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Africa, Africa & Global Business Call to Suspend Obasanjo from the Ruling Party

[Daily Trust]Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose said yesterday Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was one of Nigeria's major problems and urged the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) to suspend the former president for alleged anti-party activities. He stated this while commenting visit of five PDP governors on the former president in Ota, Ogun State on the Thursday's, noted that the visit as "unwarrant...

Africa, Africa & Global Business Resolving Customs, Agents Feud At Lagos Airport

[Independent (Lagos)]Lagos -For many years, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and agents under the aegis of Association of Nigerian License Customs Agents (ANLCA) at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, have been living in harmony as stakeholders in the Lagos Airport cargo business. The relationship between the two parties then was also cordial and this led to speed...

Africa, Africa & Global Business Ijaw, Itsekiri Communities Protest Oil Spills in Escravos

[Independent (Lagos)]Women and youths from four communities, in their hundreds, on Thursday, took over the Abitiye flow station, a facility of the American oil giants, Chevron Nigeria Limited, to vent their spleens over alleged oil spills by the oil firm.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Nigeria's Situation Redeemable - Obasanjo

[Independent (Lagos)]Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the current economic and security situations in the country are redeemable.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Police Arrest Nine in Possession of Voters' Registration Mac

[Guardian]THE Rivers State Police Command has arrest nine persons allegedly being in possession of three voters' registration machines belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Africa, Africa & Global Business Fayose Want Obasanjo Suspended for Alleged Anti - Party Acti

[Independent (Lagos)]Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has called for the immediate suspension of the former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo by the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) for alleged anti -party activities.

Africa, Africa & Global Business PDP Must Suspend Obasanjo, Says Fayose

[Guardian]EKITI State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose yesterday took another jab at former President Olusegun Obasanjo and asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to investigate him for anti party activities.

Africa, Africa & Global Business I'm Ready to Face PDP Disciplinary Panel - Tukur

[Independent (Lagos)]Suspended former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has said he is ready to face the party's disciplinary committee.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Asa to Lead Performers At the Future Awards

[Independent (Lagos)]Paris-based singer, Asa, has been penciled down as the lead act for the 2014 edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA).

Africa, Africa & Global Business South East Residents Groan Over Erosion

[Independent (Lagos)]Abuja -In the past, agriculture used to be the mainstay of the nation's economy. Food was surplus, as intensive and extensive farming was embraced by the citizenry, leading to bumper harvest both for domestic consumption and for export. Subsistence farming reigned supreme in the communities with men, women and children being actively involved in agriculture.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Nonso Diobi Throws Jab At Africa Magic

[Independent (Lagos)]These days, you probably watch a Nigerian movie on cable TV than you would on DVD or VCD. Since most homes now have one decoder or the other, it seems to be the easiest way to access movies. The down side, however, is that movies shown on cable TV are usually old ones and new ones are strictly on DVD or are shown at the cinemas.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Thermocool Celebrates, Introduces Products to Nigerian Marke

[Independent (Lagos)]In a bid to appreciate and celebrate its patrons, trade partners and employees, Thermocool, leading household appliance company, at the weekend, rewarded stakeholders for standing by the company all through its 40 years of business operations in Nigeria.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Pastor Ituah Ighodalo's Style Attracts, Dominates

[Independent (Lagos)]Founder of Trinity House, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, is amongst the few elite men of God whose life style influences many.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Can We Cut Keshi Loose Now, Mr. President?

[Independent (Lagos)]I have deliberately kept quiet since Nigeria's Super Eagles crashed out of next year's Africa Nations Cup billed to hold in Equatorial Guinea after drawing 2-2 with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State late last month.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Dayo Amusa Wins Big At Yoruba Movie Awards

[Independent (Lagos)]It was a day of joy for top Yoruba actress, Dayo Amusa, as her movie, Unforgivable, won five awards in the Yoruba Movie Academy Awards (YMAA), which took place at WOCDIF Centre in Oshogbo, Osun State, last Sunday. The actress was announced the Best Actress in a Lead Role for her part in her film, Unforgivable, while the movie emerged the best film of the year.

Africa, Africa & Global Business 2013/2014 Season - NPFL Stars WHO Set the League Aglow

[Independent (Lagos)]The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2013/2014 season produced a handful of talents who shone brightly. These players League Zone reasoned with football analyst, Samuel Ahmadu, have lived a mark that will remain worth memorable in the 2013/2014 season

Africa, Africa & Global Business The Big Joke At the High Court in Ikeja

[Independent (Lagos)]Fashola is my man, pure and simple. I believe that I have made that clear over and over again.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Nyanya Bombing - Court Summons AGF

[Independent (Lagos)]Abuja -A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday invited the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN) or any of his officers to come and address the court on the constitutionality of Section 27 of the Terrorism Prevention Act 2013 vis-a-vis Section 35 (4) and (7) of the 1999 Constitution.

Africa, Africa & Global Business One Million Lifebuoy Soaps for Schools

[Independent (Lagos)]As part of efforts to raise awareness on good hygiene among school pupils, Unilever Nigeria Plc has donated samples of Lifebuoy soap to schools across the country. At one of the donation sites, Oregun High School, Lagos, the management of Unilever enjoined the pupils to imbibe the attitude of hand washing as an important step in preventing diseases, adding that doing so would ...

Africa, Africa & Global Business Empress Njamah Wows the Less Privileged

[Independent (Lagos)]Top actors including Fred Amata and Inogie, took time out recently to bring joy to children at a shindig for the less privileged. The event, which held at the Druz Garden, Maitama, Abuja, with over a 500 less privileged children in attendance, was to mark the birthday of one of Nollywood's finest, Empress Njamah.