05 Mar 2011

First Lady urges women to protect votes

Umuahia – First Lady Patience Jonathan has urged women to protect their votes in the April general elections. Jonathan made the call at the South-East Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) women rally in Umuahia on Friday, saying: “I have come to tell you that the Jonathan/Sambo ticket is the combination you

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03 Mar 2011

No new minimum wage, no election

BY VICTOR AHIUMA-YOUNG, ABDULWAHAB ABDULAH & TORDUE SALEM LAGOS – THE struggle for the implementation of N18,000 new minimum wage, yesterday, took frightening  dimension as 1,992 leaders of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in all parts of the country and all sectors of the nation’s economy, resolved that Labour and its

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28 Feb 2011

Nigerian footballer held with cocaine

The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested a  Nigerian national for his alleged involvement in smuggling and peddling cocaine in Delhi. Police claimed to have recovered 3gm of cocaine worth Rs 1.25 lakh from his possession. The accused, identified as Ekene Okeke (26), hails from Lagos. He was apprehended

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28 Feb 2011

Fela! in Lagos (April 20-25,2011)

  The musical about the Nigerian musician and political figure Fela Anikulapo-Kuti is coming to Lagos from April 20th to 25th.  It will be performed at the prestigious Eko Hotel’s New Expo Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria It will star members of the original Broadway cast, including Tony Award nominee

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