Wednesday November 26th, 2014

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CBN DEVALUES NAIRA, RAISES LENDING RATE

N168 to exchange for $1 Borrowers to pay more   In deft move to salvage the dwindling fortunes of the naira and shore up external reserves, the Central Bank of […]

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Senate shifts debate; Service Chiefs insist on emergency rule

After over eight hours brainstorming with the Service Chiefs yesterday, the Senate has shifted debate on President Goodluck Jonathan’s request for extension of emergency rule by six months in Adamawa, […]

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Rivers CJ: Supreme Court dismisses Agumagu’s appeals

Supreme Court yesterday dismissed the three appeals filed by suspended Chief Judge of Rivers State, Justice Peter N.C. Agumagu. He was suspended by the National Judicial Council, NJC, after he […]

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FG to convert 23 IDCs to industrial clusters

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All the 23 Industrial Development Centres, IDCs are being converted into industrial Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs clusters, Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga‎ has disclosed. […]

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Chevron will continue to boost education in host communities – MD

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CHAIRMAN and Managing Director of Chevron Nigeria Limited, Mr. Clay Neff has assured that Chevron will continue to promote quality education in all its host communities and areas of operations. […]

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Fuel price rises to N150 per litre in Uyo

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The price of petrol has now risen to N150 per litre in most filling stations in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital following a strike by petrol tanker drivers in […]

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Airtel announces Wana, popular radio personality for its CRS programme

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Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has announced popular On-Air Personality, OAP, Wana Udobang, as anchor for its new CSR programme, Touching Lives, a reality television show that is focused […]

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Zero hunger must be foundation of post-2015 world – FAO

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The vision of a world where everyone has enough to eat and has access to healthy diets must be at the heart of new global targets on sustainable development, Director-General, […]

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Transcorp Hotel condemns ISAN, says IPO is in order

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THE Management of Transcorp Hotels has denied the allegation by the Independent Shareholders Association of Nigeria, ISAN that the company held an Extra-ordinary General Meeting, EGM to ratify the company’s […]

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Senate 2015: Issues of equity in PDP, Owerri zone

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ATHAN AGBAKWURU writes on the issues that should precede the choice of PDP’s candidate for Imo East senatorial zone in the build to the party’s primary election   The 2015 […]

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Abia 2015: I’ll bring my experience to bear in governance – Wogu

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Former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chief Emeka Wogu has assured the people of Abia State that he is going to explore his wealth of experience to govern the state […]

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Abia North PDP stakeholders endorse Ohuabunwa

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As wave of endorsements for political positions pervade the nooks and crannies of Abia State, leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP from the five local government areas […]

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Taraba acting Gov inaugurates SSG, verification committee

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The Ag governor of Taraba state, Alhaji Sani Abubakar Danladi yesterday inaugurated the Secretary to the State Government, SSG and as well as a committee to investigate the execution of […]

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Bauchi Guber: zoning is undemocratic, says PDP chieftain

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A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP chieftain in Bauchi state, Alhaji Hassan Mohammad has described the decision of the party to rotate the governorship seat ahead of the next year’s election […]

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Okorocha’s achievements motivated me to join APC – Rep aspirant

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A House of Representatives aspirant for the Ohaji/Egbema, Oguta/Oru West federal constituency in Imo State Hon. Ojika Justus, has stated that his choice of All Progressives Congress, APC was as […]

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Avram Grant takes over Ghana Black Stars

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Ghana’s Sports Ministry approved the appointment of Avram Grant as coach of the Ghanaian national team, local media reported on Monday. According to the reports, the Ghana Football Association Executive Committee is […]

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Former Chelsea manager dies

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Former Chelsea manager John Neal has died at the age of 82, the Premier League leaders announced on Monday. Neal, who succeeded 1966 World Cup hat-trick hero Geoff Hurst at […]

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Klopp lined up to replace Rodgers

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LIVERPOOL are lining up a sensational move to replace under-pressure boss Brendan Rodgers with Borussia Dortmund’s Jurgen Klopp. The Reds succumbed to a 3-1 defeat against Crystal Palace earlier today, […]

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Arsenal, Man Utd in battle for Robertson

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ARSENAL and Manchester United are set to battle it out for Hull star Andy Robertson. The Scotland international has caught the eye of the Premier League giants after impressing in […]

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Arsenal eye Basel’s Schar

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Gunners boss Arsene Wenger needs a defender and is a big fan of the Swiss international. Schar, 22, wants to leave Basel in January and has attracted interest from other European […]

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Costa, Fabregas fit for West Brom – Mourinho

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Jose Mourinho has confirmed Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas are fit for Chelsea’s Premier League match with West Brom. Mourinho explained Costa had “totally recovered” from his hamstring issue, while […]

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Ahmed Musa seeks revenge against Roma

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Nigerian international, Ahmed Musa will put the disappointment of missing next year’s Africa Cup of Nations aside as action resumes in this season’s UEFA Champions League competition. Musa will be […]

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NCF strategises to dominate Africa

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As clock ticks on the current boards of various sports federations, the Nigeria Cricket Federation, NCF, has vowed to redouble its effort to reposition the game of Cricket in the […]

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Keshi sits tight on Eagles job

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Embattled Super Eagles manager, Stephen Keshi shocked the nation at the weekend after expressing his willingness to continue with the top job despite failing to qualify Nigeria for next January’s […]

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IAAF signs new convention with Monaco

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IAAF President Lamine Diack, on behalf of the IAAF, signed a new convention with the Principality of Monaco, represented by His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, at the […]

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Problems of Super Eagles beyond Keshi – Ado

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Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi’s agent, Emmanuel Ado, has revealed the fact that the issues of the non qualification of the team for the 2015 African Nations cup is […]

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Pinnick moves to dissolve NFF appeal committee

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Despite not fulfilling the mandatory 30 days’ notice condition which should be given before a general congress could be convened, the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, led by factional president,  Amaju […]

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Empress throws birthday party in Abuja

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…celebrates with orphans   It was all love and fun at the Cruz Resort over the weekend in Abuja, as Nollywood diva, Empress Njamah celebrated her birthday with the less […]

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Sam Dede considers returning to screen

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Ace actor, Sam Dede has expressed desire to return back to set, doing what he loved doing — acting. The actor, who is currently the director of Rivers State Tourism […]

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25 stars to rock MTN Saminifest

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Organisers of the much-awaited Saminifest, which is slated for the Accra Trade Fair Centre on December 6, have announced the names of the top Ghanaian artistes who have been invited […]

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Some actresses are desperate for roles – Ammy Chuks

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There is notion about Nollywood that most upcoming actors have to sleep their way to get roles. In a chat with Nollywood actress, Ammy Chuks, she asserted that some actresses […]

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Lily Best releases promo pics in anticipation of new club bang ‘Ubok’

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Lily Best, having dropped ‘Mboro’ few months ago featuring Calabar finest indigenous rapper, Upper X, which gained massive online hype and radio airplay, is here again. In anticipation of her […]

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Kids Got Talent: The Beeyolah concept from humble beginnings

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Abiola Akinyeye aka Beeyolah is a graduate of Mathematics and Statistics. She also holds an MBA in International Business Management, and is a banker/entrepreneur. Her passion for music as a young […]

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