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Ebonyi PDP: Trouble in the house

Ebonyi PDP: Trouble in the house

By Felix Uka / Reporter, Abakaliki   The political culture of Ebonyi State has changed. Unlike before, its citizens are now more enlightened and are poised to take their…

Bauchi is most backward state in North-East – Abubakar

Bauchi is most backward state in North-East – Abubakar

Barrister Mohammed Abubakar is a former Attorney-General in Bauchi State, but is now a governorship aspirant of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. In this interview with…

Supporters of Bishop Akpan jubilate over clearance

Supporters of Bishop Akpan jubilate over clearance

It was a moment to relish among the members and supporters of Bishop Sam Akpan (BSA) campaign organization, Lagos chapter, when their mentor, Bishop Sam Akpan (BSA) scaled…

NGO vows to halt election rigging in 2015

NGO vows to halt election rigging in 2015

By Augustine Adah  / Senior Correspondent   A non governmental organization, Citizens Liberation Advocacy Initiative (CLAI), has said that the organization is committed to making the next general elections…

Being ‘anointed’ isn’t  guarantee of victory – Etuk

Being ‘anointed’ isn’t guarantee of victory – Etuk

Hon. Michael Sabastine Etuk, a geologist by training, was the immediate past Commissioner I, Akwa Ibom State Local Government Service Commission. He is in the race for the…

Season of confrontations

Season of confrontations

By Temidayo Akinsuyi / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos If the security forces continue to be dominated as they are now by political groups or sects, then the people won’t trust…

Business

Mahmud Mohammed: The new Chief Justice of Nigeria

Mahmud Mohammed: The new Chief Justice of Nigeria

Justice Mahmud Mohammed was on November 20 sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Federation. He succeeded Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar who retired same day having attained…

FG orders automation of agencies in maritime sector

FG orders automation of agencies in maritime sector

By Andrew Airahuobhor   The process of automating all government agencies in the maritime sector has commenced, raising hopes of seamless transactions in shipping and port services that…

FIRS seals 16 firms over N110m tax evasion

FIRS seals 16 firms over N110m tax evasion

By Onoja Audu / Correspondent, Jos   The tax enforcement team of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS),on Wednesday  sealed off 16 companies owing taxes amounting to over N110…

NSE Market Cap gains N155b

NSE Market Cap gains N155b

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  / Correspondent, Lagos   Trading on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)  on Wednesday continued the bullish run when the  two major indicators closed…

Nigeria’s top 100 lawyers to be named Dec. 1

By Adam Adedimeji  / Law Editor, Lagos   The anticipated list of Nigeria’s top 100 lawyers will be released on Monday, the publishers have said. It is a publication…

Sports

Doha 2019 WCH: Human right queries IAAF over Qatar choice

Human rights organisations have condemned the decision to award the 2019 World Athletics Championships to Doha and warned that the IAAF…

Moses out till 2016

Moses out till 2016

Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses, has been sidelined with an injury that will see him not play football until the New…

Farah returns for cross-country in Edinburgh

Double world and OIympic champion Mo Farah will return to his roots when he opens his 2015 racing schedule at the…

Features

Unrepentant receiver of stolen vehicles in police custody

Unrepentant receiver of stolen vehicles in police custody

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   For Alhaji Kabiru Akorede, old habits indeed die hard. Described by the police as an alleged serial sponsor of armed snatchers…

Share a Problem with Agatha

My husband goes to the market himself

My husband goes to the market himself

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…

Editorial

NASS show of shame

NASS show of shame

This Newspaper is of the belief that the incident is a show of shame and a bad legacy for the country’s nascent democracy Viewed from all perception,…

Man in the News

Metro

Violence persists in Ibadan, as thugs take over

Violence persists in Ibadan, as thugs take over

By Oladele Ogunsola  Correspondent, Ibadan   The orgy of violence that reared its ugly head in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital last week, continued again in the…

Agenda

Ogbeni:Humanist, leader, compatriot,friend

Ogbeni:Humanist,  leader, compatriot,friend

FEMI IFATUROTI, a member of the State Executive Council, State of Osun, writing from Osogbo, pays tribute to the Governor of the State Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, for…

True Confession

I don’t like short guys, they are not sexy –Onuoha

I don’t like short guys, they are not sexy –Onuoha

Having been in the motion picture industry for more than a decade, beautiful Cynthia Onuoha is still waxing strong in Tinsel Town, a drama series on DStv…

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