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On February 16, 2019, we encourage every Nigerian to vote. Pick a candidate and take a stand. Please stand anywhere, but...
10/15/2018

On February 16, 2019, we encourage every Nigerian to vote. Pick a candidate and take a stand. Please stand anywhere, but on the sidelines. The next election is too important to sit at home. For example, we stand with (1) country, over religion or tribe; (2) state of residence, over state of origin; (3) diversity and unity, over nepotism and tribalism; (4) restructuring and human capital development; and (5) jobs, jobs, and more jobs. Where do you stand?

Atiku | Obi 2019.

On February 16, 2019, we encourage every Nigerian to vote. Pick a candidate and take a stand. Please stand anywhere, but...
10/14/2018

On February 16, 2019, we encourage every Nigerian to vote. Pick a candidate and take a stand. Please stand anywhere, but on the sidelines. The next election is too important to sit at home. For example, we stand with (1) state of residence, over state of origin; (2) diversity and unity, over nepotism and tribalism; (3) restructuring and human capital development; and (4) jobs, jobs, and more jobs. Where do you stand?

Atiku | Obi 2019.

Nigeria Rated 3rd Country For Best Return On Investment As Nissan Builds Cars In-Country
12/05/2013
Nigeria Rated 3rd Country For Best Return On Investment As Nissan Builds Cars In-Country

Nigeria Rated 3rd Country For Best Return On Investment As Nissan Builds Cars In-Country


Nissan will become the first global carmaker to build cars in Nigeria since west Africa’s largest economy rolled out a policy to tempt investors into its nascent automotive industry.
The Japanese carmaker, which has aggressively targeted growth in emerging markets as the centrepiece of its global ...

APC Passes Damning Assessment On Jonathan
12/05/2013
APC Passes Damning Assessment On Jonathan

APC Passes Damning Assessment On Jonathan

After meeting for about five hours in Abuja, All Progressive Congress (APC)leaders issued yesterday a damming verdict on the state of the nation.

The party scolded President Goodluck Jonathan for handling security and the Boko Haram insurgency with “political naivety”.
It urged the President to dus...

Military Recommends Trial Of 500 Boko Haram Suspects
12/05/2013
Military Recommends Trial Of 500 Boko Haram Suspects

Military Recommends Trial Of 500 Boko Haram Suspects

The Defence Headquarters yesterday said it has recommended 500 suspects for trial in respect of terrorist operations in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states.
It also asked the authorities to release 167 others from detention.But it described 614 cases inconclusive and recommended a review of the issues ag...

Aluta Continua: ASUU Shares Relief Materials To Members
12/05/2013
Aluta Continua: ASUU Shares Relief Materials To Members

Aluta Continua: ASUU Shares Relief Materials To Members

Striking lecturers at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria on Wednesday received relief materials, including food and money to enable them to cushion the effect of the ongoing industrial action.

The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities of the institution, Dr. Mohammed Kabir-Aliyu, who...

Oando, ConocoPhillips Shift Acquisition Completion Date to Jan.
12/03/2013
Oando, ConocoPhillips Shift Acquisition Completion Date to Jan.

Oando, ConocoPhillips Shift Acquisition Completion Date to Jan.

Oando Energy Resources Inc. (OER), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in Nigeria, says it has entered into an amendment agreement with ConocoPhillips in relation to the proposed acquisition by the company of the Nigerian upstream oil and gas business of ConocoPhillips.The ou...

Isa Muazu: Nigeria Finally Accepts UK Deportees Plane
12/03/2013
Isa Muazu: Nigeria Finally Accepts UK Deportees Plane

Isa Muazu: Nigeria Finally Accepts UK Deportees Plane

Nigeria says it has given permission for a plane to land in the country should the Home Office try again to deport a failed asylum seeker.
Isa Muazu was returned to the UK after a private jet chartered to take him to Nigeria on Friday was turned back.
According to officials the relevant documents fo...

