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ALLEGED FORGED RESULT: WE’LL PROSECUTE BUHARI, IF… – POLICE

Police High Command has said that it will investigate and subsequently prosecute All Progressives Congress, APC presidential candidate, Major General Muhamadu Buhari (rtd) over alleged forged school result only if […]

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we must conquer boko haram – jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, told the Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garba El Kanemi and other traditional rulers in Borno State that his administration will in a matter […]

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PDP exposes amaechi’s plan to distribute expired rice

Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has allegedly uncovered plans by the Rivers State government to distribute expired or contaminated rice to Rivers people. The bags of […]

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Rice importers owing Nigeria must pay – Jonathan

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By   17 hours ago

President Goodluck Jonathan at the weekend said that all the rice importers owing Nigeria import duties must pay, maintaining that the country would not be held hostage by rice importers. […]

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Oyo, organised private sector, sign pact on taxes

By ,   22 hours ago

Oyo State government and the Organised Private Sector, OPS, in the state have signed a bilateral agreement on the control of gas emission, double taxation and water provision. The exercise […]

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‘Manage crashing crude oil price with investments’

By   22 hours ago

Managing Director, Upstream Companies, Total Nigeria, Mrs. Elisabeth Proust has urged investors in the oil and gas sector to manage the dwindling crude oil price with more investments. The News […]

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BoI, NOTAP seals deal on technology development

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By   2 days 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 ,   3 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 ,   3 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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Rivers presidential rally : The gathering storm

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By   17 hours ago

As the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, puts finishing touches on arrangement for its presidential rally in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, next week, Governor Rotimi Amaechi has been embroiled […]

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Will North, South-South bond count on February 14?

By   17 hours ago

For several decades the people of the South South and their compatriots from the North had unwritten pact that bond them politically. This age-long relationship began in pre-independent era when […]

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CNN verdict: An affirmation of global confidence in Nigeria’s economy – PDP

By   23 hours ago

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday said that the ranking of Nigeria as the third fastest-growing economy for 2015 after China and Qatar by the CNNMoney, a business analysis programme, is […]

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Between politicians and perjury

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By   2 days 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

By   2 days ago

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

By   2 days ago

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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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   4 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   4 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   4 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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Dream Team vi lose to Tunisia

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By   17 hours ago

Nigeria U23 team, Dream Team VI, yesterday lost 5-3 to hosts Tunisia in a friendly ahead of an All Africa Games qualifier in Gabon next month. The Tunisians unsettled the […]

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Ballon d’Or only for Messi, Ronaldo – Ribery

By   23 hours 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 teammate, Manuel Neuer missed out. […]

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AFCON 2015: Ghana won’t take Bafana Bafana lightly – Ayew

By   23 hours ago

beaten Africa’s No.1 team Algeria, but Andre Ayew has warned they cannot afford to take Bafana Bafana lightly on Tuesday in a crunch AFCON Group C clash. The Black Stars […]

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Newcastle table bid for Nigerian striker

By   23 hours ago

Newcastle are interested in MK Dons wonder kid Dele Alli. A number of the Premier League’s big guns are courting the 18-year-old midfielder, Liverpool and Manchester City included. But despite […]

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We’re building future cricket champions for Nigeria – Coach Ogbimi

By   23 hours ago

Uthe Ogbimi, senior national team coach of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, NCF said on Thursday that efforts were on to build a formidable male U19 cricket team for the country. […]

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Liverpool grab Oshoala

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By   2 days 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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Lady Gaga gets 7 nominations for fan awards

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By   19 hours ago

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   2 days 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   5 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 ,   5 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   5 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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