Daily Archives: November 5, 2012

Politics Jega INEC

In view of the relative successes recorded by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in the recent governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States, stakeholders suggest staggered system for future elections in the country.

Opinion ebele-jonathan

Since its establishment as a sub-regional grouping 37 years ago, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has been unable to adequately live up to the expectations of the United Nations (UN) Charter on the assurance of peace and security mechanisms in the area.


Legal icon, Chief Afe Babalola has revealed that former President Olusegun Obasanjo averted military coups after he assumed office in 1999. Chief Babalola made the sensational revelation during a lecture marking the 40th

Business ebele-jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has said that foreign direct investment in Nigeria in 2012 is well over N81 billion. Jonathan, who was represented by the Minister of Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga, said that the increase was a result of his administration’s commitment towards revitalizing the real sector

Business Ify Akerele

Ify Anazonwu Akerele, a graduate of Sociology, International Relations and Corporate Administration, is the director general, Nigeria Chamber of Shipping (NCS). The NCS is the umbrella body for the maritime/shipping industry committed to building capacity and engendering constructive and development programmes. In this exclusive chat she told Daily Sun that contrary to opinions held locally and

Oriental News answani market

Alarms are set, plans are made, budgets are drawn up; it is Tuesday and all roads in Lagos State and beyond lead to the Oba Farounbi Aswani Model Village in Isolo Lagos State. The infuriating Lagos traffic jam is more pronounced today and the interminable traffic congestion is explained away as “today na Tuesday

Archives capital-matters

Last week, the news came that the Inspector General of Police dragged eight suspects, with another at large, to a Benin Magistrate Court on a nine-count charge of armed robbery, rape and receipt of stolen items. The suspects, all male, were Mohammed Ibrahim Abdullahi,

South-West Magazine flood threatens

Owning a property in any of Lagos’s choice locations is no mean feat. It is always a venture ruled aside only for the fittest. Presently, a plot of land in any part of Lekki, Ikoyi, Victoria Island, Ajah and the other posh neighbourhoods on Lagos Island goes for nothing less than N10 million. In some of these places the price