APC Names Amaechi Presidential Campaign Director
APC Names Amaechi Presidential Campaign Director
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Amaechi ya zama shugaban kamfe na Buhari
Amaechi ya zama shugaban kamfe na Buhari
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Gov. Rotimi Amaechi named DG of APC Presidential Campaign Organization – APC
Gov. Rotimi Amaechi named DG of APC Presidential Campaign Or…
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Breaking News: APC Appoints Rotimi Amaechi, Rivers Governor, Presidential Campaign Director
Breaking News: APC Appoints Rotimi Amaechi, Rivers Governor,…
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Martell: Tecno & Runtown thrill fans in Port-Harcourt at "Night of Caractere …
Martell: Tecno & Runtown thrill fans in Port-…
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Tecno, Runtown and Burna Boy thrilled the city of Port-Harcourt as Martell held its "Night of Caractere" party at Crystal lounge, GRA, Port-Harcourt.

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APC Names Amaechi Presidential Campaign Director

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Amaechi ya zama shugaban kamfe na Buhari

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Gov. Rotimi Amaechi named DG of APC Presidential Campaign Organization – APC

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Breaking News: APC Appoints Rotimi Amaechi, Rivers Governor, Presidential Campaign Director

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Martell: Tecno & Runtown thrill fans in Port-Harcourt at "Night of Caractere …

Martell: Tecno & Runtown thrill fans in Port-Harcourt at "Night of Caractere …

Tecno, Runtown and Burna Boy thrilled the city of Port-Harcourt as Martell held its “Night of Caractere” party at Crystal lounge, GRA, Port-Harcourt. play Chris Brown, Karrueche Tran fight on Instagram play John Legend and Chrissy Teigen rock NYC with kisses, cuddling and too much cleavage play Channel O Music Video Awards 2014: Tiwa Savage, […]

Other States News

FG approves N57bn for rehabilitation, construction of roads

FG approves N57bn for rehabilitation, construction of roads

The Federal Government on Wednesday gave nod to contracts worth N57.34 billion for the rehabilitation, construction and review of different roads across the federation. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) at its last meeting before the Yuletide approved the award of contract for the rehabilitation of the outstanding section of Onitsha-Enugu Expressway, Amansea-Enugu in Enugu State […]

Protesters want PDP primaries in C’River central senatorial zone cancelled

Protesters want PDP primaries in C’River central senatorial zone cancelled

THE December 7 Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) primaries in Cross Rivers State continued to receive more knocks as the elderly, women and widows from the Central Senatorial District of the state yesterday marched in Ikom, demanding its cancellation. Credible agencies like the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), groups and individuals had also […]

How to resolve Anambra PDP crisis, by Obiogbolu

BY NDUBUISI ORJI Dr. Alex Obiogbolu is a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State and a former governor­ship aspirant in the state. In this in­terview, he speaks on how to resolve the intractable leadership crisis in the Anambra State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Excerpts: From your perspective as […]

FEC approves N58.4bn road contracts

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, approved N58.4 billion worth of contracts for the rehabilitation of roads traversing Sokoto, Niger, Kebbi, Benue and Cross River states. The contracts include the rehabilitation of Sokoto-Tambuwal-Jega-Birni Yauri-Kontagora-Makera Road in Sokoto, Kebbi and Niger States and Vandeikya-Obudu Cattle Ranch in Benue and Cross River State. This was disclosed […]

FG Approves N24bn For Rehabilitation Of Onitsha-Enugu Expressway

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday in Abuja approved N24.2 billion for the rehabilitation of the outstanding section of Onitsha-Enugu Expressway and Amansea-Enugu.   The supervising Minister of Information, Dr Nurudeen Muhammed, stated this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the weekly FEC meeting presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan. […]

Sports

Nigeria invites 24 players for Mali, Ivory Coast friendlies

Twenty four players from the Nigerian domestic league have been invited for the upcoming friendly games between Nigeria and two of its West African neighbours, Ivory Coast and Mali. The two countries will be competing in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations which the Super Eagles missed out. According to a statement from Ademola Olajire, […]

Adidas lifeline for Nigeria

by Sammy Wejinya 17 December 2014, 05:05 <!– –> <!– Fantasy Store –> Sports Kit manufacturing giants, Adidas have provisionally agreed to extend their kit sponsorship deal with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) pending a contract renewal. NFF President, Amaju Pinnick explained that the Federation had earlier planned to renew the contract, which runs out […]

Arsenal Legend, Henry, Hangs Boots

Thierry Henry Former Arsenal and French striker Thierry Henry announced yesterday that he was retiring from football after a glittering two decades long career and will become a TV analyst for Sky Sports in England. “After 20 years in the game I have decided to retire from professional football,” Henry said in a statement on […]

Nigeria’s Brown Ideye promises ‘I will score’ for West Brom

Nigerian striker Brown Ideye has admitted he has struggled to adapt at West Bromwich Albion, but revealed he has made a goal promise to his son. West Brom’s £10 million (Dh57.4m) buy has failed to score in the Premier League and has netted just once since his record summer move from Dynamo Kiev. Ideye has […]

Bees-Kwara Utd tie set for replay

by Humphrey Njoku 16 December 2014, 19:31 <!– –> <!– Fantasy Store –> The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Appeals Committee has ruled for a replay of the Nigeria National League (NNL) Division A match day 30 clash between Ranchers Bees and Kwara United. The decision also stated clearly that only the final 28 minutes of […]

