Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo returned to the Middlesbrough starting eleven and played all 90 minutes as his club defeated Charlton 3-1 to keep up with their promotion chase.
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Chief Ebenezer Babatope, 72 came to national limelight as the fiery director of organisation of the Unity Party of Nigeria, UPN in the Second Republic. Babatope was a shinning light among Nigeriaâ€™s progressives. An unrepentant Awosit till date, his ideological bearing, however, became an issue among some during and after his years of service in the General Sani Abacha regime where he held the transport portfolio. Such concern also shadows his prominent standing in the ruling Peoples Democratic
ANY number of reasons could be given for the postponement of the elections billed for February 14 and 28, but none would ameliorate the disappointment of Nigerians that the numerous experiments the Independent National Electoral Commis-sion, INEC, has performed since 2011 came to such sorry conclusion. INEC never indicated it was not ready for the elections.
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The dust is yet to settle on the recapitalisation exercise in the mortgage sector even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) confirmed that 32 primary mortgage banks (PMBs) have met the required criteria and licensed to operate in the country, out of 89 that were in existence before the exercise. 15 PMBs were also said to have converted to either microfinance banks or finance companies.
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General Sam Momah (retd) , a former member of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council and Minister of Science and Technology, Gen. Sam Momah, hold s PhD in Strategic studies and is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineer. He once served as a Principal Staff Officer to General Muhammadu Buhari, (retd) the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress. Momah, in this interview dismisses the furore over Buhariâ€™s certificate as a dent on Nigeria and not the former head of state
Lagosâ€”Southern Nigeria Ethnic Nationalities have said postponing the 2015 general elections would afford the country the opportunity to address issues that could impede achieving a free and fair polls.
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CAF president Issa Hayatou has slammed the global news media for focusing too much on the violence that occurred at the end of the African Nations Cup semi-final between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea.
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With the successful postponement of the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the Presidency has launched a two-pronged war to ensure that President Goodluck Jonathan wins the election convincingly.
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THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the All Progressives Congress, APC, have promised to work for crisis-free elections in Rivers State. Governorship candidate of the PDP, Chief Nyesom Wike, and his counterpart in the APC, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, gave the assurance, weekend, during a meeting with the newly appointed Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG, Zone 6, Mr. Tunde Ogunsakin.
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About 16 million girls, aged 15 to 19, and some one million girls, under 15 years, give birth yearly in developing countries with Nigeria inclusive. Complications during child-birth and pregnancy are the second causes of death for 15-19 years old girls worldwide.
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NIGER State governor and chairman of Northern Governors Forum, Alhaji Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu gave Nigerians a pleasant new year present when he declared five days into 2015 that only liars can survive in the game of politics in the country. The governor also reportedly added that there is no morality in politics
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The presidential and National Assembly elections, earlier slated for Saturday, February 14, 2015, will now hold on Saturday, March 28, 2015.
The governorship and state legislative elections will hold on April 11, 2015.
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No. To keep Nigeria one is a task.... We are not keeping this nation as one. Look at soldiers who risked their lives, where are they today? How many people remember them? Itâ€™s painful. Brigadier-General Benjamin Adekunle featured very well, he was my boss. He died; and how many people cried about him? Even if he was the worst soldier on earth, is that how to treat someone? Itâ€™s painful.
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PDP gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State, Mr Jimi Agbaje, in this interview, speaks on his aspiration.
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Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, Dâ€™Banj certainly has friends in high places. Penultimate Saturday, it was these friends who made his day when they trooped out to join him at the Oceanview Hotel to kick off series of events to mark the singerâ€™s 10th year anniversary in the entertainment industry.
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A 57-year old man, Anselm Osagie, has been arrested for having unlawful carnal knowledge of his 98-year-old landlady.
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Last Wednesday, which was a day before the Council of State meeting, the office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) wrote a letter to the Commission, drawing attention to recent developments in four Northeast states of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa and Gombe currently experiencing the challenge of insurgency. The letter stated that security could not be guaranteed during the proposed period in February for the general elections. Â
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Former Nigeria captain Sunday Oliseh has blatantly turned down pleas to consider managing the Super Eagles national team.
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In this animated interview, we present February 14, 2015, with some tough questions. This was first done sometime in 2013 when we presented 2015 as an angry guest.
Today, with the hoopla generated by the argument on both sides whether or not to kill February 14, we present thoughts that will add a fresh perspective to the entire debate.
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THE annual World Cancer Day - February 4 - is set aside by the World Health Organisation, WHO, to raise awareness on cancer, encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment, passed quietly with appropriate speeches that have been recycled over the years.
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