Liberia, S/Leone presidents back out of US-Africa summit

By Ese Ahwotu & Doyin Ojosipe with agency report Two African leaders have cancelled their trip to U.S. for the US-Africa summit next week over Ebola outbreak. The president More...

FG sets December deadline to end Boko Haram

By Ali Abare Abubakar The Council of State yesterday agreed to rally round President Goodluck Jonathan to enable him end the on-going Boko Haram carnage by the end of the year. President More...

Ribadu may dump APC to contest PDP guber ticket in Adamawa

From Ayodele Samuel, Lagos & Umar Dankano, Yola There are indications that erstwhile Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, is currently More...

2015: Group tasks Jonathan to declare presidential ambition

From Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Grassroots Cooperative Nigeria (GCN), a pro-democracy group, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to declare his intention to run for another More...

Chukwumerije slams Aregbeshola’s education policies

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi Chairman, Senate Committee on Education, Uche Chukwumerije has slammed the governor of Osun state, Rauf Aregbeshola, over his poor educational policies More...

We shine abroad, but dim at home

Recently, Nigeria was rewarded for an excellent peacekeeping performance around the globe with a fifth consecutive re-election More...

Between Amosun and journalists

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state is angry at journalists covering his government. And he More...

N1trn spent in aviation in two years: Stakeholders call for investigation

From Suleiman Idris, Lagos The new aviation Minister Mr. Osita Chidoka has been given an onerous...

TAX implication of mergers and acquisitions

Merger is defined as ‘‘any amalgamation of the undertakings or any part of the undertakings or...

Cement Standardisation: Dangote has no monopolistic tendencies – CMAN

By Etuka Sunday The claim in some quarters that the recent standardization of cement quality by...

419: When deliberate deception festers in Abuja

While the security agents insist that they have curtailed criminal activities in the Federal Capital to the More...

Agriculture alone is not answer to Nigeria’s mono-product economy

Nigeria’s impulse-driven consumerism and complacent solipsism gnaws at me; it is infectious and in the open for everyone to see. It..

Nigerians and the fear of noxious Ebola

Nigerians, who have been contending with the deadly siege of Boko Haram menace ravaging some parts of the north, and to..

Hygiene: FCTA opens door for establishment of private abattoirs

FCT-minister-Bala-Mohammed By Stanley Onyekwere An order to ensure that residents in the Federal Capital Territory More...

2014 hajj: Board begins compulsory medical screening for pilgrims

By Stanley Onyekwere Intending Pilgrims for this year’s hajj from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are to go through a 3-..

Insecurity: Transporters decry low patronage

Commuters and transporters have blamed low patronage of motor parks in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on the current security challenges..

Why a high-five or a ‘fist bump’ is more hygienic than a handshake

Then men of a certain age do it, they risk looking slightly ridiculous. But it seems a high-five has at least..

A sham of a conference and its impracticable recommendations

By Mansir Lawal Kaware Many Nigerians were sceptical about sincerity of the National Dialogue/Conference as proposed by President Goodluck Jonathan. Against..

Nigeria: Investing in cashew nuts for local and export markets

Cashew has its origin in Brazil, South America. It is now grown in tropical countries of Africa, introduced to Africa by..