Saturday August 23rd, 2014

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Insecurity: Customs intercept arms concealed in bags of rice

Ogun State command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, said it has intercepted a cache of 1, 480 cartridges of live ammunition concealed in 15 bags of imported rice during a […]

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N22bn fraud: Probe of Edo govt officials begins

The Economic and Financial crimes commission, EFCC has officially commence the probe against some officials of Edo state government particularly the ministry of Local Government Affairs over allegations of fraud, […]

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Mimiko dumps LP for PDP

After months of speculation, the Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko yesterday formally declared his intention to join the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. With the development, Mimiko has dumped […]

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Chidoka bags National Productivity Award

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By   8 hours ago

Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka has bagged the prestigious National Productivity Order of Merit, NPOM Award which was conferred on him by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. The President who […]

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Abuja traders protest multiple taxes

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By   14 hours ago

Worried by the imposition of multiple taxes on them by Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, many traders and members of the Civil Society Legislative and Advocacy Centre, CISLAC staged a […]

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Brent crude falls toward 14-month low below $102

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By   14 hours ago

Brent crude oil fell below $102 a barrel on Thursday, near a 14-month low, on plentiful fuel supplies and as Chinese economic data pointed to slowing demand, although prices steadied […]

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Brand S/Africa identifies Nigeria as key market for Africa prog

By   14 hours ago

As the relationship between South Africa and Nigeria continue to grow, Brand South Africa, the agency responsible for creating positive and compelling brand image for the country has identified Nigeria […]

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FG lauds Globacom’s support for NURTW insurance scheme

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By   14 hours ago

Federal government has commended one of the country’s leading mobile telecommunication firms, Globacom for powering the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW insurance scheme. Minister of Labour and Productivity, […]

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FG to empower 1.8m through schools’ agric prog

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By   14 hours ago

Federal Government has disclosed its resolve to impact a total of 1,776,000 household members through the presidential initiative on schools agriculture programme. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Schools […]

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Can PDP take a chance on Ribadu?

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By   7 hours ago

The ripples from the defection of former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu from the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, to the ruling Peoples […]

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Nobody can impose a governor on Adamawa people – Gulak

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By   8 hours ago

The race for the governorship ticket of the two major political parties for the Adamawa State election, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the All Progressives Congress, APC is getting […]

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NFF election must hold August 26 – Sports minister

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By   9 hours ago

As the Nigeria Football Federation Electoral Committee forges ahead with its preparation for elections into the Executive Committee slated for August 26 in Abuja, the Minister of Sports, Tammy Danagogo, […]

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2015: “We must neutralise plot to stop President’s re-election” – Group

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By   10 hours ago

Ahead of the October national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, a group under the aegis of Men and Women of Action Campaign Team, MWACT, said they will neutralise the […]

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2015: Southern Kaduna PDP elders reject automatic tickets

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By   12 hours ago

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Elders Forum in Southern Kaduna Senatorial Zone of Kaduna State has rejected automatic tickets for elected office holders in the area. Addressing a press conference in […]

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Permanent voter’s card: Intersociety lauds INEC over PVC

By   13 hours ago

Leadership of the International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, Intersociety, has applauded the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over what it described as “remarkable improvement” in […]

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Eto’o undergoes medical ahead of Liverpool switch

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By   23 hours ago

Samuel Eto’o has opted to join Liverpool and is undergoing a medical on Friday ahead of signing a one-year deal, Goal understands.Everton’s late interest in the 33-year-old had threatened to derail Liverpool’s move, with Roberto […]

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Arsenal & Tottenham set to battle for Welbeck

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By   1 day ago

Arsenal and Tottenham are both lining up bids for Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck. The English frontman has been told he can leave Old Trafford and the north London rivals […]

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Arsenal eye Cavani-Giroud swap

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By   1 day ago

Arsenal are hoping to tempt Paris Saint-Germain into selling Edinson Cavani by offering £32 million plus Olivier Giroud for the Uruguay striker. Arsene Wenger is eager to recruit the forward […]

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Madrid reject Barca’s Di Maria approach

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By   1 day ago

Barcelona have made a shock attempt to sign Real Madrid’s wantaway attacker Angel Di Maria. The Catalans were considering an official £48m bid but initial, tentative talks were rejected out […]

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West Brom confirm Samaras signing

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By   1 day ago

West Brom have confirmed the signing of striker Georgios Samaras on a two-year deal.The Greece international has joined on a free transfer and is the club’s ninth signing under new head coach Alan […]

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Liverpool agree £16m fee for Mario Balotelli

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By   2 days ago

Liverpool have agreed a £16m fee with AC Milan to sign former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli. Reds boss Brendan Rodgers wants the Italy international, 24, to strengthen his attack […]

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7 countries in hot chase for Keshi

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By   8 hours ago

Erstwhile Super Eagle’s Coach, Stephen Keshi has made a sensational claim that he is out of job not because he is out of demand but for his decision to wait […]

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Canada 2014 final: Falconets on revenge mission

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By   8 hours ago

Nigeria’s U20 women national team, the Falconets said Sunday’s FIFA world cup final in Montreal, Canada is a revenge mission as they engage Germany in a repeat of 2010 world […]

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NFF election must hold August 26 – Sports minister

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By   9 hours ago

As the Nigeria Football Federation Electoral Committee forges ahead with its preparation for elections into the Executive Committee slated for August 26 in Abuja, the Minister of Sports, Tammy Danagogo, […]

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CAF Champions League: Troussier’s magic touches down in Tunisia

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By   12 hours ago

When Philippe Troussier was appointed South Africa coach in 1998, one of the first things he did was visit the former wife of South African anti-Apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. During […]

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Daniel Bryan may be out till 2015

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By   14 hours ago

Three months after being injured by the Big Red Machine, Kane, former WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Daniel Bryan is yet to return to the squared circle, but the injuries continue […]

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Oshoala excels, sets up Nigeria-Germany final

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By   2 days ago

The basic facts are these: Nigeria will play Germany in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 final after beating Korea DPR and France respectively.  However, those bare outcomes […]

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Ebola: New goldmine for Nigerian pastors

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By   9 hours ago

Are you a pastor? Do you want to increase your congregation? Does your church have a project that must be executed urgently? Then, just organise a revival, or special deliverance […]

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American singers, Ja Rule, Ashanti storm Warri Oct. 1

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By   10 hours ago

American rap star, Ja Rule, and R&B singer Ashanti, would thrill their Nigerian fans as part of an event to mark this year’s Independence celebration. The show, tagged: ‘Warri Again: […]

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Film corporation to promote movies on national unity

By   11 hours ago

In continuation of efforts of preaching peace through entertainment, the Nigerian Film Corporation, NFC, has said it would continue to promote movies for the advancement of national unity, social co-existence, […]

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Stop comparing me with others – Cossy Orijakor

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By   13 hours ago

Cossy Orijakor has expressed her detest of a recent online show off that indicates ladies showing off their b**bs as competing with her. The actress feels this is disrespectful to […]

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Uduaghan applauds movies’ image role in Nigeria

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By   14 hours ago

All is now set for the establishment of a world class film village in Warri, the Delta State capital, with the state government providing the land. The project, according to […]

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Project Fame 7 to hit screen soon

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By   2 days ago

Popularly referred to as the show that shuttled many artistes to stardom, fans of Nigeria’s top reality music show, MTN Project Fame, West Africa are waiting with bated breath for […]

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