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Police IG Abubakar forced to proceed on terminal leave.

Inspector of Police Mohammed Abubakar has been directed to proceed on a terminal leave with immediate effect. On Monday,  Secretary to the Government, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, forwarded the directive signed by President Goodluck Jonathan over the outgoing I.G . Deputy Inspector General of Police, Suleiman F...

Categories: Imo State Blog
Posted on May 18, 2014

IMSG replies ABSG. Says Gov.Orji should leave Gov.Okorocha alone.

IMO STATE GOVERNMENT HOUSE PRESS RELEASE RE: GOVERNOR T.A. ORJI SHOULD LEAVE GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA ALONE There have been some media reports with some of them captioned “Abia unhappy with Imo over returned civil Servants.” In the referenced reports, the Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji had, thro...

Categories: Imo State Blog
Posted on May 12, 2014

Protest: Leave Oduah alone, dont harm affirmative action

By Jim Pressman Nigerian women under the aegis of the National Council of Women Societies(NCWS) – Nigeria, affiliated to the International Council of Women Societies (ICWS), are set to storm the National Assembly Tuesday morning November 19, 2013 to protest what they call the systematic “pulling down o...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 19, 2013

Kidnappers of French priest leave Paris with puzzles

Who did it? The French Foreign Ministry has been trying to decode the identity of the kidnappers of a French priest in northern Cameroon, since he was captured Wednesday night. The kidnapping happened nine months after Nigeria’s militant sect, Boko Haram captured a French family in the same region. The ...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Nov 14, 2013

President Jonathan to leave for pilgrimage to Israel today

By Citizens Platform President Goodluck Jonathan will late Wednesday embark on a pilgrimage  to Israel. According to a statement released Tuesday by presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, President Jonathan will also meet with President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of the Israel...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Oct 23, 2013

Inter-ethnic clashes leave 10 dead, several others wounded in Nasarawa

By Citizens Platform Tragedy struck Friday as  an nter-ethnic clash between Eggon and Alago ethnic  groups in Obi local government area of Nasarawa State left about 10 persons dead and several others wounded even as 50 houses were reportedly razed down. Many residents have reportedly deserted their homes f...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Sep 15, 2013

Kaka wants to leave Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder Kaka has said he is looking to agree a move away from the Spanish giants before the transfer window closes on September 2. The Brazilian has failed to make much of an impression in the Spanish capital since his 68 million euro ($ 89 million, £56 million) move from AC Milan in […...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Aug 29, 2013

Okorocha appoints new Acting Head of Service as Onumajulu is sent on “retirement leave”.

Governor Rochas Okorocha has approved of the appointment of  Mr. Calistus Ekenze as the Acting Head of Service in the state. According to a statement in Owerri, signed by the newly appointed Deputy Chief of Staff, Government House, Mr. Chinedu Offor, Mr. Ekenze replaces Mrs. Nkechi Onumajulu, who proceeds on...

Categories: Imo State Blog
Posted on Aug 29, 2013

Nigerian Striker, Ameobi may leave Newcastle

by Citizens Platform Super Eagles striker, Shola Ameobi has admitted that he may have to leave Newcastle United in order to enjoy more first-team football. The arrival of Remy may have led to the forward’s decision step aside and look for other options outside Newcastle. Following the club’s recent ac...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Aug 10, 2013

Rivers Crisis: Amaechi Should Leave Up To His Responsibilities As A Governor – Uranta

A social commentator Mr. Tony Uranta has said that there has been an overlapping of continuous attrition in River state by mainly two group of persons one; led by the governor of the state Rotimi Amaechi and the other by the Minister of State for Education Nyesom Wike. Speaking on Channels Television Saturday...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Jul 27, 2013

Ex-governor Sylva seeks court’s leave to travel abroad

Nnamdi Felix / Abuja Timipre Sylva, the embattled former governor of the southern Nigerian state of Bayelsa, who is standing trial for money laundering offences before an Abuja Federal High Court, on Monday sought leave of court to seek medical attention abroad. The application stalled the scheduled continuat...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Jul 8, 2013

Mikel May Leave Stamford Bridge For Turkey

It has been reported that Nigerian international and Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi may be leaving Stamford Bridge club Chelsea for Galatasaray in Turkey come the new season. Mikel may not be resuming with Jose Mourinho who has hinted that he only has five constant starting players, with the rest being ope...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Jul 4, 2013

