Politics

APC Won’t Ignore Tinubu’s Leadership Role, Says Alabi

APC Won’t Ignore Tinubu’s Leadership Role, Says Alabi

A governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Mr. Kola Alabi, has said that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has a role to play in the selection of a governorship candidate who can defeat the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in next year’s election. Alabi said the Southwest, since the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s days, had respected regional leadership, adding that […]

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Makarfi Accused Of Imposition Plan

Makarfi Accused Of Imposition Plan

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) group, Peoples Democratic Advocate (PDA), has accused the Caretaker Committee Chairman of PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, of trying to deny Alhaji Abubakar Mustapha the opportunity to vie for national secretary. It urged party leaders to ensure that no imposition of candidates was allowed in the coming national convention, saying positions should […]

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‘Obaze ‘Ll Bring Positive Changes To Anambra’

‘Obaze ‘Ll Bring Positive Changes To Anambra’

Chief Okey Muo-Aroh is the Director, Media and Publicity, the Oseloka Obaze Campaign Organisation. In this interview with Deputy Political Editor RAYMOND MORDI, the chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) speaks on the factors that will determine the outcome of the governorship election in Anambra State. DO you have fears that the election could […]

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News

El-Rufai Threatening Labour Leaders, Says NLC

El-Rufai Threatening Labour Leaders, Says NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has raised the alarm over the safety of labour leaders in Kaduna State. It said the government was allegedly planning to harass and intimidate the union. NLC further alleged that the government wants to arrest and detain workers to prevent opposition to the planned sack of workers. The body accused […]

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Trader Remanded For Allegedly Defiling Minor

Trader Remanded For Allegedly Defiling Minor

A Birnin Kebbi Magistrates’ Court in Kebbi State has remanded a 25-year-old trader, Faruk Abubakar, in prison for allegedly defiling a six-year-old girl. The Magistrate, Mr. Abubakar Atiku, said the court could not rely on first information report to hear the case and asked the prosecutor to seek advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecution. […]

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Investigative Journalists Get Kudos For Resisting Threats

Investigative Journalists Get Kudos For Resisting Threats

Executive Director of Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) David Kaplan has said the ranks of investigative reporters keep growing globally despite growing threats, lawsuits, lack of support and corrupt owners of media outfits. Kaplan spoke yesterday at the opening of the 10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC). One thousand and two hundred investigative journalists from […]

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Entertainment

Mercy Aigbe Denies Reconciling With Hubby

Mercy Aigbe Denies Reconciling With Hubby

Contrary to reports last week that Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe, has reconciled with her estranged husband Lanre Gentry and had equally returned to their matrimonial home, the mother of two has denied the report. Aigbe who spoke to The Nation on Sunday said the case is still in court and the matter was yet to […]

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Bbnaija: No Evictions, Just Jamz

Bbnaija: No Evictions, Just Jamz

Tension was on break in the Big Brother Naija show this Sunday, as no housemate was evicted as earlier promised. Instead, it was music feast all the way, starting with the housemates’ rendition of a ONE Africa campaign song titled ‘Let’s Educate A Girl Child’. Leading the performance with her sonorous voice was Bisola, just […]

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Stella Duru: A Woman Can Succeed Anywhere

Stella Duru: A Woman Can Succeed Anywhere

Could you please tell us about yourself? I am a partner in the EPG practice, (specialising in energy and power) in the Nigerian law firm of Banwo & Ighodalo. I come from a happy, close knit and large family of six children. I am the fourth of six children and the second daughter with two […]

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Sports

1st Ex-Squash Pros Diaspora Tourney Holds Nov 16

1st Ex-Squash Pros Diaspora Tourney Holds Nov 16

THE first edition of the Ex-Squash Pros Diaspora Under-13 and Under-16 National Squash Tournament will hold from 16th to 18th November, 2017 at the Squash Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. Chairman of Ex-Squash Pro Diaspora, Femi Solomon Shittu, disclosed to The Nation in Lagos that the aim of the competition is to […]

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Quadri Berths In Main Draw Of Swedish Open

