Wednesday December 17th, 2014

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Plots against Jonathan, Mark: Sponsors shun NASS sitting

Members of the National Assembly, NASS, who are championing the purported plot to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan and Senate President David Mark, were yesterday absent at the sessions of the […]

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FAAC: FG, States, LGs share N628.775bn

Federation Account Allocation Committee, FAAC yesterday met in Abuja and shared N628.775 billion for the month of November among the federal, states and local governments. The amount shared shows an […]

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RUNNING MATE CRISIS: BUHARI REJECTS EX-AG OSIBANJO

Names candidate today   Tinubu nominates self, wife     Crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress, APC over the running mate of its presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, took a […]

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Weak oil price to slow Nigeria’s growth in 2015 – Fitch Ratings

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By ,   22 hours ago

Fitch ratings yesterday said that growth in Nigeria and Angola, will slow next year because of weaker crude prices. A statement by Carmen Altenkirch and Richard Fox, London-based sovereign analysts […]

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Naira trades for N180.50 to dollar despite CBN intervention

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By   22 hours ago

Central Bank of Nigerian, CBN intervened on the interbank market on Tuesday to prop-up the naira, but the local unit still closed down 1 percent owing to strong dollar demand, […]

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Airtel set to debut touching lives programme

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By ,   22 hours ago

As part of its CSR to enhance lives of Nigerians, Leading global telecommunications company, Airtel is set for the premiere of its Touching Lives Season One, a reality television programme […]

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Knowledge sharing, panacea to devt challenges – FAO

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By   22 hours ago

Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO José Graziano da Silva has said that horizontal cooperation between countries of the global South is increasingly important to meeting the sustainable […]

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FG assures on full implementation of accident reports

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By   22 hours ago

Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has said the federal government will ensure 100 per cent implementation threshold in accident report implementations. According to him, aviation remains a sector that makes […]

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Mobofree unveils advertising solution for 2015 election

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By ,   22 hours ago

Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi on Sunday performed the re-opening of the reconstructed Agodi Gardens, saying that it had the potential to generate no fewer than N500 million to […]

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APC’s herculean task from Ogun primaries

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By   22 hours ago

Okechukwu Jombo writes that APC is having a herculean task steaming Ogun east senatorial zone crisis that arose out of the primaries   The All progressive congress APC in ogun […]

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Jega says insecurity, inadequate funding are threats to 2015 polls

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By   22 hours ago

Prof. Attahiru Jega, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, has identified insecurity and inadequate funding as the challenges facing the conduct of 2015 general elections in the country. […]

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Sambo gains more Northern support

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By   22 hours ago

The retention of Vice- President Mohammed Namadi Sambo on the 2015 Peoples Democratic Party ticket by President Goodluck Jonathan has been described as a sure means of winning the north. […]

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APC’s guber quest suffers setback in A’Ibom

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By ,   22 hours ago

The quest by the All Progressives Congress, APC to take over the governorship seat in Akwa Ibom has suffered a major setback as the leadership of the party has ordered […]

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Benue guber: Group lauds APC over choice of Ortom

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By   22 hours ago

A group, under the aegis of Benue Grace Group has commended the All Progressives Congress, APC for giving its governorship ticket to the immediate past Minister of State, Trade and […]

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Council boss impeached over N1.75b allegations

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The chairman of Igbo-Eze North council area of Enugu state, Mr Bonaventure Onuh, has been impeached by councilors of the council. He was served impeachment notice earlier by 16 out […]

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LVG, Van Persie, Robben scoop dutch awards

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By   9 hours ago

Louis van Gaal has been named coach of the year in Holland after leading his country to the semi-finals of last summer’s World Cup in Brazil. The Manchester United boss, […]

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Real Madrid prepared to break record for De Gea

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By   11 hours ago

MANCHESTER UNITED are bracing themselves for a lucrative bid for their coveted goalkeeper David de Gea. According to Spanish reports, Carlo Ancelotti remains unconvinced with his limited goalkeeping options, and […]

