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  • 6 Fool Proof Tips for Writing a Business Plan for Startup
    Millions of new businesses are established every year but is disheartening to note that only a handful of them get to celebrate their third anniversary. The rest fail not because the management team does not have an idea or the skills to achieve the…
    - 17 Nov 16, 10:58am -
  • Increasing the Value of Your Car
    When it comes to selling a car, the better the condition that it is in, the more money it is worth. If you need to get an idea of the value of your car, then you can take a look at the RACQ website and enter your vehicle’s details. It is worth bear…
    - 9 Nov 16, 6:14am -
  • Tips and Traps of Online Dating
    Internet has become an essential part of our life. We check on news online, book trips and vacations, buy stuff, read papers and magazines and socialize and stay in contact with family and friends using all kinds of social media or instant messengers…
    - 4 Apr 16, 2:42am -
  • Nice and Affordable Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas and Things To Do
    2016 Valentine’s Day is much around the corner again, and you must have been wondering what to present as special gifts to that special someone. As everyone knows, Valentine’s Day is an annual romantic event that is celebrated globally with fanf…
    - 6 Feb 16, 8:04am -
  • How to Work and Earn Without Difficulties
    A major setback to getting older and/or working is the ability to learn in school again. Your best bet for going to school is when you’re younger and enrolled at college or university to pursue some degree course, but when you’re much older or wo…
    - 5 Jan 16, 7:08am -
  • 6 Tips on Making a Success of Working from Home
    Working from home is the next best thing to working in an office or site, and it fast becoming the choice of many women and men across America and the whole world. The internet has made working from home or telecommuting a great success, and many ent…
    - 3 Dec 15, 9:06am -
  • Exceed Your Corporate Sales Target
    STC currently possesses a team of over Ten thousand (10, 000+) well trained Direct Sales Representatives spread across 36 states (with focus on Port Harcourt, Lagos and FCT) in Nigeria and we intend to outsource the team to Banks, Insurance Companies…
    - 23 Oct 15, 7:06pm -
  • Introducing STC.Drivers Depot …
    Drivers Depot is an arm on STC.Staffing, we possess a pool of well trained, well behaved, experienced, security conscious, well-mannered Driving Assistants at affordable rates. Our Drivers are conversant with Road Use Laws and Signs, First Aid and Em…
    - 23 Oct 15, 6:07pm -
  • Top 5 Tips on How to Make Money on Social Media
    Thousands of savvy entrepreneurs and smart folks continue to make good money every day from social media networks like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google Hangout among others. It is high time you got a piece of the cake and stop wastin…
    - 21 Sep 15, 2:24pm -

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  • newItaly seeded for World Cup play-off draw
    Italy will be one of the four seeded teams in the draw for the European play-offs for next year’s World Cup after FIFA released their latest world rankings on Monday. Switzerland, Croatia and Denmark will be the other seeded teams for the two-legge…
    - 16 mins ago 16 Oct 17, 10:05am -
  • newLukaku not worried over record against ‘Big Six’
    Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has brushed off criticism over his poor record against the Premier League’s “Big Six” after a missed chance against Liverpool cost his side a potential win. The Belgium international has scored 15 goals i…
    - 27 mins ago 16 Oct 17, 9:54am -
  • newBoboye lauds Zamfara govt, security agencies on release of abducted FRSC personnel
    The Federal Road Safety Commission, Boboye Oyeyemi, has appreciated the Zamfara State Government and security agencies for their roles that led to the release of an FRSC personnel abducted in Tsafe recently. According to Bisi Kazeem, FRSC Spokesman,…
    - 37 mins ago 16 Oct 17, 9:44am -
  • newBREAKING: Spain sets Thursday deadline for ‘clarity’ over Catalan independence
    Spain’s central government said Monday that Catalan president Carles Puigdemont had not clarified whether or not he declared independence, urging him to do so “clearly” by Thursday at 10:00 am (0800 GMT). “The government regrets that the pres…
    - 38 mins ago 16 Oct 17, 9:43am -
  • newYobe tackles open defecation with 200 public toilets
    The Yobe Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency says it has constructed more than 200 toilets at Internally Displaced Persons camps and other public places to curtail open defecation. The General Manager of the agency, Alhaji Mohammed Bukar, on Mon…
    - 51 mins ago 16 Oct 17, 9:30am -
  • Sexual abuse: #MeToo trends on Twitter
    Actress Alyssa Milano has sparked a massive outpouring with a simple Twitter request that women respond “me too” if they’ve been sexually assaulted or harassed. More than 27,000 people replied, making “#MeToo” the top trending topic through…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:40am -
  • Catalan leader stalls on independence drive
    Catalonia’s separatist leader on Monday refused to say whether he had declared independence from Spain, calling for an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to settle the country’s worst political crisis in a generation. Responding to…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:31am -
  • Man City vs Napoli: rhapsody in sky blue
    Manchester City and Napoli are the two most prolific teams in Europe’s five major leagues, making Tuesday’s Champions League encounter at the Etihad Stadium a genuinely mouth-watering prospect. Pep Guardiola’s City average 3.625 goals per leagu…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:12am -
  • Kane’s Champions League rise faces Real acid test
    Harry Kane is an admitted follower of Cristiano Ronaldo’s stratospheric stats as he pursues the Portuguese’s status as the best in the world, but for once it is Ronaldo who trails in the race to be the Champions League’s top marksman. An inspir…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:10am -
  • Goalkeeper dies after on-pitch collision with teammate
    Indonesian football was in mourning on Monday after celebrated goalkeeper Choirul Huda died following an on-pitch collision with a team-mate. Huda, 38, a long-time regular for his hometown club Persela in East Java, collapsed just before half-time af…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:07am -
  • Meet Catalonia’s powerful independence lobbyists
    In Catalonia’s separatist crisis, two pro-independence citizens’ groups have emerged as powerful players, their 100,000-plus members giving them a strong influence on regional politics. On Monday, Jordi Cuixart, the head of Omnium Cultural, and J…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:59am -
  • World Food Day: FCTA urges residents to embrace farming
    The Secretary, Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat in the FCT, Mr Stanley Nzekwe, has urged residents to be actively involved in agriculture activities to ensure food security. Nzekwe spoke in a briefing with newsmen on Sunday in Abuja as…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:55am -
  • Catalan leader wants to meet Spain’s PM as soon as possible
    Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Monday called for a meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy “as soon as possible”, as a deadline set by Madrid to clarify his intentions for his region came to a close. “Let’s not let the situatio…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:55am -
  • We source 75% of raw materials locally – Guinness MD
    Stanley Opara The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Peter Ndegwa, spoke to STANLEY OPARA on the growth of the company amid the current economic realities in Nigeria Guinness Nigeria recorded 131 per cent increase in ope…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:53am -
  • Grenadines woos investors to Nigeria’s real estate industry
    Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi Property developer, Grenadines Homes, has unveiled a programme to attract foreign investors to the country with investment options for part-ownership in The Oceanna. The Group Managing Director, Palton Morgan Holdings, parent co…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:53am -
  • Things to know about personal loans
    Personal loans are one of many types of loans you can borrow from a bank. These loans are typically general purpose loans that you can use at your discretion for things like consolidating debt or paying for an unexpected expense or small home improve…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:53am -
  • How gunmen killed three NDLEA men in Kogi
    Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja with agency report Three operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Okene. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Commandant of the NDLEA in Kogi State, Alhaji Idris…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:51am -
  • Unilever’s Knorr celebrates World Food Day with #SHARETHEMEAL
    Knorr, Unilever’s largest food brand in partnership with United Nations World Food Programme, will be marking the 2017 World Food Day by giving food lovers the opportunity to turn their food posts on social media into a real meal for someone in nee…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:50am -
  • How Akwa United won 2017 Aiteo Cup
    Idris Adesina Akwa United on Sunday won their second major trophy after beating Niger Tornadoes 3-2 on penalties to lift the Aiteo  Cup at the Agege Stadium, Lagos. The Uyo  team will now represent Nigeria in the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup alongsid…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:26am -
  • Ezekwesili: I won’t respond to wailing wailers, says Adesina
    Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, on Sunday said it was not his style to respond to those he described as “wailing wailers” in their private capacities. Adesina said this in a t…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:26am -
  • Vaccine: IPOB tells pupils to return to school
