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Nigeria needs Atiku to make life more meaningful – Tinubu News   Buzz: 10731
Trump’s Victory: Obama got what he did to Jonathan, says Fayose News   Buzz: 10603
Web4Africa launches services at Rack Centre’s data centre Business   Buzz: 8912
Anti-corruption crackdown: DSS recovers over N360m in 3 judges’ homes News   Buzz: 8845
We’ve paid some Fulani to stop killings in Southern Kaduna – El-Rufai News   Buzz: 8827
PDP asks Fayose, Wike to visit Buhari in London News   Buzz: 8668
Video: If i spend one day in DSS, it’ll take Nigeria 1yr to repair damage – Apostle Suleiman Politics   Buzz: 8571
Breakthrough: Michael Okpara varsity discovers cure for HIV/AIDS News   Buzz: 8440
Breaking: Buhari extends vacation, writes National Assembly News   Buzz: 8060
PDP will work with U S President-Elect Trump – Ekweremadu Politics   Buzz: 7099

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NASS gets 60 days to pass “ease of doing business” laws – Saraki

22 /February 2017

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NASS gets 60 days to pass “ease of doing business” laws – Saraki
THE National Assembly has been given a deadline of 60 days to pass specific laws that will make it easier for investors to do business in Nigeria. Senate President, Bukola Saraki gave this hint on Tuesday while [...] The post NASS gets 60 days to pass “ease of doing business” laws – Saraki appeared first on... Learn more
Nigeria can end extremism, Boko Haram insurgency, says Zamba

22 /February 2017

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Nigeria can end extremism, Boko Haram insurgency, says Zamba
A consultant and resource person at the Leadership Center Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna, Dr. Abayomi Zamba has said that religious extremism and all forms of violence could be eradicated from Nigeria if the right policies are put in place by government. ” Although Boko haram and all forms of violence in the north east […] The post Nigeria can end extremism, Boko Haram insurgency, says Zamba appeared first on Daily Times... Learn more
Boko Haram recruits 2,000 children – UNICEF

22 /February 2017

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Boko Haram recruits 2,000 children – UNICEF
The terrorist Boko Haram group recruited about 2,000 children in 2016 and used them as child soldiers, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said. UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, disclosed this as global leaders gather [...] The post Boko Haram recruits 2,000 children – UNICEF appeared first on... Learn more
Rice growers step up productions as local demand grows

22 /February 2017

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Rice growers step up productions as local demand grows
By Jimoh Babatunde NIGERIA is the largest producer of rice in West Africa, but also the second largest importer of rice in the world. Today, Nigerians are said to be consuming about 6.5 tonnes of rice annually with less than half of that figure produced locally and the deficit arising from importation of rice costRead More The post Rice growers step up productions as local demand grows appeared first on Vanguard... Learn more

Business

Momentum for 2017 Social Media Week heightens

22 /February 2017

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Momentum for 2017 Social Media Week heightens
The fifth edition of the Social Media Week, the week-long conference that provides ideas, trends, insights and inspiration to help people and businesses understand how to achieve more in a hyper-connected world has started building momentum. This year the event features a central stage of keynotes and panels, multiple rooms for workshops, master classes and […] The post Momentum for 2017 Social Media Week heightens appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can... Learn more
LNG fights a losing battle in India as taxes weigh on demand

22 /February 2017

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LNG fights a losing battle in India as taxes weigh on demand
A province governed by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 13 years is impeding his plans to promote clean energy. Modi’s effort to make liquefied natural gas more affordable, by halving its import tax in the government’s annual budget February 1, is being scuttled by the withdrawal of tax benefits by the western Indian state […] The post LNG fights a losing battle in India as taxes weigh on demand appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can... Learn more
Transcorp Hotels grows pat by 17.10%

22 /February 2017

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Transcorp Hotels grows pat by 17.10%
…As PBT drops by 2.06 % Transcorp Hotels Nigeria Plc has reassured its shareholders with its recently released 2016 financial statement which shows growth in profit after tax by 17.10 per cent and rise in revenue by 9.53 per cent. The result released by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday showed that though profit […] The post Transcorp Hotels grows pat by 17.10% appeared first on Daily Times... Learn more

