Tuesday September 30th, 2014

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JONATHAN SHOCKS AWARDEES WITH GIFTS

Taxi driver, traffic warden, steward get houses National Flag designer to earn Presidential Aide salary President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday conferred different categories of National Honours on 313 persons who […]

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Nigeria earns $40bn from oil exports

Nigeria has earned $40 billion from crude oil exports in the first half of this year, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, has said. It further disclosed that the […]

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10 Nigerian Pilgrims die in S/Arabia

National Hajj Commission has confirmed the death of 10 Nigerian Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia. They had travelled to Mecca to perform the Islamic Hajj rites where they died, the commission’s […]

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NDIC to increase N200,000m insurance cover for PMBs

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By   8 hours ago

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has said it wants to review the insurance cover of the Primary Mortgage Banks, PMBs to enable it commensurate with the huge portfolio and risks […]

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NDIC to increase N200,000m …

By   12 hours ago

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has said it wants to review the insurance cover of the Primary Mortgage Banks, PMBs to enable it commensurate with the huge portfolio and risks […]

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N7b debt: Court stops GTB from taking over Arisekola’s property

By ,   12 hours ago

An attempt by Guaranty Trust Bank Plc., GTB, to take over the property of late businessman, Alhaji Abdulazeez Arisekola Alao, over unpaid N7 billion loan, has meet a brick wall, […]

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Wema Bank attracts $150m credit on trade, structured finance

By ,   12 hours ago

WEMA Bank of Nigeria Plc has said it has attracted over $150 million in lines of credit for foreign trade and structured finance from various institutions. Managing Director, MD, of […]

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FG grants $250m import duty waiver to salt coy

By   12 hours ago

Determined to attract Foreign Direct Investment, FDI, and develop the country’s minerals and metals sector, the federal government has granted over $250million worth of import duty waiver to the Royal […]

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CBN bars banks from handling int’l money transfer

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By   2 days ago

CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has prohibited Deposit Money Banks from acting as International Money Transfer Service operators. This was contained in new guidelines of CBN on international Money transfer […]

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Can Jega break the jinx of two general elections?

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By   9 hours ago

In Nigeria, no electoral commission chairman has conducted two general elections. Professor Attahiru Jega was appointed in 2010 to conduct the 2011 general elections. With a five year term set […]

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Ekiti crisis: Speaker describes PDP statement as baseless

By ,   12 hours ago

The Speaker, Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon Adewale Omirin, has described as spurious and baseless, the statement allegedly made by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, that he was interested […]

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Lagos PDP youths drum support for guber aspirant

By ,   12 hours ago

A youth group within the Lagos state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Movement for True Change, has thrown its weight behind the candidature of Dr. Michael Adegbola Dominic […]

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Akpabio tasks political parties on national unity

By ,   12 hours ago

Governor Godswill Akpabio has called on political parties in the country to support government in power at all levels for the success, unity and progress of Nigeria. Akpabio made the […]

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‘Prof Ugba can’t Be Benue Governor’

By   13 hours ago

He is a close political associate of Prof Steven Ugba, the then ACN governorship candidate that took Benue by storm in 2011. However, four years down the line, Barrister Mike […]

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Delta guber: It’s Prof Monye or nobody – Ex-militants

By   13 hours ago

Special Adviser to the President on Legislative Matters, Senator Suleiman Ajadi has commended the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP over its decision to give President Goodluck Jonathan automatic […]

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Hazard rules out Chelsea exit

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By   24 hours ago

Eden Hazard has ruled out any chance of leaving Chelsea for Paris Saint-Germain – despite continued interest from the mega-rich French champions. The PFA Young Player of the Year was […]

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Aston Villa, Sunderland and Southampton to battle for Ashley Young

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By   1 day ago

ASTON VILLA, Sunderland and Southampton are set to battle it out for the signature of Manchester United outcast Ashley Young. Reports claim the Premier League trio are keen to acquire […]

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Man Utd keen on Ogbonna

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By   1 day ago

Manchester United are keen on a move for Juventus centre-back Angelo Ogbonna but any deal depends on how much playing time the 26-year-old gets under Massimiliano Allegri.

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CR7 transfer to cost £200m in fee and wages

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By   4 days ago

Manchester United will have to fork out a staggering £200million to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back home. And that has seen the rest of Europe’s top clubs decide the Real Madrid […]

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Man Utd to offer Mata plus £24m for Miranda

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By   4 days ago

MANCHESTER UNITED will once again try to beat Chelsea to Atletico Madrid defender Miranda in January. United’s deficiencies at the back so far this season have been well documented and […]

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Rodgers convinced Sterling will sign new deal

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By   4 days ago

Brendan Rodgers is backing Raheem Sterling to play a starring role in the 223rd Merseyside derby as the Liverpool boss dismissed concerns about the teenager’s long-term future. The 19-year-old has […]

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NFF Elections: Ogunjobi, Pinnick, Dikko in battle royale

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By   8 hours ago

The much-hyped elections into the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, will hold today in Warri, Delta. Nigerian Pilot Sports gathered from very dependable sources yesterday that the […]

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Serena, Cilic advance in China, Nadal loses on return

By   12 hours ago

US Open champions Marin Cilic and Serena Williams kicked off their China Open campaigns with straight sets victories against battling underdogs on Monday, but Rafa Nadal suffered defeat in a […]

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2014 AWC: Uncertainty over Falcons’ participation

By   12 hours ago

Barely two weeks to the kickoff of this year’s African Women Championship, AWC, things have continued to fall apart for Nigeria’s Super Falcons whose participation at the bi-annual tournament is […]

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IBB Golf Club honours police

By   12 hours ago

IBB International Golf Club at the weekend organised a 18- hole golf tournament in honour of the newly promoted Deputy Inspector General of Police, Sotonye Leroy Wakama. The tournament was […]

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Nigeria show intent ahead Africa U-17 Champs

By   12 hours ago

The final eight teams that will take part in the 2015 Africa U17 Championship in Niger is now complete, with Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets sending a strong message. After losing the […]

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Bertrand blasts Chelsea after 9-time loan

By   12 hours ago

Ryan Bertrand has hit out at the way he has been treated at Chelsea, which could pave the way to making his loan move to Southampton permanent. The left back, […]

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Why I criticise fellow artistes – Charles Novia

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By   2 days ago

Nollywood filmmaker and director, Charles Novia is known for his vicious criticisms of fellow entertainers. In a recent interview with nigeriafilms, the filmmaker stated that he loves it and that […]

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Tonto Dikeh sets Facebook verification record

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By   2 days ago

Barely one week after Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh signed up for a facebook account, the actress has gotten up to over 1 million likes, setting a new record for any […]

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All set for AFRIFF 2014

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By ,   2 days ago

As part of its developmental agenda for the film sector in Nigeria, the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, has concluded plans to take 10 Nigerian students to the United States […]

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Experts make case for playwrights

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By   2 days ago

Literary experts have said playwrights should learn to make plays relevant to contemporary society. Following the first confab of Nigerian playwrights which took place at the Obafemi Owolowo University, OAU, […]

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PMAN plans fund raising show for relief victims

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By   4 days ago

Music has been recognised as a powerful tool to drive across diverse messages to audience. In line with this, the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, PMAN, has unveiled a plan […]

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Between Tiwa Savage and Teebilz: Is the sun beginning to set?

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By   4 days ago

In an era when celebrity marriages crash so fast the couple are hardly able to experience the joy of married life, it does not come as a surprise to many […]

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