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Unity Bank sacks 170 workers, recruits 300 »

Unity Bank Plc on Wednesday said it had sacked 170 staff in its operations nationwide. The banks also announced that it had recruited 300 new employees in what it described…

July 23, 2014, 10:51 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »
(L-R) Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, Mrs.Azizat Tijani representing Lagos State First Lady, Dame Abimbola Fashola and Jibril Saba, HR Director, Airtel Nigeria sharing a moment of laughter during the unveiling of Airtel Touching Lives CSR programme held in Lagos

Lagos lauds Airtel over Touching Lives Initiative »

Lagos State deputy governor, Princess Adejoke Adefulire-Orelope, wife of Lagos state governor, Dame Abimbola Fashola and former commissioner of Environment, Dr. Muiz Banire all commended telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria,…

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Minister of Labour and Productivity, Emeka Wogu

Empowering Nigerians our top priority – FG »

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Emeka Wogu, on Tuesday said the empowerment of Nigerians in an equitable manner remained a top priority of the Federal Government. This was contained…

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Thank God Buhari’s life was spared – Jonathan »

President Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned Wednesday’s twin bomb blasts in Kaduna that left scores of people dead and several others…

July 23, 2014, 10:12 pm / 10 Comments / Read More »

Eid-el-fitri: FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays »


The federal government of Nigeria has declared Monday and Tuesday (28-29) public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-fitri celebration. A…

July 23, 2014, 10:03 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Abia govt. demolishes kidnapper’s den »


Abia state government has demolished a building belonging to one Ogbuonye Ogbonna Daniel due to his involvement in kidnapping activities…

July 23, 2014, 9:43 pm / 2 Comments / Read More »

INEC yet to be notified of Nyako’s impeachment – Jega »

INEC Chairman: Attahiru Jega

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, said the commission had not been formerly notified of…

July 23, 2014, 8:41 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Bombers wanted to assassinate me – Buhari »

Former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari

Former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) has said that the second explosion that ripped through Kaduna on Wednesday…

July 23, 2014, 7:52 pm / 27 Comments / Read More »

Tinubu condemns Kaduna blast, happy for Buhari’s safety »

General Muhammadu Buhari, APC national leader

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the twin blast that rocked Kaduna…

July 23, 2014, 7:16 pm / 9 Comments / Read More »

Commonwealth Games open in grand style »

Nigeria's flagbearer Marya Usman leads the delegation during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasgow

Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the 20th Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park on Wednesday after a moving and colourful ceremony in front of a 40,000 capacity crowd. The Games will feature 17 sports across 11 days of competition with more than 4,500 athletes from 71…

July 24, 2014, 12:09 am / No Comment / Read More »

Tottenham signs Davies, Vorm from Swansea »

Ben Davies

Tottenham made a double swoop on Premier League rivals Swansea on Wednesday when they signed left-back Ben Davies and Dutch international goalkeeper Michel Vorm. Davies has signed a five-year contract and Vorm has agreed a four-year deal while Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson moves to the…

July 23, 2014, 8:49 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Man City, Croatian club in ‘racism’ war of words »

Seko Fofana

Manchester City’s under-21 team walked off the pitch during a friendly against Croatian side HNK Rijeka after one of their players was racially abused, the club has claimed. But officials of the Croatian club denied any racist slur took place and accused the English side…

July 23, 2014, 7:45 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 »

Fighting Infidelity »


By Aidy Thomas Infidelity is a subtle monster that creeps into relationships when guards are down. It is true that in most cases, there might…

July 21, 2014, 2:37 pm / No Comment / Read More »

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National •Women activists led by Joe Okei-Odumakin during a rally to mark the 100 days that Chibok girls have been in Boko Haram captivity

100 Days After: Activists Hold Rallies For Chibok Girls

Kazeem Ugbodaga One hundred days after over 200 secondary school girls were abducted by Islamic terrorists, Boko Haram, hundreds of activists, religious leaders held a rally in Lagos today to demand for their release. The girls…

July 23, 2014, 2:55 pm / Read More »

South Africa targets screening whole population for AIDS

South Africa’s government plans to extend AIDS tests to the country’s entire population and speed up antiretroviral treatment of those who test positive for the virus, the health minister said Wednesday. “We come from very far…

July 23, 2014, 6:39 pm / Read More »
Editorial Editorial

Manufacturing Sector And Slow Economic Growth

A recent economic report by Renaissance Capital, an investment firm that operates in high-opportunity emerging markets, revealed that the Nigerian manufacturing sector has suddenly become healthier than it was before the rebasing exercise. According to the…

July 23, 2014, 1:06 pm / Read More »
Opinions Opinion

Modu Sheriff And The PDP Incubus

By Ademola Olatubosun Finally, the chickens have come home to roost, over the true identity of the man called Senator Modu Ali Sheriff, aka SAS. In spite of his repeated denials, the weighty allegations against him…

July 23, 2014, 1:11 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


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 Lionel Ferbos

Lionel Ferbos, oldest New Orleans jazz musician, dies at 103

Legendary jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos, whose prolific career began with society bands that predated the Great Depression, died in New Orleans Saturday at the age of 103, US media reported. Reports said Ferbos was the oldest…

July 19, 2014, 5:58 pm / Read More »
Concerts & Events •RMD, Desmond Elliot With Glo executives

RMD, Aluwe, 32 others in new Globacom campaign

Commissioner for Arts and Culture, Delta State and Nollywood big boy, Richard Mofe-Damijo and Sunday Omobolanle popularly known as Aluwe are among top Nigerian artistes recently signed to feature in a new campaign by Globacom. The…

July 22, 2014, 10:33 am / Read More »

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