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Kidnappers to be Hanged-Edo State

Kidnappers to be  Hanged-Edo State The Edo state government  has sign into law  a bill prescribing death penalty for anybody convicted for kidnapping in the state. The bill also include the  demolition of property or any accommodation  used by kidnappers for their kidnapping activities. This law now amends  the kidnap prohibition law of 2009. According to the governor, Mr [p2p type=”slug” value=”president-jonathan-forget-national-conference-oshiomhole”]Adams Oshiomhole[/p2p],the  law …

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Governor Rotimi Amaechi Complains to National Human Rights Commission

Governor Rotimi Amaechi Complains to  National Human Rights Commission The Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi has appeared before the National Human Rights Commission in Abuja to lay his complains against the way the police is hadnling his petition .The Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof. Gem Angwe, said the way the commission handled his petition would determine if Nigerians would …

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Abuja High Court Dissolves the New PDP

Abuja High Court Dissolves the New PDP In an unprecedented  ruling today at the federal high court Abuja, which now appears to be an ugly day for  the camp of Alhaji Kawu Baraje led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.The Court in Abuja declared  the activities of  Alhaji Kawu Baraje and his cohorts of the nPDP as illegal.It has now …

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Investigate alleged Plot to Kidnap Gov. Amaechi-New PDP Tells FG

INVESTIGATE ALLEGED PLOT TO KIDNAP GOV. AMAECHI AS A MATTER OF URGENCY, NEW PDP TELLS FG * SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR OUR CASE WITH TUKUR’S FACTION The Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is alarmed by the report in the Vanguardnewspaper of today, 8th October, 2013 entitled “Alleged plot to kidnap Amaechi uncovered”. The story, which has …

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President Jonathan forget about National Conference-Oshiomhole

President Jonathan forget about National Conference-Oshiomhole. The Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has urged President Goodluck to abandon  any plans about  National Conference and concentrate on better issues , such as unemployment, security and other issues bothering the country. . He said this to journalists in Ado-Ekiti, on Wednesday evening, after a rally in commemoration of  the third anniversary of …

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Odimegwu Quits As NPC Boss

Odimegwu Quits As NPC Boss. The National Chairman of the National Population Commission, NPC, Eze Festus Odimegwu has resigned from the commission.According to a statement by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, President Goodluck Jonathan has accepted  Mr. Odimegwu’s resignation and wished him the best for the future.Mr Eze Festus Odimegwu has become very unpopular in recent …

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Nigeria is a country with “Modern Slavery’-Report

Nigeria is a country with “Modern Slavery’-Report .According to the an anti-slavery campaign group India, China, Pakistan and Nigeria have the highest numbers of people enslaved.Together with five other countries, they account for three-quarters of the total estimated number of people in modern slavery worldwide They also said  that India, China, Pakistan and Nigeria have the highest numbers of people enslaved.The Global Slavery Index …

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ASSU-We will not Suspend Strike until all Our Conditions are Met

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has  seriously refuted reports that it is under pressure to suspend its  four months old  strike.The ASUU chairman during a telephone interview  reaffirm their  determination to fight on until their demands are meet .He stressed that the union position on the implementation of the 2009 agreement signed with the federal government has not …

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Nigeria to Serve as a Non-permanent Member on the Security Council

Nigeria along with other countries including  Chad, Chile, Lithuania, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia have been elected  to serve as a non-permanent members on the Security Council for two-year terms, beginning on January 1, 2014. The five countries obtained the required two-thirds majority of those member states present and voting in the 193-member Assembly. Under the Un charter, the 15-member Security …

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Chief Ede Dafinone heads to Election Petition Tribunal

Chief Ede Dafinone

Dafinone heads to Election Petition Tribunal The last appears not to have been heard of the National Assembly poll in Delta Central as the Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) has vowed to contest the outcome of the poll at the Election Petition Tribunal. The DPP senatorial candidate for Delta Central, Chief Ede Dafinone is contesting the victory of Mr. Emmanuel Aguariavwodo …

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