Friday July 25th, 2014

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TERRORISM: THIS BLOODLETTING MUST STOP – IBB

We’re capable of ending insurgency – Buhari 1 dies, 8 injured in another Kano blast   Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, popularly called IBB, and his predecessor, Gen. […]

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Ebola in Nigeria, patient admitted in Lagos hospital

For the first time in history, Ebola disease, which has been rampant in some West African countries, has entered Nigeria. A Liberian national in his 40s, according to Lagos State […]

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Abducted schoolgirls: Jonathan is sincere – Parents

Parents and elders of Chibok community in Borno State, yesterday said they were convinced that President Goodluck Jonathan was sincere in his resolve to find their daughters who were abducted […]

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Nigeria’s economy to hit top global 20 by 2030 – Mckinsey

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By ,   20 hours ago

Nigeria’s economy has been projected to expand by about 7.1 percent annually through 2030 making it one of top 20 economies of the world. In a new report released yesterday […]

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Lagos, biggest beneficiary of port concession – NPA

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By ,   20 hours ago

The ding-dong over which apparatus of government is responsible for the deplorable state of access roads into the port city of Apapa, has taken a dramatic turn as the Nigerian […]

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Finance minister lauds Nigeria’s rail projects

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By   20 hours ago

Minister of Finance and Coordinating minister for the economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Thursday commended the progress made so far in the construction of the Federal Capital Territory’ s rail […]

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CBN signs N220bn MoU with state Govs for MSME

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By   20 hours ago

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN yesterday signed N220 billion Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises, MSME facility Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with more than 11 states represented by their governors and […]

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Leadway Assurance assets hit N101bn

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By ,   20 hours ago

LEADWAY Assurance Company Limited has grown its assets hitting N101.2 billion at the end of the 2013 financial year from the N68.8 billion recorded in the previous year representing a […]

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Chidoka assumes office, gives 2-point agenda

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By   21 hours ago

The newly sworn-in Minister of Ministry of Aviation, Osita Chidoka has proposed a two-point agenda on assumption in office. Chidoka said this yesterday during the handing over ceremony in the […]

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Niger 2015: Who does the odds favour?

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By   22 hours ago

When it comes to elections and politics, Niger State can be described as unique. It is unique in several ways, but most unique in two ways; the outgoing governors normally […]

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Tambuwal, UPP condemn Kaduna blast

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By   22 hours ago

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Tambuwal, has described the twin blasts which rocked the city of Kaduna on Wednesday as cruel, barbaric and heinous. Tambuwal described as […]

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Daniel’s aide, Ogun APC trade words over ex-governor’s comment

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A former Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Ogun State, Sina Kawonise yesterday took a swipe at Governor Ibikunle Amosun, asking the state government to explain the circumstances behind the […]

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Countdown to Osun 2014;

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By   22 hours ago

The Osun Rural Enterprise and Agricultural Programme, OREAP has said that the agency remains one of the most successful and laudable development and wealth creation programmes of the Rauf Aregbesola […]

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Russia views APC as benefactors of Boko Haram insurgency

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By   22 hours ago

Alexander Nekrassov, former Senior Adviser to Kremlin and internationally renowned political commentator in an opinion editorial, published by the internationally respected Al Jazeera news channel, Nekrassov reveals Russian concerns that […]

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$1bn loan request and opposition politics

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By   2 days ago

Dozie Onwuzuligbo examines the opposition politics of trying to block the recent $1 billion loan request by the president to help him tackle the insurgency   Reactions and counter-reactions have […]

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Drogba completes Chelsea return

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By   5 hours ago

The legendary Blues striker left Stamford Bridge two years ago after celebrating Champions League glory, but has been lured back by Jose Mourinho Chelsea have completed the signing of Didier […]

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Ranieri named as new Greece coach

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By   9 hours ago

Claudio Ranieri has been hired as the new coach of the Greece national team, the country’s football association (HFF) confirmed on Friday. The 62-year-old had signed a two-year deal to […]

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Nigerian-born Ugo Ehiogu appointed Tottenham’s under-21 coach

