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Okowa: The making of a jinx-breaker

Okowa: The making of a jinx-breaker

By Rotimi Akinwunmi –  Snr. Correspondent, Abuja    It was a dream come true for the people of Delta North Senatorial District when the Independent National Electoral Commission…

Imo and supplementary poll

Imo and supplementary poll

By Anolu Vincent  -  Senior Correspondent, Owerri    Imo State can rightly be described as an interesting enclave in a number of ways in the South-East, which is…

Corruption soared under Diezani – Ogiemwonyi

Corruption soared under Diezani – Ogiemwonyi

Former Minister of State for Works, Engr. Chris Osa Ogiemwonyi, in this interview with SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, ISAAC OLAMIKAN, on challenges for president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, and other issues. Excerpts……

Ondo: Between Mimiko, Olanusi

Ondo: Between Mimiko, Olanusi

By Yemi Akintomide - Correspondent, Akure   In the heat of the Presidential and National Assembly elections on March 28, the seventy- five year old deputy governor of Ondo…

How Arewa played major role in Buhari’s victory – Abdullahi

How Arewa played major role in Buhari’s victory – Abdullahi

Arc. Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi, who was recently governorship aspirant in Katsina State, is the Chairman of Arewa Community in the South-West. In this interview with SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, AUGUSTINE…

Ekiti people tired of APC’s propaganda – Agboola

Ekiti people tired of APC’s propaganda – Agboola

Hon. Kehinde Agboola, a former Student leader is also ex – chairman of Ikole Local Government in Ekiti State. The chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has…

Fayose: Scaling the hurdles of litigation in Ekiti

Fayose: Scaling the hurdles of litigation in Ekiti

Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti  Peter Ayodele Fayose, Governor of Ekiti State, has survived what his supporters called a judicial ambush against his mandate with the ruling of the…

Business

NSE market cap drops N96.585b

NSE market cap drops N96.585b

By Bamidele Ogunwusi / Correspondent, Lagos   After a halt to the free fall on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday, trading closed negative again…

Industry Ministers set to validate W/Africa industrial policy

Industry Ministers set to validate W/Africa industrial policy

By Sylvester Enoghase / Senior Correspondent   Ministers of Industry and Quality control sectors in West Africa are to meet in Accra, Ghana, 24-25 April, 2015 to consider and…

How Indian firm shortchanges Nigeria

How Indian firm shortchanges Nigeria

By Andrew Airahuobhor / Theme Editor, Business   An Indian firm, Deekay and Sons (NIG) Limited has been discovered to have been shortchanging the federal government of an estimated…

City decay: Experts seek enforcement of development law

City decay: Experts seek enforcement of development law

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos   Planning experts have identified development control as a potent tool for city management and this ensures that the continual growth and management…

$3.8b Egina contract: Total, others accused of frustrating suit

$3.8b Egina contract: Total, others accused of frustrating suit

By Tunde Opeseitan - Snr Correspondent, Lagos   The plaintiff in the suit before a Federal High Court in Lagos, challenging the $3.8bn Egina contract awarded to Samsung Heavy…

OPEC expects increased oil prices

OPEC expects increased oil prices

• says US boom ends this year By Phillip Oladunjoye –  Senior Correspondent  (With Agency Reports)   OPEC has said that the demand for its oil will rise…

ETI grows 2014 full year net profit by 178.7%

ETI grows 2014 full year net profit by 178.7%

The management of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), on Monday presented its 2014 financials showing robust growth in profit before and after tax on the back of a marginal…

Sports

Falcons off to Canada May 19

Falcons off to Canada May 19

Nigeria women’s team, the Super Falcons, will begin its pre-World Cup training tour on May 19 in Toronto, Canada. Falcons’ spokesperson,…

F’Eagles steps up World Cup preparation

F’Eagles steps up World Cup preparation

African champion, Flying Eagles, has stepped up preparations for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. Thirty players trained…

Abuja Open: Enosoregbe, Micheal, others confirm participation

Abuja Open: Enosoregbe, Micheal, others confirm participation

Top tennis players in Nigeria have confirmed their participation in the maiden edition of the Tombim Abuja Open. The tournament, billed…

Eight teams vie for Etisalat N2m prize money

Eight teams vie for Etisalat N2m prize money

The eight teams that qualified for the group stage of the Etisalat U-15 football tournament were drawn into two groups of…

Tight security for Okpekpe Road Race

Tight security for Okpekpe Road Race

The organisers of the Okpekpe Road Race have finalised plans to put in place top-notch security when the events hold on…

Toriola targets good outing at ITTF World Championships in China

Toriola targets good outing at ITTF World Championships  in China

As one of the experienced players in the Nigeria team, France-based  Segun Toriola believes he still has the quality to cause…

Kwara Utd apologises for loss to Heartland

Kwara Utd apologises for loss to Heartland

The management of Glo Premier League side, Kwara United, has tendered an unreserved apology to the supporters and fans for the…

Features

Labour: A house divided against itself?

Labour: A house divided against itself?

By Gbenga Faturoti / Correspondent, Osogbo   The leadership crisis rocking the labour movement in the State of Osun is assuming a new twist following disagreement over the…

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I am shy to see a doctor

I am shy to see a doctor

Dear Agatha,   I used to be sexually active until six years ago when I contracted a sexually transmitted disease (STD) from an unknown source. I didn’t…

Editorial

Tax for rich Nigerians

Tax for rich Nigerians

Given the fact that the wealthy in the country have become richer over the last two decades, perhaps a redistributive revenue generation taxation policy is long overdue…

Man in the News

Metro

Anambra demolishes kidnapers’ dens

Anambra demolishes kidnapers’ dens

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue Correspondent, Awka The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, at the weekend re-enforced security measures in the state as he approved the demolition of two…

Six suspected armed robbers in EFCC uniforms nabbed, paraded in Lagos

Six suspected armed robbers in EFCC uniforms nabbed, paraded in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu  /  Correspondent, Lagos.   Six persons who allegedly operate as personnel of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) have been arrested in Lagos. The…

Agenda

APC change mantra and judicial industrial crises

APC change mantra and judicial industrial crises

Against the backdrop of recent happenings in Nigeria’s judiciary, Polycarp Onwubiko,author and public affairs commentator based in Awka,wants the incoming All Progressives Congress(APC) government at the centre…

The 8th Senate: Who wears the crown?

The 8th Senate: Who wears the crown?

Tyo Oota, a public affairs analyst, examines the political scenario in the incoming eighth Senate of the National Assembly and makes some permutations on which geo-political zone…

True Confession

People expect too much from me –Waconzy

People expect too much from me –Waconzy

Waconzy is no green horn in the music industry. In this interview with REPORTER, Lukmon Akintola, he talks about his career and love life A lot of people believe…

I’m a victim of upbringing that should never have been –Olojede

I’m a victim of upbringing that should never have been –Olojede

Fabian Lojede can be described as an international actor. He is one of the key actors in the popular television drama, Jacob’s Cross. He also co-produced the…

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