    Tony Okafor, Awka The Indigenous People of Biafra has urged parents and guardians in the South-East to send their children and wards back to school. Some parents and guardians in the area had on Wednesday withdrawn their children from schools followi…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:25am -
  • Lawmakers enjoy free treatment at Aso Rock clinic –Presidency
    Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Presidency on Sunday said members of the National Assembly were among persons who enjoyed free medical services from the State House Medical Centre which the federal lawmakers are currently investigating. It also said the…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:24am -
  • Alleged scam: Fayose gives released commissioners, AG new cars
    Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday fulfilled his promise to reward the recently released Finance Commissioner, Toyin Ojo, and the state Accountant General, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi, with new cars. The govern…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:25am -
  • Buhari, AGF ask court to dismiss suits seeking Magu’s sacking
    Ade Adesomoju, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), have asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to strike out all suits seeking the removal of the Acting Chairm…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:23am -
  • Alaafin picks Gani Adams as new Aare Ona Kakanfo
    Segun Olugbile, Olusola Fabiyi, Olufemi Atoyebi, and Eniola Akinkuotu The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Sunday declared the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. The po…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:22am -
  • Alleged adultery: Mob beats man to death in Abia community
    Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia THERE was confusion at Alayi, a community in the Bende Local Government Area of Abia State last Wednesday, following the death of a middle-aged man identified as Emma Orji, who was accused of committing adultery with a house…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:21am -
  • Police nab 14-year-old girl, others for beheading man
    Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri A 14-year-old girl, Chidinma Iheoma, and five other suspected cult members have been arrested by the operatives of the Imo State Police Command for beheading a man, Oguegbu Ofurum, for alleged ritual purpose. The operatives…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:18am -
  • Indonesian goalkeeper dies after collision with team-mate
    Indonesian football was in mourning on Monday after celebrated goalkeeper Choirul Huda died following an on-pitch collision with a team-mate. Huda, 38, a long-time regular for his hometown club Persela in East Java, collapsed just before half-time af…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:17am -
  • Maduro claims landslide win in disputed Venezuela elections
    President Nicolas Maduro claimed a landslide victory Sunday in closely watched regional elections in Venezuela on Sunday, based on official results that the opposition immediately rejected. Maduro’s socialist party won governorships of 17 of the 23…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • Ngige attacks Obi over Anambra poll
    Tony Okafor, Awka The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that a former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi came into politics without a vision. Ngige spoke in Awka, Anambra State capital, during a stakeholders’ meeting…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:53am -
  • Woman faces murder charge over stepson’s death
    Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The police in Katsina State have arraigned a 21-year-old woman, Samsiya Hayatu, over the death of her stepson, Ahmed, who suffered third-degree burns, after being scalded by hot water. The two-year-old Ahmed lived with his fat…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:51am -
  • 2017: NPA to spend N278bn of N288bn revenue
    Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Nigerian Ports Authority has projected N288bn revenue for the 2017 fiscal year and plans to spend N278bn on recurrent and capital expenditures, leaving only N10bn for the Federal Government. The NPA also proposed a surplus of…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:47am -
  • Ailing minister returns from US medical trip
    Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Minister of State for Education, Prof.  Anthony Anwuka, who was flown to the United States for medical treatment, came back on Sunday after spending 27 days. Anwuka, who arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, A…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:45am -
  • Why monkeypox may kill you!
    Let me hasten to tender my apologies if the title of this piece is found offensive or rude. I first heard about monkeypox a few days ago on WhatsApp when my friend, Adedoyin Aderonke, sent copious analyses about the disease. Later, I discovered that…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:42am -
  • $5.5bn loan: FG not borrowing to pay salaries, says APC
    John Alechenu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress has rebuked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party over its criticisms of a plan by the Federal Government to borrow $5.5bn from the international market. According to the APC, unlike the former rul…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:35am -
  • Six killed, houses burnt as Fulani herdsmen defy Plateau curfew
    Friday Olokor, Jos Barely 24 hours after the imposition of curfew by Governor Simon Lalong, gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Saturday killed no fewer than six persons in the Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State, while houses were bur…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:34am -
  • We must borrow more to deliver infrastructure —Adeosun
    Oyetunji Abioye, Washington DC The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Sunday, said the nation must borrow more in the short term to deliver critical infrastructural projects such as roads, rail and power. According to her, Nigeria currently h…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:32am -
  • Police sergeant, retired ASP arrested for ‘robbery’ in Lagos hotel
    Afeez Hanafi A police sergeant serving at the Oworo Police Division, Lagos State, Yakubu Aiyegba, and a retired Assistant Superintendent of Police, Obosa Augustine, have been arrested for alleged robbery. They were apprehended along with a taxi drive…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:23am -
  • Six mistakes to avoid when taking out loans
    Loans are inevitable for most adults. But taking out a loan doesn’t always work out well. So what mistakes are you most likely to make in the loan process? According to money.usnews.com, below are some of the mistakes customers make when taking out…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:21am -
  • MDAs’ illegal recruitment scourge
    ILLEGAL recruitment into the Federal Civil Service, the catalyst of bloated wage bills and recurrent expenditures, is still flourishing, amid efforts to sanitise the payroll and instil order in governance. This is a paradox that underlines the weakne…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:20am -
  • N13.5bn of shares traded last week – NSE
    Stanley Opara A total turnover of 1.555 billion shares worth N13.504bn in 18,409 deals were traded last week by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, according to the bourse’s weekly report. This was in contrast to a total of 1.493…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:18am -
  • NNPC didn’t award $25bn contracts, says Presidency
    Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja and Ovie Okpare, Warri The Presidency on Sunday said there was no truth in the media reports that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation awarded contracts worth $25bn. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:16am -
  • Witnesses’ absence stalls B’Haram mass-trial cases
    Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal Government has said the trial of some of the 1,670 Boko Haram suspects, detained in Wawa Barracks, Kainji, Niger State, is stalled due to absence of witnesses. The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Ju…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:15am -
  • Niger civil servants remanded for forging promotion letters
    Enyioha Opara, Minna A Niger State Chief Magistrates’ Court in Minna has ordered that three public servants in Niger State should be remanded in the prison custody for allegedly forging promotion letters and giving same out to unsuspecting civil se…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:12am -
  • Group attacks Okorocha for erecting Zuma’s statue in Imo
    Oladimeji Ramon A civil society organisation, the Civil Society Network Against Corruption, on Sunday berated the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for playing host to the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma. The group, in a statement posted…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:10am -
  • NNPC’s disrepute for corporate governance
    OHIMA AGANS-OLIHA One starts with an excerpt of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s response to the allegations of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on being sidelined by the NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru: “…It is…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 4:37am -
  • Fela used his art to fight bad governance – Ambode
    Sesan   Olufowobi The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday said the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, was as an enigmatic artiste who used his art to fight bad governance. The governor stated this during the inauguration of th…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 4:35am -
  • State govts set to fast-track Cs of O issuance
    Following the Federal Government’s initiatives to improve housing finance, many state governments are addressing issues of access to land and Certificates of Occupancy, MAUREEN IHUA-MADUENYI writes To complement efforts of the Federal Government to…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 4:26am -
  • Does CBN fund govt deficit with Treasury Bill auctions?
