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Presidential debate: APC shielding Buhari’s intellectual deficiency – PDP

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign Organisation said yesterday that the decision by the APC not to participate in the presidential debate being organised by the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, […]

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KWANKWASO DUMPS BUHARI?

In the past few weeks, there has been uneasy calm in the Kano State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC. MIKE ODIAKOSE x-rays the genesis of the crisis and […]

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Flying Eagles: not yet ready for AYC – Manu

Coach of the national U-20 , Garba Manu, has said that his team is not fully ready for the 2015 African Youth Championship, AYC in Senegal although they recorded significant […]

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FAO presents plan for eradicating hunger by 2025

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By   17 hours ago

Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO José Graziano da Silva has presented a new regional Plan for Food Security, Nutrition and Hunger Eradication by 2025. Graziano da […]

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DPR mutes upward review of licence fees for oil marketers

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Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR said it was considering a review of filling station licence fees for oil marketers and operators in the oil and gas industry. Zonal Controller of […]

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Bird flu: Stakeholders pledge support for govt

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Stakeholders have pledged technical, logistics and other necessary supports for governments at all levels to contain the spread of Avian Influenza (bird flu) in the country, expressing confidence in the […]

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FIRS generates N4.69trn in 2014

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Not less than N4.69 trillion was generated from taxes in 2014 by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS. In its Quarterly Revenue Report issued in Abuja, FIRS said that the […]

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First Bank technology changing and its multiple products

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TECHNOLOGY is changing practically everything in the world. It has changed banking and will continue to change it as technological innovations continue. Nigerian banks are not left behind as they […]

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FG slams Soludo over poor rating of economy

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By   3 days ago

Federal government yesterday reeled out data to support its stand on progress recorded in the economy, contrary to the poor ratings published in an article by former Central Bank of […]

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2015: Political cases JUSUN strike crippled

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By   18 hours ago

The indefinite strike action embarked upon by the Judicial workers, under the aegis of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, which saw members of the union shutting down courts across […]

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Jonathan’s profile a pride to educated elite – Aminu

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By   18 hours ago

Former Senator representing Adamawa Central senatorial district, Prof Jibril Aminu, has said that President Goodluck Jonathan’s landmark achievements qualified him for re-election. Aminu made the statement during the Peoples Democratic […]

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Buhari’s refusal to participate in debate shocks supporters

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By   18 hours ago

The refusal by the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress , APC, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to participate in the proposed presidential debate organised by the Nigeria Electoral Debate Group, […]

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‘Road sector reform Jonathan’s unique selling point’

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By   18 hours ago

As the nation inches closer to the general elections, Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen has called on Nigerians to appreciate the massive transformation in the road sector under President Goodluck […]

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Fashola’s gaffe, PDP’s gains

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By   18 hours ago

It is not exactly clear what the Lagos Governor, Babatunde Fashola, was thinking but his comments to Lagosians that his friend and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gubernatorial candidate, Jimmy Agbaje, […]

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Youth groups endorse Jonathan’s re-election in Sokoto

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A coalition of 82 youth groups in Sokoto state has endorsed the re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan for his second term in office. The groups endorsed Jonathan and Namadi […]

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Man Utd sets aside £120m for Bale

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By   4 hours ago

MANCHESTER UNITED have set aside £120m to sign Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale in the summer. Bale this week ruled out a summer switch to United but sources in Spain […]

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City to rival United in quest to sign Pepe

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MANCHESTER CITY have been handed a major transfer boost after learning Pepe would be willing to leave Real Madrid this summer. According to Spanish sources, the Portuguese international is interested […]

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Liverpool earmarks Stindl as Gerrard’s replacement

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Liverpool face a tough task replacing Steven Gerrard when he exits at the end of the season for LA Galaxy. But Brendan Rodgers is keeping a keen eye on Hannover […]

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Chelsea’s Costa gets 3-match ban

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By   1 day ago

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been banned for three matches for stamping on Liverpool’s Emre Can. The 26-year-old will miss Saturday’s Premier League clash with Manchester City at Stamford Bridge […]

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Mourinho boycotts Chelsea press conference

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Jose Mourinho has pulled out of his press conference tomorrow on the advice of the Chelsea hierarchy who do not want their manager to say anything that might compromise Diego […]

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Mancini to bid for Yaya Toure

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Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini has hinted he could be set to bid for Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure in the summer. The former City manager brought Toure to the […]

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Chelsea, City in top of the table clash

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By   18 hours ago

Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas remain doubts for Chelsea ahead of today’s Premier League clash against Manchester City, with Jose Mourinho’s side looking to open up an eight-point lead at […]

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AFCON 2017: Eagles begin qualifiers in June

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By   18 hours ago

After missing out on the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Equatorial Guinea, the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the rest of the continent are billed to resume […]

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RONALDO’S gesture was arrogant, ugly – Coach Djukic

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By   18 hours ago

Miroslav Djukic has hit out at Cristiano Ronaldo in the wake of the attacker’s behaviour in Real Madrid’s 2-1 win at Cordoba at the weekend. The Portugal international made the […]

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Confederation Cup: Warri Wolves have much to do – Okpodu

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By   18 hours ago

Chief coach of Warri Wolves FC, Sam Okpodu on Wednesday said that losing their matches at the ongoing Super 4 can be a blessing in disguise for the team. Okpodu […]

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Australian Open: I feared Seppi tie – Federer

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By   18 hours ago

Roger Federer admits he feared he would struggle against Italy’s Andreas Seppi in the Australian Open. The four-time champion lost 6-4 7-6 (7-5) 4-6 7-6 (7-5) – the first time […]

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ARSENAL must improve defensively – Gabriel

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By   18 hours ago

Arsenal’s new signing Gabriel Paulista has already aimed a criticism at the club for their defensive performances this season, the Daily Mail reports. The Brazilian centre-back, a £11.2m January signing […]

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October 1 gets international recognition

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By   17 hours ago

This is definitely the best of times for Nigerian movie producer, Kunle Afolayan’s whose soon to be released, ‘October 1’ has gotten a Netflix distribution deal. Kunle Afolayan, has expressed […]

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‘I’m good enough to be Nigeria’s President’ – Davido

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By   17 hours ago

You are not wrong to think the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari is not the only person seeking Goodluck Jonathan‘s job. Just that the latest addition to that list […]

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Mercy Aigbe urges fans to get their PVCs

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By   17 hours ago

Popular Yoruba Nollywood actress and producer, Mercy Aigbe has urged all her fans and people of voting age in the country to make sure they collect their Permanent Voters Card, […]

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City People to host Ogun actors

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By   17 hours ago

City People Entertainment will host the new wave-making actors and actresses in Ogun State. The event which will hold at Daktad Suites and event Center, Quarry Road area of Abeokuta […]

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Cancer: Shina Peter’s wife confirms ailment

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says cancer not death sentence   Sometime last week, reports made the rounds that the wife of Juju legend, Sir Shina Peters, Sammie Ayoka Peters has been diagnosed with cancer […]

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Muna Obiekwe to be buried Feb. 3

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By   3 days ago

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has released the programme of activities to honour the late Nollywood thespian, Muna Obiekwe, who died on Jan.18 from a kidney related ailment. In […]

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