Saturday August 30th, 2014

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EBOLA SPREADS TO P/HARCOURT

One doctor dies, 100 others isolated 2 hospitals, hotel shut down  Confirmed cases in Nigeria now 15   A day after Health Minister, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, said Nigeria was not […]

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New National ID Card for salary, pension payment

When fully in operation, federal civil servants and pensioners would not be paid their salaries and benefits without the presentation of the national electronic Identity Card (e-ID Card).   President […]

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Jonathan orders restructuring of Mint

President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the immediate restructuring of the Nigerian Security Printing Minting, NSPM Plc, to ensure its effectiveness and better service delivery. President Jonathan gave the directive yesterday […]

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57% of West Africans lack access to electricity – AfDB

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African Development Bank, AfDB has said that more than 57 per cent of the people in West Africa were without access to electricity. The bank, in its report for the […]

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‘Civil societies, critical to investment promotion’

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President, Coalition of Civil Society Organisations, Mr Bassey Etuk, has said that the civil societies have critical roles to play in the promotion of investment and financial growth in Nigeria. […]

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Chivita Active repackaged for consumers’ delight

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Chivita Active, one of the premium fruit drinks from the stable of CHI Limited has been repackaged to give its consumers get more mileage for their money while living a […]

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‘Nigeria loses N52bn to fake products annually’

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Auto spare part takes bigger chunk Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON has disclosed that auto spare parts are taking the bigger chunk of about N52billion which the country is losing […]

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FCT VIO begins computerised vehicle inspection Sept

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Directorate of Road Traffic Services, DRTS otherwise known as the Vehicle Inspection Office, VIO has disclosed plan to commence computerised vehicle inspection from September 1, this year in the Federal […]

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Dante Martins quits NSE

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Senior manager/corporate communications at the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, Dante Ibidapo Martins is exiting the Nigerian bourse. Martins in an e-mail sent to Nigerian Pilot Saturday said “we are at […]

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Ribadu shouldn’t be granted waiver — Edwin Clark

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Elder statesman and a former Minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, has warned the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP against granting waiver to a former Chairman of the […]

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Fresh crisis in Ebonyi APC over cancellation of state congress

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Fresh crisis is currently rocking Ebonyi state Chapter of All Progressives Congress,APC, over the purported cancellation of April 29 state congress by the National Working Committee of the party. The […]

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Ekiti: Sack awaits post-election appointees – PDP

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The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has said that the incoming PDP-led government will not recognise all appointments and recruitments made by the Governor Kayode Fayemi administration […]

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2015: Uduaghan seeks issues-based campaigns

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The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, broke his silence on his successor, with a charge on all aspirants for the gubernatorial election in the state to sell their programmes […]

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

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By   2 days 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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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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Torres joins AC Milan on loan

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By   9 hours ago

Chelsea and AC Milan have agreed terms on a two-year loan deal for Fernando Torres, the Premier League club have confirmed. The Spain international has endured a troubled career at […]

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Dortmund set to sign Kagawa

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Borussia Dortmund will seal a deal worth up to £10 million for Manchester United misfit Shinji Kagawa within the next 48 hours, Goal understands. On Thursday Goal reported that Dortmund were in talks to re-sign Kagawa, who […]

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Xabi Alonso completes £5m move to Bayern Munich

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By   17 hours ago

Bayern Munich have confirmed the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso for an estimated €10 million.The 32-year-old has put pen to paper on a deal which is set to see him reside at the […]

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Leicester City sign Cambiasso

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By   19 hours ago

Leicester City have confirmed that they have completed the signing of Esteban Cambiasso on a one-year deal.The Argentine midfielder, a free agent following his 10-year spell at Inter Milan, will wear the number […]

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Ki signs new four-year Swansea deal

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By   2 days ago

Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung-Yeung has signed a new four-year contract at the Liberty Stadium.Ki joined Swansea for around €7 million from Celtic in 2012 but his future at the club looked in […]

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Bayern Munich confirm Xabi Alonso agreement

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By   2 days ago

Bayern Munich have announced they have reached an agreement with Real Madrid for the transfer of Xabi Alonso, with the former Spain international travelling to Germany on Thursday to undergo his medical.The Bundesliga champions […]

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UCL draw: Liverpool to face holders Real, City draw Bayern

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Manchester City were handed a tough Champions League test as they were drawn against German champions Bayern Munich. The Premier League champions will also play CSKA Moscow and Roma in […]

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Minister endorses Giwa’s NFF Board

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•Urges reconciliation, lasting peace in Nigeria football The Honourable Minister/Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo yesterday expressed immense confidence in the ability and capacity of the new Executive Committee […]

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NFF crisis: Management staff go into hiding

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Coaches say Giwa’s election as NFF President is a charade   Security personnel on guard at the Glass House headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, far outnumbered staffers as […]

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Ahead AFCON qualifier: Keshi jets in tomorrow, heads straight to Calabar next day

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.Hands players Tuesday deadline   Out of contract Head Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi will this weekend fly into Nigeria from his United States base and head straight […]

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Nsc to pay Keshi N6m

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Sports minister, Tammy Danagogo  said yesterday that the National Sports Commission, NSC would be paying Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi N6 million even as the coach is expected to take […]

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England name Rooney as new captain

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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been named the new England captain by manager Roy Hodgson. The 28-year-old takes over from Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard, who retired after England’s World Cup […]

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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   6 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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