Monday December 29th, 2014

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GENUINE LEADERS DON’T KILL FOR POWER – JONATHAN

Allays fears over oil price slump President Goodluck Jonathan has appealed to Nigerian office seekers to refrain from violence and killing of perceived enemies in order to win elections. He […]

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Tax evasion: NLC demands crackdown on rich Nigerians

Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has asked the Federal Government to go after rich Nigerians, who, it accused of not paying taxes in order to boost its revenue as oil price […]

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2015: We’ll accept outcome of transparent elections, says APC

All Progressives Congress, APC, has promised to accept the outcome of the 2015 general elections if the entire process was transparent. The party assured Nigerians and the international community that […]

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Naira street rate well below CBN’s at Christmas

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CENTRAL Bank Of Nigeria, CBN has said 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 […]

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Q3 money market assets hit N7,406bn – CBN

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Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has revealed that the total value of money market assets outstanding at the end of the third quarter of 2014 stood at N7, 406.32 billion. […]

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Commodity brokers seek role in FG’s food security efforts

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Federal government has been called upon to allow the Commodity Brokers Association of Nigeria, CBAN lead the national and global effort to enhance food and nutrition security in the country. […]

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Company to boost Abuja mass transportation with 100 new buses

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Abuja Urban Mass Transport Company, AUMTC says it has finalised plans to purchase additional 100 buses to boost mass transportation in 2015. AUMTC’s General Manager, Operations, Mr Eddie Ajon, revealed […]

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FAO seeks $47m to tackle deadly banana disease

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Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO has said that not less than $47million would be needed to prevent the rapid spread of the deadly Fusarium wilt disease in bananas, which poses […]

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NITDA makes case for women, youth’s devt in ICT

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Chairman, National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA Governing Board, Dr Tosin Ajayi has said women and youths must be captured in information and communation technology, ICT not only in the […]

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Ogun State where Senators never return for second term

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Political consciousness in Ogun State is being rated very high. To some analysts, the state is considered the gateway to civilisation in Nigeria and one unique thing about Ogun is […]

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Presidential Aide urges youths to vote massively for President Jonathan

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As political parties across the nation gear up towards the February 2015 general elections, Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan, on Youths and Student Matters, Comrade Jude Imagwe has […]

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2014: Ups and downs for Nigerian sports

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There is a mixed feeling among stakeholders over Nigeria’s performance in the sports arena this year, writes IKENNA OKONKWO As 2014 gradually winds down, sports in Nigeria have no doubt […]

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Open letter to President Jonathan and General buhari

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Your Excellencies, Shortly after his appointment as National Security Adviser, General Patrick Aziza, at his own request, met with me in my office in Lagos to discuss the State of […]

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APC appeal committee declares Osahon winner of primaries in Ovia

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Mr. Isaac Osahon, a member of the All Progressives Congress representing Ovia Federal constituency of Edo state in the House of Representatives has been declared the winner of the primaries […]

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APC chieftain denies receiving bribe from Akpabio

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A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Akwa Ibom, Senator John Udoedehe has denied allegations that he has been induced by Governor Godswill Akpabio to work against the […]

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Crystal Palace fire Manager, Neil Warnock

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Crystal Palace have sacked manager Neil Warnock following a run of results that has seen the Eagles plunge into the bottom three.The 66-year-old managed just three Premier League victories in the 18 he […]

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Buy me Gaitan, Di Maria tell LVG

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ANGEL DI MARIA has told Louis van Gaal to complete a deal to bring his Argentina compatriot Nicolas Gaitan to Manchester United in January. That’s according to Portuguese newspaper A […]

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Arsenal gets Cavani boost

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Arsenal have been given a huge boost in their hunt to sign Edinson Cavani with PSG ready to accept a Gunners offer for the striker. Cavani is widely expected to […]

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PSG eyes Januzaj

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Paris St Germain are the latest club to show an interest in taking Adnan Januzaj on loan from Manchester United. The French champions had a bid rejected for the young […]

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Chelsea set to sign Asamoah

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Chelsea are set to pay £24million to sign Juventus star Kwadwo Asamoah in the January transfer window, according to reports. The Blues look set to add to their squad in […]

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Our goal is to be champions – Van Gaal

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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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AYC 2015: Alampasu talks tough

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Ahead of 2015 Africa Youth Championship, AYC, scheduled for Senegal, Flying Eagles safe hand, Dele Alampasu has declared the team’s readiness to win the trophy as stake and qualify for […]

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Messi better than everyone – Pedro

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Lionel Messi is better than any other player in the world and deserves to Ballon d’Or over Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Barcelona team-mate Pedro. The Argentine won the world’s best […]

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Pitroipa, Traore in Burkina Faso’s squad

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Jonathan Pitroipa and Alain Traore, who starred in Burkina Faso’s run to the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final, were among the provisional squad of 24 players announced on Saturday […]

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Elephants get financial boost

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The row between the Ivory Coast FA and its Sports Ministry over an AFCON budget has been resolved. The Elephants have been granted their 3.5 billion CFA francs (US$ 6.65 […]

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Enyimba eye another Continental Diadem

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After barely nine years of CAF Champions League cup drought, two times African Champions, Enyimba FC of Aba have declared their readiness to beat all odds and reclaim the third […]

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Thankgod set to dump Wolves

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Former Heartland captain, Ike Thankgod has set his sights on a move away from Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, club, Warri Wolves. Thankgod joined the club in 2011 from another […]

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They want to ‘spoil market’ for D’banj – Ayo Shonaiya

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With the recent debt allegations levelled against Kokomaster, D’banj and his silence on the issue, a close ally of the DB Records boss has come out to bare his mind […]

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Official Naija top ten reveals sexiest celebs of 2014

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This week’s special Christmas edition of Official Naija Top Ten has revealed the Top 10 Sexiest celebrities in Naija. The list, revealed by MTV Base VJs, Stephanie Coker and Ehiz […]

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Celebrating Nigeria’s entertainment industry

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Ranked second largest in the world after Bollywood, Nigeria’s prestigious movie industry, Nollywood began like a baby born in a lonely manger. The first Nigerian films were made by filmmakers […]

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Abuja flags-off fashion festival in grand style

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Elegance, style and fashion were the order of the day as Abuja played host to a wide array of home grown designers who stormed the Capital City over the weekend […]

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Nollywood awards Jonathan ‘Grand Patriot of The Legends’

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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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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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