Wednesday July 23rd, 2014

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APC plotting to destroy democracy – PDP

National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday alleged that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is setting another stage for violence through coordinated and sustained attacks on the Federal […]

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JONATHAN MEETS ESCAPEE CHIBOK GIRLS

To visit community after rescue of abducted schoolgirls   In line with the promise he made to Pakistani education rights campaigner, Malala Yousafzai last week, President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday held […]

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IMPEACHMENT: AL-MAKURA’S DAYS NUMBERED – ASSEMBLY

Members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly yesterday, declared that the clock was ticking for embattled Governor of the State, Alhaji Umaru Tanko Al-Makura. The lawmakers said they were […]

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Nigeria Economic Update: World Bank cites positive trends, progress in poverty reduction

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Nigeria’s short term macroeconomic outlook improved in the first half of 2014 relative to 2013, says the World Bank in its new Nigeria Economic Report (NER) launched yesterday in Abuja. […]

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FirstBank, PayPal partner to deliver seamless online shopping experience

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FIRST bank has partnered with PayPal as part of effort to deliver seamless online shopping experience for customers. Accessibility, convenience, security, trust and cost effectiveness are key defining features of […]

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Kano Electricity Distribution Coy injects N500m in operation

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Sahelian Power SPV Limited, owners of Kano Electricity Distribution Company, KEDC, has injected fresh funds totaling N500,000,000 into its operations since takeover in November 2013. This was disclosed by the […]

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Julius Berger appoints new managing director

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CONSTRUCTION giant, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Detlev Lubasch as director and the new managing director (MD) of the company effective July 1, 2014. The company […]

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Emefiele sets 5-yr agenda for interest rate reduction

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Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele has said that the apex bank has set an agenda of five years to achieve the planned interest rate reduction in the […]

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Bayelsa Govt nets N2bn balance

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By ,   5 hours ago

Bayelsa State Government on Monday, declared N2 billion as the total amount available in its coffers after deduction of recurrent and capital expenditures spanning three months. This was made known […]

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Fayose: The new face of PDP in South-West?

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By   4 hours ago

Since he was declared winner of the June 21 governorship election held in Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose has not rested. He has been traversing the length and breadth of South-West, promising […]

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Countdown to Osun 2014; Osun CP berates PDP over allegation of gun running

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Osun State Police Command has berated the state chapter of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) over the allegation that a local government boss, Steven Dosumu Boluwaduro was arrested for gun running. […]

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Don’t blame me for APC’s woes – Jonathan

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By   4 hours ago

President Goodluck Jonathan has lashed out at former Head of State, Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) for blaming him for the spate of impeachment rocking states controlled by the All Progressives […]

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National Conference: We’ll shut down oil production, if —Tony Uranta

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A member of the Presidential Advisory Committee that midwifed the National Conference and later a member of the National Conference, Mr. Tony Uranta, in this interview with EMMA ALOZIE, spoke […]

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I’m not going back to PDP, but’ll work for Jonathan — Daniel

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Immediate past governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has debunked   the  claims making the rounds that he was planning to go back to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP […]

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el-Rufai and Kaduna APC’S unending crisis

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By   1 day ago

Dr Hakeem Baba Ahmed, former secretary of INEC and former Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Works, used to have a rosy relationship with Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, but that is no […]

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Bojan join Stoke City from Barcelona

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By   10 hours ago

The 23-year-old has signed a four-year deal at the Britannia Stadium, with the Premier League club paying an undisclosed fee to sign the attacker from the Catalan giants Stoke City […]

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Caulker joins QPR

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The 22-year-old was also the subject of significant interest from Southampton but has opted to move to Loftus Road and partner Rio Ferdinand in defence QPR have revealed they have […]

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Macauley Chrisantus joins Sivasspor

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By   14 hours ago

The former Flying Eagles striker has penned a three-year deal with the Turkish Super Lig outfit Former Nigeria youth international Macauley Chrisantus has teamed up with Turkish topflight team Sivasspor. […]

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Official: Real Madrid seal James signing

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By   15 hours ago

The Champions League winners have secured the services of the Colombia international on a six-year deal, ending speculation that has been bubbling since the World Cup Real Madrid have announced […]

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Tiago signs new Atletico deal

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By   16 hours ago

The experienced midfielder has snubbed the advances of several clubs around Europe to remain with Diego Simeone’s men as they embark on their Liga title defence Out-of-contract midfielder Tiago has […]

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Arsenal agree Ospina fee

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Arsenal have agreed a €4 million [£3.1m] fee with Nice for David Ospina and the Colombia international is now expected to sign a five-year contract with Arsene Wenger’s side. The […]

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20th Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014: Excitement as Team Nigeria, others begin medal chase

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No fewer than 71 countries belonging to Commonwealth region will as from today begin their chase for medal haul when the 20th Commonwealth Games flags off in Glasgow, Scotland. A […]

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Club Owners want LMC dissolved, NFF slot back

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Twenty Premier League Clubs under the aegis of Club Owners Association have called on Minister of Sports and Chairman National Sports Commission, NSC, Dr Tammy Danagogo to prevail on Nigeria […]

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Chelsea, Man Utd target Cavani

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PSG striker Edinson Cavani has again dropped a big hint he could leave. Manchester United and Chelsea are chasing the Uruguay international. The 27-year-old has admitted he is unsure if […]

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Real Madrid seal Rodriguez signing

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By   5 hours ago

Real Madrid have signed World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from French club Monaco. The 23-year-old Colombia forward has agreed a six-year deal at the Bernabeu. The reported fee […]

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Team Nigeria’s Chef d’ mission lands in Glasgow

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Nigeria’ leader of delegation, Chef d’ mission, to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye departed the country yesterday ahead of today’s official opening ceremony. Nigerian Pilot […]

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FG, MWUN reach agreement on salary payment

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The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, has reached agreement with the Federal Government on the modalities for the payment of the 12 months salary arrears to Tally Clerks and […]

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25-year-old Faith Eriata wins Miss Global Nigeria

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On Sunday, July 20, 2014, all roads led to the Havilah Events Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos for the prestigious Miss Global Nigeria, MGN, beauty pageant. The occasion was witnessed […]

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Bumper rewards for gospel artistes as Frank Edwards shines again

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Twenty-nine awards were on Sunday handed out to some of the best contemporary Gospel artistes in Nigeria at the 2nd edition of the Crystal Gospel Awards 2014 which held at […]

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MTN Project Fame: Bolanle Olukanni replaces Adaora Oleh as co-host

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After working as a co-host on MTN Project Fame for five seasons, Adaora Oleh has been taken off the show. The UK born Nigerian host has been replaced by new […]

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South Africa idolises music legends

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In what has been widely acclaimed as a move to idolise its music legends, the South African Post Office has released a series of ten stamps which seeks to imortalise […]

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Experts laud Nigerian entertainment industry

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Nigerian entertainment has definitely put Nigeria at the fore in the world entertainment map. A representative of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, UNECA and a lover of Nigerian […]

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Lasgidi cops to hit TV soon

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By   3 days ago

Nollywood acts, Joke Silva, Bimbo Akintola and Wole Ojo are joining forces to combat special crimes in a new TV series, Lasgidi Cops. Produced by Ola and directed by Ani Ekins, […]

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