Thursday August 21st, 2014

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NFF inferno: NASS suspects foul play

Wants perpetrators brought to book   Chairman, House Committee on Sports, Hon Godfrey Ali Gaiya, has condemned Wednesday’s early morning fire outbreak at the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Head Office […]

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Adamawa bye-election: APC wants emergency rule lifted

All Progressives Congress, APC, rose from its inaugural National Executive Committee, NEC meeting in Abuja, yesterday, calling on the federal government to temporarily suspend the curfew in some parts of […]

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UK sends warplanes to find Chibok girls

Britain’s Royal Air Force is to send three fighter jets to help in locating the more than 200 schoolgirls abducted since 14th April by members of the Boko Haram sect. […]

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World Bank announces new Country Representative

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By   17 mins ago

The World Bank has appointed James Anderson as its new Country Representative for Mongolia.  A statement from the Bank said Mr. Anderson has formally taken the position on August 18th […]

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SMEDAN, Etisalat commended for promoting entrepreneurship

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Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr. Oluseguin Aganga has commended Etisalat Nigeria, Pan Atlantic University and the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN for consistently promoting initiatives […]

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World Economic Forum appoints Murat Sonmez Chief Business Officer

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The World Economic Forum, WEF has announced Murat Sönmez as Chief Business Officer and member of the Managing Board. With over 20 years of experience in business and industry working […]

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FG to phase out fixed charge borne by electricity consumers – BPE

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By   16 hours ago

The Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, Mr. Benjamin Ezra Dikki, has assured that the fixed charge currently borne by electricity consumers in the country would be […]

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Forte Oil promises improved dividend

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By ,   16 hours ago

MANAGEMENT of Forte Oil has stated that it is planning to achieve market dominance in the oil marketing sector through the expansion of retail infrastructure, commercial business and non fuel […]

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A’Ibom pledges to compliment FG’s N250m loan to SMEs

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By ,   16 hours ago

As a follow up to Tuesday’s Central bank of Nigeria, CBN N250 million loan to Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Akwa Ibom the state government said it has initiated […]

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We’ll adopt Osun style in Adamawa –APC guber aspirant

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By   26 mins ago

One of the All Progressives Congress, APC gubernatorial aspirants, Alhaji Dahiru Bobo has said that the people of Adamawa will adopt the Osun style in the forthcoming Adamawa bye-election. Alhaji […]

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Abia 2015: Gov Orji will determine who succeeds him –PDP chieftain

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Elder Emmanuel Adaelu is a prominent Ngwa man and Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Ohanaeze Ngwa, a foremost socio- cultural group in the vanguard of actualizing the dream of a […]

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2015: Crisis looms in Delta PDP over governorship ticket

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The ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Delta State is heading for a serious crisis over the party’s governorship ticket if nothing urgent is done to halt it. Unfolding political […]

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More groups express support for Senate Leader’s 4th term bid

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The ambition of the Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba to return to the senate has been further boosted with support from women in his constituency. The Senate Leader who represents […]

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Aba South State Assembly bye-election, travesty of democratic process – APGA

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All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Abia State chapter has described the last Saturday Aba South State Assembly bye- election as a distortion of democratic process.  APGA in a release signed […]

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Obi vs Umeh: A botched romance and the soul of apga

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By   2 days ago

Barely six months after leaving office, former Governor Peter Obi is allegedly on a different page with Victor Umeh, national chairman of APGA and Willie Obiano, the man he staked […]

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Liverpool agree £16m fee for Mario Balotelli

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By   11 hours ago

Liverpool have agreed a £16m fee with AC Milan to sign former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli. Reds boss Brendan Rodgers wants the Italy international, 24, to strengthen his attack […]

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QPR sign Vargas on loan from Napoli

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By   16 hours ago

QPR have confirmed they have signed Eduardo Vargas on a season-long loan from Napoli.The Chile international is the club’s sixth signing of the summer and will wear the No.24 shirt at Loftus Road and […]

