PDP Chieftain, Chief Olabode George, exchanging greetings with Kuburat Dosunmu,
Chief Ayo Opadokun, renowed legal luminary and activist, was the Secretary-General of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), the anchorage platform that was used to wrest power from the military 14 years ago. In this interview with KALU OKWARA, he relives some of the experiences he had during those dark days of the nation, lamenting that subsequent administrations have made nonsense of the sacrifices they made during the struggle. Can you tell the people how it all began?
By BAYO AKOMOLAFE A private equity firm, Actis LLP, will lead investment of as much as $1.5 billion (N240bn) in African commercial property to meet rising demand from international companies targeting a growing middle class. A director
By Olaniyi Ola The Nigerian Youth Climate Action Network, a coalition of youth organisations, has called on the Federal Government to increase activities of involved in environmental programmes in the country. This counsel is coming on the heels of the World Bank Group’s prediction that a decline in agricultural production may be induced by climate change which has the capacity to reduce the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by as much as 4.5 per cent by 2050 if urgent actions are not taken to resolve the crises. The network’s coordinator, Mr.
The Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) has alerted stakeholders over the activities of “some unscrupulous marketers,” who engage in stealing registration tags for trucks under its electronic loading scheme. The electronic loading scheme tagged, “Project Aquila,” requires petroleum marketers and transporters to register and tag their trucks for easy tracking and processing of claims by PEF. The General Manager (Corporate Services) of PEF, Mr Goddy Nnadi, disclosed this, said that the board had been working hard with relevant stakeholders, including the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association (IPMAN) to get to the root of the matter and sanction those involved in the nefarious activity.
Serena Williams thinks her best years may still be ahead of her at the age of 31. She overcame stubborn resistance from defending champion Maria Sharapova in the French Open final on Saturday to clinch her 16th Grand Slam title, beating the Russian 6-4, 6-4 and extending her own winning streak to 31 matches.
By AANU ADEGUN A woman, Ufoma Ezekudero, confronted a team of LASTMA officials who allegedly crushed her consignment of ‘turkey’ in an attempt to arrest a motorist and got a whopping N40,000 ransom for the damages.
By Subair Mohammed … Police want N20,000 bribe to release corpse –Sister He had been at the condemnable act for a long time. While it lasted, he must have boasted that he could out-Romeo Romeo in the game of love.
Rafael Nadal admitted that making history as an eight-time French Open champion was an impossible dream when he was desperately battling to reboot his career during a seven-month injury lay-off. Nadal wept as he watched the Spanish flag being hoisted above Roland Garros after his 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 win over compatriot David Ferrer had made him the first man to win the same Grand Slam title eight times. But after missing the Olympics, the US and Australian Opens to rest his suspect left knee following his stunning second round exit at Wimbledon just under a year ago, Sunday’s triumph seemed far off on the horizon as he rested up at his Mallorca home.
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[By WALE AKINOLA] Senator Adegbenga Kaka is a former deputy governor of Ogun State, under former governor, Segun Osoba, long before he became a member of the upper legislative chamber at the National Assembly, representing Ogun East senatorial district.