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16 Jan 2015
DRIED flowers, grasses, grains seed heads, pine cones and other plant materials such as stem, bark are popular materials for decorative perpetual floral arrangements and other craft projects.    Using a wide variety of plant material gives the best results, and one may find an assortment of usable plants throughout the year. A preservation method…
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16 Jan 2015
LAST week, we featured 10 screen celebrities that were nominated out of a pool of 50 celebrities, as players to watch in 2015. In this last part of the report, SHAIBU HUSSEINI randomly picks another 10 from that pool that were nominated by moviegoers based on an online poll. However, the list is not in…
16 Jan 2015
BRITISH-Nigerian comedy, Gone Too Far, opened in Nigerian cinemas yesterday. Directed by Destiny Ekaragha, and based on a play by Bola Agbaje, which won a Laurence Olivier award in 2008, Gone Too Far stars Malachi Kirby, OC Ukeje, Shanika Warren-Markland, Adelayo Adedayo, and Golda John-Abiola. Also in the movie are Tosin Cole, Miles McDonald, Eddie…
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16 Jan 2015
AS the campaign for the next month general elections gathers momentum across the country, certain political events have signaled that there is need for caution and restraint among the political parties, especially the two major ones, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the major opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC) and their followers to…
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16 Jan 2015
The former Governor of Kaduna State and opposition leader, Alhaji Balarabe Musa spoke on the fears of violence and attacks being nursed by Nigerians over conduct of the forthcoming February general elections.  WHAT do you thinks about the outcome of the forthcoming general elections? Violence cannot be avoided particularly, when we put the elections in…
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16 Jan 2015
In the face of increasing pace of violence among opposition party members, many Nigerians have expressed concern that if not properly checkmated, it may have implications on the outcome of next month’s general elections. Politicians spoke to GODWIN IJEDIOGOR in Lagos and BRIDGET CHIEDU ONOCHIE in Abuja on the issue. “WHAT comes to my mind…
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16 Jan 2015
Chairman of Senate Committee on Finance and former governor of Kaduna State, Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, cautioned politicians to avoid inflammatory statements in their campaigns to save the country from violence in next month’s elections. He also urged the presidential candidates to go beyond the peace pact they endorsed to promote free, fair and credible polls.…
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16 Jan 2015
AFTER an early morning mass at the Our Lady of Queen Angels Catholic Church in Edim Etop, Calabar, men and women, boys and girls, took to the streets with placards in a peaceful demonstration reading, “Nigerians are ready for peaceful elections, a vote for the conscience is a vote for peace, no more verbal terrorism…
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16 Jan 2015
Executive Director, Civil Liberties Organisation of Nigeria (CLO), Comrade Ibuchukwu Ezike spoke to LAWRENCE NJOKU in Enugu on a number of issues, especially his fears on the 2015 general elections.  THERE are increasing fears over the 2015 general elections following spate of violence and attacks. What is your take on this? I associate with the…
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16 Jan 2015
THE latest episode of Malta Guinness Game On saw Jay Jay Okocha, Joke Silva, Saka, Toke Makinwa, Bovi, Mai Atafo and Charles Okafor join contestants in the reality show, who were faced with the challenge of making a 5 min documentary depicting stories representing their captain’s rise.    Both Team captains got the support of…
16 Jan 2015
WHILE speaking with The Times over a new report on the entertainment industry’s effect on the Los Angeles County economy, chief economist with the L.A County Economic Development Corporation Robert Kleinhenz observed that, despite the loss of business to places around the world, the entertainment industry in L.A. County remains a focal point for the…
16 Jan 2015
• Dede, Dare And Yinka Davies Retain Roles As Judges FOR lovers of entertainment, exciting times are here once again. After months of fine-tuning the talent hunt project and sealing sponsorship deals, leading entertainment franchise owners, Optima Media Group and lead sponsor, Etisalat Nigeria have unveiled the season five of TV reality show Nigerian Idol. …

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An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Thursday ordered that the former board chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Ngozi Olejeme, be remanded in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s ( EFCC) custody, until Friday. The judge, Justice Maryam Hassan gave the order after listening to both counsel submissions on the defendant’s…