Quadri Berths In Main Draw Of Swedish Open

Aruna Quadri progressed to the main draw of the Swedish Open after a 4-2 win over Hong Kong’s Kit Kwan Ho in the knockout stage of the preliminary round of men’s singles. Having topped Group 7 of the group matches, Aruna Quadri got a bye to the last 32 of the knockout stage of preliminary. […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo Makes Secret Call To Lionel Messi Over Ballon D’or

Cristiano Ronaldo Makes Secret Call To Lionel Messi Over Ballon D’or

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly called Lionel Messi to claim he knows he will win this year’s Ballon D’Or. According to reports in Spain, the front cover of what appears to be an edition of France Football magazine – which runs the awards – was published on Twitter, which seems to celebrate Messi as 2017’s winner. […]

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Business

‘Buhari Should Re-Assess His Anti-Corruption War’

‘Buhari Should Re-Assess His Anti-Corruption War’

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to re-assess his anti-corruption war and recover looted funds, rather than prosecuting looters. Comrade Bobboi Kaigama, who is the president of both unions, said this was necessary because prosecutors have not been very thorough […]

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Senate To Begin 2018 Budget Consideration Next Week

Senate To Begin 2018 Budget Consideration Next Week

The Senate would commence the consideration of the general principles of the 2018 Appropriation Bill next week, Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, said yesterday. Saraki, who made the announcement in plenary, said the consideration of the budget would begin on Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 and end on Thursday, 23 November, 2017. He asked Senators wishing […]

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Molfix Wins Diaper War With 44% Market Share

Molfix Wins Diaper War With 44% Market Share

Two years after Hayat Kimya made entry into the Nigerian market, its premium diaper brand, Molfix, has taken 44 per cent market-share, according to the market report of AC Nielsen. Molfix which was previously a market challenger has eventually eclipsed Pampers share of the market. Pampers, the initial market leader now struggle to hold a […]

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Automobiles

Toyota Showcases New Concept Car

Toyota Showcases New Concept Car

Toyota has revealed its i-TRIL concept vehicle, a fully-electric city car, designed to showcase the future of mobility. An online report by Auto Express on Tuesday said the Toyota i-TRIL, a Geneva Motor Show concept, was designed to demonstrate the thinking of the Japanese manufacturer on what the urban mobility would look like in the […]

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Mazda3, Mazda6 Get New Driving Features

Mazda3, Mazda6 Get New Driving Features

A Japanese automaker, Mazda Motor Company, says it is updating its Mazda3 and Mazda6 with the company’s G-Vectoring Control as standard equipment for 2017, an online journal, Automotive News, has reported. While Mazda 3 (known as the Mazda Axela in Japan) is a compact car, Mazda 6 (known as the Mazda Atenza in China and […]

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Kia: The Rising Profile Of A Brand

Kia: The Rising Profile Of A Brand

Who would have thought that Kia, the once lowly rated Korean automobile brand could rule the automobile world in 2016. Who could have imagined Kia as the first non-premium brand to top the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, IQS, ranking in 27 years. And who could have imagined Kia Rio as the ‘Car of the […]

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El-Rufai Threatening Labour Leaders, Says NLC

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El-Rufai Threatening Labour Leaders, Says NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has raised the alarm over the safety of labour leaders in Kaduna State. It said the government was allegedly planning to harass and intimidate the union. NLC further alleged that the government wants to arrest and detain workers to prevent opposition to the planned sack of workers. The body accused […]

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Trader Remanded For Allegedly Defiling Minor

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Trader Remanded For Allegedly Defiling Minor

A Birnin Kebbi Magistrates’ Court in Kebbi State has remanded a 25-year-old trader, Faruk Abubakar, in prison for allegedly defiling a six-year-old girl. The Magistrate, Mr. Abubakar Atiku, said the court could not rely on first information report to hear the case and asked the prosecutor to seek advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecution. […]

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Investigative Journalists Get Kudos For Resisting Threats

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Investigative Journalists Get Kudos For Resisting Threats

Executive Director of Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) David Kaplan has said the ranks of investigative reporters keep growing globally despite growing threats, lawsuits, lack of support and corrupt owners of media outfits. Kaplan spoke yesterday at the opening of the 10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC). One thousand and two hundred investigative journalists from […]

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