Daily Archives: January 9, 2013

Sports keshi-coache

Everything points to the Super Eagles approaching today’s pre Nations Cup international friendly against Cape Verde as a competitive game rather than a friendly. The game is the last the Eagles will play before jetting out of Faro to South Africa.

COVER Sanusi

Coordinating Minister and Minister of Finance the Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, yesterday said the Federal Government has released the N161.6 billion supplementary budget for subsidy payments, which was approved by the

COVER Gambo Jimeta

Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Mohammed Gambo-Jimeta, yesterday reviewed the state of the nation, lamenting that the government must do more for the security forces. Gambo, who was also National Security Adviser (NSA), said Nigeria needs a strong

National dele giwas mum

Elekia Ayisat Giwa, mother of the veteran journalist and founder/editor, Newswatch magazine who was gruesomely murdered via a letter bomb on October 19, 1986, is dead. Giwa died at about 5a.m yesterday in a private hospital during a brief illness.

COVER Governor Rauf Aregbesola

No fewer than five goats were yesterday arrested at Dele-Yesa area in Osogbo, the Osun State capital by officials of the state Waste Management Agency (OWMA) for allegedly violating environmental laws. The state Coordinator of the agency, Mr. Henry Ogunbanwo said the goats would be charged to court by the agency and

COVER obasanjo-new

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo spoke to Zain Verjee of the popular America’s Cable News Network (CNN) yesterday on a number of issues. These include Boko Haram and, how the Jonathan administration is tackling the Islamist sect which has killed

National Tukur-bamangar

The cold war between the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Bamanga Tukur and the Governor of his home state of Adamawa, Murtala Nyako for the control of the state chapter of the party took a dramatic turn yesterday as some members of the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) announced the

Editorial fashola-signs-traffic-law

The recent decision by the Lagos State Government to demolish 50 houses that failed integrity tests at Jakande Estate in Ejigbo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of the state, is a welcome development. According to the General Manager of the State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu,

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