FUTO Sacks All Academic Staff - Tribune
12/03/2013
FUTO Sacks All Academic Staff - Tribune

FUTO Sacks All Academic Staff - Tribune


For failure to return to classrooms, the Senate of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) has sacked all academic staff on its payroll with immediate effect. The sack order was made known by the Public Relations Officers (PRO) of the institution, Mr Chike Ezenwa, while speaking with the...

Israel's New Strategic Position By George Friedman
12/03/2013
Israel's New Strategic Position By George Friedman

Israel's New Strategic Position By George Friedman

Israel has expressed serious concerns over the preliminary U.S.-Iranian agreement, which in theory will lift sanctions levied against Tehran and end its nuclear program. That was to be expected. Less obvious is why the Israeli government is concerned and how it will change Israel’s strategic positio...

One Pro-Amaechi Lawmaker Defects To PDP
12/03/2013
One Pro-Amaechi Lawmaker Defects To PDP

One Pro-Amaechi Lawmaker Defects To PDP

Almost a week after Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, his camp has suffered its first set-back.
One of the 27 lawmakers of the Rivers State House of Assembly loyal to Governor Amaechi has pledged loyalty to his (Amaechi) foe, Supervising Minister o...

Two Saudi women Arrested For Driving
12/03/2013
Two Saudi women Arrested For Driving

Two Saudi women Arrested For Driving





Two of Saudi Arabia’s best-known female advocates for lifting the ban on women driving were arrested and detained on Friday after being caught behind the wheel in the country’s capital.
Aziza Al-Yousef, who was driving the car, and her passenger, Eman Al-Nafjan, tell CNN they were pulled over a...

Jonathan Commissions Electronics Manufacturing Plant In Enugu
12/03/2013
Jonathan Commissions Electronics Manufacturing Plant In Enugu

Jonathan Commissions Electronics Manufacturing Plant In Enugu

President Goodluck Jonathan will on Friday this week inaugurate the multi-million naira ultra-modern integrated air conditioner and water dispenser manufacturing plant in Enugu.
The plant, which is a hundred per cent Nigerian-owned and the first in South-east and South-south geo-political zones of t...

How Fayose Diverted N860m Poultry Fund - Fayose
12/03/2013
How Fayose Diverted N860m Poultry Fund - Fayose

How Fayose Diverted N860m Poultry Fund - Fayose

Hearing of the fraud charges levelled against former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) began yesterday at the Federal High Court in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.
The commission tendered documents exposing how Fayose “diverted” N860 million mea...

Why New Magazines Cannot Survive In Nigeria…part 1
12/03/2013
Why New Magazines Cannot Survive In Nigeria…part 1

Why New Magazines Cannot Survive In Nigeria…part 1


Everyday glossy magazines pop up. Beyond the beautiful pictures and dreams of a publisher, there are some harsh realities you need to face. This is not to wish any organisation hard luck, but here are a few things you may need to consider…There are no niche markets in Nigeria. Creating niche market...

Peace Mass Transit Founder Dr. Sam Onyishi Defects To APC
12/03/2013
Peace Mass Transit Founder Dr. Sam Onyishi Defects To APC

Peace Mass Transit Founder Dr. Sam Onyishi Defects To APC



A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State, Dr. Sam Onyishi, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Onyishi, managing director of Peace Mass Transit, was welcomed into APC at a stakeholders’meeting in Enugu on Sunday.
A source told reporters that Onyishi declare...

Must Watch: Charles Robertson - Africa's Next Boom
12/03/2013
Must Watch: Charles Robertson - Africa's Next Boom

Must Watch: Charles Robertson - Africa's Next Boom

The past decade has seen slow and steady economic growth across the continent of Africa. But economist Charles Robertson has a bold thesis: Africa’s about to boom. He talks through a few of the indicators — from rising education levels to expanded global investment (and not just from China) — that l...

Seun Kuti Analyses Politics
12/03/2013
Seun Kuti Analyses Politics

Seun Kuti Analyses Politics

Seun Kuti sat with Ebuka on Rubbing Minds to dissect the current Nigerian political scene. Nice Insights!

