Saturday February 28th, 2015

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Ebonyi Assembly serves Gov Elechi impeachment notice

The political imbroglio bedeviling Ebonyi state took another dimension as the state House of Assembly on Friday, served Governor Martin Elechi an impeachment notice for alleged gross misconducts. The lawmakers […]

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Tinubu plots against Buhari – PDP

Compels Osinbajo to swear oath to resign in 6 months if…PDP Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDPPCO, last night alleged that the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, […]

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JEGA GOING! GOING!! …

The president could remove him if he so desires, but he must follow due process – APC Senators Baring any last minute change of mind, the chairman of the Independent National […]

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Is APC taking Nigerians for a ride?

By   19 hours ago

The recent revelation that the picture circulated by the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation, APCPCO, where the party claimed its presidential candidate was interviewed in London was actually taked […]

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Gbemi Saraki denies plan to dump PDP

By ,   23 hours ago

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kwara State and first daughter of late Senate Leader, Dr. Olusola Saraki, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki has described the speculation of her […]

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Northern youths drum support for President Jonathan

By ,   23 hours ago

With less than a month to the 2015 general elections, a socio-political group, Northern Youth Movement for Positive Change, NYMPC, has joined other well-meaning Nigerians to drum up support for […]

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How Yuguda secured Bauchi for PDP

By   23 hours ago

It is no news that many governors currently in their second term have put the governance of their respective states under lock and key because of electioneering campaigns. But not […]

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S/West youth network drum support for Jonathan, lambasts APC

By ,   24 hours ago

A youth organisation, South West Youth Network (SYN) on Tuesday in Ibadan said that the main opposition to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the All Progressives Congress (APC) has […]

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March 28: It may still be a Jonathan’s victory in Ondo

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By   2 days ago

With Olusegun Mimiko as the governor of Ondo state and in Labour Party, he delivered the state to President Jonathan in 2011. Having defected from LP to the PDP, it […]

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FAO reiterates commitment to end hunger, malnutrition

By   18 hours ago

Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has said that efforts to combat hunger and malnutrition in the Caribbean have made substantial progress, […]

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FG automates collection of MDAs’ remittances

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By   2 days ago

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has notified Deposit Money Banks DMBs that it has commenced the implementation of automate Revenue e-Collections of Ministries, Departments and Agencies directly into the Federal […]

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Engage with Africa on long-term basis, Ecobank tells investors

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By ,   2 days ago

ECOBANK Group CEO Albert Essien has urged investors to be prepared to engage with African countries on a long-term basis and avoid abrupt changes in investment focus because of perceived […]

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Nigeria, AfDB sign $2.5m grant agreement

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By   2 days ago

African Development Bank, AfDB has signed six grant agreements of $2,584,832 funded by the Nigeria Technical Cooperation Fund, NTCF. The grant facilities, which further boost the integration efforts in the […]

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Stock market loses N50.05bn in one day

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By ,   2 days ago

TRADING on the Nigerian Stck Exchange closed on a negative note on Thursday as the All Share Index lost 0.50 per cent to close at 30,045.56 points from 30,195.56 on […]

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Lagos to pay 303 retirees N1.4bn

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By   2 days ago

THE Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission, Mr. Rotimi Hussain, has said the state government is set to pay another set of 303 workers who retired from the state public service […]

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De Bruyne wants EPL return

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By   2 days ago

KEVIN DE BRUYNE claims he will one day leave Wolfsburg for a ‘big European club’ amid interest from Manchester United. The Red Devils have been keeping tabs on the Belgium […]

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Football: England plan to edge Nigeria on Jordon Ibe

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By   2 days ago

England are set to fast-track Liverpool starlet Jordon Ibe in to the senior set-up to keep him from Nigeria’s clutches. The 19-year-old has burst onto scene in recent weeks following […]

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Chelsea warn fans against anti-Semitic language

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By   2 days ago

Chelsea have warned their own supporters ahead of the Capital One Cup final against Tottenham that they will ban anyone using anti-Semitic language and support criminal action against them. Investigations […]

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Messi remains Barca’s penalty taker – Enrique

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By   3 days ago

Lionel Messi will remain Barcelona’s penalty taker despite his Champions League miss against Manchester City, coach Luis Enrique insisted. The Argentine superstar will keep his spot-kick taking duties, “without a […]

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2022 World Cup: FIFA rules out compensation for clubs

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By   3 days ago

FIFA’s general secretary Jerome Valcke has claimed UEFA and most of the confederations want December 23 as the date for the Qatar 2022 World Cup final – but that no […]

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English FA reduces Matic’s ban to two games

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By   4 days ago

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic’s violent conduct ban has been reduced from three games to two, but he will still miss Sunday’s League Cup final. The FA’s independent regulatory commission partially […]

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Stop playing politics with Eagles job, Chukwu tells nff

By   19 hours ago

Former Super Eagles head coach, Christian Chukwu has call on the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF to stop playing politics with out of contract coach, Stephen Keshi and the national team […]

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NFF gives Keshi N5m take-it-or-leave-it deal

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By   2 days ago

Embattled Super Eagles supremo, Stephen Keshi is expected to be officially presented with a take-it-or-leave-it N5million contract when the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, meets this weekend. […]

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Warri Wolves players boycott training over non-payment of salaries

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By   2 days ago

Hungry Players of Confederation-Bound Club Warri Wolves have refused to come out for training after their unpaid salaries were yet to be paid less than 72 hours to their CAF […]

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We’re focused on AAG, Olympics – Dream Team

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By   2 days ago

Contrary to reports making rounds that Players of Nigeria’s U-23 have rejected $1000 bonus payment from Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, officials of the team have affirmed that the team are […]

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Idoko dreams all Nigerian CAF champions league final

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By   2 days ago

Technical head of the Kano Pillars CAF Continental committee Chief Mike Idoko has declared that he hopes to see the Nigerian clubs duo of Kano Pillars and Enyimba clash in […]

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Fabio Cannavaro handed jail sentence

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By   2 days ago

Former Juventus and Real Madrid star Fabio Cannavaro has been handed a jail sentence for breaking the police seal at his home. The ex-Italy international defender’s villa had been seized […]

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Complete list of Oscar winners

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By   5 days ago

Here is the complete list of winners at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday: Best picture: “Birdman” Best director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, “Birdman” Best actor: Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of […]

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Stakeholders task movie directors on professionalism

By   7 days ago

Stakeholders in the entertainment industry have challenged movie directors to add professionalism and excellence in the production of movies in the country. Dr. Isaiah Ilo, lecturer of Theatre Arts, University […]

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Femi Kuti urges Nigerian leaders to shun corruption

By   7 days ago

Femi Kuti, a musician and son of legendary Afro beat musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has urged leaders in the country to shun corruption and implement programmes that would develop the country. […]

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Abuja artistes get entwined in dance-drama

By   7 days ago

Lovers of the theatre got entwined into a dance-drama show which took place in Abuja recently. It is no wonder that this genre of entertainment has been off the scene […]

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Jazzman Olofin returns with ‘Omo Aiyee’

By   1 week ago

Veteran Nigerian musician, Jazzman Olofin is back with a new street anthem titled ‘Omo Aiyee’ featuring Rasta CPT, a UK-based Reggae Dub Maestro. JazzMan, one of the veteran stars who […]

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We are using pageantry to promote Nigeria’s rich culture — Desmond Agboola

By   1 week ago

It is no longer  news that Queen of Aso beauty pageant has come and gone, but what is more interesting is the vital role the beauty pageant has been playing […]

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