Sunday February 1st, 2015

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Tinubu’s secret plan tears APC apart

The efforts of the National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to ensure that General Muhammadu Buhari emerges winner of the February 14 presidential election is viewed […]

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Buhari must clear himself of allegations of forgery, perjury – Presidency

Presidency has challenged the All Progressives Congress, APC Presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari to clear himself of allegations of perjury, forgery and corruption. The Senior Special Assistant to the President […]

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Why Jonathan will win in the North – PDP

Emboldened by the warm reception received by its campaign train in majority of the states in the North, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday said its Presidential flagbearer, President Goodluck […]

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Unemployment: FG urged to exploit direct labour, agriculture

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By   17 hours ago

Some agricultural industry stakeholders at the weekend urged the federal government to use sustainable incentives in attracting and encouraging Nigerian youths into agriculture. They said that federal government’s efforts backed […]

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WISTA to facilitate girls’ interest in seafaring

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President of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association, WISTA Nigeria, Mrs. Jean Chiazor-Anishere yesterday said the association would facilitate sponsorship of girls that show interest in the seafaring profession. Anishere, […]

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FG pledges to develop fisheries value chain

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By   18 hours ago

Federal Department of Fisheries, FDF at the weekend pledged to develop the aquaculture value chain in order to boost the protein intake of Nigerians. Director of the department, Mr Aderemi […]

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UNIDO enhances Nigeria’s food safety framework

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By   18 hours ago

United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO and its EU-funded National Quality Infrastructure, NQI Project, Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health has inaugurated two high-level committees to enhance food safety framework in […]

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FAO presents plan for eradicating hunger by 2025

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By   2 days ago

Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO José Graziano da Silva has presented a new regional Plan for Food Security, Nutrition and Hunger Eradication by 2025. Graziano da […]

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DPR mutes upward review of licence fees for oil marketers

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Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR said it was considering a review of filling station licence fees for oil marketers and operators in the oil and gas industry. Zonal Controller of […]

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Oshiomhole’s lies

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By   16 hours ago

I have painstakingly waited till this electioneering season to hear Governor Oshiomole’s tissue of lies again. If there was one Nigerian that relishes in propaganda, intrigues, deceits and lies, that […]

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2015: Issues in politicians and false promises

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By   16 hours ago

Politicians are at it again transversing the length and breadth of the country with promises, most of which are phony, writes correspondent, Folorunso Ojo. The era of fake promises, phony […]

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Non-returning senators scuttle 2015 budget passage

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By   17 hours ago

Fifty-three Senators, out of the 109 serving senators mostly from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and All Progressives Congress, APC, whose chances of returning to the Senate is closed, are […]

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‘2015 best time to deepen Nigeria’s democracy’

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By   17 hours ago

Hon. Solomon Adeola has stated that the 2015 general elections present a great opportunity for Nigeria to deepen its democracy and good governance at the national level by electing credible […]

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Rep decries violence as campaign strategy

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By   18 hours ago

The All Progressives Party, APC senatorial candidate for Lagos West and the current lawmaker representing Alimosho Federal Constituency of Lagos state in the House of Representatives, Hon. Solomon Adeola, has […]

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2015: Political cases JUSUN strike crippled

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By   2 days ago

The indefinite strike action embarked upon by the Judicial workers, under the aegis of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, which saw members of the union shutting down courts across […]

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Man Utd sets aside £120m for Bale

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By   1 day ago

MANCHESTER UNITED have set aside £120m to sign Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale in the summer. Bale this week ruled out a summer switch to United but sources in Spain […]

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City to rival United in quest to sign Pepe

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MANCHESTER CITY have been handed a major transfer boost after learning Pepe would be willing to leave Real Madrid this summer. According to Spanish sources, the Portuguese international is interested […]

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Liverpool earmarks Stindl as Gerrard’s replacement

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By   1 day ago

Liverpool face a tough task replacing Steven Gerrard when he exits at the end of the season for LA Galaxy. But Brendan Rodgers is keeping a keen eye on Hannover […]

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Chelsea’s Costa gets 3-match ban

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By   2 days ago

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been banned for three matches for stamping on Liverpool’s Emre Can. The 26-year-old will miss Saturday’s Premier League clash with Manchester City at Stamford Bridge […]

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Mourinho boycotts Chelsea press conference

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By   2 days ago

Jose Mourinho has pulled out of his press conference tomorrow on the advice of the Chelsea hierarchy who do not want their manager to say anything that might compromise Diego […]

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Mancini to bid for Yaya Toure

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By   2 days ago

Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini has hinted he could be set to bid for Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure in the summer. The former City manager brought Toure to the […]

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AFCON 2015: Equatorial Guinea, DR Congo romp into semis

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By   12 hours ago

The Democratic Republic of Congo emerged winners in the ‘Battle of Congos’, as they came from two goals down to beat Congo 4-2 in their quarter-final clash, at the 2015 […]

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Brazil dumps Super Eagles for Chile

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By   12 hours ago

The Selecao have announced two friendly games in March leaving the Super Eagles out in the cold after claims that the South Americans were billed for Uyo Nigeria have been […]

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Blatter backs Australia to host World Cup

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By   12 hours ago

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has brought smiles to the faces of Aussie football fans by saying that Australia deserves to host the World Cup. However some are already seeing Blatter’s […]

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Serena claims 6th Australian Open title

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By   12 hours ago

For Serena Williams , it is number 19 and counting. On Saturday evening here, Williams won her 19th Grand Slam singles title with a 6-3, 7-6(5) victory over Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open […]

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Australia win Asian Cup

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By   14 hours ago

Australia defeated South Korea 2-1 after extra-time in the final of the Asian Cup Saturday to claim the continental honour for the first time in their history. James Troisi was […]

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Chelsea, City in top of the table clash

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By   2 days ago

Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas remain doubts for Chelsea ahead of today’s Premier League clash against Manchester City, with Jose Mourinho’s side looking to open up an eight-point lead at […]

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Basketmouth criticised for February 14 London show

By   18 hours ago

Comedian Basketmouth has been criticised for his February 14 show in London. The seasoned comedian announced that he would be holding a live concert at the Apollo in London, which would […]

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Idris Abdulkareem declares for GEJ

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By   18 hours ago

Legendary rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem has declared his love for Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate; Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. The former ‘Jagajaga’ singer made the declaration during a chat with Hiptv at […]

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Filmhouse launches 2015 model in Lagos

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By   18 hours ago

In line with its commitment to roll out 25 cinemas in Nigeria by 2018, and take cinema entertainment to every region, Filmhouse, the fastest growing cinema chain in Africa, has […]

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October 1 gets international recognition

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By   2 days ago

This is definitely the best of times for Nigerian movie producer, Kunle Afolayan’s whose soon to be released, ‘October 1’ has gotten a Netflix distribution deal. Kunle Afolayan, has expressed […]

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‘I’m good enough to be Nigeria’s President’ – Davido

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By   2 days ago

You are not wrong to think the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari is not the only person seeking Goodluck Jonathan‘s job. Just that the latest addition to that list […]

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Mercy Aigbe urges fans to get their PVCs

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By   2 days ago

Popular Yoruba Nollywood actress and producer, Mercy Aigbe has urged all her fans and people of voting age in the country to make sure they collect their Permanent Voters Card, […]

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