Friday, 30 October 2015
"My advice that a publicity committee made up of eminent journalists be put in place in Aso Rock and that media proprietors and senior journalists should be invited to Aso Rock were jettisoned by Abati because of what I suppose is his covetousness, particularly when many journalists and media houses always complained to me that he was not carrying them along.
Her boyfriend got her pregnant and asked her to abort the baby. However, a doctor agreed to help her with free antenatal care and food and in exchange she agreed to sell her baby after delivery.
Saraki is being tried on a 13 count charge of false asset declaration when he was Kwara state governor. He is expected to appear before the Code of Conduct Tribunal on November 5th.
While addressing newsmen after the meeting, Olisa commended PDP senators for staging a walkout before Amaechi's confirmation. "We salute the courage and unity of purpose of our Senators, especially as demonstrated in the Senate chambers today in their collective stand against impunity and corruption in line with the wishes and aspirations of Nigerians”.
Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor Made A Commander Of The Order of the British Empire (CBE) By The Duke Of Cambridge At Buckingham Palace
Prince William presented him with his medal yesterday at Buckingham Palace.
Although he was made an OBE in the 2008 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Chiwetel’s status as an actor was elevated when he played Solomon Northup in 2013 film 12 Years A Slave, winning a BAFTA for his performance.
Confirmation of ministerial nominees, clear indication there's no more division within APC family - APC
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the confirmation of all the ministerial nominees by the Senate, despite some misgivings by the opposition, has shown clearly that there is no longer any division within the APC family. ”The cohesion and unity exhibited by the APC Senators on Thursday have shown that our legislators are ready to work with the executive and the party to ensure that the the agenda of the party is implemented for the benefit of all Nigerians,” the party said in a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
The one -child policy was imposed by Deng Xiaoping, the Chinese leader in late 1979 and couples who break the family planning laws face losing their jobs and being fined. In some cases, mothers have been forced to abort their babies or be sterilized.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has said no extension would be granted after the deadline expires and customers who still haven't registered will have no access to their money or any transaction in their account.
Wednesday, 28 October 2015
In a letter, the former Minister of Information exonerated himself from the various allegations of betrayal levelled against him, adding that close associates of the former President sabotaged him.
Tuesday, 27 October 2015
The apex court also added that the president of the appeal court did not err in law by ordering the relocation of the tribunal. On Saturday October 24th, the state tribunal nullified Wike's election and ordered a fresh election be conducted in 90 days.
The teenager, who has not been named, is said to have kidnapped the little boy, beheaded him and set fire to his body before he was placed in a polythene bag and buried under some bricks.
Monday, 26 October 2015
One month after announcing that Nigeria is no longer a polio endemic country, the World Health Organization WHO today October 26th officially removed Nigeria from the list of polio endemic countries. WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti was at the state house today to meet with President Buhari for the formal de-listing of Nigeria
At the resumed hearing of the case at the Federal High Court (FHC) Abuja today October 26th, Counsel to the Federal Government, Shuaib Labaran filed the fresh charge and asked the court to grant its request for a secret trial and also grant that the witnesses brought in by the Department of State Services (DSS) to be masked.
Dasuki's counsel, Joseph Daudu (SAN), opposed the application of a secret trial, arguing that the case is a harmless one within a democratic setting. The presiding Judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola, adjourned the case to Wednesday October 28th for ruling.
Sunday, 25 October 2015
He will be accompanied by Governors of Kano & Delta States, the Nat'l Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd.), the Perm. Secs. in the Ministry of Defence, Power, Communications Technology, Agriculture, Foreign Affairs & Industry, Trade & Investment.
Development in Africa & India as well as further cooperation for the alleviation of poverty and the eradication of hunger, disease and illiteracy, issues currently of common concern to their countries such as climate change and international terrorism will all be discussed.
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Friday, 23 October 2015
Late Michael Jackson's longtime physician Dr. Arnold Klein, has died. The man rumored for years to be the biological father of Michael's two oldest children, Prince and Paris, passed away Thursday night in California according to TMZ. He was 70 years old.
Klein, who was the biggest dermatologist in Hollywood, was admitted to the hospital four days ago suffering severe abdominal pains. He was also suffering from Multiple Sclerosis & confined to a wheelchair at the time of his death. Klein hinted on many occasion that he was the biological father Prince and Paris
At the fundraising/launch event, held at the Civic Centre in Lagos, DRASA unveiled a public health awareness campaign called #ItStartsWithMe and announced plans and collaborations for 2 projects.
He has now threatened to sue Lamar and Khloe Kardashian if he doesn’t settle his bill.
Speaking to the New York Daily News, he claimed he's been getting "a lot of questions" from Lamar's accounting people over the hefty bill.
“They’re requesting the credit card slips and asking, ‘Did he sign them?’ I sent them his driver’s license, the slips, some other stuff,” I have no problem filing against her or him. Khloe, she’s the wife. They’re responsible for their debts. Why are they calling me? They need to do the right thing and pay.”
He also claimed Lamar offered to pay that sum, with half of it being divided equally between two prostitutes - Monica Monroe and Ryder Cherry.
Sultan of Sokoto,Saad Abubakar III Administers Vaccine to a baby carried by Rotary District Governor 9125 Dr Mike Omotosho to Mark Polio Day
The duo, administered the polio vaccine on a baby to flag off the celebration at the Caliphate.
Sequel to this, Dr Mike Omotosho, in the company of stake holders will carry out its annual "End Polio Walk" to mark this year's world polio day, held every 24th October.
The walk will commence from the old parade ground , opposite Radio House, Abuja at 7am.
In order to create awareness the Rotary Governor will give out branded gift items such as tshirts, mugs, face caps for all participants.More pictures after the cut.....
The governorship election tribunal sitting in Abeokuta in Ogun State has upheld the election of Ogun state governor, Ibikunle Amosun. Delivering judgement today, the tribunal dismissed the petition of the PDP candidate, Gboyega Isiaka, saying it lacked merit.
The suspects identified as Andulazeez Muhazab, Ishaka Jimoh, Mohammed Jimoh, Abullahi Nasiru and Abulwaheed Nasiru, were arraigned on a five count charge of conspiracy to carry out a bomb attack utilizing Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), resulting in the death of scores of citizens and the injury of several others, as well as the possession of materials which could be used to make IEDs.