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National conference is Jonathan’s biggest legacy – Chief Nwosu-Iheme

Chief Uzoma Nwosu-Iheme is one of the delegates to the ongoing national conferen...

Appeal Court Upholds Obiano's Election, Dismisses Ngige, Nwoye's Petitions

The Enugu Division of the Court of Appeal Saturday upheld the judgment of Anambr...

Body of Ebola victim cremated in Lagos

The body of the first victim of Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria, who died in Lago...

Boko Haram clashes with Cameroonian soldiers

Nigeria's Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, has carried out two cross-border ...

Commonwealth Games: Minister announces $7,000 for Gold Medalist

The Federal Government has announced a ransom reward of $7,000 each for Gold Med...

Commonwealth Games: Bolt's parents wish Okagbare well

Nigeria's sprint queen Blessing Okagbare begins her quest to win a Commonwealth ...

KEFEE'S BURIAL: "Nigerian artistes disappointed me"- Daddy Showkey

Daddy Showkey the self styled "ghetto soldier"could not hide his disappointment ...

Eid-el-Fitr: Tambuwal Urges Muslims to Reflect on Spiritual Lives

Speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has urged Muslims ...

South Africa appoints Shakes Mashaba as new Bafana Bafana coach

South African coach Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba has been appointed as head coach of...

I did not say I will kill anybody – Akpabio Cries Out

Governor Godswill has flayed media reports in the press and online insinuating t...

Female suicide bomber hide explosives in Hijab, in failed attempt to bomb Kano University

Female suicide bomber hide explosives in Hijab, in failed attempt to bomb Kano University

The Nigeria police reported that another female suicide bomb...

Photos: How President Jonathan celebrates Eid-al-Fitr

Photos: How President Jonathan celebrates Eid-al-Fitr

Eid-al-Fitr celebrations which was held on Sunday, July 27 c...

BREAKING: Another bomb explosion hit Kano

BREAKING: Another bomb explosion hit Kano

Barely 24 hours after a bomb explosion killed about five peo...

No deadline date for enforcement of number plates, drver's licence - FRSC

No deadline date for enforcement of number plates, drver's licence - FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, has said that purp...

Ebola virus: Arik Air halts flight operations into Liberia, Sierra Leone

Ebola virus: Arik Air halts flight operations into Liberia, Sierra Leone

Indigenous carrier, Arik Air, on Sunday announced the suspen...

Buhari’s survival saved Nigeria, says Jonathan

Buhari’s survival saved Nigeria, says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has given thanks to God for not ...

Sallah celebration: FG calls on citizens to be  security conscious

Sallah celebration: FG calls on citizens to be security conscious

The Federal Government has urged its citizens and residents ...

Again, Conference postpones resumption date to August 11

Again, Conference postpones resumption date to August 11

For the second time, the National Conference secretariat has...

Take the load off it’s Monday: The prisoner

Take the load off it’s Monday: The prisoner

A man escapes from prison where he has been for 15 years. He...

Married man attempts suicide over girlfriend

Married man attempts suicide over girlfriend

Tragedy was averted Friday morning at Bay Bridge road, Yenag...

National conference is Jonathan’s biggest legacy – Chief Nwosu-Iheme

National conference is Jonathan’s biggest legacy – Chief Nwosu-Iheme

Chief Uzoma Nwosu-Iheme is one of the delegates to the ongoi...

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EFCC set to clampdown on Nyako's commiss…

EFCC set to clampdown on Nyako's commissioners

Reports have it that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to clampdown on some former commissioners who...

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EFCC seeks workers’ support to curb corr…

EFCC seeks workers’ support to curb corruption

Mr Ibrahim Lamorde, the Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Wednesday urged workers in the public and private sector...

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EFCC Arraigns suspected fraudsters over …

EFCC Arraigns suspected fraudsters over alleged N20m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Thursday arraigned the duo of Orum Chinedu and Onyiye Chima before Justice S.M...

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Kano BDC operator bags one year jail ter…

Kano BDC operator bags one year jail term for $50,000 fraud

Justice Faruk Lawan of Kano State High Court Thursday July 10, 2014 convicted and sentenced one Auwalu Ibrahim to one...

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Update: Taraba State Accountant-General …

Update: Taraba State Accountant-General arraigned for alleged N1.56bn fraud

The Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the Taraba State Accountant- General, Mr Joel Joseph Lenbang, over misappropriation...

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N1.8m Job Scam: EFCC rejects settlement …

N1.8m Job Scam: EFCC rejects settlement claim by accused persons

Request by two accused persons who are standing trial before Justice V. N Agbata of the Anambra State High Court...

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Money laundering: EFCC closes case in La…

Money laundering: EFCC closes case in Lagos Speaker’s trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday closed its case at a Federal High Court in Lagos in the...

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EFCC arraigns 2 men for allegedly defrau…

EFCC arraigns 2 men for allegedly defrauding applicants of N2.25m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned James Onu and Abuchi Nwigwe before the Federal High Court in...

