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Boko Haram Militants Overrun Prestigious Mobile Police Training College In Gwoza

0 Comments Sahara Reporters Boko Haram Militants Overrun Prestigious Mobile Police Training College In Gwoza 5 Hours Ago
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FG, LASG disagree on new Ebola cases

The Federal and Lagos State governments, yesterday, differed on new suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, in the country.While the Minister of Health Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu insisted that there were no new cases of the EVD in Nigeria, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health Dr. Jide Idris told reporters that five new suspected cases of Ebola have been recorded in the state. President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the release of N200 million to the Lagos State Government to assist in containment of the spread of the disease.The post FG, LASG disagree on new Ebola cases appeared first on
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CONFAB: Deliberations’ll be utilised to settle Nigeria’s problems

ABUJA — VICE President Namadi Sambo, yesterday, promised that the outcome of the 2014 National Conference will be utilised to settle the problems currently confronting the country.The post CONFAB: Deliberations’ll be utilised to settle Nigeria’s problems appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Politics

Nigerian who may become first black British PM

On May 7, 2015, a Nigerian, Chuka Umunna, could make history by becoming the first black Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Born in London in 1978, Chuka was bred in the UK. His late father, Bennett, hailed from Anambra State while his Irish mother, Patricia, is a solicitor. Co-incidentally, Chuka shares startling similarities with... [Read...
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Rivers 2015: Why Bonny deserves to produce Amaechi’s successor — Hart

AHEAD of the 2015 elections, a major thorny issue in Rivers where Governor Rotimi Amaechi’s successor should come from: Upland Rivers or Riverine Rivers. In this interview, Mrs Abie Atedoghu Bob - Abbey Hart, a lawyer, one of the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a member of Rivers Mainstream Coalition speaks on Why Riverine Rivers especially Bonny should produce the next occupant of the Government HouseThe post Rivers 2015: Why Bonny deserves to produce Amaechi’s successor — Hart appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Ribadu and his new friends

OLUSOLA FABIYI writes on the decision of the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, who was also a presidential candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, to defect from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party James Onanefe Ibori would not want to remember the day... [Read...
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Business

Demand for container shipping outstripping supply

The demand side for container shipping continues to improve on a global scale. The winter weakness in the US and still-sluggish demand in Europe has been offset by continued strong demand on North-South trades in the Atlantic basin and improving conditions on the ever-strong intra-Asian trading lanes, the Baltic and International Maritime Council said in... [Read...
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Market capitalisation declines as 25 stocks record losses

The equities segment of the Nigerian Stock Exchange closed on a negative note on Wednesday with the major market indicators declining. For instance, the market capitalisation of the listed equities fell by 0.05 per cent or N8bn to close at N13.798tn as against the 1.07 per cent or N146bn gain it recorded the previous day... [Read...
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Nigeria’s shrinking imports data show policy gaining traction

Recent trends in Nigeria’s import trade dynamics have seen import values shrink since the last quarter of 2013, indicating that government’s policies to improve the country’s terms of trade are gaining traction. These policies include the Agriculture Transformation Agenda, National Industrial Revolution Plan, backward integration programme, among others. Imports into Nigeria have been falling for […]
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Sports

Etafia not bothered by Eagles’ snub

Moroka Swallows of South Africa’s goalkeeper Greg Etafia has said he does not feel slighted about his exclusion from the Super Eagles ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo and South Africa. The Nigeria Football Federation released the list of 23 players to prosecute the qualifying matches against Congo and South Africa... [Read...
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Courtois wants rival Cech to stay

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois wants Petr Cech to remain at the club, having apparently supplanted him in coach Jose Mourinho’s goalkeeping hierarchy, AFP reports. Courtois’s return from a three-year loan at Atletico Madrid sparked conjecture about which goalkeeper Mourinho would select as his number one and it was the 22-year old Belgian who started in... [Read...
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Ramsey sorry for red card

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey apologised to the club’s supporters on Wednesday after being sent off in his side’s 0-0 Champions League play-off draw away to Turkish side Besiktas, AFP reports. “Thank you to all the fans that made the trip,” Ramsey wrote on his official Twitter page. “Sorry for the red card. I’m sure the... [Read...
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Fashion

Laughter is Good For The Soul…Ebola Survivor Causes Commotion in Church


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It’s a Goal (x 6)! Nigeria heads to Final, defeats Korea in FIFA U-20 Women’s WC Semi-Final

Our Super Falconets have made us proud. Nigeria defeated Korea 6 to 2 in FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 on Thursday to head to the finals. Asisat Oshoala was the star of the event, scoring 4 impressive goals, while Courtney Dike and Uchechi Sunday helped to make the goals 6. Korea scored two through...
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“Enraged” Jackie Chan Speaks Out after Son is Detained in Drug Bust

