Sunday January 25th, 2015

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FG approves N26bn for 2015 dry season farming

Federal government yesterday approved N26 billion for the 2015 dry season farming with a view to further boosting food production, creating jobs and wealth for the people of the country. President […]

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Lagos posting: I’ll not tolerate lawlessness – AIG Mbu

Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Joseph Mbu said he will not tolerate lawlessness when he resumes duty as AIG in charge of Zone 2, Lagos. The out-going AIG Zone […]

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POSTPONEMENT OF POLLS INEC YET TO DECIDE

Less than four weeks to the February general election, there is widespread uncertainty over the possibility of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, conducting the polls. With more than 30 […]

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BoI, NOTAP seals deal on technology development

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By   1 day ago

BANK OF Industry, BoI, has signed a partnership agreement with the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion, NOTAP, to promote development technology for national development. BoI Managing Director, Mr. […]

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CBN halts Dollar sales to BDCs, Authorised Buyers

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By ,   2 days ago

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has directed that rDAS and interbank funds should no longer be sold to BDCs and Authorised Buyers. This is contained in a circular posted at […]

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FirstBank achieves PCI DSS recertification

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By ,   2 days ago

FIRST Bank has achieved the recertification of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, PCI DSS in 2014, having been one of the first top-tier banks in Nigeria to obtain […]

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Konica Minolta unveils new product in Nigeria

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By   2 days ago

World Leading digital print solutions company, Skysat technology, partners and distributors of Konica Minolta business solutions, has introduced the Konica Minolta Bizhub press C1100 Series into the Nigerian market. The […]

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Heritage Bank MD, bags Unity School alumni award

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By ,   2 days ago

AS part of their contribution towards the infrastructural upliftment of Unity schools and general development of education across the country, the Managing Director of Heritage Bank, Mr. Ifie Sekibo and […]

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Stanbic IBTC Stockbroker emerges best dealing member of NSE

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By ,   2 days ago

NIGERIAN Stock Exchange, NSE has named Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers Limited, a member of the Stanbic IBTC Group, as the leading market operator in the Nigerian capital market. The stockbrokerage firm […]

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Between politicians and perjury

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By   1 day ago

the secondary school certificate and alleged perjury by the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari, is becoming a reoccurring decimal on the Nigerian political turf. […]

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Kano APC stakeholders warn Buhari against feud with Kwankwaso

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to learn from history and adopt more democratic posture in his political outings or risk his presidential […]

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Why I didn’t become Delta governor in 2006 – Okowa

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Senator Ifeanyi Okowa appearance in the fishy area of Patani and Bomadi Local Government Areas for his campaign on Wednesday brought alive the political activities, as all roads led to […]

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Why we cleared Buhari – Ogbonnaya Onu

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Chairman of the defunct Presidential Screening Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that the party’s presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari was cleared for primary […]

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2015 Presidency: Akwa Ibom on a one way trajectory?

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By   2 days ago

As this year’s presidential election draws closer, our correspondent in Akwa Ibom, EMEKA SAMUEL writes on the chances of the two leading candidates in the race; General Buhari and President […]

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Ebonyi UPP backs PDP Governorship candidate

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By ,   2 days ago

United Progressives Party, UPP in Ebonyi state declared support for the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Engr. Dave Umahi for the forthcoming February polls. The state chairman […]

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Liverpool sign Asisat Oshoala

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By   2 days ago

New Liverpool signing Asisat Oshoala is “one of the best young players in the world”, says Reds boss Matt Beard. Oshoala won both the Golden Boot and Golden Ball – […]

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Ballon d’Or politicised Ribery quipes

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By   2 days ago

France’s Franck Ribery says only Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi seem capable of winning the Ballon d’Or and has voiced his frustration after Bayern Munich team-mate Manuel Neuer missed out. […]

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Real Madrid maintains world’s richest club record

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By   3 days ago

Real Madrid has matched its 10th triumph as champions of Europe by topping the Deloitte football rich list for a 10th straight year. Manchester United moves up from fourth to […]

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Real Madrid agree Odegaard deal

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By   3 days ago

Real Madrid have reached an agreement to sign 16-year-old Norwegian forward Martin Odegaard from Stromsgodset. Odegaard will be presented to the media at a news conference on Thursday, the club […]

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Man Utd rivals Arsenal in race to sign Paulista

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By   3 days ago

Arsenal face competition from Manchester United to sign Villarreal centre-back Gabriel Paulista. Manager Arsene Wenger is keen to add a defender to his squad this month and has targeted the […]

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Chelsea enters Cuadrado talks

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By   3 days ago

Chelsea have entered into talks with Fiorentina over the purchase of Juan Cuadrado as the Premier League leaders prepare for the possible departure of Mohamed Salah or André Schürrle this month. José […]

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Liverpool grab Oshoala

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By   23 hours ago

African Women Footballer of the year, Asisat Oshoala has signed for Liverpool and the Red boss Matt Beard said she is one of the best young players in the world. […]

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AFCON 2017:Eagles begin qualifiers in June

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After missing out on the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Equatorial Guinea, the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the rest of the continent are billed to resume […]

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As Nigeria awaits CAS verdict on Pinnick… Uneasy calm at Glass House

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By   2 days ago

FIFA writes NFF, wants arbitration panel set up     There is an uneasy calm at the Glass House headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, as  the Court of […]

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Dream Team off to Tunis

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By   2 days ago

Nigeria’s U-23 Team last night left the shores of the country and headed for Tunis, the Tunisia capital ahead of their two-legged friendly matches with their Tunisian counterparts scheduled for […]

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Man United reclaim No.2 status in world’s richest clubs list

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By   2 days ago

They may have suffered their worst season in Premier League history but Manchester United have rocketed into second place in a list of the world’s wealthiest football clubs. Despite a […]

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Jonathan has done very well in sports – Fashanu

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By   2 days ago

Former board member of the Nigeria Football Federation, Ambassador John Fashanu, has hailed President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for his achievement in sports. Addressing news men in Abuja yesterday, Fashanu noted […]

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Lady Gaga gets 7 nominations for fan awards

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Lady Gaga has been nominated for seven awards in the 2015 PopCrush Fan Awards including “Artist of the Year,” “Song of the Year,” and “Album of the Year” for her […]

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Enhancing creative industry in Nigeria

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By   23 hours ago

CREATIVITY brings out the beauty in a nation’s life and extends its tourism potentials. In line with this, the Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to boost the creative industry […]

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Rihanna wins legal battle with UK’s Topshop

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By   3 days ago

Pop star Rihanna’s victory in a legal case against Topshop over the use of her image has been upheld by Britain’s Court of Appeal which backed an earlier judgment against […]

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Kenya rapper apologises to Iceprince

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By   4 days ago

Rising Kenyan rapper, Mwafreeka Mwaf has finally apologised to Ice Prince in a lengthy Facebook post. According to him, Ice Prince’s mega superstar status only became obvious to him after […]

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Muna’s death: Dayo Amusa blasts colleagues

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By ,   4 days ago

Popular Yoruba movie producer and actress, Dayo Amusa has taken a swipe at her Nollywood colleagues over alleged nonchalance concerning Muna Obiekwe‘s deteriorating state of health before his sad and […]

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Curbing poverty, inequality through entertainment

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By   4 days ago

…As Genevieve, D’banj, others join Malala on Action 2015 Nigerian celebrities have joined the global campaign calling for the eradication of extreme poverty and inequalities in Nigeria and the world […]

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