Tuesday September 16th, 2014
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Hard nuts await legislators as NASS resumes

File Photo: Tambuwal, Mark, Jonathan

  /   in Politics 12:42 am

THE National Assembly on July 17, 2014 embarked on its annual vacation to allow the legislators have some rest after hectic l Read More →

2015: INEC’s additional polling units suspicious — Ayo Adebanjo

Chief Ayo Adebanjo

  /   in Politics 12:23 am

CHIEF Ayo Adebanjo is an elder statesman and Chieftain of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political Organisation, Afenifere. Adebanjo, Read More →

Our case against Jega’s 30,000 polling units— Aka Ikenga


  /   in Politics 1:23 pm

Against the backdrop of the insurgency ravaging the North-east, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, recentl Read More →

I am not an ethnic jingoist — INEC boss

Clark, Jega  and Ekwueme

  /   in Politics, Special Report

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, last Wednesday, addressed the media Read More →

1966 Coup: Ironsi rejected our nominee to replace slain Prime Minister Balewa – Mbazulike Amaechi

Amaechi Mbazulike

  /   in Interview, Politics

Nigeria’s first Minister of Aviation, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi lives in Nnewi, Anambra State. In an encounter with Sunday Read More →

Polling Units’ Scandal: Jega’s theory and the dangers ahead

Anambra Supplementary Election: INEC Chairman Prof. Attahiru  Jega addressing pressmen , announcing November 30 for Supplementary election at  Anambra State  while National Commissioner Lawrence Nwuruku looks on in Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.

  /   in Politics, Special Report

The attempt, last Wednesday, by Professor Attahiru Jega, National Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Read More →

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Energy firms owe Nigerian banks N2.6trn


  /   in Energy 1:23 am

Energy firms are owing banks in Nigeria about N2.644 trillion as at end-December 2013, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has Read More →

Lagos, only sub-national govt to get W-Bank’s $600m facility — FASHOLA

Babatunde Raji Fashola

  /   in Business, News

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has disclosed that Lagos is the only sub-national government in Africa that has ben Read More →

Mixed feelings trail Sept 22 school resumption

Candidates writing the UTME at the University of Abuja, Saturday.

  /   in Business

As part of measures to prevent a possible pandemic outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, among pupils and students Read More →

Sugar sector to contribute 411MW of electricity


  /   in Energy

The National Sugar Development Council, NSDC, said the sugar sector could contribute 411 megawatts of electricity to the nati Read More →

FG explains policy on renewable energy


  /   in Energy

The Federal Government has said that the proposed National Policy on renewable energy and energy efficiency was conceived to Read More →

Global fuel use to rise 38% by 2040


  /   in Energy

THERE are indications that world petroleum and other liquid fuels consumption may rise to 38 percent by 2040, spurred by incr Read More →

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Cesc is just Fab for Costa, says Mourinho

Chelsea’s Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa (L) scores his third goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Swansea City at Stamford Bridge in London on September 13, 2014.  AFP PHOTO

  /   in Sports

Jose Mourinho has hailed Cesc Fabregas as the driving force behind Chelsea striker Diego Costa's blistering start to the seas Read More →

Liverpool back as Champions League kicks off

UNITED THEY STAND: Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, fourth left, celebrates with teammates after scoring his second penalty against West Ham at Upton Park in London on Sunday. (Reuters)

  /   in Sports

Liverpool's return to Champions League action for the first time in five years and Real Madrid's shaky start to the season do Read More →

Why coaches fear Mikel – Siasia


  /   in Sports

Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia has warned that anyone who wishes to talk to Mikel Obi to raise his game, should equa Read More →

No Nigerian good to coach Eagles – Babayaro

Emmanuel Babayaro

  /   in Sports

Ex-international Emmanuel Babayaro has declared that no Nigerian coach is good enough to handle the Super Eagles. Read More →

Iheanacho good for Eagles – Ugbade

Kelechi Iheanacho

  /   in Sports

As the call for the graduation of Kelechi Iheanacho to the Super Eagles intensifies, former Nigeria international Nduka Ugbad Read More →

Uwua jets out to Germany for course

Koko Uwua

  /   in Sports

Former Super Eagles assistant coach, Godwin Koko Uwua, last night left for Cologne, Germany for a three week coaching course. Read More →

Entertainment View All →

Double Trouble: P-Square hails fans


  /   in Entertainment 7:30 pm

The award-winning Nigerian pop duo, Peter and Paul Okoye, are counting their blessings after dropping their sixth studio alb Read More →

Desmond Elliott targets women, youths as posters go viral


  /   in Entertainment

DesmondElliotAce actor turned politician, Desmond Elliot has indicated that his policies will be targeted at the vulnerable w Read More →

Rob Evans leads int’l models for Native and Vogue fashion week


  /   in Entertainment, News 8:47 pm

Four days to the kick off of the much publicised Native and Vogue Port Harcourt International Fashion Week, excitement greets Read More →

Between my broken marriage and my acting career, by Saheed Balogun

Saheed Balogun

  /   in Entertainment

Actor cum producer, Saheed Balogun is a popular face in Nollywood. In this interview with Potpourri, the versatile actor who Read More →

I have insured a couple of things, but not my breasts — Cossy Orjiakor


  /   in Entertainment

Cossy Orjiakor has been in the public glare for some time now and even though she is tagged an actress, many of us only know Read More →

What Surulere was all about — Dr. Sid

Dr Sid

  /   in Entertainment

Dentist turned singer, Dr Sid, born Sidney Onoriode Esiri, son of late legendary actor, Justus Esiri is definitely having him Read More →


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