Saturday October 25th, 2014

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2015: GOVERNORS MORTGAGING STATES – col umar

It is either to fraudulently acquire funds for 2015 or retirement benefits Ahead of the 2015 general elections, former military governor of Kaduna state, Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar (rtd) has […]

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Jonathan declares November 11

Chairman of the Presidential Declaration Committee, Dr. Haliru Bello, has revealed that the committee has fixed November 11, 2014 as the day for the formal declaration by President Jonathan to […]

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Boko Haram frees 50 abducted women

Boko Haram insurgents, who reportedly abducted about 80 women and girls from two border villages between Adamawa and Borno States, have freed no fewer than 50 of the women among […]

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Private sector investments in sugar sector hit N500bn –FG

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By   17 hours ago

Nigeria has attracted and commenced the implementation of over N500 billion private sector investments in the sugar sector under the Nigeria Sugar Master Plan. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, […]

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‘Govt policy should give Agric devt adequate attention’

By ,   22 hours ago

Bank of Agriculture, BOA, has said that the policy thrusts of the government and other stakeholders in the agricultural sector must give the development of agriculture adequate attention because of […]

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CSR: SOS village Nigeria commends Ecobank’s support

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National Director, SOS Children’s Villages in Nigeria, Mr. Erhumwunse Eghosa has commended Ecobank Nigeria’s continued support and commitment to the welfare of less privileged children in the SOS homes across […]

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FG, BoI partner on N13.6bn rice, cassava intervention fund

By   22 hours ago

Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with the Bank of Industry, BoI for the establishment of 10 rice milling and six cassava […]

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UNIDO to address climate change, ozone layer challenges

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United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO, has launched a project that will help Vietnam contribute to tackling the challenges of climate change and the depletion of the ozone layer. Objective […]

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FG reiterates commitment to WTO, multilateral trading systems

By   22 hours ago

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga, has said that Nigeria was committed to the World Trade Organisation, WTO, and the multilateral trading systems. Aganga, while declaring open […]

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2015: Can opposition upstage PDP in Jigawa?

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By   17 hours ago

As the 2015 elections continue to inch closer all the political parties are showcasing their performance in the past four year to woo the voters. This is one of the […]

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Sokoto 2015: PDP promised me automatic ticket – Shagari

By   21 hours ago

Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Alhai Muktar Shagari, yesterday said the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP promised him automatic governorship ticket in 2007 for conceding the ticket […]

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Is Ihedioha the ordained PDP candidate?

By   21 hours ago

Indications that the battle for the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party for Imo state may have been won and lost emerged on Wednesday October 15, 2014, when the […]

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PDP guber aspirants differ on zoning

By   22 hours ago

Several aspirants seeking the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in some states, yesterday, differed on the zoning arrangements of the party.  While some of the aspirants expressed […]

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2015: Riding on Buhari’s big back

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By   2 days ago

In the north of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari’s following is fanatical. Though this fanatical following has not been able to earn him electoral victory in three attempts at the presidency, […]

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I am not anybody’s mole – Guber aspirant

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By ,   2 days ago

One of the foremost governorship aspirants in Akwa Ibom State, Barr Ekpenyong Ntekim has debunked insinuations that his aspiration was an undercover strategy by the present administration in the state […]

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Rodgers rejects defensive coach at Liverpool

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By   10 hours ago

Brendan Rodgers has dismissed the possibility of bringing in a specialist defensive coach to try to help Liverpool stop leaking goals. While Mario Balotelli’s shortcomings as a striker and undiminished […]

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Rio Ferdinand ponders retirement

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By   10 hours ago

Former England captain and QPR defender Rio Ferdinand plans to retire from football at the end of the season. The 35-year-old told Jonathan Ross in an interview to be broadcast […]

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Pogba extends Juventus contract

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By   1 day ago

Paul Pogba has extended his contract at Juventus until 2019, the club has confirmed, snubbing interest from Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain. The France international has blossomed into one of […]

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Liverpool ponder Abate’s bid

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By   1 day ago

The Milan and Italy full-back is out of contract next summer and may step in at Anfield for the England man who is looking to pastures new Liverpool are keeping […]

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Cech in line for shock move to Besiktas

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By   1 day ago

Besiktas are leading the chase to sign out-of-favour Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech. According to the 32-year-old’s agent, Mithat Halis, a move to Turkey could be a big possibility for his […]

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Liverpool & Arsenal in Higuain race

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By   2 days ago

Liverpool have stolen a march on Arsenal after tabling a €40m (£31.2m) offer for unsettled Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, according to reports. Higuain was strongly linked with a move to […]

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Falcons aim for 7th awc crown

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By   18 hours ago

Curtain falls on the 9th edition of the African Women Championship today as the Super Falcons is poised to battle the Les Lionnes of Cameroon for the converted trophy. Cameroon […]

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New basketball season kicks off today

By   22 hours ago

After several teams indicated their interest to compete in this year’s National Division Two tournaments, the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, has declared its readiness to host the teams as from […]

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Enyeama calls for AFCON postponement

By   22 hours ago

Super Eagles and Lille FC of France goal keeper, Vincent Enyeama has called on the Confederation of African Football, CAF to postpone next year’s Africa Cup of Nations Cup on […]

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El CLASICO: It’s Ronaldo versus Messi

By   22 hours ago

The tussle between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is a key talking point ahead of today’s showdown as Barcelona is expected to be a special guest to Real Madrid at […]

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Nsc urge Falcons to win awc cup

By   22 hours ago

The Director General of the National Sports Commission, Gbenga Elegbeleye has commended the bravery of the Super Falcons players for fighting hard to ensure that Nigeria qualified for the final […]

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8000 students head to Otukpo for School Sports Festival

By   22 hours ago

as NSSF gets N25m cash boost No fewer than 8000 Students will between November 6 and 16 relocate to Otukpo in Benue State to compete in this years’ School Sports […]

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10 moments of Kim Kardashian as she celebrates 34th birthday

By   22 hours ago

“Good morning #BdaySurpriseGettaway,” Kim Kardashian shared on her Instagram page on Wednesday, October 22, along with a gorgeous view from her hotel of palm trees and the ocean. Kim and […]

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‘Nigerian men don’t give up while ‘toasting’

By   22 hours ago

May7en was born on May 7; her father played football in jersey number 7. He (father) was nicknamed during his playing days as Mathematical 7.  He also has 7 children. All […]

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Sammy Okposo gets SABC awards nomination

By   22 hours ago

Multitalented gospel artiste, Globacom ambassador and Nigeria’s biggest gospel music export, Sammie Okposo has been nominated in this year’s Best of Africa category at the biggest South-Africa gospel music awards, […]

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John Cena vs. Randy Orton HIAC winner to receive title match vs Brock Lesnar

By   22 hours ago

When decade-long rivals John Cena and Randy Orton step into the Hell in a Cell at tomorrow’s pay-per-view, one will emerge as the No. 1 contender for Brock Lesnar’s WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Triple H […]

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PMAN northern chapter seeks peace, unity amongst members

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By   4 days ago

… raises funds for displaced persons   Despite efforts being made by the administration of the Abuja chapter of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, PMAN, some members of the […]

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eLDee not going back on music boycott

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By ,   4 days ago

Artiste and label boss, eLDee, has said there is no going back in his decision to exit the music stage after 16 active years as a performing artiste. The 37-year […]

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