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Business Dr Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and GMD of NNPC

2 smugglers arrested for fuel diversion »

,Abiodun Onafuye, Abeokuta Two suspected smugglers of fuel have been arrested by officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Ogun State. The two suspects identified as…

May 3, 2016, 9:26 am / No Comment / Read More »
Mohammed Lawal Balarabe, acting Fidelity Bank MD

Fidelity Bank appoints Balarabe as MD »

Fidelity Bank Plc has appointed an Mohammed Lawal Balarabe, as its acting Managing Director. He replaces Nnamdi Okonkwo who is presently in Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s net. The bank’s…

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Leicester's captain Wes Morgan was in this season's PFA team of the year

Leicester could make £150m from Premier League win »

Leicester City are set for a potential £150m boost for winning the Premier League title, analysts at sports data and marketing firm Repucom have said. The sum comprises Premier League…

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Diezani to face trial over $115m bribe to INEC officials »

Diezani Alison-Madueke, former Petroleum Minister

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has hinted that former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke will face trial over…

May 3, 2016, 8:23 am / No Comment / Read More »

Over N4trn stolen in arms deal under Jonathan, says Osinbajo »

Nigeria's Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo

Around $15 billion (about N4.8 trillion) which is equal to about half the country’s foreign currency reserves was stolen from…

May 3, 2016, 2:49 am / 7 Comments / Read More »

Military to wipe out Boko Haram remnants soon – Olonisakin »

Major General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff

General Abayomi Olonisakin, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) said on Monday that the military will wipe out the remnants…

May 2, 2016, 11:16 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »

Biya begins two-day state visit to Nigeria »

L-R: President Paul Biya and President Muhammadu Buhari in Yaounde

President Paul Biya of Cameroun, will at the invitation of President Muhammadu Buhari, begin a two-day state visit to Nigeria…

May 2, 2016, 10:50 pm / No Comment / Read More »
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Sports

Leicester could make £150m from Premier League win »

Leicester's captain Wes Morgan was in this season's PFA team of the year

Leicester City are set for a potential £150m boost for winning the Premier League title, analysts at sports data and marketing firm Repucom have said. The sum comprises Premier League prize money, Champions League participation cash, and increased match day revenues from ticket and hospitality…

May 3, 2016, 7:28 am / No Comment / Read More »

Burnley gains promotion to Premier League »

Burnley won promotion back to the Premier League 359 days after being relegated from the top flight

Burnley secured an immediate return to the Premier League by beating QPR. The Clarets began the game at Turf Moor knowing a win would be enough to confirm a top-two finish after Brighton drew 1-1 with Derby earlier in the day. After an edgy first…

May 3, 2016, 6:49 am / No Comment / Read More »

BREAKING: Leicester City wins Premier League »

FILE PHOTO: Leicester players celebrate winning the First Division title

Leicester City have won the Premier League title in one of the greatest sporting stories of all time. Tottenham’s 2-2 draw at Chelsea on Monday confirmed a stunning achievement for Claudio Ranieri’s side. Leicester started the campaign as 5,000-1 outsiders for the title after almost…

May 2, 2016, 9:55 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Jamie Vardy wins writers’ Footballer of the Year award »

Jamie Vardy has been in scintillating form for Leicester this season

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has been chosen as the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year. The England forward got 36% of the vote from 290 journalists, ahead of team-mates Riyad Mahrez and N’Golo Kante. Vardy, 29, has scored 22 Premier League goals this season,…

May 2, 2016, 1:36 pm / No Comment / Read More »

I want to play at the Bernabeu, says Iheanacho »

Kelechi Iheanacho has scored 13 goals in 31 senior appearances this season

Kelechi Iheanacho says it will be a dream to play for Manchester City in the Bernabeu and hopes to take his hot Premier League scoring form into the Champions League showdown. The 19-year-old striker staked his claim for a starting place against Real Madrid on…

May 2, 2016, 1:00 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Columns

Dubious Lawyers, Dubious Senators Et Al »

Senator Bukola Saraki in the dock

By Joe Igbokwe A fierce battle is going on in Nigeria today between the Agents of Change and the Agents for the maintenance of status…

April 7, 2016, 4:38 pm / 29 Comments / Read More »

Promoting ‘Made-In-Nigeria’ Products »

Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Okechukwu Enelamah

Tayo Ogunbiyi Of late, there seems to be genuine efforts by the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC, and other such similar bodies to diversify the…

April 7, 2016, 1:35 pm / 2 Comments / Read More »

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National Dr Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and GMD of NNPC

2 smugglers arrested for fuel diversion

,Abiodun Onafuye, Abeokuta Two suspected smugglers of fuel have been arrested by officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Ogun State. The two suspects identified as Aminu Sanni, 30, and Aminu Muhammed,…

May 3, 2016, 9:26 am / Read More »
World A senior official at the Los Angeles County sheriff's department has resigned following criticism over e-mails he sent disparaging blacks, Muslims, Latinos and women
A senior official at the Los Angeles County sheriff's department has resigned following criticism over e-mails he sent disparaging blacks, Muslims, Latinos and women (AFP Photo/David McNew)

Senior US sheriff resigns over racist e-mails

A senior official at the Los Angeles County sheriff’s department has resigned following criticism over e-mails he sent disparaging blacks, Muslims, Latinos and women, the department said in a statement. Sheriff Jim McDonnell said he accepted…

May 2, 2016, 10:55 am / Read More »
Editorial President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

Need For State Police In Nigeria

Nothing better justifies the need to now collectively push for the establishment of state police in Nigeria than the current security challenges facing the country and for which the police now seems overwhelmed. It is now…

March 4, 2016, 5:50 pm / Read More »
2015 Election Senator Magnus Abe

Why Rivers violence persists – Senator Abe

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Rivers South East Senatorial District re-run election, has blamed the law enforcement system in Nigeria for condoning the impunity that happened before,…

April 5, 2016, 6:07 pm / Read More »
Body Confidence by Sharon J. Akinyemi Sharon Jane Akinyemi

FLEX AND STRETCH

“How come you are able to touch the floor with your palms and without your knees bent? I wish I could do the same, how do you do that successfully?” I asked Carol my client. And…

January 22, 2016, 6:19 pm / Read More »
Entertainment Bono, Lupita Nyong'o and cast members on stage

Bono, Nyong’o remember Chibok Girls with Broadway show

He’s never far away from the latest charitable cause. So it’s perhaps unsurprising that Bono found himself the VIP guest during Saturday night’s performance of Broadway’s hit show Eclipsed. The U2 frontman joined the production’s main…

May 1, 2016, 11:43 am / Read More »
Music L-R: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd left); his Wife, Bolanle; Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu I; APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his Wife, Senator Oluremi Tinubu during an evening of Jazz Music with the Governor in commemoration of the International Jazz Day 2016, at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

PICTURES: Ambode, Tinubu, Osoba rock Jazz Festival

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; former governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, Senator Gbenga Ashafa were among dignitaries that graced the Lagos international Jazz Festival…

May 1, 2016, 10:45 am / Read More »
Concerts & Events Lagos Commisioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde

Jazz bigwigs for Ambode’s mega jazz night

Kazeem Ugbodaga Bigwigs in the Jazz industry in Nigeria are set to storm Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s mega jazz night to showcase Lagos to the world through Jazz. Jazz artistes expected at the event are: Dare Art-Alade,…

April 27, 2016, 2:02 am / Read More »


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