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  • Inaugural speech by Governor Fayose October 16, 2014
    October 16, 2014
    GOVERNMENT OF RESTORATION
    INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. PETER AYODELE FAYOSE, GOVERNOR OF EKITI STATE OF NIGERIA, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS SWEARING-IN CEREMONY AS GOVERNOR ON THURSDAY 16th OCTOBER,2014 AT THE OLUYEMI KAYODE STADIUM, ADO-EKITI.
    NNEWS Correspondent
 
  • RIVERS JET: ATEKE WANTS AMAECHI OUT
    May 08, 2013
    ORMER Niger Delta freedom fighter, Chief Ateke Tom, has called on Governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State in Southern Nigeria, to quit his office.
    NNEWS Correspondent
  • Nigeria exports religion, India exports cars
    by AZUKA ONWUKA

    November 05, 2012
    The biggest country in Africa that the United Kingdom colonised is Nigeria. The biggest country that the United Kingdom colonised in Asia is India (which then comprised the present Pakistan and Bangladesh. NNEWS iReports
     
  • NNEWS Around the Nation - Explosion in Suleja, injures one -- CP
    February 20, 2012
    The police on Sunday said a blast at Morocco road in Suleja town in Niger on Sunday injured one person and destroyed five vehicles
    Morocco road is at the heart of the commercial area in Suleja. NNEWS Correspondent
     
  • NNEWS Around the Nation - 25 yr old man rapes 80yr old grand Mother
    February 16, 2012
    A 25-year-old farmer, Thank God James, has appeared before an Akure Senior Magistrate's Court charged with trespass, rape and attempted armed robbery. NNEWS Correspondent
     
  • NNEWS Around the Nation - Jonathan seeks Senate’s permission to borrow $7.9 billion for pipeline projects
    February 15, 2012
    President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday in Abuja wrote a letter to the Senate President requesting approval to borrow about $7.9 billion for pipeline projects. NNEWS Correspondent
     
  • Saturday Correspondent Report
    February 11, 2012
    A nineteen year-old single mother, Nsidible Effiong, from Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, has allegedly strangled her three week old baby to death. NNEWS Correspondent
     
  • Sultan preaches peace as Islamic group calls for special prayers against same-sex marriage
    February 10, 2012
    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III has pledged that the sultanate will go the extra mile to ensure that Nigerians co-exist peaceful, irrespective of their religious or ethnic backgrounds as an Islamic group, Jama’atul Nasril Islam (JNI) calls for special prayers against same-sex marriage in the country. NNEWS Correspondent
     
  • 1. Nigerian NGO moves to celebrate virgins
    2.Minister denies PHCN is responsible for power outage at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
    February 10, 2012
    1 A Non Governmental Organozation (NGO) `Attitude Productions’, based in Umuahia in the Eastern state of Nigeria, says it will encourage young girls to maintain their virginity as a way of raising moral standards in the society.
    Mr. Prosper Ekekwe, head of the NGO, told newsmen on Thursday in Umuahia that the group would institutionalise the celebration of a World Purity Day, to be marked every Feb. 10. NNEWS Correspondent
     
  • Leadership Failure: Nigerians Are Walking Prisoners In Austria
    Report by Uzoma Ahamefule
    February 06, 2012
    Mr President Sir, members of the honourable national Assembly and House of Reps, the foreign Affairs Minister and fellow Nigerians, when one extends hands of friendship it is natural that one has exposed oneself to danger. Today not only that I have extended those hands of friendship but I have equally once more exposed my emotions and love to public ridicule and attack because of my affection for Nigeria. NNEWS Correspondent
     
  • Committee shifts Ojukwu's burial
    January 23, 2012
    The burial of the late Ikemba of Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, has been shifted from February  3 to March 2, the National burial committee, has announced. NNEWS Correspondent
     