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N76bn Scam: EFCC to quiz ex-Minister,IGP…

N76bn Scam: EFCC to quiz ex-Minister,IGP, Perm Sec and 5 directors

There is strong indication that the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will soon commenced probe into...

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Missing case file stalls trial of woman …

Missing case file stalls trial of woman charged with N4.8m property fraud

The trial of a woman charged with N4.8 million property fraud was on Tuesday stalled due to the inability of...

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New dates for Phase 2 of PVC distribution, CVR

on 28 July 2014
New dates for Phase 2 of PVC distribution, CVR

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rescheduled the second phase of its programme of distribution of Permanent Voter Cards...

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Liverpool completes Lovren capture from Southampton

on 28 July 2014
Liverpool completes Lovren capture from Southampton

Southampton defender Dejan Lovren have completed his £20m move to Liverpool making him the club's fifth summer signing of the...

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CBN, State Governors sign MoU on MSMEs fund

on 24 July 2014
CBN, State Governors sign MoU on MSMEs fund

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Executive Governors of Delta,...

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Frank Edwards, PITA wins big at Crystal Gospel Awards 2014

22-07-2014 Entertainment

Frank Edwards, PITA wins big at Crystal Gospel Awards 2014

Twenty nine awards were handed out to some of the best contemporary Gospel artists in Nigeria at the Crystal Gospel Awards 2014 which held on...

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Update: Jonathan meets Chibok girls’ parents today

22-07-2014 Latest news

Update: Jonathan meets Chibok girls’ parents today

Barring any last minute change in plan, President Goodluck Jonathan will on Tuesday (today) meet the parents of the girls abducted from Government Secondary School,...

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Jonathan lauds Oshiomhole for attracting investments to Edo

22-07-2014 Business

Jonathan lauds Oshiomhole for attracting investments to Edo

President Goodluck Jonathan has commended Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State for attracting investments into the state, saying the Governor is an investor's delight. The...

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Federal wage bill hits N1.8trn

22-07-2014 Latest news

Federal wage bill hits N1.8trn

Federal Government yesterday bemoaned its rising wage bill, disclosing that emoluments of public servants have hit N1.8 trillion from N857 billion in 2009.It also announced...

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Update: MH17 plane crash; Ukraine rebels give up 'black boxes'

22-07-2014 EUROPE

Update: MH17 plane crash; Ukraine rebels give up 'black boxes'

Rebels in eastern Ukraine have handed over two flight-data recorders from the downed MH17 plane to Malaysian experts. A senior rebel leader signed them over...

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Tuesday's Health Watch: The deadliest animal on earth!

22-07-2014 Health

Tuesday's Health Watch: The deadliest animal on earth!

Have you ever wondered which animal is responsible for killing the most people? Perhaps a shark? Maybe some type of snake or spider? Or maybe...

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Al-Makura meets Jonathan over impeachment threat

22-07-2014 Latest news

Al-Makura meets Jonathan over impeachment threat

President Goodluck Jonathan, at the weekend, met with embattled Governor of Nasarawa State, Tanko Al-Makura, during which he told the governor that he had no...

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China suspends McDonald's and KFC's meat supplier

22-07-2014 ASIA

China suspends McDonald's and KFC's meat supplier

Chinese branches of fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC, have stopped using meat from a supplier in Shanghai following allegations it sold them out...

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FG bans registration, deportation of citizens within Nigeria

22-07-2014 Latest news

FG bans registration, deportation of citizens within Nigeria

President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the immediate stoppage of deportation and registration of Nigerians within the 36 states of the federation. Towards this end, he...

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Nigerian Doctors' Strike selfish, illegal and unethical says Nurses

22-07-2014 Latest news

Nigerian Doctors' Strike selfish, illegal and unethical says Nurses

The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has described the ongoing nationwide strike by members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) as selfish,...

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FG plans to adopt India power sector model Bookmark

22-07-2014 Latest news

FG plans to adopt India power sector model Bookmark

The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, said the Federal Government had concluded plans to explore ways of implementing the Indian power sector model in...

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Alvaro Negredo out with broken foot

22-07-2014 English Premier League

Alvaro Negredo out with broken foot

Manchester City striker, Alvaro Negredo has been ruled out with a broken foot and will be out of action for "a few months". The 28-year-old...

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Patrice Evra Completes Juventus Move

21-07-2014 Sports

 Patrice Evra Completes Juventus Move

Patrice Evra have joined Italian side, Juventus from Manchester United in a £1.5 million deal. Evra is the third top defender to leave Old Trafford...

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PDP will surpass performance in Ekiti - Omisore

21-07-2014 Politics

PDP will surpass performance in Ekiti - Omisore

The PDP candidate for the August 9 election, Senator Iyiola Omisore has said that his party, the PDP, will perform far better than it did...

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Air Force helicopter crashes in Bama

21-07-2014 Latest news

Air Force helicopter crashes in Bama

An air force helicopter crashed on Monday in an area where the military is battling Boko Haram, but there were no indications that it was...

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Liverpool agrees fee for Loic Remy

21-07-2014 Sports

Liverpool agrees fee for Loic Remy

Liverpool have agreed an £8.5m fee with QPR to sign France striker, Loic Remy. The bid activates a release clause in the contract of the...

