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Nigerians want Confab recommendations subjected to referendum – NOI Poll

An opinion poll conducted by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Polls popularly known as NOIPolls, has revealed that 79 per cent of respondents would like the outcome of the conference to be subjected to a referendum. This was contained in a press statement issued on Tuesday and signed by the National Conference Assistant S...

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Posted on May 15, 2014

International Lawyers, Adamawa APC want search efforts for kidnapped Chibok school girls intensified

FIDA President, Hauwa Shekarau The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), on Thursday, urged the Federal Government to intensify efforts to rescue the female students abducted in Chibok, Borno. The President of FIDA, Mrs Hauwa Shekarau, made the call in an interview with NAN in Abuja. She said gove...

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Posted on May 2, 2014

Terrorists Want To Paralyse Government

Labaran Maku, the Minister of Information, fielded questions from journalists after a meeting of Federal Executive Council devoted to discussing the Nyanya bomb attack last Wednesday. AYORINDE OLUOKUN was there.  What is government doing to free the remaining girls kidnapped in Chibok, Borno State? Governmen...

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Posted on Apr 24, 2014

Traders want CBN to increase circulation of lower denomination Naira notes

Sarah Alade Acting Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Some traders in Lagos have appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to ease their transactions with customers by injecting adequate lower denomination Naira Notes into the system. The traders said dearth the of lower Naira notes was hampering free flow ...

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Posted on Apr 21, 2014

Reps Want Army Deployed To Benue

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to immediately deploy a large number of military personnel to the crisis prone areas in Benue State. This call was made in a bid to forestall further clashes between the Agatu community in Benue State and invading nomadic herdsmen. The House of Rep...

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Posted on Nov 14, 2013

Four Zones Out Of Six Want National Conference — Uranta

Four Zones out of six in Nigeria have declared their support for a National conference, the Presidential Advisory Committee on proposed National Dialogue has said. A member of the committee, Mr Tony Uranta, told Channels Television on Sunday that the response the committee had received from people within the ...

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Posted on Nov 4, 2013

Nigeria: Fashola, Oshiomhole want female president

Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, Senator Oluremi Tinubu presenting the COWLSO Book, “Kaleidoscope of feminine Ideas and Ideals” during the opening ceremony of the 2013 Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) Conference with the theme, “See Beyond Today: Enhance the Qu...

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Posted on Oct 23, 2013

Golden Eaglets: We Don’t Need To Brag, We Just Want To Win – Amunike

The Golden Eaglets Assistant Coach, Emmanuel Amunike has warned that in football, it is not good to brag as the most important thing to focus on is how to win, even if it is by half a goal. He said this on ‘Sports This Morning’ during the preview of the Golden Eaglets second group game […]...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2013

African leaders want ICC stop trial of Kenya leaders

African leaders: AU summit wants end to trial of Kenya leaders African nations on Saturday urged the International Criminal Court to defer the crimes against humanity trials of Kenya’s leadership as they convened a special summit on their worsening relations with the tribunal. The meeting at the African...

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Posted on Oct 12, 2013

Ghana want World Cup tie in Egypt moved to safe venue

Ghana have urged FIFA to move next month’s 2014 World Cup Africa zone play-off against Egypt in Cairo to “a safe and secure venue” in the wake of the latest deadly clashes between Islamists and police. In a strongly-worded letter to world football’s governing body the Ghana Football As...

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Posted on Oct 8, 2013

Poor Services: Telecoms Subscribers Want More Base Stations

President of National Association of Telecoms Subscribers (NATCOMS), Chief Deolu Ogunbanjo, on Friday advised telecom operators to erect additional Base Transceiver Station (BTS) to improve the quality of their services. Ogunbanjo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that erecting more infrastructur...

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Posted on Oct 4, 2013

Sudan marchers want Al Bashir overthrown

About 1,000 people marched in the Sudanese capital calling for the overthrow of the government of President Omar Al Bashir, after a ceremony late Sunday mourning those gunned down in days of fuel price protests, witnesses said. The rally began in Khartoum’s wealthy Mansheeya neighbourhood, which was hom...

