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  • BIRTHDAY LECTURE: BIRTHDAY LECTURE: Former Head of State, Retired Gen Yakubu Gowon (Left) and his wife Victoria, at Gen Gowon 80th Birthday lecture in Abuja recently.
  • CELEBRATION: CELEBRATION: L-R: Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Lateef Ibirogba, Deputy Governor, Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire; Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos and Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu during the celebration of Governor Fashola 2,700 Days in Office in Lagos yesterday.
  • LAUNCH: LAUNCH: L-R: Lagos FRSC Sector Commander, Mr. Godwin Ogagaoghene; Managing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mr. Nicholaas Vervelde; FRSC Corps Marshal, Mr. Oyeyemi Boboye and Corporate Affairs Adviser, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mr. Kurfre Ekanem, at the launch of Drink and Drive campaign in Lagos recently.
  • CONFERENCE: CONFERENCE: Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marhal Alex Badeh (left) and his Camerounian counterpart Lt.-Gen Claude Rene, signing a communique after the Nigeria/Cameroun trans-border Military operation conference in Abuja recently.
  •  PEACE MISSION: PEACE MISSION: L-R: Lady of Congo, Mrs. Anthionneth Sassuo Ngwueso, First Lady and President Africa First Ladies Peace Mission, Dame Patience Jonathan, Wife of South Africa President, Mrs. Nompumelelo Zuma and her husband Jacob Zuma at a dinner for the commencement of Africa First Ladies Peace Mission in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Imposition Of Candidates: The Death Knell Of Democracy

East-West road needs N70b - Rep

Abuja - The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta, Rep. Warman Ogoriba (PDP-Bayelsa), said on Sunday in Abuja, that about N70 billion would be needed to complete the East- West road.

benin city – The Edo State Government has alerted the Nigerian Police to put a member of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and his allies on close watch due to his perfidious nature.

BENIN CITY – The Head of Service Edo State, Mr. Igbaekemen Jerry Obazele has challenged engineers in public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy to vigorously pursue attainment of professionalism in order to boost the profession.

United Nations - The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Al-Hussein, yesterday condemned the order issued by government of Democratic Republic of Congo, for his top official to leave the country within 48 hours.

Benin city – The Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism, Hon. Aenene Elizabeth Jemitola has stressed the need to appreciate the Oba Akenzua II Cultural Centre as a national monument of significant status.

Warri (Delta)- The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Delta University, Abraka Chapter, yesterday urged the state government to intensify efforts to secure the release of its member, Dr Oyerhovwo Tonukari.

Abuja - The Alliance for Democracy (AD), has decried the high cost of nominations forms for aspirants in some political parties, saying the price tag cold turn politics to business.

Muhammad Ali: The World’s Greatest Boxer

ABUJA - President Goodluck Jonathan has called on all intending Christian Pilgrims to pray for a peaceful, successful conduct of the 2015 election and the safe return of the abducted Chibok girls.

BENIN CITY – Traders in the Upper Mission Area Market in Benin City have decried the non-evacuation of refuse in the market, saying that the refuse constitute serious health hazard to them.

ABUJA – Mr Felix Ashimole, FCT Chairman, Labour Party, said a peaceful protest would be carried out by its FCT chapter to denounce the party’s National Convention held in Akure, Ondo state.

LAGOS – Mr Adeyemi Ikuforiji, the Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly weekend picked an Expression of Interest form of his party, declaring his intention to run for the Lagos State Governorship seat.

Dutse - The Chairman, House Committee on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the House of Representative, Alhaji Hassan Doguwa, has assured that Nigeria would meet the 2015 deadline for achieving the MDGs.

Culture And Its Relevance


The True Church That Gives God Acceptable Service And Worship (Part 1)

Abuja Residents Suffer Accommodation Problems

  The Essence Of Discipline

  Repositioning RMAFC For Effective Service Delivery

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