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Uruguay President slams FIFA, says Suarez needs help of a psychiatrist

21-07-2014 Sports

Uruguay President slams FIFA, says Suarez needs help of a psychiatrist

Uruguay President Jose Mujica has slammed FIFA for their treatment on Luis Suarez, claiming the striker needs help not a ban, FootballEspana reports. The Barcelona...

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Steven Gerard quits international football

21-07-2014 Sports

Steven Gerard quits international football

England captain Steven Gerrard has retired from international football after winning 114 caps. Gerrard, 34, won his first cap in a 2-0 win over Ukraine...

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Update: Rebels seized MH17 victims' bodies at gunpoint

21-07-2014 World

Update: Rebels seized MH17 victims' bodies at gunpoint

Armed pro-Russian rebels forced emergency workers to hand over 196 bodies recovered from the Malaysia Airlines crash site and then had them loaded onto refrigerated...

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Fury grows as Pro-Russian Rebels block access to MH17 Site

21-07-2014 World

Fury grows as Pro-Russian Rebels block access to MH17 Site

A chorus of outrage reached a crescendo Monday as world leaders demanded gun-toting pro-Russian rebels allow investigators to access the MH17 crash scene. Almost five...

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Theo Walcott to miss beginning of EPL season

21-07-2014 Sports

Theo Walcott to miss beginning of EPL season

Arsenal's pacy winger, Theo Walcot will miss the start of the 2014/2015 English Premier League season with a knee injury that has kept him out...

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APC will continue to fail - Presidency

21-07-2014 Politics

APC will continue to fail - Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday maintained that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), would continue to taste defeats in elections until its leaders begin to realise...

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Fresh security alert in Abuja over plot to bomb markets, Shopping Malls

21-07-2014 Latest news

Fresh security alert in Abuja over plot to bomb markets, Shopping Malls

Fresh security challenge has emerged, even as the military grapples with the insurgency of Boko Haram in the country. Security agencies have uncovered plans by...

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Lawmakers insist on Al-Makura’s impeachment, reject Emirs’ intervention

21-07-2014 Latest news

Lawmakers insist on Al-Makura’s impeachment, reject Emirs’ intervention

Members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly have said there is no going back on the effort to remove the state governor, Alhaji Tanko...

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Kenya Defence Force Twitter account hacked

21-07-2014 AFRICA

Kenya Defence Force Twitter account hacked

The Twitter accounts of the Kenyan defence forces and its spokesman was reportedly hacked by activists protesting about corruption. "All of you who have stolen...

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DSS stops Ezekwesili at Abuja Airport, seizes her passport

21-07-2014 Latest news

DSS stops Ezekwesili at Abuja Airport, seizes her passport

Former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili was arrested on Monday morning by security agents at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on her way...

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APC has misbehaved in South West - PDP

21-07-2014 Politics

APC has misbehaved in South West - PDP

People's Democratic Party, PDP, weekend claimed the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the South West would be rejected by the people in 2015 because of...

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Breaking: Ebonyi State Assembly Impeaches Speaker

21-07-2014 Latest news

Breaking: Ebonyi State Assembly Impeaches Speaker

Members of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, has impeached the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Chukwuma Nwazunku. The impeachment of the...

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Nasarawa Impeachment: Dep Gov, 21 Lawmakers Relocate to Abuja

21-07-2014 Politics

Nasarawa Impeachment: Dep Gov, 21 Lawmakers Relocate to Abuja

Worried about their safety and the determination to ensure that they do not back down on the impeachment plot against the Nasarawa State Governor, Alhaji...

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CONFAB: North moves to ‘kill’ report

21-07-2014 Latest news

CONFAB: North moves to ‘kill’ report

Strong indications emerged, yesterday, that northern delegates are moving to kill the yet-to-be adopted final report of the Justice Idris Kutigi-led National Conference. The new...

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Skye Bank institutes financial literacy training for 500 schools

27-06-2014 Business

Skye Bank institutes financial literacy training for 500 schools

Skye Bank Plc has instituted a Financial Literacy Seminar series for secondary schools in the country designed to empower the Nigerian child and youth to...

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Saturday Sport Mania: Who wins Brazil 2014 World Cup; Brazil, Argentina or…?

28-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

Saturday Sport Mania: Who wins Brazil 2014 World Cup; Brazil, Argentina or…?

The ongoing goals studded and surprise packed World Cup in Brazil is the exact definition of the word 'COMPETITION', as we've seen the supposed big...

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Oputa burial: Charly Boy battles Gov Okorocha in church

28-06-2014 Latest news

Oputa burial: Charly Boy battles Gov Okorocha in church

The funeral mass organised at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oguta, Imo State for the late Justice Chukwudifu Oputa ended abruptly yesterday as his son,...

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Muslims begin Ramadan fast today

28-06-2014 Latest news

Muslims begin Ramadan fast today

The 1435 A.H Ramadan fast would begin today followed the non-sighting of the moon by experts deployed by the Sultan of Sokoto, and the President...

