Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has fired another letter, this time, to the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, in which he gave a notice of his withdrawal from the activities of the party.
Obasanjo also sent a copy of the letter to President Goodluck
Jonathan as National Leader of the party. A copy of the letter was
obtained by the Saturday Tribune.
Saturday, 11 January 2014
The Aide De Camp to the Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Peter Kishira has died in an attempt to arrest a commercial motorcycle rider. who allegedly obstructed the convoy of the Deputy Governor.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Timothy Nathaniel,
Kenyan authorities have launched an investigation into how a man declared dead in a hospital woke up alive in its mortuary the next day.
Shocked mortuary workers at Naivasha hospital ran away when the body stirred and was seen to be breathing.
The leadership of the Senate yesterday told the Chairman of its Committee on Rules and Business, Chief Ita Enang, that he went beyond his brief in threatening the 22 PDP Senators said to be on their way to the All Progressives Congress (APC) with sack from the chamber.
Several other Senators said Enang got it all wrong on the matter.
Chairman of the Organisation and Mobilisation Committee for the Peoples
Democratic Party in South West, Chief Buruji Kashamu Saturday, lashed
out at former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his latest letter of
withdrawal from the party, saying, the ex-President was a beneficiary of
What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander goes a popular idiom. But this saying does not apply to every situation. Places of worship for Nigerian Christians and Muslims in Europe, Latin America, Canada, Australia and the United States are ubiquitous. But where do Nigerian traditional worshippers worship when abroad? Where do they perform rituals and ‘sacrifices’, which are components of their religion, when abroad? What is the efficacy of the rituals and ‘sacrifices’ performed in foreign lands? Does ‘juju’ work abroad?
The thing about age is, it is catching. It’s like a hysterical jester lying in wait for the fool. I want to tell you about Mrs. Okoro. Before I turned nine, school was a vaguely irritating distraction from the pursuit of happiness in play and adventure. Every school day, I’d wear my red checked dress and burgundy beret uniform and passively submit to school. I was not a rebellious child. I was a bored child who daydreamed through classes until lunch when the school served asaro and chicken, with bananas and groundnut as snacks. That was until I got to Mrs. Okoro’s class.
The Federal Government and Britain, yesterday, signed a Prisoners’ Transfer Agreement.
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammad Adoke, SAN and the United Kingdom, Minister of Justice, Mr. Jeremy Wright sealed the deal at a ceremony, in Abuja.
There are two striking things that you can’t but notice about Mr. Kunle Onime. The first is his intimidating height and the second, his rugged dark complexion. Beneath all of that, however, is a good man with a good heart. The MD/CEO of Marketing and Promotions Concepts Limited, Onime pioneered experiential marketing in Nigeria in 1999. Currently operating in other countries like Guinea and Ghana, he spoke to YES International! Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, AZUH ARINZE, on a number of issues…
Friday, 10 January 2014
The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Thursday, announced that the country’s first switch off from analogue terrestrial television system onto digital will take place in Nigeria by June 17, this year.
President Goodluck Jonathan has challenged his critics to compare the achievement of his administration with any other before they criticise saying that his administration has in two years and eight months performed better than any administration past and present in the country.
The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC,) Ibrahim Lamorde, has called for an enhanced working relationship between the EFCC and the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) in order to curb land scam and other fraudulent practices in the FCT.
Chairman, Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Onyekachi Ubani, and the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, said on Wednesday that Ms Stella Oduah, who is embroiled in a fresh certificate scandal, was no longer fit as the nation’s Minister of Aviation
The drug mules are turning from bad to worse,
Social networking site Facebook has become a new hub for drug syndicates to find mules.
This is to call on varsity-age, especially girls to be alert from being lured by international drug syndicates to help them transport their drugs by promises of rewards.
How syndicates execute their plan.
As much as I hate to generalise , something always worries me about the way we react to issues in Nigeria. We are a terribly impulsive people. Ever ready to arrive at conclusions without deep thought. We pass judgment almost always too soon.
As the politics of defection thickens in the battered Nigeria Governors’ Forum, the Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has declared a ‘do or die’ loyalty to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party.
The Kwara State Governor says all necessary machinery has been put in place for rapid job youth job creation in 2014.
Thanks to my friend, Praise Fowowe through whom I got this thought-provoking speech. I think it is worth reading. Governor Babatunde Fashola is making a lot of sense here. Like everyone of us, he definitely has his flaws.
Ivorian Midfielder, Yaya Toure, has beaten Nigerian Super Eagles and Chelsea FC midfielder, John Mikel Obi to win for the 3rd consecutive year, the coveted ‘African Footballer of the Year’ Award, at the Glo CAF Awards 2013 held in Lagos.
Thursday, 9 January 2014
Fresh on the heel of its 50% Discount end-of-year-blow out sales bonanza, Jajaje, the wave-making fashion and beauty accessories store located at Shop D3D inside Abeni Plaza at 52 Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, has unveiled latest range of suits, shoes, evening gowns and other fashion accessories for a perfect 2014 take off.
Okonjo-Iweala’s false claim on video: PREMIUM TIMES responds
Our attention has been drawn to a statement by the Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, through her spokesperson, Paul Nwabuikwu, accusing us of uploading a ‘doctored video’ of what transpired during her appearance before the House of Representatives Committee on Finance.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan declared on Wednesday that the $16 billion Gas City Project was on course and could not be stalled by the activities of fifth columnists.
Monday, 6 January 2014
This is a pathetic story and we felt it should be shared. Please Read and Share with young Nigerians who seek greener pastures dailyI’m 26 years old and last year after graduating from one of the Polytechnics in Nigeria, I couldn’t get a job.
Sunday, 5 January 2014
In reaction to some reports that Warri recorded heavy shooting yesterday,the State Government have come to the open to deny that such incident took place in the state.A statement signed by the SSG gave a clear [icture of what actually happened.