All set for Zenith B’ball final 8 in Lagos

All is set for the Final 8 of the 13th  Zenith Women Basketball League which is expected to start in Lagos this weekend. Basketball Sponsors of the event, Zenith Bank, have concluded arrangements to make the final phase a big show for all the teams and the fans of the game. Eight teams have qualified […]

Naira appreciates in NAFEX, parallel market

By Babajide Komolafe THE Naira yesterday appreciated against the dollar in the parallel market and in the Investors & Exporters window due to boost in dollar supply. Naira The Naira appreciated by N1 in the parallel market segment, as the parallel market exchange rate dropped to N366 per dollar yesterday from N367 per dollar on […]

AIB commences investigation of 30 air incidents

By Favour Nnabugwu The Aviation Investigation Bureau, AIB, has commenced the process to carry out a total of 30 air incidents across the country. The Commissioner of AIB, Engr. Akinola Olateru while briefing newsmen at the agency’s office in Abuja last weekend, said the 30 incidents would require funds to complete. Olateru stated that the […]

UPU President wants peace between Urhobo, Ijaw in Delta

By Emmanuel Aziken The President of Urhobo Progress Union worldwide, Olorogun Moses Taiga, has called for peace between Aladja, an Urhobo town in Udu Local Governmemnt Area and Ogbe-Ijoh, an Ijaw town in Warri South-West Local Government Area, both in Delta State. Olorogun Taiga made the call following the tension generated by persisting rumours of […]

55 Bishops, over 200 priests at Obiano’s mother’s burial

By Vincent Ujumadu Awka—NO fewer than 55 Bishops from  Catholic, Anglican and Pentecostal churches, as well as over 200 priests, yesterday, participated in the Eucharistic burial ceremony of the late Mrs. Christiana Obiano, the mother of Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano. Apart from the Archbishop of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province, Most Reverend Valerian Okeke, who […]

Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who overcame a troubled childhood to top the charts with an angry but melodic brand of metal, was found dead Thursday in an apparent suicide. He was 41. Chester Bennington “Shocked and heartbroken, but it’s true,” Linkin Park’s guitarist and main songwriter Mike Shinoda wrote on Twitter. The Los Angeles […]

UN Reading Hub’ll improve your life, AYM charges students

By Dennis Udoma UYO—President, Africa Youth Movement and Director, Executive Committee, United Nations Reading Hub, Mr. Uwem Robert, has charged students of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, to avail themselves of the opportunity provided by the United Nations Reading Hub in the institution to compete with their counterparts around the world. He gave […]

Banning the Witnesses, but not what they Witness

By Owei Lamemfa ALL religion, is belief.Depending on the emphasis, any religion or religious movement can be one of ‘peace’   ‘tolerance’ or ‘extremism’. The most difficult ban is that  on religious belief because it is a futility; such a ban is actually a suppression and repression. A human being can be persuaded to change his […]