Friday September 19th, 2014

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Dirty House of Football: Why Maigari was denied national honours

Crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF may have cost the embattled former president of the federation, Aminu Maigari, national honours. Maigari who was banking on his achievements, which includes […]


25,000 km roads motorable – Works Minister

Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen has said that Nigerian has moved from 4, 500km motorable road condition in 2011 to 25, 000km in 2014. He made this known during his […]


Al-Makura sacks Commissioners

Eight Commissioners serving in the administration of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State were yesterday relieved of their appointments as members of the State Executive Council. The affected Commissioners […]

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Poland seeks improved trade ties with Nigeria


By   23 hours ago

Polish Deputy Minister for Economy, Mr. Andrzej Dycha yesterday called for a renewed bilateral agreement between Poland and Nigeria in order to improve on the current $100 million trade volume […]

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World Bank warns Ebola economic impact could be “catastrophic”


By   23 hours ago

World Bank Group analysis of the Ebola epidemic released yesterday stated that if the virus continues to surge in the three worst-affected countries – Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone – […]

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Nigeria raises N100bn in bonds


By ,   23 hours ago

NIGERIA has sold 100 billion naira ($610.1 million) worth of bonds at higher yields for three- and 10-year paper while it was able to offer lower yields on 20-year benchmark […]

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MODAN cautions against road side motor dealers

By ,   23 hours ago

The new leadership of Motor Dealers Association of Nigeria, MODAN, Benue State chapter, has cautioned intending motor buyers against patronising roadside vendors most of whom they described as fraudsters. Chairman […]

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NIPC partners Oyo Govt on investment

By   23 hours ago

Nigeria Investment Promotion Council, NIPC, and the Oyo State Government yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to work together for the realization of full economic potentials of the state. […]

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Telcos internet users dropped by 262,387 in June – NCC

By ,   23 hours ago

Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, in its Monthly Internet Subscriber Data made available to the newsmen in Lagos yesterday, said that the number of Internet users on the Global System for […]

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Antics of ‘Diaspora’ politicians


By   10 mins ago

One wonders why some politicians so much rely on cheap blackmail, day light tales as well as assassination of the character of their fellow human beings in order to have […]

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PDP congratulates Scotland on referendum

By   40 mins ago

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday highlighted the resolve of Nigerians to live in a united and peaceful nation just like the people of Scotland have chosen to preserve their more […]

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Don’t leave APGA, Obiano begs Obi

By   50 mins ago

Senior Special Assistant to the Anambra State Governor on Inter-Party Affairs, Chief Ben Obi, has appealed to the immediate past governor of the state, Mr. Peter Obi, not to abandon […]

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Why Olejeme will be Delta State governor in 2015 – DG

By   53 mins ago

Director General, Olejeme Campaign Organisation, Mr. Emmanuel Oritsejolomi Uduaghan, has said Dr. Ngozi Olejeme would sustain the peace and unity that have become part of the state’s existence and growth. […]

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Is Governor Yari retiring Yerima from Zamfara politics?


By   23 hours ago

With not too rosy relationship between Governor Abdulaziz Yari and Senator Sani Yerima, pundits are asking what lies ahead with the senator who has bestrode Zamfara politics like a colossus […]

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‘I didn’t say Gov Suntai is incapacitated’


By ,   23 hours ago

Following media reports that the acting Governor of Taraba state, Alhaji Garba Umar said his boss, Governor Danbaba Suntai was incapacitated and could not function as governor, the acting Governor […]

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Assou-Ekotto fined, suspended by FA over quenelle tweets


By   7 hours ago

Benoit Assou-Ekotto has been suspended for three matches and fined €63,500 [£50,000] by the English Football Association after being found guilty of improper conduct in relation to a tweet about Nicolas Anelka‘s […]

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Debuchy out for 6 weeks – Wenger


By   13 hours ago

Arsenal’s Mathieu Debuchy will be out for at least six weeks with an ankle injury, manager Arsene Wenger has said. The French defender, who was carried off on a stretcher […]

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Brandao handed 6-month ban


By   15 hours ago

Bastia striker Brandao has been handed a six-month ban for his headbutt on Paris St Germain’s Thiago Motta, the Ligue de Football Professionnel has announced. Footage emerged of a clash […]

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Fulham sack manager Felix Magath


By   1 day 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


By   1 day 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


By   1 day 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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2014 CAF Confederation Cup: Al Ahly ready for Coton challenge


By   1 min ago

Egyptian giants, Al Ahly will look to make a statement of intent in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup semifinal away to Cameroon’s Coton Sport toady.  The West […]

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FG to honour, Okagbare, Oshoala, others

By   5 mins ago

2014 Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Blessing Okagbare is to be decorated as a Member of the Federal Republic, MFR. Also included in the list for honours in the women category […]

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Bash Ali title fight: 200 companies turn down sponsorship proposals


By   14 mins ago

No fewer than 200 companies have turned down proposals for the sponsorship of Bash Ali’s “Guinness Book of World Record’’ title fight. Bala Ka’oje, Chairman of the Local Organising Committee […]

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NFF extraordinary congress holds today


By   15 mins ago

Nigeria Football Federation, NFF,  extra-ordinary General Assembly holds today in the oil City of Warri  as football stakeholders from across the length and breathe of the country are already in […]

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Dele Alli wins Young Player of the Month award in England


By   32 mins ago

Anglo-Nigerian midfielder, Dele Alli has again justified his rating as one of the top youngsters to be reckoned with in England having scooped the Football League Young Player of the […]

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City can’t afford losing to Chelsea – Silver


By   53 mins ago

Manchester City midfielder, David Silva acknowledges that his side cannot afford to lose to Premier League leaders, Chelsea on Sunday. The Blues have made a blistering start of the season […]

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Monalisa Chinda celebrates @ 40


By ,   22 hours ago

Beautiful Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda turned 40 on Saturday, September 13, 2014, and rolled out the drums to celebrate the milestone. The celebration held at the upscale Villa Medici on […]

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Muson gets new artistic director


By ,   23 hours ago

The Muson in Lagos has appointed a new artistic director.  The new artistic director, Tunde Jegede, was born 1972 to a Nigerian father and an Irish mother.  He had his […]

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Nkiru Silvanus appointed Imo Film Academy DG


By ,   23 hours ago

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has appointed Nollywood actress, Nkiru Slyvanus the director general of the Imo State Film Academy. The appointment is following plans by the Imo state government […]

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Zinox renews Iyanya’s contract


By ,   23 hours ago

Exactly one year ago, pop star, Iyanya became the first brand ambassador for indigenous computer firm, Zinox Group, in a deal worth over N50 million.  One year down the line […]

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Whitney’s legacy comes alive in new album

By   23 hours ago

Featuring Whitney Houston’s first public performance and one of her last in 2009 will be released November 10. The album features her greatest performances as a pop singer.  Her mentor, […]

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Terry G’s younger brother drops new single

By ,   24 hours ago

Terry G’s younger brother, Drizzle D’money has dropped another single titled, ‘Salama’.  Drizzle D’Money, unlike his elder brother, Terry G, sings R & B and he’s a producer as well. […]

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