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President Jonathan intervenes in Super Eagles bonus row

28-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

President Jonathan intervenes in Super Eagles bonus row

Super Eagles have put their bonus row behind them and will travel to Brasilia, ahead of their World Cup round of 16 game against France...

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Mandela's widow, Graca Machel describes the pain of losing her best friend

28-06-2014 AFRICA

Mandela's widow, Graca Machel describes the pain of losing her best friend

As Nelson Mandela's coffin was slowly lowered into the ground in the hills close to where he grew up, his widow, Graça Machel, crumpled with...

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Chibok Girls: Military tactics appropriate - IBB

28-06-2014 Latest news

Chibok Girls: Military tactics appropriate - IBB

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd) has stated that the strategy adopted by Defence Headquarters to rescue the abducted Chibok schoolgirls is appropriate....

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United signs world's most expensive teenage Luke Shaw

28-06-2014 Sports

United signs world's most expensive teenage Luke Shaw

England left-back Luke Shaw became the most expensive teenage footballer in history after joining Manchester United from Premier League rivals Southampton in a four-year deal...

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Jonathan to urge UN to set up coordinated Intelligence sharing system

28-06-2014 Latest news

Jonathan to urge UN to set up coordinated Intelligence sharing system

President Goodluck Jonathan said he would urge UN Assembly in September to establish coordinated system for sharing intelligence in solving challenge of terrorism in Nigeria...

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Today's Highlights in History (June 28)

28-06-2014 Today in History

Today's Highlights in History (June 28)

Today is Saturday, June 28, the 179th day of 2014. There are 186 days left in the year. Today in Nigeria's History: In 2007, President...

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West African nations warned to be prepared for Ebola

28-06-2014 AFRICA

West African nations warned to be prepared for Ebola

West African nations neighbouring those hit by the Ebola epidemic Mali, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Guinea Bissau should prepare for the possible arrival of people...

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Boko Haram victims hit six million - UN

28-06-2014 Latest news

Boko Haram victims hit six million - UN

No fewer than six million residents of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states have been directly affected by Boko Haram attacks, the United Nations Office for...

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7-year-old boy expelled from primary school for copying Luis Suarez bite

28-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

7-year-old boy expelled from primary school for copying Luis Suarez bite

A child of seven faces being expelled from primary school for copying Luis Suarez's World Cup bite attack, it was reported Friday night. Liverpool fan...

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Police discover 13 bombs in Kano mosque

28-06-2014 Latest news

Police discover 13 bombs in Kano mosque

There was pandemonium on Friday at about 2pm as the police discovered 13 explosive devices planted in a mosque in Nassarawa Local Government Area of...

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Update: Abducted Chibok girls risk organ failure - Experts

28-06-2014 Latest news

Update: Abducted Chibok girls risk organ failure - Experts

A Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist, Dr. Mashidat Mojeed-Bello, has raised the alarm that the memories of the over 200 schoolgirls abducted on April 14, 2014 by members...

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Tiwa loses cool at airport

28-06-2014 Entertainment

Tiwa loses cool at airport

Delectable artiste and rave of the moment, Tiwa Savage is a no-nonsense lady who doesn't seem to spare anybody who angers her. At the Murtala...

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Terrorism won’t stop Jonathan - Niger Delta youths

28-06-2014 Latest news

Terrorism won’t stop Jonathan - Niger Delta youths

Youths of Ni­ger Delta re­gion have de­clared that no amount of terrorism by the Boko Haram would stop President Good­luck Jonathan's second term bid. The...

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Third Mainland Bridge is in a stable condition - FG

28-06-2014 Latest news

Third Mainland Bridge is in a stable condition - FG

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Godwin Eke, has declared the Third Mainland Bridge safe, stable and undergoing routine maintenance. Eke who...

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FIFA defend harsh punishment to Luis Suarez

28-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

FIFA defend harsh punishment to Luis Suarez

FIFA defended the harsh punishment it handed down to Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for biting an opponent during the World Cup, despite complaints on Friday...

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Nigeria, Algeria will progress further, says Ghana coach

28-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

Nigeria, Algeria will progress further, says Ghana coach

Ghana's under-20 women football team coach, Bashir Hayford, has expressed optimism that Nigeria and Algeria would advance further than the Round of 16 at the...

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Prince Harry visits orphans in Brazil, speaks about losing his mother Princess Diana

28-06-2014 World

Prince Harry visits orphans in Brazil, speaks about losing his mother Princess Diana

Prince Harry took a break from the fun and games of the World Cup to bond with and offer support to some of Brazil’s orphans....

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FG cautions against dangerous rumours

28-06-2014 Latest news

FG cautions against dangerous rumours

The Federal Government on Friday advised Nigerians to stop peddling dangerous rumours that could create fear and anxiety in the country. The Coordinator of the...

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Update:Emab Plaza explosion; FG puts casualty figure at 24

28-06-2014 Latest news

Update:Emab Plaza explosion; FG puts casualty figure at 24

The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Friday released the updated casualty figures of the recent bomb blast at EMAB Plaza in Abuja. A...