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Posted on Sep 30, 2013

We want full implementation of 2009 agreement – ASUU

by Citizens Platform The Bauchi State Chapter of the Academic Union of Universities has said that the union will not negotiate on their demand for the full implementation of the 2009 agreement. The Union also states that the federal government is not transparent and sincere in addressing the problems in the e...

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Posted on Sep 19, 2013

Analyst Argues That The New PDP And PDM Want To Join APC

A Legal Practitioner and Public Affairs Analyst, Sam Kargbo on Tuesday described the political crisis in the country as “normal” owing to the fact that the primaries, which will produce candidates for the 2015 general elections will be taking place next year. He warned that the Peoples Democratic Party (P...

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Posted on Sep 3, 2013

Petitioners want Nobel Prize to US WikiLeaks soldier

Supporters of Bradley Manning, the US soldier convicted of espionage for leaking secret files to WikiLeaks, presented a petition to the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Sweden on Monday backing his nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. The petition, launched by the online activist organisation RootsAction, garnered m...

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Posted on Aug 12, 2013

I Want To Coach Falcons Someday

One of the first stars of women’s football in Africa, Mercy Akide-Udoh was a trailblazer in more ways than one. An exciting attacking player, she starred for Nigeria in three FIFA Women’s World Cups, two Olympic Football Tournaments and won three African titles with the Super Falcons. She was named by CAF...

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Posted on Aug 2, 2013

Marketers Want To Sleep With Me

Top Yoruba movie actress and producer, Bisi Ibidapo- Obe  spoke with KAYODE APONMADE on motherhood, her relationship with former lawmaker, Dino Melaye and how she braved the challenges of her career •Bisi Ibidapo-Obe When did your romance with acting start? Right from my primary school, I always participat...

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Posted on Jul 19, 2013

I Want To Play For Super Eagles Someday

Barely few months after making his debut in the GLO Nigeria Premier League with Dolphins FC of Port Harcourt, midfield prodigy, Tope Jaiyeole is on the verge of joining Turkish giant, Fenerbahche. In this interview with Bamidele Olowosagba, the former Yobo football academy player talks about his experience in...

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Posted on Jul 18, 2013

Nigerian Teachers Want Special Salary Structure

The National leadership of Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has asked for special salary structure for its members to commensurate with the hazards of the profession and also to be at par with other professionals in the country. The representative of the national president of the union made the call at the 5t...

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Posted on Jul 11, 2013

Ex-Eagles Want NFF Board Sacked

Some ex-internationals Wednesday at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos staged a peaceful protest asking the Federal Government and the National Sports Commission, NSC, to sack the current board of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF. The ex-internationals stated that the current NFF board does not have th...

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Posted on Jul 11, 2013

Civil groups want Rivers police boss removed, demoted

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Nigeria’s Niger Delta Civil Society Coalition, NDCSC, has called for the removal of Mr Mbu Joseph Mbu,the Rivers State Commissioner of Police. The Coalition also wants Mbu demoted over his description of Governor Chibuike Amaechi as “tyrant and a dictator”. NDCSC...

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Posted on Jun 23, 2013

I Don’t Want To Be Governor Of Lagos – Tinubu’s Wife

Oluremi Tinubu, wife to former Lagos State governor and National leader of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Bola Tinubu has said that being the governor of the state is not among her political ambitions. Mrs Tinubu, who is currently representing Lagos State in the Senate, said governing Lagos state is ...

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Posted on Jun 17, 2013

Senator Zanna reveals Boko Haram’s secrets, says govt. can stop them if they really want to (VIDEO)

Senator Khalifa Zanna, the Senator for Borno Central whose nephew was arrested as an alleged Boko Haram top commander last year, discussed several secrets of Boko Haram sect, and why they have continued to thrive in Nigeria. He described the extent of damage caused by the group in Borno, and the cost of gover...

Categories: African Spotlight
Posted on May 12, 2013

New MUSIC: Wizkid – Only Man She Want (Remix)

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Categories: African Spotlight
Posted on May 11, 2013

Reps, Niger gov want Dokubo-Asari, Kuku arrested

The House of Representatives on Tuesday asked the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, to quiz ex-militant, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, over his latest comment that there would be no peace in Nigeria if President Goodluck Jonathan was not re-elected in 2015. In a separate statement, Niger Stat...

Categories: African Spotlight
Posted on May 8, 2013

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