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  • Bank of the Year

    The United Bank for Africa has ended the year on a flying note, picking up some of the most important awards in the global and local financial sector, writes Solomon Elusoji One of Africa’s leading financial institutions, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has once again proven its leadership on the continent, as the Banker […]

  • End priest celibacy, child abuse inquiry says


  • PDP’s Bet on Atiku to Take it Back to Power

    Hometruths By Adeola Akinremi Sometime we are exasperated by the internal politics of the Peoples Democratic Party that we forget that there will be no way to simply ask PDP to shake off the stench. That PDP’s convention was riven by disagreements over “unity list” shouldn’t be a surprise, the architects of power in the […]

  • INEC Confirms Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, Registered Twice

    Dismisses staff guilty of double registration, registers 21 political parties To act on court ruling on Anambra Senate seat Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, engaged in double registration during the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in his state, effectively violating […]

  • Governors Okay Withdrawal of $1bn from ECA to Fight Insurgency

     Kachikwu assures NEC fuel scarcity will end in 48 hours  Adeosun threatens to withdraw budget facility to states Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja Governors of the 36 states of the federation under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) Thursday in Abuja gave the federal government the green light to withdraw $1 billion from the […]

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  • Battle for S’West: PDP Accuses APC of Sowing Seeds of Discord in Region

     Daniel, Ladoja throw weight behind Secondus Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja Ahead of the 2019 elections, the supremacy battle between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) over the South-west geopolitical zone is heating up, with the main opposition party accusing the ruling party of trying to sow the seeds of discord within […]

  • Daura, Magu Shun Each Other at Senate Probe

     EFCC boss dismisses notion of street fight between operatives of agencies Damilola Oyedele in Abuja The cold war between the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mr. Lawal Daura, and the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, was apparent Thursday when both men noticeably shunned each […]

  • Wind, Water: Capturing the energy that moves Hong Kong

    The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the term "feng shui" as: "A Chinese geomantic practice in which a structure or site is chosen or configured so as to harmonize with the spiritual forces that inhabit it." […]

  • Nigerians Score Buhari 52% on Governance

    Bayelsa, Abia, Kogi, others get low performance ratings Police is least trusted security outfit Ndubuisi Francis and Udora Orizu in Abuja Nigerians have given President Muhammadu Buhari a job performance rating of 52 per cent on governance in the 2017 national poll conducted by NOIPOLLS. The survey was for the months of April and May […]

  • TCN: Transmission Hits new Peak of 5,156MW of Electricity

    The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) thursday disclosed that it recorded new national peak electricity transmission capacity of 5,155.9 Megawatts (MW) on December 8. The Interim Managing Director of TCN, Usman Gur-Mohammed, made the disclosure at an interaction with journalists in Abuja. Gur-Mohammed said the new record exceeded previous national peak record of 5,074.70 recorded […]

  • Australian child abuse probe recommends Vatican consider making celibacy for priests voluntary

    A wide-reaching investigation into child abuse across Australia whose revelations shocked the nation has called for sweeping changes to be made, including recommending an end to mandatory celibacy in the Catholic Church. […]

  • FG to Issue First Tranche of N10.69bn Green Bond Monday

    James Emejo in Abuja The federal government will on Monday issue the Green Bond worth N10.69 billion to finance some aspects of the 2017 budget. The Director-General of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Mrs. Patience Oniha, disclosed this during a forum with investors seeking to subscribe to the bond. At the forum were investors from […]

  • Ikoyi Cash: Court to Hear Suit on Whistle-Blowing Payment Jan 17

    Following the payment of the first tranche of the Ikoyi Osborne Tower cash recovery saga, the Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed January 17, 2018 for hearing in a court action instituted against Finance Minister, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC), Office of the Attorney General of the Federation (OAGF), and three others on […]

  • 2018 will be the year of women

    2017 has been a turbulent and trying year for women. […]