Wednesday September 3rd, 2014

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Oil theft drops to 900,000 barrels – Naval Chief

Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Usman Jibril, has revealed that oil theft has dropped from 2.6 million barrels in January this year to 900,000 barrels of crude by June. […]

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52 killed in fresh Nasarawa, Taraba violence

No fewer than 52 people were killed in Nasarawa and Taraba states, yesterday as suspected Fulani mercenaries and local residents clashed. While 45 people were killed when militiamen invaded Eggon […]

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KADUNA RECORDS FIRST EBOLA CASE

Panic in LUTH over patient’s death Russia isolates Nigerian student   Kaduna State yesterday dropped hint of a suspected case of Ebola virus outbreak in Zaria. The patient, whose identity […]

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Unpaid N5bn loan: Union Bank drags Dansa Food to court

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By ,   6 hours ago

Union Bank Nigeria Plc, has instituted a civil suit against Dansa Food Limited, a company owned by Sanni Dangote, the younger brother of Alhaji Aliko Dangote, before a Lagos Federal […]

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Okonjo-Iweala, NASS team engage Diaspora on economic development

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By   6 hours ago

In response to the long-standing desire of the Nigerian Diaspora to support economic development in the country, a high level Executive-Legislative team is currently holding a series of interactive sessions […]

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CONTEC wins Immigration Excellence Service Award

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By   6 hours ago

Continental Transfer Technique Limited, CONTEC, Nigeria’s foremost biometric technology and secured system organisation has won the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS’s most prestigious award, the NIS Recognition of Excellence Service Delivery. […]

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New sugar policy’ll save Nigeria N500bn annually – FG

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By   7 hours ago

Federal Government yesterday said that the implementation of the Nigerian Sugar Master Plan will save the country N500 billion annually from importation of refined sugar. The Executive Secretary, National Sugar […]

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FirstBank promotes Down Syndrome awareness

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By ,   7 hours ago

AS part of its CSR drive under its health Initiative to create awareness, correct negative societal perceptions and provide support for all forms of disabilities in Nigeria, FirstBank has presented […]

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Criticism trails Cross River N40bn bond

By ,   7 hours ago

All Progressive Congress has questioned the rationale behind the Cross River state government’s decision to raise N40 billion from the capital market. The fund according to the state government will […]

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Jonathan has surpassed his predecessors – Gbenga Daniel

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By   6 hours ago

Former Governor Gbenga Daniel of Ogun State and the leader of Labour Party in the state has left no one in doubt as to his support for the second term […]

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Dr Davis revelation: We’ve been vindicated –APC

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By   6 hours ago

…Calls for Sherif, Ihejirika’s prosecution The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that the recent revelation by the federal government negotiator of the alleged identities of Boko Haram sponsors has […]

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Delta guber: I’ve not endorsed any candidate – Clark

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By ,   6 hours ago

Foremost Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark has warned governorship aspirants in Delta State to desist from using his name for campaign. According to Clark, “I have not endorsed any candidate […]

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Aggrieved PDP members in Cross River defect to APC

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By ,   6 hours ago

The crisis plaguing the People’s Democratic Party has led to the defection of some members of the party to opposition All Progressive Congress, APC. Over 3,000 PDP members including stalwarts […]

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Gov. Ahmed seeks KWHA’s nod on N116bn revised budget

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By ,   6 hours ago

Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed yesterday presented a revised 2014 budget of N115, 601, 272, 274 before the state house of assembly for approval. The governor’s request is contained […]

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Kwara 2015: Governor Ahmed and the re-election dilemma

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By   1 day ago

For Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state, the road to a second term in office could not be more difficult to trudge on than this. He has remained coy on […]

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Azpilicueta signs new five-year Chelsea deal

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By   14 hours ago

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta has signed a new five-year contract with the Premier League leaders. The Spain international, 25, has made 95 appearances since signing from Marseille for £6.5m in […]

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Cleverley joins Aston Villa on loan

