Saturday July 26th, 2014

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2015: Fashola battles Tinubu over successor

As all eyes begin to settle on 2015 polls, the All Progressives Congress, APC in Lagos seems to be unsettled as the struggle for Fashola’s successor has pitched the Lagos […]

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Shiite/army clash in Zaria

El-Zakzaky’s son, 3 others fear dead It was pandemonium at the PZ area of Zaria, Kaduna State, yesterday, when members of the Shiite sect and the army clashed leaving the […]

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Ebola virus victim dies in Lagos

A Liberian man, Patrick Sawyer, infected with Ebola virus has died of the disease Thursday night in Lagos. Sawyer, 40, a WASH consultant at the Liberian Ministry of Finance, had […]

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NIMASA registers 3,938 seafarers

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By   15 hours ago

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has said that it registered 3,938 seafarers, as well as 44 cadets’ onboard Cabotage vessels for the sum of N8million on each beneficiary. […]

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GES: AFAN rues missing farmers’ names at redemption centres

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Kano State chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN has expressed concern over the missing names of farmers at most of the fertiliser redemption centres. The state AFAN […]

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‘Only 30% of Africans have access to adequate water’

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UN Economic Commission for Africa, ECA has said that only 30 per cent of Africans have access to adequate electricity, while only about three per cent have access to telecommunications […]

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AfDB spends $530m on water, sanitation projects in Nigeria

By   18 hours ago

African Development Bank (AfDB) Country Director in Nigeria, Dr Ousmane Dore, has said the bank committed about 530 million dollars (N86.9 billion) to water and sanitation projects in Nigeria from […]

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3,000 A/Ibom farmers to benefit from GES scheme

By   18 hours ago

No fewer than 3,000 farmers in Akwa Ibom would benefit from the federal government’s Growth Enhancement Support, GES scheme before the end of this year, an official said on Thursday […]

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Chinese coy to partner FG on sweet sorghum devt

By   18 hours ago

A Chinese company, Beijing United Autumn Clean Energy Technology has expressed its readiness to partner with the federal government for the development of sweet sorghum to produce bio-fuel. Chairman of […]

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APC not alternative to PDP – Metuh

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By   15 hours ago

As the 2015 general election inches close, the war of words between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party and the main opposition party, All Progressives Congress appears to be on the […]

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Stop politicising insurgency – Alkali tells politicians

By   17 hours ago

The presidency yesterday in Abuja appealed to the political class to stop the blames game and politicising security challenges in the country. Reacting the bomb attack on former Head of […]

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Niger 2015: Who does the odds favour?

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By   2 days ago

When it comes to elections and politics, Niger State can be described as unique. It is unique in several ways, but most unique in two ways; the outgoing governors normally […]

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Tambuwal, UPP condemn Kaduna blast

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By   2 days ago

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Tambuwal, has described the twin blasts which rocked the city of Kaduna on Wednesday as cruel, barbaric and heinous. Tambuwal described as […]

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Daniel’s aide, Ogun APC trade words over ex-governor’s comment

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A former Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Ogun State, Sina Kawonise yesterday took a swipe at Governor Ibikunle Amosun, asking the state government to explain the circumstances behind the […]

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Countdown to Osun 2014;

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By   2 days ago

The Osun Rural Enterprise and Agricultural Programme, OREAP has said that the agency remains one of the most successful and laudable development and wealth creation programmes of the Rauf Aregbesola […]

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Ranieri named as new Greece coach

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By   1 day ago

Claudio Ranieri has been hired as the new coach of the Greece national team, the country’s football association (HFF) confirmed on Friday. The 62-year-old had signed a two-year deal to […]

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Nigerian-born Ugo Ehiogu appointed Tottenham’s under-21 coach

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By   1 day ago

Tottenham have announced this morning that former Aston Villa andMiddlesbrough defender Ugo Ehiogu has been appointed coach of the club’s Under-21 side. The 41-year-old had been working with the Spurs academy on a part-time basis. The […]

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Arsenal woo Casillas with five-year contract worth £7m

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By   1 day ago

Reports from Spanish newspaper Sport, claim Arsenal have offered the 33-year-old international a five-year deal worth £1.4m per-year. Though the reports mention nothing of a transfer fee, it is believed Madrid […]

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Gerrard to sign 12-month contract extension

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By   1 day ago

Brendan Rodgers says a new contract for Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard is a formality this summer. The talismanic midfielder has entered the final year of his current deal but the […]

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Asamoah Gyan extends Al Ain contract

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By   1 day ago

The Boss have tied the striker down until 2018 after he joined them a matter of days ago for pre-season on the back of the World Cup Ghana captain Asamoah […]

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Lampard completes New York City FC move

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By   2 days ago

The 36-year-old joins former Barcelona star David Villa at the MLS club after signing a two-year deal worth €113,000 a week Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has completed a move […]

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More heads to roll in NFF

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By   14 hours ago

The impeachment of Alhaji Aminu Maigari as the president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF on Thursday, may not end the crisis rocking the football house, as there is strong […]

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Omeruo delighted about Middlesbrough move

By   16 hours ago

Nigerian International Kenneth Omeruo is delighted with his decision to continue his loan spell with English Championship side Middlesbrough after he got the greenlight from Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho and […]

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Spurs name Nigerian as U21 coach

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Tottenham Hotspurs have appointed Ugo Ehiogu as the new coach of the club’s U21 team. The former Aston Villa and England defender Ehiogu has been working with Spurs academy on […]

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Dolphins can win the Federation Cup – Eguma

By   16 hours ago

Dolphins coach, Stanley Eguma is confident the Port Harcourt based side can win the Federation Cup this year. Dolphins qualified for the semifinals of the competition after defeating Lobi Stars […]

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Ogunjobi, Baribote will rejoin football family soon – Umeh

By   17 hours ago

Acting president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Mike Umeh has stated that the board would to look into the cases of individuals banned from football activities with a view […]

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Diego Costa: Most hated man at the World Cup

By   18 hours ago

Before he decided which national team he will play for at the World Cup, the 25-year-old Brazilian-born Spanish striker was the target of nationalistic taunts from fans. “Diego Costa is […]

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I once despised marriage, but now I want it – Pasuma

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By   16 hours ago

Fuji star, Wasiu Odetola better known as Alabi Pasuma, has disclosed that he is ready to settle down now because he initially sees marriage as fun. According to Pasuma, he […]

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Jide Kosoko confirms he is diabetic

By   18 hours ago

Veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko, has disclosed that he has been living with diabetes since 1996. He made this declaration at the just concluded Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Lecture […]

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Cameroonian singer, Dencia on NAFDAC wanted list

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The Director General of National Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii, has declared that the agency had been on the look-out for Cameroonian artiste, Dencia  on account […]

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Chigozie Atuanya premieres Chetanna in the US

By   18 hours ago

Nollywood actor, Chigozie Atuanya, premiered his debut flick in Igbo language movie, Chetanna last Thursday at the World Festival of Igbo Arts and Culture. The movie was premiered at the arts and culture […]

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John Cena’s road to becoming WWE’s Mr. SummerSlam

By   18 hours ago

John Cena’s head is set to get heavier, as he will soon wear a new crown – WWE’s Mr. SummerSlam. Bret Hart, Triple H and Hulk Hogan have all added to that event’s lineage, […]

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Xolile Tshabalala joins Rita Dominic as AFRIFF ambassador

By   18 hours ago

South African actress, Xolile Tshabalala has been appointed the goodwill ambassador for the 2014 Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF. The announcement was made after Tshabalala met with the AFRIFF team […]

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