    Henry Boyo “My brother, Nigeria is managing debt not wealth, because a big hole was dug in her pocket after the jamboree called FESTAC ‘77. The TB (Treasury bill) is government borrowing to finance the deficit. If you understand public finance we…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 4:24am -
  • Allow S’West to produce PDP chair – Deputy zonal chairman
    Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West has appealed to other geo-political zones in the southern part of the country to allow the national chairman of the party to come from the zone. It said for the sa…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 4:22am -

Entrepreneurshiply.com

  • 4 Ways to Promote Health and Wellness in the Workplace
    A normal worker spends 8-10 hours in the office. Add a few hours of daily night-sleep to that and it’s enough to understand that a larger portion of their daily life is spent in the workplace. When that much time is being devoted somewhere, it beco…
    - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 5:54am -
  • What Can I Do to Grow My Online Business
    What things should you do to grow your business? There are 5 steps to an essay. Changes to the existing site. Over 90% of all products on the website needs to have copy re written for it. This is a very time consuming but critical part of selling onl…
    - 6 days ago 10 Oct 17, 6:54pm -
  • Business Leaflets and How They Can Serve As Marketing Tools to Attract Customers
    Two destinies await all business leaflets: they will be kept for future reference and action, and they will be thrown away into the nearest waste bin. In-between these two extremes is that your business leaflet prompts the recipient to act immediatel…
    - 7 days ago 9 Oct 17, 10:59am -
  • 4 Unusual Characteristics That Drive Entrepreneurs to Uncommon Success
    Entrepreneurs are an uncommon breed of people, because they see success where many other people see failure. Entrepreneurs plunge ahead even with potential failure staring them in the face; and this is largely because they possess uncommon characteri…
    - 9 days ago 7 Oct 17, 12:55am -
  • How to Improve Your Business Credit Score to Increase Chances For Loans
    A business credit score is not too different from a personal credit score, and they are both subject to almost the same rules, advice and limitations. Just like in personal credit ratings, a bad credit rating for your business will hurt you in more w…
    - 48 days ago 29 Aug 17, 7:02pm -
  • Top 7 Qualities Required For Entrepreneurial Success
    In today’s world, almost everyone wants to be an entrepreneur; but not everyone has what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur. Being an entrepreneur is more than running a private business successfully, it is also about leadership and single-hand…
    - 54 days ago 23 Aug 17, 4:12pm -
  • Why Should You Outsource Payroll?
    Ever heard of non-core functions? Non-core function is a term widely used in the corporate world, especially by business consultants who are always found advising for outsourcing them. Every task performed in an office that neither involves any profi…
    - 67 days ago 10 Aug 17, 5:43am -
  • Businesses That Need to Provide Caps to Employees
    We all about know caps and hats being used as fashion items to complete one’s overall look or to make your clothing complement your personality. But, have you ever considered using caps for your business? You may have not! Wondering why any busines…
    - 70 days ago 7 Aug 17, 7:39am -
  • The Importance of Personal Resilience when Running a Business
    Resilience is a word often associated with thriving businesses. Any business should be resilient towards shifts in the market, which happen more often than you think, in order to persevere into the future. However, personal resilience is not often a…
    - 79 days ago 28 Jul 17, 11:25pm -

Entrepreneurship Secrets

  • Why Your Business Needs the Best Website Possible
    Having a website for your business is no longer optional, it is something that every potential customer will expect. When people want to find out about your business and the products and services that you offer they will look to your website for the…
    - 3 days ago 13 Oct 17, 6:49pm -
  • What Makes the Bosses Sad?
    A boss is the mind, honor, conscience, and face of any company. He, like Atlas, holds on his shoulders a heavy burden of the problems and responsibilities of the company, he has even no time to pick up a girl and allow time just for himself. And ther…
    - 3 days ago 13 Oct 17, 5:06pm -
  • Everything You Need to Know Before Sending Money to the Philippines
    Are you facing problems while sending money to your family and friends in the Philippines? Are you still looking for a cost-effective option for transferring money to the Philippines? Fret not! This guide will show you some of the most cost-effective…
    - 6 days ago 10 Oct 17, 2:52pm -
  • How to come Up with The Perfect Business Name for Your new Company
    Deciding the proper title once you begin a company is an essential step on your entrepreneurial journey.  Your organization name does not just affect 1 part of your business; it impacts it all.  From each email to booklet, to sales page, into the i…
    - 7 days ago 9 Oct 17, 6:24pm -
  • Social Media Platforms to Market and/or Repurpose Your Blog Content
    Every business needs an online presence. More specifically, it needs a social media presence. That is because most of your business’ potential customers are using various social media platforms to consume content daily. Granted, not everything they…
    - 10 days ago 6 Oct 17, 4:21pm -
  • Why Safety Deposit Boxes Are an Asset for Businesses
    Safety deposit boxes are kind of like tiny secure storage units either found in banks or at private vault facilities. They keep important documents and valuables safe. The Benefits of Using a Safe Deposit Box One of the main benefits of a safety depo…
    - 10 days ago 6 Oct 17, 8:49am -
  • Building Great Business Relationships: Doing Business in Italy
    Doing business in Italy is very different to doing business in the United States. No matter how good your business idea, if you are planning to do business in Italy, you will need to know how to go about it in the right way or you’ll hurt your chan…
    - 11 days ago 5 Oct 17, 1:14pm -
  • Expect To Get the “Run-Around” From Insurance Companies
    Too Much Loss With the insanity of Hurricane Harvey, collateral damages are numerous and likely have not yet been fully enumerated. Here’s one many don’t think of: pests. There have been these massive floating piles of ants that could cause furth…
    - 11 days ago 5 Oct 17, 12:47pm -
  • SEO Basics for Your Online Store
    Keen to begin optimising your online store to get better results from search engines? Here I outline some basic areas and research papers you may want to consider when optimising your website as well as those which professionals are likely to undert…
    - 11 days ago 5 Oct 17, 12:37pm -
  • 5 Ways Your Business Can Use Video For Better Customer Service
    No business will survive if they’re known for providing poor customer service. You need to keep client satisfaction high and encourage brand loyalty at every turn. Improving your customer retention is a key measure to this, and even a scant 5% impr…
    - 14 days ago 2 Oct 17, 9:14pm -

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  • God has plans for Nigeria – Osinbajo
    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said God had a purpose for the Nigeria with the kind of persons He put in positions of authority in the country at this time. He stated this at the Kingdom Summit 2017 of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), K…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:32am -
  • Fed Govt borrowing to save jobs, says minister
    More credit lines coming for banks Nigerians in Diaspora to borrow from home The Federal Government’s desire to borrow more funds from international creditors is to prevent job losses, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun has said. Mrs. Adeosun, who spoke…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 11:08pm -
  • I don’t know where Kanu is, says governor
    Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu said yesterday he is unaware of the whereabouts of leader of Indigenous People of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow for his case but he has not been seen since September 24 when milit…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 11:07pm -
  • Evans: police took my N55m, $10,000, 29 vehicles, others
    •He is lying, say police Alleged billionaire kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (a.k.a. Evans) has accused seven senior police officers and others on the Inspector-General (IG) Intelligence Response Team of extortion and sexual assault. He al…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 11:06pm -
