Monday July 14th, 2014

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UK PROBES APC OVER LINK WITH BOKO HARAM

We’ll respond at the appropriate time – Lai Mohammed There are indications that the British government may probe the alleged link between the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the insurgent […]

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Forgery: Gov Suswam slams Prof Ugbah, others N1bn libel suit

Flag bearer of former Action Congress of Nigeria, A.C.N, now All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2011 Benue governorship election, Professor Steve Ugbah is to face N1billion libel suit filed […]

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POLY LECTURERS SUSPEND 9-MONTH STRIKE

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has suspended its 11 months strike. This was disclosed by the President of the Union, Dr Chibuzor Asomugha, yesterday, after their National Executive Council, […]

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GTBank emerges Best Bank in Nigeria & Africa at 2014 Euromoney Awards

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AFRICAN Bank of the year; Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been recognized as the ‘Best Bank in Nigeria’ and ‘Best Bank in Africa’ at the 2014 Euromoney Awards that held […]

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West African leaders, EU agree on economic partnership

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Sixteen West African heads of government have agreed to sign the economic partnership agreement, EPA, with the European Union, EU, taking into account the differences in the level of development […]

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Global food prices to remain low till 2015 – Report

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recent fall in prices of major crops is expected to continue over the next two years before stabilising at levels above the pre-2008 period, but markedly below recent peaks, according […]

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Customs agents, freight forwarders cripple cargo operations at MMIA

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Cargo operations at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA terminal, Lagos was over the weekend crippled by Licensed Customs Agents and Freight Forwarders over the alleged arbitrary charges by foreign […]

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NURTW tasks motorists on obedience to traffic rules

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National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has called for strict observance of traffic rules by motorists to curb the menace of road accidents on the nation’s highways. This is […]

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‘Global bio-fuel output expansion to slow by 2023’

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Global bio-fuel output should expand in the period to 2023, mostly boosted by increasing demand, higher crude oil prices and government policies, but the rise should be lower than in […]

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Nigeria’s GDP for 2013 stands at 5.49% – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS has revised Nigeria’s actual Gross Domestic Product, GDP growth rate for 2013 to 5.49 per cent at the conclusion of its rebasing exercise, down […]

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Nyako: Stooping to survive?

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By   21 hours ago

In the past one month the embattled governor of Adamawa State has dominated the front page of newspapers in Nigeria over the move to impeach him by members of the […]

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Nigerians should emulate Fayemi – Tukur

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When Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi conceded defeat and congratulated Ayo Fayose after last weekend’s governorship election little did the outgoing governor realise that he was writing his name in […]

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Why Rivers people aren’t behind Gov Amaechi – Princewill

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You were reported to have described as a mistake, the decision by Governor Rotimi Amaechi to defect from the PDP and go to the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC. Why […]

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Devolution of power

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Reports in the media of manoeuvrings by National Conference delegates over the weekend brought up a high degree of concern about what the situation would be as the Conference reconvened […]

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APC convention: Aggrieved candidate petitions Wamakko

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Barely three weeks after the inaugural national convention of the All Progressives Congress, one of the candidates for the position of the Deputy National Organising Secretary, Zuwaira sani Bakori has […]

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Ameobi close to Australian move

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After enjoying life at the World Cup in Brazil, Ameobi’s luck could be extending even further, with the possibility of more fun in the sun, if Sydney follow up their […]

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Vidal, Angel Di Maria, Hummels on Man United wanted list

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INCOMING Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is hoping to match his Old Trafford entrance with a number of spectacular transfer coups. Van Gaal who will say his farewells to […]

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Onazi pleased with injury progress

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BBC Sport, Rio Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi says he is making good progress after his World Cup was ended by a late tackle from Blaise Matuidi during France’s win over […]

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Julio Cesar hangs up int’l boots

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Brazil keeper Julio Cesar has hinted that their 0-3 defeat to the Netherlands in the World Cup third-place play-off in Brazilia on Saturday was his last game with the Seleçao. […]

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Brazil media brand hosts ‘ridiculous’ after Holland third-place defeat

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Brazil’s third-place play-off against Holland on Saturday was a chance for a redemption following their jaw-dropping 7-1 humiliation to Germany in the World Cup semi-finals. However, in Brasilia the horror […]

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Blind, De Guzman savour Dutch success

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Prior to Saturday’s Play-off for Third Place in Brasilia, Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal and his players expressed their disappointment in missing out on Sunday’s Final in Rio de Janeiro. […]

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I worked as Richard Mofe-Damijo’s PA for over two years – Bovi

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By ,   5 days ago

Comedian Bovi sent a dramatic birthday message to his former boss, Richard Mofe-Damijo on his 53rd birthday. In a long worded message on Instagram, Bovi narrated how as a fresh […]

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Upcoming fashion designers win N3.2m at L’Original Expression Show

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By ,   5 days ago

The much talked about Fayrouz L’Original Expression Show held on Saturday, July 5, with Ellan, a four-man designer crew walking away with the cash prize of $20,000 (N3.2m). The finale, […]

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Pageant organisers, beauty queens sue for peace

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By   5 days ago

Peace, no doubt is a subject very dear to the hearts of Nigerians; reason why the Association of Beauty Pageant and Fashion Exhibition Organisers of Nigeria, BPFEON, has called on […]

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Mimi Orjiekwe is New Face of Nollywood

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Nollywood actress, Mimi Orjiekwe has been awarded the New Face of Nollywood at the 2014 AFDA Awards. The 2014 edition of the African Film Development Awards held during the 17th […]

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AFRIFF: Organisers extend entry submission date

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Ahead of this year’s edition of the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, organisers have extended the entry submission date. As the organisers call for entries from African filmmakers, the new […]

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Phone Swap star, Wale Ojo joins Tinsel

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Phone Swap star, Wale Ojo has joined the cast of the M-Net series, Tinsel. Scheduled to make his debut appearance on Monday, July 7, 2014, Wale’s entry births a character in the series […]

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