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Direct primaries have remained a watershed in our political history – Ndoma-Egba

October 21, 2018     6:06 am
Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba is Chairman of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), seeking re-election into Senate after almost four years. In this ...
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‘With Atiku’s candidacy, 2019 presidential election is already half won’

National Chairman of the National Unity Party (NUP) Perry Opara, says former Vice President and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), At ...
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Leah’s life and the haplessness of Nigeria

With the reality starring us in the face, the life of Leah Sharibu is now more at danger than at no other time since her abduction in February. The fa ...
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Shehu Sani dumps APC, citing lack of internal party democracy

Shehu Sani, who represents Kaduna Central in the Nigerian Senate, has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The lawma ...


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Obadiah Mailafia
Opeyemi Agbaje
Emeka Osuji


Financial Inclusion

APGA: Of dashed hopes and shattered dreams  

With its very poor showing during its primary elections in Imo State recently, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and its national leadership ...

Mortgage for first time home buyers: Lessons from the United Kingdom

In almost every field of activity, Nigeria has one or two lessons to learn from its peers and, in housing or real estate generally, the country has a ...

When militants, cultists laid down their arms to embrace peace in A/Ibom

For more than three years, cultists and militants unleashed a reign of terror in two local government areas of Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun in Akwa Ibom Sta ...

Togolese in custody for allegedly molesting young girls

The Ejigbo Police Division has taken a Togolese accused of multiple sex crimes into custody. 31-year-old Dominic Samson, a father of two, who resides ...

Making quality focus of Nigeria’s universal health coverage

Nigeria’s government report on National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), says achieving universal health coverage (UHC) to provide about 198 million ...

Businessman arrested for alleged auto parts theft

The Lagos State Command has arrested one Pius Kingsley Ebere, a big-time auto parts dealer in Ladipo market, for allegedly stealing auto parts. The su ...

Time is ripe for church leaders to get involved in governance of Nigeria – Rev. Adebola Joseph

Reverend Adebola Joseph, a strong advocate of positive, creative and innovative thinking with greater focus on the youth ministry, is a pastor at the ...

Nigeria is the future: A view of Atiku Abubakar from the United States

Nigeria is poised to be one of the most important nations in the world. It has the resources, the population, the creative and entrepreneurial power a ...

How does being busy affect your lifestyle choices?

If you are always on the go and like to keep yourself busy, there may be some unexpected benefits. Recent research suggests that busy people often mak ...

Your faith and your possession

All our lives, through our growing up years, we were adequately prepared for the future. Nothing was supposed to be left to chance because in most cas ...

21 arrested over death of two alleged cultists

The Lagos State police command said it has arrested 21 people in connection with the death of two alleged cultists at a political gathering in Obaniko ...

Stakeholders canvass more leadership roles for women in politics

As Nigeria clocked 58 recently even with an obviously low-key and gloomy Independence Day celebration due to the downtrend of the nation’s economic ...

Over 150 people die from Ebola in Congo

Without any end to the epidemic, the number of deaths from Ebola has reached 147 (35 of them probable), the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Repub ...

Buhari urges electorate to resist money politics

President Muhammadu Buhari, weekend, urged the Nigerian electorate to resist money politics in the forthcoming general elections, saying that it in th ...

Pipeline vandals destroy Osisioma Ngwa 684 times in six Months- Presidency

Presidency on Saturday said the Osisioma Ngwa pipeline has been vandalized a total of 684 times within the last six months Presidency stated this in a ...


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Explainer: Speed, ease, convenience are why many Nigerians are turning to mobile money

Explainer: Speed, ease, convenience are why many Nigerians are turning to mobile money

High investments in the technology mobile space, convenience, alongside confidence from mobile consumers are the reasons why mobile inter-scheme transfers...

Explainer: Here’s why the number of bank borrowers reduced in 3 years

High rate of unemployment, a fragile economy and Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) may be the reasons why the number of people...

Explainer How direct primary could salvage Nigeria’s electoral system

Explainer: How direct primary could salvage Nigeria’s electoral system

Recently the National Executive Committee (NEC) of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) adopted direct primary method to elect its...



Life & Arts

Nigerian writers converge on Lagos this week

Members of the Nigerian literary community under the auspices of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) will converge on Lagos...

'Gospel music is about the message of Christ, not the singer'

‘Gospel music is about the message of Christ, not the singer’

Christians have been called upon to focus less on gospel singers and pay more attention to the music, especially the...

‘Doing good is good business and Sterling Bank has chosen that path’

Sterling Bank Plc, a commercial bank, recently partnered with iCreate Skill Fest 2018 to host premier youth empowerment festival in...



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GOtv Boxing Night 16: Masebinu eyes WABU title

GOtv Boxing Night 16: Adewale Masebinu eyes WABU title

New national light heavyweight boxer, Adewale “Masevex” Masebinu, has declared his desire to claim the West African Boxing Union (WABU)...

U.S. sports industry to attract $4.2 billion annually from betting

U.S. sports industry to attract $4.2 billion annually from betting

The four major U.S. professional sports leagues could reap a combined $4.2 billion a year as a result of legal...

First Bank, SEC FC clash in NFF/CBN Cup final

First Bank, SEC FC clash in NFF/CBN Cup final

This year’s NFF/CBN All Financial Institutions Football Competition comes to a glamorous end on Saturday when First Bank FC of...