Tuesday December 23rd, 2014

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Ihejirika slams N100bn libel suit on Austrailian negotiator

Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, has filed a N100billion libel suit against self-appointed Boko Haram negotiator, Stephen Davies, for linking him with the sponsorship of the terrorist […]

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Insurgency: General, 14 others face court martial

Authorities of the Nigerian Army will today in Lagos, court martial a Brigadier-General and 14 other officers for offences linked to their alleged passive actions in curtailing insurgency in some […]

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BLEAK YULETIDE FOR WORKERS

States owe backlog of salaries December pay ready soon – FG   With just few days to the end of the year, public workers at the federal, state and local […]

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Spending on ICT products to cross $270bn

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Middle East and Africa will cross the $270 billion mark in 2015 and the IT market expected to grow 9% year on year in 2015, according to International Data Corporation’s […]

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Afren Oil confirms approach from Nigeria’s Seplat

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Africa-focused oil and gas company Afren Plc yesterday confirmed that it has received a highly preliminary approach from Nigeria’s Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc. regarding a possible combination with Afren. […]

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Kogi to re-position agric sector, says commissioner

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Kogi Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Zaccheus Atte, on Thursday reiterated the state government’s commitment to repositioning agricultural sector to enhance food sufficiency. Atte said this when he visited the Riverine […]

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Experts pin improved cereal production to eco-friendly agriculture

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World experts at a meeting by the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO and attended by leading crop production specialists over the weekend in Rome have said that improved crop varieties […]

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Farms, agriculture offices closed in Rivers

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Chairman of Fisheries Society of Nigeria, FISON, Rivers branch, Dr Awotein George, said all the Divisional Farms and Agriculture Offices in the State had been closed down. George, who spoke […]

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FG to boost students/youths’ competence in agriculture

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Federal government has inaugurated the School Agriculture Programme in Kaduna State with a pledge to boost the competence of youths to be self-reliant. The Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan […]

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Deception and the Nigerian politician

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By   20 hours ago

There is no doubt that election time in Nigeria is usually heralded by high level of political activities. Usually, Politicians at this time can make promises of anything of no […]

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Bianca Ojukwu faults tenure extension for Umeh, others

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Confusion ensued recently at the special national convention of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in awka, Anambra State when Bianca Ojukwu , the widow of the late leader of […]

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INEC delays PVC issuance to IBB, Abdulsalami, Aliyu, Etsu Nupe, others

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The expectations of some prominent indigenes of Niger State of collecting their Permanent Voter Cards was dashed on Friday as the Independent National Electoral Commission told them that they have […]

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Aggrieved A’Ibom PDP aspirants may join APC

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There are indications that 21 out of the 22 aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirants who lost out in last week’s governorships primaries in the state are nurturing plans to […]

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Delta 2015: Isoko people demand deputy governor’s slot

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Arising from an enlarged meeting of Isoko ethnic nationality in Delta State on Friday, the people of the axis have demanded for the slot of the deputy governor in 2015. […]

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INEC raises Task Force on IDPs

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has raised a Task Force on how to get Internally Displaced Persons to vote in the forthcoming 2015 General Election. The task force, whose constitution […]

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Liverpool, Arsenal, Man Utd in Coentrao race

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By   18 hours ago

LIVERPOOL and Arsenal have entered the race to sign Real Madrid star and Manchester United target Fabio Coentrao. The Portugal international is surplus to requirements at the Santiago Bernabeu, and […]

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Man City eyes De Bruyne

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City boss Manuel Pellegrini has made De Bruyne one of his top January transfer targets as he looks to bolster his squad that has been ravaged by injuries in recent […]

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Sergio Busquets hunted by Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea

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ARSENAL, Manchester United and Chelsea are plotting summer moves for Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets. The Spain international is one of world football’s top midfield schemers, and is also being hunted by […]

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Galatasaray eager to keep Sneijder

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By   18 hours ago

Wesley Sneijder’s dream of moving to the Premier League is being blocked by Galatasaray. The Dutch midfielder’s agent was in England last week testing the market for the skilful 30-year-old’s next […]

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Dortmund to stand by Klopp

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By   19 hours ago

Borussia Dortmund will stand by Jurgen Klopp during the second half of the Bundesliga season, according to sporting director Michael Zorc. Last season’s runners-up have endured a woeful first half to their domestic […]

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Liverpool to make audacious £50m Benzema bid

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By   4 days ago

Brendan Rodgers has struggled for goals from his front-line this term, with main striker Daniel Strurridge being out of action since August 31 with a number of injury setbacks. Mario […]

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Enyimba, Pillars get C/League opponents

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Nigeria’s flagbearers in the CAF Champions League, Kano Pillars and Enyimba International have been handed their opponents following the conclusion of the draws in Cairo yesterday. Reigning Nigeria League champions, […]

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Igbokwe gives NFF ultimatum on Arbitration Tribunal

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Following FIFA’s letter to the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, washing it’s hands off  the purported legitimacy granted Amaju Pinnick as the duly elected President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Barr […]

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Mourinho Punishing divers would be disastrous

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes an independent panel retrospectively punishing divers would be a “disaster”. he west Londoners have found themselves at the heart of the simulation debate this week […]

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Muhammad Ali hospitalised for pneumonia

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Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia. Ali, a three-time world champion, is in a stable condition, his spokesman Bob Gunnell said. The illness […]

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Olympic Games: Siasia harps on building strong team

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By   51 mins ago

Nigeria U23 coach, Samson Siasia has left for the United States to be with his family during the Christmas season. Siasia left on Sunday night and is expected back in […]

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EPL: Sanchez deserves Player of the Season – Wenger

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Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger has tipped new recruit Alexis Sanchez for the Premier League Player of the Season award. Sanchez moved to The Emirates from Barcelona after the World Cup […]

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Elton John officially weds long-time partner

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By   7 hours 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   6 days 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   6 days 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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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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‘Eminem inspired me to do music’

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By   6 days ago

Nigerian rapper and entertainer, Eva Alordiah has professed her love for rapper Eminem on One2watch a brand new segment on MTV Base. OfficialNaijaTopTen During an interview, the 26-year-old rapper revealed […]

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Pomp, fanfare as PMAN hosts live band competition

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December 11th was indeed a day to reckon with in the entertainment industry in Abuja as for the first time in the history of music entertainment, the Performing Musicians Employers […]

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