Tuesday July 29th, 2014

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Mark, Sultan, others task Muslims on gains of Ramadan

Senate President, David Mark, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, state governors  and groups have charged Nigerian Muslims not to let the gains of Ramadan end with the Eid-el-Fitri […]

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AGAIN, BOMBS RAIN IN KANO

2 female suicide bombers kill selves, 4 others Panic in Kaduna    Two female suicide bombers again brought Kano to its knees yesterday as they struck at the Nigerian National […]

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Lagos: 59 persons had contact with Ebola victim

Lagos State government has shut down the hospital where a Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, a consultant for the Liberian Finance Ministry in his 40s died of the infectious Ebola disease. The […]

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TCN to inject $8bn to upgrade operations

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By   17 mins ago

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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By   32 mins ago

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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By ,   37 mins ago

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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By   1 hour ago

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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By   2 hours ago

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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By ,   2 hours ago

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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Interplay of forces that may decide Nyako’s successor

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By   23 hours ago

With Adamawa governorship re-run election likely to come in October, the two leading parties, PDP and APC are sorting out their internal wrangling preparatory to the election. EMMA ALOZIE looks […]

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Attempt on Buhari: We don’t have faith in IGP’s investigation panel —APC

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The All Progressives Congress, APC has said it does not have implicit faith in the investigation panel set up by the Inspector General of Police to unravel the masterminds of […]

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Mrs Ali Saga: My story — Delta PDP Chairman

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By   1 day ago

Recently, the news of the clash between Barr Peter Nwoboshi, Delta State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Dr Mariam Ali, wife of the erstwhile national chairman of the PDP […]

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Chieftaincy title tears Speaker, father apart

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By   1 day ago

There is a festering crisis involving the Speaker of Anambra State Assembly, Princess Chinwe Nwaebili  and her father, Igwe P.C.U. Afebero over a Ogbakuba community in Ogbaru local government area […]

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Thugs, councillors, clash in Edo

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By   1 day ago

A breakdown in public peace was averted by security agencies at Oredo Council secretariat in Edo State following an attempt by thugs and four out of 12-member councilors  to unseat […]

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2015: Ibibio elders warn guber aspirant against cultism

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By   1 day ago

A prominent socio cultural organisation in Akwa Ibom state, the Ibibio Elders Forum has said that they would withdraw their support for a governorship aspirant in the state, Mr Udom […]

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Everton confirm Muhamed Besic signing

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By   9 hours 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   12 hours 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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Aston Villa want Moses on loan

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By   14 hours ago

Aston Villa are keen to take Chelsea winger Victor Moses on a season-long loan. Manager Paul Lambert is set to offer the Nigerian a fresh start at Villa Park after […]

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Hull City agree €4 million deal for Jenkinson

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By   15 hours ago

Hull City have agreed a €4 million deal with Arsenal for defender Carl Jenkinson, Goal understands.The 22-year-old has been told he has no future at the Emirates Stadium, with Mathieu Debuchy set to be first […]

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Atletico strike Griezmann deal

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By   15 hours ago

The France international will continue his career at the Primera Division champions after an impressive spell with Sociedad Atletico Madrid have announced that they will sign Antoine Griezmann from Real […]

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Official: Arsenal sign keeper Ospina

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By   1 day ago

The 25-year-old has signed a four-year contract with the Gunners after a deal worth £3.5 million was agreed with Nice, and will compete with Wojciech Szczesny Arsenal have officially confirmed the […]

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Man United set to bid £30m for Juan Cuadrado

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By   3 hours ago

Manchester United are set to firm up their interest in Colombia star Juan Cuadrado by bidding £30 million for the sought-after winger, according to Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo. The Fiorentina […]

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Chambers signs for Arsenal in £12m deal

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By   3 hours ago

Arsenal have signed Southampton right-back Calum Chambers in a £12million deal. The highly-rated 19-year-old has only made 23 first team appearances for Southampton but Arsenal have seen enough to recognise […]

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Di Maria set to join PSG

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By   4 hours ago

Real Madrid star Angel Di Maria is set to join Paris Saint-Germain in a deal worth £63million, according to reports in Spain. Marca report that the Argentina playmaker will become […]

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NNL: It’s not late for Supreme Court to clinch top – Osho

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Technical Adviser of Supreme Court FC, Coach Fatai Osho has expressed optimism that his side has bright chances of making it to the top position before the current season ends. […]

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Kelechi Iheanacho scores again for City

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By   15 hours ago

The former U17 star was on target in his second game for the Citizens in his their 5-1 demolition of AC Milan in the International Champions Cup Nigerian youngster Kelechi […]

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NFF Congress revert to NFA

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By   23 hours ago

Current board members may not return This Thursday’s Congress of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, is set to change the nomenclature of the body back to the Nigeria Football Association, […]

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

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By   3 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

By   3 days ago

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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Cameroonian singer, Dencia on NAFDAC wanted list

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The Director General of National Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii, has declared that the agency had been on the look-out for Cameroonian artiste, Dencia  on account […]

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Chigozie Atuanya premieres Chetanna in the US

By   3 days ago

Nollywood actor, Chigozie Atuanya, premiered his debut flick in Igbo language movie, Chetanna last Thursday at the World Festival of Igbo Arts and Culture. The movie was premiered at the arts and culture […]

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John Cena’s road to becoming WWE’s Mr. SummerSlam

By   3 days ago

John Cena’s head is set to get heavier, as he will soon wear a new crown – WWE’s Mr. SummerSlam. Bret Hart, Triple H and Hulk Hogan have all added to that event’s lineage, […]

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Xolile Tshabalala joins Rita Dominic as AFRIFF ambassador

By   3 days ago

South African actress, Xolile Tshabalala has been appointed the goodwill ambassador for the 2014 Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF. The announcement was made after Tshabalala met with the AFRIFF team […]

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