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  • NewI Supported my Son Falz but His Mother Did Not…Femi Falana Speaks
    Renowned Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has finally spoken about his musician son, Folarin better known as Falz, who is enjoying his sudden rise to stardom after quitting his job in fathers law chambers.Falana, who was a guest speaker at a…
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  • NewAustin Jay Jay Okocha Likely to Return to English Football
    Former Botlon Wanderers skipper and Nigerian star, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, could be on the verge of a shock move to amateur side Wolverton Town after playing for their reserve side last week, the club has confirmed.Wolverton, who currently ply their t…
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  • NewMum Always Warned Me About Women- Mike Godson
    In a recent interview with The Entertainer, fast rising Nollywood actor, Mike Godson revealed one of his best kept advices from his mum. The Imo state born actor also hinted that his mum had foreseen that he was going to follow the footsteps of veter…
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  • NewGloria Young Threatens Bank Over N20,000 Debit
    It would be recalled that some weeks back, a story of a young man who stripped down in a banking hall after he was illegally debited went viral now it is the turn of veteran Nollywood actress, Gloria Young.According to reports, the actress recently c…
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  • NewJim Iyke Set to Make Trouble in Lagos Over Debt
    Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, is not ready to take things likely with his debtors especially now that he needs money to pump into his water business which has been making him travel round countries.The actor recently announced that he is on his way to L…
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  • NewSee What Actress, Moji Olaiya Invested Several Millions on
    Nollywood actress, Moji OLaiya, has joined the train of entertainers who are investing their money wisely to diversify into other businesses.Rather than remain dependent on acting alone, the actress has decided to launch her fabric store today July 3…
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  • NewAlleged Timaya Rape Saga: Sheila B Gets Death Threat as She Reveals Police Report
    May God help the situation of Nigerian singer, Timaya as his alleged rape saga continues to get messier as the day goes by without any means of getting cold.The alleged victim of r@pe, Sheila B, is not ready to sleep over the matter as she continues…
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  • NewOmotola Jalade Causes Stare With Outfit (Photos)
    Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade, is really making a lot of men to salivate with her beauty which continues to radiate as the day goes by.The diva recently shared a picture of herself on short skirt and blouse in the office which got many thinking a…
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  • NewBreaking News: Nollywood Loses Another Icon, Mufutau Sanni
    Reports just making the rounds has it that popular Yoruba actor, Mufutau Sanni better known as Ajigijaga, has passed on.The actor known for his several comic roles in movies died at the age of 60 but the cause of his death was not made public.The new…
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  • NewStephanie Linus’s Movie ‘Dry’ Premieres In Nigerian Theaters Nationwide August 14th
    An inspired true story addressing the issues and providing solutions to conditions of child brides in West Africa ...
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  • NewElegant, charming Genevieve Nnaji Glows In A Flawless-Makeup Shoot (Photos)
    Nollywoods sweetheart, Genevieve Nnaji has been working on some huge movie roles and has been travelling, as well spending time with close friends like Oluchi Orlandi and more.The Imo State born diva is scarce on the regular Nollywood movies. She is…
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  • NewZuriel Oduwole Makes First Hollywood Directing Debut
    She is the youngest person in the world to be featured in Forbes Magazine at age 10 in 2013, the youngest person in the world to meet and interview more than 15 World leaders , the youngest person in the world to be featured in ELLE Magazines Global…
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  • NewGeoffrey Will Perform Monalisa At Season 8 Of MTN Project Fame
    In less than a year since he won the Season 7 of MTN Project Fame, Geoffrey has risen to significant heights in the Nigerian music industry. He has steady been at work, recording music and shooting videos with the latest one, Monalisa released a few…
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  • NewJJC, Beverly Osu, B-Red, Others Join Break The Silence Campaign (Photos)
    Due to the increasing rate of sexual assault in Nigeria and the world as a whole, the Eight Foundation, founded by Miss Nigeria 2014 Ezinne Akudo, stared a viral weekly campaign against sexual violence tagged Break the Silence where several stars wer…
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  • NewSurgery: Emmanuel Adebayo Saved Ivorian Woman
    Tottenham Hotspur and the Togo National player, Emmanuel Adebayor, through his SEA Foundation, have been able to help an Ivorian woman who is down with a strange ailment get a successful surgery.The player stated that he was very happy to have spent…
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  • NewRevealed: What Changed Tiwa Savage's Life
    Mavin records first lady, Tiwa savage, who welcomed her baby boy some days back, has come out to thank her fans for all the prayers and love they have continued to show to her.The singer stated that she still cannot believe that she just had a baby a…
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  • NewI’m Going To Allow My Daughters Have Tattoos if They Want…Tonto Dikeh
    Whatever tends to make Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, happy she is ever ready to do it without minding what anybody was going to say since no one seems to know her true story?In a recent interview with popular on-air-personality, Olisa on The Truth,…