  • No $25 billion contract was awarded by NNPC, says Osinbajo
    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday maintained that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) did not award $25b contracts. In a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu made the allegat…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 11:05pm -
  • ALGON, 16 foreign partners to create 5.9m jobs from new agriculture scheme
    As part of steps to boost agriculture in the country, the Association of Local Government of Nigeria(ALGON) and 16 foreign partners and institutes are expected to float a new scheme which will create 5,959, 800 jobs nationwide. The scheme will lead t…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 11:04pm -
  • APC to PDP: deliberate falsehood ‘ll not give you victory in 2019
    The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that it should rethink its strategies of returning to power in 2019. The ruling party said deliberate falsehood will not help the PDP attain its mission. According…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 11:03pm -
  • Xenophobia : Zuma seeks end to killing of Nigerians
    •South African leader urges stronger ties with Nigeria South African President Jacob Zuma has condemned the xenophobic attack on Nigerians residing in South Africa. Zuma, who spoke in Owerri, the Imo State capital, during a two-day private visit, s…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 11:02pm -
  • That $5.5bn loan request
    •Desirable as it might be; the question is whether the government can manage it well Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari requested the National Assembly for authorisation for $5.5 billion external loans. Of this, $3 billion is for re-financing do…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 11:01pm -
  • Blue economy, electricity supply, others dominate economic summit
    The 23rd Nigerian Economic summit has come and gone. But the issues at the summit, such as blue economy, agriculture and others, must be taken serious by the Federal government for its diversification drive to make meaning, writes NDUKA CHIEJINA. Nig…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 11:01pm -

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  • newPolice Dismiss Evans Lawyer’s Claim Of Extortion
    The Nigeria Police Force has denied claims that officers of the Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team, IRT extorted over N50 million and other valuables from billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Eva…
    - 44 mins ago 16 Oct 17, 9:37am -
  • newPhotos: Man Nabbed After Trying To MURDER His Mom In Akwa Ibom
    A young man has been arrested for trying to murder his own biological mother. According to reports he was arrested around 4:00am yesterday after almost successfully trying to murder his mom, before fleeing the scene. A young boy was also wounded in t…
    - 59 mins ago 16 Oct 17, 9:22am -
  • Banky W, Ebuka Uchendu Acknowledge Kiss Daniel
    Ebuka Obi-Uchendu recently hailed Kiss Daniel on twitter and thousands of Nigerian stamped the hailing! Among them is music act, Banky W who said Kiss is one of his favourite artists of all time. That's huge. Banky's tweet after he cut...
    - 1 hour ago 16 Oct 17, 9:06am -
  • Nigerian Omotosho Who Killed Father Of Two Is Jailed 18 YEARS In UK
    A man who stabbed a father-of-two to death on a busy high street has been jailed for 18 years.Abraham Omotoso, 27, of Tudor Gardens, Harrow, plunged a knife into the chest of 34-year-old Mohamed Al-Zufairi in High Street, Wealdstone in February this…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:29am -
  • Crazy! Man Proposes To Girlfriend While Pretending He Was Been Molested By Soldiers [Photos /Video]
    A Nigerian man teamed up with a set of soldiers just to propose to his girlfriend. The man was seen in the video pretending to be molested by soldiers (but it was all planned) just to propose to his girlfriend. As the girl arrived the scene, she aske…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:23am -
  • Zuma Tells South Africans To Stop Killing Nigerians After Visiting Owerri
    The President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, yesterday, warned that no Nigerian citizen should be killed in any part of his country.Zuma was quoted to have made the statement in a release in Owerri, Imo State capital, by the Chief Press Secretary to Go…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:55am -
  • Charly Boy, Deji Adeyanju Begin ANOTHER Sit-Out
    The group of protesters led by good governance activist, Charles Oputa, also known as Charly Boy, on Sunday announced plans to commence a daily sit-out to force President Muhammadu Buhari to take action against alleged corruption by top members of hi…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:39am -
  • How Usher Celebrated His 39th Birthday On Friday
    Despite multiple lawsuits against him, Usher on friday hit the club hard with his friends to party. The singer was joined by Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Mustard, Omarion and Jermaine Dupri at World on Wheels in L.A. Friday night to ce…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:02am -
  • FRANCE To Strip Harvey Weinstein Of His HONOUR
    Oh dear! Honestly, sexual offences are way so wrong. It's one of the greatest offences to humanity, if not number one, and we like the way people on the other side (other continents) deal with this. Honestly, no hating us, Africans NEED TO LEARN. You…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:49am -
  • Photos: AMBODE Also Honours FELA With A Statue
    Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State Governor, yesterday unveiled  the Liberation Statue in honour of late Afrobeat legend and freedom fighter, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, at Allen Roundabout in Ikeja. The late Afrobeats King' children, like Femi Kuti and Yen…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:37am -
  • Police sergeant, Retired ASP Arrested For ‘Robbery’ In Lagos Hotel
    A police sergeant serving at the Oworo Police Division, Lagos State, Yakubu Aiyegba, and a retired Assistant Superintendent of Police, Obosa Augustine, have been arrested for alleged robbery.They were apprehended along with a taxi driver, Godwin Geor…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:04am -
  • Jos: Six Killed, Houses Burnt As Fulani Herdsmen Defy Curfew
    Barely 24 hours after the imposition of curfew by Governor Simon Lalong, gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Saturday killed no fewer than six persons in the Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State, while houses were burnt down.The inciden…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:52am -
  • EFCC Arrest: FAYOSE Compensates Newly Released Ekiti Officials With NEW CARS
    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday fulfilled his promise to reward the recently released Finance Commissioner, Toyin Ojo, and the state Accountant General, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi, with new cars.The governor handed over the keys to new K…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 4:41am -
  • Gani Adams Replaces MKO ABIOLA As New AARE ONA KAKANFO
    The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Sunday declared the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland.The position was held last by the late MKO Abiola, who died in the detention…
    - 7 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 3:26am -
  • Blac Chyna & Tyga Take King Cairo To Six Flags For 5th Birthday
    Exes Blac Chyna and Tyga have kept their rapport amicable enough to take their son to Six Flags Magic Mountain in Los Angeles together.The pair were spotted at the theme park on Saturday with their little tyke King Cairo Stevenson, who will be five y…
    - 12 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 10:10pm -
  • Pictured! The Confession Of Human Parts Dealer That Bought 15 Cars, & Built 4 Houses With It
    It is like nemesis is catching up with suspected ritualists in Ogun State trading in human body parts.No week passes without the police in the state arresting a suspected ritualist. In the latest onslaught against them, no fewer than seven were arres…
    - 12 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 9:55pm -
  • Okorocha’s Unveiling Of Jacob Zuma Statue ’Embarrassing,’ Group Says
    The Civil Society Network Against Corruption has described as “embarrassing” the visit and honour of South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma by the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha.Lanre Suraj, CSNAC’s Chairman, said in a statement on Sunday t…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 9:34pm -
  • Kiss Daniel Talks On Why He Has Been A Comedian Lately....
