Thursday September 18th, 2014

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JONATHAN ACCEPTS PDP’S ADOPTION

For you to have this kind of confidence in me, is a big challenge, extremely big challenge. But I promise, I will not disappoint you.  President Goodluck Jonathan has described […]

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Top B/Haram commander captured, 60 killed in Borno

Defence Headquarters, DHQ has announced the arrest of a top Boko Haram commander by troops after a gun duel with insurgents in Borno State. The military also disclosed that 60 […]

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2015 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION : PDP CANDIDATE EMERGES DEC 7

Guber flagbearers Nov 29 NEC meets today Arrangements have been concluded by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to pick its presidential candidate for the 2015 election on December 7, 2014 […]

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World Bank approves $105m grant for Ebola containment

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By   20 hours ago

The World Bank has approved a US$105 million grant to finance Ebola-containment efforts in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and help families and communities cope with the economic impact of the […]

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Bank of Africa, Orange partner on new mobile financial services

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Orange has agreed partnerships with African banks to expand its mobile money services across the region. The French telecoms group in a press release said it has struck a first […]

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Ports & Terminal Multi-services decries new duty on vehicles

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Management of the Ports & Terminal Multi-services Limited, PTML, Tin Can Island Ports Lagos, has decried the new duty regime on vehicles introduced by the Federal Government under the fiscal […]

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Power: Ondo Lawmakers tasked BEDC

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Ondo State House of Assembly has called on the management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC to restore power in parts of the state that have been kept in darkness […]

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FAAC: Revenue falls as FG, States, LGs share N611.77bn

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Revenue available for distribution among the three tiers of governments declined by N77.171 billion in August, just as the federation recorded N42.818 billion loss in July. As a result of […]

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World hunger falls, 805m still undernourished – UN

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Though the rate of hunger is said to have fallen, about 805 million people, or one in nine, across the world are still chronically undernourished, the United Nations, UN has […]

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Iheanacho to Okorocha: Start preparing your handover note now

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By   18 mins ago

Former Minister of Interior and a governorship aspirant in Imo State, Capt. Emmanuel Iheanacho has advised Governor Rochas Okorocha to begin preparing his handover note ahead of May 29, 2015. […]

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We don’t lose sleep over APC, says Abia PDP

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The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the party does not lose sleep over the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC. PDP publicity secretary in Abia State, […]

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Delta 2015: Ex-militants back Orubebe for governor

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Hundreds of ex-militants in Niger Delta under the aegis of Movement for Orubebe’s Actualisation, MOA, from Patani, Bomadi, Warri North and Warri South-West Local Government Areas of Delta State yesterday […]

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Give way for younger politicians, PDP chieftain advises Chukwumerije

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A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia State, Hon Ugochukwu Uwaeke has urged the senator representing Abia Central, Uche Chukwumerije, to give way for younger politicians. Senator […]

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Taraba Crisis: Umar and his 2015 ambition

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By   21 hours ago

He can be described as a fortuitous politician, whose palm kernel was cracked by benevolent spirits. Barely three weeks after he was sworn in as deputy governor, Governor Danbaba Suntai, […]

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Dep Speaker, Majority Leader absent as House begins adjusted sitting

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As the House of Representatives begins its 10 am sitting yesterday; many of the principal officers were absent, including the Deputy Speaker, Hon Emeka Ihedioha and the Majority Leader, Hon. […]

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Fulham sack manager Felix Magath

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By   6 hours ago

Fulham have announced that Felix Magath has been relieved of his duties with the club languishing at the bottom of the Championship.The German replaced Rene Meulensteen at Craven Cottage in […]

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Varane extends Real Madrid contract until 2020

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By   10 hours ago

Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has signed a new contract that will keep him at the Santiago Bernabeu until 2020. The France international’s previous deal still had three years to run but he […]

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Solskjaer resigns as Cardiff City manager

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By   11 hours ago

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down after less than nine months in charge. The announcement was made after Solskjaer, 41, held talks with chairman Mehmet Dalman. The […]

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Juventus join Pedro hunt

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By   13 hours ago

Juventus have joined the race for Barcelona winger Pedro, putting Liverpool and Arsenal’s pursuit of the 27-year-old into doubt. The Premier League duo were confident of snapping up Pedro in […]

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Barca to rename their training ground after late Vilanova

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By   1 day ago

Barcelona have announced that they will rename their training ground after the late Tito Vilanova, their former coach who sadly died earlier this year aged just 45. Vilanova’s death brought […]

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Gervinho extends contract until 2018

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By   2 days ago

Roma forward Gervinho has extended his contract with the Serie A club by a year, tying him to the Stadio Olimpico until 2018. Roma said Monday the Ivory Coast international’s […]

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NNL debunks match-fixing allegation

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By   19 hours ago

The Nigeria National League, NNL, has condemned the media campaign of the management of TEAPS Football Club where it made unsubstantiated allegation of inducement of their players by an unnamed […]

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No Nigerian referee for 2014 AWC

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By   19 hours ago

A total of 27 referees from 19 countries have been appointed to officiate at the African Women Championship (AWC) in Namibia but no Nigerian will be on duty when the […]

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NFF electoral system faulty, says Odegbami

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By   20 hours ago

Ex-Nigeria international Segun Odegbami has lamented the sorry state the Nigeria Football Federation has found itself in the past weeks which led to the world football governing body threatening to […]

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Martins scores as Sounders win US Open Cup

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Nigerian striker, Obafemi Martins, continued his good exploits in America on Tuesday night as he led Seattle Sounders to a 3-1 win over Philadelphia Union in the final of the […]

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Three Nigerian youngsters help Chelsea beat Schalke

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Chelsea’s U-19 team won their first UEFA Youth League match when they walloped Schalke 04 4-1 on Wednesday in London. And on the score sheet for the Blues were Izzy […]

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Eaglets return to full training in Calabar

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Nigeria’s Under-17 team, Golden Eaglets, resumed training at their base in Calabar yesterday barely hours after they returned to the country from Libreville where they lost 2-1 to their Gabonese […]

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Plot to steal Black Revrendz’s yet to be released latest single uncovered

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By   2 days ago

The Nigerian music industry was over the weekend jolted by the purported attempt to steal the yet to be released latest single of the Ayangba Girlz crooners, Black Reverendz. It […]

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Tiwa Savage acquires gold plated microphone

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By   5 days ago

Tiwa Savage is surely excited about her new acquisition, a brand new 24-carat gold plated microphone. The golden piece, a sapphire microphone was delivered to her by Tonto Dike’s designer […]

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Miracle Huan Uhembe: Celebrating an investment in the beauty and fashion industry

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By   5 days ago

“Don’t give up on whatever brings you happiness and fulfilment. Things will be hard at first but it’s only the determined who laugh last. Maximise the little resources you have […]

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Ogene, Ekwe, Oja and traditional folk music

By   5 days ago

Before the advent of contemporary musical instruments such as the Piano, Guitar, Saxophone Nigerians used indigenous musical instruments such as the Ogene, Ekwe, Oja, Igba, Udu, Kora, Talking Drum and […]

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AFRIFF to sponsor 10 students to American university

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As part of its developmental agenda for the film sector in Nigeria, the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, has concluded plans to take 10 Nigerian students to the United States […]

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BON to hold lecture on piracy

By   5 days ago

Management of the Best of Nollywood, BON, has engaged the presence of the Director General of the Nigeria Copyright Commission, Afam Ezekude, for a keynote address with theme, “Piracy: Reality […]

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