Friday November 21st, 2014

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Parallel govt: Presidency, others slam APC

Presidency and other prominent Nigerians yesterday hit back at the All Progressives Congress, APC, for threatening to declare a parallel government in 2015 if the general elections did not meet […]

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Obasanjo to INEC: Don’t disenfranchise Nigerians

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to disenfranchise Nigerians in the 2015 general elections. He gave the charge when he was handed his […]

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NASS SHUT AFTER SHOW OF SHAME

15 angry APC lawmakers scale fence Why we locked complex – Police   Angry members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday threw legislative etiquette to the wind as they […]

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Shell sells $600m stake in Nigerian assets

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Oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell announced yesterday that it has raised $600 million from the sale of its interest in an oil field in Nigeria, as part of its ongoing […]

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Chinese firm signs $12bn agreement for railway project

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A Chinese company has signed a $12 billion agreement to build railway along Nigeria’s coast and it’s billed as China’s single largest overseas contract, Chinese media said yesterday. China Railway […]

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SEC committed to sound corporate governance – Garuba

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EXECUTIVE Commissioner in charge of Corporate Services, at the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Zakawanu Garuba, has reiterated the commitment of the agency to sound corporate governance in the Nigerian […]

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Naira at new low, trades N176.10 to dollar

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The naira closed at a new low on Thursday, falling 1.25 percent despite intervention by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, which weakened the currency at its official foreign exchange […]

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FG to reward 100 top companies

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As part of efforts gear towards encouraging more indigenous companies for the growth of the Nigerian economy, federal government has announced that it would reward 100 top companies situated right […]

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SON charges Nigerians on zero tolerance to substandard products

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Director General/Chief Executive Officer of Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON , Dr. Joseph Odumodu has called on Nigerians to have zero tolerance to substandard products. Odumodu gave the charge midweek […]

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Going beyond mere political support groups

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The Nigeria political space has been agog for some time now with various political support groups rooting for the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015. They have consistently argued […]

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Group berates Bode George, Ogunlewe over conspiracy against Obanikoro

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Piqued by alleged ploy to truncate Senator Musiliu Obanikoro’s gubernatorial aspiration, a group that identifies itself as Concerned Lagosians, CL, has risen in his defence, condemning the former Deputy National […]

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Stay away from Suswam/Gemade fights, PDP chieftain tells Jonathan

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A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Benue State, Mrs Felicia Tondo, popularly known as Madam 7070 has called on President Goodluck Jonathan not to interfere in the […]

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PDP, Jonathan‘ll sweep S’West in 2015, guber aspirant assures

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As the 2015 general election inches closer, the lawmaker representing YewaSouth/Ipokia federal constituency and a gubernatorial aspirant of PDP, Hon. Abiodun Akinlade, has reiterated the superior posture of the Peoples […]

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Tambuwal submits form amidst pomp in Abuja

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Supporters of Senator Umar Tambuwal thronged the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress, APC Abuja yesterday to show their solidarity during the submission of expression of interest form by […]

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Senate seat: Kogi West PDP calls for fairness

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The Kogi West People Democratic Party, PDP Leadership Forum has appealed to the national body of the party to concede to the forum, the right to choose the district representative […]

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PSG handed Ibrahimovic boost

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By   10 hours ago

Paris Saint-Germain talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic is fit and ready ready to feature in Friday’s Ligue 1 clash with Metz. The 32-year-old was left out of Sweden’s friendly with France on Tuesday but has come […]

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Arsenal’s Giroud set for return against Man Utd

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The France international, 28, had been ruled out until the new year with a broken leg suffered against Everton in August, but has returned sooner than expected. “He is three […]

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Real Madrid turns to Lloris

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REAL MADRID have put Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris at the top of their shortlist in their search for a new goalkeeper. The France international joined Spurs in 2012 for a relatively […]

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Man Utd to make £47m move for Hummels

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United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward today revealed the club’s latest financial figures and indicated that their long-term focus is on next summer’s transfer window, instead of this January. Red […]

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Man City tracking Lichtsteiner

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Manchester City are tracking ‘Swiss Express’ Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner. The fullback, who is also nicknamed Forrest Gump because of his relentless raiding runs, is out of contract next summer. Although he […]

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Man Utd records 10% fall in revenues

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English Premier League club Manchester United posted a 10 percent fall in first quarter revenue as the absence of lucrative Champions League soccer this season took its toll. United, currently […]

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Okocha, Odegbami in shock after Eagles’ AFCON exit

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Nigerians have been digesting the failure of the Super Eagles to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations to defend their title. The Super Eagles finished a disappointing third […]

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Nigeria fail to qualify for Nations Cup

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Reigning champions Nigeria will not defend their title in Equatorial Guinea after failing to qualify from Group A. In yesterday’s final round of matches, Nigeria were held 2-2 by South […]

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AFCON 2015: Ivory Coast secure qualification

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Ivory Coast secured qualification for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations finals after playing to a goalless draw with Cameroon in Abidjan yesterday. The Elephants needed just a point to […]

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Wikki boss lauds Bauchi Govt over premier League ticket

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The Chairman of the Wikki Tourists Football club of Bauchi that gained promotion to the Premier League competition after topping group A with 53 points has attributed their success to […]

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NFF may stick to Keshi

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With the conclusion of the qualifying series of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, uncertainty is the word on the fate of the Super Eagles manager, Stephen Keshi. Those in […]

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Abuja to host Henry Abebe female cricket championship

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As part of effort to institutionalize the game of cricket in the country, the Nigeria Cricket Federation, NCF in conjunction with John Abebe will this weekend organize the first female […]

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Juliet Ibrahim premieres Shattered Romance

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Actress Juliet Ibrahim is ready with her second produced movie, Shattered Romance, directed by actor-turned-director Eddie Nartey. The movie, which is also Eddie Nartey’s second directorial job, will premiere at […]

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Abuja filmmaker sets stage for ‘Lastborn’

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As entertainment in Abuja continues to gain ground, Abuja based artist, writer and director, Emmanuel Best Thliza has set the stage for the production of a new movie titled, “Lastborn”. […]

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Reminisce, Dammykrane, Jaywon rock Unilorin

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A wave of excitement swept through the University of Ilorin on Friday last week, November 14, 2014, as the Coke Studio Season 2 campus concert brought all other activities on […]

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SONIFES calls for peace through comedy, music dance

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In an outright display of talent, artists performing under the aegis of the entertainment outfit, Songs of Nigeria Festival, SONIFES, Abuja has called for peaceful coexistence amongst Nigerians using comedy, […]

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October 1 wins big at Africa, International Film Festival

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Kunle Afolayan’s latest movie October 1 just clinched best script, best actor, best feature film award at the Africa international film festival. October 1 which is a 2014 Nigerian dark […]

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Puerto Rican emerges new Miss International 2014

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By   6 days ago

Puerto Rican beauty, Valerie Hernandez stood out among her competitors to be crowned the new Miss International 2014. The 21-year-old student and model from Carolina, Puerto Rico, was crowned on […]

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