Sunday July 13th, 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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Global food prices to remain low till 2015 – Report

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recent fall in prices of major crops is expected to continue over the next two years before stabilising at levels above the pre-2008 period, but markedly below recent peaks, according […]

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Customs agents, freight forwarders cripple cargo operations at MMIA

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Cargo operations at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA terminal, Lagos was over the weekend crippled by Licensed Customs Agents and Freight Forwarders over the alleged arbitrary charges by foreign […]

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NURTW tasks motorists on obedience to traffic rules

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National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has called for strict observance of traffic rules by motorists to curb the menace of road accidents on the nation’s highways. This is […]

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‘Global bio-fuel output expansion to slow by 2023’

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Global bio-fuel output should expand in the period to 2023, mostly boosted by increasing demand, higher crude oil prices and government policies, but the rise should be lower than in […]

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Electronic warehouse receipt system will benefit farmers – BOA

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Managing Director, Bank of Agriculture, BOA, Dr Mohammed Santuraki, said the launch of the Electronic Warehouse Receipt System, e-WRS for farm produce would bring farmers closer to the market. Speaking […]

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Nigeria to receive FAA Cat 1 re-certification result in Sept

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United States Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, has informed the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, that the outcome of the recertification exercise will be communicated to the Authority in September, this […]

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Nigerians should emulate Fayemi – Tukur

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When Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi conceded defeat and congratulated Ayo Fayose after last weekend’s governorship election little did the outgoing governor realise that he was writing his name in […]

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Why Rivers people aren’t behind Gov Amaechi – Princewill

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You were reported to have described as a mistake, the decision by Governor Rotimi Amaechi to defect from the PDP and go to the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC. Why […]

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Devolution of power

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Reports in the media of manoeuvrings by National Conference delegates over the weekend brought up a high degree of concern about what the situation would be as the Conference reconvened […]

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APC convention: Aggrieved candidate petitions Wamakko

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Barely three weeks after the inaugural national convention of the All Progressives Congress, one of the candidates for the position of the Deputy National Organising Secretary, Zuwaira sani Bakori has […]

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Okorocha condemns campaign of calumny by politicians

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Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has condemned campaign of calumny by desperate politicians in the country. Owelle Okorocha made the condemnation when the Executives of Outdoor Advertising Association of […]

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2015: Akwa Ibom youths root for Udom

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Ahead of the 2015 election, Akwa Ibom State Youth Council has called on the secretary to the state government, Udom Emmanuel to join the governorship race. The youths made the […]

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Commonwealth Games: Nigerian table tennis players shun camp call-up

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Nigeria Table Tennis Federation on Friday said that two players selected to represent the country at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Scotland have shunned its call-up to camp. Edem Offiong […]

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NNL clubs to takeover payment of indemnities

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Management of the Nigeria National League, NNL, has directed clubs to henceforth take over the responsibility of the payment of match indemnities to the referees. The NNL made the plea […]

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Italian referee for World Cup final

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Germany and Argentina contested the final of the 1990 FIFA World Cup Italy and an Italian referee will officiate as the same countries meet in the 2014 decider.  Nicola Rizzoli, […]

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Robben is the star of World Cup – Scolari

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Netherlands winger, Arjen Robben has been the standout performer of this year’s World Cup in the eyes of Brazil coach, Luiz Felipe Scolari. Brazil and the Netherlands meet in Saturday’s […]

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Germany primed for the ultimate prize

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Germany has the best record at the World Cup, having qualified to play in eight finals – though they have won only thrice, in 1954, 1974, the last time was […]

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Brazil hatred fires us on – Zabaleta

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Pablo Zabaleta claims the hostility Argentina has encountered in Brazil is driving them towards their dream of lifting the World Cup in the iconic Maracana today. Argentina’s semi  Argentina face […]

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

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By ,   4 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 ,   4 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   4 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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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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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   1 week 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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