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Business •Andrew Yakubu, GMD, NNPC

NNPC to dialogue with NASS over directive to remit $218m »

The NNPC said it would continue to engage the National Assembly in dialogue over directive to remit $218 million into the Federation Account. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Andrew…

July 12, 2014, 1:27 am / No Comment / Read More »
Grasscutters

Grasscutter Farming: Turning Passion Into Profit »

By Prince Arinze Onebunne The world needs entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs create jobs; lift the standard of living, usher new technology into society, and keep competition alive in the marketplace. At Jovana…

July 11, 2014, 4:49 pm / No Comment / Read More »
Cecilia Ibru

Court restrains AMCON from acquiring Aero Contractors assets »

An Abuja Federal High Court on Thursday granted an order restraining the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) from acquiring the assets of Aero Contractors Ltd. Justice Ahmed Mohammed, granted…

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Metro

Lagos State executing 205 roads – Fashola »

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos state on Friday 11 July said that the state government was executing no fewer than…

July 11, 2014, 11:46 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »

70 graduate from Nigerian Army School of Public Relations »

File Photo: 81 Division Army Public Relations: LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT HONOURS FALLEN HEROES

The Director, Nigerian Army Chaplain Services, Catholic, Col. (Rev. Fr.) Charles Iroegbu has admonished purveyors of information to properly and…

July 11, 2014, 8:59 pm / No Comment / Read More »

N5.6bn pension scam: EFCC not ready for trial »

Alhaja Kudirat Adeleke

Veral Agboje, Counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said on Friday that she was not ready to…

July 11, 2014, 8:12 pm / 2 Comments / Read More »

Onagoruwa, Amupitan, 14 others conferred with SAN award »

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The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) on Friday in Abuja conferred Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) on 17 distinguished Nigerian…

July 11, 2014, 6:35 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Nyako’s impeachment panel commence sitting in Yola »

Governor Murtala Nyako

The seven-man panel investigating the Adamawa House of Assembly allegations of gross misconduct against Gov. Murtala Nyako and his Deputy,…

July 11, 2014, 6:17 pm / 8 Comments / Read More »

Judiciary staff begins nationwide strike »

court of law

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on Friday began a nationwide strike in the state courts in the 36…

July 11, 2014, 6:15 pm / 2 Comments / Read More »
Sports

Scolari not to blame for Germany debacle – Silva »

Thiago-Silva

Brazil captain Thiago Silva on Friday spoke out in defence of coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, who has come in for a barrage of criticism in the wake of the World Cup hosts’ embarrassing semi-final defeat to Germany. “The defeat was not Felipao’s fault. We are…

July 12, 2014, 12:11 am / No Comment / Read More »

Scolari hails Robben as star of World Cup »

Scolari:  Brazil coach

Netherlands winger Arjen Robben has been the standout performer of this year’s World Cup in the eyes of Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari. Brazil and the Netherlands meet in Saturday’s third-place play-off in Brasilia and Scolari indicated that he will be making a special effort…

July 12, 2014, 12:04 am / No Comment / Read More »

LeBron James leaves Miami, returns to Cleveland »

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LeBron James announced Friday that he will rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers next season, returning to the hometown club he spurned in 2010 after sparking the Miami Heat to two NBA titles. The dramatic move by the 29-year old James, four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, ended…

July 11, 2014, 7:03 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Columns

Delayed Marriage »

Aidy Thomas

By Aidy Thomas Delayed marriage, have you experienced it? Gone are the days we used to think it was a woman’s ‘headache’ but today, have…

July 11, 2014, 4:54 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Season Of Freshness »

Sharon Jane Akinyemi

By Sharon Jane Akinyemi Friends and folks out there, I welcome you to the second half of the year 2014. The Ramadan fast is here…

July 9, 2014, 2:15 pm / No Comment / Read More »

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Confab: States to declare public holidays

The National Conference in Abuja on Thursday adopted a recommendation of its Committee on Devolution of Power, empowering states to grant public holidays. The conferees held that granting public holidays should be moved from the Exclusive…

July 10, 2014, 10:20 pm / Read More »
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Death toll rises to 112 on Day 5 of Gaza campaign

Seven Palestinians were killed in several Israeli air strikes early Saturday, raising the death toll in five days of violence to 112, Gaza health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said. Qudra said four people died in Jebaliya,…

July 12, 2014, 1:19 am / Read More »
Editorial Editorial

 The Fate Of Indigent OAU Students

Since last month, Nigeria’s premier tertiary institution, Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, was  shut  following a protest by students over the increase in their school fees. The OAU management increased the charges of its newly…

July 10, 2014, 2:42 pm / Read More »
Opinions Opinion

Preventing Carnage On Lagos Roads

By Mamud Hassan  The incessant cases of road accidents, traffic gridlock and threat to lives and property by trailer and tanker drivers in Lagos State have reached an alarming level. The underlying  motive behind the state…

July 10, 2014, 2:15 pm / Read More »
Body Confidence by Sharon J. Akinyemi Sharon Jane Akinyemi

Season Of Freshness

By Sharon Jane Akinyemi Friends and folks out there, I welcome you to the second half of the year 2014. The Ramadan fast is here again and I’m sure by the time it ends, the blessings…

July 9, 2014, 2:15 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 •Dice Ailes

Dice Ailes Joins Chocolate City

Funsho Arogundade Chocolate City Music has announced the signing of its new artiste DICE AILES. P.M.NEWS Entertainment Café learnt that Ailes, the new act, born Shasha Damilola Alesh, is a rapper, singer and a third year…

July 11, 2014, 5:55 pm / Read More »
Concerts & Events JULIUS AGWU

London Agog For Julius Agwu

Kayode Aponmade The ninth edition of Julius Agwu’s Crack Ya Ribs in the United Kingdom, is scheduled to take place in London on 24 August, P.M.NEWS Entertainment Cafe has learnt. Billed to hold at Hackney Empire…

July 11, 2014, 6:01 pm / Read More »

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