  • Nigerian Govt. queries nation’s Police Boss over escape of Boko Haram suspect
    January 20, 2012
    The Nigerian government has threatened to sanction the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Hafiz Ringim over his role in the escape of a Boko Haram suspect, Kabiru Sokoto. NNEWS Correspondent
     
  • World Bank official advises Nigerian govt, on grassroot development
    January 20, 2012
    A World Bank senior official, Mr. Abubakar Musa has advised the Nigerian government to commit more resources to the development of the rural areas and bring about improvement of the people.Mr. Musa, who works at the World Bank- assisted Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) in Nigeria, gave the advice in Abuja, the nation’s capital city. NNEWS Correspondent
     
  • Nigerian Gov. Oshiomhole abolishes fees others, as palliative measure over fuel
    January 20, 2012
    Palliatives
    Former labour leader and Edo state Governor Adams Oshiomhole has become one of the first Governors in the country to announce palliative policy measures to cushion the effect of the the recent increases in petrol price on the people of the state
     NNEWS Correspondent
     
  • ANEEJ, National Assembly, others attack Petroleum Minister over planned probe of ministry’s activities
    January 19, 2012
    An NGO, `Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has said rather than EFCC, ``the federal government should institute an independent body to investigate into the books of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). NNEWS Correspondent
     

  • Federation Accounts: FG, states, LGs share N559.101bn for December 2011
    January 18, 2012
    The Minister of State for Finance, Dr Yerima Ngama on Monday announced that the federal, state and local governments shared N559.101 billion from the Federation Account for December 2011. NNEWS Correspondent
     

  • Activists advise President Jonathan on PIB
    January 17, 2012
    Two environment activists Rev. David Ogolor of Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and Arc.Nimmo Bassey of Environmental Rights Agenda (ERA have differently offered their pieces of advice to President Goodluck Jonathan on his planned efforts to reform the petroleum sector. NNEWS Correspondent
     

  • The Truth About The Oil Minister’s 20 Million Euro Mansion In Vienna, Austria

    Back and front edition of the newspaper with the unsubstantiated allegation

    Report by Uzoma Ahamefule
    uzomaahamefule@yahoo.com.
    Dear President Goodluck Jonathan and honorable minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison Madueke, I am personally very happy about the urgency which this millions of euro mansion allegation in Vienna, Austria has been refuted and taken. Consequently I would want to inform you all, and fellow Nigerians that I went into action immediately after recovering from the shock of hearing that such amount of money had been invested in a foreign land in this manner in search of the truth.   NNEWS Special Report
     

  • Exposed: EFCC, Oil Minister Allison Madueke Buys 20 Million Euro Mansion In Vienna, Austria

    The original text by "Heute" newspaper
    Report by Uzoma Ahamefule
    uzomaahamefule@yahoo.com.
    Mr. President Sir and Fellow Nigerians, it is yet another shame of insult in far away Vienna, Austria, Europe. According to a shocking bomb revelation by a free daily newspaper in Vienna, Austria called “Heute”, there is a secret mansion villa worth 20 million euro bought by the current oil minister Mrs Allison Madueke. The headline reads “ Ministerin aus Hungerland Kauft sich 20-Millonen-Villa in Wien” (Female Minister From Hungerland Buys Herself 20 Million Euro Villa In Vienna). As provoking and insulting as this headline yet I have been forced to swallow my pride to say that I am very grateful to “Heute” for the exposure of this unpatriotic display of the oil minister because her behavior is more provoking and insulting than the headline.   NNEWS Special Report
     

  • Buhari On Inconclusive Talks With ACN: Not Time For Blame Still!
    by Yinka Odumakin.
    Spokesman for General Buhari.
    The Presidential Candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change(CPC), General Muhammadu Buhari  has described the  allegation making the rounds that he was responsible for the inability of his party and the ACN to forge an alliance ahead of Saturday polls as baseless and unfounded. NNEWS Special Report
     

