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Emerging markets offer highest growth for e-Commerce – Survey

Emerging markets offer highest growth for e-Commerce  – Survey

By David Agba / Senior Correspondent, Abuja   A survey by DHL has revealed that Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in…

Outrage, as Police withdraw Tambuwal’s security aides

Outrage, as Police withdraw Tambuwal’s security aides

•It’s improper – NCP, APC, Sagay •Withdrawal in order, says legal practitioner  •Action is despicable – Speaker By Rotimi Akinwumi, Hassan Zaggi (Abuja), Temidayo Akinsuyi, Akinwunmi King (Lagos), Francis Onoiribholo…

Presidency foists Keshi on NFF

Presidency foists Keshi on NFF

By Peter Edema,Uzor Odigbo ( Lagos)  Tony Ezimakor ( Abuja)and Onoja Audu  (Jos)   President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday night waded into the leadership crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation…

Defection: You breached the law, Tambuwal tells IGP

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal Thursday told the acting  Inspector General of Police, Sulaiman  Abba that he breached the law by ordering that his security details…

FG fails to arraign Biafra secessionists in Enugu

The Federal Government on Thursday failed to arraign 12 members of the Biafra Zionist Federation, who were charged with treason, before the Federal High Court, Enugu. The accused persons are…

Crisis in Nasarawa is political – Luka

The Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr.  Dameshi  Luka, has alleged that the Ombatse crisis in the state, which led to the death of several people including security men, was…

Abia PDP denies rejecting delegate forms purchased in Abuja

The Abia State chapter of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party has denied a media report (not in The PUNCH) that it has been rejecting delegate forms purchased at PDP Headquarters in…

2015: Jonathan picks PDP Nomination forms

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan Wednessday stormed the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to collect his expression of interest and nominations to enable him contest the February, 2015 Presidential…

PDP stops Adamawa gov from 2015 race

Governor James Ngilari of Adamawa State has been barred from contesting the governorship election in the state in 2015. The party said it was bound to comply with the agreement…

Restore Tambuwal security details, APC tells Jonathan

The All Progressives Congress has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to “show better understanding of democracy” by immediately restoring the police security details the Inspector General of Police withdrew from…

Manchester City wait on Silva scan

Manchester City are waiting on David Silva’s scan results as they seek to determine whether the attacking midfielder will be fit for this weekend’s Manchester derby, Goal understands. The Spain…

Crisis hits Ekiti PDP over consensus candidates

There is growing crisis over alleged plot by the Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, to impose candidates for the State and National Assembly elections. It was learnt that the Governor had…

Those calling for Tambuwal’s removal don’t know constitution – APC

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says those calling for the removal of Aminu Tambuwal as the Speaker of the House of Representatives do not know the 1999…

APC faults Fayose on Ekiti Teaching Hospital

All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has debunked claims by Governor Ayodele Fayose that the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, had only one functional ambulance. The party in a…

Nigeria can save N1.38bln from energy efficiency practices – UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme-Global Environment Facility Energy Efficiency Programme (UNDP-GEF), on Thursday said that Nigeria could save $8.49 million (about N1.38 billion) from energy efficiency practices. UNDP-GEF’s National Project…

Egyptian actor, Amr Waked, on making movies at home, abroad

Egyptian actor and film-maker, Amr Waked, equally at home in Cairo and Hollywood, says the time is ripe for a host of other Arab stars to make it big abroad.…

Rio Ferdinand conduct no concern despite FA ban – Redknapp

Harry Redknapp has no concerns about Rio Ferdinand’s conduct despite a Football Association ban for a comment posted on his Twitter account. The QPR defender received a three-match suspension and…

Chinese military joins anti-Ebola aid effort

The Spokesman of the Chinese Ministry of Defence, Yang Yujun, said on Thursday in Beijing that the military had joined the government’s efforts to help African countries’ fight against the…

Constitution amendment: NGOs hail NASS

Nigerians, particularly members of the civil society organisations, on Thursday expressed delight at the transmission of the 63 altered sections of the 1999 Constitution to state legislatures  for ratification. Senate…

Medical expert urges Nigerians to shun drug abuse

Mr Makoshi Yabo, Head, Pharmacy Department, National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday advised Nigerians to stop indiscriminate use of drugs to prevent negative health challenges. He said that drug abuse could…

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