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Chelsea To Launch Surprise £16m Bid To Sign Manchester United Outcast After Diego Costa Injury

Blues in desperate bid to sign new striker.Chelsea look set to make a late scramble for a new striker signing after learning that Diego Costa could be set for six weeks out through injury, it has emerged. Blues in desperate bid to sign new striker.Chelsea...

50 Nigerian brands nominated for World Brand Congress

No fewer than 50 of the country’s brands from banking to oil and gas, among others, have been nominated for the World Brand Congress. The WBC 2013 tagged, ‘Sustainable Brands,’ is in partnership with chief marketing officers in the USA and Asia with a combined...

Tanzanian opposition coalition nominates former PM for presidency

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania's four main opposition parties on Tuesday named former prime minister Edward Lowassa - once seen as a leading contender for the ruling party nomination - as their joint presidential candidate ahead of October's general election. The Chama Cha Mapinduzi...

Poorest nations, not just richest, must act to end extreme poverty: campaigners

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's rich donor nations must increase their overseas aid budgets and reverse the trend of declining funding for the poorest countries in order to meet a global goal of ending poverty by 2030, an advocacy group said on...

Nigerian Anti-Corruption Coalition Wants Modu Sheriff And General Ihejirika To Face International Criminal Court For Sponsoring Boko Haram

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre), a non-governmental organization whose mandate is to promote and protect human rights, has called for a complete investigation and prosecution of Modu Sheriff, former Borno State governor, and former army Chief of Staff Azubuike Ihejirika, following...

Civil society demands immediate, unconditional release of abducted girls

The Justice, Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) of the Catholic dioceses of Onitsha, Awka and Nnewi in Anambra on Monday called for the unconditional release of the abducted Chibok girls. In a protest march at Nkpor, Idemili Local Government Area, the commission said the continued captivity of the girls was condemnable, wicked and...

5 Northern states will benefit from World Bank Education Initiative – Country Director

The World Bank Country Director in Nigeria, Ms Marie-Francoise Marie-Nelly, on Tuesday said five states from the North-East would benefit from the bank's education initiative. Marie-Nelly made this disclosure at the launch of the bank’s report tagged: ``Gender at Work’’ in Abuja. She listed the states...

Activists, Medical & Film Professionals Hold #BlockEbola Campaign In Lagos, Oppose Date For School Resumption

Some activists, medical and theater professionals held a rally in Ikeja, Lagos State today to educate the public on the threat of Ebola virus. A high point in the agenda for the rally was their joint opposition of the September 22nd date set for resumption of schools. Leading...

Near A$1 bln Greenstone flotation to be Australia's biggest so far this year

South African-owned insurer Hollard Group plans to raise nearly A$1 billion ($783 million) by listing its Australian unit Greenstone Pty Ltd, in what is set to be Australia's biggest flotation so far in 2015. The listing will be closely watched by capital markets participants anxious...

Super Eagles Stars Fed Up with NFF Antics – journo

Super Eagles stars have said they are tired of the antics of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as they have not been paid bonuses for the past three matches and now have to buy their tickets to fly down for matches. The matches in question...
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