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New PDP Appeals Court Ruling,Seeks Stay of Execution

NEW PDP APPEALS COURT RULING, SEEKS STAY OF EXECUTION   The New Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the leadership of Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje has filed a notice of appeal over last week’s ruling by a Federal High Court, Abuja, restraining it from using PDP’s logo and colours and recognizing the Alhaji Bamabga Tukur-led National Working Committee (NWC) as the …

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ASUU Strike: Negotiating Through the Barrel of the Gun

ASUU Strike: Negotiating Through the Barrel of the Gun By Issachar Odion The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has overstepped the bounds of reason. To say that most discerning Nigerians are angry with the union is an understatement. Whoever anticipated that ASUU’s show of shame would last this long? At first, we all sympathised with the pedagogues, thinking they …

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The Truth About Government’s Position on ASUU Strike

The Truth About Government’s Position on ASUU Strike*OKONJO-IWEALA IS NOT THE ISSUE Contrary to some recent media reports, the Federal government has not adopted a take-it-or-leave-it approach in its negotiations with ASUU. Rather, the approach is focused on positive engagement and achieving sustainable solutions to the challenges facing higher education in the country. That is why President Goodluck Jonathan recently …

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Boko Haram kill 20 in Borno State,Nigeria

Boko Haram kill 20 in Borno State,Nigeria Zobo.ng MAIDUGURI— 20 people are reported  killed  and  10 others injured when gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram group launched vicious  attack on Logomani village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State. Reports reaching zobo.ng  said  the militants   were dressed in military uniforms as they carry out their …

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Gunmen invade Delta State Community,destroys Houses

Gunmen invade Delta State Community,destroys Houses Gunmen have  at the  weekend  stormed Uwheru community in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, vandalising  houses and  destroying cars belonging to supporters of a former aide to the head  of the community, Mr. Clement Osieta. Zobo.ng reporters learnt that the gunmen appears to be  political thugs who had earlier beaten one Mr. George …

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Young Mother of Two stabs Husband

Young Mother of Two stabs Husband. A 16-years old mother of 2 has  reportedly stabbed her husband, a 34years old man  to death in Akure, the ondo state capital . Information reaching zobo.ng learnt that the incident occurred during a fight . zobo.ng  learnt that the incident occurred at  5am at 70 Ijapo extension residence in Akure . The deceased named as Chinedu, a …

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Disgraced Amos Adamu free again as FIFA ban ends

Disgraced Amos Adamu free again as FIFA ban ends The Disgraced FIFA Executive Committee member, Dr. Amos Adamu is now free again  to participate in football activities within and outside Nigeria after his 3years ban expired on the 19th October, 2013. Mr Adams has said that he will take his time to return to the scene again, which is a complete …

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Kingsley Kuku Under Attack By Leaders of Okoloma Ikpangi, Urhobo MEND Others

Mr. Kingsley Kuku

Kingsley Kuku Under Attack By Leaders of Okoloma Ikpangi, Urhobo MEND Others   …As Ikpangi Leader Demand For Weapon Return For Halting Amnesty Payment Chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, and President Goodluck Jonathan’s Special Adviser on Niger Delta, Mr. Kingsley Kuku has once again come under intense tongue lashing with call for his immediate removal and extensive probe of …

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The New PDP struggle continues—Baraje

Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje

The New PDP struggle continues—Baraje  The New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) under the leadership of Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje has carefully studied Friday’s ruling by the Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by His Lordship, Justice Elvis Chukwu, which declared the National Working Committee (NWC) headed by Alhaji Bamanga Tukur as the authentic leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). …

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Lagos closes Mile 2 Badagry Expressway Due to Reconstruction

Due to the ongoing reconstruction ,the  Lagos Badagry bound carriageway on the Expressway,will be closed to traffic between 7am and 12 noon today, to allow for construction of pedestrian bridge for the blue line rail project along the axis. This is was disclosed by the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Comrade Kayode Opeifa.He said  this was part of  the plans …

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