Saturday December 20th, 2014

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UN condemns mass abduction of women, children in Borno

Following renewed attacks on some Borno villages by Boko Haram terrorists, particularly the reported large number of abductions of women and children, the United Nations has condemned and called on […]

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Constitution Amendment: State Assemblies okay financial autonomy

States Houses of Assembly have voted overwhelmingly for the separation of the office of the Attorney General of the Federation and that of the Minister of Justice. The states Assemblies […]

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ADAMU BELLO MANY LIES OF A DESPERATE EX-MINISTER

At the launch of the Youth Employment in Agriculture Programme, YEAP, and the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria, which held in Abuja last Tuesday, it became very obvious that […]

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Ajimobi inaugurates N3.8bn abattoir for Ibadanland

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By   14 hours ago

Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has inaugurated the N3.8 billion ultra-modern abattoir at Amosun Village in Akinyele local Government area of the state, with a pledge that his administration […]

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Guinness alerts on competitors’ aggressive trade practices

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THE Nigeria beer market, no doubt, is the most active among other markets in the country’s Fast Moving Consumer Goods, FMCG sector, at least going by recent developments. For a […]

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Oyo’ll be economically independent under LP – Alao-Akala

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Former governor of Oyo State and Labour Party, LP governoship candidate in the state, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala has said he will make the state economic independent by working on how […]

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Fighting hunger with forest products

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OLUGBENGA SALAMI in this piece examines the benefits of forest products to human existence, especially in reducing hunger and diseases, among others. The forest has always provided people with a […]

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Port operators lose N20bn to maritime workers’ strike

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Not less than N20 billion was lost by the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, to the one-day strike by the Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria, MWUN over the […]

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CBN intervenes to prop up sliding naira

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By   2 days ago

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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When will Buhari take charge?

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By   14 hours ago

In the past few days the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari, has been under intense pressure over the choice of his running mate. Buhari […]

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South-East APC slams Okorocha

By   19 hours ago

A major face off has broken out in the South-East chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC after Governor Rochas Okorocha was blasted for wasting the opportunity of the zone […]

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2015: Presidency commends ACF’s neutrality in choice of presidential candidate

By   20 hours ago

Special Adviser to the President on Political Affairs, Prof. Rufai Ahmed Alkali, has commended the Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, for disowning insinuations in some quarters that it has adopted anyone […]

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Amaechi: The tears of a rebel

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By   2 days ago

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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By   2 days ago

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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By   3 days ago

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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Liverpool to make audacious £50m Benzema bid

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By   1 day ago

Brendan Rodgers has struggled for goals from his front-line this term, with main striker Daniel Strurridge being out of action since August 31 with a number of injury setbacks. Mario […]

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Tottenham to go ‘all out’ for Martinez in January

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By   1 day ago

Tottenham are ready to go ‘all in’ to sign Porto’s Jackson Martinez in the January transfer window, according to reports in Portugal. Liverpool have been strongly tipped to move for […]

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Ozil hits out at Arsenal defence

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By   1 day ago

The Gunners’ record signing has been forced to watch from the stands as he’s sidelined with a knee injury. During that time Arsene Wenger’s side have struggled at the back […]

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Gerrard urges Sterling to sign new contract

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By   1 day ago

Steven Gerrard has called on Raheem Sterling to continue his impressive development by staying hungry and by staying at Liverpool. Sterling, whose contract expires in 2017, has so far turned down […]

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Balotelli fined £25,000, banned for one game

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By   2 days ago

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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By   2 days ago

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 Club World Cup: Real Madrid, San Lorenzo in final showdown

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By   14 hours ago

South American champions, San Lorenzo needed extra-time to see off the gallant challenge of Auckland City as they beat the New Zealand part-timers 2-1 in the Club World Cup semifinal […]

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Emenike demands new role to score goals at Fenerbache

By   20 hours ago

Emmanuel Emenike has again said his goals this season have been few and far between because he is played as a winger, while dismissing media reports he is undergoing special […]

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La Liga club targets Nsofor

By   20 hours ago

Spanish side, Cordoba are reportedly eyeing Super Eagles striker, Obinna Nsofor in the fast approaching summer transfer window. Nsofor is no stranger to life in the La Liga having previously […]

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Eduok agrees to join Sarpsborg 08

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Nigerian international Emem Eduok has agreed a move in principle to Norwegian club Sarpsborg 08, supersport.com has been informed. Eduok has agreed personal terms with the Norwegian outfit and has […]

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Ike Uche signs Villarreal extension

By   20 hours ago

Nigerian international, Ikechukwu Uche has signed for a further two years with the Yellow Submarine. The striker, who has a case of match fixing pending, signed a two-year extension, which […]

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West Brom Coach promises more for Ideye

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By   2 days ago

West Bromwich Albion manager, Alan Irvine has declared his intention to grant his Nigerian striker, Brown Ideye more game time to help the forward complete his gradual return to form. […]

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Agbani Darego dazzles at Miss World 2014

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By   4 days ago

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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By   4 days ago

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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By   4 days ago

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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By   4 days ago

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

By   4 days ago

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

By   4 days ago

…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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