Tuesday September 16th, 2014

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INSECURITY: ACF BLASTS NORTHERN GOVS

Rejects new polling units by INEC Ready to work with other Nigerians Leaders of the Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF and the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, yesterday hit hard at state […]

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Ebola: FG not under pressure to reopen schools – Shekarau

Minister of Education, Alhaji Ibrahim Shekarau, has debunked claims that the Federal Ministry of Education was under pressure from the private sector to reopen schools next week Monday (Sept 22nd) […]

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Defection: Appeal Court sacks APC Rep

A member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Ifedayo Sunday Abegunde, who decamped from the Ondo State chapter of the Labour Party, LP to the All the Progressives Congress, APC, […]

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Nigeria may reap $20bn from transmission assets’ sale

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By   14 hours ago

Nigeria is considering offers of more than $20 billion for the assets of its national electricity transmission company as it tries to provide adequate power to Africa’s largest economy, Power […]

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FG to diversify economy with ICT development

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By   16 hours ago

The federal government in a bid to free the economy from further dependence on oil and gas has said it will diversify into the ICT sector. With over 121 million […]

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NSE ASI appreciates by +0.24%

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By   18 hours ago

TRADING activities on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange closed on a positive note yesterday, as NSE ASI appreciated by +0.24% to close at 40,769.00 basis points, compared with […]

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UBA, Verve cardholders get eCash rewards

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By ,   18 hours ago

UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc in partnership with Verve International has launched an offer tagged “UBA Verve Rewards” in which Cardholders could win e-cash, free airtime, Nokia mobile phones […]

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Samsung opens direct-to-consumer stores in Abuja

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By ,   18 hours ago

Samsung Electronics West Africa, in partnership with accredited local partners, has stepped up its nationwide market expansion drive in Nigeria with the opening of three more direct-to-consumer stores in Abuja. […]

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NCC decries government’s arbitrary closure of telecoms base stations

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By ,   18 hours ago

Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, has decried the actions of various agencies of the federal, state and local governments closing of telecommunication Base Transceiver Station, BTS, sites across the country. The […]

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Ebonyi 2015: When zoning tears PDP stakeholders apart

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By   14 hours ago

Followers of Ebonyi politics identify two traditional power blocs; the Abakiliki and Afikpo blocs. Since the return of democracy in 1999, the Abakiliki bloc has held power for 15 interrupted […]

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2015: Group kicks against zoning of Enugu governorship seat to Nsukka

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By ,   18 hours ago

Against the backdrop that the PDP has zoned its governorship slot to Enugu North senatorial district also referred as ‘Nsukka Cultural zone’ by, a political pressure group that operates under […]

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‘Nobody can claim to own a party structure’

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By   18 hours ago

Hon. Bernard Mikko is a PDP governorship aspirant in Rivers State. A former House of Representatives member, and former special adviser on Monitoring to the immediate past PDP national chairman, […]

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2015 polls: Youth group backs Senator Uba for another term

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By ,   18 hours ago

A socio-political youth group, South East Youth Leaders Forum, SEYLF has lauded the contribution of Senator Andy Uba at the nation’s upper legislative chambers. A press statement signed by the […]

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Amosun has destroyed the future of Ijebu people – Daniel

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By ,   18 hours ago

Former Governor Gbenga Daniel of Ogun State, yesterday took a swipe against his successor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, saying he (Amosun) has destroyed the future and potentials of Ijebu people. The […]

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

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By   2 days ago

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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Mourinho confirms Hazard contract talks

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By   3 hours ago

The Chelsea boss has confirmed that the club is in talks with the star winger over a new deal. Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed the club is in talks […]

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Pedro ready to quit Barca in January

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By   4 hours ago

Barcelona star Pedro has put Arsenal and Liverpool on red alert after reports surfaced that the winger is ready to quit the club in the new year after growing concerned […]

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Everton confirm plans to move to new stadium

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By   4 hours ago

After a weekend of rumour and speculation, Everton have confirmed their desire to move to a new stadium. The Liverpool Echo reports that the new ground would be situated, as […]

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Alonso, Di Maria exit weakened Real Madrid – Scholes

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By   4 hours ago

Paul Scholes believes that Real Madrid have left themselves vulnerable in the defence of their Champions League title by selling Xabi Alonso and Angel Di Maria, opening the door to an English […]

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Bendtner hits out at Arsenal

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By   5 hours ago

The Danish striker left the Emirates Stadium on a free transfer in the summer and has since joined VFL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga. Nicklas Bendtner has hit out at Arsenal, […]

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Verratti extends PSG contract till 2019

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By   23 hours ago

The 21-year-old midfielder signed a five year contract extension with the Ligue 1 champions and the club’s president hailed him as “one of the most gifted players of his generat… […]

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Poor form: Siasia slams Mikel

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Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has warned that anyone who wishes to talk to Mikel Obi to raise his game, should equally be ready to take a slagging from the […]

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Real Madrid vs Basel: Break from La Liga woes for Ancelotti’s men

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By   17 hours ago

Real Madrid will attempt to put aside underwhelming La Liga form as they begin their Champions League defence versus Basel on Tuesday. Claims that Carlo Ancelotti’s men lost their balance […]

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Floyd Mayweather taunts Amir Khan

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By   17 hours ago

Floyd Mayweather mocked British boxer Amir Khan in his post-fight press conference, but conceded that he could fight the Bolton-born fighter next. Mayweather saw off Argentine Marcos Maidana in Las […]

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Ferdinand: Moyes’ reign was ‘embarrassing’

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By   18 hours ago

Playing under David Moyes brought about embarrassment for Rio Ferdinand, who has revealed the former manager slowly lost the dressing room. In an explosive autobiography – #2Sides – serialised in […]

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‘Ronaldo fed up at Real Madrid’

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By   18 hours ago

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon claims Cristiano Ronaldo has become “fed up” with life at the club. The prolific Portugal forward moved to the Spanish giants from Manchester United […]

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Debuchy ruled out for 2 months with damaged ankle ligaments

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By   18 hours ago

Mathieu Debuchy is expected to be out for two months after suffering an ankle injury in Saturday’s draw with Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium. Debuchy collapsed in clear agony […]

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Tiwa Savage acquires gold plated microphone

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By   3 days ago

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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By   3 days ago

“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

By   3 days ago

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

By ,   3 days ago

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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