Politics

2019 Ambition Pits Lawmakers Against Governors

2019 Ambition Pits Lawmakers Against Governors

The governorship aspirations of many senators have pitched them against governors and other party leaders in their states. As the polity prepares for next year’s general elections, RAYMOND MORDI and MUSA ODOSHIMOKHE examine the crises generated by the matter and the chances of the aspirants. Governors and senators are at loggerheads in many states. The […]

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How To Avert Rancorous Primary In Ekiti APC, By Daramola

How To Avert Rancorous Primary In Ekiti APC, By Daramola

Former House of Representatives member Hon. Bimbo Daramola is a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State. He spoke with EMMANUEL OLADESU in Lagos on the proposed primary, his chances and how the party can win the June 14 poll. WHAT are the conditions that may not make […]

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Dickson: We Are Working Hard To Fix Bayelsa

Dickson: We Are Working Hard To Fix Bayelsa

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has just celebrated his six years in office by commissioning some projects. At the ceremony, he also rekindled hope in the ability of the ‘Restoration Government’ to tackle the socio-economic and political challenges confronting the Southsouth state. Group Political Editor EMMANUEL OLADESU reports. Expectations were high when Bayelsa State Governor […]

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News

‘Govt To Punish Negligent Officials In Dapchi Schoolgirls’ Abduction’

‘Govt To Punish Negligent Officials In Dapchi Schoolgirls’ Abduction’

President Mohammadu Buhari yesterday assured parents of the abducted girls that he won’t rest until the last girl is freed from captivity. He also promised to punish “any agency”, person or group found to have been negligent or culpable in the girls’ abduction. The President spoke in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, at a meeting […]

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Election Sequence: Court Stops Senate, Reps

Election Sequence: Court Stops Senate, Reps

The Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the National Assembly and other parties to a suit challenging the legitimacy of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 taking any steps in relation to the Bill pending the next hearing in the case. The Bill, which seeks to alter the sequence of election as earlier announced […]

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Diezani Forefeits $4.760m Penthouses

Diezani Forefeits $4.760m Penthouses

The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered the final forfeiture of two penthouses valued at $4.760m belonging to former Petroleum Resources Minister Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. They are: Penthouse 21, Building 5, Block C, 11th floor (Bella Vista Estate) Banana Island, Ikoyi; and Penthouse 22, Block B (Admiralty Estate), also in Ikoyi, Lagos. Ruling on […]

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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

Pep Shares Moment With Happy Man City Owner

Pep Shares Moment With Happy Man City Owner

Pep Guardiola has met Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed and the club’s chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak on Wednesday afternoon as the Spaniard enjoys a trip away in Dubai. The Spaniard was pictured in high spirits as he talked with the deputy prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and the Emirati entrepreneur in […]

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Barcelona Knock Out Chelsea

Barcelona Knock Out Chelsea

Barcelona thumped Chelsea 3-0 at Camp Nou on Wednesday in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, to move into the quarter-finals. Bayern Munich also qualified for the quarter-finals on Wednesday, after beating Besiktas 3-1, to amass an aggregate 8-1. The Catalans who held Chelsea 1-1 in London two weeks ago, […]

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AL Ittihad Chartered Flight For Akwa United

AL Ittihad Chartered Flight For Akwa United

EXPERIENCED CAF Club contenders, AlIttihad of Libya will fly Vicdirectly from Tripoli to Uyo today in a private jet that has been put at the disposal of the club by shareholders from the oil rich country. An advance party led by Abushawashi Snoussi that arrived Lagos last Tuesday aboard Royal Air Maroc and departed for […]

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Business

EKDEC To Prosecute Thieves

EKDEC To Prosecute Thieves

Its Chief Executive Officer, Mr Adeoye Fadeyibi, said this while deliberating on how the company could improve its service delivery at a town hall meeting in Victoria Island in Lagos Fadebiyi, represented by Mr Joseph Esenwa, the Chief Finance Officer of the company, said there had been high rate of energy theft and non-payment of […]

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Fed Govt To Redeem N482b T-Bills In Q2

Fed Govt To Redeem N482b T-Bills In Q2

Federal Government plans to repay N482 billion of treasury bills (T-Bills) in the second quarter of this year. The regulator will also halve the amount it wants to raise between March and May to lower borrowing costs, according to debt auction calendar seen released yesterday. A total of N964 billion worth of bills fall due […]

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GTB Posts N200b Profit, To Pay N79.5b Dividend

GTB Posts N200b Profit, To Pay N79.5b Dividend

Nigeria’s most capitalised financial institution and leading tier one commercial bank- Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) Plc recorded a pre-tax profit of N200 billion in 2017, prompting the board of the bank to recommend distribution of N79.5 billion as cash dividend to shareholders. Key extracts of the audited report and accounts of GTB for the year […]

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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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Pep Shares Moment With Happy Man City Owner

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Pep Shares Moment With Happy Man City Owner

Pep Guardiola has met Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed and the club’s chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak on Wednesday afternoon as the Spaniard enjoys a trip away in Dubai. The Spaniard was pictured in high spirits as he talked with the deputy prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and the Emirati entrepreneur in […]

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Barcelona Knock Out Chelsea

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Barcelona Knock Out Chelsea

Barcelona thumped Chelsea 3-0 at Camp Nou on Wednesday in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, to move into the quarter-finals. Bayern Munich also qualified for the quarter-finals on Wednesday, after beating Besiktas 3-1, to amass an aggregate 8-1. The Catalans who held Chelsea 1-1 in London two weeks ago, […]

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AL Ittihad Chartered Flight For Akwa United

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AL Ittihad Chartered Flight For Akwa United

EXPERIENCED CAF Club contenders, AlIttihad of Libya will fly Vicdirectly from Tripoli to Uyo today in a private jet that has been put at the disposal of the club by shareholders from the oil rich country. An advance party led by Abushawashi Snoussi that arrived Lagos last Tuesday aboard Royal Air Maroc and departed for […]

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