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Things you don't know about Khloe Kardashian

28-06-2014 Entertainment

Things you don't know about Khloe Kardashian

Kourtney and Kim Kardashian's younger sister Khloe turns 30 today, June 27, and in honor of the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, ET is...

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Bomb explosion kills 10 in Bauchi

28-06-2014 Latest news

Bomb explosion kills 10 in Bauchi

An explosion targeting a brothel in Bauchi metropolis of Bauchi State has claimed 10 lives while 14 others sustained injuries, the spokesperson of the police...

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We have spared no resources to bring back Chibok girls - Jonathan

28-06-2014 Latest news

We have spared no resources to bring back Chibok girls - Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the Federal Government has spared no resources in the effort to find the girls abducted in Chibok, Borno State,...

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P-Square collaborates with American rapper on new song (Photos)

28-06-2014 Entertainment

P-Square collaborates with American rapper on new song (Photos)

Although much hasn’t been said about it, reports have it that Africa’s biggest music duo P-Square has done yet collaboration with an international artiste. Following...

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I will run an all-inclusive government - Fayose

28-06-2014 Politics

I will run an all-inclusive government - Fayose

Ekiti state's governor-elect, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has pledged to run an all-inclusive government in order to move the state forward. Fayose told the News Agency...

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2015 Election: Jonathan remains our Presidential candidate - Labour party

28-06-2014 Politics

2015 Election: Jonathan remains our Presidential candidate - Labour party

A chieftain of the Labour Party in Oyo State, Chief Lowo Obisesan, has dissociated the party from a statement by its state Chairman, Chief Bashiru...

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10 incredible health benefits of fasting

28-06-2014 Health

10 incredible health benefits of fasting

Many people observe fasting as a religious obligation but only few know the health benefits it has. Fasting is a good practice, if properly implemented....

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Update: Bauchi bomb blast; Casualty increases, police arrest suspect

28-06-2014 Latest news

Update: Bauchi bomb blast; Casualty increases, police arrest suspect

The Bauch state police command has arrested a suspect in connection with Friday's attack on a hotel in Bauchi metropolis. Briefing Journalists, The State Police...

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Untold story of Juliet Ibrahim’s crashed marriage

28-06-2014 Entertainment

Untold story of Juliet Ibrahim’s crashed marriage

It is no longer news that Juliet Ibrahim's marriage has crashed, rather what is news are the circumstances that led to the break up of...

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Peter Okoye gets his son his own Wrangler jeep (photo)

28-06-2014 Entertainment

Peter Okoye gets his son his own Wrangler jeep (photo)

Remember months ago that Jude Okoye got himself a rugged new Wrangler Jeep and shared photos online, but it seems he won't be the only...

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Emenike's long walk to World Cup stardom

28-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

Emenike's long walk to World Cup stardom

Emmanuel Emenike travelled a long road to get to Brazil, at times even on foot, and once stopping at a Turkish cell, but he made...

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Oshodi-Apapa expressway 65% completed

28-06-2014 Latest news

Oshodi-Apapa expressway 65% completed

The Engineer in charge of the reconstruction of the Oshodi/Apapa Expressway in Lagos, Mrs Adigom-Vivienne Aniagoh, on Saturday said that the project had reached 65...

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Don advises NUC, JAMB on admission quota

28-06-2014 Latest news

Don advises NUC, JAMB on admission quota

Prof. Chris Ohuruogu of Afe Babalola University, has advised regulatory bodies in the education sector to ensure that private universities abide by admission quota allotted...

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Poly lecturers vow to continue strike

28-06-2014 Latest news

Poly lecturers vow to continue strike

The National Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has resolved to continue its nine months old strike pending the outcome of its...

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Neymar, David Luiz star as Brazil edge out Chile on penalties

28-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

Neymar, David Luiz star as Brazil edge out Chile on penalties

Brazil secured a dramatic shootout victory over Chile to reach the quarter-finals and keep alive their dream of winning the World Cup on home soil....

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Embrace rehabilitation programme, NDLEA tells drug addicts

28-06-2014 Latest news

Embrace rehabilitation programme, NDLEA tells drug addicts

The Bayelsa State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, has advised drug addicts and people dependent on narcotics in the state to avail...

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Arsenal line up €40m Alexis Sanchez bid

28-06-2014 Sports

Arsenal line up €40m Alexis Sanchez bid

Arsenal will make a €40 million bid for Alexis Sanchez after identifying the Barcelona and Chile star as their No.1 forward target this summer. Sanchez,...

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Take care of your health to prevent complications - Physican advises people with diabetes

28-06-2014 Health

Take care of your health to prevent complications - Physican advises people with diabetes

A physician, Dr Dele Popoola, has advised people suffering from diabetes to take good care of their health to prevent complications associated with the disease....

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JTF warns vessel owners over activities of oil thieves

28-06-2014 Latest news

JTF warns vessel owners over activities of oil thieves

The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta on Saturday warned owners of vessels and tankers against allowing the use of their facilities in...

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Sunday's Fashion Trends: Seven Tips for wearing a suit (For Men)

29-06-2014 GENERAL

Sunday's Fashion Trends: Seven Tips for wearing a suit (For Men)

Fashion in men's world is not as boring as most people assumed it to be. It can be as interesting as the female folk's. Not...

