Moses Kpakor’s debut for Nigeria in 1990 saw him wearing jersey number 6 which was supposed to be retired in memory of Sam Okwaraji who died adorning that jersey number in 1989. The significance of that number did not mean much to the BCC Lion until our Columnist, Emeka Obasi, […]

ASUU president, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has denied a news report that it agreed to call off the ongoing strike after meeting with the Government negotiation team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige on Friday. The […]

Ndume As court seizes his international passport By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja Respite came the way of the Senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume, on Friday, as the Federal High Court in Abuja, granted him bail after he had spent five days in prison custody. The lawmaker was remanded in […]

By Adesina Wahab Though what the Federal Government offered striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, fell beyond the lecturers’ expectations, they agreed to suspend their eight months industrial action because of the economic situation in the country and pressures from some stakehoders. The decision was not […]

The US House of Representatives will hold a vote next week on a bill to legalize marijuana and expunge some federal criminal records, in what could be a first step towards reform at the federal level. Steny Hoyer, a top Democrat who sets the voting agenda in the lower chamber, […]

As Edo strengthens, retools civil service for efficiency By Gabriel Enogholase – Benin Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has assured that no worker in the state will be sacked as a result of ongoing reforms to reposition the civil service for optimal performance and efficient service delivery. He gave […]

By Emeka Obasi President Muhammadu Buhari impresses me as a good learner and follower. Those who were shouting change were more interested in their pockets than our common good. I am sure they never sat down with the general to discuss anything. Honestly, many of those who sold candidate Buhari […]

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – JUNE 29: Diego Maradona of Argentina holds the World Cup trophy after defeating West Germany 3-2 during the 1986 FIFA World Cup Final match at the Azteca Stadium on June 29, 1986 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Archivo El Grafico/Getty Images) Diego Maradona’s lawyer has […]

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