Thursday August 28th, 2014

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Insecurity: I’m ready to work with Jonathan – Obasanjo

President, PDP leaders in crucial talks    Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has declared his readiness to work with President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure an immediate end to the current security […]

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Encomiums as Dora Akunyili goes home today

Encomiums poured from prominent Nigerians yesterday as the remains of the former Minister of Information and Communication, Prof. Dora Akunyili, arrived in Awka, the Anambra State capital for a flag […]

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NASARAWA CRISIS: DEATH TOLL HITS 80

40 killed in fresh mayhem   As fighting raged between the Eggon and Fulani herdsmen yesterday in Nasarawa State, 40 more people were feared killed. The latest development brings to […]

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NEPC, Customs collaborate on trade facilitation

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Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC and the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS have agreed to further strengthen their relationship in order to boost trade facilitation and revenue to the country. Executive […]

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Continental Re’s asset rises to N26.13bn

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THE chairman, Continental Reinsurance Plc, Mr. Hurley Doddy, said the firm’s total asset increased to N26.13bn at the end of the 2013 financial period. He disclosed this during the firm’s […]

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FG grants investors duty-free importation on Gypsum

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Federal government has reassured investors of duty-free importation of equipment for the development of Gypsum, even as it disclosed that Nigeria currently has a reserve of 12.5million metric tonnes of […]

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Cargo throughput rise by 15.4% at Nigerian ports

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Cargo throughput at the nation’s seaports rose by 15.4 per cent to 41.32 million metric tonnes in the first half of this year compared to 35.81 million metric tonnes recorded […]

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Shell sells Nigeria’s oil fields for $5bn

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By ,   20 hours ago

Oil Major, Royal Dutch Shell yesterday said it has sold some of four oil fields in Nigeria, as the oil and gas company pushes ahead with global asset sales to […]

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Diamond Bank unveils medical loan product to boost healthcare delivery

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By ,   20 hours ago

DIAMOND Bank Plc has unveiled a new product tagged ‘Diamond MediLoan Quality Care to cater for the increasing demand for health services, including diagnostic treatment and care. Designed to provide […]

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2015: Uduaghan seeks issues-based campaigns

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By ,   3 mins ago

The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, broke his silence on his successor, with a charge on all aspirants for the gubernatorial election in the state to sell their programmes […]

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Imo guber: Ohakim’s ambition, PDP and equity charter

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By   22 hours ago

Except for the tragic and unpredicted invasion of Imo, a known progressive state in the country by some unscrupulous and anti- democratic elements that now threaten to rubbish the prevailing […]

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Lagos council chairman refutes suspension order

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By ,   22 hours ago

The chairman of Surulere local government area of Lagos State, Alhaji Tajudeen Ajide declared that he still remained the executive chairman of the local government, despite the claim by the […]

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2015: A’Ibom guber aspirants form merger

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As the governorship primaries draw closer, PDP gubernatorial aspirants in Akwa Ibom state have begun to form alliances in a last ditch effort to remain relevance even after next year’s […]

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Ikimi’s deconstruction of APC

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By   22 hours ago

Political reporters who know former foreign affairs minister and Akinrogun (from The Source,) Chief Tom Ikimi too well will tell you that his every move is easily predictable. He is […]

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Adamawa: Does Bala Ngilari have a case?

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By   23 hours ago

Barr James Bala Ngilari was deemed to have resigned his position as the deputy governor of Adamawa State to escape being impeached by the State House of Assembly that impeached […]

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Ki signs new four-year Swansea deal

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By   8 hours ago

Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung-Yeung has signed a new four-year contract at the Liberty Stadium.Ki joined Swansea for around €7 million from Celtic in 2012 but his future at the club looked in […]

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Bayern Munich confirm Xabi Alonso agreement

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By   13 hours ago

Bayern Munich have announced they have reached an agreement with Real Madrid for the transfer of Xabi Alonso, with the former Spain international travelling to Germany on Thursday to undergo his medical.The Bundesliga champions […]

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Tottenham sign Federico Fazio

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By   1 day ago

Tottenham have completed the signing of Federico Fazio from Sevilla after meeting the towering Argentine defender’s buy-out clause.The 6’5″ centre-back moves to White Hart Lane in an €10 million deal, signing a four-year contract, and […]

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Neil Warnock appointed Crystal Palace coach

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By   1 day ago

The 56-year-old – who took charge of the Eagles between 2007 and 2010 – has returned to the club as Tony Pulis’s successor, penning a two-year deal at Selhurst Park […]

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AC Milan interested in Torres and van Ginkel

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AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has admitted he is interested in signing Chelsea duo Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel. Torres’ future at Stamford Bridge remains uncertain, despite claims from […]

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AC Milan interested in Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel

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AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has admitted he is interested in signing Chelsea duo Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel. Torres’ future at Stamford Bridge remains uncertain, despite claims from […]

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Platini will not challenge Blatter for FIFA presidency

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UEFA president Michel Platini will not take on Sepp Blatter for the leadership of football’s governing body FIFA. The 59-year-old former France player had considered running as a candidate in […]

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Arsenal qualify for 17th straight Champions League

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By   20 hours ago

Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal for Arsenal in a nervous 1-0 win over Besiktas that put the Gunners in the Champions’ League group stage for a 17th straight season. […]

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FIFA blacklists Giwa’s NFF

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By   21 hours ago

Nigerian Pilot Sports has been reliably informed that the Federation of International Football Associations, FIFA, will not have anything to do with the ‘’Executive Committee’’ of the Nigeria Football Federation, […]

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Why Maigari, Green, Amadu were arrested

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By   21 hours ago

After the meeting with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Anyim Pius Anyim, certain decisions were reached but about 24 hours to the Congress designed to set […]

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Disquiet as Giwa, other new Board members visit Glass House

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By   21 hours ago

There was palpable anxiety yesterday at the headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, following the resumption of newly elected NFF President Amb. Chris Giwa alongside other executive committee members. […]

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Hodgson set to name Rooney captain

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By   21 hours ago

Roy Hodgson is expected to announce the new England captain on today. Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney, 28, is the favourite to take the armband from Steven Gerrard, 34. Gerrard, […]

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Bertha Eke indentifies with FCT indigenes

By   5 days ago

Queen Bertha Eke, the reigning Miss FCT seems set to etch her name in gold during her reign as beauty queen. The very eloquent speaker and pretty model, has taken […]

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SperoachBeatz, the acclaimed “beats killer”

By   5 days ago

Not many people stay true to their dreams, especially if they have to battle it out with the hustle and obstacles of life. However, this music producer broke all odds, […]

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Nigerian beauty industry is still lowly rated -Tara Adesemowo

By   5 days ago

Mrs. Tara ‘Seyi Adesemowo (nee Akinsulore) is a trained beautician in professional make-up artistry. Her works and brand have been showcased in various top international and national beauty websites, blogs, […]

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MBGN 2014 Iheoma Nnadi clears air over age controversy

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Newly crowned Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, MBGN, 2014, Ms Iheoma Nnadi, has posted a copy of her Birth Certificate and International Passport to dispel the allegation of age falsification […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Tonto Dikeh blasts Nigerian celebrities

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Initiates Wash Your Hands Challenge against Ebola spread As Nigerian celebrities continue to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has initiated what she […]

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Telling the African story @ Afrofest 2014

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It is often said that a kingdom without a history is lost. At a time when arts, culture is hardly appreciated due to violence, over forty African countries representing the […]

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