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By   11 hours ago

Tottenham have announced this morning that former Aston Villa andMiddlesbrough defender Ugo Ehiogu has been appointed coach of the club’s Under-21 side. The 41-year-old had been working with the Spurs academy on a part-time basis. The […]

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Arsenal woo Casillas with five-year contract worth £7m

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By   13 hours ago

Reports from Spanish newspaper Sport, claim Arsenal have offered the 33-year-old international a five-year deal worth £1.4m per-year. Though the reports mention nothing of a transfer fee, it is believed Madrid […]

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Gerrard to sign 12-month contract extension

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By   13 hours ago

Brendan Rodgers says a new contract for Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard is a formality this summer. The talismanic midfielder has entered the final year of his current deal but the […]

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Asamoah Gyan extends Al Ain contract

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By   14 hours ago

The Boss have tied the striker down until 2018 after he joined them a matter of days ago for pre-season on the back of the World Cup Ghana captain Asamoah […]

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Mikel back at Chelsea on Monday

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By   22 hours ago

John Mikel Obi is expected to join the rest of the Chelsea squad for pre-season training on Monday. Mikel, along with Nigerian compatriot Victor Moses, were given extended breaks after […]

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Kelechi Iheanacho laid bare!

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By   22 hours ago

Nigerian super kid scored in Man City’s 4-1 win over Sporting Kansas City   Nigerian Kelechi Iheanacho caught the eye in Manchester City’s 4-1 friendly win over Sporting Kansas City […]

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Kanu advises Brown Ideye

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By   23 hours ago

Nwankwo Kanu has advised Brown Ideye to stay focused and work hard if he wants to succeed in England. Ideye, 25, joined Kanu’s former club West Brom last weekend and […]

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Fed Cup semis: Enyimba to face Giwa, Prime confront Dolphins

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By   23 hours ago

Cup Holders, Enyimba International FC of Aba will be hoping to retain Federation Cup title when they face Giwa FC of Jos next month. Both clubs advanced to the semi- […]

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Glasgow 2014: Nigeria wins first medal

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By   23 hours ago

Nigeria has opened its medal account at the ongoing 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Nkechi Okpara clinched the country’s first medal, a bronze medal in the […]

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NFF Board plots Maigari’s impeachment

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By   2 days ago

Indications have emerged that the unsettled President of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Alhaji Aminu Maigari will not remain as one of those who would continue to pilot the affairs of […]

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18-year old Bola Suru emerges winner of ‘Act the Part’ online contest

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By   22 hours ago

18-year old aspiring actress, Bola Suru has emerged winner of the ‘Act the Part’online contest, which kicked off three weeks ago. Bola exhibited undeniable acting skills which shot her to […]

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BON boss supports Ibinabo, blasts Clarion, Mr. Ibu

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By ,   23 hours ago

Nollywood buff and chief executive officer of the Best of Nollywood group, producers of Best of Nollywood Awards, Seun Oloketuyi has called on Clarion Chukwurah and John Okafor, a.k.a Mr. […]

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Musicians are greater ambassadors – Kidjo

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By   23 hours ago

For African premier music diva, Angelique Kidjo, musicians are great ambassadors of life. The Grammy Award winning speaker stated this during a television interview on Trace music programme on which […]

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Birthday: Doris Simeon prays for missing Chibok girls

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By ,   23 hours ago

As Nollywood actress, Doris Simeon turned a year older last Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the actress decided to say a prayer again for the missing girls from Chibok town in […]

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25-year-old Faith Eriata wins Miss Global Nigeria

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By   3 days ago

On Sunday, July 20, 2014, all roads led to the Havilah Events Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos for the prestigious Miss Global Nigeria, MGN, beauty pageant. The occasion was witnessed […]

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Bumper rewards for gospel artistes as Frank Edwards shines again

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By   3 days ago

Twenty-nine awards were on Sunday handed out to some of the best contemporary Gospel artistes in Nigeria at the 2nd edition of the Crystal Gospel Awards 2014 which held at […]

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