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CRACKS AS 7 GOVS SHUN APC MEETING

Okorocha, 7 others insist on presidential primaries  To meet Jonathan on states’ finances     Indications that there are cracks in the All Progressives Congress, APC Governors’ Forum emerged yesterday […]

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Insecurity: Police begin audit of armouries

A nationwide audit of police armouries has been initiated by the Force Headquarters. The directive for the exercise to be conducted with immediate effect was given yesterday by the Inspector-General […]

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Jonathan may not appoint new ministers

Those lobbying for ministerial positions following Monday’s resignation of seven ministers to pursue their governorship ambition may not realise such dreams under the present tenure of President Goodluck Jonathan as […]

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Naira firms against dollar as investors eye Nigeria assets

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By   23 hours ago

NAIRA firmed against the U.S. dollar as financial markets got a breather following weeks of sell-offs and two oil companies sold the greenback to some lenders, dealers said. The unit […]

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Removal of import duty promotes airline operations – Caverton boss

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By ,   23 hours ago

The Director of Strategy and Planning of Caverton Helicopters, Mr. Kingsley Uwagbale has said that removal of import duty on aircraft spare parts by the federal government in 2012 has […]

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FirstBank, MoneyGram partner on remittance service

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By ,   23 hours ago

FIRST Bank of Nigeria Limited, (First Bank) and MoneyGram International have announced the launch of outbound remittance service in Nigeria. In a statement, the lender said since money transfers began […]

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Stocks market maintain gain as YTD stands at -6.18%

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By ,   23 hours ago

TRADING activities on the floor of the Nigerian Stock closed on a positive note yesterday, as NSE ASI appreciated by +0.29% to close at 38,776.67 basis points, compared with the […]

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NSE defers new listing rule date

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By ,   23 hours ago

THE Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE said it has deferred the effective date of a portion of the amendment to its listings rules. “Notice is hereby given that, the effective date […]

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IATA projects 7.3bn passengers by 2034

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By ,   24 hours ago

Τhe International Air Transport Association, IATA has projected that passenger numbers are expected to reach 7.3 billion by 2034. IATA while releasing the first 20-year passenger growth forecast noted that […]

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Peter Obi was not the face of APGA –Umeh

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By   1 day ago

Since the defection of ex-Gov Peter Obi of Anambra state from APGA to the PDP, things have never remained the same with the former governor’s former allies in APGA. In […]

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A’Ibom guber: Exodus hits Akpabio’s cabinet

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By ,   1 day ago

Four members of Akwa Ibom State Executive Council (EXCO) have tendered their resignation letters in compliance with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deadline to further their political ambition in 2015. Those […]

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There is no zoning in Imo –Senator Ararume

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By   1 day ago

One of the frontline aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the governorship of Imo state in 2015, Senator Ifeanyi Ararume has refuted the clamour by […]

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Chime, Ekweremadu set to clash over senatorial ticket

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By ,   1 day ago

The Enugu state governor, Mr Sullivan Chime and the deputy senate president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu are set for an epic battle over who emerges as the Enugu West Senatorial candidate […]

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Osun, Ekiti guber elections eye opener for Nigeria –Buhari

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By ,   1 day ago

Former Head of State, Major-General Mohammad Buhari (rtd) has said that the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states should be an eye opener for Nigerians as 2015 general elections […]

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APC’s 16 years in Lagos, a waste – PDP aspirant

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By ,   1 day ago

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship aspirant in Lagos, Mr. Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi has described the 16 years of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the state as sore experience […]

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Man City earmarks Ozil as Toure’s replacement

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By   11 hours ago

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has reportedly ordered the club to sign Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil in January – as the club plan for life without Yaya Toure. City have been […]

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Weather responsible for draw against CSKA – Pellegrini

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By   11 hours ago

Manuel Pellegrini last night admitted there could be no excuses for his Manchester City side after they sacrificed two points to leave their Champions League campaign in the balance – […]

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Chelsea facing strikers crisis

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By   11 hours ago

Jose Mourinho has been struck by a striker crisis ahead of the Chelsea’s Premier League trip to Manchester United on Sunday, but he insists that he is not worried. Already […]

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Reus wants Real Madrid move

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By   1 day ago

Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus has decided that Real Madrid would be the ideal destination for him when he leaves the club, though Manchester United and Bayern Munich also want […]

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Man Utd planning shock £20m bid for Pique

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By   2 days ago

MANCHESTER UNITED are plotting a shock £20m bid for former star Gerard Pique. United boss Louis Van Gaal is still desperate to sign defensive re-enforcements and has put Barcelona’s Pique […]

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Real Madrid eyes Alaba

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By   2 days ago

Real Madrid are keen to sign Bayern Munich star David Alaba to replace Fabio Coentrao and Marcelo at left-back. The young Austrian is rated among the best young wing-backs in […]

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praises IK Uche

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By   16 mins ago

New interim Super Eagles Manager Amodu Shaibu has lauded the performance of Villarreal Striker Ikechukwu Uche who only recently reached a milestone of 100 goals in Spain. Amodu submitted that […]

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Pistorius unlikely to compete again after jail term

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By   33 mins ago

Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete in Paralympic events again, according to the psychiatrist who assessed him during his trial for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. South African […]

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CAF slams Platini for AFCON comments

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By   36 mins ago

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has slammed UEFA president Michel Platini for giving his opinion on whether the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, should be called off over Ebola […]

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World No.4 crushes Serena 6-0, 6-2 in Singapore

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By   41 mins ago

Defending champion Serena Williams was thrashed 6-0 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in Singapore. The 18-time Grand Slam champion was remarkably off her game against the world […]

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Chelsea debut excites Nigerian starlet Solanke

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By   45 mins ago

Nigeria-born teenager Dominic Solanke was delighted to make his first-team debut for Chelsea at a bigger stage when he was thrown into the fray against Maribor in the Champions League. […]

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Why my feud with Maigari persisted – Danagogo

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By   24 hours ago

Minister of Sports and Chairman National Sports Commission Dr Tammy Danagogo has disclosed why he fought former President of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Aminu Maigari’s board was due to numerous […]

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PMAN northern chapter seeks peace, unity amongst members

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By   1 day ago

… 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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By ,   1 day ago

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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Mo Abudu, Chioma Udeh reconcile

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By ,   1 day ago

The duo of TV personality and owner of Ebony Life TV, Mo Abudu, and Chioma Udeh, boss of African International Film Festival, AFRIFF, appear to have mended fences of discord […]

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Lilian evicted despite public bum massage, nude bath session pics

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By   1 day ago

Lilian from Nigeria and Esther from Uganda have been evicted from the Big Brother Hotshots. The very funny and smart Esther from Uganda who promised to be one of the […]

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Introducing fashion for school initiative in Pakistan

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A Pakistan-born designer Saba Gul, has come up with a rather unique idea to help Pakistani women who lost out on the opportunity to go to school, to get some […]

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Organisers unveil nominees for Nigeria Goodwill Ambassador Awards

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…featuring Mama Africa, Winnie Mandela   Organisers of Nigeria Goodwill Ambassador Awards, NGAA have announced the nominees for this year’s award billed for November 1st at the Sheraton Hotel in […]

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