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Will Nigeria win the elections?

“Nigeria was not imploding. We had crossed these crossroads before; we are merely electing a president in an election bereft of inspiration. And the existence of a real opposition party that might very well win was a sign of progress in our young democracy.” – Chimamanda Adiche. February 12, 2015. The opening quote sourced from […]

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Eighteen killed in suicide blast in northeastern Nigeria

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) – Eighteen people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a crowded bus station in 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 18 people, including three women, died… […]

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Nigeria: Troops from Chad parade Boko Haram prisoners

Battled-hardened Chadian troops in pick-up trucks scour the bush in northern Nigeria, the scene of regular attacks by Islamist group Boko Haram. Standing before a cache of weapons, pickup trucks and motorcycles captured from Boko Haram, Chadian army spokesman Agouna Azem said two prisoners had been brought to the base. One, nicknamed “The Butcher”, was […]

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Bomb attacks kill at least 23 in north, central Nigeria

By Buhari Bello and Lanre Ola JOS/BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) – Boko Haram bombers killed 23 people on Thursday, authorities said, as the Islamist insurgents fight back against a military offensive launched by Nigeria and three neighboring countries. A suicide bomber at a bus station in Biu, a town in northeastern Borno state, killed at least […]

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Nigeria's president visits massacre site, as 35 killed in bombings

Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) – Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited the scene of what is feared to be Boko Haram’s worst massacre and vowed that the insurgency would soon be over. But the Islamists gave a fresh indication of the scale of the task, with three separate bombings in the country’s religiously tense central […]

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Nigeria's opposition will not tolerate any more vote delays: Buhari

By Karin Strohecker and Alexis Akwagyiram LONDON (Reuters) – Any further delays to Nigeria’s election would be unacceptable and the opposition will take the government to court if the election commission chief is forced out, presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday. The vote pits incumbent Goodluck Jonathan of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) […]

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Business

15 ships to arrive Lagos

15 ships to arrive Lagos Category: News Published on Friday, 23 January 2015 15:41 Written by Agency report Hits: 623 Fifteen ships laden with foodstuff, petroleum products and other goods have arrived Lagos ports waiting to berth. The Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its daily publication –Shipping Position – made available to newsmen […]

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NNPC Moves To Distribute Kerosene To End Users At N50Per litre

•‘Why Refineries Are Still Not Working’ THE launch of the ‘Kerosene Correct’ initiative by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is meant to crash the unofficial price of kerosene, its Group Managing Director, Dr Joseph Dawha, has said.   Meanwhile, the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, has blamed the non-functionality of the existing […]

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Over 349000 jobs created by Nigerian economy in Q3 of 2014 – report

Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the Nigerian economy added a total of 349,343 jobs in the third quarter of 2014.The latest job creation figures released by the NBS on Thursday said that the third quarter results showed a steady improvement in the total number of jobs added to the economy when compared […]

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That Cut In Fuel Price

Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, took Nige rians by storm late last Sunday when she announced a marginal reduction in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol from N97 to N87 per litre. The Minister said that the new price regime takes effect from 12 midnight that day. She […]

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BDCs now to get $30000 weekly from CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday increased the weekly supply of dollars to Bureau De Change (BDC) operators from $15,000 per BDC to $30,000. The policy takes effect  from the Wednesday, January 28, 2015 auction. The CBN revealed this  in a circular titled: “Review of Weekly Foreign Exchange Cash Sales to Bureau  De […]

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US group to build 250MW plant in Rivers

Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo The United States of America-based Missouri American Energy is planning to build a 250-megawatts power plant in Rivers State, the Federal Government has said. The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, said the plant, when completed, would inject 250MW into the national grid, adding that with the reduced amount […]

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Politics

PVC Distribution – APC Chieftain Denies Discrimination of Non

By Augustine Adah Lagos — The Lagos State Chairman, South-South members, All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Isaac Emiyede, has denied that APC was collaborating with Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deny non-indigenes their Permanent Voters Card (PVC). Emiyede spoke during the APC Ssouth-South Forum’s rally at Ojo, yesterday. His words: “It is not true […]

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Tinubu Plotting to Become President Through Back Door, Says PDP

Presidential Campaign Organisation of the Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that a former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is plotting to become the President of Nigeria through what it called the back door. It said the plot by the former governor, who is a stalwart of the main opposition party, the All Progressive […]

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Troops Takeover More Towns in Yobe, Adamawa

