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Three Indians Bag 15 Years Jail Term for Oil Bunkering

A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Balyesa State has convicted three Indian nationals, Sailesh Kumar Singh, (Captain of the vessel), Chadrashekar Sharma and Ajay Bhatiya, the owner of the vessel, MT Akshay, (who is still at large) to fifteen years imprisonment for offenses that borders on oil theft. Th...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Algeria: Wheelchair bound Bouteflika sworn-in for 4th term

Abdelaziz Bouteflika was sworn in as Algeria’s president for a fourth term Monday, in a televised ceremony after his re-election in a campaign he was too sick to participate in. Sitting in a wheelchair, Bouteflika placed his right hand on the Koran as he repeated in a frail voice the oath read out by a ...

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Posted on Apr 28, 2014

8 Governors storm Ekiti for Fayemi’s 2nd term campaign flag-off.

Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday, declared that the June governorship poll holding in the state is not for him alone but for the entire Ekiti people and should be an avenue for them to demonstrate to the whole world that they are not willing to return to an old order. Fayemi said […]...

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Posted on Mar 29, 2014

Ladipo gets second term as Yaba College of Tech rector

The Federal Government on Wednesday reappointed the Rector, Yaba College of Technology, Dr Kudirat Ladipo, for a second term in office, commencing from December, 2013. This was contained in a statement signed by Mr Adekunle Adams, Public Relations Officer of the institution, on Wednesday in Lagos. It quoted C...

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Posted on Nov 7, 2013

Oduah Risking Five-Year Jail Term over N255m Cars, Says Rep

If found guilty of allegations of illegally purchasing two armoured BMW cars for N255 million, embattled Minister of Aviation could face a prison term of five years. Making this disclosure on Wednesday, a member of the House of Representatives, Jumoke Okoya-Thomas said it is part of the country’s laws. The...

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Posted on Oct 31, 2013

Group Endorses Governor Amosun For Second Term

The ‘Mission To Rebuild Patriot’, a non-governmental organization which comprises professionals, indigenes and non-indigenes of the state has endorsed the Ogun state governor, Ibikunle Amosun for a second term in office. The group whose membership is made up of young professionals with the mission to supp...

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Posted on Oct 6, 2013

President Jonathan Deserves A Second Term

By Ben Nanaghan Many state governors in Nigeria have now abandoned their primary constitutional assignments and responsibilities and have veered into areas of political opportunism and ego aggrandisement. If not why have so many governors especially from the north arrogated the duties of the INEC Chairman to ...

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Posted on Oct 4, 2013

Ogun Ohaneze Ndi-Igbos Endorse Amosun For Second Term

The Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndi-Igbo in Ogun State, has endorsed Governor Ibikunle Amosun for a second term as Ogun state governor. President, Ohaneze Ndi-Igbo, Ogun State, Ogbuefi Austin Nkezi, who spoke on behalf of Eze Ndi-Igbo, Willy Ejim Konye and leaders of the organisation in the stat...

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Posted on Sep 25, 2013

Nigerian constitution allows me to seek another Term – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday, in United States (US) gave a veiled insight into his second term ambition stressing that the Nigerian Constitutes provides a two term of eight for anyone elected as president. Speaking at a lunch with Nigerian Professionals in New York, United States (US), Mr. Jonathan u...

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Posted on Sep 23, 2013

Germans begin voting with Merkel set for third term

Iron Lady Merkel with Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan Germans began voting Sunday with Chancellor Angela Merkel poised to win a third term, which would make her Europe’s only major leader to survive its financial crisis although she could be forced into governing with her main rivals. Polls opened at ...

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Posted on Sep 22, 2013

Voice Of the South-South Backs Jonathan For Second Term

A socio political group known as the Voice of the South – South has thrown its weight behind President Goodluck Jonathan for his re-election come 2015. The men and women are from the six south- south states making up the zone came together backing President Goodluck Jonathan. According to the chairman o...

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Posted on Sep 20, 2013

2015: Gov. Orji endorses Jonathan for second term

Gov. Theodore Orji   By Citizens Platform  Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji has declared that president Goodluck Jonathan has the constitutional right to seek for a second term as President of Nigeria. In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary, Ugochukwu Emezue, Chief Orji stated that presiden...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Sep 13, 2013

US Court Sentences Nigerian To Three Year Jail Term Over $11 Fraud

A District Court in Middle Pennsylvania, United States headed by Justice Yvette Kane has sentenced a Nigerian, Emmanuel Ehkator to three years in prison for $ 11m fraud. The Nigerian, who has been trailed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for criminal conspiracy to commit mail and wire fr...

