Monday March 2nd, 2015

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APC USING BUHARI FOR S/W TO REGAIN POWER – AREWA YOUTHS

Finger Obasanjo, Tinubu in plot Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Ahmed Bola Tinubu, have been accused of fronting Gen. Muhammadu Buhari […]

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Amaechi coerced Rivers students in Ireland for pro-Buhari rally at Chatham House – PDP

Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDPPCO, yesterday fingered Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi in the pro-All Progressives Congress, APC rally in London where the party’s presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu […]

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I’ll win March 28 poll – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has exuded confidence that he will emerge victorious in the March 28 presidential general election. In his declaration yesterday, President Jonathan said, “I will win a second […]

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Call for Jega’s sack unwarranted—Urhobo Youths

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The leadership of the Urhobo National Youth Council, UNYC has described calls to sack the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahirhu Jega by members of the […]

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Ita Enanag canvasses voters against Akpabio’s guber candidate

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In what could be described as the climax of the political enmity between Senator Ita Enang and Governor Godswill Akpabio- led Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom State, the […]

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Delta gov poll: Onuesoke advises PDP members on grassroots’ campaign

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Former governorship aspirant of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Delta state, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has advised the leadership and members of the party to extend campaigns to the […]

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Gov Elechi’s many troubles and the crisis foretold

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By   20 hours ago

The Ebonyi state governor is one of the founding fathers of the state. But this is not the best of times for the governor who always toes the path of […]

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Protect your votes, APGA guber candidate charges Abians

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By ,   23 hours ago

Parallel governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia State, Chief Reagan Ufomba has urged Abians to vote and protect their votes during the forthcoming elections to […]

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VP Sambo’ll deliver north to PDP, Group boasts

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By   23 hours ago

A northern based advocacy group, the Northern Emancipation Network, NEN, has boasted that Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo is capable of securing bloc votes for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, […]

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FIRS begins online tax payment system

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Taxpayers can now pay their taxpayers online by logging into the internet banking platform of any commercial bank in Nigeria, choosing the FIRS link and following the prompting. This is […]

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NSE ASI starts new month bullish

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TRADING on the Nigerian Stock Exchange closed on a positive note yesterday, as NSE ASI appreciated by +0.54% to close at 30,267.18 basis points, compared with the +0.19% depreciation recorded […]

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Naira records biggest monthly drop in five years – Dealers

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By ,   19 hours ago

THE naira on Friday recorded its biggest monthly decline in over five years this February, a Reuters report quoted dealers as saying. The report said dealers cited concerns over political […]

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NEXIM signs agreement for $302,000 financial grant

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By   22 hours ago

Efforts by the Nigerian Export-Import Bank, NEXIM to facilitate the establishment of a regional maritime company, The Sealink Project, has received a fresh boost with the signing of US$302, 000 […]

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Sterling Bank increases on-line micro credit by 200%

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FOLLOWING the success of the Social Lender Scheme introduced last year and the impressive response from the beneficiaries, members of the on-line community, Sterling Bank Plc has increased the minimum […]

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FCMB increases agric loan to N40bn

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By   22 hours ago

FIRST City Monumental Bank, FCMB, has increased its loan facility to agricultural sector to six percent totalling N40 billion out of its N600 billion loan facility as at year 2014 […]

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I need to feed myself with titles – Mourinho

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By   12 hours ago

Jose Mourinho is determined to chase more trophies after victory in the Capital One Cup on Sunday, the first of his second spell with Chelsea. A John Terry strike and […]

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De Bruyne wants EPL return

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By   4 days ago

KEVIN DE BRUYNE claims he will one day leave Wolfsburg for a ‘big European club’ amid interest from Manchester United. The Red Devils have been keeping tabs on the Belgium […]

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Football: England plan to edge Nigeria on Jordon Ibe

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By   4 days ago

England are set to fast-track Liverpool starlet Jordon Ibe in to the senior set-up to keep him from Nigeria’s clutches. The 19-year-old has burst onto scene in recent weeks following […]

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Chelsea warn fans against anti-Semitic language

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By   4 days ago

Chelsea have warned their own supporters ahead of the Capital One Cup final against Tottenham that they will ban anyone using anti-Semitic language and support criminal action against them. Investigations […]

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Messi remains Barca’s penalty taker – Enrique

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By   5 days ago

Lionel Messi will remain Barcelona’s penalty taker despite his Champions League miss against Manchester City, coach Luis Enrique insisted. The Argentine superstar will keep his spot-kick taking duties, “without a […]

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2022 World Cup: FIFA rules out compensation for clubs

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By   5 days ago

FIFA’s general secretary Jerome Valcke has claimed UEFA and most of the confederations want December 23 as the date for the Qatar 2022 World Cup final – but that no […]

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Howard Webb called to come out of retirement

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Former referee Keith Hackett has called on Howard Webb to come out of retirement in a bid to improve the standard of officiating. Webb, widely considered one of England’s best […]

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LVG wants five years in charge at Man United

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Louis van Gaal wants FIVE years as Manchester United boss – after falling in love with Old Trafford, writes Steve Bates in the Sunday People. The 63-year-old has only been […]

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Man City line up £100m bid for Suarez

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Manchester City are considering a £100million bid to buy Luis Suarez. Suarez has come to the fore for Barcelona for the first time this season since his £75m move from […]

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SWAN congratulates new Kogi FA boss

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Kogi State chapter of the Sports Writers Association, SWAN, has congratulated the newly elected Chairman of the state Football Association, Alhaji Umar Isah, describing his victory at the polls as […]

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Why FIFA stopped Nigeria, Ghana friendly

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By   19 hours ago

Federation of International Football Federations, FIFA, single-handedly halted the Super Eagles and Ghana’s Black Stars because the international friendly that was fixed for London on March 29 would have flouted […]

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Marquinhos: PSG refused Man United talks

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By   23 hours ago

Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos says the club refused an approach from Manchester United. United are targeting a new centre-back and have identified the Brazilian as a possible recruit. Reports on […]

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Theatre artist urges Nigerians to showcase cultural values

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Founder of Omooba Yemisi Art Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, NGO, Mr. Yemisi Shyllon, has urged Nigerians to showcase their cultural values in any part of the world. Shyllon said that […]

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Actor, Funsho Adeolu to bury dad March

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Popular Nollywod actor, Funsho Adeolu and the entire family of Adeolu of Okitipupa, Ondo State-Nigeria have announced March 11 and 12, 2015 for the final burial ceremony of their late […]

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Complete list of Oscar winners

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By   1 week ago

Here is the complete list of winners at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday: Best picture: “Birdman” Best director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, “Birdman” Best actor: Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of […]

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Stakeholders task movie directors on professionalism

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Stakeholders in the entertainment industry have challenged movie directors to add professionalism and excellence in the production of movies in the country. Dr. Isaiah Ilo, lecturer of Theatre Arts, University […]

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Femi Kuti urges Nigerian leaders to shun corruption

By   1 week ago

Femi Kuti, a musician and son of legendary Afro beat musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has urged leaders in the country to shun corruption and implement programmes that would develop the country. […]

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Abuja artistes get entwined in dance-drama

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Lovers of the theatre got entwined into a dance-drama show which took place in Abuja recently. It is no wonder that this genre of entertainment has been off the scene […]

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