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  • NewI Have An In-Built Sex Appeal- Cynthia Morgan Boasts
    German juice crooner, Cynthia Morgan in a recent interview with City People Magazine boasted that aside from music, a lot of people see her as a s3x appeal, which is also her selling point...It is in built, I didnt go anywhere to learn, and it is the…
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  • NewWunmi Obe is a Year Older Today, Husband Promises More Love
    As the Nollywood industry continues to adore one of its most long lasting couple, Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs, the music aspect is also proud to celebrate its own Tunde and Wunmi Obe, who have been in the showbiz world for over a decade.Tunde and Wunmi…
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  • NewI'm An Ajebutter Which is Why I Don't Act More Yoruba Movies… Hakeem Rahman
    Veteran Nollywood actor, Hakeem Rahman, has revealed that the reason why he is seem more in the English movies more than the Yoruba is because of his background.The actor in a popular TV interview programme, Your View, monitored by Nigeriafilms.com,…
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Earth File: Challenges and Solutions As World Population Increases (PT2) 31/07/15
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Earth File: Challenges and Solutions As World Population Increases (PT1) 31/07/15
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Network Africa: Online Markets Vs. Physical Markets 31/07/15
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Network Africa: Lagos Fire Outbreak Kills 3 Children 31/07/15
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National Peace Committee Says More To Be Done 31/07/15
The National Peace Committee will not wrap up its work following Nigeria's successful transition from one government to another, says the National Coordinator of the committee, Bishop Matthew Kukah.For more information log on to http://www.channels…
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Ikorodu Residents Decry Vacation Order Of State Govt. 31/07/15
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Retired Army Officer Laments State Of Nigerian Military 31/07/15
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  • NewUganda: A Village School Struggling With Solar Energy to Ensure Good Education
    [Monitor] It is a global trend now with most developing countries focusing their plan on rural electrification in a bid for the rural communities to catch up in various developments just like their counterparts in urban areas.
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  • NewAfrica: Classrooms of the E-Future Will Be Virtual With Life-Like Reality
    [The Conversation Africa] Groundbreaking 3D hologram technology will create a virtual classroom. The new hologram is a creative innovation that will transform electronic modes of teaching. It will give lecturers and students a semblance of the classr…
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  • NewZimbabwe: Govt Seeks Extradition of American Lion Hunter
    [Al Jazeera] Zimbabwe has called for the extradition of Walter Palmer, the trophy hunter from Minnesota who has gone into hiding amid a global outpouring of anger after he shot dead Cecil the lion.
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  • NewMozambique: Rhino Horns Seized in Hong Kong
    [AIM] Maputo -The customs authorities at Hong Kong International Airport have seized two rhinoceros horns, cut into ten pieces, which were mailed from the northern Mozambican city of Pemba.
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  • NewAngola: Between Rhetoric and Reality
    [Africa In Fact] "Magnificent and Beggar Land: Angola Since the Civil War" is an expertly researched and simply told historical and political overview of one of sub- Saharan Africa's least understood countries.
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  • NewAfrica: Chinese Workers a Sign of Globalization
    [Africa In Fact] What exactly are we referring to when we talk about Chinese labour in Africa? Are we discussing the Asian men in overalls standing on the side of freshly paved roads in the continent's remotest crannies? Are we musing about the men a…
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  • NewEgypt: History Repeats Itself
    [Africa In Fact] Labour Day in Egypt passed this year with little fanfare. Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square seemed empty without the usual crowd of workers demanding greater rights and chanting for social justice.
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  • NewMozambique: Unemployed Youths Live in 'Waithood'
    [Africa In Fact] Sugar cane juice with a dash of ginger and lemon is a favourite thirst quencher in Maputo. It is sold along a stretch of the capital's sea-facing Marginal promenade between the Maritimo and Naval clubs. Young men make this juice whil…
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  • NewGuinea Bissau: Experiences of African People Across the World Brought to Life Through Film
    [The Conversation Africa] Creole is the language used daily by the majority of Guinea Bissau's population, but it has no official status. The film Lantanda, one of twenty-one short and long documentaries being shown at the Africa World Documentary Fi…
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  • NewKenya: Divide and Conquer
    [Africa In Fact] Before independence, the colonial government was the major obstacle to the growth of Kenya's labour movement. Now it is facing what could be its biggest ever challenge: the government of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
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  • NewZimbabwe: Govt Arm-Twists Diamond Mining Firms
    [Zimbabwe Independent] THE Zimbabwean government has successfully arm-twisted diamond mining companies by forcing them to agree to the consolidation of diamond mines using its position as industry regulator and licensing authority, as well as the maj…
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  • NewZimbabwe: Economy Melts Down As Succession Battle Rages
