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True federalism, best option for Nigeria –Iko

True federalism, best option for Nigeria –Iko

As the 2015 general elections approach, a chieftain of the Progressives Peoples Alliance (PPA) in Abia State and a governorship hopeful on the party’s platform, Chief Ndukwe Iko,…

X-raying senators who want to be governor in 2015

X-raying senators who want to be governor in 2015

CONTINUED FROM LAST WEEK   By Celestine Okafor  -  Assistant Politics Editor, Abuja The February 2015 general elections are just six months away. Expectedly, politicians are  already locked…

Ribadu’s volte-face and his prospects in Adamawa governorship poll

Ribadu’s volte-face and his prospects in Adamawa governorship poll

By Augustine Adah The decision of Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, former presidential candidate of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), now (APC), to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),…

Cry for change will dominate 2015 – Okoroji

Cry for change will dominate 2015 – Okoroji

Barrister Bobs Okey Okoroji is a human rights activist. He is convener of Bridge Builders Support Group and governorship aspirant of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Lagos…

Zoning may help produce hitch-free poll in C’ River –Bassey

Zoning may help produce hitch-free poll in C’ River –Bassey

In this interview with CORRESPONDENT, NSA GILL, a major factor in the 2015 political equation in Cross River State and one who is considered closest to the incumbent…

Business

‘I took to photography for self-reliance’

‘I took to photography for self-reliance’

Joseph Chuwuemeka Ogu-Egege is the chief executive officer of Joemeka Photography. In this encounter with our correspondent, Olamide Bakare, he relives the journey that gave rise to his…

Diamond Bank, MTN launch new banking account

Diamond Bank, MTN launch new banking account

A leading retail bank in Nigeria, Diamond Bank Plc, has launched an innovative banking product, Diamond Y’ello, as part of its financial inclusion programme to reach the unbanked.…

ICPC lauds NAICOM for prompt claims settlement

The Independence Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) on Thursday in Lagos commended the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) for insurance companies’ prompt settlement of claims. This is contained in a…

NSE Index down at 41,767 points

NSE Index down at 41,767 points

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  -    Correspondent, Lagos   The Nigerian Bourse  closed in the red again on Thursday when both indicators closed in the red.  Equities capitalisation closed…

NDLEA arrests mother of three with Cannabis

NDLEA arrests mother of three with Cannabis

By Abel Orukpe  -  Correspondent, Lagos   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, has apprehended a 37-year-old mother of…

Sports

Chelsea 2-0 Leicester City: Costa strikes again as Hazard seals victory

Chelsea continued their solid start to the Premier League season with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Leicester City. In their first…

Germany stands between Falcons and history

Germany stands between Falcons and history

By Augustine Akhilomen  /   Correspondent, Lagos                           Falconets, hopes…

Man-United made me gentleman, says Elili

Man-United made me  gentleman, says Elili

A staunch fan of the Red Devils and make no mistake about it, he watches Manchester united matches not on the…

Features

Traffic law as means of dehumanising road users

With the introduction of the new traffic law in Lagos State and the removal of policemen from the highways, attention has moved to motorists who are harassed…

Share a Problem with Agatha

Our biological motivation to achieve orgasm

Our biological motivation to achieve orgasm

There is a precedent for female masturbation in the animal world. Some female mammals do masturbate but since they do not ejaculate it is difficult to establish…

Editorial

Enugu State House of Assembly and the Deputy Governor impeachment saga

Enugu State House of Assembly and the Deputy Governor impeachment saga

There is therefore need to redefine the impeachment clause and process in the Constitution to forestall recurring abuses. In the recent past, it has been in the…

Man in the News

Metro

Again, SARS arrests human parts dealers in Lagos

Again, SARS arrests human parts dealers in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu   –    Correspondent, Lagos   Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), led by Abba Kyari, a Superintendent…

Agenda

National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation… Except you belong to the folks…

True Confession

I would’ve been a footballer if I were not an actress – Lillian Okoli

I would’ve been a footballer if  I were not an actress – Lillian Okoli

Her name is Lillian Okoli; a B-list actress making waves on the tube. Of recent she was a victim of a vicious rumour that she is married…

Columns

Justin akpovi-esadeNigeria, ‘home’ of piracy Posted on: Aug 23rd, 2014

Justin akpovi-esadeDSS partisan? No, it’s now government’s mouthpiece Posted on: Aug 23rd, 2014

Okorji, COSON Chairman.Nuhu Ribadu owes me an apology Posted on: Aug 23rd, 2014

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