Obanikoro

President Jonathan set to reappoint Obanikoro as minister

There are indications that the immediate past Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, may be reappointed as a minister by President Goodluck Jonathan. Sources who craved anonymity said Obanikoro’s likely return into the Federal cabinet is to compensate him for conceding defeat to Mr. Jimi Agbaje, who was declared as the winner of…

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N30 Billion Campaign Funds: Wike is just unintellingent, says Rivers Govt

Nigeria’s Rivers State government has described the allegation made by governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP Chief Nyesom Wike, accusing Governor Chibuike Amaechi of spending N30 billion on General Muhammadu Buhari campaign as baseless and unintelligent. Mrs Ibim Semenitari, the Commissioner for Information and Communications while denying the allegation regretted that a man who…

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Jonathan’s Declaration On 11-11-2014 Has Occultic Significance – Chris Okotie

The founder and presiding pastor of Household of God Church International Ministries, Pastor Chris Okotie has said that President Goodluck Jonathan’s declaration for the 2015 presidential election on November 11, 2014 has occult significance. Okotie, who wrote on his Facebook page on Friday, emphasised that the exact date the President made his declaration had a…

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PDP, APC Trade Words over Presidential Candidates

Governorship candidate of PDP in Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike •   Wike: Rivers will play key role in Jonathan’s re-election Ernest Chinwo in  Port Harcourt The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State has said the emergence of Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as the presidential candidate of the party was a spur for the overall…

Emeka-Ihedioha

Electoral Panel, Imo Politicians Insist Ihedioha’s Emergence Transparent

The electoral panel for the Imo guber primaries and stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State have insisted that the emergence of Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as the PDP governorship candidate for Imo State was not only transparent but also peaceful. Affirming the result of the primaries, chairman of the electoral panel, Hon.…

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Committee Reccomends Measures to Crash Air Fares, Multiple Charges by Airlines

By Dele Ogbod The Minister of Aviation, Mr. Osita Chidoka has hinted that passengers’ air fare charges may be reviewed downward, following the recommendation of a committee on aeronautical fare disparities, which submitted its report yesterday. Chidoka spoke in Abuja, while receiving the report from the committee set up a month ago to review all…

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Court Strikes Out PDP’s Suit Seeking to Remove Amaechi, Kwankwaso, Others

By Tobi Soniyi A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday struck out the suit filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), seeking to remove four governors who defected from the party to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Gabriel Kolawole, in a ruling that lasted about two hours, held that the suit’s originating processes were…

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Auto Policy Hits Importers, Customs Revenue

Coordinating  Minister of the Economy and  Finance  MInister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Leads to rising prices of vehicles The current auto policy which aims to promote manufacturing of vehicles in Nigeria has taken a toll on the auto market with a fall in importation and customs revenue, writes Francis Ugwoke As the federal government appears to…

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Why FG is reluctant to reduce petrol price

BY Emma Ujah Abuja Bureau Chief Agitators who expect the administration of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan to reduce the prices of petroleum products may be disappointed, as investigations have shown that it is not currently being considered. It was learnt that the considerations of the federal government is that what should have been a direct…

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Why we’re yet to crush Boko Haram – Jonathan

By Soni Daniel, Regional Editor, North President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, blamed saboteurs and other external forces over the Federal Government’s inability to crush Boko Haram insurgents in the North East geopolitical zone of the country. Over 5,000 Nigerians have been killed since the insurgents began their campaign to make the country an Islamic state over…