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How Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Keep their love alive while apart

Friday, August 01, 2014
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt make up one of the most famous couples in Hollywood, but even with their extremely busy schedules, they still find ways to keep the romance alive. During an interview with Australias TV Week Magazine, Jolie, 39, revealed how she and her main squeeze handled their long-distance relationship while she was directi ... Read more

Teens rate Facebook their favorite social media sites

Friday, August 01, 2014
There they are: heads down, walking, laughing to themselves as theyre glued to the small screen held in their hands. What are kids these days doing on those smartphones? Are they busy putting 10 filters on a selfie on Instagram? Yes. Has Facebook become too ancient to use? No. What about Twitter, Youtube, or Snapchat? Theres a whole ... Read more

Women on U.S. currency? 'A pretty good idea' says Obama

Friday, August 01, 2014
Siemond Chan Move over, George Washington. Eleanor Roosevelt might be taking your spot on the 1 bill. A young girls letter to President Obama sparked a discussion about the possibility of adding womens faces on American currency. Obama mentioned the letter at an appearance Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo. Related: Daughters earn more th ... Read more

U.S., U.N. announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

Friday, August 01, 2014
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning Friday, during which time there will be negotiations on a more durable truce in the 24-day-old Gaza war, the United States and United Nations announced Thursday. According to an Associated Press report, the announcement came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin N ... Read more

Despite concerns, US restocks Israel with ammunition

Friday, August 01, 2014
The United States confirmed it had restocked Israels supplies of ammunition, hours after finally sharpening its tone to condemn an attack on a United Nations school in Gaza. But while both the White House and the State Department condemned the shelling of the UN-run school in the Jabaliya refugee camp in northern Gaza in which at least 16 Pale ... Read more

Taxis, planes and viruses: How deadly Ebola can spread

Friday, August 01, 2014
For scientists tracking the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, its not about complex virology and genotyping, but about how contagious microbes like humans use planes, bikes and taxis to spread. So far, authorities have taken no action to limit international travel in the region. The airlines association IATA said on Thursday that the Worl ... Read more

7 exercises that will transform your body

Friday, August 01, 2014
Looking for some effective ways to transform your body? There are a few great exercises that will help you to reach your fitness goal. These exercises are easy but effective in strengthening your body along with burning unwanted calories. However, sticking to these exercises is not enough to transform your body, you should also eat healthy and get ... Read more

Rihanna parties in her undies

Friday, August 01, 2014
We see London, we see France: Rihanna went out clubbing in boxers and a bra top on Wednesday. Splash News Somebody should tell Rihanna that she keeps wearing clothes that are meant for inside outside . The 26-year-old Diamonds singer went to a New York City nightclub on Wednesday wearing a small black bra top and roomy white boxer short ... Read more

US issues travel warning for Ebola-hit countries

Friday, August 01, 2014
US health authorities on Thursday issued a warning against travel to three African nations facing the largest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in history. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged all US residents to avoid non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The current outbreak of the highly contagious ... Read more

Ebola virus scare: Anambra Govt quarantines corpse from Liberia

Friday, August 01, 2014
A corpse of an Anambra State indigene brought from Liberia, yesterday, caused scare of the dreaded Ebola disease in the state, with officials of the state ministry of health directing security operatives to cordon off the mortuary where the body was deposited pending investigations by experts from the Federal Ministry of Health.The corpse was ... Read more

First Bank, UBA, Zenith Bank MDs join Alade on FMDQ board

Friday, August 01, 2014
The Deputy Governor, Economic Policy, Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Sarah Alade, has been named Chair of The Financial Dealers Markets Quotations FMDQ OTC Plc, replacing Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, who retired from the board at the companys Annual General Meeting on Thursday.The Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, First Bank ... Read more

FCMB Capital Markets emerges lead arranger in Oando, Conoco $1.65bn deal

Friday, August 01, 2014
FCMB Capital Markets, the investment banking arm of FCMB group has emerged the lead arranger as Oando Energy Resources OER, the upstream business of Oando Plc, has signed the ConocoPhillips acquisition agreement that will make Oando one of the largest indigenous oil and gas companies in Nigeria. The agreement signing and completion ceremony took ... Read more

Emefiele vows to implement competency framework in banking industry

Friday, August 01, 2014
TheCentral Bank of Nigeria CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has promised to continue to work with stakeholders in the banking industry to ensure the implementation of the competency framework for the industry is realistic.A statement from the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria CIBN quoted the CBN governor to have said this during ... Read more

Chido @50: When the Book Reads like its Cover

Friday, August 01, 2014
By James EzeIn the world of Masters of Ceremonies MCs Chido Obidiegwu towers above his peers like Zuma Rock over the low plains of Nigerias Federal Capital Territory. From his lush silver hair and well-sculpted face to his deep voice that rumbles like rain-bearing thunder in the middle of July, Chido wears charisma like an Arabian musk - thic ... Read more

Electricity: Paying more for less - Nigerian Tribune

Friday, August 01, 2014
Notwithstanding the oft-repeated objection of relevant government agencies, the successor companies of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria PHCN have been increasing electricity tariff. Receipts being issued to consumers show that the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company IBEDC for example has raised its tariff rate 8211; for three ... Read more
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Buhari attack: Military arrests sus

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Boko Haram: FG orders 40 helicopter

Boko Haram: FG orders 40 helicopters from US, Russia Saturday, July 26, 2014

The Federal Government has ordered for 40 helicopters from the United States and ...
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Don't negotiate for Chibok girls, M

Don’t negotiate for Chibok girls, Muslims tell Sultan Sunday, July 27, 2014

The Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has warned the Sultan of Sokoto, ...
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Nigeria will break up soon: Asari-

Nigeria will break up soon:  Asari-Dokubo Wednesday, July 30, 2014

For the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujahi ...
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Suleiman Abba may be named new IG t

Suleiman Abba may be named new IG today Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  The Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 7, Mr. Suleiman Abba may be ...
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El-zakzaky's son, 10 others killed

El-zakzaky’s son, 10 others killed in Zaria Saturday, July 26, 2014

Son of Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim El-zakzaky, who is the leader of Shiite se ...
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