Monday September 15th, 2014

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BOKO HARAM SPONSOR WOLE SOYINKA UNDER ATTACK

Hide your face in shame; you should know CBN rules – Asu As Jonathan hints of Special Forces Brigade Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka yesterday came under attack for alleging […]

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Insecurity, Ebola, PIB top agenda as NASS resumes tomorrow

As the National Assembly resumes from its long recess tomorrow, the outbreak of Ebola Virus in some parts of the country, insecurity and the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, will be […]

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Synagogue Church collapse death toll now 41

Death toll from the weekend collapse of a section of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Lagos has risen from 17 to 41. The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, which […]

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Inflation hits 8.5% in August

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Inflation in August recorded an uptick from the previous month hitting 8.5 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS has said. Prices went up 0.2 percentage points from 8.3 percent […]

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FG urges closer ECOWAS, EU …

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The Federal Government has called for closer co-operation between ECOWAS and the European Union on the proposed West African common currency, stressing that the sub-region has a lot to gain […]

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Nigeria records $5.8bn capital inflows in Q2

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Nigeria recorded a total capital import value of $5,803.89 million in the second quarter of 2014, according to data released yesterday in Abuja by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS. […]

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FG urges closer ECOWAS, EU ties on WAMZ

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The Federal Government has called for closer co-operation between ECOWAS and the European Union on the proposed West African common currency, stressing that the sub-region has a lot to gain […]

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African Development Bank partners Abia on roads, others

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The African Development Bank, AfDB has said that it is partnering the Abia State Government to tackle rural roads, erosion menace and waste management in Aba and Umuahia. The Country […]

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Fashola urges policy consistency for sustainable devt

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Lagos State governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, has said that loss of value system and policy inconsistency, are major causes of the nation’s failure to achieve sustainable development. Fashola, who […]

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I’m the only one that can defeat Okorocha – Ohakim

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Immediate past governor of Imo state, Chief Ikedi Ohakim recently declared to run for the office of governor, which he vacated nearly four years ago. In this interview with a […]

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Deltans will decide Uduaghan’s successor – E.K. Clark

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The prominent Ijaw leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark has said that the successor to Delta State governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan in 2015 will be decided by Deltans in […]

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‘Jonathan hopes for Nigeria of our dream’

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The Progressives Friends Foundation has described President Goodluck Jonathan as the hope of the new Nigeria. The group, in a statement signed by Dr. Charles Chinekezi and Comrade Destiny Ogu, […]

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Group tasks Gov Elechi on projects commissioning

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A group under the aegis of the Leaders of Thought, Monarchs and Key Stakeholders in Ikwo local government area of Ebonyi State, at the weekend tasked Governor Martin Elechi to […]

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What is Jega’s agenda?

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Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Attahiru Jega, is stealthily carving a niche for himself as a man that courts unnecessary controversies around himself. When he was […]

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Kano politics is very sophisticated – Senator Gaya

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  Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya, former governor of Kano State and a chieftain of All Progressive Congress, APC, is representing Kano South Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the […]

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Official: Birmingham sign Brek Shea on loan

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The United States international, who has 27 caps for his country, passed a medical at St Andrew’s on Thursday and will remain with the Championship club until December.Manager Lee Clark […]

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Florent Malouda joins Metz

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The 34-year-old former Chelsea winger has returned to Ligue 1 after terminating his contract with Trabzonspor Metz have announced the signing of former France international Florent Malouda on a free […]

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Diego Costa named EPL Player of the Month for August

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The Chelsea striker scored four times in his first three matches in English football, while Swansea boss Garry Monk has scooped the manager prize Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been […]

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Courtois signs new Chelsea deal

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Having replaced Petr Cech as the Blues’ No.1 goalkeeper this season, the 22-year-old has now put pen to paper on a new five-year contract to stay at Stamford Bridge Thibaut […]

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Rodgers criticise England over injured Sturridge

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has criticised England’s handling of Daniel Sturridge after the striker was ruled out for up to three weeks. Sturridge, 25, suffered a thigh strain while training […]

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Agbonlahor extends Aston Villa contract till 2018

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Gabby Agbonlahor penned a new four-year deal at Aston Villa - and then urged the club to sign up his close mate Fabian Delph.The striker, 27, extended his stay at Villa Park until 2018 and […]

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Maigari anoints Amaju for NFF top job

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Sustained pressures on the former President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Alhaji Aminu Maigari to provide a level playing field for all contestants for the office of the President […]

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Elderson trains alone at Monaco

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Elderson Echiejile has said he is training apart from the AS Monaco full squad after he suffered a knock on international duty with Nigeria in midweek. “I suffered a knock […]

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Messi better than ‘Playstation’

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Lionel Messi is the best player in the world, according to his Barcelona team-mate Neymar and boss Luis Enrique. The Argentine, 27, created Neymar’s two goals on Saturday as Barca […]

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Enyeama goes top in France

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Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has temporarily helped his French team, Lille to the top spot in the standings in the Ligue1. Lille with 11 points from five games are […]

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Mourinho hails ‘special’ Costa

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho described Diego Costa as a “special” player after the Spain striker fired the Blues two points clear in the Premier League. Costa, who passed a late […]

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Maigari anoints Amaju for NFF top job

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Angel Di Maria shone on his Old Trafford debut as Manchester United secured their first win of the season against a disappointing QPR. Di Maria opened the scoring midway through […]

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Tiwa Savage acquires gold plated microphone

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Tiwa Savage is surely excited about her new acquisition, a brand new 24-carat gold plated microphone. The golden piece, a sapphire microphone was delivered to her by Tonto Dike’s designer […]

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Miracle Huan Uhembe: Celebrating an investment in the beauty and fashion industry

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“Don’t give up on whatever brings you happiness and fulfilment. Things will be hard at first but it’s only the determined who laugh last. Maximise the little resources you have […]

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Ogene, Ekwe, Oja and traditional folk music

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Before the advent of contemporary musical instruments such as the Piano, Guitar, Saxophone Nigerians used indigenous musical instruments such as the Ogene, Ekwe, Oja, Igba, Udu, Kora, Talking Drum and […]

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AFRIFF to sponsor 10 students to American university

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As part of its developmental agenda for the film sector in Nigeria, the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, has concluded plans to take 10 Nigerian students to the United States […]

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BON to hold lecture on piracy

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Management of the Best of Nollywood, BON, has engaged the presence of the Director General of the Nigeria Copyright Commission, Afam Ezekude, for a keynote address with theme, “Piracy: Reality […]

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Jahjah drops new singles

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Promising singer, Nasir Destiny Musa, aka Jahjah, in the build up to his upcoming album, has dropped two singles of the yet to be released album. The two singles that […]

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