Month: July 2012

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July 31, 2012

Opinion: Extinction of local languages

by Victor Oshisada NIGERIA is said to possess three peculiarities: Insecurity, corruption and mono-product economy. It is unfortunate that the ...

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July 31, 2012

What Funke Bucknor did next: Event managers group to launch on Wednesday

by Doyin Jaiyesimi The founding members of the Association of Professional Organizers and Event Managers (APPOEMN), including the reverred Funke ...

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July 31, 2012

The future is here: America’s Democratic party to officially support gay marriage

by Adeniyi Abdul The Associated Press reports that the US Democratic Party is gearing up to include support for gay ...

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July 31, 2012

Funke Aboyade: Tackling corruption – a survival issue

by Funke Aboyade The reports of corruption that continue to filter out on an almost daily basis are not just ...

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July 31, 2012

“He just turned round and opened fire” – Policeman shoots two fellow officers, and then is killed

by Isi Esene Men of the Adamawa State special anti-robbery patrol, Operation Tsaro, today shot dead a policeman who apparently ...

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July 31, 2012

“I will lock up any thieving official” – Gov. Theodore Orji

by Isi Esene The Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji, yesterday read the riot act to government officials who allegedly collect ...

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July 31, 2012

Man attempts to swim from France to New York to spread Olympic cheer

by Adeniyi Abdul Perhaps the spectacle of the opening ceremony was even more amazing than we previously concluded, as it ...

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July 31, 2012

“We’re now ready to win trophies” – Wojciech Szczesny

by ‘Ifreke Inyang   Arsenal first choice goalkeeper, Wojciech Szczesny, is brimming with confidence ahead of the new campaign. The ...

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July 31, 2012

Apple smartphones officially enter the Nigerian market

by Isi Esene International brand products have continued to find their way into the country, the latest entrant being the ...

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July 31, 2012

It’s a celebration! The Future Awards hosts celebrities, leaders and entrepreneurs at the Nominees Reception this Saturday

by Doyin Jaiyesimi The Central Working Committee of The Future Awards has announced the Nominees Reception for Season 7 – a ...

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July 31, 2012

Drama in court: “My husband is lazy, separate us” – Wife; Husband – “I married her properly, she’s not going”

by Isi Esene “My husband is a lazy man; he does not want to work at all. When he gets ...

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July 31, 2012

Scary times: “Avoid handshakes and promiscuous sex,” Ugandan president advises after Ebola kills 14

by Stanley Azuakola The deadly Ebola virus has put the East African nation of Uganda on the edge. An outbreak ...

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July 31, 2012

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: Between patriotism and truthfulness (YNaija FrontPage)

            Step on their necks till they can’t breathe Claim they five stars but sell ...

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July 31, 2012

Report: Linda Ikeji, Chude Jideonwo, Noble Igwe & others inspire young people at The Future Awards Online Master Class

by Doyin Jaiyesimi On Wednesday July 25, 2012, yet another milestone was accomplished when The Future Awards held the extraordinary ...

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July 31, 2012

Married couple stoned to death for committing adultery

by Isi Esene A married couple accused of adultery has been stoned to death in the remote Northern Mali city ...

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July 31, 2012

Damola Adegun: I hate waiting (30 Days, 30 Voices)

You might have to wait on the queue. at the bus stop, train station, airport lounge or even in the ...

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July 31, 2012

Seyi Taylor: E-commerce in Nigeria – It’s not a bubble

by Seyi Taylor Understand this, no one starting an internet business in Africa today should hope to solely reach the ...

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July 31, 2012

NYSC tweaks new posting policy … or not

by Isi Esene The new posting policy proposed by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) which seeks to post corps ...

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July 31, 2012

EFCC arraigns ‘Batch C’ fuel subsidy fraud suspects

by Stanley Azuakola Concerning this issue of fuel subsidy fraud, the EFCC bared its fangs again, yesterday. And in its ...

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July 31, 2012

Nigerian diplomat detained in Venezuela over fraud allegations

by Isi Esene Dr. Olarotimi Ajayi, a senior Nigerian diplomat in Venezuela has been detained for over two weeks  by ...

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July 31, 2012

Azuka Ogujiuba Reviews: The disappointment of Davido’s album launch

Heightened expectations and anti-climax at Davido’s album launch If the intensity of my expectation before Davido’s launch of his album ...

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July 31, 2012

The Social Media Minefield – Five factors blocking your success

by Mark Schaefer As you create marketing plans for your own business — or if your current efforts are stagnating ...

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July 31, 2012

60 per cent of NYSC members posted to Kano seek redeployment

Isi Esene With the increased cases of violence by militant groups in the northern part of country, many Nigeria Youth ...

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July 31, 2012

Wenger admits that Podolski and Giroud won’t be ready for start of Premier League

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Arsene Wenger has admitted that his new signings, Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud, who missed all the ...

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July 31, 2012

Opinion: Making sense of the Syrian conflict

by Joachim MacEbong The preparations for a post-Assad Syria should be underway in earnest, because not only will any peace ...

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July 30, 2012

WATCH: The Nigerian Olympic Basketball Team talks the game and their dreams

by Adeniyi Abdul Factory78 TV caught up with the Nigerian Basketball team D’Tigers in London after a win against The ...

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July 30, 2012

Zamfara gov., House set to clash over planned mass sack

by Isi Esene The Zamfara State House of Assembly has vowed to resist any attempt by the executive arm of ...

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July 30, 2012

BBC Video: Luxury brands take note of Nigerian high-end consumers

by Isi Esene Majority of Nigerians live below the World Bank’s poverty line, but a few of our fellow citizens ...

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July 30, 2012

Sad Photos: The Sokoto suicide attack in pictures (GRAPHIC)

Suicide bombers attacked two police formations in Sokoto this morning killing three people. A suicide bomber drove a bomb rigged ...

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