Lagos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Mbu Warns Against Election Violence in Lagos, OgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ghanamma.com

    Assistant Inspector-General of Police , Zone 2 Command - covering Ogun and Lagos States - Joseph Mbu has warned that anyone caught involved in election violence under its jurisdiction would face the wrath of the law. Mbu said this on Tuesday, after a meeting with Commissioners of Police and their Deputies under his command at Zone 2 headquarters, Onikan, Lagos.

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  2. While Tinubu Ordered APC Govs In S/West Not To Deal With Us, Jonathan ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ghanamma.com

    National Coordinator of the Yoruba militant group, Oodua Peoples Congress, Chief Gani Adams, has said his group's grouse against former Lagos Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his party, the All Progressives Congress, stems from Mr. Tinubu's instruction to governors of the South-West states under the platform of the party not to deal with or empower the OPC. Mr. Adams said this at a press conference in Lagos on Tuesday in reaction to reports that the OPC has been paid to disrupt the forthcoming general elections in the South-West.

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  3. FG planning to accuse our chieftains of electoral fraud - APCRead the original story

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    By Charles Kumolu Lagos-THE All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the Federal Government of planing to plant Permanent Voters' Cards, PVCs and card reader jammers in the residences and offices of some of its chieftains so as to accuse them of electoral fraud during the elections. It also frowned at plans by the Dr. Fredrick Fasehun-led Odua Peoples Congress, OPC, to deploy its members to polling units during the polls.

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  4. Jonathan's Transformation Agenda: the NEXIM bank exampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    By Mahmud Adegoroye THE President Goodluck Jonathan Transformation Agenda which has become a household name is intended to permeate a wide spectrum of the nation's everyday life, ranging from housing, industry, energy, entertainment to the whole gamut of every facet of our social life. The present government is credited for the turnaround being experienced in many of the country's productive sectors.

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  5. Hotel Occupancy in the Middle East And Africa Region Down 0.2% to 67.2% for February 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Hotel News Resource

    The region reported a 0.2-percent decrease in occupancy to 67.2 percent, a 1.3-percent rise in revenue per available room to US$118.64 and a 1.5-percent increase in average daily rate to US$176.64. The Middle East/Africa region reported positive year-over-year results in two of the three major performance metrics during February 2015 when reported in U.S. dollars, according to data compiled by STR Global.

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  6. Nigeria pushes back against criticism of election securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Christian Science Monitor

    With Saturday's presidential election in Nigeria looming, armored vehicles and rifle-toting police have surrounded the offices of the electoral commission in a Lagos suburb, while police checkpoints are multiplying along Ikorodu Road, the bustling city's main thoroughfare. With fears of election-related violence running high, the government has taken what it describes as extensive precautions to ensure security across the country on election day.

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  7. Global ranking: Nigerian varsities can't be among the best in 4 years - ExpertsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Vanguard

    Experts in the education sector have described President Goodluck Jonathan's optimism that Nigerian universities would be ranked among the best in the world in the next four years, as a result of the ongoing transformation of the education system, as an empty political statement meant to win votes as Nigeria still lacks real programmes aimed at revamping public education beyond the same old and disastrous capitalist neo-liberal agenda of putting the private sector in the driving seat of investment in education.

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  8. Nollywood Actress Shows Off Ample Cleavage In New Birthday PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Ghanamma.com

    Nollywood actress Ruth Kadiri has released another set of sexy, beautiful new set of pictures which you cannot afford to miss. Ruth Kadiri, who is one of the faces to watch out for in Nollywood, is not only a great actress but a great scriptwriter too.

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  9. LAGOS: Mega City Or Mega Slum? | PHOTOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Ghanamma.com

    'Eko Oni Baje' is a popular slang in Nigeria's economic capital - Lagos today. It literally means 'Lagos can not spoil'.

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  10. Ban On SMS Fundraising Platform: Court Orders NCC To Pay Apc N.5bn As DamagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Ghanamma.com

    A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the Nigerian Communications Commission to pay the All Progressives Congress N500 million as damages for unlawfully banning the party's presidential campaign fund-raising platform. Justice Ibrahim Buba gave the order in his judgment following a suit filed by the APC against the NCC and Etisalat, MTN Nigeria, Globacom, Airtel Nigeria and Visafone Communications.

