April 17, 2014

Traditional birth attendant arrested over death of pregnant woman

An  attendant at a  mission home in Akure  is in the custody of the Ondo State Police Command for allegedly causing the death of a pregnant woman, Mrs Lola Fakuajo, 28. The state’s   Commissioner for Health, Dr  Dayo Adeyanju, made this public in Akure on Thursday  while briefing  newsmen on the incident. Adeyanju, who said  traditional birth […]

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3 motor park touts in court for allegedly assaulting commuter

Three motor park touts on Thursday appeared in a Grade 1 Area Court in Kado, Abuja, for allegedly assaulting a commuter and stealing his cell phone. Ernest Udie, 25; Henry Ananias, 39, and John Gabriel, 27, are charged with joint act, criminal force and assault. The prosecutor, Sgt. Simon Ibrahim, told the court that Mr Ifeanyi Nweke […]

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Firearm: Court orders man remanded pending legal advice

A Magistrates’ Court in Akure on Thursday ordered that an unemployed man, Elusi Akinkole, be remanded in Olokuta Prison pending receipt of legal advice from Ondo State Ministry of Justice. The police preferred a one count of illegal possession of firearm against Akinkole, 25. Magistrate Charity Adeyanju, who gave the order, directed that the case […]

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15 killed in insurgent attacks in Iraq

Fifteen people were killed on Thursday in separate overnight attacks by insurgents in Mosul, Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh, security said. The deadliest attack occurred on Wednesday night when gunmen attacked an army base in al-Mahallabiyah area west of the provincial capital city of Mosul, some 400 kilometres north of Baghdad. The attackers came in […]

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115 schoolgirls still missing after kidnap – principal; Borno gov offers N50m for info

MAIDUGURI  (AFP) – A  school principal on Thursday denied military reports that most of the girls kidnapped from her school by Islamist gunmen were now safe, as the parents of those taken voiced anger over the conflicting claims. The defence ministry and the government in Borno state, where the attack took place, have said that […]

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Jobs at Coca-cola, Thursday 17, April 2014

Vacancy exists at Coca-Cola for the position of Franchise Customer Manager FRANCHISE CUSTOMER MANAGER POSITION OVERVIEW: The closing date for this role will be 25th April 2014. JOB SUMMARY: The Franchise Customer Manager will be responsible to drive the customer agenda in the Nigeria. This role reports directly to the Franchise General Manager, indirectly to […]

Director of Maintenance Jobs at CHC Helicopter Corporation, Thursday 17, April 2014

GIVE YOUR CAREER A VERTICAL LIFT! At any given moment, on any given day, a CHC aircraft is in the air somewhere in the world. Whether we’re transporting the men and women who keep the world’s offshore oil and gas flowing, or taking an injured patient to safety, CHC sets the standard for safety, customer […]

Jobs at British Council, Thursday 17, April 2014

The British Council is currently looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join us in Lagos and Abuja as drivers. DRIVERS PURPOSE OF JOB: To support the provision of secure transportation of personnel and resources for British Council in accordance with the Organisation’s policies and standards. CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT: The post holders will be […]

Vacancies At A National Health Maintenance Organization(HMO), Thursday 17, April 2014

We are a foremost National Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) managed by seasoned, erudite and innovative professionals. We are looking for accomplished candidates with proven track records of success for immediate employment into the following positions: MANAGER – BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT/MARKETING KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Manage and drive the marketing department and the activities of the team Drives the […]

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Arsene Wenger: I DON'T know who will start in goal for FA Cup final

ARSENE WENGER has admitted he hasn’t made a final decision on who will start in goal for Arsenal for their FA Cup final against Hull at Wembley.

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Kwankwaso sweeps off Jonathan’s footmarks after Kano visit

Shortly after President Goodluck Jonathan left Kano after a party rally, the governor of the state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, led his state officials to sweep off the president’s footprints in what appears a strong political message that the president and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are not wanted in the North’s most populous state. […]

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N10b jets: Lawyers demand Allison-Madueke’s sack

By Temidayo Akinsuyi and Oyeniran Apata ,Lagos A group of human rights lawyers under the aegis of Lawyers United Against Corruption (LUAC) on Wednesday flayed the Presidency over its silence on the N10 billion chartered jet scandal involving Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, and the various other scams rocking her ministry. The lawyers at […]

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JTF deploys troops to troubled Rivers community

By Igoniko Oduma  / Correspondent, Yenagoa The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, code-named, ‘Operation Pulo Shield’ has deployed troops to Ibaa in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State following an intra-communal crisis that has torn the community apart. Daily Independent investigation showed that the crisis was triggered by chieftaincy tussle, which heightened […]

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Delegates grumble over committees’ composition

By Celestine Okafor (Politics Editor) and Innocent Oweh, Abuja Delegates at the National Conference on Wednesday at plenary raised strong objections to what many of them viewed as deliberate marginalisation in the composition of the committee members released Tuesday evening by the leadership of the conference. Signs that most of the delegates were displeased with […]

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Confab urges FG to prosecute sponsors of insurgents

By Celestine Okafor  – Politics Editor, Abuja Delegates at the on-going National Conference on Monday at plenary,  unanimously agreed to urge the Federal Government to urgently commence the implementation of the Gaji Galmatiri Committee report which called for the prosecution of some politicians, especially in Borno State, found to be involved in empowering the  Boko-Haram insurgents. […]

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Funsho Williams was strangulated –Pathologist

By Tunde Opeseitan / Snr Correspondent, Lagos Lagos State Chief Forensic Pathologist, John Oladapo Obafunwa, on Wednesday gave an expert opinion on what led to the death of one time Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the state, Funsho Williams. Obafunwa, who spoke at a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere as a prosecution witness […]

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APC’s statement shows its support for insurgency – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the statement by the All Progressives Congress (APC), portraying President Goodluck Jonathan as ‘heartless’ for not shutting down governance over the terrorist attack in Abuja, as yet another demonstration of APC’s support for terrorist agenda against the country. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, in a statement on […]

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INEC hasn’t abandoned constituency delimitation

By Joe Nwankwo  / Assistant Editor, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday it has not suspended the plan for constituency delineation, contrary to media reports. Also, Chairman of the commission, Attahiru Jega, has never blamed the National Assembly for not passing an enabling law for the exercise because no such law is […]

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Proceeds of privatisation must go to all tiers of govt –Fashola

•Says FG not sole owner of sold assets By Ekene Okoro Snr. Correspondent, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has observed that the utilisation of the proceeds of privatisation solely by the Federal Government is unconstitutional and inconsistent with the principle of federalism. He argued that the public assets so far sold and those billed […]

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