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Dirty House of Football: Why Maigari was denied national honours

Crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF may have cost the embattled former president of the federation, Aminu Maigari, national honours. Maigari who was banking on his achievements, which includes […]

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25,000 km roads motorable – Works Minister

Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen has said that Nigerian has moved from 4, 500km motorable road condition in 2011 to 25, 000km in 2014. He made this known during his […]

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Al-Makura sacks Commissioners

Eight Commissioners serving in the administration of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State were yesterday relieved of their appointments as members of the State Executive Council. The affected Commissioners […]

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Poland seeks improved trade ties with Nigeria

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Polish Deputy Minister for Economy, Mr. Andrzej Dycha yesterday called for a renewed bilateral agreement between Poland and Nigeria in order to improve on the current $100 million trade volume […]

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World Bank warns Ebola economic impact could be “catastrophic”

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World Bank Group analysis of the Ebola epidemic released yesterday stated that if the virus continues to surge in the three worst-affected countries – Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone – […]

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Nigeria raises N100bn in bonds

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NIGERIA has sold 100 billion naira ($610.1 million) worth of bonds at higher yields for three- and 10-year paper while it was able to offer lower yields on 20-year benchmark […]

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MODAN cautions against road side motor dealers

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The new leadership of Motor Dealers Association of Nigeria, MODAN, Benue State chapter, has cautioned intending motor buyers against patronising roadside vendors most of whom they described as fraudsters. Chairman […]

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NIPC partners Oyo Govt on investment

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Nigeria Investment Promotion Council, NIPC, and the Oyo State Government yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to work together for the realization of full economic potentials of the state. […]

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Telcos internet users dropped by 262,387 in June – NCC

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Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, in its Monthly Internet Subscriber Data made available to the newsmen in Lagos yesterday, said that the number of Internet users on the Global System for […]

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Why I resigned as Labour Party chairman – Nwanyanwu

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Chief Dan Nwanyanwu has been the National Chairman of the Labour Party since the party was formed several years ago. Last week, he gave indication that he will be stepping […]

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Antics of ‘Diaspora’ politicians

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One wonders why some politicians so much rely on cheap blackmail, day light tales as well as assassination of the character of their fellow human beings in order to have […]

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PDP congratulates Scotland on referendum

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Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday highlighted the resolve of Nigerians to live in a united and peaceful nation just like the people of Scotland have chosen to preserve their more […]

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Don’t leave APGA, Obiano begs Obi

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Senior Special Assistant to the Anambra State Governor on Inter-Party Affairs, Chief Ben Obi, has appealed to the immediate past governor of the state, Mr. Peter Obi, not to abandon […]

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Why Olejeme will be Delta State governor in 2015 – DG

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Director General, Olejeme Campaign Organisation, Mr. Emmanuel Oritsejolomi Uduaghan, has said Dr. Ngozi Olejeme would sustain the peace and unity that have become part of the state’s existence and growth. […]

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Is Governor Yari retiring Yerima from Zamfara politics?

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With not too rosy relationship between Governor Abdulaziz Yari and Senator Sani Yerima, pundits are asking what lies ahead with the senator who has bestrode Zamfara politics like a colossus […]

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Assou-Ekotto fined, suspended by FA over quenelle tweets

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Benoit Assou-Ekotto has been suspended for three matches and fined €63,500 [£50,000] by the English Football Association after being found guilty of improper conduct in relation to a tweet about Nicolas Anelka‘s […]

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Debuchy out for 6 weeks – Wenger

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Arsenal’s Mathieu Debuchy will be out for at least six weeks with an ankle injury, manager Arsene Wenger has said. The French defender, who was carried off on a stretcher […]

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Brandao handed 6-month ban

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Bastia striker Brandao has been handed a six-month ban for his headbutt on Paris St Germain’s Thiago Motta, the Ligue de Football Professionnel has announced. Footage emerged of a clash […]

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Fulham sack manager Felix Magath

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Fulham have announced that Felix Magath has been relieved of his duties with the club languishing at the bottom of the Championship.The German replaced Rene Meulensteen at Craven Cottage in […]

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Varane extends Real Madrid contract until 2020

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Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has signed a new contract that will keep him at the Santiago Bernabeu until 2020. The France international’s previous deal still had three years to run but he […]

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Solskjaer resigns as Cardiff City manager

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Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down after less than nine months in charge. The announcement was made after Solskjaer, 41, held talks with chairman Mehmet Dalman. The […]

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Handball federation to end tenure in 2017

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Just like their counterparts elected and sworn in last year, the newly inaugurated board of Nigeria Handball Federation, NHF, will end their tenure same time with other sports federation, who […]

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Copa Lagos: Stationary Stores to battle FC Barcelona

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One of Nigeria’s oldest club side Stationary Stores FC of Lagos will tackle Barcelona FC Beach Soccer team in this year’s Copa-Lagos Beach championship scheduled for December 12-14 at the […]

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I regret not signing Ronaldo

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Arsene Wenger has revealed that his biggest regret in football is missing out on the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo before the Portuguese star sealed a deal with Manchester United.   […]

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2014 CAF Confederation Cup: Al Ahly ready for Coton challenge

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Egyptian giants, Al Ahly will look to make a statement of intent in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup semifinal away to Cameroon’s Coton Sport toady.  The West […]

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FG to honour, Okagbare, Oshoala, others

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2014 Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Blessing Okagbare is to be decorated as a Member of the Federal Republic, MFR. Also included in the list for honours in the women category […]

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Bash Ali title fight: 200 companies turn down sponsorship proposals

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No fewer than 200 companies have turned down proposals for the sponsorship of Bash Ali’s “Guinness Book of World Record’’ title fight. Bala Ka’oje, Chairman of the Local Organising Committee […]

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Monalisa Chinda celebrates @ 40

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Beautiful Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda turned 40 on Saturday, September 13, 2014, and rolled out the drums to celebrate the milestone. The celebration held at the upscale Villa Medici on […]

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Muson gets new artistic director

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The Muson in Lagos has appointed a new artistic director.  The new artistic director, Tunde Jegede, was born 1972 to a Nigerian father and an Irish mother.  He had his […]

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Nkiru Silvanus appointed Imo Film Academy DG

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Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has appointed Nollywood actress, Nkiru Slyvanus the director general of the Imo State Film Academy. The appointment is following plans by the Imo state government […]

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Zinox renews Iyanya’s contract

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Exactly one year ago, pop star, Iyanya became the first brand ambassador for indigenous computer firm, Zinox Group, in a deal worth over N50 million.  One year down the line […]

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Whitney’s legacy comes alive in new album

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Featuring Whitney Houston’s first public performance and one of her last in 2009 will be released November 10. The album features her greatest performances as a pop singer.  Her mentor, […]

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Terry G’s younger brother drops new single

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Terry G’s younger brother, Drizzle D’money has dropped another single titled, ‘Salama’.  Drizzle D’Money, unlike his elder brother, Terry G, sings R & B and he’s a producer as well. […]

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