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Today’s leaders have not met past standards  – Olusi

Today’s leaders have not met past standards – Olusi

Tajudeen Oluyole Olusi  was member of the House of Representatives  in the Second Republic and former National Vice- Chairman (South-West) of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, now…

Delta hasn’t achieved its full potential – Prest

Delta hasn’t achieved its full potential – Prest

Tony Prest was born in Warri in 1960 to the late Chief Arthur Prest, a frontline politician of the time and deputy leader of Action Group for 10…

UPP has replaced APGA as voice of Ndigbo – Ukanacho

UPP has replaced APGA as voice of Ndigbo – Ukanacho

Sir Osmond Imo Ukanacho hails from Umuata in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State. He is among the numerous governorship aspirants in the state. He plans to…

APGA’s in dilemma over Umeh’s successor – Sowunmi

APGA’s in dilemma over Umeh’s successor – Sowunmi

Tayo Sowunmi is the National Vice Chairman (South-West) of the All Progressive Grand Alliance. Chairman of the defunct Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Ogun State, Sowunmi likes to speak…

Nigeria’s parliament through the years

Nigeria’s parliament through the years

By Ignatius Okorocha / Special Correspondent, Abuja   As Nigeria celebrates its 54th Independence Anniversary, it is pertinent to note that while the nation is expected to have advanced…

Business

Nigeria saves N127b yearly over cassava bread – Adesina

Nigeria saves N127b yearly over cassava bread – Adesina

By Chibuzor Emejor Correspondent, Abuja   Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said Nigeria is saving N127billion annually through the use of high quality…

CBN sets up Collateral Registry to strengthen SMEs’ growth

CBN sets up Collateral Registry to strengthen SMEs’ growth

By Sola Alabadan Senior Correspondent   In order to improve access to finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued…

Nigeria at 54: The good, the bad and the ugly

Nigeria at 54: The good, the bad and the ugly

Nigeria, at 54 years of independence, is tottering under the yoke of avalanche of political and economic problems, most of which are self inflicted. Andy Nssien reports that if…

FRSC charges insurers on fake operators

FRSC charges insurers on fake operators

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has urged the Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) to step up efforts aimed at putting an end to the activities of fake insurers…

There is nothing like multiple taxation in Lagos state – Fowler

There is nothing like multiple taxation in Lagos state – Fowler

Address him, as the number one tax collector for Lagos State government and you may not be far from the truth. Mr William Babatunde Fowler is the Executive…

Sports

Nigeria @ 54: Football, one step forward, two steps backward

Nigeria @ 54: Football, one step forward, two steps backward

By Tony Ezimakor Snr. Correspondent Abuja   A number of sports technocrats have argued at different fora that the sports sector…

Chukwu, Ikana give kudos, knocks

Chukwu, Ikana give kudos, knocks

By Steve Oma-Ofozor, Senior Correspondent, Lagos   Nigeria is 54 years old today, no doubt in sports, football, the Nigeria Premier…

Chelsea faces tricky test against Sporting

Sporting is defending a 16-game unbeaten run at home in European fixtures as the team welcomes Chelsea today. Currently 10th in…

Features

Education: As it was in the past, not so today

Education: As it was in the past, not so today

By Oyeniran Apata  and  Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase, Lagos.   In the beginning The constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999) emphasizes the importance and linkage of education…

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I hid the truth from my husband

I hid the truth from my husband

Dear Agatha, Three years after I married, I’m yet to take in. The truth is, I have no womb hence will never be able to get pregnant.…

Editorial

Nigeria: The journey so far

Nigeria: The journey so far

Fifty-four years after, this Newspaper strongly feels that the country has made little progress in her political, economic and social development.  As Nigeria today celebrates her fifty-fourth…

Metro

Dogs tear baby’s skull in Lagos

Dogs tear baby’s skull in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   A man, Stanley Jegede, said to be the caretaker of house 35, Adegboyega Street, Akesan, Igando, Lagos, has been arrested by…

Agenda

Nigeria at 54: Forward, backward or stalling?

Nigeria at 54: Forward, backward or stalling?

Samuel Akpobome Orovwuje, a public affairs analyst, writes that Nigeria’s 54th independence anniversary offers the nation opportunity for sober reflections on the impediments to national unity and…

True Confession

‘How I became ECOWAS representative in Spanish Congress’

‘How I became ECOWAS representative in Spanish Congress’

When Peter Amadi, from Affa community in Udi, Enugu State, left his village and the shores of Nigeria for Europe, little did he know that divine providence…

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