Tuesday January 27th, 2015

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GENERAL ELECTIONS: NATIONWIDE CLOSURE OF SCHOOLS LOOMS

Ahead of the February 14th and 28th general elections, there are indications that public and private schools at all levels in the country may be shut by their owners and […]

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Fleeing Nigerians won’t vote in new locations – INEC

Nigerians who are fleeing their present abode to their states of origin for fear of outbreak of violence during the February elections would not be allowed to vote in their […]

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Nigeria doesn’t need a tyrant as leader – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday declared that as a democratic country, Nigeria does not a lion as its leader and urged the electorate to vote wisely at the forthcoming presidential election. […]

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BoI, Ecobank, others signs MoU on SME financing

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By ,   13 hours ago

BANK of Industry (BoI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ecobank Nigeria to provide loans at low interest rate to the sub-sector. Managing Director/Chief Executive, BoI, Mr. Rasheed […]

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MTN creates awareness on Pay-as-You-Go Business Insurance Service

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By   2 days ago

The MTN Business, the business-to-business division of MTN Nigeria, is embarking on series of awareness campaign in major open markets across Nigeria. The Communication Officer of XLR8 Corporate Communications, Miss […]

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Goldlink Reassure shareholders of better returns on investments

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By ,   2 days ago

NIGERIAN Stock Exchange (NSE) has given a clean bill of health to Goldlink Insurance Plc following a quick response from its Management to the warning list issued by The Exchange […]

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NDIC reduces insurance premium for DMBs

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By   2 days ago

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC has further reduced the deposit insurance premium rate to all Deposit Money Banks, DMBs in Nigeria, and the new premium rate would take effect from […]

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Why we set agenda for acting SEC’s DG – Stockbroker

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By   2 days ago

STOCKBROKERS has explained why they set an agenda for the acting director-general (DG) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr Mounir Gwarzo. The brokers noted that although the challenges […]

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Rice importers owing Nigeria must pay – Jonathan

Workers unload 42,494 tonnes of Thai rice at the Tanjung Priok harbour in Jakarta

By   3 days ago

President Goodluck Jonathan at the weekend said that all the rice importers owing Nigeria import duties must pay, maintaining that the country would not be held hostage by rice importers. […]

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2015: PDP braving the odds in kwara

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By   17 hours ago

AROWONA ABDULAZEEZ writes on the prospects of the Peoples Democratic Party, weathering the storm and swimming against the tide in Kwara to defeat the incumbent APC government  Since the defection […]

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Plateau would vote massively for Jonathan – Jang

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By ,   17 hours ago

Plateau State governor and chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) Jonah  Jang, has assured President Goodluck Jonathan that the state would vote massively for the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) […]

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Group backs PDP guber candidate in Ogun

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By ,   17 hours ago

Few weeks to 2015 general elections, a non-political association, Ado Odo Youth Movement, in Ado Ido/Ota local government area of Ogun State has again thrown its weight behind the PDP […]

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Vote Jonathan, Sen Ikenya tells Taraba electorates

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By ,   17 hours ago

Former senator in Taraba state who represented Taraba South in the sixth senate, Senator Joel Danlami Ikenya yesterday called on the people of the state to support and vote President […]

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Edo APC Rep pleads with supporters not to dump party

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The lawmaker representing the Ovia Federal Constituency under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Nosakhare Osahon has appealed to his supporters not to dump the party despite the […]

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Group urges Nigerians to reject interim government

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South East Democratic Network has called on Nigerians to reject the call by some unpatriotic Nigerians for the extension of the February general elections and constitution of an interim national […]

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Eto’o joins Sampdoria

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By   1 hour ago

Everton have confirmed that striker Samuel Eto’o has completed his move to Sampdoria.The Serie A side announced they were to sign the experienced striker, who was pictured holding the Italian club’s shirt, on Saturday.Eto’o […]

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FIFA investigates Real Madrid

