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

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Fear of Violence: Learning from our past experiences

Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe and Alhaji Ahmadu Bello

  /   in Elections 2015, Special Report 1:03 am

For the first time a coalition of diverse political parties sank their differences and coalesced into a mega party, the All P Read More →

Presidency: Will opposition break the jinx today?


  /   in Elections 2015, News, Special Report

MAIN opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) is going into today’s presidential and National Assembly elections with two Read More →

Card Readers: How Abuja court aborted last minute move to stop ‎election


  /   in Elections 2015, News

Last minute move by a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from Ogun state,‎ Mr. Walihu Taiwo‎, to secure an Read More →

Jonathan vows to deal with trouble makers, enjoins politicians to accept election results

President Jonathan

  /   in Elections 2015, Headlines

President Goodluck Jonathan has called on all Nigerians to come out en masse on saturday and vote for the candidate of their Read More →

Elections Like No Other


  /   in Elections 2015, Special Report

NO two elections are alike, but the 2015 general elections would defy compartmentalisation in more ways. We have two presiden Read More →

UN provides $60m for Nigeria’s general elections, says Chambas

  /   in Elections 2015, News 7:39 pm

The UN Secretary-General High Level Representative to Nigeria, Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas, said the United Nations (UN) had provided 60 million dollars, about N1.2 billion, to ensure the success of Nigeria's 2015 general elections. Read More →

Business View All →

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


  /   in Business

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 →

Agriculture bears major brunt of Natural disaster — Report


  /   in Business

Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector accordi Read More →

FG seeks $2 b W/Bank, ADB loan

Jonathan and Okonjo-Iweala

  /   in Business 9:08 am

Faced with low oil revenue and high demand for foreign exchange, the federal government has taken steps to source $2 billion Read More →

Sports View All →

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


  /   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


  /   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 →

Shakes: Nigeria want payback

Coach Shakes Mashaba

  /   in Sports

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba believes Nigeria feel it will be payback time when they meet in an international friendly Read More →

NFF Board ratifies Sanusi’s appointment

nff logo

  /   in Sports

The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday formally ratified the appointment of Dr. Mohammed Sanusi Read More →

Enyeama doubtful for Bafana clash

Enyeama Vincent

  /   in Sports

Super Eagles captain Vincent Enyeama has been sidelined by a back injury and could miss the South Africa, Nigeria friendly in Read More →

Politics View All →

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 →

There’ll be no post-election violence— Dr Fasehun


  /   in Politics 1:23 am

Yoruba leadership is never purchased, it is never for sale. And the Yoruba people know their leaders. Read More →

How I’ll revamp Nigeria — Okoye

Presidential Candidate of the United Democratic Party (UDP), Godson Okoye

  /   in Ekiti Elections, Politics

Presidential Candidate of the United Democratic Party (UDP), Barr. Godson Okoye, in this interview spoke on his mission and p Read More →

PDP, APC: Last minutes offensives on the Plateau


  /   in Politics

THREE days to the Presidential and National Assembly elections, political parties especially, the Peoples Democratic Party, P Read More →

Election: We Are Headed For Victory, By Adamu Muazu

Jonathan and Muazu

  /   in Politics 10:00 pm

On Saturday, Nigerians will once again troop out in their numbers to exercise their constitutionally guaranteed rights to ele Read More →




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