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Gov Yuguda, Ningi lose Senate bid

Gov Yuguda, Ningi lose Senate bid

Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda and Deputy Senate Leader, Abdul Ahmed Ningi, have lost the senatorial bid and they were roundly defeated in last Saturday’s […]

POLL RESULT: JONATHAN CONGRATULATES BUHARI

POLL RESULT: JONATHAN CONGRATULATES BUHARI

Assures on maximum cooperation, smooth transition   President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday showed his rare breed and spirit of sportsmanship when he congratulated President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu […]

Senators, Reps abandon NASS for election results

Senators, Reps abandon NASS for election results

The two chambers of the National Assembly failed to resume plenary from their break yesterday, because members present could not form a quorum. At the […]

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Gov Yuguda, Ningi lose Senate bid

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Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda and Deputy Senate Leader, Abdul Ahmed Ningi, have lost the senatorial bid and they were roundly defeated in last Saturday’s […]

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POLL RESULT: JONATHAN CONGRATULATES BUHARI

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Assures on maximum cooperation, smooth transition   President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday showed his rare breed and spirit of sportsmanship when he congratulated President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu […]

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Senators, Reps abandon NASS for election results

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The two chambers of the National Assembly failed to resume plenary from their break yesterday, because members present could not form a quorum. At the […]

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Kuffour, others in closed-door meeting with Jonathan

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By   13 hours ago

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday met with international observers who featured in last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly polls. Among the attendees were former Ghanaian President […]

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PRESIDENTIAL POLLS: SUSPENSE AS INEC RELEASES RESULTS

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By   14 hours ago

Nigerians waited with bathed breathe as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC yesterday released in batches the results of last Saturday’s presidential elections. The first […]

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Senate: Mark, Ekweremadu, Akpabio, Jang win

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By , , ,   1 day ago

Senate President, David Mark and his deputy Ike Ekweremadu, have secured their seats in the Upper House for another four years. They were declared winners […]

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INEC says no evidence to cancel Rivers elections

By   33 mins ago

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says there is no substantial evidence to cancel result of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections in Rivers. Chairman of […]

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Rivers PDP congratulates winners, electorate

By ,   36 mins ago

Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has congratulated all the three Senatorial and twelve House of Representatives candidates who contested Saturday’s election […]

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Devt Centre urges continuous use of card readers

By   37 mins ago

Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development, an NGO, has called for the continuous use of the Card Reader in Nigeria’s elections. This is contained […]

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Presidential/National Assembly Elections: Voters decry delayed accreditation, late arrival of INEC officials

By ,   3 days ago

As Nigerians trooped out in their numbers to keep a date with the 2015 Presidential and National Assembly elections, many have expressed dissatisfaction over the […]

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Oil glut and imperative of fiscal federalism

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By   3 days ago

In the past few months state governors have been lamenting the drop in revenue allocations from the federation account and this has resulted in their […]

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No election in 19 LGAs in Borno – INEC

By   3 days ago

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it will conduct presidential election and national assembly elections in only 8 out of the 27 local government areas […]

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Agric Minister wins ward in Ogun

By   35 mins ago

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina is one of the few members of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, who won their wards […]

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FAO increases technical cooperation programme by $6.1m

By   22 hours ago

Executive Council of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO has increased funding for the Technical Cooperation Programme, TCP by $6.1 million through extra-budgetary […]

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Food security: Int’l agencies to raise $121m for Syria

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International agencies are planning a conference to raise $121million for Syria and neighbouring countries to prevent further deterioration of the food security situation and the […]

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Total sells Nigerian oil field for $569m

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French oil giant, Total yesterday said that it has sold its stake in a Nigerian oil field to a local company for $569 million (523million […]

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50% tariff reduction for industrial, commercial consumers -NERC

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By   3 days ago

Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission NERC, Dr Sam Amadi has said that industrial, commercial and high end residential electricity customers (R3) are those […]

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Bauchi govt disburses N2bn CBN loan to beneficiaries

