He started as a saleman of a pharmaceutical company after his secondary education in 1955. While with the firm, he rose to the position of Sales manager for the then Lagos and Western region, made up of the present-day Ogun, Oyo, Ekiti, Osun and Ondo states. But in 1963, he left the company to start his own small business. This was influenced by a book he read which encouraged entrepreneurship.
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Police detectives, at the weekend, swooped on a suspected baby factory in Asaba, Delta State, and arrested the operator and eight pregnant girls.
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He was every womanâ€™s dream of the ideal man come true. Fade was fresh out of college and looking for a job when a friend introduced her to Godwin. â€œHe was much older than my 22-year old but I didnâ€™t see him as a potential lover â€“ just a bossâ€, confessed Fade. â€œMy friend had filled me in that most of his empire was in Nigeria but he had a very impressive office in London. His personal assistant just left to get married and he needed an urgent replacement. I didnâ€™t have any working
The appellate tribunal looking into petitions arising from the National Assembly elections in Kogi State, sitting in Abuja, last week, overruled the decision of the lower tribunal in Lokoja which threw out the case brought against the senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Gbenga Melaiye.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, may run into crisis as a result of its inability to effectively function as an election management body because its present composition deprives it of the statutory quorum required to take very important and sensitive decisions.
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ALL hotels and hostels in adjoining communities around the Redemption Camp of the Redeemed Church of God on Lagos-Ibadan Express-way have been fully booked for the next one week as thousands of Christian worshippers have started arriving the ever expand-ing City for the church's 63rd annual convention which opens tomorrow with the ordination of deacons and deaconesses.
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A billow of fire and thick fumes of burnt hydrocarbons to Kaduna residents is the signal that the Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company, KRPC, is in operation. This is accompanied by a flurry of activities, especially heavy traffic of petrol tankers, in and around the 1.2 square mile refinery, which is unarguably the biggest government investment north of the Niger and the Benue. But, in the past 10 months, the fire has disappeared and the hustling around the refinery has also whittled down into
For every woman, the ability to multi-task might look so easy on the outside but try being a wife, mother together with working and it becomes a different ball game entirely. It takes a woman who is self confident to successfully balance all three without either one lacking.
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The Operations Manager of Maybeny Hotel at Ire-Akari Road in Isolo, Lagos, Mr Uche Egwuenu, was found dead in one of the rooms in the hotel on Saturday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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Members of Osun Progressive Left organized a rally to show support for the government of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola. Comrade Wale Adebisi, the convener, in this interview, speaks on contentious issues in the state and why the governor remains credible.
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The late Chief Obafemi Awolowo and President Muhammadu Buhari might have lived at different times but, like identical twins, possess many things in common-dynamism, pragmatism, integrity, self- discipline, vision and passion-to make Nigeria work. The impeccable past of these tested leaders has proved that the bane of the countryâ€™s slow development since independence has been lack of purposeful leadership.
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The Operations Manager of Maybeny Hotel at Ire-Akari Road in Isolo, Lagos, Mr Uche Egwuenu, was found dead in one of the rooms in the hotel on Saturday.
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Residents of Ikorodu and Arepo areas of Lagos and Ogun States went into wild jubilation, last week, when the news broke that a massive explosion, from a pipeline belonging to Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, killed hundreds of pipeline vandals who had been terrorizing their areas lately.
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Relief is on the way for the people of the oil rich riverine communities in Ondo State who have lack of potable water for years as the state government has inaugurated a N4b water scheme for them.
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THE family of one Benson Orode, 26, an indigene of Edo State, is at war with the police following the mysterious death of their son, David, in custody. The deceased was arrested on May 21, 2015 by policemen who claimed to be from Lagos and, ever since then, nothing was heard about David until few days ago. The policemen, who arrested him, alleged that David bought a stolen vehicle.
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Dolphins Football Club of Port Harcourt striker, Ifeanyi Egwim, on Saturday, attributed his three goals against Nassarawa United in a GLO Premier League match to hard work.
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Fast-rising Nollywood actress and model, Queen Adakole has her eyes on the top. The 24 year-old Benue State born dark-skinned beauty, is set to take the entertainment industry by storm with her target of reaching out to a minimum of 15 million people. In this interview, she talks about her career, relationship, family and more
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Please let me use this medium to sincerely commend President Muhammadu Buhari for giving a comprehensive bailout package worth N713.7 Billion to cash strapped states, to pay arrears of salaries and pension of pensioners who have not been paid for months.
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IT was an evening of songs dance and poetry last Saturday as Segun Akinlolu a.k.a Beautiful Nubia hosted music enthusiasts in an event tagged, "Beautiful Nubia Live in Concert." The event, which held at the Eniobanke Arts Centre, Ikeja GRA, Lagos, saw the performing poet and prolific singer thrilled the quality guests with his evergreen indigenous songs which got them singing along, dancing and jumping their troubles away.
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