Tuesday October 21st, 2014

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EBOLA VICTORY: WORLD CELEBRATES NIGERIA

Jonathan dedicates feat to Nigerians Fight must continue – David-West   Nigeria yesterday came under global limelight as the international community celebrated the country over its recent victory over the […]

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INEC can’t de-register parties, Court rules

A Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, cannot deregister an existing political party. The court verdict was at the instance of a suit […]

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Boko Haram demands presidential pardon

Members of the Boko Haram sect have asked the Federal Government to grant them presidential pardon under the ceasefire deal which the two parties reached last Friday. They also sought […]

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Ikeja Disco invests N1bn on network expansion

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By ,   1 day ago

In its drive to boost power supply within its network, the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKEDC said it has invested over N1 billion on network expansion and rehabilitation. The MD/CEO […]

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Keshi expected in Ethiopia to finalise contract

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Sacked Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is expected in Ethiopia this week to finalise discussions over taking charge of the country’s team, AfricanFootball.com has been told. A close source in the […]

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Gov Obiano visits Gulder Ultimate Search team

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The Executive Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano, recently paid a courtesy visit to contestants of Gulder Ultimate Search 11 at the Aguleri jungle, in Anambra state. […]

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AMCON divestment: Enterprise Bank reassures customers of excellent service delivery

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THE management of Enterprise Bank Limited has reassured its customers that the emergence of HBCL Investment Services Limited, HISL as the new owners of the bridge bank will not in […]

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AfDB works on flagship progrmmes to support women, youth in agric

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The African Development Bank Group said it is working on flagship programmes, among others, that will support women and youth engagement in agriculture. This was disclosed last week when it […]

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Access Bank gets ISO certification

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The Access‎ Bank Plc has been awarded the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certificate for Societal Security and Business Continuity Management Systems. The bank made this known in Lagos in […]

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Can Jega break the jinx of two general elections?

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By   9 hours ago

In Nigeria, no electoral commission chairman has conducted two general elections. Professor Attahiru Jega was appointed in 2010 to conduct the 2011 general elections. With a five year term set […]

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‘Prof Ugba can’t Be Benue Governor’

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By   9 hours ago

He is a close political associate of Prof Steven Ugba, the then ACN governorship candidate that took Benue by storm in 2011. However, four years down the line, Barrister Mike […]

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Ukaegbu emerges Abia IPAC Chairman

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By ,   9 hours ago

The Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Abia State Chapter, Prince Nnanna Ukaegbu has emerged the chairman of the state chapter of the Inter-Party Advisory Committee, IPAC election […]

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Lawmaker says National Honour on Gov Jang well deserved

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Sen. Gyang Pwajok on Monday said the Commander of the Order of the Niger, CON national honour bestowed on Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau was “very apt and well deserved’’. […]

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Osun PDP raises the alarm over filthy environment

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The Peoples democratic Party, PDP in Osun, Monday raised an alarm over what it described as the filthy environment of Osogbo, the state capital and its environs. The party, in […]

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Buhari versus Atiku’s declaration: Has APC Spoken?

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After the declaration of the two leading presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Atiku Abubakar and General Muhammadu Buhari,  tongues started wagging on whether the party has decided […]

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Real Madrid eyes Alaba

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By   20 hours ago

Real Madrid are keen to sign Bayern Munich star David Alaba to replace Fabio Coentrao and Marcelo at left-back. The young Austrian is rated among the best young wing-backs in […]

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Man Utd to move for Khedira

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By   20 hours ago

MANCHESTER UNITED boss Louis van Gaal hopes to blow Arsenal and Chelsea out the water with a MEGA contract offer for Germany World Cup winner Sami Khedira. The 27-year-old midfielder […]

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Liverpool, Everton to lock horns for Ayew

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The Marseille winger is set to run down his contract in France to force through a move to the Premier League with a host of clubs interested Andre Ayew has […]

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Tottenham line-up £10m January bid for Podolski

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By   20 hours ago

Tottenham’s desire to bring in much needed goal-scoring additions will lead White Hart Lane boss Mauricio Pochettino to make an offer for Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski. The German international is […]

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Manchester United to tie McNair to contract worth 10 times current weekly wage

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By   2 days ago

The centre-back is set to follow fellow youth academy product Tyler Blackett in signing a new deal after emerging as part of the first team set-up this season Manchester United youngster Paddy […]

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Cavani sent off after sniper celebration

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By   3 days ago

Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani was sent off for his trademark gun celebration and subsequent protest as the French champions beat Lens. The Uruguayan was booked after bending on one […]

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NFF targets Gullit for Eagles’ job

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The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has initiated moves to sound out former Dutch coach Ruud Gullit as the country’s new coach, according to AfricanFootball website. The NFF have made it […]

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Messi edges closer to record in Barca win

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Lionel Messi moved to within two goals of becoming the all-time La Liga record goalscorer after he netted in Barcelona’s victory over Eibar. After a goalless first half, Messi’s through-ball […]

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Why my Guinness World Record fight is stalled – Bash Ali

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World Boxing Champion, Bash Ali has cried out over what he described as activities of officials in government as being responsible for little or no preparation for his scheduled. The […]

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Caulker’s injury-time own goal seals dramatic win for Liverpool

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Roy Hodgson was long gone by the time Raheem Sterling made his way off the field at Loftus Road four minutes into stoppage time. It was in the minute before […]

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Ahmed Musa: AFCON ticket is my top priority

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CSKA Moscow star Ahmed Musa has told AfricanFootball.com his top priority for this year is to qualify Nigeria to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Defending champions Nigeria walk a […]

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Again, Lagos to host Glo-CAF Awards

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For the third time in seven years, the Glo-CAF Awards will take place in Lagos, Nigeria. A press statement by the Confederation of African Football, CAF, yesterday indicated that the […]

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Samklef derides Wizkid

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By ,   2 days ago

Despite Wizkid insisting his former producer remains a friend, the new foe has continued his verbal assault on the music star. The music producer has attributed Wizkid’s negative attitude to the excessive […]

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Dora Akunyili-inspired movie to hit cinemas in November

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By ,   2 days ago

Producers of a movie inspired by the late former Minister of Information, Prof. Dora Akunyili, ‘A Place in the Stars’ have announced that the movie will hit cinemas in November. The movie […]

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Ibinabo reemerges AGN president

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By   3 days ago

Despite all the controversy, Ibinabo Fiberesima has won the presidential election of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN. The ex-beauty queen was returned for a second term in office after […]

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I inherited a gun in kindergarten – Brad Pitt

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OWNING a gun might be a big deal in some parts of the world but for, American actor, Brad Pitt this is not the case.  According to the actor, he […]

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Helen Paul unveils film academy

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Versatile entertainer, Helen Paul, fondly called Tatafo, has established a film academy in Ogba area of Lagos. The establishment is named Helen Paul Theatre and Films Academy. Helen, a comedienne […]

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Russia to sanction Hollywood films

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Russia is the eighth largest film market, and is increasingly important to the US entertainment industry due to its rapid growth. Between 2006 and 2011, its number of screens doubled, […]

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