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We’re not losing sleep over Ikimi – Afegbua

We’re not losing sleep over Ikimi – Afegbua

 Kassim Afegbua, Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, in this interview with BENIN BUREAU CHIEF, FRANCIS ONOIRIBHOLO, dismisses the defection of…

2015: Twisted campaign hashtag

2015: Twisted campaign hashtag

By Temidayo Akinsuyi Snr. Correspondent, Lagos A public affairs analyst has noted that one of the major failings of the Goodluck Jonathan’s administration “is the faulty strategic approach…

Expectations as Senate resumes

Expectations as Senate resumes

By Ignatius Okorocha  /  Special Correspondent, Lagos   There are strong indications that the remaining lap of the seventh Senate is going to witness so many distractions as…

INEC in order over lingering ban on campaigns –Ugbome

INEC in order over lingering ban on campaigns –Ugbome

Hon. Pascal Ugbome was Chief Whip, Edo State House of Assembly; Caretaker Committee Chairman, Etsako Central Local Government, and Executive Chairman, Etsako Central Local Government. In this interview…

APC doesn’t pose any threat to PDP in Rivers – Walson-Jack

APC doesn’t pose any threat to PDP in Rivers – Walson-Jack

Barrister Nimi Walson-Jack, former commissioner in the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSEIC) and now a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, he believes that if things were…

Business

Nigeria’s capital importation rises to $5.8b

Nigeria’s capital importation rises to $5.8b

By Andy Nssien Business Editor   Capital imported into Nigeria rose to $5,803.89 million as at the second quarter of this year, representing an increase of 48.64 per…

NIA to deploy marine insurance module on NIID

NIA to deploy marine insurance module on NIID

By Sola Alabadan Senior Correspondent   Determined to put an end to the incidences of fake marine insurance documents in Nigeria, the Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) is concluding…

A new paradigm for post 2015 MDGs Devt agenda

A new paradigm for  post 2015 MDGs Devt agenda

By Sylvester Enoghase Senior Correspondent   As part of global discussions on the post-2015 development agenda, recent  conversation and activities at the two-day Presidential Summit on the MDGs…

PenCom secures fund for guaranteed minimum pension

PenCom secures fund for guaranteed minimum pension

By Sola Alabadan Senior Correspondent   In order to implement section 84 of the Pension Reform Act 2014 which stipulates that “All Retirement Savings Account holders who have…

Ogoni rejects piece meal implementation of UNEP report

Ogoni rejects piece meal implementation of UNEP report

• Alison-Madueke assures on FG’s commitments By Obas Esiedesa Senior Reporter, Abuja   The people of Ogoni land, in Rivers State, have rejected any move by the Federal…

Sports

Irvine: Ideye needs time to settle

Irvine: Ideye needs time to settle

By Augustine Akhilomen/Correspondent, Lagos   Super Eagles striker Brown Ideye may not be having it smooth in the Premier League with…

Keshi can’t manage Eagles, says Babayaro

Keshi can’t manage Eagles, says Babayaro

By Uzor Odigbo  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Former national team goalkeeper, Emmanuel Babayaro has declared that no Nigerian coach is good…

Ebola: FG may retaliate Gabon’s shabby treatment on Eaglets

Ebola: FG may retaliate Gabon’s shabby treatment on Eaglets

By Tony Ezimakor  / Snr Correspondent Abuja   Federal government may go tough against Gabon over the shabby treatment meted on world…

Features

Bridging Nigeria’s infrastructural gaps through NIIMP

Bridging Nigeria’s infrastructural gaps through NIIMP

By Chibuzor Emejor  / CORRESPONDENT, Abuja  The need for Nigeria to have a long-term and sustainable infrastructural development plan was unambiguously demonstrated recently, following the consideration and approval…

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Who owns my pregnancy?

Who owns my pregnancy?

Dear Agatha,  I am 14 years of age. I got deflowered by one of my classmates during an inter-house sports competition in the school. Although it was…

Editorial

The GCI report on Nigeria is unacceptable

The GCI report on Nigeria is unacceptable

The recent report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) that Nigeria has dropped to 127th position on the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) should be a wake-up call…

Man in the News

Metro

Two in police net for armed robbery

Two in police net for armed robbery

By Andrew Utulu  /  Correspondent, Lagos   Two robbery suspects have been arrested in Lagos by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command’s Special Anti Robbery Squad,…

Agenda

The wages of impunity

The wages of impunity

In this discourse, Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, condemns the desecration of the ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ campaign by pro Jonathan campaigners with their ‘Bring Back Jonathan 2015’…

True Confession

God took time to create me

God took time to create me

Since she became an actress in 2009, leggy and pretty Nkem Ike, from Oji River, Enugu State, has been  sazzling her fans with her skills. With over…

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