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  • NewD’Banj Finally Lost it on Stage While Performing
    All in the name of entertainment, some ladies tends to lose their dignity and pride as a woman when they go clubbing and are opportuned to get close some entertainers.The Koko master, Dbanj recently performed at an event and as usually, gave the ladi…
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 7:19pm -
  • NewFans Attack Singer, Duncan Mighty For Mocking Gen. Muhammadu Buhari
    What an expensive joke on social media made by Porthacourt base singer, Duncan Mighty. The singer recently tried to convince his fans on the choice of candidate they should vote for ahead of the forthcoming 2015 general elections in Nigeria by using…
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 7:18pm -
  • NewHow Gov. Uduaghan Tried To Save Dada Eriye
    Dada EriyeWhen information got to the League of Soft Sell Magazine Publishers that Mr. Dada Eriye, Publisher of Bravo Weekly Magazine had a serious domestic fire accident on the night of Saturday February 14, 2015, the League President; Mr. Dayo Asaj…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:25pm -
  • NewMy Face is Scarce Because I Can’t Serve God and Serve Marmon…Charles Okafor
    Nollywood actor, Charles Okafor, has been a bit scarce in the movie industry and many have been wondering what could have kept the actor away for so long. In setting the record straight, the actor recently revealed that he is very selective of the sc…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:21pm -
  • NewObi Asika Speaks About His New Office, Reveals New Plans For Social Media
    Few weeks ago, Obi Asika, was honourably appointed the Special Assistant to the President on Social Media.The excited Mr. Obi for the first time speaks about at length about his new office and as well rolled out his plans for Nigerian social media.He…
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 1:30pm -
  • NewNollywood actress, Juwon Adewunmi welcomes baby boy (photo)
    Pretty Juwon Adewunmi is one of the new acts adding extra glamour and flavour to Yoruba films of today.The fair complexioned thespian just welcomed a baby boy at the early hours of this morning, Thursday, February 26, 2015 in yet to be disclosed hosp…
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 1:23pm -
  • NewI Have Accepted My Past Responsibilities…GMB Declares Publicly
    Former military President of Nigeria and Presidential aspirant of the All Progressive Congress of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari during a live telecast in Chatham House, London of America, stated that he is a converted democrat and is ready to acc…
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 12:43pm -
  • NewNollywood Bad Boy is a Pretender...Ayo Badmus
    The Nollywood industry within the past one year has been faced with various challenges ranging from some actors illness to lost of veterans and young acts in the make-believe world.Despite the Presidencys involvement in the sector and the grants give…
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 12:37pm -
  • NewPentecostal Pastors are Scammers…Charly Boy Attacks
    Controversial singer and social crusader, Chales Oputa aka Charly Boy, has tongue lashed pastors especially the Pentecostal leaders whom he says are scammers.According to the singer who is also known as the Area Fada, stated that a large portion of t…
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 12:30pm -
  • NewBuhari Will Have To Beg Fela For Jailing Him—Yeni Kuti
    After reports claimed Afro-beat singer, Seun Kuti urged Nigerians not to vote for presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC, Muhammadu Buhari, his running mate, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, paid a courtesy visit to one of the Kutis.But Femi…
    - 14 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 9:20am -
  • NewI May Never Marry—Essence
    Essence is one singer with a vocal power that can make her audience stay glued to her for a long time. Her sonorous voice like a morning bird was what attracted many good music lovers to her when she was then trying to make a name for herself in the…
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 7:13am -
  • NewMy Real Passion for Governor Rochas Okorocha—Nkiru Silvanus
    Nollywood actress, Nkiru Silvanus, has disclosed why she speaks passionately about her boss, the Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha. The cry cry actress said it is as a result of his good works in the state since he assumed office.According to her,…
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 7:07am -
  • NewD’Banj, Tonto Dikeh Ready For ‘Sugar Rush’ Video
    After touring some parts Nigeria in his quest to encourage youths to embrace agriculture and invest in the sector of the economy, the Koko master, DBanj is back to the studios again.The singer, who has been celebrating his success in the entertainmen…
    - 17 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 7:02am -
  • NewSeyi Shay Explains Reason Behind New Hairdo
    Fast-rising singer, Seyi Shay recently changed her hairstyle, which has been generating reactions on the internet. She rocked a grey-hair, which stunned some of her fans. The mixed reactions seem to have prompted the singer to explain her choice of c…
    - 17 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 7:02am -
  • NewAlleged Armed Robber Burnt To Ashes In Benue (Gory Pictures)
    Some angry residents in Benue State burnt an armed robber to ashes over the weekend.The alleged robber was said to be among a group of men who robbed a bank over the weekend in the state.Although the Police in the state were alerted about the robbery…
    - 17 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 7:01am -
  • New4 Nigerians Nabbed For Selling Hard Drugs To Movie Director
    Four Nigerians have been apprehended in India for allegedly involving themselves in the sale of cocaine. According to Business Standard, the Nigerians; Rotimi Olusola Kehinde alias Sola, Samson, Uzor Promise Chukwudi and Attoh Bosha Kelvin, were nabb…
    - 17 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 6:39am -
  • NewAlaafin seeks court’s protection against police probe, arrest
    The IGP, in a motion of mandamus filed by Chiefs Jacob Oluokun and Sulaiman Ajiboye Ishola, was mandated by the court in the suit to investigate the allegations contained in the said petitionThe Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi 111, has a…
    - 24 hours ago, 25 Feb 15, 11:48pm -
  • Tonto Dikeh Joins Nollywood Husband Snatching Cabal?
    One group most ladies, especially married women will not pray to have an encounter with their men is the Nollywood Husband Snatching Club, which is very dreaded by women. This is because when any member of the virtually constituted group comes in con…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Feb 15, 2:18pm -
  • Michael Godson Confirms Relationship With Ini Edo
    Some weeks ago, some photographs of actress, Ini Edo, in a very compromising bedroom positions with younger actor, Michael Godson went viral online.Based on the pictures, it was generally concluded that the recently divorced actress was getting warmt…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Feb 15, 2:17pm -
  • EME Artiste, Shaydee Blasts Wizkid, Skales Over Twitter Fight
    Former label mates, Wizkid and Skales were recently involved in a dirty public fight, which even involved Skales girlfriend yesterday.Both young artistes exchanged abusive words between each other, which some of their fans frowned out. We learnt that…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Feb 15, 2:13pm -
  • I Helped Saidi Balogun’s Group, I Never Abandoned My Colleagues—Rotimi Makinde
    Yoruba actor turned federal lawmaker, Rotimi Makinde, has cleared the air on the reported crisis currently brewing between him and ace actor, Ebun Oloyede, popularly known as Olaiya Igwe. The latter accused Makinde of neglecting his old friends in th…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Feb 15, 2:12pm -
  • All Women Are Prostitutes—Yoruba Actress, Bose Arowosegbe
    Yoruba actress, Bose Arowosegbe, has stated that her soon-to-be premiered movie, Ta ni Asewo? Who is a prostitute? will show that there are more women of easy virtues in other profession than in the acting world. According to her, all women are prost…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 11:03am -
  • We Didn’t Collect Money To Campaign For Agbaje—Grace Amah
    Nollywood actress, Grace Amah, who recently turned a year older, has explained that contrary to what many people believe, she never collected a dime to throw her support for Jimi Agbaje, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Lagos State. T…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 10:48am -
  • You Can’t Get A Girl Like Me—Skales’ Girlfriend Tells Wizkid
    The war of words started yesterday between former label mates, Wizkid and Skales has taken another dimension with the introduction of the latters lover into the matter. Recall that yesterday, Wizkid and Skales washed their dirty linens in public. The…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 9:05am -
  • Osas Ighodaro Becomes Polo Avenue Ambassador
    One name that never ceases to dazzle many fans is Osas Ighodaro. When it comes to beauty, she is never found wanting and her fashion style has continue to daze many. She was recently proposed marriage to by a handsome dude she met on the set of a pop…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 8:55am -
  • Paul Adefarasin To Bring Mary Mary To Nigeria
    The House on the Rock Church, Lagos, has concluded plans to invite American gospel singers, Mary Mary, to the country. Recently, the church facilitated the premiere of Selma, a movie that depicts the life and struggle of late American activist, Marti…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 8:49am -
  • Military Arrest Boko Haram Members Disguising As Women
    The Director of Defence Information, Chris Olukolade, yesterday stated that the military has arrested some Boko Haram terrorists who are disguising as women in Baga, Borno State.According to Olukolade, The cordon and search in Baga has revealed some…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 8:05pm -
  • Cute Photo Of Uche Ogbodo's Daughter
    Fair-skinned Nollywood damsel, Uche Ogbodo, who returned from the United States few months ago after the delivery of her baby, has shared a picture of her cute little girl. The baby is growing fast and it has shown that her mother has been taking goo…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 2:06pm -
  • Popular Actor, Akin Lewis Becomes School Rector
    Nigeriafilms.com can confirm that prolific and respected Nigerian movie star, Akin Lewis, has been appointed Rector of a higher institution of learning in Nigeria. We reliably learnt that the experienced script-interpreter is now the Rector of Graig-…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 2:05pm -
  • Celebrity Birthday: Ebube Nwagbo Marks Birthday Today
    Pretty and curvy actress, Ebube Nwagbo, is a year older today, Tuesday, February 24, 2015. The Anambra State born CEO of Posh hair shared some beautiful photos on her Instagram page to mark the day and also caption one of them with Happy Birthday 2 M…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 1:18pm -

