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  • NewAnnie Idibia Finally Speaks On 2Face's Controversial Pictures With Pero
    Yesterday, the blogosphere was set on fire when some purported photographs of 2Face Idibia kissing and cuddling one of his two babymamas, Pero Adeniyi, started flying about. Some had alleged that 2Face may have rekindled what was between them before…
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  • NewMilitary Rule Better Than Jonathan’s Government—9ice
    Popular Nigerian singer, 9ice may have lost out in the Oyo State House of Representatives primary of the All Progressives Congress APC, but that does not mean he will not throw his weight behind his party, unlike some politicians, who decamped to oth…
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  • NewAbuja Agog For Omotola At 20 (Pictures)
    Residents of Abuja were excited when superstar actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde stormed the city for the celebration of her 20 years in the movie industry in Nigeria. Omotola has remained one of the most respected practitioners in Nollywood since she…
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  • NewWhy I Sleep With Fresh Female Corpses—Ghanaian Morgue Attendant
    Wonders, they say, will not cease to end or how would one explain why an able-bodied young man will decide in his mind to start having carnal knowledge of fresh female corpses all because he works in a mortuary.While reportedly making his confession,…
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  • NewBisi Ibidapo Obe Still Unable To Speak English Fluently?
    The name Bisi Ibidapo Obe is one that surely rings bell when it is mentioned. Few years ago, Bisi, fondly called Bisi Omo Logba logba, was in the news when it was alleged that she was pregnant for a controversial former federal lawmaker, Dino Melaye.…
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  • NewI’m Also Good To Be Nigeria’s President—Davido Declares
    While other Nigerian celebrities are busy vying to be lawmakers at the state and federal levels in the forthcoming election, Davido is seeking President Goodluck Jonathans job because he believes he also has the capacity to do the job well.He also sa…
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  • NewBuhari’s Daughter Returns To Twitter, Accuses PDP Of Hacking Her Account
    Daughter of presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress APC, Muhamadu Buhari, Zahra, has returned to social media after she went off, sparking speculations that she chickened out after she was lambasted for commenting on her fathers certif…
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  • NewFuji Star, Malaika, To Move Into Expensive Ajah Home (Photo)
    Reports making the rounds have it that a prominent Fuji musician, Sulaimon Alao Adekunle fondly called Malaika, is set to finally move into his new apartment.According to reports, the singer sunk millions of Naira in the property, which is said to be…
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  • NewIt’s Nobody’s Business If I’m Married or Not—Waje Blows Hot
    I wish crooner, Waje whose real is name Aituaje Iruobe, has opened up on her relationship status and said she would let people know when she is ready to settle down with a man.The award-winning and talented singer, popular for her incredible voice, h…
    - 14 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 3:58pm -
  • NewNaomi Campbell has some thoughts on people who got famous on Instagram
    Quite a number of people have become quite famous via social media, with no talent, no skill, not even a sex tape...:-. In the olden days, it took a lot for you to be famous, to be called a supermodel.You must put a lot of hard work and years in the…
    - 15 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 2:53pm -

