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recent from 24 Jonathan picks nomination forms
ABUJA — PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan yesterday stormed the national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, where he collected the expression of interest and nomination forms of the party to vie for the 2015 presidential election. President Jonathan, whose nomination form was funded by...
recent from 26 Jonathan challenges eligibility suit, picks PDP nomination form today
Abuja — President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday prayed the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal to dismiss the suit challenging his eligibility to seek re-election next year, even as he said he will formally pick the nomination form today to contest the presidential election under the platform of the Peoples...
recent from 14 How true is it?Lagos is the worst place on earth to be
Lee Abbamonte, a renowned world traveller, has named Lagos as the worst place to be on earth. Lee, a young American, came to that conclusion after visiting all the 193 member state nations of the UN, and he’s on his way to visiting all the 324 on the  The Travelers’ Century Club list. As typical...
recent from 3 FG targets 20m tonnes of domestic food production by 2015
The federal government has expressed its readiness to increase domestic food production by additional 20 million metric tonnes for the populace and create about 3.5 million jobs by 2015. President Goodluck Jonathan disclosed this at the presidential inauguration of the National Schools Agriculture Programme...

Nigerians condemn 20-year fuel importation plan

A cross section of Nigerians, including financial and labour experts, have condemned the plan by the Federal Government to continue to import refined petroleum products for the next 20 years. The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, had said in a presentation on Tuesday that Nigeria and other African countries would continue to be net importers of...

Landlord bags 3 year-jail term for evicting tenant with force

An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a landlord, Iyabo Adakeja, (47), to three years imprisonment for removing a tenant’s roofing sheet without his consent to forcefully cause him to vacate his apartment. The Magistrate, Taiwo Ajibade, gave the verdict in the judgment. The magistrate, however, gave the convict an option of N50, 000 fine. The News Agency...

Union Bank, Diamond Bank post Q3 results

Union Bank of Nigeria Plc and Diamond Bank Plc yesterday released their third quarter 2014 unaudited financial statements on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). For Union Bank of Nigeria, its unaudited results for the nine months ended 30th September 2014 showed that the group’s gross earnings stood at N74.8 billion in the period under review, from N79.9 billion...

Nigeria’s GDP on steady rise in spite of insurgency— Perm Sec

Amb. Martin Uhomoibhi, outgoing Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on Thursday that Nigeria’s economic growth rate had been steady despite the insurgency in some parts of the country. Uhomoibhi said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sideline of an event organised in his honour by the African Diplomatic Corps in Abuja....