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Jonathan has no reason to rig 2015 polls –Oshiomhole

Jonathan has no reason to rig 2015 polls –Oshiomhole

Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole recently hosted journalists in his office in Benin City where he spoke on the achievements of his administration and dispelled rumour of his…

Imoke can’t succeed Ndoma-Egba as Senate Leader –Abang

Imoke can’t succeed Ndoma-Egba as Senate Leader –Abang

Former Chairman of the Cross River State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ambassador Soni Abang, has explained in detail why the party is presently in turmoil.…

Delta Gas Park: Inside story of botched ground breaking ceremony

Delta Gas Park: Inside story of botched ground breaking ceremony

By Emma Arubi (Warri), Felix Igbekoyi (Asaba) and Anayo Korie (Lagos) For 14 journalists, including Emma Arubi of Independent Newspapers Limited, there was no inkling of what they were…

APC lawmakers can’t cripple govt activities in Ekiti – Olayinka

APC lawmakers can’t cripple govt activities in Ekiti – Olayinka

Lere Olayinka is the Special Adviser on Information and new media aide to the Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose. In this interview with Senior Correspondent, TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, he…

APC in uphill task to pick presidential flagbearer

By Ekene Okoro Snr Correspondent, Lagos The All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently faced with an uphill task. Party leaders are currently having sleepless nights in their attempt…

Business

FRSC not revenue generating agency –Oyeyemi

FRSC not revenue generating agency –Oyeyemi

During the week, the Corp Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, paid a courtesy call at the corporate headquarters of Independent Newspapers Limited in…

Seeds at the heart of Nigeria’s agric revolution

Seeds at the heart of Nigeria’s agric revolution

By Onche Odeh Seed, to the farmer is what the local keg is to the palm wine tapper. Most people see fertiliser as the most essential commodity to…

W’Bank, DFID, Dangote explore hybrid tomatoes production in Kano

The World Bank Group, United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and Nigeria’s Dangote Farms have commenced a hybrid tomatoes production in project in Kano aimed at maximising…

Chickens have come home to roost

With Andy Nssien The Presidential Committee on Rationalisation of Federal Government parastatals, commissions and agencies chaired by the former Head of the Federal Civil Service, Stephen Oronsaye, made…

‘I started business with N5,000’

‘I started business with N5,000’

Mrs. Laide Ajao is the chief executive officer of Laredo Superstores Limited, a business concern that has been in existence for more than three decades, focusing on jewelry…

Sports

The ‘NFF’ Federation Cup: Seeking its lost glory

The ‘NFF’ Federation Cup: Seeking its lost glory

By Steve Oma-Ofozor  Senior Correspondent, Lagos The heat is on the expectation is high as the atmosphere is enveloped with frenzy…

Boxing: GOtv to honour Lasisi, Obisia, others

Boxing: GOtv to honour  Lasisi, Obisia, others

By Uzor Odigbo Snr.  correspondent, Lagos  All is now set for GOtv Boxing Night in Lagos as five Nigerian boxing legends…

Nigerian cricketers contest for Abebe Cup

The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) will hold the final of the inaugural National Female Cricket Championship in Abuja starting from November…

Features

Passengers’ ordeal in hands of intercity drivers

Passengers’ ordeal in hands of intercity drivers

Travelling on Nigerian roads is bad enough. Intercity travellers face a number of challenges that pale into insignificance compared to what they go through in the hands…

Share a Problem with Agatha

Why it can be difficult to discuss our sexual relationships

Why it can be difficult to discuss our sexual relationships

One of the reasons that adults find it difficult to discuss sex openly is because of the personal nature of sex. It is important to consider how…

Editorial

Austerity measures: FG, walk the talk

The reality of the fall in crude oil price in the international market has dawned on Nigeria. The country is a mono product economy dependent on crude…

Man in the News

Metro

Police arraign 23 suspects over bloodshed in Osun

Police arraign 23 suspects over  bloodshed in Osun

By Gbenga Faturoti  / CORRESPONDENT, Osogbo   No fewer than 23 persons were arraigned on Thursday before an Osogbo Magistrate Court over violence disturbance which occurred last…

Agenda

Ethnicity and the politics of state creation in Nigeria

Ethnicity and the politics of state creation in Nigeria

Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye, a public affairs analyst, argues that the logic of continued states creation in Nigeria, purportedly to bring government closer to the people and achieve…

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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