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Dirty House of Football: Why Maigari was denied national honours

Crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF may have cost the embattled former president of the federation, Aminu Maigari, national honours. Maigari who was banking on his achievements, which includes […]

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25,000 km roads motorable – Works Minister

Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen has said that Nigerian has moved from 4, 500km motorable road condition in 2011 to 25, 000km in 2014. He made this known during his […]

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Al-Makura sacks Commissioners

Eight Commissioners serving in the administration of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State were yesterday relieved of their appointments as members of the State Executive Council. The affected Commissioners […]

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Truckers protest alleged extortion at port gate

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Business activities were paralysed at the ports city of Apapa, Lagos when Truck drivers protested alleged extortion by security officers stationed at the port gate. At the early hours when […]

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FG tasks bakers on cassava use in baking bread

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Federal government has called on bakers to be patriotic by using cassava flour in baking, assuring that cassava growers and processors in order to encourage mass production of high quality […]

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Impact of BoI CAP N5bn fund and SMEs on Nigeria

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IT IS good news for agro businesses in Nigeria as the Bank of Industry, BoI has announced the takeoff of a N5billion Cottage Agro Processing, CAP, Fund targeted at financing […]

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FAO receives $10m donation to boost farming in S/Sudan

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Norway has donated approximately $10 million to help the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO provide conflict-affected farmers, fishers and herders in South Sudan with critical livelihood support. According to FAO, […]

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UNIDO launches entrepreneurship curriculum prog

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United Nations Industrial Development Organization, UNIDO with the support of the government of Portugal has launched an entrepreneurship curriculum programme in Cabo Verde. UNIDO said in a statement that Ministry […]

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Poland seeks improved trade ties with Nigeria

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Polish Deputy Minister for Economy, Mr. Andrzej Dycha yesterday called for a renewed bilateral agreement between Poland and Nigeria in order to improve on the current $100 million trade volume […]

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Why I resigned as Labour Party chairman – Nwanyanwu

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Chief Dan Nwanyanwu has been the National Chairman of the Labour Party since the party was formed several years ago. Last week, he gave indication that he will be stepping […]

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Antics of ‘Diaspora’ politicians

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One wonders why some politicians so much rely on cheap blackmail, day light tales as well as assassination of the character of their fellow human beings in order to have […]

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PDP congratulates Scotland on referendum

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Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday highlighted the resolve of Nigerians to live in a united and peaceful nation just like the people of Scotland have chosen to preserve their more […]

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Don’t leave APGA, Obiano begs Obi

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Senior Special Assistant to the Anambra State Governor on Inter-Party Affairs, Chief Ben Obi, has appealed to the immediate past governor of the state, Mr. Peter Obi, not to abandon […]

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Why Olejeme will be Delta State governor in 2015 – DG

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Director General, Olejeme Campaign Organisation, Mr. Emmanuel Oritsejolomi Uduaghan, has said Dr. Ngozi Olejeme would sustain the peace and unity that have become part of the state’s existence and growth. […]

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Is Governor Yari retiring Yerima from Zamfara politics?

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With not too rosy relationship between Governor Abdulaziz Yari and Senator Sani Yerima, pundits are asking what lies ahead with the senator who has bestrode Zamfara politics like a colossus […]

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Assou-Ekotto fined, suspended by FA over quenelle tweets

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Benoit Assou-Ekotto has been suspended for three matches and fined €63,500 [£50,000] by the English Football Association after being found guilty of improper conduct in relation to a tweet about Nicolas Anelka‘s […]

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Debuchy out for 6 weeks – Wenger

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Arsenal’s Mathieu Debuchy will be out for at least six weeks with an ankle injury, manager Arsene Wenger has said. The French defender, who was carried off on a stretcher […]

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Brandao handed 6-month ban

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Bastia striker Brandao has been handed a six-month ban for his headbutt on Paris St Germain’s Thiago Motta, the Ligue de Football Professionnel has announced. Footage emerged of a clash […]

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Fulham sack manager Felix Magath

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Fulham have announced that Felix Magath has been relieved of his duties with the club languishing at the bottom of the Championship.The German replaced Rene Meulensteen at Craven Cottage in […]

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Varane extends Real Madrid contract until 2020

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Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has signed a new contract that will keep him at the Santiago Bernabeu until 2020. The France international’s previous deal still had three years to run but he […]

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Solskjaer resigns as Cardiff City manager

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Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down after less than nine months in charge. The announcement was made after Solskjaer, 41, held talks with chairman Mehmet Dalman. The […]

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Handball federation to end tenure in 2017

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Just like their counterparts elected and sworn in last year, the newly inaugurated board of Nigeria Handball Federation, NHF, will end their tenure same time with other sports federation, who […]

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Copa Lagos: Stationary Stores to battle FC Barcelona

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One of Nigeria’s oldest club side Stationary Stores FC of Lagos will tackle Barcelona FC Beach Soccer team in this year’s Copa-Lagos Beach championship scheduled for December 12-14 at the […]

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I regret not signing Ronaldo

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Arsene Wenger has revealed that his biggest regret in football is missing out on the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo before the Portuguese star sealed a deal with Manchester United.   […]

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2014 CAF Confederation Cup: Al Ahly ready for Coton challenge

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Egyptian giants, Al Ahly will look to make a statement of intent in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup semifinal away to Cameroon’s Coton Sport toady.  The West […]

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FG to honour, Okagbare, Oshoala, others

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2014 Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Blessing Okagbare is to be decorated as a Member of the Federal Republic, MFR. Also included in the list for honours in the women category […]

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Bash Ali title fight: 200 companies turn down sponsorship proposals

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No fewer than 200 companies have turned down proposals for the sponsorship of Bash Ali’s “Guinness Book of World Record’’ title fight. Bala Ka’oje, Chairman of the Local Organising Committee […]

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Youngest Oldman partners Cross River Gov to build more orphanages

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In what has become a tradition of showing and care for the less privileged in the society, ace comedian and entertainer, and Senior Special Assistant, SSA, on Entertainment to Governor […]

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Goldie wants me to avenge her death – Denrele

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Popular Channel O VJ, Denrele Edun has revealed that his late friend, Goldie Harvey is pestering him to avenge her death. The controversial On Air Personality, in an interview with […]

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History made as Miss Gbagyi emerges Queen of Aso Nigeria

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It was a shock to many in the beauty industry on Saturday last week as an FCT indigene emerged winner of the highly coveted Queen of Aso Nigeria. Before now, […]

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Monalisa Chinda celebrates @ 40

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Beautiful Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda turned 40 on Saturday, September 13, 2014, and rolled out the drums to celebrate the milestone. The celebration held at the upscale Villa Medici on […]

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Muson gets new artistic director

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The Muson in Lagos has appointed a new artistic director.  The new artistic director, Tunde Jegede, was born 1972 to a Nigerian father and an Irish mother.  He had his […]

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Nkiru Silvanus appointed Imo Film Academy DG

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Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has appointed Nollywood actress, Nkiru Slyvanus the director general of the Imo State Film Academy. The appointment is following plans by the Imo state government […]

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