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Fuel: Marketers plan 24-hour service during Easter

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria has advised its members to embark on a 24-hout service at their filling stations across the country during the Easter festive period. The Executive Secretary, MOMAN, Mr. Obafemi Olawore, was on Wednesday quoted as saying that major marketers had been instructed to make petroleum products available to consumers... Social Score: 38
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Nyanya carnage and Jonathan’s ‘stolen’ campaign funds

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday took on Governor Rabiu Kwakwanso of Kano State, accusing him of embezzling funds the Peoples Democratic Party  devoted for the 2011 presidential  primaries and election. Comments: Abate Dokpu: Jonathan is busy campaigning while the slaughtering of innocent Nigerians goes on. In saner climes, the President will not only cancel his... Social Score: 38
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Brain scans might spot potential for recovery from coma

Brain scans could help identify comatose patients who have the potential to wake up, a new study suggests. Bedside tests are currently the standard means of trying to assess whether or not a comatose person will make some form of recovery. But up to 40 per cent of patients may be misdiagnosed using these methods,... Social Score: 29
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Politics

Senate’s heated debate and another probe into kerosene subsidy

A recent Senate motion on the plight of kerosene consumers reignited the debate over the propriety or otherwise of the continuous payment of subsidies, writes SUNDAY ABORISADE. A  motion moved by Senator Babajide Omoworare (All Progressives Congress, Osun Central) on the plight of kerosene consumers in Nigeria sparked a heated debate on the floor of... Social Score: 8
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Kwara APC, PDP test run 2015 fortunes with congresses

The ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State have used their recently conducted congresses to seek public approval, reports SUCCESS NWOGU. Party congresses recently held by the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State provided a sneak preview into what is to be... Social Score: 12
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Business

GM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection

General Motors revealed in court filings late Tuesday that it will soon ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims for conduct that occurred before its 2009 bankruptcy, The Associated Press reported on Wednesday. The automaker’s strategy is in a motion filed in a Corpus Christi, Texas, federal court case, and... [Read...
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Shale to continue to boost US output

Output from the Bakken and Permian shale oil formations should rise by 650,000 barrels per day by the end of 2015 to 3.1 million barrels, according to energy intelligence group Genscape. The group, which forms its production estimates and forecasts by monitoring oil producing and transport facilities, expects production across the country to rise by... [Read...
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Nigeria intensifies efforts on nuclear power

The Federal Government through the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority has commenced professional training on nuclear power for employees of the NNRA. To achieve this, the government has invited the International Atomic Energy Agency to carry out a basic professional training course on nuclear power programme for employees of the regulatory authority. According to the NNRA,... Social Score: 21
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Sports

Messi mentally fatigued, says former Barca coach

Former Barcelona head coach Cesar Luis Menotti believes that Lionel Messi is suffering from mental fatigue following a poor run of form. Messi has faced criticism for a lacklustre showing in Barca’s UEFA Champions League exit to La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid at the quarter-final stage last week. The Argentina international also failed to reach... [Read...
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Federer, Nadal advance at Monte Carlo Masters

Roger Federer was happier than eight-time champion Rafael Nadal after their straight-sets wins to reach the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Wednesday, reports AP. Federer took just 52 minutes to beat veteran Radek Stepanek 6-1, 6-2, while Nadal overcame a rusty start to put away Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4, 6-1. The top-seeded Nadal, who lost... [Read...
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Greensprings/Kanu Football Camp targets 400 kids

The organisers of the Greensprings/Kanu Football Camp are targeting over 400 kids for the third edition of the clinic while the registration for this year’s edition has commenced across the country.   The camp is organised by Greensprings School in collaboration with a former African Footballer of the Year, Nwankwo Kanu, with the aim of... [Read...
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Fashion

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Please Support Victims of NyaNya Bombing with Team Member

Everyone was shocked this Monday when a bomb went off at Nyanya motor park. Now the shock is over, it’s time for us to rally to action. Member Feese, survivor of the Boko Haram attack on the United...
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20 Year Old Nigerian Driver Set for British Formula Ford Championship

There’s something about a man in “race track” uniform. If you haven’t heard the name Ovie Iroro… yet, then it’s our pleasure to introduce him to you! This 20-year-old UK-based Nigerian is set to leave an indelible mark on the 
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Jay Z, Diddy or Dr. Dre? Find Out 2014′s Richest Hip-Hop Artist
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Wizkid Parts Ways with Manager Godwin Tom
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Emma Nyra Clears The Air Over Misconception Of Having A Crush On Terry G
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Health

Commuting: From Comfort to Necessity


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US FDA Says Tyonex ARVs Safe


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Longjan: Maturity Has Sustained Jang and I


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Entertainment

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Monalisa Chinda Confirms Breakup Rumour With Lanre Nzeribe

Just yesterday, gist went round that Monalisa Chinda has ended her roamnce with Lanre Nzeribe who is also her business partner. And now, the actress has released a press statement, confirming the rumour.

"We regret to officially announce the resignation of Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda from Monalisa Magazine, which also marks the end of her partnership with Mr. Lanre Nzeribe, due to irreconcilable professional differences.

Over the past few months, both parties have made concerted efforts to retain their partnership, to no avail, whic
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Davido Is Getting A New Car! The Beast!

Too much money, we guess. 'Aye' dude just hinted that he's expecting his new car to land any moment from now. 
"My New machine is on the way guess which car????? BEAST!!", he tweeted.
From research, the Beast is a brand of Mercedes Benz 500 LCL, the one with a big 'butt' and the face of a beast. 
However, let's wait until he unveils it....
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Technology

Kenya unveils new ICT master plan

Kenya has launched the national Information, Communication Technology Master Plan 2017 to spur economic growth in the country.


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E-waste threatens Ghana’s beaches

Many beaches in Ghana, already stressed by pollution and poor maintenance, are now facing a new threat: e-waste.


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Microsoft takes aim at Africa’s biggest economy- Nigeria

Technology giant Microsoft has re-emphasised its commitment to the African continent, and Nigeria specifically. According to newly-appointed General Manager for Microsoft Nigeria, Kabelo Makwane, Microsoft is committed to entrenching itself in Nigeria, particularly now that the country has been revealed as Africa’s biggest economy. “We have invested heavily in ensuring that we have a...
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