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Ebonyi PDP: Trouble in the house

Ebonyi PDP: Trouble in the house

By Felix Uka / Reporter, Abakaliki   The political culture of Ebonyi State has changed. Unlike before, its citizens are now more enlightened and are poised to take their…

Bauchi is most backward state in North-East – Abubakar

Bauchi is most backward state in North-East – Abubakar

Barrister Mohammed Abubakar is a former Attorney-General in Bauchi State, but is now a governorship aspirant of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. In this interview with…

Supporters of Bishop Akpan jubilate over clearance

Supporters of Bishop Akpan jubilate over clearance

It was a moment to relish among the members and supporters of Bishop Sam Akpan (BSA) campaign organization, Lagos chapter, when their mentor, Bishop Sam Akpan (BSA) scaled…

NGO vows to halt election rigging in 2015

NGO vows to halt election rigging in 2015

By Augustine Adah  / Senior Correspondent   A non governmental organization, Citizens Liberation Advocacy Initiative (CLAI), has said that the organization is committed to making the next general elections…

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…

Business

Strike threatens Nigeria’s anti-drug counterfeiting gains

Strike threatens Nigeria’s anti-drug counterfeiting gains

• NAFDAC threatens legal actions against workers By Hassan Zaggi / Correspondent, Abuja   Through the deployment of technologies as TruScan, Black Eye, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Mini lab…

Yola Disco loses N150m monthly to insurgency

Yola Disco loses N150m monthly to insurgency

By Clement Ekong  / Yola   The privatized, Power Holding Company of Nigeria, responsible for the distribution of electricity for Adamawa, Taraba, Yobe and Borno state has lamented the…

Police interpretation of the Constitution is unacceptable – Aboyade

Police interpretation of the  Constitution is unacceptable – Aboyade

Funke Aboyade is a Cambridge-trained lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria. Born in Ibadan over five decades ago, she attended Maryhill Convent School, Agodi, Ibadan, as well as…

Mahmud Mohammed: The new Chief Justice of Nigeria

Mahmud Mohammed: The new Chief Justice of Nigeria

Justice Mahmud Mohammed was on November 20 sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Federation. He succeeded Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar who retired same day having attained…

FG orders automation of agencies in maritime sector

FG orders automation of agencies in maritime sector

By Andrew Airahuobhor   The process of automating all government agencies in the maritime sector has commenced, raising hopes of seamless transactions in shipping and port services that…

Sports

2016 Rio Olympics: Okon decries lack of qualified athletics coaches

2016 Rio Olympics: Okon decries lack of qualified athletics coaches

For Nigeria to succeed in track and field at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, there must be measures in place…

NFF should sack Keshi – Bassey

NFF should sack Keshi – Bassey

By Uzor Odigbo  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical and Development Committee member, Paul Bassey, has called for…

Akanni wants Siasia to seek energetic players for Rio Olympics

Akanni wants Siasia to seek energetic players for Rio Olympics

Ex-international, Waidi Akanni, on Wednesday said Coach Samson Siasia needed to build a new U-23 team with young and energetic players…

Features

Unrepentant receiver of stolen vehicles in police custody

Unrepentant receiver of stolen vehicles in police custody

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   For Alhaji Kabiru Akorede, old habits indeed die hard. Described by the police as an alleged serial sponsor of armed snatchers…

Share a Problem with Agatha

My husband goes to the market himself

My husband goes to the market himself

Dear Agatha, Please help me out of this problem I am experiencing with my husband of eight months. When we were dating it wasn’t so much of…

Editorial

NASS show of shame

NASS show of shame

This Newspaper is of the belief that the incident is a show of shame and a bad legacy for the country’s nascent democracy Viewed from all perception,…

Man in the News

Metro

Man docked over alleged unlawful fraternity, threat to life

A 26-year-old student of the Yaba College of Technology, Usman Oloyede, was on Wednesday charged before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over the membership of an…

Agenda

Ogbeni:Humanist, leader, compatriot,friend

Ogbeni:Humanist,  leader, compatriot,friend

FEMI IFATUROTI, a member of the State Executive Council, State of Osun, writing from Osogbo, pays tribute to the Governor of the State Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, for…

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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