Friday October 24th, 2014

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FG releases N3bn to varsities

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday disclosed that the Federal Government has released N3billion to universities in the country as captured in the Needs Assessment Report. The President disclosed this yesterday in […]

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FG, B/Haram peace talks inconclusive – Chadian Envoy

One week after Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Alex Badeh, announced a ceasefire deal with Boko Haram, a Chadian diplomat has said the peace talks were inconclusive. Under […]

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2015: YES, I WILL RUN – JONATHAN

Haliru Bello heads Declaration C’ttee   President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday ended speculations about his re-election bid when he formally announced that he would run in the 2015 presidential election. He […]

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Ebola: Nestlé has no plans to close factories in West Africa – CEO

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By   22 hours ago

Nestle says it has no plans to close any of its eight factories or curb output in cocoa and coffee-rich West and Central Africa because of Ebola, but is ready […]

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MTN slashes 5m subscribers forecast for Nigeria

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By   22 hours ago

MTN, one of Africa’s largest mobile telecoms operators, has slashed its full-year forecast for Nigerian subscriber growth by nearly one- third yesterday. This has caused its shares to slide and […]

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Navy pledges to restore boat operations in A’Ibom

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By ,   22 hours ago

The Nigerian Navy has assured coastal communities in Akwa Ibom of restoration of boat services after it was suspended due to increased piracy activities in the area.  The Flag Officer […]

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Access Bank named 2014 most sustainable bank

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By ,   22 hours ago

ACCESS Bank Plc has emerged the winner of the 2014 World Finance, UK Magazine “Sustainable Bank in Nigeria Award”. The award is a testament of its leadership in the sustainability […]

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CBN to develop consumer protection framework

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By   22 hours ago

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has said that it wants to develop a consumer protection framework intended to strengthen the relationship between customers and financial institutions.  A statement signed […]

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75% human infectious diseases caused by animals – Expert

By   22 hours ago

 A veterinarian, Dr. Debo Ogungbade yesterday called for synergy between medical doctors and veterinarians to check the 75 per cent of human infectious diseases caused by animals. Presenting a paper […]

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PDP guber aspirants differ on zoning

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Several aspirants seeking the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in some states, yesterday, differed on the zoning arrangements of the party.  While some of the aspirants expressed […]

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2015: Riding on Buhari’s big back

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By   21 hours ago

In the north of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari’s following is fanatical. Though this fanatical following has not been able to earn him electoral victory in three attempts at the presidency, […]

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I am not anybody’s mole – Guber aspirant

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By ,   21 hours ago

One of the foremost governorship aspirants in Akwa Ibom State, Barr Ekpenyong Ntekim has debunked insinuations that his aspiration was an undercover strategy by the present administration in the state […]

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APC ticket: I’m most qualified –Gov Kwankwaso

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By ,   21 hours ago

Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State has said that among all the aspirants vying to fly the presidential flag of the All Progressive Congress, APC, he is the most […]

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Guber aspirant denies collecting N100m bribe from Akpabio

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By ,   21 hours ago

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship aspirant in Akwa Ibom and former Nigeria’s ambassador to Russia, Chief Assam Assam has denied collecting N100 million bribe from Governor Godswill Akpabio to […]

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Seven aspirants eye Senator Uzamere’s seat

By ,   22 hours ago

The race for Edo South senatorial seat, which will be vacant after the present occupant, Senator Ehigie Uzamere ends his second term, is becoming more interesting as seven politicians have […]

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Pogba extends Juventus contract

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By   13 hours ago

Paul Pogba has extended his contract at Juventus until 2019, the club has confirmed, snubbing interest from Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain. The France international has blossomed into one of […]

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Liverpool ponder Abate’s bid

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By   13 hours ago

The Milan and Italy full-back is out of contract next summer and may step in at Anfield for the England man who is looking to pastures new Liverpool are keeping […]

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Cech in line for shock move to Besiktas

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By   13 hours ago

Besiktas are leading the chase to sign out-of-favour Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech. According to the 32-year-old’s agent, Mithat Halis, a move to Turkey could be a big possibility for his […]

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Liverpool & Arsenal in Higuain race

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By   1 day ago

Liverpool have stolen a march on Arsenal after tabling a €40m (£31.2m) offer for unsettled Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, according to reports. Higuain was strongly linked with a move to […]

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Mourinho tips Fabregas as next Chelsea captain

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By   1 day ago

CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho has boasted Cesc Fabregas’ captaincy credentials, and hinted that he may be the next recipient of John Terry’s armband. The Portuguese boss has been effusive in […]

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Man City want UEFA to reimburse fans

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By   1 day ago

Manchester City will express extreme disappointment to Uefa at the governing body taking no action against CSKA Moscow, despite home fans being present in the Arena Khimki for Tuesday’s 2-2 […]

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El CLASICO: It’s Ronaldo versus Messi

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The tussle between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is a key talking point ahead of today’s showdown as Barcelona is expected to be a special guest to Real Madrid at […]

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Nsc urge Falcons to win awc cup

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The Director General of the National Sports Commission, Gbenga Elegbeleye has commended the bravery of the Super Falcons players for fighting hard to ensure that Nigeria qualified for the final […]

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8000 students head to Otukpo for School Sports Festival

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as NSSF gets N25m cash boost No fewer than 8000 Students will between November 6 and 16 relocate to Otukpo in Benue State to compete in this years’ School Sports […]

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Danagogo salutes Falcons over World Cup ticket, jets out to Windhoek

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By   21 hours ago

•Charges team to win trophy Sports Minister and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo has congratulated the national senior female football team, the Super Falcons for qualifying for the […]

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Eagles slump to 42nd on FIFA rankings

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By   21 hours ago

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have dropped five places to 42nd in the latest FIFA world rankings released in Zurich yesterday. The African champions were adjudged the 38th best football playing team […]

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AWC Final: Super Falcons prepare for third clash against Cameroon

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By   21 hours ago

Nigeria’s Super Falcons will tango the Lioness of Cameroon tomorrow in the final of the 2014 African Women Championship in Namibia. The championship match is billed for the Sam Nujoma […]

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10 moments of Kim Kardashian as she celebrates 34th birthday

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“Good morning #BdaySurpriseGettaway,” Kim Kardashian shared on her Instagram page on Wednesday, October 22, along with a gorgeous view from her hotel of palm trees and the ocean. Kim and […]

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‘Nigerian men don’t give up while ‘toasting’

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May7en was born on May 7; her father played football in jersey number 7. He (father) was nicknamed during his playing days as Mathematical 7.  He also has 7 children. All […]

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Sammy Okposo gets SABC awards nomination

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Multitalented gospel artiste, Globacom ambassador and Nigeria’s biggest gospel music export, Sammie Okposo has been nominated in this year’s Best of Africa category at the biggest South-Africa gospel music awards, […]

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John Cena vs. Randy Orton HIAC winner to receive title match vs Brock Lesnar

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When decade-long rivals John Cena and Randy Orton step into the Hell in a Cell at tomorrow’s pay-per-view, one will emerge as the No. 1 contender for Brock Lesnar’s WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Triple H […]

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PMAN northern chapter seeks peace, unity amongst members

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By   3 days ago

… raises funds for displaced persons   Despite efforts being made by the administration of the Abuja chapter of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, PMAN, some members of the […]

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eLDee not going back on music boycott

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By ,   3 days ago

Artiste and label boss, eLDee, has said there is no going back in his decision to exit the music stage after 16 active years as a performing artiste. The 37-year […]

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