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NYAKO: PROBE PANEL SUBMITS REPORT TODAY

He has case to answer – Assembly Governor rushes back to Abuja There may be no soft landing for embattled Adamawa state Governor, Murtala Nyako, as the panel setup by […]

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Chibok girls: Insurgents renew demand for prisoners’ swap

Members of the Boko Haram sect have renewed their clamour for a tradeoff with the Federal Government to free the abducted students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok in Borno […]

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Link with Boko Haram: We’re ready for probe – APC

All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday broke its silence over the attempt by the United Kingdom, UK Parliament to probe its alleged link with Boko Haram sect. In a formal response […]

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No plan to liquidate insurance companies – NDIC

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The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC has denied claims that it is seeking powers to liquidate insurance companies and (or) terminate the insurance firms’ licences. It explained that as a […]

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EcoBank launches Premier Banking service in Nigeria

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ECOBANK Nigeria has unveiled its dedicated banking service delivery christened Premier Banking Service targeted at high net worth customers of the bank. The Ecobank Premier Banking personalizes banking services that […]

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Computer village shuts down to protest allege government harassment

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The Phone and Allied Products Dealer Association of Nigeria, PAPDAN has said it will begin a shutdown of the computer village to protest alleged harassment of business owners at the […]

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Sterling Bank flags-off pan Nigeria ATM activation

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IN its effort to further deepen the use of ATM as alternative channel for banking transactions in Nigeria and in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility leaning towards enriching lives, […]

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GTBank emerges Best Bank in Nigeria & Africa at 2014 Euromoney Awards

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AFRICAN Bank of the year; Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been recognized as the ‘Best Bank in Nigeria’ and ‘Best Bank in Africa’ at the 2014 Euromoney Awards that held […]

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West African leaders, EU agree on economic partnership

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Sixteen West African heads of government have agreed to sign the economic partnership agreement, EPA, with the European Union, EU, taking into account the differences in the level of development […]

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Nigerians urged to support plans to privatise refineries

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Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN on Saturday urged Nigerians to support the Federal Government’s plan to privatise the nation’s refineries. Mr. Ajayi Adebayo, new Chairman of IPMAN, Ejigbo […]

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Nigeria’s GDP for 2013 stands at 5.49% – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS has revised Nigeria’s actual Gross Domestic Product, GDP growth rate for 2013 to 5.49 per cent at the conclusion of its rebasing exercise, down […]

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Nyako: Stooping to survive?

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In the past one month the embattled governor of Adamawa State has dominated the front page of newspapers in Nigeria over the move to impeach him by members of the […]

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Nigerians should emulate Fayemi – Tukur

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When Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi conceded defeat and congratulated Ayo Fayose after last weekend’s governorship election little did the outgoing governor realise that he was writing his name in […]

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Why Rivers people aren’t behind Gov Amaechi – Princewill

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You were reported to have described as a mistake, the decision by Governor Rotimi Amaechi to defect from the PDP and go to the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC. Why […]

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Devolution of power

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Reports in the media of manoeuvrings by National Conference delegates over the weekend brought up a high degree of concern about what the situation would be as the Conference reconvened […]

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NFF Crisis: What FIFA Told FG Delegation

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Contrary to reports in a section of the media, the Federal Government delegation sent to Brazil to brief FIFA on the recent crisis that engulfed Nigerian football was well received […]

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Ameobi close to Australian move

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After enjoying life at the World Cup in Brazil, Ameobi’s luck could be extending even further, with the possibility of more fun in the sun, if Sydney follow up their […]

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Vidal, Angel Di Maria, Hummels on Man United wanted list

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INCOMING Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is hoping to match his Old Trafford entrance with a number of spectacular transfer coups. Van Gaal who will say his farewells to […]

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Onazi pleased with injury progress

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BBC Sport, Rio Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi says he is making good progress after his World Cup was ended by a late tackle from Blaise Matuidi during France’s win over […]

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Julio Cesar hangs up int’l boots

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Brazil keeper Julio Cesar has hinted that their 0-3 defeat to the Netherlands in the World Cup third-place play-off in Brazilia on Saturday was his last game with the Seleçao. […]

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Brazil media brand hosts ‘ridiculous’ after Holland third-place defeat

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Brazil’s third-place play-off against Holland on Saturday was a chance for a redemption following their jaw-dropping 7-1 humiliation to Germany in the World Cup semi-finals. However, in Brasilia the horror […]

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I worked as Richard Mofe-Damijo’s PA for over two years – Bovi

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Comedian Bovi sent a dramatic birthday message to his former boss, Richard Mofe-Damijo on his 53rd birthday. In a long worded message on Instagram, Bovi narrated how as a fresh […]

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Upcoming fashion designers win N3.2m at L’Original Expression Show

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The much talked about Fayrouz L’Original Expression Show held on Saturday, July 5, with Ellan, a four-man designer crew walking away with the cash prize of $20,000 (N3.2m). The finale, […]

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Pageant organisers, beauty queens sue for peace

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Peace, no doubt is a subject very dear to the hearts of Nigerians; reason why the Association of Beauty Pageant and Fashion Exhibition Organisers of Nigeria, BPFEON, has called on […]

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Mimi Orjiekwe is New Face of Nollywood

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Nollywood actress, Mimi Orjiekwe has been awarded the New Face of Nollywood at the 2014 AFDA Awards. The 2014 edition of the African Film Development Awards held during the 17th […]

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AFRIFF: Organisers extend entry submission date

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Ahead of this year’s edition of the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, organisers have extended the entry submission date. As the organisers call for entries from African filmmakers, the new […]

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Phone Swap star, Wale Ojo joins Tinsel

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Phone Swap star, Wale Ojo has joined the cast of the M-Net series, Tinsel. Scheduled to make his debut appearance on Monday, July 7, 2014, Wale’s entry births a character in the series […]

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