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Keshi ranked as Best African coach
Sunday, 21 September 2014

SUPER Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has been ranked as the best national team coach in Africa in the latest ranking released by a leading coaching statistics agency for national team coaches.  Keshi continues to top the poll for coaches on the continent,despite Nigeria’s unimpressive start to the 2015 AFCON qualifiers.

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Buhari to declare presidential bid after Sallah celebration in October
Sunday, 21 September 2014

A former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari would publicly declare his presidential ambition in Abuja after the Sallah holiday, Sunday Leadership has reported.

Buhari, who first entered the race in 2003 when he ran under the platform of the All Nigerian People’s Party (ANPP), contested under the same platform in 2007 but defected and formed his own, Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in 2011, under which he ran against President Goodluck Jonathan.

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Ebola: Children with symptoms of malaria to be shut out of schools in Abuja
Sunday, 21 September 2014

The Education Secretary in the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Malam Kabiru Usman has directed schools in the territory against admitting any child whose temperature is high or has symptoms of malaria.

Usman handed down this instruction while distributing Ebola prevention/sanitary items to school principals and head teachers of schools within the territory.

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PDP cancels presidential primary
Sunday, 21 September 2014

The Peoples Democratic Party has said with the adoption of President Goodluck Jonathan by the party’s National Executive Committee, the party will not hold the presidential primary scheduled for December 6. It said with the adoption, the President had become the sole candidate for the presidential election.

With the development, It said the party would only ratify Jonathan’s candidature on December 6.

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Jonathan begins 2015 campaign
Sunday, 21 September 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan might have kicked off the campaign for his 2015 re-election bid despite his insistence that he has not declared his ambition.

Indications to this effect emerged on Saturday at the South-West sensitisation rally organised by the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos.

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More Corrupt Deals of Bayelsa Governor Uncovered PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jonathan Elendu and Sowore Omoyele   
Friday, 30 September 2005
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Gov. DSP Alamieyeseigha

Elendureports.com has uncovered more corrupt deals involving the embattled Governor of Bayelsa State, DSP Alamieyeseigha. A document in the possession of Elendureports.com clearly shows that the London residence of Alamieyeseigha was bought through a front company, Solomon & Peters Ltd., on July 18, 2003. The company, Solomon & Peters Ltd., is registered in the British Virgin Islands.

Solomon & Peters Ltd. has its offices on 247 The Water Gardens, Burwood Place, London W2 2DG. This address is also the London home of Gov. Diepreye Solomon Peters Alamieyeseigha. The house cost one million, seven hundred and fifty thousand (₤1,750,000.00, or the equivalent of N402, 701,916.72) pounds and was paid for in cash on July 18, 2003. It is against the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for a public official to acquire landed properties and operate bank accounts in a foreign country. Gov. Alamieyeseigha bought the said property through his front company, Solomon & Peters Ltd., a few months after being sworn-in for his second term as Governor of Bayelsa State.


The property, which has title number NGL231188 covers the 16th and 17th floors of the building. The registered number of Solomon & Peters Ltd. is FC024869. Dein Jones, a British citizen, is the director responsible for managing the company. Jones, born in 1963 and a resident on Finsbury Park Avenue in London spoke briefly with our reporter. His occupation is listed as director of C. R. Ltd. He was appointed a director of Solomon & Peters Ltd. on June 11, 2003. Another director of the company, O’Carrol Lisa resigned on January 1, 2004. The company, according to pubic records, has yet to file their financial statement.

In a brief chat with Elendureports.com, Dein Jones told our reporter that he had a relationship with Gov. Alameiyeseigha. He described himself as an agent of Solomon & Peters Ltd. Jones disclosed to our reporter that Solomon & Peters no longer exists as it had been closed down. When asked if he was aware of the Bayelsa Governor’s legal problems in Britain, he said, “I could care less about that. I don’t know anything and you guys are trying to drag me into this problem.” Dein Jones refused to disclose to our reporter what line of business Solomon & Peters Ltd., were involved in. “It’s none of your business and mind you, the company has no assets,” and he hung up the phone for the second and last time.

Mrs. Jacklyn Dononvan, of the registry of Corporate Affairs in the British Virgin Islands, confirmed that Solomon & Peters Ltd., was, indeed, registered in the British Virgins Islands. She said the company did not register any information regarding their assets and list of directors with the corporate affairs registry.

Gov. Diepreye Solomon Peters Alamieyeseigha was arrested on September 15th at the Heathrow Airport on arrival from Germany where he had gone for medical treatment. A search of his Water Gardens residence by the Metropolitan Police revealed that he had over one million (₤1,000,000.00) pounds cash at home. He was subsequently released on bail and ordered to report to the Police on a daily basis. He went before an East London Magistrate, who, following pleadings from his lawyer, ordered that the seized travel documents of the embattled Governor be returned to him.

Shortly after the Magistrate’s order, Gov. Alamieyeseigha was rearrested, and on Wednesday, September 28, he was arraigned before another Magistrate on charges of laundering one million, eight hundred thousand (₤1,800,000.00) pounds. The Magistrate refused to grant him bail for fear that he may escape to Nigeria. He is being held in a British jail pending his appearance in court next month.
 
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