Friday August 1st, 2014
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MRS poll puts Aregbesola ahead

Aregbesola and Omisore

  /   in Politics 9:47 pm

The Osun State political landscape was yesterday rocked with opinion polls projecting the two major candidates, Governor Rauf Read More →

Chukwumerije withdraws endorsement of Aregbesola


  /   in Politics

The chairman of the Senate committee on education, Senator Uche Chukwumerije has reversed the ringing endorsement of the educ Read More →

How dictatorship was beautified in Edo — Ogieriakhi, House member

  /   in Politics

Friday Osakpamwan Ogieriakhi represents Orhionmwon South Constituency in the Edo State House of Assembly. He is one of the PDP legislators that was suspended by the House shortly after his defection from the APC. In this interview he spoke on his defection from the APC, the crisis rocking the assembly, just as he challenged those who claimed that they were financially induced to defect to prove the claim Read More →

2015 Power Shift: Under friendly fire

*Gov Theodore Orji

  /   in Politics

By Ikenna Asomba Since the beginning of his second term, when  the Abia State Governor, Dr. Theodore Orji, declared that in Read More →

Rivers 2015: Ijaws in fresh push

Rivers State governor Rotimi Amaechi

  /   in Politics

The race to succeed Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State would be defined by many factors. One notable factor would be zon Read More →

Cross River 2015: Momentum builds up


  /   in Politics

About 22 persons from diverse political backgrounds have so far indicated interest in succeeding Senator Liyel Imoke as gover Read More →

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Oil workers petition FG over firms’ anti-labour practices


  /   in Business 12:55 am

Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PE Read More →

Audit delays dispensation of Investors Protection Fund — NSE


  /   in Business

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has said that the delay in commencement of dispensation of the Investors Protection Fund, I Read More →

CBN won’t outsource supervision of banks, says Emefiele


  /   in Business

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has said that the apex bank will not outsource supervision and e Read More →

80 African firms on track to produce certified seeds


  /   in Business

Increasing demand for improved seeds in Africa has been on the high but the demand has not been met owing, not only to few se Read More →

Nigeria lagging behind in tax administration among emerging markets — KPMG


  /   in Business 12:42 am

NIGERIA is lagging behind in tax administration among emerging markets, according to a survey carried out by a finance and ac Read More →

FG to introduce new standards for household appliances

Black out as charactriesed characterised by lack of effective power supply in Nigeria

  /   in Business

The federal government will soon introduce a new standard for energy saving bulbs, refrigeration and air conditioning applian Read More →

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Special Olympics: Unilag hosts 2014 Nigeria National Games


  /   in Sports 1:56 am

140 special athleteswill storm the University of Lagos for the 2014 Special Olympics Nigeria national Games billed to hold be Read More →

Okagbare completes sprint double

Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare (2nd-R) wins heat 1 during the women's 100 metres semi-final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on August 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Sports

Nigeria’s sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare yesterday won the women 200m gold at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Read More →

NFF not in a hurry to re-engage Keshi

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

More facts haveemerged from the Executive Committee meeting of the Nigeria Football Federation held in Abuja, Wednesday, part Read More →

Dolphins, Enyimba for Federation Cup final

WORTHY CHAMPIONS: Players of Dolphin FC of Port Harcourt rejoice after winning the 2010/2011 NPL Leaque

  /   in Sports

Dolphins will face cup holders Enyimba in the final of this year’s Federation Cup final after they pipped hard-fighting Pri Read More →

Amalaha’s drug saga saddens Danagogo

•Golden lift... Amahala lifts for gold in Glassgow Friday. Photos: AFP

  /   in Sports

Sports Minister and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo has expressed sadness over the reported drug-t Read More →

Maigari has no right to call a congress – Umeh


  /   in Sports

The Acting President ofthe Nigeria Football Federation, Chief Mike Umeh has condemned the purported “emerg-ency congress” Read More →

Entertainment View All →

New, sexy singers on the loose


  /   in Entertainment

The music industry in Nigeria has for so long been dominated by the male singers who call the shots. But not anymore, as more Read More →

Why I reject many scripts — Chiamaka Nwokeukwu


  /   in Showtime People

By Damilola Sholola Vulnerably beautiful and sexy Chiamaka Nwokeukwu isn’t exactly a Nollywood household name but the f Read More →

Battle of the sexes hots up on ‘Star TheWinner Is’ show


  /   in Showtime People 9:43 pm

It was a fierce and intense night of duet battles as the race for 10 milllion naira and a brand new car intensified over the Read More →

Music, strong tool for promoting peace, unity – Oyovwe


  /   in Music 3:30 pm

A gospel artiste, Elizabeth Oyovwe, on Wednesday advised musicians to produce songs that its lyrics would promote peace and u Read More →

24 killed in rap concert stampede


  /   in Music

A stampede during a rap concert on a Conakry beach Tuesday left at least 24 people dead, Guinean hospital officials said. Read More →



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