  • EKITI ACN MEMBERS PROTEST OVER IMPOSITION OF CANDIDATES
    by Lere Olayinka
    Hundreds of aggrieved members of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Ekiti State today trooped to the streets in protest against the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi over alleged imposition of persons,who did not win the recently conducted primaries election. NNEWS Special Report
     

  • JONATHAN FLOORS ATIKU, CLINCHES PDP PRESIDENTIAL TICKET
    by Lere Olayinka
    January 14, 2011
    President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan of Nigeria, this morning emerged the presidential candidate of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP), polling 2,736 votes to defeat former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who polled 805 votes. The third contestant, Dr Sarah Jibril scored one vote.

     
    NNEWS Special Report
     

  • Speech by President G E JONATHAN at the PDP Convention
    by Lere Olayinka
    January 14, 2011
    I am here with Arc. Nnamadi Sambo, the Vice_President of this country. Certain things changed the equation. I came into Abuja to work with late President Yar`Adua (but) along the line Allah…you know the rest.

    NNEWS Special Report
     

  • Ekiti Former SSG, Speaker, Others Emerge Pick PDP Reps Ticket
    by Lere Olayinka
    January 014, 2011
    Immediate past Secretary to the Ekiti State Government, Ambassador Dare Bejide, former Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olufemi Bamisile and a former lecturer at the State owned University of Ado-Ekiti (UNAD), Mr. T.K.O. Aluko were among the six candidates elected as candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2011 House of Representatives election today. NNEWS Special Report
     

  • THREE WOMEN, OTHERS EMERGE EKITI PDP HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY CANDIDATES
    by Lere Olayinka
    January 04, 2011
    Three women and three serving members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, today, picked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) tickets to fly the party’s flag in the 2011 House of Assembly election. NNEWS Special Report
     

  • TANKER EXPLOSION KILLS FOUR IN EKITI, RAZES JONATHAN CAMPAIGN COORDINATOR’S HOUSE
    by Lere Olayinka
    January 04, 201
    No fewer than four people lost their lives in an explosion arising from a fuel tanker accident in Ido-Ekiti, Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State, this morning, while a residential house belonging to the State Coordinator of the Goodluck/Sambo Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Akinyemi was also razed down. NNEWS Special Report
     

  • Celebration galore at All Saints Anglican Church, Hyattsville, MD, USA for Late Clement Layinka (CL) Omidiran of Okemesi
    by Paul Olatoye
    November 20, 2010
    It was celebration galore at All Saints Anglican Church, Hyattsville, MD, USA; a Church of Nigeria’s Mission in the USA for Late Pa. Clement Layinka Omidiran of Okemesi-Ekiti who died July 18, 2010. NNEWS Investigative Report
     

  • Controversies as PDP sweeps Imo LG polls
    *Presidency faults conduct
    * Ohakim hails polls, swear in winners

        Eze Adiuku reports from Owerri, Imo
    August 12, 2010
    Controversies have continued to trail the last August 7th 2010 local government election in Imo State as citizens, observers, journalists and opposition condemns the whole exercise as a charade.
     NNews Investigative Report
     

  • N e w s f l a s h ! ! !
    Can this happen in Nigeria?
    German Minister of Transport booked at Traffic checkpoint!

    Written by Frisky Larr
    February 07, 2009
    As the white sheets rolled out of the fax machine at the newsroom of several media houses in Germany on Thursday, it was no routine process. This specific sheet amongst thousands of fax sheets rolling out each day was a special one. It was addressed from the Ministry of Transport of the Federal State of North Rhine Westphalia - the equivalent of any State in Nigeria.  NNews Investigative Report
     

  • Edo State: Lady suspect nabbed by Police in dead Commissioner’s case!!!
    Written by Frisky Larr
    April 12, 2008
    A lady suspected of spending the last night with the deceased Commissioner of Information of Edo State Calus Enoma has been caught by police following several days of investigations into the sudden death of the Commissioner two weeks ago.  NNews Investigative Report