Saturday March 7th, 2015

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COMPLAINTS, PROTESTS AS PVC COLLECTION ENDS

Baring last minutes changes, the collection of the Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs for the March 28 and April 11 elections in the country would come […]

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Presidential Election: It’s still a Jonathan affair in Ekiti

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By   1 day ago

With the 2015 elections becoming more and more interesting and tension heightening more than ever before, RAPHAEL OGBONNAIYE takes a look at the factors that […]

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We did not attack Accord Party’s rally — Oyo APC

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By ,   1 day ago

…Wants police to prosecute the perpetrators   The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State chapter has debunked allegation that its members attacked the Accord Party […]

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Fresh ideas key to effective representation — Lawmaker

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By ,   1 day ago

A member of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly for Eket constituency, Mr Bassey Etienam has said that fresh ideas and not ideologies remained […]

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A’Ibom Guber: 150 groups endorse Senator Esuene

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By ,   1 day ago

The quest by Senator Helen Esuene to be governor of Akwa Ibom in this month’s gubernatorial election received a boost as no less than 150 […]

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Zamfara APGA Guber candidate to create 50,000 jobs if elected

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By ,   1 day ago

The Zamfara state All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) gubernatorial candidate, Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi has promised to create over 50,000 jobs for the state teeming youths […]

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Wike to establish Special Scholarship Scheme for Kula and Oceania communities

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By   1 day ago

Rivers State PDP governorship candidate, Barrister Nyesom Wike has declared that he would institute a special scholarship scheme for the people of Kula Kingdom in […]

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FG, oil marketers meet on aviation fuel price

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By   1 day ago

In an effort to attain harmony, operational efficiency in the aviation industry, and forestall a repeat of what is happening in the road sector where […]

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A’Ibom expresses readiness to privatise Power Plant

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By ,   1 day ago

Akwa Ibom state government has said that it is disposed to privatising the Ibom Power Plant in Ikot Abasi council area of the state, Senior […]

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West African Capital Markets to be integrated Q1

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By   1 day ago

Capital markets operating in the West African sub-region would be integrated by the first quarter of 2016. This was disclosed by the Chairman, Board of […]

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Nigerian Stocks stumble after 10.98% gains in 14days

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By ,   1 day ago

THE equities market closed on a negative note yesterday, as NSE ASI depreciated by -0.82% to close at 30,365.05 basis points, compared with the +0.05% […]

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Fourth “Best Sub-Custodian” award cements Stanbic IBTC sector leadership

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STANBIC IBTC Bank has been named the “Best Sub-Custodian” in Nigeria for 2014. This would be the fourth consecutive year the bank is winning the […]

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‘Police lack weapons to secure seaports’

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The Commissioner of Police Eastern Port Command, James Caulcrick, has said that his command lacks adequate arms and ammunitions to effectively police the port. Caulcrick […]

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Blatter urges Iran to allow women into stadiums

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By   11 hours ago

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has asked Iran to end its ban on women watching football matches, describing the situation as intolerable. “When I traveled to […]

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Chelsea offer Matic new bumper deal

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By   12 hours ago

NEMANJA MATIC has been handed a new £4.8million-a-year contract by Chelsea. The Serbian midfielder will put pen to paper on the new deal, which is […]

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LVG denies rift with Giggs

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By   13 hours ago

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has insisted there is no rift with his assistant manager Ryan Giggs and reacted angrily when questioned about their […]

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Gabriel Paulista ruled out for 3 weeks

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By   14 hours ago

Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista has been ruled out for two to three weeks with a hamstring problem. The Brazilian, a £16m signing from Villareal, was […]

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Chelsea in £2.3m deal to sign Romanian youngster

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By   14 hours ago

Chelsea have agreed terms on £2.3million deal for Romanian teenage right back Cristian Manea. The 17-year-old, who plays for Viitorul Constanta, has already made his […]

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Ronaldo world richest footballer

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By   1 day ago

Cristiano Ronaldo is the wealthiest footballer in the world with a personal fortune of £152m – some £7m more than his rival Lionel Messi. After […]

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5 Kano Pillars’ player shot by armed robbers

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By   1 day ago

Nigeria Premier League Champions, Kano Pillars were yesterday attacked by armed robbers in Abaji, an outskirts of Abuja on their way to Owerri to honour […]

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Supersand Eagles to play Ghana today

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By   1 day ago

Nigeria’s Supersand Eagles will play Ghana’s Beach Soccer National Team today in their first outing at the Power Horse Invitational Tournament in Durban, South Africa. […]

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Reps query NFF over $9m FIFA cash

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By   1 day ago

Nigeria’s House of Representatives have frowned at the manner in which the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has put to use about $9 million released recently […]

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Obasanjo @ 78, engages Amosun, others in football match

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By   1 day ago

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo recently turned 78. To mark the occasion, the former president engaged the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, and others in […]

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Pinnick heaps praises on Mba

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By   1 day ago

NFF President Amaju Pinnick has spared no words in praising FIFA Technical Advisor on refereeing, Mr. Linus Mba. Mba, a former international referee, is also […]

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Anyansi praises Enyimba’s resilience after win over Buffles in Cotonou

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By   2 days ago

Enyimba FC chairman, Felix Anyansi-Agwu has thumbed up his players who improved on their first leg match in Aba to secure an away win over […]

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Stakeholders task movie directors on professionalism

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By   2 weeks ago

Stakeholders in the entertainment industry have challenged movie directors to add professionalism and excellence in the production of movies in the country. Dr. Isaiah Ilo, […]

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Femi Kuti urges Nigerian leaders to shun corruption

By   2 weeks ago

Femi Kuti, a musician and son of legendary Afro beat musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has urged leaders in the country to shun corruption and implement programmes […]

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Abuja artistes get entwined in dance-drama

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Lovers of the theatre got entwined into a dance-drama show which took place in Abuja recently. It is no wonder that this genre of entertainment […]

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Jazzman Olofin returns with ‘Omo Aiyee’

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By   2 weeks ago

Veteran Nigerian musician, Jazzman Olofin is back with a new street anthem titled ‘Omo Aiyee’ featuring Rasta CPT, a UK-based Reggae Dub Maestro. JazzMan, one […]

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We are using pageantry to promote Nigeria’s rich culture — Desmond Agboola

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By   2 weeks ago

It is no longer  news that Queen of Aso beauty pageant has come and gone, but what is more interesting is the vital role the […]

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Joke Silva, M.I, Davido, others for NEC 2015

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By   2 weeks ago

The third edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference will hold in Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday, April 22, according to a statement issued recently by the organisers, […]

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