Daily Archives: December 12, 2012

Business CBN

Diamond Bank Plc., last weekend, took its mobile banking truck, tagged: ‘Diamond-in-Motion’, to the Federal Palace Hotel for live Christmas shopping event, organised by Lost in Lagos.com. Lost in Lagos.com is a website that helps people to discover Lagos, with the most comprehensive list of Lagos’ restaurants and shops, among

National gun men

After weeks of respite, unknown gunmen again struck at two villages in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State in the early hours of yesterday and killed a member of the Special Task Force deployed to the area and two others. Information gathered, revealed that at about 12 noon yesterday some

Opinion jonathn

It is no news that corruption is a big problem in Nigeria. The menace is walking on all of its four legs in every facet of our national life. It is also no longer novel that billions of naira in pension funds, security funds, oil subsidy funds and so many others end up in the deep pockets of public servants.

COVER Mandela N wife

Graca Machel, wife of former South African President Nison Mandela has said that she is losing hope as the icon battles lung infection. Speaking to a local television station, Machel said it was painful to see her husband “ageing”. “I mean, this spirit and this sparkle, you see that somehow it’s fading,” she told ENews Central Africa.

National AbdulRasheed Maina

Senate Committees on States and Local Government Administration, and Establishment and Public Service have declared Chairman of the Pension Task Team (PTT), AbdulRasheed Maina wanted over the whereabouts of N159 billion pension funds. Joint Committee Chairman, Senator Aloysius Etok said

Sports etim esin

Ex-international, Etim Maradona Esin, says he sees the Super Eagles’ defence letting Stephen Keshi down when the Nations Cup battle begins early next year in South Africa. Etim, who spoke exclusively with Daily Sunsports, said for Keshi to achieve the ultimate goal of winning the trophy for the country,

National oshiomhole1

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole has warned that any landlord who increases rent of their property as part of the land use charge will have the building confiscated by government and turned into a public school. The governor, who gave the warning yesterday, while speaking at a town hall

Sports baribote

Seventh congress of the Nigeria Premier League (NPL) has formally confirmed the dissolution of the Chief Rumson Victor Baribote-led league board. To avoid a vaccum, the congress ordered the acting executive secretary of the league, Tunji Babalona, to take over the administration of the secretariat, pending further directives from the

National David-mark

With only 19 days to the end of 2012, the President yesterday asked the National Assembly for another N161,617,756,316.39 (N161.617billion) to settle outstanding fuel subsidy payments for the year even as the House of Representatives probes 2012 budget implementation afresh. The executive had earlier ruled out a request for any