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Elections must hold in 2015 – Tambuwal

Elections must hold in 2015 – Tambuwal

House of Representatives speaker Aminu Tambuwal said yesterday the 2015 general elections must hold despite the security challenges. Read more

PDP okays Jonathan as sole candidate

PDP okays Jonathan as sole candidate

The ruling People’s Democratic Party yesterday adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as its sole presidential candidate for next year’s election, effectively shutting out any other contenders in the December 6 primaries. Read more

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Your Opinion

What is your take on Nuhu Ribadu's defection from APC to PDP?

Good move - 20.5%
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The voting for this poll has ended on: 17 Sep 2014 - 15:32

Politics

It’s turn of Delta North to produce governor – Ochei

It’s turn of Delta North to produce governor – Ochei

Chief Victor Ochei is the immediate past speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly. He explains in this interview with newsmen in Abuja w...

I’m out to save Kaduna - El-Rufai

I’m out to save Kaduna - El-Rufai

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Kaduna State governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Cong...

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Nigeria drop to 37th in FIFA ranking

Nigeria drop to 37th in FIFA ranking

Reigning African Champions, Super Eagles have slumped from their previous 31st position to 37th in t... Read more

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Tunji Tolani is the Managing Director of StockCrop Property Limited. In this interview, he gives an insight into the challenges and prospects of real estate sector in Nigeria. Excerpts:

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Fifty-nine new home owners emerged in Lagos at the 7th Draw of the Lagos Home Ownership Mortgage Scheme (LagosHOMS), with the State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola, stating that the scheme is ...

09.15.2014

Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw, has donated loads of sanitation materials and equipment to Calabar Urban Development Agency.

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Mr Bai Mass Taal is the Executive Secretary of the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW). He spoke to Daily Trust on the mission of AMCOW which includes provision of political leadership, policy ...

09.17.2014

Ahmadu Bello University Zaria is known for its academic excellence. But funny are the unbelievable ways students of the institution display their academic thirst to measure up with academic demands.

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When information began to circulate that the Ebola Virus Disease has spread into Nigeria, some people took the situation for granted, probably because they did not know how grave the disease was or ...

09.18.2014

It is important for women to harness their leadership skills towards efforts  in strengthening their participation in politics and ensuring quality  leadership in the country.

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Oby Nwankwo  is the founder of the Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre (CIRDDOC). She is a women’s rights and good governance advocate, and an independent gender and development ...

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The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged the federal government to take necessary measures to safeguard the territorial integrity of the country.

09.15.2014

The Federal Government is set to restructure the nation’s national productivity system so as to evaluate and monitor resources invested in the economy to ensure maximum performance and service ...

09.15.2014

This is rather a shocking question that begs for answer from our own Honourable Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu who reportedly has rejected the current Nigeria’s Maternal Mortality ...

09.16.2014

I need to know the difference between these two words and what are the risks and health burden for a man who is obese?
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Microsoft has expressed dissatisfaction over the unbridled influx of fake and substandard mobiles into Nigeria, saying that complaints about the purchase of such devices by unsuspecting buyers were ...

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Mrs. Onajite Regha is the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the E-Payment Providers Association of Nigeria, E-PPAN which was engaged by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as the body ...

09.15.2014

Dr. Jide Olumeko is the Director of Strategic Grains Reserve Department (SGR) of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. In this interview with Daily Trust, he sheds light on the ...

09.18.2014

Kebbi State has not been given any tractors for leasing to farmers, director of the federal ministry of agriculture in the state, Mr Kelvin Tekpat, has said.

09.18.2014

The Kebbi chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), last week, passed a vote of no confidence on its caretaker executives.

09.16.2014

A highly respected British magazine, ‘’Newsweek’’ of April 8-15, 2013 edition named the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar, as one of the ‘’125 women of impact’’ in the ...

09.16.2014

Insha Allahu today being the 25th of the blessed month of Dhul-Qadah and next week Thursday may be the commencement of the equally blessed month of Dhul-Hijjah (also known as the month of Hajj).

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Secretary General of Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), Dr. Khalid Abubakar Aliyu, says Nigerian pilgrims are now better prepared for the performance of the Hajj. He spoke to Daily Trust Sunday in Jos.
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The place of women in a nation’s economy is very important because it enhances their participation in development which is essential not only in achieving social justice but also in reducing ...

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Dry cleaning and laundry business sprang up to offer services to those who might be too busy to take care of their clothings or to relieve them of the stress involved in washing thereby paying for ...

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Feature

Ogoja’s Big New Yam Festival

Ogoja’s Big New Yam Festival

There was fun in Ogoja during the recent New Yam Festival, with  fun and good cheer on display all through the event.

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