Thursday December 18th, 2014

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BUHARI HAS NOTHING NEW TO OFFER – KUKAH

Nigeria will be better under me, says Buhari   Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that  the All Progressives Congress, APC presidential candidate, Gen. […]

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54 soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny

Military court martial sitting in Abuja has sentenced 54 soldiers to death for mutiny. The soldiers were found guilty on a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy to commit mutiny. The […]

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Osibanjo: How Tinubu caged BuhariGovs shun his presentation

Govs shun his presentation     Contrary to claims in certain quarters that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, would present his own running mate, […]

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LP Gas to generate $10bn for Nigeria – Minister

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Minister of National Planning, Dr. Abubakar Sulaiman has said that Nigeria would generate about US$ 10.38billion by 2018 if 50 per cent of the current kerosene users in the country […]

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Fitch lowers Nigeria’s growth to 5.2% in 2015 as oil slides

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WORLD ratings Agency, Fitch Ratings Ltd has said growth will slow in Nigeria, Angola and Gabon in 2015 because of sliding oil prices and tighter policy, the company affirmed in […]

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Skye Bank, MoneyGram launch outbound money transfer service

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SKYE Bank Plc says it has collaborated with MoneyGram to launch outbound funds remittance service in Nigeria. According to a statement by the lender, the partnership is significant to both […]

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Naira weakens to record low as stocks plunge on oil

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THE naira fell to a record low as oil held near $60 a barrel and traders rushed to buy dollars before the central bank’s final foreign-exchange auction of 2014. The […]

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Ebola: UN urges improvement in food production in W/Africa

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United Nations, UN has affirmed that unless access to food is drastically improved and measures are put in place to safeguard crop and livestock production in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra […]

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Customs reinstates First Bank as duty collecting bank

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Nigeria Customs Service, NCS has reinstated the First Bank of Nigeria Plc as its duty collecting bank following a detailed debt recovery plan by the service. Comptroller-General of Customs, Alhaji […]

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2015: Controversy over Ogola’s educational qualification

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A group, Bayelsa West Senatorial Peoples Assembly, has raised posers on the educational qualifications of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senatorial candidate for Bayelsa West Senatorial District, Ogola Foster.  The […]

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Udensi, a disaster waiting to happen in Abia- Orji’s aide

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Chief Press Secretary to Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State, Mr. Charles Ajunwa has described the Progressive Peoples Alliance, PPA gubernatorial candidate in Abia State, Chikwe Udensi as a disaster […]

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Stop parading yourself as PDP candidate – Group tells Isiaka

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A group within the Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dimeji Bankole Movement has warned Gboyega Nasir Isiaka to stop parading himself as the candidate of the party. The group […]

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APC’s herculean task from Ogun primaries

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Okechukwu Jombo writes that APC is having a herculean task steaming Ogun east senatorial zone crisis that arose out of the primaries   The All progressive congress APC in ogun […]

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Jega says insecurity, inadequate funding are threats to 2015 polls

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Prof. Attahiru Jega, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, has identified insecurity and inadequate funding as the challenges facing the conduct of 2015 general elections in the country. […]

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Sambo gains more Northern support

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The retention of Vice- President Mohammed Namadi Sambo on the 2015 Peoples Democratic Party ticket by President Goodluck Jonathan has been described as a sure means of winning the north. […]

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LVG, Van Persie, Robben scoop dutch awards

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Louis van Gaal has been named coach of the year in Holland after leading his country to the semi-finals of last summer’s World Cup in Brazil. The Manchester United boss, […]

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Real Madrid prepared to break record for De Gea

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MANCHESTER UNITED are bracing themselves for a lucrative bid for their coveted goalkeeper David de Gea. According to Spanish reports, Carlo Ancelotti remains unconvinced with his limited goalkeeping options, and […]

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Hammers still planning to sack Big Sam

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WEST HAM are still planning to part with Sam Allardyce at the end of the season. The Upton Park board remain unmoved despite high-flying West Ham’s brilliant start to the […]

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Moyes set to move for Januzaj in January

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DAVID MOYES is plotting an audacious loan bid to sign Adnan Januzaj on loan from former club Manchester United after confirming he is set to be active in the January […]

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Thierry Henry announces retirement from football

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Former World Cup winner and Arsenal’s record goal-scorer Thierry Henry announced his retirement from professional football on Tuesday, bringing to an end a hugely successful 20-year career. The 37-year-old Frenchman […]

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Ronaldo buys £6,500 watch for teammates

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Christmas has come early for Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid team-mates, after the forward thanked them all with Bulgari watches worth £6,500. World Player of the Year Ronaldo has enjoyed a […]

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Amodu blasts: Go Keshi, go!

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Former Super Eagles handler Shuaibu Amodu has beckoned on Stephen Keshi to officially resign his position as the team’s Head Coach. Amodu who was recently appointed as Technical Director by […]

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2015 Confed Cup: Warri Wolves FC send 23 names to CAF

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Warri Wolves Football Club have sent 23 names to CAF for registration towards the forthcoming CAF Confederation Cup assignment while 12 others have been asked to look elsewhere to ply […]

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Wimbledon speaks on TV sharing deal

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Wimbledon moved swiftly on Tuesday morning to play down suggestions that some early-round matches are soon to be restricted to pay-per-view television channels. According to The Times, senior BBC executives […]

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More Pros join Dream Team train

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As battle for shirt heightens   The number of foreign-based players invited to the camp of the national men’s U-23 football team, Dream Team VI increased from two to seven […]

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Thierry Henry! He powered Arsenal, Barca and France to glory with his unique blend of pace, skill and ferocious finishing…

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Thierry Henry announced his retirement with the same grace as he has conducted his entire career on and off the pitch. The 37-year-old, who played his last game of football […]

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Glo/CAF Awards: Lawal tips Yaya Toure to beat Enyeama

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Former Nigeria  international, Garba Lawal has said Cote d’Ivoire and Manchester City player, Yaya Toure is worthy to be named 2014 African Footballer of the year. Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure […]

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Agbani Darego dazzles at Miss World 2014

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Agbani Darego dazzled at the Miss World 2014 in London held recently. Dressed by Nigerian designer, Meena, Agbani, who was one of the judges at the event, looked gorgeous in […]

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Reunion: Davido , Wizkid hang out at Lagos club

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The long-awaited re-union between warring Pop stars, Davido and Wizkid is gradually coming to an end as the duo spent a night together at a Lagos Club. On Saturday December […]

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Becca features Sakodie on New single, Tell Me

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Referred to as one of Africa’s best female vocalists, Ghana’s Becca has released a new single titled, Tell Me featuring award-winning singer, Sakodie. The track will serve as the lead […]

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‘Eminem inspired me to do music’

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Nigerian rapper and entertainer, Eva Alordiah has professed her love for rapper Eminem on One2watch a brand new segment on MTV Base. OfficialNaijaTopTen During an interview, the 26-year-old rapper revealed […]

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Pomp, fanfare as PMAN hosts live band competition

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December 11th was indeed a day to reckon with in the entertainment industry in Abuja as for the first time in the history of music entertainment, the Performing Musicians Employers […]

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MUAFA set to transform Nigerian music industry

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…as Obaf heads to SA for musical show   Nigeria’s renowned guitarist, Obafemi Agboola is set to hit South Africa with a special show tagged, ‘A Night with Obaf’ due […]

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