Sunday September 21st, 2014

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Jonathan calls for probe of Synagogue building collapse

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday promised to speed up investigation into the cause of the Synagogue building that collapsed in Lagos. Speaking during a condolence visit to the Synagogue Church of […]

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1.12m signatures support Jonathan in North-East

Contrary to what obtained in other zones, the North-East rally of Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria TAN held in Gombe yesterday was devoted to calls for prayers for peace in the […]

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Suntai yet to arrive Jalingo

As lawmakers raise medical panel  Eight days after the news of Taraba State governor, Danbaba Danfulani Suntai’s return from his United Kingdom medical trip, he is yet to be seen […]

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Restoring Ogoni environment through UNEP report

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As federal government moves to implement UNEP report on Ogoniland Onu Okorie writes on the implication for international oil companies in Nigeria. When federal government of Nigeria commissioned the United […]

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Truckers protest alleged extortion at port gate

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Business activities were paralysed at the ports city of Apapa, Lagos when Truck drivers protested alleged extortion by security officers stationed at the port gate. At the early hours when […]

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FG tasks bakers on cassava use in baking bread

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Federal government has called on bakers to be patriotic by using cassava flour in baking, assuring that cassava growers and processors in order to encourage mass production of high quality […]

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Impact of BoI CAP N5bn fund and SMEs on Nigeria

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IT IS good news for agro businesses in Nigeria as the Bank of Industry, BoI has announced the takeoff of a N5billion Cottage Agro Processing, CAP, Fund targeted at financing […]

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FAO receives $10m donation to boost farming in S/Sudan

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Norway has donated approximately $10 million to help the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO provide conflict-affected farmers, fishers and herders in South Sudan with critical livelihood support. According to FAO, […]

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UNIDO launches entrepreneurship curriculum prog

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United Nations Industrial Development Organization, UNIDO with the support of the government of Portugal has launched an entrepreneurship curriculum programme in Cabo Verde. UNIDO said in a statement that Ministry […]

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Uduaghan has right to support any aspirant – Ochei

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The race for the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party is getting stiffer with speculations that Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan is backing Sir Anthony Obuh. In a chat with journalists, […]

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Ogbemudia: An Icon at 82

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The people of Edo and Delta States rolled out the drums a few days ago to celebrate General Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia (rtd) who recently turned 82. The people of the […]

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Suswam has no annointed candidate – Barr. Ogbole

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Barrister Harris Ogbole is one of the frontline aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, vying to occupy Benue State Government House in 2015. In this interview […]

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Why I resigned as Labour Party chairman – Nwanyanwu

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By   2 days ago

Chief Dan Nwanyanwu has been the National Chairman of the Labour Party since the party was formed several years ago. Last week, he gave indication that he will be stepping […]

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Antics of ‘Diaspora’ politicians

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By   2 days 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

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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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Assou-Ekotto fined, suspended by FA over quenelle tweets

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By   2 days 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

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By   2 days 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

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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

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By   3 days 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

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By   3 days 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

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By   3 days 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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Azeez dreams of 2018 World Cup

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By   1 hour ago

Share with us your World Cup experience with the Super Eagles. Well, it was a sweet experience for me by all standards. I was very happy to be a member […]

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Moses spectacular in Stoke 2-2 draw against QPR

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The first English Premier League match yesterday was between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City and both were coming off defeats – Manchester United hammered Rangers 4-0 while Leicester stole […]

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Arsenal hand Wenger £30m for January market

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Arsenal will make £30 million available to manager, Arsene Wenger for the January market. Arsenal’s financial results for the 2013-14 season, published on Friday afternoon, reveal record levels of ‘free’ […]

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Mourinho didn’t create good atmosphere at Real Madrid – Ancelotti

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Real Madrid boss, Carlo Ancelotti has taken a swipe at Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho. Mourinho has ruled out returning to Real and Ancelotti feels the club will be happy with […]

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Champions League is my target – Toure

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Côte d’Ivoire star midfielder, Yaya Toure said he is fully committed to English champions, Manchester City and wants above all to win the UEFA Champions League for them. The 31-year-old […]

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Keshi ranked Africa’s Best Coach

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Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, has been ranked as the best national team coach in Africa, with the sacked Ghana coach, Kwesi Appiah, placing second on the continent. This was […]

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Youngest Oldman partners Cross River Gov to build more orphanages

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In what has become a tradition of showing and care for the less privileged in the society, ace comedian and entertainer, and Senior Special Assistant, SSA, on Entertainment to Governor […]

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Goldie wants me to avenge her death – Denrele

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Popular Channel O VJ, Denrele Edun has revealed that his late friend, Goldie Harvey is pestering him to avenge her death. The controversial On Air Personality, in an interview with […]

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History made as Miss Gbagyi emerges Queen of Aso Nigeria

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It was a shock to many in the beauty industry on Saturday last week as an FCT indigene emerged winner of the highly coveted Queen of Aso Nigeria. Before now, […]

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Monalisa Chinda celebrates @ 40

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By ,   2 days 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

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By ,   3 days 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

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By ,   3 days 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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