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Why Nigerian industries are collapsing – Sanusi

Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, says unfavourable competition arising from the World Trade Organisation Treaty is responsible for the collapse of industries in the country. According to him, “no country in the world can survive industrially with such an unfavourable competition and I have been having this argument with […]

Disaster looms as NNPC pipeline bursts in Lagos

A repeat of the October 18, 1998 pipeline explosion in Jesse community in Delta State, which claimed thousands of lives, is currently looming at Diamond Estate along LASU\Igando road, Lagos following spillage of fuel from a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, pipeline. Residents of the estate are already fleeing en masse while those who could […]

Ohanaeze, Igbo leaders ask North to forget 2015

The pan-Igbo organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and some leaders from the South-East Zone have asked the North to forget the presidency in 2015 because it will then be the turn of the South-East to produce the country‘s next president. They said the South-East being the only zone that had not produced the president in Nigeria’s 50 […]

Jonathan Opens Enugu Airport

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan yesterday unveiled the Akanu Ibiam Airport, Enugu as an international airport and also marked its reopening after it was closed for 10 months for repairs and expansion of the runway. In a speech, the President noted that the request for the airports rehabilitation received speedy approval from the Federal Executive Council […]

PDP Disagrees with Jonathan over Govs Automatic Tickets

Less than 24 hours after President Goodluck Jonathan in Enugu made statements to the effect that all PDP governors who are eligible to seek re-election will automatically fly the flag of the party in the 2011 polls, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja yesterday issued a rebuttal and advised other governorship aspirants “to disregard […]

75 Senators Endorse Jonathan

Barely 48 hours after 20 governors who are members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) endorsed the candidacy of President Goodluck Jonathan for the January 13, 2011 presidential primaries of the party, about 75 of the party’s 85 senators are believed to have also indicated their readiness to support the president’s aspiration. Senate sources told […]

IBB Flays Presidency over Treason Accusation

Former Military Presi-dent, Ibrahim Babangida, has chided the presidency for describing the statement he made in a political forum recently in Abuja as treasonable and said that whatever he said was within the context of the events in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Fielding questions from newsmen at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos yesterday, […]

RCCG Holy Ghost Congress ends on a colourful note

A SPECTACULAR display of fireworks that painted the pitch dark and fuggy Ogun sky red brought to a fitting end Saturday night, the 13th annual Holy Ghost Congress, a spiritual retreat of the Redeemed Christian Church of God at the sprawling Redemption Camp of the church along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Thousands of joyous young men and […]

Wenger rates Enyeama high

ARSENAL manager, Arsene Wenger, says Nigerian goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama is one of the top goalkeepers of the current football season. Enyeama was once linked with a move to The Emirates but the deal failed to materialise, now Wenger rates the Hapoel Tel Aviv goalie high. ”This season you can cast your nets wide if you […]

Pro-Jonathan group launches South East chapters

A Pro-Goodluck Jonathan group, Grand Rainbow Initiative (GRI), yesterday established its presence in the South East zone, when it launched a zonal office in Enugu. The group, which started as a University of Port Harcourt Alumni Association seven years ago, is poised to promote merit above sentimental agitation through support for credible, dynamic and visionary […]

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