Thursday July 10th, 2014

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#Bringbackourgirls a franchise – DSS Danjuma may head fund for terrorism victims   Military and other security agencies have hinted of plans to release the list of a political party […]


Confab: Row over 5% revenue for insurgency-ravaged states

Delegates accuse Gambari of doctoring report   For the second time in two days, the National Conference adjourned abruptly yesterday, as protests trailed the recommendations of the Elders’ Committee which […]


Argentina Wins Netherland 4 -2 on Penalties after 120 min. of Play

Argentina have beaten Holland in the semi-final of the World Cup to book a place in Sunday’s final. The encounter had to be settled by penalties after both sides failed […]

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‘Jos Electricity Distribution Company has 400, 000 customers’


By   24 mins ago

Aura Energy Limited, owners of Jos Electricity Distribution Company, JEDC has disclosed that a customer audit to ascertain the number of electricity consumers within its coverage area has been conducted. […]

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Petroleum technologists elect new executives


By ,   26 mins ago

The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria, PETAN, has elected new officials to steer the affairs of the association. The association with over 70 indigenous technical service companies and numerous affiliated […]

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NIMASA sensitises coastal communities on danger of marine pollution


By ,   32 mins ago

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has once again held a sensitisation programme for some communities located along the nation’s waterways on the need to collaborate with the […]

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Fashola set to solve Apapa traffic jam


By ,   33 mins ago

Lagos State governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola inspected the traffic gridlock points at the Mile 2 under bridge of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway undergoing expansion, and Creek Road in Apapa, extracting a […]

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CBN releases revised guidelines for finance companies

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By   35 mins ago

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has said that it has undertaken a review of the guidelines for finance companies. This was contained in a statement posted at the apex […]

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FG tasks TCN on 6,000MW by December 2014

By   38 mins ago

Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo has tasked the Management and Board of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN to redouble their efforts to have capacity for evacuation of minimum 6,000MW […]

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Deregistration of political parties: How far can INEC go?


By   40 mins ago

Since the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in December of 2012 decided to de-register political parties that failed to win any single election in Nigeria, opinions have differed on the […]

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APC lawmaker rules out political solution to Edo Assembly crisis


By ,   42 mins ago

The lawmaker representing Oredo West in the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon Uyi Igbe has ruled out a political solution to the ongoing crisis which has polarized the state […]

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Gov Yero appoints 46 Secretaries for development areas


By ,   43 mins ago

Kaduna State Governor, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero yesterday approved the appointment of new secretaries for the 46 Development Areas in the State. A statement by the Director General, Media and Publicity, […]

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Abia PDP’s non-performance, cause of mass defection – APGA chieftain


By ,   45 mins ago

A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia State, Chief Sylvanus Nwaji has blamed non-performance of the Peoples Democratic Party- led government in the state as the […]

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Guber aspirant vows to take Abia to the next level


By ,   48 mins ago

One of the leading PDP governorship aspirants in Abia State, Barr Friday Nwosu says he had offered himself for service to God and humanity as he seeks to emerge governor […]

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Niger APC on errand of blackmail – Gov Aliyu

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By ,   53 mins ago

Niger State governor, Muazu Babangida Aliyu has described the All Progressives Congress in the state as a party on an errand of blackmail. The governor said this through his chief […]

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NFF crisis: FIFA suspends Nigeria


By   1 hour ago

Federation of International Football Associations, FIFA’s Emergency Committee has suspended the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, with immediate effect, on the allegation of “government’s interference’’ in the administration of the game […]

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Argentina is in the World Cup finals after penalty shoot-out (4 -2 ) against the Neds


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Argentina into the World Cup final “Tim Krul in the last shootout was in the players’ faces. Jasper Cillessen seems like a nice boy and got on with the job. […]

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World Cup 2014: Miroslav Klose breaks finals goals record


By   1 day ago

Germany striker Miroslav Klose became the record scorer in World Cup history by netting his 16th finals goal in the 7-1 semi-final victory over Brazil. The 36-year-old Lazio striker put his […]

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Awesome Germany humiliates Brazil  Spectacular Germany outplays Brazil to reach the World Cup final, eliminating the hosts with an awesome display of scoring. First there was disbelief. Then there were […]

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Can Germany sink Brazil’s troubled defence?


By   2 days ago

This is a clash between two very strong teams that promises to be a very exciting match as the Brazilians are on a mission to win the gold at home […]

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I’ll be back in 21 days – Onazi


By   2 days ago

Injured Nigeria midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has told he hopes to be back in training in 12 days. The Lazio star said he is feeling good after he suffered a […]

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I worked as Richard Mofe-Damijo’s PA for over two years – Bovi


By ,   1 day ago

Comedian Bovi sent a dramatic birthday message to his former boss, Richard Mofe-Damijo on his 53rd birthday. In a long worded message on Instagram, Bovi narrated how as a fresh […]

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Upcoming fashion designers win N3.2m at L’Original Expression Show


By ,   1 day ago

The much talked about Fayrouz L’Original Expression Show held on Saturday, July 5, with Ellan, a four-man designer crew walking away with the cash prize of $20,000 (N3.2m). The finale, […]

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Pageant organisers, beauty queens sue for peace


By   1 day ago

Peace, no doubt is a subject very dear to the hearts of Nigerians; reason why the Association of Beauty Pageant and Fashion Exhibition Organisers of Nigeria, BPFEON, has called on […]

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Mimi Orjiekwe is New Face of Nollywood


By ,   1 day ago

Nollywood actress, Mimi Orjiekwe has been awarded the New Face of Nollywood at the 2014 AFDA Awards. The 2014 edition of the African Film Development Awards held during the 17th […]

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AFRIFF: Organisers extend entry submission date


By   4 days ago

Ahead of this year’s edition of the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, organisers have extended the entry submission date. As the organisers call for entries from African filmmakers, the new […]

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Phone Swap star, Wale Ojo joins Tinsel

By   4 days ago

Phone Swap star, Wale Ojo has joined the cast of the M-Net series, Tinsel. Scheduled to make his debut appearance on Monday, July 7, 2014, Wale’s entry births a character in the series […]

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