Saturday July 12th, 2014
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Neymar returns to watch Brazil fight for World Cup honour

Injured Brazil star Neymar departed his team's training base in Terespolis in a helicopter on Saturday and headed home to Sao Paulo, after his World Cup ended in agony on Friday night. AFP PHOTO

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Brazil striker Neymar returns to World Cup duty on Saturday when he goes to watch his humiliated teammates take on the Nether Read More →

Brazil, Netherlands seek to ease bruised pride

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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A humiliated Brazil and downhearted Netherlands challenge for third place at the World Cup on Saturday in a match that will b Read More →

Germany, Argentina plot World Cup final tactics

A combination of file pictures shows Netherlands' striker and captain Robin van Persie (R) controlling the ball in Durban on June 28, 2010 and Brazil's defender and captain Thiago Silva controlling the ball in Belo Horizonte on June 28, 2014. Brazil will try to rescue some of their battered pride after their humiliating World Cup semi-final defeat to Germany as they face the Netherlands in the third-place play-off in Brasilia on July 12, 2014. AFP PHOTO

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Germany and Argentina plotted battle tactics for the World Cup final Friday as Brazil prepared for an unwanted third place p Read More →

‘Nothing will be the same again’, admits Scolari


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Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari admitted on Friday that a traumatic last six weeks both on and off the field will mark him Read More →

Ghanaian fans ask for Brazil asylum

Ghanaian fans

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Some 200 Ghanaians in Brazil for the World Cup have applied to stay permanently citing religious violence back home, police c Read More →

Neymar on World Cup best player shortlist


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Brazil's injured star Neymar is on a shortlist for the World Cup's best player which also includes seven names from Sunday's Read More →

Politics View All →

Adamawa impeachment: Nyako, deputy shun panel

Governor Murtala Nyako

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The seven-man panel set up by the former Adamawa State Acting Chief Judge, Justice Ambrose Mammadi to investigate allegations Read More →

Edo Assembly crisis: The true story


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Against the backdrop of recent cancellation of assessment test for Edo teachers and crisis in the Edo House of Assembly, the Read More →

Osun 2014: How I am changing lives — Aregbesola


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An engagement with Governor Rauf Aregbesola is as enlivening as the eccentricity of the man on the saddle in the piece of Nig Read More →

Birthday cheers to Akwa Ibom’s SSG


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That Honourable Udom Gabriel Emmanuel – the Secretary to the State Government of Akwa Ibom State has risen to top positions Read More →

2015: Yuguda torn between Senate and Presidency

*Gov. Yuguda

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It was a year ago last Wednesday that the floor of the Rivers State House of Assembly turned into a combined ring for amateur 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 →

Business View All →

Customs, FRSC collaborate to checkmate registration of smuggled vehicles


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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has commenced moves to collaborate with the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to checkm Read More →

ITF plans 3 automotive training centres


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Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has announced plans to set up three automotive and parts training centres, with the aim of tra Read More →

World Bank withdrawal affected extension services in agriculture — Kassim


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  Extension service is one area of agriculture development in the country that is being relegated to the background due Read More →

Tin-can-Mile2 traffic: Stakeholders want contractors changed

Standstill at Mile-2 to Tincan, along Oshodi-Apapa expressway as a result of Fuel tanker Illegal parking on the road, the journey of 5mins torus to 7 hour, yesterday. Photo: Joe Akintola, photo editor.

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Stakeholders in the maritime industry have called on the Federal Government to change the contractors handling the constructi Read More →

NIMASA to re-jig Cabotage guidelines for increased indigenous participation

File photo: The e-waste-laden ship at the Tin-Can Port Lagos.

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The Nigerian Maritime Adminis-tration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that it will amend the guideline of the Coastal and Read More →

NACCIMA tasks Nigeria on global trend

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The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), has called on Nigeria to align with current global trend to enhance her competitiveness by re-focusing and re-strategising through diversification of her economic base away from oil to non-oil export products. Read More →

Sports View All →

FIFA BAN: Why my heart bleeds

Tamuno Danagogo, Sepp Blatter and Aminu Maigari

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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.

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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 →

Barcelona agree to sign Suarez from Liverpool

Suarez cries

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Barcelona announced Friday they had struck a deal to sign Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez from Liverpool, sealing the transfer Read More →

Nigeria suspended from World Amputee Football Federation

*PLAYTIME: Wheelchair basketballers doing their thing

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``We have been sanctioned by the world body, and the implication is that our national team will no longer be allowed particip Read More →

Entertainment View All →

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


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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

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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 →

Nkiru Sylvanus’ kidnap saga resurrects at Oriental hotel

Nkiru Sylvanus

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Could you recall two years ago, when actress Nkiru Sylvanus alongside her lead actor, Kenneth Okolie were kidnapped while sho Read More →

All hail Miss United Nations!


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Nollywood actress cum model,Precious Chikwendu who represented Nigeria at this year’s Miss United Nations beauty pageant, w Read More →





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