Saturday November 1st, 2014

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Collapsed Synagogue Church building illegal – LASG

Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Development and Urban Planning, Toyin Ayinde Adedamola has told the coroner’s court that the collapsed six-storey building of the Synagogue Church of All Nations was […]

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2015: I WON’T LET NIGERIANS DOWN – JONATHAN

PDP gives Govs automatic ticket   Zones Gov Ngilari out of Adamawa race     President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday pledged not to disappoint Nigerians in the years ahead, as he […]

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Budget: Reps to reconvene before Dec 3

There were strong indications yesterday that the House of Representatives, which adjourned sitting till December 3, 2014, may reconvene to receive the 2015 Budget which President Goodluck Jonathan will soon […]

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Contributory pension fund hits N4.5trn

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THE National Pension Commission (PenCom) yesterday said contributory pension fund has hits N4.5 trillion. The Director General, Chinelo Anohu-Amazu made this known yesterday in Lagos during the conference on pension […]

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Winners emerge in Nestle Milo back to school promo

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OVER 110 scholarships worth N100, 000 each have been given out in the ongoing Nestlé MILO Back to School Promo. Some of the lucky winners are Ms. Esther Balogun (Shoprite […]

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Jonathan flags-off middle manpower training scheme on power

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Minister of Power Prof Chinedu Nebo has disclosed federal government’s plan to grow the Nigerian middle manpower on power sector by creating a National Power Sector Apprentice Scheme, NAPSAS for […]

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Stanbic IBTC Q3 profit up 48.4%

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STANBIC IBTC IBTC Holdings has said its nine-month pre-tax profit climbed up to N30 billion up 48 percent from N20.2 billion reported in the same quarter of 2013. Profit after […]

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ETI, Diamond Bank submit 2014 Q3 results

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ECOBANK Transnational Incorporate, ETI said its profit before tax, PBT for the nine months period ended September 30, 2014 increased 37.4 percent to N66.5 billion from N48.3 billion in the […]

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Nigeria rated high in World Bank‘s Doing Business Report

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The Doing Business project shows, since 2005, Nigeria has implemented 10 regulatory reforms making it easier to do business. It states that the majority have focused on improving business incorporation, […]

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APC defecting members are cancerous — Chairman

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The leadership of the All Progressive Congress party in Bayelsa state has described its 8,000 defecting members to the People Democratic Party as political jobbers that have no genuine interest […]

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Constitutional amendments: Whose interest?

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By   2 days ago

Some portion of National Assembly’s constitutional amendment is generating rancour in the polity, Okechukwu Jombo writes to know whose interest is at stake   Recently the National Assembly approved the […]

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Abia 2015: The fight to finish

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By   3 days ago

Okechukwu Jombo writes that with the emergence of all the aspirants for the soul of Abia state the fight to finish has started   The prediction of who succeeds Abia […]

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2015 and dangers of imposition

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Dozie Onwuzuligbo, writes that imposition in Nigeria is generating vibes that can be said to be very dangerous to the polity   It has become a common feature in Nigerian […]

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Bayelsa East stakeholders rubbished over zoning claim

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Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Clever Ikisipo, has said there is no zoning in the district comprising Ogbia, Nembe and Brass local government areas […]

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Murray-Bruce declares for Senate, laments widespread poverty

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Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Silverbird Group, Mr. Ben Murray-Bruce, on Monday declared his intention to represent Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly. With his declaration, Murray-Bruce has […]

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Arsenal keen on Lichtsteiner

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By   2 days ago

Arsenal have launched a bid to bring Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner to north London, according to reports in Italy. Arsene Wenger is keen to move for the Swiss international in […]

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Reus closer to £32m Liverpool transfer

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Liverpool have a clear path to sign Marco Reus after Borussia Dortmund ended their attempt at trying to tie the winger down to a new contract. Reus had rejected the […]

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Man City join chase for Khedira

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Manchester City have reportedly joined Premier League rivals Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United in the race to sign Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira. The 2014 World Cup winner has long […]

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Sturridge eyes Balotelli partnership

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Daniel Sturridge claims Liverpool team-mate Mario Balotelli is ‘misunderstood’ and admits he can’t wait to strike up a partnership with the Italian. The former AC Milan forward has struggled to […]

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Bale to cost Man Utd £90m

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By   3 days ago

The Red Devils have been repeatedly linked with a move for the Welshman in recent weeks, and several reports have suggested they are preparing to make a bid for the […]

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Arsenal given green light to sign Hummels

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By   4 days ago

ARSENAL have received a massive boost in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund star Mats Hummels. The German international’s future at the Westfalenstadion has been the subject of intense speculation in […]

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As FIFA deadline expires today: Giwa set to bow out?

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By   1 day ago

As the clock ticks fast to today’s deadline for Nigeria to overturn a recent court ruling in Jos that voided the elections into the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football […]

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AFN boss urges Zonal Reps to emulate Adulkareem

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President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Solomon Ogba has urged stakeholders in the sports sector, especially zonal representatives and other board members to emulate the North Central Zone […]

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Ronaldo says team-mates deserve credit for goal glut

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Cristiano Ronaldo continued his prolific start to the season with four goals, including two penalties, as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Elche 5-1 in La Liga on Tuesday […]

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Rooney: Don’t write off Man United

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Wayne Rooney is adamant that Manchester United will enjoy a successful season despite their disappointing start. United’s Premier League campaign plummed new depths on Sunday when they surrendered a two-goal […]

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Chelsea willing to cash in on Ramires

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Chelsea are weighing up cashing in on Ramires. The Daily Express says Chelsea are ready to part ways with Real Madrid target Ramires in order to fund a move for […]

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Court hears NFF’s case today

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By ,   2 days ago

Justice Ambrose Allagoa of the Federal High Court sitting in Jos has adjourned till today, to rule in the case of preliminary objection filed by the counsel to the Nigeria […]

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10 moments of Kim Kardashian as she celebrates 34th birthday

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“Good morning #BdaySurpriseGettaway,” Kim Kardashian shared on her Instagram page on Wednesday, October 22, along with a gorgeous view from her hotel of palm trees and the ocean. Kim and […]

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‘Nigerian men don’t give up while ‘toasting’

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May7en was born on May 7; her father played football in jersey number 7. He (father) was nicknamed during his playing days as Mathematical 7.  He also has 7 children. All […]

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Sammy Okposo gets SABC awards nomination

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Multitalented gospel artiste, Globacom ambassador and Nigeria’s biggest gospel music export, Sammie Okposo has been nominated in this year’s Best of Africa category at the biggest South-Africa gospel music awards, […]

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John Cena vs. Randy Orton HIAC winner to receive title match vs Brock Lesnar

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When decade-long rivals John Cena and Randy Orton step into the Hell in a Cell at tomorrow’s pay-per-view, one will emerge as the No. 1 contender for Brock Lesnar’s WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Triple H […]

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PMAN northern chapter seeks peace, unity amongst members

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… raises funds for displaced persons   Despite efforts being made by the administration of the Abuja chapter of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, PMAN, some members of the […]

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eLDee not going back on music boycott

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By ,   1 week ago

Artiste and label boss, eLDee, has said there is no going back in his decision to exit the music stage after 16 active years as a performing artiste. The 37-year […]

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