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Declaring our seats vacant could backfire , say Rep defectors

Nigeria's National-Assembly.

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The 37 members of Nigeria’s House of Representatives who defected from Peoples Democratic Party ,PDP to the All Progressives Congress, APC have warned that the insistence by some groups and personalities that their seats should be declared vacant could backfire. The 37 lawmakers said in a statement on Saturday that this is because […]

Nigerian students in Malaysia cry for justice

4 Nigerian students being marched to prison in Malaysia

Nigerian Students in Malaysia said they are fed up with the constant intimidation, harassment and illegal arrests carried out on them by Malaysian authorities while staffers of the Nigerian High Commission are indifferent in complete disregard of their diplomatic responsibilities of protecting them. In an open letter to President Goodluck Jonathan, the Nigerian students under […]

Parents give up on abducted school girls, Nigerian soldiers not in sight

2 soldiers at Boko Haram front: not anywhere in sight in Chibok

Parents of the remaining school girls abducted by Boko Haram gunmen on Monday in Chibok, Borno State, northeast Nigeria said they have given up their efforts to rescue their children. The parents who pooled resources to buy fuel for motor-cycles, followed the abductors tracks up till 100 kms from Chibok, but gave up following warnings […]

China sacks head of state firm amid corruption allegations

President Xi Jinping: has pursued a highly-publicised anti-corruption drive

China on Saturday announced the removal of the head of one its major state-owned firms, conglomerate China Resources, for suspected law violations, state media reported using terms which typically refer to corruption. Chinese President Xi Jinping has pursued a highly-publicised anti-graft drive since taking office, vowing to go after both senior “tigers” and low-level “flies”. […]

85 school girls still missing, 24 escape

Eighty-five of the abducted 129 school girls in Chibok, Borno State are still missing, an education official said, on the heels of the escape of 24 girls from the Sambisa Forest. “So far, we give thanks to God, for what we now have is 44 girls” who have escaped, the Borno state education commissioner, Musa […]

Nyesom Wike can’t be governor of Rivers state, says Amaechi

Amaechi:Governor of Rivers state

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi said Nyesom Wike,the Supervising Minister for Education cannot hope to be his successor because both of them belong to the same ethnic group. Amaechi said the Ikwerres are morally barred from contesting the 2015 governorship election and that the contest […]

Confab dissolves into 20 Committees

Justice Idris Kutigi: Confab chairman

The plenary session of the National Conference in Abuja drew to a temporary close on Thursday as delegates get set to move into committee sessions when they return from the Easter break. The list of 20 Standing Committees and their chairmen, co-chairmen and deputy chairmen was announced on Wednesday and made available to all the […]

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