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When Jonathan supporters locked down Ibadan

When Jonathan supporters locked down Ibadan

By Oladele Ogunsola   /  Correspondent, Ibadan   The call for President Goodluck Jonathan to run for another four-year term in the 2015 presidential election grew more intense…

Elections in Ife will be different in 2015 – Olatunbosun

Elections in Ife will be different in 2015 – Olatunbosun

Yinka Olatunbosun (JP) is a seasoned administrator and management expert with over fifteen years banking experience. He is aspiring to represent Ife East Constituency in the State of…

Trouble in Delta’s labour house

Trouble in Delta’s labour house

By Felix Igbekoyi   /   Correspondent, Asaba   Special Adviser on Labour and Industrial Relation Matters to Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, Comrade Mike Okeme, is under…

Why Okorocha should opt out of 2015 election – Adikwuru

Why Okorocha should opt out of 2015 election – Adikwuru

Former Senior Special Assistant to Imo State Governor, now a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Dennis Adikwuru, in this interview with PRODUCTION EDITOR, EJIKEME OMENAZU, speaks on the…

UPP: Setting fresh agenda for 2015

UPP: Setting fresh agenda for 2015

By Celestine Okafor   –  Assistant Politics Editor, Abuja   For the United Progressive Party (UPP), one of Nigeria’s second generation political organisation, the up-coming 2015 general elections…

Business

Aviation union disrupts Air France/KLM operations over salary structure

Aviation union disrupts Air France/KLM operations over salary structure

By Abel Orukpe  -  Correspondent, Lagos   The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) yesterday disrupted operations of Air France /KLM at the international wing of the…

Dangote defends 42.5 cement grade

Dangote defends 42.5 cement grade

Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, and world richest black man, Aliko Dangote, on Wednesday in Kano, said the company went into production of the new 42.5 grade cement…

FG restructures NSPMC, retires directors, appoints MD

FG restructures NSPMC, retires directors, appoints MD

By Sola Alabadan  /  Senior Correspondent   In accordance with the directive of President Goodluck Jonathan, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced the restructuring of the Nigerian…

Nigeria targets N116.5b non-oil exports to ECOWAS

Nigeria targets N116.5b non-oil exports to ECOWAS

By Philips Oladunjoye  /  Senior Correspondent   The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Olusegun Aganga, has said that Nigeria is aiming to increase the volume of its…

Airline operators urge FG to revive Warri refinery, pipeline-hydrant system

Airline operators urge FG to revive Warri refinery, pipeline-hydrant system

By Abel Orukpe  -  Correspondent, Lagos   As the cost of aviation fuel in Nigeria continues to skyrocket, crippling the domestic airlines in the country, the Airline Operators…

Sports

CAF stands firm on Nations Cup venues

The Confederation of African Football has declared there will be no further changes to September’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers despite…

Factional NFF inaugurates new electoral committee

Factional NFF inaugurates new electoral committee

Factional Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday inaugurated a new electoral committee ahead of the September 4 elections into the board of…

Most people on the previous NFF board were not sincere –Danagogo

Most people on the previous NFF board were not sincere –Danagogo

Minister  of Sports Tammy bared his mind on the raging crisis in the Nigeria football federation. Tony Ezimakor was there; Excerpts  Minister,…

Features

Nigerian Police exploits in crime fighting

Nigerian Police exploits in crime fighting

By Andrew Utulu  - Correspondent, Lagos The  activities of some bad eggs in the Nigeria Police Force over the years have not only pushed many members of the…

Share a Problem with Agatha

My hubby remains a mummy’s boy

My hubby remains a mummy’s boy

Dear Agatha, I am a regular reader of your column. I am 26 years of age. I have a problem and I believe you can help me.…

Editorial

Confusion in NFF

Confusion in NFF

While we agree that government intervention may be offensive to FIFA, however it is our view that FIFA does not condone corruption. Therefore, the Minister for Sports…

Man in the News

Metro

Abia police nab 22 suspects over robbery, drug trafficking, kidnapping

Abia police nab 22 suspects over robbery, drug trafficking, kidnapping

By Emeka Okafor  -  Correspondent, Umuahia   Twenty–two suspects, including two robbery suspects, Ochieze Friday, 25, and Munachi Lemechi, 19, who allegedly ordered their victims to lie…

Agenda

2015 general elections and politicization of Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria

2015 general elections and politicization of Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria

 Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, a public affairs analyst, warns on the danger of politicizing the war against terror and urges state governments to collaborate with the federal government…

True Confession

I would’ve been a footballer if I were not an actress – Lillian Okoli

I would’ve been a footballer if  I were not an actress – Lillian Okoli

Her name is Lillian Okoli; a B-list actress making waves on the tube. Of recent she was a victim of a vicious rumour that she is married…

Columns

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