Tuesday September 2nd, 2014

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11 APC Govs absent at Owerri meeting

Most governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC, did not show up yesterday in Owerri, the Imo State capital for the third edition of their Progressive Governance Lecture Series. Of […]

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Insurgency: Maiduguri under dusk-to-dawn curfew

The military in Borno State has placed Maiduguri, the state capital, under a dawn-to-dusk curfew. The curfew was announced by the authorities of the 7th Divisional Headquarters of the Nigerian […]

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EBOLA: SUSPECTED VICTIM DIES IN ABUJA

It’s not true – Health Minister FG isolates 271 in Lagos, P/Harcourt   A suspected victim of the Ebola virus has died in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja. The […]

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10 brokers contribute N86.199bn to NSE’s market value

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By ,   11 hours ago

THE top 10 brokers at the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE has contributed 63.43 percent to total market value in the month of August according to the NSE’s broker performance report […]

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Receiving agents in Diamond Bank’s rights issue get deadline

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By   12 hours ago

THE receiving agents to the just concluded Diamond Bank Plc rights issue has been given till (today) Tuesday September 02, 2014 deadline to forward their returns. Lead issuing house to […]

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UNIDO-supported Dire Tannery selected African Tannery of the Year

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By   12 hours ago

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization, UNIDO supported Dire Tannery, located in the north-western part of Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, has been selected as winner of the […]

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Naira gains on dollar sale by Shell

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By   12 hours ago

THE Naira firmed against the U.S. dollar on Monday, supported by dollar sales by the local unit of Royal Dutch Shell, dealers said. The local unit closed at 162.40 naira […]

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Tablets sales growth to slow this year – IDC

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By ,   12 hours ago

Tablet shipments worldwide will continue to grow this year, but not as quickly as previously expected, according to a forecast released by International Data Corporation, IDC. According to IDC, after […]

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Akanu Ibiam International Airport: South East Govs demand cargo section

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By ,   12 hours ago

The South East Governors have called for concerted efforts into establishing the cargo section of Akanu Ibiam international airport as a means of encouraging economic activities in the zone. The […]

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Kwara 2015: Governor Ahmed and the re-election dilemma

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By   12 hours ago

For Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state, the road to a second term in office could not be more difficult to trudge on than this. He has remained coy on […]

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Gbenga Daniel chides Amosun over booby trap allegation

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By ,   12 hours ago

Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has revealed that he inherited a liability worth of N33 billion from the administration of former Governor Olusegun Osoba in 2003. Daniel, […]

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ABIA 2015: Group petitions CBN over Otti’s ambition

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By ,   12 hours ago

The governorship ambition of the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Bank, Dr. Alex Otti appears to have landed him into a serious problem as a socio-political group known […]

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INEC should stagger elections to ensure free and fair polls –Ex-NBA Chair

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By   12 hours ago

Barr Yusufu Nya Akirikwen is a legal practitioner who could be said to have paid his dues in the legal profession after almost 30 years in the Bar. He was […]

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CLO debunks claim of endorsing Enugu Dep Gov’s impeachment

By ,   12 hours ago

Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, Enugu State Branch has debunked claims made by one national daily, not Nigerian Pilot that the group has endorsed the impeachment of the Deputy Governor of […]

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APC accuses Jonathan of attempt to escalate Ebola disease

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By   1 day ago

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said Nigerians must hold President Goodluck Jonathan personally responsible if the Ebola Virus Disease spreads more than it has done in the country, after […]

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Man Utd complete £13.8m Blind deal

By   16 hours ago

Manchester United have signed versatile Netherlands international Daley Blind from Ajax for £13.8m. Blind, 24, was in United coach Louis van Gaal’s World Cup squad and can play at left-back […]

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Sunderland loan Ricky Alvarez from Inter

By   17 hours ago

Sunderland have completed the signing of Inter midfielder Ricky Alvarez on a season-long loan.Goal revealed on Thursday that the Black Cats were in talks for the 26-year-old, who had been made […]

