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Atiku Abubakar defects from PDP to APC

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Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has announced his resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and joined the All Progressive Congress, APC.

In a statement issued on Sunday and signed by Alhaji Abubakar, he said his decision followed extensive consultative process political associates and supporters.

His letter of resignation as a member of PDP will be submitted to the party on Monday.

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Kanye West’s latest Grammy bluster

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Kanye West

There comes a point at every Kanye West concert where he addresses the crowd and riffs on whatever is on his mind — which is usually a lot.

Whether he’s venting about his position in the fashion world, media perceptions, defending why he’s labeled himself a genius or fawning over fiancée Kim Kardashian, his onstage monologues are instant fodder for blogs, mostly dismissing what West said as another rant (and he’s had plenty). Continue reading Kanye West’s latest Grammy bluster

ASUU STRIKE – Union to end Strike next week

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Striking university teachers across Nigeria today moved closer to resolving the five months old industrial dispute that had led to the closure of Nigerian universities by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with officials of the federal government of Nigeria.
ASUU president Dr. Nasir Fagge told Saharareporters reporters reporters reporters reporters reporters over the phone that the MOU signing took place at the Ministry of Education in Abuja. The Permanent Secretary at the ministry signed on behalf of the federal government while the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress Abdul Omar witnessed the event.
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FGN Approves $1.4bn for establishment of lekki sea port & N30bn for Road Projects

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The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the development of the Lekki Deep Seaport in Lagos State at an estimated cost of $1.354bn.

The project will be implemented through a Public Private Partnership arrangement.

FEC also proved a total of N30bn for 12 road projects across the country. Continue reading FGN Approves $1.4bn for establishment of lekki sea port & N30bn for Road Projects

Filming of Fast & Furious still continues says Production team

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Fast & Furious 7 will still go ahead following the sudden death one of its stars, Paul Walker, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The trade magazine quotes a source who said the production is facing a delay but the film will still be released.

Empire magazine’s Helen O’Hara told the BBC that most of the film has been shot but still had to be completed. Continue reading Filming of Fast & Furious still continues says Production team

Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri airbase

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Main roads in Maiduguri deserted as a result of the attack

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a military airbase in north-eastern Nigeria, destroying two helicopters, the authorities say.

Eyewitnesses say hundreds of militants attacked several areas of the city of Maiduguri, starting early on Monday.

A 24-hour curfew has been imposed in Maiduguri. Its civilian airport was also briefly closed. Continue reading Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri airbase

FAST AND FURIOUS Star – Paul Walker Dies in Car crash!

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Paul Walker - RIP

The star of “The Fast and the Furious” movie franchise and another person died inSouthern California after the Porsche theywere in crashed, his rep confirmed to the Daily News. Walker was attending a charityevent in Santa Clarita, about 30 miles northof Los Angeles. “All of us at Universal are heartbroken,” Universal Pictures said in a statement. Continue reading FAST AND FURIOUS Star – Paul Walker Dies in Car crash!

President Goodluck Jonathan Says ASUU Strike is a masterminded attempt to Jeopardise his Government.

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As the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) continues, President Goodluck Jonathan has described the teachers’ action as subversive and no longer a strike.

ASUU has refused to call off its over five-months old strike despite the intervention of the president in a marathon meeting held recently at the Presidential Villa, lasting about 13 hours.

Jonathan spoke late Friday night at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Bayelsa State caucus meeting held at the Government House, Yenagoa and presided over by the party’s state chairman, Col. Samuel Inokoba (rtd). Continue reading President Goodluck Jonathan Says ASUU Strike is a masterminded attempt to Jeopardise his Government.

ESUT, UNN to re-open on Monday 3rd December 2013!

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The University of Nigeria , Nsukka (UNN ), and the Enugu State University of Science and Technology ( ESUT), said their academic
activities would resume on Monday 2 December, two days ahead of the 4December deadline given by the Federal Government to university Continue reading ESUT, UNN to re-open on Monday 3rd December 2013!