The Director, Defence Information, Maj. Gen Chris Olukolade, has said that troops of the Nigerian Army have recaptured more towns from the members of the Boko Haram sect on Friday. Olukolade said in a statement on Friday that the troops handed out a crushing defeat to the insurgents and recovered the headquarters of Gulani Local […]

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Recent Boko Haram Attacks, a Distraction

The Department of State Services has said the recent spate of Boko Haram bomb attacks recorded in Yobe, Kano, Borno and Plateau States were meant to distract security forces. The service however stated that the sustained air raids and intense combat operations by the military on Boko Haram insurgents’ positions in the North-East have effectively […]

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Ibori’s Conviction Costs N400 Billion

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics, Financial Crimes and anti corruption, Senator Victor Lar, said on Friday that a whopping £14m (N400bn) was spent to secure the conviction of former Governor James Ibori, in the United Kingdom on April 17, 2012. Lar, who made the revelation when federal government agencies under the supervision […]

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Fifa Cancels Nigeria, Ghana Friendly

By Tunde Eludini Fans hoping to watch the Super Eagles take on the Black Stars of Ghana in a friendly planned for London on March 29 will have to wait longer as the world football governing body, FIFA, has cancelled the game as it fails to comply with the regulations of the world body. The […]

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Sports

Australian Open 2015: Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard confident ahead of her …

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Jose Mourinho wants "phenomenal" Andre Schurrle offer

Jose Mourinho has insisted that Andre Schurrle will only be allowed to leave Chelsea this month if the club were to receive a “phenomenal offer” for the German’s services. It has been widely speculated that the 24-year-old is eager to move on before the deadline passes in order to gain regular starting opportunities elsewhere. However, […]

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Suarez will get good numbers, insists Luis Enrique

The Uruguayan has endured a difficult start to life at Camp Nou but his coach is remaining patient and says the former Liverpool man will adjust in time Barcelona boss Luis Enrique is confident Luis Suarez will end the season with “very good numbers” as he continues to struggle in front of goal for his […]

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Louis van Gaal blasts his players and the referee after Cambridge draw

Trending Football Manchester United star agrees contract to move huge £50m transfer closer Read more here

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Chelsea target Juan Cuadrado has the pace and technical ability to become a …

While much of this summer was spent discussing the possibility of Arturo Vidal moving to Manchester United, fans of Fiorentina were concerned that their own South American World Cup star could become the primary target for the Old Trafford club. Both players would eventually remain in Serie A, but while the chatter surrounding the Chilean […]

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Ribery blasts ‘political’ FIFA Ballon d’Or award

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World News

Soyuz Drops Astronauts Off At Space Station

Soyuz Drops Astronauts Off At Space StationA Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS).


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Global Cyber Money Scam Worth $6bn Busted

Global Cyber Money Scam Worth $6bn BustedThe operators of the digital currency exchange Liberty Reserve have been accused of helping an international band of criminals launder more than $6bn (£3.9bn) in illicit funds.


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Myanmar urges calm after fresh religious violence

An ethnic Shan Buddhist monk looks out of a window in a village on the outskirts of Lashio in March 2013Myanmar's government called for calm Wednesday after mobs burned down a Muslim orphanage, a mosque and shops during a new eruption of religious violence in the east of the country.


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Former IT Specialist Claims To Be Jesus Reborn

Former IT Specialist Claims To Be Jesus RebornA man claiming to be Jesus is gaining followers and causing concern amongst cult experts in Australia.


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Venezuela: US Embassy Staff Shot At Strip Club

Venezuela: US Embassy Staff Shot At Strip ClubTwo US embassy employees have been shot at a strip club in Venezuela's capital, police and US State Department officials said.


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International trio takes shortcut to space station

Russia's Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft blasts off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on May 29, 2013An international trio flying in a Russian capsule docked with the International Space Station on Wednesday with a busy schedule full of space walks and an encounter with a pioneering US cargo craft.


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Entertainment

In Nollywood Industry: What Muna Obiekwe Is Being Remembered For

In Nollywood Industry: What Muna Obiekwe Is Being Remembered For Until his death, the fair-skinned actor’s career suffered serious setback following the eye-sore roles he played in movies. Till date, people are still talking about the role he played in that soft-porn movie, “Dirty Secret”starring himself, Tonto Dikeh, Jibola Dabo, Geraldine Ejiogu, Ejine Okerefor, among […]

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Nollywood Actress, Tonto Dikeh Shares Very Emotional Tribute For Late Muna …