    [Zimbabwe Independent] IN one of his short stories, Civil Peace, Chinua Achebe says an African leader who avoids major social and economic issues of contemporary Africa will end up being completely irrelevant "like the absurd man in the proverb who l…
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  • NewAngola: Police Surround Opposition Radio Station, Arrest Reporter
    [RSF] Armed police surrounded Luanda-based opposition radio station Radio Despertar yesterday morning while one of its journalists, Gonçalves Vieira, was arrested after going to cover preparations for a peaceful protest against "arbitrary detention…
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  • NewSouth Sudan: World's Patience With South Sudan Runs Out - U.S. Envoy
    [Ethiopia Government] The United States Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, Donald Booth, said on Thursday that the "patience of my country, of the region and of the other international partners has run out," over delays by South Sudan's warring…
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  • NewWestern Sahara: Sahrawi Govt Condemns Moroccan King
    [SPS] Shaheed El Hafed (Refugee Camps) -The government of the Sahrawi Republic has condemned the Moroccan King's speech, on the occasion of sixteen years on throne, considering it reflects the continued intransigence of the usual policies of colonial…
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  • NewSouth Africa: Anticipated Fuel Price Drop Could Be Short-Lived
    [News24Wire] Although an anticipated fuel and diesel price decrease will greatly help deeply indebted consumers, the relief might be only temporary, cautioned Debt Rescue CEO Neil Roets on Friday.
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  • NewWest Africa: Ebola Vaccine 'Highly Effective', Results Show
    [WHO] Results from an interim analysis of the Guinea Phase III efficacy vaccine trial show that VSV-EBOV (Merck, Sharp & Dohme) is highly effective against Ebola. The independent body of international experts - the Data and Safety Monitoring Board --…
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  • NewEritrea: Eritrea Blames Migrant Exodus On Human Trafficking
    [Al Jazeera] Eritrea has urged the UN Security Council to help bring human traffickers to justice, saying smuggling groups, not human rights abuses, were causing an exodus of migrants to Europe.
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  • NewCentral African Republic: Muslims 'Erased' From CAR, Says Rights Group
    [Al Jazeera] Militias have taken advantage of the political vacuum in Central African Republic (CAR), engaging in ethnic cleansing towards Muslims in a bid to erase the community from the country, human rights group Amnesty International has said.
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  • NewEthiopia: The Secret to Ethiopia's Counterterrorism Success
    [Al Jazeera] After the fanfare accorded to the United States President Barack Obama by Kenya, the last stop was Ethiopia.
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  • NewTunisia: Counterterror Law Endangers Rights, Say NGOs
    [HRW] Tunis -Tunisia's new counterterrorism law imperils human rights and lacks the necessary safeguards against abuse, eight nongovernmental organizations said today.
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  • NewKenya: Kenya Is a Breastfeeding Success Story but Still Has Its Challenges
    [The Conversation Africa] Breastfeeding has both short-term and long-term nutritional benefits for children. Nutrition is central to sustainable development. Good nutrition in the first 1000 days of a child's life is critical for child growth, well b…
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  • NewSomalia: Heavy Fighting Erupts in Baladweyne Town
    [Shabelle] Somalia troops, along with African Union (AMISOM) forces from Ethiopia have clashed with Al Qaeda linked Al Shabab militants in north of Baladweyne town, capital of Hiran region, officials and residents said.
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  • NewLiberia: Ebola Has Been Contained - Offical
    [FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The head of Liberia's Independence Management System, Tolbert Nyenswah, Thursday, July 30 said the country has successfully contained the Ebola Virus Disease. Mr. Nyenswah said: "Today we can safely say the outbreak has be…
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  • NewCongo-Kinshasa: Will Kabila Stand for Office Again?
    [Fahamu] The dangers of an extended presidency in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
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  • NewZimbabwe: What the Debate Over Cecil the Lion Should Be About
    [The Conversation Africa] Much of the attention generated by the demise of Cecil the lion appears related to the fact that he was a member of a charismatic species, that his species is threatened and the nature of his death. But now that Cecil, a res…
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  • NewBurundi: Opposition Leader in Surprise Move in Burundi
    [Deutsche Welle] In a surprise vote, Burundian opposition leader Agathon Rwasa was voted in as deputy speaker in the National Assembly despite being one of the main voices condemning the recent elections.
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  • NewTanzania: Presidential Aspirant Loses Special Seats Ticket
    [Daily News] Moshi -A member of Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), Ms Helen Elinewinga, who was among the party's 38 presidential candidates, has lost her bid to become a Special Seats Member of Parliament (MP).
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  • NewWest Africa: Dark Cloud Hangs Over Nigeria and Cameroon - Biya
    [Daily Trust] Cameroonian President Paul Biya has said the Boko Haram insurgency represents a dark cloud which could rock the foundation of both Nigeria and his country.
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  • NewNigeria: Many Feared Killed in Maiduguri Bus Station Blast
    [Premium Times] A bomb explosion has rocked a crowded motor park in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, residents and security operatives have tol?d PREMIUM TIMES.
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African Business

