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OKONJO-IWEALA BREACHED FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY LAW – HOUSE OF REPS COMMITTEE

The House of Representatives on Tuesday confirmed that the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, breached the Fiscal Responsibility Act 2007 S21. According to the House the minister breached the breached the Act by failing to attach the details of the budget of th...

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Henry Okah attempts to break out of South African jail

Henry Okah, the former leader of the defunct Movement for Emancipation for Niger Delta (MEND) attempted to break out of prison. Henry Okah who was convicted and sentenced on a 13-count charge of terrorism, including bombings that killed 12 people in Abuja during the 50th ...

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CHIEF OF STAFF TO PRESIDENT JONATHAN, MIKE OGHIADOME RESIGNS

The Presidency has confirmed the resignation of the Chief of the Staff to the president Goodluck Jonathan, Mike Oghiadome. The President’s Special Advisor on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati confirmed this saying Oghiadome resigned in order to pursue his political ...

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APC MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION EXTENDED TILL 12TH OF FEBRUARY 2014

The membership registration exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has recorded such positive turn out across  the 36 states, which has resulted in its extension till the 12th of February in order to accommodate followers still seeking to register. In Offa Local ...

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Half of a Yellow Sun set for March release

The film adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ is scheduled for release in the UK in March. The movie directed by Biyi Bandele and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni Rose and Thandie Newton had been plagued by  discrediting claims ...

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PICTURE SPECIAL: JOHN LEGEND AND CHRISSY TEIGEN

John Legend is a fine man, with a fine voice. He also happens to be married to a fine model. Mrs Legend has plenty of fans due to her Social media persona. They got married last year and are one of our favorite  celebrity couples. Find below some pictures that highlight t...

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PDP SUES KWARA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SPEAKER AND 20 OTHER LAWMAKERS FOR DEFECTING TO APC

  The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has sued the Speaker, Razak Atunwa, and 20 other members of the Kwara State House of Assembly to court over their defection to the All Progressives Congress. In the suit filed at the Federal High Court, Ilorin, on Friday, the stat...

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FAB 5: BISOLA BAMKOLE

    The theme of this section is to get an artist to pick five of their most highly rated pieces of art and explain their choices. Ms. Bamkole can be contacted at; Email Instagram

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JONATHAN BEGS SENATORS, REPS TO PASS 2014 BUDGET

On Thursday President Goodluck Jonathan appealed to members of the National Assembly to expedite action on the 2014 Appropriation Bill in order to enable his administration to deliver dividends of democracy to the people. During a stakeholders’ forum of the Subsidy Reinve...

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REVIEW: THE ARMSTRONG LIE

Oluwamayowa Idowu “It’s hard to conceal the truth forever. This has been my downfall” Usain Bolt. Lionel Messi. Michael Phelps. Tiger Woods. Roger Federer. Lance Armstrong. We are a blessed generation. We got to witness some of the finest athletes of all...

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Eight Reasons why The College Dropout is GOAT

On February 10th, Kanye West’s debut album ‘The College Dropout’ would celebrate its tenth birthday. Here are seven Reasons why it is the Greatest Rap Debut of All Time The Perfect Marriage of the Conscious and the Commercial: On The Clipse’s ̵...

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MARKS ABSENCE STALLS DEFECTION OF SENATORS

he aggrieved senators consisting of Sen. Bukola Saraki, Sen., Magnus Abe, Sen. Danjuma Goje and 8 others wrote to the Senate President David Mark informing him about their decision to defect from the PDP to the APC. On Wednesday during the Senate plenary session neither t...

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I AM NOT AFTER DAVID MARK’S SEAT – SARAKI

he chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Dr Bukola Saraki, has stated that he is not after the seat of Senate president David Mark.  Saraki stated this at a media chat with correspondents during a trip to Ilorin, while reacting to the current political si...

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NIGERIA TO SPEND N1.5 TRILLION ON POLICE REFORMS

resident Goodluck Jonathan said the Federal Governement would spend the sum of N1.5 trillion in the next five years to reform the Nigeria Police Force. This was made known by Sen. Bala Mohammed, the Minister of the FCT who represented Mr. Jonathan at a two-day retreat on ...

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FOR NKOSI JOHNSON

Oluwamayowa Idowu t was a year into the new millennium and my father had picked up the Guardian (As always). Unusually for me, I was able to take in the contents of the cover. Normally, my first port of call would have been the sports pages. The boy whose picture was ther...