Novak Djokovic can cast his hopes forward a month to the start of Roland Garros with serious thoughts of a Paris title after stunning Rafael Nadal to win a first career trophy at the Monte Carlo Masters. “This trophy could not come at a better moment for me. It was a difficult last two months
Reports from Taraba State, indicate that the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Istifanus Gbana, and his deputy have been impeached. The former speaker and his deputy were removed by 17 out of the 24 members of the Assembly. Both men did not attend Monday’s sitting.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (NAN) is to stop the printing of lower denominations of the naira in polymer because it fades, the Deputy Governor, Operations, Mr Tunde Lemo, said.
On April 14, 2010, at about 3 am, a Nissan Maxima 2008 model ran into a parked lorry in front of Alakara Police station, Mushin, Lagos. It's lone male occupant survived but sustained very serious head injuries and was rushed to the Tai Solarin Hospital, Mushin, soon he was moved to the intensive care unit of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH Idiaraba but eight days later, April 22 at 6pm, this young man passed on; a man everyone knew as Dagrin.
By Babafemi Ojudu “Femi, you have come again with your jokes,” she said on that faithful afternoon when I invited her to become the running mate to the gubernatorial candidate of the Action Congress in Ekiti State. Babafemi Ojudu “I am not a politician. When last
Nigeria’s Minister for Arts, Culture and Tourism, Chief Edem Duke, has denied that the government planned to convert National Theatre, Lagos, to a five-Star hotel. Duke said in Lagos that there was no way an edifice, such as the National Theatre, could be converted to a hotel because it was not designed for that purpose.
THE impeachment of the former Deputy Governor of Imo State, Mr Jude Agbaso, by the Imo State House of Assembly on 28 March 2013 left many unanswered questions.
NO fewer than 10 persons died in a multiple accident that occurred, yesterday, at Okwe junction, Asaba on Asaba/Benin highway while several others were wounded.
I read with utmost interest Niyi Akinnaso’s write-up on his and others’ experiences with telecoms services in Nigeria and the double standards the providers exhibit here in Nigeria as against other countries where they operate. Like the writer rightly pointed out, our government is the major cause because of our weak regulations and monitoring of activities of “foreign investors” in Nigeria which most often end up ripping off the citizens and even the government (tax). I will also appreciate his critique of the NEPA or is it PHCN services in Nigeria.
Banks should quicken their responses to uncompleted Point of Sales bank transaction.
Nigeria is spending about N365bn annually on the importation of 2.1 million metric tonnes of milled rice, the Federal Government has said. According to the government, the country is currently the largest importer of rice in the world, a development it notes as adversely affecting its agricultural sector. A document obtained by our correspondent from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture on Friday stated, “Nigeria is the largest importer of rice in the world, spending N365bn per year importing 2.1 million MT of milled rice.” The government, in a bid to reduce the nation’s import dependence, had to raise tariff on imported brown rice and finished rice, it was learnt.