Monday July 14th, 2014
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2014 World Cup View All →

Teamwork key to German glory, says Lahm

WORLD CUP—Germany's forward Andre Schuerrle (C) holds the trophy as he celebrates with teammates after his team's victory in the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA World Cup at The Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, .   AFP PHOTO.

  /   in 2014 World Cup 11:29 pm

Germany captain Philipp Lahm hailed his side's collective ability as they downed Lionel Messi's Argentina 1-0 to win the Wor Read More →

Messi squanders chance to join the greats

ionel Messi of Argentina (R) looks dejected after a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by FIFA

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Argentina's 1-0 defeat by Germany in Sunday's World Cup final prevented Lionel Messi, who was named Player of the Tournament, Read More →

Germany beat Argentina, win World cup 2014


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Mario Goetze's superb 113th minute volley gave Germany their fourth World Cup title and their first since they became a unifi Read More →

Germany Vs Argentina: Di Maria on bench


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Germany and Argentina named unchanged teams for Sunday's World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, with midf Read More →

FIFA to film final World Cup match in pioneering 360° Ultra HD


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FIFA says the 2014 Brazil World Cup final match production will be relayed in a 360 degree viewing experience with Ultra HD Read More →

Obrigado! Thank You! Goodbye!!!


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It’s time to say goodbye from Brazil. After 37 days of effective coverage of the World Cup, I am happy to say a big ‘THAN Read More →

Politics View All →

The pains and preparations in reviving The Punch, by Ogunsola

Chief Ajibola Ogunsola

  /   in Politics 12:59 am

Chief Ajibola Ogunsola, erstwhile chairman of The Punch played a key role in the revival of The Punch, one of the country’s Read More →

Campaign now or keep quiet after defeat, PDP tells APC


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“In any case what does one expect from a party that has no message and agenda for the people; a party based on religious an Read More →

INEC disenfranchising APC supporters in Osun


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The APC has accused INEC of collaborating with the PDP to execute a sinister plan to manipulate the electoral process from so Read More →

Osun’ll not believe your lies, Aregbesola tells Omisore

Governor Rauf Aregbesola and Senator Iyiola Omisore

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The APC flag bearer, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has flayed his PDP rival of campaigning on a platform of lies and challenged him Read More →

PDP, APC bicker over fake policemen

Aregbesola and Omisore

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THE Omisore Campaign Organisation has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC administration in the state, of planning to Read More →

Making Lagos work after Fashola

Akinwumi Ambode

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A quintessential public servant, those who know him quite intimately, see him as an exemplar in accountable governance, selfl Read More →

Business View All →

Nigeria spends N300bn annually on hotel accommodation —Essien

Travellers at the arrival wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport II Ikeja in Lagos.

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Stories by JONAH  NWOKPOKU Nigerians traveling within Nigeria spend at least $2 billion, about N320 billion every year on ho Read More →

CBN raises capital base of finance companies to N100m

Godwin Emefiele, Zenith MD

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has increased the minimum capital base of Finance Companies by 400 percent to N100 million, Read More →

Massive works in aviation industry and the N174 Billion debt


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A lot of concern has been raised about the current debt profile of the Federal Ministry of Aviation . The Senate Committee on Read More →

‘Internet holds key to Nigeria’s unemployment problem’

Dr. Ope Banwo

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Dr. Ope Banwo is the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Afrinet Business Solutions, an outfit that provides internet busines Read More →

The Basic Guide to Starting Your Business Part 4


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By PETER OSALOR Daring A successful business man has a mindset that is willing to take risks and tread on places people would Read More →

NMRC moves to regularise mortgage underwriting standards

A Housing Estates in Lagos

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The Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC) has commenced moves to ensure uniform underwriting standards for mortgage loan Read More →

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NFF crisis: Maigari’s board set to be reinstated


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Sports minister and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Tammy Danagogo will today, receive the report of the Nigerian Read More →

NFF ban: Mediation team mum on meeting with FIFA

Nigeria's forward Peter Odemwingie (3rd-R) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the Group F football match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Hercegovina at the Pantanal Arena in Cuiaba during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 21, 2014.  AFP PHOTO /

  /   in News, Sports 12:16 am

The Nigerian delegation that left for Brazil to meeting with FIFA officials in the wake of the world wide ban slammed on Nige Read More →

FIFA BAN: Why my heart bleeds

Tamuno Danagogo, Sepp Blatter and Aminu Maigari

  /   in Sports, Sports Bassey 9:10 am

Last week Monday, I wrote in my column in the Vanguard Newspapers that we will be banned by FIFA. The closing paragraph was Read More →

Adokiye faults FIFA’s suspension


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1980 Africa Cup of Nations winner Adokye Amiesimaka has faulted FIFA’s suspension of Nigeria from all football-related acti Read More →

2014 Federation Cup: El Kanemi Warriors qualify for Round of 16

Warri Wolves take on two players during the Super Four in Ijebu Ode.

  /   in Sports 8:48 pm

El-Kanemi Warriors Football Club of Maiduguri on Friday in Abuja beat the Abia Warriors FC of Umuahia 1-0 to qualify for the Read More →

Four Kenyans set to receive Russian citizenship

Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Four Kenyan long distance runners, who expressed their desire to receive Russian citizenship, will try their skills at the c Read More →

Entertainment View All →

Rihana meets Pele


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World Cup fanatic Rihanna posted a picture of herself and football legend Pele soon after she landed in Brazil ahead of Sunda Read More →

N3B Nollywood Largesse:How President Jonathan’s cash gift is being shared

President Jonathan & members of the Actors' Guild of Nigeria @ the State House

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It was a gaily evening inside the State House, Marina, Lagos. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, sat in the midst of an expec Read More →

I can do all manners of seduction with sanity — Sandra Bassey


  /   in Showtime People 1:54 am

Sandra Bassey, former Miss Niger Delta (Symbol of Talent 2012) is a beauty to behold. Recently, she debuted in Nollywood feat Read More →

Half of A Yellow Sun Producers announce new premiere date

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  /   in Home Video People

After the tussle for its release in Nigeria, “Half of A Yellow Sun”, a screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s bestse Read More →

Ebenezer Obey becomes music professor

Evangelist Ebenezer Obey ...It may be difficult to see someone who understands me.

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Juju maestro, Evangelist Ebenezer Obey, has every reason to feel fulfilled, not only as a musician but also as academnician a Read More →

My managers tricked me into acting- Lydia Obule

lydia Obute

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Lydia Nnenna Obute is an Austrian born Nigerian model and actress, best known for being the winner of the season three of Aus Read More →





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