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Expectations as Senate resumes

Expectations as Senate resumes

By Ignatius Okorocha  /  Special Correspondent, Lagos   There are strong indications that the remaining lap of the seventh Senate is going to witness so many distractions as…

INEC in order over lingering ban on campaigns –Ugbome

INEC in order over lingering ban on campaigns –Ugbome

Hon. Pascal Ugbome was Chief Whip, Edo State House of Assembly; Caretaker Committee Chairman, Etsako Central Local Government, and Executive Chairman, Etsako Central Local Government. In this interview…

APC doesn’t pose any threat to PDP in Rivers – Walson-Jack

APC doesn’t pose any threat to PDP in Rivers – Walson-Jack

Barrister Nimi Walson-Jack, former commissioner in the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSEIC) and now a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, he believes that if things were…

Eulogies for departed war hero

Eulogies for departed war hero

By Temidayo Akinsuyi  /  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Since the news broke of his demise in the early hours of Saturday, September 13,  it has been a barrage…

No gang-up will work against Jonathan – Umahi

No gang-up will work against Jonathan – Umahi

Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State, Engineer David Umahi, is a man of many parts cutting. He struts the business and political terrain with ease. Instructively, he is one…

Business

Osun invites indigenous contractors to bid for AfDB borehole projects

Mr Adekunle Ige, the Special Adviser to the Osun Governor on Water Resources, on Monday said qualified indigenous contractors would be given the opportunity to execute borehole projects…

Strike looms in unity schools, says ASCSN

By Sylvester Enoghase   /  Senior Correspondent   The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has concluded arrangement to call its members in the Federal Ministry…

NSE rebounds, gains 0.23 per cent

NSE rebounds, gains 0.23 per cent

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  / Correspondent, Lagos   After opening in the red, trading on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange closed on the positive trajectory on Monday as…

Lagos to start oil, gas exploration by 2015

Lagos to start oil, gas exploration by 2015

By Anayo Korie / Ag Energy Editor   Lagos State will  commence oil and gas exploration by next year, following the  discovery of  large deposit of oil  in  Epe,…

Nigeria’s food import bill declines by $2.56b

Nigeria’s food import bill declines by $2.56b

By Onche Odeh / News Editor, Sunday   The Federal Government has declared a $2.56 decline in the country’s food import bill within four years. Also, the country’s agriculture…

Sports

Irvine: Ideye needs time to settle

Irvine: Ideye needs time to settle

By Augustine Akhilomen/Correspondent, Lagos   Super Eagles striker Brown Ideye may not be having it smooth in the Premier League with…

Keshi can’t manage Eagles, says Babayaro

Keshi can’t manage Eagles, says Babayaro

By Uzor Odigbo  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Former national team goalkeeper, Emmanuel Babayaro has declared that no Nigerian coach is good…

Ebola: FG may retaliate Gabon’s shabby treatment on Eaglets

Ebola: FG may retaliate Gabon’s shabby treatment on Eaglets

By Tony Ezimakor  / Snr Correspondent Abuja   Federal government may go tough against Gabon over the shabby treatment meted on world…

Features

Bridging Nigeria’s infrastructural gaps through NIIMP

Bridging Nigeria’s infrastructural gaps through NIIMP

By Chibuzor Emejor  / CORRESPONDENT, Abuja  The need for Nigeria to have a long-term and sustainable infrastructural development plan was unambiguously demonstrated recently, following the consideration and approval…

Share a Problem with Agatha

Who owns my pregnancy?

Who owns my pregnancy?

Dear Agatha,  I am 14 years of age. I got deflowered by one of my classmates during an inter-house sports competition in the school. Although it was…

Editorial

Appreciating our Fallen Heroes

Appreciating our Fallen Heroes

We condemn and regret the shabby way which the Nigerian state treats our fallen heroes and heroines. Like it is done in the civilized clime, we need…

Metro

Two in police net for armed robbery

Two in police net for armed robbery

By Andrew Utulu  /  Correspondent, Lagos   Two robbery suspects have been arrested in Lagos by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command’s Special Anti Robbery Squad,…

Agenda

Spare Anambra this hallucination

Spare Anambra this hallucination

Ifeanyi Afuba, writing from Nimo, Anambra State, rebuts the claim that the administration of Willie Obiano is marginalizing adherents of a religious organization in the state, and…

True Confession

God took time to create me

God took time to create me

Since she became an actress in 2009, leggy and pretty Nkem Ike, from Oji River, Enugu State, has been  sazzling her fans with her skills. With over…

Columns

Members of Afenifere Pan Yoruba Socio-Cultural Group Visits President Jonathan at the State House, AbujaJonathan’s presidential committee on job creation Posted on: Sep 16th, 2014

ANGRYMANAdekunle’s place in history Posted on: Sep 15th, 2014

Delta 2015: The Tony Obuh Challenge Posted on: Sep 15th, 2014

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