Thursday July 24th, 2014

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Buhari escapes unhurt Govt imposes curfew   Fifty people were yesterday killed in Kaduna when terrorists struck twice with bomb explosives in the metropolis. The first blast occurred near the […]


Jonathan, Sanusi, break Ramadan fast at the Villa

President Goodluck Jonathan and former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, and newly installed Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi met at the Presidential Villa in Abuja last night. Sanusi was […]


INEC records 1million multiple registration

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has uncovered one million cases of multiple registrations by voters across the country in its data base. INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, disclosed […]

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Zenith Bank grosses N184bn in half year


By ,   19 mins ago

ZENITH bank has recorded a profit before tax (PBT) of 14.8 per cent at N28.940 billion when compared with Q2 2013, while profit after tax (PAT) of N20.3 billion was […]

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Law to punish electricity vandals, thieves underway – BPE


By ,   21 mins ago

In a bid to strengthening and protect electricity distribution companies in the country, government is planning to enact tougher laws to sanction perpetrators of energy theft, perpetual bill default and […]

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Okonjo-Iweala engages protesting finance ministry staff


By   35 mins ago

The minister of finance and coordinating minister for the economy, CME, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala yesterday opened discussions with staff union of the ministry who had embarked on a protest against […]

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Fashola lampoons agencies for traffic gridlock


By ,   39 mins ago

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has shifted the blame for the debilitating traffic at Apapa to Federal Government agencies at the ports, saying lack of coordination among the agencies is […]

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Unionism: Labour ministry clarifies aviation workers’ status


By ,   50 mins ago

The federal ministry of Labour and Productivity has clarified that all workers in commercial airlines, airport authority, civil aviation authority and travel agencies are automatic members of the National Union […]

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NAFFAC raises alarm over illegal Charges

By ,   54 mins ago

The Nigerian Association of Air Freight Forwarders and Consolidators, NAFFAC has raised alarm over alleged illegal charges on imported cargoes into the country by some international airlines, even as it […]

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$1bn loan request and opposition politics


By   14 mins 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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Stop gambling with security, Oshiomhole tells politicians


By ,   29 mins ago

Edo State governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has urged politicians to resist the temptation of playing politics with security matters in the interest of the nation. Speaking at a security management […]

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Countdown to Osun 2014: NOA enjoins politicians to demonstrate maturity


By ,   34 mins ago

The Director-General of the National Orientation Agency, NOA, Mr Mike Omeri has requested politicians to imbibe the spirit of tolerance, maturity and accommodation in the forthcoming governorship election in Osun […]

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APC vows to ensure free, fair election in Osun


By   40 mins ago

The All Progressives Congress, APC, says it had taken bold steps to ensure that the August 9 Osun governorship election will be free, fair and credible, and all participating candidates […]

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Jonathan not responsible for APC’s failings, Technocrats reply Buhari


By   50 mins ago

The PDP Technocrats Forum has called on General Muhammadu Buhari to look in-house within the All Progressives Congress, APC, to find the cause of the party’s dwindling fortunes instead of […]

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Jonathan will realise second term bid – Lawyer

By ,   60 mins ago

A Benin based prominent lawyer, Chief Ighodalo Hensekhien is sure that subtle threats and discreet plots by detractors and some die-hard fundamentalists in some parts of the country will not […]

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Walter Samuel joins Basel

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By   7 hours ago

FC Basel have announced the signing of veteran defender Walter Samuel on a one-year deal. The 36-year-old, a free agent after leaving Inter at the end of last season, will wear the No.6 shirt. He […]

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Fraizer Campbell undergoes medical at Crystal Palace


By   8 hours ago

According to Sky Sports, Cardiff striker Fraizer Campbell is having a medical at Crystal Palace today. The 26-year-old appears to have overcome the injury problems which troubled him so much earlier in his career and featured in […]

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Aurier undergoes Paris Saint-Germain medical ahead of €10 million move


By   13 hours ago

The Cote d’Ivoire international, previously linked with Arsenal, underwent a series of physical tests early on Wednesday ahead of his proposed switch to the Ligue 1 champions Toulouse defender Serge […]

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Barcelona agree €20m deal for Mathieu


By   14 hours ago

The Frenchman has finally sealed his move to the Camp Nou side after spending the past five seasons at Valencia Barcelona have confirmed that they have reached a deal that […]

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Vorm confirms Tottenham switch


By   17 hours ago

The Netherlands international is on the verge of swapping Swansea for north London and is expecting to see plenty of game time despite the presence of undisputed No.1 Hugo Lloris […]

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Bojan join Stoke City from Barcelona


By   1 day ago

The 23-year-old has signed a four-year deal at the Britannia Stadium, with the Premier League club paying an undisclosed fee to sign the attacker from the Catalan giants Stoke City […]

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NFF Board plots Maigari’s impeachment


By   5 mins 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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Why Eagles failed to break second round jinx in Brazil – Danagogo


By   10 mins ago

Minister of Sports and National Sports Commission, NSC, Dr. Tammy Danagogo has blamed Super Eagles failure to go beyond round of 16 of the just concluded World Cup to administrative […]

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NFF Executive Committee meets today


By   14 mins ago

The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation will meet at the NFF Secretariat in Abuja today. Among other issues, the 13-member Committee is set to review Nigeria’s participation in […]

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Commonwealth Games Shame: NSC officials abandon Team Nigeria athletes


By   35 mins ago

With the awaited Commonwealth Games in Glasgow which may churn out another terrible medal outing for the nation, fears are that Team Nigeria is not psychologically ready for the event. […]

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Rangers’ players relieved as team gets N50m lifeline


By   44 mins ago

Respite came the way of players who ply their trade with Enugu Rangers following the release of N50 million by Enugu State Governor, Barr. Sulivan Chime as part payment for […]

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‘Suarez has been treated like a murderer’


By   50 mins ago

Sevilla attacker Iago Aspas has slammed Fifa’s treatment of his former Liverpool team-mate Luis Suarez, claiming the new Barcelona signing has been punished “like a murderer”. Suarez was not only […]

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25-year-old Faith Eriata wins Miss Global Nigeria


By   1 day 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


By   1 day 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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MTN Project Fame: Bolanle Olukanni replaces Adaora Oleh as co-host


By ,   1 day ago

After working as a co-host on MTN Project Fame for five seasons, Adaora Oleh has been taken off the show. The UK born Nigerian host has been replaced by new […]

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South Africa idolises music legends


By   1 day ago

In what has been widely acclaimed as a move to idolise its music legends, the South African Post Office has released a series of ten stamps which seeks to imortalise […]

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Experts laud Nigerian entertainment industry

By   1 day ago

Nigerian entertainment has definitely put Nigeria at the fore in the world entertainment map. A representative of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, UNECA and a lover of Nigerian […]

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Lasgidi cops to hit TV soon


By   4 days ago

Nollywood acts, Joke Silva, Bimbo Akintola and Wole Ojo are joining forces to combat special crimes in a new TV series, Lasgidi Cops. Produced by Ola and directed by Ani Ekins, […]

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