Wednesday October 1st, 2014

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WHY WE SHOULD CELEBRATE – LEADERS

President holds nationwide broadcast today Prominent Nigerians, including State Governors, members of the National Assembly and professionals, yesterday declared that irrespective of the security challenges facing Nigeria, her people should […]

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NASS votes on Constitution review report Oct 14

Senate and the House of Representatives are to vote on the final report on proposed amendments to the 1999 Constitution on October 14 after the Eid-el-Kabircelebrations. The National Assembly yesterday […]

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Cameroun arrests Mayor, 300 insurgents

3 members jailed 75 years Cameroun Army yesterday announced the arrest of the Mayor of Fotokol, Ramat Moussa and 300 Boko Haram insurgents. The army said that huge stocks of […]

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Nigeria saves N127bn annually from cassava flour

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Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina said Nigeria is saving N127billion annually through the use of High Quality Cassava Flour, HQCF, in making bread. Adesina stated this […]

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Arik Air launches Affinity Wings frequent flyer programme

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Arik Air has launched a frequent flyer programme, aligning its offering with the industry’s foremost airlines in the process. The frequent flyer programme called Arik Affinity Wings is packed full […]

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CBN establishes collateral registry to …

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Central Bank of Nigeria, has said that, it wants to establish operation of the Collateral Registry for the improvement of access to finance for micro, small and medium enterprises MSMEs […]

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Sterling Bank sponsors social media awards

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STERLING bank has sponsored 2014 edition of social media awards in Africa. The social media awards are Africa’s premier awards for social and digital media with nominations spanning four categories […]

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Equities records positive divergence as NSE-ASI extends 2day gains

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THE equities market closed on a positive note yesterday, as NSE ASI appreciated by +0.25% to close at 41,210.10 basis points, compared with the +0.70% appreciation recorded previously. Its Year-to-Date […]

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FG launches SONCAP to check substandard vehicles

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Determined to ensure standard in the automotive industry, the federal government yesterday in Abuja launched the Standards Organisation of Nigeria Conformity Assessment Programme, SONCAP, for automobile used vehicles. Director General […]

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Nigeria @ 54: Time for sober reflections

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As Nigeria marks her 54th Independence Day Anniversary today, Dozie Onwuzuligbo writes on the many things that ail us as a nation and how to overcome them As expected, all […]

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Public opinion shows that Nigerians prefer PDP – Okoro

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Emma Okoro, was a one time Chairman of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, NIPR, Imo State and FCT chapters respectively. He also served governors and other political office holders in […]

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Ebonyi Deputy Gov may dump PDP for APGA – Investigation

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The Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief Engr. Dave Umahi may have concluded plans to quit the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the All Progressives Grand Alliance , APGA, as […]

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I joined APGA to support Jonathan – Rep

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The lawmaker representing Anambra East and West Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon Chriscato Ameke, has said he joined the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA to lend his […]

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Jimi Agbaje disowns PDP member who sued President Jonathan

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A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship aspirant in Lagos, Mr. JimiAgbaje has dissociated himself from a case instituted by a member of the party, Mr. Adejumo Ajagbe, seeking to bar […]

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2015: Change Nigeria with your votes, activist urges Nigerians

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Ahead of the forthcoming 2015 election, Nigerians have been charged to correct anomalies in the country through the power of their thumbs by electing credible people from the councillorship to […]

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Herrera joins Man Utd’s injury list

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By   14 hours ago

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera could be out for several weeks after fracturing a rib in Saturday’s 2-1 victory over West Ham. The 25-year-old, who joined United from Athletic Bilbao […]

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Giroud extends contract until 2018

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Olivier Giroud has signed a new contract to keep him at Arsenal until 2018. Arsenal are expected to announce the deal in the next few weeks after agreeing a two-year […]

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Chelsea eyes Benfica’s Anderson Talisca

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Reports from Portugal today reveal Jose Mourinho wants the Brazilian youngster at Stamford Bridge after he caught the eye with a string of top displays for the Lisbon giants. Talisca […]

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Man Utd to offer Fellaini as bait in pursuit of Coleman

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Man United continue to pursue Everton right-back Seamus Coleman and boss Louis van Gaal will offer former Toffees star Marouane Fellaini in a part-exchange deal for the Republic of Ireland […]

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Hodgson blast PSG management over David Luiz

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By   17 hours ago

Roy Hodgson apparently blasted Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and manager Laurent Blanc for paying Chelsea €50m for David Luiz. According to French newspaperL’Equipe, the England manager met the pair […]

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Hazard rules out Chelsea exit

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Eden Hazard has ruled out any chance of leaving Chelsea for Paris Saint-Germain – despite continued interest from the mega-rich French champions. The PFA Young Player of the Year was […]

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Pinnick is new NFF president !

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After two rounds of voting, Amaju Pinnick has emerged as the new president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF. Pinnick polled 32 votes in the second round of voting. Two […]

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United plan foreign mid-week friendlies

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Manchester United are thinking about playing midweek friendlies abroad, says one of the club’s directors. Reports suggest a lack of Champions League football this season could cost United more than […]

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Mourinho: Chelsea and I will part ways, if…

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Jose Mourinho says Chelsea will have to kick him out if they’re ever to part ways. The Special One returned to Stamford Bridge last season and just missed out on […]

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Stoke boss hails ‘exceptional’ Victor Moses

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Nigeria winger Victor Moses has earned the praise of his manager at Stoke City, Mark Hughes after their lone goal victory over Newcastle United in Monday night. Moses, who is […]

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FG to support Tanzania in Sports development

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Nigeria’s Sports Minister and Chairman of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Dr. Tammy Danagogo has said that Nigeria will continue to play her big brother’s role especially in sports to […]

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Asisat dedicates National Award to team mates, parents

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Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala has dedicated her national honour to her parents and team mates in both the Falconnets and Super Falcons. Speaking shortly after she received her Member […]

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Why I criticise fellow artistes – Charles Novia

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Nollywood filmmaker and director, Charles Novia is known for his vicious criticisms of fellow entertainers. In a recent interview with nigeriafilms, the filmmaker stated that he loves it and that […]

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Tonto Dikeh sets Facebook verification record

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Barely one week after Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh signed up for a facebook account, the actress has gotten up to over 1 million likes, setting a new record for any […]

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All set for AFRIFF 2014

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As part of its developmental agenda for the film sector in Nigeria, the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, has concluded plans to take 10 Nigerian students to the United States […]

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Experts make case for playwrights

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Literary experts have said playwrights should learn to make plays relevant to contemporary society. Following the first confab of Nigerian playwrights which took place at the Obafemi Owolowo University, OAU, […]

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PMAN plans fund raising show for relief victims

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By   4 days ago

Music has been recognised as a powerful tool to drive across diverse messages to audience. In line with this, the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, PMAN, has unveiled a plan […]

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Between Tiwa Savage and Teebilz: Is the sun beginning to set?

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By   4 days ago

In an era when celebrity marriages crash so fast the couple are hardly able to experience the joy of married life, it does not come as a surprise to many […]

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