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The army’s confidential report on Buhari: A man of boundless energy — Ogbemudia

Dr Ogbemudia

  /   in Politics 3:01 am

REspected action governor of the old Midwest Region, Brigadier Samuel Ogbemudia, is one of the sterling lights of achievers i Read More →

Impeachment: Fayose is embarassing all of us in Ekiti — Speaker Omirin

Hon. Omirin

  /   in Politics

TRACKING the Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr Adewale Omirin’s was a Herculean task but Vanguard eventually Read More →

The battle for Lagos speakership

Lanre Ogunyemi, Mudasiru Obasa, Rotimi Abiru, Wasiu Eshinlokun-Sanni, Funmilayo Tejuosho and Gbolahan Yisawu

  /   in Politics 6:51 pm

By Dapo Akinrefon Lagos State House of Assembly is unarguably one of the the best state legislative houses in the country. Th Read More →

The booby traps before Buhari – Olisa Agbakoba

* Olisa Agbakoba

  /   in Politics

Ahead of the inauguration of the president-elect, Maj-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Associati Read More →

‘Why Igbo never vote out of fear’


  /   in Politics

In this interview, Mr. John Patrick Egesi, President/Chairman, Nigerian Institute of Shipping and political analyst explains Read More →

2015 POLLS: Electoral offenders will go to jail – INEC chief Igini


  /   in Politics

Mike Igini is the Resident Electoral Commissioner REC) in Edo State. In this interview, Igini reviews the just concluded gene Read More →

Finance View All →

‘External reserves can’t pay for more than 3 months of imports’


  /   in Finance 11:00 am

The nation's foreign exchange reserves fell one per cent month-on-month to $29.5 billion by April 28, from $29.8 billion a mo Read More →

Is the abolition of fuel subsidy imminent?


  /   in Finance, Rational Perspectives

Regrettably, delayed payments of verified subsidy claims, may inadvertently also further bloat the already oppressive service Read More →

Forex limit on naira debit card: CBN to set BVN trap for multiple card holders

  /   in Business, Finance

Very soon, bank customers that have multiple naira debit cards linked to different banks accounts would not be able to spend more than $50,000 for overseas transaction through their cards. Read More →

Tax on the go, anywhere, anytime


  /   in Finance

E-tax Pay is an online self-service tax payment system whereby the taxpayers are given an opportunity to pay their taxes thro Read More →

National Assembly’s biggest joke in four years

naira money

  /   in Finance, Sobowale On Business

It is just as well that over seventy per cent of the current representatives in the National Assembly will not be returning. Read More →

FG engages consultants to reconcile airlines’ debts

Nigerian Airways grounded

  /   in Finance

Managing Director, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency ,NAMA, Engr Ibrahim Abdulsalam weekend disclosed that the Federal gove Read More →

Sports View All →

Mikel, Drogba help Chelsea clinch title


  /   in Sports

Nigerian John Obi Mikel and Ivorian legend Didier Drogba helped Chelsea defeat Crystal Palace 1-0 at the weekend and clinch Read More →

World Relays: Okagbare powers Nigeria to gold

NASSAU, BAHAMAS - MAY 02: Blessing Okagbare, Regina George, Dominiue Duncan, and Christy Udoh of Nigeria celebrat on the podium after winning the final of the women?s of the 4 x 200 metres on day one of the IAAF World Relays at Thomas Robinson Stadium on May 2, 2015 in Nassau, Bahamas.   Streeter Lecka/Getty Images for IAAF/AFP

  /   in Sports

Nigeria’s fortunes at the IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas took an up swing with the women 4x200m snatching the gold in a d Read More →

Obis celebrate Mikel’s second EPL crown

Mikel others celebrating

  /   in Sports

Mikel Obi’s family in Jos, Nigeria, celebrated their son’s achievement after he won his second English Premier League tit Read More →

Lay a new foundation for sports development, Opara tells Yakmut


  /   in Sports

As more Nigerians continue to react to the appointment of Mallam Alhassan Yakmut as the acting Director General of the Nation Read More →

Local athletes intensify training for Okpekpe race




  /   in Sports

To ensure a better outing and record improved time from the previous years, local athletes for this year’s edition of the a Read More →

Rivers athletes set to protest non-payment of salaries

Race to the finish... Nigeria athletes eking out a career at the Golden League.

  /   in Sports 10:15 pm

Athletes who will represent Rivers state in the 19th National Sports Festival later this year will stage a peaceful protest t Read More →

Entertainment View All →

Emma Nyra, Ubi Franklin open up on their rift


  /   in Entertainment 12:04 pm

It is no longer news that Triple MG boss, Ubi Franklin and his record label first lady, Emma Nyra have called it quits. Yes, Read More →

Davido, 50 Cents, Nicki Minaj rock Sin City


  /   in Entertainment

Nigerian pop star, Davido (David Adedeji Adeleke) is 'catching the fun of his life' as often used in popular parlance Read More →

I love Pacquiao but Mayweather, a smart fighter — Omotola


  /   in Entertainment 9:06 pm

Delectable actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has added her voice to the bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao bran Read More →

How Don Jazzy reported Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

*Don Jazzy

  /   in Entertainment

Ace music producer and leader of Supreme Mavin Dynasty, Michael Collins (Don Jazzy) was one of those who witnessed the ‘fi Read More →

Davido,50 Cent,P.Diddy win bets on Mayweather


  /   in Entertainment

Omoba Olowo crooner, Davido, who is in Vegas, allegedly placed a bet of $20,000 ( N4m) on the match. Recall that hours before Read More →

Advertising guru, Biodun Shobanjo, Troyka, bag awards at Europe Business Assembly

Biodun Shobanjo, Chairman, Troyka

  /   in Showtime People

The award, which came on the heels of the 70th celebration for Shobanjo is given to Chief Executive Officers (CEO), company Read More →



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