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News@10: Health Workers Reject CMD's Plea To Call Off Strike 28/01/15 Pt.3
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News@10: INEC Assures Persons With Disability Of Better Treatment Ahead Of Polls 28/01/15 Pt.1
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Debate On Tie Resolution In AFCON 2015, FIFA Presidency pt 1
Debate On Tie Resolution In AFCON 2015, FIFA Presidency pt 1Two teams, Mali and Guinea, progress to the next stage of the AFCON 2015 championship, with possible tossing of the coin may be adopted to decide who will progress. The race for the lead…
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Nigerian Women League To Begin March 31 Amidst Registration Row
Nigerian Women League To Begin March 31 Amidst Registration RowNigerian Women Premier League has been scheduled to begin on March 31 amidst registration row. No team was relegated at the end of last season. For more information log on to ...From…
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Analysts Discuss Mayweather vs Pacquaio Bout, NPFL League
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  • NewNigeria: Soludo Worst Central Bank Governor Ever - Okonjo-Iweala
    [Premium Times]The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Wednesday took the former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Chukwuma Soludo, to the cleaners over his criticism of President Goodluck Jonathan's management of the country's economy, saying h…
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  • NewAfrica: Je Suis Africa
    [Policy Centre for African Peoples]The late Professor Wangari Maathai once said that the wonderful thing about Africans, and their biggest strength, is that they never give up; they have had countless historical and practical reasons for succumbing t…
    - 17 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 1:10pm -
  • NewSouth Sudan: Will the AU Help Bring Justice to South Sudan?
    [HRW]If the African Union (AU) decides to keep its report documenting wartime abuses in South Sudan under wraps, it could hinder bringing those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity to account.
    - 18 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 12:11pm -
  • NewSouth Africa: Meddling in the Criminal Justice Institutions a Recipe for Disaster
    [ISS]Indicators show that in recent years, organised crime and corruption have been increasing in South Africa. Organised crime, as evidenced by growing incidents of vehicle and truck hijacking, along with high levels of commercial crime and corrupti…
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  • NewLibya: UN Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack On Hotel in Tripoli
    [UN News]The United Nations Security Council today condemned in the strongest terms the deadly terrorist attack against the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, and underlined the need to bring the perpetrators, financiers and sponsors of such "reprehe…
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  • NewSouth Africa/Ghana: Why Bafana Lost in Group C
    [allAfrica]If you had to pick two sides to emerge from Group C at the African Nations Cup prior to the tournament the smart money would have been on Algeria and Ghana.
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  • NewLiberia: Liberia's Ebola Prospects - What It Takes to Get to Zero?
    [FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -The medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) set on fire portion of its Ebola Treatment Unit where patients who tested positive for the deadly virus were being cared for.
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  • NewAfrica: How Will the Oil Price Collapse Affect the Africa Rising Story?
    [African Arguments]I have vowed never to use the overused phrase 'Africa Rising' ever again, having long been somewhat cautious of the integrity of the projected growth rates and prospects for inclusive prosperity as I wrote here. However, while ther…
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  • NewSouth Sudan: Tears, Chants as Rebel Child Soldiers Are Freed
    [Thomson Reuters Foundation]Gumuruk -T he teenage rebel soldiers watched as their comrades handed over their assault rifles and stripped off their oversized khaki uniforms with the red, black and green South Sudan flag emblazoned on the right shoulde…
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  • NewSouth Africa: R700 Billion Lost to Corruption in 20 Years
    [SAPA]Johannesburg -South Africa has lost R700 billion to corruption over the last 20 years, the Institute of Internal Auditors said on Wednesday.
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  • NewSouth Africa: Ruling Party to Pay for Former Police Commissioner's Funeral
    [SAPA]Johannesburg -The ANC will pay for former police chief Jackie Selebi's funeral and memorial service, it said on Tuesday.
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  • NewAlgeria: AU Summit, an Opportunity to Encourage Parties Involved in Inter-Malian Dialogue
    [Algerie Presse Service]Addis Ababa -The summit of the African Union (AU) will be an opportunity to encourage and express support to the different parties involved in the inter-Malian dialogue, said Tuesday in Addis Ababa Malian Minister of Foreign A…
    - 20 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 9:44am -
  • NewAfrica: Security Fears Ahead of Quarter-Finals
    [allAfrica]The qualification of hosts Equatorial Guinea for the quarter-finals has given organisers of the African Nations Cup a headache that in truth they should have foreseen.
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  • NewLiberia: Health Workers Demand Risk Benefits
    [New Dawn]Members of the National Health workers Association of Liberia have urged the Government of Liberia and partners in the fight against Ebola to settle the risk benefits of health workers across the country.
    - 20 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 9:39am -
  • NewLiberia: 'Most Rapists Are Teachers'
    [New Dawn]Minister Duncan-Cassell made the claim on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at a "2015 Cabinet Retreat" chair4ed by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on her private farm, Julijuah, in Bomi County.
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  • NewWest Africa: Ebola Response - Is the World Too Late?
    [Deutsche Welle]The number of Ebola infections is steadily decreasing. But the crisis in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone is not over. The global community is now planning ways to avert future epidemics.
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  • NewLibya: Attack On Libyan Hotel Leaves Ten Dead
    [Deutsche Welle]After hours of stand off with security forces, two assailants who entered a hotel in Tripoli have taken their own lives. They killed five guards and four foreign guests in a popular hotel among government officials.
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  • NewLibya: Inside Libya's Ghost Town
    [IRIN]Bin Jawad -Six weeks ago, Bin Jawad was a sleepy coastal town, home to a community of oil workers, shepherds and fishermen.
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  • NewAfrica: WHO Executive Board Appoints Dr Matshidiso Moeti as New Regional Director for Africa
    [WHO]The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 136th session, has appointed Dr Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti as the new Regional Director for WHO's Africa Region. Dr Moeti was nominated Regional Director by the health ministers of the 47 Member State…
    - 22 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 8:29am -
  • NewNigeria: Elections 'Too Close to Call' in Nigeria, Says Major Survey
    [allAfrica]Nigeria's upcoming elections are likely to be the most competitive in the country's history, with the parties running neck-and-neck and the outcome "too close to call", according to a major survey of public opinion published in Lagos on Tu…
    - 23 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 7:18am -

