Saturday November 22nd, 2014

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BOOTED OUT

Supreme Court sacks Taraba Ag Gov, orders reinstatement of Impeached Deputy Supreme Court yesterday sacked the acting Governor of Taraba State, Garba Umar and ordered the immediate reinstatement of the […]

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2015: Police to mop up illegal arms

Kwara State police command yesterday directed residents in possession of illegal arms to surrender such as it began a mop up of illicit arms in preparation for the 2015 general […]

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Economic downturn may cripple States – Suswam

Benue State governor, Gabriel Suswam has stated that if the economic down turn, which has drastically reduced the revenue accruing from the federation account to states, continue most of the […]

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UNIDO to address challenges of skills devt in Nigeria

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By   6 hours ago

United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO has disclosed plan to establish an Investment and Technology Promotion Office in Nigeria to serve the entire Economic Community of West African Countries, ECOWAS […]

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Shell sells $600m stake in Nigerian assets

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By ,   1 day ago

Oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell announced yesterday that it has raised $600 million from the sale of its interest in an oil field in Nigeria, as part of its ongoing […]

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Chinese firm signs $12bn agreement for railway project

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A Chinese company has signed a $12 billion agreement to build railway along Nigeria’s coast and it’s billed as China’s single largest overseas contract, Chinese media said yesterday. China Railway […]

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SEC committed to sound corporate governance – Garuba

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EXECUTIVE Commissioner in charge of Corporate Services, at the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Zakawanu Garuba, has reiterated the commitment of the agency to sound corporate governance in the Nigerian […]

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Naira at new low, trades N176.10 to dollar

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By   1 day ago

The naira closed at a new low on Thursday, falling 1.25 percent despite intervention by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, which weakened the currency at its official foreign exchange […]

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FG to reward 100 top companies

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As part of efforts gear towards encouraging more indigenous companies for the growth of the Nigerian economy, federal government has announced that it would reward 100 top companies situated right […]

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Dwindling revenue and imperative of fiscal federalism

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By   7 hours ago

In the past few months, state governors have been lamenting the drop in revenue allocations from the federation account. Initially, this fall in distributable revenue was occasioned by shut-ins and […]

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Adamawa lawmakers threaten to dump PDP over sack of state Exco

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Twenty-three of 25 lawmakers of the Adamawa State House of Assembly are set to defect to the All Progressives Congress, APC, following Tuesday’s dissolution of the state executive of the […]

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Tambuwal needs to resign now, says Ozekhome

By   10 hours ago

A renowned constitutional lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, has called on the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, to resign for peace to reign in the legislature. […]

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Battle for PDP governorship ticket in Delta

By   10 hours ago

The endorsement of Mr. Anthony Obuh, a former permanent secretary by Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan to pick the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta state, is causing […]

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Bayelsa youths task politicians on good conduct

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A socio-political group, Bayelsa Youth for Peace Initiatives and Good Governance, has warned political office seekers and their cronies within and outside the state against heating up the polity. The […]

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Going beyond mere political support groups

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By   1 day ago

The Nigeria political space has been agog for some time now with various political support groups rooting for the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015. They have consistently argued […]

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Costa, Fabregas fit for West Brom – Mourinho

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By   20 hours ago

Jose Mourinho has confirmed Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas are fit for Chelsea’s Premier League match with West Brom. Mourinho explained Costa had “totally recovered” from his hamstring issue, while […]

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AC Milan to rival Arsenal in chase for Cech

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By   21 hours ago

The Italian giants are set to rival Arsenal for £7m-rated goalkeeper Cech, 32, in January. The San Siro outfit signed Spanish stopper Diego Lopez from Real Madrid in the summer. […]

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Khedira signs pre-contract with Bayern – reports

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By   22 hours ago

Arsenal and Chelsea target Sami Khedira has signed a pre-contract with Bayern Munich, according to reports in Spain. Cadena SER have reported that Khedira, whose contract expires with the La […]

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Arsenal pinpoints Guardiola as Wenger’s replacement

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By   22 hours ago

Starsport understands patience is beginning to run out with Wenger at the highest level at the Emirates. Everton’s Roberto Martinez has also been identified as having the potential to take […]

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PSG handed Ibrahimovic boost

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By   2 days ago

Paris Saint-Germain talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic is fit and ready ready to feature in Friday’s Ligue 1 clash with Metz. The 32-year-old was left out of Sweden’s friendly with France on Tuesday but has come […]

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Arsenal’s Giroud set for return against Man Utd

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By   2 days ago

The France international, 28, had been ruled out until the new year with a broken leg suffered against Everton in August, but has returned sooner than expected. “He is three […]

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AFCON 2015 failure: Uduaghan blames NFF

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By ,   7 hours ago

Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has blamed Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, on the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, for going to sleep […]

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Gumel reclaims NOC Presidency

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Promises vibrant committee Nigeria’s representative at the  International Olympics Committee, IOC, Habu Gumel has reclaimed the presidency of the  Nigeria Olympic committee, NOC, as he  defeated incumbent Sani Ndanusa, who […]

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Chelsea celebrate Nigeria, Egypt ousted from AFCON 2015

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BFN takes delivery of 200 rackets, shuttles as curtail fails on coaching course, training programme As part of effort geared towards consolidating the gains of grassroots badminton programme in Nigeria, […]

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Keshi’s gamble cost Nigeria AFCON 2015 – Lawal

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Former Super Eagles utility player, Garba Lawal, has blamed Coach Stephen Keshi for Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, scheduled for Equatorial Guinea. Lawal […]

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Arsenal vs Manchester United: All eyes on Sanchez, Di Maria

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Alexis Sanchez and Angel Di Maria are Arsenal and Manchester United, Barcelona and Real Madrid, Chile and Argentina. They are spectacular signings, symbols of a season, South Americans with marked […]

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City step up bid to keep Lampard

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Manchester City is going to step up their attempts to extend Frank Lampard’s loan deal at the club. The Premier League champions are going to be without Yaya Toure during […]

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Juliet Ibrahim premieres Shattered Romance

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By   4 days ago

Actress Juliet Ibrahim is ready with her second produced movie, Shattered Romance, directed by actor-turned-director Eddie Nartey. The movie, which is also Eddie Nartey’s second directorial job, will premiere at […]

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Abuja filmmaker sets stage for ‘Lastborn’

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By   4 days ago

As entertainment in Abuja continues to gain ground, Abuja based artist, writer and director, Emmanuel Best Thliza has set the stage for the production of a new movie titled, “Lastborn”. […]

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Reminisce, Dammykrane, Jaywon rock Unilorin

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By   4 days ago

A wave of excitement swept through the University of Ilorin on Friday last week, November 14, 2014, as the Coke Studio Season 2 campus concert brought all other activities on […]

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SONIFES calls for peace through comedy, music dance

By   4 days ago

In an outright display of talent, artists performing under the aegis of the entertainment outfit, Songs of Nigeria Festival, SONIFES, Abuja has called for peaceful coexistence amongst Nigerians using comedy, […]

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October 1 wins big at Africa, International Film Festival

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By   5 days ago

Kunle Afolayan’s latest movie October 1 just clinched best script, best actor, best feature film award at the Africa international film festival. October 1 which is a 2014 Nigerian dark […]

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Puerto Rican emerges new Miss International 2014

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By   1 week ago

Puerto Rican beauty, Valerie Hernandez stood out among her competitors to be crowned the new Miss International 2014. The 21-year-old student and model from Carolina, Puerto Rico, was crowned on […]

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