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Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond the election

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I need to preface this article with a few clarifications. I have taken a long sabbatical leave from partisan politics, and it is real fun watching the drama from the balcony. Having had my own share of public service (I do not need a job from government), I now devote my time and energy in […]

SEC okays Access Bank’s N52.6bn rights issue

ACCESS BANK

Access Bank Plc has secured approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to proceed with plans to raise N52.6 billion in a share sale as it pursues expansion and stronger cash reserves. Access Bank Plc, with operations in eight other countries, will be selling shares to existing shareholders by way of Rights Issue of […]

Fighter jets pound B’Haram locations in Monguno

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Gunshots boomed again in Monguno, Borno State on Monday as troops, backed by fighter jets, launched a major offensive to recapture the city from militant islamist sect, Boko Haram. “The operation resumed on Monguno this (Monday) morning through air bombardment to dislodge the insurgents,” a Defence Headquarters source told Reuters news agency. The source made […]

Jonathan lacks will to crush B’Haram, Buhari tells Kerry

Muhammadu-Buhari

The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Maj.Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has listed the strategies that he would adopt to end insecurity in the country if elected President. The methods, The PUNCH learnt, were unveiled by Buhari during his meeting with the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, in Lagos on Sunday. The source, who […]

BPP varsity, Nigerian Law School unveil partnership

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Authorities of the BPP University, London and the Nigerian Law School have initiated a partnership to advance legal education in the country. The thrust of the partnership is the introduction of BPP University’s three-month LLM programme at the Nigerian Law School. At an event hosted by the Dean and Chief Executive Officer of the BPP […]

UNILAG to offer graduate courses in petroleum engineering

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The University of Lagos has said that it is upgrading its facilities and work force to offer graduate courses in petroleum engineering. The institution also said that it would achieve this with the support of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund. The Head, Department of Chemical Engineering, Prof. Adetokunbo Denloye, stated this when a delegation from […]

Petrol subsidy rises to N3.64 per litre

Fuel Subsidy Removal

A week after the Federal Government announced the reduction of the pump price of petrol, subsidy on the product has increased to N3.64 from the N2.84 stated on January 16, 2015, statistics obtained from the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency have shown. The PPPRA, whose website is now wearing a new look after going off […]

Scientists Can Now Unboil Eggs to Hopefully Make Cancer Drugs Cheaper

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It sounds like research that doesn’t have much more of a practical application than making people say “neat,” but chemists at UC Irvine have figured out a way to unboil egg whites—turning them from a solid back into a liquid—and the process behind it promises to help lower the production cost of cancer drugs and […]

PDP is only political party with no landlord and tenant, says Jonathan

I'II Not Do It Again--Jonathan Says (What Is He Not Going To Do Again)

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday described his political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the “only truly democratic party where everyone is the same and with equal stake”. “PDP is the only party that has no owner; it is a democratic group with no landlord and tenant,” Jonathan said in Jos, Plateau state during […]

Nollywood: Burial Arrangements Of Late Muna Obiekwe

Nollywood: Burial Arrangement Of Late Muna Obiekwe

The remains of controversial Nollywood star, Muna Obiekwe who passed away at the age of 36 on Sunday, January 18, 2015, is said to be presently embalmed at the Nigerian Naval Reference Hospital‘s morgue in Alakija, Satellite Town, Lagos… Burial Arrangement … Candle night; February 1st 2015. Meeting point at Marsha, Roundabout, Surulere by 4pm. […]


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