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Elusive peace in South-West PDP

Elusive peace in South-West PDP

By Oladele Ogunsola  / Correspondent, Ibadan   Hurriedly, the congress of the South-West geo-political zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was fixed and held in Ibadan. The meeting…

Lawmaker recounts her legislative engagements

Lawmaker recounts her legislative engagements

By Augustine Adah  /  Senior correspondent, Lagos   With less than four months to the 2015 general elections many politicians in the country are going back to their…

Returnee PDP aspirants must follow due process – Adikwuru

Returnee PDP aspirants must follow due process – Adikwuru

Former Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Governor Rochas Okorocha and immediate past Executive Secretary of Imo State Lotteries, Pools Betting, Gaming, Casino Promotions and Control Board, Dennis Adikwuru,…

Adamawa since Ngillari’s emergence

Adamawa since Ngillari’s emergence

By Clement Ekong,  Correspondent, Yola   Yola, the Adamawa State capital, has witnessed a series of political changes since the impeachment of Governor Murtala Nyako in July, 2014,…

Delta Governorship: Exciting moments ahead

Delta Governorship: Exciting moments ahead

By Augustine Adah  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   The gubernatorial race in Delta State is gathering momentum as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s governorship primaries in Delta State draws…

Business

NSE Index down 0.04 per cent

NSE Index down 0.04 per cent

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  /  Correspondent, Lagos   After recording significant growth, the market which opened the week in a positive trajectory, skewed downwards as profit takers  offloaded in…

Panic as fire breaks out at Lagos Airport

Panic as fire breaks out at Lagos Airport

• FAAN begins investigation By Abel Orukpe  -  Correspondent, Lagos   International passengers at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, were yesterday thrown into…

SON to shut down defaulting manufacturers over MANCAP

SON to shut down defaulting manufacturers over MANCAP

By Phillip Oladunjoye  / Snr Correspondent Lagos   It may not be business as usual for many local manufacturers that fail to comply with the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme,…

Nigeria committed to WTO, multilateral trading systems – Aganga

Nigeria committed to WTO, multilateral trading systems  – Aganga

By Phillip Oladunjoye  /  Senior Correspondent   The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga, has said that Nigeria was committed to the World Trade Organization…

Lawmakers stop N50b CBN contribution to `Sinking Fund’

Lawmakers stop N50b CBN contribution to `Sinking Fund’

The House of Representatives has stopped an amendment of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Act. The Act proposed a yearly payment of N50 billion by the…

Sports

Nigeria slumps in FIFA Rankings

Nigeria slumps in FIFA Rankings

Super Eagles has dropped five places in this month’s FIFA Rankings released on Thursday, dropping out of the top 40 down…

Alaba Adetunji lifts Ikeja Ladies Championship tile

Miss Alaba Adetunji has proved that the Ikeja Ladies Club Championship title she won last year was not a fluke, as…

Court nullifies NFF elections

Court nullifies NFF elections

•Amaju appeals ruling By Audu Onoja, Jos and Tony Ezimakor, Abuja   A Federal High Court sitting in Jos has nullified the…

Features

3Cs to sustaining Nigeria’s transformation agenda

3Cs to sustaining Nigeria’s transformation agenda

By Ignatius Ugbabe   Continuity, consistency and commitment are three factors which analysts say have played very critical role in the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan.…

Share a Problem with Agatha

I can’t handle his attitude towards me

I can’t handle his attitude towards me

Dear Agatha, How does one handle a severe heartbreak? I didn’t do anything to my boyfriend, but he suddenly stopped calling and accepting my calls. He won’t…

Editorial

Thumbs down for a foreign coach

Thumbs down for a foreign coach

The NFF rather should be concerned with restructuring Nigerian football through an efficient Technical Department. The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) is at it again. Last week, rising…

Metro

Bomb blast kills five, injures 12 in Bauchi

Bomb blast kills five, injures 12 in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   Five people were confirmed dead on Thursday while 12 others sustained injuries following a bomb blast that occurred at a motor…

Agenda

Politics and national response to HIV/AIDS challenge

Politics and national response to HIV/AIDS challenge

ADAMS ABONU , a media strategist writing from Abuja, believes there is need for the government to insulate the fight against HIV/AIDS from distractions of the politics…

True Confession

Jimi Agbaje has been there for me – Queen Blessing Ebigieson

Jimi Agbaje has been there for me – Queen Blessing Ebigieson

Edo State-born actress, Queen Blessing Ebigieson, is a household name in Tinsel town but more popular in the Yoruba language movies. She talks about her relationship with Lagos…

Columns

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