Ojukwu flown to London

THE Ikemba Nnewi and Commander-in-Chief of the defunct Republic of Biafra, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, who was admitted at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH Enugu following a cerebra-vascular accident otherwise called stroke last Sunday, was today flown to London, the United Kingdom aboard a German Air Ambulance. He was evacuated from the Akanu […]

‘Auntie’ Dora: The Resignation Of A Minister

The recent announcement by Professor Dora Akunyili that she was resigning as Minister of Information and would contest the Anambra Central Senatorial seat under the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), has generated several headlines and commentaries. Dora Akunyili (DA), affectionately called ‘Auntie Dora’ by her admirers, said she was quitting the Jonathan Goodluck administration to […]

2011: Atiku loses Campaign Coordinator to Jonathan

THE Jigawa State chairman of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, Alhaji Sale Ahmed Danzomo, has resigned from the position and pledged his support for President Goodluck Jonathan. Alhaji Danzomo announed his resignation in a letter dated December 21, 2010, a copy of which was made available to the Nigerian Tribune in Dutse. In the letter, which […]

JAMB suspends admission to striking South-Eastern varsities

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has suspended admissions to state-owned universities in south-eastern Nigeria for the 2011/2012 session following the prolonged strike by their academic staff. The Registrar of JAMB, Professor Dibu Ojerinde, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos. Ojerinde also said that the affected institutions […]

COJA Fraud: EFCC quizzes Adamu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has quizzed suspended FIFA executive member, Amos Adamu, over allegations of corruption. According to EFCC spokesman, Femi Babafemi: “We invited Adamu after he finally arrived in the country on Friday and he has been at our office in Abuja since Wednesday morning.” Babafemi said that the anti-corruption body […]

ACN wins Ekiti by-election

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) candidate, Olajide Olaniyi has been declared winner of the by-election into Moba Constituency1, in Moba Local Government Area of the State, which held last Saturday . According to the result announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer, Mr David Arabanbi, Olaniyi polled 4,837 votes to defeat […]

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