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By Francis AMADIEGWU On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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Merger: We are not losing sleep, PDP tells ACN, CPC, others

By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE national leadership of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has again boasted that it would not lose sleep over the planned merger of  Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, Congress for Progressive More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Friday, October 26th, 2012
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… As Carnival Calabar Beckons

BY ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA (LAGOS) AND ANIETE AKPAN (CALABAR) ALL is now set for the 32 days of festivity, fun, adventures and exploration as the capital city of Cross River State, Calabar, popularly known as Canaan More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Friday, October 26th, 2012
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Corruption: Bane Of Nigeria’s Education

Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Lagos State chapter, Samson Kayode Idowu, spoke to TAIWO OGUNMOLA on the problems and undercurrents in the nation’s education sector and the way out.  In view of More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Friday, October 26th, 2012
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Nigeria: Jonathan, Ezekwesili, Others Back Early Childhood Education

President Goodluck Jonathan, former Vice-President of the World Bank, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili; Cross River State Governor, Senator Liyel Imoke; Chairman of the Empowerment Support Initiative (ESI), Hon. Dakuku Adol Peterside, More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Friday, October 26th, 2012
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China, ECOWAS sign development pacts

From Oghogho Obayuwana, Abuja CHINA does not seek the economic takeover of the West African region but is poised to assist in the realisation of the development of badly needed infrastructure as well as interconnectivity More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Friday, October 26th, 2012
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Suntai arrives in Nat’l Hospital, Abuja …he is in a stable condition, says Jonathan

OCTOBER 27, 2012 BY JUDE ONWUAMANAM, FRIDAY OLOKOR AND OLALEKAN ADETAYO 9 COMMENTS The wreckage of the aircraft carrying Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba, which crashed behind NNPC Yola Depot, on Yola-Numan More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Friday, October 26th, 2012
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Obama Dismisses John Sununu’s Race Comment, Cory Booker Calls It ‘Dumb’

In a radio interview on Friday, President Barack Obama responded to remarks by former New Hampshire governor John Sununu, a top adviser to GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who suggested former Secretary of More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Friday, October 26th, 2012
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Nations Cup: Renard vows to revenge Eagles 2010 defeat

By Ben Efe Zambian coach, Herve Renard had wanted to avoid the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the group pairings, but the French-born coach fondly called the Fox, has recalculated his chances as he faced the Eagles More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Sanusi and critics of N5,000 note

LEO SMART SIR: One takes exception to the reaction of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, to the critics of the planned N5,000 note as published in The Guardian, on Wednesday, August More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Benefits of mortgage reform, recapitalisation, by CBN

BY CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM THE first tentative outlines of the shape of things to come for mortgage operatives in Nigeria could begin to emerge in few months time, as officials last week unfolded proposals toward the More...