Wednesday September 24th, 2014

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Troops arrest 50 more insurgents in Borno

Troops yesterday arrested 50 suspected members of the Boko Haram sect in Biu, Borno State. They were caught while attempting to flee from communities which soldiers had taken over in […]

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Reps reject debate on $9.3m cash-for-arms saga

House of Representatives yesterday erupted into commotion as lawmakers rejected a motion on the transfer of $9.3m cash in a private plane to South Africa for arms. The development prompted […]

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OBA OF LAGOS’ BOMBSHELL: I SHARED ABACHA’S BRIBE TO YORUBA MONARCHS

Oba of Lagos, His Royal Highness Rilwan Akiolu, has opened up on the role he played in the alleged bribery of some Yoruba monarchs by late Head of State, Gen. […]

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NIPC to partner Niger govt on investment promotion

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Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, NIPC, has expressed its readiness to collaborate and partner with the Niger State Government to realize its full economic potentials through the promotion of the abundance […]

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We can’t afford another financial crisis – NDIC

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THE managing director and chief executive of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, has said the Nigerian financial industry cannot afford to have a repeat of the […]

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AIESEC Nigeria holds annual management lecture

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Alumni of the International Association of Students in Economics and Commercial Sciences, AIESEC in Nigeria have concluded plans to hold the 30th edition of the Dr. Michael Omolayole Management Lecture […]

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Former Access Bank GMD emerges NSE President

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One of the leading Microfinance Banks, MfB, in the country, Accion Microfinance Bank yesterday donated N20million prize award at the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, CIBN. The endowment cheque […]

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Americans to invest $212m in Nigeria’s energy sector

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Federal government’s quest to attract investment into the energy sector and improve electricity supply in the country have received additional boost as consortium of American investors is to spend about […]

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FAO urges vigilance against new avian influenza

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Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO yesterday urged countries to remain vigilant and prepared following the increased concern over latest strain of avian influenza in Southeast Asia.  In a statement issued […]

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Coalition group warns against zoning in Ebonyi

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A coalition of non-governmental organizations based in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, has warned the people of the state to disregard zoning and allow all aspirants from the three senatorial […]

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South-West transporters back President Jonathan for second term

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The members of South-West zone of the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, NARTO, has reiterated their support for President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s re-election bid following immense developments the president […]

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Why I’m interested in my successor – Akpabio

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Governor Godswill Akpabio has declared that his successor must be someone who has an eye on the industrialisation of Akwa Ibom State, having deployed energies in the development of most […]

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PDP Integration Team urges aggrieved members to accept reconciliation

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The 10- member National Integration Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on members who feel marginalized to accept the offer of reconciliation from the party. Chairman of […]

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APC’s 16 years in Lagos, a waste – PDP aspirant

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A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship aspirant in Lagos, Mr. Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi has described the 16 years of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the state as sore experience […]

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PDP not associated with TAN – Bala Ka’oje

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Hon Bala Bawa Ka’oje was a member of the House of Representatives and a ranking member of the ruling PDP. In this interview with ABDUL JELIL ADEBAYO, the former Minister […]

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Isco not for sale – Ancelotti

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ARSENAL and Liverpool have been dealt a huge blow in their pursuit of Real Madrid and Spain star Isco. Both Premier League clubs have been heavily linked with a move […]

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Man City target Everton’s Barkley

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Ross Barkley is a target for Manchester City next summer with the champions valuing the midfielder at around £30m and viewing him as among a select few English homegrown players […]

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Onazi extends Lazio deal

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The midfielder has ended speculation about his future by signing a two-year extension to his existing contract with the Serie A side Ogenyi Onazi has signed a new contract with […]

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Arsenal, Man Utd lock horns over Vlaar

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ARSENAL and Manchester United are lining up surprise bids for Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar. The Holland international is a free agent at the end of the season and is […]

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Debuchy out for 3 months

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Arsenal right-back Mathieu Debuchy will be out for about three months after undergoing surgery on an ankle injury. The 29-year-old was taken off on a stretcher against Manchester City on […]

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Liverpool plan Hart move

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Liverpool are planning to make a move for Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart with the England international yet to discuss a new deal with the Premier League champions.

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Shape up or ship out- Pardew tells Ameobi

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Sammy Ameobi, younger brother of Super Eagles forward, Shola Ameobi has been told to improve his performance for EPL side, Newcastle or get sold in the next transfer window. Sammy […]

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Wikki, 3SC close in on Glo Premier League tickets

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With just four matches to the end of the Nigeria National League, NNL, Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi and Shooting Stars Sports Club, 3SC, of Ibadan look most likely to […]

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Eguavoen sure of Gombe recovery

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Gombe United head coach Augustine Eguavoen is confident his team will recover from two straight defeats away to the Sharks and Dolphins that have left them 18th in the Glo […]

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Wuhan Open: Serena retires with viral illness

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World No 1 Serena Williams withdrew from the Wuhan Open on Tuesday after falling ill midway through the first set of her second round match against Frenchwoman Alize Cornet. The […]

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Crown players attribute Kaduna United defeat to fatigue

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Crown players have revealed that they lost to Kaduna United because of fatigue.The Ogbomosho side noted that they lost 5-0 because they did not get to Kaduna on time on […]

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AWC: Non- availability of Oparanozie, others worries Okon

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With barely four days to the submission of the final list of 21 players to CAF for the African Women Championship (AWC), Super Falcons Coach Edwin Okon is growing grey […]

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BBA kicks-off October 5

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The ninth edition of popular TV reality show, Big Brother Africa is set to kick off on October 5, a month after its initially scheduled kick-off date. The show, which […]

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October 1:Terra Kulture partners Kunle Afolayan

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Actor and filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan has put pen on paper with the management of Terra Kulture to privately screen his current flick, October 1. This development was confirmed by Terra […]

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Tiwa Savage, Pasuma party with Dammy Krane

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Tiwa Savage, Pasuma, Praiz, DJ Jimmy JATT were some of the celebrity guests present at the album celebration party organised in honour of rising act, Dammy Krane on Saturday, September […]

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Ghana-Must-Go, Yaksman, others thrill fans at comedy show

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Lovers of comedy in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT got thrilled over the weekend as the Comedians Guild of Nigeria, Abuja branch hosted the maiden edition of its show in […]

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Veterans do not get endorsement deals– Ajasa

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Veteran rapper, Lord of Ajasa is not happy that the pioneers of rap music are being neglected. The rapper has come out to say he pioneered indigenous rap music and […]

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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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