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  • NewNigeria: Jonathan Heading to Conflict-Ridden Baga
    [Premium Times]President Goodluck Jonathan has visited Mubi in Adamawa State, more than three months after Nigerian troops recaptured the town from the insurgent group, Boko Haram.
    - 9 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 2:29pm -
  • NewKenya: School Closed After 'Invasion by Ghosts'
    [The Star]A girls secondary school in Kakamega county has been closed and students sent home following alleged invasion by ghosts.
    - 9 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 2:26pm -
  • NewNigeria: Jonathan Procures N11 Billion Equipment 'to Tap Phones'
    [Premium Times]Nigeria's active 120 million GSM subscribers need to know this: The Nigeria Police, the State Security Service [SSS] and the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited [NIGCOMSAT] are, on behalf of the Nigerian government, possibly hack…
    - 9 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 2:25pm -
  • NewNigeria: We Want Chibok Girls Alive, Not Shekau - Opposition
    [Independent (Lagos)]Osogbo -Osun State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adegboyega Famodun, on Wednesday, told the Federal Government that Nigerians would love to have Chibok girls rescued alive instead of Boko Haram Leader, Ibrahim…
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  • NewSouth Africa: Is South Africa Alone in the FDI Regulation Revisionism?
    [SAIIA]Since President Mbeki's administration gave way to President Jacob Zuma's one, South Africa has taken a back seat on international issues.
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 2:02pm -
  • NewSouth Africa: Five Ways the Budget Will Affect Your Life
    [The Daily Vox]There were no nasty surprises in the budget speech Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivered to Parliament on Wednesday afternoon, but there were some harsh truths. THERESA MALLINSON outlines the tax hikes none of us wanted to hear abou…
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 12:22pm -
  • NewEgypt: Explosions Rock Cairo
    [Aswat Masriya]Cairo -A man was killed and six others were injured in explosions which occurred in Greater Cairo early Thursday, reported state television citing the Health Ministry.
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  • NewNigeria: Bill to Intercept SMS, Emails Passes Second Reading At House
    [Daily Trust]A bill that seeks to intercept personal communications of Nigerians sponsored by the Federal Government yesterday passed second reading at the House of Representatives.
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 12:14pm -
  • NewKenya: Step Up Cyber War Against Al-Shabaab
    [The Star]The cyber war against the al Shabaab needs to be stepped up urgently if there should be any legitimate expectation of defeating them and preventing further loss of lives of people in Kenya, Somalia and the whole region.
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 12:06pm -
  • NewKenya: Tana River Pupils Fight Crocs in Pursuit of Knowledge
    [The Star]Wachakone primary school located in the remote parts of Tana River County has come a long way. Despite numerous challenges, the school managed to sit its first ever KCPE examination last year -- and performed exceptionally well according to…
    - 12 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 12:00pm -

