Thursday December 25th, 2014

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Jonathan, Govs preach peace at Christmas

As Nigerian Christians join their counterparts across the world to mark Christmas Day, President Goodluck Jonathan, governors and lawmakers yesterday urged the citizens to use the event to return the […]

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NIGERIA WON’T BREAKUP IN 2015 – BISHOP KUKAH

Accuses external forces of plotting nation’s fall   Says North won’t develop without education   Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has allayed growing fears that 2015 could […]

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Gov Amaechi’s support for mutiny treasonable – FG

Federal Government has asked Nigerians to take note of the statement credited to Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, in which he endorsed the mutiny allegedly perpetrated by some soldiers in […]

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Pension contribution hits N2.5trn – PenCom

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By   23 hours ago

Pension contribution by both public and private sectors into the Retirement Savings Account, RSA at the end of second quarter, Q2 of 2014 was N2.5 trillion, National Pension Commission, PenCom […]

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Nigeria’s external reserves hits $38.29bn

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By ,   23 hours ago

GROSS external reserves at the end of the third quarter (Q3) of 2014 increased 2.5 percent to $38.29 billion compared with the level recorded in the Q2 period, according to […]

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Maritime Academy lacks amenities

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By ,   23 hours ago

Thirty-five years after its establishment, the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, MAN, Oron, Akwa Ibom State is still battling with inadequate amenities. Some students of the academy reportedly sit on the […]

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NITEL/Mtel’ll become biggest, leading telecoms outfit – Ayeni

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By   23 hours ago

Chairman of NATCOM Consortium, the preferred bidder of NITEL/Mtel, Dr. Olatunde Ayeni, has pledged to turn around the moribund telecom conglomerate in the shortest possible time to bring it back […]

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Nigerian insurers in Ghana tasked on new solvency regime

By ,   23 hours ago

Subsidiaries of Nigerian insurance companies in Ghana including Equity Assurance, WAPIC, Regency Alliance, IEI Ghana and NEM Insurance, as well as all local insurance companies in the country have been […]

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Forex inflows grows to $13.09bn in Q3

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FOREIGN exchange inflow through the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN grew to $13.09 billion in the third quarter, Q3 of 2014, the CBN said in its latest economic report for […]

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Deception and the Nigerian politician

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By   22 hours ago

There is no doubt that election time in Nigeria is usually heralded by high level of political activities. Usually, Politicians at this time can make promises of anything of no […]

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Bianca Ojukwu faults tenure extension for Umeh, others

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By ,   4 days ago

Confusion ensued recently at the special national convention of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in awka, Anambra State when Bianca Ojukwu , the widow of the late leader of […]

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INEC delays PVC issuance to IBB, Abdulsalami, Aliyu, Etsu Nupe, others

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By   4 days ago

The expectations of some prominent indigenes of Niger State of collecting their Permanent Voter Cards was dashed on Friday as the Independent National Electoral Commission told them that they have […]

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Aggrieved A’Ibom PDP aspirants may join APC

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By ,   4 days ago

There are indications that 21 out of the 22 aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirants who lost out in last week’s governorships primaries in the state are nurturing plans to […]

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Delta 2015: Isoko people demand deputy governor’s slot

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Arising from an enlarged meeting of Isoko ethnic nationality in Delta State on Friday, the people of the axis have demanded for the slot of the deputy governor in 2015. […]

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INEC raises Task Force on IDPs

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By   4 days ago

The Independent National Electoral Commission has raised a Task Force on how to get Internally Displaced Persons to vote in the forthcoming 2015 General Election. The task force, whose constitution […]

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Hazard doubtful for Chelsea’s boxing day game

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By   5 hours ago

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard is doubtful after injuring his ankle during the victory at Stoke. Oscar could be recalled to the starting line-up after only being named as an unused […]

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La Liga’s not the best, Mourinho refutes Bale’s claim

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By   9 hours ago

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has rejected Gareth Bale‘s claims that La Liga is the best league in the world, suggesting the Premier League holds that title.The Portuguese spent three seasons with Real Madrid, winning […]