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By   14 hours ago

Aston Villa have completed the signing of Tom Cleverley on a season-long loan from Manchester United.Paul Lambert’s side had been competing with Everton to sign the midfielder but finally completed the move on Tuesday […]

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Monaco ‘regret’ Falcao’s Man Utd move

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By   17 hours ago

Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev has admitted that the Ligue 1 outfit would have preferred to hold on to Radamel Falcao, but they felt it would have been wrong to deny the Colombia international his […]

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Everton sign David Henen on loan

By   18 hours ago

Everton have announced the signing of Belgian forward David Henen from Olympiakos on a season-long loan.The Premier League club confirmed the deal on Tuesday morning and said the deal was done before the […]

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Man Utd complete £13.8m Blind deal

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Manchester United have signed versatile Netherlands international Daley Blind from Ajax for £13.8m. Blind, 24, was in United coach Louis van Gaal’s World Cup squad and can play at left-back […]

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Sunderland loan Ricky Alvarez from Inter

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Sunderland have completed the signing of Inter midfielder Ricky Alvarez on a season-long loan.Goal revealed on Thursday that the Black Cats were in talks for the 26-year-old, who had been made […]

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…Eagles camp bubbles, as Onazi, 16 others arrive

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By   7 hours ago

• Keshi replaces Enyeama with Obiazor Lunch time in Calabar for the Super Eagles technical crew was a delight yesterday, as camp suddenly upped to 17, with more players expected […]

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US Open 2014: I’m nearly back to my best – Murray

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Andy Murray believes he is close to playing his best tennis after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach the US Open quarter-finals. The Briton won 7-5 7-5 6-4 at Flushing Meadows […]

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Balotelli can win Champs League with Liverpool – Shevchenko

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By   7 hours ago

Andriy Shevchenko claims Mario Balotelli can dream of winning the Champions League with Liverpool. AC Milan legend Shevchenko backs Balotelli’s decision to quit the San Siro in an attempt to […]

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Jonathan’s Sports Foundation begins operation in Abuja

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By   7 hours ago

The Goodluck Jonathan Sports Foundation has been entrusted with the day-to-day administration of the football club recently floated in the President’s name. Nigerian Pilot Sports was told yesterday that the […]

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Danagogo says FIFA won’t ban Nigeria

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By   8 hours ago

Sports Minister/chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo has expressed hope that world’s football governing body, FIFA would not ban Nigeria as he urged them to wade into the internal […]

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Enyeama withdraws from Congo cracker

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By   1 day ago

Vincent Enyeama has withdrawn from the Super Eagles squad that will face Congo DR and South Africa in this month’s 2015 African Nations Cup qualifiers. The goalkeeper, who said after […]

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Asa announces London concert

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By ,   6 hours ago

Asa has announced a London concert for her fans in the United Kingdom. The UK gig by the celebrated international music star is billed to hold at the Union Chapel […]

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Abuja entertainers clash @ first “Step Out Nyte”

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By   6 hours ago

‘Abuja Step Out Nyte’ went down over the weekend with entertainers from all around the city clamouring for the stage. The show which was hosted by Papie T entertainment at […]

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Wizkid rocks Benin Republic

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By ,   6 hours ago

Star boy, Wizkid took his game to Benin Republic over the weekend. Wizkid, who has been talking about his second album in the recent weeks, stormed Benin Republic with his […]

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All set for maiden Nigerian Bank Customers Awards

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By   6 hours ago

Organisers have concluded plans for the maiden edition of the Nigerian Bank Customers Awards, NBCA 2014, billed to take place on November 10, at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja. […]

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GUS: The Cube hits Nigerian cinema

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Organisers of the Gulder Ultimate Search have released a short film on Gulder Ultimate Search tagged The Cube. Expected to tour Nigerian cinemas the short film, features the 10 Ultimate men, winners of the previous […]

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I need trust, confidence to manage K1 – New manager

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Self acclaimed Fuji king; Wasiu Ayinde Marshal has parted ways with his manager Percy Ibikunle Ademokun. The duo brought to an end a working relationship spanning over 17 years. Ekotainment […]

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