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UPP has replaced APGA as voice of Ndigbo – Ukanacho

UPP has replaced APGA as voice of Ndigbo – Ukanacho

Sir Osmond Imo Ukanacho hails from Umuata in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State. He is among the numerous governorship aspirants in the state. He plans to…

APGA’s in dilemma over Umeh’s successor – Sowunmi

APGA’s in dilemma over Umeh’s successor – Sowunmi

Tayo Sowunmi is the National Vice Chairman (South-West) of the All Progressive Grand Alliance. Chairman of the defunct Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Ogun State, Sowunmi likes to speak…

Nigeria’s parliament through the years

Nigeria’s parliament through the years

By Ignatius Okorocha / Special Correspondent, Abuja   As Nigeria celebrates its 54th Independence Anniversary, it is pertinent to note that while the nation is expected to have advanced…

I would have been president long ago – Atiku

I would have been president long ago – Atiku

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, was presidential candidate of the defunct Action Congress (AC) in 2007, and is now gunning for the same position on the platform of…

Warri’s increasing mileage in 2015 Delta governorship

Warri’s increasing mileage in 2015 Delta governorship

By Augustine Adah Snr. Correspondent, Lagos As governorship aspirants continue to express interest in the plum job of being the next governor of Delta State come 2015, the…

Business

I’ve no hand in $9.3m, says Oritsejafor

I’ve no hand in $9.3m, says Oritsejafor

By Stella Omona  / Abuja   The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, on Monday said he knew nothing about the controversial $9.3m smuggled into…

NSE Market Cap up N94.325b

NSE Market Cap up N94.325b

By Bamidele Ogunwusi / Correspondent   Trading on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday, which opened in green, also closed in green at the close of…

DPR to sanction unlicensed cooking gas marketers

DPR to sanction unlicensed cooking gas marketers

• Set to audit licensed plants nationwide By Anayo Korie  / Ag Energy Editor   The Department of Petroleum Resources has decried the rising number of marketers in the…

Chevron vows to ‘learn’ from Angola LNG tragedy’

Chevron vows to ‘learn’ from Angola LNG tragedy’

By Anayo Korie  /Ag Energy Editor   A string of errors at a $10 billion Angolan liquefied natural gas venture has dented Chevron Corp’s reputation as one of…

FG, AMCON owe Bi-Courtney N132b

FG, AMCON owe Bi-Courtney N132b

• Says planned takeover illegal By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos   Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), manager of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2(MMA2), Lagos, has insisted that…

Sports

Chelsea faces tricky test against Sporting

Sporting is defending a 16-game unbeaten run at home in European fixtures as the team welcomes Chelsea today. Currently 10th in…

Siasia: I’ve an unfinished business with Eagles

Siasia: I’ve an unfinished business with Eagles

By Augustine Akhilomen’ / Correspondent, Lagos   Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia has insisted that he has an unfinished business with…

NTTF national league kick off gets date

NTTF national league kick off gets date

Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has fixed October 9 for the official kick off of its national league. The secretary of…

Features

Nigeria@ 54: Searching for enduring nationhood

Nigeria@ 54: Searching for enduring nationhood

By Joe Nwankwo / Assistant Editor, Abuja   Tomorrow Nigeria will mark her 54th independence anniversary. The day should not just be one of fanfare to celebrate political…

Share a Problem with Agatha

My husband complains too much

My husband complains too much

Dear Agatha, Caring as my husband of six months is, he complains too much. If he isn’t complaining about my way of dressing, it would be about…

Editorial

PDP, endorsement and Nigeria’s democracy

PDP, endorsement and Nigeria’s democracy

But we must sound a note of warning; endorsement, anointing or imposition of aspirants is detrimental to the principle of internal democracy within political parties and an…

Man in the News

Metro

Dogs tear baby’s skull in Lagos

Dogs tear baby’s skull in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   A man, Stanley Jegede, said to be the caretaker of house 35, Adegboyega Street, Akesan, Igando, Lagos, has been arrested by…

Agenda

Trend of unemployment in Nigeria

Trend of unemployment in Nigeria

In this discourse, Fadipe Olanrewaju Abiodun, a public affairs commentator, analyses the trends, causes and consequences of unemployment in Nigeria and  posits that government can tackle the…

True Confession

‘How I became ECOWAS representative in Spanish Congress’

‘How I became ECOWAS representative in Spanish Congress’

When Peter Amadi, from Affa community in Udi, Enugu State, left his village and the shores of Nigeria for Europe, little did he know that divine providence…

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