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AS IGP BOWS OUT ZUOKUMOR, ARASE, ABBA TOP CONTENDERS

As the incumbent Inspector-General of Police, IGP Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar, leaves office tomorrow, the race for his successor has been narrowed down to one Deputy Inspector-General of Police, DIG and […]

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Gaddafi funded Buhari’s 2011 campaigns – Asari-Dokubo

He’s a liar, says Buba Galadima     Former leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, NDPVF, Alhaji Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, yesterday continued his criticisms of former Head of State, […]

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George W. Bush held for cocaine possession

Former United States President, George W. Bush is back in the country’s spotlight. This time on the negative news report that he was arrested in a Dallas suburb for being […]

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TCN to inject $8bn to upgrade operations

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Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN plans to inject $8 billion to upgrade its operations to achieve 20,000 megawatts electricity supply in the country, its Executive Director, Mohammed Shaike has disclosed. […]

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Exports worth N4.9bn processed in 6 months at Seme Border

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Exportable goods valued at N4.9 billion were handled by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS in Seme Border between January and June. This was disclosed Monday by the Area Comptroller, Willy […]

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Delta agency donates N32m worth of science equipments to College

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The United College of Commerce, Igbudu, in Warri South Local Government Area, Delta state, has been equipped with science materials worth over N32m by the Delta State Oil Producing Area […]

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FG inaugurates 600 agric equipment hiring centres

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Federal government has disclosed plan to roll out 600 agricultural equipment hiring centres across the country in the next two weeks. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adenine, […]

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CBN seeks 6yrs for banks, customer dispute resolution

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Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has reiterated the need for banks and other financial service providers to ensure speedy resolution of customers’ complaints in the financial system. According to a […]

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GTBank partners Forte Oil to increase GTExpress locations

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AFRICAN Bank of the Year, Guaranty Trust Bank plc has launched “GTExpress”; a comprehensive Agent Banking Service at Forte Oil locations nationwide as part of its efforts at bringing banking […]

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Enugu Impeachment: A case of disloyalty or victim of 2015?

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By   9 hours ago

Barring a change of heart from the Enugu deputy governor, Mr Sunday Onyebuchi to resign his office, he will be impeached. Though the state House of Assembly has enumerated the […]

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APC, UPP greet Muslims on Ramadan

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By   9 hours ago

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion of this year’s Eid-El-Fitr celebrations marking the successful conclusion of the month-long period of fasting. In a […]

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Countdown to Osun 2014: LP candidate condemns ‘stomach infrastructure’

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By ,   9 hours ago

The candidate of the Labour Party in the forthcoming Osun governorship election, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade has condemned proponents of ‘stomach infrastructure’, accusing them of introducing a dangerous trend into the […]

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Abia North has not had their turn —Guber Aspirant

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By   10 hours ago

Chief Chikwe Udensi is a security consultant and presently the general secretary of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON. He has decided to join the Abia governorship race hoping […]

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Nigerians are beginning to believe in democracy – APC chieftain

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By ,   10 hours ago

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom, Senator Akpan Udoedehe has said that sustained democratic practice in Nigeria had helped to strengthen the confidence of Nigerians […]

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2015: Group commends NASS for endorsing President Jonathan

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Goodluck Peoples Front, GPF, a non-governmental organisation, has commended the leadership of the National Assembly for persuading and endorsing President Goodluck Jonathan to seek re-election in the forthcoming general elections. […]

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Gremio appoints Scolari as coach

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Gremio have confirmed Luiz Felipe Scolari will be their new coach, 18 years after his first stint in charge of the club.The 65-year-old resigned as Brazil boss on July 14 following their […]

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Liverpool confirm Origi signing

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By   17 hours ago

Liverpool have completed the signing of Divock Origi from Lille for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club have confirmed.The 19-year-old enjoyed a breakout tournament at the World Cup to […]

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Barkley signs new four-year Everton contract

