Daily Archives: December 13, 2012

COVER Goodluck

Former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George has lampooned former presidents in the country who were in the habit of criticizing the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan. He said it was wrong for the former leaders to criticize the President

COVER babalakin wale

The much-touted arraignment of the Chairman of Bi-Courtney Limited, Dr. Olawale Babalakin (SAN) over alleged money laundering suffered a setback yesterday as his lead counsel, Chief Ebun Sofunde (SAN) withdrew from the case.

Sports keshi-coach

Holidaying Norwegian midfield star, Fegor Ogude, has been called up to join home-based professionals as preparations resume on Sunday in Abuja for the Super Eagles ahead of the Nations Cup championship in South Africa. Head Coach,

COVER court-order

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, Imo State, has awarded N10 million as damages to a south eastern monarch against the state government over unlawful invasion of his residence. Chairman of South East Council of Traditional Rulers, HRH Eze (Dr.) Cletus Ilomuanya had filed a suit against the state

Business Sanusi

The Central Bank of Nigerian (CBN) has revealed that 560,000 Nigerians have been duped about N1 billion by wonder banks between 2009 till date. This revelation was made by the deputy governor of the apex bank at the awards presentation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) 11th Annual National Competition, held

COVER police lagos Manko

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the Lagos State police command has discovered a mansion suspected to belong to alleged kidnapping kingpin, Abanara (other names withheld). The magnificent mansion on 15B Fokade Street, Okuatata, Effurun,

Politics tokyo 2

One and a half years after he was declared wanted by the law, embattled Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Oyo State, Alhaji Lateef Akinsola (Tokyo) made a surprise public appearance Tuesday last week. He walked into the state Police headquarters at Eleyele, Ibadan,

Opinion Eze ndi Igbo in Ghana

It is sad to observe that some Igbo communities and groups have polluted the essence of Igbo tradition and unconsciously turned funeral ceremony into outlandish carnival of sorts in the deceptive notion of dramatizing and showcasing the supposed rich cultural heritage of Igbo people.

Editorial jega-inec

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is seeking an enhanced autonomy from the federal government to enable it carry out its functions optimally, pointing out that the present powers conferred on it had limitations. There is no doubt that the INEC deserves all the powers it can get to deliver on its mandate.