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African Business

  • New15 CEOs to watch in 2015: Chinelo Anohu-Amazu
    Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, Director-General, Pension Commission of Nigeria, Nigeria Nigeria’s economic rebasing in 2014 showed it to be the largest economy in Africa and pushed it ...The post 15 CEOs to watch in 2015: Chinelo Anohu-Amazu appeared first…
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  • 15 CEOs to watch in 2015: Daniel Matjila
    Daniel Matjila, CEO, Public Investment Corporation, South Africa A former mathematics professor, Daniel Matjila – known in the industry as “Dr Dan” – was a popular ...The post 15 CEOs to watch in 2015: Daniel Matjila appeared first on Afric…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 9:00am -
  • Tribute paid to Anver Versi, former Editor, African Business
    When word leaked out that Anver Versi was leaving IC Publications – his ‘work, life and home’ for 30 years as he put it – ...The post Tribute paid to Anver Versi, former Editor, African Business appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • 15 CEOs to watch in 2015: Titus Naikuni
    Titus Naikuni, Chairman, Airtel Kenya, Kenya Stepping down from the CEO job at Kenya Airways in 2014 after more than a decade at the helm, ...The post 15 CEOs to watch in 2015: Titus Naikuni appeared first on African Business Magazine.
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 9:00am -
  • 15 CEOs to watch in 2015: Issad Rebrab
    Issad Rebrab, CEO, Cevital, Algeria The chairman of Algeria’s largest privately-owned conglomerate, Cevital, Issad Rebrab is reportedly his country’s first ever billionare, with a personal ...The post 15 CEOs to watch in 2015: Issad Rebrab appea…
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  • 15 CEOs to watch 2015: Sifiso Dabengwa
    Sifiso Dabengwa, CEO and Group President, MTN Group, South Africa As the former head of MTN’s Nigerian unit, Sifiso Dabengwa understands well that the sources ...The post 15 CEOs to watch 2015: Sifiso Dabengwa appeared first on African Business Ma…
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  • 15 CEOs to watch 2015: Ahmed Heikal
    Ahmed Heikal, Founder and Chairman, Qalaa Holdings, Egypt At Citadel Capital, now Qalaa Holdings, Ahmed Heikal has led the creation of Africa’s largest private equity ...The post 15 CEOs to watch 2015: Ahmed Heikal appeared first on African Busine…
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  • 15 CEOs to watch 2015: Sim Shagaya
    Sim Shagaya, Founder and CEO, Konga.Com, Nigeria There are few companies that so aptly embody Nigeria’s nascent technology potential as Konga.com. The e-commerce business, which ...The post 15 CEOs to watch 2015: Sim Shagaya appeared first on Afri…
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  • 15 CEOs to watch in 2015: Tony Elumelu
    Tony Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Holdings, Nigeria In August 2014, Tony Elumelu was appointed chairman of the UBA Group, marking a return to the bank where ...The post 15 CEOs to watch in 2015: Tony Elumelu appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • 15 CEOs to watch in 2015: Sim Tshabalala
    Sim Tshabalala, Joint CEO, Standard Bank, South Africa Standard Bank is probably Africa’s best-known financial brand, operating in 32 countries around the world, 19 of ...The post 15 CEOs to watch in 2015: Sim Tshabalala appeared first on African…
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The Nation

