Wednesday July 9th, 2014

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Argentina Wins Netherland 4 -2 on Penalties after 120 min. of Play

Argentina have beaten Holland in the semi-final of the World Cup to book a place in Sunday’s final. The encounter had to be settled by penalties after both sides failed […]

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Emirs’ move to save Nyako stalls Saudi trip

Last minute intervention of former President Olusegun Obasanjo and some prominent Northern Emirs in the feud between Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako and members of the State House of Assembly […]

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Derivation: Confab adjourns abruptly

Leaders of various delegations at the ongoing National Conference, yesterday moved to stave off looming collapse of the dialogue by prevailing on the leadership of the conference to give them […]

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‘We operate a digital government’

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The Minister of Communications Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson has said that the Nigeria governing system is digitally compliant. The minister made this claim yesterday in Abuja while addressing delegates at […]

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Urban areas in Nigeria have 68% access to water –Report

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World Bank has put service coverage for potable water in urban areas in Nigeria at approximately 68 per cent at present, and rural coverage estimated at 40 per cent. This […]

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Nigerian banks among world’s best

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NIGERIAN banks have been listed among the world’s top 1000 lenders. This was made known by The Banker magazine in its 2014 report on banks released yesterday. The report said […]

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NIPC to partner UN on industrial revolution

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Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, NIPC has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO on the ‘Strategy Committee’ of the Nigerian Industrial Revolution Plan, NIRP […]

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NIPOST, letter writing and mails’ delivery

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In this internet and Smartphone age, do people still write letters? Where will they post the letters? Are the country’s post offices still functional? These are some of the pertinent […]

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Wema Bank secures $50m trade credit, $20m for SMEs

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WEMA Bank has continued its strong growth path to recovery, as the bank secured over $50 million dollars in trade lines from various foreign correspondent banks and development finance in […]

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INEC: Expanding the frontiers of electoral process

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has always been in the eye of the storm in every election it conducts. Consequently, in the run up to the 2015 polls, the […]

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2015: Guber aspirants give Akpabio conditions for support

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Two prominent governorship aspirants in Akwa Ibom state have given Governor Godswill Akpabio conditions if his succession plans were to succeed next year. Nigerian Pilot learnt that the duo of […]

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Omisore afraid of his shadows— APC

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The All Progressives Congress, APC has slammed PDP Governorship candidate for Osun State election, Mr. Iyiola Omisore, over his alleged use of masked gunmen as security men during his ongoing […]

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Presidency not funding our campaigns— PDP

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The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday dispelled speculations that the presidency is funding the party’s campaigns. PDP National Secretary, Prof Wale Oladipo, made the clarification during […]

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We’ll continually promote access and quality education — FG

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Federal government has said it would continue to promote access and quality education in line with the Transformation Agenda of the present administration. This was disclosed at the public presentation […]

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Presidency not funding our campaigns— PDP

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The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday dispelled speculations that the presidency is funding the party’s campaigns. PDP National Secretary, Prof Wale Oladipo, made the clarification during […]

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World Cup 2014: Miroslav Klose breaks finals goals record

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Germany striker Miroslav Klose became the record scorer in World Cup history by netting his 16th finals goal in the 7-1 semi-final victory over Brazil. The 36-year-old Lazio striker put his […]

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BRAZIL CRUSHED

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Awesome Germany humiliates Brazil  Spectacular Germany outplays Brazil to reach the World Cup final, eliminating the hosts with an awesome display of scoring. First there was disbelief. Then there were […]

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Can Germany sink Brazil’s troubled defence?

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This is a clash between two very strong teams that promises to be a very exciting match as the Brazilians are on a mission to win the gold at home […]

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I’ll be back in 21 days – Onazi

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Injured Nigeria midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has told AfricanFootball.com he hopes to be back in training in 12 days. The Lazio star said he is feeling good after he suffered a […]

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FG probes Maigari over alleged financial impropriety

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After the extra-ordinary congress of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) sent Alhaji Aminu Maigari-led Board packing, the ex-NFF officials will soon face probe for an alleged financial misappropriation and abuse […]

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Mexican referee picked for Brazil-Germany semifinal

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The referee who failed to see Luis Suarez bite an opponent has been picked to officiate Brazil’s World Cup semifinal against Germany. FIFA says on its website that Marco Rodriguez […]

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I worked as Richard Mofe-Damijo’s PA for over two years – Bovi

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Comedian Bovi sent a dramatic birthday message to his former boss, Richard Mofe-Damijo on his 53rd birthday. In a long worded message on Instagram, Bovi narrated how as a fresh […]

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Upcoming fashion designers win N3.2m at L’Original Expression Show

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The much talked about Fayrouz L’Original Expression Show held on Saturday, July 5, with Ellan, a four-man designer crew walking away with the cash prize of $20,000 (N3.2m). The finale, […]

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Pageant organisers, beauty queens sue for peace

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Peace, no doubt is a subject very dear to the hearts of Nigerians; reason why the Association of Beauty Pageant and Fashion Exhibition Organisers of Nigeria, BPFEON, has called on […]

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Mimi Orjiekwe is New Face of Nollywood

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Nollywood actress, Mimi Orjiekwe has been awarded the New Face of Nollywood at the 2014 AFDA Awards. The 2014 edition of the African Film Development Awards held during the 17th […]

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AFRIFF: Organisers extend entry submission date

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Ahead of this year’s edition of the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, organisers have extended the entry submission date. As the organisers call for entries from African filmmakers, the new […]

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Phone Swap star, Wale Ojo joins Tinsel

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Phone Swap star, Wale Ojo has joined the cast of the M-Net series, Tinsel. Scheduled to make his debut appearance on Monday, July 7, 2014, Wale’s entry births a character in the series […]

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