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APC’ll floor Rivers PDP in 2015 —Abe

A member of the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, will floor its rival, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, at all levels in next year’s general elections across the country. Abe stated this at Opobo, headquarters of Opobo/ Nkoro local government area of the state, as part of...
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Who succeeds Fashola? : New permutations in Lagos

THE defection of popular Lagos politician, Jimi Agbaje to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has further galvanized the political landscape in Lagos as the two major political parties strategise to outsmart one another in the forthcoming gubernatorial election.The post Who succeeds Fashola? : New permutations in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News....
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How to pay Zakat and Zakatul-Fitr

Some Muslims confused their annual Zakah with Zakatul-Fitr while some who understand the difference still observe the two in the month of Ramadan merely to attract more reward in the month of Ramadan.The post How to pay Zakat and Zakatul-Fitr appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Politics

Assasination Attempt on Buhari?


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ADAMAWA: Finitiri’s first week

ADAMAWA State Acting Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, was the speaker a member of the Adamawa State House of Assembly representing Madagali constituency until last Tuesday when the House impeached former Governor Murtala Nyako for gross misconduct.The post ADAMAWA: Finitiri’s first week appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Why we’re slow in rescuing Chibok girls —Presidency

The Presidency has explained why it has been slow to rescue the over 200 schoolgirls that were abducted by terrorists in Chibok, Borno State over 100 days ago. While speaking at Chatham House lecture series held at the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs,... [Read...
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Business

Qualcomm accuses Chinese firms of misrepresenting sales

Smartphone chip giant Qualcomm is facing several setbacks in China, causing its share price to fall. The British Broadcasting Corporation reports that the United States firm has revealed that it believes several Chinese manufacturers are misrepresenting the number of devices they have made to reduce the patent royalty fees they owe. In addition, a state-run... [Read...
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Rice production: Firm plans N18bn investment in Nigeria

The newly commissioned integrated rice mill of Olam Nigeria Limited would bring the company’s total investment in the integrated farm and milling facility to over N18bn. The Managing Director of Olam, Africa and Middle East, Mr. Venkataramani Srivathsan, who stated this during the event held at the company’s 6,000-hectare greenfield farm in Nasarawa State, said... [Read...
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Police arrest freight forwarder, wife over N20m fake Customs auction

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a couple, Mr. Danladi Wushishi, and Mrs.Ojuolape Wushishi, for allegedly duping unsuspecting victims to the tune of N20 million in fake Customs auction sales in Lagos.The post Police arrest freight forwarder, wife over N20m fake Customs auction appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Sports

Eagles load too much for Keshi – Owolabi

Felix Owolabi insists Nigeria were capable of reaching the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup if coach Stephen Keshi had the right administrative and technical support in Brazil. The Super Eagles, who failed to progress beyond the group stages at the Korea/Japan 2002 and South Africa 2010 World Cups, exited the Brazil 2014 finals   in... [Read...
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Mikel, Ideye, Igiebor

In times when we hardly get any major transfer news for Nigerian footballers, it is indeed very heart-warming to know that Brown Ideye got such a wonderful deal with West Bromwich Albion. His Nigerian teammate Nosa Igiebor is also being watched closely by English clubs according transfer reports. I am a great fan of the... [Read...
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Watford target Odion Ighalo

Udinese striker Odion Ighalo has revealed he is close to sealing a loan move to Watford, Skysports reports. Watford are keen to bolster their attacking options and are ready to use their affiliation with Udinese to bring the Nigerian to Vicarage Road. Ighalo, who joined Udinese from Norwegian club Lyn in 2008, has spent the... [Read...
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Nigerian Male Wins Holy Quran Award in Dubai, With N11Million Cash Prize

Congrats to Isah. At the 18th session of the Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA) held on Friday 18th July 2014, a Nigerian male contestant Sulaiman Abdulkarim Isah won the top honour in the international Quran completion category of the award. The award comes with a prize money of AED250,000 – which is N11 million....
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Events This Weekend

Hey BellaNaijarians, the weekend is here! Check out these events to attend. Pulse NG presents DJ Caise Join DJ Caise live at the Pulse VIP Night on Friday 25th July 2014 at Road Runners, Yaba, Lagos. Admission is free for all. Date: Friday 25th July 2014 Venue: Road Runners, 25 Ibikunle Street, Yaba, Lagos __________________________________________________________________...
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Michael Putnam, Tim Petrovic share lead at the Canadian Open in Quebec

Michael Putnam and Tim Petrovic earned a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the Canadian Open on Thursday.
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Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc: FIFA World Cup stars will move on
NAFDAC Nabs Fake Officials
Eugenie Bouchard withdraws from Citi Open
Lewis Hamilton expects to extend Mercedes contract
French pair engaged in Tour podium battle
Ezeokafor lauds Obi, Umeh on their birthdays
Do Women Provoke Men to Physically Abuse Them? ESPN Host’s Comments Spark Outrage
Liberian Man Tested for Ebola in Lagos Passes Away
Kaduna Bomb Blast Suspect Disguised as Woman Undressed by Military
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Double Standards? Nicki Minaj Defends Her Racy Cover Art by Posting Images of Bikini Clad Supermodels
Eva Alordiah Recreates Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent Makeup Look – Did she Nail It?
Isha Sesay speaks to Chibok Parents in CNN Special – “100 Days Missing”
First Images of Air Algerie Crash Scene Emerge
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Health

Keystone Bank to Sell African Subsidiaries


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Tackling the Apapa Traffic Nightmare


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Liberian man died of Ebola in Lagos

The death of a Liberian national who died in quarantine in Lagos, today confirmed that the worst-ever outbreak of the virus has reached Nigeria.The post Liberian man died of Ebola in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Entertainment

National Assembly staffers grumble, as lawmakers go on recess

Staff members of the National Assembly would have to endure a boring six-week absence of activity in the Legislature as House of Representatives lawmakers embarked on a 51-day break penultimate Thursday. The 360 Legislators were also joined this week by the 109 Senators, a development that would naturally end the beehive of activities at the...
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Film is an expression of what happens around us –Kanayo .O. Kanayo

 Obviously one of the most established Nigerian actors, Kanayo .O. Kanayo rose to the peak of his career through the ranks, having taken part in most of the hit television productions that kept viewers glued to their TV sets until the dawn of the home video boom in the early 90s. He, at present, combines...
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AGN PRESIDENCY: Ibinabo should sort out her court cases –Okafor

The politics of AGN is getting messier indeed. Aside Clarion Chukwurah, Africa Movie Academy Award, AMAA, 2014 Best Actress in a Leading Role winner, comic act, John Okafor (Mr. Ibu) has been vehement on his position about Ibinabo Fiberesima, the current national president who is seeking a re-election. The various positions have sparked off a...
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Technology

IT News Africa: top stories of the week

The week has come to an end; however, it almost the end of the month. Yip, that’s right in a few days we will be heading into the month of August 2014. This week in tech, we saw Telkom suspending its attempt to cut a multitude of jobs at the company. Additionally, we saw the
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MTN South Africa extends on WOW promotion

MTN South Africa launched its WOW promotion on 21 June 2014, targeting MTN customers who spend R6 airtime and get R60 FREE airtime back. Now MTN has increased its reward. Starting today 25 July, MTN customers will get R120 FREE airtime when they spend R6 of their airtime. This promotional offer is valid for...
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Cell C to ask bondholders for debt extension

South African mobile operator Cell C said that it would extend the maturity date of Euro 160 million of senior debt. As a part of the transaction, Cell C has offered to buy back debt from any bond holder who does not wish to extend. The expected extension is further confirmation of the confidence...
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