  • NewDream Team VI avenge Tunisia defeat
    The national men’s U-23 football team, Dream Team VI yesterday trounced their Tunisian counterparts 3-0 to avenge the 3-5 defeat they suffered in the hands of the Tunisians four days ago. The game, which started on a very high temp saw coach Samson…
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  • NewOsede progressing well at Real Madrid
    Spanish youth International of Nigeria descendant Derek Osede Prieto is slowly walking his way into the first team set up of Spanish giant Real Madrid with his superlative performances for their reserve side popularly called Castilla. Derek has been…
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  • NewIdeye hopes late form could save Albion career
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  • NewOnazi may leave Lazio
    Nigeria national teamer Eddy Onazi, 22,  is unhappy over his lack of first team opportunities at Lazio. Lazio President Claudio Lotito recently stated that the central midfielder will not leave the club this month, even though he admitted there are…
    - 22 mins ago, 29 Jan 15, 5:40am -
  • NewAmoo vows to cage Peoples’ Elephants
    Nigeria’s Olympic team (Dream Team V1) assistant coach, Fatai Amoo has vowed to battle Enyimba to a standstill come Friday in the on-going Super six at the Abuja National Stadium. “Enyimba are household name in Nigeria and Africa the players know…
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  • NewEmordi: Pillars need to improve
    Kano Pillars coach, Okey Emordi, has admitted that they have to improve and get better if they are to improve on their performances from last year’s CAF Champions League. The Nigerian league champions will visit South Sudanese side, Al-Malakia on t…
    - 28 mins ago, 29 Jan 15, 5:34am -
  • NewYahaya Adamu rescues Dream Team VI from defeat
    Substitute Yahaya Adamu rescued a point for the Dream Team VI in a Super Six 1-1 draw game against Kano Pillars on Wednesday. It was a match that wasn’t lacking the flavour to excite fans that thronged the Abuja National Stadium to catch a glimpse…
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  • NewDolphins fail to record first victory
    Premier league and Garden City based side Dolphins failed in their bid to record first win at the on-going Super 6 in Abuja after losing by a lone goal to Enyimba Wednesday. The Eguma-tutored side thus remain withoug a point while the Aba landlords h…
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  • NewIkhana: We will make a great impact
    Enyimba coach, Kadiri Ikhana, has boasted that his side will make a significant impact in this year’s CAF Champions League. The People’s Elephants, champions of Africa in 2003 and 2004, have failed to make any reasonable impact since then, and ev…
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  • NewEliminating mass poverty, unemployment in developing countries (I)
    The following lecture by me on mass poverty and unemployment was, incredibly, delivered in Benin, in 1984, 30 years ago, at the Annual Conference of the Association for Consulting Engineering in Nigeria (ACEN).     I was reminded of the lecture re…
    - 50 mins ago, 29 Jan 15, 5:12am -

The Punch

  • NewWe will no longer submit to the EU -Greek PM

    We will no longer submit to the EU -Greek PM

    Greece’s new leftist prime minister has said that his government’s top priorities are negotiating with creditors to resolve the country’s debt problems and that it would no longer blindly submit to the EU. Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday that…
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  • NewVigilante fires at Amosun’s convoy

    Vigilante fires at Amosun’s convoy

    A member of Ogun State vigilante group on Wednesday night fired gun shots at the convoy of the governor,   Ibikunle Amosun, at Agbado in the Ifo Local Government Area of the state. Amosun, his aides and some members of the Ogun State executive coun…
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  • NewB’Haram publishes photos of child soldiers

    B’Haram publishes photos of child soldiers

    A media group associated with Boko Haram has published two images revealing child soldiers in a military training camp in North-East Nigeria, according to Newsweek magazine. The organisation, al-Urwa al-Wuthaqa, shows the children dressed in dark clo…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jan 15, 1:15am -
  • NewPDP oppressing Nigerians —Oshiomhole

