Friday April 17th, 2015
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Opposition politicians should learn to be consistent — Masari, Katsina State Gov-elect

Bello Masari

  /   in Elections 2015, Politics 1:22 am

Governor-Elect of Katsina State, Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari, a former speaker of the House of Representatives in this interv Read More →

Delta APC: The crisis that was predicted

APC Joint Leadership Meeting:  From left, National Publicity Secretary of APC Alh. Mohammed Lai, National Chairman John Oyegun, National Auditor Chief Morgan, Senatorial Candidate of APC, Hon Dino Melayi  and APC Presidential Campaign Organization and River State Governor Rotimi Amechi discussing during APC Joint Leadership Meeting held in Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.

  /   in Elections 2015, Politics

After fighting from the trenches for many years and with his efforts again clouded by the unusual political habits of the est Read More →

Elections: Excellencies who lost and won


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MOVES by some outgoing state governors to go to the Senate suffered a setback at the just concluded 2015 general elections as Read More →

2015 Election campaigns almost divided Lagos – Fashola

Buhari, Fashola and Ambode

  /   in Elections 2015, News 10:35 am

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, yesterday, confessed that the 2015 general election campaigns almost divided Lagos Read More →

Lagos: How Ambode won

•Agbaje to Ambode: You have done well

  /   in Elections 2015, Politics

LAST Saturday’s election in Lagos was unarguably the toughest governorship poll ever held in the state since the return to Read More →

Tambuwal’s triumph in Sokoto

DEcamped—Speaker Tambuwal after decamping to APC, yesterday.

  /   in Elections 2015, Politics

Hon. Aminu Waziri, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has fought and won many political battles since he was first Read More →

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Cassava: Sustainable Weed Management Technologies gets SON support

Cassava Tubers

  /   in Business 12:31 am

The cassava Sustainable Weed Management Technologies, which is meant to help smallholder cassava growers achieve sustainable Read More →

Quality certification boosts consumers’ confidence in dairy products


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There are more than 20 brands of milk in the Nigerian market today but only a few have met Nigerian Industrial Standards(NIS) Read More →

Nigeria’s inflation rises to 8.5% in March


  /   in Business 6:03 pm

The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures inflation rose to 8.5 per cent in March. Read More →

Nigerians living abroad remitted $21bn in 2014 —World Bank


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The World Bank has disclosed that Nigeria received a total of $21 billion from its citizens living abroad as home remittance Read More →

Agents lament system break-down at AP Moller terminal

A fully loaded truck in one of the inland dry ports in the sub-region, will be delayed, harassed for bribes by the numerous security agents along the region’s transport corridor before it gets to its destination.

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THE management of A. P. Moller terminal in Apapa, yesterday, admitted that its terminal operating system suffered a data-base Read More →

More roadside markets springing up in Aba


  /   in Business 7:45 pm

From Asa road located at the city centre to Ngwa road, School road, Clifford road, Cameroun road, Ehi road, Ikot Ekpene road Read More →

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Again NFF, Keshi fail to sign contract

Keshi and Amaju

  /   in Sports 9:53 pm

The much celebrated signing of contract between the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Coach Stephen Keshi earlier schedul Read More →

It’s been six months in hell, says Osaze

Osaze Odemwingie

  /   in Sports

Nigeria striker Osaze Odemwingie has relived his six-month injury nightmare at Stoke City just as he is back in training in a Read More →

Falcons captain starts a new life in Kazakhstan

Evelyn Nwabuko

  /   in Sports

Super Falcons captain, Evelyn Nwabuko revealed that she is settling down fast at new club Biik Kazygurt FC of Kazakhstan. She Read More →

Keshi returns without Amokachi

From Left: National Team Goalkeeper Trainer, Ike Shorunmu; Assistant Coach, Daniel  Amokachi, and Super Eagles Chief Coach, Stephen Keshi during a media parley in Abuja

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The Nigeria Football Federation is set to announce Stephen Keshi as the ‘new’ Super Eagles coach – but without Daniel Read More →

IOC President congratulates Buhari, invites him to Lausanne

Thomas Bach

  /   in Sports

President of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, Thomas Bach has congratulated President-elect, Major General Muhammadu Read More →

Afcon 2017: Eagles, Pharaohs tie ‘ll be fierce – Amuneke


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Former Nigerian international, Emmanuel Amuneke, is expecting the Pharaohs of Egypt and the Super Eagles to give themselves s Read More →

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Like Obasanjo, Like Buhari: Remembering Fela’s wish

Obasanjo, Fela  and Buhari

  /   in Politics

By Oghene Omonisa Afro-beat King, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was well known to have criticised societal ills as well as every govern Read More →

Groups threaten to protest nude if Aisha Alhassan is intimidated


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Two Non-governmental Organisations, Ladies of Grace and Agape Sisters, have threatened to protest nude on April 25 the woma Read More →

Quotes from winners


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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, conducted the presidential, National Assembly, governorship and State Ho Read More →

Spoils of Office: Arewa unravels

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari (L) waves in Abuja on April 1, 2015. Nigeria's new president-elect Muhammadu Buhari hailed polls that will lead to the first democratic change of power in Africa's most populous nation as "historic" hours after he secured a decisive victory. AFP PHOTO

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The political philosophy of one North had in the past been successfully used to browbeat the other parts of the country in th Read More →

Taraba gov: Ishaku, Alhassan go for final push


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What dominated the public discourse in Jalingo, the state capital, were conflicting opinions. More people believed that there Read More →

Different strokes from Rivers

Wike and Amaechi

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Political parties and their supporters have remained divided over the nature of the governorship and House of Assembly elec Read More →





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