Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, lamented yesterday that mismanagement of resources has been the main problem confronting Nigeria.
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MAIDUGURI—The Islamic sect, Boko Haram, yesterday, slaughtered 74 men and 20 children at Njaba Village in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State for refusing to join the insurgents.
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In his fourth pursuit for the presidency, Muhammadu Buhari is in his old age adopting new patterns of political behaviour. How the rebranding will help him is another matter.
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Electoral offences are arguably the most widespread infractions of the law in this season. However, few are ever punished in Nigeria. The most notable are offences leading to the election including violations of campaign expenses and the use of government facilities for campaign.
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Women in Plateau state hardly take the opportunity of challenging men in the political sphere but Mrs. Eunice Sambo, the All Progressives Congress, APC candidate for the Plateau North Senatorial zone has taken the bull by the horns as she is challenging the incumbent governor, Jonah Jang who is aspiring for the same seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.
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The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA Senate candidate for Enugu North Senatorial Constituency, Chief Willy Ezugwu, in this interview, speaks on the struggle between his party and Governor Sullivan Chime over the adoption of Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as the next governor of the state among other issues.
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The House of Representatives on Thursday proposed that the crude oil benchmark for the 2015 budget should be $54, down from the $65 originally proposed by President Goodluck Jonathan. The Senate, which last week approved the 2015-2017 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, had settled for $52 as the oil price benchmark. There... [Read...
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The cost of air travel within the country may change anytime soon as the Federal Government and marketers of aviation fuel have commenced meetings aimed at reviewing the price of the product. Members of the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, led by its Executive Secretary, Mr. Obafemi Olawore, stated that it was important to... [Read...
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Business owners can reduce their risks by investing in mutual funds, UDEME EKWERE writes ‘Do not put all your eggs in one basket’ is a popular saying that emphasises the need for an individual to consider various options in any decision. The same strategy also applies to any businessman who seeks to invest his income... [Read...
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Wide array of celebrities cutting across the socio-economic spectrum of the nation on Thursday poured economiums on the late sports philanthropist Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas.
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Amidst the unfortunate robbery attack on Kano Pillars players that have resulted in the rescheduling of the season’s opener between Heartland of Owerri and champions Kano Pillars, the Nigeria Premier Football League will begin this weekend across the country with mouth-watering fixtures.
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Several stars shone in the 2013/2014 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season to make a name for themselves. Some of the players who hit headlines last season like Emem Eduok, Peter Ebimobowei and Osaguona Ighodalo have since sought greener pastures. Osaguona Ighodalo is another player who the league has lost after a superb season with Enugu Rangers.
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A lot of Nigerian entertainers have been passionately involved with the upcoming elections and Nollywood actress Adunni Ade has also shared her views on the way politics should be handled in Nigeria. She preaches peach and non-violence. 1. To say I am not worried about the outcome of the elections would be a lie. —...
Celebrity news website, TMZ has reported Hollywood actor, Harrison Ford as being ‘seriously injured’ following the crash of a vintage World War II training plane. The Star Wars and Indiana Jones series star, who is also an aviation enthusiast was reported to have been flying the aircraft. News reports say the plane went down at the...
Solange Knowles is known for her effortless style so we are not surprised to see that she is already killing it at the Paris Fashion Week with her looks for Day 1, 2 & 3. The gorgeous singer, songwriter and Creative Director for Puma has attended 3 shows so far and we have all the […]
Starboy boss, Wizkid attracts controversies just like bees are attracted to honey. The youngster who formerly pitched his tent with E.M.E’s Banky W is fast gaining a reputation as a trouble shooter on the social media. In recent times, he has been involved in several Twitter battles with colleagues in the entertainment scene. He had taken on the likes of BankyW, Samklef, Tonto Dike, Saeon, Davido and most recently Skales.
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I started with dancing when I was six. I’ve always had the flair for singing but I didn’t have the courage to do it. I built my confidence by dancing on various stages. At a point, I felt it was high time I started. Professionally, I started singing in 2010. A friend of mine introduced me to his uncle who is a producer. He asked me to sing and he liked it and since then I’ve been going to the studio to record. I don’t really write songs. I just sing as the inspiration comes to my head.
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Over 500 educators, school leaders and government officials from 40 countries across the Middle East and Africa gathered at Dubai’s Grand Hyatt Hotel for two days to brainstorm on how technology can augment the quality of education in developing countries to build future-ready skills. The Microsoft in Education Global Forum (GEF) is held annually...
At Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), Surfline Communications held an intimate press conference in order to disclose to IT News Africa that both parties plan to expand their 4G LTE network collaboration. The agreement is essentially planned to cover all regions in Ghana. According to Huawei, after a grueling evaluation process, it emerged as...
Public cloud adoption in emerging African countries is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of up to 84% over the coming five years according to IDC. To capture this growth opportunity, Spicenet, a Business Internet provider in Tanzania, wanted to deploy a public cloud offering. To pioneer cloud in Tanzania,...