Wednesday August 20th, 2014

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ABBA

Arase, 7 others promoted DIGs

Police Service Commission, PSC, yesterday announced the promotion to Deputy Inspector-General of Police, 6 senior police officers who are to replace those that retired recently following the appointment of Mr. […]

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IMPEACHMENT: 10 KILLED AS APC, PDP CLASH IN NASARAWA

Nothing can save Al-Makura – Lawmakers Accuse his aide of double standard   Ten people have been feared killed in Nasarawa State, following a bloody clash between supporters of All […]

EBOLA VIRUS

Ebola: Nigerian doctor who treated Sawyer dies

Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, yesterday announced the death of the doctor who attended to the Liberian the late Patrick Sawyer at the First Consultant Hospital in Lagos> Sawyer […]

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SacOil acquires 20% interest in Nigerian OPL 233

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By ,   6 hours ago

African independent upstream oil and gas company, SacOil Holdings Ltd. yesterday said it has been assigned 20 per cent equity in oil prospecting license OPL 233 offshore Nigeria, allowing it […]

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Ebola: AfDB approves additional $60m for W/Africa

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By   6 hours ago

African Development Bank; AfDB has approved additional $60 million grant investment for immediate implementation to help strengthen West Africa’s public health systems in response to the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD […]

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Jonathan flags-off disbursement of N220bn MSME funds

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By   7 hours ago

President Goodluck Jonathan has presented N500 million cheque to Governor of Delta state Emmanuel Uduaghan, and N260 million to his Akwa Ibom counterpart, Godswill Akpabio as their states’ share during […]

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A/Ibom proposes new financing model for Ibaka seaport

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By ,   7 hours ago

Akwa Ibom state government has said that a new financing model proposed by the state government could see to the speedy realization of the Ibaka oil and gas free trade […]

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KIA Motors Nigeria opens showroom

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By ,   7 hours ago

KIA Motors Nigeria has opened a newly renovated and expanded showroom in the Victoria Island area of Lagos, to further create exceptional service delivery to customers of the globally recognized […]

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NSE ASI appreciates by +1.07% as Okomu Oil Palm Q2 revenues remain flat at 0.8%

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By ,   7 hours ago

THE equities market closed yesterday on positive note, as NSE ASI appreciated by +1.07% to close at 41,812.14 basis points, compared with the -0.02% depreciation recorded previously. Its Year-to-Date (YTD) […]

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

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By   12 hours 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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Akinlade joins Ogun guber race

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By ,   12 hours ago

The longest serving member of the House of Representatives from South West region, Hon Abiodun Akinlade yesterday submitted his letter of intent to contest the number one seat in Ogun […]

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Fayemi punishing civil servants for not voting for him –PDP

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By ,   12 hours ago

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ekiti has condemned the non-payment of July salary of local government workers and teachers by the state government, describing it as a wicked act […]

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Zoning PDP gubernatorial slot to Abia South appropriate-Group

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By ,   12 hours ago

A socio- political group, Nzuko Ohaneze Ndi Ukwa Ngwa has described as most appropriate the resolution of the Abia State Peoples Democratic Party resolution ceding the Abia 2015 governorship slot […]

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PDP Chieftain rates women, youths high in democratic process

By ,   13 hours ago

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and governorship candidate of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, in Kwara state, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has particularly identified youth and […]

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LG polls: Delta PDP hand-picks candidates, protests spread

By ,   13 hours ago

Ahead of the local government elections slated for the month of October 2014, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Delta State have continued handpicking and selection of candidates to fly […]

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Modric signs Real Madrid extension until 2018

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By   50 mins ago

The Champions League holders have revealed that the influential midfielder has signed a new four-year contract Real Madrid have announced on their official website that they have reached an agreement […]

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Napoli agree hefty Fellaini loan fee

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By   13 hours ago

Napoli have agreed to cough up a hefty loan fee to land Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini. The Daily Star says a season-long loan deal has been struck between the […]

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Jose Pekerman signs new Colombia deal

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By   18 hours ago

Jose Pekerman has signed a new contract which sees him remain as Colombia manager, the nation’s football federation (FCF) has revealed.Colombia have been anxious to tie the coach to a new deal after […]

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Cambiasso set for Leicester City move

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By   20 hours ago

Leicester city is close to completing a deal to sign free agent Esteban Cambiasso. The Argentine midfielder is reportedly encouraging the Foxes to move for his compatriot Pablo Alvarez, a […]

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Chelsea’s Marko Marin joins Fiorentina on loan

By   2 days ago

Marko Marin has joined Fiorentina on a season-long loan deal, Chelsea have confirmed.Marin moved to Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2012 but failed to break into the starting XI, making just 16 appearances in […]

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Liverpool’s Ilori joins Bordeaux on loan

By   2 days ago

The 21-year-old was signed by Brendan Rodgers from Sporting last September but spent the second half of last season on loan at Granada Liverpool defender Tiago Ilori has joined Bordeaux […]

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FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014:

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By   12 hours ago

•Falconets plan early goal to reach World Cup final   Nigeria’s Falconets coach Peter Dedevbo has said he hopes his team score an early goal to unsettle North Korea in […]

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…Maigari plots fresh election, unbans Ogunjobi, Jalla

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By   12 hours ago

If the communiqué issued by the Aminu Maigari-led Nigeria Football Federation Executive Committee yesterday is to be taken seriously, the much-hyped election fixed for August 26 will not hold. The […]

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AFCON 2015: NFF drops Moses, Osaze, Ameoba for Devils, Bafana

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By   13 hours ago

Cup holders Nigeria have called up 23 players, including ace goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, for next month’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Red Devils of Congo and […]

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Mourinho: Barca misused Fabregas

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By   13 hours ago

Jose Mourinho has claimed that Barcelona misused Cesc Fabregas – a mistake he doesn’t intend to make. The Spanish midfielder enjoyed an eye-catching debut in a Chelsea shirt as he […]

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Umeh makes U-turn, demands FIFA ban on Nigeria

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By   13 hours ago

Acting President of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Chief Mike Umeh yesterday accused Minister of Sports and Chairman National Sports Commission, NSC; Dr. Tammy Danagogo of interfering in the activities of […]

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Canada 2014: Danagogo charges Falconets to go all the way

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By   13 hours ago

As the national U-20 team, the Falconets battle the Democratic Republic of Korea for a spot in the final of the FIFA U-20 World Cup at the Moncton Stadium in […]

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Nollywood filmmaker, Blessing Egbe berates colleagues

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By   13 hours 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   13 hours 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   13 hours 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   13 hours 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   13 hours 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   13 hours 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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