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Arsenal, United clash in London

Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck’s reunion with former club Manchester United supplies one of the sub-plots as the Premier League resumes this weekend following the international break, AFP reports Arsenal welcome Manchester United to the Emirates Stadium in London on Saturday for a match that will see both teams attempt to avoid conceding further ground to... [Read...
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Eagles got what they deserved

Let us not deceive ourselves, we will not be missed at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. Other more serious-minded nations will more than make do without us. The fact that as defending champions, we couldn’t even qualify is a monumental disaster. Yes, CAF will miss us because of the glamour our... [Read...
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Chinese firm wins Nigeria’s $11.97bn railway construction deal

A Chinese company, China Railway Construction Corporation, has won a contract worth $11.97bn to construct a 1,402kilometres railway between two Nigerian states, Lagos and Calabar. Reports according to Xinhua, a Chinese newspaper, on Thursday said the 22-stop railway, which would create up to 200,000 local jobs, is China’s single largest overseas contract project, as confirmed... [Read...
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Politics

How lawmakers embarrassed Senator David Mark [WATCH]

Senate President, David Mark got more than he bargained for yesterday when he stormed the National Assembly to calm the lawmakers who were protesting after being locked out of the Assembly premises by the security operatives. DAILY POST reports that the police, apparently acting on the order of the Inspector General, Suleman Abba barricaded the […]How lawmakers embarrassed Senator David Mark [WATCH]...
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Buhari to raise N7bn campaign fund from supporters

Gen. Mohammadu Buhari has flagged off a fund raising campaign that is expected to raise at least N7 billion for his presidential campaign through his supporters across the country. The former military head of state and presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC said the aim of the initiative was to […]Buhari to raise N7bn campaign fund from supporters...
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Governors also cry

With their aura of infallibility and perception as local gods in their states, Nigerian governors have for long been viewed as men of power with little to bother them. The story of how Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governors rallied round to confront President Olusegun Obasanjo and force Atiku Abubakar on him as a running mate in the 2003 election is one political tale of the awesome power of governors.The post Governors also cry appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Business

NSE index sheds 2.09% as 42 stocks fall

The equities segment of the Nigerian Stock Exchange closed on a negative note on Thursday following a broad sell-off by investors. The NSE All Share Index fell by 2.09 per cent or 717.03 basis points from 34,145.79 basis points to 33,428.76 basis points. In the same vein, the market capitalisation of the listed equities was... [Read...
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Every judge I sacked got fair hearing —Mukhtar

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — The retired Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Aloma Mukhtar, yesterday, denied using her former position to witch-hunt judges who had personal issues with her. Speaking at a valedictory court session organised in her honour by the Supreme Court, yesterday, Justice Mukhtar, whose tenure as CJN witnessed the sack ofThe post Every judge I sacked got fair hearing —Mukhtar appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Nigeria attracts N800bn private sector investments into agric sector

The Federal Government has said that it attracted $5.6 billion (about N896 billion) private sector investments into the agricultural sector from 2012 to current year.The post Nigeria attracts N800bn private sector investments into agric sector appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Sports

Lebese: I’ve avoided going home

Chiefs’ well-documented unbeaten run is at stake as they come up against The Brazilians – the team that hurt them last season when they took all three points at the FNB Stadium on their way to winning the League title. "This is a really important fixture just like any other big match that we have had to play,” Lebese tells KickOff.com. Lebese insists they are not feeling relaxed about the 11-point cushion that they enjoy at the top. “We are not comfortable about anything going into this match,” he says. "Yes, we are top but that means nothing for now because what matters is being the
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Rantie exposed Nigeria’s real weakness

Much of the Nigerian pre-match discussion ahead of the Super Eagles’ final Cup of Nations qualifiers centred upon the figures of Ikechukwu Uche and Emmanuel Emenike.The former had been the elephant in the room for Stephen Keshi for much of the Big Boss’s reign. The coach was clearly averse to calling the Villarreal striker into the squad, despite his excellent La Liga scoring record, following reported tension between the two men and Uche’s anonymous showing at the 2013 Afcon.Emenike had previously been the shining star of Keshi’s side. He scored four goals in five matches in South Afr
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Adebayor accuses mum of doing ‘juju’ against him

Tottenham Hotspur Emmanuel Adebayor is on a warpath his family after accusing him of neglecting them.The post Adebayor accuses mum of doing ‘juju’ against him appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Fashion

Don Jazzy, Hugh Jackman, Steve Harvey, Angelique Kidjo & More Attend UNICEF’s Launch of the #IMAGINE Project

Yesterday BN shared the scoop that Nigerian entertainer and Mavin Records CEO Don Jazzy was to perform at the UNICEF #IMAGINE Project (click here if you missed it). The #IMAGINE Project was launched to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the rights of a child and several humanitarians were in attendance. Hollywood stars like Hugh Jackman,...
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I want to live for another 10 years – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has prayed God to allow him live for another ten years. The Ota farmer stated this after receiving his Permanent Voters’ Card (PVC), which was given to him by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday. Obasanjo prayed to outlive the PVC, which has a life span of ten years. […]I want to live for another 10 years – Obasanjo...
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Charly Boy Covers Illusionz Magazine’s November Issue, Talks Losing His Dad, Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Law & More