    Kiss Daniel has finally spoken out on why he has been dishing out comedy skits lately. The singer who has left his fans confused if he was delving into comedy has finally cleared the air. Speaking to Sunday Scoop, Kiss says, he has no business going…
    - 16 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 6:09pm -
  • Pope Proclaims 35 New Saints Including 33 Martyrs
    The Catholic Church has been given 35 new saints, proclaimed during a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St Peter's Square, Rome.Thirty of the saints proclaimed on Sunday are martyrs, including priests and lay people, who suffered anti-Catholic perse…
    - 18 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 4:39pm -
  • FRSC Arrests 350 Unlicensed Drivers In Plateau
    The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Plateau, says it has arrested 350 unlicensed drivers during its special patrol on the highways in the state.The sector commander, Pat Emordi, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on S…
    - 18 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 3:53pm -
  • Gunmen Kill Three NDLEA Officials.....
    Three operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have been shot dead by gunmen in Okene.The Commandant of the NDLEA in Kogi, Idris Bello, told reporters on Sunday in Lokoja that the three operatives were gunned down while on patro…
    - 20 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 2:48pm -
  • I Can’t Marry A Poor Man –Iyabo Ojo
    For men who are exceptionally fond of actress, Iyabo Ojo, the news is that she does not fancy a poor man.Just a few weeks after opening her amala restaurant and lounge in Lekki, the actress made known her preference in a chat with Sunday Scoop.Since…
    - 23 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 11:13am -
  • I Stole To Pay My WAEC Fees - 19 -Year-Old Suspect
    The police in Imo State have apprehended a 19-year-old serial burglary suspect, Chidiebere Okpara.He was arrested at Obodoukwu, Ideato North Local Government Area of the state by the operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Akokwa Annex, led by its…
    - 1 day ago 15 Oct 17, 8:35am -
  • Juliet Ibrahim Speaks About Love With Iceberg Slim
    Juliet Ibrahim has spoken out about dating Rapper Iceberg Slim, saying though they are dating and she's even posted photos on social media, she till wants to keep her private life private. Speaking to Hiptv, the actress said;'I am actually someone wh…
    - 1 day ago 15 Oct 17, 6:50am -
  • Late Dj Olu's Friend, Chime Amaechina Who Died With Him Has Been Buried [Photos]
    Chime Amaechina, late Dj Olu's bosom friend who died in the car with him last week Saturday, October 7th has been buried. He was buried yesterday, exactly a week that he died in his hometown in Anambra. May his soul rest in peace. More photos...
    - 1 day ago 15 Oct 17, 6:29am -

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  • Toke Makinwa and Waje make a stylish duo
    It appeared to be a battle of expensive handbags as media personlity Toke Makinwa and singer Waje posed together yesterday .
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:48am -
  • Diamond Platnumz and Zari Hassan still going strong
    It appears a baby ,deleting their photos on Instagram and public throwing of shade isn't enough to keep Tanzanian star,Diamond Platnumz and mother of five, Zari Hassan apart.She shared photos from a trip to Zanzibar.
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:45am -
  • Courtney Love Warned Women About Harvey Weinstein in 2005
    Courtney Love publicly warned women about Harvey Weinstein more than a decade ago.E News reports that,in an unearthed video posted by TMZ on Saturday, rocker and actress Courtney Love was on the red carpet at Comedy Central's Roast of Pamela Anderso…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:46am -
  • U.S. Congressman offers his brain for research
    US. Congressman David Cicilline, has pledged to donate his brain to research into a degenerative brain disease detected in former football players.Cicilline, a Democratic Rep. from Rhode Island, played Pop Warner football in his youth.Chronic Traumat…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:33am -
  • 4,000 traffic violators for FRSC psychiatric test
    Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday said it apprehended and referred 4,000 traffic offenders for psychological evaluation in the last three months to enforce sanity on FCT roads.The new Sector Commander in the FCT, Mr Ayuba Wobin, made this kn…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:29am -
  • Officer at women’s jail suspended over fling with killer, five other inmates
    An officer at a women’s jail is being probed over flings with up to six inmates.Stewart King, 47, was suspended after allegedly being caught in the cell of murderer Kerry Vincent, 36.An ex-lag at the Surrey jail told the UK Sun: “There are women…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:26am -
  • Police sergeant, retired ASP arrested for ‘robbery’ in Lagos hotel
    A police sergeant serving at the Oworo Police Division, Lagos State, Yakubu Aiyegba, and a retired Assistant Superintendent of Police, Obosa Augustine, have been arrested for alleged robbery.They were apprehended along with a taxi driver, Godwin Geor…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:14am -
  • Meghan Markle 'quits Suits' over Prince Harry
     Meghan Markle is said to have quit her highly successful role on Suits amid claims she will announce her engagement to Prince Harry before Christmas, reports The Sun.'The American actress, 36, who found fame as feisty paralegal Rachel Zane on…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:05am -
  • Former Pussycat Doll says the band was a 'prostitution ring
    A former member of the Pussycat Dolls has claimed that the girl group operated as a 'prostitution ring', with the members forced into sex with entertainment executives.Kaya Jones, 33, made the explosive accusation in a serious of tweets on Saturday a…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 4:46am -
  • I don’t know where Kanu is-Abia governor
    Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu said yesterday he is unaware of the whereabouts of leader of Indigenous People of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu.Kanu is scheduled to appear in court today for his case but he has not been seen since September 24 when military…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 4:38am -
  • Health minister's brother freed 3 weeks after kidnap
    Dr Andy Ehanire, the abducted brother of Minister of State for Health, has regained freedom from the hands of his abductors.The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Police Command in Edo, DSP Moses Nkombe, who confirmed the release of Ehanire on S…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 4:34am -
  • Banky W declares Kiss Daniel one of his favourite artists of all time
    I believe many would agree Kiss Daniel is in a league of his own.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 4:30am -
  • Battle of the free boob- Nicki MInaj vs Slay Queen
    If Nicki can,why can't she!!
    - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 9:25pm -
  • Indonesian goalkeeper, dies after collision with team-mate
    Indonesian Goalkeeper, Choirul Huda has lost his life, during an on-field collision with a team-mate.The 38-year-old, collided with defender Ramon Rodrigues towards the end of the first half against Semen Padang.Huda was declared dead at 5pm local ti…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 9:12pm -
  • Evans: Police took my N55m, $10,000, 29 vehicles, molested my girlfriend
    Accused kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, has accused seven senior police officers and others on the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Intelligence Response Team of extortion and sexual assault.He alleged that the investigators…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 9:02pm -
  • Scott Disick confirms Khloe Kardashian’s pregnancy
    Scott Disick, has opened up about Khloe Kardashian ‘pregnancy’, insisting that despite his split with her sister Kourtney, he’ll be there for her every step of the way.Asked if he’s got any parenting word of wisdom for Khloe, Scott,told E"I d…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 8:56pm -

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    • newPDP Will Return Elected In 2019, Says Makarfi
      The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is confident of reclaiming power from the All Progressives Congress (APC) when Nigerians go to polls in 2019. Chairman of PDP National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, said this on Sunday during his appea…
      - 39 mins ago 16 Oct 17, 9:43am -
    • BREAKING: At Least 20 Feared Dead In Another Plateau Attack
      More than 20 people are feared dead in an early morning attack on Nkyie Dongwro village in Miango district of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau State. The attack is the second in less than 24 hours after six people were killed in a late-night sn…
      - 1 hour ago 16 Oct 17, 9:10am -
    • You Have A Case To Answer, Court Tells Ex-NIMASA Boss
      The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ruled that a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, has a case to answer. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had a…
      - 1 hour ago 16 Oct 17, 9:07am -
    • 40 People Missing As Migrant Vessel Sinks In Haiti
      About 40 people are missing after a migrant vessel sunk the northern coast of Haiti, the civil emergency authorities have said.  Seven people were rescued on Sunday by search teams scouring the seas off the island of La Tortue, Haiti’s civil emerg…
      - 1 hour ago 16 Oct 17, 8:57am -
    • Somalia’s Deadliest Bombing Kills 276, Injures 300
      At least 276 people have been killed and 300 injured by a massive truck bomb that tore through a busy shopping district of Mogadishu, the government said Monday, making it the deadliest attack ever to hit conflict-torn Somalia. Desperate residents of…
      - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:55am -
    • Icardi Hits Hat-trick As Inter Reign In Milan
      Mauro Icardi scored a hat-trick as Inter Milan kept pace with leaders Napoli with a 3-2 defeat of city rivals AC Milan in a fiery Serie A derby clash on Sunday. Inter skipper Icardi sealed victory from the spot in the final minute in front of 80,000…
      - 12 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 9:58pm -
    • Akwa United Beat Niger Tornadoes To Win Aiteo Cup
      Akwa United beat Niger Tornadoes on penalties to win the 2017 Aiteo Cup after a 0-0 draw in Sunday’s final in Lagos. Striker Gabriel Okechukwu scored the decisive spot-kick in sudden death to win the shoot-out 3-2 after both teams failed to score i…
      - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 9:49pm -
    • France To Strip Weinstein Of Legion d’Honneur, Says Macron
      France will strip disgraced Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of the prestigious Legion d’Honneur, President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday. “I have taken steps to revoke the Legion d’Honneur (Legion of Honour)” from Weinstein — accused b…
      - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 9:41pm -
    • Austria’s Kurz: Europe’s Youngest Leader In Waiting
      Austria’s Foreign Minister and leader of Austria’s centre-right People’s Party (OeVP) Sebastian Kurz waves to supporters during the party’s election event following the general elections in Vienna, Austria, on October 15, 2017. ROBERT JAEGER…
      - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 9:37pm -
    • Mancini’s Zenit Retain Lead Despite First Defeat
      Roberto Mancini’s Zenit St Petersburg saw their unbeaten start to the Russian league season ended in a 1-0 home defeat to lowly Arsenal Tula on Sunday. Zambian striker Evans Kangwa’s goal set Arsenal on their way to the second consecutive league…
      - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 17, 9:30pm -

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      2014 Fifa World Cup

      • newInspiring story makes FIFA World Cup dreams come true for mother and son
        An inspirational mother and son from India are the first winners of FIFA’s ‘Bring Someone Special’ campaign, which will take them through an exciting journey to the Opening Match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.
        - 11 mins ago 16 Oct 17, 10:11am -
      • All you need to know about Tuesday's European play-off draw
        The draw will take place at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on Tuesday 17 October at 14:00 (local time) and will be live streamed on FIFA.com and FIFA's YouTube channel. 
        - 1 hour ago 16 Oct 17, 9:07am -
      • Cahill’s best of the best
        Tim Cahill's 50 international goals have been spread across three FIFA World Cups and 13 years on the international stage. FIFA.com takes a look at some of the milestone strikes from Australia's talisman.
        - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:57am -
      • How to follow Tuesday's European play-off draw
        The draw for the upcoming European play-off round, with four World Cup places up for grabs, will take place at 14.00 on Tuesday 17 October in Zurich. Find out how you can follow it live!
        - 1 day ago 15 Oct 17, 5:27am -
      • Bruce Arena resigns as USA coach
        Bruce Arena has stepped down from his role as USA head coach, the United States Soccer Federation has confirmed. Arena’s decision to resign as national team manager comes after the county failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.
        - 3 days ago 13 Oct 17, 4:35pm -
      • Huppenkothen and Hierro to present European play-off draw
        Renowned Mexican TV presenter Vanessa Huppenkothen and former Spain captain Fernando Hierro will conduct the official draw for the European playoff matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.
        - 3 days ago 13 Oct 17, 2:23pm -
      • Rakitic: Croatia can make experience count
        Ahead of Tuesday's European qualifying play-off draw for Russia 2018, Croatia and Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic speaks to FIFA.com about their hopes and the hard-fought victory in Ukraine that secured their place.
        - 3 days ago 13 Oct 17, 9:40am -
      • The Week in Numbers
        Brothers in tandem, a flying finish for a flying winger and half-centuries for veterans feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with single-half spree and unbeaten runs.
        - 3 days ago 13 Oct 17, 8:44am -
      • Gelsenkirchen glory for Cambiasso and Argentina
        In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we look back to Esteban Cambiasso celebrating an Argentinian wonder goal at Germany 2006.
        - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 6:44pm -
      • Russia relying on Kokorin for World Cup goals
        Having missed the cut for Russia's 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup squad, Aleksandr Kokorin's goalscoring exploits has seen him return to the national fold. 
        - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 6:26pm -
      • Panama’s road to glory
        After securing an historic first qualification to the FIFA World Cup, FIFA.com looks back on how Panama reached Russia 2018.
        - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 3:19pm -
      • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes
        Excitement is building prior to FIFA’s flagship event and ticket requests have been high since 14 September: 3,496,204 tickets have been requested so far as the first sales period concludes today.
        - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 1:30pm -
      • Syrian dream ends but heralds bright future
        Their Russia 2018 adventure ended in disappointment in Sydney, but Syria achieved some momentous gains along the way. FIFA.com looks closer.
        - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 1:21pm -
      • Future bright for five-star Iran
        Iran are the only nation to have qualified for five men's tournaments in 2016 and 2017. FIFA.com looks at how they managed it and their impressive achievements at the global finals.
        - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 12:01pm -
      • Argentina's debt to saviour Messi
        After Lionel Messi's hat-trick took Argentina through to the World Cup, FIFA.com looks at La Albiceleste's reliance on their star man and hears his no-nonsense reaction to those final-day heroics.
        - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 7:44am -
      • USA suffer a heartbreak all too familiar to Soca faithful
        The wounds of missing out on a FIFA World Cup always sting in the immediate aftermath, but USA's pain will have been very familiar to some of those watching it being inflicted, as Trinidad and Tobago have suffered the same at their opponents' hands.
        - 5 days ago 11 Oct 17, 6:35pm -
      • 2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far
        With the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ approaching their end and more and more teams securing their places at next year’s finals, the first ticket sales period for FIFA’s flagship tournament is soon to conclude. 
