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Jonathan appoints new GMD for NNPC »

The federal government has approved the appointment of a new Group Managing Director for Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC). In a statement signed…

August 1, 2014, 11:56 pm / No Comment / Read More »
Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company office in Lagos State

IKEDC Unveils Online Bill Payment Platform »

The Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) in partnership with the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Systems Plc (NIBSS), has created an online platform to facilitate secure, convenient and more efficient payment options…

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GUS11 Regional Screening Begins »

Funsho Arogundade The regional screening for this year’s Gulder Ultimate Search with the  theme ‘The Mission’ will commence on Saturday, 2 August in Port Harcourt, Awka, Benin and Lagos and will…

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Metro

New IGP pledges to fight crime, insurgency »

IGP Suleiman Abba

Nigeria’s new Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba resumed duties on Friday with promise to intensify the fight against crime…

August 2, 2014, 12:01 am / No Comment / Read More »

Ebola: Fashola urges shutdown of neighbouring borders »

Governor Babatunde Fashola

Kazeem Ugbodaga Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has urged the Federal Government to shut down some of its borders…

August 1, 2014, 7:49 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »

Ebola: FG stops dead bodies from coming into Nigeria »

President Goodluck Jonathan

Kazeem Ugbodaga Following the threat posed by the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, the Federal Government has issued an order stopping…

August 1, 2014, 7:29 pm / No Comment / Read More »

El-Zakzaky To Take FG To Court Over Murder Of 3 Sons, 32 Others »

•El-Zakzaky praying with others in front of three caskets bearing the remains of his sons killed by soldiers in Zaria last Friday.

Islamic cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, has said his group would employ legitimate peaceful…

August 1, 2014, 2:16 pm / 11 Comments / Read More »

Ebola Death Toll Climbs To 729 »

A quarantine team for Ebola in Uganda

Oluremilekun Osobu-Asubiojo, Jethro Ibileke/with Agency Report  The World Health Organization, WHO, has announced that the death toll from the Ebola…

August 1, 2014, 1:57 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Police trail Edmark CEOs’ murderer »

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The Police in Lagos have begun investigation into the murder of a business woman, Njideka Nzewe, the Chief Executive Officer/Managing…

August 1, 2014, 1:09 pm / 5 Comments / Read More »
Sports

Commonwealth Games: Amalaha stripped of gold after drugs shame »

Dismissed: Chika Amalaha has been stripped off her gold medal

Nigerian teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha was stripped of her Commonwealth women’s 53kg gold medal on Friday after failing a drugs test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) announced. The 16-year old became the youngest female to win a weightlifting gold on July 25, when she also…

August 2, 2014, 12:01 am / No Comment / Read More »

Commonwealth Games: Okagbare Eyes Relay Gold »

•Gold  medalist Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare (centre) poses with silver medalist England's Jodie Williams (left) and bronze medalist England's Bianca Williams (right) on the podium during the award ceremony for the women's 200m athletics event at Hampden Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland yesterday. AFP PHOTOS.

Blessing by name, blessed by nature, Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare hailed a remarkable sprint double after racing to victory in the women’s 200 metres at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday and believes she has what it takes to win a relay gold to make it…

August 1, 2014, 4:13 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Weightlifting Gold Excites Usman »

•Nigeria’s Maryam Usman

Maryam Usman claimed gold for Nigeria in women’s over 75kg weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday with defending champion Ele Opeloge of Samoa taking silver, six months after giving birth. The 23-year-old Usman registered an overall score of 280 kilogrammes thanks to 125kg in…

August 1, 2014, 4:07 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »

Columns

Outstanding Ways To Spice Up Relationship »

Aidy-Thomas

Only people who are sincere will admit they still have some work to do on their relationships. Denial, as it were does not rule out…

August 1, 2014, 1:40 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Little Things Make Big Differences »

Sharon Jane Akinyemi

By Sharon Jane Akinyemi The first encounter with most of my clients is usually an interesting one because the reason for wanting to exercise is…

July 23, 2014, 12:59 pm / No Comment / Read More »

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Jonathan’s Posters Flood Abuja

Femi Ipaye Residents of Abuja, Nigeria, Federal Capital territory, woke up very early Friday morning to see railings, sides of bridges and most standing structures defaced with 2015 campaign  posters of President Goodluck Jonathan. The posters…

August 1, 2014, 1:52 pm / Read More »
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Security, democracy, top US-Africa Leaders Summit

By Simon Ateba American officials said on Thursday that peace, security, democracy and human rights issues will be top on the agenda when President Barack Obama hosts 50 African heads of state and government next week…

August 1, 2014, 1:29 am / Read More »
Editorial Editorial

The Threat Of Ebola Disease

The Ebola epidemic, which has killed over 600 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria, has become a regional tragedy. It must be quickly contained before it claims more lives or spreads to more countries…

July 31, 2014, 4:46 pm / Read More »
Opinions

Tinubu’s Contributions To Democracy In Nigeria

By Idowu Ajanaku Some call him “the Game Changer”. Others say he is the “ Asiwaju of Nigeria’s democracy.” Yet, not a few view him a “Master Strategist,” as a political titan of no mean measure.…

July 31, 2014, 5:35 pm / Read More »
Body Confidence by Sharon J. Akinyemi Sharon Jane Akinyemi

Little Things Make Big Differences

By Sharon Jane Akinyemi The first encounter with most of my clients is usually an interesting one because the reason for wanting to exercise is because the doctor had advised them to do so. Isn’t it…

July 23, 2014, 12:59 pm / Read More »
My Thoughts by Stella Damasus Stella Damasus

Redirect

A young girl from my women and young girls mentoring club (Adiva), sent me a long e-mail lamenting about people around her community and some of her friends. She did not understand why no one ever…

June 5, 2013, 2:29 pm / Read More »
Music 2face

2Face’s ‘Ascension’ Among Top Selling Records Globally

Sulaimon Mojeed-Sanni It is indeed great news for music lovers in Nigeria as the latest album of Africa music sensation and Africa Queen crooner, Innocent Idibia, also known as 2Face, is making the country proud. The…

August 1, 2014, 7:32 pm / Read More »
Concerts & Events •Rodney receiving his cheque

Rodney Wins Naija Street Champ Season!

Funsho Arogundade  Rodney Brown Edemhanria, also known as ‘Rodney the Monster’ emerged the winner of the first season of the street music talents hunt competition, Naija Street Champ. Rodney, 25, representing Ikeja zone of the competition…

August 1, 2014, 3:32 pm / Read More »

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