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Business Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State

Gov. Okowa seeks approval for N3bn agric loan »

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta don Thursday sought permission of the State House of Assembly to obtain N3billion commercial agriculture loan from the Zenith Bank Plc. The request is contained…

November 26, 2015, 10:34 pm / No Comment / Read More »
Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali

Customs parade 5 suspects, records 38 seizures valued N72.7 m »

The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday in Lagos paraded five foreign nationals suspected to be part of those dealing in smuggled petroleum products in Nigeria.…

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Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church

Pope appeals for a climate agreement equitable to the poor »

Pope Francis on Thursday issued a strong plea for the upcoming Paris climate change summit to reach a socially equitable agreement taking the poor into account. “The misuse and destruction…

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Court dismisses FG’s application on Dasuki »

FILE PHOTO: Former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki, in court in Abuja Photo: Femi Ipaye

Ayorinde Oluokun ( A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the application of the Federal Government seeking to compel…

November 26, 2015, 8:16 pm / 4 Comments / Read More »

Tears as Lagos gives N5m to father who lost 4 children »

Lagos State Okeoseye Odiah

Kazeem Ugbodaga Tears flowed at the Lagos State Secretariat as the state Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode presented N5 million to…

November 26, 2015, 5:38 pm / 3 Comments / Read More »

Industrial harmony key to national development – Minister »

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Development

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has appealed to the staff of the ministry to ensure industrial…

November 26, 2015, 5:36 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Tears as Lagos gives N5m to man who lost 4 kids in mudslide »

The collapsed building in Magodo, Lagos State

Kazeem Ugbodaga Tears flowed at the Lagos State Secretariat as the state Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday presented a…

November 26, 2015, 5:24 pm / No Comment / Read More »

I did not pay tribute to Tinubu, says Soyinka »

Prof Wole Soyinka distances self from false tribute to Tinubu

Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka has stated that he did not pay a tribute to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on 25…

November 26, 2015, 5:17 pm / 15 Comments / Read More »

Only FIFA Congress can bar me, says Blatter »

Sepp Blatter

Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter said it was only the congress of soccer’s governing body and not its ethics committee that could bar him from office. He said on Thursday in Zurich during a media interview, that it was only the parliament that could impeach…

November 26, 2015, 3:50 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Why Nigerian football won’t grow – Maritime Cup sponsor »

Chief Emeka Ubogu

Despite the recent successes recorded in Nigerian football, some stakeholders have remained largely unimpressed as they continue to frown at the apparent lack of infrastructure and long term plans for sports particularly football in the country. A prominent stakeholder in Nigerian football, Chief Michael Orobosa…

November 26, 2015, 3:11 pm / No Comment / Read More »

U-23 Nations Cup: Siasia in tight corner — Lawal »

Samson  Siasia

Taiwo Adelu Former Nigerian midfielder, Garba Lawal has said that the abduction of the mother of Head Coach of Nigeria’s U-23 Dream Team, Samson Siasia, will put him in serious psychological dilemma as the country gets set for the U-23 Africa Nations Cup in Senegal…

November 26, 2015, 1:10 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Rooney, Martial fail to inspire Man Utd against PSV »

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial show their disappointment after 0-0 draw with PSV

Manchester United’s involvement in this season’s Champions League remains in the balance after they were held to a goalless draw at home to PSV. It was a frustrating night for United, who pressed and dominated possession but struggled to hurt their opponents. Jesse Lingard fired…

November 26, 2015, 6:28 am / No Comment / Read More »

Dalung tasks sportswriters to expose rot in sports »

Dr Solomon Dalung

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has challenged sports journalists to be courageous to expose corruption that has bastardised Nigerian sports. In his congratulatory message to the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Lagos State Chapter as they mark their 50th anniversary,…

November 25, 2015, 6:16 pm / No Comment / Read More »


DStv: History channel to show exclusive on Paris terrorist attacks »

Football fans rushed onto the Stade de France pitch after terror attack in Paris

HISTORY channel on DStv will broadcast terror attacks on Paris, France in an exclusive premiere on On Sunday, November 29 at 7:30pm. The premiere titled,…

November 26, 2015, 3:33 pm / No Comment / Read More »


Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman

By Daniel Onwe This tragedy of the Kogi State election has opened a flood gate of interpretations and opinions on our laws regarding the way…

November 26, 2015, 12:23 pm / 3 Comments / Read More »

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National HIV AIDS

NACA seeks improved funding to fight HIV, AIDS

Pro. John Idoko, the Director-General, National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) , on Thursday called for more funding to fight HIV/AIDS . Idoko made the call in Abuja at the Agency’s annual lecture on…

November 26, 2015, 10:48 pm / Read More »
World unicef

Child brides in Africa to more than double by 2050 — UNICEF

(Reuters)- The number of child brides in Africa will soar to 310 million by 2050 from 125 million now if current trends persist, due to slow rates of reduction combined with rapid population growth, according to…

November 26, 2015, 8:25 am / Read More »
Editorial A truck conveying vegetable oil that fell at a bad portion of Lagos-Ibadan express way. PHOTO: EMMANUEL OSODI

Nigerian Roads Long Dead And Claiming Lives Daily

It is heartwarming to hear that President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that most of the Nigerian roads were death traps and that they deserved urgent attention of the government. Buhari made this known Wednesday at a…

November 26, 2015, 10:46 am / Read More »
2015 Election National Youth Service Corp members during a parade

Kogi poll: NYSC deploys 4,000 corps members to INEC

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Thursday said it would deploy 4, 000 corps members for election duties in Saturday’s governorship poll in Kogi. Director-General of the corps, Brig.-Gen. Johnson Olawunmi, disclosed this at Kabba,…

November 19, 2015, 9:47 pm / Read More »
Body Confidence by Sharon J. Akinyemi Sharon Jane Akinyemi


By Sharon Jane Akinyemi \\ Our words are extremely powerful. Have you ever had someone raise his voice in anger at you? Especially someone you care for? Or have you seen kids on the playground mercilessly…

November 24, 2015, 10:51 am / Read More »

Nigerian rap star, Olamide loses dad

Funsho Arogundade Rap star, Olamide Adedeji, is bereaved as he has lost his dad. The YBNL boss announced the passing away of his father Thursday on the microblogging site, Instagram. The bereaved star didn’t share the…

November 26, 2015, 7:57 pm / Read More »
Music Yakubu Dogara, Speaker, House of Representatives

Dogara solicits Turkey’s support for IDPs

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday, solicited support of the Government of Turkey in resettling and rehabilitating internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. He also consoled the country on the…

November 25, 2015, 9:06 pm / Read More »
Concerts & Events BASKETMOUTH

Sammy Okposo, Iyanya, DJ Xclusive for Tyme Out With Tee-A Lagos concert

Funsho Arogundade Come Sunday, 29 November, there will be the rare spectacle of Nigeria’s biggest DJs showing off their skills under one roof. Fans will see the best DJs in Nigeria including DJ Neptune, DJ Xclusive…

November 23, 2015, 9:11 pm / Read More »

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