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recent from 24 Buhari absent at APC rally in London •Expected at Chatham House today
THE All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in the 2015 presidential election, Major General Muhammed Buhari, on Tuesday, failed to attend the presidential rally organised by APC Diaspora Community in the United Kingdom. Buhari arrived in London last Thursday and was scheduled to meet with...
recent from 26 Why we dumped G-5 govs – Lamido, Aliyu
ABUJA – Governors Sule Lamido of Jigawa State and Babangida Aliyu of Niger State, yesterday, took on their Kano counterpart, Mallam Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso over his accusation that the two governors betrayed five other governors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who agreed to dump the party...
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Best Picture Birdman – WINNER American Sniper Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Selma The Theory of Everything Whiplash Best Director Alexandro G. Iñárritu, Birdman – WINNER Richard Linklater, Boyhood Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel Morten...
recent from 3 Local farmers to add 2.9m metric tonnes to Nigeria’s rice stock
About 2.9 million metric tonnes of high quality milled rice from indigenous producers is expected to be available from the 2014 season, according to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD). The Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, made this announcement while inspecting a...

2015 Academy Awards Winners

Best Picture Birdman – WINNER American Sniper Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Selma The Theory of Everything Whiplash Best Director Alexandro G. Iñárritu, Birdman – WINNER Richard Linklater, Boyhood Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game Best Actor Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of...

Amuneke congratulates S/Africa on Nigeria defeat

Nigeria U17 team coach, Emmanuel Amuneke has congratulated the Amajimbos of South Africa following their 1-0 victory Over the Golden Eaglets in Wednesday’s first semi-final of the CAF U-17 championship. Khanyisa Eric Mayo scored the game’s only goal on 26 minutes to send his team to their first ever final. According to cafonline.com, reacting to the loss at the post-match...

3 killed, vehicles burnt as NURTW, hoodlums clash in Oshodi

LAGOS — Commercial activities were grounded for the better part of yesterday at the densely populated Oshodi area of Lagos, following a renewed clash between factions of the National Union of Transport Workers, NURTW, which left three persons dead and several others injured. Several vehicles were also burnt by the rampaging motor park touts, who freely engaged themselves with...

Dangote: Nigerian economy will bounce back, get stronger

Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has allayed concerns over the Nigerian economy brought on by declining oil revenue and political uncertainty over the elections, stating that the country is strong and will bounce back. Speaking to THISDAY on Wednesday, the business mogul said every country faces challenges when markets go through periods of booms and busts, but...