Saturday December 27th, 2014

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AMAECHI:SELF-IMPOSED BURDEN !

With the emergence of former military Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari as the presidential flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress, APC, expectations were high that the Governor of Rivers […]

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Muslims protect Christians during Christmas service

More than 200 Muslim youth volunteers were part of those that protected Christians during church services to celebrate this year’s Christmas in Kaduna State, says Pastor Yohanna Buru. Buru, a […]

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Why I interfere in Nigeria’s politics – Sheikh Gumi

Famous Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi yesterday opened up on why he commented on the political happenings in the country saying it was to ensure that no human blood […]

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FAO seeks $47m to tackle deadly banana disease

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By   21 hours ago

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

By   24 hours ago

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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NERC freezes electricity tariff for residential consumers

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Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC has frozen the newly approved tariff for residential consumers till June 2015. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Michael Faloseyi, the NERC’s […]

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Naira street rate well below central bank’s at Christmas

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By   2 days ago

Central bank of Nigeria says 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 percent below […]

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Pension contribution hits N2.5trn – PenCom

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By   3 days ago

Pension contribution by both public and private sectors into the Retirement Savings Account, RSA at the end of second quarter, Q2 of 2014 was N2.5 trillion, National Pension Commission, PenCom […]

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Nigeria’s external reserves hits $38.29bn

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By ,   3 days ago

GROSS external reserves at the end of the third quarter (Q3) of 2014 increased 2.5 percent to $38.29 billion compared with the level recorded in the Q2 period, according to […]

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What are governors doing with SURE-P funds?

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The Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme, SURE-P, came into being in 2011 following the partial removal of subsidy by the federal government. SURE-P Committee, then headed by Dr. Christopher Kolade, […]

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2015: Saraki and Aluko in epic showdown

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It is no longer news that Kwara State is one of the states in Nigeria where contest in the forthcoming general election will be so keen owing to the strength […]

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Gombe crisis: Are aggressors playing victim?

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By   21 hours ago

The attack on Gombe State governor, Ibrahim Dankwanbo on Thursday, December 18, by a team of political thugs who ambushed and attacked his convoy with dangerous weapons while the governor […]

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Amaechi, Princewill’s war of words

By   1 day ago

In the past few days, there has been war of words between the Rivers State government and the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Prince Tonye Princewill. The war of […]

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Abia 2015: Group petitions INEC over Ikpeazu

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As political parties intensifies their campaign ahead of the February 2015 general election, Abia State chapter of a political pressure group, Concerned Citizens of Nigeria, CCN, has petitioned the Independent […]

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Amaechi funded Buhari’s campaign with N30bn – Wike alleges

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A former Minister of State for Education and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has accused the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, […]

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Crystal Palace fire Manager, Neil Warnock

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By   10 hours ago

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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By   16 hours ago

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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By   17 hours ago

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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By   17 hours ago

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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By   17 hours ago

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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By   2 days ago

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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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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Enyeama, Oshoala tipped for CAF awards

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By   21 hours ago

Former Nigeria women’s national team head coach, Ismaila Mabo has urged Nigerians to support the bid of Asisat Oshoala and Vincent Enyeama to become the 2014 Glo/Caf Africa Player of […]

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Abuja flags-off fashion festival in grand style

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By   21 hours ago

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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By   4 days ago

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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By   5 days ago

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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Agbani Darego dazzles at Miss World 2014

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By   2 weeks ago

Agbani Darego dazzled at the Miss World 2014 in London held recently. Dressed by Nigerian designer, Meena, Agbani, who was one of the judges at the event, looked gorgeous in […]

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Reunion: Davido , Wizkid hang out at Lagos club

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By   2 weeks ago

The long-awaited re-union between warring Pop stars, Davido and Wizkid is gradually coming to an end as the duo spent a night together at a Lagos Club. On Saturday December […]

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Becca features Sakodie on New single, Tell Me

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By   2 weeks ago

Referred to as one of Africa’s best female vocalists, Ghana’s Becca has released a new single titled, Tell Me featuring award-winning singer, Sakodie. The track will serve as the lead […]

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