Daily Archives: February 5, 2013

National bomb-new2

There was pandemonium yesterday morning at the Area 10 section in Abuja, when residents and passer-by noticed a neatly packed cellophane bag placed at the corner of the road. The sight of the object and the fact that it might cause a possible explosion

Back Page / Columns offside-new

The latest distraction is news that former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his posse are at war with President Goodluck Jonathan and his circle. Were Fela alive today, he would have deployed his rhetorical genius to examine this astonishing drama.

Business BRT lagos

Baring last minute deal to shelve a strike action threatened by the Lagbus Union, the commercial buses operating in Lagos State may withdraw their services beginning from Wednesday and Lagos commuters may be thrown to chaotic transport services.

Politics ladoja Newlook

Former Oyo State governor and national leader of Accord Party (AP), Senator Rasidi Adewolu Ladoja, has challenged Governor Abiola Ajimobi to conduct the election into the 33 local government areas of the state

Business 200397812-001

Nigeria’s foreign reserves rose to $45.91billion on January 30, adding $900million within two weeks. The reserves had on January 18, stood at $45.004billion, data from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) website had shown.

COVER juwah-ict-man

Nigerians spent N223 billion or about N22.3 billion minutes talking on telephone in 2012, according to information provided by a global consulting firm, Price- WaterHouseCooper (PwC). This figure was attributed to the over 110 million active telecoms subscribers both on GSM and CDMA networks in the country.

Business Sanusi

Global Islamic banking assets are expected to cross the $1.8 trillion mark in 2013 up from $1.3 trillion in 2011. This was made available by Ernst & Young’s in its World Islamic Banking Competitiveness Report 2013.

Opinion Peter-Obi1

FEW politicians have traversed the distance between the lowest lows and the highest highs quite like Mr Peter Obi, Governor of Anambra State. If life can be likened to a marathon race and politics the test of it, Obi has sweated it out and finished on a flourish. Among the attributes of a good politician

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