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JONATHAN TO KERRY: MAY 29 HANDOVER SACROSANCT

Pledges not to influence INEC Meets with organised private sector Amidst growing allegations that plans have been concluded to postpone the February general elections and consequently elongate the tenure of […]

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Result saga: Lawyers demand Buhari’s trial

A group of legal practitioners under the aegis of the Coalition of Concerned Lawyers of Nigeria has asked the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, to investigate All Progressives Congress, APC presidential […]

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Hausa Language not offered in 1961 exams – Cambridge Varsity

University of Cambridge has said that Hausa Language, which is among the subjects listed in the “result” of the All Progressives Congress, APC presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, was not […]

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BoI, Ecobank, others signs MoU on SME financing

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By ,   15 hours ago

BANK of Industry (BoI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ecobank Nigeria to provide loans at low interest rate to the sub-sector. Managing Director/Chief Executive, BoI, Mr. Rasheed […]

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MTN creates awareness on Pay-as-You-Go Business Insurance Service

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By   16 hours ago

The MTN Business, the business-to-business division of MTN Nigeria, is embarking on series of awareness campaign in major open markets across Nigeria. The Communication Officer of XLR8 Corporate Communications, Miss […]

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Goldlink Reassure shareholders of better returns on investments

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By ,   17 hours ago

NIGERIAN Stock Exchange (NSE) has given a clean bill of health to Goldlink Insurance Plc following a quick response from its Management to the warning list issued by The Exchange […]

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NDIC reduces insurance premium for DMBs

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By   17 hours ago

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC has further reduced the deposit insurance premium rate to all Deposit Money Banks, DMBs in Nigeria, and the new premium rate would take effect from […]

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Why we set agenda for acting SEC’s DG – Stockbroker

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By   17 hours ago

STOCKBROKERS has explained why they set an agenda for the acting director-general (DG) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr Mounir Gwarzo. The brokers noted that although the challenges […]

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Rice importers owing Nigeria must pay – Jonathan

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By   2 days ago

President Goodluck Jonathan at the weekend said that all the rice importers owing Nigeria import duties must pay, maintaining that the country would not be held hostage by rice importers. […]

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Jonathan vs Buhari: who does the cap really fit?

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By   14 hours ago

Less than one month to the February 14 presidential election, many eligible voters gearing up for the showdown are still in dilemma of who to vote for. Out of the […]

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2015 Elections: There may be change of baton in Lagos

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By   14 hours ago

Lagos has always followed a single pattern of voting since 1999. It has always voted for a governor from the opposition party and voted for a president of the ruling […]

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Orji kalu: Tortuous return to pdp

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By   19 hours ago

The readmission of former governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu into the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been a sore issue in Abia politics. In this piece Okechukwu […]

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Gov. Dickson urges ex-militants to support Jonathan’s re-election bid

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By   19 hours ago

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Saturday called on ex-militants in the Niger Delta to unite in their support for the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan. Dickson made the call […]

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Olejeme drums support for Jonathan

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By   19 hours ago

Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Dr. Ngozi Olejeme on Monday described President Goodluck Jonathan as an epitome of development, saying the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate […]

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Wike, PDP officials inspect stadium for Jonathan’s rally

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By   19 hours ago

The Rivers State PDP governorship candidate, Barrister Nyesom Wike on Saturday led top PDP officials to inspect the main bowl of the Adoke Amasiemaka Stadium, venue of the PDP Presidential […]

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Real Madrid sign Lucas Silva

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By   2 hours ago

Real Madrid have signed midfielder Lucas Silva from Brazilian club Cruzeiro on a long-term contract for a reported fee of £9.7m. The 21-year-old, who passed a medical on Monday, has […]

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Lack of depth may hurt us – Mourinho

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By   5 hours ago

Jose Mourinho, the Chelsea manager, fears his squad’s lack of strength in depth may undermine their challenge for the Premier League title. His squad’s soft underbelly was comprehensively exposed in […]

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Man City to send Yaya Toure SOS

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By   7 hours ago

MANCHESTER CITY are sending out an SOS to Yaya Toure ahead of Saturday’s visit to Chelsea. The message to Toure from boss Manuel Pellegrini is clear: Save Our Season. The […]

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Liverpool sign Asisat Oshoala

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By   3 days ago

New Liverpool signing Asisat Oshoala is “one of the best young players in the world”, says Reds boss Matt Beard. Oshoala won both the Golden Boot and Golden Ball – […]

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Ballon d’Or politicised Ribery quipes

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By   3 days ago

France’s Franck Ribery says only Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi seem capable of winning the Ballon d’Or and has voiced his frustration after Bayern Munich team-mate Manuel Neuer missed out. […]

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Real Madrid maintains world’s richest club record

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By   4 days ago

Real Madrid has matched its 10th triumph as champions of Europe by topping the Deloitte football rich list for a 10th straight year. Manchester United moves up from fourth to […]

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Kobe Bryant out for entire NBA season

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By   8 hours ago

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a torn rotator cuff. Bryant sustained the injury during the second half of a […]

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Federer bemoans Australian Open ouster

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By   8 hours ago

Roger Federer once talked, after losing a final at the Australian Open, about the “monster” of expectations he had created for himself during his prime. That monster isn’t quite as […]

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Pacquiao, Amir Khan in fight talks

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By   8 hours ago

Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan came across each other again in a tumbledown corner of south east London and began informal man-to-man discussions about an alternative superbout in case Floyd […]

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NFF congratulates Udoh, Oshoala

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By   10 hours ago

The Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated the duo of FIFA-badged referee Ferdinand Udoh and African Woman Player of the Year Asisat Oshoala for deserved strides they made in the past […]

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Dream Team vi lose to Tunisia

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By   2 days ago

Nigeria U23 team, Dream Team VI, yesterday lost 5-3 to hosts Tunisia in a friendly ahead of an All Africa Games qualifier in Gabon next month. The Tunisians unsettled the […]

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Ballon d’Or only for Messi, Ronaldo – Ribery

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France’s Franck Ribery says only Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi seem capable of winning the Ballon d’Or and has voiced his frustration after Bayern Munich teammate, Manuel Neuer missed out. […]

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Famous Greek singer Demis Roussos dies, aged 68

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By   4 hours ago

Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million records throughout the world, died on January 25 2015 in an Athens hospital at the age of 68. The Egyptian-born […]

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Lady Gaga gets 7 nominations for fan awards

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By   2 days ago

Lady Gaga has been nominated for seven awards in the 2015 PopCrush Fan Awards including “Artist of the Year,” “Song of the Year,” and “Album of the Year” for her […]

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Enhancing creative industry in Nigeria

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By   3 days ago

CREATIVITY brings out the beauty in a nation’s life and extends its tourism potentials. In line with this, the Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to boost the creative industry […]

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Rihanna wins legal battle with UK’s Topshop

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By   4 days ago

Pop star Rihanna’s victory in a legal case against Topshop over the use of her image has been upheld by Britain’s Court of Appeal which backed an earlier judgment against […]

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Kenya rapper apologises to Iceprince

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By   6 days ago

Rising Kenyan rapper, Mwafreeka Mwaf has finally apologised to Ice Prince in a lengthy Facebook post. According to him, Ice Prince’s mega superstar status only became obvious to him after […]

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Muna’s death: Dayo Amusa blasts colleagues

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By ,   6 days ago

Popular Yoruba movie producer and actress, Dayo Amusa has taken a swipe at her Nollywood colleagues over alleged nonchalance concerning Muna Obiekwe‘s deteriorating state of health before his sad and […]

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