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2014-10-30 Overcoming Obstacles to Eradicate Polio - Philanthro-Capitalist Sir Emeka Offor Leads the Way
[Sir Emeka Offor Foundation]Africans in their unique cultural tradition are endowed with rich social capital. Therefore, the welfare of each child in any community is inherently the responsibility of all, which gives credence to the proverb "it takes a village to raise a child".

2014-10-30 Incumbency and Opportunity - Forecasting Nigeria's 2015 Elections
[African Arguments]Headline Findings

2014-10-31 Liberian Footballer, Four Others Held for Robbery
[Daily Trust]Lagos -A former Liberian international footballer, Moses Andre, is among a five-man armed robbery gang arrested in Lagos for allegedly snatching exotic cars from their owners at gun point.

2014-10-31 Nigeria Escape Fifa Axe As Giwa Withdraws Case
[Daily Trust]Jos -Nigeria has avoided a looming FIFA axe after the group led by Ambassador Chris Giwa opted to discontinue its case at the Federal High Court, Jos when hearing was about to resume yesterday.

2014-10-31 Jonathan Collects PDP Presidential Nomination Form
[Guardian]Abuja and Awka -President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday collected the Nomination and Expression of Interest forms to contest the February 14, 2015 presidential election on the platform of the People's Democratic Party (PDP).

2014-10-31 Ali Al-Min Mazrui 1933-2014
[Guardian]ALI Al-min Mazrui, renowned scholar who died the other day at the age of 81 will be remembered not only for his brilliance and scholarly works but also as one who strove to make pride in Africanness, the identity of any African. For that, he compelled a better view of not only an African scholar but that of the average African. Mazrui, who was the Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities and the Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies (IGCS) at State University of New York at Binghamton,

2014-10-31 Court Fixes November 4 for Arraignment of Coca-Cola's Executives
[Guardian]Abuja -THE Federal High Court, Abuja Division yesterday fixed November 4, 2014 for the arraignment of the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited, Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited and their chief executives‎ for criminal breach of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) Act.‎

2014-10-31 Terrorists Overrun CDs, Badeh's Home Town
[Vanguard]YOLA --Few hours after the commercial nerve centre and the second biggest town in Adamawa State fell into the hands of Islamic sect, Boko Haram, the insurgents, yesterday, overran Vimtim, the home town of the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh.

2014-10-31 2015 Presidency - Kwankwaso Picks Nomination Form
[Vanguard]ABUJA--Forty-eight hours after he publicly declared his intention to contest for Presidency on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2015, Kano State governor, Dr. Rabiu Kwankwaso, has purchased the party's Expression of Interest and Presidential Nomination forms for N27.5 million.

2014-10-31 Jonathan Picks Nomination Forms
[Vanguard]ABUJA--PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan yesterday stormed the national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, where he collected the expression of interest and nomination forms of the party to vie for the 2015 presidential election.

2014-10-31 200th Day - Make Rescue of Chibok Girls Top Priority, Ezekwesili Pleads
[Vanguard]The rescue of the 219 girls abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State by insurgents of the Islamist Boko Haram group must take priority over every other activity, Bringbackourgirls campaigner, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili has said.

2014-10-31 D'Banj , Don Jazzy Back Again?
[Vanguard]There are strong indications that D'banj and Don Jazzy, co-owners of the defunct Mo'hit Records are planning to come together again. The duo broke up in 2012.

2014-10-31 Drama, As 14-Yr-Old Suspected Killer Bride Goes 'Numb' in Court
[Vanguard]KANO--There was a mild drama at Gezawa High Court, Kano, yesterday as a girl-bride, Wasila Tasi, suspected to have killed her husband

2014-10-31 Delta LG Polls Fallout - Tompolo Is Threatening My Life - Keyamo
[Vanguard]WARRI--HUMAN rights activist and lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo, has alleged that ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, has threatened to kill him.

2014-10-31 #BringBackOurgirls - Court Declares Police Ban On Rallies Illegal
[Leadership]An Abuja High Court has declared as illegal the ban of peaceful rallies of the #BringBackOurgirls group by the former Federal Capital Territory (FCT) commissioner of police, Joseph Mbu, now an assistant inspector general of police (AIG) in charge of Zone 7.

2014-10-31 NJC Okays Justice Mohammed's Nomination As Next CJN
[Leadership]The National Judicial Council (NJC) has approved the nomination of Justice Mahmud Mohammed as the next Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).

2014-10-31 FG Vs Coca Cola, NBC - Court Fixes Nov 4 for Hearing
[Leadership]The Federal High Court 8, Abuja, under Justice E.S. Chukwu, has fixed Tuesday, November 4 for the hearing of the suit filed by the federal government against Coca Cola Nigeria Limited and Nigeria Bottling Company Limited for alleged violation of the Consumer Protection Council Act.

2014-10-31 Aftermath of Tambuwal's Defection - Presidency, PDP Move Against Emeka Ihedioha
[Leadership]Strong indications have emerged that President Goodluck Jonathan and the leadership of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are unhappy with the deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, over the latter's private reception for Speaker Aminu Tambuwal a few hours after the speaker defected from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday.

2014-10-31 2015 - Why PDP Stopped Governor Ngilari
[Leadership]The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday declared that the zoning of the governorship position in Adamawa State to the Central Senatorial District ahead of the 2015 election remains valid.

2014-10-31 Ireti Kingibe Picks PDP Senatorial Form, Resigns As Leadership Chairman
[Leadership]Hajiya Ireti Heebah Kingibe, who, until last week, was chairman, LEADERSHIP Newspapers Group, yesterday picked the PDP form for the 2015 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) senatorial election.

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