Sunday October 26th, 2014

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60,000 GHOST WORKERS: 3 PERM SECS, OTHERS TO FACE PROSECUTION

Three permanent secretaries and 25 directors (names withheld) are among top federal civil servants currently under investigation and will face subsequent prosecution by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related […]

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Falcons win 7th AWC trophy

The Super Falcons yesterday defeated Indomitable Les Lionnes of Cameroon 2-0 in the final of the 2014 Africa Women Championship in Windhoek, Namibia. Asisat Oshoala won the Golden Ball award […]

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Gov Al-Makura faces fresh impeachment charges

may be removed before Dec Indications have emerged that members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly have concluded new plans to press fresh impeachment charges against Governor of the […]

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FG, Nigerian Breweries sign MoU on sorghum devt

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Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development at the weekend in Abuja signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with the Nigerian Breweries, NB Plc for the development and commercialisation of […]

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1.3bn tonnes food wasted globally – UN

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United Nations United agencies, the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO; International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD and the World Food Programme, WFP have said that some 1.3 billion tonnes of […]

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Oteh emerges West Africa’s Business Woman of the Year

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Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission SEC, Ms Arunma Oteh, has emerged the West African Business Woman of the Year 2014. This is contained in a statement issued by the commission […]

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FG inaugurates c’ttee on Ogoniland restoration

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Efforts by the federal government to seek enduring solution to the issue of environmental restoration of Ogoniland as proposed in the United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP Report, received a major […]

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Agric ministry distributes 1m disease-resistant cocoa pods

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Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, FMARD has distributed over one million disease-resistant, early maturing, high yielding cocoa pods and seedlings with polybags to farmers in the cocoa geo-ecological […]

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Private sector investments in sugar sector hit N500bn –FG

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Nigeria has attracted and commenced the implementation of over N500 billion private sector investments in the sugar sector under the Nigeria Sugar Master Plan. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, […]

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2015: Amazons in the Guber race (Part 1)

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With less than two weeks to the closure of sales of expression of interest and nomination forms for political aspirants by the political parties, the number of women that have […]

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Adedoja, Akinlade picks PDP Guber ticket

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Former minister of Sports, Prof. Taohid  Adedoja, has formally purchased the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship nomination form to contest the Oyo state primaries of the party. Speaking with journalist […]

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2015: Gov Okorocha has failed – Amanze

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Former Chairman, Governing Council of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH, Dr Charles Amanze, has scored Governor Rochas Okorocha low saying Imo state is in dire need of good […]

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2015: UPN flags off sensitisation campaign in Lagos

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  The Lagos State Chapter of the Unity Party of Nigeria, UPN, has kicked off its state-wide sensitisation rally ahead of the 2015 general elections. The rally, held at the […]

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2015: Can opposition upstage PDP in Jigawa?

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As the 2015 elections continue to inch closer all the political parties are showcasing their performance in the past four year to woo the voters. This is one of the […]

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Sokoto 2015: PDP promised me automatic ticket – Shagari

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Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Alhai Muktar Shagari, yesterday said the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP promised him automatic governorship ticket in 2007 for conceding the ticket […]

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Rodgers rejects defensive coach at Liverpool

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Brendan Rodgers has dismissed the possibility of bringing in a specialist defensive coach to try to help Liverpool stop leaking goals. While Mario Balotelli’s shortcomings as a striker and undiminished […]

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Rio Ferdinand ponders retirement

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By   17 hours ago

Former England captain and QPR defender Rio Ferdinand plans to retire from football at the end of the season. The 35-year-old told Jonathan Ross in an interview to be broadcast […]

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Pogba extends Juventus contract

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Paul Pogba has extended his contract at Juventus until 2019, the club has confirmed, snubbing interest from Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain. The France international has blossomed into one of […]

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Liverpool ponder Abate’s bid

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By   2 days ago

The Milan and Italy full-back is out of contract next summer and may step in at Anfield for the England man who is looking to pastures new Liverpool are keeping […]

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Cech in line for shock move to Besiktas

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Besiktas are leading the chase to sign out-of-favour Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech. According to the 32-year-old’s agent, Mithat Halis, a move to Turkey could be a big possibility for his […]

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Liverpool & Arsenal in Higuain race

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By   2 days ago

Liverpool have stolen a march on Arsenal after tabling a €40m (£31.2m) offer for unsettled Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, according to reports. Higuain was strongly linked with a move to […]

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Rio 2016: Siasia rules out foreign base for qualifiers

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To attend next nff coaching course Newly appointed U23 head coach, Samson Siasia has ruled out the services of foreign based professionals in the Africa qualifiers for the 2016 Olympic […]

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Man United, Chelsea in battle of Old Trafford

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Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal, is targeting victory over Chelsea in a classical dwell gagged, ‘’the battle of Old Trafford today, but the Dutch tactician  admits that  taking on […]

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Reps will resolve Nff crisis – Gaiya

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The Chairman, House Committee on Sports, Godfrey Gaiya has said that the House of Representatives will soon sit to deliberate on the renewed resentment in the Nigeria Football Federation and […]

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2014 Caf Champions League: Vita host Setif in Kinshasa

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As Vita host Entente Setif on Sunday in a 2014 CAF Champions League final, first leg tie in Kinshasa. Vita is the second side from DR Congo that Setif will […]

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WTA Finals: Serena, Halep clash in final

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Serena Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in a thrilling contest to reach her third consecutive final at the WTA Tour Finals in Singapore. Wozniacki served for the match in the third […]

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Amodu sets rule for Eagles

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With Nigeria’s Super Eagles facing the real prospect of missing out on the chance to defend the trophy that they won in South Africa IN 2013, the Super Eagles new […]

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10 moments of Kim Kardashian as she celebrates 34th birthday

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“Good morning #BdaySurpriseGettaway,” Kim Kardashian shared on her Instagram page on Wednesday, October 22, along with a gorgeous view from her hotel of palm trees and the ocean. Kim and […]

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‘Nigerian men don’t give up while ‘toasting’

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May7en was born on May 7; her father played football in jersey number 7. He (father) was nicknamed during his playing days as Mathematical 7.  He also has 7 children. All […]

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Sammy Okposo gets SABC awards nomination

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Multitalented gospel artiste, Globacom ambassador and Nigeria’s biggest gospel music export, Sammie Okposo has been nominated in this year’s Best of Africa category at the biggest South-Africa gospel music awards, […]

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John Cena vs. Randy Orton HIAC winner to receive title match vs Brock Lesnar

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When decade-long rivals John Cena and Randy Orton step into the Hell in a Cell at tomorrow’s pay-per-view, one will emerge as the No. 1 contender for Brock Lesnar’s WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Triple H […]

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PMAN northern chapter seeks peace, unity amongst members

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… raises funds for displaced persons   Despite efforts being made by the administration of the Abuja chapter of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, PMAN, some members of the […]

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eLDee not going back on music boycott

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By ,   4 days ago

Artiste and label boss, eLDee, has said there is no going back in his decision to exit the music stage after 16 active years as a performing artiste. The 37-year […]

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