    PDP oppressing Nigerians —Oshiomhole

    The Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday said that Nigerians had yet to enjoy meaningful socio-economic development because of the oppression of the Peoples Democratic Party. He said that the citizens as well as critical sectors of the…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jan 15, 1:09am -
  • NewPresident in Ondo, wants end to PDP crisis

    President in Ondo, wants end to PDP crisis

    President Goodluck Jonathan held his campaign rally on Wednesday in Akure, with a promise to increase funding for education and nurture small and medium scale industries in the country. He also used the rally to appeal to politicians to make the citi…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jan 15, 12:59am -
  • NewLawyers ask Nigerians to vote out Jonathan

    Lawyers ask Nigerians to vote out Jonathan

    Lawyers under the aegis of Lawyers 4Change have urged the electorate to vote out President Goodluck Jonathan in the coming election. The National Coordinator of the group, Mr. Adesina Ogunlana, said this in an interview with journalists in Osogbo on…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jan 15, 12:53am -
  • NewExpert advises govt to protect privacy rights

    Expert advises govt to protect privacy rights

    An expert in privacy rights, Mr. Tokunbo Smith, has advised the federal and state governments to adopt the Data Privacy Law in ensuring that the country protects the information of its citizens as it is being done in developed countries. He said this…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jan 15, 12:52am -
  • NewGunmen kill seven, injure 14 in Kaduna

    Gunmen kill seven, injure 14 in Kaduna

    Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen opened fire on a crowd of people at Yangal village in Zango-Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing seven on the spot and injuring 12 others. The village was thrown into mourning on Tuesday night, a…
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  • NewComplainants in suit against Buhari allege threat to life

    Complainants in suit against Buhari allege threat to life

    The complainants who filed a suit against the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday alleged threat to their lives by unknown persons. They filed a direct criminal complaint against Buh…
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  • NewBird flu now in 11 states —FG

    Bird flu now in 11 states —FG

    The Federal Government on Wednesday announced that the avian influenza virus, also known as bird flu, is now present in 11 states of the federation. The government confirmed the presence of the virus in four other states apart from the seven states e…
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  • NewAjimobi assures US of violence-free polls

    Ajimobi assures US of violence-free polls

    The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has called on all the candidates for the next month’s elections in the state and the people of the state to stay away from any act that can lead to violence during the elections. While receiving the United St…
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Jan 15, 12:12am -
  • NewElections: NYSC DG warns corpers against misconduct

    Elections: NYSC DG warns corpers against misconduct

    FEW days to the commencement of the 2015 elections, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi, has warned corps members who will be on election duty to be committed and guard against misconduct. The DG said c…
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Jan 15, 12:11am -
  • NewKwara: PDP battles APC for senatorial control

    Kwara: PDP battles APC for senatorial control

    In this write-up, SUCCESS NWOGU, takes a look at the fierce contest for the three senatorial seats in Kwara State The contest for the three senatorial seats in Kwara State has been characterised by intrigue, suspense and surprise. The three senatoria…
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  • NewAfrica needs mental revolution, says Oyebola

    Africa needs mental revolution, says Oyebola

    A former editor of Daily Times newspaper, Areoye Oyebola, on Wednesday urged African youths across the globe to spearhead a mental revolution that would transform the black race and place the continent among the best in the world. Oyebola made the ca…
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • NewGunmen attack bank ATM, one feared dead

    Gunmen attack bank ATM, one feared dead

    Gunmen on Wednesday attacked the Automated Teller Machine of a branch of the United Bank for Africa in the Ajilosun area of Ado Ekiti, carting away an undisclosed amount of money. It was learnt that one person was killed, but the Commissioner of Poli…
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  • NewWoman accuses Lebanese couple of torture

    Woman accuses Lebanese couple of torture

    A woman, Mrs. Grace Okpara, has reported to the police that she was allegedly tortured by her bosses, who are Lebanon nationals. Our correspondent gathered that Grace worked as a cleaner at a logistics company in Ibafo, Ogun State, where the Lebanese…
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  • NewLagos police struggle to unravel killers of unknown man

