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Confab c’ttee okays review of revenue allocation formula
Members of the National Conference Committee on Devolution of Power have unanimously agreed to jerk up monthly revenue allocation of both states and local governments to 57.5 per cent against current allocation of 47 per cent. With the new arrangement, the Federal Government will get 42.5 per cent, states will.....
Second Niger Bridge project progressing –Contractor
Managing Director/Chief Executive, NSIA, Mr. Uche Orji The preferred bidder for the development of the Second Niger Bridge, Julius Berger-NSIA Motorways Investment, has said the job is progressing as scheduled. This, it said, was contrary to reports that work on the bridge had been suspended due to non-compliance with environmental.....
Don’t Use Chloroquine, Artesunate For MALARIA TREATMENT– WHO Warns Nigerians
The World Health Organisation had placed a global ban on the use of chloroquine and Artesunate in 2005 Nigerians have been advised against the use of Chloroquine and Artesunate for the treatment of malaria. Nnenna Ezeigwe, National Coordinator, National Malaria Control Programme, gave the advice in an interview with the.....
Confab:Okays additional state for S/East zone
Members of the National Conference committee on Political Restructuring, and Forms of Government yesterday canvassed the creation of an additional state in the Southeast to redress the apparent marginalization of the geopolitical zone. Members from different geopolitical zones struck one accord on the issue at the session yesterday presided over.....
How Security Officials Rescued 80 Girls Kidnapped In Borno
On Monday, April 14, 2014, the Boko Haram sect abducted about 100 students of the Government Girls’ Secondary School in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State, and reports reaching us said that some of the girls were rescued on Tuesday and Wednesday morning by a group of vigilante, local hunters.....
Jonathan must show leadership, say APC govs
Governors of states under the control of the All Progressives Congress have urged President Goodluck Jonathan, to play his part as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and do whatever is necessary to protect Nigerians. The governors said this when they visited some of the victims of the Nyanya Motor.....
Boko Haram abducts 200 schoolgirls in Borno
Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Tuesday abducted no fewer than 100 girls at the Senior Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, following a violent attack in the town. But the BBC quoted parents to have told it’s Hausa service that at least 200 girls were abducted. Eyewitnesses said the girls who were.....
Bomb scare at National Assembly
BARELY 24 hours after the Nyanya bomb blast, there  was pandemonium Tuesday at the  National Assembly as staff abandoned  their duty posts as early as 1.30pm to avoid being killed by a bomb allegedly planted in the complex. workers that spoke to  Vanguard claimed that there was an order that.....
APGA Leadership: Court Strikes Out Umeh’s Application For Stay Of Execution
PRESS RELEASE   Justice Abdulkadir Abdu-Kafarati of the Federal High Court Abuja has struck out an application for stay of execution of the judgment that removed the All Progressive Grand Alliance former National Chairman Victor Umeh and Secretary Alhaji Sani Shinkafi from office. Justice Abdu-Kafarati also granted an application filed.....
2015: INEC targets 35% positions for women
  The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared its readiness to address what it describes as the age-long inequality  and gender imbalance in the nation’s  politics. The commission is also set to achieve gender balance across the various cadres of its personnel. Deputy Director, Gender Division, INEC, Mrs. Blessing Obidegwu,.....
Boko Haram kills Scores of UTME candidates in Borno
Socres of students travelling to write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in Borno State have been reportedly killed by the Boko Haram sect. They were among several persons that lost their lives in multiple attacks unleashed by the dreaded sect in four communities. The Senator representing Borno Central in the.....
Jonathan lambasts APC over ward congress, candidates’ selection
President Goodluck Jonathan has described the Peoples Democratic Party as more democratic than other political parties in Nigeria. Apparently referring to the opposition All Progressives Congress, Jonathan said the PDP was more democratic because it would not cancel ward congresses across the states without considering the wish of its members......

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