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2015 Presidency: We are still consulting – Anenih

THE Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Tony Anenih has assured that the party is not perturbed by speculations in the media, stressing that 2015 presidential election is a strategic issue. Chief Anenih said on Wednesday in Minna, Niger State, before the closed door reconciliation meeting...


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27 killed as herdsmen attack locals in Plateau

Clashes between rival ethnic groups in central Nigeria killed at least 27 people on Wednesday, witnesses said, in a region straddling the country's largely Christian south and mostly Muslim north that is prone to civil unrest. Witnesses said armed Fulani herdsmen attacked the villages of Da Jak and Attakar in Plateau...


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FG offers to sell Omotosho power plant to Chinese firm

The Federal government has offered to sell a major power station, the 500MW Omotosho power plant, to China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC), the Chinese engineering firm that upgraded the plant. This was announced on Wednesday in a statement by the Bureau of Public Enterprises. Nigeria is privatising the bulk of its...


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Petrobras to auction $5b of Nigeria oil assets - Reuters

Brazilian oil company Petrobras is to auction off its stakes in Nigerian oil fields to raise cash for domestic projects, a deal that may fetch up to $5 billion, sources close to the deal said. The state-controlled company, formally known as Petroleo Brasileiro SA, has hired Standard Chartered to run the...


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ACN crisis deepens as party shuts door against Belgore's group

The silent division within the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Kwara state blew into the open on Wednesday with a directive from the party’s chairman, Mr. Kayode Olawepo, cancelling a meeting and rally organised by supporters of the party’s gubernatorial candidate in the last election, Mr. Dele Belgore. Belgore and...


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Ex-Oyo SSG, Adigun escapes assassination in Ibadan

FORMER Secretary to the Oyo State Government in the administration of Senator Rashidi Ladoja, Mr. Ayodele Adigun, narrowly escaped assassination on Tuesday night when his Akobo residence in Ibadan was attacked by some hired killers. Though, the former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, and now a member of the Accord Party...


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Patients beat doctor at Delta FMC

Irked by the assaulted meted out on two members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, Delta Stat by two women, members of the association on Wednesday threatened strike action. The assault and battery, which occurred at about 10.30pm a week ago, immediately...


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WITH avowed objective of defending the Yoruba nation from "predators of whatever platform and leaning", a new political pressure group, the South West Defenders (SWD) has emerged, Nigerian Compass ...

oke-mourns-achebe-obadare-akinnolaThe candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the October 20th...
THE Federal University of Technology, Minna has finalized plans to accept...
Search continues after a boat carrying 128 people capsized off coast of...
Foremost evangelist and the founder of the World Soul Winning Evangelical...
President Goodluck Jonathan in Lagos on Thursday urged Nigerians to join...
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A passenger airliner ran off the runway at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport yesterday, breaking apart and catching fire.

The president of Central African Republic yesterday urgently called on France and other foreign powers to help his government fend off ...

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Recently, governor AbdulFattah Ahmed took tile to answer questions from newsmen during the monthly ‘The Governor Explains” programme which ...

Since the November 30, 2012 meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which was adjourned till January 8, ...

THERE are awards and there are awards. Some awards are not worth the paper on which they are written while others are as valuable as ...

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Mikel Obi says it is a challenge to get used to different partners in the Chelsea midfield following David Luiz’s position change.

Super Eagles chief coach, Stephen Keshi, has accepted a request from Millwall’s Danny Shittu not to be considered for the Africa Cup of ...

Nigeria’s 2013 AFCON quest is in danger after a Federal High Court in Lagos froze the accounts of the Nigeria FA over a TV rights dispute.

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While the Minister of Aviation Princess Stella Oduah had on her assumption of office in 2012 prescribed some perceived right antidotes for ...

Data that must be recovered in failure situations can effectively impact national development only when it is properly and effectively communicated to all.

Following the economic crises that have touched economies large and small, “developed” and developing, in recent years, new risk management ...

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has promised mobile telephone subscribers good quality service in 2013.

Google annual Zeitgeist, a look at 2012 through the collective eyes of the world on the web, offering a unique perspective on this year's ...

The 2012 Cisco Connected World Technology Report (CCWTR), said that smartphones now rival laptops as the single most desired device by ...

Ogbori Ozigi Kadri works with the Power Holding Corporation of Nigeria (PHCN) as a transmission engineer. He is responsible for the ...

Experts in the built environment have again put heads together to find a lasting solution to the issue of collapse buildings in the ...

Understanding the steps in building a house will aid your knowledge more and always make you come out with better result. It does not ...

In keeping with its target togrow its production to 250,000 barrels per day by 2015, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (the ...

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Nigerian LNG exports to the U.S. substantially declined in 2011, while the country's LNG exports to Japan more than tripled in ...

The report of the Petroleum Revenue Special Task Force (PRSTF), which was headed by Nuhu Ribadu, is still generating come controversies. ...

After five years of flight restriction to- day-light operations, the domestic wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos ...

Managing Director of Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCOL), Alhaji Olu Owolabi is a man who does not believing in blowing his trumpet. ...

In a bid to put an end to the erratic power supply to navigational aids across the country, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has ...

