Wednesday August 27th, 2014

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Ebola: Schools to reopen Oct 13 nationwide

Foreign exchange programmes by varsities, others suspended   To allow the Federal Government more time to contain the spread of the Ebola virus, all schools across the country– public and […]

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40 KILLED IN FRESH NASARAWA CRISIS

Displaced villagers flee to Lafia Over 40 persons were feared killed yesterday in the raging fierce clashes between Eggon farmers and Fulani herdsmen in Nasarawa State, yesterday. The crisis first […]

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Nigeria won’t forget Dora Akunyili – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday eulogised the late former Minister of Information, Professor Dora Akunyili, saying Nigerians will forever remain grateful to her for her selfless service to the country. The […]

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Stanbic IBTC Asset Mgt Ltd floats N1bn Exchange Traded Fund

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By   20 hours ago

Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Limited, SIAML, a wholly owned asset management subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC., has concluded arrangements to float the Stanbic IBTC ETF 30, “the Fund”. It […]

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Nigerian, 11 others qualify for $75,000 Anzisha Prize 2014 finalists for Young Entrepreneurs

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By   20 hours ago

A Nigerian, Chukwuwezam Obanor, 22, Founder of Prepclass is among the 12 finalists in the running for the $75,000 prize money for Young Entrepreneurs that will be awarded September 23, […]

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World Economic Forum honours 24 leading Technology Pioneers

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By   21 hours ago

The World Economic Forum, WEF announced yesterday the selection of 24 companies at the forefront of their industries in a move aimed at celebrating the power of technology and innovation. […]

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Star deep water, Pacific sign $3bn drillship extension

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By ,   21 hours ago

Lagos-based Star Deep Water Petroleum has announced the signing of a contract extension for Pacific Drilling’s Pacific Bora which is currently drilling offshore Nigeria. The oil firm said the contract […]

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LPG: Lagos entices rural dwellers with free gas cylinders, accessories

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By ,   21 hours ago

In a bid to encourage residents of Lagos on the usage of Liquefied petroleum gas, LPG, The Lagos State Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has taken the use of […]

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Council on Industry urged to map out strategies

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Participants at the 7th National Council on Industry, Trade & Investment Mid-Term Review Meeting held in Makurdi, Benue State capital yesterday have been urged to critically examine the sector with […]

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CONFAB: Why northern delegates opposed derivation –Maina Waziri

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By   20 hours ago

He has been many things at different times. He was the PDP’s gubernatorial candidate in 2007 for Yobe State, Minister of State for Agriculture, Minister of Police Affairs and he […]

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2015 elections: Rochas campaign team arrives Bauchi

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By ,   21 hours ago

The 2015 presidential campaign train of Imo State Governor,  Rochas Okorocha yesterday visited Bauchi state in continuation of their consultation for Rochas to aspire for presidency in the 2015 election. […]

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Saraki to foot campaign bills for PDP women in Kwara

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By ,   21 hours ago

Former governorship candidate  of the defunct Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Senator Gbemisola Saraki has declared her readiness to sponsor the campaign of any credible female aspirant vying for […]

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‘Peter Obi still face of APGA’

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By ,   21 hours ago

The war of words between the National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Chief Victor Umeh and the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi seems to have […]

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2015: A’Ibom SSG receives NANS endorsement, cautions supporters on advertisement

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Students of 15 tertiary institutions in Akwa Ibom State under the aegis of the National Association of Nigeria Students, NANS/Joint Campus Committee, JCC have endorsed the Secretary to the State […]

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2015: Northern youth group urges Rep Yakubu to run for Senate

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The Hope Arewa Development Initiative, HADI has urged Hon Dogara Yakubu,  Chairman House of Representatives Services Committee to  move a step ahead and contest for the Bauchi South senatorial seat. […]

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Tottenham sign Federico Fazio

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By   4 hours ago

Tottenham have completed the signing of Federico Fazio from Sevilla after meeting the towering Argentine defender’s buy-out clause.The 6’5″ centre-back moves to White Hart Lane in an €10 million deal, signing a four-year contract, and […]

