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We didn’t cheat in Singapore ,Coach

By Ben Efe

Youth coach, Paul Obodochiena has dismissed insinuations in some quarters that Nigeria presented overaged athletes at the maiden Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.

Josephine Omaka, Florence Nkiruka Uwakwe and Bukola Abogunloko won two gold and one bronze medals in the 100m, 200m and 400m respectively at the Games.

But athletics observers argued that these athletes were above the stipulated under 18 age category. Obodochiena who accompanied the athletes to… Continue

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Graduate Jobs In Nigeria this Week

Find out Series of Graduate Jobs in Nigeria from different companies recruiting this week READ MORE

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I foresee disaster for football in Nigeria, Rev. Moses Iloh

Former Nigeria Cycling Federation President Rev. Moses Iloh does not care whose ox is gored when he decides to tell anybody the truth about Nigeria sports, especially football. He reviewed the recent NFA controversial election and concluded that football in Nigeria is moving backwards.

In this brief interview with the Reverend gentleman, he says its was wrong for the election to have taken place. Excerpts:

Sir, what is your impression on the recent NFA election?

The whole… Continue

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Ghanaian sex workers protest against Nigerian counterparts

Ghanaian prostitutes at Adum, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti region, have expressed anger over some Nigerians importing younger and prettier girls who are gradually taking over the sex business. Save for the intervention of the assembly member for the area, Albert Osei-Banahene, the enraged sex workers would have hit the streets in their nakedness and marched from one office building to another, just to get the authorities to come to their aide.

“It is not that they are better than… Continue

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The quality of staff in a business can build or ruin it , Ibirogba

By Moses Nosike

Mrs Aderonke Ibirogba, is the CEO and CO-Founder of Smartproc Mall. Smartproc is a logistic company that provides one stop sourcing solution with expertise and versatility in procurement, shipping and delivery from the United States to Nigeria. In this interview with the Saturday Vanguard Business, she narrated some challenges associated with logistic operation and suggests ways the government can mediate to save logistic business in the country for the growth of the… Continue

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Nigeria’s exports to Indonesia hit N9.5b qtr 1

By Ikeoye Oyetoro

IN a bid to shore up its bilateral trade with Nigeria, Indonesia bought non-oil commoditiesworth $63.085million(about N9.5b) from the country in the first quarter of this year.

Trade statistics obtained from the Indonesia Embassy in Lagos, revealed that while Nigeria imported non-oil commodities worth $1.340million (about N201m) from Indonesia, Indonesia bought goods worth N9.5 billion from Nigeria.

According to the… Continue

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Samsung entices subscribers with Samsung Champ device

By Princewill Ekwujuru & Moses Nosike

Samsung Electronics, a leading telecommunication manufactures has announced its new mobile phone the Samsung Champ (model: GT-C3300K) designed for mobile users with an immersive touch screen phone with value-added features at an affordable price.

According to Director, HHP, Mr. Fady Khatib, the Samsung Champ is designed for young individuals who seek innovative and productive ways of using their… Continue

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Labour asks N. Assembly to approve NIMASA’s budget

By Victor Ahiuma-Young

MARITIME Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, has expressed fear that the delay by the National Assembly in approving the 2010 budget of Nigerian Maritime Administrative and Safety Agency, NIMASA, can throw the maritime sector into turmoil.

President-General of MWUN, Comrade Anthony Emmanuel Nted, warned that delay which he said is already undermining the welfare and capacity building of the workers and threatened that organised labour may be forced to stage a… Continue

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Search for Princess Anabel begins

By Remmy Diagbare

Here comes what is to be Nigeria’s number one favorite Television Program, it’s the Search for Princess Anabel. The very first edition of this reality TV Show/Beauty Contest is designed to give the family a wonderful thrill holding them spell bound to their TV set for the thirteen weeks the show is to be on air.

