Friday August 1st, 2014

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Hospital sealed,  health workers quarantined   The corpse of a suspected victim of Ebola virus which was brought into Anambra State from Liberia, has thrown the state into confusion and […]


Al-Makura: CJ defies lawmakers as panel sits

Despite the directive by Nasarawa State House of Assembly to the state Chief Judge, Justice Suleiman Dikko, to disband the seven-man panel he constituted to probe allegations of gross misconduct […]


Abba assumes duty as 17th IGP

Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 7, AIG Suleiman Abba, formally assumed duty yesterday as Nigeria’s 17th Inspector-General of Police, IGP. He had a brief meeting with President […]

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Port Health officials sensitise aviation workers on Ebola Virus

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Workers from different agencies operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja and Nnamdi Azikiwe International, Abuja have been sensitized by Port Health officials on the dangers posed by the Ebola […]

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Nebo cautions market participants against compromising metering data

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Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has cautioned the Market Participants against compromising the integrity of the metering data, saying this will affect the accuracy of market settlement. Nebo gave […]

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LASG generates N120bn from tax in 6 months

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Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, LIRS on Thursday said it generated more than N120 billion from taxation between January and June this year. Executive Chairman of the service, Mr Tunde […]

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Regency Alliance records N403m profit

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REGENCY Alliance Insurance Plc said that it recorded N403m profit in the 2013 financial period. The Chairman of the company, Justice Adolphus Karibi-White, disclosed this during the firm’s 20th annual […]

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Nigeria, UK mull regular business forum to boost investments

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Nigeria and United Kingdom, UK have agreed to step up arrangement for a regular business forum between both countries with a view to further creating enabling environment for business growth […]

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Standard chartered boosts Power Africa projects with $3bn


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Standard Chartered Bank has boosted the Power Africa project with a pledge of an additional $3 billion to help build power projects to improve electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa. Power […]

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Enugu Impeachment: A case of disloyalty or victim of 2015?

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By   2 days ago

Barring a change of heart from the Enugu deputy governor, Mr Sunday Onyebuchi to resign his office, he will be impeached. Though the state House of Assembly has enumerated the […]

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APC, UPP greet Muslims on Ramadan

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By   2 days ago

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion of this year’s Eid-El-Fitr celebrations marking the successful conclusion of the month-long period of fasting. In a […]

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Countdown to Osun 2014: LP candidate condemns ‘stomach infrastructure’


By ,   2 days ago

The candidate of the Labour Party in the forthcoming Osun governorship election, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade has condemned proponents of ‘stomach infrastructure’, accusing them of introducing a dangerous trend into the […]

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Abia North has not had their turn —Guber Aspirant


By   2 days ago

Chief Chikwe Udensi is a security consultant and presently the general secretary of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON. He has decided to join the Abia governorship race hoping […]

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Nigerians are beginning to believe in democracy – APC chieftain


By ,   2 days ago

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom, Senator Akpan Udoedehe has said that sustained democratic practice in Nigeria had helped to strengthen the confidence of Nigerians […]

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2015: Group commends NASS for endorsing President Jonathan

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Goodluck Peoples Front, GPF, a non-governmental organisation, has commended the leadership of the National Assembly for persuading and endorsing President Goodluck Jonathan to seek re-election in the forthcoming general elections. […]

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Real keeps eye on Falcao as Benzema to pen new deal


By   49 mins ago

Real Madrid are close to agreeing terms on a new contract with Karim Benzema but have not given up on the pursuit of Radamel Falcao from Monaco. Benzema is poised […]

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Bayern leave Khedira to Arsenal


By   52 mins ago

Arsenal have received a boost in their pursuit of Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira. The Gunners’ move for the Germany international appeared under threat after reports emerged of Bayern Munich […]

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Rose signs new five-year deal with Tottenham


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The left-back’s future at White Hart Lane was in doubt following the €12 million arrival of Ben Davies, but has now committed himself to the club until 2019 Danny Rose […]

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Cote D’Ivoire appoint Herve Renard as new coach


By   11 hours ago

The former Zambia boss returns to Africa to guide the team he defeated at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations final in Gabon The Cote D’Ivoire football federation has announced […]

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Lukaku to complete £25m Everton move


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Romelu Lukaku is on the verge of completing a £25million move from Chelsea to Everton. The striker had been expected to join up with Jose Mourinho’s side on Wednesday afternoon […]

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Lazio sign De Vrij


By   1 day ago

The centre-back was rumoured to be a target of Manchester United but has now completed a move to Serie A Lazio have confirmed the €9 million signing of defender Stefan […]

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Maigari re-arrested: Confusion as SSS botches illegal attempt to reinstate sacked NFF boss

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By   30 mins ago

There was palpable confusion at the headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, yesterday after some FA Chairmen announced their refusal to back the impeachment of Amuni Maigari. Before few […]

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Promotion battle: Plateau United vow to remain focused


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As the battle for promotion to Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) gets tougher, the Chief Coach of Plateau United Football Club of Jos, Patrick Mancha yesterday vowed that the club […]

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Fed Cup: Enyimba, Dolphins qualify for final

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By   36 mins ago

Defending Champions, Enyimba FC of Aba yesterday booked their place into the final of this year’s Federation Cup to set up a titanic final battle against Dolphins of Port Harcourt. […]

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Women wrestlers boost Team Nigeria’s gold haul


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Team Nigeria’s wrestlers Odunayo Adekuroye and Aminat Adeniyi on Wednesday in Glasgow, Scotland enhanced the country’s medals haul with their performances at the ongoing Commonwealth Games. Both wrestlers immediately celebrated […]

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Amalaha’s drug saga saddens Danagogo


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Says coaches, officials risk sanctions   Sports Minister and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo has expressed sadness over the reported drug-test failure by Team Nigeria’s first gold medallist […]

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NFF directs Keshi to submit World Cup report


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The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF Technical Committee has directed Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi to submit the 2014 FIFA world cup report to enable the Federation analysis the performance of […]

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‘Boko Haram’ movie wins Best Feature Film @ Durban Film Festival


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Timbuktu, a celebrated Malian film about an Islamic extremist group, has won the best feature film laurel at the just-concluded Durban International Film Festival, DIFF, South Africa. The award had […]

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New movie, ‘Akan’ to premiere August 8


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The Ibibio-English family drama, “Akan” is set to hit cinemas in Uyo on August 8 . The comedy movie features Ime Bishop Umo, Alexx Ekubo,Venita Akpofure, Ema Etukudo, Grace Johnson […]

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R Kelly quits concert amidst child pornography accusation


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R n B hit singer, R Kelly has been withdrawn from the list of singers billed to perform at the United States music festival amid child pornography accusation. Organisers of […]

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Ebola outbreak: Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke flees Liberia


By ,   33 mins ago

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, who was in Monrovia, Liberia for business, hurriedly left the country following the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. The epidemic in Liberia, which has led […]

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I grew up in Ketu, Iyana-Ipaja – Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde


By ,   2 days ago

Nollywood queen, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde took to her Twitter handle, @realomosexy last Friday, July 25 to answer a number of questions from fans and followers. The question and answer session tagged […]

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Seun Kuti performs 66th live show in 2014


By ,   2 days ago

…mocks MTV’s ‘best live act’ Flavour   Flavour in 2014 was given the award for ‘Best Live Act‘ at the recently held MTV Africa Music Awards, apparently Seun Kuti feels […]

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