Thursday October 30th, 2014

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JONATHAN PICKS PDP NOMINATION FORM TODAY

President Goodluck Jonathan will today pick the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, nomination form to seek a second term in office. His spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati told State House correspondents yesterday […]

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Amended Constitution: APC clears way for Tambuwal, others

All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday effected 10 amendments to its constitution at an extra-ordinary non-elective national convention in Abuja. One of the major changes in the party’s constitution is the […]

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Insurgents sack Mubi, Uba in fresh attacks

Hundreds of residents of communities in Uba Local Government Area of Adamawa State yesterday fled their homes as rampaging members of Boko Haram sect ransacked the villages. The insurgents also […]

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Nigeria rated high in World Bank‘s Doing Business Report

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By   8 hours ago

The Doing Business project shows, since 2005, Nigeria has implemented 10 regulatory reforms making it easier to do business. It states that the majority have focused on improving business incorporation, […]

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Transcorp Hilton Abuja celebrates 3rd annual Hilton global week of service

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By   9 hours ago

In celebration of Hilton Worldwide’s third annual Global Week of Service, which started on Sunday, more than 50 volunteers from Transcorp Hilton Abuja took time out to impart knowledge and […]

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Fidelity private banking wins Financial Times Award

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By ,   9 hours ago

FIDELITY Private Banking, a Division of Fidelity Bank Plc. has been recognized as the “Best Private Bank in Nigeria 2014” in the Global Private Banking Awards organized by Professional Wealth […]

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Nestlé proposes N10 interim dividend as Q3 profit declines 1.4%

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By ,   9 hours ago

Nestlé Nigeria Plc on Wednesday said it has proposed an interim dividend of N10.00 per share dividend to shareholders of the company for the third quarter period ended September 30, […]

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Union Bank Q3 profit up 6.6%, loan book grows 21%

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UNION bank of Nigeria Plc, UBN said on Wednesday its profit after tax, PAT for the nine months period ended September 30, 2014 climbed up 6.6 percent to N8.1 billion […]

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SAHCOL acquires more equipment for quality service delivery

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Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited, SAHCOL has taken delivery of additional Ground Support Equipment, GSE as part of its determination to improve the face of ground handling in Nigeria, in […]

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APC defecting members are cancerous — Chairman

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By ,   7 hours ago

The leadership of the All Progressive Congress party in Bayelsa state has described its 8,000 defecting members to the People Democratic Party as political jobbers that have no genuine interest […]

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Constitutional amendments: Whose interest?

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By   19 hours ago

Some portion of National Assembly’s constitutional amendment is generating rancour in the polity, Okechukwu Jombo writes to know whose interest is at stake   Recently the National Assembly approved the […]

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Abia 2015: The fight to finish

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By   2 days ago

Okechukwu Jombo writes that with the emergence of all the aspirants for the soul of Abia state the fight to finish has started   The prediction of who succeeds Abia […]

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2015 and dangers of imposition

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By   2 days ago

Dozie Onwuzuligbo, writes that imposition in Nigeria is generating vibes that can be said to be very dangerous to the polity   It has become a common feature in Nigerian […]

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Bayelsa East stakeholders rubbished over zoning claim

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Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Clever Ikisipo, has said there is no zoning in the district comprising Ogbia, Nembe and Brass local government areas […]

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Murray-Bruce declares for Senate, laments widespread poverty

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Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Silverbird Group, Mr. Ben Murray-Bruce, on Monday declared his intention to represent Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly. With his declaration, Murray-Bruce has […]

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Arsenal keen on Lichtsteiner

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By   4 hours ago

Arsenal have launched a bid to bring Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner to north London, according to reports in Italy. Arsene Wenger is keen to move for the Swiss international in […]

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Reus closer to £32m Liverpool transfer

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By   4 hours ago

Liverpool have a clear path to sign Marco Reus after Borussia Dortmund ended their attempt at trying to tie the winger down to a new contract. Reus had rejected the […]

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Man City join chase for Khedira

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By   4 hours ago

Manchester City have reportedly joined Premier League rivals Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United in the race to sign Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira. The 2014 World Cup winner has long […]

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Sturridge eyes Balotelli partnership

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By   4 hours ago

Daniel Sturridge claims Liverpool team-mate Mario Balotelli is ‘misunderstood’ and admits he can’t wait to strike up a partnership with the Italian. The former AC Milan forward has struggled to […]

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Bale to cost Man Utd £90m

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By   1 day ago

The Red Devils have been repeatedly linked with a move for the Welshman in recent weeks, and several reports have suggested they are preparing to make a bid for the […]

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Arsenal given green light to sign Hummels

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By   2 days ago

ARSENAL have received a massive boost in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund star Mats Hummels. The German international’s future at the Westfalenstadion has been the subject of intense speculation in […]

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Court hears NFF’s case today

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By ,   8 hours ago

Justice Ambrose Allagoa of the Federal High Court sitting in Jos has adjourned till today, to rule in the case of preliminary objection filed by the counsel to the Nigeria […]

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National Basketball tourney heats up

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By   8 hours ago

…Lokoja set to host second tier league   Abuja, the nation’s capital was literally on fire as this years’ National Division two Men’s Basketball championship organized by the Nigeria Basketball […]

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Super Eagles, Black Stars to open Ibom Int’l Stadium

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By   8 hours ago

Nigeria’s Super Eagles and Ghana’s Black Stars will be the first to play on the lush green pitch of the newly-built Ibom International Stadium in Uyo during its official opening […]

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Mourinho hails Mikel over Capital One Cup tie

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By   8 hours ago

Jose Mourinho has praised John Mikel Obi for his “professionalism” as Chelsea squeezed past League Two Shrewsbury in the Capital One Cup last 16 tie at Greenhous Meadow. A late […]

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NFF committees defy impasse to plot way forward

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By   1 day ago

While the nation await a possible reprieve from the Federal High Court in Jos today, key committees set up by the Amaju Pinnick-led Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, […]

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Why my feud with Maigari persisted – Danagogo

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By   1 day ago

Minister of Sports and Chairman National Sports Commission Dr Tammy Danagogo has disclosed why he fought former President of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Aminu Maigari’s board was due to numerous […]

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10 moments of Kim Kardashian as she celebrates 34th birthday

By   6 days ago

“Good morning #BdaySurpriseGettaway,” Kim Kardashian shared on her Instagram page on Wednesday, October 22, along with a gorgeous view from her hotel of palm trees and the ocean. Kim and […]

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‘Nigerian men don’t give up while ‘toasting’

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May7en was born on May 7; her father played football in jersey number 7. He (father) was nicknamed during his playing days as Mathematical 7.  He also has 7 children. All […]

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Sammy Okposo gets SABC awards nomination

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Multitalented gospel artiste, Globacom ambassador and Nigeria’s biggest gospel music export, Sammie Okposo has been nominated in this year’s Best of Africa category at the biggest South-Africa gospel music awards, […]

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John Cena vs. Randy Orton HIAC winner to receive title match vs Brock Lesnar

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When decade-long rivals John Cena and Randy Orton step into the Hell in a Cell at tomorrow’s pay-per-view, one will emerge as the No. 1 contender for Brock Lesnar’s WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Triple H […]

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PMAN northern chapter seeks peace, unity amongst members

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By   1 week ago

… raises funds for displaced persons   Despite efforts being made by the administration of the Abuja chapter of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, PMAN, some members of the […]

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eLDee not going back on music boycott

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By ,   1 week ago

Artiste and label boss, eLDee, has said there is no going back in his decision to exit the music stage after 16 active years as a performing artiste. The 37-year […]

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