How Lagos Speaker Embezzled State Funds - EFCC
12/03/2013
How Lagos Speaker Embezzled State Funds - EFCC

How Lagos Speaker Embezzled State Funds - EFCC

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s prosecution witness, Adeniyi Adebayo, on Monday narrated before a Federal High Court, Lagos, how the Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Adeyemi Ikuforiji, collected millions of naira in cash from the House under various headings.
Adebayo did the...

Keshi Doubtful Of Iheanacho's Chances With Super Eagles
12/03/2013
Keshi Doubtful Of Iheanacho's Chances With Super Eagles

Keshi Doubtful Of Iheanacho's Chances With Super Eagles



Nigeria head coach Stephen Keshi has heaped praise on Kelechi Iheanacho but admits there is little chance of him making the Super Eagles’ 2014 World Cup squad.

Iheanacho was immense for Nigeria in their U17 World Cup triumph, scoring six goals and winning the golden ball after being named the bes...

Return Of Sheriff, Capture Of B'Haram Commander Cited As Reasons For Monday Attack
12/03/2013
Return Of Sheriff, Capture Of B'Haram Commander Cited As Reasons For Monday Attack

Return Of Sheriff, Capture Of B'Haram Commander Cited As Reasons For Monday Attack

Three reasons may have accounted for the over-running of Maiduguri International Airport by Boko Haram members, it was learnt yesterday.
The factors are the capturing last week of a key commander of Boko Haram by the military, the continuous air raid of the sect’s cells on Maiduguri-Damaturu Road an...

Emenike Faces Ban In Turkey For Allegedly Head-butting Player
12/03/2013
Emenike Faces Ban In Turkey For Allegedly Head-butting Player

Emenike Faces Ban In Turkey For Allegedly Head-butting Player


The Turkish football association could hand a ban to Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike after he appeared to have head-butted Besiktas captain Tomas Sivok during Saturday’s bad-tempered 3-3 home draw.
The Premier League game was full of tension as two players – Fernerbahce’s Raul Meireles and Besi...

Military Says 24 B'Haram Fighters Killed, Aircrafts Incapacitated In Monday's Attack, Take Over Airp
12/03/2013
Military Says 24 B'Haram Fighters Killed, Aircrafts Incapacitated In Monday's Attack, Take Over Airp

Military Says 24 B'Haram Fighters Killed, Aircrafts Incapacitated In Monday's Attack, Take Over Airp

The Nigerian military said on Monday evening that five of its aircraft were ‘incapacitated’ when suspected Boko Haram members attacked an Airforce base in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Soldiers, however, killed 24 of the insurgents in a gun-battle, the defence headquarters said.
Several Boko H...

Lecturers In Partial Compliance With FG Order
12/03/2013
Lecturers In Partial Compliance With FG Order

Lecturers In Partial Compliance With FG Order

As the Federal Government’s order to university lecturers to resume academic activities before the fourth of December persists, some lecturers have resumed in some schools while some others have taken sides with ASUU who have chosen to continue with the strike.
In Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Abuja St...

Oshiomole Showers N2 Million On Go And Die Widow
12/03/2013
Oshiomole Showers N2 Million On Go And Die Widow

Oshiomole Showers N2 Million On Go And Die Widow

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state, Monday, gave the sum of N2million to Madam Joy Oviengbede Ifije, the widow whom the Governor carpeted last week for blocking the walkways along Mission Road with her goods.
Besides, the governor and his family gave scholarship Bright Ifije, the son of the wido...

Oshiomhole Donates N2m to Widow
12/02/2013
Oshiomhole Donates N2m to Widow

Oshiomhole Donates N2m to Widow


Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo on Monday donated two million naira to a widow he allegedly insulted while on an inspection tour of the state.
The widow, Mrs Joy Ifije, who was invited to the Edo Government House by the governor, was also offered automatic employment by Oshiomhole.
Oshiomhole had invi...

