Monday July 28th, 2014

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5 WORSHIPPERS DIE IN FRESH KANO BLASTS

Female suicide bomber blows up self Police find cars with arms in mosque  Five worshippers were killed in Kano State yesterday when insurgents struck at St. Charles Church during the […]

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SSS may declare Nyako wanted

Department of States Security, DSS, is set to declare former Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako wanted. The agency’s move follows its inability to track down the governor and interrogate him […]

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SHI’ITE/ARMY CLASH: DEATH TOLL NOW 35

Death toll following the clash between the Shi’ite sect and the army in Zaria, on Friday, has risen to 35. Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria otherwise known as […]

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FG, IBM to partner on health services – Minister

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The federal government has said it is to partner International Business Machines, IBM, to carry out a personalised healthcare research project on traditional and non-traditional diseases in Nigeria. The federal […]

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Group demands 70% operationalisation of refineries before sale

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By   29 mins ago

A civil society coalition for ‘Bring Back Our Refineries’ campaign has urged the federal government to ensure that the nation’s refineries function at minimum capacity of 70 per cent of […]

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SEC capital markets essay competition winners set to undergo training

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Five Nigerian journalists will shortly embark on an intensive training on capital markets at the very prestigious International Law Institute, Washington DC, USA. The journalists are being sponsored by the […]

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FCMB records half-year profit increase

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FIRST City Monument Bank has said its half-year pretax profit rose to N11.14 billion, up 5 percent from N10.64 billion a year ago. Gross earning at FCMB rose to N69.62 […]

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P&G leading American investments in Nigeria – Consul-General

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By   5 hours ago

The United States Consul General to Nigeria, Jeffrey Hawkins has said that Procter & Gamble, P&G, Nigeria Limited is leading the race for increased American investment in the Nigerian economy. […]

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Private sector credit in March hits N783bn – CBN

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By   5 hours ago

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Monetary Survey Report for March 2014 has stated that the Credit to private sector increased from its level in December 2013 by N273.92bn or 1.66 […]

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Interplay of forces that may decide Nyako’s successor

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By   7 mins 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   4 hours 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   4 hours 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   4 hours 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   4 hours 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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Official: Arsenal sign keeper Ospina

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By   4 hours 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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Real Madrid consider €60 million Di Maria sale to fund Falcao

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By   1 day ago

Real Madrid are holding out for €60 million for Argentina winger Angel Di Maria and plan to use the money to fund a big-money move for Monaco striker Radamel Falcao. […]

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Arsenal set to sign Calum Chambers

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By   1 day ago

Arsenal are close to signing Southampton defender Calum Chambers for £16m, according to Sky sources. The England U21 international has already had a medical and is set to become Arsenal’s […]

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Ranieri named as new Greece coach

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By   3 days ago

Claudio Ranieri has been hired as the new coach of the Greece national team, the country’s football association (HFF) confirmed on Friday. The 62-year-old had signed a two-year deal to […]

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Nigerian-born Ugo Ehiogu appointed Tottenham’s under-21 coach

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By   3 days ago

Tottenham have announced this morning that former Aston Villa andMiddlesbrough defender Ugo Ehiogu has been appointed coach of the club’s Under-21 side. The 41-year-old had been working with the Spurs academy on a part-time basis. The […]

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Arsenal woo Casillas with five-year contract worth £7m

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By   3 days ago

Reports from Spanish newspaper Sport, claim Arsenal have offered the 33-year-old international a five-year deal worth £1.4m per-year. Though the reports mention nothing of a transfer fee, it is believed Madrid […]

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NFF Congress revert to NFA

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By   44 mins 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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West Brom eye third Nigerian in Moses

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By   4 hours ago

Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses is a subject of a reported loan bid by English Premier League side West Bromwich Albion, according to a British tabloid, the Daily Mirror. The […]

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Ayenuwa celebrates weightlifting silver

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Nigeria’s Yinka Ayenuwa took the country’s medal haul to four with a silver medal in men’s 69kg weightlifting event at the ongoing Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games over the weekend. Ayenuwa […]

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Elderson not guaranteed first-team spot

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By   5 hours ago

Monaco new coach Leonardo Jardim has said Nigeria defender Elderson Echiejile will again have to fight for a first-team place in his team with France youngster Layvin Kurzawa. Last season, […]

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Maigari’s allies lobby minister, Umeh

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By   5 hours ago

Two key allies of the ousted President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have intensified lobby to remain relevant in the scheme of things at the Glass House. Maigari, it […]

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Fan trips over as he tries to keep up with marathon medals’ winners

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One plucky Commonwealth Games fan failed in his attempt to keep up with Kenya’s Flomena Cheyech Daniel and Caroline Kilel during the women’s marathon, as his pavement dash came crashing […]

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

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By   2 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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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

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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

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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

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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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