Electoral Act amendment: Reps give INEC power to deploy troops

By Umar Muhammad Puma and Ikechukwu Okaforadi The House of Representatives yesterday granted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) the exclusive powers to request More...

APC presidential primaries: I’ll support whoever emerges – Buhari

By Ali Abare Abubakar Former Head of State, Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) has made known his intention to contest for the seat of the president in the 2015 general election under More...

Senate confirms Anohu-Amazu, Usman Pencom, NCAA DGs

The Acting Director-General of PENCOM, Mrs Chinelo Anohu-Amazu Senate has confirmed Chinelo Anohu-Amazu as Director General of the National Pension Commission (PENCOM), even More...

Ekiti crisis, APC’s plot to stop Fayose’s inauguration, PDP alleges

By Lawrence Olaoye The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday alleged that the current crisis in Ekiti state was contrived by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) to More...

2015: Edo PDP lawmakers raise alarm over hike in Oshiomhole’s security vote

From Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin The request for an increase in Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s security vote from N4.8 billion to N5.2 billion have set Peoples Democratic Party More...

A maelstrom Nigeria at 54

It is exactly 170 days today since Boko Haram gunmen took away over 200 girls from their school in Chibok, Borno state. Even More...

This President is a poor student of history

It is all but out of the bag now – President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election ambition.  Recently, organs More...

CWG CEO wants govt to invest in last mile infrastructure

From Ayodele Samuel,Lagos The Chief Executive Officer, Computer Warehouse Group Plc Austin Okerehas called on  government...

BPE pledges support for Private Sector to grow economy

By Etuka Sunday The Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, Mr. Benjamin Dikki, has...

Kaduna, Kano account for 10% aircraft and passengers movement in 2013

From Suleiman Idris, Lagos The Aminu Kano international airport in Kano and the Kaduna airport, two...

“China will strengthen mutual trust, deepen practical cooperation with Nigeria”– Envoy

China/Africa co-operation in general and Nigeria in particular have notched several milestones and have become More...

The political rise of Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace

The birth of a dynasty is not an easy thing to predict. But many Zimbabweans now seem preoccupied by the tantalising..

Could Kugbobokun be part of Federal Capital Territory?

Though Abuja is said to be the fastest growing capital city in the world with people from all Africa and beyond..

Nigeria @ 54: Abuja residents give knocks, kudos

As Nigeria commemorates her 54th independence anniversary, our correspondents, Mashe Umaru Gwamna, Mahmud Jika More...

54th independence: Bala enjoins residents to pray for peace

By Stanley Onyekwere As the country commemorates her 54th independence, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed..

Wuye residents call for revocation of protracted road rehabilitation project

By Mahmud Jika Some residents of Wuye District of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have urged the FCT administration to as..

Falcons eye AWC trophy

By Taofeek Lawal Following the release of the 21-woman list by Super Falcons coach, Edwin Okon on Monday for the African..

I’ve not found love in Ghana – Osita Iheme

Nollywood actor, OsitaIheme has debunked dating rumours, saying he did not find love in Ghana. The actor was reportedly in a..

4 Foods that burn belly fat

The secret to lasting weight loss does not come down to complicated calorie-counting and weight-loss gimmicks. Instead, it’s about working with..

Abuja’s woes when it rains

Wednesday Column by Garba Shehu garshehu@yahoo.co.in I moved to Abuja nearly 20 years ago, when the city was a haven. I recall having..

6 Reasons why you should start a business in Nigeria today

By Ajaero Tony Martins Now Nigeria still remains a hub for most entrepreneurs and investors. In fact, Nigeria is now the..