  • NewKribi port’s promises on hold
    Cameroon’s huge deep-sea port is ready to go.…The post Kribi port’s promises on hold appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • Aces High: Iron Maiden singer talks Djibouti airline
    The tiny republic of Djibouti hasn’t had a national air carrier since Air Djibouti went bust at the end of the 1990s.…The post Aces High: Iron Maiden singer talks Djibouti airline appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • African assets to surpass $1 trillion
    Assets under management in Africa’s emerging markets could surpass $1 trillion by 2020, in a further sign of increased demand for investment expertise among the continent’s emerging classes.   …The post African assets to surpass $1 trillion…
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  • Arkebe Oqubay: “Manufacturing must lead the economy”
    Ethiopia has gained global attention for a state-dominated development model that has dragged millions out of poverty and drawn comparisons with the rise of China. …The post Arkebe Oqubay: “Manufacturing must lead the economy” appeared first…
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  • WTO could block SA private security rules
    Crime and policing in South Africa has been under international scrutiny over the past few years, with high-profile cases attracting the roving media circus.…The post WTO could block SA private security rules appeared first on African Business Mag…
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  • Obama calls for more intra-Africa trade
    Barack Obama has called for an increase in intra-African trade alongside a renewed economic engagement with the United States, arguing that countries on the continent can do much more to build links with neighbouring states.…The post Obama calls…
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  • Ethiopian ‘superfood’ exports prompt local fears
    Ethiopia’s indigenous grain teff is garnering worldwide attention as a new superfood, bringing both opportunities and risks for Ethiopia’s farmers and consumers.…The post Ethiopian ‘superfood’ exports prompt local fears appeared first on A…
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  • Low pupil achievement a growing concern
    Over the past 15 years, Millennium Development Goal 2 has spurred efforts to achieve universal primary education.…The post Low pupil achievement a growing concern appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) Invites individuals/consultancy firms/consortiums
    TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) wishes to invite individuals/consultancy firms/consortiums to participate in the following consultancies:-PRQ20141942 Regional analysis of performance and trends in trade and transport;PRQ20150057 Climate change call do…
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  • China-Africa flights set to increase
    Over the past couple of decades, one of the symbols of China and Africa’s ever-growing relationship has been the frequent visits of high-level officials between the two regions.…The post China-Africa flights set to increase appeared first on Afr…
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The Nation