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Neil Warnock appointed Crystal Palace coach

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By   8 hours ago

The 56-year-old – who took charge of the Eagles between 2007 and 2010 – has returned to the club as Tony Pulis’s successor, penning a two-year deal at Selhurst Park […]

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AC Milan interested in Torres and van Ginkel

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By   10 hours ago

AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has admitted he is interested in signing Chelsea duo Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel. Torres’ future at Stamford Bridge remains uncertain, despite claims from […]

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AC Milan interested in Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel

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By   10 hours ago

AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has admitted he is interested in signing Chelsea duo Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel. Torres’ future at Stamford Bridge remains uncertain, despite claims from […]

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Everton sign Eto’o on two-year deal

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By   10 hours ago

Everton have announced the signing of free agent Samuel Eto’o on a two-year deal. The 33-year-old striker was released by Chelsea earlier this summer and has joined the Toffees following […]

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Barcelona confirm Douglas deal

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By   11 hours ago

Barcelona have agreed a transfer fee with Sao Paulo for Douglas that could rise to €5.5 million.The Brazilian club announced last week that the right-back was bound for Camp Nou and the Blaugrana have now confirmed […]

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Chris Giwa emerges as factional NFF president

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By   11 hours ago

Christopher Giwa, the chairman of Nigeria Professional League club side Giwa Football Club, has been elected as the new president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). He polled 27 votes […]

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My body failed me, says Murray

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By   20 hours ago

Andy Murray said his body let him down as he suffered with cramp in his opening match against Robin Haase at the US Open. The Briton won 6-3 7-6 (8-6) […]

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Oshoala rues Cup loss despite personal awards

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By   20 hours ago

Golden Ball and Golden Boot winner Asisat Oshoala has expressed regrets at her failure to win the trophy for Nigeria following a 1-0 loss to Germany in the 2014 FIFA […]

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Enyeama taunts AS Monaco

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By   20 hours ago

Lille OSC goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama says AS Monaco is not “a complete team” and has insisted that they are at a par with the “Mastiffs.” AS Monaco and Lille finished […]

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Mark hails Falconets, urges NFF to put its house in order

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By   20 hours ago

The President of the Senate, David Markm has showered encomiums on the Falconets of Nigeria for their impressive outing in the just ended FIFA U-20 Women World Cup in Canada. […]

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League Cup: MK Dons trounce abysmal Man United, 4-0

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By   20 hours ago

Manchester United sank to new depths yesterday, when they crashed out of the League Cup in the second round following a 4-0 defeat at third-division, Milton Keynes Dons. United had […]

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Bertha Eke indentifies with FCT indigenes

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Queen Bertha Eke, the reigning Miss FCT seems set to etch her name in gold during her reign as beauty queen. The very eloquent speaker and pretty model, has taken […]

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SperoachBeatz, the acclaimed “beats killer”

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Not many people stay true to their dreams, especially if they have to battle it out with the hustle and obstacles of life. However, this music producer broke all odds, […]

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Nigerian beauty industry is still lowly rated -Tara Adesemowo

By   4 days ago

Mrs. Tara ‘Seyi Adesemowo (nee Akinsulore) is a trained beautician in professional make-up artistry. Her works and brand have been showcased in various top international and national beauty websites, blogs, […]

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MBGN 2014 Iheoma Nnadi clears air over age controversy

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Newly crowned Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, MBGN, 2014, Ms Iheoma Nnadi, has posted a copy of her Birth Certificate and International Passport to dispel the allegation of age falsification […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Tonto Dikeh blasts Nigerian celebrities

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Initiates Wash Your Hands Challenge against Ebola spread As Nigerian celebrities continue to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has initiated what she […]

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Telling the African story @ Afrofest 2014

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It is often said that a kingdom without a history is lost. At a time when arts, culture is hardly appreciated due to violence, over forty African countries representing the […]

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