Friday December 26th, 2014

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IGP Expresses Satisfaction With Christmas Day Security Across Nigeria

The Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has expressed satisfaction with the security situation across the country as Christian faithful in Nigeria joined their counterpart’s world over to celebrate Christmas. Speaking […]

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My Father gave me to Boko Haram, 13-yr-old female suicide bomber reveals

The 13-year-old female suicide bomber, who was arrested by police in Kano, has revealed that she was handed over to the terrorists who recruited her by her parents. The girl […]

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2015: Jonathan Urges Politicians To Stop Inflammatory Statements

President Goodluck Jonathan has called on Nigerian politicians to moderate their utterances as they carry out the 2015 election campaigns. He was among the Christian faithful that worshipped at the […]

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Naira street rate well below central bank’s at Christmas

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By   13 hours ago

Central bank of Nigeria says the post-devaluation band for the naira is “appropriately priced”, but black market hawkers out on the street are trading it at around 3-5 percent below […]

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Pension contribution hits N2.5trn – PenCom

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By   2 days ago

Pension contribution by both public and private sectors into the Retirement Savings Account, RSA at the end of second quarter, Q2 of 2014 was N2.5 trillion, National Pension Commission, PenCom […]

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Nigeria’s external reserves hits $38.29bn

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By ,   2 days ago

GROSS external reserves at the end of the third quarter (Q3) of 2014 increased 2.5 percent to $38.29 billion compared with the level recorded in the Q2 period, according to […]

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Maritime Academy lacks amenities

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By ,   2 days ago

Thirty-five years after its establishment, the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, MAN, Oron, Akwa Ibom State is still battling with inadequate amenities. Some students of the academy reportedly sit on the […]

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NITEL/Mtel’ll become biggest, leading telecoms outfit – Ayeni

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By   2 days ago

Chairman of NATCOM Consortium, the preferred bidder of NITEL/Mtel, Dr. Olatunde Ayeni, has pledged to turn around the moribund telecom conglomerate in the shortest possible time to bring it back […]

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Nigerian insurers in Ghana tasked on new solvency regime

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Subsidiaries of Nigerian insurance companies in Ghana including Equity Assurance, WAPIC, Regency Alliance, IEI Ghana and NEM Insurance, as well as all local insurance companies in the country have been […]

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Osinbajo doesn’t befit ordained pastor – Omokri

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By   13 hours ago

In an attempt to respond to Osinbajo’s comments, the Special Assistant to President Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, on Thursday, December 25, 2014, took to his official Twitter handle […]

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Haiti names Evans Paul as new prime minister

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Haitian President Michel Martelly on Thursday named veteran politician Evans Paul prime minister to lead a new government, as he seeks to defuse a crisis over long-delayed elections. The announcement […]

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2015: PDP faction rejects Sokoto State guber primaries results

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By   14 hours ago

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State on Thursday rejected the results of the state’s governorship primary conducted on Dec. 8. The News Agency of Nigeria […]

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Jonathan Has Performed In All Sectors – Sambo

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By   15 hours ago

Vice President Namadi Sambo, Thursday said President Goodluck Jonathan has fulfilled various promises he made to Nigerians while seeking their votes ahead of the 2011 general elections. He said Nigerians […]

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Deception and the Nigerian politician

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By   2 days ago

There is no doubt that election time in Nigeria is usually heralded by high level of political activities. Usually, Politicians at this time can make promises of anything of no […]

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Bianca Ojukwu faults tenure extension for Umeh, others

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By ,   5 days ago

Confusion ensued recently at the special national convention of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in awka, Anambra State when Bianca Ojukwu , the widow of the late leader of […]

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Our goal is to be champions – Van Gaal

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By   8 hours ago

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is still hoping his side can win the Premier League title this season.United trail leaders Chelsea by 10 points heading into the Boxing Day fixtures, and are […]

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Hazard doubtful for Chelsea’s boxing day game

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By   1 day ago

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard is doubtful after injuring his ankle during the victory at Stoke. Oscar could be recalled to the starting line-up after only being named as an unused […]