Organizers of the show have taken in their stride to cook up something that will definitely be different compared to the entire beauty contest we have… Continue

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Women! Learn to communicate well

By Folake Aina

Women! Women! Women!. You would not believe it. Our men listen. You know how it is that when you need to communicate and discuss what is on your mind, he is just blank like he is not listening? Guess what?

He just acts like he is not listening. He is definitely taking it all in. So you have stopped talking from the heart, thinking he never listens or pays attention anyway. Oh my goodness!!!

I didn’t know I had that… Continue

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Vlisco Nigeria’s Vlisco Fashions Academies in full swing !

Vlisco, the true original manufacturer of highly desired textiles for the quality and style conscious consumer, will hold its next Tailors Workshop in August 2010.

After very successful workshops in Lagos and Kano, Vlisco will now continue in Yola, Kaduna and Abuja this month. From October further 3 more will be held in the South.

Vlisco aims at : Motivating the next generation of Nigerian tailors & young and upcoming fashion designers;

· Empowering Nigerian tailors… Continue

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Neither Obasanjo nor Ondo govt. installed me —Oba Adebiyi Adesida, new Deji of Akure

THE emergence of Oba Adebiyi Adegboye Adesida did not come as a surprise to many in the ancient town of Akure , the Ondo State capital. Since he indicated his intention to contest with other Princes in the Ojijigbogun Ruling House expected to present a candidate for the vacant stool after the former Oba, Oluwadare Adepoju, was deposed and banished to Owo by the state government for engaging in a street fight with one of his queens (Olori), Bolanle, it was clear that he was the candidate to… Continue

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Please I have many questions on my mind 2 ask de waec officials but first of all WHY? De… Continue

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Online Business Opportunities in Nigeria

Is there any business opportunity online for Nigerians to legitimately do to earn a living? I hope there's. At the same time We may also like to know your own opinion or experiences so far with regard to internet biz.

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Buhari, Soyinka back Jonathan on credible polls

By Emeka Mamah & Dayo Johnson

KADUNA—FORMER Head of State and presidential aspirant of Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, Major-Gen. Mohammadu Buhari (rtd) and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, yesterday, expressed confidence on the ability of President Goodluck Jonathan to conduct free, fair and credible elections next year and urged Nigerians to give him a chance to do so.

General Buhari spoke in a Kaduna State Radio programme “Vision Nigeria”, while Professor… Continue

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1999 Amended Constitution fully in operation —Ekweremadu

By Henry Umoru & Salamatu Ismail

ABUJA—AHEAD of the 2011 general elections, Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, said, yesterday, that unless a competent court sets aside the amended constitution of 1999, it remained valid and operational.

Ekweremadu who was answering questions from newsmen when he visited the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over last Saturday’s fire incident, said the constitution recently passed by the National Assembly… Continue

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Contempt: Court orders Police to arrest Onovo

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri

ABUJA—Following the refusal of the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ogbonaya Onovo, to appear before it yesterday, an Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama, has ordered the Federal Capital Territory Police Command to ensure that he was arrested and produced in court on September 7.

Justice Olukayode Adeniyi, who was irked by the absence of the police boss in court yesterday, however, acceded to a request by a police lawyer, CSP Henry Njoku, who pleaded for more… Continue

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Don blames ailing economy on improper planning

BENIN—A Professor of Economics at the University of Benin, UNIBEN, Prof. Mike Obadan, has attributed what he described as the failure of the nation’s economy to grow rapidly since the inception of democracy in 1999 to deficiency in plan formulation and implementation by the Federal Government.

The university don, advocated the re-introduction of development planning in the country so as to achieve the Millenium Development Goals, MDGs, in 2015. He argued that in developing countries… Continue

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2011: Jonathan, IBB supporters in verbal warfare

By Simon Ebegbulem

BENIN—SUPPORTERS of President Goodluck Jonathan for 2011 presidency in Edo State and those of former Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida, yesterday, traded words over claim that IBB was more experienced to lead the nation than President Jonathan.

It will be recalled that former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Albert Legogie, had Monday, declared that IBB would be the best candidate of the party in the forthcoming 2011 presidential election… Continue

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