Friday September 19th, 2014

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Service Chiefs, Govs, Ministers top National Honours list

No fewer than 305 Nigerians have been selected by the Federal Government for the conferment of the 2013/2014 National Honours Award. A statement issued yesterday by the Permanent Secretary, Special […]



For you to have this kind of confidence in me, is a big challenge, extremely big challenge. But I promise, I will not disappoint you.  President Goodluck Jonathan has described […]


Top B/Haram commander captured, 60 killed in Borno

Defence Headquarters, DHQ has announced the arrest of a top Boko Haram commander by troops after a gun duel with insurgents in Borno State. The military also disclosed that 60 […]

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Poland seeks improved trade ties with Nigeria


By   31 mins ago

Polish Deputy Minister for Economy, Mr. Andrzej Dycha yesterday called for a renewed bilateral agreement between Poland and Nigeria in order to improve on the current $100 million trade volume […]

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World Bank warns Ebola economic impact could be “catastrophic”


By   37 mins ago

World Bank Group analysis of the Ebola epidemic released yesterday stated that if the virus continues to surge in the three worst-affected countries – Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone – […]

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Nigeria raises N100bn in bonds


By ,   38 mins ago

NIGERIA has sold 100 billion naira ($610.1 million) worth of bonds at higher yields for three- and 10-year paper while it was able to offer lower yields on 20-year benchmark […]

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MODAN cautions against road side motor dealers

By ,   42 mins ago

The new leadership of Motor Dealers Association of Nigeria, MODAN, Benue State chapter, has cautioned intending motor buyers against patronising roadside vendors most of whom they described as fraudsters. Chairman […]

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NIPC partners Oyo Govt on investment

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Nigeria Investment Promotion Council, NIPC, and the Oyo State Government yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to work together for the realization of full economic potentials of the state. […]

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Telcos internet users dropped by 262,387 in June – NCC

By ,   43 mins ago

Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, in its Monthly Internet Subscriber Data made available to the newsmen in Lagos yesterday, said that the number of Internet users on the Global System for […]

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Is Governor Yari retiring Yerima from Zamfara politics?


By   1 hour ago

With not too rosy relationship between Governor Abdulaziz Yari and Senator Sani Yerima, pundits are asking what lies ahead with the senator who has bestrode Zamfara politics like a colossus […]

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‘I didn’t say Gov Suntai is incapacitated’


By ,   1 hour ago

Following media reports that the acting Governor of Taraba state, Alhaji Garba Umar said his boss, Governor Danbaba Suntai was incapacitated and could not function as governor, the acting Governor […]

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Abia guber: Nwosu’s aspiration receives boost


By ,   1 hour ago

Barr Friday Nwosu’s aspiration to succeed Governor Theodore Orji in 2015 received a boost yesterday as Ikwuano/Umuahia Youths Assembly threw their support behind him. Spokesperson of the group, Tony Oriaku […]

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Another look into INEC’s new polling units


By   1 hour ago

Have you heard the scream? It must have got to you since the yell which emanates from the South-East reverberates even in the remotest part of Kano State. By the […]

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Iheanacho to Okorocha: Start preparing your handover note now


By   2 hours ago

Former Minister of Interior and a governorship aspirant in Imo State, Capt. Emmanuel Iheanacho has advised Governor Rochas Okorocha to begin preparing his handover note ahead of May 29, 2015. […]

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We don’t lose sleep over APC, says Abia PDP

By   2 hours ago

The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the party does not lose sleep over the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC. PDP publicity secretary in Abia State, […]

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Fulham sack manager Felix Magath


By   8 hours 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


By   12 hours 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


By   13 hours 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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Juventus join Pedro hunt


By   15 hours ago

Juventus have joined the race for Barcelona winger Pedro, putting Liverpool and Arsenal’s pursuit of the 27-year-old into doubt. The Premier League duo were confident of snapping up Pedro in […]

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Barca to rename their training ground after late Vilanova


By   2 days ago

Barcelona have announced that they will rename their training ground after the late Tito Vilanova, their former coach who sadly died earlier this year aged just 45. Vilanova’s death brought […]

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Gervinho extends contract until 2018


By   2 days ago

Roma forward Gervinho has extended his contract with the Serie A club by a year, tying him to the Stadio Olimpico until 2018. Roma said Monday the Ivory Coast international’s […]

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Plot to install Pinnick as NFF President tears delegates apart


By   47 mins ago

There is currently uneasy calm among the FA Chairmen and indeed other football stakeholders loyal to Alhaji Aminu Maigari over the jostle for who emerges President of the Nigeria Football […]

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Jonathan set to honour Iheanacho, UAE 2013 heroes


By   49 mins ago

Honour is on the way for Kelechi Iheanacho and his world conquering Golden Eaglets 2013 teammates following their inclusion in the 307-man list of Nigerians to be conferred with national […]

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Super Eagles slump to 37th in FIFA rankings


By   51 mins ago

Nigeria’s senior national team has dropped four places to 37th in the latest Fifa world ranking released on Thursday. The Eagles are now the sixth-ranked African side behind Algeria, Cote […]

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Li Na succumbs to knee injury, retires from tennis


By   53 mins ago

China’s two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na is set to announce her retirement, according to widespread reports in her home country. State broadcaster CCTV claims world No 6 Li, who […]

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AWC: ‘Super Falcons are ready’

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By   2 hours ago

Chairperson of the Nigerian Women Football League board, Dilichukwu Onyedinma, has said that the Super Falcons have all it takes to be ready for the 2014 Edition of the African […]

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NNL debunks match-fixing allegation

By   21 hours ago

The Nigeria National League, NNL, has condemned the media campaign of the management of TEAPS Football Club where it made unsubstantiated allegation of inducement of their players by an unnamed […]

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Muson gets new artistic director


By ,   1 hour 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


By ,   1 hour 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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Zinox renews Iyanya’s contract


By ,   1 hour ago

Exactly one year ago, pop star, Iyanya became the first brand ambassador for indigenous computer firm, Zinox Group, in a deal worth over N50 million.  One year down the line […]

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Whitney’s legacy comes alive in new album


By   1 hour ago

Featuring Whitney Houston’s first public performance and one of her last in 2009 will be released November 10. The album features her greatest performances as a pop singer.  Her mentor, […]

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Terry G’s younger brother drops new single

By ,   1 hour ago

Terry G’s younger brother, Drizzle D’money has dropped another single titled, ‘Salama’.  Drizzle D’Money, unlike his elder brother, Terry G, sings R & B and he’s a producer as well. […]

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Plot to steal Black Revrendz’s yet to be released latest single uncovered

By   2 days ago

The Nigerian music industry was over the weekend jolted by the purported attempt to steal the yet to be released latest single of the Ayangba Girlz crooners, Black Reverendz. It […]

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