Politics

New chapter in Delta politics as Ibori returns

22 /February 2017

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New chapter in Delta politics as Ibori returns
Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, is no longer in a UK prison. He is in the arms of his wives and family members in his country home at Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government [...] The post New chapter in Delta politics as Ibori returns appeared first on... Learn more
Budget: Senate reads riot act to MDAs, adjourns plenary to Tuesday

22 /February 2017

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Budget: Senate reads riot act to MDAs, adjourns plenary to Tuesday
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate has adjourned plenary to next Tuesday and issued a 48-hour ultimatum to heads of ministries, departments and agencies to appear before relevant committees by Friday. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, while ruling on the motion for adjournment of plenary moved by the Majority Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, asked the […] The post Budget: Senate reads riot act to MDAs, adjourns plenary to Tuesday appeared first on Punch... Learn more
Buhari should resign, allow Osinbajo become President – Opinion Nigeria

21 /February 2017

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Buhari should resign, allow Osinbajo become President – Opinion Nigeria
An international human rights organisation, Opinion Nigeria, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to tender his resignation to pave way for the confirmation of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) as President. The ON premised its demand on health reasons and Buhari’s trip to the United... Learn more
I carry Bible bullets to fight APC – Fayose

21 /February 2017

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I carry Bible bullets to fight APC – Fayose
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday declared that every morning he carries “Bible bullets to fight the All Progressives Congress, APC.” The Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum made the remark at the party’s stakeholders’ meeting in Abuja. Fayose urged PDP members at the meeting not to be afraid of the ruling... Learn more

Sports

SAFPU call on FIFA for Miheso

22 /February 2017

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SAFPU call on FIFA for Miheso
SAFPU representatives were seen picketing outside SAFA House on Tuesday afternoon in their bid to catch the attention of FIFA president Gianni Infantino, who paid a courtesy visit to the SA football headquarters. Infantino is currently in Johannesburg for an ‘executive summit’ to address Africa’s 54 member countries on general issues in the game, as well as explain FIFA’s plans to expand the World Cup and changes to its development structures. However, upon his departure from SAFA House on Tuesday afternoon, the 46-year-old football administrator was greeted by... Learn more
Diski Challenge concludes on Sunday

22 /February 2017

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Diski Challenge concludes on Sunday
In a scenario identical to last season, a single point separates the top two sides heading into the final round of matches, which have been scheduled for the Sinaba and Tsakane stadiums on Sunday.   Mamelodi Sundowns, who’ve finished as runners-up for the past two seasons, lead the standings with 31 points. Snapping at their heels is a Bloemfontein Celtic side, which catastrophically blew a two-goal lead in a crazy six minutes to lose 3-2 to Ajax Cape Town in the penultimate round, on 30 points. With their destiny in their own hands - a win would secure them the title -... Learn more
Komphela focusing on Chiefs

22 /February 2017

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Komphela focusing on Chiefs
READ: Maluleka - CAF absence boosts Chiefs This year Chiefs are not involved in CAF competitions – where they have made choking a habit in recent times – and only have to play domestic football. However, for three of their four challengers for the title this season – Bidvest Wits, Mamelodi Sundowns and SuperSport United – they also have to put up with the demands of the challenge presented by continental club football. “We deal with our teams differently,” responds Komphela upon being asked about the continental football factor on his club’s main... Learn more
Ideye Not In Olympiacos’ Europa Squad Amid China Move Reports

22 /February 2017

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Ideye Not In Olympiacos’ Europa Squad Amid China Move Reports
  By James Agberebi: Nigerian forward Brown Ideye has not been included in Olympiacos' squad for the UEFA Europa second leg round of 32 clash with Turkey's Osmalunspor amid reports that he has joined Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda. Though Olympiakos and Tianjin Teda are yet to confirm the move, various outlets claim Ideye ... Read More The post Ideye Not In Olympiacos’ Europa Squad Amid China Move Reports appeared first on Complete Sports... Learn more

Technology

Queen to unveil Britain’s new cyber security centre

14 /February 2017

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Queen to unveil Britain’s new cyber security centre
Queen Elizabeth II will inaugurate Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre on Tuesday, spearheading the country’s efforts to combat a growing wave of cyber attacks notably from Russia. The 90-year-old monarch is due to formally open the London hub alongside her husband Prince Philip, 95, and a host of government ministers including finance minister Phillip... Learn more
Toyota, Suzuki begin partnership talks

