Friday March 6th, 2015

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Documentary: AIT replies Tinubu, claims N100bn damages

DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television, AIT, has replied the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, […]



Warns politicians against inciting officers   Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba has declared that strike is illegal in the […]

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Reps approve $54 pb oil benchmark for 2015 Budget

House of Representatives yesterday adopted $54 per barrel as crude oil benchmark for the 2015 budget estimates of N4.3 trillion. […]


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Presidential Election: It’s still a Jonathan affair in Ekiti


By   33 mins ago

With the 2015 elections becoming more and more interesting and tension heightening more than ever before, RAPHAEL OGBONNAIYE takes a […]

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We did not attack Accord Party’s rally — Oyo APC


By ,   36 mins ago

…Wants police to prosecute the perpetrators   The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State chapter has debunked allegation that its […]

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Fresh ideas key to effective representation — Lawmaker


By ,   36 mins ago

A member of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly for Eket constituency, Mr Bassey Etienam has said that fresh […]

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A’Ibom Guber: 150 groups endorse Senator Esuene


By ,   37 mins ago

The quest by Senator Helen Esuene to be governor of Akwa Ibom in this month’s gubernatorial election received a boost […]

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Zamfara APGA Guber candidate to create 50,000 jobs if elected


By ,   38 mins ago

The Zamfara state All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) gubernatorial candidate, Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi has promised to create over 50,000 jobs […]

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Wike to establish Special Scholarship Scheme for Kula and Oceania communities

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By   38 mins ago

Rivers State PDP governorship candidate, Barrister Nyesom Wike has declared that he would institute a special scholarship scheme for the […]

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FG, oil marketers meet on aviation fuel price


By   37 mins ago

In an effort to attain harmony, operational efficiency in the aviation industry, and forestall a repeat of what is happening […]

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A’Ibom expresses readiness to privatise Power Plant


By ,   38 mins ago

Akwa Ibom state government has said that it is disposed to privatising the Ibom Power Plant in Ikot Abasi council […]

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West African Capital Markets to be integrated Q1


By   38 mins ago

Capital markets operating in the West African sub-region would be integrated by the first quarter of 2016. This was disclosed […]

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Nigerian Stocks stumble after 10.98% gains in 14days


By ,   39 mins ago

THE equities market closed on a negative note yesterday, as NSE ASI depreciated by -0.82% to close at 30,365.05 basis […]

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Fourth “Best Sub-Custodian” award cements Stanbic IBTC sector leadership

By ,   45 mins ago

STANBIC IBTC Bank has been named the “Best Sub-Custodian” in Nigeria for 2014. This would be the fourth consecutive year […]

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‘Police lack weapons to secure seaports’

By ,   46 mins ago

The Commissioner of Police Eastern Port Command, James Caulcrick, has said that his command lacks adequate arms and ammunitions to […]

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Ronaldo world richest footballer


By   9 hours ago

Cristiano Ronaldo is the wealthiest footballer in the world with a personal fortune of £152m – some £7m more than […]

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Diego Simeone targets Man City job


By   10 hours ago

Spanish champions have offered their title-winning coach an extension to 2022 but he wants to wait as pressure builds on […]

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I won’t bow to fans pressure – LVG


By   11 hours ago

Manchester United fans lost patience after an offensive corner ended up at the feet of David de Gea during the […]

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Borussia Monchengladbach complete Hazard signing


By   1 week ago

Borussia Monchengladbach have confirmed that they have completed permanent deal to sign Thorgan Hazard from Chelsea, with the young attacker […]

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Chelsea to appeal Matic red


By   1 week ago

Chelsea will contest the red card shown to midfielder Nemanja Matic during Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Burnley, according to Sky […]

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5 Kano Pillars’ player shot by armed robbers


By   50 mins ago

Nigeria Premier League Champions, Kano Pillars were yesterday attacked by armed robbers in Abaji, an outskirts of Abuja on their […]

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Supersand Eagles to play Ghana today


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Nigeria’s Supersand Eagles will play Ghana’s Beach Soccer National Team today in their first outing at the Power Horse Invitational […]

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Reps query NFF over $9m FIFA cash


By   52 mins ago

Nigeria’s House of Representatives have frowned at the manner in which the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has put to use […]

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Obasanjo @ 78, engages Amosun, others in football match


By   53 mins ago

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo recently turned 78. To mark the occasion, the former president engaged the Ogun State Governor, Senator […]

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Pinnick heaps praises on Mba


By   56 mins ago

NFF President Amaju Pinnick has spared no words in praising FIFA Technical Advisor on refereeing, Mr. Linus Mba. Mba, a […]

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Anyansi praises Enyimba’s resilience after win over Buffles in Cotonou


By   1 day ago

Enyimba FC chairman, Felix Anyansi-Agwu has thumbed up his players who improved on their first leg match in Aba to […]

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Stakeholders task movie directors on professionalism


By   2 weeks ago

Stakeholders in the entertainment industry have challenged movie directors to add professionalism and excellence in the production of movies in […]

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Femi Kuti urges Nigerian leaders to shun corruption

By   2 weeks ago

Femi Kuti, a musician and son of legendary Afro beat musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has urged leaders in the country to […]

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Abuja artistes get entwined in dance-drama

By   2 weeks ago

Lovers of the theatre got entwined into a dance-drama show which took place in Abuja recently. It is no wonder […]

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Jazzman Olofin returns with ‘Omo Aiyee’


By   2 weeks ago

Veteran Nigerian musician, Jazzman Olofin is back with a new street anthem titled ‘Omo Aiyee’ featuring Rasta CPT, a UK-based […]

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We are using pageantry to promote Nigeria’s rich culture — Desmond Agboola

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By   2 weeks ago

It is no longer  news that Queen of Aso beauty pageant has come and gone, but what is more interesting […]

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Joke Silva, M.I, Davido, others for NEC 2015


By   2 weeks ago

The third edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference will hold in Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday, April 22, according to a statement […]

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