Tuesday March 3rd, 2015

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FG offers outstanding NYSC members automatic jobs, scholarships

President Goodluck Jonathan has given automatic employment and scholarships to award-winning corps members in Batches 2012, 2013 and 2014. The award winners, who are yet to be employed, are expected […]

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Why fuel scarcity persists – Independent Marketers

Independent Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, have attributed the current fuel scarcity to the refusal of tank farm operators to sell petrol to them at the official rate. According to […]

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APC’S INSISTENCE ON JEGA, SUSPICIOUS – YAKASSAI

He should go on terminal leave, says Ezeife   Elder statesman and Chairman of the Northern Elders’ Council, NEC, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, has expressed concern over the All Progressives Congress, […]

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PVCs distribution: Why Jang dragged INEC to court

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By ,   13 hours ago

As the controversy surrounding the collection of the Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs continue across the country, Plateau state according to the latest statistics released by the Independent National Electoral Commission, […]

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Buhari’s Chatham House speech of contradictions,

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By   13 hours ago

Content analysis of General Muhammadu Buhari’s speech at Chatham House London last week is replete with too many baffling contradictions. Though he said that when he is speaking about Nigeria […]

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Olejeme confident of Jonathan’s re-election

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By   13 hours ago

Deputy Chairman, Finance Committee of the Presidential Campaign Organization, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme said she was confident People’s Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Candidate, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan would be returned to power […]

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2015-Group threatens to stop Jega’s removal

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By ,   13 hours ago

A group known as Osun Progressive Left, has warned against the postponement of the March and April elections, threatening that any attempt to remove the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s […]

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Jonathan to Arewa: I will implement confab report soon

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President Goodluck Jonathan heaved a sigh of relieve in Asaba, Delta State over the weekend as the Arewa Initiative for Co-Existence in Southern Nigeria unanimously adopted him for re-election. The […]

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APC commends for Oron’s support for the party

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom has lauded the support and endorsement given to the party by the foremost socio-political group in Oron ethnic nationality, the Oro Think […]

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2,586 BDCs meet new minimum capital requirement – CBN

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By ,   13 hours ago

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has said 2,586 Bureaux De Change, BDCs operators have met its new minimum capital requirement of N35 million. In an updated list posted on the […]

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Manufacturing purchasing managers’ index falls to 56.2

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By ,   13 hours ago

THE investment banking unit of FBN Holdings on Monday put its manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, PMI for Nigeria at 56.2 in February 2015, a marginal drop from 56.4 posted in […]

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SEC suspends rule 42 on audit c’ttee membership

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By ,   13 hours ago

Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Nigeria, said on Monday it has approved the suspension of Rule 42 (5) (e) of the Consolidated Rules and Regulations of the Commission for 90 […]

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Stanbic, CSL, Rencap account for 42% total market value

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By ,   13 hours ago

STANBIC IBTC Stockbrokers Ltd, CSL Stockbrokers Ltd and Rencap Securities Nigeria Ltd emerged the top three (3) stockbroking firms responsible for 41.84 percent out of 72.51 percent of the total […]

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Naira gains on dollar sales by oil firms, closes at 199.7/$

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By   13 hours ago

NAIRA firmed 1.13 percent against the dollar on the interbank market in thin trade on Monday, supported by dollar flows from two energy companies, traders said. The naira closed at […]

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Abuja car dealers complain of low patronage

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Car dealers in the FCT on Monday in Abuja expressed concern that the current economic situation in the country was hitting hard on their businesses. Managing Director of Andy Motors […]

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Beckham could join Man Utd

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By   27 mins ago

BROOKLYN BECKHAM could be set to follow in his father’s footsteps and play for Manchester United. Beckham, who is the son of former England international David, is currently playing for […]

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Icardi not for sale – Inter

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By   1 hour ago

INTER MILAN have reiterated their desire to keep Mauro Icardi at the San Siro. Icardi, 22, has been in stunning form for Roberto Mancini’s side this season, scoring 14 goals […]

