By Olasunkanmi Akoni and Monsur Olowoopejo Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, yesterday, alleged that President Goodluck Jonathan, since assumption of office in 2011, never responded to the needs of Lagos residents, saying, “at our time of needs, he did not respond to our pleas.” Meantime, the Independent national Electoral Commission, INEC, will today commence
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The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has likened members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to bus conductors who always ask for ‘change’. The opposition party is known for its ‘change’ as campaign slogan. The President’s wife called on all women in the country to come out en mass and vote for the Peoples Democratic […]APC members are bus conductors asking for ‘change’ – Patience Jonathan...
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Ahead of the March 28 general elections, prominent Yoruba natives have endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan for another four years. The president got the nods of the Yoruba people during a summit held in Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State on Thursday. The South-West indigenes at the summit tagged, “The national conference, 2015 elections and […]We won’t forgive Buhari – South West leaders endorse Jonathan...
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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, and the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in the state, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday, took a swipe at President Goodluck Jonathan for his repeated visits to Lagos ahead of the March 28 presidential election. They said the President was only being deceived by the state leaders of the... [Read...
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Idolised by fans as the Peoples General, Chief Great Ogboru had become a rallying platform for opposition to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Delta State. He had in the last decade moved across different political platforms in his quest for the governorship of the state - South-South Rainbow Coalition, SSRC, then the Alliance for Democracy in 2003, the Democratic Peoples Party, DPP in 2007 and 2011, and now Labour Party, LP . Ogboru has continuously captivated popular imagination in Delta, yet has underperformed at the crucial point of counting the votes. Ogboru has, however, pleaded the a
The supply of electricity to consumers across the country has fallen by 360.88 megawatts in the last one week and the Federal Government has again attributed the development to the vandalism of pipelines that transport gas to power plants. Specifically, the energy sent out to electricity consumers plunged from 3,424.11MW on February 17 to 3,063.23MW... [Read...
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The Cassava: Adding Value for Africa Phase II (CAVA II) grant has been awarded to Federal College of Agriculture, Akure by the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
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Nigeria caretaker coach Daniel Amokachi says in-form West Brom striker Brown Ideye deserves an international recall.
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Ghana, Togo, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire have confirmed their participation in the maiden Lagos International Junior Open Golf Championship holding from March 13 to 15 at Ikeja Golf Club. The tournament is organised by the Nigeria Golf Federation in conjunction with the Lagos State Government. The 54 holes competition is open to junior players aged... [Read...
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Parma players are having to wash their own kit as the financial crisis deepens at the troubled Serie A club. “It’s today’s news,” said Parma captain Alessandro Lucarelli on Tuesday. “From tomorrow onwards, there will no more laundry service; we will take our kit home to wash.” The ANSA news agency also said that dressing-room... [Read...
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Nigerian filmmaker, Oluwatosin Coker has recently shared his latest project with BellaNaija. Titled ‘Doorways’, the short film stars Emmy award winner Diahnna Nicole Baxter, alongside Elimu Nelson and Matisha Baldwin. Synopsis “Doorways follows the life of Tanya Mark, a 29-year-old African American woman who just survived an abusive relationship, which left her with the impression...
The five-month mission was officially ended on Thursday, February 26, after cases of the disease declined in the West African country.
When social media gets on a trend it goes hard. Over the past few hours everyone on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook and more social media sites have been talking non-stop about the colour of this dress. People are debating about whether its is black and blue or if it is white and gold. This debate has gotten...
Judged by the expression of tolerance for dissent and adversarial views and positions towards his incumbency, it is difficult to controvert the argument that President Goodluck Jonathan has expanded the frontiers of democracy in Nigeria.
‘He has not engaged in any frontal attack on the formal institutions of democracy and in some cases –such as INEC and the National Human Rights Commission-backed strengthening them. He has signed freedom of information and National health bills into law’ noted the British House of commons. He has done it to such an extent that a citizenry that had g
Lagosians were on Thursday urged to de-silt the drainage channels within their neighbourhood and dispose of the backlog of refuse during tomorrow’s environmental sanitation billed to hold between 7a.m. and 10a.m.
The Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Tunji Bello, who gave the charge, reminded residents of the need to have a flood-free Lagos during the rainy season this year.
FORMER label mates, Wizkid now Starboy boss, and Baseline Music act, Skales threw caution to the wind during the week and engaged themselves in a war of words on the social media. The latter had accused the former of stealing the beat for his hit song, “Azonto”, claiming also, that he wrote Wizkid’s “Superstar” song.
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Born into the family of prominent high life maestro, Sir Victor Olaiya, beautiful Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya celebrates her 40th birthday today, February 27, 2015.
Chocolate City’s East African beauty queen and singer, Victoria Kimani is expanding her involvement in the entertainment industry as she has just landed a role in a movie project titled 7 Inch Curve.
The CIO Mining Africa Summit will be held at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice !, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 21st-22nd May. This landmark event will engage CIO’s, CEO’s & Ministers for the 1st time, to help educate the industry about the importance of the role of IT in Mining, through innovative group...
The rise of e-commerce on the African continent is changing the face of the traditional consumer, and brands need to adapt their business models and strategies in order to remain relevant amongst consumers and avoid a drop in market share. African consumers are increasingly searching online platforms with commercial intent, which include querying prices...
A lack of understanding of ITSM and its impact on business hindered its effectiveness in 2014, says Marval Africa.