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Nigeria seeks to conquer African video games market

It’s a common enough scenario in Nigeria and across Africa: how to get rid of pesky mosquitoes whose buzzing disturbs sleep and whose bites can carry malaria and other diseases. Two Nigerian start-ups have tapped this — and other aspects…

Defection: Defunct Adamawa ACN disowns Gundiri

From Umar Dankano, Yola The defection of the former gubernatorial candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, (ACN), Engr. Markus Gundiri in Adamawa State has begun to generate controversies as stakeholders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) who were…

Kaduna PDP swells as Jonathan addresses rally today

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna Kaduna state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has continued to receive decampees from the opposition parti es even as President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to address a rally of party stakeholders in the North…

Ajumogobia, Soyinka, Ekweremadu for public service debate

From Matthew Aramunde & Lucky Lawal, Lagos Noble Laurate, Professor Wole Soyinka, Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, Minister for Trade and Industry, Odein Ajumogobia are among dignitaries billed to present papers at the maiden St. John’s Forum scheduled to take…

APC supporters invade Dutse LG secretariat to cheer councillor

From Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse A multitude of people loyal to the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) yesterday invaded the Dutse Municipal Local Government secretariat, a PDP controlled local council in Jigawa state ostensibly to cheer their single Councillor who was…

1400 APC members defect to PDP in Katsina

From Lawal Sa’idu Funtua, Katsina No fewer than 1400 members of the All Progressive Congress, APC, yesterday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. Addressing the defectors at a ceremony organized to…

Ekiti guber: Olowoporoku, 2 others face PDP Appeal C’ttee

By Lawrence Olaoye Three aspirants disqualified by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Committee at the weekend are to appear before the party’s Appeal Committee chaired by Senator Mohammed Magoro. Those three aspirants jostling for the party’s governorship ticket for…

Confab: Ex LG Bboss challenges delegates on patriotism

From Muhammad Ibrahim, Kaduna Former Interim Chairman of Kaduna North Local Government, Usman Ibrahim, has challenged delegates to National conference to put the interest of nation above self in deliberating upon socio-economic and political issues at the meeting. Ibrahim applauded…

Igbos laud Jonathan for flag off of 2nd Niger Bridge

From Ayodele Samuel, Lagos Members of the Igbos nationality under the aegis of Ndigbo Cultural Society of Nigeria(NCSN) yesterday lauded President Goodluck Jonathan over the commissioning of the 2nd Niger Bridge. In a statement issued in Lagos by its President,…

NFF demands N2bn for 2014 World Cup

By Albert Akota The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has demanded 2,084,053,765 Naira for the 2014 World Cup, saying that the 1, 254,164,329 Naira planned by the federation government for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil won’t take the team beyond…

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