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For the first time in history, a Nigerian woman has been honored as 'West Africa's Business Woman of the Year' at the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA).
Amos Dunia in Abuja---Nigeria Security agencies on Friday night prevented Court ousted President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) from embarking on a trip to Windhoek, Namibia 
Amos Dunia in Abuja---A coalition of Northern youth groups has concluded plans to organize a widespread protests across the North-west geo-political zone to pressurize President Goodluck Jonathan against retaining Vice President Namadi Sambo as running mate in the 2015 presidential race. The coalition made up of about six groups on the aegis of Northern Emancipation Network, said even though it is working for the re-election of President Jonathan in 2015, it would however not be achievable in the north if Sambo is to share the ticket. A statement signed by the coalition’s coordinator, Comrade Tijjani Samaila Alhassan, described Vice-President Sambo as a “political liability” incapable of adding any electoral value to the President in the north. Alhassan further said: “We are...

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SENATE 2015: TAN Endorses Ekweremadu for Senate

SENATE 2015: TAN Endorses Ekweremadu for Senate

The Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria, TAN, Enugu state chapter has endorsed the return of the Deputy Senate President,...

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Reps 2015: Idonor Picks PDP Intent Form, As Ughelli/Udu Goes Agog

Reps 2015: Idonor Picks PDP Intent Form, As Ughelli/Udu Goes Agog

The battle for the House of Representatives seat for the Ughelli/Udu Federal Constituency in 2015 has...

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Amaechi's rally sees unprecedented turnout

Amaechi's rally sees unprecedented turnout

"President Jonathan should show us one federal project he has done for the people of Rivers...

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Fresh attack at Nasarawa leaves scores of women and children dead

Fresh attack at Nasarawa leaves scores of women and children dead

LAFIA—There are reports that Fulani herdsmen attacked Lafia in an early morning deadly attack killing no...

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Jang’s Anointed Successor Spilt Family

Jang’s Anointed Successor Spilt Family

Amos Dunia in Abuja--The Governor Jonah Jang political Redemption Philosophy is going through a major turbulence...

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OGUN 2015:  PDP Reunites APC Splits & Here Comes Anthony Ojeshina (ETO)

OGUN 2015: PDP Reunites APC Splits & Here Comes Anthony Ojeshina (ETO)

By T.K. Adesola----With the return of Otunba Gbenga Daniel to the PDP in Ogun state, the high...

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Enugu Group Backs Onyebuchi's Lawsuit

Enugu Group Backs Onyebuchi's Lawsuit

The Enugu Rescue Group, ERG, has thrown its weight behind the legal action instituted by the impeached...

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Lassa Fever Outbreak in Oyo State- Govt

Lassa Fever Outbreak in Oyo State- Govt

Victoria Ayuwei---The Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, has confirmed the outbreak of Lassa...

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Bombing at Bauchi bus station kills 5 - police

Bombing at Bauchi bus station kills 5 - police

The blast at a bus station in Bauchi  previously targeted by Boko Haram killed five people,...

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Ulterior motives behind widespread report about me- Murtala Mohammed's son

Ulterior motives behind widespread report about me- Murtala Mohammed's son

Son of former Head of State, Risqua Murtala Mohammed, has said that there were ulterior motives...

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Envoy blames sanctions against Iran for low trade with Nigeria

Envoy blames sanctions against Iran for low trade with Nigeria

The Iranian ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Saeed Koozechi, has blamed sanctions imposed on his country by...

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Race For ADB Presidency: Minister of Agriculture Adeshina Making Bid To Lead

Race For ADB Presidency: Minister of Agriculture Adeshina Making Bid To Lead

As elections for the new African Development Bank, ADB presidency draw nearer, Nigeria's minister of Agriculture,...

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Gowon, UBA GMD, Akinwunmi, Others Receive Lead…

16-10-2014

Gowon, UBA GMD, Akinwunmi, Others Receive Leadership Awards

Former military head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, Group Managing Director and CEO of United Bank ... Read more

UBA and MoneyGram launch New Outbound Money Tr…

14-10-2014

UBA and MoneyGram launch New Outbound Money Transfer Service in Nigeria

Lagos –--  Nigeria’s money transfer business landscape entered  a new phase yesterday as Africa’s gl... Read more

FBNHoldings partners Euromoney for the Nigeria…

09-08-2014

FBNHoldings partners Euromoney for the Nigeria Banking & Capital Markets Conference

 First Bank of Nigeria Limited and FBN Capital Limited, subsidiaries of FBN Holdings Plc are Lead Sp... Read more

World News

South Sudan women suggest sex strike to end war

South Sudan women suggest sex strike to end war

 A group of South Sudanese women peace activists has suggested that men in the civil war-torn...

