Fuel crisis cripples Nigeria

The fuel scarcity situation in the country has taken a turn for the worse as reports on Saturday indicate. Investigations by our correspondents all over the country showed that most filling stations in the land are not selling Premium Motor Spirit also known as petrol.

Okonjo-Iweala and Illusions of Achievements


If any of the Ministers in the outgoing government is now actively living in wonderland and releasing more fairy tales than facts about her accomplishments, that Minister must be Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. She doubled as the Federal Minister for Finance and the Coordinating Minister on the Economy, CME. In that

Hamilton, the £100m F1 driver

Lewis Hamilton, the reigning Formula One champion, has signed a new three-year deal with Mercedes, German motor company, ending a protracted contract saga. The new deal is worth £100 million, which makes the 30-year-old the richest sportsman in the United Kingdom.

Open Letter to General Buhari (3): Abolish child labour!


Probably the best way to abolish child labour is to institute and enforce universal free primary and secondary education. Child labour is an anomaly in a modern, 21st century industrial society, which is what Nigeria aspires to become.

Celebrating the future

Young, smart and fun, these children of celebrities easily wow anyone with their intelligence. In this inteview, they talk about their dreams in celebration of this year’s Children’s Day.

Before you present in a business meeting


The life of your business is centered around meetings and your ability to deliver your presentations effectively remains a critical part of your success. In the boardroom, on stage or via the internet, presenting is a reality that you must face.

FIFA clocks 111yrs amid Blatter’s re-election controversy

attends the FIFA Executive Committee Meeting on October 20, 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland. During this third meeting of the year, held on two days, the FIFA Executive Committee will approve the match schedules for the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 and the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

Tobacco Control Bill: Legislators must reject latter-day interference


All over the world, the issues around tobacco production, consumption and control occupy the attention of quite a lot of people spread across a colourful spectrum of those who think tobacco consumption should be banned and others who believe the product, which is legal globally, should be consumed responsibly by

Okonjo-Iweala: A hero or villain?


We live in an unusual world – a world where vices are seen as virtues, where ignorance is strength, freedom is slavery and war is peace (apologies to George Orwell). I recall that when I was growing up, my mother often told me to strive at all times for honour.

Ebonyi treasury is empty – Gov. Elechi

Ebonyi State Governor Martin Elechi in an interview with select journalists spoke about his eight years in office, crisis between the executive and legislature, life after office amongst others. IHUOMA CHIEDOZIE was there You have been the governor of Ebonyi State for eight years and you are about to bow