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Ribadu, Marwa, Gundiri get PDP waiver for Adamawa poll
Friday, 29 August 2014

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has granted waiver to the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu; former Lagos military administrator, Buba Marwa; and a former Adamawa governorship candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria, Marcus Gundiri.

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FG reinstates sacked resident doctors
Friday, 29 August 2014

     …lifts suspension on Residency programme

The Federal Government has lifted the suspension on residency training programme in all federal hospitals with effect from Thursday, 28th of August, 2014.

The government has also reinstated all resident doctors that were disengaged with effect from the same date, though; it said that the appraisal of the residency is ongoing.

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Enugu appoints bishop as new deputy gov
Friday, 29 August 2014

A new deputy governor has been appointed for Enugu State. He is Revd Ifeanyi Rapheal Nwoye. Nwoye hails from Isiogbo Nara in Nkanu East Local Government Area as the immediate past deputy governor, Sunday Onyebuchi, who was impeached on Tuesday by the State House of Assembly over alleged gross misconduct and refusal to abide by official directives of the governor.

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Ribadu has no political value, Clark tells PDP
Friday, 29 August 2014

A First Republic Minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, has told the leadership

of the Peoples Democratic Party not to grant waiver to a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, to contest the party’s primary for Adamawa governorship election.

Clark, who spoke at a press conference at his residence in Abuja on Thursday, said Ribadu had no political value and that the enemies of President Goodluck Jonathan were the sponsors of the ex-boss of EFCC.

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Ebola: Jonathan Receives UN Praise, Condemns Stigmatization of Nigerians By Some Countries
Thursday, 28 August 2014

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has condemned the stigmatization of Nigerians by some countries over recent cases of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country, spokesman Reuben Abati said in a statement.

Goodluck Jonathan Mr. Jonathan made the remark on Wednesday in Abuja at a meeting with Mr. David Navarro, a Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General, denouncing such discriminatory actions as the one which forced Nigeria’s team to the Youth Olympics in China to abandon its participation.

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Toast to Segun Osoba PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jonathan Elendu   
Saturday, 15 July 2006

Veteran journalist and two time executive Governor of Ogun State, Segun Osoba celebrated his 68th birthday this morning with family and friends in London. Osoba while responding to goodwill messages from Elendureports.com said, “I am happy and grateful for your good wishes and I’m glad I am still strong and able to serve our fatherland.”

                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                         

Segun Osoba started his professional career in journalism in the 1960s. He rose through the ranks to the post of Editor and Managing Director of Daily Times of Nigeria. He was also at one time the Managing Director of Sketch Newspaper.

 

A very prominent member of the opposition movement in Nigeria, Osoba was defeated in 2003 by Gbenga Daniel of the Peoples Democratic Party when he ran for reelection. The election is believed by many Ogun State indigenes to have been rigged by Pres. Olusegun Obasanjo and his Party as a punishment to Gov. Segun Osoba.

 

Top politicians in Ogun State believe that Segun Osoba’s hard work during the 1999 campaign led to the dismal performance of President Obasanjo in Ogun State, especially at the polling booth where he voted. Known for his vindictiveness, the President did not forgive Osoba for that defeat and despite an alliance between the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Pres. Olusegun Obasanjo ensured that his friend of decades lost the governorship of Ogun State to Gbenga Daniel. Ironically, Segun Osoba campaigned for Pres. Obasanjo in 2003.

 

Elendureports.com joins his friends and well wishers in celebrating the life of Segun Osoba, journalist and politician.

  

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