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Friday, June 21, 2013 Cote dIvoire international Didier Drogba was robbed in a hotel while vacationing in Abidjan last week, according to local reports.The 35-year-old striker, who joined Turkish club Galatasaray last January, returned from town to his hotel room on June 12 to find his luggage unpacked and strewed, with 7,500 missing. The Elephants captain reported immediately to the management of Hotel Ivoire, a five-star establishment and the countrys biggest hotel, where several players from the national t ... more


Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Adding value is one of the best ways to keep your job in these turbulent economic times. Think like a boss; put yourself in the position of your employer or the leader of your organization. What qualities would you look out for in employees whom you would advance within your management structure? In todays intricate economy, it is not enough to do the bare minimum anymore; you have to go over and above in order to keep your job and progress up the corporate ladder. In other words, you have to m ... more


Monday, June 17, 2013 A complex situation that may be too hot to handle may soon erupt between two former heads of states, General Buhari and General Babangida over political differences. Babagida, we gathered, has threatened to bring up an issue that seems likely to create conflicts if not quenched now.On Gen. Buhari, it is not in IBBs tradition to take up issues with his colleague former President. But for the purpose of record, we are conversant with Gen. Buharis so-called holier-than-thou attitude.He ... more


Monday, June 17, 2013 Wonder why its his regime that all these so-called vices are happening. President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday affirmed that Nigerians have lost the values for hard work, respect for their elders, truthfulness, honesty, contentment, humility, patience and all moral virtues during the official flag-off of National Christian Campaign on Social Transformation organized by the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in Abuja.The number one citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was represente ... more


Sunday, June 16, 2013 BARRING last-minute changes in plan, the body of late Timothy Obadare, a renowned evangelist and founder of the World Soul Winning Evangelical Mission, WOSEM, who died on March 21 after battling an undisclosed ailment, will be interred in a 25,000 gold casket.Obadare, the blind Akure-based evangelist, the second officially recognized Apostle by the Christ Apostolic Church, CAC, after Apostle Joseph Ayo Babalola noted for his monthly Koseunti Crusade, until his death devoted most of his time ... more


Thursday, June 13, 2013 Senate President, National Association of Nigerian Students NANS, Comrade Donald Onukaogu, and four others died in a car crash on their way to Uyo, Akwa Ibom State to intervene on the current university of uyo students uprising. It is learnt they died along Uyo-Ikot Ekpene road. They travelled yesternight in order to reach the Akwa Ibom State capital for their intervention this morning, but unfortunately met their untimely death. I am yet to place my fingers on other occupants of the v ... more


Thursday, June 13, 2013 A plane crash-landed on the road in Igando, Lagos in the early hours of Thursday. Residents on their way to work were shocked to see the plane on the road. It has been confirmed that the scrap private plane belong to Bethel Ministries Inc.On hearing the news, hundreds of residents trooped out with their camera phones and queued behind the gate bar of Dapsey Oil filling station at Igando where the plan was packed to take shots.A senior officer of the filling station said the plane was bei ... more


Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Mrs. Modupe Onitiri-Abiola is one of the wives of the late mogul and acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Bashorun MKO Abiola. In this interview with TEMITOPE OGUNBANKE, she speaks on her governorship ambition and the pains she went through during the incarceration of her husband. Excerpts:How has it been since the demise of your husband about 15 years ago?It has been difficult. It is not easy to be a widow, especially unexpectedly. It has not been easy ... more


Friday, June 7, 2013 A former World Boxing Federation title holder, Bash Ali, caused a scare at the National Stadium, Abuja on Thursday in his desperate bid to get the attention of President Goodluck Jonathan.Jonathan was at the stadium to inaugurate a youth campaign, Rhythm n Play, aimed at enhancing mass youth participation in sports activities and age grade competition.Immediately after the President delivered his speech and was making his way out of the Velodrome venue, Ali, who has been appealing to t ... more


Friday, May 31, 2013 Chris Okotie and his former keyboardist engage in a brawl.An upset magistrate at the Ikeja Magistrate Court, Lagos, on Thursday dispatched a former keyboardist of the Household of God Church, Dafiaghor Okiotor, to prison for contempt of court.The magistrate, Oshodi Makanjuola, while accusing Mr. Okiotor of flouting her directives to desist from posting the court proceedings on social media; also announced that she is withdrawing from the case.I have two publications here, Mr ... more