Friday August 1st, 2014

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EBOLA: CORPSE FROM LIBERIA CAUSES PANIC IN ANAMBRA

Hospital sealed,  health workers quarantined   The corpse of a suspected victim of Ebola virus which was brought into Anambra State from Liberia, has thrown the state into confusion and […]

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Al-Makura: CJ defies lawmakers as panel sits

Despite the directive by Nasarawa State House of Assembly to the state Chief Judge, Justice Suleiman Dikko, to disband the seven-man panel he constituted to probe allegations of gross misconduct […]

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Abba assumes duty as 17th IGP

Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 7, AIG Suleiman Abba, formally assumed duty yesterday as Nigeria’s 17th Inspector-General of Police, IGP. He had a brief meeting with President […]

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FMBN rolls out Diaspora Mortgage

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The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, FMBN will soon commence the Diaspora mortgage model to serve the needs of Nigerians abroad who want to own homes in the country. Managing […]

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Africa Finance Corporation elects chairman

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THE Board of Africa Finance Corporation, AFC has elected Dr. Sarah Alade as Chairman, Board of Directors while Mr. Lamido Yuguda has been appointed as a director of the corporation. […]

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FG launches 1st 10,000 housing mortgages

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The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja moved a step further to providing affordable homes for Nigerians when it launched the first 10000 mortgages scheme under the Nigerian Housing Finance […]

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NSE-ASI returns to red zone

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TRADING activities on the floor of the Nigerian stock market closed on negative note yesterday, as NSE ASI depreciated by -0.64% to close at 42,097.46 basis points, compared with the […]

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Port Health officials sensitise aviation workers on Ebola Virus

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By ,   14 hours ago

Workers from different agencies operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja and Nnamdi Azikiwe International, Abuja have been sensitized by Port Health officials on the dangers posed by the Ebola […]

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Nebo cautions market participants against compromising metering data

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Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has cautioned the Market Participants against compromising the integrity of the metering data, saying this will affect the accuracy of market settlement. Nebo gave […]

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Impeachment: Al-Makura, 7-Man Panel and the integrity question

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By   14 hours ago

As Governor Al-Makura’s impeachment saga witnesses twists and turns, Peter Ahemba writes on some of those factors that may either save or undo the embattled governor   The Nasarawa State […]

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Sagbama stakeholders pass vote of confidence on Gov Dickson

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By ,   14 hours ago

Stakeholders of Sagbama local government area have passed a vote of confidence on the Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson in view of the positive impact his administration has […]

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Delta LG Poll: PDP will produce popular candidates-Chairman

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By ,   14 hours ago

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Delta State, Chief Peter Nwaoboshi has assured party faithful that only popular candidates would be presented by the party. Nwaoboshi also assured that […]

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Gov Elechi’s Wife Intervenes in LGA Boss, Lawmaker feud

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By ,   14 hours ago

The wife of Ebonyi state governor, Mrs. Josephine Elechi has intervened in the feud between the Chairman Ezza South Local Government Area, Hon. Lazarus Ogbee and the member representing Ezza […]

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Abia North has not had their turn —Guber Aspirant

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By   14 hours ago

Chief Chikwe Udensi is a security consultant and presently the general secretary of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON. He has decided to join the Abia governorship race hoping […]

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2015: C’wealth Secretary-General promises INEC support

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Ahead of 2015 general elections, the Commonwealth Secretary General, Mr. Kamalesh Sharma, has assured the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of total support both in logistics and administrative needs in […]

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Crystal Palace sign Hangeland

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By   2 hours ago

The centre-back was a free agent following the expiry of his contract with relegated Fulham and has now put pen to paper on a one-year deal to remain in the […]

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West Ham hold contract talks with Eto’o

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West Ham have held contract talks with unattached former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o, 33, and are also considering a move for Besiktas’s 30-year-old forward Hugo Almeida.

