Friday October 31st, 2014
Friday October 31st, 2014

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Burkina Faso a warning to other African leaders

People celebrate in the capital Ouagadougou after Burkina Faso's embattled President Blaise Compaore announced earlier on October 31, 2014, he was stepping down to make way for elections following a violent uprising against his 27-year rule. Blaise took power in a coup in 1987 but quickly swapped the "democratic revolution's" Marxist ideals for authoritarian rule. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Politics 5:20 pm

Violent clashes in Burkina Faso that led to the overthrow of the president are a stark warning to other African leaders pushi Read More →

Lagos 2015: Why Ambode cannot be imposed on Lagos – Ikuforiji, House Speaker

Adeyemi Ikuforiji

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Concerning my chances, there is no doubt that I will win on a landslide if primary election is conducted today in the APC. I Read More →

Lagos 2015: The Ambode pathway

•Ambode: Pledges to take Lagos to new heights

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THE hot weather last Friday was not enough to deter the thousands of party supporters who thronged the Onikan Stadium, Lagos Read More →

Lagos Central ‘ll fall to PDP – Gbajabiamila


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Engineer Hakeem Akinola Gbajabiamila, is a former Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development under Asiwaju Bo Read More →

Shasore: Possible game changer


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HAVING been a key player in the administration of Mr. Raji Fashola of Lagos State, it was not a surprise that Mr. Supo Shasor Read More →

I’m not threatened by Akpabio’s choice of successor – Larry Esin


  /   in Politics 7:02 pm

Recently, there have been speculations about a plot by Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa- Ibom State to impose a successor Read More →

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Don cautions FG over decision on Economic partnership Agreement


  /   in Business 12:35 am

A professor of Economics at the University of Ibadan and chairman, Centre for Trade and Development initiatives, CTDi, Ademol Read More →

FG to replicate SME clusters in 9,555 wards nationwide — Minister


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THE Federal Government is poised to replicate the success story of SME clusters in 9,555 wards in the country. Read More →

40,000 farmers get N1m cocoa seedlings from FG


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FEDERAL Government had released over 1 million cocoa seedlings to 400, 000 farmers of the cash crop across the cocoa geo-ecol Read More →

Africa’s emerging youths prefer investment to consumption

Character Development Initiative Unveilling 4

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Barclays Africa has launched a report that shows Africans equate prosperity to achieving financial freedom, as Africa continu Read More →

Why we need biosafety law in Nigeria — AFAN

Sorghum farmers in Kaduna

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THE President of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Mr. Kabiru Salman did not mince words when he told the gatheri Read More →

Govt expanding cocoa industry’s manufacturing capacity—Aganga

Minister of Trade & Investment, Olusegun Aganga

  /   in Business 8:27 pm

THE Federal Government is intensifying the implementation of expansion projects for cocoa processing and manufacturing in ord Read More →

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First suspect in murder of S.African football captain in court

Senzo Meyiwa

  /   in Sports 8:29 pm

A suspect appeared in court on Friday over the slaying of South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa, whose murder during a Read More →

Keshi re-appointed as Super Eagles coach – NFF


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Stephen Keshi has been re-appointed as coach of African champions Nigeria despite being sacked earlier this month, in the lat Read More →

Keshi: Fans react


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With Stephen Keshi in line to return as Super Eagles coach, fans have shared their views on this latest development. Read More →

President Jonathan recalls Keshi

President Jonathan with the Afcon trophy pose with Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi at the reception

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President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the immediate reinstatement of former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi. Read More →

Enyimba take back seat for Aba traders

CHAMPIONS... Jubilant Enyimba FC of Aba players celebrate with their trophy after beating Warri Wolves at the Federation Cup final yesterday. in Lagos .

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Two-time CAF Champions League champions, Enyimba recently took the backseat in Aba as their Nigerian Premier League match was Read More →

Toro applauds Keshi’s recall, peace at NFF

Sani Toro

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Former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Alhaji Sani Ahmed Toro has applauded the surprise preside Read More →

Entertainment View All →

I don’t show off wealth — Wizkid


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Many people believe that the CEO of Star Boy records and MTN brand ambassador, Wizkid, derives joy in showing off his wealth Read More →

Bayelsa Int’l jazz festival returns


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Organisers of the yearly Bayelsa International Jazz festival have announced that this year’s edition will hold from Decembe Read More →

Chinedu Ubachukwu is the Ultimate champion


  /   in Showtime People

24-year-old Chinedu Ubachukwu has emerged winner of this year’s edition of Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS). Read More →

I’ ll praise myself if you don’t praise me – M.I


  /   in Showtime People

There is something on the mind of the self professed King James known as M.I, and its solely about the release of his highly Read More →

Nigeria no more jaga-jaga — Eedris Abdulkarim

Eedris Abdulkarim

  /   in Entertainment

IN October, the Gulf International Technology Exhibition held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, from October 12-16, with Ni Read More →

D’banj , Don Jazzy back again?

*Dbanj & Don Jazzy

  /   in Entertainment

There are strong indications that D’banj and Don Jazzy, co-owners of the defunct Mo’hit Records are planning to come toge Read More →


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