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World Cup 2014: Colombia To Face Brazil In Quarterfinal

29-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

World Cup 2014: Colombia To Face Brazil In Quarterfinal

Brazil had promised there would be a time where the world would finally see a special player. He wears a yellow shirt and produces moments...

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Nollywood Marketers Set To Ban Actress, Ini Edo?

29-06-2014 Entertainment

Nollywood Marketers Set To Ban Actress, Ini Edo?

Big screen diva, Ini Edo will soon be banned by movie marketers due to some unpleasant attitude and lack of commitment in her work, according...

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Today's Highlights in History (June 29)

29-06-2014 Today in History

Today's Highlights in History (June 29)

Today is Sunday, June 29, the 180th day of 2014. There are 185 days left in the year. Today in Nigeria's History: In 1951 Macpherson...

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Iraq 'receives Russian fighter jets' to fight rebels

29-06-2014 World

Iraq 'receives Russian fighter jets' to fight rebels

Iraq says it has received the first batch of fighter jets it ordered from Russia to help it as it fights an offensive by Sunni...

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Update: How gunmen dressed in Nigerian military uniform bombed Bauchi hotel - Survivors

29-06-2014 Latest news

Update: How gunmen dressed in Nigerian military uniform bombed Bauchi hotel - Survivors

Survivors of Friday's bomb blast in Bauchi have disclosed that the bombers were dressed in Nigerian military uniform. A survivor, Ahmed Maidoki, told the News...

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Grounded Chopper Incident: Oshiomhole threatens to go to court if …

29-06-2014 Latest news

Grounded Chopper Incident: Oshiomhole threatens to go to court if …

Governor Adams Oshiomhole has vowed to go to court and challenge any authority which seeks to infringe on his fundamental human rights if his right...

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Why young men join Boko Haram – Report

29-06-2014 Latest news

Why young men join Boko Haram – Report

The United States of America's Institute of Peace has identified religious ignorance, grinding poverty, unemployment and illiteracy as reasons why Boko Haram has continued to...

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World Cup sex: Playing off the pitch

29-06-2014 Sports

World Cup sex: Playing off the pitch

It is more than just a tournament, the World Cup is a global event. For billions, it is a flurry of fun. From the first...

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Fayose acquired grassroot orientation from Kwara - Saraki

29-06-2014 Politics

Fayose acquired grassroot orientation from Kwara - Saraki

A former Governor of Kwara State, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has attributed the victory of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, in...

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30 feared dead as gunmen attack churches near Chibok

29-06-2014 Latest news

30 feared dead as gunmen attack churches near Chibok

Gunmen on Sunday attacked services at three churches near the Nigerian village where 276 schoolgirls were abducted in April, part of a relentless pounding of...

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Ramadan: Why moon-sighting announcement was delayed – Sultan

29-06-2014 Latest news

Ramadan: Why moon-sighting announcement was delayed – Sultan

Yesterday marked the commencement of 1435AH Ramadan fast across Nigeria. The announcement, which heralded the commencement, was not without hitches as it came at midnight....

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Ramadan: Muslims in Ekiti to channel prayers toward peaceful polls in 2015

29-06-2014 Latest news

Ramadan: Muslims in Ekiti to channel prayers toward peaceful polls in 2015

Muslims in Ikole Ekiti, Ekiti, on Sunday, said they would channel their prayers toward peaceful conduct of the 2015 general elections in the country as...

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NDLEA arrests 104, seizes 1,000kg of cannabis in Taraba

29-06-2014 Latest news

NDLEA arrests 104, seizes 1,000kg of cannabis in Taraba

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Sunday said it arrested 104 suspects involved in various drug related offenses in Taraba between January and...

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Netherlands beat Mexico 2-1 reach World Cup quarter-finals

29-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

Netherlands beat Mexico 2-1 reach World Cup quarter-finals

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored an injury-time penalty Sunday to give the Netherlands a 2-1 win over Mexico and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals. The Dutch...

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FIFA demands back-up letter from NFA for supporters club to use musical instruments

29-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

FIFA demands back-up letter from NFA for supporters club to use musical instruments

Football's governing body, FIFA, has agreed to allow the Nigeria Football Supporters Club to bring in its musical instruments into the stadium in Brazil, provided...

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I Never Lied About My Age, Says APC Youth Leader

29-06-2014 Politics

I Never Lied About My Age, Says APC Youth Leader

The National Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ibrajim Dasuki Jalo Waziri, has denied ever faking his age in order to occupy the...

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Meet the world's tallest couple, husband is 7ft, wife 6ft 5" (Photos)

29-06-2014 GENERAL

Meet the world's tallest couple, husband is 7ft, wife 6ft 5" (Photos)

Door frames, shelves and public transport don't worry most people, but when you are the world's tallest family, they're a danger. Keisha and Wilco van Kleef-Bolton...