        - 5 days ago 11 Oct 17, 2:12pm -
      • The World Cup qualifiers in numbers
        Barça buddies breaking a goal record, a nation outscoring all their rivals but getting no reward and some remarkable campaigns feature in FIFA.com’s statistical review of the Russia 2018 preliminaries.
        - 5 days ago 11 Oct 17, 11:05am -
      • Last-gasp drama provides joy for Panama, pain for USA
        CONCACAF qualifying for the FIFA World Cup has a history of going down to the wire, and so it proved once again in the campaign for Russia 2018
        - 5 days ago 11 Oct 17, 9:04am -
      • Night to remember for Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia
        Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia secured the results they needed to qualify for Russia 2018 on a dramatic final evening of qualifying in South America on which Chile and Paraguay missed out.
        - 5 days ago 11 Oct 17, 8:31am -
      • Final-day drama leaves Panama smiling, USA despairing
        Panama are headed to their first FIFA World Cup after a highly dramatic final day of qualifying in the CONCACAF region, which saw USA unexpectedly slip from third to fifth to suffer a shock elimination.
        - 5 days ago 11 Oct 17, 5:12am -
      • Trio qualify amid tense South American finale
        Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia shored up South America’s final three tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia amid a hugely dramatic final day of qualifying in the CONMEBOL region.
        - 5 days ago 11 Oct 17, 4:38am -
      • Portugal leapfrog Switzerland, France qualify
        France and Portugal became the final two of nine group winners in European qualifying, while Sweden, Greece and Switzerland all finished as runners-up in their respective pools to claim a play-off spot.
        - 5 days ago 11 Oct 17, 12:17am -
      • France, Portugal earn Europe's last automatic Russia tickets
        France and Portugal booked their places at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on the final day of Europe's group stage, with the pair earning comfortable wins to top Group A and B respectively, while the play-off line-up was finalised.
        - 6 days ago 10 Oct 17, 9:39pm -
      • Cahill the hero as Socceroos see off Syria
        Tim Cahill kept Australia’s FIFA World Cup™ dreams alive with a superb headed double as Ange Postecoglou’s side beat Syria 2-1 after extra-time.
        - 6 days ago 10 Oct 17, 12:58pm -
      • Who can qualify from Europe on Tuesday?
        FIFA.com runs the rule over the various permutations as a host of nations joust on the final day of Russia 2018 group-stage qualifying in Europe.
        - 6 days ago 10 Oct 17, 9:37am -
      • A party without a hangover for jubilant Iceland
        "Are you kidding! We are going to the World Cup!" FIFA.com looks at the reaction in Iceland after a memorable and historic night in Reykjavik ended with them becoming the smallest nation ever to reach the FIFA World Cup.
        - 6 days ago 10 Oct 17, 8:36am -
      • Serbians relieved, Icelanders in raptures
        FIFA.com reviews Monday's European 2018 World Cup qualifying action where Serbia and Iceland both secured qualification for Russia, while two more play-off spots were locked up.
        - 6 days ago 10 Oct 17, 12:45am -
      • Iceland and Serbia qualify for Russia 2018
        Iceland and Serbia have added their names to their list of Russia 2018 participants after qualifying directly from Groups I and D, respectively. 
        - 7 days ago 9 Oct 17, 10:17pm -
      • FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour brings Russia 2018 flavour to Saransk
        The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola stopped off at its first 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Host City on its tour around the country, with the people of Saransk getting to see the winners' trophy.
        - 7 days ago 9 Oct 17, 5:03pm -
      • Intriguing finale awaits CONCACAF story
        After over two years of qualifying in the CONCACAF region for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, the final questions will be answered on the very final day, with USA, Panama and Honduras all in the hunt for the last automatic ticket.
        - 7 days ago 9 Oct 17, 4:27pm -
      • Five factors behind Egypt’s successful campaign
        After the Pharaohs secured a long-awaited return to the FIFA World Cup, FIFA.com looks at five factors that proved critical to Egypt’s successful qualification for Russia 2018.
        - 7 days ago 9 Oct 17, 12:00pm -
      • Australia, Syria face moment of truth
        Only one team will be left standing in Asia after the continent's long Russia 2018 campaign draws to a close on Tuesday as Australia and Syria battle for a ticket to the intercontinental play-off.
        - 7 days ago 9 Oct 17, 7:28am -
      • Xhaka: Portugal game is like a World Cup Final
        Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka speaks to FIFA.com as the Swiss prepare for their winner-takes-all meeting against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal on Tuesday.
        - 7 days ago 9 Oct 17, 5:09am -
      • Who can qualify from Europe on Monday?
        On Monday 9 October, a total of nine games in Groups D, G and I will be played. Here we outline which nations can secure an automatic berth for Russia 2018 on the qualification campaign's final matchday.
        - 7 days ago 9 Oct 17, 4:51am -
      • Cheers for Poland, tears for Scotland
        FIFA.com reviews Sunday's European qualifying action where Robert Lewandowski set a new mark in helping Poland end their 12-year FIFA World Cup drought, while Slovakia's joy meant heartbreak for Scotland.
        - 7 days ago 9 Oct 17, 12:02am -
      • Last-gasp Pharaohs end World Cup exile
        Egypt clinched their place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia to earn their first appearance at the finals for 28 years, having had to watch from the sidelines since Italy 1990.
        - 8 days ago 8 Oct 17, 8:11pm -
      • South America set for Shakespearean final act
        FIFA.com ​takes a closer look at the remarkable final day of South American qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, with six teams fighting for three direct qualification slots, and one play-off place.
        - 8 days ago 8 Oct 17, 7:46pm -
      • Poland make World Cup return
        Poland became the latest team to book their place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia after securing Group E’s top spot on the final day.
        - 8 days ago 8 Oct 17, 7:01pm -
      • Who can qualify in CONCACAF?
        With just 1.5 tickets remaining from CONCACAF, the final day brings about a three-horse race between USA, Panama and Honduras to book their place at 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, or keep their dream alive with a play-off spot.
        - 8 days ago 8 Oct 17, 2:34pm -
      • Who can qualify in South America?
        With only top spot already secured in South America the final day's action promises to be a frantic affair as six teams chase three direct tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, with another play-off spot on offer, too.
        - 8 days ago 8 Oct 17, 2:23pm -
      • Spain: Blending the new with the old
        After Spain rubberstamped their much-awaited ticket to Russia on the penultimate matchday of European zone qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, we analyse the keys to their success. 
        - 8 days ago 8 Oct 17, 12:19pm -
      • Nigeria qualify, Elephants in peril
        While the headline-grabber was very much Nigeria's passage to Russia with victory over Zambia, a pair of North African side moved into striking distance of their own ticket ahead of the final day.
        - 8 days ago 8 Oct 17, 11:00am -
      • Who can qualify from Europe on Sunday?
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      • Iwobi following in uncle Jay Jay's footsteps
        Almost a quarter of a century after Jay Jay Okocha played a pivotal role in guiding Nigeria to their maiden FIFA World Cup, his nephew scored the goal that sent the Super Eagles to their sixth appearance at the global finals.
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      • Waston heroics lift Costa Rica into fifth World Cup
        Costa Rica won through to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on Saturday with a match to spare, but it took a dramatic equaliser from Kendall Waston deep into injury time to earn Los Ticos the point they required.
