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Retrenchment: Sanusi fires back at critics

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, on Wednesday fired back at those calling for his removal, saying they missed the point. The CBN governor said his removal would not change the political structure of the country which he said could not guarantee economic development in its current form. “So if you […]

Police nab ‘Tokyo’ factional leader of Oyo NURTW

Oyo State Police Command has arrested Alhaji Lateef Akinsola, a factional leader of the state’s National Union of Road Transport Workers ( NURTW). His arrest was made public in Ibadan yesterday in a release issued by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in the state, Clement Adoda. Adoda said Akinsola, popularly known as ‘Tokyo,’ was undergoing […]

NCAA issues new flight certificates to Dana Air, Skyjet

At last, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Wednesday in Lagos issued new Airline’s Operators Certificates (AOC) to embattled airline, Dana Air, and the Kaduna-based Skyjet Aviation. Dr Harold Demuren, Director-General , NCAA, issued the certificates to the airlines at the NCAA annex, Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. Demuren, however, warned Dana Air Management not […]

I’ll expose Ohakim –Okorocha

•Gov promises to go public with probe reports By CHINELO OBOGO Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has set up a panel that would probe his predecessor, Chief Ikedi Ohakim. A statement signed by the Special Assistant on Media, (print), to the governor, Ebere Uzoukwa said the probe was long overdue and the government has concluded […]

North’s joker for 2015 presidency

Gowon seeks Electoral College as Atiku, Shekarau, others shop for credible candidate From NOAH EBIJE and ABDULGAFAR ALABELEWE, Kaduna Prominent Northern leaders, including former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, 2011 governorship candidate for Kaduna State Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Bashir Bugaje, and former Governor of Kano State, Ibrahim […]

Victim bites robber to submission

By CHRISTOPHER OJI Like the proverbial hunter that became hunted, an armed robbery suspect has told how he narrowly escaped death in the hands of his victim. A four-armed robbery gang had invaded the premises of a powerful politician in Lagos. The incident got to the attention of the state Commissioner of Police, Umar Manko […]

Dangote Cement shuts down Gboko plant…Alleges dumping of imported products

Management of Dangote Cement Plc has finalized arrangements to temporarily close down its four million metric tons per annum’s Gboko plant, blaming glut in the cement market for the action. The Group Head, Corporate Communication, Dangote Group, Anthony Chiejina who confirmed this in Lagos said the move was necessitated by the glut in the market […]

EFCC arrests Babalakin on hospital bed

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained the Chairman of Bi-Courtney Limited, Dr. Wale Babalakin, since Tuesday evening in defiance of the order of a Federal High Court, which restrained the anti graft agency from going ahead with his arraignment and trial. Sources at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos disclosed […]

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