Monday September 22nd, 2014

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Against the backdrop of the adoption of President Goodluck Jonathan as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP as the sole presidential candidate, the national leadership of the party yesterday declared that […]


Ban on police roadblocks stays – IGP

Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, has said that his predecessor’s ban on any form of roadblock by policemen on the highways and streets remain in force. IGP Abba, […]


72 killed as Nigerian, Camerounian troops battle insurgents

Nigerian and Camerounian troops have continued to gain the upper hand in their renewed offensives against insurgents making lives unbearable for residents of border communities in the two countries. Nigerian […]

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Access Bank emerges ‘Best Local Bank in Nigeria 2014’


By ,   1 min ago

ACCESS Bank Plc, one of Africa’s leading Banks, with operations across Sub-Saharan Africa and the UK, has further consolidated its position as a service focused bank in Nigeria by being […]

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Compensation: Azura power plant in Edo threatened


By ,   11 mins ago

The hope of the Federal Government boosting power supply with a $750 million 500-mega watts independent power plant, owned by Azura Power West Africa and planned for location in two […]

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Verification Number: CBN issues June 2015 deadline to customers


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THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has issued June 2015 deadline to customers of Deposit Money Banks, DMBs on the Bank Verification Number, BVN project, according to a circular signed […]

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Cashless economy and money laundering


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IT IS no longer news that the cashless policy introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN, has formally taken effect nation-wide on July 1, 2014. It is good to […]

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Interbank rates ease on improved liquidity


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INTERBANK lending rates eased to an average of 10.37 per cent last week, compared with 10.62 percent in the previous week, with markets expecting a liquidity boost from monthly government […]

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Index up 0.93% as Northern Nigeria Flour Mills may lift profit


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MARKET capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange closed on a bullish trend on Friday as the All Share Index inched up 0.93 percent Week-on-Week (W/W) to close at 41,049.28 and […]

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Kwakwanso unfit to rule Nigeria – Abia PDP chieftain


By ,   15 mins ago

The Publicity Secretary of Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Uchechi Ogbuka, has asked Governor Rabi’u Kwankwaso of Kano State to bury his presidential ambition, adding […]

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Zamfara PDP elects new executives

By ,   31 mins ago

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Zamfara State chapter has elected its new state executive members who will lead the party for the next four years. Those elected during the party’s […]

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INEC’s controversial additional polling units


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The recent additional creation of polling units by INEC met nationwide strong opposition in the country. CLEMENT NWABUKO examines reactions to and implications of the Commission’s sudden electoral reform ahead […]

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Imo Keke riders blast Okorocha’s Imo pilots

By   40 mins ago

…Insists over 20,000 members stand behind Ohakim As a follow up to the recent adoption of the immediate past governor of Imo state, Sir Ikedi Ohakim for the governorship seat […]

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Nigerians should expect more endorsements for Jonathan – Group

By   48 mins ago

The Presidential View and Endorsement Platform PVEP, an initiative of God`s Wealth Care Foundation GWCF, and one of the leading campaigners for President Goodluck Jonathan second term bid said the […]

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Gov Obiano lauded for political track records

By ,   1 hour ago

An Anambra based businessman cum politician, Chief Bonaventure Mokwe, has applauded the political giant strides of the Anambra state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, as a motivating factor for his interest […]

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Assou-Ekotto fined, suspended by FA over quenelle tweets


By   2 days ago

Benoit Assou-Ekotto has been suspended for three matches and fined €63,500 [£50,000] by the English Football Association after being found guilty of improper conduct in relation to a tweet about Nicolas Anelka‘s […]

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Debuchy out for 6 weeks – Wenger


By   3 days ago

Arsenal’s Mathieu Debuchy will be out for at least six weeks with an ankle injury, manager Arsene Wenger has said. The French defender, who was carried off on a stretcher […]

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Brandao handed 6-month ban


By   3 days ago

Bastia striker Brandao has been handed a six-month ban for his headbutt on Paris St Germain’s Thiago Motta, the Ligue de Football Professionnel has announced. Footage emerged of a clash […]

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Fulham sack manager Felix Magath


By   3 days ago

Fulham have announced that Felix Magath has been relieved of his duties with the club languishing at the bottom of the Championship.The German replaced Rene Meulensteen at Craven Cottage in […]

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Varane extends Real Madrid contract until 2020


By   3 days ago

Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has signed a new contract that will keep him at the Santiago Bernabeu until 2020. The France international’s previous deal still had three years to run but he […]

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Solskjaer resigns as Cardiff City manager


By   3 days ago

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down after less than nine months in charge. The announcement was made after Solskjaer, 41, held talks with chairman Mehmet Dalman. The […]

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NFF’s Warri congress: Maigari, others to face contempt charges


By   52 mins ago

For defying an order from the Federal High Court, Jos and going ahead with the Extra-ordinary Congress of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, in Warri last weekend, Alhaji Aminu Maigari […]

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Azeez dreams of 2018 World Cup


By   11 hours ago

Share with us your World Cup experience with the Super Eagles. Well, it was a sweet experience for me by all standards. I was very happy to be a member […]

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Moses spectacular in Stoke 2-2 draw against QPR


By   11 hours ago

The first English Premier League match yesterday was between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City and both were coming off defeats – Manchester United hammered Rangers 4-0 while Leicester stole […]

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Arsenal hand Wenger £30m for January market


By   12 hours ago

Arsenal will make £30 million available to manager, Arsene Wenger for the January market. Arsenal’s financial results for the 2013-14 season, published on Friday afternoon, reveal record levels of ‘free’ […]

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Mourinho didn’t create good atmosphere at Real Madrid – Ancelotti


By   12 hours ago

Real Madrid boss, Carlo Ancelotti has taken a swipe at Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho. Mourinho has ruled out returning to Real and Ancelotti feels the club will be happy with […]

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Champions League is my target – Toure


By   12 hours ago

Côte d’Ivoire star midfielder, Yaya Toure said he is fully committed to English champions, Manchester City and wants above all to win the UEFA Champions League for them. The 31-year-old […]

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Youngest Oldman partners Cross River Gov to build more orphanages

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By   2 days ago

In what has become a tradition of showing and care for the less privileged in the society, ace comedian and entertainer, and Senior Special Assistant, SSA, on Entertainment to Governor […]

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Goldie wants me to avenge her death – Denrele


By ,   2 days ago

Popular Channel O VJ, Denrele Edun has revealed that his late friend, Goldie Harvey is pestering him to avenge her death. The controversial On Air Personality, in an interview with […]

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History made as Miss Gbagyi emerges Queen of Aso Nigeria


By   2 days ago

It was a shock to many in the beauty industry on Saturday last week as an FCT indigene emerged winner of the highly coveted Queen of Aso Nigeria. Before now, […]

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Monalisa Chinda celebrates @ 40


By ,   3 days ago

Beautiful Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda turned 40 on Saturday, September 13, 2014, and rolled out the drums to celebrate the milestone. The celebration held at the upscale Villa Medici on […]

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Muson gets new artistic director


By ,   3 days ago

The Muson in Lagos has appointed a new artistic director.  The new artistic director, Tunde Jegede, was born 1972 to a Nigerian father and an Irish mother.  He had his […]

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Nkiru Silvanus appointed Imo Film Academy DG


By ,   3 days ago

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has appointed Nollywood actress, Nkiru Slyvanus the director general of the Imo State Film Academy. The appointment is following plans by the Imo state government […]

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