        - 8 days ago 8 Oct 17, 2:49am -
      • France edge closer as Sweden, Belgium break records
        A host of dramatic results in Europe produced some predictably mixed emotions, with joy for France, Sweden, Greece and Switzerland amid pain for the likes of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Netherlands.
        - 8 days ago 7 Oct 17, 10:53pm -
      • Nigeria Russia-bound as Africa's first qualifiers
        Nigeria have secured their place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, having seen off Zambia to top Group B and become Africa's first team at the finals.
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      • The Week in Numbers
        An assist king excelled. A half-century was conquered. Droughts were doused. Last-gasp goals abounded. Woodwork rescued remarkably. Here’s FIFA.com’s statistical review of the recent action.
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      • USA revive to deflate Panama hopes, El Tri win again
        FIFA.com reviews the latest CONCACAF qualifying action for Russia 2018 as USA finally found form at the expense of Panama, while Mexico underlined their position at the top of the Hexagonal standings.
        - 9 days ago 7 Oct 17, 6:58am -
      • Spain through at Italy’s expense, Serbia stumble
        FIFA.com reviews Russia 2018 qualifying action in Europe where 2010 world champions Spain booked their ticket to another World Cup, while there were major stumbles by Italy and Serbia.
        - 9 days ago 6 Oct 17, 11:20pm -

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          WHEN children ask their father for egg and the father sends them pythons, or scorpions, it portends  an omen. I am not the first to make this statement.The post No more hate speeches but hate actions? appeared first on Vanguard News.
          - 56 mins ago 16 Oct 17, 9:26am -
        • No hiding place for politicians in Niyi Osundare’s poem
          Niyi Osundare, a prolific Nigerian writer, poet, essayist, playwright and social critic wrote The Politician’s Two Mouths against the backdrop of the prevailing political climate in Nigeria during the Shehu Shagari-led Second Republic overthrown by…
          - 1 hour ago 16 Oct 17, 9:16am -
        • Police: 8 dead, 21 rescued as boat carrying Rohingya sinks off Bangladesh
          Police said on Monday that eight people drowned when a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized in a river they were attempting to cross to reach Bangladesh.The post Police: 8 dead, 21 rescued as boat carrying Rohingya sin…
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        • Medical outreach part of Armed Forces’ constitutional responsibility – Enenche
          The Defence Headquarters on Sunday described the Armed Forces’ medical outreach as part of the Forces’ constitutional responsibility of securing lives and property of Nigerians.The post Medical outreach part of Armed Forces’ constitutional res…
          - 1 hour ago 16 Oct 17, 9:01am -
        • Libyan army prepares to take over western city of Zawiya – Military source
          Libyan eastern-based army is preparing to launch a large-scale military operation aimed at controlling the city of Zawiya, some 45 km west of Tripoli, a military source said.The post Libyan army prepares to take over western city of Zawiya – Milit…
          - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:51am -
        • Ex-South Korean president views corruption trial as “political revenge”
          Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye during a hearing on Monday called the corruption trial against her a “political revenge,” which she hoped would not occur anymore after her trial is over.The post Ex-South Korean president views corrup…
          - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:49am -
        • Before we bring back toll plazas
          THE Federal Government appears determined to open more space for the public to play bigger roles in infrastructure construction and management.The post Before we bring back toll plazas appeared first on Vanguard News.
          - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:48am -
        • Ibadan new kings saga: Defeated Seriki line taunts Ajimobi, Olubadan
          THE head of Seriki line in Ibadan traditional institution, Chief Adebayo Oyediji, who lost the Olubadan stool to His Imperial Majesty, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has taunted both the governor and the monarch that nemesis has at last caught up with them for…
          - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:32am -
        • Akwa Ibom Police burst Ukanafun killing cartel, nab 15 suspects
          UYO—THE Police in Akwa Ibom State have arrested 15 persons in connection with the series of killings and kidnappings in Ukanafun and Etim Ekpo Local Government areas of the state.The post Akwa Ibom Police burst Ukanafun killing cartel, nab 15 susp…
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        • IYC faults Buhari’s handling of Kachikwu’s allegation against Baru
          WARRI—IJAW Youth Council, IYC, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari's handling of the allegation by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, regarding award of contracts running into billions of dollars without due process by the…
          - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:28am -
        • Oil jumps to $57.8 on fears of new Iran sanctions, Iraq conflict
          Oil markets jumped on Monday on concerns over potential renewed U.S. sanctions against Iran as well as conflict in Iraq.The post Oil jumps to $57.8 on fears of new Iran sanctions, Iraq conflict appeared first on Vanguard News.
          - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:27am -
        • Mixed market sentiment to trail equities market this week
          AS the third quarter earnings season approaches, financial analysts have predicted a mixed market sentiment this week, even as the equities market ended bullish.The post Mixed market sentiment to trail equities market this week appeared first on Van…
          - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:26am -
        • Authorities say death toll from Somalia bomb attacks rises to 300
          Authorities on Monday confirmed that 300 people died after twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives caught up in Somalia’s deadliest attack in a decade.The post Authorities say death toll fro…
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        • Be patience with Buhari, he has good plans – Sen. Gaya
          The Chairman, Senate Committee on Works, Sen. Kabiru Gaya, has urged Nigerians to be patient with the present administration as it works towards entrenching good governance.The post Be patience with Buhari, he has good plans – Sen. Gaya appeared f…
          - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:23am -
        • Officers’ promotion exam: Army urge Enugu residents not to panic
          The Nigerian Army has urged residents of Enugu not to panic as they see sporadic movement of military vehicles and personnel during the Captain and Major Practical Promotion Examination 2017.The post Officers’ promotion exam: Army urge Enugu resid…
          - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:17am -
        • N224bn inflow to boost interbank liquidity
          THE interbank bank money market will, this week, receive liquidity boost of N224 billion but with little prospect of moderation in cost of funds.The post N224bn inflow to boost interbank liquidity appeared first on Vanguard News.
          - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:14am -
        • Rotten Yams: by all standards yams from Nigeria far better in terms of quality, taste, – Exporter
          FOLLOWING the alleged rejection of Nigerian yams recently, one of the exporters of the commodity, Managing Director, Wan Nyikwagh Farms Nigeria Limited, Mr Yandev Amaabai, revealed that after the official flag-off of the policy on June 29, 2017, his…
          - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:01am -
        • Absence of witnesses stalls trial of Boko Haram suspects —AGF
          ABUJA—The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, yesterday, disclosed that some high profile cases could not be heard at the trial of suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the Kainji detention facility du…
          - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 8:00am -
        • Transfer of unclaimed dividend to Trust Fund not acceptable — Igbrude
          Unclaimed dividend is the property of retail shareholders and becomes the property of the company that paid it after 12 years period that the shareholders could not claim it as stipulated by law.The post Transfer of unclaimed dividend to Trust Fund…
          - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:47am -
        • 2-yr-old dies after stepmother bathes him with hot water
          KATSINA—A housewife, who allegedly bathed her two-year-old step-son, Ahmed, with hot water that led to his death in Yandaki town, Kaita Local Government Area of Katsina State, is currently in Police net.The post 2-yr-old dies after stepmother bath…
          - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 7:41am -