Daily Archives: July 15, 2013

COVER Hamza Al-Mustapha

Colonel John Agim, Chief of Staff in the Directorate of the Army Public Relations, told reporters: “With regards to Mustapha’s release, well, I want to confirm that he is still in the army”

National Kudirat Abiola

The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) has raised posers as to whether the justice administration system in the country was really fostering the cause of strong nationhood. The group said no one had been pronounced guilty of any of the numerous high profile murders in the country, while ordinary folks languish in prisons on frivolous charges.

National Onitsha

One person was allegedly killed while several others were injured when some people suspected to be members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) clashed with the Association of Igbo Youths Organization (AIYO) in the commercial city of Onitsha in Anambra State.

Editorial gun men

The sleepy town of Mamudo, Yobe State, came to national and international limelight on a rather tragic note on Saturday, July 6, as gunmen believed to be members of the Boko Haram sect stormed the dormitory of the Government Secondary School

Business Fowler LIRS boss

From about N34 billion annual tax revenue in 2005 when he assumed office as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has been able to grow the tax profile of the state to more than N172 billion as at the end of 2012. But he is not done yet.

COVER soyinka-new

For decades, Prof. Wole Soyinka has kept a secret to himself, his grade when he left University College, Ibadan. But yesterday, the Nobel Laureate disclosed that contrary to insinuations, he graduated with a Second Class Upper and not Third Class as widely believed.

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