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  • Nigeria: Al Haji Lai Mohammed, National Public Secretary, APC
    Stephen Williams talks to Al Haji Lai Mohammed, the National Public Secretary of the All Progressive Congress (APC), about the party’s policies should it win ...The post Nigeria: Al Haji Lai Mohammed, National Public Secretary, APC appeared first…
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  • Nigeria Elections in Focus
    This month, on the 14th (now postponed to 28th March), Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy and most populous country, goes to the polls to elect a ...The post Nigeria Elections in Focus appeared first on African Business Magazine.
    - 7 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 12:11pm -
  • Naomi Klein – This Changes Everything
    The essence of this book is a stark warning: time is running out. Published simultaneously in America and the UK is September 2014, This Changes ...The post Naomi Klein – This Changes Everything appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • Malawi: Feeling the pinch of a shrinking kwacha
    The continuing depreciation of the Malawian kwacha is driving up the cost of living and increasing social tension in the country. The currency fell from ...The post Malawi: Feeling the pinch of a shrinking kwacha appeared first on African Business M…
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  • Malawi: Little sachets of evil?
    The Malawian government is facing down pressure from civil society to ban the sale of cheap and potent sachets of liquor, which campaigners believe is ...The post Malawi: Little sachets of evil? appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • Tanzania: Taking the spice out of cloves?
    Cloves were once worth more than gold and the native spice has been a mainstay of Zanzibar’s economy for the last 150 years. But frustration ...The post Tanzania: Taking the spice out of cloves? appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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  • Ghana: An uninspiring and lazy tax?
    The Ghanaian Finance Ministry has released a new raft of potentially unpopular tax measures aimed at boosting government revenues and reining in an unsustainable twin ...The post Ghana: An uninspiring and lazy tax? appeared first on African Business…
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  • Nigeria: Belt-tightening time again
    The current slump in the price of oil in the global market has forced the Nigerian government to announce austerity measures aimed at cushioning its ...The post Nigeria: Belt-tightening time again appeared first on African Business Magazine.
    - 16 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 9:00am -
  • Beginning of the end for ANC?
    The African National Congress is facing political turmoil as cracks appear in the ‘tripartite alliance’ between the ANC, the unions and the Communist Party. The ...The post Beginning of the end for ANC? appeared first on African Business Magazin…
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  • Aluminium prices soar
    Indonesia’s ban on the export of raw bauxite, used to make aluminium, and the auto industry opting to use the metal instead of steel is ...The post Aluminium prices soar appeared first on African Business Magazine.
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The Nation

