Texas woman executed for starving child to death + + Ebola vaccine trial gets underway at Oxford University + + Ebola could drain billions of dollars from African economies: World Bank
WASHINGTON----The US government will ask Nigeria to extradite Chairman of Mobilisation and Organisation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Buruji Kashamu, to the U.S to face charges filed in a Chicago federal court arising from an investigation into international  drug ring, US prosecutors said on Friday.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in a handshake with Mr Paul Edwards of the European Union Election Observation Mission to Nigeria during a courtesy call on the former Vice President at his residence in Abuja on Friday.
Amos Dunia in Abuja----Following his endorsement as the sole presidential candidate by the National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), President Goodluck Jonathan has commenced shopping for a Vice Presidential candidate.

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  • PDP Governors led by Gov Akpabio, endorsed President Jonathan for 2015, in attendance were Emmanuel Uduagha of Delta, Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, Dr. Babangida Aliyu of Niger Theodore Orji of Abia, Sulivan Chime of Enugu, Alh Idris Wada of Kogi

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NAFDAC commends Dangote sugar, promises strict…

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FirstBank-financed ultra-modern Tejuosho marke…

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Scottish referendum: Scotland to remain in U.K.

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Corruption: Former Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah In Fresh Controversy

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Diezani and the hounds of opposition

Diezani and the hounds of opposition

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Wanted: Good Quality Opposition

Wanted: Good Quality Opposition

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By Balarabe Usman Minso----What Nigeria needs at this time, apart from prayers and selfless love from her citizenry, is good quality opposition. Iron sharpens iron. A bright opposition party will…

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War Against Terror: $33 billion lost to poor planning, oversight, fraud- Lai Mohammed

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Sen Ndoma-Egba gives record N73 million annual scholarship to constituents

Sen Ndoma-Egba gives record N73 million annual scholarship to constituents

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Nigeria's Satellite Fails Again: Can't Find Image For Missing Air Force Jet

Nigeria's Satellite Fails Again: Can't Find Image For Missing Air Force Jet

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We are now fully committed to implementation of UNEP Report on Ogoniland says Alison-Madueke

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Ogun State: The Silent Industrial Revolution

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Dangote Industries embarks on TV sponsorship campaign with CNN International

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Ritual Murder: Police Rescue Nigerien From Being Lynched

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Zimbabwe lawyers decry detainee abuse

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2015: PDP NEC Ratifies Jonathan's Choice As Sole Presidential Candidate

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As Jonathan Awaits Coronation…

As Jonathan Awaits Coronation…

By Abba Adakole--On December 6, 2014, the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), will hold its presidential primary...

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