06 /February 2017

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Toyota, Suzuki begin partnership talks
Toyota Motor Corp. and Suzuki Motor Corp. on Monday said they have commenced formal talks aimed at forging a partnership in shared procurement, green vehicles, IT and safety technologies. In a joint statement in Tokyo, they agreed to work toward the early realisation of a business... Learn more
Teenage students seek use of robots in learning

01 /February 2017

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Teenage students seek use of robots in learning
A group of teenage students on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to encourage the use of robots in learning to enhance technological advancement. The group known as “Robo Teens, Nigeria”, in Lagos said that adequate use of robots in teaching and learning would enable Nigerian students to compete favourably... Learn more
Scientists move ‘doomsday clock’ closer to midnight

26 /January 2017

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Scientists move ‘doomsday clock’ closer to midnight
U.S. President Donald Trump’s “ill-considered” comments about expanding the U.S. nuclear arsenal are among the reasons a group of nuclear scientists on Thursday moved their symbolic doomsday clock 30 seconds closer to... Learn more

Health

Anxiety as ‘Strange black soot’ falls in Port Harcourt

14 /February 2017

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Anxiety as ‘Strange black soot’ falls in Port Harcourt
Nigerian city of Port Harcourt used to be known as “The Garden City” because of its soaring palm trees and green open spaces. But since late last year, black soot has been falling from the sky, scaring and angering residents of the oil hub who claim nothing is being done to protect their... Learn more
Bleeding in early pregnancies normal – Expert

13 /February 2017

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Bleeding in early pregnancies normal – Expert
Bleeding during the first three months of pregnancy is normal and nothing to worry about, Dr Stephen Hwande, Managing Director, First Fertility Hospital, Makurdi, has said. “Bleeding during pregnancy is common during the first trimester; there is no cause for alarm if that happens,” Hwande said on Monday, in... Learn more
Rotary donates two incubators to govt hospital

10 /February 2017

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Rotary donates two incubators to govt hospital
The Rotary Club of Omole Golden in conjunction with the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (OSSAP-SDGS) has donated two incubators to the General Hospital,... Learn more
Buhari spoke with Speaker Dogara for 5 minutes – Aide

09 /February 2017

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Buhari spoke with Speaker Dogara for 5 minutes – Aide
Amid speculations about the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari currently on vacation in the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, said on Thursday that he had spoken with the... Learn more

Entertainment

I Was Detained In Kenyan Airport As “Yahoo Boy” Because I’m Nigerian – Falz Recounts Bad Experience

22 /February 2017

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I Was Detained In Kenyan Airport As “Yahoo Boy” Because I’m Nigerian – Falz Recounts Bad Experience
Nigerian actor, rapper and songwriter, Folarin Falana, otherwise known as Falz, has condemned the ongoing discrimination against Nigerians by the authorities of the Kenyan airports. The Soft Work crooner noted that the discrimination he faced in the East African country in his recent visit to the country was humiliating. Falz while speaking on Soundcity, lamented […] The post I Was Detained In Kenyan Airport As “Yahoo Boy” Because I’m Nigerian – Falz Recounts Bad Experience appeared first on Daily Times... Learn more
“The Wedding Party” shows Nigerian cinema at top of its game

21 /February 2017

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“The Wedding Party” shows Nigerian cinema at top of its game
Nollywood film "The Wedding Party" has shown Nigerian cinema at the top of its game, with its success at the box office taking it to new audiences across Africa and the world. The post “The Wedding Party” shows Nigerian cinema at top of its game appeared first on Vanguard... Learn more
Mercy Johnson talks about the Pain Of Losing A Child

21 /February 2017

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Mercy Johnson talks about the Pain Of Losing A Child
Curvy and busty actress, Mercy Johnson fondly called MJ is back to the movie scene after taking a break to care for her family. The actress who has been going from one location to another due the popular demand from producers, have recently aired her mind on a pressing issue. As mothers, the joy of […] The post Mercy Johnson talks about the Pain Of Losing A Child appeared first on Daily Times... Learn more

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