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UN ranks Nigeria high in e-government development index

29-06-2014 Latest news

UN ranks Nigeria high in e-government development index

Efforts of the country to become a digital economy has started yielding the expected results as the latest United Nations e-government development ranking showed an...

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Take the load off its Monday: Importance of Using the Correct Email Address

30-06-2014 Entertainment

Take the load off its Monday: Importance of Using the Correct Email Address

A couple from Minneapolis decided to go to Florida for a long weekend to thaw out during on particularly icy winter. Because both had jobs,...

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Brazil 2014: Costa Rica hangs on to reach first quarterfinal

30-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

Brazil 2014: Costa Rica hangs on to reach first quarterfinal

With the clock ticking past 90 minutes, Navas could only parry a shot into the path of Sokratis Papasthathopoulos who hammered it into the roof...

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Jonathan condemns attacks in southern Kaduna, Bauchi

30-06-2014 Latest news

Jonathan condemns attacks in southern Kaduna, Bauchi

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns Friday night's bombing in the Bayan Gari area of Bauchi State and the recent mass killings in Southern Kaduna. The President...

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Today's Highlights in History (June 30)

30-06-2014 Today in History

Today's Highlights in History (June 30)

Today is Sunday, June 30, the 181st day of 2014. There are 184 days left in the year. History of Nigeria: In 1849, Britain established a...

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Presidency directs NERC to resolve Geometric, Interstate dispute

30-06-2014 Business

Presidency directs NERC to resolve Geometric, Interstate dispute

President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to resolve the dispute between Geometric Power Limited and Interstate Electrics Limited over the...

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Air transport workers threaten strike over welfare

30-06-2014 Latest news

Air transport workers threaten strike over welfare

The Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, ATSSSAN, on Sunday threatened to call out its members for strike if the Nigerian Civil Aviation...

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Pakistan girl burned alive for rejecting marriage proposal

30-06-2014 ASIA

Pakistan girl burned alive for rejecting marriage proposal

A teenage girl died in Pakistan after being doused in petrol and set alight by a man who wanted to marry her but whose proposal...

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Kim Kardashian reveals mid-air baby race attack

30-06-2014 Entertainment

Kim Kardashian reveals mid-air baby race attack

The reality TV star's 12-month-old daughter North, whom she has with husband Kanye West, was allegedly screamed at by a woman while travelling in first...

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Pistorius trial resumes today after mental evaluation

30-06-2014 AFRICA

Pistorius trial resumes today after mental evaluation

For the past month, world-class athlete Oscar Pistorius has spent his days inside a high-security government psychiatric hospital, an imposing complex that is one of...

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Eagles can make history today - Keshi

30-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

Eagles can make history today - Keshi

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi says a place in the quarter-final should take precedence over his record as the first African to lead an African...

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Attacks blamed on Boko Haram this year

30-06-2014 Latest news

Attacks blamed on Boko Haram this year

A number of churches in northeast Nigeria were attacked by suspected Boko Haram Islamists on Sunday, near the town of Chibok where more than 200...

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Jonathan, Adenuga Boost Eagles Morale Ahead Of France Clash

30-06-2014 Sports

Jonathan, Adenuga Boost Eagles Morale Ahead Of France Clash

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday lifted up the spirits of the national team, the Super Eagles, when he said all their outstanding Brazil 2014 World Cup...

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We don’t know where kidnapped Chibok girls are - US

30-06-2014 Latest news

We don’t know where kidnapped Chibok girls are - US

The United States said on Friday it had decreased its surveillance flights in the search for the about 219 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram, but...

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Fans urge Keshi to drop Mikel, play Yobo

30-06-2014 Sports

Fans urge Keshi to drop Mikel, play Yobo

If Stephen Keshi will listen to the fans of the Super Eagles, Chelsea star and Nigeria midfield's maestro, John Mikel Obi will watch today's match...

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Update: Oscar Pistorius 'had no mental disorder'

30-06-2014 AFRICA

Update: Oscar Pistorius 'had no mental disorder'

Oscar Pistorius did not have a mental disorder when he killed his girlfriend, a psychological report said as his murder trial resumed. The report was...

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Isis rebels declare 'Islamic state' in Iraq and Syria

30-06-2014 ASIA

Isis rebels declare 'Islamic state' in Iraq and Syria

Islamist militant group, Isis has said it is establishing a caliphate, or Islamic state, on the territories it controls in Iraq and Syria. It also...

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We must beat Nigeria — Benzema

30-06-2014 Sports

We must beat Nigeria — Benzema

France top striker, Karim Benzema has warned his French squad to get serious for a tough encounter with the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the...

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Moses set to return to starting lineup

30-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

Moses set to return to starting lineup

Chealsea midfielder, Victor Moses is set for a return to Coach Stephen Keshi's starting XI as the Super Eagles of Nigeria face France at their...

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Court remands man, 32, for defiling 3yr-old-girl

30-06-2014 Latest news

Court remands man, 32, for defiling 3yr-old-girl

A Magistrate court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta has remanded a-32-year-old Kazeem Odetayo in prison for allegedly defiling a-three year-old girl. The acussed was reported to...

