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SANUSI DRAGS JONATHAN TO COURT OVER SUSPENSION

The suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has dragged President Goodluck Jonathan before an Abuja Federal High Court in a suit he filed to challenge his suspension from office. In the application filed on his behalf by his lawyer, Kola A...

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ONDO SPEAKER PASSES AWAY AT 61

The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr Adesina Ajayi is dead. He passed away in the early hours of Tuesday, February 25, 2014 after a protracted battle with  cancer of the urinary bladder. Ajayi represented Odigbo Constituency 11 at the Ondo State House of As...

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BOKO HARAM KILLS 43 SCHOOLCHILDREN

Boko Haram Islamists killed 43  pupils  on Tuesday when they attacked  the  Federal Government College in Buni Yadi, Yobe State. The insurgents reportedly arrived at the college at about 2am  in 11 Hilux vans when the pupils were already asleep. They were said to have  se...

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PRESIDENT JONATHAN WITHDRAWS SANUSI’S SECURITY DETAIL

Reports reaching us state that the State Security Service has withdrawn the security details attached to the recently suspended Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. This happened shortly after the Presidents Media Chat, in which he stated that Sanusi re...

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APC LEADERS CONVENE MEETING ON UNEMPLOYMENT

Governors elected under the umbrella of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday identified unemployment as a major impediment to Nigeria’s quest for economic development and vowed to tackle the menace in their respective states in particular and the country as whole...

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CUSTODIAN EDITORIAL: PIERS MORGAN WILL WIN

Four years ago, Piers Morgan was one of my role models. Piers Morgan is an Arsenal fan. I am an Arsenal fan. Piers Morgan is a journalist. I want to be a journalist. Now, I’m more cognisant of his flaws and whilst I won’t go as far as calling him a role model,...

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SANUSI’S REMOVAL: PLOY TO SWEEP MISSING FUNDS UNDER THE CARPET – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the presidency of seeking to use its illegal suspension of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to divert attention from the allegation of missing 20 billion dollars in oil funds. In a statem...

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DEFECTION: 5 APC GOVERNORS RESUME LEGAL BATTLE AGAINST PDP TODAY

Today, at a Federal High Court in Abuja, the five PDP governors who defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC) will resume a fierce legal battle against their former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the issues of their defection. The governors, who recently defected...

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DEFECTION: 5 APC GOVERNORS RESUME LEGAL BATTLE AGAINST PDP TODAY

Today, at a Federal High Court in Abuja, the five PDP governors who defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC) will resume a fierce legal battle against their former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the issues of their defection. The governors, who recently defected...

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TAMBUWAL IN SECRET MEETING WITH OBASANJO, IN ABEOKUTA

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, on Sunday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State, where the two men held secret talks for almost an hour. Mr. Tambuwal was accompanied by Kawu Sumaila, the deputy minority leader of the H...

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BOKO HARAM: NORTHERN GOVS ASK FG TO IMPLEMENT FORUM’S RECOMMENDATION

The Northern State Governors’ Forum (NSGF)  has called on the Federal Government to deploy more security personnel with superior military equipment as well as adopt measures to boost their morale to enable them effectively fight the insurgents and other threats to securit...

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MARIA VON TRAPP, LAST MEMBER OF SOUND OF MUSIC FAMILY PASSES ON

Maria von Trapp, the last surviving member of the Trapp Family Singers, the inspiration behind the  ‘Sound of Music’ film has passed away. She was 99 and died peacefully at her home in Vermont, USA. Her brother, Johannes vin Trapp described her as “a lov...

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PRESIDENTIAL MEDIA CHAT TO HOLD TOMORROW, MONDAY THE 23RD

Another edition of the Presidential Media Chat will hold on Monday. According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, the programme would be broadcast live on the network services of the Nigerian Television Authorit...

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GOV. TANKO AL-MAKURA OF NASARAWA, ALLEGES PLOT TO ASSASSINATE HIM, HIS BROTHER

Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has alleged a plot to assassinate him and his elder brother, Ahmadu, who is the Emir of Kwandere. Reacting to the alleged assassination attempt on his brother, Friday evening, by gunmen at the Emir’s home in Lafia, Mr. Al-Makura ...

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CBN ACTING GOVERNOR, ALADE, OTHER DEPUTY GOVERNORS INDICTED FOR ALLEGED FRAUD; RECOMMENDED FOR SACK

PREMIUM TIMES: Even though the CBN governor and the bank’s deputy governors were indicted and recommended for sack, the president moved against Mr. Sanusi alone. The Central Bank’s new acting governor, Sarah Alade, and all of the bank’s deputy governors took part in the a...