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Season of eminent deaths

NOVEMBER has come with a plethora of eminent deaths. In the season of deaths Nigeria has recorded sad moments across it's major regions, spanning through several fields and callings.First to die early this month was Nigeria civil war leading figure, General Mohammed Mamman Shuwa, who was killed in his home...


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Fuel subsidy removal: Labour threatens fire

ORGANISED Labour, yesterday expressed its disgust with a statement credited to President Goodluck Jonathan, hinting that the removal of fuel subsidy will allow for domestic refining of fuel, deeming the idea a joke."Such a statement coming from... the President is highly disturbing and we want to believe that he will...


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Jonathan speaks on issues of national interest tomorrow

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan will tomorrow speak on matters of national interest in the next edition of the Presidential Media Chat.During the Presidential Media Chat, which will be broadcast live on the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), President Jonathan will...


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N24.6b oil subsidy scam: SFU arrests six managing directors

THE Special Fraud Unit(SFU), Millerton, Ikoyi, Lagos State has arrested six Managing Directors/Chief Executive Officers of some oil companies.They were arrested following the ongoing investigation of oil marketers referred to SFU by the Presidential Committee on oil Subsidy have been arrested by the operatives of the unit and...


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First female gov, Dame Etiaba turns 70, recounts cancer-survival tale

The book revealed several things about her, including how she battled and survived cancer in 1998. How she governed Anambra as the first female governor from November 2006 to February 2007. Her political travails. The impeachment saga in Anambra. She also explained why she dumped APGA for PDP. Dame went...


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Three former ghetto boys look back, marvel, thank God through charity

CHUKA NNABUIFE gives a background to the founding of Agbonjagwe Leemon Ikpea Foundation (ALIF) in Edo State, today by Governor Adams Oshiomhole, captains of industry and doyens of the oil and gas sector. He notes that it is a typical story of grass-to-grace: AN EVENT holding today in Ishan area of...


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Flury of tributes for Justice Esho

Former Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Babakayode Esho is dead, aged 87. Fondly called Lord Dennis of the Nigerian Bar, the foremost jurist surrendered to the icy hands of death in the early hours of yesterday at the United Kingdom after a brief illness.Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State...


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The greatness in Lam

SINCE Sunday, torrents of tributes have been pouring in from various quarters all extolling the virtues of Alhaji Lam Adesina . He has been described in many superlative words, establishing the fact ...

IntroductionHis sincerity booms even on the ubiquitous^ace&oo£, at ...
AT a first glance, Chief (Mrs.) Yemisi Jayeola, (Adesqueen), wouldn't...

HATTON: I'M A MASSIVE FOOTBALL FAN

Ricky Hatton is one of the greatest British boxers in history. He was a...

Football’s very famous smokers

In a sport that makes huge demands on the lungs, football and cigarette...

FAAN set to remove abandoned aircraft from airports

Management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is set to...
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War looms after Hamas rocket kills three Israelis

A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza Strip yesterday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll ...

Thieves in South Africa steal $2m worth of art

Thieves posing as art students with their teacher stole more than $2 million worth of paintings from a museum in South Africa's capital in ...

  • Melcom shop collapse in Ghana: Voices heard in rubble 11.10.2012
  • S'Africa opposition submits no confidence motion 11.09.2012
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Oyo politics after Lam

Death last Sunday struck a fatal blow on the politics of Oyo State, snatching one of its former governors, Alhaji Lam Adesina. AKINJIDE ...

  • Constitution amendment: Referendum or public hearing? 11.16.2012
  • 1999 constitution, not gender friendly, says National Coordinator,GECORN 11.16.2012
Ekiti PDP adjusts to challenges of 2014 guber poll

In 2014, Ekiti State will have a new governor, and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is keen on producing the man who will ...

  • APGA: Waiting on the judiciary for justice 11.14.2012
  • There’s no division in Lagos PDP, says Ajose 11.13.2012
Between Jonathan and ebullient legislators

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan is embroiled in an unending face-off with members of the National Assembly. The federal lawmakers had severally ...

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CLATTENBURG WAIT CONTINUE

REFEREE Mark Clattenburg will not know the outcome of the Football Association probe into the Chelsea complaint until next week.

  • STALEMATE IN WALCOTT'S CONTRACT TALKS 10 hrs 12 mins ago
  • BECKHAM DENIES AUSTRALIA MOVE 10 hrs 12 mins ago
AMEOBI: I FEEL GOOD PLAYING INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL

NEWCASTLE United striker, Shola Ameobi, is hoping his international debut for Nigeria can earn a call-up for January's Africa Cup of ...