A few days ago BN shared pictures of a new photo shoot that music veteran Charly Boy had posted on his Instagram page and it turns out that the pictures are for a magazine cover. Charly Boy is featured on the cover of Illusionz Magazine’s November ‘Pop’ Issue wearing a tribal Ade Bakare Couture inspired...
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Ermenegildo Zegna & Laurent-Perrier Champagne host Akintunde Disu’s Exhibition – “L4yerCake”
Get Ready for ‘Sax Appeal 4′ with Mike Aremu, Jessy J, Yinka Davies, Timi Dakolo & More in Abuja!
A-Q Professes His Love for Tiwa Savage and Raps about His Concern for Her Marital Happiness in New Single ‘Tiwa Savage’
Wendy Williams on Bill Cosby: He Tried to Get Me Fired When I Spoke about the Rape Allegations In 1990
So Heartwarming! Dog Tucks Baby Into Bed – VIDEO
Guys Wear Makeup Too! MTV VJ, Ehiz Gets His Face ‘Beat’
Tina Knowles gives the Scoop on Solange’s Artistic Wedding! She Didn’t Have a Bridal Train, Beyonce Saved the Day & More!
Seun Tuyo: 5 Tips For Sustaining Business Relationships Via Networking
Anika Noni Rose, Niecey Nash, David Oyelowo, DJ Kiss & More Attend 2014 Ebony Power 100 List Event
BN Cuisine with Chef Fregz: The Whites
Behind the Seams of Fashion & Fabric Care…All about Kate Williams’ 2014 P&G Future Fabrics Forum in Berlin
Aww…Watch as Tiwa Savage Plays Pasuma’s Love Interest in the Official Video for ‘Ife’
Get Into the Spirit of Christmas as No Surprises Launches ‘The Unofficial Christmas Party’ | Tiwa Savage, Banky W, Patoranking & More
Then & Now…Annie Idibia shares another Major Throwback Pic of She & 2Face
#ThankGodItsFriday! Tonto Dikeh Gives Her Stylist Swanky Jerry Half a Million Naira for #TGIF
Students Attack Female Teacher with Machetes in Imo State over “Skimpy Outfit” Dispute
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Niger State Governor reveals his Romantic Side
Angela Simmons, Naomi Campbell, Elle Varner & More Attend P. Diddy’s Tequila Launch Party
EU Ambassador Slams Katsina Governor Shema Over “Kill Political Opponents” Speech
Obama Plans to Protect Over 4 Million Illegal Immigrants from Deportation
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How Many Is Too Many When It Comes to Body Count? Erica Mena Responds to Rumours that She Has Slept with Over 300 Men
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Health

Stepping up Sensitisation against Ebola at Nigeria’s Ports


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Bank Directors Seek Increased Remuneration


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Two dead from Ebola-like Lassa fever in Benin

Two people have died in Benin from the Ebola-like virus Lassa fever, the country’s government and a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Friday.“After
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Entertainment

“It’s a shame and a disgrace” – Peter Okoye reacts to National Assembly drama

Peter Okoye, the outspoken of the Psqaure duo has taken to his instagram to mock the hullabaloo that played out at the National Assembly on Thursday . Yesterday, the House of Representatives complex in Abuja was besieged by security operatives, preventing the House Speaker, Aminu Tambuwal and other lawmakers from gaining access to the complex. […]“It’s a shame and a disgrace” – Peter Okoye reacts to National Assembly drama...
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How poverty made me trek from Festac to the Island – OAP, Yaw

Popular On air personality cum Actor and comedian, Steve Onu aka Yaw has revealed that he once trekked from one end of Lagos, Festac to another end, the Island. While speaking on a television show, – Trending – this week, the Actor encouraged Nigerian youth by highlighting how poverty dealt with him in his younger […]How poverty made me trek from Festac to the Island – OAP, Yaw...
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Katie Price blasts Kim Kardashian for naked photos

Katie Price has blasted Kim Kardashian West for appearing naked in Paper magazine, describing her poses as unattractive.
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Technology

Safaricom launches M-PESA mobile financial journal

Safaricom has announced the launch of M-Ledger, an Android based application that provides subscribers on the company’s network with a simple and easy to use financial journal to track and monitor their M-PESA transactions. 
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How ICT is responding to Ebola in Africa

The Ebola outbreak has captured the attention of many large corporations within the ICT sector. Companies like MTN, SES, Liquid Telecom, Econet, IBM, Airtel, LG and Samsung have all responded to the outbreak in a meaningful and impactful way. While Ebola is becoming a top priority for ICT companies within Africa, the virus has...
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Nigerian Communications Commission bans teleco

Nigeria’s telecoms industry’s regulator the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced a clampdown on Owntel Communications. Aording to the NCC, the company was providing telecommunications services without an operational license.
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