  • New3SC axe Talabi, Francis Edem
    Nigeria Premier League returnees Shooting Stars (3SC) have released Olumakinde Talabi and Francis Edem among others ahead of life in the top flight next month. AfricanFootball.com reliably gathered that other players axed by ‘The Oluyole Warriors…
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  • NewReps to probe Stallion Group, two others for alleged N43b duty evasion
    The House of Representatives is to  investigate  all investor companies involved in rice importation under the new policy to determine, it emerged yesterday. The investigation was prompted by the violation of the policy by  three major companies f…
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  • NewVerve unveils new campaign on Africa business
    Determined to promote and celebrate Africa’s heritage and promote homegrown entrepreneurs and businesses, Verve International (‘Verve’), a homegrown pan-African payment card brand, has launched ‘Verve, Truly African’-a new platform to ce…
    - 30 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:03pm -
  • NewMike Ezuruonye, Omoni Oboli see hell in The Duplex
    A gripping modern horror movie, The Duplex, puts loverboy actor, Mike Ezuruonye (Emeka) on the edge of life, as he battles, to save his wife, the beautiful Omoni Oboli (Adaku), their unborn baby and his investment of N120million. The battle is howeve…
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  • NewFashola flays 35% import duties on automobiles
    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, yesterday picked holes in plans by the federal government to increase duties on imported vehicles by 35 percent, noting that such an increase is unwarranted. The governor, in a stakeholders’ meeting…
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  • NewOkomu survivors: we saw death

    Okomu survivors: we saw death

    Mrs. Comfort Bassey is a widow from Cross River State. Her husband died two years ago leaving her to cater for their two children. To eke out a living, she took to working as a contract staff at the Okomu Oil Palm Plc at Udo in Ovia South West Local…
    - 32 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:01pm -
  • NewEtisalat restates commitment to Nigerian Idol 5
    The ceremonial premiere of the fifth season of Nigerian music reality show, Nigerian Idol, accorded show sponsors, Etisalat Nigeria, another opportunity to reaffirm its commitment to the empowerment of Nigerian youths through the music platform. Head…
    - 32 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:01pm -
  • NewA coded letter to President Jonathan
    Love letter in a time of angst Dear President Goodluck Jonathan, it is my guess that you receive dozens of unsolicited letters daily by virtue of your position. Letters from the high and low; open, closed and coded and de-coded; the sensible and many…
    - 32 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:01pm -
  • NewSkye Bank introduces instant ATM card
    Skye Bank Plc has begun instant card issuance service to both new and existing customers for improved customer experience in its branches. This service is currently available in selected branches, but is being gradually deployed to all branches of th…
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  • NewDon’t disenfranchise my wife, 300,000 others, Alake tells INEC
    The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, yesterday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to disenfranchise his wife, Olori Tokunbo. Oba Gbadebo said at the time of registering for the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), he went…
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The Punch