  • NewBuhari under pressure to move against oil thieves
    Pressure is mounting  on President Muhammadu Buhari  to  kick start his clampdown on oil thieves following  his recent admission that he now has in his possession a list of such thieves. Buhari, addressing Nigerians during his just concluded trip…
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  • NewImminent coup in show business: Wealthy Nigerians’ children plot TAKEOVER of music industry
    THEY are children of wealthy businessmen and political bigwigs. Many years ago, it would be preposterous for them to contemplate a career in music. The jobs reserved for them were blue chip, and they would easily be tagged as rebels if they ignored a…
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  • NewAregbesola’s battles with opposition in Osun
    WAHEED Lawal, a comrade and known activist in Osun has over two decades of pro-democracy activism in the South-West state. He could go on and on to reel out the nitty-gritty of the various pro-democracy and human rights struggles in the recent histor…
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  • NewMy DSS ordeal, by brutalised Anambra APC chieftain
    APRIL 27, 2015 is a day Chief Ifeanyichukwu Nwokoye would not forget in a hurry. It was the day men of the Department of State Service (DSS) brutalised him in front of his wife for refusing to dance to their tune. The chairman of President Mohammadu…
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  • NewCameroon deports 2,000 Nigerians in fight against Boko Haram
    Yaoundé  – Cameroon has deported more than 2,000 Nigerians who were living in the country illegally as part of new security measures intended to prevent suicide attacks by Boko Haram jihadists, according to reports last night. Regional newspaper…
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  • NewGov Lalong constitute panel to investigate Chlorine gas disaster
    The Plateau State Governor Barr. Simon Lalong has constituted an administrative panel to look in to the circumstances the lead to the Chlorine Gas leakage that explored on the 25 July, 2015 in the state capital. The Chlorine Gas accident at the state…
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  • NewBoko Haram: Buhari orders total war
    Massive attacks  by the armed forces on Boko Haram  camps are in progress  in Borno,Yobe and Adamawa States  on the order of President Muhammadu Buhari  in the latest effort to end  the terrorism in the Northeast. A no retreat, no surrender ope…
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  • NewGovernor Ortom explains increase in wage bills
    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State yesterday, in Makurdi, explained that the resumption of payment of full salaries and overheads in the state are responsible for the increase. In a press release signed by his Special Adviser Media and ICT, Mr. Tah…
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  • New250 KLM passengers stranded at Lagos airport
    Over 250 passengers of KLM Airlines heading to Europe and other destinations across the world were stranded for almost 48 hours, at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, (MMIA) Lagos, following a technical fault developed by the airline’s air…
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  • NewSecurity, diplomacy and emerging perspectives
    Nigeria’s  President Muhammadu  Ribadu, under pressure  to choose his cabinet in time,  was reported  to have retorted  that there was scarcity  of good honest  human  capacity.  According to reports he said so many knowledgeable  Nigeri…
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The Punch

