Imo Assembly clears Madumere as Deputy Governor

Following the impeachment of Sir Jude Agbaso as Imo Deputy Governor by the Imo State House of Assembly, Prince Eze Madumere, the Chief of Staff to the Governor has been cleared to replace him. Mr. Madumere’s clearance by the lawmakers came shortly after he was nominated by Governor Rochas Okorocha on Thursday evening. The new […]

Imo Assembly Impeach Deputy Governor Agbaso

CitizensPlatform: The Imo State House of Assembly has impeached the State’s Deputy Governor, Jude Agbaso as Twenty five out of the 26 lawmakers in the Assembly approved his impeachment. The deputy governor is removed from office hours after the High Court dismissed the suit by the Deputy Governor of Imo State, Mr. Agbaso, asking it […]

Re: Dana Boeing may rebuff FG’s request

The attention of the Federal Ministry of Aviation has been drawn to a newspaper report under the above headline. The import of the report is to the effect that Boeing Corporation of the US, a foremost and major aircraft manufacturer in the world, may have rebuffed overtures from the Nigerian government to assist it in […]

Alamieyeseigha Pardon: Church, Activists Drag Jonathan To UN

ChannelsTV: World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) have dragged the Federal Government to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR) expressing “serious concerns about the state pardon granted former Bayelsa State Governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha by President Goodluck Jonathan.” The groups said they “consider this to be entirely inconsistent with the […]

RE: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala And the Controversial appointments

By Olusola Daniel Having spotted, on several sites, an article by one Yushau A. Shuaib in which the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is accused of facilitating controversial appointments in favour of her Igbo fellows, I was alarmed by this tale by moonlight gone viral. Somehow the thesis […]

Nigerian agencies seek $11.5 billion oil spill payout from Shell

(Reuters) – Two Nigerian government agencies told a parliamentary hearing on Thursday that Royal Dutch Shell should pay a total of $11.5 billion in compensation for damage caused by an oil spill at its offshore Bonga field in December 2011. Shell has said that there is no legal basis for the proposed fines and the […]

Nelson Mandela Returns to Hospital with Lung Infection

VOANEWS: Former South African president Nelson Mandela is back the hospital for treatment of a lung infection. A statement from President Jacob Zuma’s office says Mr. Mandela was admitted late Wednesday with a recurrence of the infection that put him in the hospital for three weeks in December. During that stay, he also had surgery […]


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