Lagos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. POLLS Afenifere endorsed Jonathan based on his pro-restructuring credentials - Kunle OlajideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Vanguard

    D r. Kunle Olajide was Secretary General of Yoruba Council of Elders and one of the South West representatives at the defunct National Conference. His political experience dates back to the era proceeding the 1966 coups.

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  2. President Jonathan promises to stabilize power supply as Egbin adds 220mw to gridRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Vanguard

    President Goodluck Jonathan said on Saturday that the his administration would not rest on its oars until it stabilised power supply in the country. He made the pledge at the inauguration of the rehabilitated Unit 6 and unit 4 of the Egbin thermal plant in Lagos to raise the output of the plant by 220 megawatts He said the power output would be beneficial to the Lagos industrial layout and its environs while its sustenance would lead to creation of more jobs.

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  3. FG will open more inland ports in Nigeria - JonathanRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Vanguard

    President Goodluck Jonathan said on Saturday that the Federal Government would open more inland ports in the country for easy clearance of imports. The president stated this at the State House, Marina, while he was addressing a delegation of the Igbo market leaders who visited him in Lagos.

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  4. How Shift In Election Dates Saved INEC, Nigeria From Huge Embarrassment - PDPRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Ghanamma.com

    The ruling Peoples Democratic Party has said that the shift in dates of the general elections from February to March saved the nation and the Independent National Electoral Commission a monumental embarrassment. The party in a statement yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, added that rather than condemnation, initiators of the shift in the dates for the elections out to be commended.

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  5. Life Pension For Mark, Tambuwal, Others Immoral, Wicked - Socialist PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Ghanamma.com

    The Socialist Party of Nigeria has flayed the approval by 33 out of 36 state Houses of Assembly, a recommendation approving life pension for former presiding officers of the National Assembly. The group expressed its displeasure with the development in a press statement signed by its national chairman, Segun Sango, on Friday.

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  6. Dark omens for Nigeria's democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The hawkers of Lagos love to offer stuff they shouldn't be selling. On a busy street a vendor touted the autobiography of the country's former leader, Olusegun Obasanjo.

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  7. 2015: Jonathan moves to stop slideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Vanguard

    ALARMED by seeming soaring popularity of his main opponent in the March 28 presidential election, President Goodluck Jonathan may have decided to personally coordinate his campaigns for the strategic election, which has already drawn global attention. Saturday Vanguard learned last night that Jonathan was uncomfortable with field reports that he would have been defeated by Major-General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, if the election had been held on February 14 as earlier planned by the Independent National Electoral Commission .

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  8. Election postponement saved our nation huge embarrassment - PDPRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Vanguard

    By Henry Umoru ABUJA- NATIONAL leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP said yesterday that shifts in the dates of the presidential and general elections from February 14, 2015 to Saturday, March 28, 2015 and April 11, 2015 by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC was carried out to save the electoral umpire and the country from huge embarrassment. The PDP also reiterated its readiness for elections, claiming that with its array of credible candidates, recorded achievements by the Federal government, support of Nigerians, it was assured of emerging victorious at the polls.

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  9. Nigeria: APC, PDP Trade Blames On Religious PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | AllAfrica.com

    The All Progressives Congress has alerted Nigerians to what it described as a fresh plot by desperate politicians to circulate leaflets in mosques and churches, asking Muslims to only vote for Muslims in the forthcoming elections. In a statement in Lagos on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed, the party stated that the plot was in line with the track record of those who consistently use religion to "They are hoping that by further inflaming passion with the highly emotive issue of religion, they can revive their shriveling political fortunes.

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  10. Osun APC Gives Police, DSS Two Weeks To Prosecute Fani-Kayode Over Alleged Rigging VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Ghanamma.com

    All Progressive Congress in Osun state, Friday, gave a two-week ultimatum to the Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Service , to arrest the director of Media of Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Femi Fani-Kayode over a video he alleged showed how APC rigged last year's governorship polls in the state. The party, while reacting to claims by the former Minister of Aviation when he appeared on a Lagos-based telivision on Thursday, said should security agents fail to prosecute Fani-Kayode, it would compel Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola to set up an independent panel to look into the matter.

