Thursday January 29th, 2015

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Says aggrieved parties know what to do     Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it should be left out of the controversy trailing the certificates/result of the All […]


Fundraising: APC sues NCC, 5 others for N25bn

All Progressives Congress, APC has sued the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC and five telecommunications companies N25billion for shutting down its Short Messages Service, SMS fundraising platform. The party filed the […]


Jonathan has done well for Nigeria – Shehu Shagari

For the second time in a month, Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari has spoken on President Goodluck Jonathan’s achievements, especially on his efforts to unite the country. Shagari, who […]

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FG slams Soludo over poor rating of economy


By   45 mins ago

Federal government yesterday reeled out data to support its stand on progress recorded in the economy, contrary to the poor ratings published in an article by former Central Bank of […]

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FG releases 1,500 trucks of kerosene


By   45 mins ago

Media Officer of the Port Harcourt Refining Petroleum Company Ltd, Mr. Ikenna Okpani has said that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC released 1,500 trucks of kerosene to the public. […]

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SEC pledges to collaborate with NSE


By   47 mins ago

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC has expressed readiness to collaborate with other stakeholders in the market in order to take it to greater heights. Acting Director General of SEC […]

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Kuru commends Heritage Bank’s acquisition of Enterprise Bank


By ,   48 mins ago

MANAGING Director and Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Bank, Mr. Ahmed Kuru, has expressed happiness over Heritage Bank’s emergence as the preferred bidder for the bridge bank. Speaking at the […]

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Customs issued 273,148 PAAR in 2014


By ,   50 mins ago

The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Alhaji Dikko Abdullahi, said the service issued 273,148 Pre-Arrival Assessment Report, PAAR documents out of 291,156 applications received in 2014. Abdullahi disclosed this yesterday […]

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Bello seeks stakeholders’ support on Ports’ regulation


By ,   51 mins ago

The Executive Secretary / Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Mr. Hassan Bello has called for synergy between the stakeholders and government agencies to enable the government actualise the mandate […]

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Imo guber election: The stakes and the swings


By   37 mins ago

OKECHUKWU JOMBO writes that Imo state gubernatorial battle seems to be swinging out of the reach of the incumbent Governor Rochas Okorocha due to some latest political developments in the […]

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Presidential election: In Edo the pendulum still hangs


By   43 mins ago

Although Edo state since 1999 has been voting the PDP in presidential elections, indications are that the opposition APC now in firm control of the state and local governments, is […]

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Buhari is a known tyrant, lacks democratic credentials —Wike


By ,   50 mins ago

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship candidate in Rivers State, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described the embattled APC presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari […]

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Rep Member insists on APC despite loss of ticket


By ,   55 mins ago

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon Razaq Bello-Osagie, who lost at the All Progressives Congress party primaries, has said that, “politics is about the upliftment of the lives […]

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Zamfara INEC conducts one day workshop for women


By ,   57 mins ago

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Zamfara State has conducted a one day workshop on the role of women in elections. Speaking during the workshop, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, […]

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I am not a bench warmer – Senator Obadara


By ,   59 mins ago

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Privatization and Commercialization, Senator Gbenga Obadara has debunked the allegation that he is only in the senate as a bench warmer. The Senator […]

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Ronaldo gets two-match ban after red card


By   9 hours ago

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo has been given a two-match ban after his sending-off for kicking out at Cordoba defender Edimar on Saturday. The forward, 29, will miss the next two […]

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Luis Figo joins race for FIFA presidency


By   10 hours ago

Luis Figo has entered the race to become FIFA president determined to change an organization he describes as all too often associated with “scandal.” The former Real Madrid and Barcelona […]

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Mourinho fined £25,000


By   13 hours ago

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been fined £25,000 by the Football Association for bringing the game into disrepute.The charge relates to comments he made following the Blues’ 1-1 draw with […]

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Eto’o joins Sampdoria


By   1 day ago

Everton have confirmed that striker Samuel Eto’o has completed his move to Sampdoria.The Serie A side announced they were to sign the experienced striker, who was pictured holding the Italian club’s shirt, on Saturday.Eto’o […]

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FIFA investigates Real Madrid


By   2 days ago

Real Madrid could face a transfer ban, similar to the one imposed on Barcelona, after Fifa opened an investigation into the deals involving under-age players. According to reports in Spain by […]

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I’m not ready to leave Chelsea yet – Drogba


By   2 days ago

DIDIER DROGBA says he wants to stay at Chelsea beyond the end of the season, because he wants to help inspire the future generation of Blues stars. The 36-year-old forward […]

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FIFA Presidency: Africa United for Blatter


By   55 mins ago

African countries will vote overwhelmingly for Sepp Blatter in this year’s FIFA elections, senior officials have said. “Africa is solidly behind Blatter. You will find he is very popular on […]

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Pre-season Tourney: Supreme Court battle 3SC, Sharks in Ijebu Ode


By   59 mins ago

Nigeria National League, NNL campaigners Supreme Court FC of Abuja will as from Friday take on Shooting Stars of Ibadan in a pre-season tournament scheduled for Otunba Dipo Dina International […]

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Ndidi joins Flying Eagles this week


By   59 mins ago

No automatic for Iheanacho, Alampasu – Manu Stand-in-Captain of Flying Eagles, Wilfred Ndidi will later this week team up with his teammates currently with National U-20 team in Abuja, Head […]

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AFCON 2015: Ghana ready for any team -Ayew


By   1 hour ago

Match winner on Tuesday night against South Africa, Andre Ayew said the Black Stars are ready to battle again on Sunday for a place in the last-four. “We won a […]

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Kwara United to announce new coach Friday


By   1 hour ago

General Manager of Kwara United, Haruna Maigidasanma, has revealed that the Ilorin based club will officially announced its new technical adviser on Friday. Maigidasanma, said the management and the Kwara […]

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I can’t help Suarez – Neymar


By   1 hour ago

Barcelona attacker Neymar feels he is in no position to give Luis Suarez any advice, following his difficult start to life at Camp Nou. The Uruguay international has been struggling […]

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Muna Obiekwe to be buried Feb. 3


By   10 hours ago

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has released the programme of activities to honour the late Nollywood thespian, Muna Obiekwe, who died on Jan.18 from a kidney related ailment. In […]

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Abuja StepOut Nyte returns with a bang


By   1 day ago

With lots of fun, excitement lined-up, organisers of Abuja Step Out Nyte, Papie T Entertainment are gearing to host the first edition of the show which is billed for January […]

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South African rapper, AKA to headline today’s edition of Industry Nite


By ,   1 day ago

Award winning South African rapper, Kiernan Jordan Forbes ‎better known as AKA‎ will headline the latest edition of Industry Nite tonight. ‎AKA will headline the weekly Industry Nite session, which […]

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Kaffy challenges dancers to step up game


By   1 day ago

Award winning dancer, Kaffy has said dancers should step up their game because they have the capacity the rule Nigeria’s showbiz industry someday. One of the nation’s top dancers, Kaffy […]

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Impersonation: Islamic singer, Queen Seidat cries out


By ,   1 day ago

Islamic singers Queen Seidat Almubarak is currently begging another singer, Obaidat Alubarikaobi to stop using her name to dupe people. The now messy issue of impersonation started some years back […]

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Famous Greek singer Demis Roussos dies, aged 68


By   2 days ago

Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million records throughout the world, died on January 25 2015 in an Athens hospital at the age of 68. The Egyptian-born […]

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