NIGERIA AND CHINA – TWO OF A KIND?

1st of October is China’s Independence Day, just like Nigeria. This seems to have prompted a closeness because even their years of independence are not too far apart. It is …

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NIGERIA AT 58 – AN ADULT, A TODDLER OR STILL AN INFANT?

Welcome to the formal take-off of epa.com.ng, the blog of wisdom. And as we begin this ride on this day when Nigeria marks her independence from colonial rule in 1960, …

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BILL COSBY ON MY MIND

O how art the mighty fallen! American Comedian Bill Cosby has been sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison. Cosby was convicted of three counts of aggravated indecent assault …

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FOR NIGERIA AIRWAYS EX-STAFF, HELP AT LAST

Over 15 years after the liquidation of the original national air carrier, news out of Abuja is that the Federal Government has approved the sum of N22.68 billion for part …

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OSUN ELECTION OUTCOME: CONFLICTING LEGAL OPINIONS AND ANALYSES

Since the declaration of the Osun governorship election as inconclusive by INEC yesterday, several views, opinions and analyses of the decision have filled the media space. TV and radio pundits …

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RAS KIMONO CALLS HIS WIFE EFE HOME

Barely a month after she laid her husband Ras Kimono to rest at Onicha-Olona in Delta State, Efenma Ras Kimono has gone to join him. Efe passed on this morning. …

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OSUN ELECTION DECLARED INCONCLUSIVE

Results: PDP: 254, 698 APC: 254, 345 The Returning Officer says since PDP candidate only had 353 votes more than APC candidate and the number of  votes cancelled which is …

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WHY SKYE BANK LICENCE WAS REVOKED – CBN GOVERNOR

Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has explained to the media why the licence of Skye Bank PLC was revoked yesterday. FULL TEXT: Gentlemen of …

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OSUN DECIDES

The people of Osun State are going to the polls today to vote in a new governor that will lead the state for the next four years. Live tv videos …

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Skye Bank’s Operating Licence Revoked

The Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) has withdrawn the operating license of Skye Bank. The Chairman of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Umah Ibrahim disclosed this development to journalists in …

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