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Arsenal can handle FA cup pressure – Wenger

Arsene Wenger: hopeful Arsenal can end title drought Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Wednesday expressed confidence that the pressure of the club’s nine-year trophy drought will not derail his side in Saturday’s FA Cup final against Hull City. “You don’t play with the history,” ...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Bipartisan pressure on Obama to save Nigerian schoolgirls

Calls mounted Monday for US government action to help find and free more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped last month by Islamist militants, amid growing outrage and fears over their fate. US officials said they worried many of the girls seized three weeks ago had now been smuggled across Nigeria’...

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Posted on May 6, 2014

Tambuwal denies pressure to resign

Honourable Aminu Tambuwal, the Speaker of House of Representatives has described a newspaper report that he is under pressure to resign as a complete fabrication. In a statement issued and signed on his behalf by his Media Aide, Mallam Imam Imam on Tuesday, the Speaker affirmed that he is not under is not und...

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Posted on Oct 8, 2013

Speaker Tambuwal denies he is under pressure to resign

by Citizens Platform Speaker House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Aminu Tambuwal has debunked media reports that  he is  under  pressure to resign. In a statement  issued by his Media Aide, Mallam Imam Imam, said Speaker Tambuwal is not under pressure fr...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Oct 8, 2013

I Am Not under Pressure to Quit – Tambuwal

Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has disclaimed reports that he is under pressure to resign his office. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Imam Imam, Tambuwal described a story to the effect published in a daily as untrue. “For all inte...

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Posted on Oct 8, 2013

Groups Charge UN Body To Put Pressure On FG To End Corruption

Ahead of the presentation by the Federal Government of the country’s human rights report under the Universal Periodic Review of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva in October, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) have urged the Council to put pr...

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Posted on Sep 26, 2013

Capital One Cup: Pressure On Arsenal Tonight —West Brom Coach

•Assistant coach of West Brom, Kevin West Brom assistant head coach Kevin Keen insists all the pressure is on Arsenal ahead of their Capital One Cup third round clash tonight. Albion’s impressive campaign last year was slightly tainted by their failure to make a fist of cup runs as they exited both the Le...

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Posted on Sep 25, 2013

Obama Wants To Keep Pressure On Syria As Diplomatic Option Pursued

President Barack Obama and top national security officials urged Congress on Tuesday to keep the pressure on Syria over its chemical weapons arsenal while the United States explores a diplomatic alternative to military strikes. A potential diplomatic breakthrough put the brakes on a vote in Congress over auth...

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Posted on Sep 11, 2013

Today’s Pressure (ll)

Having said that most of the problems encountered in relationships could have been avoided only if people took control of their emotions and refused to be deceived by what others have, it should be made clear that anxiety births pressure. Are you confusing anxiety with ambition? They are not the same thing bu...

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Posted on Aug 16, 2013

Today’s Pressure

The process of socialisation has made man to live by copying others. This on its own is not a problem because coming to a place (world) where you haven’t been before, it is only safe to follow the steps of those who know the terrain. People with rich story/history telling culture do their best to […]...

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Posted on Jul 27, 2013

Russia Defiant As U.S. Raises Pressure Over Snowden

Russia defied White House pressure on Monday to expel former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden to the United States before he flees Moscow on the next stop of his globe-crossing escape from U.S. prosecution. Snowden, whose exposure of secret U.S. government surveillance raised questions about intrusio...

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Posted on Jun 24, 2013

APC Registration: I Am Not Under Pressure, Jega Says

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that neither he nor the commission is under pressure to register or deregister any political party in Nigeria. Mr Jega, who disclosed this in an exclusive interview with Channels Television debunked report that some politicians are...

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Posted on Jun 16, 2013

RE: How Political Pressure forced Caverton to disown Rivers state Govt over Aircraft- By Joe Obi

By Joe Obi Gov. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State The attention of the Ministry of Aviation has been drawn to a story in the Vanguard Newspaper of today, May 16, 2013 under the above headline. Our attitude would have been to ignore the report because of the politics that is being dragged into purely [&h...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on May 16, 2013

EFCC, Gulak mount pressure on Imo legislators to discredit Agbaso’s impeachment report?

On Tuesday, Chairman of the Special Ad-hoc committee, Hon. Simon Iwunze, Hon.Sam Daddy Anyanwu and Hon.Ikenna Emeh honored an invitation to the EFCC headquarters where they were grilled for hours over the report that impeached the erstwhile Deputy Governor, Jude Agbaso. According to information reaching IMO S...

Categories: Imo State Blog
Posted on Apr 20, 2013

Pressure mounts for vote recount in Venezuela

Venezuela’s opposition piled pressure on electoral authorities Monday to recount the tight vote to replace late leader Hugo Chavez, calling for protests if acting President Nicolas Maduro is formally proclaimed the winner. With the United States and the Organization of American States (OAS) backing his ...

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Posted on Apr 16, 2013

Fewer Blood Pressure Screens May Be More Effective

Less may be more when it comes to blood pressure checks, according to a new study. After analyzing five years’ worth of data for more than 400 patients, researchers conclude that the current practice of screening at every visit to the doctor’s office – up to several times a year – may ...

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Posted on Mar 24, 2013

Cyprus MPs under pressure to rethink bank levy

Cypriot politicians were facing increasing pressure to rethink their rejection of a levy on bank deposits, as a deadline to secure an EU bailout loomed closer Saturday. They approved the first three of eight measures put forward by the government in their bid to meet the terms of the EU bailout in a late-nigh...

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Posted on Mar 23, 2013