On Tuesday, BN brought you the story that movie star Jackie Chan‘s 31-year-old son Jaycee was detained on drug charges. Now Jackie Chan who is an anti drug ambassador in China speaks out for the first time. Jackie Chan addressed the situation on his official website. “When I first heard the news, I was absolutely...
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Health

Bury Her Like A Hero


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LMC Launches ‘Wonder Goals’ to Support Charity


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Igbokwe: PDP Dividing Nigeria along Her Fault Lines


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Entertainment

Actress Ruth Kadiri releases beautiful new photos

Here are beautiful new photos of actress Ruth Kadiri. See more after the cut...
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Genevieve joins Bill Gates, George Bush, Lady Gaga in Ice Bucket Challenge

Nollywood Diva Genevieve Nnaji was today doused with bucket of ice cold water as she joined the rich and famous in the Ice bucket challenge. She was nominated by Togo and Tottenham Hotspur FC star, Emmanuel Adebayor.The post Genevieve joins Bill Gates, George Bush, Lady Gaga in Ice Bucket Challenge appeared first on Vanguard News....
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5 Questions with Beat FM’s Osi

Osikhena Dirisu is an award winning on air personality with top urban radio station “Beat fm”. Blessed with a captivating voice, spontaneous wits and hilarious vibes on air, Osi has in the last 3 years gained huge followership on radio and ranks amongst the top OAPs in Lagos at the moment
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Why October 1 is a further stretch of Afolayan’s impressive cinematic offerings
Fire guts NFF secretariat in Abuja
Why Half of a Yellow Sun is a special, relevant proposition
Ebube Bags Most Fashionable Actress Award
Points to note in Tonto Dikeh-Toyin Lawani beef, by Dayo Odulaja
‘DJ Jimmy JATT deserves a national award’ – Uti Nwachukwu
Tiwa Savage’s Touching Message to Her Mum on Her Birthday
M.I Abaga drops new music today
Rihanna and Drake are Back Together Again?
Clash of the ‘T’ Ladies; Tonto Dikeh and Toyin Lawani’s Fight Gets Messier
Gist Of The Day; Toyin Lawani And 22 Year Old Baby Daddy, Lord Triggs Split
Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez Pull the Plug
Man Fakes His Own Death to Evade Marriage
Iyanya accepts Don Jazzy’s #IceBucketChallenge, nominates Yvonne Nelson, Yobo, others
Why Duncan Mighty is MIA in Sound Sultan’s new video
P. Diddy joins Ferguson riot, criticizes Police action towards protesters
Kanye West’s trainer reveals his new diet – See what he CANNOT eat!
Fathia Balogun, Muyiwa Ademola, Sanyeri, others shoot new movie
Reminisce joins Banky W and Kate Henshaw as Samsung Brand Ambassador
Adichie headlines 2014 Creative Writing Workshop
My music encompasses every facet of life
VOICES: Theatre and Conflict Resolution in Nigeria
Ebola: Osun-Osogbo festival at alert for grand finale
Nollywood: Factions woo new actors for support
ISIS claims to have beheaded U.S Journalist as retaliation for U.S airstrike
Photos: Fire outbreak at NFF office in Abuja...
Monalisa Chinda stunning at award presentation over the weekend

Technology

The challenges of bringing online search to mobile

Why should we care The mission of making the world’s information accessible doesn’t preclude mobile - in fact, mobile searches are an important part of the search experience. On high-end smartphones, the types of searches that people are doing are surprisingly similar to the kinds of searches they do on their desktop - it isn’t just people looking for directions or looking for sports scores, people are doing complicated searches and looking intensely for information.The post The challenges of bringing online search to mobile appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Nigeria’s social news aggregator, QwikGist launches Android app

QwikGist, a web & mobile social news platform that allows users to bring all the stories they enjoy from different sources into one place and create conversations with others has launched its Android app, available on the Play Store. Launched in 2013 by former Rocket Internet employees, Onyeka Akumah and Pelumi Aboluwarin, the app reportedly grew over 200,000 users... The post Nigeria’s social news aggregator, QwikGist launches Android app appeared first on TechLoy....
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FG, Huawei invest over N100m to train 41 Niger Delta youths

Efforts to redirect Nigerian youths and arm them with IT skills and knowledge for global competitiveness have started yielding the expected results as the Federal Government in partnership with Huawei Nigeria have invested over one million dollars into a six-month vocational training for forty-one Niger Delta youths.The post FG, Huawei invest over N100m to train 41 Niger Delta youths appeared first on Vanguard News....
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