention to run for a second term of office at the 2015 General elections. “After seeking the face of God and quiet reflection with my Family…I Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, has accepted to present myself for the contest for the 2015 general elections,” Jonathan announced to a cheering

Nigerian Film Makes History In US

The Nigerian film industry, popularly known as Nollywood, recently made huge strides on the international scene, when one of it’s epic movie, “Invasion 1897 (Nogbaisi Ovonramwen),” was adopted by the American government through its agency, Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, the producer of the film, said the institute decided to adopt the

Police Arraign Three For Sexual Assault In Abuja

The Nigerian Police on Friday arraigned three men in Abuja, before a Zuba Upper Area Court for allegedly touching a lady’s private part without her consent. Kelechi Echendu, the prosecutor, who told the court that the accused persons, Enoch Adeojo, Hilary Elechi and Ebuka Precious committed the crime on October 27 said, the three, who were bar men

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