  • NewCultists stab truck loader to death in Lagos •Calm returns to Oshodi

    Cultists stab truck loader to death in Lagos •Calm returns to Oshodi

    There was confusion on Thursday at the Seven-Up bus stop, in the Ijora area of Lagos State, after suspected hoodlums clashed, shutting down business activities in the community. PUNCH Metro gathered that the fight began on Wednesday evening after a 2…
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  • NewDisquiet over WASSCE ‘submission fees’

    Disquiet over WASSCE ‘submission fees’

    A new form of exploitation is emerging in the conduct of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, FOLASHADE ADEBAYO writes For many parents and guardians, especially those whose children and wards are sitting for this year’s West Afr…
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  • NewGovernorship election should hold before presidential – Ogboru

    Governorship election should hold before presidential – Ogboru

    The Labour Party governorship candidate in Delta State, Mr. Great Ogboru, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to fix the governorship and House of Assembly elections for March 28 while the presidential and National Assembly electi…
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  • NewPrivate school proprietors decry tax regime in Ondo

    Private school proprietors decry tax regime in Ondo

    Members of the Ondo State Association of Proprietors of Private Schools have frowned on tax regime in the state, describing it as “suffocating and obnoxious.” The President of the association, Goke Orimoloye, stated this while briefing journalist…
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  • NewCooperate with enumerators, commissioner tells teachers

    Cooperate with enumerators, commissioner tells teachers

    The Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, has urged school administrators to help the state government generate credible education data. She stated this on Wednesday at the beginning of the 2014/2015 Annual School Census.…
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  • NewEffective opposition needed

    Effective opposition needed

    The opposition’s main role is to question the government of the day and hold it accountable to the public. It represents an alternative government, and is responsible for challenging the policies of the government and producing different policies w…
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  • NewSell off refineries

    Sell off refineries

    How long is Nigeria going to stop relying on fuel importation and payment of subsidies for all fuel imported into the country at the dollar exchange rate? As one of the world largest crude oil producers with seven none-functioning refineries, it is v…
    - 33 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • NewCashew export grows by 166.7% in eight years

    Cashew export grows by 166.7% in eight years

    The value of Nigeria cashew exports has risen by 166.7 per cent in the past eight years, the Nigeria Cashew Association of Nigeria has said. It said that the crop which was valued at $300 per metric tonne in the international market in 2006 was purch…
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  • NewIn search of a dwelling place

    In search of a dwelling place

    Gospel artiste, Rosemary, speaks on her career and single, ‘Dwelling Place’, AKEEM LASISI writes Although Rosemary comes from a family of singers, and started singing when she was six, she did not go professional until last year. She announced he…
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  • NewPower supply dips by 360MW

    Power supply dips by 360MW

    The supply of electricity to consumers across the country has fallen by 360.88 megawatts in the last one week and the Federal Government has again attributed the development to the vandalism of pipelines that transport gas to power plants. Specifical…
    - 33 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • NewDelay in kindergarten entry linked to poor performance

    Delay in kindergarten entry linked to poor performance

    Children who start their schooling late are more likely to perform poorly in academics throughout their education life, a new study finds. Premature children are no longer a rarity. Owing to this, many parents try to hold their premature child for a…
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  • NewFG begins electronic collection of revenue

    FG begins electronic collection of revenue

    The Federal Government has commenced an independent revenue e-collection scheme under the Treasury Single Account initiative. With this, all revenue collections of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, which used to be deposited in banks, will now be…
    - 33 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • NewPresident can’t deploy soldiers for election – Sagay

    President can’t deploy soldiers for election – Sagay

    Constitutional lawyer, Prof. Itse Sagay, says it will be unlawful for President Goodluck Jonathan to deploy soldiers for the forthcoming elections. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria said in a statement on Thursday that the constitution does not permit t…
    - 33 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • NewNFF, Keshi holding Nigeria to ransom – Chukwu