  • NewReps crisis: APC chieftain lauds Buhari

    Reps crisis: APC chieftain lauds Buhari

    A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Ogun State, Chief Femi Majekodunmi, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the party, over the peaceful resolution of the crisis in the House of Representatives. He gave the…
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  • NewLaw school: NOUN graduates seek N/Assembly’s intervention

    Law school: NOUN graduates seek N/Assembly’s intervention

    The School of Law Alumni Association of National Open University of Nigeria has called on the National Assembly to enact a legislation to ensure their admission into the Nigerian Law School. The President of the Law Alumni Executive, Mr. Lawal Olutoy…
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  • NewA’Court orders fresh hearing of petition against Melaye

    A’Court orders fresh hearing of petition against Melaye

    The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Friday ordered fresh hearing of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Smart Adeyemi, challenging the election of Dino Melaye of the All Progressives Congress as the Senator representing Kogi…
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  • NewAt 89, I still play my sax and sing –Emmanuel Ntia, veteran musician

    At 89, I still play my sax and sing –Emmanuel Ntia, veteran musician

    Highlife musician, Emmanuel Ntia, 89, tells Etim Ekpima how he became a musician and other life experiences How do you feel about the award given to you by the Copyright Society of Nigeria? Well, I was happy because I never knew that I, from this par…
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  • NewOdegbami counsels youths

    Odegbami counsels youths

    Former Nigeria captain, Segun Odegbami, has urged Nigerian youths to believe in   themselves to enable them to realise their dreams. Odegbami, who spoke at the Oodua Youth Conference in Ibadan on Thursday, said that many youths in the South-West ha…
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  • NewE’Guinea can’t stop us – Falcons

    E’Guinea can’t stop us – Falcons

    Super Falcons stars Evelyn Nwabuoku and Cecilia Nku are confident Nigeria will beat Equatorial Guinea in their return leg 2016 Olympic Games qualifier in Bata, Equatorial Guinea on Sunday. The Falcons were held to a 1-1 draw by Nzalang Nacional at th…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:21am -
  • NewRangers players to receive arrears

    Rangers players to receive arrears

    Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has ordered the finance ministry to pay Enugu Rangers players their   June and July salaries. The development followed the dispute between the management of the club and the players over the non-payment of thei…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:19am -
  • NewI can’t guarantee Fener goals – Van Persie

    I can’t guarantee  Fener goals  – Van Persie

    Robin van Persie is refusing to set himself a goal target for new club Fenerbahce. The former Arsenal captain joined the Turkish giants for €6.5m from Manchester United this summer. According to Goal, the 31-year-old made his debut for Fenerbahce o…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:18am -
  • NewNigeria relying too much on Okagbare – Toblow

    Nigeria relying  too much on Okagbare  – Toblow

    The Nigerian athletics team arrived in Barcelona in the summer of 1992 for the Olympic Games boasting an impressive record in their pre-Games events. The squad were bursting at the seams with talents – and the likes of Oluyemi Kayode, Olapade Adeni…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:17am -
  • NewRenewed interest in the league

    Renewed interest in the league

    The Nigerian Premier League resumes from a deserved midseason break on Sunday. The league can literally be described as a sleeping giant that is slowly but surely coming awake from a deep slumber. An appropriate metaphor considering that teams like S…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:15am -
  • NewSiasia banks on Aminu

    Siasia banks  on Aminu

    National Under-23 team coach Samson Siasia is planning to start Turkey-based forward Umar Aminu in Sunday’s CAF Under-23 Championship clash against Congo in Pointe Noire, according to AfricanFootball.com. Aminu saw only seven minutes of action in t…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:14am -
  • NewOliseh must get Ibe, Iwobi – Babalade

    Oliseh must get Ibe, Iwobi – Babalade

    Ajibade Babalade has urged Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh to try to persuade England-based duo Jordon Ibe and Alex Iwobi to play for the Super Eagles. Nineteen-year-old Ibe, who was born in London to Nigerian parents, has represented England at Under-18…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:12am -
  • NewNISONM Games: OAUTHC partners NSC

    NISONM Games:  OAUTHC partners NSC

    The Chief Medical Director of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Prof. Victor Adetiloye, has said the hospital has entered into a partnership with the National Sports Commission to host the Nigeria Schools of Nursing and Midwifery…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:09am -
  • NewAAG: Tennis coach targets three gold

    AAG: Tennis coach targets three gold

    National tennis coach Rotimi Akinloye has promised that   the All Africa Games team will   win three gold   at the competition, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The Games will take place in Brazzaville, Congo in September. Akinloye said that…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:09am -
  • NewObama hails Ethiopian Airlines’ growth

    Obama hails Ethiopian Airlines’ growth

    President Barack Obama of the United States of America has hailed the growth of Ethiopian Airlines as the largest commercial airline in Africa. A statement made available to Saturday PUNCH by the company, said the US President, who was recently in th…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:08am -
  • NewArmy recalls retired officers as consultants

    Army recalls retired officers as consultants

    The Nigerian Army has recalled some of its retired officers to service as instructors at the Nigerian Army School of Artillery, Kachia in Kaduna State on consultancy basis. Maj-Gen. Lawrence Jokotola said at the Pulling Out Parade, organised for him…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:07am -
  • NewWe’re committed to Nigeria’s anti-terrorism campaign –US

