Posts Tagged ‘nigeria’

SUN EDITORIAL: The public service wage review

Written on January 29th, 2007 by
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EDITORIAL: "Of particular interest is the upward review of the wages of the least paid worker in the Federal establishment to N11,132 from N7,500 and the consolidation of all allowances - putting to an end, the old practice of computing allowances... Read More | Share

FEATURE: PDP Presidential Candidate YarAdua Has Mixed Record in his home Katsina State as Governor

Written on January 29th, 2007 by
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The poor farmers, camel herders and market traders of far northern Katsina state give their governor credit for new roads and schools but few are so impressed that they want him to be Nigeria's next president. Umaru Yar'Adua, who is little-known... Read More | Share

THE NATION EDITORIAL: " Voters Registration: Extension Inevitable!"

Written on January 28th, 2007 by
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THE NATION EDITORIAL: Two days to the end of the registration/revalidation of voters register, many Nigerians are still complaining of inability to register for the April polls. Complaints nationwide revolve around constant break down of the Direct... Read More | Share

Singapore Hangs Tochi

Written on January 26th, 2007 by
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Singapore has executed two African men for drug smuggling after rejecting appeals for clemency by Nigeria's president, the UN and rights groups. Iwuchukwu Amara Tochi, 21, of Nigeria, and 35-year-old Okeke Nelson Malachy, a stateless African, were... Read More | Share

Singapore set to hang 21-year-old Nigerian

Written on January 24th, 2007 by
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PRESS STATEMENT OF THE CIVIL LIBERTIES ORGANIZATION (NIGERIA) The Death Sentence on Tochi Iwuchukwu: A Gross Miscarriage of Justice by Singapore The Nigeria Government Must Rise to This Urgent Occasion to Save The Life of its National From Unlawful... Read More | Share

Olisadebe still adorable in Poland

Written on January 14th, 2007 by
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Unlike in Nigeria where heroes are forgotten immediately they are no longer active, Nigerian-born football star, Emmanuel Olisadebe, is still idolised in Poland despite playing minimal role in the Polish national team.Read... Read More | Share

2007 in danger: Rep spots loophole in 2006 Electoral Act

Written on December 30th, 2006 by
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Section 37 (1) of the act empowered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone election in case of the death of a nominated candidate before the commencement of poll.Read... Read More | Share

Anichebe goes for Nigeria – Football – Eurosport

Written on December 30th, 2006 by
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Everton's teenage striker Victor Anichebe is set to spurn England to play for his country of origin, Nigeria. Anichebe was born in Lagos but moved to Britain aged one and is eligible for both but has rejected an Under 19 call-up from England.Read... Read More | Share

BBC SPORT | Football | African | Nigeria to play Ghana in London

Written on December 20th, 2006 by
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Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/africa/6194495.stm... Read More | Share

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