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MANCHESTER CITY APOLOGIES TO FERGUSON OVER ‘RIP’ BANNER

Manchester City have apologised to Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson after striker Carlos Tevez held up a banner goading his former manager.

Tevez has also expressed his regret after he was pictured with a sign which read ‘RIP Fergie’ during City’s celebratory title-winning parade in Manchester. Read more

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INEC CHAIRMAN CALLS FOR THE REGULATION OF NEW MEDIA

The National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega has called for a regulation on the use of social media in Nigeria.

Prof. Jega made this call during a paper  presentation in Abuja on monday at a New Media and Governance Conference where he narrated the Commission’s experience on the response received from new media during the 2011 general elections. Read more

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BOKO HARAM RECEIVED N40 MILLION DONATION FROM ALGERIA – PREMIUM TIMES

The extremist Boko Haram sect, which has since 2009 launched sustained attacks on security installations, places of worship, educational institutions and media outfits, recently got cash support of N40 million from an Algerian terrorist group, an intelligence report recently submitted to the presidency has said. Read more

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Between D’Banj And Don Jazzy By Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, please let’s leave politics for this week and discuss my primary constituency, showbiz. I’m always happy to see young people break barriers of poverty through creativity. This is why I have invested materially and otherwise in our talented youths since 1989 when Sir Shina Peters broke record charts with his monster album, Ace. I doubt if any other album has recorded such monumental success. Read more

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MTN EXPLAINS REASONS FOR CHALLENGES WITH QUALITY SERVICE IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Nigeria’s leading telecommunications operator, MTN in a swift reaction to the NCC directive to pay fine for poor quality of telecommunication service said the company remained committed to ensuring the best quality of service for its teeming customers. Speaking through its Corporate Services Executive Akinwale Goodluck, the communication giant said it continues to employ the greatest effort to overcome the infrastructural and environmental challenges that impede the delivery of consistently good quality of service”. Read more

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