    We’re committed to Nigeria’s anti-terrorism campaign –US

    The United States says it is committed to helping Nigeria succeed in its fight against the Boko Haram terrorist group, particularly in the supply of equipment, training of military and information sharing. The US Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistl…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:06am -
  • NewNigerians groan as petrol sells above N110 nationwide

    Nigerians groan as petrol sells above N110 nationwide

    Millions of Nigerians are complaining as petrol sells above N110 and queues by motorists continue to grow across the country. This is against an official price of N87 per litre as the Federal Government subsidises Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) with N…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 2:05am -
  • NewGunmen kill two policemen, abduct 80-year-old in Bayelsa

    Gunmen kill two policemen, abduct 80-year-old in Bayelsa

    Two policemen have been killed by some suspected gunmen in Bayelsa State. It was learnt that the gunmen stormed the residence of the Chairman of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Remember Ogbe, to abduct him, but were engaged in a gun battle by th…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 1:49am -
  • NewOndo students protest against road accidents

    Ondo students protest against road accidents

    Hundreds of students of Ondo State origin on Friday took to the Akure/Owo Expressway to protest against incessant road accidents often caused by trucks, which have caused the deaths of many students across the country. The protesters, under the aegis…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Aug 15, 1:48am -

PM News

  • DPR collected N30bn illegally, says Oshiomhole

    DPR collected N30bn illegally, says Oshiomhole

    Governor Adams Oshiomhole has suggested that the Department of Petroleum Resource (DPR) illegally collected about N30billion by deducting cost of revenues at the source from federal government ministries and agencies. Oshiomhole stated this after the…
    - 2 days ago 30 Jul 15, 6:43am -
  • How we met Kaduna State and what we are doing to change it – By Nasir El-Rufai

    How we met Kaduna State and what we are doing to change it – By Nasir El-Rufai

    Dear good people of Kaduna State, It has been exactly two months since I took the oath of office as your governor, a position of responsibility that you bestowed on my humble self with your votes. In my inaugural address, I outlined our vision for Ka…
    - 2 days ago 30 Jul 15, 6:41am -
  • Compel DPR to refund all illegal deductions, Oshiomhole charges RMAFC Chairman

    Compel DPR to refund all illegal deductions, Oshiomhole charges RMAFC Chairman

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State called on the Chairman of Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Elias Mbam, to compel the Department of Petroleum Resource (DPR) to refund all the money illegally de…
    - 2 days ago 30 Jul 15, 6:21am -
  • Electricity supply to court disconnected over N250,000 bill

    Electricity supply to court disconnected over N250,000 bill

    Cyriacus Izuekwe There was disagreement between electricity workers and court officials after the workers of the Ikeja Electricity company stormed Ejigbo Magistrates’ court in Lagos state, western Nigeria and disconnected its cable over N250,000 el…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 11:23pm -
  • Nigeria Prisons Service announces new heads for strategic commands

    Nigeria Prisons Service announces new heads for strategic commands

    Following the recent promotion of officers and men of the Nigerian Prisons Service by the Civil Defence, Immigration, Fire and Prisons Services’ Board (CIFPB), the Controller-General of Prisons, Dr. Peter Ezenwa Ekpendu, has approved the deployment…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 10:02pm -
  • Nigerian Air Force cuts off Boko Haram’s fuel supply routes

    Nigerian Air Force cuts off Boko Haram’s fuel supply routes

    Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The Nigerian Air Force has announced on Wednesday that it has succeeded in blocking routes through which petroleum products and other materials are supplied to the Boko Haram insurgents. Air Commodore Dele Alonge, Director Publ…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 9:57pm -
  • India set to overtake China as most populous country – UN

    India set to overtake China as most populous country – UN

    United Nations World Population Prospects report said on Wednesday that India would in six years sooner than previously forecast overtake China and become the world’s most populous country. John Wilmoth, Head of the UN Population division said in N…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 9:23pm -
  • Nigeria will abide by ICJ ruling on Bakassi – Buhari

    Nigeria will abide by ICJ ruling on Bakassi – Buhari

    Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Nigeria will abide by the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the Bakassi Peninsula, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon. Speaking at an interactive session with N…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 9:23pm -
  • 50 West African universities expected in Nsukka for Games

