Saturday November 1st, 2014

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Burkina Faso: Army Chief takes over as Campaore resigns, flees

Burkina Faso’s army Chief, Navere Honore Traore yesterday took over power as head of state after President Blaise Compaore announced his resignation and fled the state capital. “In line with […]

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30 killed in Gombe triple blasts, 35 others injured

No fewer than 30 persons were confirmed dead and about 35 others injured in the explosion that rocked Gombe State Transport Service (Gombe Line) at about 9:40am yesterday. The incident […]

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TAMBUWAL: EXIT OF AN ENEMY WITHIN

The formal defection of the Speaker of the House of Representatives from the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, did not come to Nigerians […]

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FG targets 600, 000 MT of cocoa by 2016

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Determined to restore the glory of cocoa in Nigeria, the federal government has reiterated its commitment to increase the national cocoa output to 600, 000metric tonnes, MT following the introduction […]

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Nigeria exports $10bn raw cocoa annually – FG

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Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga has disclosed that the total value of exporting raw cocoa from Nigeria is approximately $10 billion a year, reiterating the commitment […]

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NEPZA urges policies to boost cocoa production

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Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority, NEPZA, Mr Olugbega Kuye has called for appropriate policies and interventions, including special fund to boost cocoa production in Nigeria. Kuye made the […]

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African conference on infrastructure holds in Nigeria Nov 13

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A public policy conference on “Infrastructure Development in Africa for Effective Regional Economic Growth” comes up on November 13 in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, a consultant, Mr Tochukwu Nwachukwu has […]

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40,000MT of frozen fish coming – NPA

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Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA has said that about 40, 000 metric tonnes of frozen fish are scheduled to arrive in Nigeria from among 55 ships expected to berth in Lagos […]

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Contributory pension fund hits N4.5trn

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THE National Pension Commission (PenCom) yesterday said contributory pension fund has hits N4.5 trillion. The Director General, Chinelo Anohu-Amazu made this known yesterday in Lagos during the conference on pension […]

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Vindicating President Jonathan

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History can only be fair to President Goodluck Jonathan if today’s public affairs commentators, analysts, writers and journalists in Nigeria set aside their political and religious leanings, and contextualise his […]

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INEC to distribute 4.8m permanent voter cards in Lagos

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said that it was set to distribute 4.8 million Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, in Lagos State. The third phase of the distribution of the […]

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Jonathan picks PDP nomination form

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President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday picked the nomination form at the PDP Headquarters, Wadata House, in Abuja, to run for a second term under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The […]

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PDP denies Balewa, Abiola’s widow presidential nomination form

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The quest by Dr. Abdul Jelili Tafawa Balewa, the son of first republic Prime Minister and one of the wives of late MKO Abiola, Akasoba Duke-Abiola to contest for the […]

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Consensus: PDP guber aspirants pledge to abide by party’s decision

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Several governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have pledged to abide by the decisions reached by leaders and stakeholders of the party on the issue of zoning and […]

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Nasarawa Deputy Gov, Dara, others join guber race

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Ahead of the primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, more aspirants yesterday continued to throng the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, national secretariat, to pick its nomination and expression of […]

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Arsenal keen on Lichtsteiner

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By   2 days ago

Arsenal have launched a bid to bring Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner to north London, according to reports in Italy. Arsene Wenger is keen to move for the Swiss international in […]

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Reus closer to £32m Liverpool transfer

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Liverpool have a clear path to sign Marco Reus after Borussia Dortmund ended their attempt at trying to tie the winger down to a new contract. Reus had rejected the […]

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Man City join chase for Khedira

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Manchester City have reportedly joined Premier League rivals Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United in the race to sign Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira. The 2014 World Cup winner has long […]

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Sturridge eyes Balotelli partnership

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Daniel Sturridge claims Liverpool team-mate Mario Balotelli is ‘misunderstood’ and admits he can’t wait to strike up a partnership with the Italian. The former AC Milan forward has struggled to […]

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Bale to cost Man Utd £90m

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By   3 days ago

The Red Devils have been repeatedly linked with a move for the Welshman in recent weeks, and several reports have suggested they are preparing to make a bid for the […]

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Arsenal given green light to sign Hummels

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ARSENAL have received a massive boost in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund star Mats Hummels. The German international’s future at the Westfalenstadion has been the subject of intense speculation in […]

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OKAGBARE: Nigeria’s outstanding athlete in 2014

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Poised for 2015, Rio 2016 The Beijing 2008 bronze medalist deservedly takes the top spot as the reigning Nigerian and Commonwealth 100m & 200m Champion, and African 100m Champion as […]

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Onazi helps Lazio to away draw

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Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi started his second game for Lazio on Thursday away to Verona and played for 59 minutes before being substituted by Alvaro Gonzalez as the Biancocelesti […]

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Ike Uche returns to Eagles

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Nigeria have recalled Spain-based striker Ikechukwu Uche more than two years after he was over looked by Coach Stephen Keshi. A national debate has raged on over the Villarreal striker’s […]

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Dolphins to boycott Enyimba tie

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Dolphins’ players have vowed not to honour Sunday’s Glo Premier League match day 37 clash against Enyimba at the Liberation Stadium, Port Harcourt. The players’ decision is built around the […]

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As FIFA deadline expires today: Giwa set to bow out?

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As the clock ticks fast to today’s deadline for Nigeria to overturn a recent court ruling in Jos that voided the elections into the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football […]

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AFN boss urges Zonal Reps to emulate Adulkareem

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President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Solomon Ogba has urged stakeholders in the sports sector, especially zonal representatives and other board members to emulate the North Central Zone […]

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10 moments of Kim Kardashian as she celebrates 34th birthday

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“Good morning #BdaySurpriseGettaway,” Kim Kardashian shared on her Instagram page on Wednesday, October 22, along with a gorgeous view from her hotel of palm trees and the ocean. Kim and […]

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‘Nigerian men don’t give up while ‘toasting’

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May7en was born on May 7; her father played football in jersey number 7. He (father) was nicknamed during his playing days as Mathematical 7.  He also has 7 children. All […]

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Sammy Okposo gets SABC awards nomination

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Multitalented gospel artiste, Globacom ambassador and Nigeria’s biggest gospel music export, Sammie Okposo has been nominated in this year’s Best of Africa category at the biggest South-Africa gospel music awards, […]

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John Cena vs. Randy Orton HIAC winner to receive title match vs Brock Lesnar

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When decade-long rivals John Cena and Randy Orton step into the Hell in a Cell at tomorrow’s pay-per-view, one will emerge as the No. 1 contender for Brock Lesnar’s WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Triple H […]

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PMAN northern chapter seeks peace, unity amongst members

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… raises funds for displaced persons   Despite efforts being made by the administration of the Abuja chapter of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, PMAN, some members of the […]

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eLDee not going back on music boycott

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Artiste and label boss, eLDee, has said there is no going back in his decision to exit the music stage after 16 active years as a performing artiste. The 37-year […]

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