Saturday December 27th, 2014

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Muslims protect Christians during Christmas service

More than 200 Muslim youth volunteers were part of those that protected Christians during church services to celebrate this year’s Christmas in Kaduna State, says Pastor Yohanna Buru. Buru, a […]

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Why I interfere in Nigeria’s politics – Sheikh Gumi

Famous Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi yesterday opened up on why he commented on the political happenings in the country saying it was to ensure that no human blood […]

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IGP Expresses Satisfaction With Christmas Day Security Across Nigeria

The Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has expressed satisfaction with the security situation across the country as Christian faithful in Nigeria joined their counterpart’s world over to celebrate Christmas. Speaking […]

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FAO seeks $47m to tackle deadly banana disease

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Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO has said that not less than $47million would be needed to prevent the rapid spread of the deadly Fusarium wilt disease in bananas, which poses […]

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NITDA makes case for women, youth’s devt in ICT

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Chairman, National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA Governing Board, Dr Tosin Ajayi has said women and youths must be captured in information and communation technology, ICT not only in the […]

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NERC freezes electricity tariff for residential consumers

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Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC has frozen the newly approved tariff for residential consumers till June 2015. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Michael Faloseyi, the NERC’s […]

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Naira street rate well below central bank’s at Christmas

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By   21 hours ago

Central bank of Nigeria says the post-devaluation band for the naira is “appropriately priced”, but black market hawkers out on the street are trading it at around 3-5 percent below […]

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Pension contribution hits N2.5trn – PenCom

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By   2 days ago

Pension contribution by both public and private sectors into the Retirement Savings Account, RSA at the end of second quarter, Q2 of 2014 was N2.5 trillion, National Pension Commission, PenCom […]

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Nigeria’s external reserves hits $38.29bn

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By ,   2 days ago

GROSS external reserves at the end of the third quarter (Q3) of 2014 increased 2.5 percent to $38.29 billion compared with the level recorded in the Q2 period, according to […]

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Gombe crisis: Are aggressors playing victim?

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By   58 mins ago

The attack on Gombe State governor, Ibrahim Dankwanbo on Thursday, December 18, by a team of political thugs who ambushed and attacked his convoy with dangerous weapons while the governor […]

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Amaechi, Princewill’s war of words

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In the past few days, there has been war of words between the Rivers State government and the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Prince Tonye Princewill. The war of […]

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Abia 2015: Group petitions INEC over Ikpeazu

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As political parties intensifies their campaign ahead of the February 2015 general election, Abia State chapter of a political pressure group, Concerned Citizens of Nigeria, CCN, has petitioned the Independent […]

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Amaechi funded Buhari’s campaign with N30bn – Wike alleges

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A former Minister of State for Education and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has accused the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, […]

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Opposition mounts against Tanimu Yakubu’s membership of Buhari’s think-tank

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Tanimu Yakubu Kurfi, former chief economic adviser to late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, is facing serious opposition over his imminent membership of the policy think-tank of Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate […]

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Osinbajo doesn’t befit ordained pastor – Omokri

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By   21 hours ago

In an attempt to respond to Osinbajo’s comments, the Special Assistant to President Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, on Thursday, December 25, 2014, took to his official Twitter handle […]

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Our goal is to be champions – Van Gaal

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By   16 hours ago

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is still hoping his side can win the Premier League title this season.United trail leaders Chelsea by 10 points heading into the Boxing Day fixtures, and are […]

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Hazard doubtful for Chelsea’s boxing day game

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By   1 day ago

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard is doubtful after injuring his ankle during the victory at Stoke. Oscar could be recalled to the starting line-up after only being named as an unused […]

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La Liga’s not the best, Mourinho refutes Bale’s claim

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By   2 days ago

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has rejected Gareth Bale‘s claims that La Liga is the best league in the world, suggesting the Premier League holds that title.The Portuguese spent three seasons with Real Madrid, winning […]

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PSG fade-up with Cavani

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By   2 days ago

LAURENT BLANC has run out of patience with Edinson Cavani at Paris Saint-Germain, paving the way for a £50m move to Arsenal in January. The Uruguayan striker has always had […]

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Afcon 2015: Song left out of Cameroon’s squad

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By   2 days ago

Cameroon have left in-form West Ham United midfielder Alex Song out of their 23-man squad for next month’s African Nations Cup finals in Equatorial Guinea which was named on Tuesday. […]

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Pellegrini targets Mandzukic

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By   2 days ago

MANCHESTER CITY boss Manuel Pellegrini wants to sign Mario Mandzukic in a £25m deal. Pellegrini will make his move for the Croatia and Atletico Madrid striker in the hope of […]

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Enyeama, Oshoala tipped for CAF awards

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By   49 mins ago

Former Nigeria women’s national team head coach, Ismaila Mabo has urged Nigerians to support the bid of Asisat Oshoala and Vincent Enyeama to become the 2014 Glo/Caf Africa Player of […]

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Okpala floors NFF in CAS

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Former Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Sylvanus Okpala, has won a major victory over the Nigeria Football Federation at the Lausanne, Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sports. The Eagle Online gathered […]

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NDSF laments govt neglect of disabled athletes

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Nigerian Deaf Sports Federation, NDSF has decried the neglect of disabled people by the three tiers of government in the country.It described the situation as worrisome and demanded equal treatment […]

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Int’l friendly: Sunshine Stars thump Inter CDF in Budapest

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Sunshine Stars have shown their class in Hungary where they have gone on a training tour after they recorded a 2-0 win over Inter CDF of Hungary in a friendly […]

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My Eagles place not threatened – Babatunde

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Nigeria international and Volyn Lutsk player Michael Babatunde has said he is ready do all it takes to return to the Super Eagles team. The midfielder, who clocked 22 on […]

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Africa football award: CAF dumps Musa

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Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has stated that his playing days are over and he would relish the opportunity to follow the path of former manager, Pep Gaurdiola in the future […]

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Abuja flags-off fashion festival in grand style

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By   41 mins ago

Elegance, style and fashion were the order of the day as Abuja played host to a wide array of home grown designers who stormed the Capital City over the weekend […]

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Nollywood awards Jonathan ‘Grand Patriot of The Legends’

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By   3 days ago

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has been honoured by a group of legend actors and actresses in the nation’s movie industry, Nollywood, with a ‘Grand Patriot of the Legends’ award. […]

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Elton John officially weds long-time partner

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By   4 days ago

Yesterday, wedding bells rang for Sir Elton John and his long-time partner David Furnish. The 67-year-old legendary singer-songwriter officially married Furnish near London, nine years to the day since the […]

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Agbani Darego dazzles at Miss World 2014

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By   1 week ago

Agbani Darego dazzled at the Miss World 2014 in London held recently. Dressed by Nigerian designer, Meena, Agbani, who was one of the judges at the event, looked gorgeous in […]

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Reunion: Davido , Wizkid hang out at Lagos club

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By   1 week ago

The long-awaited re-union between warring Pop stars, Davido and Wizkid is gradually coming to an end as the duo spent a night together at a Lagos Club. On Saturday December […]

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Becca features Sakodie on New single, Tell Me

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By   1 week ago

Referred to as one of Africa’s best female vocalists, Ghana’s Becca has released a new single titled, Tell Me featuring award-winning singer, Sakodie. The track will serve as the lead […]

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