By Onyema Amanze


The Office of the Deputy President of the Senate has said that Senator Ike Ekweremadu was not involved in the alleged forging of the Senate Standing Orders 2011.

 It also stated that the senator has no business with the production of the Senate Standing Orders.

 Uche Anichukwu, the

World Refugee Day: Meet the Nigerian who was kicked out of Iceland and now remains in limbo in Sweden over deportation.


Eze Okafor, 32, lived in Iceland for four years before being deported.

As Eze sat in the pew at a church where he goes most mornings to pray, his phone buzzed with a new message. His Icelandic teacher was checking in on him, giving him support.

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has advised the Federal Government to think of establishing farms across the 36 states, using members of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) as drivers of a youth agricultural  initiative.

The governor gave the advice when he received the Director General of NYSC, Brig. Gen. Sule Zakari, at Government House, Umuahia.

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho, has reportedly "vetoed" the idea of Ryan Giggs remaining at Old Trafford as his assistant, as he believes the Red Devils legend could "become a potential managerial rival."

Global oil majors, Chevron Corp and Royal Dutch Shell Plc, are putting small refineries on the auction block as they look to trim lower-margin assets in the face of headwinds from rising crude oil prices.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday commissioned newly constructed block of six classrooms, furniture, toilets and borehole at Farm Settlement Primary School, Odogunyan in Ikorodu area of the state.

 He also expressed optimism that it would go a long way to complement efforts geared towards meeting pupil/ classroom ratio in line with UNESCO standards.


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