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Real keeps eye on Falcao as Benzema to pen new deal

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By   15 hours ago

Real Madrid are close to agreeing terms on a new contract with Karim Benzema but have not given up on the pursuit of Radamel Falcao from Monaco. Benzema is poised […]

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Bayern leave Khedira to Arsenal

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By   15 hours ago

Arsenal have received a boost in their pursuit of Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira. The Gunners’ move for the Germany international appeared under threat after reports emerged of Bayern Munich […]

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Rose signs new five-year deal with Tottenham

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By   21 hours ago

The left-back’s future at White Hart Lane was in doubt following the €12 million arrival of Ben Davies, but has now committed himself to the club until 2019 Danny Rose […]

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Cote D’Ivoire appoint Herve Renard as new coach

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By   1 day ago

The former Zambia boss returns to Africa to guide the team he defeated at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations final in Gabon The Cote D’Ivoire football federation has announced […]

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Blessing Okagbare Makes History, Wins 100, 200 Metres Gold

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By   11 hours ago

Blessing Okagbare made history for Nigeria yesterday by lifting the gold medal in the female 200 metres event of the XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014, bringing the country’s total medals […]

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Maigari re-arrested: Confusion as SSS botches illegal attempt to reinstate sacked NFF boss

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By   15 hours ago

There was palpable confusion at the headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, yesterday after some FA Chairmen announced their refusal to back the impeachment of Amuni Maigari. Before few […]

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Promotion battle: Plateau United vow to remain focused

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By ,   15 hours ago

As the battle for promotion to Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) gets tougher, the Chief Coach of Plateau United Football Club of Jos, Patrick Mancha yesterday vowed that the club […]

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Fed Cup: Enyimba, Dolphins qualify for final

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By   15 hours ago

Defending Champions, Enyimba FC of Aba yesterday booked their place into the final of this year’s Federation Cup to set up a titanic final battle against Dolphins of Port Harcourt. […]

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Women wrestlers boost Team Nigeria’s gold haul

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By   15 hours ago

Team Nigeria’s wrestlers Odunayo Adekuroye and Aminat Adeniyi on Wednesday in Glasgow, Scotland enhanced the country’s medals haul with their performances at the ongoing Commonwealth Games. Both wrestlers immediately celebrated […]

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Amalaha’s drug saga saddens Danagogo

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Says coaches, officials risk sanctions   Sports Minister and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo has expressed sadness over the reported drug-test failure by Team Nigeria’s first gold medallist […]

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‘Boko Haram’ movie wins Best Feature Film @ Durban Film Festival

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By ,   14 hours ago

Timbuktu, a celebrated Malian film about an Islamic extremist group, has won the best feature film laurel at the just-concluded Durban International Film Festival, DIFF, South Africa. The award had […]

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New movie, ‘Akan’ to premiere August 8

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The Ibibio-English family drama, “Akan” is set to hit cinemas in Uyo on August 8 . The comedy movie features Ime Bishop Umo, Alexx Ekubo,Venita Akpofure, Ema Etukudo, Grace Johnson […]

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R Kelly quits concert amidst child pornography accusation

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By   15 hours ago

R n B hit singer, R Kelly has been withdrawn from the list of singers billed to perform at the United States music festival amid child pornography accusation. Organisers of […]

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Ebola outbreak: Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke flees Liberia

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By ,   15 hours ago

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, who was in Monrovia, Liberia for business, hurriedly left the country following the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. The epidemic in Liberia, which has led […]

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I grew up in Ketu, Iyana-Ipaja – Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde

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By ,   3 days ago

Nollywood queen, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde took to her Twitter handle, @realomosexy last Friday, July 25 to answer a number of questions from fans and followers. The question and answer session tagged […]

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Seun Kuti performs 66th live show in 2014

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By ,   3 days ago

…mocks MTV’s ‘best live act’ Flavour   Flavour in 2014 was given the award for ‘Best Live Act‘ at the recently held MTV Africa Music Awards, apparently Seun Kuti feels […]

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