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I need to feed myself with titles – Mourinho

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By   1 day ago

Jose Mourinho is determined to chase more trophies after victory in the Capital One Cup on Sunday, the first of his second spell with Chelsea. A John Terry strike and […]

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De Bruyne wants EPL return

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By   5 days ago

KEVIN DE BRUYNE claims he will one day leave Wolfsburg for a ‘big European club’ amid interest from Manchester United. The Red Devils have been keeping tabs on the Belgium […]

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Football: England plan to edge Nigeria on Jordon Ibe

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By   5 days ago

England are set to fast-track Liverpool starlet Jordon Ibe in to the senior set-up to keep him from Nigeria’s clutches. The 19-year-old has burst onto scene in recent weeks following […]

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Chelsea warn fans against anti-Semitic language

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By   5 days ago

Chelsea have warned their own supporters ahead of the Capital One Cup final against Tottenham that they will ban anyone using anti-Semitic language and support criminal action against them. Investigations […]

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Jordan Ibe out for a month with knee injury

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By   13 hours ago

Jordon Ibe has suffered the first setback of his fledgling career with a knee injury that will keep him out for four weeks. The 19-year-old was a surprise absentee from […]

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Niger 2015: Fourth-placed Eaglets hit Abuja from Niamey

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By   13 hours ago

Fourth-placed finishers, the Golden Eaglets have landed in the country following the conclusion of the 11th African U-17 Championship in Niger Republic. Literally clutching a ticket to represent Nigeria at […]

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‘Pillars were perfect against Al-Malakia’

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By   13 hours ago

Former chairman of Kano Pillars Abba Yola has described as ‘perfect’ the Kano outfit’s 3-0 victory over Al-Malakia in the second leg of the preliminary round of the 2015 Caf […]

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Raheem Lawal’s poor disciplinary record continues

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By   13 hours ago

Eskisehirspor midfielder Raheem Lawal was sent off for the first time since he made his Super Lig debut, taking the walk of shame in his team’s 3 – 0 loss […]

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Pacquiao arrives in Los Angeles for training camp

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By   14 hours ago

Manny Pacquiao arrived in Los Angeles to be met with the accusation that he has ‘losing in his mind’ ahead of his £160million clash with Floyd Mayweather Jnr. Pacquiao completed […]

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Howard Webb called to come out of retirement

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By   14 hours ago

Former referee Keith Hackett has called on Howard Webb to come out of retirement in a bid to improve the standard of officiating. Webb, widely considered one of England’s best […]

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Theatre artist urges Nigerians to showcase cultural values

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Founder of Omooba Yemisi Art Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, NGO, Mr. Yemisi Shyllon, has urged Nigerians to showcase their cultural values in any part of the world. Shyllon said that […]

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Actor, Funsho Adeolu to bury dad March

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Popular Nollywod actor, Funsho Adeolu and the entire family of Adeolu of Okitipupa, Ondo State-Nigeria have announced March 11 and 12, 2015 for the final burial ceremony of their late […]

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Complete list of Oscar winners

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By   1 week ago

Here is the complete list of winners at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday: Best picture: “Birdman” Best director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, “Birdman” Best actor: Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of […]

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Stakeholders task movie directors on professionalism

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Stakeholders in the entertainment industry have challenged movie directors to add professionalism and excellence in the production of movies in the country. Dr. Isaiah Ilo, lecturer of Theatre Arts, University […]

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Femi Kuti urges Nigerian leaders to shun corruption

By   1 week ago

Femi Kuti, a musician and son of legendary Afro beat musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has urged leaders in the country to shun corruption and implement programmes that would develop the country. […]

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Abuja artistes get entwined in dance-drama

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Lovers of the theatre got entwined into a dance-drama show which took place in Abuja recently. It is no wonder that this genre of entertainment has been off the scene […]

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