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Jonathan Begs Nigerians For Forgiveness

Jonathan Begs Nigerians For Forgiveness

President Goodluck Jonathan has apologised to Nigerians who he might have offended in the process of taking decisions during his eight years of staying in the Presidential Villa, Abuja as Vice President, acting President and President. He affirmed that since nobody was perfect, there was no way he would not have done some things that

Nigerian Investigative Reporting Project 2 Takes Off

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting, ICIR, Abuja, has announced the commencement of the second year of its media development project tagged, the Nigerian Investigative Reporting Project, NIRP. The project, which involves a training programme will run from May 19 to May 21 in Abuja. It is opened to practicing journalists in print, electronic and

Abuja: NNPC Promises End To Fuel Scarcity

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC said it has deployed more fuel tanks to ease the long queues of motorists in the various fuel stations in Abuja, the federal capital territory and its environs. In a statement, Ohi Alegbe, Group General Manager, group public affairs division, NNPC, urged the public to resist the “temptation of

APC Thanks Lagosians for Victory

The All Progressives Congress, Lagos chapter, said it owed its victory to Lagos residents, who voted immensely for its candidates in the Saturday, April 11 governorship poll in order to further entrench the culture of excellence in the state. In a recent statement, Joe Igbokwe, Publicity Secretary of the APC in Lagos, said Lagos residents

NDLEA Arrest Drug Courier in Abuja

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested a Nigerian drug courier with 15.850kg of cocaine worth N126 million at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on Thursday. Ilo Chidera Alex, 27, was apprehended following the discovery of the drugs inside his luggage at the Abuja Airport while returning from Brazil. The drug suspect,

Mbu Redeployed To Lagos

Ahead of February general elections, Joseph Mbu, a controversial policeman who is Assistant Inspector General, AIG of Police in charge of zone 7, Abuja has been redeployed to Zone 2 command in Lagos. Thirteen other AIGs have been redeployed to various police formations and commands across the country. This was disclosed in a statement issued

Presidential Candidates Sign Non-Violence Pact

Ahead of the February 14 Presidential election in Nigeria, the fourteen presidential candidates of the various political parties have signed a non-violence document titled: Abuja Accord. Each of the candidates signed the document alongside their party national chairmen on Wednesday at the Sheraton Hotels and Tower, Ladi Kwali Hall, Abuja, the federal capital territory. The

NSCDC Deploys 55,000 Men, Sniffer Dogs for Yuletide Security

As part of efforts to ensure adequate security during the Christmas and New Year celebrations, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, on Monday, announced that it has deployed no fewer than 55,000 personnel nationwide. In addition to this the corps says it has also deployed about 15,500 specially-trained sniffer dogs, especially to places

INEC Shifts Date for Submission of Candidate List

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has moved the deadline for the submission of political parties’ candidates list for governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections from December 25 to December 26, 2014. This was disclosed by Kayode Idowu, Chief Press Secretary to the INEC chairman, on Thursday evening in Abuja. He said “the commission

FG Appoints Five New Judges

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of five new judges for the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Soji Oye, Acting Director (Information) of the National Judicial Council, NJC disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday saying the President approved the appointment of the judges based on the recommendations of the NJC.

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