Daily Archives: December 18, 2012

National Okorocha

The political rivalry in Imo State between the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance [APGA] and the Peoples Democratic Party [APGA] deepened yesterday as sacked chairmen of the 27 Local Governments dragged Governor Rochas Okorocha before the Economic Crimes Commission (EFCC)

National ifeanyi-uba

Almost a week after an Abuja High Court vacated the order it had earlier made in November, granting the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), immediate possession of property belonging to Capital Oil and Gas

Back Page / Columns offside-new

Some Americans are fond of saying two things are guaranteed in life: death and taxes. One is dubious about the inclusion of taxes in the equation. If you’re wealthy enough or can afford an attorney, who’s clever enough, you have a shot at avoiding taxes

Business Goodluck

The Federal Government says it has concluded plans to ban importation of packaged sugar into the country with effect from next year. The minister of Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga, disclosed this in Abuja

Business oil

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has raised eyebrows over reports credited to some International Oil and Gas Companies (IOCs), accusing it of deliberately stalling the execution of some multi-billion dollar projects in the sector.

Business Sanusi-Lamido

The Statistician-General of the Federation, Yemi Kale, yesterday disclosed that Nigeria’s inflation rate rose to 12.3 per cent in November, as against 11.7 per cent recorded in October. Kale, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja

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