LISTEN: I Would Not Hook Up With Nigerian Chic - Wale
12/02/2013
LISTEN: I Would Not Hook Up With Nigerian Chic - Wale

LISTEN: I Would Not Hook Up With Nigerian Chic - Wale


You can stare all you want ladies but Wale says he won’t get with any Nigerian girl while he’s here in Lagos. Photo: bornrich
While chatting with Toolz on The Beat 99.9 FM, the US-born rapper when asked if he would hook up with any beautiful and amazing Nigerian woman in the course of his short sta...

Boko Haram Bombs Military Unit Close To Maidugri Airport
12/02/2013
Boko Haram Bombs Military Unit Close To Maidugri Airport

Boko Haram Bombs Military Unit Close To Maidugri Airport









Dreaded Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram today bombed several military units near the Maiduguri International Airport, eyewitnesses say.
About 300 sect members successfully attacked the an Airforce base in the area in an attack that started around 3:00 AM Nigeria time.
The attack described ...

Kuluya Releases 'Oga-at-the-top' Game On Nokia
12/02/2013
Kuluya Releases 'Oga-at-the-top' Game On Nokia

Kuluya Releases 'Oga-at-the-top' Game On Nokia



Kuluya has announced the launch of an exclusive partnership with Nokia to bring its games onto the Nokia Windows store for Asha and Lumia devices. The first Kuluya game to be released in the Nokia Store is Oga @ The Top.
It is a win-win for both companies. By partnering with Kuluya, Nokia gets to ...

New Video: Olamide - Turn Up
12/02/2013
New Video: Olamide - Turn Up

New Video: Olamide - Turn Up

Now the Baddest Guy Ever Liveth, Olamide has released another video off his latest album. This one directed by Moe Musa is shot with a nighty feel, apparently in London, even though it takes away his street flavour. Enjoy all the same:

N100m Suit: Etisalat Replies Comedian Julius Agwu
12/02/2013
N100m Suit: Etisalat Replies Comedian Julius Agwu

N100m Suit: Etisalat Replies Comedian Julius Agwu


It is no longer news that popular Comedian Julius Agwu gave 7day ultimatum to Telecommunication Giant Etisalat that it should compensate him with the sum of N100 million or risk legal action over “alleged unlawful and unjustified blocking and/or swapping” of his Etisalat GSM phone number 081895555...

Catholic Bishop Cautions Okorocha
12/02/2013
Catholic Bishop Cautions Okorocha

Catholic Bishop Cautions Okorocha

The Catholic Archbishop of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province, His Grace, Dr. Anthony Obinna, has cautioned Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State to stop running the state as his private estate.He said the state’s internally generated revenues and federal allocations were people’s commonwealth and not p...

Top 10 Most Livable Cities In Africa By AfkInsider
12/02/2013
Top 10 Most Livable Cities In Africa By AfkInsider

Top 10 Most Livable Cities In Africa By AfkInsider

The list was compiled by afrinsider.com and don’t even bother, there is no Nigerian city – can you imagine? Do you agree with this list?
10.

Kigali, RwandaLoacted in the heart of Rwanda, Kigali is home to nearly 1 million people, many of whom are expats. There are two main scenes here: the rural ar...

Nigeria Prevents Jet Hired By British Govt To Deport Asylum Seeker From Entering Its Airspace
12/02/2013
Nigeria Prevents Jet Hired By British Govt To Deport Asylum Seeker From Entering Its Airspace

Nigeria Prevents Jet Hired By British Govt To Deport Asylum Seeker From Entering Its Airspace








British Home Secretary Theresa May




A Nigerian asylum seeker in Britain is at the centre of a political storm in that country after officials of Britain’s Home Office attempted to deport him to Nigeria but were not granted access into Nigeria’s airspace.

The Nigerian man, Ifa Muaza, is se...

