Wednesday July 23rd, 2014
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Ebonyi: Intrigues that enthroned Madam Speaker

•Madam Speaker flanked by her men

  /   in Politics 12:55 am

THE impeachment of Rt. Hon. Chukwuma Nwazunku as Speaker of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, at dawn last Monday was refle Read More →

I’m ready for arrest — Aregbesola


  /   in Politics

The APC candidate and incumbent governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola yesterday declared that he was not afraid of the alleged plot b Read More →

Imoke’s different path to service

Governor Imoke

  /   in Politics

THe tradition had been for Governor Liyel Imoke to put humanitarian activities around his birthday anniversary. There was not Read More →

SDP candidate flays focus on ‘stomach infrastructure’


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Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate, Mr. Olusegun Akinwusi has faulted the on-going distribution of kerosene, foodstuff a Read More →

Osun PDP asks Aregbesola to account for allocation

Aregbesola and Omisore

  /   in Politics

The PDP in Osun has demanded detailed account of how the state’s allocation and other funds collected by the Rauf Aregbesol Read More →

2015:Suswam’s bid to loan Senate seat

Gov Suswan

  /   in Politics

Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State has finally opened up on his bid to take the Senate seat presently occupied by Senator Read More →

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From African First Ladies, a lifeline for thousands of internally displaced persons

Patience Jonathan

  /   in Business

Relief came the way of the thousands of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Benue State who had long been suffering from a Read More →

Rising freight rate contributing to ports congestion —MAN


  /   in Business

Manufacturers in the country have accused the Nigeria CustomS Service, NCS, of contributing to the continued congestion at th Read More →

Portland Cement, pricing and building collapse (2)


  /   in Business

The previous week, we identified that according to European Commission nomenclature, CEM I and CEM II are the types of cement Read More →

NIDF trustees approve payment of N44.2m coupon

1000 naira notes

  /   in Business

By NKIRUKA NNOROM AFRINVEST Asset Management Limited, managers of The Nigeria International Debt Fund, NIDF,  has announced Read More →

Nigeria’s Q1 crude oil output reaches 2.26m bpd

  /   in Business

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics said that crude oil production has averaged 2.26 million barrels per day in the first quarter of this year, bolstering the country’s economic growth rate to 6.21 percent. Read More →

Nigeria earns N475bn from India, Netherlands, Brazil in one month

File Photo: Crude Oil

  /   in Energy 12:51 am

Three countries - India, the Netherlands, and Brazil, spent $2.97 billion, about N475.08 billion in the purchase of crude oil Read More →

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Usman to lead Team Nigeria out

DOWN & OUT . . . Team Nigeria’s female weightlifter hopeful, Maryam Usman disappointed as she flops during the women’s +75-kg weightlifting event of the London 2012 Olympics.

  /   in Sports 1:06 am

Team Nigeria will to night join other Commonwealth countries to celebrate the start of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Read More →

Opening Ceremony to attract 1.5 billion viewers

Joy for Grace Anozie of Nigeria after making a successful lift in the women's +82.50 kg Powerlifting on Day 7 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at ExCeL. Anozie took gold after lifting 162kg.

  /   in Sports

The Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony, which is due to begin at Celtic Park at 8pm today, will potentially have a global au Read More →

My mandate is to end football crisis – Danagogo

Tamuno Danagogo

  /   in Sports 9:12 pm

Minister and Chairman of the National Sports Commission (NSC) Dr. Tamuno Danagogo has revealed that he has a presidential man Read More →

Echiejile sets sight on Russia 2016

THANK GOD..... Super Eagles players from left, Elderson Echiejile, Emmanuel Emenike and Ogenyi Onazi thanking God after wiining a match. They expect to do same in Addis Ababa tomorrow.

  /   in Sports

Nigeria international de-fender, Elderson Echiejile has revealed that missing out on the 2014 FIFA World Cup “was a very sa Read More →

Brazil appoint Dunga as Scolari successor

Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari (L) reacts during the semi-final football match between Brazil and Germany at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on July 8, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.  AFP PHOTO / PEDRO UGARTE

  /   in Sports

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on Tuesday appointed Dunga as coach, replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, whose contract Read More →

Real Madrid sign Golden Boot Rodriguez

Colombia's midfielder James Rodriguez (C) fights for the ball with Ivory Coast's forward Gervinho (R) during a Group C football match between Colombia and Ivory Coast at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 19, 2014. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Sports

Real Madrid on Tuesday signed Colombian striker James Rodriguez, the top scorer at the World Cup, from Monaco on a six season Read More →

Entertainment View All →

Ice Prince wants to keep MI’s car


  /   in Entertainment

Ice Prince has disclosed that he is in love with the car of his label mate and rap sensation, Jude Abaga, popularly known as Read More →

I am not a university graduate yet—Davido


  /   in Entertainment

Music sensation and BET awards winner, Davido (David Adedeji Adeleke), has cleared the air on the rumour that he was one of t Read More →

Gospel artists rewarded at Crystal Gospel Awards 2014


  /   in Music 8:06 pm

Twenty-nine awards were handed out to some of the best contemporary Gospel artists in Nigeria at the Crystal Gospel Awards 20 Read More →

Charly Boy and his Guardian Angels?


  /   in Entertainment

Show-stopping veteran entertainer, Charly Boy Oputa is never to be seen without some spectacle of sort. His maverick self was Read More →

Fans read meaning to Davido’s message to Wizkid on birthday


  /   in Entertainment

Davido and Wizkid are fast becoming the hot rivals in the music industry, what Genevieve and Omotola have become in the movie Read More →

Behold Maheeda on her way to Church on Sunday


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Caroline Sam or Maheeda, whichever name you prefer, doesn’t seem like a person who is ever going to let us off the hook any Read More →



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