Friday November 28th, 2014

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Says protesting lawmakers are thugs Senate probes NASS invasion   Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, has declared that he would not recognise Hon. Aminu Tambuwal as the Speaker of […]

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2015: PDP screens Jonathan, Tafawa-Balewa withdraws

In order to set the stage for its December 10, 2014 National Convention, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday screened two of its presidential aspirants: President Goodluck Jonathan and Dr. […]


Fears of inflation loom as FG mulls 15% VAT

Plans by the Federal Government to increase the Value Added Tax, VAT from five percent to 15 percent to shore up its dwindling revenue due to the impact of falling […]

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We’re ready for falling oil prices – FG


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The federal government has declared that mechanism has been put in place to cushion the adverse effect of declining crude oil price, even if the price drops to $60 (US […]

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NSE All Share Index gains 0.35%


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THE Stock market continued on a positive momentum on Thursday as the All Share Index jumped by 0.35 per cent to close at 34,705.48 points from 34,583.29 on Wednesday. Similarly, […]

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IMF commends Nigeria’s fiscal, monetary policies response to fall in global oil prices


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The International Monetary Fund, IMF Mission Chief for Nigeria, Mr. Gene Leon, said measures taken by the government in response to fall in oil price are in order. The IMF […]

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Etisalat, IS partner to extend network in Africa


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Etisalat and Internet Solutions, IS have signed a bilateral partnership agreement which will extend the reach of both companies’ Multi Protocol Label Switching, MPLS network coverage across the Middle East […]

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Shoderu charges brokers on survival measures

By ,   55 mins ago

INSURANCE Brokers in the Northern Nigeria had been advised to be more creative in product marketing in order to survive the current challenges confronting that part of the country. This […]

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NCRIB wants CAC support on brokers registration

By ,   56 mins ago

IN order to ensure that sanity prevails in the insurance brokering practice, the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, NCRIB, has solicited the support of the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, […]

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Dowsing the volatile political climate ahead 2015


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Ahead of the 2015 general elections and given the heightened political tension in Nigeria, DOZIE ONWUZULIGBO writes on the need for politicians to show more caution and put the nation […]

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Abia: On substance and transferred aggression

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Democracy would lose its defining egalitarianism if it foreclosed free expression of viewpoints by its adherents-including often unreasoned perspectives by forces that seek to diminish and divide. Against this backdrop, […]

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Atiku donates N5m to Ebonyi APC, accuses FG of harassing opposition

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Nigeria’s former Vice President and 2015 Presidential aspirant under the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Atiku Abubakar yesterday accused the Federal Government of using security agents against opposition political […]

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2015:Aspirant promises University, Poly campuses for Oron

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A PDP governorship aspirant in Akwa Ibom State, Barr Nya Ebito has said that he would ensure that all state owned tertiary institutions in the state would have their campuses […]

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Five aspirants in line as APC plots take-over of A\Ibom

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No fewer than five aspirants are expected to jostle for the governorship ticket of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State. This was disclosed by Group Capt. […]

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Jide Awe’s trial can’t be stopped – PDP

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The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Ekiti State has said that they would use all legal and constitutional means to arrest and try the Ekiti State Chairman of the All […]

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Football legend Pele hospitalised again


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Brazil great Pele, 74, was on Thursday (Nov 27) taken into a “special care” unit in a Sao Paulo hospital after his health worsened, three days after being admitted with […]

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Bayern set to allow Shaqiri leave in January


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Former Liverpool target Xherdan Shaqiri is free to leave Bayern Munich this January, according to club president Franz Beckenbauer. The talented Swiss midfielder has failed to hold down a regular […]

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LVG eyes Varane


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MANCHESTER UNITED boss Louis van Gaal is considering a shock swoop for Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane. Van Gaal is keen to bolster his defensive options in the January transfer […]

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Arteta compounds Arsenal’s injury woes


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Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta faces a spell on the sidelines after suffering a calf injury during Tuesday’s 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund which took the London club into the Champions […]

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Injury: Moses out for 8 weeks


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Stoke winger Victor Moses is facing up to eight weeks on the sidelines after suffering a thigh injury against Burnley on Saturday. Nigeria international Moses is on a season-long loan […]

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Spurs join Chelsea, Liverpool in race for Icardi


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TOTTENHAM have joined rivals Chelsea and Liverpool in the battle to sign Inter Milan starlet Mauro Icardi. Italian sources claim the North London club are desperate to sign the 21-year-old […]

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Eagles’ AFCON ouster: Gara Gombe blames NFF, minister

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By   1 day ago

As reactions continue to trail the shocking exit of Nigeria’s Super Eagles from 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, football stakeholder and former Special Adviser to Kano State Governor Alhaji Gara […]

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Again, Ikhana targets Champions League triumph again


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Enyimba coach Kadiri Ikhana has said he expects his club to land their third CAF Champions League next year, more than 11 years after he led them to their first […]

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CAF appoints Pinnick into Nations Cup organising body


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The Confederation of African Football has appointed the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, as a member of the Organising Committee for the Africa Cup of Nations. The […]

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Eze wins First Bank Lagos Amateur Open Golf Tourney


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Twenty-three year-old Monday Eze of the prestigious Ikoyi Golf Club on Sunday emerged winner of the 53rd edition of the FirstBank Lagos Amateur Golf Championships which took place at the […]

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FCT FA woos sponsors as state league enters group stage

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With few matches to go in the ongoing state league inside Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Acting Secretary of FCT FA Haruna Ilerika has beckoned on corporate organizations and indeed well […]

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Ahmed Musa seeks revenge against Roma


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Nigerian international, Ahmed Musa will put the disappointment of missing next year’s Africa Cup of Nations aside as action resumes in this season’s UEFA Champions League competition. Musa will be […]

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Empress throws birthday party in Abuja


By   2 days ago

…celebrates with orphans   It was all love and fun at the Cruz Resort over the weekend in Abuja, as Nollywood diva, Empress Njamah celebrated her birthday with the less […]

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Sam Dede considers returning to screen


By   2 days ago

Ace actor, Sam Dede has expressed desire to return back to set, doing what he loved doing — acting. The actor, who is currently the director of Rivers State Tourism […]

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25 stars to rock MTN Saminifest

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Organisers of the much-awaited Saminifest, which is slated for the Accra Trade Fair Centre on December 6, have announced the names of the top Ghanaian artistes who have been invited […]

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Some actresses are desperate for roles – Ammy Chuks

By   2 days ago

There is notion about Nollywood that most upcoming actors have to sleep their way to get roles. In a chat with Nollywood actress, Ammy Chuks, she asserted that some actresses […]

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Lily Best releases promo pics in anticipation of new club bang ‘Ubok’

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Lily Best, having dropped ‘Mboro’ few months ago featuring Calabar finest indigenous rapper, Upper X, which gained massive online hype and radio airplay, is here again. In anticipation of her […]

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Kids Got Talent: The Beeyolah concept from humble beginnings


By   5 days ago

Abiola Akinyeye aka Beeyolah is a graduate of Mathematics and Statistics. She also holds an MBA in International Business Management, and is a banker/entrepreneur. Her passion for music as a young […]

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