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La Liga’s not the best, Mourinho refutes Bale’s claim

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By   1 day ago

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has rejected Gareth Bale‘s claims that La Liga is the best league in the world, suggesting the Premier League holds that title.The Portuguese spent three seasons with Real Madrid, winning […]

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PSG fade-up with Cavani

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By   2 days ago

LAURENT BLANC has run out of patience with Edinson Cavani at Paris Saint-Germain, paving the way for a £50m move to Arsenal in January. The Uruguayan striker has always had […]

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Afcon 2015: Song left out of Cameroon’s squad

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By   2 days ago

Cameroon have left in-form West Ham United midfielder Alex Song out of their 23-man squad for next month’s African Nations Cup finals in Equatorial Guinea which was named on Tuesday. […]

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Pellegrini targets Mandzukic

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By   2 days ago

MANCHESTER CITY boss Manuel Pellegrini wants to sign Mario Mandzukic in a £25m deal. Pellegrini will make his move for the Croatia and Atletico Madrid striker in the hope of […]

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Oshoala battles Oparanozie for CAF Women’s Player of the Year

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By   14 hours ago

Nigeria’s Desire Oparanozie and Asisat Oshoala have made the final shortlist for the 2014 African Women’s Footballer of the Year award with Cameroon’s Annette Ngo Ndom the third candidate to […]

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Enyeama makes African Footballer of the Year top 3 shortlist

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By   14 hours ago

Super Eagles Captain, Vincent Enyeama, has made the final top 3 short-list for the CAF African Player of the Year Award. Apart from starring for Nigeria at the World Cup, […]

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Mali cancels friendly game with Eagles

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By   16 hours ago

Mali have pulled out of the international friendly against the Super Eagles billed for Abu Dhabi in January. The Federation Malienne de Football had to rescind to face Nigeria as […]

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NFF to decide on Arbitration Tribunal

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By   2 days ago

Secretary-General of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF Musa Amadu  has  said it was the duty of its board to decide on the inauguration of an arbitration panel. Amadu who spoke […]

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Olympic Qualifier: Siasia names 39 players for Gabon

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By   3 days ago

Chief Coach of the national U-23 men’s football team, Dream Team VI, Samson Siasia has released the list of 35 home-based, and 4 foreign-based players selected from the screening exercise […]

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Enyimba, Pillars get C/League opponents

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By   4 days ago

Nigeria’s flagbearers in the CAF Champions League, Kano Pillars and Enyimba International have been handed their opponents following the conclusion of the draws in Cairo yesterday. Reigning Nigeria League champions, […]

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Nollywood awards Jonathan ‘Grand Patriot of The Legends’

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By   3 days ago

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has been honoured by a group of legend actors and actresses in the nation’s movie industry, Nollywood, with a ‘Grand Patriot of the Legends’ award. […]

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Elton John officially weds long-time partner

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By   4 days ago

Yesterday, wedding bells rang for Sir Elton John and his long-time partner David Furnish. The 67-year-old legendary singer-songwriter officially married Furnish near London, nine years to the day since the […]

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Agbani Darego dazzles at Miss World 2014

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By   1 week ago

Agbani Darego dazzled at the Miss World 2014 in London held recently. Dressed by Nigerian designer, Meena, Agbani, who was one of the judges at the event, looked gorgeous in […]

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Reunion: Davido , Wizkid hang out at Lagos club

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By   1 week ago

The long-awaited re-union between warring Pop stars, Davido and Wizkid is gradually coming to an end as the duo spent a night together at a Lagos Club. On Saturday December […]

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Becca features Sakodie on New single, Tell Me

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By   1 week ago

Referred to as one of Africa’s best female vocalists, Ghana’s Becca has released a new single titled, Tell Me featuring award-winning singer, Sakodie. The track will serve as the lead […]

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‘Eminem inspired me to do music’

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By   1 week ago

Nigerian rapper and entertainer, Eva Alordiah has professed her love for rapper Eminem on One2watch a brand new segment on MTV Base. OfficialNaijaTopTen During an interview, the 26-year-old rapper revealed […]

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