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Hammers still planning to sack Big Sam

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By   11 hours ago

WEST HAM are still planning to part with Sam Allardyce at the end of the season. The Upton Park board remain unmoved despite high-flying West Ham’s brilliant start to the […]

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Moyes set to move for Januzaj in January

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By   12 hours ago

DAVID MOYES is plotting an audacious loan bid to sign Adnan Januzaj on loan from former club Manchester United after confirming he is set to be active in the January […]

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Thierry Henry announces retirement from football

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Former World Cup winner and Arsenal’s record goal-scorer Thierry Henry announced his retirement from professional football on Tuesday, bringing to an end a hugely successful 20-year career. The 37-year-old Frenchman […]

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Ronaldo buys £6,500 watch for teammates

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By   4 days ago

Christmas has come early for Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid team-mates, after the forward thanked them all with Bulgari watches worth £6,500. World Player of the Year Ronaldo has enjoyed a […]

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Glo/CAF Awards: Lawal tips Yaya Toure to beat Enyeama

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By   14 hours ago

Former Nigeria  international, Garba Lawal has said Cote d’Ivoire and Manchester City player, Yaya Toure is worthy to be named 2014 African Footballer of the year. Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure […]

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600 youngsters turn up for Eaglets’ screening

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By   2 days ago

More than 600 budding youngsters turned up for screening yesterday at the NFF\ FIFA Goal Project in Abuja as Golden Eaglets’ preparation towards Niger 2015 African U-17 Championship begins in […]

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Eagles better off without Keshi, says Chukwu

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By   3 days ago

Former Super Eagles manager Christian Chukwu believes that out-of-contract Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi should take his trade outside the shores of this country. Keshi presided over the Eagles’ failed […]

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Sacchi: Ronaldo knew I wanted him at Parma

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By   3 days ago

Legendary Italian coach Arrigo Sacchi has revealed he wanted to sign “champion” Cristiano Ronaldo during his stint with Parma in 2001. The current world player of the year, who is […]

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Ameobi awaits Newcastle new deal

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By   3 days ago

In-form Nigerian youngster, Sammy Ameobi, is waiting to see if Newcastle United will offer him a new contract. The Toon winger has been in fine form in recent weeks and […]

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Shittu celebrates MVP Award

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By   3 days ago

Nigerian defender Danny Shittu won the Most Valuable Player award in Millwall’s 1-0 win away at Brighton and Hove Albion to leap out of the Championship relegation zone. Lee Gregory’s […]

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Agbani Darego dazzles at Miss World 2014

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By   22 hours ago

Agbani Darego dazzled at the Miss World 2014 in London held recently. Dressed by Nigerian designer, Meena, Agbani, who was one of the judges at the event, looked gorgeous in […]

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Reunion: Davido , Wizkid hang out at Lagos club

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By   22 hours ago

The long-awaited re-union between warring Pop stars, Davido and Wizkid is gradually coming to an end as the duo spent a night together at a Lagos Club. On Saturday December […]

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Becca features Sakodie on New single, Tell Me

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By   22 hours ago

Referred to as one of Africa’s best female vocalists, Ghana’s Becca has released a new single titled, Tell Me featuring award-winning singer, Sakodie. The track will serve as the lead […]

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‘Eminem inspired me to do music’

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By   22 hours ago

Nigerian rapper and entertainer, Eva Alordiah has professed her love for rapper Eminem on One2watch a brand new segment on MTV Base. OfficialNaijaTopTen During an interview, the 26-year-old rapper revealed […]

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Pomp, fanfare as PMAN hosts live band competition

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December 11th was indeed a day to reckon with in the entertainment industry in Abuja as for the first time in the history of music entertainment, the Performing Musicians Employers […]

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MUAFA set to transform Nigerian music industry

By   22 hours ago

…as Obaf heads to SA for musical show   Nigeria’s renowned guitarist, Obafemi Agboola is set to hit South Africa with a special show tagged, ‘A Night with Obaf’ due […]

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