  • KESHI DEFENDS EAGLES BACKLINE AGAINST VENEZUELA 10 hrs 12 mins ago
  • AMEOBI PLEASED WITH NIGERIA DEBUT 11.16.2012
FAYEMI PROMISES SUPPORT FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL

GOVERNOR Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state has promised to support the National Sports Festival if and when called upon.

  • Globacom gets commendations, as 83 golfers ignite Sagamu 11.15.2012
  • SOCCER ACADEMY: AKPOBORIE COMMENDS GLO FOR EMPOWERING YOUTHS, AS 10 PLAYERS EMERGE IN LAGOS 11.14.2012
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My dream was to be a banker - Saheed

In 1989, he started out as a waiter serving small chops at parties and high class events. Today, Saheed Kekere-Ekun sits atop Saheeto ...

The national President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Mr. Adedogun Idowu, FCA, has charged all members to be ...

Job search takes U-turn with Smart Classified

Smart Classified or sClassified is a world- class innovation from the stable of www.PrimeHangout.com, a social media that is doing more ...

Last week, Airtel Nigeria invited ICT journalist for an urgent meeting designed to address critical issues in the telecoms industry that ...

Henceforth, mobile telephone operators that did not provide instant SMS service to all phone users at the end of every call risk a fine of ...

A groundbreaking technology was last week unveiled to technology savvy Nigerians by Hewlett Parkard (HP). It was the launch of its wireless ...

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 ...

 Pastor Charles Taiwo Babalola is the chief executive officer Charles & May Nigeria Ltd., a consultancy firm with bias in ...

The Federal Government, at the weekend, while receiving the report of the Petroleum Revenue Special Task force (PRSTF), which was headed by ...

The Federal has stated that the nation's oil and gas facilities are yet to be impacted by the raging floods which have devastated most ...

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), operator of NNPC/Shell Joint venture, has commenced the repair of the 28-inch ...

Med-View buoys aviation industry ––  Stakeholders
Med-View buoys aviation industry –– Stakeholders

At a time when domestic airlines operating in the country are faced with the problem of inadequate capacity to meet passengers’ demand ...

Since assuming duties as Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah has left no one in doubt that she is on a mission.

The Ministry of Aviation and its officials have been beating their chests over the country's attainment of FAA Category one Safety Status ...

Over the past several months, the commercial mortgage market has been volatile, plagued by weak investor appetite, wary lenders and ...

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have agreed on the need to collaborate in the ...

Recently, the Lagos State government passed into law a new traffic act which among many other, restricts movement of haulage vehicles to ...

Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) may face problem ın the presentation of its 2013 budget as Senate Committee on Marine Transport has ...

The challenges facing those who want to introduce the mandatory verification of shippers’ declared weight of loaded sea containers  ...

The Controller in charge of Western Marine Command of Nigeria Customs Service, Mr Zakka Audu, has said that facilities at the command were ...

A part of the $500 billion foreign reserves, being locked away in the vaults of some Western  and Asian countries by African ...

The Naira  hit a three week high against the U.S. dollar yesterday at the interbank market, on the impact of support by low demand for ...

Sterling Bank Plc continued its impressive performance in the third quarter with almost a double in gross earnings and 64 per cent increase ...

Multi-Trex receives best non-oil exporter

Multi-Trex Integrated Food Plc has recently received the best non oil exporter in the country.

To stop further use of poor yielding and old varieties and systematically replace the tree stocks in Nigeria, the federal government has ...

Following the food insecurity and the dilemma of low productivity in Nigeria and Africa, the (IITA), has presented a means to overcoming it. ...

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Ambassador Audrey Ajose has gone through many stages of life.  Though she is now retired, she doesn't appear tired, even at 72. The ...

Oluseun Anikulapo-Kuti  is the youngest son of the legendary Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Anikulapo-Kuit. Seun leads his father’s band, the ...

In 1989, he started out as a waiter serving small chops at parties and high class events. Today, Saheed Kekere-Ekun sits atop Saheeto ...

Oduduwa varsity fetes all on Founders' Day

IT was, no doubt, a day of glory for the authorities, staff and students of the Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, TJe-Ife, Osun State, on ...

Nigeria under siege of fake pastors

Prophet Taiwo Akinrinmade is the General Overseer of the Star Gospel Church of God, Ketu, Lagos State. In this interview with TAIWO JIMOH, ...

Akinwumi Dickson, the publisher of Brand Campaign magazine, is one of the few lucky people who had the rare opportunity of working closely ...

