Monthly Archives: April 2015

Experts Brainstorm On Journalists’ Safety Thursday, As IPC Releases Attacks Report


A meeting of media experts and institutional stakeholders will take place in Abuja onThursday April 30, 2015 to deliberate on the safety of journalists and emerging issues in conflict in Nigeria. The participants will include the leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), the Radio and Television Theatre Arts Workers Union (RATTAWU) the Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), the ...

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Ondo Deputy Governor Impeached

Ali Olanusi

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Ali Olanusi, has been impeached by the State Assembly. He was removed Monday morning following the submission of the report by the seven-man panel headed by Mr. Olatunji Adeniyan on the allegations leveled against him. Twenty two​ of the 26 members of the Assembly supported the impeachment of the Deputy Governor. The motion for his impeachment ...

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Presidential Inauguration: Jonathan, Buhari Nominees Meet

In preparation for the May 29 handover and Presidential Inauguration, a joint committee of the outgoing and incoming government met on Thursday to discuss issues that will ensure a smooth transition. The committee is co-chaired by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim, who represents the outgoing government, and former Bayelsa state Governor, Timipre Sylva, who leads ...

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Buhari Eligibility Suits Struck Out By Court

A Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out two suits out of about three that sought to stop President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to stand for the March 28, 2015 election. The striking out of the suit followed their withdrawal by the plaintiffs on Wednesday. TheEagle Online reports that Justice Adeniyi Ademola struck out the suits after the plaintiffs indicated ...

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SHOCKING: Acting IG-P Arase Joined Nigeria Police Before Abba

solomon arase

Nigeria’s Acting Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, according to findings, is a senior officer to the sacked IGP, Suleiman Abba. Premuim Times reports that based on an internal police document obtained by the newspaper, Arase, an indigene of Edo State, was born on June 26, 1956 and joined the Nigeria Police Force on December 2, 1981. However, the sacked ...

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US Vice President Urges Jonathan To Play Global Leadership Role

United States Vice President, Senator Joe Biden has urged outgoing Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to take up international leadership role. Biden who spoke to Jonathan on Monday commended him for his leadership in ensuring Nigeria’s recent elections were peaceful and orderly. Biden, according to the transcript of the phone call released by the White House, noted that President Jonathan’s ...

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