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Posted on Sep 12, 2013

Ex-militants vow to support Jonathan for second term

By Citizens Platform Ex-militant commanders in the Niger Delta have vowed to resist any move to deny President Goodluck Jonathan his constitutional second term in office. In a statement under the aegis of Leadership, Peace and Cultural Development Initiative, the ex-militant leaders said they would apply all ...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Sep 6, 2013

FEC Orders WAEC To Peg Jail Term On Exam Malpractice

The Federal Executive Council has empowered the West African Examination Council (WAEC) to introduce a penalty of N200, 000 fine or five years imprisonment for any candidate caught in examination malpractice in the five countries under the body. The approval is following the amendment and domestication of an ...

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Posted on Sep 5, 2013

WikiLeaks’s Manning bags 35years jail term

FORT MEADE (AFP) – US Army Private Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in jail and dishonorably discharged Wednesday for the biggest breach of official secrets in American history. Military judge Colonel Denise Lind delivered her verdict after a months-long trial for Manning, who passed a massive ...

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Posted on Aug 21, 2013

GEJ never signed single term agreement -Presidency

   By Citizens Platform The Presidency has denied a statement by the spokesman of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Anthony Sani that President Goodluck Jonathan signed an agreement with stakeholders before the 2011 elections that he would serve only one term of four years. The Special Assistant to the Pres...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Aug 20, 2013

Middle Belt is strongly behind a second term for Pres. Jonathan -Onoja

By Citizens platform The former military governor of Plateau State, Major General Lawrence Onoja (rtd), has stated that the Middle belt is strongly in support of President Jonathan running for a second term in office in the 2015 elections. Speaking in Abuja on Sunday, Onoja stated that President Goodluck Jona...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Aug 19, 2013

Long Term Bond Market: SEC To Partner IFC

The Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Aruma Oteh says the commission is hoping to boost the domestic bond market with learning from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) who’s had experiences on Long term bond. This is due to the Commission’s aggressive drive to meet ...

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Posted on Aug 7, 2013

ACN Supports Aregbesola’s Second Term Bid

 Ahead of the 2014 governorship Election in the state of Osun, members of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Osun East senatorial DIstrict  have thrown their weight behind the second term bid of the incumbent Governor Rauf Aregbesola . At the party’s monthly Meeting in Ilesa, Osun state, the members ...

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Posted on Jul 21, 2013

Senate rejects 6 year single term proposed for President, Governors

By Citizens platform The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday voted against the six year single tenure proposed in the amendment of the 1999 constitution for the President and state Governors. The Senate also rejected a proposal to grant the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) a mayoral status. Voting using electronic voti...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Jul 17, 2013

ACN Endorses Amosun For Second Term

The Action Congress of Nigeria in Ogun state (ACN) has endorsed the Governor of Ogun state, Ibikunle Amosun, for a second term bid come 2015 election. The body of the chairmen of the party from 20 local government areas of Ogun state endorsed the candidature of the governor for the 2015 governorship race. At ...

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Posted on Jul 16, 2013

Ogun ACN backs Amosun for second term

Abiodun Onafuye/ Abeokuta The Committee of Chairmen of the Action Congress of Nigeria in the 20 local government councils of Ogun state today endorsed Governor Ibikunle Amosun for the 2015 election. The move came on the heels of the endorsement of the governor by his senatorial district, Ogun Central yesterda...

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Posted on Jul 16, 2013

6-Year Single Term: Fashola, Nwabueze Disagree

Governor Babatunde Fashola and elder statesman, Prof. Ben Nwabueze have disagreed over the 6-year single term proposal for president, governors and other elected politicians in Nigeria. While Nwabueze supports the proposed single term for political office holders, Fashola kick against it. The two leaders spok...

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Posted on Jul 10, 2013

Housewife Bags One Year Jail Term For Attempted Goat Stealing

A Nigerian court has sentenced a housewife, Omolara Jimoh, 39, to one year imprisonment for attempting to steal some goats. The judge, Mr Abolade Banigbe, of the Omu Aran Area Court, in the central Nigerian state of Kwara, sentenced Omolara who pleaded guilty to the one count charge at her arraignment on June...

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Posted on Jul 8, 2013