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Brazil 2014: My goal will come against France - Emenike

30-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

Brazil 2014: My goal will come against France - Emenike

Emmanuel Emenike is looking forward to put­ting his name on the Brazil 2014 goal scorers chart with today's game against France. The hard working forward,...

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Presidency directs NERC to resolve geometric, interstate dispute

30-06-2014 Latest news

Presidency directs NERC to resolve geometric, interstate dispute

President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to resolve the dispute between Geometric Power Limited and Interstate Electrics Limited over the...

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I will never contest election again – Peter Obi

30-06-2014 Latest news

I will never contest election again – Peter Obi

Mr. Peter Obi, the immediate past governor of Anambra State says he is standing by his decision never to run for an elective office again...

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AU okays creation of African Monetary Fund

30-06-2014 AFRICA

AU okays creation of African Monetary Fund

The African Union Summit has approved the creation of an African Monetary Fund with an initial capital of $22.64bn to promote economic development in Africa....

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Ukraine: Leaders to hold more talks amid clashes

30-06-2014 World

Ukraine: Leaders to hold more talks amid clashes

The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France are to hold more talks to resolve the conflict in east Ukraine. Germany and France have urged...

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Ramadan: Mark urges Muslims to pray for Nigeria

30-06-2014 Latest news

Ramadan: Mark urges Muslims to pray for Nigeria

Senate President David Mark on Sunday called on Muslims to make the continued survival of Nigeria the focal point of their prayers as they begin...

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Davido crowned 'Best International Act – Africa at 2014 BET awards

30-06-2014 Entertainment

Davido crowned 'Best International Act – Africa at 2014 BET awards

Skelewu crooner, David Adedeji Adeleke AKA Davido as emerged the Best International Act – Africa at the 2014 BET Awards, which held last night at...

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$200m Power Plant underway in Sapele

30-06-2014 Latest news

$200m Power Plant underway in Sapele

The Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) has received from Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), the names of Proton Energy amongst others who are being...

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Boko Haram wants to instigate religious violence in Nigeria – Jonathan

30-06-2014 Latest news

Boko Haram wants to instigate religious violence in Nigeria – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday said Boko Haram's attacks on churches in villages near Chibok, Borno, on Sunday were attempts to instigate religious violence in...

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France 2 v 0 Nigeria: France ends Nigeria's run

30-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

 France 2 v 0 Nigeria: France ends Nigeria's run

The run of the current African champion, Nigeria at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Brazil has been brought to at unfortunate end as they...

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Boko Haram razes Police station, houses in fresh Borno attack

30-06-2014 Latest news

Boko Haram razes Police station, houses in fresh Borno attack

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists , Monday, invaded Shani Local Government Area of Borno State and bombed the Divisional Police Headquarters at about 2:45pm. They thereafter...

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FG committed to ensuring quality products for consumers - Aganga

30-06-2014 Latest news

FG committed to ensuring quality products for consumers - Aganga

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Olusegun Aganga on Monday said the Federal Government is committed to ensuring quality products for consumers in...

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PDP vows to defeat APC in Sokoto

30-06-2014 Latest news

PDP vows to defeat APC in Sokoto

The Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) in Sokoto State said on Sunday that it would wrest power from the ruling All Progressives Congress ( APC)...

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Senator Okowa Killed My son Authur Agbe over land dispute; All Iam asking for is…

30-06-2014 Latest news

Senator Okowa Killed My son Authur Agbe over land dispute; All Iam asking for is justice -John Agbe

A passionate appeal for justice and urgent intervention to order full investigation of the gruesome murderers of late mr. Arthur agbe, a youth from delta...

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Breaking: Security forces arrest key actor in Chibok girls abduction, bust Boko Haram's intelligence network

30-06-2014 Latest news

Breaking: Security forces arrest key actor in Chibok girls abduction, bust Boko Haram's intelligence network

The Nigerian Security forces have made a major break through in an effort to put an end to the Boko Haram menace as they have...

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As caliphate declared, Iraqi troops battle for Tikrit

30-06-2014 World

As caliphate declared, Iraqi troops battle for Tikrit

Iraqi troops battled to dislodge an al Qaeda splinter group from the city of Tikrit on Monday after its leader was declared caliph of a...

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Doctors begin indefinite strike July 1 - NMA President

30-06-2014 Latest news

Doctors begin indefinite strike July 1 - NMA President

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Monday announced plan to embark on an indefinite strike, starting from Tuesday, July 1. The NMA President, Dr Kayode...

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List of winners at the 2014 BET awards

30-06-2014 Entertainment

List of winners at the 2014 BET awards

The BET Awards was established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports, and...

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Dangote unveils new packaging for pasta, noodles brands

30-06-2014 Business

Dangote unveils new packaging for pasta, noodles brands

Dangote Noodles and Pasta, subsidiary of Dangote Flour Mills, has introduced the new and improved pasta and noodles brands in new exciting packs. The company...

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Breaking: Keshi, Yobo quit Super Eagles

30-06-2014 BRAZIL2014

Breaking: Keshi, Yobo quit Super Eagles

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi has resigned his appointment after leading the team to the second round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Speaking...

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