Tuesday July 29th, 2014

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Mark, Sultan, others task Muslims on gains of Ramadan

Senate President, David Mark, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, state governors  and groups have charged Nigerian Muslims not to let the gains of Ramadan end with the Eid-el-Fitri […]

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AGAIN, BOMBS RAIN IN KANO

2 female suicide bombers kill selves, 4 others Panic in Kaduna    Two female suicide bombers again brought Kano to its knees yesterday as they struck at the Nigerian National […]

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Lagos: 59 persons had contact with Ebola victim

Lagos State government has shut down the hospital where a Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, a consultant for the Liberian Finance Ministry in his 40s died of the infectious Ebola disease. The […]

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TCN to inject $8bn to upgrade operations

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By   14 hours ago

Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN plans to inject $8 billion to upgrade its operations to achieve 20,000 megawatts electricity supply in the country, its Executive Director, Mohammed Shaike has disclosed. […]

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Exports worth N4.9bn processed in 6 months at Seme Border

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By   15 hours ago

Exportable goods valued at N4.9 billion were handled by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS in Seme Border between January and June. This was disclosed Monday by the Area Comptroller, Willy […]

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Delta agency donates N32m worth of science equipments to College

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By ,   15 hours ago

The United College of Commerce, Igbudu, in Warri South Local Government Area, Delta state, has been equipped with science materials worth over N32m by the Delta State Oil Producing Area […]

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FG inaugurates 600 agric equipment hiring centres

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By   15 hours ago

Federal government has disclosed plan to roll out 600 agricultural equipment hiring centres across the country in the next two weeks. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adenine, […]

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CBN seeks 6yrs for banks, customer dispute resolution

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By   16 hours ago

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has reiterated the need for banks and other financial service providers to ensure speedy resolution of customers’ complaints in the financial system. According to a […]

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GTBank partners Forte Oil to increase GTExpress locations

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By ,   16 hours ago

AFRICAN Bank of the Year, Guaranty Trust Bank plc has launched “GTExpress”; a comprehensive Agent Banking Service at Forte Oil locations nationwide as part of its efforts at bringing banking […]

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Confab: Delegates sabotaged Igbo agenda– Ex-Ohaneze President

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By   9 hours ago

Dr. Dozie Ikedife, British trained surgeon and former National President of Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide, is among the South East delegates at the National Conference. He spoke to Tony Oraeki in […]

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Ebonyi 2015: Sen Nwagu dares Gov Elechi on power shift

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By ,   9 hours ago

The Chairman Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Sen. Paulinus Igwe Nwagu has challenged Governor Martins Elechi of Ebonyi state on plans to shift power to Ebonyi South, saying that the […]

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Credible election: APC urges President to walk the talk

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By   9 hours ago

Ahead of the Osun governorship elections scheduled for August 9, the All Progressives Congress, APC has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to walk the talk by living up to the assurances […]

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Jonathan/Amechi: Cleric tasks South-South on reconciliation

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Worried by the lingering feud between President Goodluck Jonathan and Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi, a cleric, Pastor John Ogolo, has challenged stakeholders in the South-South geopolitical zone to intervene […]

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We’ll be open to constructive criticism – Ekiti Deputy Gov-elect

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The Deputy Governor-elect in Ekiti State, Dr Olusola Eleka, has assured the people of the State that the incoming Peoples Democratic Party, PDP government would be open to constructive criticisms […]

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Politicians should work for progress –Akinbade

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As Muslims across the world celebrate the Ramadan, the Labour Party candidate in the Osun governorship election, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade has urged politicians and stakeholders to always work for the […]

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Liverpool confirm Origi signing

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By   33 mins ago

Liverpool have completed the signing of Divock Origi from Lille for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club have confirmed.The 19-year-old enjoyed a breakout tournament at the World Cup to […]

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Barkley signs new four-year Everton contract

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By   39 mins ago

The midfielder enjoyed a stellar breakthrough season under Roberto Martinez to earn a call-up to England’s World Cup squad and will now reportedly triple his salary Ross Barkley has signed […]