APC To Contest Anambra Polls In Court
12/02/2013
APC To Contest Anambra Polls In Court

APC To Contest Anambra Polls In Court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it would go to court to challenge the conduct of last weekend’s supplementary election that gave the All Progressive Grand Alliance candidate, Chief Willie Obiano victory in the Anambra governorship election.
With the result of last Saturday’s supplementa...

I Did Not Steal To Build My University - Atiku
12/02/2013
I Did Not Steal To Build My University - Atiku

I Did Not Steal To Build My University - Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has disclosed that he used his personal resources to develop the American University of Nigeria AUN in Yola to its present status.
Atiku spoke weekend at the 8th annual founder’s day ceremony of the University in Yola.
He recalled the events that preceded the est...

Benin Widow: APC Stands For Anti Peoples' Congress - PDP
12/02/2013
Benin Widow: APC Stands For Anti Peoples' Congress - PDP

Benin Widow: APC Stands For Anti Peoples' Congress - PDP



The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a party of internal contradictions, saying the recent treatment of a widow in Benin by Governor Adams Oshiomhole showed the party to be really anti-people.

In a statement by its National Publicity Sec...

Jonathan, Sambo Meet Rebel Governors
12/02/2013
Jonathan, Sambo Meet Rebel Governors

Jonathan, Sambo Meet Rebel Governors

Two crucial meetings aimed at resolving the crisis in the ruling Peoples Democratic Party which led to the recent defection of five governors were held inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Sunday.

The first was between 11 governors and two deputy governors and Vice-President Namadi Sambo while t...

Zenith Bank Named 2013 Banker of The Year
12/02/2013
Zenith Bank Named 2013 Banker of The Year

Zenith Bank Named 2013 Banker of The Year

The Banker magazine, a publication of Financial Times of London, has named Zenith Bank this year’s Bank of the Year in Nigeria.
The award ceremony, which was attended by leading personalities and institutions in business and finance from around the world, held at the Intercontinental Park Lane Hotel...

Anambra: Obiano Attributes Victory To Gov. Obi
12/02/2013
Anambra: Obiano Attributes Victory To Gov. Obi

Anambra: Obiano Attributes Victory To Gov. Obi

The Anambra Governor-elect, Willie Obiano, has ascribed his victory in the just-concluded elections to the hard work of Gov. Peter Obi.
Obiano said the commitment of the outgoing governor in bringing about development in the state assisted in ensuring his victory.
Obiano, the candidate of the All Pr...

Deji Of Akure Dies At 63
12/02/2013
Deji Of Akure Dies At 63

Deji Of Akure Dies At 63


The Deji of Akure of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adesida, the monarch that presides over Akureland, the Ondo State capital is dead.

Details of his passage was sketchy as of press time but our correspondent learnt on Sunday that the monarch died around 4am as a result of an unknown complication.
The 63-year...

PDP's Plan To Impeach Me Would Fail - Amaechi
12/02/2013
PDP's Plan To Impeach Me Would Fail - Amaechi

PDP's Plan To Impeach Me Would Fail - Amaechi

Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi has alleged plan by the Peoples Democratic Party to impeach him for defecting to the All Progressives Congress and said that the plot would fail.
Amaechi described the move by the PDP to oust him through the State House of Assembly as senseless and unnecessary, a...

ASUU Enjoins Parents To Keep Wards At Home; FG Warns Union
12/02/2013
ASUU Enjoins Parents To Keep Wards At Home; FG Warns Union

ASUU Enjoins Parents To Keep Wards At Home; FG Warns Union

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday advised parents not to endanger the lives of their children and wards by sending them to their university campuses.
ASUU which also told its members not to sign attendance registers in their institutions, lashed out at the Federal Government ...

UNILAG, UNN Pull Out Of ASUU Strike
11/30/2013
UNILAG, UNN Pull Out Of ASUU Strike

UNILAG, UNN Pull Out Of ASUU Strike



V ice Chancellor, Prof Barth Okolo
The four months industrial action embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), weekend suffered a setback as the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), and the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), have announced Decemb...

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