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Jonathan seeks global support against terrorism
THE need for the international community to assist Nigeria in fighting terrorism formed the crust of President Goodluck Jonathan's speech in Abuja Tuesday as he restated his call for greater global co-operation and coordination against the ugly trend.
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Nigeria: First Made-in-Nigeria Motorcycle
While inaugurating the National Space Council, President Goodluck Jonathan charged it to track industrialisation and make Nigeria build motor vehicles, boats and aircraft at the earliest time.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
2015: South-South, Middle Belt elders back Jonathan for second term
Political Elders from the South-South and Middle Belt, under the aegis of Congress for Equality and Change, yesterday, said President Goodluck Jonathan has every right to contest for a second term in 2015 and should not be denied such right.
Gay Marriage and Goodluck Jonathan's Tricky Position
President Goodluck Jonathan presents his administration's midterm report during Democracy Day in Abuja May 29, 2013.
Nigeria: Jonathan Asks Governors to Enforce Capital Punishment
President Goodluck Jonathan has called on governors to be alive to their constitutional responsibility of signing death warrant for the enforcement of capital punishment.
FG approves N300m for capacity building for Nollywood
The Federal Government has approved N300 million out of the three billion naira intervention fund for capacity building to boost the Nigerian film industry.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Nigeria: Army Relaxes Curfew in Adamawa
Palpable happiness pervaded Adamawa State following the review of the curfew placed in the state by military authorities on imposition of state-of-emergency by President Goodluck Jonathan.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
PRESIDENCY: Why North should wait till 2027, by Ogbemudia
Dr Samuel Ogbemudia, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees, is an old war horse in politics.
Bayero Cautions Against Extremism, Urges Forgiveness
SEVERAL months after escaping death in the hands of terrorists, the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, Saturday, urged Nigerians to eschew extremism, saying he has forgiven those who may have offended him.
Emergency Rule Has Enhanced Stability In Yobe, Says Speaker
THE Speaker of the Yobe House Assembly, Alhaji Adamu Dogo, said in Abuja Friday that the state of emergency had enhanced peace and stability in the state.
FG supervises 497 clean-up of oil spill sites - Minister
BY LAIDE AKINBOADE The Minister of Environment, Hajia Hadiza Mailafia, Friday, said the Federal Government has supervised the clean-up of over 497 oil spill sites in Nigeria.
Deliver East-West road in 2014, Delta, Akwa-Ibom lawmakers tell Jonathan
By Austin Ogwuda, Asaba MEMBERS of the Delta and Akwa-Ibom Houses of Assembly, yesterday passed a resolution calling on President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure that he delivered the East-West road not beyond the 2014 timeline as well as commencement of the construction of a railway line linking the South-South region to Lagos State and the Federal ... (more)
Fri Jun 14, 2013
NGF Impasse: Disaffection, intrigues, ambition playing out
By Emmanuel Edukugho The whole political landscape of this country has been blighted by the controversial election of Nigeria Governors' Forum .
Jonathan, Onaiyekan, Oritsejafor Tie Nigeria's Growth To Moral Re-birth
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, and the President, Christian Association of Nigeria , Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor Friday decried the erosion of moral values in the society and called for moral transformation to restore the country on the path of development.
Nuhu Ribadu and Political Action in Nigeria
Action Congress of Nigeria presidential candidate and former anti-corruption chief Nuhu Ribadu speaks during the flag-off of the ACN governorship campaign in Lagos March 5, 2011.
Nigeria: Ex Oil Minister Muddles Story in British Court Appearance
In a desperate attempt to muddle-up facts, convicted felon, Dan Etete, has told a British High Court that he is not the owner of Malabu Oil and Gas and thus not the recipient of the $1.1 billion fraudulently transferred to Malabu by the Goodluck Jonathan administration.
Proposed automatic tickets: Before Anenih is crucified
ON Thursday, May 30, 2013, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Tony Anenih, stirred the polity with a proposal that some people consider controversial: He proposed that the PDP should reward incumbent presidents and governors who perform well in office with an automatic second term ticket.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Nigeria: FG to Scrap 220 Agencies, Parastatals
Indications emerged yesterday that the federal government may scrap about 220 of it agencies and parastatals following the report of the white paper drafting committee that worked on the report of the Steve Orosanye-led committee on the restructuring and rationalisation of federal parastatals.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Tribute: Remembering our compatriots aboard Flight J9 992
Exactly a year ago, the tides of the times changed irreversibly forever, the loss of lives -the end of dreams.
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US Threatens Nigeria Ban on Ship Safety Concerns
The U.S. has threatened to ban ships from entering Nigeria unless the sub-Saharan African nation improves security in its ports and waterways, Bloomberg Businessweek reports .