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Between John Enoh and Pastor Usani, who holds APC guber ticket?

February 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

In 30 days from today, the governorship election will be held but the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State is still parading two factional governorship candidates: Senator John Owan Enoh and Pastor Usani Uguru Usani. In this piece, Patrick Andrew writes on likely implication of having two candidates. Enoh receives flag When President Muhammadu Buhari formally kick started his zonal Read More

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US-based Nigerian artiste vows to thrill fans at Lagos Marathon

February 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Since its inception, the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has not just been about running but the very best of entertainment has also been a regular feature. The 2019 edition will not be any different. While many are already aware that the duo of D’Banj and Teni will be performing at the finish point of Saturday’s race, another energetic performer Read More

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Lagos City Marathon:Top stars arrive, set for showdown

February 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Top runners from across the world expected to add sparkle to the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon are now in town and raring to go. While some are making a return to compete in the IAAF Bronze Label race, others will be making their debuts, but nonetheless looking forward to snapping up the 50,000 USD 1st prize up for Read More

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Super Falcons Star strikes Barcelona loan deal

February 1, 2019 Editor 0

Former African Footballer of the Years and Super Falcons forward, Asisat Oshoala, yesterday moved to another level in her professional career after moving to Barcelona FC Ladies on loan. According to reports monitored Barcelona’s official website, the loan contract will last till June this year from Chinese club, Dalian Quanjian. The 24-year-old Nigerian, who was part of Super Falcons wining Read More

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Agbana named Ekiti United gaffer

February 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Ekiti United have announced the signing of former tactician, Ademola Agbana for the new season. Ekiti state government disclosed this in a release on Thursday that he had secured the services of Ekiti born coach who was formerly with the defunct ABUAD FC . Agbana is saddled with the responsibility of preparing the team for the forthcoming Nigeria National League Read More

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Golden Eaglets resume camping for Japan tourney

February 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have announced the country’s U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets, will resume training ahead of the AFCON championship in Tanzania  on Saturday. The Eaglets will also feature in an invitational tournament in Japan as part of their build-up for the AFCON in Tanzania. The U-17s led by coach Manu Garba qualified for the U-17 AFCON when they Read More

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DSO under South African attack?

February 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

Considering the many tales of the unexpected emerging from the ongoing face off between the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and the ICPC, it is tempting to believe that there is more than meets the eyes behind the peculiar situation. It is unusual for the ICPC to be engulfed in a face-off with a government agency it is investigating to the Read More

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I made my dollars, pounds through investment returns, practice – Onnoghen

February 1, 2019 Editor 0

With the controversy around him still raging, suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has opened up on deposits in his domiciliary accounts. He said the monies were made from forex trading AGRICODE,   returns from proceeds of his investments into them, and also from his legal practice as a lawyer. Amidst all this, the Code of Conduct Trial adjourned yesterday to resume trial into the CJN’s case on Read More

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Don’t dignify Yari with presidential rally, Marafa tells Buhari

February 1, 2019 Editor 0

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara state worsened yesterday as Senator Kabiru Marafa  Zamfara (Central) called on President Muhammadu Buhari to shelve the presidential rally slated for the state Sunday. Marafa, who made the call at a press briefing in Abuja, said even without the presidential rally, Zamfara electorate will overwhelmingly vote for President Buhari. According to him, Read More

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Poor policies and companies’ collapse

February 1, 2019 Blueprint 0

The assertion last week by the New Nigeria Development Company Limited (NNDC) that poor government policies are responsible for the poor performance and total closure of most investment companies should indeed rattle the nation’s policy makers. As a matter of fact, the disclosure is call on the government to review its economic policies with a view to boosting and encouraging Read More