Saturday August 2nd, 2014

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Dorobucci video is a flop – Charles Novia

Nollywood film-maker, Charles Novia has described the latest from the MAVIN crew as a flop. The highly respected filmmaker and cinematographer in a series of tweets on social network, Twitter […]

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EBOLA: CORPSE FROM LIBERIA CAUSES PANIC IN ANAMBRA

Hospital sealed,  health workers quarantined   The corpse of a suspected victim of Ebola virus which was brought into Anambra State from Liberia, has thrown the state into confusion and […]

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Al-Makura: CJ defies lawmakers as panel sits

Despite the directive by Nasarawa State House of Assembly to the state Chief Judge, Justice Suleiman Dikko, to disband the seven-man panel he constituted to probe allegations of gross misconduct […]

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

By   28 mins ago

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

By   35 mins ago

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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FBN records N212bn gross earnings in 6 months

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First Bank of Nigeria, FBN Holdings Plc has announced a gross earnings of N212 billion for the first six months of this year compared with N196.4 billion achieved in the […]

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Senate’s bid to save riverine communities

By   53 mins ago

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

By   55 mins ago

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

By   56 mins ago

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

By   58 mins ago

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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Impeachment: Al-Makura, 7-Man Panel and the integrity question

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By   22 hours ago

As Governor Al-Makura’s impeachment saga witnesses twists and turns, Peter Ahemba writes on some of those factors that may either save or undo the embattled governor   The Nasarawa State […]

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Crystal Palace sign Hangeland

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By   11 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   12 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   23 hours 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   24 hours 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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By   1 day ago

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   1 day 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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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

By   1 hour ago

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   19 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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Maigari re-arrested: Confusion as SSS botches illegal attempt to reinstate sacked NFF boss

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By   23 hours ago

There was palpable confusion at the headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, yesterday after some FA Chairmen announced their refusal to back the impeachment of Amuni Maigari. Before few […]

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Promotion battle: Plateau United vow to remain focused

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By ,   23 hours ago

As the battle for promotion to Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) gets tougher, the Chief Coach of Plateau United Football Club of Jos, Patrick Mancha yesterday vowed that the club […]

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Musician prescribes amputation of limbs for pirates

By   45 mins ago

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

By   47 mins ago

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

By   47 mins ago

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 ,   23 hours 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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By   23 hours ago

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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R Kelly quits concert amidst child pornography accusation

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By   23 hours ago

R n B hit singer, R Kelly has been withdrawn from the list of singers billed to perform at the United States music festival amid child pornography accusation. Organisers of […]

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