Friday July 11th, 2014

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IMPEACHMENT: NYAKO BOWS, BEGS LAWMAKERS

Swears  in House nominees for Dev Areas  Appoints ex-PDP scribe as aide     Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, has extended the olive branch to members of the State House […]

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Again, resource control tears Confab apart

Dokpesi alleges plot to scuttle conference   For the third consecutive day, deliberations at the ongoing National Conference came to an abrupt end yesterday, as delegates from the North and […]

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Jonathan nominates Chidoka, Olarenwaju as ministers

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday nominated Federal Roads Safety Corps, FRSC, Corps Marshal, Mr. Osita Chidoka, as minister to represent Anambra State on the Federal Executive Council, FEC. He also nominated […]

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NACCIMA decries poor infrastructural facilities

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By   28 mins ago

The National President of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, has said that the Chamber, despite being proactive in pursuance […]

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ITF pledges increased access to skills acquisition for Nigerians

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By ,   30 mins ago

The Industrial Training Fund, ITF, has appealed to the media to assist the organisation in persuading employers of labour to pay their contributions, as well as assist it to seek […]

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NCC unveils corporate governance code for telcos

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By ,   35 mins ago

The Nigerian communication commission NCC yesterday launched a corporate governance code for the telecommunications companies operating in the country. The minister of communication and technology, Dr. (Mrs.) Omobola Johnson while […]

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Pension Act 2014: Another milestone in pension industry

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By ,   36 mins ago

THE Pension Reform Act 2014 reviewed upwards, the minimum rate of pension contribution from 15 percent to 18 percent of monthly emolument, where eight percent will be contributed by employee […]

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NIMASA sensitises coastal communities on danger of marine pollution

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By ,   43 mins ago

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has once again held a sensitisation programme for some communities located along the nation’s waterways on the need to collaborate with the […]

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‘Jos Electricity Distribution Company has 400, 000 customers’

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By   23 hours ago

Aura Energy Limited, owners of Jos Electricity Distribution Company, JEDC has disclosed that a customer audit to ascertain the number of electricity consumers within its coverage area has been conducted. […]

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Deregistration of political parties: How far can INEC go?

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By   23 hours ago

Since the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in December of 2012 decided to de-register political parties that failed to win any single election in Nigeria, opinions have differed on the […]

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APC lawmaker rules out political solution to Edo Assembly crisis

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By ,   23 hours ago

The lawmaker representing Oredo West in the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon Uyi Igbe has ruled out a political solution to the ongoing crisis which has polarized the state […]

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Gov Yero appoints 46 Secretaries for development areas

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By ,   23 hours ago

Kaduna State Governor, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero yesterday approved the appointment of new secretaries for the 46 Development Areas in the State. A statement by the Director General, Media and Publicity, […]

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Abia PDP’s non-performance, cause of mass defection – APGA chieftain

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By ,   23 hours ago

A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia State, Chief Sylvanus Nwaji has blamed non-performance of the Peoples Democratic Party- led government in the state as the […]

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Guber aspirant vows to take Abia to the next level

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By ,   23 hours ago

One of the leading PDP governorship aspirants in Abia State, Barr Friday Nwosu says he had offered himself for service to God and humanity as he seeks to emerge governor […]

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Niger APC on errand of blackmail – Gov Aliyu

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By ,   24 hours ago

Niger State governor, Muazu Babangida Aliyu has described the All Progressives Congress in the state as a party on an errand of blackmail. The governor said this through his chief […]

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FG to FIFA: Maigari remains sacked

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By   48 mins ago

Nigeria’s sports ministry has reacted to Wednesday’s indefinite suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, by the Federation of International Football Associations, FIFA, declaring that the sack of Aminu Maigari-led […]

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FIFA rejects Suarez’s appeal against bite ban

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By   55 mins ago

Fifa has rejected Uruguay and Liverpool striker Luis Suarez’s appeal against a four-month ban from all football-related activities for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini. Suarez was also banned for nine international […]

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Buenos Aires celebrates Argentina’s victory

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By   60 mins ago

Thousands of people took to the streets of Buenos Aires on Wednesday night to celebrate Argentina’s World Cup semi-final victory over the Netherlands. Fans gathered clad in shirts and hats […]

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2014 World Cup Final: Messi vs Muller

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By   1 hour ago

Sunday’s World Cup final may be a repeat of the Italia 90 final, which saw Germany come out victorious, but this fixture is poised to be a Lionel Messi versus […]

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Babatunde dreams Barca move

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By   1 hour ago

Nigeria World Cup Star and Super Eagles winger Micheal Babatunde has stated that his target as a player would be to feature for Spanish giants, Barcelona in the nearest future. […]

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Evra wants Juventus move

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By   1 hour ago

Patrice Evra has asked to leave Manchester United – but stopped short of handing in a transfer request. Juventus had earlier approached the Old Trafford club over the France international’s […]

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I worked as Richard Mofe-Damijo’s PA for over two years – Bovi

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By ,   2 days ago

Comedian Bovi sent a dramatic birthday message to his former boss, Richard Mofe-Damijo on his 53rd birthday. In a long worded message on Instagram, Bovi narrated how as a fresh […]

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Upcoming fashion designers win N3.2m at L’Original Expression Show

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By ,   2 days ago

The much talked about Fayrouz L’Original Expression Show held on Saturday, July 5, with Ellan, a four-man designer crew walking away with the cash prize of $20,000 (N3.2m). The finale, […]

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Pageant organisers, beauty queens sue for peace

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By   2 days ago

Peace, no doubt is a subject very dear to the hearts of Nigerians; reason why the Association of Beauty Pageant and Fashion Exhibition Organisers of Nigeria, BPFEON, has called on […]

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Mimi Orjiekwe is New Face of Nollywood

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By ,   2 days ago

Nollywood actress, Mimi Orjiekwe has been awarded the New Face of Nollywood at the 2014 AFDA Awards. The 2014 edition of the African Film Development Awards held during the 17th […]

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AFRIFF: Organisers extend entry submission date

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By   5 days ago

Ahead of this year’s edition of the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, organisers have extended the entry submission date. As the organisers call for entries from African filmmakers, the new […]

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Phone Swap star, Wale Ojo joins Tinsel

By   5 days ago

Phone Swap star, Wale Ojo has joined the cast of the M-Net series, Tinsel. Scheduled to make his debut appearance on Monday, July 7, 2014, Wale’s entry births a character in the series […]

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