Saturday July 12th, 2014

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NYAKO SAVED BY THE WHISKERS

At the close of the week, embattled governor of Adamawa State and retired sailor, Murtala Nyako, got a reprieve from angry lawmakers of the State House of Assembly over alleged […]

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Onogoruwa, Ejelam, 15 others make new SAN list

No Gov has right to sack elected council officials – S/Court The Legal Practitioners Priviledges Committee yesterday awarded the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, to 17 Nigerian lawyers […]

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Nothing will stop Jonathan in 2015 – Fayose

In spite of the plan of the All Progressive Congress, APC, to win the 2015 presidential election, the new governor-elect in Ekiti, Dr Ayodele Fayose has vowed that President Goodluck […]

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NACCIMA decries poor infrastructural facilities

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By   1 day 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 ,   1 day 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 ,   1 day 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 ,   1 day 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 ,   1 day 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   2 days 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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Some people want to sabotage the confab – Dokpesi

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By   43 mins ago

The on-going National Conference is on the verge of collapse over the thorny issue of resource control and power devolution. Since Tuesday when the conference commenced debate on the report […]

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Nigerian youths must shun money politics – Hon Odimabo

By   53 mins ago

Hon. Ibimi Thomson-Odimabo is the president general of the Voice of Niger Delta. In this interview with KENNETH AZAHAN, he speaks on efforts of his organisation in promoting enduring peace […]

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Delta guber: Why I’m in the race – Senator Okowa

By   53 mins ago

Ahead of next year’s gubernatorial election in Delta state, Senate committee chairman on Health and senator representing Delta North senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Ifeanyi Authur Okowa, has […]

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Gov Chime denies involvement in Diaspora elections

By   54 mins ago

Enugu State governor, Chief Sullivan Chime has debunked allegations that his administration influenced the outcome of the recent elections of the Enugu-USA, an organisation formed by Enugu State indigenes in […]

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Delta guber: Why I’m in the race – Senator Okowa

By   10 hours ago

Ahead of next year’s gubernatorial election in Delta state, Senate committee chairman on Health and senator representing Delta North senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Ifeanyi Authur Okowa, has […]

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Deregistration of political parties: How far can INEC go?

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By   2 days 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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Brazil battle Netherlands for third place

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By   43 mins ago

Brazil will be out to restore some pride in their third-place play-off against Netherlands  today following their humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany on Tuesday night. Luiz Felipe Scolari’s side had […]

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Federation Cup: Rangers, 3SC crash out

By   45 mins ago

Rangers International FC of Enugu and Ibadan based traditional club side, Shooting Stars have played crashed out of the Federation Cup Round of 32 games on Thursday. Rangers were eliminated […]

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I’ll never eat Sushi again, Croatian fans

By   55 mins ago

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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Okocha hopes Nigeria win Brazil 2014

By   55 mins ago

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha has expressed his desire to see the Super Eagles emerge as World Champions at the end of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil […]

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Tottenham target Pochettino move

By   55 mins ago

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino is ready to make his first signing, with 18-year-old striker Sebastian Driussi from River Plate on his radar. Driussi has impressed since making his debut […]

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Diego Costa: Most hated man at the World Cup

By   56 mins ago

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

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By ,   3 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 ,   3 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   3 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 ,   3 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   6 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   6 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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