Former board memÂber of the Nigeria Football AssociaÂtion (NFA), Chief Fan Ndubuoke has hailed the emergence of Pinnick Amaju as the new PresiÂdent of the nationâ€™s soccer governing body, NFF. Ndubuoke told Daily Sunsports yesterday that he was happy the NFF elecÂtion finally took place in Warri and a vibrant football person elected president. â€œI
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The arrival of two of the much expectÂed foreign based players, Desire Oparanozie and FranÂsisca Ordega at Super Falcons camp in Abuja has thrown the camp into a joyous mood. Oparanozie, who plies her trade with En Avent De Guingamp of France and Pitea IFF of Sweden playÂer, Ordega, were elated at reuniting with their
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Director General of Securities and ExÂchange Commission (SEC), Ms Arunma Oteh, has said that Nigeriaâ€™s infraÂstructure needs in the next 30 years will be worth over $3.9 trillion. Speaking on the sidelines of the on going International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) anÂnual meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oteh said that the AfÂrican Development
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Dr. Umaru Bindir is the Director GenÂeral of the National Office of TechÂnology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) based in Abuja. He recently noted in an interview that NOTAP was assigned reÂsponsibility to ensure that technology coming into Nigeria are fair financially, technically, legally and that they conform with the stanÂdard rules in the country. According
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Determined to ensure standard in the auÂtomotive industry, the Federal Government has launched the Standards Organisation of Nigeria Conformity Assessment Programme, SONCAP for automobile used vehicles. Director General of the Standards Organisation of NiÂgeria, SON, Dr Joseph OduÂmodu and chief executives of three accredited companies that would implement the programme signed an agreeÂment at a
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The Federal GovernÂment may have kept its promise to return Festac Town to its glorious past following the concesÂsioning of the proposed Festac Phase 2 to New FesÂtac Property Development Company Limited. The company has since appointÂed a consortium of marketÂing agents for the scheme. The agents, mostly proÂfessional member firms of Nigerian Institution of
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Coke Studio, Coca- Colaâ€™s youth-centric music platform, is set to storm the UniverÂsity of Lagos, Akoka, tomorÂrow, Friday October 3, 2014, with electrifying performances from top acts like Olamide and Iyanya, who would headline the event alongside trending vocalist Tekno, Emma Nyra and danceÂhall maestro, Patoranking. According to the Brand Manager, Colas, Coca-Cola Nigeria, Olufemi
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The Ogun State goverÂnor, Ibikunle AmoÂsun, has decried the poor standard of livÂing of Nigerians, and called for critical examination of the nations present federal structure. He made the call yesterday on the occasion of Nigeriaâ€™s 54th Independence anniverÂsary celebration at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Kuto, in Abeokuta, the state capital. Making a case for
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Senator Jonathan Silas Zwingina needs little or no introduction in Nigeriaâ€™s political sphere. He was former Deputy Senate Leader and one of the most vocal lawmakers of his time. Zwingina, an experienced bureauÂcrat has appraised Nigeriaâ€™s journey so far and declared that there is cause for celebration. He submitted that Nigerians should roll out the
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Chief Maja Umeh is the senaÂtorial aspirant for Anambra South Senatorial Zone for the 2015 elections. A forÂmer commissioner for information, culture and tourism during the Peter Obi administration, Umeh, in this interview, spoke on the chances of his party, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), the relationship beÂtween Governor Obiano and former Governor Peter
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Ikemba U.S.A Igwesi was a member of the House of RepreÂsentatives from 2003 to 2007. Before his election to NaÂtional Assembly, he was the leader of Enugu State House of Assembly from 1999 to 2003. In this interÂview, he speaks on the recent adoption of Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi by the PDP Nsukka Stakeholders as a
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Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola yesterday urged NigeÂrians to be more comÂmitted to the development of the country despite the curÂrent challenges threatening the countryâ€™s sovereignty. The governor, who gave the advice during the IndepenÂdence Day rally at the Police College in Ikeja, said the variÂous challenges confronting the nation would be easily tackÂled if
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Former Governor of Abia State and business mogul, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has said Nigeria is undergoing an intricate, but highly visible period of socio-economic revitalization. He said the nation is far from the pariah state many in the international community would believe. In a statement issued yesterday and entitled: â€œPotential for an upÂswing: Nigeria
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The gubernatorial candidate of Kowa Party in Adamawa State for the October 11, Alhaji DaÂhiru Waziri, slumped yesterday during a live TV debate programme on TV Gotel, Radio Gotel on commenceÂment. Waziri slumped shortly after the anchorman and co-organiser introduced three gubernatoÂrial candidates of the PDP, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, the PPN candidate, Dr. Amos
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Almost six months afÂter over 200 secondÂary schoolgirls were abducted in Chibok community in Borno State, some Nigerians yesterday staged a fresh protest over the incident, calling on governÂment to do everything â€˜necesÂsaryâ€™ to rescue them. The protesters, who conÂverged on the Eagle Square in Abuja under the aegis of CitiÂzens Arise Movement of NiÂgeria
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Three of the 2,645 pilgrims from Borno State on pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia have died, official of the state comÂmittee on hajj operation, has said. Secretary of the Borno Amirul Hajj committee, Alhaji Adamu Timta, who confirmed the incident, said the incident occurred in separate mosques in the Holy land. It was gathered that that
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(WASHINGTON DC, U.S) U.S. health experts in Dallas were taking stock Wednesday of how many people may have been exposed to Ebola, just a day after the first case of the deadly virus was diagnosed in the United States, the nation’s top public health official said. The review comes even as health officials in Texas
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(ABUJA) Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said on Wednesday the army was turning the tide against Boko Haram Islamists and he trumpeted his government’s achievements in what sounded like a bid for re-election just months before a presidential poll. The Feb. 14 vote looks set to be Nigeria’s least one-sided since the end of military rule
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Over the years, members of the Assemblies of God Nigeria look forward to the coming of their annual Peniel Revival Convention.
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For many years, Prof Ernest Madu, an internationally acclaimed Cardiologist, has not been happy over the deteriorating healthcare standards and devastating impact of heart diseases in the country.
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