The Commissioner for Insurance Fola Daniel, has said the government would adhere to the no premium no cover policy as it is part of the ...

Insurance brokers are not comfortable with the enormous demand by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to enable them qualify ...

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has concluded plans to review the Market Development and Restructuring Initiative (MDRI) which ...

The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Deng Boqing, has exonerated his country from the influx of low quality goods imported into Nigeria from ...

As talks between the International Longshoremen's Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance take place in a shroud of secrecy to avert a ...

Stakeholders in the country maritime sector have accused the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) of trying to ambush the economy of the country.

The Central Bank of Nigeria said it is committed to the enhancing the financial inclusion initiative for the country, with the launching of ...

The African Development Bank has said African countries have made great strides in growing their economies despite the global financial ...

To drive the Cashless initiative and provide value added services to customers, during the festive season, United Bank for Africa (UBA) ...

Growing coffee and banana together not only generates more income for small-holder farmers, compared to growing either crop alone, but it ...

Cassava, a rough and ready root crop that has long been the foundation of food security in Africa is finally getting the respect it ...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and researchers on November 5,2012 launched the $63.24 million AfDB-funded initiative that aims to ...

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HER preference for discarded materials such as fabric, newspaper, ropes, thread, yarn, fiber, burlap, among others within her environment ...

“This is too good to be true, ambitious, practically impossible”, Lanre shot back at Rotimi as his friend informed him about the ingenuity ...

Furtherance to the need to enhance and tighten security in the Local Government, the Executive Chairman,  Hon. Husitode Moses Dosu has ...

Adebayo Apapa is creative and daring. He left a well paid job to follow his passion – making shoes. The 25-year-old graduate of Economics ...

Poetic skills and mystical powers provide entertainment in the rural community of Itapaji, Ekiti-State. GBOYEGA ADEOYE writes about the ...

Therein, the President promised that some traditionally very busy roads during the yuletide such as a the Sagamu-Ore-Benin road will be ...

IN spite of the challenges of funding, the Centre for Black and African Art and Civilisation (CBAAC) has done remarkably well in 2012.

IT was a night of music, comedy at the Velet sponsored Veleta, Grand Touch Xmas  Carol with Nollywood stars held at Terra Kulture, ...

Former president of the  Performing Musicians’ Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Bolaji Rosiji,  is also the Executive Director ...

In a serene neighbourhood in Surrey, Dagenham, Eastern part of London, resides Diya Ojo, one of the most talented instrumentalists Nigeria ...

IN a bid to expand its brand equity, attract new customers and improve business logistics in the society, Greater Washington Limited (GWL), ...

Senator Clement Anene Okonkwo, a notable politician and established captain of business and industry, represented Anambra Central at the ...

What might you be revealing in your sleep without saying a word?

This article was prompted by three stories. A man came off an Okada bike in Lagos. He then started having a seizure where upon some people ...

DO you know that eating just one extra cookie every day during the  holiday or festival season could cause you to gain one pound? That ...

Engineering is the profession in which knowledge of mathematics and natural science is applied with judgment and responsibility to invent, ...

• What does riding an EnjoyCare Electric Scooter feel like?

One of the leading firms - Enjoycare Funrides Limited, recently made a technological marvel on wheels – the manufacture of electric ...

Mike Igbokwe , a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and alumnus of the prestigious  University of Lagos  in this interview with Legal ...

Prior to the formal introduction of the English model Wills in our judicial context through the Wills Act of 1837, succession to the estate ...

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There is no disputing the fact that corruption is the greatest problem of this country, whether it is lack of employment ...

He needs no introduction when it comes to music in Nigeria. No doubt, Sammie Okposo remains a strong voice. Over the years, he has been ...

The friendship of Nollywood mullato actress and top producer, Monalisa Chinda, and that of co-Nollywood actress, Emem Isong, has gone sour.

All roads will lead to the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos on Sunday, January 27, 2013, as 83-year-old Chris Ajilo, the legendary ...

HAVE you ever met a man who is the center of attention wherever he goes? Some mysterious, indefinable characteristic sets him apart from ...

Fuming for two months in a jail cell here, Nakoula Basseley Nakoula has had plenty of time to reconsider the wisdom of making “Innocence of ...

Andy Stanley walked into his pastor's office, filled with dread. The minister sat in a massive chair behind an enormous desk. He spread his ...

More questions await stakeholders in Nigeria’s education sector and labour market about job creation amidst growing graduate unemployment ...

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Standard Mandate International (SMI), Mr Nelson Ayodele has restated the commitment of his initiative ...

The frenzy around the premises of The Apostolic Church Students’ Fellowship of Nigeria (TACSFON), Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko ...

Fears and apprehension have begun to grip traders at the popular Jankari market in Lagos Island over the possible invasion of the pace ...

Comrade Dandy Eze, National President, Paths of Peace Initiatives was picked-up by police authorities in Lagos, alongside two other ...

The community of Seme International border South Western Nigeria has been urged not to see smuggling as their right because they are ...

Sunday 13 January 2013 hosted the Annual New Year ...

This is the height of debauchery. This is the ...

SAY the word "Russia" and most people will ...

IT is a story that breaks the heart: A group of ...

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