Sunday March 1st, 2015

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WE’LL PROSECUTE JEGA, IF… – POLICE

as Jang drags INEC to court Following series of allegations that the out-going chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega has been involved in activities that […]

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‘Jonathan, PDP plan to cripple Buhari, APC Campaign’

All Progressives Congress has described as undemocratic the plot by the Jonathan-led ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to clip the electoral success wings of the party, APC, through a proposed […]

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Troops kill scores of terrorists in Damaturu, Gulak – DHQ

Defence headquarters in Abuja has confirmed the death of one soldier and several terrorists killed in the cordon and search operations by Nigerian troops along Djimitillo Damaturu, Yobe State. Director […]

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Matters arising from APC’s Maiduguri rally

By   15 hours ago

In spite of the Abuja Peace Accord, the leadership of the various political parties appear to have lost control of their supporters who have engaged in politically induced violence in […]

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Explain your link with Jega – PDP challenges APC

By   22 hours ago

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has challenged the All Progressives Congress, APC, to come out clear and explain to Nigerians the links between it and the Chairman of Independent national Electoral […]

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Guber election: It’s battle of titans in Delta

By ,   22 hours ago

With the postponement of the presidential and governorship elections by Prof Atahiru Jega, chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from the earlier slated dates of February 14 and February […]

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Is APC taking Nigerians for a ride?

By   2 days ago

The recent revelation that the picture circulated by the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation, APCPCO, where the party claimed its presidential candidate was interviewed in London was actually taked […]

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Gbemi Saraki denies plan to dump PDP

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A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kwara State and first daughter of late Senate Leader, Dr. Olusola Saraki, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki has described the speculation of her […]

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Northern youths drum support for President Jonathan

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With less than a month to the 2015 general elections, a socio-political group, Northern Youth Movement for Positive Change, NYMPC, has joined other well-meaning Nigerians to drum up support for […]

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FAO reiterates commitment to end hunger, malnutrition

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Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has said that efforts to combat hunger and malnutrition in the Caribbean have made substantial progress, […]

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FG automates collection of MDAs’ remittances

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By   3 days ago

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has notified Deposit Money Banks DMBs that it has commenced the implementation of automate Revenue e-Collections of Ministries, Departments and Agencies directly into the Federal […]

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Engage with Africa on long-term basis, Ecobank tells investors

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By ,   3 days ago

ECOBANK Group CEO Albert Essien has urged investors to be prepared to engage with African countries on a long-term basis and avoid abrupt changes in investment focus because of perceived […]

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Nigeria, AfDB sign $2.5m grant agreement

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By   3 days ago

African Development Bank, AfDB has signed six grant agreements of $2,584,832 funded by the Nigeria Technical Cooperation Fund, NTCF. The grant facilities, which further boost the integration efforts in the […]

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Stock market loses N50.05bn in one day

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By ,   3 days ago

TRADING on the Nigerian Stck Exchange closed on a negative note on Thursday as the All Share Index lost 0.50 per cent to close at 30,045.56 points from 30,195.56 on […]

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Lagos to pay 303 retirees N1.4bn

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By   3 days ago

THE Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission, Mr. Rotimi Hussain, has said the state government is set to pay another set of 303 workers who retired from the state public service […]

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De Bruyne wants EPL return

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By   3 days ago

KEVIN DE BRUYNE claims he will one day leave Wolfsburg for a ‘big European club’ amid interest from Manchester United. The Red Devils have been keeping tabs on the Belgium […]

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Football: England plan to edge Nigeria on Jordon Ibe

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By   3 days ago

England are set to fast-track Liverpool starlet Jordon Ibe in to the senior set-up to keep him from Nigeria’s clutches. The 19-year-old has burst onto scene in recent weeks following […]

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Chelsea warn fans against anti-Semitic language

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By   3 days ago

Chelsea have warned their own supporters ahead of the Capital One Cup final against Tottenham that they will ban anyone using anti-Semitic language and support criminal action against them. Investigations […]

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Messi remains Barca’s penalty taker – Enrique

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By   4 days ago

Lionel Messi will remain Barcelona’s penalty taker despite his Champions League miss against Manchester City, coach Luis Enrique insisted. The Argentine superstar will keep his spot-kick taking duties, “without a […]

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2022 World Cup: FIFA rules out compensation for clubs

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By   4 days ago

FIFA’s general secretary Jerome Valcke has claimed UEFA and most of the confederations want December 23 as the date for the Qatar 2022 World Cup final – but that no […]

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English FA reduces Matic’s ban to two games

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By   5 days ago

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic’s violent conduct ban has been reduced from three games to two, but he will still miss Sunday’s League Cup final. The FA’s independent regulatory commission partially […]

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NFF offered me ‘slave contract’ – Keshi

By   15 hours ago

Coach Stephen Keshi has described the contract offered to him by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, as “a slave contract”. Keshi said he has received his new contract from the […]

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Ofere joins Scottish Club

By   21 hours ago

Nigeria striker, Edward Ofere, has joined Scottish premier league side Inverness Caledonian Thistle. The 28-year-old has penned a deal until the end of the season, but this is subject to […]

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Hughes keen to keep Victor Moses at Stoke City

By   21 hours ago

Stoke City manager, Mark Hughes, has said that he would like to sign Nigerian international, Victor Moses on a permanent basis. Victor Moses has impressed his bosses at Stoke City […]

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Azarenka beats Venus in 3 sets to reach Qatar Open final

By   22 hours ago

Victoria Azarenka defeated Venus Williams for the first time on Friday, rallying for a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory to reach the final at the Qatar Open. A two-time champion in […]

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Ondo gets football academy

By ,   22 hours ago

Football development, through enhancing human capacity and skill acquisition have been identify as one of the ways of curbing the nations teeming youths getting involved in crime and social vices. […]

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CAF U17 championship: Eaglets, Guinea fight for bronze

By   22 hours ago

As Amajimbos battle Mali in final The 11th Africa U17 Championship will come to a close today at the Stade Seyni Kountche in Niamey with the Golden Eaglets and Guinea […]

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Theatre artist urges Nigerians to showcase cultural values

By   17 hours ago

Founder of Omooba Yemisi Art Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, NGO, Mr. Yemisi Shyllon, has urged Nigerians to showcase their cultural values in any part of the world. Shyllon said that […]

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Actor, Funsho Adeolu to bury dad March

By   20 hours ago

Popular Nollywod actor, Funsho Adeolu and the entire family of Adeolu of Okitipupa, Ondo State-Nigeria have announced March 11 and 12, 2015 for the final burial ceremony of their late […]

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Complete list of Oscar winners

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By   6 days ago

Here is the complete list of winners at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday: Best picture: “Birdman” Best director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, “Birdman” Best actor: Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of […]

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Stakeholders task movie directors on professionalism

By   1 week ago

Stakeholders in the entertainment industry have challenged movie directors to add professionalism and excellence in the production of movies in the country. Dr. Isaiah Ilo, lecturer of Theatre Arts, University […]

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Femi Kuti urges Nigerian leaders to shun corruption

By   1 week ago

Femi Kuti, a musician and son of legendary Afro beat musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has urged leaders in the country to shun corruption and implement programmes that would develop the country. […]

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Abuja artistes get entwined in dance-drama

By   1 week ago

Lovers of the theatre got entwined into a dance-drama show which took place in Abuja recently. It is no wonder that this genre of entertainment has been off the scene […]

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