    NFF, Keshi holding Nigeria to ransom – Chukwu

    Former Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu, has said the Nigeria Football Federation and coach Stephen Keshi are holding the country to ransom over contract talks. The NFF had announced that former Eagles captain, Keshi, was the sole candidate for t…
    - 33 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • NewExporters reject CBN directive on export proceeds

    Exporters reject CBN directive on export proceeds

    Stakeholders in the non-oil export sector have rejected the Central Bank of Nigeria’s new guidelines on the utilisation of export proceeds. The stakeholders, comprising heads of all commodity associations in the country, rejected the policy on the…
    - 33 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • NewJonathan’s visit to Lagos a waste – Fashola, Ambode

    Jonathan’s visit to Lagos a waste – Fashola, Ambode

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, and the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in the state, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday, took a swipe at President Goodluck Jonathan for his repeated visits to Lagos ahead of the March 28…
    - 33 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • NewFG automates revenue collection at airports

    FG automates revenue collection at airports

    In a bid to boost revenue generation in the aviation sector, the Federal Government on Thursday declared that it would implement the Aviation Revenue Automation Project to the letter. It said the project, which is aimed at automating all aviation act…
    - 33 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • NewNAICOM fines insurance firms N543.69m

    NAICOM fines insurance firms N543.69m

    The National Insurance Commission has collected N543.69m as fines from insurance companies for various infractions of laid down regulations and professional misconduct. The Deputy Commissioner, Finance and Administration, NAICOM, Mr. George Onekhena,…
    - 33 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • NewMan in police net for selling son

    Man in police net for selling son

    A middle-aged palm tree harvester, George Maduabuchi, from Owerrinta in the Isiala-Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State is in the police net for allegedly selling his 14-month-old son for N300,000. The father of four was said to have conniv…
    - 33 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • NewCollaboration exposes businesses globally –Mikado MD

    Collaboration exposes businesses globally –Mikado MD

    The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mikado Nigeria Limited, Mr. Mike Ojeme, has said that international collaboration will expose local businesses to foreign markets. Ojeme spoke at the inauguration of the Ultimate Sports Nutrition sup…
    - 33 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:00pm -

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  • NewJonathan’s Yoruba backers in another pledge of support

    Jonathan’s Yoruba backers in another pledge of support

    - 5 mins ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:28pm -
  • NewKeshi: Pinnick warns media not to heat polity

    Keshi: Pinnick warns media not to heat polity

    President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has made a passionate appeal to sections of the Nigeria media to stop heating up the football polity in the name of sensationalism. Speaking in Abuja on Thursday, Pinnick charged media persons t…
    - 3 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 8:40pm -
  • NewTrafficked Nigerian Girl Dies In Burkina Faso

    Trafficked Nigerian Girl Dies In Burkina Faso

    By Simon Ateba/Lagos A Nigerian girl who was trafficked to the West African country of Burkina Faso has been found dead barely a month after an investigative report exposed the awful conditions she and other Nigerian girls are subjected to in Ouagado…
    - 3 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 8:31pm -
  • NewOshodi Mayhem: Police Arraign 18, Orders Oluomo To Surrender Himself

    Oshodi Mayhem: Police Arraign 18, Orders Oluomo To Surrender Himself

    Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested 40 people in connection with Wednesday’s mayhem in Oshodi and has arraigned 18 of them. This was disclosed by the Commissioner of Police, Kayode Aderanti after an emergency state s…
    - 3 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 8:16pm -
  • NewJonathan visits recaptured Mubi, Baga

    Jonathan visits recaptured Mubi, Baga

    Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan today visited Mubi, Adamawa State and Baga, Borno State, Nigerian towns recently recovered from the Boko Haram terrorists and dangled several incentives to the Nigerian troops taking part in the Boko Haram war.…
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 7:51pm -
  • NewAPC, PDP supporters clash in London

    APC, PDP supporters clash in London

    Nigeria’s political rivalry hit new heights following a clash between supporters of Nigeria’s leading political parties in London today. The protesters believed to be supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and All Progressives Congress,…
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 7:39pm -
  • NewBenin Palace Chiefs Disagree Over Jonathan’s Re-election

    Benin Palace Chiefs Disagree Over Jonathan’s Re-election

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin The raging controversy trailing the pronouncement by Chief David Edebiri, the Esogban of Benin Kingdom, that the Benins would not vote for President Goodluck Jonathan in the 28 March presidential election took a new twist on Thur…
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 7:10pm -
  • NewGhana President promises bold action on electricity crisis