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Rojo completes Manchester United move

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By   1 day ago

Marcos Rojo has penned a five-year deal at Manchester United after completing his move to Old Trafford from Sporting Lisbon.Louis van Gaal’s side are understood to have paid £16 million for the Argentina international, […]

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Dzeko signs new four-year Manchester City contract

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By   1 day ago

Edin Dzeko has signed a new four-year contract at Manchester City, the club have revealed.It was reported on Sunday that Dzeko and Joe Hart would be the next City stars to pen new […]

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Arsenal’s €25m Carvalho bid rejected by Sporting

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By   1 day ago

Arsenal have had a €25 million bid rejected by Sporting Lisbon for William Carvalho .The Gunners are working on a deal to capture the versatile midfielder in the final fortnight of the transfer window.However, Arsenal’s […]

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Napoli confirm De Guzman signing

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By   1 day ago

Napoli have announced the signing of Jonathan de Guzman from Villarreal. The attacking midfielder has spent the past two seasons on loan at Premier League side Swansea City, becoming an integral part of their […]

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Superzee, in the words of her team-mates

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By   36 mins ago

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala, better known to her team-mates as ‘Superzee’, was in truly superlative form on Wednesday night, conjuring up four goals and two assists as the Africans overpowered Korea […]

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Falconets thrash Korea 6-2, to play Germany in final

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By   15 hours ago

Nigeria defeated Korea DPR 6-2 in the first semifinal of the 2014 Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup to reach their second ever final of the competition. Four goals from star […]

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Maigari’s nff faction is illegal – Umeh

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By   16 hours ago

As two persons now lay claim to the presidency of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF executive committee, Chief Mike Umeh led group yesterday said the Alhaji Aminu Maigari faction is […]

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Keshi: Why I dropped Moses from AFCON double-header

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By   17 hours ago

Stephen Keshi has declared that he left out Victor Moses from Nigeria’s AFCON 2015 qualifiers against Congo and South Africa because the forward has lost form. Victor Moses, who has […]

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Elegbeleye, Gumba commiserate with NFF over fire incident

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By   17 hours ago

Director –General of the National Sports Commission, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye and the Chairman of Senate Committee on Sports, Senator Adamu Gumba were among the first prominent Nigerians to commiserate with […]

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Fellaini suffers ankle ligament damage in training

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By   17 hours ago

Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini is set for an extended spell on the sidelines. The £27.5m midfielder is believed to have suffered an injury in training and was photographed hobbling […]

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Nollywood filmmaker, Blessing Egbe berates colleagues

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By   2 days ago

‘Two Brides and A Baby’ movie producer Blessing Effiom Egbe is at it again and this time, the actress seems tired with the alleged high level of immorality and promiscuous […]

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Bukky Wright becomes grandmother

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By   2 days ago

Bukky Wright’s son, Ojay Amu Wright, is now a proud father of a baby girl, courtesy his fiancée. Sources confirmed the popular actress has travelled to Trenton in New Jersey, […]

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Former Miss Tourism condemns bleaching

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By   2 days ago

Bleaching is an issue that is being widely debated in Africa. While some support it, others frown at it, saying it shows inferiority complex on the part of the person […]

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Ini Edo gets two nominations at BON Award

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By   2 days ago

“What is worth doing at all, is worthy doing well.” This statement describes Actress, Ini Edo Ehiagwina who has received two nominations for kissing so well at the 2014 Best […]

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Tiwa Savage eyes Forbes’ Richest Woman list

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By   2 days ago

Mavin Records diva, Tiwa Savage-Balogun says hopes to make it to the Forbes Richest Women list, especially with her relationship with billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola. The singer was with Otedola, […]

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Van Vicker to produce film on Ebola

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By   2 days ago

Liberian- Ghanaian born actor, Va Vicker has unveiled plans to produce a movie in Liberia following the outbreak of the dreaded Ebola disease. In a recent interview Vicker said that […]

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