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  • Elderson Echiejile set for Monaco move

    January 17, 2014 1:53 PM 36

    Nigeria and Braga defender Elderson Echiejile is expected to complete a move to big-spending French league side Monaco. The former Rennes star's contract expires in June having joined the Portuguese outfit in 2010. Echiejile, who played a key role in the Super Eagles’ Africa Cup of Nations triumph in 2013, Fifa Confederations Cup and Nigeria’s qualification

  • Nigeria Must Sustain Economy Diversification Policies – Economist

    January 17, 2014 11:05 AM 7

    Sustaining Nigeria’s economy diversification policies is important to ensure a reversal of the nation’s dwindling revenue, an economist has said. Mr Bayo Durodola, on Tuesday, said that the fact that the Nigerian government was facing challenges in its revenue should constitute a major concern for an average Nigerian. Revenues generated in Nigeria has been dwindling

  • Vanity Fair face allegations of whitewashing over Lupita Nyong'o shoot

    January 17, 2014 8:46 AM 32

    VANITY Fair magazine has come under fire for allegedly lightening the skin of one of Hollywood's fastest-rising stars, 12 Years A Slave actor Lupita Nyong'o. But when Vanity Fair tweeted a sneak peek of the shoot this week, the magazine was met with a firestorm of criticism. Fans took to social media to point the difference between the Vanity Fair picture

  • Lupita Nyong’o in Calvin Klein Collection at the 2014 Critics’ Choice Awards

    January 17, 2014 7:46 AM 20

    Posted on Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 8:43 AM The Kenyan actress who picked up the Best Supporting Actress award at the 2014 Critics’ Choice Awards on Thursday evening, arrived in a white custom Calvin Klein Collection dress. Lupita accessorized the white silk crepe bandeau dress with Kimberly McDonalad jewelry, a Calvin Klein Collection gold box clutch

  • Jonathan Boosts Housing with N50bn Mortgage Refinancing Company, Articles

    January 17, 2014 5:02 AM 35

    President Goodluck Jonathan has launched the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company Plc (NRMC), which is expected to boost mortgage financing in the country for housing delivery and home ownership schemes. Speaking at the event yesterday in Abuja, the president said his administration had embarked on creating a stable macroeconomic environment that had lowered

  • Academy Awards 2014 nominations' oddest shocker? No Oscar nod for ‘American Hustle’ hair!

    January 17, 2014 4:28 AM 124

    'The Lone Ranger,' 'Dallas Buyers Club' and 'Bad Grandpa' get hair nominations. But how can voters ignore the stylings that made the disco era famous? The most glaring snub in Thursday’s Oscar nominations wasn’t an actor or director — it was Bradley Cooper’s perm. Sure, it’s stunning that Robert Redford, Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson didn’t get acting

  • Hanks, Redford, ‘Butler’ among Oscar snubs

    January 17, 2014 3:09 AM 51

    — “Captain Phillips.” Tom Hanks is widely beloved by the academy, having been nominated five times previously, and winning for “Forest Gump” and “Philadelphia.” But even though “Captain Phillips,” in which Hanks plays the title role, was nominated six times, Hanks was denied an actor nod for his lead performance. — “All Is Lost.” Robert Redford, expected

  • Nigeria records N117.89b revenue shortfall in December, as tiers of govt shared N581.49b

    January 17, 2014 1:46 AM 6

    WorldStage Newsonline—There was a shortfall of about N117.89 billion last month in the gross revenue into the Nigeria’s Federation Account to N479.95 billion, thereby compelling the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) to substantially reduced distributions to the three tiers of government during the month. The total accrual into the Federation

  • Lagos to fund 70% of 2014 budget with taxes

    January 17, 2014 12:15 AM 13

    WorldStage Newsonline-- Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola on Thursday said 70 per cent of the state's 2014 budget of N489.6 billion would be funded with taxes. Speaking in Ikeja at the 7th Lagos State Annual Stakeholders Conference on Taxation, the governor said the remaining 30 per cent would be financed through other sources, including

  • CBN Unveils IT Guidelines for Banks, Articles

    January 17, 2014 12:08 AM 9

    In order to ensure that banks adopt global Information Technology (IT), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has introduced a new framework for the industry. The central bank said the new document would provide guidelines for and serve as reference points in ensuring the quality of IT service delivery in the Nigerian banking industry. The CBN stated this in a circular