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Don’t break up, celebrities beg P-Square

CELEBRITIES and fans of the Nigerian singing duo, Peter and Paul Okoye, P-Square, have appealed to them to reconcile whatever differences they might have and shelve their planned break-up.

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Robbers raid eight Lagos streets, destroy 30 cars

There were fears and tension in the Mushin area of Lagos State on Monday morning after about 60 robbers operated on no fewer than eight streets and destroyed about 30 vehicles. Some residents told our correspondent that the robbers also raped some young ladies and operated unchallenged for about seven hours. The hoodlums, who reportedly... [
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Nyako: Emergency Patriot

MURTALA Hamman-Yero Nyako, at 70, should be taken seriously. A former Chief of Naval Staff, a former Deputy Chief of Defence Staff, who left service as Vice Admiral, his position as Governor of Adamawa State since 2007, makes him one of Nigeria’s top political actors.

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Ekiti 2014: Fayose defends Sambo

The Fayose Campaign has dismissed insinuations by the APC that Vice President Namadi Sambo claimed that the Ekiti and Osun gubernatorial elections would be prosecuted like a war.

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2015: We will submit to the wisdom of the elders— Hon. Chima

I expect the next Governor of Ebonyi state to be a patriot; somebody who will have the interest of Ebonyi people and the country at large at heart in all sincerity. Somebody who will come after the model of the present governor, Martin Elechi. Somebody who will have development as his core value in transforming the lives of the people of Ebonyi State. Somebody who will want to cater for the welfare of Ebonyi State and keep up with the pace of development and rapid transformation which is ongoing in the state in various sectors.

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2015: Plateau awaits Jang’s divine revelation

WHEN Plateau State Governor Mr. Jonah Jang declared that God was yet to reveal his likely successor to him, hardly did he know that he was creating an impression that he might eventually handpick a successor

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Business

Cement producers petition Presidency over high cost of commodity

Cement Producers Association of Nigeria (CPAN), weekend, petitioned the Presidency over the high cost of the commodity in Nigeria.

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Microsoft initiates 20-year plan for Africa

Software giant, Microsoft, says it is initiating a 20-year strategic plan that will improve competitiveness in Africa and accelerate economic growth and development. The General Manager, Microsoft Nigeria, Mr. Kabelo Makwane, who disclosed this at the second edition of ‘Agenda for Nigeria Innovation Forum 2014’, held in Calabar, Cross River State, said it was part... Social Score: 48
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Senate committee carpets discos over poor power supply

Chairman, Senate Committee on Power and Metallurgy, Senator Philip Aduda, has expressed dismay over  the epileptic power supply in the country. He lamented that despite the completion of the privatisation of the power sector since 2013, Nigerians had continued to complain about incessant outage. Aduda stated this on Monday while briefing journalists on the two […]

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Sports

OKPEKPE ROAD RACE: 3 Govs ready to challenge Oshiomhole

The Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole may be in for a serious competition in the 2nd edition of the 10 kilometres Okpekpe Road Race.

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Brazil 2014: NFF, Keshi meet on team list

The Nigeria Football Federation members and the Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, are scheduled to meet in Abuja today (Tuesday) over the list of players invited for the final camping on the road to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. A member of the Technical Committee of the NFF Mr. Paul Bassey confirmed to The... [Read...
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Tragedy hits Kaduna as Lato passes on

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Kaduna United were on Sunday evening thrown into mourning as they have lost their chief coach, Saleh Lato.It was gathered that the experienced gaffer died at the Ibrahim Sanni Abacha hospital, Kaduna, after just a day of illness.

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Nigerian Firms Win Big in $40 billion Oil Contract Awards


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Group Seeks Full –Scale Declaration of State of Emergency in Adamawa, Bornu, Yobe


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Ortom: Sabotage Not Cause of Kaduna Airport Fire Outbreak


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Boko Haram Kills Two Politicians in Borno
Security: Jonathan to Meet 36 State Governors Wednesday
Fine & Country W/Africa Wins Gold at Arch of Europe Awards
Boko Haram Spreads to Niger Republic
Uduagahn: Delta Has Contributed N16bn as Pension Counterpart Funds
Adamawa Speaker Sues for Peace Among Govt Officials
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Health

NSN links low IQ to micronutrient deficency

Improper nutrition among Nigerians has been identified as the bane of human development in Nigeria even as experts have harped on the need for improved nutritional knowledge and practices of Nigerians for better health and overall wellbeing.

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NTDs: Attention heightens for elephantiasis, river blindness, 8 others

THEy are 10 in number - all physiologically complex and pathologically dangerous vector-borne diseases. The mode of their action is diabolical. The menace of their effect on health and wellbeing is debasing.

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Nigeria requires 1.5m units of blood from 170m persons annually — Saliu

ABOUT 1.5 million units of blood are required annually to take care of the estimated 170 million Nigerians, Country Director, Safe Blood for Africa, Dr. Idris Saliu has disclosed

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Entertainment

Olamide Nominated For MTV Base Awards

Olamide a.k.a Badoo, has been nominated for the MTV Base awards in the Best Hiphop category.

 

Let's not forget that earlier in the year, MTV Base celebrated him at their head office here in Lagos, as the Artiste of The Month of March.

 

So, it's not a surprise that he is part of the nominees for the awards coming up later in the year. 

 

Congrats to Olamide. 

 

MTV Base is a 24-hour music and general entertainment channel from Viacom International Me
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Emerging Opportunities in Lagos Power Market


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Onyeka Onwenu, Daddy Showkey, Jide Kosoko, Ayo Animashaun, Adebayo Salami, Others To Receive NET Honours 2014

Nigerian Entertainment Today, publishers of Nigeria’s foremost entertainment newspaper and organisers of the biggest gathering in the entertainment industry, Nigerian Entertainment Conference have announced recipients for NET Honours 2014.

 

At the inaugural edition last year, nineteen distinguished practitioners were honoured for their contributions towards the development of the Nigerian entertainment industry.

 

This year’s recipients include some of Nigeria’s most notable entertainment practition
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Technology

O’Neill invests in Paga, sees growth in Nigeria

The former Chairman, Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Chief Economist, Mr. Jim O’Neill, has invested in Paga, an indigenous mobile payments service company. The founder and Chief Executive Officer of the firm, Mr. Tayo Oviosu, in a statement on Friday, said this was coming at a time when the company was celebrating its 5th anniversary.... [Read...
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PublicVine secures $5m investment

PublicVine, a United States-based social video platform founded by a Nigerian, Mr. Nam Mokwunye, has secured an investment worth over $5m to commence its global launch slated for June this year. The firm is designed to rival existing video platforms like Youtube but offers video content owners and distributors an opportunity to be paid by... [Read...
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Ericsson, NYU to drive 5G mobile technology

Ericsson Incorporated is exploring a new generation of wireless technologies, also known as 5G, at the New York University. The firm has joined the NYU Wireless as an affiliate sponsor of research. The university’s Polytechnic School of Engineering unveiled the NYU Wireless in August 2012. Focused on mass-deployable wireless devices across a wide range of... [Read...
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