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  11. [Guest Post] Play the Loteria Match Game with John PicacioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | SF Signal

    ... fishbowl. Inspired as a social rebuttal to the film District 9 , Lagoon is a story about an alien invasion in Lagos, Nigeria, and how the society reacts. As she states on her blog, "at its heart a story about humanity at the crossroads between the ...

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  12. Osun video: APC gives police, DSS two weeks to prosecute Fani-KayodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Vanguard

    All Progressive Congress, APC, in Osun state chapter yesterday gave a two-week ultimatum to the leadership of Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Service, DSS, to arrest former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode over the purported video showing how the party allegedly rigged last year's governorship polls in Osun State. Reacting to the claims by Fani-Kayode, when he appeared on a Lagos-based television station on Thursday, APC said should security agents fail to prosecute the director of Media of Jonathan Campaign Organisation, it would compel Governor Aregbesola to set up an independent panel to look into the matter.

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  13. BNI Ordered To Grant Access To Nigerian PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Ghanamma.com

    The Adjabeng magistrate court in Accra yesterday ordered the Bureau of National Investigation to grant access to the counsel of the eight suspected Nigerian pirates standing trial before the court. Per the order, the BNI is to allow the lawyer of the accused persons two hours each every Tuesday and Friday between the hours of 9am and 2pm, effective today, to see his clients.

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  14. Making a movie that speaks to Nigeria's socio-political dev. is my joy -David OyelowoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Vanguard

    Award-winning Nigerian-born British actor, David Oyelowo alongside his co-star, in the American film, "Selma", Carmen Ejogo were excited to be in Nigeria penultimate Sunday,as the film premiered at the House On The Rock Cathedral, Lagos. The historical film directed by Ava DuVernay is about Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. and his campaign for black voting rights in 1965.

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  15. Brown Ideye: My poor form was to blame for Alan Irvine getting the sack at West BromRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Mirror.co.uk

    The Nigerian striker is beginning to find his feet at the Hawthorns but admits his slow start proved costly for his former boss Ideye was labelled a A 10million flop with only one Premier League goal in his first five months with the Baggies, and it cost the manager his job just after Christmas. Irvine, who was well liked at the club, was in tears and Ideye says: "I felt bad about it.

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  16. Jonathan Promises Market Women In Lagos Freedom From Oppression If PDP WinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Ghanamma.com

    President Goodluck Jonathan, Friday, said that victory for the Peoples Democratic Party in the upcoming general elections would free Lagos residents from oppression. Speaking when the leaders of market women groups in Lagos and environs, paid him a solidarity visit at the State House, Marina, Lagos, Jonathan promised the market women, and indeed, all traders in the country that the PDP administration would provide the enabling environment for them to ply their trades.

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  17. HSBC bank scandal, Dick Cheney and corruptionRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Dear Kitty

    Halliburton unit KBR pleaded guilty last year in the US to bribing Nigerian officials to the tune of 180 million dollars in return for six billion dollars worth of Liquefied Natural Gas contracts in the oil hub Bonny Island . Halliburton denied involvement in the offences dating back to 1995-2005, but a top company official and other staff were summoned by Nigeria's anti-graft agency following raids last week on company offices in Lagos.

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  18. APC Raises Alarm On Alleged Plot By Desperate Politicians To Use Religion For Election PurposeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Ghanamma.com

    The opposition All Progressives Congress has raised the alarm over a fresh plot by "desperate politicians" to circulate leaflets in mosques and churches, asking Muslims to only vote for Muslims in the forthcoming elections. The APC, in a statement in Lagos on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the plot was in line with the track record of those who had consistently used religion to divide Nigerians in order to feather their political nest.

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  19. Political uncertainty hits Nigeria stocks, currencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | West Australian

    The postponement of Nigeria's general election has hit the country's faltering economy, adding to existing pressures caused by the global fall in oil prices, analysts said. The six-week suspension was granted to give the military more time to secure and stabilise the northeast, which has been under assault by Boko Haram Islamists since 2009.

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  20. Naira hits N215 to dollar at BDC's segmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Vanguard

    The Naira on Friday depreciated by N5 to the dollar as it traded N215 at the Bureau De Change segment of the official market. It also depreciated by N7 at the black market, selling at N217 to the dollar.

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