Africa News

South Africa: Motorists Set for Fuel Price Bonanza

International oil prices have dropped steeply and motorists are set for a fuel bonanza in the new year, the Automobile Association said on Wednesday. “The fuel price drop predicted by the data could be among the largest on record. This is notwithstanding a gradual weakening of the Rand/US dollar exchange rate over the past fortnight,” […]

West Africa: ECOWAS Adopts Biometric Identity Card to Replace Resident Permit

ECOWAS has adopted the biometric identity card to replace the resident permit as from 2016. This formed part of the decision made at the just-concluded 46th ordinary session of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on Monday in Abuja. While briefing journalists at the end of the closed-door session, Kadre Ouedraogo, said the decision […]

Nigeria: Preventing Urban Epidemics Through Community Buy-In

By Bunmi Oloruntoba Abuja — Okechukwu Ndaguba sits at a table in a noisy conference room at the Jades Hotel in Nigeria’s capital city, summoning strength for the last day of a planning session about a new health insurance scheme. Last week President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan signed into law a National Health Bill that greatly […]

Kenya: Punch-Up Sends Parliament into Chaos

Kenya: Punch-Up Sends Parliament into Chaos

Photo: Capital FM/Screenshot Jubilee MPs allegedly instigated the disruption of the special Parliamentary sitting on the controversial Security Bill on Thursday by attacking five Cord leaders in the Speaker’s Gallery. Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri and Muthomi Njuki of Chuka-Igambang’mbe are reportedly among others who attacked Cord senators Boni Kalwale, Moses Wetang’ula, James Orengo, Johnstone Muthama […]

Kenya: Makongeni Collapse Death Toll Rises to Four

Kenya: Makongeni Collapse Death Toll Rises to Four

Photo: Kenya Red Cross Three more bodies were recovered on Wednesday night from the building that collapsed in Makongeni estate in Nairobi, raising the death toll to four, Kenya Red Cross has reported. The residential building whose sixth floor was still under construction had allegedly not been cleared for occupation by the Nairobi City County […]

Entertainment

Omotola plans world tour to celebrate 20th Nollywood anniversary

Omotola plans world tour to celebrate 20th Nollywood anniversary

By Tadeniawo Collins Top Nigerian actress, philanthropist, and singer Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has revealed that she intends to celebrate her 20th Nollywood anniversary in 2015 by going on a world tour. In a video posted on YouTube recently, the thespian, who made her Nollywood debut in 1995, made this disclosure but did not reveal the […]

Virgin Media goes to Nollywood

Virgin Media goes to Nollywood

Virgin Media is adding ten more international channels to its TV service, including premium channel Nollywood Movies, the first 24 hour movie channel dedicated to showing movies from the Nigerian film industry. In addition to showing over 35 different movies every month, with a daily premiere at 7pm, Nollywood Movies also broadcasts the popular African […]

RMD Set To Return To Nollywood in 2015

Nollywood actor and politician, Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD) has disclosed his intention to return to his first love, movies! The actor, who won the African Movie Academy Awards in 2005 for Best Actor in a Leading Role, revealed his new movies will be released next year. RMD’s decision to return to Nollywood seem shocking to […]

Kwara State University to Begin Nollywood Studies

Nigeria- Kwara State University (KWASU), will soon begin to study Nollywood according to the institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. AbdulRsheed Na’ Allah. Speaking at the Conference on African Cinema, with the theme; “African Cinema and the Supernatural”, organised by the University, Prof. AbdulRsheed Na’ Allah, says he has inaugurated a committee for the establishment of the centre […]

Kwara varsity to set up centre for study of Nollywood

The Vice-Chancellor, Kwara State University [KWASU], Prof. AbdulRasheed Na’ Allah, has inaugurated a committee to see to the establishment of the Centre for Nollywood Studies at the university. Prof. Na’ Allah stated this in his opening address on Monday at the Conference on African Cinema, organised by the university, with the theme: “African Cinema and […]

Health

Nigeria: Ohaegbulam Recommends Compulsory Health Insurance

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End Crisis in Health Sector Now, AMLSN Urges FG

By Chioma Obinna The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, AMLSN, has expressed worry over the unending industrial actions in the health sector, urging the Federal Government to immediately resolve the crisis to ensure better healthcare services for Nigerians. Speaking in Lagos, President of the Association, Alhaji Toyosi Raheem expressed displeasure on the manner […]

NCC: Nigeria Needs Another 51000 Base Stations to Address Service Quality

Minister of Communications Technology, Dr. Omobola Johnson By Emma Okonji Still in the process of finding a lasting solution to the poor service quality in the telecoms industry, the Executive Vice-Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Eugene Juwah, has said the country needs additional 51,000 Base Transceiver Stations (BTS) to cushion the effect. […]

‘National Health Act To Save N211bn For FG’

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Nigeria​ to set up committee on implementation of National Health Bill

Nigeria’s Ministry of Health on Wednesday said it would set up a committee to look into the implementation of the newly signed National Health Bill. The bill was recently signed by the ​p​resident, Goodluck Jonathan, following persuasion by various key players in the Nigerian health sector. Speaking at a press briefing in Abuja​,​ the ​p​ermanent […]