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Outrage as Lagos pastor boasts of Ebola cure

The Founder of Trinity House, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, has claimed that he has found a solution to the deadly Ebola disease, which has killed no fewer than 670 people and infected more than 1,000 in Africa. Following the death in Lagos of a Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, who flew in from his country to Nigeria last... [Read...
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Okagbare wins gold

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare sensationally became the Commonwealth champion last night when she ran 10.85 seconds to beat the pack that included Jamaican duo of Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart who took the silver and bronze in 11.03 and 11.07 respectively.The post Okagbare wins gold appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Sex, kissing, shared needles can give you Ebola

That Ebola virus is currently on the rampage in West Africa is no longer news. What is rather news — and very scary for that matter — is that the World Health Organisation has just confirmed a case of the infection in Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial capital and one of the most populous. Though the... [Read...
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Buhari: CNPP condemns Asari-Dokubo diatribe

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, has condemned Alhaji Mujahideen Asari-Dokubo’s recent statement that Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) masterminded last Wednesday assassination attempt on his life, which claimed scores of lives, saying the statement was the height of recklessness and sheer irresponsibility. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Osita Okechukwu, CNPP...
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Bokoh Haram: Jonathan should exchange prisoners for Chibok girls — Evah

Comrade Joseph Evah, Human Rights activist and former Publicity Secretary of Ijaw National Congress (INC) is Coordinator of Ijaw Monitoring Group. In this interview he spoke on the survival of former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari in a bomb blast.The post Bokoh Haram: Jonathan should exchange prisoners for Chibok girls — Evah appeared first on Vanguard News....
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2015: PDP’s strategy to reclaim S’West

OLAJIDE OMOJOLOMOJU and WOLE OLADIMEJI examine the resurgence of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the South-West geo-political zone and conclude that reclaiming the South- West may not be a tea party after all. As early as 2012 up to 2013, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, left no one in doubt as to what it...
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Firm blames poor quality control for building collapse

The Relationship Manager, Precast and Block Making Segment, Lafarge Cement WAPCO Plc, Mr. Adesoji Okesina, has said that poor quality control in the block moulding industry is one of the major reasons why building collapse is rampant in the country. Speaking at a customer forum in Oyo town on the topic, ‘Requirement of quality block... [Read...
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Power distribution firms blame poor performance on losses

The buyers of the country’s power distribution firms have given reasons why their performance is still below average several months after taking over the companies. Early this month, the Operator of the Nigerian Electricity Market stated that the performance of the successor companies to the Power Holding Company of Nigeria was below 50 per cent.... [Read...
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Nigerian woman gets recognition in US TechWomen training

The United State Vice President’s wife, Jill Biden, has recognised a Nigerian woman, Saze Osayande, among the 78 women who gathered in Washington DC in the US, from across the world, to take part in five-week technology training. According to the BBC, the training was organised by TechWomen, an initiative of the US Department of... [Read...
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Okagbare wins Commonwealth 100m gold

…Bailey-Cole wins men’s 100m Nigeria’s sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare, last night at the Hampden Park Stadium became the fastest woman in the Commonwealth of Nations as she won the gold medal in the final of women’s 100metres race in the ongoing Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. In a field that had three Jamaicans in the final...
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Dealing With the Ebola Virus Threat


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Porto sign third Nigerian youngster

Top Portuguese club FC Porto have signed a third Nigerian player, Fidelis Irene. The 18-year-old defensive midfielder from Gee-lec Football Academy of Jos has signed a four-year contract, his agent Babawo Mohammed told AfricanFootball.com “Fidelis is a player of Porto and he has been training with the club’s U-21s for the past month or so,”... [Read...
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59 People in Lagos Came in Contact with Late Liberian Ebola Victim

On Monday 28th July 2014, the Lagos State Government revealed that 59 persons came in contact with the 40 year old Liberian man who died of the Ebola virus recently. His body was later cremated. According to Dr. Jide Idris – the Commissioner for Health, the number of people included 44 health care workers and...
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Asa Reveals Tracklist for 3rd Album – “Bed Of Stone”

On the 25th of August, Asa‘s new album – “Bed of Stones” will hit stores and online selling platforms. Just before then, the 31-year-old “Bibanke” star presents the 14 track list for the album. She already released the song and video for Dead Again. The songs on the album include; Dead Again Eyo Satan Be...
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Chineze Anyaene Vacations in the Maldives

There comes a time in every lady’s life, when she takes off her hard working stilettos, to take quality time off her busy schedule. And for Nollywood producer Chineze Anyaene that was exactly the case. The “Ije” producer took time off scripts, her gadgets and a few friends for two weeks to reconnect with mother...
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Health

FG Underscores Commitment to Empowerment of Nigerians


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FG Restates Resolve to Enforce Cement Labelling


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Labour Flays Okonjo-Iweala over Alleged N1.8tr Civil Service Salary Bill


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Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

Samsung Electronics on Monday said it was delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company’s ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS. According to Yahoo News, the South Korean company had planned to start selling the phone, the Samsung Z, in Russia this... [Read...
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MTN collaborates with NHIS on mobile health

MTN Nigeria has partnered the National Health Insurance Scheme to bring health care services closer to its subscribers and the nation at large. The scheme, named MTN Y’ello, was launched in Lagos with Salt and Einstein as one of the partners. Under the scheme, the Chief Executive Officer, MTN Nigeria, Michael Ikpoki, said subscribers would... [Read...
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Carmudi unveils new app for Android

Online car classified, Carmudi, has unveiled a mobile application, which will allow users to browse thousands of cars on the go. The app was introduced during a dealer´s forum held by Carmudi in Nigeria. Hosting over 30,000 vehicles online in Nigeria and 200,000 globally, Carmudi’s app will give users an excellent experience of buying cars... [Read...
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