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PSG fade-up with Cavani

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By   1 day ago

LAURENT BLANC has run out of patience with Edinson Cavani at Paris Saint-Germain, paving the way for a £50m move to Arsenal in January. The Uruguayan striker has always had […]

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Afcon 2015: Song left out of Cameroon’s squad

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By   1 day ago

Cameroon have left in-form West Ham United midfielder Alex Song out of their 23-man squad for next month’s African Nations Cup finals in Equatorial Guinea which was named on Tuesday. […]

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Pellegrini targets Mandzukic

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By   1 day ago

MANCHESTER CITY boss Manuel Pellegrini wants to sign Mario Mandzukic in a £25m deal. Pellegrini will make his move for the Croatia and Atletico Madrid striker in the hope of […]

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Paulinho set for Inter Milan switch in January

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By   1 day ago

The Brazilian isn’t part of Mauricio Pochettino’s plans and former Manchester City boss Mancini is keen on offering him a route out of White Hart Lane Italian giants Inter Milan […]

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NFF to decide on Arbitration Tribunal

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By   23 hours ago

Secretary-General of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF Musa Amadu  has  said it was the duty of its board to decide on the inauguration of an arbitration panel. Amadu who spoke […]

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Olympic Qualifier: Siasia names 39 players for Gabon

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By   2 days ago

Chief Coach of the national U-23 men’s football team, Dream Team VI, Samson Siasia has released the list of 35 home-based, and 4 foreign-based players selected from the screening exercise […]

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Enyimba, Pillars get C/League opponents

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By   3 days ago

Nigeria’s flagbearers in the CAF Champions League, Kano Pillars and Enyimba International have been handed their opponents following the conclusion of the draws in Cairo yesterday. Reigning Nigeria League champions, […]

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Mourinho Punishing divers would be disastrous

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By   3 days ago

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes an independent panel retrospectively punishing divers would be a “disaster”. he west Londoners have found themselves at the heart of the simulation debate this week […]

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Igbokwe gives NFF ultimatum on Arbitration Tribunal

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By   3 days ago

Following FIFA’s letter to the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, washing it’s hands off  the purported legitimacy granted Amaju Pinnick as the duly elected President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Barr […]

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Muhammad Ali hospitalised for pneumonia

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By   3 days ago

Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia. Ali, a three-time world champion, is in a stable condition, his spokesman Bob Gunnell said. The illness […]

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Nollywood awards Jonathan ‘Grand Patriot of The Legends’

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By   2 days ago

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has been honoured by a group of legend actors and actresses in the nation’s movie industry, Nollywood, with a ‘Grand Patriot of the Legends’ award. […]

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Elton John officially weds long-time partner

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By   3 days ago

Yesterday, wedding bells rang for Sir Elton John and his long-time partner David Furnish. The 67-year-old legendary singer-songwriter officially married Furnish near London, nine years to the day since the […]

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Agbani Darego dazzles at Miss World 2014

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By   1 week ago

Agbani Darego dazzled at the Miss World 2014 in London held recently. Dressed by Nigerian designer, Meena, Agbani, who was one of the judges at the event, looked gorgeous in […]

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Reunion: Davido , Wizkid hang out at Lagos club

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By   1 week ago

The long-awaited re-union between warring Pop stars, Davido and Wizkid is gradually coming to an end as the duo spent a night together at a Lagos Club. On Saturday December […]

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Becca features Sakodie on New single, Tell Me

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By   1 week ago

Referred to as one of Africa’s best female vocalists, Ghana’s Becca has released a new single titled, Tell Me featuring award-winning singer, Sakodie. The track will serve as the lead […]

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‘Eminem inspired me to do music’

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By   1 week ago

Nigerian rapper and entertainer, Eva Alordiah has professed her love for rapper Eminem on One2watch a brand new segment on MTV Base. OfficialNaijaTopTen During an interview, the 26-year-old rapper revealed […]

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