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When APC leaders gathered to celebrate Tinubu

When APC leaders gathered to celebrate Tinubu

By Augustine Adah Snr. Correspondent, Lagos It was a gathering of who is who in Nigeria’s leading opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), when on March 25,…

Olanusi’s defection: What impact for Ondo politics?

Olanusi’s defection: What impact for Ondo politics?

By Augustine Adah Snr. Correspondent, Lagos The decision of the deputy governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, to defect from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to…

Attah, Etiebet’s political gamble in Akwa Ibom

Attah, Etiebet’s political gamble in Akwa Ibom

By Akinwunmi Kings Senior Reporter, Lagos When former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Victor Attah, and former minister, Don Etiebet, recently switched loyalty from the Peoples Democratic Party…

Rivers politics: Beyond Ikuru’s resignation

Rivers politics: Beyond Ikuru’s resignation

By Daniel Abia Snr. Correspondent P/Harcourt The political history of Rivers state was rewritten last Monday, March 23. Since its creation by a decree in 1967, the state has…

We were in bondage under Elechi – Umahi

We were in bondage under Elechi – Umahi

Ebonyi State Deputy Governor, Dave Umahi, has recently been in the news as his boss, the incumbent governor, Martin Elechi, is overtly uncomfortable with his bid to succeed…

How Seventh Senate fared

How Seventh Senate fared

With elections into the National Assembly concluded yesterday, March 28, one thaing is on the mind of most Nigerians. They are curious about the quality of those who…

Otti and paradigm shift in Abia

Otti and paradigm shift in Abia

By Emele Onu If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading – Lao Tzu I had the privilege of attending a social…

Business

FRSC, NAICOM partner on settlement of claims for accident victims

FRSC, NAICOM  partner on settlement of claims for accident victims

By Chibuzor Emejor Correspondent, Abuja The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM)  are to partner on issues of road safety in order to…

NIS receives FG’s directive to reopen land borders

NIS receives FG’s directive to reopen land borders

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has been directed by the Federal Government to re-open the land borders by noon on Sunday, Mr David Parradang, the Comptroller-General of  Immigration,…

NCC moves to end unfair pricing, monopoly in telecoms sector

NCC moves to end unfair pricing, monopoly in telecoms sector

By Emmanuel Okwuke Senior Correspondent Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in its bid to end unfair transmission cable pricing in the nation’s telecommunication sector last weekend in Lagos, held a…

PRCAN to enforce law regulating public relation practice

PRCAN to enforce law regulating public relation practice

By Olamide Bakare Correspondent, Lagos Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN), the body charged with the responsibility of regulating public relations consulting business in Nigeria has affirmed…

NIMN invests new President

NIMN invests new President

The National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) has conferred Mr. Ganiyu Koledoye with an investiture title as the new President and Chairman of the Council of the…

Investors trade N24b shares

A turnover of 2.509 billion shares worth N24.115 billion in 19,971 deals were traded last week by investors on the floor of The Exchange in contrast to a…

Large turn-out at Aso Rock polling units

By By Chesa Chesa Snr Correspondent, Abuja An unprecedented large crowd of intending voters amassed at the two Aso Rock Villa polling units early in the day to cast…

Sports

Bafana last minute equaliser denies S’Eagles victory in Nelspruit

Bafana last minute equaliser denies S’Eagles victory in Nelspruit

Bafana Bafana of South Africa 93rd minute equaliser denied Super Eagles victory in an international friendly at Nelspruit on Sunday. Eagles,…

Alampasu to miss Dream Team camp

Alampasu to miss Dream Team camp

Flying Eagles goalkeeper, Dele Alampasu, may not be available for the U-23 after he was invited alongside four other  U20 teammates…

NTF unveils Russian-born Nigerian star

NTF unveils Russian-born Nigerian star

The Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF), has unveiled the Russian-born Melissa Ifidzhen, who is due to make her debut for Nigeria at…

…Siasia hails Akpeyi against South Africa

…Siasia hails Akpeyi against South Africa

Former Super Eagles manager, Samson Siasia, hashailed goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, over his superlative performance in Sunday’s international friendly  against Bafana Bafana…

Yaya Toure considering retirement

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure says he will decide about his international future with the Ivory Coast this week. Toure captained his…

Australia wins Cricket World Cup

Australia won its fifth Cricket World Cup with a hugely impressive seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in Melbourne on Sunday. New…

Thugs hijack election materials in Bayelsa

By  Igoniko Oduma, Correspondent, Yenagoa Political thugs suspected to be supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday hijacked election…

Features

JAMB CBT: Restoring lost glory of tertiary education

JAMB CBT: Restoring lost glory  of tertiary education

By Hassan Zaggi Abuja The recently concluded Computer Based Test (CBT) by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in the over 300 centres across the country…

Share a Problem with Agatha

He wants my wife

He wants my wife

Dear Agatha, There is this married man who wants to marry my wife. I’m so confused and don’t know what to do about it. Please help me. …

Editorial

Will Dangote’s 650,000bpd refinery end fuel scarcity?

Will Dangote’s 650,000bpd refinery end fuel scarcity?

The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, recently indicated that his envisaged refinery would increase its capacity from 450,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 650,000 bpd,…

Man in the News

Metro

Akwa Ibom transport agent resist ban on stickers

Akwa Ibom transport agent resist ban on stickers

By Idongesit Ashameri Correspondent, Uyo An independent transport agent engaged by the Akwa Ibom State government to take charge of transport revenues has described ban on sales of…

Agenda

Elite, leadership and national transformation

Elite, leadership and national transformation

Mr Jimi Agbaje, the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State for the forth-coming governorship election, in this rumination, maintains that for national…

True Confession

My new movie is awesome – Chimere

My new movie is awesome – Chimere

Movie producer, Dabby Chimere, has shown by her works that she can hold her own anywhere in the world. In this chat with Assistant Editor, Sam Anokam,…

Columns

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Presidential poll: Morning after and future ahead Posted on: Mar 29th, 2015

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