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  11. ARRAY(0x126d4dc4)Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    LAGOS, Nigeria-A 72-year-old former military dictator has to come off as hip if he is going to win the presidency in a country where most people aren't old enough to vote. So the campaign of retired Gen.

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  12. In Nigerian Political Campaigns,Clothing Crucial to CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Voice of America

    Supporters of Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan attend an election campaign rally at the National Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria, March 24, 2015. Supporters of Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan attend an election campaign rally at the National Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria, March 24, 2015.

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  13. Nigerian court leaves challenger Buhari free to run in presidential raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Star Online

    A Nigerian court on Wednesday effectively blocked an attempt to bar the main opposition candidate from running in what looks set to be the closest presidential race since military rule ended in 1999. The court adjourned the case until April 22, leaving Muhammadu Buhari free to stand against President Goodluck Jonathan in the March 28 election.

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  14. Divided north Nigerian city fears post-election violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | AlertNet

    Men wear t-shirts about a peaceful election during a street procession 'March for Change' in Lagos March 7, 2015. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye KADUNA, Nigeria, March 25 - As campaigning reached a peak for this Saturday's presidential election in Nigeria, residents of the volatile city of Kaduna made their own preparations - stock-piling food and securing shops and homes for fear of post-poll unrest.

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  15. Nigeria: 1,000 African Entrepreneurs Get U.S.$10 Million GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Weekend

    R: Director, Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme , Parminder Vir; Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu; CEO, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Reid Whitlock; and CEO and Founder of Java Foods, Zambia and Member Selection Committee TEEP, Monica Musonda during the official announcement of the selection of the first 1,000 African entrepreneurs for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme in Lagos yesterday After thoroughly sifting through over about 20,000 applications from 52 countries across the continent, the Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced the selection of the first 1,000 African entrepreneurs for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme .

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  16. What Jonathan's Administration did not realise - APCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Vanguard

    Being the text of a press conference addressed by the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress , Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in Lagos on Wednesday, March 25th 2015 It's three days to the presidential and National Assembly elections, and the electioneering campaign is due to end tomorrow, Thursday. As newsmen yourselves, you are undoubtedly aware that, since this campaign started, the PDP-led Jonathan Administration has dwelt less on issues and more on mudslinging.

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  17. FIFA International friendly: Eagles, Cranes do battle in UyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Ghanamma.com

    The stately Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo will come alive today, when the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Cranes of Uganda lock horns in a prestigious international friendly match. The last time the venue witnessed elemental explosion of football proportions was when the Super Eagles hosted the Bafana Bafana in a 30th Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Wednesday, 19th November, 2014.

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  18. FUEL: FG accuses oil marketers of sabotageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Vanguard

    The Federal Government has accused oil marketers of undermining efforts to make petroleum products available to Nigerians, especially at this critical period close to the Presidential polls. The accusation follows resurgence of long queues in Abuja, Lagos and major cities in the country resulting from fuel scarcity, a development that has made some retail outlets to indulge in all manner of sharp practices at the expense of consumers.

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  19. Will rebranding of Buhari work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Vanguard

    IN a few days from now, the Presidential election will be held in all thirty-six States of Nigeria plus the Federal Capital Territory . All observers will admit that this is the closest Presidential polls since the return to democracy in 1999.

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  20. Some of your aides, ministers working for APC, group tells JonathanRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Vanguard

    Four days to the presidential election, a group loyal to President Goodluck Jonathan has asked him to be aware of some of his Ministers and aides, alleging that they were actually working for the All Progressives Congress, APC. The group called Coalition of Nigeria Leaders for Stability, CNLS, also stated it has passed a vote of no confidence on the APC presidential candidate, General Mohammadu Buhari on his recent comment not to probe past corrupt leaders and individuals from 1999 to date should he win the presidential election, saying the comment does not portray Buhari as a serious person who wants to fight corruption.

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