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By   6 hours ago

Real Madrid could face a transfer ban, similar to the one imposed on Barcelona, after Fifa opened an investigation into the deals involving under-age players. According to reports in Spain by […]

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I’m not ready to leave Chelsea yet – Drogba

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By   6 hours ago

DIDIER DROGBA says he wants to stay at Chelsea beyond the end of the season, because he wants to help inspire the future generation of Blues stars. The 36-year-old forward […]

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Casillas desires Playing in MLS

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By   7 hours ago

First it was Frank Lampard . Then England captain Steven Gerrard decided to cross the pond. Now, Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas is making noises about joining the wave of European stars departing for Major […]

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Real Madrid sign Lucas Silva

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By   1 day ago

Real Madrid have signed midfielder Lucas Silva from Brazilian club Cruzeiro on a long-term contract for a reported fee of £9.7m. The 21-year-old, who passed a medical on Monday, has […]

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Lack of depth may hurt us – Mourinho

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Jose Mourinho, the Chelsea manager, fears his squad’s lack of strength in depth may undermine their challenge for the Premier League title. His squad’s soft underbelly was comprehensively exposed in […]

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Ex-Super Eagles goalkeeper, Agbonavbare passes on

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By   2 hours ago

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Wilfred Agbonavbare has died of cancer at the age of 48 on Tuesday morning in a hospital in Spain. Agbonavbare played professionally for Rayo Vallecano between 1990 […]

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Gyan equals Ghana’s afcon scoring record

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By   17 hours ago

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan’s stoppage time winner against Algeria last Friday ensured he equaled Ghana’s scoring record at the Africa Cup of Nations. The Al Ain man is now tied […]

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Mikel warns Lampard ahead Man City clash

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By   17 hours ago

Nigerian and Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has fired a warning shot to former teammate Frank Lampard that their friendship will have to be on hold for the 90 minutes […]

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CAF Champions League: I have no reason to fail – Emordi

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By   17 hours ago

Barely one month to the kickoff of this year’s CAF Champions League campaign, Technical Adviser of Kano Pillars Okey Emordi has declared that the management of his club has guaranteed […]

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Siasia rings changes ahead Tunisia duel

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By   17 hours ago

 Head Coach Samson Siasia is planning to rest some players even as he has charged his U-23 National Team boys to show character and resilience when they take on the […]

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Odemwingie eyes new Stoke record

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By   17 hours ago

 Recuperating Stoke City striker, Osaze Odemwingie is hoping the Potters can go one or two steps higher than they did last season when they recorded their best ever finish on […]

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Famous Greek singer Demis Roussos dies, aged 68

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By   1 day ago

Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million records throughout the world, died on January 25 2015 in an Athens hospital at the age of 68. The Egyptian-born […]

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Lady Gaga gets 7 nominations for fan awards

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By   3 days ago

Lady Gaga has been nominated for seven awards in the 2015 PopCrush Fan Awards including “Artist of the Year,” “Song of the Year,” and “Album of the Year” for her […]

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Enhancing creative industry in Nigeria

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By   4 days ago

CREATIVITY brings out the beauty in a nation’s life and extends its tourism potentials. In line with this, the Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to boost the creative industry […]

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Rihanna wins legal battle with UK’s Topshop

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By   5 days ago

Pop star Rihanna’s victory in a legal case against Topshop over the use of her image has been upheld by Britain’s Court of Appeal which backed an earlier judgment against […]

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Kenya rapper apologises to Iceprince

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By   7 days ago

Rising Kenyan rapper, Mwafreeka Mwaf has finally apologised to Ice Prince in a lengthy Facebook post. According to him, Ice Prince’s mega superstar status only became obvious to him after […]

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Muna’s death: Dayo Amusa blasts colleagues

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By ,   7 days ago

Popular Yoruba movie producer and actress, Dayo Amusa has taken a swipe at her Nollywood colleagues over alleged nonchalance concerning Muna Obiekwe‘s deteriorating state of health before his sad and […]

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