Thursday December 18th, 2014

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Names him campaign manager     All Progressives Congress, APC yesterday added to the woes of Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, when the opposition party gave him the consolatory job […]



Nigeria will be better under me, says Buhari   Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that  the All Progressives Congress, APC presidential candidate, Gen. […]


54 soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny

Military court martial sitting in Abuja has sentenced 54 soldiers to death for mutiny. The soldiers were found guilty on a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy to commit mutiny. The […]

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CBN intervenes to prop up sliding naira


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CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria, CBN has intervened again to prop up the naira on Thursday after its efforts to stamp out speculation by barring commercial banks from holding dollars failed […]

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Stocks halt 8days losing streak, NSE-ASI reclaims 29,000bpts


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THE market capitalisation of the  Nigerian Stock Exchange closed on a positive note yesterday, as NSE ASI appreciated by +1.21% to close at 29,311.25 basis points, compared with the -2.78% […]

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Court stops terminal operators from collecting levies in Nigerian Ports


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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos and presided over by Justice Ibrahim Buba, has affirmed the appointment of Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC as the only economic regulator of Nigerian […]

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Dollar dealers stopped trade on CBN rule


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NIGERIAN foreign-currency dealers halted trading after a central bank rule change meant to limit speculation against the plunging naira confused investors. “This raises concerns about the credibility of the central […]

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Julius Berger appoints Mutiu Sunmonu as non-executive director


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JULIUS Berger Nigeria Plc has notified The Exchange of the appointment of Mr Mutiu Sunmonu on its Board as a Non Executive Director with effect from 1st January 2015. Mr. […]

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Sterling Bank, Seplat, others to join NSE 30 index

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By ,   27 mins ago

THE Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) said it is putting final touches to the year end review for the NSE 30, NSE 50 and the five Sectoral Indices of the Exchange […]

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Amaechi: The tears of a rebel


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This is not the best of times for Governor Amaechi who a few days ago was in the forefront of clinching the APC’s vice presidential slot. But all that is […]

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Between Buhari and Atiku; Agbaje and Obanikoro


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That the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has one or two things to learn from the All Progressives Congress (APC), especially in the conduct of intra-party primaries and elections may be […]

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Ogun pdp and old tales of discord


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The 2015 general election is already at the corner. While other political parties are putting finishing touches to their strategies towards winning one election or the other, Ogun State PDP […]

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Delta PDP inaugurates 71-man Campaign Council


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•As Uduaghan calls for early preparation… Ahead of the 2015 general elections, the Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 71-man Campaign Council that would give policy directions […]

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2015: Controversy over Ogola’s educational qualification


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A group, Bayelsa West Senatorial Peoples Assembly, has raised posers on the educational qualifications of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senatorial candidate for Bayelsa West Senatorial District, Ogola Foster.  The […]

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Udensi, a disaster waiting to happen in Abia- Orji’s aide


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Chief Press Secretary to Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State, Mr. Charles Ajunwa has described the Progressive Peoples Alliance, PPA gubernatorial candidate in Abia State, Chikwe Udensi as a disaster […]

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Balotelli fined £25,000, banned for one game


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Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been given a one-match ban by the Football Association as punishment for his Super Mario post on social media. The Italian, whose suspension comes into […]

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Ik Uche extends Villarreal contract till 2017


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The Nigeria forward, who joined the Yellow Submarine in 2011 from Zaragoza, has extended his stay at Estadio El Madrigal until 2017 Ikechukwu Uche has signed a contract extension at […]

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FIFA ranking: Nigeria drops to 43rd place in December


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The Super Eagles have ended the year as the ninth best team in Africa after dropping a place in the December ranking released on Thursday Nigeria’s senior national team has […]

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Di Maria beats Messi to win Argentina player of the year

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Manchester United’s Angel di Maria has been voted Argentina’s foreign-based player of the year by the country’s sports journalists, beating Lionel Messi to the award. Di Maria, who joined Louis […]

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Southampton plot Sneijder transfer


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Ronald Koeman is making an audacious bid to bring Wesley Sneijder to Southampton. The World Cup star is one of several Galatasaray players to have had issues with the club over […]

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Amodu blasts: Go Keshi, go!


By   22 hours ago

Former Super Eagles handler Shuaibu Amodu has beckoned on Stephen Keshi to officially resign his position as the team’s Head Coach. Amodu who was recently appointed as Technical Director by […]

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2015 Confed Cup: Warri Wolves FC send 23 names to CAF


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Warri Wolves Football Club have sent 23 names to CAF for registration towards the forthcoming CAF Confederation Cup assignment while 12 others have been asked to look elsewhere to ply […]

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Wimbledon speaks on TV sharing deal


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Wimbledon moved swiftly on Tuesday morning to play down suggestions that some early-round matches are soon to be restricted to pay-per-view television channels. According to The Times, senior BBC executives […]

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More Pros join Dream Team train


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As battle for shirt heightens   The number of foreign-based players invited to the camp of the national men’s U-23 football team, Dream Team VI increased from two to seven […]

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Thierry Henry! He powered Arsenal, Barca and France to glory with his unique blend of pace, skill and ferocious finishing…


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Thierry Henry announced his retirement with the same grace as he has conducted his entire career on and off the pitch. The 37-year-old, who played his last game of football […]

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Glo/CAF Awards: Lawal tips Yaya Toure to beat Enyeama


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Former Nigeria  international, Garba Lawal has said Cote d’Ivoire and Manchester City player, Yaya Toure is worthy to be named 2014 African Footballer of the year. Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure […]

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Agbani Darego dazzles at Miss World 2014


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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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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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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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‘Eminem inspired me to do music’


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Nigerian rapper and entertainer, Eva Alordiah has professed her love for rapper Eminem on One2watch a brand new segment on MTV Base. OfficialNaijaTopTen During an interview, the 26-year-old rapper revealed […]

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Pomp, fanfare as PMAN hosts live band competition

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December 11th was indeed a day to reckon with in the entertainment industry in Abuja as for the first time in the history of music entertainment, the Performing Musicians Employers […]

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MUAFA set to transform Nigerian music industry

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…as Obaf heads to SA for musical show   Nigeria’s renowned guitarist, Obafemi Agboola is set to hit South Africa with a special show tagged, ‘A Night with Obaf’ due […]

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