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Fuel scarcity hits Osun »

An acute fuel scarcity has hit Osun, crippling business activities in the state in the past few days. Attendants at some filling stations in Osogbo blamed the scarcity on what…

October 10, 2015, 5:48 pm / No Comment / Read More »
FILE PHOTO: Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

36,269 pilgrims return to Nigeria »

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Saturday said it had so far transported 36,269 pilgrims from Mecca, Saudi Arabia, back to Nigeria. The commission had transported more than…

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Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor

CBN to assist flood victims in Kebbi »

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN on Saturday said that it would provide assistance to farmers in Kebbi affected by the recent flooding in the state, to enable them engage…

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Edo LG accounts frozen over attempt to withdraw N18m »

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Following an alleged plot to illegally withdraw the sum of N18 million from one the accounts of Oredo…

October 10, 2015, 8:30 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Soyinka resigns from Centre for Black Culture »

Prof Wole Soyinka

Professor Wole Soyinka has resigned from Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding (CBCIU) in Osogbo, Osun State, western Nigeria.…

October 10, 2015, 8:18 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Four Nigerian journalists scoop CNN/Multichoice Award in Kenya »

Femi Asu of Punch Newspaper (R) with his award

Seun Bisuga/Nairobi Two journalists from Punch Newspaper, one from Tribune Newspaper and another from online news platform, PremiumTimes News scooped…

October 10, 2015, 8:14 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Ex-Bayelsa governor, Alamieyeseigha is dead »

Diepreye Alamieyeseigha

Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha,former Nigerian air force officer and former Bayelsa State governor, is dead. He died today in Port…

October 10, 2015, 7:36 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »

285m people blind worldwide, says ophthalmologist »

An Indian doctor inspects the eye of a patient

A Consultant Ophthalmologist, Dr Abiola Oyeleye, on Saturday said there were at least 285 million blind and severely vision impaired…

October 10, 2015, 5:10 pm / No Comment / Read More »

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Pinnick charges Eagles to beat Lions, silent on Enyeama’s case »


President of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick has challenged the Super Eagles to approach their international friendly against Cameroon on Sunday in Belgium with gusto and attain victory in order to make Nigerians forget Thursday’s defeat by the Democratic Republic of Congo. First half…

October 9, 2015, 1:32 pm / 4 Comments / Read More »

Loss to Congo: Nigerians write off Oliseh’s Eagles »

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh

Taiwo Adelu Disappointed football loving Nigerians have slammed the senior national team, the Super Eagles for losing 0-2 to DR Congo in an international friendly match played in Belgium Thursday night. The last time the Eagles played DR Congo on 3 March, 2010, Nigeria won…

October 9, 2015, 5:26 am / 6 Comments / Read More »

Klopp That: Liverpool unveils new manager »

Jurgen Klopp joins Liverpool

Liverpool confirmed German coach Jurgen Klopp as their new manager on Thursday in a deal worth a reported $6.1 million a year. Former Borussia Dortmund boss Klopp is understood to have signed a three-year contract with the Premier League giants and succeeds Brendan Rodgers, who…

October 9, 2015, 5:07 am / 2 Comments / Read More »

Congo DR beat Super Eagles 2-0 »

Super Eagles

The Leopards of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday defeated the Super Eagles of Nigeria in an international friendly in Belgium. Super Eagles coached by Sunday Oliseh were defeated 2-0 in a match dominated by the Congolese. The Eagles will have their hands full…

October 8, 2015, 8:27 pm / 5 Comments / Read More »

Mixed reactions trail Enyeama’s resignation »

Vincent Enyeama

Mixed reactions have trailed the resignation of Nigeria’s long serving captain of the Super Eagles, Vincent Enyeama. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Enyeama announced his decision to quit the national team after an altercation with Coach Sunday Oliseh at the team’s camp…

October 8, 2015, 4:11 pm / 5 Comments / Read More »


The commodification of human lives and the death of altruism »

Adebayo Lamikanra

By Adebayo Lamikanra At the end of August 1984, I travelled out of Nigeria to attend a one year fellowship programme in Sweden. What was…

October 9, 2015, 12:13 pm / No Comment / Read More »


the frustrated teachers outside the stadium

Tayo Ogunbiyi The 2015 World Teachers’ Day celebration has come and gone. Expectedly, across the country, the day was marked with long speeches, processions and…

October 8, 2015, 5:24 pm / No Comment / Read More »

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National Mr Hakeem Bello

Buhari’s aide, NGE, others laud Fashola’s Media Adviser at 50

The Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE) on Saturday lauded Mr Hakeem Bello, the former Senior Special Adviser on Media to former Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State as he turned 50. The Editors gave the commendation…

October 10, 2015, 7:39 pm / Read More »
World Diepreye Alamieyeseigha

Ex-Bayelsa governor, Alamieyeseigha is dead

Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha,former Nigerian air force officer and former Bayelsa State governor, is dead. He died today in Port Harcourt, of cardiac arrest, according to reports. Born on 16 November, 1952, he was aged 62.…

October 10, 2015, 7:36 pm / Read More »
Editorial Consumers protesting against crazy billing at IKEDC office in Ikeja, Lagos, recently.

Crazy Billing: Between IKEDC And Abuja DISCO

Consumers under Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKEDC, are groaning under crazy bills slammed on them recently by the company. The bills have been rising astronomically in recent months, with non users of pre-paid meters bearing the…

October 2, 2015, 1:38 pm / Read More »
2015 Election Buruji Kashamu

Tribunal Judgment: Kashamu heads to Appeal Court

Kazeem Ugbodaga Suspected drug baron, Buruji Kashamu is heading to the Appeal Court to challenge the nullification of his election by the Ogun State Election Petition Tribunal. The Tribunal had on Friday nullified Kashamu’s victory in…

October 9, 2015, 9:08 pm / Read More »
Body Confidence by Sharon J. Akinyemi Sharon Jane Akinyemi


By Sharon Jane Akinyemi Is that all Mummy? “Oh yes. That is all my dear daughter”. That was actually the end of a very interesting discussion between my daughter and I . She has been eating…

September 23, 2015, 11:08 am / Read More »
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Basketmouth, Trevor Noah, Jeff Ross, for Comedy Central Festival

Funsho Arogundade Nigerian comedy superstar Basketmouth is set to appear at the first ever Comedy Central International Comedy Festival holding in Johannesburg, South Africa. The comedy extravaganza organised by Comedy Central and Savanna Premium Cider will…

October 10, 2015, 10:15 am / Read More »
Music Igbo war dance

South East leaders in South Africa promote Igbo culture

    South-eastern Nigerians resident in South Africa have taken advantage of the bi-national cooperation between the two countries to begin cultural exchanges with major ethnic groups in that country. One of their leaders, Chief Martin…

October 5, 2015, 7:52 pm / Read More »
Concerts & Events Olatunbosun David Olaegbe

Be.Television excites Startimes subscribers

Subscribers of Pay TV provider, Startimes have expressed delight at the inclusion of Be.Television on its network. The TV station which was launched on 15 May is also enjoying rave reviews from entertainment writers. The brain…

October 2, 2015, 11:04 am / Read More »

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