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Business Ahmad Farroukh resigns at troubled MTN

South Africa: CEO of MTN resigns as strike drags on »

The chief executive of MTN’s South African unit has resigned, an internal statement by Africa’s largest mobile operator said on Monday, as a strike by 2,000 workers approaches its second…

July 7, 2015, 12:43 am / No Comment / Read More »
Okey Akpa

Reforms May Lead To Job Losses, Pharm/MAN Boss Warns »

Daniels Ekugo Over a million jobs would be lost in the Nigerian pharmaceutical industry if the combination of the Common External Tarrif (CET) and implementation of the National Drug Distribution…

July 6, 2015, 4:15 pm / No Comment / Read More »
Naira

Naira woes continue, falls N232 to US dollar »

Nigeria’s currency was quoted at a record low of 232 naira to the dollar on the parallel market on Monday down from 230 naira on Friday, traders said. The naira…

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Metro

Boko Haram: Female suicide bomber blow self off in Kano, injures others »

FILE PHOTO: Fire service men  on duty after a bomb blast

A female suicide bomber who attempted to attack the popular Umar Bin Khattab Mosque on Zoo Road in Kano metropolis,…

July 7, 2015, 12:02 am / 4 Comments / Read More »

Tribunal to hear suit challenging Gbajabiamila’s election victory »

Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila

Henry Ojelu The National Assembly ‎Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ikeja has fixed 27 July for the hearing of the…

July 6, 2015, 8:29 pm / 2 Comments / Read More »

Police, Clerk of NASS, meet over petition »

Abayomi Shogunle, Deputy Force Public Relations Officer (Public Information Officer/ Spokesperson)

The Police have met with the Clerk of the National Assembly, Alhaji Salisu Maikasuwa, and some principal officers over a…

July 6, 2015, 6:59 pm / 3 Comments / Read More »

Bomb Blasts: Restore checkpoints in Plateau, Lalong tells FG »

Simon Lalong, Plateau State Governor

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has appealed to the Federal Government to restore checkpoints in the state to check the…

July 6, 2015, 6:49 pm / 2 Comments / Read More »

Boko Haram: Army frees 180 detainees, including babies »

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah

Nigeria’s military has freed 180 detainees held for months, including women carrying babies with toddlers clinging to their skirts, declaring…

July 6, 2015, 6:36 pm / No Comment / Read More »


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Sports

Liverpool signs wonderkid, Bobby Adekanye from Barcelona »

Unveiled: Bobby Adekanye joins Liverpool from Barcelona

Liverpool have completed the signing of teenager Bobby Adekanye from Barcelona. The 16-year-old announced the move on his Instagram page, where he posted a photo of himself at Liverpool. Adekanye has been on loan at PSV Eindhoven and was one of five transfers to Barcelona’s…

July 7, 2015, 1:06 am / No Comment / Read More »

Dangote says he wants to buy Arsenal to boost Nigeria’s profile globally »

Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote, the Nigerian billionaire who recently declared an interest in buying Arsenal, has revealed the reasons behind his designs on the north London club. The 58-year-old business mogul believes that buying a Premier League team will help to raise the profile of his home…

July 7, 2015, 12:53 am / No Comment / Read More »

FIFA bans head of World Cup committee for seven years »

A picture taken on August 30, 2010 shows Chile's Harold Mayne-Nicholls in Madrid (AFP Photo/Dominique Faget)

Zurich (AFP) – Football’s world body on Monday banned the former head of the FIFA evaluation committee for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups for seven years for breaches of “confidentiality”. FIFA’s ethics committee adjudicatory chamber banned Harold Mayne-Nicholls, a former Chilean FA president, “from…

July 6, 2015, 7:03 pm / No Comment / Read More »

 
Columns

Reality Of Marriage »

Aidy-Thomas

By Aidy Thomas It’s incredible how something so warm, nice, comforting and fulfilling can be challenging at the same time. Are you going to say…

June 25, 2015, 2:21 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Growing Younger Or Older »

Sharon Jane Akinyemi

By Sharon Jane Akinyemi Imagine how you’ll feel when your joints stop aching, your energy levels skyrocket and you begin sleeping soundly and completely through…

June 24, 2015, 3:36 pm / No Comment / Read More »

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National Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom

Gov. Emmanuel to Commissioners: We want results, not excuses

Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel, has said that his administration will not tolerate poor performance from his commissioners and special advisers. Emmanuel gave the warning on Monday in Uyo at the swearing-in ceremony of commissioners and…

July 7, 2015, 1:20 am / Read More »
World Pope Francis: Head of the Catholic Church

Pope prays with disabled, old people in Guayaquil shrine

Pope Francis on Monday visited the Shrine of Divine Mercy in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil, where he prayed with the disabled, the elderly and the terminally ill. He said “I will pray to Jesus so…

July 7, 2015, 12:10 am / Read More »
Editorial Editorial

The  Danger In Same-Sex Marriage

On Friday, 26 June, the US Supreme Court legalised same-sex marriage throughout the nation. In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court in the United States said the Constitution mandates all 50 states to carry out and…

July 2, 2015, 2:06 pm / Read More »
Opinions Opinion

Private Universities And TETFUND

By Ayo Oyoze Baje Running a university, be it public or privately-owned, is not a tea party. It demands a brilliant vision; to institute and execute the right processes and procedures and getting them right, even…

July 6, 2015, 3:52 pm / Read More »
Body Confidence by Sharon J. Akinyemi Sharon Jane Akinyemi

Growing Younger Or Older

By Sharon Jane Akinyemi Imagine how you’ll feel when your joints stop aching, your energy levels skyrocket and you begin sleeping soundly and completely through the night…  My mother had a simple test for establishing the…

June 24, 2015, 3:36 pm / Read More »
2015 Election Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers

Tribunal Dismisses Petition Against Governor Ayade

Reuben Bojor/Calabar The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, southern Nigeria, has dismissed a petition filed by Mr. Fidelis Ugbo, candidate of the Labour Party, LP, against the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,…

July 3, 2015, 1:10 pm / Read More »
Music Yemi Alade

Davido, Yemi Alade, Diamond Platnumz, others to perform at MAMA 2015

Funsho Arogundade MTV Base has revealed that Davido, Yemi Alade, Diamond Platnumz, Bucie and Cassper Nyovest, have been added to the sizzling performers line-up for the MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal 2015. The five African artistes…

July 3, 2015, 4:31 am / Read More »
Concerts & Events •2Face performs at the 2010 MTV Africa Music Awards.

2Face, Asa, P-Square, Others Get MAMA 2015 Award Nomination

Funsho Arogundade Ten of Africa’s most influential and iconic contemporary musicians have been nominated for the “Evolution” award, to be presented at the MTV Africa Music Awards, MAMA 2015. Nominated in the category are Nigeria’s 2Face…

June 30, 2015, 4:34 pm / Read More »

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