Saturday August 2nd, 2014

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OSUN GUBER: APC, PDP IN BATTLE OF TITANS

 Countdown to Osun State gubernatorial election, the All Progressives Congress, APC and its major rival, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are at loggerheads over who clinches the governorship seat in […]

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Dora Akunyili to be buried August 28

Nigeria’s former Minister of Information and Communications, Dora Nkem Akunyili, will be buried on August 28, 2014 according to a statement released yesterday in Enugu, the capital of Enugu State, […]

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Adamawa guber: Ribadu to dump APC for PDP

Desirous to contest the Adamawa re-run governorship election caused by the impeachment of Murtala Nyako, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu is set […]

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FG, Dangote sign $1bn agreement on rice production

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The federal government yesterday took a giant step towards attaining self-sufficiency in rice by signing a whopping $1billion (N165billion) Memorandum of Understanding, MoU for investment in integrated rice project with […]

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Agriculture alone not the answer to Nigeria’s mono-product economy

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Nigeria’s impulse-driven consumerism and complacent solipsism gnaws at me; it is infectious and in the open for everyone to see. It is unsustainable, yet the higher-ups seem unconcerned by it, […]

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Toshiba Q1 net profit surges 68.7%

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Toshiba said its first-quarter net profit climbed 68.7 percent due to brisk sales in infrastructure business and PCs in Japan. In the three-month period to June, Toshiba posted a net […]

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Ethiopian Airlines: Growing Nigerian aviation industry via sustained operations

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Management of Ethiopian airlines has demonstrated their commitment to the growth of the Nigerian airline industry, sustaining its operations into the country in good and bad times. The airline which […]

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Airline group IAG moves into profit

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British Airways owner IAG has moved into profit for the first half of the year after an improved performance from its Spanish airline, Iberia. The group made a pre-tax profit […]

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NTDC partners commission on staff capacity building

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Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC has entered into partnership with the National Planning Commission, NPC as part of efforts to develop and strengthens its staff capacities; acquire more skills and […]

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Odds favour Jonathan in 2015 – Imobo Tswan

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By   1 hour ago

Benue State-born Simon Imobo-Tswan made history by becoming the first Nigerian journalist to be sued by a serving president in his personal capacity in the case of Umaru Yar’Adua vs. […]

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Senate’s bid to save riverine communities

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Various communities in the Niger Delta are under threat of being swept away by ocean surge, OKECHUKWU JOMBO writes on the Senates call for intervention from the federal government. It […]

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Atiku condoles with el-Rufa’i over loss of son

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed his condolences to the family of the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir El-Rufa’i over the death of his son, […]

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Be fearless, Governors Forum charge new IGP

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The Nigeria Governors Forum under the leadership of Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau state has called on the newly appointed Inspector General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, to be fearless […]

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2015 election: Ondo PDP promises level playing field for aspirants

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As the National Assembly and state election in 2015 draws nearer, the Ondo State chapter of the People Democratic Party, PDP, has promised to be fair to all aspirants of […]

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Osun election: Islamic leaders reject Aregbesola

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Ahead of the governorship election on Osun State, there are indications that Islamic leaders in the state have rebuffed Governor Rauf Aregbesola in his re-election bid. According to reports, their […]

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Crystal Palace sign Hangeland

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By   15 hours ago

The centre-back was a free agent following the expiry of his contract with relegated Fulham and has now put pen to paper on a one-year deal to remain in the […]

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West Ham hold contract talks with Eto’o

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By   16 hours ago

West Ham have held contract talks with unattached former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o, 33, and are also considering a move for Besiktas’s 30-year-old forward Hugo Almeida.

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Real keeps eye on Falcao as Benzema to pen new deal

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By   1 day ago

Real Madrid are close to agreeing terms on a new contract with Karim Benzema but have not given up on the pursuit of Radamel Falcao from Monaco. Benzema is poised […]

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Bayern leave Khedira to Arsenal

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By   1 day ago

Arsenal have received a boost in their pursuit of Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira. The Gunners’ move for the Germany international appeared under threat after reports emerged of Bayern Munich […]

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Rose signs new five-year deal with Tottenham

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The left-back’s future at White Hart Lane was in doubt following the €12 million arrival of Ben Davies, but has now committed himself to the club until 2019 Danny Rose […]

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Cote D’Ivoire appoint Herve Renard as new coach

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By   2 days ago

The former Zambia boss returns to Africa to guide the team he defeated at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations final in Gabon The Cote D’Ivoire football federation has announced […]

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AFCON 2015 qualifiers: Ebola scare forces withdrawal

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By   58 mins ago

The raging Ebola Virus scourge which is taking its toll on African football activities, especially with the confirmation from the Confederation of African football, CAF that Seychelles have pulled out […]

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FIFA U20 Women World Cup: NFF crisis won’t affect Falconets – Oshoala

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Now that the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil has come and gone, attention has turned to the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in Canada.  Nigeria’s representative, the Falconets, are […]

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West Ham star charged with assaulting two women

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RAVEL MORRISON has found himself in hot water with the law after being charged with assaulting two women. The 21-year-old, who previously played for Manchester United, is accused of attacking […]

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I’ll never eat Sushi again, Croatian fans

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Croatia is up in arms at the baffling decisions made by the Japanese referee in the World Cup’s opening match. Furious Croatia coach Niko Kovac blamed “out of his depth” […]

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World Cup: I’m ready for Italy – Rooney

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The Manchester United striker, Wayne Rooney has bullishly declared that he is ready for today’s Group D game against Italy. Rooney has fallen under increasing scrutiny in the build-up to […]

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Blessing Okagbare Makes History, Wins 100, 200 Metres Gold

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By   23 hours ago

Blessing Okagbare made history for Nigeria yesterday by lifting the gold medal in the female 200 metres event of the XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014, bringing the country’s total medals […]

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I am still single and searching, says former Miss Nigeria, Fiona Amuzie

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By   53 mins ago

Miss Afoma Fiona Amuzie is the 2013 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria. She won Miss University of Jos in 2009 and proceeded to contest for Miss Nigeria where she emerged […]

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Musician prescribes amputation of limbs for pirates

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In what has been described as a shocking suggestion, renowned musician, Stella Monye, has prescribed the amputation of the hands of those who engage in the piracy of intellectual properties […]

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Nollywood actors preach against cultism

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Nollywood actors, Chiwetalu Agu, Camela Mberekpe and Bruno Iwuoha, in a recently held event, held at the Cross River State College of Education in Awi, Akamkpa Local Government Area, with […]

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Why I formed all-girls band – Nigerian Idol winner, Yeka Onka

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Yeka Onka, the winner of the first Nigerian Idol music talent hunt, said she formed an all-girl music band because she wanted to encourage every girl-child to have a role […]

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‘Boko Haram’ movie wins Best Feature Film @ Durban Film Festival

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By ,   1 day ago

Timbuktu, a celebrated Malian film about an Islamic extremist group, has won the best feature film laurel at the just-concluded Durban International Film Festival, DIFF, South Africa. The award had […]

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New movie, ‘Akan’ to premiere August 8

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The Ibibio-English family drama, “Akan” is set to hit cinemas in Uyo on August 8 . The comedy movie features Ime Bishop Umo, Alexx Ekubo,Venita Akpofure, Ema Etukudo, Grace Johnson […]

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