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Oil not Nigeria’s richest resource – Ugwu-Oju

Oil not Nigeria’s richest resource – Ugwu-Oju

Emeka Ugwu-Oju is the President of South East/South South Professionals of Nigeria (SESSP). His group was in the forefront of the call for a national conference which outcome…

National Confab: Wither the expectations?

National Confab: Wither the expectations?

By Austin Oboh / Ag. Politics Editor, Lagos (With report from News Agency of Nigeria, NAN) The National Conference convened by President Goodluck Jonathan may be winding up soon,…

Orji didn’t set up committee to  select guber candidate –Nwaka

Orji didn’t set up committee to select guber candidate –Nwaka

Recently, the Caucus meeting of the Abia State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was held in Umuahia. At the meeting attended by both the state executive…

Political defectors are seeking party control – Adegbuyi

Political defectors are seeking party control – Adegbuyi

Asiwaju Bisi Adegbuyi, a legal practitioner and human rights activist, is a delegate representing Ogun State at the ongoing National Conference.  The chieftain of the All Progressives Congress…

Leadership tussle has affected APGA – Ogu

Leadership tussle has affected APGA – Ogu

Dickson Ogu is the National Deputy Secretary of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). In this interview with CORRESPONDENT, EMEKA OKAFOR, he x-rays the leadership tussle in his party,…

Business

Enterprise Bank sale: AMCON expects final report in two weeks

Enterprise Bank sale: AMCON expects final report in two weeks

By Kingsley Ighomwenghian Deputy Editor   The management of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), on Tuesday, said it expects financial advisers, Citibank and Vetiva to present…

Sack fever grips SEC staff

Sack fever grips SEC staff

By David Agba Senior Correspondent, Abuja   Still smarting from the Ed-Fitr celebration which Muslims around the world celebrated to mark the end of the Ramadan, staff of…

Every employee in Nigeria must be pensionable – LASPEC DG

Every employee in Nigeria must be pensionable – LASPEC DG

By Sola Alabadan Senior Correspondent   Director General, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), Rotimi Hussain, has advocated that every employee in Nigeria, including the public office holders, should…

Employers with three workers must join pension scheme – New Pension Act

By Sola Alabadan Senior Correspondent By virtue of section 2(2) of the Pension Reform Act 2014 signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan on July 1, 2014, every…

NDLEA nabs motorcycle dealer with 11 kg of cannabis

By Abel Orukpe Correspondent, Lagos   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos has arrested a 39…

Sports

Okagbare targets C’Wealth Games 200m, relay

Okagbare targets C’Wealth Games 200m, relay

By Uzor Odigbo (with Agency reports)   After winning the Commonwealth Games 100m in a record time of 10.85secs on Monday,…

Omeruo: Eagles’ll defend AFCON trophy next year

Omeruo: Eagles’ll defend AFCON trophy next year

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has said he believes Nigeria, being AFCON defending champion, can maintain its hold on the trophy…

Mikel set to bag British passport October

Mikel set to bag British passport October

Super Eagles World Cup star Mikel Obi will stay on and fight for his Chelsea future because he is due to…

Features

Intrigues in unity schools’ admission policy

Intrigues in unity schools’ admission policy

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase / Reporter, Lagos There is no gainsaying the fact that the desire of an average Nigerian parent is centredaround providing their children/wards the best or…

Share a Problem with Agatha

Can I break this oath?

Can I break this oath?

Dear Agatha,  I have been a follower of the heartwarming advices you render to the helpless; meaning I’m your greatest fan and I’d really say it’s encouraging.…

Editorial

The Lagos paternity and maternity leaves policy

The Lagos paternity and maternity leaves policy

We hope that very soon other States and corporate bodies in the country would emulate this worthy policy because much as a mother needs to bond with…

Metro

Police kill boy, arrest woman for misinformation

Police kill boy, arrest woman for misinformation

By Emma Arubi Snr. Correspondent, Warri SIX policemen attached to the Abraka police station in Delta State killed 23-year old Harrison Oritsedere, in his father’s compound, and…

Agenda

Nigeria: A land of contradictions, resilience and unpredictability

Nigeria: A land of contradictions, resilience and unpredictability

Anene Ogochukwu, a public affairs analyst, tasks Nigerians across ethnic, political and religious divide, to work for the unity, peace and progress of the nation… As the…

True Confession

I’ve been sexually harassed on countless occasions –Tega

I’ve been sexually harassed on countless  occasions –Tega

Gloria Chiazor, popularly known as Tega, is one of the fast rising actresses making waves in Nollywood. The Akwukwu Igbo, Delta State lady spoke with Assistant Editor, Sam…

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