    50 West African universities expected in Nsukka for Games

    At least 50 universities are expected to converge on Nsukka, Enugu State in October for the 14th West African University Games. The Vice Chancellor of the University of Nigeria (UNN), Prof. Benjamin Ozumba, told newsmen in Nsukka on Wednesday that th…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 8:48pm -
  • Police apprehend 9 more suspects over 4-year old boy’s murder

    Police apprehend 9 more suspects over 4-year old boy’s murder

    The Police in Lagos on Wednesday said they had arrested nine more suspects in connection with the murder of a four-year old boy in Ijaniki area of the State. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Patricia Amadin, made this known to NAN in…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 8:16pm -
  • British accountant for arraignment in Lagos court over $8.8m fraud

    British accountant for arraignment in Lagos court over $8.8m fraud

    Henry Ojelu The Lagos State Government has dragged a British chartered accountant, Deepak Khilnani before an Ikeja High Court over an alleged $8.8m fraud. The State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) had in its advice indicted Khilnani to have,…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 7:50pm -
  • APC not witch-hunting Saraki, says Oyegun

    APC not witch-hunting Saraki, says Oyegun

    The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Wednesday distanced the party from Mrs Toyin Saraki’s travails. Odigie-Oyegun told newsmen in Abuja that Saraki’s invitation to the office of the Economic…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 7:42pm -
  • Some state govts lost bailout money to bank loans – Gov. Yari

    Some state govts lost bailout money to bank loans – Gov. Yari

    Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has said that some indebted state governments lost their bailout money to servicing outstanding loans they had obtained from banks. It would be recalled that the money was sourced from the revenue paid to the Federa…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 7:30pm -
  • I promise to pay backlog of salaries – Aregbesola

    I promise to pay backlog of salaries – Aregbesola

    Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has promised to pay the backlog of salaries owed civil servants. This promise was contained in a statement issued by the governor’s media aide, Mr Semiu Okanlawon, in Osogbo on Wednesday. The statement said Aregbeso…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 7:18pm -
  • Lagos vows to prosecute 70-year old woman, others over child abuse

    Lagos vows to prosecute 70-year old woman, others over child abuse

    Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government has vowed to prosecute a 70-year old woman for applying pepper in a 12-year old boy’s penis for alleged stealing of money. The government also vowed to prosecute another woman who engaged in begging for al…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 7:06pm -
  • Blind man, woman defraud accommodation seeker of N550,000

    Blind man, woman defraud accommodation seeker of N550,000

    A visually-impaired man, Sule Akinyemi and a woman, Olajumoke Awosika, were on Wednesday charged with defrauding an accommodation seeker of N550, 000 at a Surulere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The accused are Akinyemi, 62, and Awosika, 51 and are fac…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 7:04pm -
  • PH, Warri refineries begin work, to produce 335, 000 barrels daily

    PH, Warri refineries begin work, to produce 335, 000 barrels daily

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says Port Harcourt and Warri refineries have commenced preliminary production of petroleum products after successful test-runs. In a statement by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Divi…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 6:40pm -
  • Akpabio suffers setback in bid to retain senate seat

    Akpabio suffers setback in bid to retain senate seat

    The newly appointed Senate minority leader and former governor of Akwa Ibom state, Godswill Akpabio, Tuesday suffered a setback in his bid to retain his seat after the Akwa Ibom State National Assembly election tribunal ruled in favour of the candida…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 6:33pm -
  • Boat Mishap: Ambode Receives 2,400 Life Jackets Donation

    Boat Mishap: Ambode Receives 2,400 Life Jackets Donation

    Kazeem Ugbodaga Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has received 2,400 life jackets donation from Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited to be distributed to riverine areas in order to curb incessant boat mishap in the state’s waterw…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jul 15, 6:21pm -
  • Atiku hails peaceful resolution of House leadership crisis

    Atiku hails peaceful resolution of House leadership crisis

    Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has commended the peaceful resolution of the House of Representatives leadership crisis, which until now, had bogged down the activities of the House. In a statement released by his Media Of…
    - 3 days ago 29 Jul 15, 5:03pm -

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