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Being ‘anointed’ isn’t  guarantee of victory – Etuk

Being ‘anointed’ isn’t guarantee of victory – Etuk

Hon. Michael Sabastine Etuk, a geologist by training, was the immediate past Commissioner I, Akwa Ibom State Local Government Service Commission. He is in the race for the…

Season of confrontations

Season of confrontations

By Temidayo Akinsuyi / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos If the security forces continue to be dominated as they are now by political groups or sects, then the people won’t trust…

Rumble in Benue North East Senatorial Zone

Rumble in Benue North East Senatorial Zone

By Tor Vande-Acka Correspondent, Makurdi   Senator Barnabas Gemade, from Benue North-West, has been having a running battle with Benue State governor, Gabriel Suswam, over who flies the…

Umar’s still in Taraba governorship race – Yusuf

Umar’s still in Taraba governorship race – Yusuf

Engr. Ahmed Yusuf, popularly known as Gamalia, is a household name in Taraba State. He served the state as the Commissioner of Finance and Works during Jolly Nyame’s…

Obi left APGA when it went off-track – Obienyem

Obi left APGA when it went off-track – Obienyem

Valentine Obienyem is media aide to former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi. In this interview with CORRESPONDENT, CHUKWUJEKWU ILOZUE, he responds to criticisms against his boss since leaving…

Enugu lawmakers aiding Chime’s mis-governance – Ezea

Enugu lawmakers aiding Chime’s mis-governance – Ezea

Chief Okey Ezea is a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) and governorship aspirant in Enugu State. He spoke with journalists at his Enugu residence on the controversial…

Business

NEXIM Bank offers N300b loan guarantee to exporters

NEXIM Bank offers N300b loan guarantee to exporters

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos   The Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) has disclosed that it is offering N300 billion as funding support to Nigerian exporters in 2014…

Yuguda presents N127.8b budget

Yuguda presents N127.8b budget

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu Correspondent, Bauchi   The Bauchi State Governor, Mallam Isa Yuguda has proposed the sum of N127.8b  for its services during the 2015 fiscal year. Presenting…

Oil slump: Why Nigeria opts for fiscal consolidation

Oil slump: Why Nigeria opts for fiscal consolidation

By Sylvester Enoghase Senior Correspondent   While the majority of countries around the world are expanding their social protection policy measures as a result of drop in oil…

INEC plans insurance cover for political office holders

INEC plans insurance cover for political office holders

By Sola Alabadan News Editor, Sunday   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) intends to arrange comprehensive welfare insurance policy for political office holders in the country, Daily…

Pension funds investment: Operators wary of infrastructure financing

Pension funds investment: Operators wary of infrastructure financing

By Sola Alabadan News Editor, Sunday   As the National Pension Commission (PenCom) has commenced the process of reviewing the Regulation on Investment of Pension Fund Assets to…

Sports

NFF crisis: Anyim, Danagogo subverting justice –Igbokwe

NFF crisis: Anyim, Danagogo subverting justice –Igbokwe

•Vows to go to ordinary court •Anyim, Danagogo deny allegations By Tony Ezimakor  Snr. Correspondent, Abuja   One of the aspirants…

Elite referees secure entry visas into United Kingdom

Elite referees secure entry visas into United Kingdom

•Why we are enhancing capacity of referees –Pinnick Nigeria’s 11 elite referees listed for a two –week capacity –enhancing programme in…

NPFL clubs face CAF hurdles

NPFL clubs face CAF hurdles

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has set out critiria clubs should meet ahead of next year’s Champions League and Confederation…

Features

Contending with land constraints, challenges of federal institutions in Lagos

Contending with land constraints,  challenges of federal institutions in Lagos

By Oyeniran Apata Correspondent, Lagos   Impact assessment visits by government agencies and officials saddled with the responsibilities of managing the education sector has become a norm…

Share a Problem with Agatha

Men think I’m intimidating

Men think I’m intimidating

With Auntie Agatha gataedo@yahoo.com, agatha.edo@gmail.com Tel: 08054500626 Dear Agatha,   I’m 30 years of age and a lecturer in one of our premier universities. At my age,…

Editorial

Fiscal autonomy for the judiciary

Fiscal autonomy for the judiciary

Certainly, a situation where the judiciary would go cap in hand to beg the executive for funds may not augur well for the capacity of the judiciary…

Man in the News

Metro

Violence persists in Ibadan, as thugs take over

Violence persists in Ibadan, as thugs take over

By Oladele Ogunsola  Correspondent, Ibadan   The orgy of violence that reared its ugly head in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital last week, continued again in the…

Agenda

Delta State Gubernatorial ticket and the political gladiators

Delta State Gubernatorial ticket and the political gladiators

Ikem Admiorah, a veterinarian and public affairs analyst based in Asaba, undertakes an assessment of some frontline Delta State Gubernatorial aspirants and their prospects in the 2015…

True Confession

I don’t like short guys, they are not sexy –Onuoha

I don’t like short guys, they are not sexy –Onuoha

Having been in the motion picture industry for more than a decade, beautiful Cynthia Onuoha is still waxing strong in Tinsel Town, a drama series on DStv…

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