Thursday July 31st, 2014

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As the incumbent Inspector-General of Police, IGP Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar, leaves office tomorrow, the race for his successor has been narrowed down to one Deputy Inspector-General of Police, DIG and […]


Gaddafi funded Buhari’s 2011 campaigns – Asari-Dokubo

He’s a liar, says Buba Galadima     Former leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, NDPVF, Alhaji Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, yesterday continued his criticisms of former Head of State, […]


George W. Bush held for cocaine possession

Former United States President, George W. Bush is back in the country’s spotlight. This time on the negative news report that he was arrested in a Dallas suburb for being […]

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Standard chartered boosts Power Africa projects with $3bn


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Standard Chartered Bank has boosted the Power Africa project with a pledge of an additional $3 billion to help build power projects to improve electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa. Power […]

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Gas discoveries in Tanzania, Mozambique create stir amongst exploration companies


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Recent activities in the Eastern region is creating a stir amongst exploration companies and their suppliers, while Oil and Gas activity in Nigeria and West African region is nothing new. […]

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ConocoPhilips announces sales of $1.65bn Nigerian assets


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ConocoPhilips, the world’s largest independent E&P has announced the completion of its Nigeria upstream business transaction to Oando Energy Resources OER, a subsidiary of Oando Plc. In a press statement […]

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FCMB promotes entrepreneurial skill


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FIRST City Monument Bank, FCMB has partnered with Enactus Challenge to organise a youth empowerment programme which brought together 35 tertiary institutions nationwide for a national competition that held in […]

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Aviation industry spends N1trn in last 2yrs – Ojikutu

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Former airport commandant and a member of the Aviation Round Table, retired group captain John Ojikutu has disclosed that the Nigerian aviation industry has spent over 1 trillion in the […]

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NIMASA arrests 244 vessels

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The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA has officially made over 244 ship arrests, but till date, the agency has not secured even a single conviction. For more than […]

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Enugu Impeachment: A case of disloyalty or victim of 2015?

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Barring a change of heart from the Enugu deputy governor, Mr Sunday Onyebuchi to resign his office, he will be impeached. Though the state House of Assembly has enumerated the […]

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APC, UPP greet Muslims on Ramadan

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, has congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion of this year’s Eid-El-Fitr celebrations marking the successful conclusion of the month-long period of fasting. In a […]

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Countdown to Osun 2014: LP candidate condemns ‘stomach infrastructure’


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The candidate of the Labour Party in the forthcoming Osun governorship election, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade has condemned proponents of ‘stomach infrastructure’, accusing them of introducing a dangerous trend into the […]

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Abia North has not had their turn —Guber Aspirant


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Chief Chikwe Udensi is a security consultant and presently the general secretary of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON. He has decided to join the Abia governorship race hoping […]

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Nigerians are beginning to believe in democracy – APC chieftain


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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom, Senator Akpan Udoedehe has said that sustained democratic practice in Nigeria had helped to strengthen the confidence of Nigerians […]

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2015: Group commends NASS for endorsing President Jonathan

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Goodluck Peoples Front, GPF, a non-governmental organisation, has commended the leadership of the National Assembly for persuading and endorsing President Goodluck Jonathan to seek re-election in the forthcoming general elections. […]

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Lukaku to complete £25m Everton move


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Romelu Lukaku is on the verge of completing a £25million move from Chelsea to Everton. The striker had been expected to join up with Jose Mourinho’s side on Wednesday afternoon […]

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Lazio sign De Vrij


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The centre-back was rumoured to be a target of Manchester United but has now completed a move to Serie A Lazio have confirmed the €9 million signing of defender Stefan […]

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Gremio appoints Scolari as coach


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Gremio have confirmed Luiz Felipe Scolari will be their new coach, 18 years after his first stint in charge of the club.The 65-year-old resigned as Brazil boss on July 14 following their […]

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Liverpool confirm Origi signing


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Liverpool have completed the signing of Divock Origi from Lille for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club have confirmed.The 19-year-old enjoyed a breakout tournament at the World Cup to […]

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Barkley signs new four-year Everton contract


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The midfielder enjoyed a stellar breakthrough season under Roberto Martinez to earn a call-up to England’s World Cup squad and will now reportedly triple his salary Ross Barkley has signed […]

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Enner Valencia joins West Ham


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Enner Valencia has jumped the final hurdle required to join West Ham by being granted a work permit. The Ecuador striker had a hearing at Wembley on Tuesday having agreed to join the Hammers from Pachuca earlier […]

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Nigeria wins 6 gold, now 8th on medals’ table


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Team Nigeria has climbed to the eighth position in the medals’ table at the ongoing 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. The medals, yesterday came from Athletics, TableTennis, Weightlifting & […]

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Ronaldo may play in Man United friendly


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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is recovering well from his knee injury and may return to action in Saturday’s friendly against his former club Manchester United in Michigan, according to […]

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Maigari’s fightback forces postponement of NFF congress


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A late but intense fight back by impeached former President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, is said to have forced the postponement of the body’s congress earlier scheduled to […]

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Keshi divides NFF


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The choice of retaining Stephen Keshi as Super Eagles Head Coach is generating ripples among the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF. Nigerian Pilot Sports can report that officials […]

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Agu praises Enyeama’s dedication to national team


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Nasarawa United’s goalkeeper trainer, Alloy Agu has expressed his delight at the recognition of Nigeria number one, Vincent Enyeama in the Goal 50best footballers in the world stating that the […]

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Why Mourinho wants Mikel out


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The real reason for Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho’s desperation to offload Nigeria’s John Mikel Obi has been revealed. Mikel, alongside Fernando Torres are some of the players Mourinho is keen […]

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I grew up in Ketu, Iyana-Ipaja – Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde


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Nollywood queen, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde took to her Twitter handle, @realomosexy last Friday, July 25 to answer a number of questions from fans and followers. The question and answer session tagged […]

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Seun Kuti performs 66th live show in 2014


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…mocks MTV’s ‘best live act’ Flavour   Flavour in 2014 was given the award for ‘Best Live Act‘ at the recently held MTV Africa Music Awards, apparently Seun Kuti feels […]

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DJ Black beats Jimmy Jatt to win Africa’s Best DJ


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Nigeria was not so lucky at the just concluded Africa Muzik Magazine Awards, AFRIMMA as Ghana’s top DIsc Jockey, Kwadwo Ampofo, aka DJ Black, beat the Nigeria’s DJ Jimmy Jatt […]

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Stop bleaching, Ngozi Nwosu tells colleagues


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Nollywood actress, Ngozi Nwosu has advised her colleagues against skin bleaching noting that more attention should be given to personal health. Speaking recently at the just concluded Nigerian Entertainment Industry […]

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I once despised marriage, but now I want it – Pasuma


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Fuji star, Wasiu Odetola better known as Alabi Pasuma, has disclosed that he is ready to settle down now because he initially sees marriage as fun. According to Pasuma, he […]

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Jide Kosoko confirms he is diabetic

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Veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko, has disclosed that he has been living with diabetes since 1996. He made this declaration at the just concluded Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Lecture […]

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