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Let’s Gird Our Loins

Let’s Gird Our Loins

Joseph Wayas beat Justice Atake with one vote to emerge as Senate president in 1979. Surprisingly, some Unity Party of Nigeria, UPN’s senators were rumoured to have voted for Wayas against their party’s directive. Gayus Bulama of former Gongola State, did not hide his option for Wayas. Atake was UPN. As it stood in the

Report Corrupt Police, IG Tells Nigerians

Solomon Arase, Inspector-general of Police, has urged Nigerians to assist the police to become better by reporting corruption, bribery and bad conduct in the force. Arase disclosed this in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Monday during a sensitisation workshop on Reporting Corruption in the Police. Members of the public are expected to report cases

20-year-old Nigerian Killed in the UK

Ola Raji, a 20-year-old young Nigerian was stabbed to death last week Tuesday while cycling through an estate in Peckham, near a community centre founded in memory of murdered schoolboy, Damilola Taylor. Reports have it that the young man was shot three times and stabbed by two men who ambushed him around 10.30pm. The men

Nigerian Entertainers Applaud Health Insurance Scheme

The Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Scheme, NEIHIS on Tuesday March 3, was officially launched and unveiled to members of the entertainment and media industry at the Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos. Flagging off the business of the day, Seun Apara, coordinator of the scheme, took the attendees through some of the processes and challenges the

African Journalists In the Diaspora To Monitor Nigerian Elections

A delegation of journalists from the US-based National Association of African Journalists (NAAJ), who are concerned about a successful democratic transition and the entrenchment of democratic principles, is set to visit Nigeria for the national elections scheduled for February 14 and 28. Members of the organization, which has already contacted INEC for accreditation status, will

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2Face, Madinga to Host AFRIMA 2014

Madinga Sona Maria, female broadcaster and music presenter from the Democratic Republic of Congo and 2Face Idibia, Nigerian contemporary music star, have been announced as hosts of the 2014 edition of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA. The duo was announced as host through a statement issued by the International Committee of the All Africa

2015: Jega Advises RECs To Remain Non-Partisan

As the nation gears up for the 2015 general election, Professor Attahiru Jega, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has advised Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs, to remain focused and neutral in all their activities in order to give the nation a credible, free and fair election. Jega gave the warning at the quarterly

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