Monday October 20th, 2014

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FUEL SUBSIDY SUIT FG, GOVS MAY SETTLE OUT OF COURT

Minister, lawyers in closed-door meeting  Federal Government, through the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, SAN and the 36 state governors have initiated talks to […]

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15 die in Taraba; insurgents kill more in Borno

Another set of 15 people have been allegedly killed in Taraba State as violence erupted in Sondi settlement in Wukari Local Government Area. An eyewitness told Nigerian Pilot that trouble […]

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2015 Guber: Bauchi PDP insists on Bala

Omeri, 2 others, jostle for Maku’s job Peoples Democratic Party, PDP stakeholders, political pressure groups, non-governmental organizations, associations, youths and women groups, as well as associates, friends and supporters of […]

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Ikeja Disco invests N1bn on network expansion

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By ,   5 hours ago

In its drive to boost power supply within its network, the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKEDC said it has invested over N1 billion on network expansion and rehabilitation. The MD/CEO […]

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Keshi expected in Ethiopia to finalise contract

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Sacked Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is expected in Ethiopia this week to finalise discussions over taking charge of the country’s team, AfricanFootball.com has been told. A close source in the […]

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Gov Obiano visits Gulder Ultimate Search team

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The Executive Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano, recently paid a courtesy visit to contestants of Gulder Ultimate Search 11 at the Aguleri jungle, in Anambra state. […]

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AMCON divestment: Enterprise Bank reassures customers of excellent service delivery

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THE management of Enterprise Bank Limited has reassured its customers that the emergence of HBCL Investment Services Limited, HISL as the new owners of the bridge bank will not in […]

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AfDB works on flagship progrmmes to support women, youth in agric

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The African Development Bank Group said it is working on flagship programmes, among others, that will support women and youth engagement in agriculture. This was disclosed last week when it […]

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Access Bank gets ISO certification

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The Access‎ Bank Plc has been awarded the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certificate for Societal Security and Business Continuity Management Systems. The bank made this known in Lagos in […]

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Buhari versus Atiku’s declaration: Has APC Spoken?

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By   5 hours ago

After the declaration of the two leading presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Atiku Abubakar and General Muhammadu Buhari,  tongues started wagging on whether the party has decided […]

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Group drums support for Governor Wada’s second term bid

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The stakeholders of  Peoples Democratic Party, PDP from the East Senatorial District of Kogi state operating under the aegis of Wada Frontiers, WF, have called on the people to support […]

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APC sponsoring Ezeh to destroy Imo APGA, says Group

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A group known as Imo Progressives and Consultative Assembly, IPCA has accused Mr. Okey Ezeh, who is aspiring for the governorship position under the platform of the All Progressives Grand […]

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Delta guber: Monye best candidate to succeed Uduaghan – Group

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The governorship ambition of Prof. Sylvester Monye, received a major boost yesterday as thousands of his supporters across the three senatorial districts unanimously declared that Monye is the best candidate […]

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Zamfara APC threatens to arrest governorship aspirant

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Following the emergence of a faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Zamfara state, the leadership of the party in the state under Alhaji Lawal Yanga Kaura has threatened […]

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KWHA Dep. Speaker picks House of Rep’s ticket

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As the 2015 election continues to take position, the Deputy Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Professor Mohammed Gana Yisa, has indicated his intention to vie for House […]

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Manchester United to tie McNair to contract worth 10 times current weekly wage

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By   18 hours ago

The centre-back is set to follow fellow youth academy product Tyler Blackett in signing a new deal after emerging as part of the first team set-up this season Manchester United youngster Paddy […]

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Cavani sent off after sniper celebration

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By   2 days ago

Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani was sent off for his trademark gun celebration and subsequent protest as the French champions beat Lens. The Uruguayan was booked after bending on one […]

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Southampton’s Ronald Koeman and Graziano Pelle win EPL Manager and Player awards for September

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By   3 days ago

Southampton duo Ronald Koeman and Graziano Pelle have landed the Barclays Premier League Manager and Player of the Month awards for September. Koeman guided the Saints to three wins out […]

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Arsenal target Celtic’s Van Dijk

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By   3 days ago

Arsène Wenger has promised to address Arsenal’s lack of defensive cover in the January transfer window, with Celtic’s Virgil van Dijk among the targets being considered. As revealed by Telegraph […]

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Man Utd look to Shawcross as Hummels alternative

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By   3 days ago

MANCHESTER UNITED are weighing up the prospect of bringing former defender Ryan Shawcross back to Old Trafford. According to ESPN, United are considering a January move for the Stoke captain […]

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Balotelli blames Rodgers’ tactics for his goals drought

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By   3 days ago

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has blamed Brendan Rodgers’ tactics for the fact he has struggled to make an impact at Anfield. Balotelli has scored just one goal – against Bulgarian […]

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NFF targets Gullit for Eagles’ job

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By   4 hours ago

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has initiated moves to sound out former Dutch coach Ruud Gullit as the country’s new coach, according to AfricanFootball website. The NFF have made it […]

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Messi edges closer to record in Barca win

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Lionel Messi moved to within two goals of becoming the all-time La Liga record goalscorer after he netted in Barcelona’s victory over Eibar. After a goalless first half, Messi’s through-ball […]

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Why my Guinness World Record fight is stalled – Bash Ali

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World Boxing Champion, Bash Ali has cried out over what he described as activities of officials in government as being responsible for little or no preparation for his scheduled. The […]

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Caulker’s injury-time own goal seals dramatic win for Liverpool

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Roy Hodgson was long gone by the time Raheem Sterling made his way off the field at Loftus Road four minutes into stoppage time. It was in the minute before […]

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Ahmed Musa: AFCON ticket is my top priority

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CSKA Moscow star Ahmed Musa has told AfricanFootball.com his top priority for this year is to qualify Nigeria to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Defending champions Nigeria walk a […]

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Again, Lagos to host Glo-CAF Awards

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For the third time in seven years, the Glo-CAF Awards will take place in Lagos, Nigeria. A press statement by the Confederation of African Football, CAF, yesterday indicated that the […]

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Samklef derides Wizkid

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By ,   1 day ago

Despite Wizkid insisting his former producer remains a friend, the new foe has continued his verbal assault on the music star. The music producer has attributed Wizkid’s negative attitude to the excessive […]

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Dora Akunyili-inspired movie to hit cinemas in November

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By ,   1 day ago

Producers of a movie inspired by the late former Minister of Information, Prof. Dora Akunyili, ‘A Place in the Stars’ have announced that the movie will hit cinemas in November. The movie […]

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Ibinabo reemerges AGN president

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By   2 days ago

Despite all the controversy, Ibinabo Fiberesima has won the presidential election of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN. The ex-beauty queen was returned for a second term in office after […]

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I inherited a gun in kindergarten – Brad Pitt

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By   2 days ago

OWNING a gun might be a big deal in some parts of the world but for, American actor, Brad Pitt this is not the case.  According to the actor, he […]

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Helen Paul unveils film academy

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By   2 days ago

Versatile entertainer, Helen Paul, fondly called Tatafo, has established a film academy in Ogba area of Lagos. The establishment is named Helen Paul Theatre and Films Academy. Helen, a comedienne […]

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Russia to sanction Hollywood films

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Russia is the eighth largest film market, and is increasingly important to the US entertainment industry due to its rapid growth. Between 2006 and 2011, its number of screens doubled, […]

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