Saturday March 28th, 2015
Saturday March 28th, 2015

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PROLOGUE: 2015 Presidential Election: After all said and done…

  /   in Elections 2015, News 12:47 am

Even in the face of provocation of gargantuan proportions occasioned by the episodic failure of the Smart Card Readers, SCRs, Nigerians persevered, were patient and eventually voted at yesterday’s presidential and National Assembly elections. Read More →

I will not accept polls cancellation – Buhari

Main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari casts his ballot at a polling station in the "Gidan Niyam Sakin Yara A ward" at Daura in Katsina State on March 28, 2015.   Voting began in Nigeria's general election but delays were reported countrywide because of technical problems in accrediting electors.
 AFP PHOTO

  /   in Elections 2015, News 7:46 pm

Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, General Mohammadu Buhari on Saturday said it would be unfair for an Read More →

APC wins in Obasanjo’s ward in Ogun

Obasanjo being accredited with the Card Reader

  /   in Elections 2015, News

The Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ogun State held, Saturday was peaceful with little skirmishes in various Read More →

Technical problems, Boko Haram mar general election

Card Reader working in Agodo unit 44 ward d in Lagos

  /   in Elections 2015, News

Problems with new technology on Saturday forced a 24-hour extension to the presidential election in Africa’s most popul Read More →

Dickson slams INEC over card readers

Obasanjo being accredited with the Card Reader

  /   in Elections 2015

Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson has expressed total dissatisfaction with the performance of the card readers deployed by INE Read More →

Voting starts

Vice President Namadi Sambo cast his vove

  /   in Elections 2015, News

Voting commenced on time at the area 2 Ogun street polling station at the Garki area of Abuja where accreditation and verific Read More →

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VISION 20:2020 We need economic growth sustainability — FRSC boss

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  /   in Business 12:46 am

The transport sector of Nigeria’s economy is poised for greater productivity in 2015, as the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRS Read More →

Ebonyi records huge number of teenage hawkers in Nigeria —Ogbonna Says, Ndigbo can’t rule Nigeria now

Solomon-Ogbonna-okk

  /   in Business 1:49 am

It’s quiet unfortunate and shameful that if you are driving along the streets in Lagos particularly on highways and you app Read More →

ICA set to shore up Nigeria’s economy through credit management base

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  /   in Business 10:19 pm

The newly elected Institute of Credit Administration President/Chairman of the 3rd Governing Council of the same body and Man Read More →

FG’s local content policy receives major boost

  /   in Business

The local content policy of the Federal Government received a boost Wednesday with the formal handing over of Shell’s equity in OML 29 to a local oil and gas firm, Aiteo, thereby increasing the participation of indigenous companies in the upstream sub-sector of the oil and gas industry. Read More →

Unilever acquires N43bn shares of Nigerian unit

  /   in Business

Unilever is planning to raise its stake in its Nigerian unit to as much as 75 percent to benefit from expected economic growth in Africa’s most populous nation. Read More →

Senate ties NIMASA’s 2015 budget approval to payment of workers’ allowances

File photo: The e-waste-laden ship at the Tin-Can Port Lagos.

  /   in Business

The Senate Committee on Marine Transport has told the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Read More →

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Christian Chukwu: My father once dubbed me a vagabond for opting for football

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  /   in Sports 1:43 am

As you can see, we have started our leagues, which is now growing gradually, and I am sure that before we get to the half-way Read More →

Mashaba vows to compound Eagles woes

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  /   in Sports

After steering South Africa to a 3-1 defeat of Swaziland, Coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba has boasted that the Super Eagles woul Read More →

Ifeanyi Uba unites ex-internationals, plans for new stadium

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  /   in Sports

Nnewi, the commercial city of Anambra State was a place to behold last Sunday. It had all the trappings that made it special Read More →

Pinnick spits fire on Eagles: Buckle up or be bundled out!

PINNICK-NFF

  /   in Sports 1:22 am

Patriotic fervour, defined by hard –fighting spirit, positive attitude and pride in wearing the green-white-green, was the Read More →

Our football is down – Amokachi confesses

Amokachi

  /   in Sports

Super Eagles assistant coach Daniel Amokachi has stated that Nigeria’s football is down, but was confident the future of th Read More →

Star introduces reward platform for football fans

Nigeria supporters celebrate their team's  2-0 win over Ethiopia on January 29, 2013 after a 2013 African Cup of Nations Group C football match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Sports 11:14 pm

Football fans in Nigeria are anxiously awaiting the debut of a new football platform called Star Football Superfans, which is Read More →

Politics View All →

We expect Jonathan, Buhari to split S/West votes — Gani Adams

Adams

  /   in Politics 12:51 am

Otunba Gani Adams is the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC. In this interview, he absolves the OPC Read More →

PVC, CLONED CARD, CARD READER: The Jega diagnosis!

INEC Boss, Prof Jega

  /   in Politics

Penultimate Monday, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, was at a Tow Read More →

Ogun 2015: I’m in the race to win – Odunsi, SDP guber candidate

•Odunsi: We in the SDP are very confident

  /   in Election Facts, Politics

Senator Kamar Akin Odunsi is the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Ogun State. In this interview Read More →

We have a duty to protect the 134,000 corps members overseeing polls — Olawumi, NYSC DG

Johnson-Olawumi

  /   in Election Facts, Politics 10:32 pm

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has the mandate to promote national unity and development by mobilizing and deploying Read More →

Jonathan: Uncommon journey to greatness

President Goodluck Jonathan speaks during his visit to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in Lagos, on March 12, 2015.  President Jonathan visited the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on March 12, and launched a new online mobile platform, X-Gen, designed to increase local investment. The platform is targetted at increasing the number of local investors in the country and to enable about 30 millions domestic investors have access to the market. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Politics 12:45 am

President Goodluck Jonathan comes across as one of the favourites in tomorrow’s election. Having learnt the ropes as a depu Read More →

Buhari: A consistent alternative

Gen. Muhammadu Buhar

  /   in Politics

Within the span of about 18 years from 1985 to the turn of the century Muhammadu Buhari transformed from a military dictato Read More →

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