W/Youth Olympic Games: Team Nigeria Leave For Egypt

Nigeria will today depart aboard an Ethiopian Airline to Egypt for the African Qualifiers of the 2014 World Youth Olympic Games holding in Nanjing, China. The championship tagged “Egypt Junior and Cadet Open” will be staged in Ismailia from 19-23 June being the first of a series of tournaments, where play...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Jun 17, 2013

Odemwingie To Leave WBA For £3m

West Bromwich Albion striker, Peter Odemwingie will leave the Barclays English Premier League club this summer provided his valuation is met. The attacker courted controversy for most of the 2012/13 season; the most high profile being his failed attempt to force a move to now-relegated Queens Park Rangers. Th...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Jun 6, 2013

N5 Billion Fraud: Court Approves Extended Medical Leave For Nnamani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has expressed displeasure over the non-appearance of a former Governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani at the resumption of his trial on Tuesday, before Justice Mohammed Yunusa of the Federal High Court, Lagos. The Commission through its counsel, K.C Nzozu...

Categories: Channels
Posted on May 28, 2013

Flying Eagles Leave Germany For Toulon Tourney

The Flying Eagles will depart for Toulon, France, Monday evening from Munich, Germany. The team of 30 players and 10 officials will leave Elfershausen, where they have been training for about two weeks, by 9 a.m local time on Monday for the four-hour bus ride to Munich. The team’s Media Officer, Samm Audu, ...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 26, 2013

Flying Eagles Leave Germany For Toulon Tourney

The Flying Eagles will depart for Toulon, France, Monday evening from Munich, Germany. The team of 30 players and 10 officials will leave Elfershausen, where they have been training for about two weeks, by 9 a.m local time on Monday for the four-hour bus ride to Munich. The team’s Media Officer, Samm Audu, ...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 26, 2013

Madrid killer Lewandowski may leave Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski was on the losing side in the Champions League final but the Poland star is set to leave next month — possibly to European champions Bayern Munich. The 24-year-old’s Dortmund contract expires in June 2014 but it looks increasingly doubtful he will see h...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 26, 2013

Judges Must Have Discipline Or Leave System – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mariam Aloma-Mukhtar appears poised to wield the big stick as she has threatened that judges who do not deliver three to four judgments in a year and live above board will be shown the way out of the system. The Chief Justice gave the warning while receiving a judicial performa...

Categories: Channels
Posted on May 17, 2013

Ferguson: Rooney wants to leave Man U

Outgoing Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson confirmed on Sunday that striker Wayne Rooney has asked to leave the club for the second time in three years. Ferguson, who retires at the end of the season, dropped Rooney for the 2-1 win over Swansea City in his final home game, and said the England internati...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 12, 2013

Moyes Hopes To Leave Everton In the Best Possible way

Manchester United manager in waiting David Moyes said he had not expected to be leaving Everton after 11 years in charge and had already begin planning for next season when the Old Trafford giants came calling this week. In a whirlwind few days for the landscape of British football, Alex Ferguson announced th...

Categories: Channels
Posted on May 10, 2013

[Conversations with Abang Mercy]: “We cannot leave everything to the Government” – Ife Adebayo

What comes to mind when you visit a primary school in Nigeria with hundreds of students confined in a classroom with leaking roofs and sandy floors? Do you just criticize government and walk away? Well, the conversations series with Abang Mercy for the week has Ife Adebayo, our guest who visited a dilapidated...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on May 6, 2013

Leave Oshiomole alone – ACN lashes at PDP

By Citizens Platform The Action Congress of Nigeria has slammed the PDP for seeking to disparage and distract Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State. In a statement issued in Lagos on Friday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party described the PDP as hypocritical. “PDP is behavi...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on May 4, 2013

Court Grants Rival APC Leave To Sue INEC

The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the application of the African People’s Congress (APC) to proceed with hearing on its suit seeking judicial review of the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), which rejected its application for registration as a political party. The c...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Apr 30, 2013

Leave Former Ministers Alone, Probe Me Instead, Obasanjo Challenges Jonathan

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised the establishment of an agency to protect oil pipelines and described it as corruption in governance. The former president also said he is ready for a probe of his eight-year administration instead of the present administration descending on his cabinet minist...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Apr 28, 2013

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