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Bauchi State government has launched and disbursed N2billion of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN to 16, 150 beneficiaries across the state. The beneficiaries of […]

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LVG plans £100m summer spending spree

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By   4 days ago

Louis van Gaal will continue with his big-spending ‘Galacticos’ transfer policy this summer as Manchester United prepare to go big in their search of title […]

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Mourinho eye £36m-rated Andre Gomes

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By   4 days ago

Chelsea boss Mourinho wants to strengthen the Premier League leaders’ midfield even further in the summer and has had rave reviews about the 21-year-old. Mourinho […]

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Terry signs one-year Chelsea contract extension

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By   5 days ago

John Terry has signed a one-year contract extension with Chelsea that will tie him to the west London club until 2016 and ends speculation surrounding […]

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Bale set to resist EPL return

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By   5 days ago

Gareth Bale is prepared to resist all offers of a return to the Barclays Premier League and stay at Real Madrid. Bale has a £75million […]

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West Ham reluctant to sign Alex Song

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By   5 days ago

Alex Song faces an uncertain future after it emerged that West Ham have huge reservations over a permanent deal to sign the midfielder. Song has […]

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Man City deny opening talks with Ancelotti

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By   5 days ago

MANCHESTER CITY have strongly denied reports they have opened talks with Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti. Ancelotti is believed to be a potential target for […]

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Omeruo denies Oshoala love affair

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By   3 days ago

Middlesborough defender Kenneth Omeruo has played down talks making the rounds that he is dating Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala. Omeruo and Oshoala have both […]

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Henry, Vieira, Desailly, Zidane celebrate 100 caps

By   3 days ago

How France manager Didier Deschamps must wish he had this group of legends to call upon in his quest for Euro 2016 glory. Thierry Henry, […]

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Bale perfect for United – Scholes

By   3 days ago

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes believes Real Madrid speedster Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Old Trafford. Bale, who left England’s Tottenham […]

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Club Africain make Pyagbara enquiry

By   3 days ago

Tunisian side Club Africain have made preliminary query on the availability of Dolphins attacker Christian Pyagbara. Officials of the Tunisian club have been asking their […]

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Ghana bank on Grant to end trophy drought

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Ghana FA spokesperson, Ibrahim Sannie Daara believes in Avram Grant’s coaching methods and says the Israeli can lead them to win titles. Avram, who took […]

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Lusaka battle: Siasia banks on dream team to deliver

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By   4 days ago

Despite calls from many Nigerians, Dream Team Coach Samson Siasia has insisted that no amount of pressure will push him to abandon his players and […]

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Nollywood actor, Solomon Akiyesi gets car gift from Abuja pastor

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By   3 days ago

Nollywood actor, Solomon Akiyesi witnessed a physical miracle last Sunday in Abuja. He received a massive turnaround and blessing by Abuja based Pastor, Joshua Iginla […]

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Zayn Malik officially quits boy band, One Direction

By   3 days ago

Teen heartthrob, Zayn Malik has quit the British boy band known as One Direction. The news was revealed on March 25, 2015 after a week […]

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Oritsefemi drops “Great Politician” video

By   3 days ago

The presidential election may have come and gone, but rave of the moment, Oritsefemi Majemite has shot a new video, which will linger for a […]

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New technologies can improve artistic creation-Artiste

By   3 days ago

Veteran artist, Isaac Emokpae, has urged Nigerian artists to take advantage of existing technologies to enhance their artistic expression. Emokpae said in Lagos that such […]

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UN commends Nigerian entertainment industry

By   3 days ago

Nigeria’s entertainment industry has definitely put the country at the fore in world entertainment. A representative of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, UNECA […]

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Emma Ugolee’s kidney awareness walk attracts celebs

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By ,   7 days ago

Ex broadcaster, Emma Ugolee’s dream of seeing celebrities walk on Lagos street for the cause of Kidney disease came alive recently when celebrities which included […]

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