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Tottenham sign Stambouli

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By   19 hours ago

Tottenham have completed the signing of Montpellier midfielder Benjamin Stambouli, the Premier League side has confirmed.The 24-year-old underwent a medical and formalised his move to White Hart Lane on transfer deadline day, with the […]

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Real Madrid sign Chicharito on loan

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By   23 hours ago

Real Madrid have confirmed that they have secured the services of Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez on loan from Manchester United for the 2014-15 campaign, with an option to make the move permanent at the end of […]

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Falcao to join Manchester United on loan

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By   1 day ago

Manchester United have agreed to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao in a £6m season-long loan deal from Monaco. Falcao, who must pass a medical, has been linked during the summer […]

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Arsenal line up Bacca bid

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By   1 day ago

Arsene Wenger is poised to make a bid for Sevilla star Carlos Bacca in an attempt to ease Arsenal’sstriker problems before the transfer window closes.The Gunners have turned their attention to the Colombia international after Loic […]

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Enyeama withdraws from Congo cracker

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By   11 hours ago

Vincent Enyeama has withdrawn from the Super Eagles squad that will face Congo DR and South Africa in this month’s 2015 African Nations Cup qualifiers. The goalkeeper, who said after […]

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Clock ticks for Giwa

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By   1 day ago

. Jonathan wades into NFF crises .Galadima, Toro urge for peace moves to stall more crises There is palpable tension in Nigeria’s football community as the clock ticks to midnight […]

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Ahmed Musa delighted with CSKA double

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By   1 day ago

Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa has declared that he is delighted to net a brace in CSKA Moscow 6-0 win over FC Rostov in a Russian Premier League game. CSKA Moscow […]

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AFCON 2015 Qualifiers: Keshi hits Calabar for Congo

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By   1 day ago

Coach Stephen Keshi is flying into Calabar ahead of the fast-approaching Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo Republic this weekend at the U. J. Esuene Stadium. The Big Boss […]

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US Open 2014 special: Murray in good shape to face Tsonga

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By   1 day ago

Andy Murray believes his physical problems from early in the tournament are behind him as he heads into the second week of the US Open. The Briton beat Andrey Kuznetsov […]

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NFF Glass House fire: Maigari a suspect – NSC

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By   1 day ago

The National Sports Commission, NSC, at the weekend in Abuja said last Tuesday’s arrest of Aminu Maigari, a former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, was unrelated to the […]

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GUS: The Cube hits Nigerian cinema

By   3 days ago

Organisers of the Gulder Ultimate Search have released a short film on Gulder Ultimate Search tagged The Cube. Expected to tour Nigerian cinemas the short film, features the 10 Ultimate men, winners of the previous […]

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I need trust, confidence to manage K1 – New manager

By ,   3 days ago

Self acclaimed Fuji king; Wasiu Ayinde Marshal has parted ways with his manager Percy Ibikunle Ademokun. The duo brought to an end a working relationship spanning over 17 years. Ekotainment […]

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Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon Split: Divorce lawyers negotiating settlement

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By   3 days ago

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have reportedly been speaking with divorce lawyers as they prepare to end their marriage. The couple have been together for six years, but this past […]

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Producer fires cast for high pay demand

By   3 days ago

Producers of South Africa’s long time soap opera, ‘Generations’, fired the casts after they went on strike demanding for high pay.  ‘Generations’ first aired in 1993, a year before the […]

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Shan George battles British promoters over son’s new song

By ,   4 days ago

The Delectable Nollywood Actress cum producer Shan George is very angry at the moment, and this is authoritative. Shan annoyance is not unconnected to ‘Edo Boy’, the just released song […]

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Nollywood tasked on scriptwriting

By   4 days ago

Some stakeholders in the Nollywood on Thursday said that scriptwriting could be improved through engagement of budding scriptwriters in advanced courses. They said efforts of the scriptwriters were not being […]

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