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Obasanjo Never Inaugurated Olorunsogo ll Power Station, Says NDPHC

The Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC), owners of the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP), has refuted reports that the 750 megawatt-capacity Olorunsogo Phase 2 Power Plant built under the NIPP in Ogun State, which was at the weekend inaugurated by President Goodluck Jonathan, had earlier been inaugurated by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. NDPHC’s

Again, Dividends Of Democracy

Nigerians and their democracy are unique. If elsewhere people delight in the capacities of their government to deepen their liberties, broaden opportunities, our democracy is delivered as structures, visible and tangible. We call them dividends of democracy. The lure of dividends, a throw back to the days the economy supported companies making returns to shareholders,

Fashola Lied Again – Jimi Agbaje

The Lagos Peoples Democratic Pary Governorship candidate, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has said tha Governor Babatund Fashola of Lagos State lied again on his company’s tax. The PDP guber candidate said that for Fashola to say that he has now paid N500,000 is a lie. and that there is no truth in the governoes statement. “There

Land-Swap: 15 Investors to Pump in $2.8bn for Engineering Infrastructure

 FCT Minister, Sen. BalaMohammed  The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has concluded arrangements for the ground-breaking of the Abuja Land Swap Initiative this week by President Goodluck Jonathan, with 15 investors expected to put in over $2.8 billion for various engineering projects for the scheme. The FCT Minister, Sen. Bala Mohammed, who stated this on

No More Political Campaigns in Okrika, Says Ateke Tom

 Chief Ateke Tom The leader of the defunct militant group, Niger Delta Vigilante, Chief Ateke Tom, has said no political party would be allowed to hold any political rally in Okrika before the general elections. He said his stance was in line with the unanimous decision of Okrika stakeholders which was taken to preserve peace,

U.S. Female Missionary, Phyllis Sortor Kidnapped In Kogi State

An American woman working as a Christian missionary in Nigeria was kidnapped overnight, the website of the Free Methodist Church and a security source said on Tuesday. “Early this morning we received a report that Rev. Phyllis Sortor, our missionary in Nigeria, was abducted from the Hope Academy compound in Emiworo, Kogi State, Nigeria by

Yoruba leaders to host post-confab summit in Ibadan Thursday

Following the success recorded at the post confab summit held in Akure, last week, another edition of the programme has been scheduled to hold in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Thursday. The event is  billed to hold at the Premier Hotel in the ancient city. It is with the theme: ‘‘2015 Elections and the

Mark my words, Buhari will never be Nigeria president – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said that the hope of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to seize power in Nigeria, using Major General Mohammadu Buhari (rtd) will be dashed saying; “Buhari will never be Nigeria president again.” The governor also challenged Buhari to swear by the Holy Quran that he did not visit