Sunday December 28th, 2014

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IBB ENDORSES JONATHAN

Also Northern Christian groups  Former military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida yesterday called on Nigerians to support President Goodluck Jonathan saying the president mean well for Nigeria. Babangida made the call […]

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$30bn Excess Crude fund not missing – FG

Federal government said at the weekend that there is no $30 billion missing from the Excess Crude Account, ECA, as alleged by Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State. It queried […]

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Buhari ATTENDS SPECIAL CLASSES FOR CHRISTIAN HYMNS, PRAISE SONGS

Presidential flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd) is set to begin special classes in Christian praise -songs and hymns aimed at equipping him during […]

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Commodity brokers seek role in FG’s food security efforts

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By   20 hours ago

Federal government has been called upon to allow the Commodity Brokers Association of Nigeria, CBAN lead the national and global effort to enhance food and nutrition security in the country. […]

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Company to boost Abuja mass transportation with 100 new buses

By   23 hours ago

Abuja Urban Mass Transport Company, AUMTC says it has finalised plans to purchase additional 100 buses to boost mass transportation in 2015. AUMTC’s General Manager, Operations, Mr Eddie Ajon, revealed […]

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FAO seeks $47m to tackle deadly banana disease

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By   2 days ago

Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO has said that not less than $47million would be needed to prevent the rapid spread of the deadly Fusarium wilt disease in bananas, which poses […]

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NITDA makes case for women, youth’s devt in ICT

By   2 days ago

Chairman, National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA Governing Board, Dr Tosin Ajayi has said women and youths must be captured in information and communation technology, ICT not only in the […]

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NERC freezes electricity tariff for residential consumers

By   2 days ago

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC has frozen the newly approved tariff for residential consumers till June 2015. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Michael Faloseyi, the NERC’s […]

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Naira street rate well below central bank’s at Christmas

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By   3 days ago

Central bank of Nigeria says the post-devaluation band for the naira is “appropriately priced”, but black market hawkers out on the street are trading it at around 3-5 percent below […]

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Provocative comments: What is APC’s agenda?

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By   21 hours ago

The All Progressives Congress, APC,  may have carved a  niche for itself as a party known for unguarded and inflammable comments, all in a bid to cow the ruling PDP […]

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What are governors doing with SURE-P funds?

By   24 hours ago

The Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme, SURE-P, came into being in 2011 following the partial removal of subsidy by the federal government. SURE-P Committee, then headed by Dr. Christopher Kolade, […]

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2015: Saraki and Aluko in epic showdown

By   24 hours ago

It is no longer news that Kwara State is one of the states in Nigeria where contest in the forthcoming general election will be so keen owing to the strength […]

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Gombe crisis: Are aggressors playing victim?

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By   2 days ago

The attack on Gombe State governor, Ibrahim Dankwanbo on Thursday, December 18, by a team of political thugs who ambushed and attacked his convoy with dangerous weapons while the governor […]

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Amaechi, Princewill’s war of words

By   2 days ago

In the past few days, there has been war of words between the Rivers State government and the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Prince Tonye Princewill. The war of […]

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Abia 2015: Group petitions INEC over Ikpeazu

By   2 days ago

As political parties intensifies their campaign ahead of the February 2015 general election, Abia State chapter of a political pressure group, Concerned Citizens of Nigeria, CCN, has petitioned the Independent […]

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Crystal Palace fire Manager, Neil Warnock

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By   1 day ago

Crystal Palace have sacked manager Neil Warnock following a run of results that has seen the Eagles plunge into the bottom three.The 66-year-old managed just three Premier League victories in the 18 he […]

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Buy me Gaitan, Di Maria tell LVG

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By   2 days ago

ANGEL DI MARIA has told Louis van Gaal to complete a deal to bring his Argentina compatriot Nicolas Gaitan to Manchester United in January. That’s according to Portuguese newspaper A […]

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Arsenal gets Cavani boost

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By   2 days ago

Arsenal have been given a huge boost in their hunt to sign Edinson Cavani with PSG ready to accept a Gunners offer for the striker. Cavani is widely expected to […]

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PSG eyes Januzaj

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By   2 days ago

Paris St Germain are the latest club to show an interest in taking Adnan Januzaj on loan from Manchester United. The French champions had a bid rejected for the young […]

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Chelsea set to sign Asamoah

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By   2 days ago

Chelsea are set to pay £24million to sign Juventus star Kwadwo Asamoah in the January transfer window, according to reports. The Blues look set to add to their squad in […]

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Our goal is to be champions – Van Gaal

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By   2 days ago

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is still hoping his side can win the Premier League title this season.United trail leaders Chelsea by 10 points heading into the Boxing Day fixtures, and are […]

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AYC 2015: Alampasu talks tough

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By   21 hours ago

Ahead of 2015 Africa Youth Championship, AYC, scheduled for Senegal, Flying Eagles safe hand, Dele Alampasu has declared the team’s readiness to win the trophy as stake and qualify for […]

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Messi better than everyone – Pedro

By   23 hours ago

Lionel Messi is better than any other player in the world and deserves to Ballon d’Or over Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Barcelona team-mate Pedro. The Argentine won the world’s best […]

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Pitroipa, Traore in Burkina Faso’s squad

By   23 hours ago

Jonathan Pitroipa and Alain Traore, who starred in Burkina Faso’s run to the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final, were among the provisional squad of 24 players announced on Saturday […]

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Elephants get financial boost

By   23 hours ago

The row between the Ivory Coast FA and its Sports Ministry over an AFCON budget has been resolved. The Elephants have been granted their 3.5 billion CFA francs (US$ 6.65 […]

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Enyimba eye another Continental Diadem

By   24 hours ago

After barely nine years of CAF Champions League cup drought, two times African Champions, Enyimba FC of Aba have declared their readiness to beat all odds and reclaim the third […]

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Thankgod set to dump Wolves

By   24 hours ago

Former Heartland captain, Ike Thankgod has set his sights on a move away from Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, club, Warri Wolves. Thankgod joined the club in 2011 from another […]

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They want to ‘spoil market’ for D’banj – Ayo Shonaiya

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By   20 hours ago

With the recent debt allegations levelled against Kokomaster, D’banj and his silence on the issue, a close ally of the DB Records boss has come out to bare his mind […]

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Official Naija top ten reveals sexiest celebs of 2014

By   23 hours ago

This week’s special Christmas edition of Official Naija Top Ten has revealed the Top 10 Sexiest celebrities in Naija. The list, revealed by MTV Base VJs, Stephanie Coker and Ehiz […]

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Celebrating Nigeria’s entertainment industry

By   23 hours ago

Ranked second largest in the world after Bollywood, Nigeria’s prestigious movie industry, Nollywood began like a baby born in a lonely manger. The first Nigerian films were made by filmmakers […]

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Abuja flags-off fashion festival in grand style

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By   2 days ago

Elegance, style and fashion were the order of the day as Abuja played host to a wide array of home grown designers who stormed the Capital City over the weekend […]

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Nollywood awards Jonathan ‘Grand Patriot of The Legends’

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By   5 days ago

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has been honoured by a group of legend actors and actresses in the nation’s movie industry, Nollywood, with a ‘Grand Patriot of the Legends’ award. […]

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Elton John officially weds long-time partner

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By   6 days ago

Yesterday, wedding bells rang for Sir Elton John and his long-time partner David Furnish. The 67-year-old legendary singer-songwriter officially married Furnish near London, nine years to the day since the […]

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