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Enner Valencia joins West Ham

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By   3 hours ago

Enner Valencia has jumped the final hurdle required to join West Ham by being granted a work permit. The Ecuador striker had a hearing at Wembley on Tuesday having agreed to join the Hammers from Pachuca earlier […]

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Everton confirm Muhamed Besic signing

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By   23 hours ago

Everton have signed Ferencvaros midfielder Muhamed Besic for an undisclosed fee. The 21-year-old, who played in all of Bosnia-Hercegovina’s matches at the World Cup, has agreed a five-year deal. He […]

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Arsenal sign Calum Chambers from Southampton

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By   1 day ago

The 19-year-old, described as a “gamble” by Arsene Wenger, will join the Gunners for an initial €12 million, rising to €20m, and provide competition to Mathieu Debuchy Arsenal have completed […]

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Aston Villa want Moses on loan

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By   1 day ago

Aston Villa are keen to take Chelsea winger Victor Moses on a season-long loan. Manager Paul Lambert is set to offer the Nigerian a fresh start at Villa Park after […]

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COMMONWEALTH GAMES: NSC bows to pressure, pays athletes six days allowances

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By   4 hours ago

The National Sports Commission (NSC) has paid Team Nigeria athletes at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, six days competition allowances following complaints from different quarters. Gbenga Elegbeleye, the […]

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Commonwealth Games: Nigerian weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha fails dope test

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By   5 hours ago

Sixteen-year-old weightlifter Chika Amalaha’s record-breaking Commonwealth Games gold medal performance is under a doping cloud after she returned a positive test. The diminutive Nigerian made headlines when she became the […]

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Serena Williams fit for US Open after recovering from a virus

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By   7 hours ago

Serena Williams will be fit to defend her US Open title after recovering from the virus which ended her Wimbledon. The world number one, 32, was forced to pull out […]

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Continental ticket sure for Abia Warriors — Ladan Bosso

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By   7 hours ago

Abia Warriors technical advicer Ladan Bosso has declared his side remain focused on achieving their set target of a place on the continental at the end of the season.The Abia […]

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Okagbare Wins Gold

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By   8 hours ago

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare sensationally became the Commonwealth champion last night when she ran 10.85 seconds to beat the pack that included Jamaican duo of Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart who […]

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Man United set to bid £30m for Juan Cuadrado

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By   17 hours ago

Manchester United are set to firm up their interest in Colombia star Juan Cuadrado by bidding £30 million for the sought-after winger, according to Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo. The Fiorentina […]

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I once despised marriage, but now I want it – Pasuma

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By   4 days ago

Fuji star, Wasiu Odetola better known as Alabi Pasuma, has disclosed that he is ready to settle down now because he initially sees marriage as fun. According to Pasuma, he […]

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Jide Kosoko confirms he is diabetic

By   4 days ago

Veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko, has disclosed that he has been living with diabetes since 1996. He made this declaration at the just concluded Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Lecture […]

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Cameroonian singer, Dencia on NAFDAC wanted list

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The Director General of National Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii, has declared that the agency had been on the look-out for Cameroonian artiste, Dencia  on account […]

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Chigozie Atuanya premieres Chetanna in the US

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Nollywood actor, Chigozie Atuanya, premiered his debut flick in Igbo language movie, Chetanna last Thursday at the World Festival of Igbo Arts and Culture. The movie was premiered at the arts and culture […]

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John Cena’s road to becoming WWE’s Mr. SummerSlam

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John Cena’s head is set to get heavier, as he will soon wear a new crown – WWE’s Mr. SummerSlam. Bret Hart, Triple H and Hulk Hogan have all added to that event’s lineage, […]

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Xolile Tshabalala joins Rita Dominic as AFRIFF ambassador

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South African actress, Xolile Tshabalala has been appointed the goodwill ambassador for the 2014 Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF. The announcement was made after Tshabalala met with the AFRIFF team […]

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