Thursday October 2nd, 2014

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WHY WE SHOULD CELEBRATE – LEADERS

President holds nationwide broadcast today Prominent Nigerians, including State Governors, members of the National Assembly and professionals, yesterday declared that irrespective of the security challenges facing Nigeria, her people should […]

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NASS votes on Constitution review report Oct 14

Senate and the House of Representatives are to vote on the final report on proposed amendments to the 1999 Constitution on October 14 after the Eid-el-Kabircelebrations. The National Assembly yesterday […]

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Cameroun arrests Mayor, 300 insurgents

3 members jailed 75 years Cameroun Army yesterday announced the arrest of the Mayor of Fotokol, Ramat Moussa and 300 Boko Haram insurgents. The army said that huge stocks of […]

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Nigeria saves N127bn annually from cassava flour

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Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina said Nigeria is saving N127billion annually through the use of High Quality Cassava Flour, HQCF, in making bread. Adesina stated this […]

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Arik Air launches Affinity Wings frequent flyer programme

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Arik Air has launched a frequent flyer programme, aligning its offering with the industry’s foremost airlines in the process. The frequent flyer programme called Arik Affinity Wings is packed full […]

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CBN establishes collateral registry to …

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Central Bank of Nigeria, has said that, it wants to establish operation of the Collateral Registry for the improvement of access to finance for micro, small and medium enterprises MSMEs […]

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Sterling Bank sponsors social media awards

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STERLING bank has sponsored 2014 edition of social media awards in Africa. The social media awards are Africa’s premier awards for social and digital media with nominations spanning four categories […]

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Equities records positive divergence as NSE-ASI extends 2day gains

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THE equities market closed on a positive note yesterday, as NSE ASI appreciated by +0.25% to close at 41,210.10 basis points, compared with the +0.70% appreciation recorded previously. Its Year-to-Date […]

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FG launches SONCAP to check substandard vehicles

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Determined to ensure standard in the automotive industry, the federal government yesterday in Abuja launched the Standards Organisation of Nigeria Conformity Assessment Programme, SONCAP, for automobile used vehicles. Director General […]

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Imo: 14 APGA LGA chairmen decamp to PDP

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By ,   14 mins ago

Barely 48 hours after Martin Agbaso dumped the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, to join the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, no fewer than 14 local government chairmen of APGA in […]

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Igbo president 2015: South- East APC extols Ohanaeze

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By   14 mins ago

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the South East, Mr Osita Okechukwu has extolled the current leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo under Prof Enwo Igariwey for reaching a […]

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PDP can’t win Edo in 2015 – APC

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By ,   16 mins ago

Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to the boast by President Goodluck Jonathan that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP will recapture Edo State come 2015 […]

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2015: Gov Elechi urges media practitioners not to heat up polity

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By   20 mins ago

Ebonyi State Governor, Martin Elechi has urged media practitioners not to heat up the polity with speculation of his likely successor. The governor noted that, what will happen in months […]

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Military rule brought development crisis to Nigeria- Akpabio

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By   21 mins ago

Governor Godswill Akpabio has said that sustained military incursions into Nigeria’s politics impeded meaningful development in the country. He, however, expressed relief that the return of democratic governance 15 years […]

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Nigeria @54: Gov Elechi restates commitment to power-shift

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Governor Martin Elechi of Ebonyi state yesterday restated the commitment of his administration to the goal of power-shift to the Southern zone of Ebonyi state. Elechi stated this while addressing […]

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Van Gaal switches attention to Subotic

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By   11 hours ago

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is resigned to missing out on Borussia Dortmund centre-back Mats Hummels, but is ready to move for BVB team-mate Neven Subotic instead, while Aston […]

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Man Utd to offer £51m for Vidal and Ogbonna

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By   12 hours ago

Manchester United are set to make a £51million offer for Juventus pair Arturo Vidal and Angelo Ogbonna ahead of the January transfer window. Red Devils chief Louis van Gaal has […]

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Isco rules out January exit

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REAL MADRID playmaker Isco is adamant he won’t be on the move to either Liverpool or Arsenal this January after committing his future to the Spanish club. Los Blancos paid […]

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Liverpool close to signing Dele Alli

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By   12 hours ago

Liverpool are closing in on a deal to sign highly rated MK Dons midfielder Dele Alli with the Anfield side to fork out £8m for the League One star. The […]

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Herrera joins Man Utd’s injury list

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By   1 day ago

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera could be out for several weeks after fracturing a rib in Saturday’s 2-1 victory over West Ham. The 25-year-old, who joined United from Athletic Bilbao […]

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Giroud extends contract until 2018

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Olivier Giroud has signed a new contract to keep him at Arsenal until 2018. Arsenal are expected to announce the deal in the next few weeks after agreeing a two-year […]

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‘Sturridge won’t be fit for England’

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Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge won’t be fit to play in England’s Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia next week, according to his club manager Brendan Rodgers. He has […]

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Liverpool tables £8m for Nigerian whiz kid

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Liverpool are closing in on a deal to sign highly rated Nigerian and MK Dons midfielder, Dele Alli, with the Anfield side to fork out £8 million for the League […]

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Diego Costa declares himself fit for Spain

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Diego Costa says he does not want to get caught up in a ‘club vs country war’ but has declared himself fit for Spain. Jose Mourinho has stated that Costa […]

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Olympian Phelps ‘arrested for drink driving’

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Michael Phelps competes at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia – 22 August 2014 Phelps retired after winning an unprecedented 22nd Olympic medal in 2012 but has since returned to […]

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I’m humbled by Niger 2015 qualification –Amuneke

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Emmanuel Amuneke, the 1994 African Footballer of the Year, is the trainer of Nigeria’s U-17 side; Golden Eaglets that secured a ticket to the African U-17 Championship Niger 2015 scheduled […]

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Moses tops Best African Epl Award

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Nigeria and Stoke City forward Victor Moses is top of a list of nominees for the English Premier League African Player for September. In a statement by organisers New African […]

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Why I criticise fellow artistes – Charles Novia

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By   4 days ago

Nollywood filmmaker and director, Charles Novia is known for his vicious criticisms of fellow entertainers. In a recent interview with nigeriafilms, the filmmaker stated that he loves it and that […]

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Tonto Dikeh sets Facebook verification record

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By   4 days ago

Barely one week after Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh signed up for a facebook account, the actress has gotten up to over 1 million likes, setting a new record for any […]

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All set for AFRIFF 2014

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By ,   4 days ago

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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Experts make case for playwrights

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By   4 days ago

Literary experts have said playwrights should learn to make plays relevant to contemporary society. Following the first confab of Nigerian playwrights which took place at the Obafemi Owolowo University, OAU, […]

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PMAN plans fund raising show for relief victims

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By   5 days ago

Music has been recognised as a powerful tool to drive across diverse messages to audience. In line with this, the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, PMAN, has unveiled a plan […]

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Between Tiwa Savage and Teebilz: Is the sun beginning to set?

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By   5 days ago

In an era when celebrity marriages crash so fast the couple are hardly able to experience the joy of married life, it does not come as a surprise to many […]

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