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President Goodluck Jonathan under fire on graft from speaker

The speaker of Nigeria's lower house of parliament on Monday accused the government of failing to tackle graft, urging President Goodluck Jonathan to do more to stamp out endemic corruption. Aminu Tambuwal said Jonathan's administration had repeatedly…

Ekiti Begins LG Creation Process

L-R: Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Prof. Modupe Adelabu; Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Olawale Fapohunda; Governor Kayode Fayemi; Ruman Rights Lawyer, Mr....

Nigerian Press, Beacon Of Hope – Fayemi

L-R: Chief host/Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi; Chairman, Board of Trustees, Nigeria Media Merit Award, (NMMA), Engr. Vincent Maduka; and Acting Chairman, Panel...

REMARKS At The Nigeria Media Merit Awards Ceremony

GOODWILL REMARKS OF His Excellency, Dr. Kayode FAYEMI Governor, Ekiti State, Nigeria On the Occasion of the Grand Awards Presentation Ceremony 2013 of the Nigeria Media Merit...
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Egypt army says jihadist leader killed in Sinai peninsula

Egyptian troops killed on Monday a leader of an Al-Qaeda inspired militant group that operates in the Sinai peninsula and that has claimed attacks against security forces, the army said. Ibrahim Mohammed Salaima, also known as Abu Sohaib, a "field leader…
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Duncan Irvine on Seeing 4,000 People a Day in Lagos for X Factor [VIDEO]

Duncan Irvine, Rapid Blue talks about: the shooting of Season 2 of X Factor for Nigeria and Ghana; the talent turn-out in Lagos; why the contestants are different in West Africa; and the winner from Season 1 getting a Sony Records contract.
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Nigeria’s finance minister says growth not meeting needs of poor

Nigeria's finance minister offered a sobering view of the country's economy on Monday, saying growth has mostly benefited the rich and failed to generate enough jobs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told a forum of business leaders that the country's economy likely…

Gurara water dam to benefit local communities

The Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku has expressed confidence at the on-going projects by the Federal Government’s determination, to make the Gurara Water...

Nelson Mandela is an icon of peace for humanity says Nigerian First Lady

The wife of Nigerian President, Patience Jonathan, who is the President of the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM) has described the late President...
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The widow who made a ‘decent man’ of Mandela

Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel, who barely left her husband's bedside in the final six months of his life, has hardly been seen in the wake of his death. Machel maintained a near round-the-clock bedside vigil during the 84 days Mandela spent in…