    Ghana President promises bold action on electricity crisis

    Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday promised decisive action to fix the country’s worsening electricity crisis, which has wreaked havoc in the once bourgeoning economy. “The effects and frustrations posed by the power deficit are…
    - 7 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 4:53pm -
  • NewArgentina judge dismisses cover-up case against Kirchner

    Argentina judge dismisses cover-up case against Kirchner

    An Argentine judge on Thursday dismissed the case against President Cristina Kirchner for allegedly shielding Iranian officials from prosecution over the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center. Prosecutors had sought to relaunch the case agains…
    - 7 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 4:40pm -
  • NewChatham House: Jonathan’s rented crowd in show of shame

    Chatham House: Jonathan’s rented crowd in show of shame

    Three hours before the advertised speech of Maj. General Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate at the Chatham House in London, the odd crowd arrived the St. James Square venue, creating a scene that attracted the Lond…
    - 7 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 4:33pm -
  • NewIn Video: ‘Sick’ Buhari stands to address Chatham House

    In Video: ‘Sick’ Buhari stands to address Chatham House

    General Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate gives his views on democracy and his plans for Nigeria if elected president. Quote: “With the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the dissolution of the USSR in 1991,…
    - 7 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 4:26pm -
  • NewSuicide bomber blows up Biu bus stop

    Suicide bomber blows up Biu bus stop

    A suicide bomber blew himself up at a crowded bus station in Biu, northeast Nigeria, on Thursday, while a second bomber was shot dead before he could detonate his explosives, witnesses told AFP. Babagana Kyari, a civilian vigilante, said “at least…
    - 7 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 4:04pm -
  • NewAre female children really difficult to raise?

    Are female children really difficult to raise?

    In view of the claim that female children are generally difficult to raise, some Abuja residents agree with such claim, while others say bringing them up can be easy compared to males. Mrs Cecilia Tijani, a civil servant told NAN that a female child…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:59pm -
  • NewKebbi to build modern palaces for monarchs

    Kebbi to build modern palaces for monarchs

    Governor Saidu Dakingari of Kebbi has pledged to build modern palaces for traditional rulers in Fakai Local Government Area of the state before the end of his tenure. The governor’s spokesman, Alhaji Abubakar Mua’azu, said this in a statement iss…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:43pm -
  • NewThere are prostitutes in other professions too – Nigerian actress

    There are prostitutes in other professions too – Nigerian actress

    Yoruba actress Bose Arowosegbe says that her soon to be premiered movie, “Tani Asewo?’’ (Who is a prostitute?), will show that there are more women of easy virtues in real life. In a statement by her management team on Thursday in Lagos, she sa…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:40pm -
  • NewPolice arraign technician over missing parts of laptop

    Police arraign technician over missing parts of laptop

    The police on Thursday arraigned a technician, one Femi Adejuwo, in a Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’ Court, Wuse, Abuja, over missing parts of laptop brought to him for repairs. Adejuwo, 41, who has a workshop at Canopy Market, Wuse Zone 3, Abuja, was…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:35pm -
  • NewHomeless man gets prestigious Vatican burial spot

    Homeless man gets prestigious Vatican burial spot

    A homeless man has been buried in the exclusive Teutonic Cemetery within the Vatican in the latest sign of how Pope Francis’s concern for society’s most vulnerable is changing the way the Church does things. Willy, a Belgian who lived on the stre…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:23pm -
  • NewBuhari vows to ‘lead from the front’ against Boko Haram

    Buhari vows to ‘lead from the front’ against Boko Haram

    Nigerian presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday vowed to “lead from the front” in the fight against Boko Haram if elected in the country’s forthcoming election. The former military ruler, who rejected descriptions of him as a “di…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:11pm -
  • NewKeshi Rejects NFF Pay Cut

    Keshi Rejects NFF Pay Cut

    Embattled out of contract Coach Stephen Keshi has slammed Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, that he is not going to accept the job of returning as Super Eagles’ coach for cheap. Keshi said on Brila FM early today that Nigeria wants him to work as E…
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 1:53pm -
  • NewSo How Come Money Is Failing PDP So Badly?
    By Peter Claver Oparah PDP has been known for its money power. It believes so much in the power of money. It oozes money from all pores. It celebrates money such that it’s other name is ‘share the money’. It makes no pretence of the fact that i…
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Feb 15, 1:50pm -

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