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Gas shortage hindering effective power supply »

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) said that sustained shortage of gas had remained a major threat to sustainable electricity power supply in the country. The National President…

August 20, 2014, 4:01 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »
Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor

Glo Set To Launch Mobile Money Agent Network »

Major telecoms service provider in Nigeria, Globacom, is set to launch a Mobile Money Agent Network, called Glo Xchange, in partnership with licensed mobile money operators, Firstmonie, Ecobank and Stanbic…

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Nigerian Airforce ATR 42-500 Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Nigeria Unveils Aircraft To Fight Oil Thieves »

Nigeria’s military on Tuesday took the wraps off a new aircraft to tackle oil thieves high-seas pirates off the country’s coast, as well as maritime hijackers. AFP reports that the…

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Metro

Masked security personnel won’t supervise 2015 elections – Jega »

INEC Chairman: Attahiru Jega

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC said it will not allow the use of masked security men during…

August 20, 2014, 11:14 pm / No Comment / Read More »

El Rufai says he’ll defect to PDP, if…….. »

Malam Nasir El-Rufai

Former Nigerian Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has said he will defect to the Peoples…

August 20, 2014, 10:45 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »

Up to 30,000 in need of Ebola drugs now »

A quarantine team for Ebola

Up to 30,000 people would have required Ebola drugs in the west African outbreak by now, according to a scientific…

August 20, 2014, 6:40 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Police promote Mbu, 17 others AIGs »

Mbu Joseph Mbu

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Controversial Police chief, Mbu Joseph Mbu was among the 18 Commissioners of Police elevated to the rank of…

August 20, 2014, 6:32 pm / 5 Comments / Read More »

Councillors Impeach Council Chairman In Lagos »

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The battle for supremacy between the Chairman of Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State, western Nigeria, Engineer…

August 20, 2014, 5:23 pm / 9 Comments / Read More »

I’ve not declared my presidential ambition yet – Saraki »

Senator Bukola Saraki

Senator Bukola Saraki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has squashed rumours surrounding his ambition in next years’ presidential election.…

August 20, 2014, 3:54 pm / 10 Comments / Read More »
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Sports

Falconets defeat North Korea to reach final »

Falconets
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The Falconets of Nigeria have defeated North Korea to reach the final of the U-20 World Cup in Canada. They qualified for the final by defeating North Korea 6-2.…

August 20, 2014, 10:57 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Magath under pressure as Fulham lose again »

Fulham manager, Felix Magath

Fulham manager Felix Magath was under new pressure Wednesday after a 1-0 home defeat to Wolves, the Londoners’ third successive loss which left them one place off the foot of the Championship table. Bakary Sako’s first-half strike was enough to secure the three points against…

August 20, 2014, 10:49 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Serena Williams named US Open top seed »

Serena Williams

Two-time defending champion Serena Williams was named the top seed Wednesday for the US Open, the year’s final Grand Slam tennis showdown that opens Monday on the Flushing Meadows hardcourts. World number one Williams was also the US Open top seed in 2002 and 2013…

August 20, 2014, 10:14 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Columns

How To Make Friends »

Aidy-Thomas

By Aidy Thomas A lot of people are trapped in the claws of loneliness probably because they feel no one cares for them enough to…

August 8, 2014, 2:07 pm / 3 Comments / Read More »

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 / 1 Comment / Read More »

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Ogonis Meet In USA Over 2015, Bori State, UNEP Report

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt The People of Ogoni ethnic group in the United States of America are set to meet, to discuss their future in the present-day Rivers State and Nigeria in general. The conference organised under…

August 19, 2014, 7:20 pm / Read More »
World Liberian Police dressed in riot gear deploy at a Ebola treatment centre as they provide security in the city of Monrovia, Liberia

Liberian Police Fire Tear Gas To Disperse Ebola Protesters

Police in the Liberian capital Monrovia fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd agitating to leave a neighbourhood placed under quarantine because of the Ebola virus, witnesses said. Liberian authorities introduced a nationwide…

August 20, 2014, 3:23 pm / Read More »
Editorial Editorial

Securing Lagos In These Challenging Times

On Monday, eagle-eyed security agents intercepted a physically-challenged man, allegedly attempting to detonate explosives at the premises of  Centrix Unit of the Nigerian Airspace Management Authority, NAMA, in Lagos. That this is coming on the heels…

August 20, 2014, 12:54 pm / Read More »
Opinions Opinion

Need To Probe Illegal Issuance Of Nigerian Passports 

By Rashid A. Balogun A rejected tiger cub is doomed. The lawyer might say, why would a tiger reject its own cub? This piece concerns how Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) breached the Constitution of the…

August 20, 2014, 1:00 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 PMAN

Lagos PMAN Advises Members On Ebola

The Lagos State chapter of Performing Musicians’ Association of Nigeria (PMAN) has cautioned its members to be mindful of the deadly Ebora virus in the day-to-day activities. The Governor-General, Sir Kareem Ayinde Olomide Osoba a.k.a. Kabiyesi,…

August 16, 2014, 10:23 am / Read More »
Concerts & Events •Episode 4 winner, Rhema

Rhema Osbourne Shines At ‘Star The Winner Is’

Funsho Arogundade It was indeed a night of heart-warming and exciting performances as the road to becoming N10 million richer and a brand new car owner got tougher for contestants during the fourth episode of ‘Star…

August 13, 2014, 12:53 pm / Read More »

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