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POLITICS

I left PDP Because Of Anenih – Osunbor

Prof. Oserheimen Osunbor

 Professor Oserheimen Osunbor is former Governor of Edo State and a former member of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who has now pitched tent with the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview with DAVID ODAMA, he speaks on his defection, why Nigerians should understand Buhari’s delay in the constitution of his cabinet. Excerpts… Prof. Oserheimen Osunbor Do you agree with the reasons...

BUSINESS

Should FG Ban Importation Of Rice?

El-Rufai

In this special report, third of five –part, our reporters across the federation, investigates how this policy change is in line with the believe that Nigeria cannot attain its true potentials by simply importing everything into the country, as well as how the apex bank will continue to be vigilant around this policy, keep reviewing the list of items as it becomes comfortable that these items can...

SPORTS

Oshoala, Oparanozie For Olympics Qualifiers

Oparanozie and Oshoala

Super Falcons Interim coach, Chris Danjuma, has invited 35 players as part of his preparations for next month’s Rio Olympics qualifying fixture against Equatorial Guinea. Oparanozie and Oshoala Top on the list of invited players is Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanoze who were part of the team that crashed out at the group stage of the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. Thirty-three others...

LIFE

Count Down To COSON (November Week): Okoroji‘s Promises Explosive Outing

Okorji, COSON Chairman.

Chairman Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Chief Tony Okoroji, has said that the time has arrived to burn the midnight oil to ensure that the upcoming COSON Week 2015 which holds from November 1 to 7 is the World Cup of entertainment in Nigeria or better still, the Olympic Games of showbizzness in the country, in accordance with the repeated promises made by COSON. Okorji, COSON Chairman. According...

COLUMNISTS

Mr. President: Beware Of The Day Of Subsidy Removal

Buhari

By Henry Boyo   According to recent media reports, almost N5tn was disbursed as subsidy payment on fuel consumption between 2006-2012. Thus, the annual average provision of about N1tn is probably equivalent to about one fifth of total federal budget in the same period. In effect, subsidy payments clearly exceeded the consolidated annual allocations for health, education, transport and agriculture. Worse...

BLOGS

My Husband Goes To The Market Himself

agatha-share

Dear Agatha, Please help me out of this problem I am experiencing with my husband of eight months. When we were dating it wasn’t so much of a problem to me. But, since we got married, it has become a major issue in our marriage which could lead to the collapse of our union if care is not taken. I am forced to ask for your help because attempts to resolve the issue on my own is putting my marriage...

MAN IN THE NEWS

Averting Economic Collapse

President Muhammadu Buhari

David O. Kuranga    By now it is clear that the Nigerian economy is headed for a massive hit, possibly even a collapse if everything continues on its current course. The overwhelming majority of Nigerian government revenue is still derived from oil exports. Since oil prices have fallen from 115 dollars a barrel to 50 dollars a barrel, economic indicators in Nigeria have taken a downward spiral....