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Sport

Keshi makes a dramatic return to Super Eagles

Keshi makes a dramatic return to Super Eagles

(NAN)Abuja – The Chris Giwa-led board of Nigeria Football Association (NFA) has taken charge as ruled by...

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In-laws admit Ini Edo cheated on husband during their marriage

In-laws admit Ini Edo cheated on husband during th…

In-laws and relatives of Phillip Ehiagwina, over the week-end got candid on camera about Ini Edo's...

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It hurts to see Police use intimidation and violence against Journalists- Giwa

It hurts to see Police use intimidation and violen…

Adewale Olanrewaju Giwa is the Daily Newswatch newspaper correspondent in the United States. In this interview...

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Alison-Madueke Pledges aggressive implementation of Gas-to-Power Initiatives

Alison-Madueke Pledges aggressive implementation of Gas-to-Power Initiatives

In: Highlights

As NPDC/Seplat JV Invest $200m on Azura-Edo IPP Gas Infrastructure The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke has committed to an aggressive and robust implementation of the various initiatives…

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NAFDAC, Counterfeiting and Public Health

NAFDAC, Counterfeiting and Public Health

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 By Josephine Babatunde Sometime in 2005, a friend took ill at workplace in one of the federal parastatals in Lagos and had to visit the Staff Clinic. An experienced doctor…

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Kwara: Saraki dynasty died with Olusola - Prof. Oba

Kwara: Saraki dynasty died with Olusola - Prof. Oba

In: Highlights

Amos Dunia in Abuja----A governorship aspirant in Kwara State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof. Shuaibu Abdulraheem Oba, on Wednesday said the name Saraki, is no…

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Dr Okonjo-Iweala in a Thumbs Up

Dr Okonjo-Iweala in a Thumbs Up

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Coordinating minister of the economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in a Per Second news thumbs up in Washington. Photo News---BY CHAKAMIMAGES

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Elumelu Launches Empowerment Fund to Revitalize Distressed Communities across Nigeria

Elumelu Launches Empowerment Fund to Revitalize Distressed Communities across Nigeria

In: Highlights

Abuja, Nigeria October 16 2014 - Tony O. Elumelu Founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman of Heirs Holdings has announced the launch of The Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund. …

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Kogi: Crisis hits PDP over sales of nomination forms

Kogi: Crisis hits PDP over sales of nomination forms

In: Highlights

By BANABAS ATTAH- LOKOJA---Fresh leadership crisis hit the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi state as a group comprising members of the party Monday demand the immediate resignation of…

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Bad Governance Cause Of Insurgency In Yobe State - Waziri

Bad Governance Cause Of Insurgency In Yobe State - Waziri

In: Highlights

Amos Dunia in Abuja---Former Minister of Police Affairs and governorship aspirant in Yobe state on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adamu Maina Waziri has said that the…

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#BringBackOurGirls Movement Not APC - Hadiza

#BringBackOurGirls Movement Not APC - Hadiza

In: Highlights

Amos Dunia in Abuja---Convener and Initiator of the #BringBackOurGirls movement, Hadiza Bala Usman, on Tuesday said her membership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has never been hidden neither has…

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I Joined PDP In The Interest Of Borno - Modu-Sheriff

I Joined PDP In The Interest Of Borno - Modu-Sheriff

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Amos Dunia in Abuja---Former governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff, on Tuesdaysaid said his joining the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is principally to help the people of Borno join…

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Ameachi Messed Up PDP Zoning Plan In Rivers- Wike

Ameachi Messed Up PDP Zoning Plan In Rivers- Wike

In: Highlights

Amos Dunia in Abuja--Immediate past Minister of State for Education, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday said he resolved to contest for the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), following…

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Jonathan commissions Dutse international airport Jigawa

Jonathan commissions Dutse international airport Jigawa

In: Highlights

Photo News--Dutse International Airport, Jigawa commissioned Tuesday by President Goodluck Jonathan.

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IGP Sets Up Prevention Committee On Communal Clashes

IGP Sets Up Prevention Committee On Communal Clashes

In: Highlights

… Orders Audit Of Police Armouries Nationwide Amos Dunia in Abuja----In his resolve to bring to an end, the pervasive communal clashes in parts of the country, the Inspector-General of…

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As Jonathan Awaits Coronation…

As Jonathan Awaits Coronation…

By Abba Adakole--On December 6, 2014, the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), will hold its presidential primary...

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