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By   17 hours ago

The midfielder enjoyed a stellar breakthrough season under Roberto Martinez to earn a call-up to England’s World Cup squad and will now reportedly triple his salary Ross Barkley has signed […]

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Enner Valencia joins West Ham

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By   20 hours ago

Enner Valencia has jumped the final hurdle required to join West Ham by being granted a work permit. The Ecuador striker had a hearing at Wembley on Tuesday having agreed to join the Hammers from Pachuca earlier […]

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Everton confirm Muhamed Besic signing

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By   2 days ago

Everton have signed Ferencvaros midfielder Muhamed Besic for an undisclosed fee. The 21-year-old, who played in all of Bosnia-Hercegovina’s matches at the World Cup, has agreed a five-year deal. He […]

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Arsenal sign Calum Chambers from Southampton

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By   2 days ago

The 19-year-old, described as a “gamble” by Arsene Wenger, will join the Gunners for an initial €12 million, rising to €20m, and provide competition to Mathieu Debuchy Arsenal have completed […]

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Glasgow 2014: Nigeria’s Abugan finishes 5th in Women’s 400m final

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Team Nigeria’s Folashade Abugan’s hope of winning a medal in the women’s 400m final at the ongoing Commonwealth Games ended in disappointment in Glasgow last night as she placed fifth […]

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COMMONWEALTH GAMES: NSC bows to pressure, pays athletes six days allowances

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The National Sports Commission (NSC) has paid Team Nigeria athletes at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, six days competition allowances following complaints from different quarters. Gbenga Elegbeleye, the […]

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Commonwealth Games: Nigerian weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha fails dope test

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By   21 hours ago

Sixteen-year-old weightlifter Chika Amalaha’s record-breaking Commonwealth Games gold medal performance is under a doping cloud after she returned a positive test. The diminutive Nigerian made headlines when she became the […]

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Serena Williams fit for US Open after recovering from a virus

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By   24 hours ago

Serena Williams will be fit to defend her US Open title after recovering from the virus which ended her Wimbledon. The world number one, 32, was forced to pull out […]

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Continental ticket sure for Abia Warriors — Ladan Bosso

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Abia Warriors technical advicer Ladan Bosso has declared his side remain focused on achieving their set target of a place on the continental at the end of the season.The Abia […]

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Okagbare Wins Gold

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Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare sensationally became the Commonwealth champion last night when she ran 10.85 seconds to beat the pack that included Jamaican duo of Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart who […]

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I grew up in Ketu, Iyana-Ipaja – Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde

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Nollywood queen, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde took to her Twitter handle, @realomosexy last Friday, July 25 to answer a number of questions from fans and followers. The question and answer session tagged […]

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Seun Kuti performs 66th live show in 2014

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By ,   9 hours ago

…mocks MTV’s ‘best live act’ Flavour   Flavour in 2014 was given the award for ‘Best Live Act‘ at the recently held MTV Africa Music Awards, apparently Seun Kuti feels […]

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DJ Black beats Jimmy Jatt to win Africa’s Best DJ

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By ,   10 hours ago

Nigeria was not so lucky at the just concluded Africa Muzik Magazine Awards, AFRIMMA as Ghana’s top DIsc Jockey, Kwadwo Ampofo, aka DJ Black, beat the Nigeria’s DJ Jimmy Jatt […]

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Stop bleaching, Ngozi Nwosu tells colleagues

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By ,   10 hours ago

Nollywood actress, Ngozi Nwosu has advised her colleagues against skin bleaching noting that more attention should be given to personal health. Speaking recently at the just concluded Nigerian Entertainment Industry […]

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I once despised marriage, but now I want it – Pasuma

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By   4 days ago

Fuji star, Wasiu Odetola better known as Alabi Pasuma, has disclosed that he is ready to settle down now because he initially sees marriage as fun. According to Pasuma, he […]

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Jide Kosoko confirms he is diabetic

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Veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko, has disclosed that he has been living with diabetes since 1996. He made this declaration at the just concluded Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Lecture […]

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