    Lagos police struggle to unravel killers of unknown man

    The Lagos State Police Command is battling to unravel the killers of a yet-to-be identified man whose corpse was left in the Orile area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro learnt that the deceased was abandoned on Kekere Ekun Street in a pool of blood and wi…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 11:56pm -
  • NewTwo die as trailer collides with commercial bus

    Two die as trailer collides with commercial bus

    No fewer than two persons were feared dead on Wednesday as a commercial bus collided with a trailer along the Mile 2 end of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway in Lagos. It was gathered that the commercial bus driver was driving against traffic to avoid grid…
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  • NewPolice, hoodlums clash over arrest of park chairman

    Police, hoodlums clash over arrest of park chairman

    There was panic in the Mile 12 area of Lagos on Wednesday when hoodlums resisted the police from arresting a chairman of the cab operators in the area. Our correspondent learnt that the police, who were officers of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Sq…
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  • NewNDLEA busts smugglers’ hideout, nabs fake customs officer

    NDLEA busts smugglers’ hideout, nabs fake customs officer

    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has busted a hotel allegedly used as a hideout by suspected drug barons in Lagos State. The NDLEA said two suspected barons ─ Chidubem Aguezeala and Stanley Odidiazor ─ used the base to traffic hard drugs…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 11:52pm -

PM News

  • NewBuhari was never a dictator, says Orkar jailed for 18 months

    Buhari was never a dictator, says Orkar jailed for 18 months

    Former Benue Commissioner for Transport, Mr Joseph Orkar, who was detained for eighteen months by the then military regime of General Muhammadu Buhari, said that the APC presidential candidate sent corrupt politicians to jail to demonstrate his high…
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  • NewLuis Figo announces intention to stand for FIFA presidency

    Luis Figo announces intention to stand for FIFA presidency

    Former Portugal and Real Madrid winger Luis Figo announced on Wednesday that he is to challenge incumbent Sepp Blatter in this year’s FIFA presidential election. “I care about football, so what I’m seeing regarding the image of FIFA — not onl…
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  • NewBarca beat nine-man Atletico in five-goal thriller

    Barca beat nine-man Atletico in five-goal thriller

    Neymar bagged a double as Barcelona twice came from behind to book their place in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey with a 3-2 win over nine-man Atletico Madrid to seal a 4-2 aggregate victory. Fernando Torres struck for the hosts inside the first…
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  • NewPochettino calls for Spurs killer instinct against Chelsea

    Pochettino calls for Spurs killer instinct against Chelsea

    Mauricio Pochettino said he was proud of his Tottenham Hotspur players after they reached the League Cup final but challenged his players to learn to “kill games”. Tottenham will face London rivals Chelsea at Wembley on March 1 after prevailing 3…
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  • NewSharapova strolls into Australian Open final

    Sharapova strolls into Australian Open final

    Second seed Maria Sharapova powered into the Australian Open final with a straight sets 6-3, 6-2 demolition of 10th seeded fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova on Thursday. Five-time Grand Slam champion Sharapova, a winner at Melbourne Park in 2008, wil…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Jan 15, 4:55am -
  • NewSamsung posts first annual profit decline in three years

    Samsung posts first annual profit decline in three years

    Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest smartphone maker, posted its first drop in annual net profit in three years Thursday, days after arch-rival Apple reported the biggest corporate profit in history. The South Korean firm, whose key mobile pho…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Jan 15, 4:51am -
  • New2015: Ex-deputy Gov, 6 commissioners, others defect to APC

    2015: Ex-deputy Gov, 6 commissioners, others defect to APC

    Mrs Pauline Tallen, former Plateau Deputy Governor, and six former Commissioners and Special Advisers (SAs), on Wednesday announced their decision to join the All Progressive Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The defectors were…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Jan 15, 4:47am -
  • NewDavid Mark is a hypocrite, says Labaran Maku

    David Mark is a hypocrite, says Labaran Maku

    The Labaran Maku Campaign Organisation has replied some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, who accused him repeatedly of working against the interest of the party, by deciding to contest the governorship election on the platform of the All Prog…
    - 10 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 8:24pm -
  • NewJimi Agbaje a confirmed tax evader, claims Fashola

