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‎BREAKING‬: Oscar Pistorius found not guilty of premeditated murder

11 Sep , 2014  

‪#‎BREAKING‬: Oscar Pistorius found not guilty of premeditated murder Judge Masipa has read much of her judgement and she’s just found OP not guilty of murder. She explained that Oscar’s reaction after killing Reeva shows he didn’t  have criminal intent. While he’s nt guilty of pre-meditated murder, he maybe found guilty of manslaughter which is […]

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Nigeria : Lagos state to prosecute employers, landlords for sacking Ebola survivors

10 Sep , 2014  

The Lagos State Government says it will prosecute employers of labour for sacking two patients who survived the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, in Lagos, southwest Nigeria. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris disclosed this on Tuesday at a news conference at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa, Lagos, saying that it is sad that […]

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Nigeria Offers Best Opportunity for African Retail, RMB Says

10 Sep , 2014  

Nigeria, Egypt and Ethiopia offer some of the best opportunities for retailers looking to invest in Africa, Rand Merchant Bank said. The Democratic Republic of Congo and Libya rank fourth and fifth and South Africa 15th, the Johannesburg-based investment banking unit of FirstRand Ltd. said in a report released to clients today. The list was […]

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President Jonathan Appoints Presidential Committee on 2014 National Conference Report

10 Sep , 2014  

His Excellency, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, has approved the composition of a Presidential Committee to study and draw up the Implementation Strategy for the 2014 National Conference. The Committee is composed as follows: (i)Mohammed Bello Adokie, SAN Honourable Attorney-General of the Federation & Minister of Justice-Chairman (ii)Senator Idris A. Umar, Honourable Minister of Transport-Member (iii)Ambassador […]

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Jonathan approves Lagos to Calabar rail line

3 Sep , 2014  

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday announced that the Federal Government had signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of a new railway line that will run from Lagos to Calabar and also extend to the Obudu Cattle Ranch.See more at http://t.co/iiMp1jV2Ri

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Impeached Enugu Deputy gov redeployed to civil service

2 Sep , 2014  

ENUGU—Enugu State government has re-deployed impeached deputy governor, Sunday Onyebuchi, to the state civil service. This came as Governor Sullivan Chime yesterday swore in his new deputy, Reverend Raphael Ifeanyi Nwoye. The governor announced the redeployment of the former deputy governor to the State Civil Service as a deputy director on Grade Level 15. Onyebuchi […]

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I killed my father over a stick of cigarette – Suspect

2 Sep , 2014  

BENIN CITY — The Edo State Police Command, yesterday, paraded 63 suspected armed robbers, child defilers and murderers, including a 25-year-old boy who murdered his father after a quarrel over a stick of cigarette he stole from his father. Confessing his sins, Best Momodu, an indigene of Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State, who […]

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$3.8bn Egina project takes off, to create 50,000 jobs

2 Sep , 2014  

Fresh hopes have emerged for the successful implementation of the Egina oil and gas project valued at about 3..8 billion dollars, following a renewed pact between the technical facilitators -  LADOL and Samsung Heavy Industries. The project, otherwise, known as Egina Floating Production Storage and Off take (FPSO) earlier awarded to the two organisations, is […]

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61% of Nigerians approve Jonathan’s performance

2 Sep , 2014  

ABUJA - The latest governance poll conducted by the NOIPolls Limited indicated that 61 percent of adult Nigerians have approved the job performance of President Goodluck Jonathan last month, especially in the area of improved electricity supply to some households. The results showed that while 41 percent approved of it, 20 percent strongly endorsed the President’s performance. […]

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FG commences N19b erosion control project

2 Sep , 2014  

Abuja – The Federal government has commenced the implementation of the N19 billion Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project in 7 Southern states of the country. The fund was contributed by the federal government and development partners including: International Development Association, IDA, the Global Environmental Facility, GEF, Trust Fund and the Special Climate Change Fund, […]