Daily Archives: October 25, 2012

National Peter-Obi1

Anambra State Government yesterday demolished two bungalows linked to a kidnap suspect, Emeka Ezekude at Umuihefula village, Umuaku Uli in Ihiala Local Government Area. Governor Peter Obi who led the demolition said the war against kidnapping and other violent crimes in the state must be total. T

National rotimi-omehia

The number of persons displaced by flood in Rivers State has risen to 830,000, while 183 communities across four local government areas were submerged. The Chairman, Rivers State Flood Relief Committees, and Deputy Governor of the state, Tele Ikuru disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt yesterday.

National cardinal

His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, yesterday appointed the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. The elevation of the former President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) came amongst five others namely: James Michael Harvey

National mimiko-wins

Afenifere, the pan-Yoruba Socio-Political association yesterday said the defeat of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the last Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State marked the collapse and final death of the party in the South-West geo-political zone.

Sports keshi hands on head

Omission of Ukrai-based Nigerian players among invited foreign players to prosecute the Super Eagles AFCON qualification matches has angered the uninvired players, who have sent the Nigeria’s Head Coach, Stephen Keshi’s, name into their black books. Dynamo Kyiv’s sensational striker, Brown Ideye, w

Entertainment limbo

Last Saturday at the 360 Bar, Eleguishi Private Beach, Lekki, Lagos, guests were entertained with music, dance and beach soccer during the launch of a new fruit drink, Tropika. Upcoming artistes thrilled the audience with their songs while participants learnt and danced to The Lambo from the Carribeans.

Business sambo-VP

The Central Bank of Nigeria has disclosed that the total federally-collected revenue in the month of August stood at N1.021 trillion, representing an increase of 26.4 per cent, compared with the monthly budget estimate of N751 billion.

National IGP-camouflage

Two days after gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram struck in Potiskum, Yobe State, suspected members of the dreaded sect, yesterday set ablaze a middle-aged man in neighbouring Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

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