OLUSHOLA Obafemi Obayan is an artist and a lecturer at Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka, Lagos. A graduate of Ahmadu Bello ...

THROUGH creativity and hard work, Acapella Group from Port Harcourt, Dr. Bariyu and Impulse have earned a place in the grand finale of ...

Music, comedy as Star splashes prizes on Abuja consumers

AFTER series of performances from Nigerian artistes in the Star Time To Shine Promo draws held in Lagos, Enugu, Benin City, and Port ...

K1 dating my daughter? It’s a joke — Pasuma

ON Sunday, October 21, Fuji music star,  Wasiu Alabi, aliasPasuma Wonder, publicly denounced the Arabambi title and proclaimed himself ...

Quest for creation of Adada State gets massive support from stakeholders

The long awaited Adada State may soon be born especially as stakeholders from the region are advocating for its birth from the existing ...

Why Bala should restructure FCT Muslim pilgrims board

The 2012 Hajj operation has ended but the bulk of the pilgrims are still in Makkah three weeks after. Our STATE HOUSE correspondent, AKEEM ...

Sudden death: KALVAC embarks on diabetes,  hypertension screening
Sudden death: KALVAC embarks on diabetes, hypertension screening

When Dr. Ada Ekwueme-Onuora led nongovernmental organisation, (NGO), Human Development Initiative (KALVAC) had its launching/fundraising of ...

Scientific evaluation of herbal medicines, key to efficacy, safety

Stakeholders in the Medical and Laboratory industry have called for thorough scientific evaluation of herbal medications as a strategy to ...

AGPMPN seeks increased budgetary allocation to health

In order to achieve the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Goals 5 and 6, the Association of General PrIvate Medical Practitioners ...

Research is prima facie in UNILAG
Research is prima facie in UNILAG

tapped and waiting to be translocated into national development and the national economy. We hereby humbly invite our government and the ...

Research is prima  facie in UNILAG
Research is prima facie in UNILAG

The Annual Research conference and fair of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which started in 2005 is now international in nature. This ...

Dr. Maduike Ezeibe of the Dept of Veterinary Medicine University of Nigeria Nsukka has claimed pioneering role in application of ...

He is the immediate past chair-man of the Ekiti branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Mr. Owoseni Ajayi, who led the association ...

NOTWITHSTANDING the un-ending massacre of their kinsmen and a rumour making the rounds that their attackers had perfected an-other ploy to ...

Piqued by the dwindling standards of law practice in the country, the newly elected president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. ...

WAPTV... Wale Adenuga’s dream come true

Does Wale Adenuga need any introduction? Certainly no. He has been an active player in the nation’s entertaining industry since 1976 when ...

Tiwa Savage, Wande Coal, Olamide, others for Lockdown

THE city of Lagos particularly the mainland axis has witnessed 3 nights of unparalleled fun and excitement with the birth of a new monthly ...

Golden rise of Goldie

RECENTLY, singer Susan Havey, a.k.a Goldie, celebrated her birthday in style. And barely a week after she returned from the USA, Goldie ...

Don’t compensate Boko Haram members, Methodist Prelate, Makinde warns FG

PRELATE of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, Sunday Ola Makinde, has advised the Federal Government to forget compensating the ...

Author Seleah Ally Tower shares her story of life as a former witch who became a Christian in her book Taken from the Night – A Witches ...

Guardians of the Faith”, run by Salafist extremists in Cairo? Among many posts, it has carried an article entitled “Why Muslims are ...

Nigerian Girls Guides  advocates for girl child  education
Nigerian Girls Guides advocates for girl child education

Founded about 103 years ago,the Nigerian Girl Guides Association, a member of the World Girl Guides and Girls’ Scout now has over 100,000 ...

OSUSTECH moves to permanent site

Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH) , Okitipupa ,Ondo State has  made  a history by being  the ...

The new Provost of the Federal College of Education, Prof. Abdul-mumin Sa’ad, Yola, Adamawa State, spoke with some selected journalists on ...

Hundreds of traders at the Iguiyi-Ironsi complex, in ladipo international market, Mushin, Lagos State, staged a protest on Tuesday, ...

Top 10 bank robberies of the 21st century

The Kent Securitas Depot Robbery (92.5 Million, 2006).Robber escapes to the West Indies with largest sum of money for four years of ...

EFCC arraigns two fuel subsidy suspects over N963m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on November 13, 2012, arraigned one Rowaye Jubril and his company, Brila Energy Limited ...

Kawonise: The trail of blood

When an animal tears a prey and goes to have a ...

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My jet is bigger than yours

IF, like me, you attended St. Michael's African ...

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