    Jimi Agbaje a confirmed tax evader, claims Fashola

    Kazeem Ugbodaga Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola says the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje is a tax evader as he is owing the state four years tax, urging Lagosians not to vote for a tax evader. Speaking at…
    - 10 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 8:16pm -
  • NewJonathan breaches oath of office, supports ethnic warlords – APC CAMPAIGN

    Jonathan breaches oath of office, supports ethnic warlords – APC CAMPAIGN

    The All Progressive Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCPCO) has slammed President Goodluck Jonathan for his usual complicity and alliance with ethnic warlords who have been threatening to tear the country apart in case he (Jonathan) fail…
    - 10 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 8:10pm -
  • NewJonathan promises more devlopment if re-elected

    Jonathan promises more devlopment if re-elected

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday said that the Federal Government was determined to take development to all parts of the country and asked the people of Rivers to massively vote for the PDP. Jonathan said this while addressing the PDP preside…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 7:21pm -
  • NewNigeria can transmit power from 10 new sub-stations, says Sambo

    Nigeria can transmit power from 10 new sub-stations, says Sambo

    Vice President Namadi Sambo on Wednesday insisted that Nigeria had the capacity to transmit additional power being generated by the 10 new power plants built across the country. Addressing a mammoth crowd at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Preside…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 7:16pm -
  • NewBuhari’s Certificate: PDP to pass vote of no confidence on INEC – Fani-Kayode

    Buhari’s Certificate: PDP to pass vote of no confidence on INEC – Fani-Kayode

    The PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation has challenged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to address the issues surrounding the certificate of APC Presidential Candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, or face a vote of no-confidence fro…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 7:05pm -
  • NewChad not scared of Boko Haram – Interior Minister

    Chad not scared of Boko Haram – Interior Minister

    Chad’s Interior Minister Abderahim Bireme Hamid has said the country does not fear any reprisal attacks following its decision to send to troops to Cameroon and Nigeria to help them fight against Boko Haram terrorists. In an interview with Xinhua,…
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 6:30pm -
  • NewHausa was offered in 1961 WASC, says Cambridge

    Hausa was offered in 1961 WASC, says Cambridge

    The University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, now known as Cambridge Assessment, has confirmed that African language papers, including Hausa, were offered for the West African School Certificate Examination in the Northern Region in 1961.…
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 6:15pm -
  • NewVideo: Group cautions Jonathan against insulting Buhari’s family

    Video: Group cautions Jonathan against insulting Buhari’s family

    A group, Diaspora for Buhari has cautioned President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party against insulting the family members of General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd). In a video released on YouTube and dedicated to the memory of Zulaiha (Zul…
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 6:09pm -
  • New5,000 PDP members defect to APC in Kaduna

    5,000 PDP members defect to APC in Kaduna

    Alhaji Abubakar Rilwanu, Vice Chairman (one) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kaduna North Senatorial District, says more than 5,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have defected to the APC in the area. Rilwanu disclosed this…
    - 13 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 5:27pm -
  • NewPDP founding member, Jonathan’s women coordinator, others switch to APC

    PDP founding member, Jonathan’s women coordinator, others switch to APC

    The gale of defection hitting the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), across the nation on Wednesday swept through Edo state with the defection of the national president, Goodluck-for-Transformation and state Women Coordinator, Goodluck Campaign Organisa…
    - 13 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 5:21pm -
  • NewNDLEA smashes drug cell in Lagos

    NDLEA smashes drug cell in Lagos

    By Simon Ateba/Lagos The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has smashed a drug trafficking cell in Lagos that specialises in smuggling drugs to China, the agency said on Wednesday. NDLEA said it has also prevented the exportation of 34.605k…
    - 13 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 4:59pm -
  • NewAfenifere Renewal Group Denies Endorsing Jonathan
    Contrary to media reports that Yoruba socio-cultural group, the Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) has endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election bid, the group on Wednesday distanced itself from the purported endorsement. In a press statement s…
    - 14 hours ago, 28 Jan 15, 3:59pm -

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