Jonathan Launches $100m Agric Fund, Targets 750,000


* Says oil price didn’t come as a surprise President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday  launched the Youth Employment in Agriculture Programme (YEAP) and the Fund for Agricultural More...

Alison-Madueke Appointed President Of Gas Exporting Countries Forum, GECF


Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Deziani Alison-Madueke was on Tuesday appointed President of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) at the 16th Ministerial More...

Telecoms Attracted $6bn In Two Yrs – FG


The Nigerian Telecommunications industry attracted $6bn in Foreign Direct Investment between 2011 and 2013, the Federal Government has said. Minister of Communications Technology, More...


Tribunal: S/West PDP Congratulates Fayose, Says Judgement Exposes APC’s Lies

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South West zone has congratulated Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State on his victory at the election petition tribunal, saying “the More...

Ekiti APC Lawmakers Want Xmas Largesse From Their Lagos Sponsors – Fayose’s Aide

Claim by the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) lawmakers in Ekiti State that they sat in Ado Ekiti yesterday, has been described as a ploy by the embattled lawmakers to get fresh More...

Special Report: How Corruption Hinders Regulation Of Telecom Service Providers


Telecom By Benjamin Umuteme The joy of Nigerians knew no bound when telecommunications giant, MTN began operations in the More...

Special Report: Boko Haram And Crisis Management In Nigeria


Boko Haram By Benjamin Umuteme “The Boko Haram crisis is worsened by lack of collaboration among security More...

Barcelona 5-0 Cordoba: Suarez Ends Liga Goal Drought As Catalans close On Real Madrid


Luis Suarez scored his first Liga goal as Barcelona closed to within a point of leaders Real Madrid with a resounding More...

Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester United: Falcao On Target But Red Devils Held

Radamel Falcao started and scored but Manchester United failed to record a seventh consecutive win after being held by Aston Villa...

Manchester City 3-0 Crystal Palace

David Silva scored twice as Manchester City joined Chelsea at the top of the table with victory over Crystal Palace. The..

China, Iran Eritrea Top World’s Worst Jailer Of Journalists’ Chart


The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says China is the world’s jailer of the press in its annual report More...

Ebola: Guinea Bans Christmas, New Year Celebrations

Guinea’s capital Conakry has followed Sierra Leone’s example in banning public Christmas and New Year celebrations to combat the spread of..

Ugandan Maid Jolly Tumuhiirwe Jailed For Assaulting Toddler

A Ugandan maid has been sentenced to four years in jail for assaulting a toddler, in a case which sparked outrage..
Katsina State Governor Mr. Shehu Shema

Exclusive: Gov. Sherma Moves To Unseat VP Sambo

There are strong indications that Katsina State Governor Mr. Shehu Sherma is making desperate moves to unseat Vice President Nnamadi Sambo..

Jonathan’s Speech At The Youth Employment in Agriculture Programme

PROTOCOLS Our gathering today is in continuation of the implementation of processes that will transform the face of agriculture in our..
Dr Leemon Ikpea

Interview with Dr Leemon Ikpea

Dr Leemon Ikpea lost his parents at a tender age and had to struggle through life, doing menial jobs and hawking,..