ACN accuses Amaechi of wasting Rivers Resources

The Rivers State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has accused Governor Chibuike Amaechi of wasting the resources of the state and has reminded the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration to focus on delivering its obligations and responsibilities to the citizens of the state instead of the state government engaging in cheap propaganda.… [Continue Reading]

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President Jonathan Approves New Boards For Aviation, Parastatals

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the composition and appointments of the chairmen and members of the governing boards of federal government institutions, parastatals and agencies. The federal government institutions, parastatals and agencies are the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), National Agency For The Prohibition Of Traffic In Persons and other Related Matters, Federal College… [Continue Reading]

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shipping chamber report claim Piracy In Nigeria Threatening UK Economy

The growing incidences of piracy off the coast of Nigeria threaten seafarers as well as the economy of the United Kingdom (UK), according to a UK Chamber of Shipping report. The report shows that maritime crime in the Gulf of Guinea, an area with Nigeria as the leading economy, exposes almost all of the UK’s… [Continue Reading]

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Kurfi Wants Jonathan’s Intervention over FIFA Ban

Alhaji Aminu Balele Kurfi, the former Personal Assistant to former chairman of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Abdulmumini Aminu and PDP chieftain has described Wednesday’s ban of Nigeria Football Federation by the world soccer governing body (FIFA) as unfortunate and the worst thing that could happen to the nation’s football sector. Speaking exclusively on Friday… [Continue Reading]

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Genevieve denies: I Never Called My Industry Bland, Mediocre

This is certainly not the best of times for Genevieve Nnaji. Recently, she was quoted to have said she doesn’t think she can “return to the blandness and mediocrity that characterised Nollywood in the past”. That ‘simple’ statement did go on to brew a storm in the entertainment industry, as her fans and colleagues descended… [Continue Reading]

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Senate confirms committee report, says $20 billion oil money not missing

The Nigerian Senate has approved a report by its finance committee dismissing claims by a former Central Bank governor that $20 billion (N3.2 trillion) oil revenues had been diverted from government coffers. The former CBN chief, Lamido Sanusi, had accused the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, of failing to transfer the amount to government treasury.… [Continue Reading]

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What the 30% Inclusion of Youth in Governance Actually Means

What Youth Want in 2015 Political Office Positions Demanded Age Range Governors 10 35 –45 Senators 32 35 – 45 House of  Reps 109 30 – 45 Ministers 12 30 – 45 Sometimes when we advocate for something many of us don’t even realize exactly what we are asking for.  I decided to play my… [Continue Reading]

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All Africa Music Awards extends call for entries till July 21

Organisers of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, have extended the call for entries for the Pan-African music awards till July 21. Entry initially closed on July 5 after it was opened on May 15. AFRIMA Director of Sponsorship and Brand Communications, Matlou Tsotetsi, confirmed the extension in a press release. “We hope this 14… [Continue Reading]

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President Jonathan Nominates Road Safety Boss Chidoka As Minister

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday nominated Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission. (FRSC), Osita Chidoka as minister. Details shortly!

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CBN Increases Finance, Leasing Firms Capital Base To N100m

Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) has given finance houses as well as leasing companies in the country up until September 30, 2014, to shore up their capital bases to N100 million. The CBN had recently raised the capital base of Bureau de Change (BDC) operators in the country from N10 million to N35 million, giving… [Continue Reading]

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ACN accuses Amaechi of wasting Rivers Resources

The Rivers State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has accused Governor Chibuike Amaechi of wasting the resources of the state and has reminded the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration to focus on delivering its obligations and responsibilities to the citizens of the state instead of the state government engaging in cheap propaganda. […]

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President Jonathan Approves New Boards For Aviation, Parastatals

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the composition and appointments of the chairmen and members of the governing boards of federal government institutions, parastatals and agencies. The federal government institutions, parastatals and agencies are the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), National Agency For The Prohibition Of Traffic In Persons and other Related Matters, Federal College […]

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Senate confirms committee report, says $20 billion oil money not missing

The Nigerian Senate has approved a report by its finance committee dismissing claims by a former Central Bank governor that $20 billion (N3.2 trillion) oil revenues had been diverted from government coffers. The former CBN chief, Lamido Sanusi, had accused the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, of failing to transfer the amount to government treasury. […]

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FASHION & ENTERTAINMENT

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Genevieve denies: I Never Called My Industry Bland, Mediocre

This is certainly not the best of times for Genevieve Nnaji. Recently, she was quoted to have said she doesn’t think she can “return to the blandness and mediocrity that characterised Nollywood in the past”. That ‘simple’ statement did go on to brew a storm in the entertainment industry, as her fans and colleagues descended […]

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Kurfi Wants Jonathan’s Intervention over FIFA Ban

Alhaji Aminu Balele Kurfi, the former Personal Assistant to former chairman of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Abdulmumini Aminu and PDP chieftain has described Wednesday’s ban of Nigeria Football Federation by the world soccer governing body (FIFA) as unfortunate and the worst thing that could happen to the nation’s football sector. Speaking exclusively on Friday […]

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HEALTH & LIFESTYLE

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Daunting photos of Angelina Jolie as a drug addict released by Drug dealer

I don’t think anything can hurt Angelina’s image at this point, because she’s admitted many times in the past that she was a drug addict, describing it as a ‘dark’ and ‘dangerous’ period of her life which she was lucky to survive but I have a feeling she won’t want her kids to see these […]

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OPINION

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What the 30% Inclusion of Youth in Governance Actually Means

What Youth Want in 2015 Political Office Positions Demanded Age Range Governors 10 35 –45 Senators 32 35 – 45 House of  Reps 109 30 – 45 Ministers 12 30 – 45 Sometimes when we advocate for something many of us don’t even realize exactly what we are asking for.  I decided to play my […]

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For Safer Schools by Zainab Jaji

Unless you are living under a rock, you are likely to have heard of the abduction of over 200 school girls in Chibok, Nigeria. We must assume that due to a total failure of both state and school leadership, the safety of the girls was compromised and we know the rest. The reputation of Nigeria […]

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