Saturday July 26th, 2014

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TERRORISM: THIS BLOODLETTING MUST STOP – IBB

We’re capable of ending insurgency – Buhari 1 dies, 8 injured in another Kano blast   Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, popularly called IBB, and his predecessor, Gen. […]

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Ebola in Nigeria, patient admitted in Lagos hospital

For the first time in history, Ebola disease, which has been rampant in some West African countries, has entered Nigeria. A Liberian national in his 40s, according to Lagos State […]

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Abducted schoolgirls: Jonathan is sincere – Parents

Parents and elders of Chibok community in Borno State, yesterday said they were convinced that President Goodluck Jonathan was sincere in his resolve to find their daughters who were abducted […]

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GES: AFAN rues missing farmers’ names at redemption centres

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Kano State chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN has expressed concern over the missing names of farmers at most of the fertiliser redemption centres. The state AFAN […]

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‘Only 30% of Africans have access to adequate water’

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UN Economic Commission for Africa, ECA has said that only 30 per cent of Africans have access to adequate electricity, while only about three per cent have access to telecommunications […]

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AfDB spends $530m on water, sanitation projects in Nigeria

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African Development Bank (AfDB) Country Director in Nigeria, Dr Ousmane Dore, has said the bank committed about 530 million dollars (N86.9 billion) to water and sanitation projects in Nigeria from […]

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3,000 A/Ibom farmers to benefit from GES scheme

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No fewer than 3,000 farmers in Akwa Ibom would benefit from the federal government’s Growth Enhancement Support, GES scheme before the end of this year, an official said on Thursday […]

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Chinese coy to partner FG on sweet sorghum devt

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A Chinese company, Beijing United Autumn Clean Energy Technology has expressed its readiness to partner with the federal government for the development of sweet sorghum to produce bio-fuel. Chairman of […]

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Experts advocate creation of regional centre for renewable energy

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Experts of Caribbean Community, CARICOM, Member States at a two-day workshop that ended yesterday in Roseau, Dominica advocated the creation of regional centre for renewable energy and energy efficiency. According […]

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Stop politicising insurgency – Alkali tells politicians

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The presidency yesterday in Abuja appealed to the political class to stop the blames game and politicising security challenges in the country. Reacting the bomb attack on former Head of […]

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Niger 2015: Who does the odds favour?

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By   1 day ago

When it comes to elections and politics, Niger State can be described as unique. It is unique in several ways, but most unique in two ways; the outgoing governors normally […]

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Tambuwal, UPP condemn Kaduna blast

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By   1 day ago

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Tambuwal, has described the twin blasts which rocked the city of Kaduna on Wednesday as cruel, barbaric and heinous. Tambuwal described as […]

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Daniel’s aide, Ogun APC trade words over ex-governor’s comment

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A former Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Ogun State, Sina Kawonise yesterday took a swipe at Governor Ibikunle Amosun, asking the state government to explain the circumstances behind the […]

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Countdown to Osun 2014;

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The Osun Rural Enterprise and Agricultural Programme, OREAP has said that the agency remains one of the most successful and laudable development and wealth creation programmes of the Rauf Aregbesola […]

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Russia views APC as benefactors of Boko Haram insurgency

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Alexander Nekrassov, former Senior Adviser to Kremlin and internationally renowned political commentator in an opinion editorial, published by the internationally respected Al Jazeera news channel, Nekrassov reveals Russian concerns that […]

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Drogba completes Chelsea return

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By   8 hours ago

The legendary Blues striker left Stamford Bridge two years ago after celebrating Champions League glory, but has been lured back by Jose Mourinho Chelsea have completed the signing of Didier […]

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Ranieri named as new Greece coach

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By   12 hours ago

Claudio Ranieri has been hired as the new coach of the Greece national team, the country’s football association (HFF) confirmed on Friday. The 62-year-old had signed a two-year deal to […]

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Nigerian-born Ugo Ehiogu appointed Tottenham’s under-21 coach

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By   14 hours ago

Tottenham have announced this morning that former Aston Villa andMiddlesbrough defender Ugo Ehiogu has been appointed coach of the club’s Under-21 side. The 41-year-old had been working with the Spurs academy on a part-time basis. The […]

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Arsenal woo Casillas with five-year contract worth £7m

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By   16 hours ago

Reports from Spanish newspaper Sport, claim Arsenal have offered the 33-year-old international a five-year deal worth £1.4m per-year. Though the reports mention nothing of a transfer fee, it is believed Madrid […]

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Gerrard to sign 12-month contract extension

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By   16 hours ago

Brendan Rodgers says a new contract for Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard is a formality this summer. The talismanic midfielder has entered the final year of his current deal but the […]

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Asamoah Gyan extends Al Ain contract

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By   17 hours ago

The Boss have tied the striker down until 2018 after he joined them a matter of days ago for pre-season on the back of the World Cup Ghana captain Asamoah […]

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Ogunjobi, Baribote will rejoin football family soon – Umeh

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Acting president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Mike Umeh has stated that the board would to look into the cases of individuals banned from football activities with a view […]

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Diego Costa: Most hated man at the World Cup

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Before he decided which national team he will play for at the World Cup, the 25-year-old Brazilian-born Spanish striker was the target of nationalistic taunts from fans. “Diego Costa is […]

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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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Mikel back at Chelsea on Monday

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John Mikel Obi is expected to join the rest of the Chelsea squad for pre-season training on Monday. Mikel, along with Nigerian compatriot Victor Moses, were given extended breaks after […]

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Kelechi Iheanacho laid bare!

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Nigerian super kid scored in Man City’s 4-1 win over Sporting Kansas City   Nigerian Kelechi Iheanacho caught the eye in Manchester City’s 4-1 friendly win over Sporting Kansas City […]

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Kanu advises Brown Ideye

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Nwankwo Kanu has advised Brown Ideye to stay focused and work hard if he wants to succeed in England. Ideye, 25, joined Kanu’s former club West Brom last weekend and […]

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Jide Kosoko confirms he is diabetic

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Veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko, has disclosed that he has been living with diabetes since 1996. He made this declaration at the just concluded Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Lecture […]

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Cameroonian singer, Dencia on NAFDAC wanted list

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The Director General of National Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii, has declared that the agency had been on the look-out for Cameroonian artiste, Dencia  on account […]

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Chigozie Atuanya premieres Chetanna in the US

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Nollywood actor, Chigozie Atuanya, premiered his debut flick in Igbo language movie, Chetanna last Thursday at the World Festival of Igbo Arts and Culture. The movie was premiered at the arts and culture […]

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John Cena’s road to becoming WWE’s Mr. SummerSlam

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John Cena’s head is set to get heavier, as he will soon wear a new crown – WWE’s Mr. SummerSlam. Bret Hart, Triple H and Hulk Hogan have all added to that event’s lineage, […]

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Xolile Tshabalala joins Rita Dominic as AFRIFF ambassador

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South African actress, Xolile Tshabalala has been appointed the goodwill ambassador for the 2014 Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF. The announcement was made after Tshabalala met with the AFRIFF team […]

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Jim Ross officially ends WWE career

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Former WWE announcer Jim Ross says he officially ends his working relationship with WWE this week. “Tomorrow is my last, legal day with WWE. It was a great 21-year run. […]

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