Daily Archives: December 13, 2012

National Jonathan-2

Afenifere, the Pan Yoruba Socio-political group yesterday berated President Goodluck Jonathan over his inability to curb the insecurity in the country. The Secretary-General of the group, Bashorun Seinde Arogbofa said the insecurity and the destruction of lives and prosperity by the Islamic sect called Boko

COVER Kanene Okonjo

For the first time since last Sunday’s kidnap of the 82-year-old Prof. Kamene Okonjo, mother of Coordinating Minister of Economy and Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the council of chiefs yesterday held a marathon meeting at the palace of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State.

COVER ifeanyi-uba

Justice Abdul Kafarati of a Federal High Court, Abuja has ordered the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) to re-open the facilities of Capital Oil and Gas Limited to allow it resume business activities. In doing so, the court vacated its exparte order of November 13, 2012 directing

National Ali Ndume

A prosecution witness, in the trial of Senator Aliyu Ndume over alleged financing of terrorism, Usman Aliyu, has told a Federal High Court that in the course of investigation, it was discovered that 73 communication contacts were made between the senator and the convicted

Business Ify Consumer Protection Council

Mrs. Ify Umenyi, the Director General of Consumer Protection Council (CPC), has had hectic time protecting the interests of the consumer in an economy riddled with sub-standard products. According to her, many importers have refused to play by the rules and a typical

National Siraj director

There is a new agenda to turn much of Nasarawa State, especially the area enjoying proximity with Abuja, into a twin city to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and it is driven by a vision to end reliance on the federally generated oil revenue, in what will all sum up to an

National gun men

Five students of a secondary school in Borno State were killed yesterday when gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram attacked the school. Three of the students were also injured. Sources said the gunmen stormed the Government Girls’ Secondary School, Bama at about

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