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Community leader urges PHCN to provide pre-paid meters for consumers

Alhaji Sidi Umar, a community leader at Tsamiyar-Dilar in Sokoto North Local Government area of Sokoto State, on Tuesday called on the PHCN to provide pre-paid meters for electricity consumers…

Alleged $9.3m deal: Youths absolve Oritsejafor

By Stella Omona   /  Snr Correspondent, Abuja   As controversy surrounding the alleged $9.3 million (about N150 billion) involving Bombardier Challenger 600 aircraft ranges on, the Christians and Muslims…

Eight PDP chieftains jostle for guber ticket in Niger

By Chinwendu Nnadozie Snr Correspondent, Minna   As countdown to the 2015 general elections continue, eight chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State have indicated their interests…

Davis Cup – France opt to take on Switzerland on clay

France opted to play the Davis Cup final against Switzerland on clay, the French federation said on Monday. France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gael Monfils, captain Arnaud Clement and Julien Benneteau celebrate…

Tejuoso Market: Will business activities take a new shape?

With the completion of the Tejuoso market, a major economic hub in the nation’s commercial capital, Lagos and cut-throat price being placed on various market stalls, OlamideBakare asks if the…

Israel murder suspects shot dead

Two Palestinians suspected of the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June have been killed by Israeli forces, Israel’s military says. A spokesman said troops searching for Marwan…

Kompany predicts three-way fight

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes the Barclays Premier League title race is destined to “get messy” with Arsenal joining the champions and Chelsea in a three-way battle. Southampton and…

Suarez to feature in Barcelona B friendly

The Uruguayan will participate in Wednesday’s non-competitive fixture in a bid to improve his match fitness for his return from suspension next month Luis Enrique has announced that Luis Suarez…

Akoh calls for end to insecurity

By Nedum Noble  /  Special Correspondent, Abuja   As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Day of Peace, the National Commandant, Peace Corps of Nigeria,…

Fashola, Amosun urge more policies on women, children

By Ekene Okoro  / Snr Correspondent, Lagos   Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, and his Ogun State counterpart, Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, called for more policies that would protect women and…

Aina hails Aregbesola over boost in IGR

By Gbenga Faturoti  /  Correspondent, Osogbo   Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has been lauded for his achievements in boosting the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the state. The Permanent…

United need to spend big again – Neville

Manchester United, who spent £150 million on new players in the summer, might need to spend another 100 million pounds before they can compete for the Premier League title, according…

Liberia in ‘trees for cash’ deal

Liberia is to become the first nation in Africa to completely stop cutting down its trees in return for development aid. Norway will pay the impoverished West African country $150m…

NITDA to strengthen regulatory policies

By Emmanuel Okwuke  / Senior  IT. Correspondent    While Nigeria’s achievements in the information and communications technology industry have become ready subjects of discussions at global fora, the nation’s agency statutorily…

Samsung strengthens retail presence in Nigeria

In a move to ensure that leading-edge, consumer electronics and home appliances remain accessible to Nigerians, Samsung Electronics West Africa, in partnership with accredited local partners, has stepped up its…

Committees for Sept. 30 NFF polls emerges

The Glass House has installed new committees ahead of the September 30 elections in Warri The Nigeria Football Federation on Monday inaugurated the new Electoral and Appeals committees in consonance…

Youths warn political aspirants against violent conduct in Lagos

By Ekene Okoro  / Sen. Correspondent, Lagos   Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Youths (APY), an arm of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has warned political aspirants against violent conducts…

Wasted chances cost Chelsea –Mourinho

Jose Mourinho pinpointed a failure to take chances as the main reason why Chelsea was held to a 1-1 draw at Manchester City on Sunday. Chelsea took the lead against…

‘No jealousy between Messi & Neymar’ – Suarez

The former Spain international is confident there are no more problems between the duo and expects them to form a fine partnership with his namesake Former Barcelona midfielder Luis Suarez…

Global LTE mobile broadband subscriptions to exceed 2b by 2019

By Emmanuel Okwuke   /  Senior  IT. Correspondent  The number of LTE mobile broadband subscriptions worldwide will hit 250 million in the first quarter of 2014 and  exceed the milestone…

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