Monday March 2nd, 2015

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APC USING BUHARI FOR S/W TO REGAIN POWER – AREWA YOUTHS

Finger Obasanjo, Tinubu in plot Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Ahmed Bola Tinubu, have been accused of fronting Gen. Muhammadu Buhari […]

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I’ll win March 28 poll – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has exuded confidence that he will emerge victorious in the March 28 presidential general election. In his declaration yesterday, President Jonathan said, “I will win a second […]

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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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Gov Elechi’s many troubles and the crisis foretold

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By   37 mins ago

The Ebonyi state governor is one of the founding fathers of the state. But this is not the best of times for the governor who always toes the path of […]

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Protect your votes, APGA guber candidate charges Abians

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By ,   4 hours ago

Parallel governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia State, Chief Reagan Ufomba has urged Abians to vote and protect their votes during the forthcoming elections to […]

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VP Sambo’ll deliver north to PDP, Group boasts

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By   4 hours ago

A northern based advocacy group, the Northern Emancipation Network, NEN, has boasted that Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo is capable of securing bloc votes for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, […]

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Group hails Jonathan for Akobundu’s ministerial nomination

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By ,   4 hours ago

Abians United for Democracy, AUD, has hailed President Goodluck Jonathan for nominating Col. Austin Akobundu (rtd) as minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Akobundu, who until his nomination was […]

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Matters arising from APC’s Maiduguri rally

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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

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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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NEXIM signs agreement for $302,000 financial grant

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By   2 hours ago

Efforts by the Nigerian Export-Import Bank, NEXIM to facilitate the establishment of a regional maritime company, The Sealink Project, has received a fresh boost with the signing of US$302, 000 […]

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Sterling Bank increases on-line micro credit by 200%

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FOLLOWING the success of the Social Lender Scheme introduced last year and the impressive response from the beneficiaries, members of the on-line community, Sterling Bank Plc has increased the minimum […]

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FCMB increases agric loan to N40bn

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By   2 hours ago

FIRST City Monumental Bank, FCMB, has increased its loan facility to agricultural sector to six percent totalling N40 billion out of its N600 billion loan facility as at year 2014 […]

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Why Mastercard, Grooming Centre extend e-payments to MSMEs

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MASTERCARD and Grooming Centre have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in a move to extend electronic payment solutions to 500,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in semi-urban and rural parts […]

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Airtel unveils new ultramodern outlet

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To enhance customer service delivery through its retail footprints, leading Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has taken further steps with the commissioning of an ultramodern showroom in Apapa, Lagos. The […]

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Cutix posts N31bn profit

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CUTIX has announced a profit after tax of N30.5 billion for the financial year ended January 31, 2015, a decline of 15.5 percent when compared to N35.9 billion recorded in […]

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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   4 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   5 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   5 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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Marquinhos: PSG refused Man United talks

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By   4 hours ago

Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos says the club refused an approach from Manchester United. United are targeting a new centre-back and have identified the Brazilian as a possible recruit. Reports on […]

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Moses is the fastest improving player in the EPL

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By   4 hours ago

As week 27 kicks off in the EPL in, all EPL Fantasy Football managers must ensure that they find a place for Nigerian forward, Victor Moses in their starting XI […]

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Johnson wins fourth term as AKFA chairman

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By   4 hours ago

Fifteen years after he won his first tenure, Chief Effiong Johnson defeated Senator Alloysius Etok and former Calabar Rovers ace, Aniefiok Ekarika in Oron last Saturday to retain his seat […]

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Ujah takes pride in scoring against Bayern

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By   4 hours ago

Even though his side suffered a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich on Friday, Anthony Ujah is proud of his performance as he scored the lone goal for […]

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NFF offered me ‘slave contract’ – Keshi

By   22 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   1 day 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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Theatre artist urges Nigerians to showcase cultural values

By   24 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

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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   7 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

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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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