Thursday September 18th, 2014

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2015 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION : PDP CANDIDATE EMERGES DEC 7

Guber flagbearers Nov 29 NEC meets today Arrangements have been concluded by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to pick its presidential candidate for the 2015 election on December 7, 2014 […]

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65 killed, 47 injured in Kano, Kaduna attacks

Sixty-five people were killed yesterday in Kano and Kaduna states when gunmen attacked a school and rural communities in the two states. While the police said that 15 people, including […]

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Sultan, Emirs bemoan insecurity, to meet Jonathan

Northern Traditional Rulers yesterday expressed concern over the worsening insecurity and wanton destruction of lives and property and the continued economic backwardness of the region. The royal fathers from the […]

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World Bank approves $105m grant for Ebola containment

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The World Bank has approved a US$105 million grant to finance Ebola-containment efforts in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and help families and communities cope with the economic impact of the […]

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Bank of Africa, Orange partner on new mobile financial services

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Orange has agreed partnerships with African banks to expand its mobile money services across the region. The French telecoms group in a press release said it has struck a first […]

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Ports & Terminal Multi-services decries new duty on vehicles

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Management of the Ports & Terminal Multi-services Limited, PTML, Tin Can Island Ports Lagos, has decried the new duty regime on vehicles introduced by the Federal Government under the fiscal […]

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Power: Ondo Lawmakers tasked BEDC

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Ondo State House of Assembly has called on the management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC to restore power in parts of the state that have been kept in darkness […]

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FAAC: Revenue falls as FG, States, LGs share N611.77bn

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Revenue available for distribution among the three tiers of governments declined by N77.171 billion in August, just as the federation recorded N42.818 billion loss in July. As a result of […]

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World hunger falls, 805m still undernourished – UN

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Though the rate of hunger is said to have fallen, about 805 million people, or one in nine, across the world are still chronically undernourished, the United Nations, UN has […]

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Taraba Crisis: Umar and his 2015 ambition

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By   3 hours ago

He can be described as a fortuitous politician, whose palm kernel was cracked by benevolent spirits. Barely three weeks after he was sworn in as deputy governor, Governor Danbaba Suntai, […]

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Dep Speaker, Majority Leader absent as House begins adjusted sitting

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As the House of Representatives begins its 10 am sitting yesterday; many of the principal officers were absent, including the Deputy Speaker, Hon Emeka Ihedioha and the Majority Leader, Hon. […]

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N2bn CBN fund: Ogun lawmakers disagree over record of proceeding

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Hostilities among members of Ogun State House of Assembly were reactivated during a plenary session as a section of lawmakers disagreed on the content of the recording of proceedings of […]

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Enugu: APGA dismisses PDP zoning formula

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Chief Maxi Okwu-led All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday commended the rejection of zoning formula by the Save Awgu Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state and […]

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Kalu’s campaign of calumny aimed at distorting truth – Orji’s aide

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Abia State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Eze Chikamnayo has said the alleged orchestrated media campaign of calumny engaged by the former governor of the state, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu […]

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A’Ibom PDP boss commends guber aspirant for loyalty

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Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom State, Chief Paul Ekpo has commended the loyalty and love for the party so far demonstrated by a former national […]

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Barca to rename their training ground after late Vilanova

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By   17 hours ago

Barcelona have announced that they will rename their training ground after the late Tito Vilanova, their former coach who sadly died earlier this year aged just 45. Vilanova’s death brought […]

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Gervinho extends contract until 2018

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By   18 hours ago

Roma forward Gervinho has extended his contract with the Serie A club by a year, tying him to the Stadio Olimpico until 2018. Roma said Monday the Ivory Coast international’s […]

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Southampton tops Europe’s players summer sale

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By   19 hours ago

Premier League duo Chelsea and Liverpool earned more money from selling players during the summer transfer window than all but two clubs in Europe. The Blues opted to cash in […]

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Mourinho confirms Hazard contract talks

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By   2 days ago

The Chelsea boss has confirmed that the club is in talks with the star winger over a new deal. Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed the club is in talks […]

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Alan Hutton signs new 3-year contract at Aston Villa

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Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton has signed a new three-year contract, seven months after being told he had no future at the club. The right-back did not play for Villa […]

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Pedro ready to quit Barca in January

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By   2 days ago

Barcelona star Pedro has put Arsenal and Liverpool on red alert after reports surfaced that the winger is ready to quit the club in the new year after growing concerned […]

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NNL debunks match-fixing allegation

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By   45 mins ago

The Nigeria National League, NNL, has condemned the media campaign of the management of TEAPS Football Club where it made unsubstantiated allegation of inducement of their players by an unnamed […]

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No Nigerian referee for 2014 AWC

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A total of 27 referees from 19 countries have been appointed to officiate at the African Women Championship (AWC) in Namibia but no Nigerian will be on duty when the […]

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NFF electoral system faulty, says Odegbami

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Ex-Nigeria international Segun Odegbami has lamented the sorry state the Nigeria Football Federation has found itself in the past weeks which led to the world football governing body threatening to […]

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Martins scores as Sounders win US Open Cup

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Nigerian striker, Obafemi Martins, continued his good exploits in America on Tuesday night as he led Seattle Sounders to a 3-1 win over Philadelphia Union in the final of the […]

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Three Nigerian youngsters help Chelsea beat Schalke

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Chelsea’s U-19 team won their first UEFA Youth League match when they walloped Schalke 04 4-1 on Wednesday in London. And on the score sheet for the Blues were Izzy […]

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Eaglets return to full training in Calabar

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Nigeria’s Under-17 team, Golden Eaglets, resumed training at their base in Calabar yesterday barely hours after they returned to the country from Libreville where they lost 2-1 to their Gabonese […]

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Plot to steal Black Revrendz’s yet to be released latest single uncovered

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By   1 day ago

The Nigerian music industry was over the weekend jolted by the purported attempt to steal the yet to be released latest single of the Ayangba Girlz crooners, Black Reverendz. It […]

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Tiwa Savage acquires gold plated microphone

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By   4 days ago

Tiwa Savage is surely excited about her new acquisition, a brand new 24-carat gold plated microphone. The golden piece, a sapphire microphone was delivered to her by Tonto Dike’s designer […]

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Miracle Huan Uhembe: Celebrating an investment in the beauty and fashion industry

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By   4 days ago

“Don’t give up on whatever brings you happiness and fulfilment. Things will be hard at first but it’s only the determined who laugh last. Maximise the little resources you have […]

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Ogene, Ekwe, Oja and traditional folk music

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Before the advent of contemporary musical instruments such as the Piano, Guitar, Saxophone Nigerians used indigenous musical instruments such as the Ogene, Ekwe, Oja, Igba, Udu, Kora, Talking Drum and […]

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AFRIFF to sponsor 10 students to American university

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As part of its developmental agenda for the film sector in Nigeria, the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, has concluded plans to take 10 Nigerian students to the United States […]

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BON to hold lecture on piracy

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Management of the Best of Nollywood, BON, has engaged the presence of the Director General of the Nigeria Copyright Commission, Afam Ezekude, for a keynote address with theme, “Piracy: Reality […]

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