Thursday August 28th, 2014

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Insecurity: I’m ready to work with Jonathan – Obasanjo

President, PDP leaders in crucial talks    Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has declared his readiness to work with President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure an immediate end to the current security […]

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Encomiums as Dora Akunyili goes home today

Encomiums poured from prominent Nigerians yesterday as the remains of the former Minister of Information and Communication, Prof. Dora Akunyili, arrived in Awka, the Anambra State capital for a flag […]

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NASARAWA CRISIS: DEATH TOLL HITS 80

40 killed in fresh mayhem   As fighting raged between the Eggon and Fulani herdsmen yesterday in Nasarawa State, 40 more people were feared killed. The latest development brings to […]

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Shell sells Nigeria’s oil fields for $5bn

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Oil Major, Royal Dutch Shell yesterday said it has sold some of four oil fields in Nigeria, as the oil and gas company pushes ahead with global asset sales to […]

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Diamond Bank unveils medical loan product to boost healthcare delivery

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DIAMOND Bank Plc has unveiled a new product tagged ‘Diamond MediLoan Quality Care to cater for the increasing demand for health services, including diagnostic treatment and care. Designed to provide […]

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USAID to train .5m farmers on crop yields

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By   4 hours ago

No fewer than 500,000 Nigerian farmers are to be trained by an international agric-business company, United States Agency for International Development, USAID and Syngenta Nigeria on use of technologies to […]

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Freight forwarders fear SON may cripple international trade

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The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders, NAGAFF has raised the alarm, over recent activities of the Standard Organization of Nigeria, SON to destabilize international trade, noting that the […]

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Shippers’ Council boss counsels youths on import/export business

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Nigerians who wish to engage in the import and export business have been asked to seek guidance and enlightenment and get adequately equipped before venturing into the murky waters of […]

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Customs makes 336 seizures within 25 days

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The Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone ‘A’ Ikeja Acting Controller, Mr. Usman Turaki, has announced that the command made 336 seizures of various goods and items valued at N107 million […]

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Imo guber: Ohakim’s ambition, PDP and equity charter

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By   6 hours ago

Except for the tragic and unpredicted invasion of Imo, a known progressive state in the country by some unscrupulous and anti- democratic elements that now threaten to rubbish the prevailing […]

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Lagos council chairman refutes suspension order

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By ,   6 hours ago

The chairman of Surulere local government area of Lagos State, Alhaji Tajudeen Ajide declared that he still remained the executive chairman of the local government, despite the claim by the […]

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2015: A’Ibom guber aspirants form merger

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As the governorship primaries draw closer, PDP gubernatorial aspirants in Akwa Ibom state have begun to form alliances in a last ditch effort to remain relevance even after next year’s […]

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Ikimi’s deconstruction of APC

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By   6 hours ago

Political reporters who know former foreign affairs minister and Akinrogun (from The Source,) Chief Tom Ikimi too well will tell you that his every move is easily predictable. He is […]

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Adamawa: Does Bala Ngilari have a case?

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By   7 hours ago

Barr James Bala Ngilari was deemed to have resigned his position as the deputy governor of Adamawa State to escape being impeached by the State House of Assembly that impeached […]

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CONFAB: Why northern delegates opposed derivation –Maina Waziri

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By   1 day ago

He has been many things at different times. He was the PDP’s gubernatorial candidate in 2007 for Yobe State, Minister of State for Agriculture, Minister of Police Affairs and he […]

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Tottenham sign Federico Fazio

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By   14 hours ago

Tottenham have completed the signing of Federico Fazio from Sevilla after meeting the towering Argentine defender’s buy-out clause.The 6’5″ centre-back moves to White Hart Lane in an €10 million deal, signing a four-year contract, and […]

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Neil Warnock appointed Crystal Palace coach

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By   18 hours ago

The 56-year-old – who took charge of the Eagles between 2007 and 2010 – has returned to the club as Tony Pulis’s successor, penning a two-year deal at Selhurst Park […]

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AC Milan interested in Torres and van Ginkel

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By   20 hours ago

AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has admitted he is interested in signing Chelsea duo Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel. Torres’ future at Stamford Bridge remains uncertain, despite claims from […]

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AC Milan interested in Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel

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By   20 hours ago

AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has admitted he is interested in signing Chelsea duo Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel. Torres’ future at Stamford Bridge remains uncertain, despite claims from […]

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Everton sign Eto’o on two-year deal

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By   20 hours ago

Everton have announced the signing of free agent Samuel Eto’o on a two-year deal. The 33-year-old striker was released by Chelsea earlier this summer and has joined the Toffees following […]

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Barcelona confirm Douglas deal

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By   22 hours ago

Barcelona have agreed a transfer fee with Sao Paulo for Douglas that could rise to €5.5 million.The Brazilian club announced last week that the right-back was bound for Camp Nou and the Blaugrana have now confirmed […]

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Arsenal qualify for 17th straight Champions League

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By   4 hours ago

Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal for Arsenal in a nervous 1-0 win over Besiktas that put the Gunners in the Champions’ League group stage for a 17th straight season. […]

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FIFA blacklists Giwa’s NFF

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By   5 hours ago

Nigerian Pilot Sports has been reliably informed that the Federation of International Football Associations, FIFA, will not have anything to do with the ‘’Executive Committee’’ of the Nigeria Football Federation, […]

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Why Maigari, Green, Amadu were arrested

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By   5 hours ago

After the meeting with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Anyim Pius Anyim, certain decisions were reached but about 24 hours to the Congress designed to set […]

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Disquiet as Giwa, other new Board members visit Glass House

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By   5 hours ago

There was palpable anxiety yesterday at the headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, following the resumption of newly elected NFF President Amb. Chris Giwa alongside other executive committee members. […]

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Hodgson set to name Rooney captain

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By   5 hours ago

Roy Hodgson is expected to announce the new England captain on today. Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney, 28, is the favourite to take the armband from Steven Gerrard, 34. Gerrard, […]

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Maigari regains freedom

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By   5 hours ago

Immediate past President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF Aminu Maigari yesterday regained his freedom after Department of State Security, DSS released him from their custody. Maigari had been in […]

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Bertha Eke indentifies with FCT indigenes

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Queen Bertha Eke, the reigning Miss FCT seems set to etch her name in gold during her reign as beauty queen. The very eloquent speaker and pretty model, has taken […]

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SperoachBeatz, the acclaimed “beats killer”

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Not many people stay true to their dreams, especially if they have to battle it out with the hustle and obstacles of life. However, this music producer broke all odds, […]

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Nigerian beauty industry is still lowly rated -Tara Adesemowo

By   4 days ago

Mrs. Tara ‘Seyi Adesemowo (nee Akinsulore) is a trained beautician in professional make-up artistry. Her works and brand have been showcased in various top international and national beauty websites, blogs, […]

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MBGN 2014 Iheoma Nnadi clears air over age controversy

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Newly crowned Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, MBGN, 2014, Ms Iheoma Nnadi, has posted a copy of her Birth Certificate and International Passport to dispel the allegation of age falsification […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Tonto Dikeh blasts Nigerian celebrities

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Initiates Wash Your Hands Challenge against Ebola spread As Nigerian celebrities continue to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has initiated what she […]

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Telling the African story @ Afrofest 2014

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It is often said that a kingdom without a history is lost. At a time when arts, culture is hardly appreciated due to violence, over forty African countries representing the […]

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