Nollywood Actress, Tonto Dikeh Shares Very Emotional Tribute For Muna Obiekwe – Read This And Cry Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh who was quite close with the late Muna Obiekwe and it looks like she’s still having a bit of difficulty grasping his sad death. She shared a touching tribute today on her Instagram page: Just […]

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Ini Edo Speaks On Her New Relationship With Nollywood Actor, Mike Godson

We all recently heard that Ini Edo has started dating again months after her husband and her got separated. Just a couple of days ago, reports emerged on social media that the Nollywood Actress, Ini Edo who recently divorced her husband is now in a relationship with a young upcoming actor, Mike Godson. The report […]

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Seven Important Things No One Has Told You About Late Nollywood Actor …

Seven Important Things No One Has Told You About Late Nollywood Actor, Muna Obiekwe Nollywood actor, Muna Obiekwe passed away on Sunday, January 18 at the age of 36 years after battling with Kidney disease.His death came as a surprise to many as a lot of people including colleagues and friends didnt know he was […]

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Honour for Jonathan at Nollywood Health Convention

By Shaibu Husseini A GROUP of entertainment celebrities from film, music, comedy, writing and media under the aegis of Saving Life for Africa Foundation (SLAD) has announced President Goodluck Jonathan as its 2014 Personality of the Year. This is as a result of the proactive way the government fought and conquered the deadly Ebola scourge, […]

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Nigeria unveils US$12MN fund to tackle Nollywood piracy

The latest initiative in the ongoing Project ACT Nollywood – the presidential intervention programme established to improve technical and professional capacity in Nigeria’s film sector – the move aims to tackle a poor distribution system and rampant piracy affecting the industry. The aim of the new Innovation Distribution Fund (IDF) is to better protect intellectual […]

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Other Recent News

Two People Killed By Suspected Boko Haram Mine Blast in Niger

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Niamey — Two people aboard a horse-driven cart were killed in Niger on Thursday when they ran over a mine thought to have been planted by Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, security sources said. As the armies of Niger, Chad and Cameroon step up the fight to contain Boko Haram within the militants’ heartland of northeast […]

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I Have Been Offered ‘A Slave Contract’

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Coach Stephen Keshi has described as “a slave contract” what has been offered him to continue as Nigeria coach. Keshi said he has received his new contract from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), but has been far from impressed what has been offered him. “From the clauses I have seen so far, I don’t know […]

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Ban Ki-moon Urges Efforts to Combat Terrorist Threat

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reiterated his strong condemnation of the continuing indiscriminate and horrific attacks by Boko Haram against civilian populations in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria. “The abduction and use of children, including as ‘suicide bombers,’ is particularly abhorrent,” the Secretary-General stated today in a statement issued by his spokesperson, saying that […]

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Army Recaptures More Communities From Boko Haram

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Nnenna Ibeh The Nigerian military on Friday said it has recaptured two more communities from Boko Haram militants in the North Eastern part of Nigeria after intense fighting. The Defence Headquarters said Friday that government troops flushed out Boko Haram terrorists from Gulag, Madagali Local Government Area in Adamawa State, and Bara in Gulani […]

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Tax Compliance and Internal Control Analyst at Tenaris

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tenaris is the leading global manufacturer and supplier of tubular products and services used in the drilling, completion and production of oil and gas and a leading supplier of tubular products and services used in process and power plants and in specialized industrial and automotive applications. Job Title: Tax Compliance and Internal Control Analyst 1- […]

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Agency Manager Fosad Consulting 17 hours ago Lagos, Nigeria

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Agency Manager Fosad Consulting 17 hours ago Lagos, Nigeria Lagos, Lagos State Our client with strong investment in the Real Estate sector is looking to engage the services of an experienced, professional and intelligent individual for the post of an Agency Manager who would amongst other things be responsible for renting, buying, or selling property […]

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Production Engineer /Manager

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Candidates who entails Production Engineering with extensive functional/ operational exposure in Steel Melting Shop in Induction furnace for Steel Manufacturing Domain Assures production capacity continuity through system procedures and testing methods Develops manufacturing processes Maintains production output, system and record data base Prepares product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends Keeps equipment […]

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Marketing Manager (Fabric)Bottom Weights, Shirting Sheeting

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Job Description Will be responsible for working as Marketing Manager Look after the Sales of Bottom Weights, Shirting Sheeting in entire South African Region in order to enhance Existing SalesShare of the Company in the Mkt. in order to increase the profitability. Desired Candidate Profile BTech+MBA/ BTech(Text)with rele.exp.of working as a Deputy/ Mgr Mkt.( Export) […]

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