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IGP SPITS FIRE: I WON’T RECOGNISE TAMBUWAL AS SPEAKER

Says protesting lawmakers are thugs Senate probes NASS invasion   Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, has declared that he would not recognise Hon. Aminu Tambuwal as the Speaker of […]

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2015: PDP screens Jonathan, Tafawa-Balewa withdraws

In order to set the stage for its December 10, 2014 National Convention, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday screened two of its presidential aspirants: President Goodluck Jonathan and Dr. […]

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Fears of inflation looms as FG mulls 15% VAT

Plans by the Federal Government to increase the Value Added Tax, VAT from five percent to 15 percent to shore up its dwindling revenue due to the impact of falling […]

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FG to convert 23 IDCs to industrial clusters

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All the 23 Industrial Development Centres, IDCs are being converted into industrial Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs clusters, Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga‎ has disclosed. […]

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Chevron will continue to boost education in host communities – MD

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CHAIRMAN and Managing Director of Chevron Nigeria Limited, Mr. Clay Neff has assured that Chevron will continue to promote quality education in all its host communities and areas of operations. […]

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Fuel price rises to N150 per litre in Uyo

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The price of petrol has now risen to N150 per litre in most filling stations in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital following a strike by petrol tanker drivers in […]

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Airtel announces Wana, popular radio personality for its CRS programme

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Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has announced popular On-Air Personality, OAP, Wana Udobang, as anchor for its new CSR programme, Touching Lives, a reality television show that is focused […]

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Zero hunger must be foundation of post-2015 world – FAO

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The vision of a world where everyone has enough to eat and has access to healthy diets must be at the heart of new global targets on sustainable development, Director-General, […]

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Transcorp Hotel condemns ISAN, says IPO is in order

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THE Management of Transcorp Hotels has denied the allegation by the Independent Shareholders Association of Nigeria, ISAN that the company held an Extra-ordinary General Meeting, EGM to ratify the company’s […]

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Senate 2015: Issues of equity in PDP, Owerri zone

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ATHAN AGBAKWURU writes on the issues that should precede the choice of PDP’s candidate for Imo East senatorial zone in the build to the party’s primary election   The 2015 […]

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Abia 2015: I’ll bring my experience to bear in governance – Wogu

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Former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chief Emeka Wogu has assured the people of Abia State that he is going to explore his wealth of experience to govern the state […]

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Abia North PDP stakeholders endorse Ohuabunwa

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As wave of endorsements for political positions pervade the nooks and crannies of Abia State, leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP from the five local government areas […]

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Taraba acting Gov inaugurates SSG, verification committee

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The Ag governor of Taraba state, Alhaji Sani Abubakar Danladi yesterday inaugurated the Secretary to the State Government, SSG and as well as a committee to investigate the execution of […]

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Bauchi Guber: zoning is undemocratic, says PDP chieftain

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A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP chieftain in Bauchi state, Alhaji Hassan Mohammad has described the decision of the party to rotate the governorship seat ahead of the next year’s election […]

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Okorocha’s achievements motivated me to join APC – Rep aspirant

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A House of Representatives aspirant for the Ohaji/Egbema, Oguta/Oru West federal constituency in Imo State Hon. Ojika Justus, has stated that his choice of All Progressives Congress, APC was as […]

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Injury: Moses out for 8 weeks

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Stoke winger Victor Moses is facing up to eight weeks on the sidelines after suffering a thigh injury against Burnley on Saturday. Nigeria international Moses is on a season-long loan […]

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Spurs join Chelsea, Liverpool in race for Icardi

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TOTTENHAM have joined rivals Chelsea and Liverpool in the battle to sign Inter Milan starlet Mauro Icardi. Italian sources claim the North London club are desperate to sign the 21-year-old […]

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Cech, Martinez, Redmond in Liverpool’s wishlist

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Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is under pressure at Anfield but will be given time to turn things around – starting in the transfer window. And according to reports, Rodgers wants to […]

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Injury: Wilshere faces long lay-off

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By   9 hours ago

Jack Wilshere could face ankle ligament surgery and a lay-off of around three months. The Arsenal midfielder will meet with a specialist in the coming days and the decision will […]

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Avram Grant takes over Ghana Black Stars

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By   2 days ago

Ghana’s Sports Ministry approved the appointment of Avram Grant as coach of the Ghanaian national team, local media reported on Monday. According to the reports, the Ghana Football Association Executive Committee is […]

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Former Chelsea manager dies

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Former Chelsea manager John Neal has died at the age of 82, the Premier League leaders announced on Monday. Neal, who succeeded 1966 World Cup hat-trick hero Geoff Hurst at […]

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Eagles’ AFCON ouster: Gara Gombe blames NFF, minister

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As reactions continue to trail the shocking exit of Nigeria’s Super Eagles from 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, football stakeholder and former Special Adviser to Kano State Governor Alhaji Gara […]

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Again, Ikhana targets Champions League triumph again

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Enyimba coach Kadiri Ikhana has said he expects his club to land their third CAF Champions League next year, more than 11 years after he led them to their first […]

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CAF appoints Pinnick into Nations Cup organising body

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The Confederation of African Football has appointed the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, as a member of the Organising Committee for the Africa Cup of Nations. The […]

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Eze wins First Bank Lagos Amateur Open Golf Tourney

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Twenty-three year-old Monday Eze of the prestigious Ikoyi Golf Club on Sunday emerged winner of the 53rd edition of the FirstBank Lagos Amateur Golf Championships which took place at the […]

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FCT FA woos sponsors as state league enters group stage

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With few matches to go in the ongoing state league inside Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Acting Secretary of FCT FA Haruna Ilerika has beckoned on corporate organizations and indeed well […]

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Ahmed Musa seeks revenge against Roma

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By   2 days ago

Nigerian international, Ahmed Musa will put the disappointment of missing next year’s Africa Cup of Nations aside as action resumes in this season’s UEFA Champions League competition. Musa will be […]

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Empress throws birthday party in Abuja

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…celebrates with orphans   It was all love and fun at the Cruz Resort over the weekend in Abuja, as Nollywood diva, Empress Njamah celebrated her birthday with the less […]

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Sam Dede considers returning to screen

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Ace actor, Sam Dede has expressed desire to return back to set, doing what he loved doing — acting. The actor, who is currently the director of Rivers State Tourism […]

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25 stars to rock MTN Saminifest

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Organisers of the much-awaited Saminifest, which is slated for the Accra Trade Fair Centre on December 6, have announced the names of the top Ghanaian artistes who have been invited […]

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Some actresses are desperate for roles – Ammy Chuks

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There is notion about Nollywood that most upcoming actors have to sleep their way to get roles. In a chat with Nollywood actress, Ammy Chuks, she asserted that some actresses […]

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Lily Best releases promo pics in anticipation of new club bang ‘Ubok’

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Lily Best, having dropped ‘Mboro’ few months ago featuring Calabar finest indigenous rapper, Upper X, which gained massive online hype and radio airplay, is here again. In anticipation of her […]

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Kids Got Talent: The Beeyolah concept from humble beginnings

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By   4 days ago

Abiola Akinyeye aka Beeyolah is a graduate of Mathematics and Statistics. She also holds an MBA in International Business Management, and is a banker/entrepreneur. Her passion for music as a young […]

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