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JETHRO IBILEKE/Benin Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Nigeria’s Edo state has come out to explain the reason for sacking Mr Alhassan Ikeloa, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Environment, following public outrage. He spoke today in Benin at a meeting in the Government House with Permanent Secretaries in the state and urged the Permanent Secretaries [...] Read More
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JETHRO IBILEKE/Benin An end of the year party organized by the Benin office of Nigeria’s Integrated Data Services Limited for its retiring staff has landed several persons in the hospital. Food poisoning was suspected. Following the report, the management of the company has launched an investigation into the suspected food poisoning case that landed unspecified [...] Read More
Five men were arraigned in court on Monday on charges of gang rape and murder of an Indian female student, already identified by the father as Jyoti Singh Pandey. Two of them offered evidence possibly in return for a lighter sentence in a case that has provoked widespread anger, throughout India. The five men, along [...] Read More
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A Nigerian High Court has sentenced two ‘men of God’, Pastor Glory Abrefera and Reverend Vincent Okpogo to 10 years imprisonment each over a N1 billion deposit scam. Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Asaba, capital of Delta state, found the duo and their company, Mustard Seed Micro Investment Limited guilty on [...] Read More
Transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) re-opened, on Monday, on a positive trend as some blue chips recorded huge price gains. The All Share Index, which opened at 28,538.05 appreciated by 448.14 points or 1.6 per cent to close at 28,986.19. Similarly, the market capitalisation grew by N143 billion or 1.6 per cent to [...] Read More
A Nigerian factory worker at Amuwo Odofin, Moses Ayogu, has been arrested by the police in Lagos State, for allegedly setting six of his colleagues on fire, leading to the death of two of them and seriously injuring four others, now on admission in the hospital. According to the police prosecutor, the two victims who [...] Read More
Nigeria’s National Emergency Agency, NEMA has confirmed that only one office was gutted by fire in the Abuja national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Abuja on Monday morning. Ishaya Chonoko, Head of Abuja Operation Office of NEMA who confirmed that the fire incident occurred before noon said an office in the [...] Read More
Nnamdi Felix/Abuja Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Monday fixed Friday 11 January, 2013 to deliver judgment on whether Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole has an explanation to make before the State Election Tribunal regarding his qualification for election as governor. Oshiomhole had argued through his lawyers, led by Chief Wole Olanipekun, a senior advocate of Nigeria, [...] Read More
Soccer-More fixtures add extra belief to Swansea - Laudrup (Reuters)
Jan 8 (Reuters) - As Swansea City's fixture list grows longer so too does their self-belief, manager Michael Laudrup said on the eve of the Welsh club's first major semi-final for almost 50 years. Swansea travel to European champions Chelsea for their Capital One (League) Cup semi-final first leg encounter on Wednesday having lost just twice in 15 games in all competitions stretching back to late October. Laudrup's team will have a total of eight games in January, including an FA Cup third-round replay against Arsenal, but the Dane says his players are revelling in the constant action. ... ...
Nations Cup: Spurs’ Adebayor to play for Togo
Tottenham’s Togo star Emmanuel Adebayor has had a last minute change of heart and will after all take part in the Africa Cup of Nations later this month, according to the head of his country’s football federation. The Spurs striker was planning to skip the January 19-February 10 competition in South Africa in a dispute [...] ...
Repeated Threat to Life of Human Rights Activist, Femi Aborishade, Has Ibadan Polytechnic Boiling
Femi Aborishade, Nigerian human rights activist and Senior Lecturer at The Polytechnic, Ibadan, has alleged threats to his life and his family following successive attacks at his residence and stalking by an unknown gang, allegations now pulling the institution apart.read more ...
President Jonathan Pays Close To N1billion In ‘Severance’ To Yar'Adua Family
By SaharaReporters, New York The presidency has paid nearly N1billion to the family of late President Umaru Yar'Adua, according to an official memo obtained by SaharaReporters. The slush funds were routed through the Katsina state government, the home state of the former president.read more ...
NDDC, SPDC train 1,620 Niger Delta women on skills
THE NIGER DELTA Development Commission (NDDC) and Shell Petroleum Development Company have trained and empowered a total of 1,620 rural women from the Niger Delta ...
Canada meets key aboriginal demand amid blockades
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's prime minister will meet with native leaders next week to discuss social and economic issues, an olive branch to an angry aboriginal movement that has blockaded rail lines and threatened to close Canada's borders with the United States. Stephen Harper made no mention of the aboriginal protests in a statement on Friday announcing the January 11 meeting. But the meeting is a key demand from native Chief Theresa Spence, who has been on a hunger strike for 25 days on an island within sight of the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa. ... ...
Kuwait sentences second man to jail for insulting emir: lawyer
DUBAI (Reuters) - A Kuwaiti court sentenced a man to two years in prison on Monday for insulting the country's ruler on Twitter, his lawyer said, the second person to be jailed for the offence in as many days. The U.S.-allied Gulf Arab state has clamped down in recent months on political activists who have been using social media websites to criticize the government and the ruling family. Kuwait has seen a series of opposition-organized protests, including one on Sunday night, since the ruling emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, used emergency powers in October to change the voting system. ... ...