Thursday August 21st, 2014
Thursday August 21st, 2014

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2015 Guber: How PDP caucus zeroed in on Abia South – Ukpai Agwu

Ukpai Agwu

  /   in Politics 7:03 pm

Following the controversy raised by the Abia State’s Equity Charter which zoned the 2015 governorship slot to Abia South Read More →

Bauchi 2015: Twists and turns

Adamu-Mu'azu

  /   in Politics

The question of who succeeds Governor Isa Yuguda has become the topical issue in Bauchi State among political stakeholders. A Read More →

Rivers 2015: Why Bonny deserves to produce Amaechi’s successor — Hart

Abie Hart

  /   in Politics

AHEAD of the 2015 elections, a major thorny issue in Rivers where Governor Rotimi Amaechi’s successor should come from: Upl Read More →

Edo North’s unsettled pair: Shagadi and Momoh

A mammoth crowd at the Liberation Stadium for the rally. Eleven individuals died following a stampede

  /   in Politics

By tradition, I am not a politician, but nearly made a slip to join a political party over a year ago and I will explain my r Read More →

Abia 2015: What Orji’s successor will need —Abaribe

*Gov Theodore Orji

  /   in Politics 9:35 pm

Senator Enyinninya Abaribe, erstwhile deputy governor of Abia State and presently the senator representing the Abia South Sen Read More →

North, Central may rock zoning in Abia

  /   in Politics

THE zoning arrangement adopted by the Abia state’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) through its Equity Legacy is receiving some knocks.The hardest of the knocks seem to come from the Abia North and Central senatorial zones, two areas that have produced state governors in the past.Though the PDP zoned some principal political offices in the state from councilors to governor, some PDP aspirants in the two zones are jostling for the governorship and some top slots in spite of the fact their zones fall outside the favoured areas. Read More →

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Airtel introduces N200 Monthly bundles for Social Media Platforms

Gold-plated-iphone-2

  /   in Business 9:17 pm

In line with its key objective of becoming Nigeria’s number one mobile Internet Company, leading communications services p Read More →

Multiple taxes: Traders stage peaceful protest in Abuja

  /   in Business

Hundreds of traders in Abuja on Thursday staged a peaceful protest against imposition of multiple taxes on them by Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC). Read More →

Nigeria yet to benefit from $3trn AGOA programme– NACCIMA

Agric-date-palm

  /   in Business

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has called for a reappraisal of N Read More →

Banks charged to embrace digitalisation

BANK

  /   in Business

Banks operating in the country have been advised to fully embrace digitalisation as a way forward to woo customers and thus i Read More →

Forte Oil to upgrade Geregu Power with N14.40bn investment

electricity

  /   in Business

Forte Oil Plc has disclosed plan to commit N14.40billiion (about $90 million) in overhauling its recently acquired Geregu Pow Read More →

CBN confirms banks’ compliance on Anti-Scheming devices on ATMs

atm2

  /   in Business 8:09 am

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has confirmed more than 90 per cent of the banks operating in the countryhave complied with Read More →

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2015 Afcon qualifier: Eagles to know opponent next week

THANK YOU ALL . . . Super Eagles’ striker Peter Odemwingie (2ndL) thanks the fans after their international friendly match against Scotland at Craven Cottage in London ahead of the FIFA World Cup . Photo: AFP

  /   in Sports 11:08 pm

The Confederation of Africa Football CAF has fixed Wednesday the 27th of August as the day the appeal board will meet in Cair Read More →

4-goal haul delights Oshoala

Asisat-Oshoala

  /   in Sports

In-form Super Falconets midfielder Asisat Oshoala has expressed delight with her goal scoring form after hitting four goals i Read More →

NFA board elections: Aug. 26 date is sacrosanct, says Electoral Committee chairman

NFF-Fire3-2014

  /   in Sports

Amoni Biambo, Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) Electoral Committee, on Thursday said elections into the ass Read More →

FIFA endorses NFF General Assembly

FIFA PRESIDENT

  /   in Sports

World football –governing body, FIFA, has endorsed the plan by the Nigeria Football Federation to hold a General Assembly o Read More →

Keshi deserves reappointment

Nigeria's coach Stephen Keshi gives a press conference at the Baixada Arena in Curitiba on June 15, 2014, on the eve of their Group F 2014 FIFA World Cup football match against Iran. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Sports, Viewpoint

Watching television news on Wednesday August 20, 2014, it was reported that 23 Coach-less Super Eagles players have been inv Read More →

Wenger cool on Chambers England talk

Arsene Wenger  Photo: Arsenal.com

  /   in Sports

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted it is too early to be speaking about Gunners teenager Calum Chambers as an Englan Read More →

Entertainment View All →

Engaged Chita Agwu runs off with fiance on birthday

Chita-Agwu-2

  /   in Entertainment

It is no longer news that beautiful Nollywood actress, model and Akachawa presenter, Chita Agwu has found love and soon to ma Read More →

Stella Damasus throws birthday party for Daniel Ademinokan

Stella Damasus

  /   in Entertainment

The love affair between top Nollywood actress Stella Damasus and the movie director estranged husband of fair-skinned Yoruba Read More →

American Singers, Ja Rule, Ashanti storm Warri on Oct. 1

JaRule and Ashanti

  /   in Music

American rap star Ja Rule, and R&B singer Ashanti, would thrilled their Nigerian fans as part of an event to mark this year Read More →

Genevieve joins Bill Gates, George Bush, Lady Gaga in Ice Bucket Challenge

Gene1

  /   in Entertainment

Nollywood Diva Genevieve Nnaji was today doused with bucket of ice cold water as she joined the rich and famous in the Ice bu Read More →

Nollywood actor, Martins Amaihe set to star in Bollywood film

Entertainment-martins

  /   in Entertainment 8:56 pm

Seasoned Nollywood actor, Martins Amaihe has broken the barrier many Nollywood stars have been trying to break for years by s Read More →

Real reason we broke up KUSH — Lara George

Lara George

  /   in Entertainment, News

Lara George began her musical journey in her Alma-mater school choir- Queens’ College Yaba Lagos. Years later, she transfor Read More →

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