Thursday November 20th, 2014

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EMERGENCY RULE EXTENSION: SENATE SUMMONS SERVICE CHIEFS

For the second day running, the Senate yesterday failed to agree on a common position on President Goodluck Jonathan’s request for the extension of the 18-month-old state of emergency rule […]

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States demand $2bn from Excess Crude Account

Thirty-six states of the federation have asked President Goodluck Jonathan to approve the withdrawal of $2billion from the Excess Crude Account, ECA, to enable them complete ongoing projects. The request […]

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CJN Mohammed steps in as Mukhtar retires today

New Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmoud Mohammed, will today assume office as his predecessor Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar, takes a bow from the Bench after attaining the 70-year […]

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British Airways offers customers free upgrade to Club World Cabin

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By   21 hours ago

British Airways has continued to excite international travelers from Nigeria with its special promos as it unveils its latest offer for passengers on World Traveler Plus. For the first time […]

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MTN dissociates self from ‘political’ recharge cards

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By   21 hours ago

MTN Nigeria has dissociated itself from recharge cards bearing the logos of various political organisations being circulated in some parts of Lagos State ahead of the 2015 General elections in […]

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Airtel, Access Bank unveils Mobile money services

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By ,   21 hours ago

Leading telecom operator, Airtel, in collaboration with Access bank has developed and launched a mobile money service which allows customers to perform simple, secure and instant financial transactions using their […]

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Arik Air offers double Affinity Wings on Dubai route

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By ,   21 hours ago

Arik Air has rolled out mouth-watering incentives for its loyal guests on the Lagos-Abuja-Dubai route. The offer tagged “connecting you to higher rewards”, the offer is specifically tied to the […]

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Chidoka bags IRSO Award, reiterates commitment to air safety

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By   21 hours ago

For his contributions to road safety, the Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka has been recognised by the International Road Safety Organisation, IRSO with an award. A statement made available to […]

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Fidelity Bank stresses need for capacity building

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By ,   21 hours ago

THE Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo, has attributed lack of capacity building to the death of more than half of entrepreneurship businesses in the […]

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Lifting of bans on campaigns and readiness of parties

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By   21 hours ago

As INEC lifts ban on political campaigns, OKECHUKWU JOMBO writes on the readiness of the political parties in the run up to 2015 elections   With the lifting of bans […]

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‘Youths can’t stop supporting their preferred candidates’

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By ,   21 hours ago

The Youth Leader of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ebonyi State and President of Ebonyi Youth Assembly Comrade, Chinedu Ogah has said that no amount of threat, blackmail and intimidation […]

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Oshiomhole and Amaechi’s race for Vp slot

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By   21 hours ago

These are quite ridiculous times politically speaking with all manner of nonsense coming out from politicians as they seek to outdo one another in this rat race they dress up […]

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Apga screening: Appeal Committee clears Ukachukwu

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By ,   21 hours ago

Prince Nicholas Ukachukwu who recently defected to All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, from Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to vie for the senate seat in the South Senatorial Zone who was […]

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Produce lists of 10 lawmakers that sat on Monday, APC challenges Fayose

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By ,   21 hours ago

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State has challenged Governor Ayodele Fayose to list the names of the purported 10 lawmakers who sat to ratify his commissioner nominees and […]

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Don’t involve Ooni in partisan politics, Olawumi warns PDP leaders

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By ,   21 hours ago

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Osun State, Honourable Jacob Olawumi has warned the party leadership in the state not to involve the respected royal father, Ooni […]

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PSG handed Ibrahimovic boost

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By   3 hours ago

Paris Saint-Germain talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic is fit and ready ready to feature in Friday’s Ligue 1 clash with Metz. The 32-year-old was left out of Sweden’s friendly with France on Tuesday but has come […]

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Arsenal’s Giroud set for return against Man Utd

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By   4 hours ago

The France international, 28, had been ruled out until the new year with a broken leg suffered against Everton in August, but has returned sooner than expected. “He is three […]

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Real Madrid turns to Lloris

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By   1 day ago

REAL MADRID have put Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris at the top of their shortlist in their search for a new goalkeeper. The France international joined Spurs in 2012 for a relatively […]

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Man Utd to make £47m move for Hummels

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United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward today revealed the club’s latest financial figures and indicated that their long-term focus is on next summer’s transfer window, instead of this January. Red […]

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Man City tracking Lichtsteiner

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Manchester City are tracking ‘Swiss Express’ Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner. The fullback, who is also nicknamed Forrest Gump because of his relentless raiding runs, is out of contract next summer. Although he […]

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Man Utd records 10% fall in revenues

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By   2 days ago

English Premier League club Manchester United posted a 10 percent fall in first quarter revenue as the absence of lucrative Champions League soccer this season took its toll. United, currently […]

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Nigeria fail to qualify for Nations Cup

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By   21 hours ago

Reigning champions Nigeria will not defend their title in Equatorial Guinea after failing to qualify from Group A. In yesterday’s final round of matches, Nigeria were held 2-2 by South […]

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AFCON 2015: Ivory Coast secure qualification

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By   21 hours ago

Ivory Coast secured qualification for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations finals after playing to a goalless draw with Cameroon in Abidjan yesterday. The Elephants needed just a point to […]

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Wikki boss lauds Bauchi Govt over premier League ticket

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By ,   21 hours ago

The Chairman of the Wikki Tourists Football club of Bauchi that gained promotion to the Premier League competition after topping group A with 53 points has attributed their success to […]

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NFF may stick to Keshi

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By   22 hours ago

With the conclusion of the qualifying series of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, uncertainty is the word on the fate of the Super Eagles manager, Stephen Keshi. Those in […]

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Abuja to host Henry Abebe female cricket championship

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As part of effort to institutionalize the game of cricket in the country, the Nigeria Cricket Federation, NCF in conjunction with John Abebe will this weekend organize the first female […]

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AFCON 2015: Last throw of the dice for African aspirants

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By   2 days ago

Defending champions Nigeria will lead several top teams today, including four-time winners Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in a final bid to qualify for next year’s CAF Africa Cup of Nations […]

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Juliet Ibrahim premieres Shattered Romance

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By   3 days ago

Actress Juliet Ibrahim is ready with her second produced movie, Shattered Romance, directed by actor-turned-director Eddie Nartey. The movie, which is also Eddie Nartey’s second directorial job, will premiere at […]

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Abuja filmmaker sets stage for ‘Lastborn’

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By   3 days ago

As entertainment in Abuja continues to gain ground, Abuja based artist, writer and director, Emmanuel Best Thliza has set the stage for the production of a new movie titled, “Lastborn”. […]

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Reminisce, Dammykrane, Jaywon rock Unilorin

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By   3 days ago

A wave of excitement swept through the University of Ilorin on Friday last week, November 14, 2014, as the Coke Studio Season 2 campus concert brought all other activities on […]

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SONIFES calls for peace through comedy, music dance

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In an outright display of talent, artists performing under the aegis of the entertainment outfit, Songs of Nigeria Festival, SONIFES, Abuja has called for peaceful coexistence amongst Nigerians using comedy, […]

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October 1 wins big at Africa, International Film Festival

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By   3 days ago

Kunle Afolayan’s latest movie October 1 just clinched best script, best actor, best feature film award at the Africa international film festival. October 1 which is a 2014 Nigerian dark […]

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Puerto Rican emerges new Miss International 2014

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By   6 days ago

Puerto Rican beauty, Valerie Hernandez stood out among her competitors to be crowned the new Miss International 2014. The 21-year-old student and model from Carolina, Puerto Rico, was crowned on […]

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