Thursday July 10th, 2014
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Romero the hero as Argentina sink Dutch

Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero (R) makes a save against Netherlands' defender Ron Vlaar (L) during penalty shoot-outs following extra time during the semi-final football match between Netherlands and Argentina of the FIFA World Cup at The Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014.   AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER

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Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two shoot-out penalties as Argentina beat the Netherlands to reach the World Cup final for th Read More →

Argentina beat Netherlands, meet Germany at Final

Argentina's players cheer each other after extra time of the semi-final football match between Netherlands and Argentina of the FIFA World Cup at The Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014.  AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON

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Messi led Argentina will meet Germany at the final after beating Netherlands on penalties. Read More →

Argentina vs Netherlands 0 0 @ half time


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Argentina and the Netherlands were goalless at half-time of their World Cup semi-final at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo Read More →

Lional Messi, Arjen Robben eye Germany showdown

Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal during a Group F football match between Argentina and Iran at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on June 21, 2014. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO UGARTE

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With a rampant Germany awaiting in the final, Argentina and the Netherlands face selection dilemmas going into their World Cu Read More →

‘Seven-one not a normal between two world footballing powers’


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Global reaction to Germany's record-breaking 7-1 mauling of Brazil in the World Cup semi-finals on Tuesday: Read More →

World Cup humiliation: Brazilians cry, curse

Brazil's defender David Luiz (R) is consoled by Brazil's defender and captain Thiago Silva after losing the semi-final football match between Brazil and Germany at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on July 8, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.     AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

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Brazilians cried, cursed their president and covered their faces in shame after their beloved football team's humiliating 7-1 Read More →

Politics View All →

Boko Haram: Okorocha’s registration rumpus in the Senate

Owelle Rochas Okorocha OON addressing members of the Imo House of Assembly and cross sections of the public

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The reported plan by the Rochas Okorocha administration to register northerners in the state has raised a fuss between the re Read More →

APC advises Christians to vote their choice


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THE All Progressives Congress, APC, has advised Christians in Osun State to disregard the false information being circulated Read More →

Why APC is jittery — PDP national scribe

Prof. Wale Oladipo

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The recent spate of violence in Ife is a reflection of the anxiety that now prevails among APC stakeholders who are determin Read More →

Delta 2015: Delta North ‘ll produce a compromise candidate — Mbulu


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Chief Dieyi Mbulu, a businessman contested the Delta North senatorial seat under the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in 2007. Read More →

Olunloyo endorses Aregbesola

Dr. Victor Omololu Olunloyo

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“Aregbesola is the best among the South-West governors. He understands politics very well and he is using it to serve the p Read More →

Re: Search Tambuwal, why not?


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On Thursday, June 26, 2014Vanguard Newspapers published an editorial captioned “Search Tambuwal, Why Not?” Read More →

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Bayelsa: We’re targeting $1bn investments from investors’ forum


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Bayelsa State Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Barrister Kamela Okara, in this interview says the state hopes to attrac Read More →

Oshodi-Apapa gridlock destroying Nigeria’s economy — LCCI

Standstill at Mile-2 to Tincan, along Oshodi-Apapa expressway yesterday. Photo: Joe Akintola, Photo editor.

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The Lagos Chamber of the Apapa-Oshodi expressway and other access roads to the ports in Lagos is destroying businesses and th Read More →

Reps mandate committee to work out modalities to curb smuggling

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The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Customs to liaise with the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to workout modalities to curb the activities of smugglers. Read More →

World Bank unveils new strategy for growth, poverty reduction


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The World Bank Group has launched the new Country Partnership Strategy, CPS, aimed at helping the Federal and State Governmen Read More →

The 2013 Company results and shareholder concerns


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Several companies have, in the last few months, had their Annual General Meetings, AGMs. Shareholders of each company have co Read More →

IDB’s fund to boost companies’ expansion in Nigeria, Asia, others

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A new infrastructure fund from the Islamic Development Bank aims to help Gulf-based companies expand in Nigeria, Asia and other Africa countries, developing stronger economic ties among these regions. Read More →

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FIFA ban: I saw it coming – Kojo Williams

Kojo William

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Former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation, Kojo Williams has said that FIFA’s suspension of Nigeria did not come a Read More →

Implications of FIFA ban on Nigeria

BRAZIL, Costa do Sauipe : Fifa president Joseph Blatter gestures during a press conference in Costa do Sauipe, state of Bahia, Brazil on December 3, 2013. The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil final draw will take place December 6. AFP PHOTO

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The FIFA Emergency Committee has decided today, 9 July 2014, to suspend the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with immediate Read More →

Falconets caught in FIFA’s web


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World soccer governing body, FIFA has tacitly commenced the process of ostracizing Nigeria from global football activities fo Read More →

FG probing non-payment of Super Eagles’ entitlements

BRAZIL, Curitiba : (From top L) Nigeria's team midfielder John Obi Mikel, forward Emmanuel Emenike, defender Kenneth Omeruo, defender Godfrey Oboabona and defender Efe Ambrose (from bottom L) forward Victor Moses, goalkeeper and captain Vincent Enyeama, forward Ahmed Musa, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, midfielder Ramon Azeez and defender Juwon Oshaniwa pose during a Group F football match between Iran and Nigeria at the Baixada Arena in Curitiba at the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO

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The Sports Minister, Tammy Danagogo, on Wednesday said the Federal Government was probing the non-payment of the entitlements Read More →

Govt. didn’t interfere unduly in NFA, says Sports Minister

Tamuno Danagogo, Sepp Blatter and Aminu Maigari

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The Minister of Sports, Tammy Danagogo, on Wednesday in Abuja said government did not unduly interfere in the affairs of the Read More →

Kick boxing coach urges athlete to sustain training in spite of dearth


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Cletus Okagbe, the Head Coach, Kickboxing Federation of Nigeria (KBFN), on Wednesday in Lagos urged athletes to sustain train Read More →

Entertainment View All →

Bieber to be formally charged in LA over egg-throwing

Justin Bieber

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Canadian pop star Justin Bieber, who has been in trouble with the law in recent months, is to be formally charged with vanda Read More →

Dareysteel making Africa proud in Europe with hit songs


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In Europe today, the name Dareysteel rings a bell, not only among the black, but even the white community. Read More →

31 finalists shortlisted for 2014 MBGN beauty pageant


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The Silverbird production on Wednesday released names of shortlisted 31 girls as final contestants for the 27th edition of t Read More →

AGN: Ibinabo not fit for second term-Mr Ibu


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Comic actor John Okafor popularly known as Mr Ibu has stated that incumbent president of Actors' Guild of Nigeria, Ibinabo Fi Read More →

Censors board to destroy pornographic movies worth N10m


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The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) is to destroy two million copies of pornographic and unwholesome movies va Read More →

The world and fame of the ‘Don Jazzy’!

*Don Jazzy

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Don Jazzy, as he is fondly called by his fans and all, needs no introduction in the Nigerian music industry. He has been the Read More →



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