Daily Archives: January 2, 2013

Features women Nija kudirat

Rose Adu (not real name), a mother of two and heavily pregnant with the third child is a teacher with a private school in Lagos State. Her daily routine begins at 4 a.m. when she wakes up to prepare the children for school. Rose has to prepare lunch and probably dinner for the children who schooled within

Opinion militant-delta-ST

Contrary to the thinking in some quarters that the amnesty programme for ex-Niger Delta militants is a total failure, I make bold to say that the amnesty under the direct supervision of Kingsley Kuku, Presidential Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs, remains the most successful programme ever run by the federal

Business sambo-VP

Manufacturers and producers of export commodities in the country have received a total of N254.09 billion from the Federal Government through the Export Expansion Grant (EEG). According to the Minister of State for Finance, Dr. Yerima Lawan Ngama, who made this known in Abuja, the incentives provided by the EEG had resulted in a

National Rommy Ezeonwuka

Just recently, the Ogirisi of Igboland, Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, organised a cultural event at Rojenny Tourist and Games Village, Oba, Anambra State, to mark the end of 2012. The event, which involved various dance groups, masquerades and musicians, was witnessed by visiting African Americans, who came to identify with their

National accident ondo LG boss

New Year’s Eve jubilation turned into a disaster in Akure, the Ondo State capital as five persons including two women yesterday sustained injuries in an auto accident at Lafe Junction of Oyemekun/Adesida Road in the town. The accident, which occured at about 11.30p.m involved a Nissan Sunny commercial cab marked ONDO XB 800

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Real Betis of Spain midfielder, Nosa Igiebor and Villareal’s striker, Ikechukwu Uche, yesterday joined the Super Eagles fold ahead of the international friendly against Catalonia Selected today. Celtic’s Rabiu Ibrahim was also part of the party that joined the Eagles for the only training session that the team had yesterday before the match.

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Four buildings were gutted by fire in Port Harcourt yesterday, few days after a similar incident on the outskirts of the city in which no fewer than 10 houses were razed down. The fire incidents occurred on New Year’s Day in Rukpokwu, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area and Ikoku/Gambia Street, while others were on December 31, 2012,

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